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IFRAF Workshop : Quantum Simulators with Ultracold Atoms.

IFRAF Workshop

Institut d’Optique (Palaiseau, France) 3 - 4 February, 2011

Research on ultracold atomic gases has been developing rapidly for more than two decades, breaking more and more frontiers and opening successive exciting perspectives. A central trend at the forefront of modern research on ultracold atoms is now to design, produce and operate quantum simulators, with a view towards investigating a variety of complex systems where fundamental questions remain open. Potential applications include superfluidity, high-Tc superconductivity, quantum Hall effect, or frustrated systems, for instance. Several experiments have already been successful in demonstrating the ability of ultracold atoms to address complex problems by mimicking model-systems of condensed-matter physics or high-energy physics. Landmark results include observation of Bose and Fermi Mott insulators, fermionic superfluidity, Tonks-Girardeau and Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless physics, quantum spin exchange, as well as Anderson localization.

The aim of this IFRAF workshop is to bring together internationally-renowned leaders in this area. There will be a number of talks and a lab tour of related experimental and theoretical activities at Institut d’Optique.

Invited speakers

  • A. ASPECT (CNRS and Institut d’Optique, France)
  • J. DALIBARD (CNRS and Ecole Normale Supérieure, France)
  • T. GIAMARCHI (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
  • M. INGUSCIO (LENS and University of Florence, Italy)
  • M. LEWENSTEIN (ICFO and ICREA, Spain)
  • C. SALOMON (CNRS and Ecole Normale Supérieure, France)
  • G. SHLYAPNIKOV (CNRS and Université Paris-Sud, France)
  • P. ZOLLER (University of Innsbruck, Austria)

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