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Wolfgang Ketterle Ph.D.

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2001
Nobel co-recipients Eric A. Cornell, Carl E. Wieman

Physicist - Atomic Physics. Hobbies: Running, Bicycling.

"...the quest for pure knowledge and the pursuit of goals which are only vaguely defined and change as the research progresses... I didn't anticipate that the best was still to come".

Invited Talks at Conferences (1993-2012) - Wolfgang Ketterle and group members

2012

  1. New forms of matter close to absolute zero temperature Public Lecture, Aspen, 11/1/2012 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  2. Superfluid Bose and Fermi gases APS March Meeting, tutorial, Boston, 2/26/2012 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  3. Superflüssige Gase nahe dem absoluten Temperatur-Nullpunkt Public evening lecture at the German Physical Society metting, Stuttgart, 3/15/2012 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  4. Ultracold fermions with repulsive interactions and Bragg scattering in an optical lattice ICAP 2012, Palaiseau, France, 7/23/2012 (Talk by W. Ketterle)

2011

  1. Superfluidity in an Atomic Gas of Strongly Interacting Fermions APS March meeting, special session on "Perspectives on 100 years of superconductivity", Dallas, 3/21/2011 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  2. Noise measurement, repulsive Fermi gas and Bragg scattering of bosons IFRAF Mini Workshop at ENS, Paris, 9/9/2011 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  3. Noise measurements, repulsive Fermi gas and Bragg scattering of bosons BEC 2011 conference, San Feliu, Spain, 9/11/2011 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  4. Short talk at The 25th Solvay Conference on Physics "The Theory of the Quantum World", Brussels, Belgium, 10/20/2011 (Talk by W. Ketterle)

2010

  1. Ultracold fermions with strong interactions Plenary talk, Physics@FOM, Veldhoven, NL, 01/19/2010 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  2. Towards Quantum Magnetism with Ultracold Atoms Frontiers in Atomic Physics, Florence, Italy, 04/10/2020 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  3. Towards Quantum Magnetism with Ultracold Atoms DAMOP, Houston, 05/27/2010 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  4. Towards Quantum Magnetism with Ultracold Atoms Plenary talk, STATPHYS 2010, Cairns, Australia, 07/21/2010 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  5. Towards Quantum Magnetism with Ultracold Atoms Plenary talk, ICAP 2010, Cairns, Australia, 07/29/2010 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  6. Towards Quantum Magnetism with Ultracold Atoms Plenary talk, QFS 2010, Grenoble, France, 08/06/2010 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  7. Characterizing many-body systems by observing density fluctuations QFS 2010 Satellite Workshop, Grenoble, France, 08/07/2010 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  8. Superfluid gases near absolute zero temperature Symposium, Manchester, 10/13/2010 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  9. Towards Quantum Magnetism with Ultracold Atoms EMMI Workshop, Darmstadt, 11/04/2010 (Talk by W. Ketterle)

2009

  1. The phase-diagram of a superfluid two-component Fermi gas APS March Meeting, Pittsburgh, 3/19/2009 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  2. Fermions with strong attraction and repulsion Gordon Conference on Atomic Physics, Tilton, NH, 6/29/2009 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  3. Ultracold fermions with strong interactions QFS meeting, plenary talk, Evanston, Il, 08/11/2009 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  4. Ultracold fermions with strong interactions BEC conference, San Feliu, Spain, 09/10/2009 (Talk by W. Ketterle)

2008

  1. Strongly interacting bosonic and fermionic gases Latsis Symposium at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1/28/2008 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  2. Solid State Analogs in Bose-Condensed Gases DAMOP 2008, Graduate Student Thesis Session, State College, Pennsylvania, 5/27/2008 (Talk by G. Campbell)
  3. Pairing and superfluidity in a gas of strongly interacting fermions DAMOP 2008, State College, Pennsylvania, 5/27/2008 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  4. RF Spectroscopy on Strongly Interacting Fermi Gases Workshop on Ultracold Atoms and Quark-Gluon Plasmas, Niels Bohr International Academy and NORDITA, Copenhagen, Denmark, 6/23/2008 (Talk by M. Zwierlein)
  5. Superfluidity in a gas of strongly interacting fermions q Plenary talk at LT 25, Amsterdam, 8/13/2008 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  6. Designing new materials with ultracold atoms Keynote Talk, Julius Springer Forum on Applied Physics 2008, Cambridge, MA, 9/27/2008 (Talk by W. Ketterle)
  7. Studies of strongly interacting fermions Frontiers on Degenerate Quantum Gases, Beijing, China, 10/20/2008 (Talk by W. Ketterle)

