Plenary Speakers

Jean Dalibard
Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Collège de France, Paris, France    
Investigating two-body physics in a Bose gas: the spectroscopic way

Francesca Ferlaino (CALT Speaker)    
Institute of Experimental Physics, Univ. of Innsbruck, Austria

Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) , Austrian Academy of Sciences, Innsbruck, Austria    
Supersolidity in the ultracold: when atoms behave as crystal and superfluid at the same time

Rudolf Grimm (CALT Speaker)    
Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Austrian Academy of Sciences / Institute of Experimental Physics, Univ. of Innsbruck, Austria  

Ultracold Fermion Mixtures with Strong Interactions 

Bernd von Issendorff    
Physics Institute, University of Freiburg, Germany    
Matter at the nanoscale: study of the structure and dynamics of clusters

Fedor Jelezko    
Ulm University, Germany    
Diamond light matter quantum interface

Frédéric Merkt    
ETH Zurich, Switzerland    
Cold ion chemistry within the orbit of a highly excited Rydberg electron

Dragan Mihailović  (CALT speaker)    
Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia    

Non-equilibrium condensed matter: an open door to new phenomena

Gerry O’Sullivan (CALT speaker)    
University College Dublin, Ireland    
Spectroscopy of Laser Produced Plasmas of Highly Charged Ions to Support Short Wavelength Light Source Development

Marin Soljačić (General Public Lecture)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Enabling novel light phenomena at the subwavelength scale

Ruth Signorell
ETH Zurich, Switzerland    
Genuine properties and relaxation dynamics of solvated electrons in neutral water clusters

Jun Ye (CALT speaker)
JILA, National Institute of Standards and Technology and university of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA    
A molecular quantum gas with tunable interactions

*Plenary talks will be 30 minutes plus 10 minutes for questions.

Invited Speakers

Gleb Gribakin
School of Mathematics and Physics, Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom    

Positron binding to molecules: effects of chemical composition and shape

Elena Gryzlova    
Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia    
Achievements of polarization atomic spectroscopy with FELs

Morgan W. Mitchell    
The Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO), Barcelona, Spain    

Measurement-induced, spatially-extended entanglement in a hot, strongly-interacting atomic vapor

Cristiane Morais Smith    
Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands    

Henning Moritz    
Institut für Laser-Physik, Hamburg, Germany    

Superfluidity in strongly correlated 2D Fermi gases

Marcel Mudrich    
Aarhus University, Denmark    
Dynamics of excited helium nanodropets: Ultrafast relaxation, ICD, ATI

Dmitry S. Petrov    
Université Paris-Saclay, CNRS, LPTMS, Orsay, France    
Higher-order effective interactions for bosons near a two-body zerocrossing

Giuseppe Sansone    
Physikalisches Institut, Universität Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany and ELI-ALPS, Szeged, Hungary    

Shaping attosecond waveforms at free-electron lasers

Lars von der Wense    
JILA, National Institute of Standards and Technology and University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA    
Prospects for constraining temporal variations of fundamental constants with a 229Th-based nuclear frequency standard

Roland Wester    
Institute for Ion Physics and Applied Physics, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria    
Controlled interactions of cold trapped negative ions

*Invited talks will be 20 minutes with 5 minutes for questions.