KITP Program: Strongly Correlated Phases in Condensed Matter and Degenerate Atomic Systems (January 29 - June 15, 2007)
Coordinators: Immanuel Bloch, Victor Gurarie, Deborah Jin, Yong Baek Kim, Leo Radzihovsky, Peter Zoller

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Time Speaker Title
2/01, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Congjun Wu
Exploring New States of Matter in the p-Orbital Bands of Optical Lattices[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/02, 10:00 a.m. Prof. Xiao-Gang Wen
Tutorial and Discussion on Topologically Ordered States[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/06, 10:00 a.m. Sankar Das Sarma
University of Maryland
Strongly Correlated Condensed Matter Problems on Cold Atom Optical Lattices: How Far Can One Go?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/08, 10:00 a.m. Dmitri Petrov
Univ. Paris Sud & KITP
The Physics of Feshbach Resonances[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/12, 12:15 p.m. Peter Zoller
(University of Innsbruck)
Leo Radzihovsky
(University of Colorado)
Condensed Matter Physics with Cold Atomic Gases: an Oxymoron or a New Frontier?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
2/12, 2:00 p.m. Guifre Vidal
University of Queensland & KITP
Classical Simulation of Strongly Correlated Quantum Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/13, 10:00 a.m. Trey Porto
Cold Atoms in a Two-period Optical Lattice: a Tool for Quantum Information and Correlated Many Body Physics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/14, 11:00 a.m. Daw-Wei Wang
Natl Tsing-Hua University & KITP
Exotic Quantum Phases of Polar Molecules in Multi-component Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/15, 10:00 a.m. Subir Sachdev
Harvard & KITP
Fermi Surface Change across Quantum Phase Transitions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/16, 10:00 a.m. Subir Sachdev
Harvard & KITP
Renormalization Group Theory for Universality in Quantum Gases near Unitarity[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/20, 10:00 a.m. Tilman Esslinger
ETH Zurich
Strong Correlations in Traps and Lattices[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/21, 11:00 a.m. Nandini Trivedi
Ohio State University & KITP
Fermion Hubbard Model and Cold Atoms[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/21, 4:00 p.m. Peter Zoller
University of Innsbruck
Cooling by Superfluid Immersion
2/22, 10:00 a.m. John Chalker
Oxford University & KITP
Highly Constrained Classical Systems: Coulomb Phases and Ordering Transitions[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/22, 4:00 p.m. Päivi Törmä
Univ. of Jyväskylä & KITP
RF-Spectroscopy and Imbalanced Fermi Gases[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/23, 10:00 a.m. Emanuele Dalla Torre
Weizmann Institute & KITP
Hidden Order in Bose Insulators with Dipolar Interactions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/26, 4:00 p.m. Thierry Giamarchi
Univ. Geneva, DPMC & KITP
Discussion: Probes for Cold Atoms[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/27, 10:00 a.m. Dan Stamper-Kurn
UC Berkeley
Detecting Coherence and Quantum Fluctuations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/28, 11:00 a.m. Hans Peter Büchler
University of Innsbruck & KITP
Hubbard Models with Molecules in Optical Lattices: Engineering 3 Body Interactions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/28, 4:00 p.m. Victor Gurarie
University of Colorado & KITP
Bosons in One Dimension: Beyond the Exact Solution of Lieb and Liniger[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/01, 10:00 a.m. Thierry Giamarchi
Univ. Geneva, DPMC & KITP
Quasi One Dimensional Physics for Cold Atoms in Optical Lattices[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/02, 10:00 a.m. Ehud Altman
Weizmann Institute & KITP
Interference and Dephasing of Fluctuating Condensates[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/09, 10:00 a.m. Gora Shlyapnikov
Université Paris-Sud
Discussion: Anderson Localization of Expanding Bose-Einstein Condensates[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/12, 4:00 p.m. Sumanta Tewari
Topology and Statistics in Superconductors : Non-Abelian Matter and Topological Quantum Computation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/13, 10:00 a.m. Jiannis Pachos
University of Leeds & KITP
Spectral Degeneracies of Various Graphene Configurations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/14, 11:00 a.m. Christoph Bruder
University of Basel & KITP
