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Invited Talks
Poster Session A
Poster Session B
Poster Session C

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Invited Talks

1. Atomic physics-trends and perspectives I
Sunday, July 16th, 14:00 - 15:45
D. Kleppner : ICAP 2006 and the Evolution of Atomic Physics
N. F. Ramsey : Speculating on the future of atomic physics
R. J. Glauber : Some Thoughts on Quantum Amplification and Attentuation

2. Atomic physics-trends and perspectives II

Sunday, July 16th, 16:15 - 17:25
J. Hall : Stable lasers and atomic physics
C. Cohen-Tannoudji : Ultracold Atoms. Trends and Perspectives

3. Fundamental physics and precision measurements I

Monday, July 17th, 8:30 - 10:15
T. W. Hänsch : Fundamental physics and precision measurements
V. V. Flambaum : Effects of variation of fundamental constants from Big Bang to atomic clocks
H.-J. Kluge : Precision Experiments with Stored and Cooled Highly Charged Ions

4. Fundamental physics and precision measurements II

Monday, July 17th, 10:45 - 12:30
J. Ye : Precision measurement based on ultracold atoms and cold molecules
H. S. Margolis :  Trapped ion optical clocks at NPL
W. Ubachs : Precision spectroscopy of H2 and a possible variation of mp/me over cosmological time

5. Theory

Monday, July 17th, 14:00 -15:45
M. Ueda : Symmetry Breaking in Bose-Einstein Condensates
P. S. Julienne : Simple theoretical models for resonant cold atom interactions
V. M. Shabaev : Quantum electrodynamics of heavy ions and atoms

Evening lecture

Monday, July 17th, 20:00 - 21:30
C. Wieman : Education in the 21st Century; a scientific approach to science education

6. Bose Einstein condensates

Tuesday, July 18th, 8:30 - 10:15
J. Dalibard : Atomic Bose Gases in Low Dimensions
M. Oberthaler : Bosonic Josephson Junction at finite temperature
E. Demler : Interference between fluctuating condensates

7. Fermi gases
Tuesday, July 18th, 10:45 - 12:30
W. Ketterle : Superfluidity in a Gas of Fermionic Atoms
K. Sengstock : Fermi-Bose mixtures in three-dimensional optical lattices
S. Giorgini : Fermi gas in the BCS-BEC crossover: a quantum Monte Carlo study

8. Hot topics I

Tuesday, July 18th, 14:00 - 15:45
J. Denschlag : Repulsively Bound Atom Pairs in an Optical Lattice
S. Dürr : A Mott state of molecules
M. Inguscio : Insulating phases of ultracold bosons in a disordered optical lattice: from a Mott insulator to a Bose-Glass
K. Karrai : Light induced self-cooling of micro-levers
H. P. Büchler : Designing interactions in polar molecules: towards novel quantum phases

9. Quantum information processing with atoms and ions

Wednesday, July 19th, 8:30 - 10:15
D. J. Wineland : Trapped atomic ions and quantum information processing
C. F. Roos : Entangled states for precision spectroscopy
M. D. Lukin : Quantum bits and quantum wires in solid state

10. Quantum optics and cavity QED with atoms

Wednesday, July 19th, 10:45 - 12:30
G. Rempe : Cavity QED: A Toolbox For Achieving Full Control Over Massive and Light Particles
H. J. Kimble : Quantum Optics with Atomic Ensembles and Single Atoms in Cavities
R. J. Schoelkopf :   Circuit QED and the Prospects for Quantum Circuits with Polar Molecules

Evening lecture

Wednesday, July 19th, 20:00 - 21:30
W. Phillips : Time, Einstein, and the Coolest Stuff in the Universe

11. Cold molecules

Thursday, July 20th, 8:30 - 10:15
J. M. Doyle : Cold Polar Molecules
G. Meijer : Slowing and trapping of polar molecules
D. DeMille : Production of ultracold polar molecules from atoms

12. Chip traps for atoms, ions and molecules

Thursday, July 20th, 10:45 - 12:30
J. Reichel : Atom Chip applications
J. H. Thywissen : Atom chips for neutral fermions
R. E. Slusher : Scalable Ion Traps with Monolithically Integrated CMOS Controls

13. Hot topics II

Thursday, July 20th, 14:00 - 15:45
H. C. Nägerl : Experimental evidence for Efimov quantum states
C. I. Westbrook : Producing correlated atoms from degenerate quantum gases
E. S. Polzik : Quantum teleportation between light and matter
E. A. Hinds : Probing the electron EDM with cold molecules
G. Gabrielse : New Measurement of the Electron Magnetic Moment and the Fine Structure Constant

14. Attosecond physics with atoms

Friday, July 21st, 8:30 - 10:15
A. L'Huillier : Atomic Physics with Attosecond Pulses
R. Kienberger : Single attosecond pulses and first applications
J. P. Marangos : Probing attosecond dynamics by chirp encoded electron recollisions

15. Atoms in optical lattices

Friday, July 21st, 10:45 - 12:30
T. Esslinger : A Lab in a Trap: Fermions, Molecules and Bose-Fermi mixtures in an Optical Lattice
I. Bloch : Strongly correlated atoms in optical lattices
M. Lewenstein : Travelling to exotic places with ultracold atomic gases

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