2007

  1. Ultracold Atoms - Dilute Gases with Strong Interactions. Conference of the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP), Boston, 2/22/07.
  2. Ultracold Atoms - Dilute Gases with Strong Interactions Korrelationstage (Correlation days) 2007, Dresden, Germany, 2/26/07 (Talk by M. Zwierlein)
  3. Ultrakalte Atome - verdünnte Gase mit starken Wechselwirkungen. Plenary Lecture, DPG-Meeting, Düsseldorf, Germany, 3/19/07.
  4. Fermionic Superfluidity with Imbalanced Spin Populations ECT* Workshop "Interface of Quark-Gluon Plasma Physics and Cold-Atom Physics" Trento, Italy, 03/22/07 (Talk by M. Zwierlein)
  5. Ultracold Atoms - Dilute Gases with Strong Interactions. JQI Inaugural Symposium, College Park, MD University of Maryland, 3/27/07.
  6. Fermionic Superfluidity with Imbalanced Spin Populations Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society, Regensburg, Germany, 3/29/2007 (Talk by M. Zwierlein)
  7. Superfluidity and BEC-BCS Crossover in an Ultracold Gas of Fermionic Atoms. 50 Years BCS Symposium, Brown University, Providence, RI, 4/12/07.
  8. Ultracold fermionic atoms under rotation: Vortices in a high-temperature superfluid SUR 2007 - Superfluids Under Rotation, Jerusalem, Israel, 4/17/07. (Talk by M. Zwierlein)
  9. Ultracold Atoms - Dilute Gases with Strong Interactions. KITP Workshop, Santa Barbara, 4/23.
  10. Superfluid Ultracold Fermi Gases. CLEO/QELS, Baltimore, 5/9/07.
  11. Superfluidity in a gas of strongly interacting fermions. Lorenzo Narducci Memorial Symposium, Drexel University, Philadelphia, 5/24/07.
  12. High-Temperature Superfluidity in an Ultracold Fermi Gas DAMOP, Calgary, Canada, 6/7/07, Thesis Prize Session (Talk by M. Zwierlein)
  13. Fermionic Superfluidity with Imbalanced Spin Populations. CLEO/Europe IQEC, 6/21/07. (Talk by M. Zwierlein)
  14. The Ground State of Imbalanced Fermi Mixtures A.I. Larkin Memorial Conference, Landau Institute, Chernogolovka, Russia, 6/24/07 (Talk by M. Zwierlein)
  15. Superfluidity of ultracold fermions - in a gas, in a lattice and with imbalanced populations. Conference on Quantum Gases, Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, 6/27/07.
  16. Pairing and Superfluidity in Ultracold Fermi Mixtures Correlated Quantum Gases - Workshop, Marburg, Germany, 7/3/07 (Talk by M. Zwierlein)
  17. Recent results at MIT on ultracold Fermi gases. Bose-Einstein condensation 2007, San Feliu, Spain, 9/16/07
  18. The Ground State of Imbalanced Fermi Mixtures Control of Quantum Correlations in Tailored Matter, Schloss Reisensburg, Germany, 10/6/07. (Talk by M. Zwierlein)

2006

  1. Fermionic Superfluidity with Mismatched Spin Populations and the Quantum Phase Transition to the Normal State. Workshop on Strong Correlations in Ultra-Cold Fermi Systems, Aspen 1/16/06 (Talk by M. Zwierlein)
  2. Observation of High-Temperature Superfluidity in a Gas of Fermionic Atoms APS March meeting, Baltimore, MD, 3/13/06 (Talk by M. Zwierlein)
  3. High-Temperature Superfluidity in an Ultracold Fermi Gas, Symposium "Superfluidity", DPG/EPS-Meeting Dresden, 3/27/2006 (Talk by M. Zwierlein)
  4. Observation of High-Temperature Superfluidity in a Gas of Fermionic Atoms. Workshop on Cold Atoms Meet Condensed Matter, Dresden, 3/29/06.
  5. The Relative Phase of Two Spatially Separate Bose-Einstein Condensates. DAMOP, Knoxville, TN, 5/18/06, Thesis Prize Session (Talk by Y. Shin)
  6. New forms of quantum matter near absolute zero temperature. NASA workshop "From Quantum to Cosmos", Airlie Center, VA, 5/23/06
  7. Fermionic Superfluidity with Imbalanced Spin Populations Workshop "Strong Correlations in Fermi Systems", Nordita and Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark, 6/14/06 (Talk by M. Zwierlein)
  8. Observation of High-Temperature Superfluidity in a Gas of Fermionic Atoms Gordon conference on correlated electron systems, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, 6/19/06 (Talk by M. Zwierlein)
  9. Ultracold Fermi gases - from the experimenters' perspective, 3 lectures, Varenna Enrico Fermi Summer School on Ultracold Fermi Gases, 6/20, 6/21, 6/22/2006
  10. Ultracold gases - from the experimenters' perspective, 3 lectures, ICAP Summer School, Innsbruck, Austria, 7/10, 7/13, 7/14/06
  11. Superfluidity in a Gas of Fermionic Atoms. ICAP, Innsbruck, Austria, 7/18/06.
  12. New forms of quantum matter near absolute zero temperature. Meeting of the European Optical Society, Paris, 10/17/06

