ICAP2022

17 - 22 July Toronto, Canada
The 27th International Conference
on Atomic Physics

Schedule

14:00 - 19:00

Registration/info desk open

Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

    14:30 - 16:30

    Lab tours at the University of Toronto

    Department of Physics, 60 St George Street

      17:00 - 19:00

      Welcome Reception in Exhibitor Hall

      Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

        07:30 - 17:30

        Registration/info desk open

        Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

          07:30 - 17:30

          Exhibitor show open

          Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

            08:40 - 10:30

            Plenary Session  Quantum fluid dynamics

            Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

            Session chair: Ludwig Mathey, Hamburg (Germany)

            • 08:45Francesca FerlainoNew paradigms with dipolar quantum gases: Vortices, two-dimensional supersolidity, and angular responses
            • 09:20Giacomo RoatiA quantum vortex collider
            • 09:55Isabelle BouchouleGeneralized hydrodynamics in 1D Bose gases

            10:30 - 11:00

            Coffee Break

            Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

              11:05 - 12:20

              Plenary Session  Qubits

              Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

              Session chair: Rainer Blatt, Innsbruck (Austria)

              • 11:10Klaus MølmerInteractions with pulses of quantum radiation
              • 11:45Jonathan HomeStabilisation of a logical grid-state qubit by laser cooling

              12:20 - 13:55

              Lunch

                13:55 - 15:10

                Plenary session  Cavity QED

                Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                Session chair: Duncan O'Dell, McMaster U (Canada)

                • 14:00Monika Schleier-SmithAtoms Interlinked by Light: Programming Interactions and Probing Entanglement
                • 14:35James ThompsonEntanglement-Enhanced Matter-Wave Interferometry in a High-Finesse Cavity

                15:10 - 15:40

                Break

                Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                  15:45 - 17:00

                  Plenary Session  Precision measurement I

                  Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                  Session chair: Protik Majumder, Williams College (USA)

                  • 15:50Ekkehard PeikAtomic and nuclear clocks for testing fundamental physics
                  • 16:25Eric CornellAn improved measurement of the electron’s electric dipole moment

                  17:00 - 18:30

                  Poster Session I

                  Hart House, University of Toronto

                    08:00 - 17:30

                    Registration/Info Desk Open

                    Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                      08:00 - 17:30

                      Exhibitor Hall Open

                      Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                        08:40 - 10:30

                        Plenary Session  Quantum Optics

                        Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                        Session chair: Michal Bajcsy, IQC Waterloo (Canada)

                        • 08:45Ana Asenjo-GarcíaMany-body quantum optics in atomic arrays
                        • 09:20Kyungwon AnSuperradiance, Superabsorption and a Photonic Quantum Engine
                        • 09:55Julien LauratQuantum optics with cold atoms trapped along nanowaveguides

                        10:30 - 11:00

                        Coffee Break

                        Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                          11:05 - 12:20

                          Plenary Session  Fermi and Bose gases

                          Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                          Session chair: Randy Hulet, Rice (USA)

                          • 11:10Julian SchmittCompressibility and the equation of state of an optical quantum gas in a box
                          • 11:45Chris ValeHiggs mode in a unitary Fermi gas

                          12:20 - 13:55

                          Lunch

                            13:55 - 15:10

                            Plenary Session  New directions I

                            Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                            Session chair: Wonho Jhe, Seoul (Korea)

                            • 14:00Tom KillianLaser-driven and Magnetized Ultracold Neutral Plasmas
                            • 14:35Tilman PfauQuantum Optics based on dipolar interactions between hot atoms

                            15:10 - 15:40

                            Break

                            Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                              15:45 - 17:00

                              Plenary Session  Quantum simulation

                              Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                              Session chair: Alan Jamison, IQC Waterloo (Canada)

                              • 15:50Jun YeA tunable spin Hamiltonian of dipolar molecules
                              • 16:25Wolfgang KetterleSpin dynamics of ultracold atoms in optical lattices

                              17:00 - 18:30

                              Poster Session II

                              Hart House, University of Toronto

                                08:00 - 17:30

                                Registration/Info Desk Open

                                Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                  08:00 - 17:30

                                  Exhibitor Hall Open

                                  Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                    08:40 - 10:30

                                    Plenary Session  Alkaline earth atoms

                                    Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                    Session chair: Gabriele Ferrari, Trento (Italy)

                                    • 08:45Patrick CheinetCoherent Light Shift on Alkaline-Earth Rydberg Atoms
                                    • 09:20Manuel EndresProbing Quantum Many-Body Dynamics with Tweezer Arrays
                                    • 09:55Adam KaufmanQuantum science with microscopically-controlled arrays of two-electron atoms

                                    10:30 - 11:00

                                    Coffee Break

                                    Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                      11:05 - 12:20

