RTC CALENDAR




ICQI 2001 (June 11-13)
CQO8 2001 (June 13-17)


International Conference on Quantum Information
and
Eighth Rochester Conference on Coherence and Quantum Optics


Co-Sponsored by
MagiQ Technologies, Inc.
Optical Society of America
University of Rochester
(Institute of Optics, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy)
Rochester Theory Center
The Center for Quantum Information
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
National Science Foundation

MARCH 2001

"Time entanglement between electrons:
How do electrons communicate about time?"
RTC Seminar
Dr. J. McGuire
Tuland University, New Orleans, Louisiana

"Modification of SIT by a coherent control field" RTC Seminar
Dr. Q-Han Park
Kyunghee University, Seoul, South Korea

"Action-angle control of Rydberg packets by resonance" Abstract
Special Quantum Optics Seminar
Co-Sponsored by RTC
Dr. E.A. Shapiro
General Physics Inst., Russian Acad. Sci., Moscow

"Squeezing light in linear dispersive dielectrics" Abstract
Special Quantum Optics Seminar
Co-Sponsored by CQI and RTC
Dr. Victor V. Kozlov
Universitat Ulm, Ulm, Germany

JANUARY 2001

Optics of Anharmonic Waves - Exactly Solvable Models
Special RTC Lecture Series:

1. "Inhomogeneity-induced dispersion and broadband
antireflection properties of thin inhomogeneous layers"
2. "Dynamical effects in reflectivity of instantaneous
media with finite relaxation times"
3. "Phase coordinate approach in the Electromagnetics of
single-cycle pulses and non-linear optics"

Dr. Alexandre Shvartsburg
Central Design Bureau for Unique Instrumentation
Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
and
Laboratoire des Solides Irradies
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris

NOVEMBER 2000

"Quantum Optical Solitons and Suppression of Gordon-Haus Effect"
RTC Seminar
Dr. Victor Kozlov
Abt. Quantenphysik, Univ. Ulm

JULY 2000

"What Single Photons can be Cloned via Stimulated Emission?"
RTC Seminar
Dr. C. K. Law
Rochester Theory Center for Optical Science and Engineering
and Dept. of Physics, Chinese University, Hong Kong

JUNE 2000

"Strong Confinement and Oscillations in Two-Component Bose-Einstein Condensates" Abstract
RTC Seminar
Prof. Q-Han Park
Rochester Theory Center for Optical Science and Engineering
and Dept. of Physics, Kyunghee University, Seoul

FEBRUARY 2000

Quantum Nondemolition Measurements - Part III:
"Formalism, Philosophy, Discussions..."
RTC Lecture Series
Victor Kozlov
RTC Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Physics, University of Rochester

JANUARY 2000

Quantum Nondemolition Measurements - Part II:
"Quantum nondemolition measurements: Kerr non-linearity"
RTC Lecture Series
Victor Kozlov
RTC Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Physics, University of Rochester

Quantum Nondemolition Measurements - Part I:
"Tutorial discussion of the Haroche photon-detection proposal"
RTC Lecture Series
Victor Kozlov
RTC Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Physics, University of Rochester

"Multi-Component and Spinor Bose-Einstein Condensates of Trapped Dilute Vapors,"
BEC Workshop hosted by the Rochester Theory Center, jointly sponsored with the
Harvard-Smithsonian Institute for Theoretical Atomic and Molecular Physics (ITAMP).

OCTOBER 1999

Electrons in Strong Fields
Special RTC Lecture Series:

1. "Relativistic Ponderomotive Forces"
2. "Alignment of Molecules in a Strong Light Field"
3. "Wave Packet Theory of Kapitza-Dirac Scattering"

Dr. Mikhail Fedorov
General Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Science
Moscow, Russia

SEPTEMBER 1999

"Ultrafast Resonant Rayleigh Scattering from Semiconductor Quantum Wells: Theory and Experiment"
RTC Seminar
Andrei Shchegrov
RTC Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Physics, University of Rochester

AUGUST 1999

"Rotation Effects in Molecular Emission Tomography"
RTC Seminar
Sascha Wallentowitz
RTC Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Physics, University of Rochester

"Spin-mixing dynamics of spinor Bose-Einstein condensates"
RTC Seminar
Srikanth Raghavan
RTC Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Physics, University of Rochester

JULY 1999

"Jaynes-Cummings Model in a Leaky Cavity: An Exact Pure State Approach"
RTC Seminar
C.K. Law
Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

JUNE 1999

"Polarization of Radiation from Localized Sources" Abstract
RTC Seminar
Ozgur Mustecapliuglu
Dept. of Physics, Bilkent University (Ankara, Turkey)

MAY 1999

"Modelling of Intense Femtosecond Pulse Propagation in Gases and Dielectrics"
RTC Seminar
Michal Mlejnek
University of Arizona (Tucson), Optical Sciences Center

"Radiation Near a Surface: Metal Island Films and Planar Optical Waveguides"
RTC Seminar
Dr. Scott Walck
RTC Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Physics and Institute of Optics University of Rochester