2005

  1. BEC of Lithium Molecules. DFG-Workshop on "Interactions in ultracold atomic and molecular gases", Potsdam, Germany, 03/16/05 (Talk by Martin Zwierlein)
  2. Condensates of Fermion Pairs. OCTS Workshop on Strongly Interacting Quantum Gases, Columbus, Ohio, 4/19/05. (Talk by Martin Zwierlein).
  3. Ultracold Gases - Quantum Mechanics Near Absolute Zero Temperature. Einstein Symposium, Zürich, 6/9/05
  4. Observation of High-Temperature Superfluidity in ultracold Fermi gases. Gordon Conference on Atomic Physics, Tilton, NH, 6/28/05.
  5. Vortices and Superfluidity in a Strongly Interacting Fermi Gas. ESF Workshop "New phenomena in superfluidity and superconductivity", Camerino, Italy, 07/04/05. (Talk by Martin Zwierlein)
  6. Vortices and Superfluidity in a Strongly Interacting Fermi Gas. ETH Zurich/QSIT Workshop "Control and Manipulation of Quantum Systems", Ascona, Switzerland, 07/10/05. (Talk by Martin Zwierlein)
  7. Vortices and Superfluidity in a Strongly Interacting Fermi Gas. Conference on Low Temperature Physics (LT 24), Orlando, FL, 8/12/05
  8. Bose-Einstein Condensation of Atoms, Molecules, and Fermion Pairs. BEC 2005 Euro Conference, San Feliu, Spain, 9/12/05
  9. Bose-Einstein Condensates and Other New Forms of Matter Near Absolute Zero Temperature. Nobel Conference Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, 9/27/05
  10. New Forms of Quantum Matter Near Absolute Zero Temperature. Charles Townes Symposium, Berkeley, 10/7/05

2004

  1. Sympathetic Cooling in Atom Traps: Road to Fermi Degeneracy and Bose-Einstein Condensation of Molecules Physics of Quantum Electronics Conference, Snowbird, Utah, 1/5/04 (Talk by Subhadeep Gupta)
  2. Bose-Einstein condensation of lithium molecules and studies of a strongly interacting Fermi gas Workshop on Ultracold Fermi Gases, Levico, Italy, 3/3/04
  3. BEC of Lithium Molecules. DFG-Workshop on "Interactions in ultracold atomic and molecular gases", Potsdam, Germany, 03/16/04 (Talk by Martin Zwierlein)
  4. Bose-Einstein-Kondensation von Atomen und Molekülen Plenary talk, March Meeting of the German Physical Society, Regensburg, Germany, 3/8/04
  5. Observation of Bose-Einstein Condensation of Molecules APS March Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 3/23/04
  6. Condensation of pairs of fermionic lithium atoms below and above a Feshbach resonance Conference on Quantum Gases, Institute for Theoretical Physics (ITP) Santa Barbara, 5/10/04
  7. New frontiers with ultracold gases DAMOP, Tucson, Arizona, 5/27/04
  8. New frontiers with ultracold gases ICAP (International Conference on Atomic Physics), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 7/25/04

2003

  1. Bose-Einstein Condensates in Magnetic Waveguides. The 5th Laser Cooling Workshop, Awaji Yumebutai, Japan, 1/7/2003. (Talk by Aaron Leanhardt).
  2. Ultrakalte Quantengase - die kälteste Materie im Universum. Plenary Talk, Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society (DPG), Hannover, 3/26/2003.
  3. Small Scales and Short Times: Two Recent Experiments with Bose-Einstein Condensates. International Workshop Quantum Gases, Schloß Reisensburg, Günzburg, Germany, 4/2 - 4/5/2003. (Talk by Dominik Schneble).
  4. Quantum Effects on a Macroscopic Scale: BEC in Dilute Atomic Gases. Symposium in honor of Prof. G. Leung, Physics Department, University of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth, MA, 4/11 - 4/12/2003). (Talk by Dominik Schneble).
  5. The Strongly Interacting Fermi Gas near a Feshbach Resonance. Invited talk, workshop on "Correlation Effects in Bose Condensates & Optical Lattices", University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 5/2 - 5/4/2002. (Talk by K. Dieckmann).
  6. Strongly Interacting Degenerate Fermi Gases. 34th Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Boulder, Colorado, 5/20 - 5/24/2003. (Talk by S. Gupta).
  7. Single Mode Atom Chips for BECs. Gordon Conference on Atomic Physics, Tilton, NH, 6/19/2003. (Talk by D.E. Pritchard).
  8. Recent Experiments with Ultracold Quantum-Degenerate Gases. 35th Conference of the European Group for Atomic Spectroscopy (EGAS), Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium, 7/17/2003. (Talk by Dominik Schneble).
  9. Recent results at MIT on cold bosons and fermions. Bose-Einstein Condensation, EuroConference on the New Trends in Physics of Quantum Gases, San Feliu de Guixols, Spain, 9/13 - 9/18/2003.
  10. Experiments with a Strongly Interacting Fermionic Lithium Gas. Mini-workshop on Dilute Strongly Interacting Fermi Gases, Institute for Nuclear Theory (INT), University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 11/19/2003. (Talk by S. Gupta).