                                      Plenary Session  Precision measurement II

                                      Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                      Session chair: Gordon Drake, U Windsor (Canada)

                                      • 11:10Saida Guellati-KhelifaAccurate determination of the fine-structure constant using atom interferometry
                                      • 11:45Shimon KolkowitzA precision laboratory test of the gravitational redshift at the sub-cm scale

                                      12:20 - 13:55

                                      Lunch

                                        12:45 - 13:45

                                        ICAP x TRIUMF

                                        Room 25, Woodsworth College Residences (WCR), 321 Bloor St W

                                          13:55 - 15:10

                                          Plenary Session  Non-equilibrium dynamics

                                          Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                          Session chair: Maciej Lewenstein, ICFO (Spain)

                                          • 14:00Olga SmirnovaUltrafast chirality: twisting light to twist electrons
                                          • 14:35John BollingerNon-equilibrium dynamics and sensing with large trapped-ion crystals

                                          15:10 - 15:40

                                          Break

                                          Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                            15:45 - 17:00

                                            Plenary Session  Optical clocks

                                            Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                            Session chair: Pierre Dubé, NRC (Canada)

                                            • 15:50Helen MargolisOptical atomic clocks – what challenges remain on the roadmap towards a redefinition of the SI second?
                                            • 16:25Hidetoshi KatoriMaking optical lattice clocks compact and useful for real-world applications

                                            17:00 - 18:30

                                            Poster Session III

                                            Hart House, University of Toronto

                                              08:00 - 17:30

                                              Registration/Info Desk Open

                                              Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                                08:00 - 17:30

                                                Exhibitor Hall Open

                                                Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                                  08:40 - 10:30

                                                  Plenary Session  Quantum simulation of gauge theories

                                                  Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                                  Session chair: Lindsay LeBlanc, U Alberta (Canada)

                                                  • 08:45Monika AidelsburgerTowards quantum simulation of U(1) LGTs with alkaline-earth-like atoms
                                                  • 09:20Leticia TarruellEngineering a topological gauge theory in an optically dressed Bose-Einstein condensate
                                                  • 09:55André EckardtNon-equilibrium control of quantum lattice systems using driving and dissipation

                                                  10:30 - 11:00

                                                  Coffee Break

                                                  Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                                    11:05 - 12:20

                                                    Plenary Session  Molecules

                                                    Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                                    Session chair: Robin Coté, UMass Boston (USA)

                                                    • 11:10Mike TarbuttTesting fundamental physics using laser cooled molecules
                                                    • 11:45Zoe Z. YanQuantum gas microscopy of polar molecules

                                                    12:20 - 13:55

                                                    Lunch

                                                      13:55 - 15:10

                                                      Plenary Session  Precision measurement III

                                                      Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                                      Session chair: Zong Chao Yan, UNB (Canada)

                                                      • 14:00David LeibrandtFour-second optical coherence between different atomic species, and the search for new physics with atomic clocks
                                                      • 14:35Eric HesselsThe proton size, the fine-structure constant and the electron electric dipole moment

                                                      15:10 - 15:40

                                                      Break

                                                      Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                                        15:45 - 17:00

                                                        Plenary Session  Metrology

                                                        Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                                        Session chair: Aephraim Steinberg, U Toronto (Canada)

                                                        • 15:50Norman YaoA Landau Theory for Spin Squeezing
                                                        • 16:25Vladan VuleticTime-Reversal-Based Quantum Metrology beyond the Standard Quantum Limit

                                                        17:00 - 18:30

                                                        Poster Session IV

                                                        Hart House, University of Toronto

                                                          08:00 - 14:00

                                                          Registration/Info Desk Open

                                                          Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                                            08:40 - 10:30

                                                            Plenary Session  Cooling beyond atoms

                                                            Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                                            Session chair: Amar Vutha, U Toronto (Canada)

                                                            • 08:45Tracy NorthupCooling nanoparticles in ion traps: a route to the quantum regime
                                                            • 09:20Loic AndereggLaser-cooled Molecules, from Controlled Collisions to Qbits
                                                            • 09:55Debayan MitraLaser Cooling of Complex Polyatomic Molecules

                                                            10:30 - 11:00

                                                            Coffee Break

                                                            Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                                              11:05 - 12:20

                                                              Plenary Session  New directions II

                                                              Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                                              Session chair: Joseph Thywissen, U Toronto (Canada)

                                                              • 11:10Markus GreinerQuantum simulation of Fermi-Hubbard dynamics and bosonic Laughlin states
                                                              • 11:45Jonathan SimonCavity QED: from Many-body Physics to Transduction

                                                              12:30 - 14:00

                                                              Farewell

                                                              Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music

                                                                14:30 - 16:30

                                                                Lab tours at the University of Toronto

                                                                Department of Physics, 60 St George Street