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Week1
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue, Sep 14
10:00 am
Aud
Ehud Altman, Maciej Lewenstein, and W.Vincent Liu, plus Marty Einhorn (Deputy Director)
Introduction to Boptilatt
Presentation of the participants and the program, organization, scientific challenges

10:45 am

All participants
Coffee break
Attendance obligatory. Absence will be fined.

11:15

Andreas Hemmerich

Orbital optical lattices
Thu, Sep 16
2:00 pm
Aud
Assa Auerbach

Transport theory of lattice bosons

3:15 pm

All participants
KITP refreshment
Attendance obligatory. Absence will be fined.

3:45 pm

Hans Peter Buchler
Solid phase with cold atomic gases in one-dimension.

Fri, Sep 17
10:00
FR
Leaders: Andrew Ho,
Andreas Hemmerich
Informal discussion: Orbital optical lattices


14:00
FR
Leaders: Sebastian Huber
Informal discussion: Higgs mechanism and ultracold gases

Week 2
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Sep 20
12:15pm
Aud
Maciej Lewenstein
Beyond Standard Optical Lattices
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Tue, Sep 21
10:00am
Aud
Gretchen Campbell
Atom Circuits: Persistent currents in a toroidal BEC with a tunable barrier.

Wen, Sep 22
3:30 pm
SSR
Leaders: Marvin Girardeau,
Paul Fendley
Informal discussion: 1D

Thu, Sep 23
2:00 pm
Aud
Austen Lamacraft
The phase diagram of a polar (antiferromagnetic) condensates


3:15 pm

All participants
KITP refreshment


3:45 pm
Aud
Carlos Bolech
Polarized two-component Fermi gases in elongated traps and 2d optical lattices

Week 3
Time
Place
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links
Tue,
Sep 28
10:00am
Aud
All participants
Brief organizational meeting
introduce new participants to BOPTILATT

10:10am
Aud
Immanuel Bloch
Nonequilibrium Dynamics and Single Site Addressing with Ultracold Atoms in Optical Lattices


3:40 pm
Broida 1640
All participants
Refreshments
Refreshements before Ehud's talk.

4:00 pm
Broida 1640
Ehud Altman
Quantum phase transitions and critical dynamics far from thermal equilibrium
Colloquium of the Physics Department of UCSB - Ehud's abstract
Wed
Sep 29
10:00am
SSR
Erez Berg
Informal discussion: Topological phases


3:30pm
beach
All Participants
KITP fall picnic
Soccer game - Lattice vs Brain
Thu
Sep 30
2:00pm
Aud
Belen Paredes
Tailoring minimum instances of topological matter
with optical superlattices


3:15 pm

All participants
KITP refreshments


3:45 pm
Aud
Helmut Ritsch
Ultracold quantum particles in cavity generated optical lattices

Fri, Oct. 1
10:00am
FR
Claudia De Grandi
Sarang Gopalakrishnan
Informal discussion : Quantum dynamics


Week 4
Time
Place
Speaker
Title
Comments
Mon, Oct. 4
14:00
FR
Anna Sanpera, Fred Wolf, Maciek Lewenstein
Informal discussion: Quantum neural networks

Tue, Oct. 5
10:00am
Aud
All participants
Brief organizational meeting
Introduction of new participants to BOPTILATT

10:10am
Aud
Matthew Fisher
2D Bose and non-Fermi liquid "metals"


4:00pm
Broida 1640
Tilman Esslinger
From Cavity Opto-Mechanics to the Dicke Quantum Phase-Transitions
Physics Department Colloquium
Wen, Oct. 6
3.30 pm
SSR
Ryan Barnett, Anna Sanpera
Informal discussion: Ultracold spinor gases

Thu, Oct. 7
3:15 pm

All participants
KITP Refreshments


3:45 pm
Aud
Wilhelm Zwerger
The search for a perfect fluid: is string theory relevant for ultracold atoms?