2002

  1. Bose-Einstein Condensation: Quantum Mechanics Near Zero Temperature. Symposium "Experiments with Ultracold Atoms", AAAS Annual Meeting, Boston, 2/16/2002
  2. Bose-Einstein Condensates: Matter Made of Matter Waves. Topical Lecture, AAAS Annual Meeting, Boston, 2/16/2002.
  3. The Bose-Einstein condensate: A superfluid gas of coherent atoms. APS March Meeting, Indianapolis, 3/19/2002.
  4. Bose-Einstein condensates -superfluid gases. Plenary talk, CLEO/QELS, Long Beach, 5/22/2002.
  5. Gaseous Bose-Einstein codensates -a nanokelvin laboratory for quantum physics. Plenary talk, DAMOP, Williamsburg, 5/29/2002.
  6. Contrast Interferometry with Bose-Einstein Condensates to Measure h/m and alpha. Workshop on Recoil Induced Effects and BEC, Gargnano del Garda, Italy, 6/23- 6/26/2002. Talk by S. Gupta.
  7. Recent work on quantum-degenerate alkali gases at MIT. Workshop on quantum-degenerate gases, Trento, Italy, 7/17/2002.
  8. The Bose-Einstein Condensate- a Superfluid Gas of Coherent Atoms. International Conference on Atomic Physics (ICAP), Cambridge, MA, 7/28/2002.
  9. A continuous BEC source and other recent work on quantum degenerate alkali gases at MIT. 7th Workshop on Atom Optics and Interferometry, Lunteren, The Netherlands, 10/2/02.

2001

  1. Collective enhancement and suppression in Bose-Einstein condensates. Winter Colloquium on the Physics of Quantum Electronics, Snowbird, Utah, 1/8-11
  2. Japan workshop on cold atoms (Talk by A. Chikkatur)
  3. Amplification of Atoms and Light in Bose-Einstein condensates. plenary talk, APS April Meeting, Washington, D.C., 4/28 - 5/1, 2001
  4. Experiments with a Bose-Einstein Condensate in an Optical Trap. DAMOP 2001, London, Ontario, Canada, 5/16 - 5/19, 2001. (Talk by T. Gustavson)
  5. Vortex Matter in Bose-Einstein Condensates. International Conference on Squeezed states and Uncertainty Relations, Boston, MA, June 4 - 8 (ICSSUR 2001) (Talk by Chandra Raman)
  6. Optical trapping and manipulation of Bose-Einstein condensates. 15th International Conference on Laser Spectroscopy, Snowbird, Utah, June 10-15, 2001 (ICOLS 01 (Talk by T. Gustavson)
  7. Coherence and collective behavior in Bose-Einstein condensates. plenary talk, Eight Rochester Conference on Coherence and Quantum Optics, Rochester, June 13 -16.
  8. Spinning and shaping condensates with laser beams. Atomic Physics Gordon conference, Williamstown, MA, June 17 - 22.
  9. Bose-Einstein condensation - quantum mechanics near zero temperature. plenary talk, Conference on statistical physics STATPHYS 21, Cancún, Mexico, July 18.
  10. Recent BEC experiments at MIT - BEC in large-volume optical traps and interference of vortices. International Workshop "Quantum Gases", Insel Reichenau, Germany, July 19 - July 21, 2001. (Talk by A. Görlitz)
  11. Vortex Excitations in a Bose-Einstein Condensate. International Symposium on Foundations of Quantum Mechanics (ISQM-Tokyo '01), Hatoyama, Japan, 8/27-30. (Talk by Shin Inouye)
  12. Optical Manipulation of Bose-Einstein Condensates. "Bose-Einstein Condensation", EuroConference on the Physics of Atomic Gases at Low Temperatures, San Feliu de Guixols, Spain, September 15-20. (Talk by A. Görlitz)
  13. Vortex Lattices in Bose-Einstein Condensates. "Bose-Einstein Condensation", EuroConference on the Physics of Atomic Gases at Low Temperatures, San Feliu de Guixols, Spain, September 15-20. (Talk by J. Abo-Shaeer)
  14. Superfluidity and Coherence in Bose-Einstein Condensates. Nobel Jubilee Symposium, Gothenborg, Sweden, December 4.
  15. When atoms behave as waves: Bose-Einstein condensation and the atom laser. Nobel Lecture, Stockholm, Sweden, December 8.