Noise and Counting Statistics in Ultracold Gases[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/15, 10:00 a.m. Luis Santos
University of Hannover & KITP
Condensed-matter with Cold Gases: Some Scenarios and Control Tools[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/16, 10:00 a.m. Ghassan Batrouni
University of Nice & KITP
Recent Monte-Carlo Results for One-dimensional Bose-Fermi Mixtures[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/20, 12:00 p.m. Gil Refael
Caltech & KITP
Entanglement Entropy of Quantum-critical Spin Chains with Strong Randomness[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/21, 2:00 p.m. Gil Refael
Caltech & KITP
Discussion: Random Bosons on a Lattice
3/22, 10:00 a.m. Almut Beige
University of Leeds & KITP
Collective Cooling of Particles Trapped Inside a Highly Leaky Optical Cavity[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/23, 10:00 a.m. Martin Veillette
University of Colorado & KITP
Large-N and $\epsilon$ Expansion on the Interacting Fermi Gas at the Unitarity Limit[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/26, 12:15 p.m. Victor Gurarie
University of Colorado & KITP
Non-Abelian Statistics with Cold Atoms[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
3/27, 10:00 a.m. Gora Shlyapnikov
L'Université Paris-Sud XI & KITP
Strongly Interacting Fermi Gases[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/28, 2:00 p.m. Jiannis Pachos
University of Leeds & KITP
Experimental Demonstration of Anyonic Statistics with Photons[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/29, 10:00 a.m. Roderich Moessner
From Exotic Phases to Microscopic Hamiltonians[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/03, 10:00 a.m. Ian Spielman
Mott Insulator - Superfluid Transition in a 2D Bose Gas[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/05, 10:00 a.m. Mike Hermele
Exotic Quantum Liquids with Gapless Excitations[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/09, 4:00 p.m. Jonathan Keeling
Pembroke College & KITP
Nonequilibrium Condensation of Microcavity Polaritons[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/10, 10:00 a.m. Mohit Randeria
BCS-BEC crossover: Vortices, Critical Velocity, Imbalance[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/11, 11:00 a.m. Dieter Jaksch
University of Oxford & KITP
Polarons in Immersed Optical Lattices[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/12, 10:00 a.m. Qimiao Si
Rice University & KITP
Quantum Criticality and Fermi Surfaces[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/13, 10:00 a.m. Nigel Cooper
University of Cambridge & KITP
Predicted Signatures of p-wave Superfluid Phases and Majorana Zero Modes in RF Absorption[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/17, 10:00 a.m. Andrew Ho
Imperial College & KITP
Two Component Fermi Gas on Spin-dependent or Multi-band Optical Lattices[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/19, 10:00 a.m. Eric Braaten
Ohio State & KITP
Tutorial: Efimov Physics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/20, 10:00 a.m. Catherine Kallin
McMaster University & KITP
Informal discussion: Is Sr_2RuO_4 a Chiral p-wave Superconductor?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/23-27 Conference: Strongly Correlated Phases in Condensed Matter and Degenerate Atomic Systems
4/30, 4:00 p.m. Almut Beige
University of Leeds & KITP
Tutorial on Quantum Optics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/01, 10:00 a.m. Joseph Thywissen
University of Toronto
Double-well and Species-selective Geometries for Degenerate Bose and Fermi Gases[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/02, 11:00 a.m. Kathryn Levin
University of Chicago & KITP
BCS-BEC Crossover at Non-zero Temperature in Cold Gases and Condensed Matter[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/03, 10:00 a.m. Jinwu Ye
Penn State & KITP
Superfluid, Solids, Supersolids and Quantum Phase Transitions in Bipartite and Frustrated Lattices[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/04, 10:00 a.m. Kirill Shtengel
UC Riverside
Interferometry with non-Abelian Anyons[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/07, 4:00 p.m. Luming Duan
University of Michigan & KITP
Quantum Simulations of Many Body Physics with Ultracold Atoms[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/08, 10:00 a.m. Seamus Davis
Atomic Scale Visualization of Complex Electronic Matter in Cuprates: Introduction & D-wave Superconductivity[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/08, 2:00 p.m. Vincent Liu
University of Pittsburgh & KITP
