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KITP Program: Fundamental Science and Applications of Ultra-cold Polar Molecules (Jan 22 - Mar 28, 2013)
Coordinators: Lincoln Carr, Paul Julienne, Roman Krems, Susanne Yelin
Scientific Advisors: Dave DeMille, John Doyle, Hanns-Christoph Nägerl, Jun Ye

Time Speaker Title
1/22, 1:00 p.m. All Organizational Meeting[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/22, 1:30 p.m. Marty Einhorn
KITP Deputy Director
What's a Wiki Good For?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/22, 2:00 p.m. Eric Hudson
UCLA
The MOTION Trap: A Hybrid Neutral-ion Environment for Fundamental Physics, Quantum Chemistry, and Quantum Information[Abstract][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/23, 10:00 a.m. All Goals and Topics of Workshop[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/23, 2:00 p.m. Eite Tiesinga
NIST & KITP
Few-body Properties of Molecules in Optical Lattices[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/24, 2:00 p.m. Alexey Gorshkov
Caltech & KITP
Quantum Magnetism and Topological Phases with Polar Molecules in Optical Lattices[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/25, 2:00 p.m. Eberhard Tiemann
Leibniz Univ. & KITP
Molecular Properties and Potentials[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
01/28, 12:15 p.m. Paul Julienne
JQI, NIST, Univ. Maryland & KITP
Quantum Encounters of the Cold Kind[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
1/28, 2:30 p.m. All Organizational Meeting
1/29, 1:30 p.m. Edvardas Narevicius
Weizmann Inst.
Chemistry of the Quantum Kind[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/30, 10:00 a.m. Bala Naduvalath
Univ. Nevada Las Vegas & KITP
Hot Chemistry with Frozen Molecules[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/30, 11:00 a.m. Gerrit Groenenboom
Radboud Univ. & KITP
Cold Chemistry with NO+OH and NH+NH[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/31, 1:15 p.m. Jose D'Incao
Univ. of Colorado & KITP
Efimov Physics with Cold Atoms and with Dipolar Molecules[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/01, 10:00 a.m. Eberhard Tiemann, Leader
Leibniz Univ. & KITP
Discussion: Molecule Detection[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/04, 1:30 p.m. Bretislav Friedrich
MPI & KITP
Shedding Nonresonant Light on Polar Molecules[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/05, 1:30 p.m. Steven Hoekstra
Univ. Groningen & KITP
Deceleration and Trapping of SrF: Towards Precision Measurement in Combined Fields[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/06, 10:00 a.m. Doerte Blume
WSU & KITP
Pseudopotentials for Interacting Dipoles[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/06, 10:45 a.m. Svetlana Kotochigova
Temple Univ. & KITP
Magic Trapping for Polar Molecules in Combined Fields[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/06, 1:30 p.m. All Discussion on Applications of Cold Molecules: Many-body to Quantum Information
2/07, 1:30 p.m. Kaden Hazzard
Univ. Colorado, JILA & KITP
Non-Equilibrium Many-Body Physics in Current Molecule Experiments[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/08, 10:00 a.m. All Open Discussion on the Week's Topics
2/11, 1:30 p.m. Mikhail Lemeshko
Harvard-Smithsonian & KITP
Engineering Quantum States in Ultracold Gases Using Conservative and Nonconservative Forces[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/12, 1:30 p.m. Servaas Kokkelmans
Eindhoven Tech. & KITP
At the Boundary of Short-range and Long-range Potentials: Molecules and Rydberg Atoms with Strong Interactions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/13, 10:00 a.m. Jordi Mur-Petit
IEM-CSIC & KITP
Cold Molecules and Molecular Ions for Quantum Information and Vice Versa[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/13, 11:00 a.m. Michael Wall
Colorado School of Mines & KITP
Strongly Interacting Fermions in Optical Lattices: From Few to Many Particles[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/13, 4:00 p.m. Members of the ColdMoles13 and QControl13 Programs Coherent Control of Cold Molecules[Blackboard][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/14, 1:15 p.m. Robert Zillich
J. Kepler Univ. & KITP
Rotons, Stripe Phases, Dimerization: Condensed Matter Physics with Dipolar Molecules[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/15, 10:00 a.m. All Open Discussion on the Week's Topics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/19, 1:30 p.m. All Introduction Meeting for Newcomers
2/19, 1:30 p.m. Kirk Madison
UBC
Fun With Triplet State Molecules: Li2, LiRb, and RbH[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/20, 10:00 a.m. William Stwalley
Univ. Conn. & KITP