Fri, Oct. 8th
14:00 pm
Aud
Victor Gurarie
SU(N) Magnetism with Alkaline Earth Atoms and Chiral Spin Liquid

Week 5
time
place
Speaker
Title
comments





Conference!!!
Week 6
time
place
Speaker
Title
comments
Tue, Oct. 19
10:00am
Aud
J"org Schmiedmayer
Probing non-equilibrium physics in 1D many body quantum systems

Wen, Oct. 20
10:00am
Aud
Matthias Troyer
Ab initio simulations of cold atoms
Joint talk of "Beyond Standard Optical Lattices" and "Disentangling Quantum Many-body Systems"

15:30pm
Aud
Leon Balents
Correlation physics from a condensed matter perspective I - a menu and some amuse-bouche.
First of the series of pedagogical lectures by Leon Balents and Cenke Xu; joint activity of "Beyond Standard Optical Lattices" and "Disentangling Quantum Many-body Systems"
Fri, Oct. 22
10:00am
SSR
Gora Shlyapnikov
Informal discussion: Ultracold dipolar gases

Fri, Oct. 22
14:00pm
FR
Marcos Rigol
Informal quarrel: Generalized thermalization in integrable systems

Week 7
time
place
Speaker
Title
Comments
Tue,Oct. 26
10:00
Aud
David Weiss
Thermalization (and heating) of 1D Bose gases

Wed,Oct. 27
10:00
Aud
Lode Pollet
Developing the BDMFT formalism
Joint talk of "Beyond Standard Optical Lattices" and "Disentangling Quantum Many-body Systems"
Wed,Oct.
15:30
Aud
Cenke Xu
Pedagogical lecture about conventional and unconventional quantum critical points
Second of the series of pedagogical lectures by Leon Balents and Cenke Xu; joint activity of "Beyond Standard Optical Lattices" and "Disentangling Quantum Many-body Systems"
Fri,Oct. 29
10:00
Aud
Congjun Wu
Orbital Phases of Cold Atoms: Unconventional BEC, ferromagnetism, and Fulde-Ferrell-Larkin-Ovchinnikov pairing states

Week 8
Time
Place
Speaker
Title
Comments
Tue, Nov. 2
10.00
Aud
Anna Sanpera
Witnessing order parameters and dynamics in strongly correlated system


16.00
Broida 1640
William Phillips
Atoms in Optical Lattices: A New Condensed Matter System
Physics Department Colloquium
Wen, Nov. 3
10.00
Aud
Anatoli Polkovnikov
Universal dynamics in thermally isolated systems
Joint talk of "Beyond Standard Optical Lattices" and "Disentangling Quantum Many-body Systems"
Thu, Nov. 4
14.00
Aud
Gediminas Juzeliunas
Light Induced Gauge Potentials for Cold Atoms
Informal discussion and short tutorial
Fri, Nov. 5
10.00
Aud
David Weld
Thermometry and cooling with ultracold spin mixtures in optical lattices

Week 9
Time
Place
Speaker
Title
Comments
Tue, Nov. 9
10.00
Aud
Nir Davidson
Frustration with coupled laser arrays on kagome lattices: the XY model and beyond
Experimental talk
Wen, Nov. 10
10.00
Aud
Boris Svistunov
Worm Algorithm and Diagrammatic Monte Carlo
Joint talk of "Beyond Standard Optical Lattices" and "Disentangling Quantum Many-body Systems"

15.30

Cenke Xu
Unconventional quantum critical point
Third of the series of pedagogical lectures by Leon Balents and Cenke Xu; joint activity of "Beyond Standard Optical Lattices" and "Disentangling Quantum Many-body Systems"
Thu. Nov. 11
14.00
SSR
Discussion leaders:
Jason Ho/Ehud Altman
Discussion on
"Open questions in many-body physics from the perspective of ultracold atomic systems".

Fri, Nov. 12
10.00
Aud
Biao Wu
Universal behavior in quantum chaotic dynamics and its application in quantum critical gas


11.00
Aud
Jason Ho
Alternate Ways to Even Strong Interactions, and Pulling Fluxes Away from
Particles in Quantum Hall States.

