KITP Miniprogram on Quantum Optics (July 8-26, 2002)
Coordinators: J.Eberly, P.Milonni, R.Chiao, M.Fleischhauer

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Time Speaker Title
7/08, 9:00 a.m. Introduction and Welcome by KITP
7/08, 9:30 a.m. Dr. John Pendry
Imperial College, London
Manipulating the Near Field with Metamaterials[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/09, 9:00 a.m. Dr. David Smith
University California, La Jolla
Negative Refraction in Electromagnetic Metamaterials[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/10, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Richard Ziolkowski
University Arizona, Tucson
Double Negative Metamaterial Physics, Design, and Experiments[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/10, 10:15 a.m. Dr. Carl Hagen
University of Rochester
Superluminal Propagation in vacuum?
7/11, 9:00 a.m. Dr. George Eleftheriades
University Toronto
Planar Negative Refractive Index Metamaterials Based on L-C Loaded Transmission Lines[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/11, 10:15 a.m. Dr. Mohammad Mojahedi
University Toronto
Superluminal Velocities in Causal Media[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/15, 9:00 a.m. Introduction and Welcome by KITP
7/15, 9:30 a.m. Dr. Peter Milonni
Remarks on Einstein Causality[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/15, 9:45 a.m. Dr. Raymond Chiao
UC Berkeley
Superluminal Effects in Classical & Quantum Contexts[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/15, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Scott Glasgow
Reversible and Irreversible Processes in Dispersive/Dissipative Media: Electro-Magnetic Free Energy and Heat Production[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/16, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Lijun Wang
Negative Group Velocity, Signal Velocity, and Abraham Force[Aud][Cam]
7/16, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Justin Peatross
Broadband Context of Group Delay: The Role of the Instantaneous Spectrum in the Behavior of Linear Dielectrics[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/17, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Herbert Winful
Univ Michigan
Aspects of Superluminal Barrier Tunneling
7/17, 9:30 a.m. Dr. Günter Nimtz
Universität Köln
Superluminal Tunneling Devices[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/17, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Kurt Oughstun
University Vermont
On the Myth of Superluminality in Dispersive Pulse Propagation[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/18, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Daniel Gauthier
Large Fast-Light Pulse Advancement[Slides][Aud]
7/18, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Erasmo Recami
Bergamo State University
Superluminal Motions and Special Relativity (and Q.M.)[Slides][Aud]
7/19, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Masao Kitano
Kyoto University
Demonstration of Negative Group Delays in a Simple Electronic Circuit[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/19, 9:45 a.m. Dr. Aephraim Steinberg
University Toronto
Amplification of Superluminality[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/19, 10:45 a.m. Dr. Luming Duan
Quantum Information Processing with Atomic Ensembles[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/22, 9:00 a.m. Introduction and Welcome by KITP
7/22, 9:30 a.m. Dr. Michael Fleischhauer
University Kaiserslautern
Dark-State Polaritons: From Light Stopping and Quantum Memory for Photons to Slow Matter-Wave Optics[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/22, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Marlan Scully
Texas A&M
Stopping Light with Hot Atoms and Time Reversing Light[Aud][Cam]
7/23, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Ronald Walsworth
Update on Walsworth/Lukin "Stored Light" Collaboration at Harvard[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/23, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Robert Boyd
Institute of Optics
Slow Light in Nanostructured Materials and Ruby Crystals[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/24, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Ulf Leonhardt
University St. Andrews
Slow-Light Catastrophe: Laboratory Analog of Event Horizon Using Slow Light[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/24, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Yuri Rostovtsev
Texas A&M
Stop and Go Control of Light in Hot Gases[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/24 10:15 a.m. Dr. Khozu Hakuta
Electro Comm Tokyo
Slow Light in Solid Hydrogen[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/25, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Phil Hemmer
Texas A&M
Ultra-Slow and Stopped Light in a Rare-Earth Doped Crystal[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/25, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Jon Marangos
Imperial College
Investigations of Atomic Coherence in a MOT[Slides][Aud][Cam]
7/26, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Alexei Sokolov
Texas A&M
Single Cycle Optical Pulses Synchronized with Molecular Oscillators[Aud][Cam]
7/26, 10:00 a.m. Dr. George Welch
Texas A&M
Nonlinear Magneto-Optic Effect: Slow Light and Magnetometry[Slides][Aud][Cam]