2000

  1. Spinor Bose-Einstein Condensates: Ground States, Metastability, and Quantum Tunneling. RTC and ITAMP Workshop on Multi-Component and Spinor Bose-Einstein Condensates of Trapped Dilute Vapors, Rochester, 1/6-8/2000. (Talk by A. Chikkatur)
  2. When Laser-Like Atoms Meet Laser Light. 2000 AAAS Annual Meeting and Science Innovation Exposition. 2/21/2000, Washington DC.
  3. Japan, Spring 2000 (Talk by A. Görlitz)
  4. Exciting Bose-Einstein condensates with laser light. plenary talk, meeting of the condensed matter division of the European Physical Society (EPS-CMD18), Montreux, 3/16, 2000.
  5. Optical Properties of a Dressed Bose-Einstein condensate. ITAMP(Institute of Theoretical Atomic Molecular Physics) Workshop, Cambridge, MA, April 5, 2000 (Talk by Shin Inouye)
  6. Bose-Einstein-Kondensation - Quantenmechanik am absoluten Nullpunkt. plenary talk, German Physical Society meeting, 4/5, Bonn.
  7. When coherent light interacts with coherent atoms - optical properties of Bose- Einstein condensates. 5/11, QELS, San Francisco.
  8. Shedding light on Bose-Einstein condensates. International Symposium on Quantum Fluids and Solids, QFS 2000, University of Minnesota, June 6-11, 2000. (Talk by D.M. Stamper-Kurn)
  9. New light on Bose-Einstein condensates. ICAP 2000, Florence, June 4-9, 2000.
  10. Microscopic and Macroscopic Probes of Superfluidity in Bose Gases. CAP Congress, York University, 6/4 - 6/6/200. (Talk by C. Raman)
  11. Experimental Studies of Superfluidity in Gaseous Bose-Einstein condensates. Workshop on Rotating Bose-Einstein condensates, Trento, June 11-13, 2000. (Talk by J.M. Vogels)
  12. Peeking and poking at a new quantum fluid: studies of gaseous Bose-Einstein condensates in magnetic and optical traps. DAMOP 2000, Storrs, Connecticut, 6/14-17/2000. (Talk by D.M. Stamper-Kurn).
  13. New Light on Bose-Einstein Condensates. DAMOP 2000, Storrs, Connecticut, 6/14-17/2000.
  14. Experiments on Bose-Einstein condensation. Three lectures at the Summer School on Bose-Einstein condensates and atom lasers, Cargese, Corse (France), July 17-25, 2000.
  15. Recent experiments with Bose-Einstein condensates: Amplification of light and matter waves, superfluidity, and RF transitions in an optical trap. 6th Workshop on Atom Optics and Interferometry, Cargese, Corse (France), July 26- 29, 2000. (Talk by T.L. Gustavson)
  16. Optical Properties of a Bose-Einstein Condensate and Phase-Coherent Matter Wave Amplification. Gordon Research Conference "Molecular Electronic Spectroscopy and Dynamics", New London, New Hampshire, July 30 - August 4, 2000.
  17. Collective Enhancement and Suppression in Bose-Einstein condensates. 2000 Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Research Meeting, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Warrenton, Virginia, September 26-29, 2000.
  18. Probing and manipulating Bose-Einstein condensates with laser light. 16th Interdisciplinary Laser Science Conference (ILS-XVI), Providence, RI, October 22-26, 2000. (Talk by A. Görlitz)
  19. Bose-Einstein condensation - identity crisis for indistinguishable particles. Symposium, One hundred years of the Quantum: from Max Planck to entanglement. The University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington, October 29-30, 2000.
  20. Exciting Bose-Einstein condensates with laser light. Centenary Meeting "100 Years of Quantum Theory", Berlin, December 13, 2000.
  21. 1999