Week 10
Time
Place
Speaker
Title
Comments
Tue, Nov. 16
10.00
Aud
Ian Spielman
Practical prospects for non-abelian gauge fields
Experimental talk, but maybe on the blackboard!!!
Wen, Nov. 17
10.00
Aud
Alejandro Muramatsu
Strongly correlated quantum systems out of equilibrium
Joint talk of "Beyond Standard Optical Lattices" and "Disentangling Quantum Many-body Systems"

15.30
Aud
Leon Balents
Pedagogical Lecture IV: Frustration, spin liquids, and all that
Fourth of the series of pedagogical lectures by Leon Balents and Cenke Xu; joint activity of "Beyond Standard Optical Lattices" and "Disentangling Quantum Many-body Systems"
Fri, Nov. 19th
10.00
Aud
Gerardo Ortiz
An algebraic approach to dualities and its applications


11.00
Aud
Alexei Gorshkov
Quantum Information Processing and Quantum Simulation with Ultracold
Alkaline-Earth Atoms in Optical Lattices

Week 11
Time
Place
Speaker
Title
Comments
Tue, Nov. 23rd
10.00 am
Aud
Pietro Massignan
Impurities in a Fermi sea: Polarons or molecules?

Tue, Nov. 23rd
11.00 am
Aud
Hui Zhai
How much the single impurity atom problem can tell us about
a many-body system?


4:00pm
Broida 1640
Ignacio Cirac
Dissipation: A New Tool in Quantum Information Science
Physics Department Colloquium
Wen, Nov. 24th
10.00 am
Aud
Gil Refael
Putting Floquet Hamiltonians to work: Dyson singularity, superfluid enhancement, and topological phases in time-periodic Hamiltonians.

Week 12
Time
Place
Speaker
Title
Comments
Mon, Nov. 29th
12.15
Aud
Thierry Giamarchi
Simulating with cold atoms is not enough: how to probe?
Director's Blackboard Lunch Seminar
Tue, Nov. 30th
10.00
Aud
Trey Porto
Adiabatic preparation and non-equilibrium dynamcis of AF order in a optical lattice, progress on recent experiments at NIST


11.00
Aud
Qi Zhou
Short/hot topic talk: Inter-band coupling induced novel condensates in a double-well lattice


16.00
Broida
John Cardy
Colloquium: The Ubiquitous c - from the Stefan-Boltzmann law to Quantum Information Theory
Physics department collquium
Wen, Dec. 1st
10.00
Aud
Peter Zoller
Open system dynamics with cold atoms
Joint talk of "Beyond Standard Optical Lattices" and "Disentangling Quantum Many-body Systems"

15.30
Aud
Masaki Oshikawa
The Haldane phase as a symmetry-protected topological phase and quantum entanglement
Joint talk of "Beyond Standard Optical Lattices" and "Disentangling Quantum Many-body Systems"
Thu, Dec. 2nd
11.15
???
Adilet Imambekov, Pietro Massignan, Michael Forbes (tba), Roman Lutchyn (tba)
Informal discussion: Exotic Fermi superfluids with ultracold atoms.

Fri, Dec 3rd
10:00am
Aud
Dan Stamper-Kurn
Optomechanics and spin dynamics of cold atoms in a
cavity


11:00am
Aud
Dima Feldman
Quantum phase transition from a liquid to a gas of cold molecules

Week 13
Time
Place
Speaker
Title
Comments
Tue, Dec 7th
10:00
Aud
Peter Engels
"Nonlinear quantum hydrodynamics - shocks, superfluid-superfluid counterflow and novel
types of solitons"

Wen, Dec 8th
10:00
Aud
Ignacio Cirac
Matrix product states: renormalization, gaps, and symmetries
joint talks with the disentangling workshop

11:00
Aud
Xiao-Gang Wen
Topological order: patterns of long range entanglements
of gapped quantum states
joint talks with the disentangling workshop
Thu, Dec. 9th
11.15
Aud
Eugene Demler, W. Vincent Liu, Maciej Lewenstein
Informal discussion: Perspectives of BOPTILATT
final scientific activity of BOPTILATT


*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room FR=Founders' Room PL=Porthole Lounge
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