Exploring New Phases of Cold Atomic Matter with or without an Optical Lattice[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/09, 11:00 a.m. Seamus Davis
Visualizing Effects of Dopant Disorder, Lattice Distortions and Vibrational Modes on High-Tc Superconductivity[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/10, 10:00 a.m. Markus Greiner
Quantum Simulation of Condensed Matter Systems with Ultracold Atoms[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/10, 4:00 p.m. Seamus Davis
Atomic Scale Visualization of 'Pseudogap' Electronic Matter in Cuprates[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/11, 10:00 a.m. Susanne Yelin
University of Connecticut & KITP
Negative Refraction in Atomic Gases[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/14, 4:00 p.m. Kun Yang
Florida State & KITP
Superfluid-Insulator Transition, Fermion Pairing and Supersymmetry in Bose-Fermi Mixture[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/15, 10:00 a.m. Brian Demarco
Observation of Metallic Behavior in an Atomic Bose-Hubbard System[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/16, 11:00 a.m. Congjun Wu
Unconventional Magnetism: Electron Liquid Crystal States with Spin and Dynamic Generation of Spin-orbit Coupling[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/17, 10:00 a.m. Leon Balents
Some Problems from Condensed Matter of Possible Interest in Cold Atoms[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/18, 10:00 a.m. Qian Niu
University of Texas at Austin & KITP
Berry Phase Effects on Quasiparticles in a Circulating Superfluid[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/21, 4:00 p.m. Oleg Starykh
University of Utah & KITP
Spontaneous Dimer Order in Spatially Anisotropic Antiferromagnets[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/22, 10:00 a.m. Valery Pokrovsky
Texas A&M & KITP
Fast Quantum Noise in Landau-Zener Transitions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/23, 11:00 a.m. Francesca Maria Marchetti
University of Oxford & KITP
Polarised Fermi Superfluids: Phase Diagram and Dynamics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/24, 10:00 a.m. Meera Parish
Princeton & KITP
Exploring New Phases in Polarised Fermi Gases[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/25, 10:00 a.m. Christophe Josserand
Univ. Pierre
Coexistence of Ordinary Elasticity and Superfluidity in a Model of a Defect-Free Supersolid[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
5/29, 10:00 a.m. Nikolai Prokofiev
University of Massachusetts, Amherst & KITP
Deconfined Criticality and Run Away Flow in the Two-component 3D Electrodynamics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/30, 11:00 a.m. Congjun Wu
Hidden Symmetry and Quantum Phases in Spin-3/2 Cold Atomic Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/31, 10:00 a.m. Michael Pustilnik
Georgia Tech & KITP
One-dimensional Fermions beyond the Luttinger Liquid Paradigm[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/01, 10:00 a.m. Leonid Glazman
University of Minnesota & KITP
Dynamics of Excitations in One-dimensional Bose Liquid[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/05, 10:00 a.m. Victor Galitski
University of Maryland & KITP
Spin-orbit Coupling Effects in Solid State and Cold Atomic Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/06, 11:00 a.m. David Huse
Princeton & KITP
From 3D towards 1D for Polarized (FFLO) Paired-fermion Superfluidity[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/07, 10:00 a.m. Ashvin Vishwanath
UC Berkeley & KITP
Nematic Order by Disorder and New Transitions in Spinor Condensates[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/08, 10:00 a.m. Masanori Kohno
National Institute for Material Science, Tsukuba, Japan and UCSB Physics
Spinons in Spatially Anisotropic Frustrated Antiferromagnets[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/12, 10:00 a.m. Victor Gurarie
University of Colorado & KITP
Prospects with P-wave Atomic Superfluids[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/13, 11:00 a.m. Subroto Mukerjee
UC Berkeley & KITP
Spinor Condensates in Two Dimensions: Topological Defects and the Superfluid Transition[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/14, 10:00 a.m. Maxim Marienko
Hofstra University
Quantum Fluctuations in FFLO Superconductors[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/15, 10:00 a.m. Boris Svistunov
University of Massachusetts, Amherst & KITP
Unbiased Numerics for BCS-BEC Crossover Problem[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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