  22. Spinor condensates and Bragg spectroscopy. Workshop on Bose-Einstein condensation and degenerate Fermi gases, JILA, Boulder, 2/10-2/12/1999.
  23. The Physics of Cold Atoms at Millikelvin, Microkelvin and Nanokelvin Temperatures. Tutorial at the APS Centennial Meeting, Atlanta, 3/21-3/26/1999.
  24. Spinor Bose-Einstein Kondensate und optische Auskoppler Spring meeting of the German Physical Society. Heidelberg, Germany, March 15-19, 1999. (Talk by J. Stenger).
  25. Spinor condensates and Bragg spectroscopy. Symposium on "Quantum phenomena of ultracold atoms and their applications", Spring meeting of the Physical Society of Japan, Hiroshima, 3/29/1999. (Talk by S. Inouye)
  26. Keeping the focus on Bose-Einstein condensates. Fysica '99, Nederlandse Natuurkundige Vereniging, Delft, Netherlands, 4/14/1999.
  27. Recent Results on BEC: Quantum Tunneling, Bragg Spectroscopy and Superradiance. 1999 NASA/JPL International Conference on Fundamental Physics in Space. Washington DC, 4/29-5/1/1999.
  28. Dilute Bose-Einstein condensates - early predictions and recent experimental studies. C.N. Yang Symposium, Stony Brook, 5/21-22/1999.
  29. Bragg spectroscopy and superradiant Rayleigh scattering in a Bose-Einstein condensate ICOLS, Innsbruck, Austria, 6/7-11/1999. (Talk by J. Stenger).
  30. Manipulating and probing Bose-Einstein condensates with light. Gordon Conference on Atomic Physics, Plymouth, NH, July 7, 1999. (Talk by D.M. Stamper-Kurn).
  31. New optical tools to study BEC. Conference on Macroscopic Quantum Coherence Phenomena, Trieste, 7/5-9/1999. (Talk by C. Raman)
  32. Recent Experiments in Bose-Einstein condensation: Superradiance and critical velocities. 1999 Fundamental Problems in Quantum Theory Workshop, 8/8-13/99, Baltimore. (Talk by R. Onofrio)
  33. Collisions at nanokelvin temperatures in Bose-Einstein condensates. XXI International Conference on The Physics of Electronic and Atomic Collisions (ICPEAC) in Sendai, Japan, 1999, plenary talk 7/24/1999.
  34. Les Houches Summer School on Bose-Einstein condensation, four lectures, 7/27 - 8/3/1999.
  35. Bose-Einstein condensation in dilute atomic gases - atomic physics meets condensed matter physics. XXII International Conference on Low Temperature Physics, 8/4/1999, Espoo, Finland, Plenary Talk.
  36. Recent Advances in Bose-Einstein Condensation. EPS-11: Trends in Physics, 9/10/1999, London, Plenary Talk.
  37. Keeping the focus on Bose-Einstein condensates. European research conference on Bose-Einstein condensation, San Feliu, Spain, 9/13/99.
  38. Probing Bose-Einstein condensates with optical Bragg scattering. Proceedings of the Tenth Conference on Many-Body Physics (MBX), Seattle, Sept. 1999. (Talk by D.M. Stamper-Kurn)
  39. Bose-Einstein-Kondensation in ultrakalten Gasen - eine neue Form der Materie. 73th Bunsen Colloquium for Physical Chemistry, Heidelberg, Germany, 10/16/1999.
  40. What does a Bose-Einstein condensate look like? International School of Quantum Electronics, 27th Course, Bose-Einstein condensates and Atom Lasers, Erice, Sicily, 10/19-24/1999, two lectures.
  41. Spectroscopy of a Bose-Einstein condensate. Inspired by Herzberg: Spectroscopy for the Year 2000, Symposium in memory of Gerhard Herzberg, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada, 10/30 - 11/3.