"Stochastic Cooling of Atoms Using Lasers"
RTC Seminar
Professor Mark Raizen
Department of Physics
University of Texas at Austin


APRIL 1999

"Modeling and Simulation of Mode-locked Fiber Lasers"
RTC Seminar
Professor Joseph W. Haus
Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

"Atomic resolution holography and x-ray lasers: From idea to reality"
RTC Seminar
Prof. Gerhard Materlik
Deutshces Elektron Synchrotron (DESY), Hamburg

FEBRUARY 1999

"Rydberg electrons in weak fields:
To be quantum or not to be quantum
That is not the question"

RTC Seminar
Dr. Paolo Bellomo
RTC Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Physics and Institute of Optics University of Rochester

DECEMBER 1998

“Frenkel Exciton Model for Optical Excitations
in Fractal Antenna Supermolecules”
RTC Seminar
Sergei Tretiak
Dept. of Chemistry, University of Rochester

RTC Lecture Series on Quantum Computers:
1. "Qubits without Tears: A Friendly Introduction to
Two-level Systems, Entanglement and Quantum Computers"
2. "Error Correction in Quantum Computers"

Daniel James
Theoretical Division,
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos NM

NOVEMBER 1998

“The Physics of Precision Optics for Application in the Micro-
electronics Industry: The World’s First ACCURATE Interferometer”

RTC Seminar
Prof. R.R. Freeman
UC-Davis and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

“Experiments on Transient Wave-Particle Duality and the
Boson Bunching Effects Between Independent Photons”

RTC Seminar
Dr. L.J. Wang
NEC Research Institute, Inc., Princeton, NJ

OCTOBER 1998

“Coherent radiation in optically dense media”
RTC Seminar
Dr. Susanne Yelin
Air Force Research Laboratory, Hanscom AFB

“Quasi-classical approximation in wave physics”
RTC Seminar
Dr. Mikhail V. Fedorov
Russian Academy of Sciences

“3D tunneling – the Helmholtz equation and quasi-classical
solution method for radial wave function”

RTC Seminar
Dr. Mikhail V. Fedorov
Russian Academy of Sciences

RTC Lecture Series on the Quasiclassical Approximation in Wave Physics
1. "The Quasiclassical Approximation in Quantum Mechanics"
2. "Quasiclassical Solution Method for Radial Wave Functions
and Field-induced Transitions in Rydberg Atoms"
3. "Strong-field Interference Stabilization of Rydberg Atoms and
the Quasiclassical Approach"

Dr. Mikhail .V. Fedorov
General Physics Institute
Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow

SEPTEMBER 1998

"Charge-Coupled Device Image Sensors: The Physics Within" Abstract
RTC Seminar
James Lavine
Microelectronics Technology Division
Eastman Kodak Research Labs., Rochester NY

"Impact of PMD-induced Pulse Distortion on High Bit-rate
Transmission Systems"
Abstract
RTC Seminar
Ralph Leppla
Deutsche Telekom, Darmstadt

"Optical Fiber Multi-wavelentgh System Modeling" Abstract
RTC Seminar
Dipak Chowdhury
Corning, Inc., Corning NY

"Ultrafast Interferometric Investigations of Resonant Secondary
Emission from Semiconductor Quantum Wells"
Abstract
RTC Seminar
Dan Birkedal and Jagdeep Shah
Bell Laboratories
Lucent Technologies, Holmdel, NJ

JULY 1998

“A Parametric Amplifier for Atomic Matter Waves”
RTC Seminar
Dr. C.K. Law
RTC Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Physics, University of Rochester

“Monge Distance between Quantum States” Abstract
Special RTC Seminar
Karol Zyczkowski
Institute for Plasma Research
University of Maryland, College Park
and
Instytut Fizyki im. Smoluchowskiego
Uniwersytet Jagiellonski, Krakow, Poland

APRIL 1998

“Multicomponent pulses in laser systems”
RTC Seminar
Dr. Nail Akhmediev
Australian National University

MARCH 1998

“Linear and Nonlinear Pulse Propagation in Fiber Gratings”
RTC Seminar
Dr. Natalia Litchinister
Institute of Optics, University of Rochester

“Noisy Light Spectroscopy”
RTC Seminar
Dr. Darin Ulness
Cornell University

FEBRUARY 1998

“Aspects of Structural Influence on Radiating Particles”
RTC Seminar
Dr. Scott Walck
RTC Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Physics and Institute of Optics University of Rochester

“The Cross-Phase Modulation between Two Intense Orthogonally Polarized
Laser Beams Co-Propogating through a Kerr-like Medium”

RTC Seminar
Dr. John Marozas
RTC Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Physics and Laboratory for Laser Energetics University of Rochester

JANUARY 1998

“Scars of Neutrally Stable Periodic Orbit”
RTC Seminar
Dr. Paolo Bellomo
RTC Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Physics and Institute of Optics University of Rochester



DECEMBER 1997

“Spin versus Boson Baths in Nonlinear Spectroscopy”
RTC Seminar
Dr. Yang Zhao
RTC Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Physics and Dept. of Chemistry University of Rochester


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