Spectroscopy of Ultracold KRb Molecules[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/20, 11:00 a.m. Robert Moszynski
Univ. Warsaw & KITP
Precision Calculations for Precision Measurements: A Quantum Chemists Point of View[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/21, 10:00 a.m. Andrei Derevianko
UNR & KITP
Cooling Multilevel Systems With Coherent Pulse Trains[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/21, 11:00 a.m. Kenji Maeda
Colorado School of Mines & KITP
Antiferrosmectic Ground State of Two-component Dipolar Fermi Gases an Analog of Meson Condensation in Nuclear Matter[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/22, 10:00 a.m. All Open Discussion on the Week's Topics
2/25, 12:30 p.m. Erhai Zhao
George Mason Univ. & KITP
Bond Order of Dipolar Fermi Gases on an Optical Lattice[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/26, 12:30 p.m. Axel Görlitz
Univ. Dusseldorf
YbRb - A Candidate for an Ultracold Paramagnetic Molecule[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/27, 12:30 p.m. Brett Esry
James R. Macdonald Laboratory & KITP
Ultracold Few-body Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/28, 12:30 p.m. Päivi Törmä
Aalto Univ & KITP
Topological Transitions in Mixed-geometry Lattices, and Dynamics of Fermions in One Dimension[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/01, 12:30 p.m. All Open Discussion on the Week's Topics
3/04, 1:30 p.m. Sandro Stringari
Univ. Trento & KITP
Excitation Spectrum and Superstripes: The Case of Spin-orbit Coupled BECs[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/05, 1:30 p.m. Jim Freericks
Georgetown Univ.
The Strong-coupling Approach to Nonequilibrium Many-body Physics with Cold Atoms and Molecules[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/06, 10:00 a.m. Gora Shlyapnikov
Paris/Orsay & KITP
Scattering of Two-dimensional Dipoles: Hints for Many-body Physics[Blackboard][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/06, 11:00 a.m. Olivier Dulieu
CNRS & KITP
Long-range Photoassociation of Ultracold Atoms and Cold Dimers[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/07, 1:15 p.m. Christiane Koch
Univ. Kassel & KITP
Coherent Control of Photoassociation at Ultracold Temperatures: Opportunities and Fundamental Limits[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/08, 10:30 a.m. David Tannor
Weizmann Inst. & KITP
Q&A Session On The Week's Topics[Blackboard][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
Joint with QControl13
3/11-15 Conference: New Science with Ultracold Molecules
3/18, 1:30 p.m. Yujun Wang
Univ. Maryland & KITP
Three-body collisions for alkali atoms near Feshbach resonances[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/19, 1:30 p.m. Jonathan Weinstein
Univ. Nevada
Chemical reactions at cryogenic temperatures[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/20, 10:00 a.m. Chris Ticknor
LANL & KITP
Anisotropic superfluidity
3/20, 11:00 a.m. Ana Rey
Univ. of Colorado & KITP
Exploring non-equilibrium many-body physics with polar molecules
3/21, 1:15 p.m. Hans Peter Büchler
Stuttgart Univ. & KITP
Strongly correlated many-body physics in atomic and molecular gases with dipolar interactions[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/21, 2:15 p.m. Alejandro Saenz
Humboldt Univ.
Making ultracold molecules using confinement[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/22, 10:00 a.m. All Open discussion on the week's topics
3/25, 10:00 a.m. Mike Gunn
Univ. Birmingham & KITP
Instabilities of light and matter in 1D[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
01/28, 12:15 p.m. Susanne Yelin
Univ. of Connecticut & KITP
Aspects of ultracold polar molecules and superradiance[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
3/26, 12:15 p.m. All Joint discussion with quantum control
3/26, 1:15 p.m. Simon Cornish
Durham Univ.
Towards ultracold ground state RbCs molecules[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/26, 2:30 p.m. Sveta Malinovskaya
Stevens Tech. & KITP
Raman transitions by chirped optical frequency combs: Prevention of decoherence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/27, 10:00 a.m. Eric Braaten
OSU & KITP
Two atom inelastic loss rate and the operator product expansion[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/27, 11:00 a.m. Georg Bruun
Aarhus Univ. & KITP
Dipolar fermions in 2D geometries[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/28, 1:15 p.m. Rosario Gonzalez-Ferez
Univ. Granada & KITP
Non-adiabatic effects in mixed-field orientation of rotationally cold polar molecules[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/28, 2:15 p.m. Goulven Quéméner
CNRS & KITP
Dipolar scattering in a magnetic trap and in an electric field[Podcast][Aud][Cam]

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