1998

  1. Bose-Einstein condensation of sodium atoms and the realization of an atom laser SPIE conference Photonics West, San Jose, California, Jan. 7, 1998. (Talk by H.-J. Miesner)
  2. Dynamic Properties of Bose-Einstein Condensates: Formation and Sound at Non-zero Temperatures ITP Conference on Bose-Einstein Condensation, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, March 30 - April 4, 1998.
  3. Optical Confinement of Bose-Einstein Condensates and the Observation of Feshbach Resonances ITP Conference on Bose-Einstein Condensation, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, March 30 - April 4, 1998 (Talk by J. Stenger).
  4. Studies of magnetically and optically confined Bose-Einstein condensates International Quantum Electronics Conference IQEC'98, San Francisco, May 5-7, 1998. (Talk by S. Inouye).
  5. Recent Results on Bose-Einstein condensation DAMOP, 1998 Annual Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Santa Fe, May 27-30, 1998. (Talk by H.-J. Miesner).
  6. The new physics of optically trapped Bose-Einstein condensates Symposium on Quantum Fluids and Solids (QFS 98), Amherst, Massachusetts, June 9-14, 1998.
  7. The new physics of optically trapped Bose-Einstein condensates Workshop Quantengase, Insel Reichenau (Konstanz), June 22-24, 1998 (Talk by J. Stenger).
  8. Making, probing and understanding Bose-Einstein condensates. Four lectures at the Summer School on Bose-Einstein condensation in atomic gases, International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi", Varenna, Italy, July 7-18, 1998.
  9. Bose-Einstein condensation, atomic coherence and the atom laser. Sixth European Conference on Atomic and Molecular Physics (ECAMP VI), Siena, Italy, 14-18 July 1998.
  10. Experiments with optically confined Bose-Einstein condensates Conference on "Trapped Charged Particles and Fundamental Physics", Monterey, Aug. 30 - Sept. 4, 1998 (Talk by H.-J. Miesner).
  11. New experiments with optically confined Bose-Einstein condensates European Research Conference on Quantum Optics, Castelvecchio Pascoli, Italy Sept 29 - Oct. 4, 1998 (Talk by H.-J. Miesner).
  12. Recent advances in Bose-Einstein condensation. CLEO/Europe-EQEC'98, Glasgow, Scotland, Sept. 13-18, 1998. 13. The new physics of optically trapped Bose-Einstein condensates. Annual meeting of the section for atomic physics ad quantum electronics of the Dutch physical society, Lunteren, 5-6 November 1998.

1997

  1. Bose-Einstein Condensation in a Weakly Interacting Gas - Basics and Recent Results Winter Colloquium on the Physics of Quantum Electronics, Snowbird, Utah, 1/12-15.
  2. Bose-Einstein Condensates: Laser-like Atoms Workshop on Bose-Einstein Condensation, Auckland, New Zealand, Feb. 11-12 (Talk by M.-O. Mewes).
  3. Experiments with a degenerate Bose gas Photonics West, SPIE Conference 2995 (Atom Optics), San Jose, California, Feb. 10-12 (Talk by C.G. Townsend)
  4. Bose-Einstein-Kondensate - eine neue Form der Quantenmaterie Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society Meeting, Mainz, March 3-6 (Talk by M.-O. Mewes).
  5. Bose-Einstein Condensation in Trapped Atomic Na. APS March Meeting, Kansas City, March 16.
  6. Bose-Einstein-Kondensate - eine neue Form von Quantenmaterie. Annual Meeting of the German Physical Society, Munich, March 18.
  7. Bose-Einstein Condensates - "Laser-like" Atoms. Institute of Physics Congress 97, Leeds, 3/25.
  8. Experimental observations on BEC. Mini-Symposium on Bose-Einstein Condensation, Helsinki, Finland 3/26-27.
  9. I.I. Rabi Prize Lecture: Bose-Einstein condensates - matter with laser-like properties. DAMOP, 1997 Annual Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Washington, April 18-21.
  10. Latest results in Bose-Einstein condensation. Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS), Baltimore, May 18-23.
  11. Single-Mode Atoms: Bose-Einstein Condensation and the Atom Laser. Gordon Conference on Atomic Physics, New England College, June 30, 1997.
  12. Experimental Studies of a New Quantum Fluid: Bose-Einstein Condensation of Sodium Atoms European Research Conference on Bose-Einstein Condensation, Il Ciocco, Italy, July 12-17, 1997.
  13. Recent experimental results with Bose condensed atoms Symposium on Quantum Fluids and Solids (QFS 97), Paris, July 20-26, 1997.
  14. Macroscopic Matter Waves: Bose-Einstein Condensate and Atom Laser Gordon Research Conference on Nonlinear Optics and Lasers, New London, New Hamshire, July 27-31 (Talk by H.-J. Miesner).
  15. Matter made of matter waves: Bose-Einstein condensation and the atom laser Symposium on "The Advancing Frontiers of Condensed Matter Science", Philadelphia, October 13-14, 1997.
  16. When atoms behave as waves: Bose-Einstein condensation and the atom laser. 1997 OSA Annual Meeting, Long Beach, October 12-17, 1997. 17. When atoms behave as waves: Bose-Einstein condensation and the atom laser. Meeting of the American Institute of Physics Corporate Associates, Dallas, October 27-28, 1997.

