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2015 Seminar Programme

Date Speaker Title Abstract
Wednesday 1 April Prof. Ed Hinds
Centre for Cold Matter, Imperial College, London
Atom Interferometry: from Navigation to Cosmology

Friday 17 April Prof. Robert Scholten
The University of Melbourne, Australia
Space Charge Dynamics and Diffraction with Ultracold Electron and Ion Bunches

Friday 1 May Prof. Jörg Schmiedmayer
Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology (VCQ), Atominstitut, TU-Wien, Austria
Does an Isolated Many Body Quantum System Relax?

Friday 12 June Dr Yuerui (Larry) Lu
Nano-Electro-Mechanical System (NEMS)Lab, ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science, Canberra
2D Materials for Optics, Excitonic and Nano-mechanical Devices

Friday 26 June Assistant Prof. Cheng-Wei Qiu
Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore
Some Recent Developments in Engineering Wave-Matter Interactions

Friday 17 July Dr Peter Zijlstra
Department of Applied Physics, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Mechanical and Optical Sensing Using Plasmonic Nanoparticles

Wednesday 12 August Dr Nick Robins
Department of Quantum Science, Australian National University, Canberra
Propagation and Interferometry of Bright Matter Wave Solitons

Friday 14 August Dr Wojciech Gawlik
Institute of Physics, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
Coherence Effects in Cold Atoms

Friday 16 October Dr Toby D M Bell
School of Chemistry, Monash University
Super-Resolution Localisation Microscopy: Resolving Fluorescence from Single Molecules in Time and Space

Friday 23 October Prof. Jeremy Mould
Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing, Swinburne University, Melbourne

The SABRE Experiment at the Stawell Underground Physics Lab


Friday 30 October Dr Alex Glaetzle
Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Innsbruck
Designing Quantum Spin Models with Laser-Dressed Rydberg Atoms