1996

  1. Bose-Einstein-Kondensation in ultrakalten atomaren Gasen Annual Meeting of the German Physical Society, Regensburg, Germany, March 25-29.
  2. Observation of Bose-Einstein condensation in a gas of sodium atoms Workshop on "Collective effects in ultracold atomic gases", Les Houches, France, April 1-5.
  3. Observation of Bose-Einstein condensation in ultracold atomic gases 15th General Conference of the Condensed Matter Division of the European Physical Society, Baveno-Stresa, Italy, April 22-25.
  4. BEC: identiteitscrisis voor atomen Spring Meeting Nederlands Natuurkundige Vereniging (Dutch Physical Society), Utrecht, The Netherlands, April 16 (Talk by N.J. van Druten).
  5. Bose-Einstein condensation in a gas of sodium atoms DAMOP, 1996 Annual Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Ann Arbor, MI, May 15-18.
  6. Bose-Einstein condensation in a gas of sodium atoms DAMOP, 1996 Annual Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Ann Arbor, MI, May 15-18, AMO Thesis Award Symposium (Talk by K. Davis).
  7. Bose-Einstein condensation of sodium atoms CLEO/QELS'96, Anaheim, California, June 5 (Talk by N.J. van Druten).
  8. Bose-Einstein Condensation of Dilute Atomic Gases Gordon Conference on Laser Interactions with Materials, Plymouth, New Hampshire, June 9-14.
  9. Bose-Einstein condensation in an almost ideal gas CAP 96, Canadian Association of Physicists, 51st Annual Congress, Ottawa, Canada, June 16-19.
  10. BEC and prospects for precision measurements Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements (CPEM '96), Braunschweig, Germany, June 18 (Talk by N.J. van Druten).
  11. Bose-Einstein condensation in a gas of sodium atoms XX International Quantum Electronics Conference IQEC'96, Sydney, Australia, July 14-19.
  12. Properties of a weakly interacting BEC. U.S. Workshop on Bose-Einstein Condensation, JILA, Boulder, Colorado, July 29-31 (Talk by M.-O. Mewes)
  13. Bose condensates - a new form of quantum matter ZICAP - 15th International Conference on Atomic Physics, Amsterdam, Aug. 5-9.
  14. Bose-Einstein condensation of sodium atoms. XXIth International Conference on Low Temperature Physics (LT 21) 1996, Prague, Czech Republic, Aug. 8-14.
  15. What is Bose-Einstein Condensation (BEC)? Topical Group Workshop, ITAMP, Cambridge, MA, Aug. 19-30.
  16. Bose-Einstein condensation in a gas of sodium atoms CLEO/Europe - EQEC'96, Hamburg, Germany, Sept. 8-13.
  17. Bose-Einstein condensation in a gas of sodium atoms General meeting of the European Physical Society (EPS-10), Sevilla (Spain), Sept. 12.
  18. Bose-Einstein condensates: a new form of quantum matter OSA/ILS-XII, Rochester, NY, Oct. 20-25. 1996 OSA Annual Meeting.
  19. Bose-Einstein Condensation Symposium on Frontiers of Science, National Academy of Sciences, Irvine, California, Nov. 7-9.

1995

  1. Evaporative cooling of magnetically trapped sodium DAMOP, 1995 Annual Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Toronto, May 16-19.
  2. Evaporative cooling of magnetically trapped sodium atoms Research conference on Bose-Einstein condensation, Mont Ste. Odile, France, June 16-21.
  3. Evaporative Cooling of Sodium Atoms Gordon Conference on Atomic Physics, Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, July 2-7.
  4. Evaporative Cooling of Sodium Atoms Mini-Symposium on Bose-Einstein condensation, ITAMP, Cambridge, MA, August 11 (Talk by M.-O. Mewes).
  5. Bose-Einstein condensation of sodium atoms Fall meeting of the Section "Atomic Physics and Quantumelectronics" of the Nederlandse Natuurkundige Vereniging (Dutch Physical Society), Lunteren, The Netherlands, Nov. 17 (Talk by N.J. van Druten).

1994

  1. Cooling and trapping of neutral atoms The Future of Spectroscopy: From Astronomy to Biology. Quebec, Canada, Sept. 26-28.
  2. Dark cold atoms at high densities International Quantum Electronics Conference (IQEC), Anaheim, California, May 8- 13.

1993

  1. Dark spontaneous-force optical trap OSA Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, October 3-8.
  2. Kalte Atome hoher Dichte - neue (und alte) Perspektiven Kolloquium des DFG-Schwerpunktprogramms "Präzisions-Spektrometrie mit laserpräparierten Atomen und Ionen", Wachtberg-Niederbachem, Germany, May 17-19.
  3. Kalte Natrium-Atome hoher Dichte in einer "dunklen" Lichtdruckfalle Annual Meeting of the German Physical Society, Berlin, Germany, March 15-19.
  4. Towards higher densities of cold atoms: Intense slow atom beams and dark light traps Seminar on "Fundamentals of Quantum Optics III"

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