FINESS 2009 Poster Sessions

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The FINESS 2009 Poster Sessions are sponsored by New Journal of Physics. A book of abstracts is available here.

Monday 8pm

  1. A number-conserving approach to bright solitons in Bose-Einstein condensates
    TP Billam, SA Wrathmall, SA Gardiner
    Department of Physics, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, UK

  2. The role of the relative phase in the merging of two independent Bose-Einstein Condensates
    LF Buchmann, GM Nikolopoulos, P Lambropoulos
    Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas, Herakleion 711 10, Crete, Greece

  3. Free expansion of a Lieb Liniger gas
    AS Campbell, DM Gangardt
    School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK

  4. Dark matter-wave solitons: Finite temperature stochastic and analytical results
    SP Cockburn(1), NP Proukakis(1), HE Nistazakis(2), DJ Frantzeskakis(2), TP Horikis(3), PG Kevrekidis(4)
    (1) Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK
    (2) Department of Physics, University of Athens, Athens 15784, Greece
    (3) Department of Computer Science and Technology, University of Peloponnese, Tripolis 22100, Greece
    (4) Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA 01003-4515, USA

  5. Josephson oscillations in a finite-temperature BEC
    A Collin(1,2), E Zaremba(2)
    (1) Nordita, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    (2) Department of Physics, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6 Canada

  6. Theory of Bose-Einstein condensate interferometry
    BJ Dalton
    ARC Centre for Quantum-Atom Optics and Centre for Atom Optics and Ultrafast Spectroscopy, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Victoria 3122, Australia

  7. Kibble-Zurek mechanism in a spin-half Bose-Einstein condensate
    Jacopo Sabbatini, Matthew J Davis
    The University of Queensland, School of Mathematics and Physics, ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum-Atom Optics, Qld 4072, Australia

  8. Spontaneous vortices in the formation of Bose-Einstein condensates
    Chad N Weiler(1), Tyler W Neely(1), David S Scherer(1), Brian P Anderson(1), Ashton S Bradley(2), Matthew J Davis(3)
    (1) College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    (2) Jack Dodd Centre for Quantum Technology, Department of Physics, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    (3) The University of Queensland, School of Mathematics and Physics, ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum-Atom Optics, Qld 4072, Australia

  9. Paired-atom laser beams created via dynamical instabilities
    GR Dennis, MT Johnsson, JJ Hope, RG Dall, LJ Byron, AG Truscott
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum-Atom Optics and Department of Quantum Science, Australian National University, Canberra 0200, Australia

  10. xpdeint — Cheap, fast, easy: pick any three
    GR Dennis, JJ Hope
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum-Atom Optics and Department of Quantum Science, Australian National University, Canberra 0200, Australia

  11. Obtaining complete quantum dynamics via a controlled extrapolation from semiclassical methods
    P Deuar
    Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, 02-668 Warsaw, Poland

  12. Superfluid to Bose-glass transition in a 1D weakly interacting Bose gas
    L Fontanesi, M Wouters, V Savona
    Institute of Theoretical Physics, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

  13. Decay of multiply charged vortices at nonzero temperature
    T Karpiuk(1), M. Brewczyk(1), M Gajda(2,4), K Rzążewski(3,4)
    (1) Wydział Fizyki, Uniwersytet w Białymstoku, 15-424 Białymstok, Poland
    (2) Instytut Fizyki PAN, 02-668 Warsaw, Poland
    (3) Centrum Fizyki Teoretycznej PAN, 02-668 Warsaw, Poland
    (4) Faculty of Mathematics and Sciences UKSW, Warsaw, Poland

  14. Oscillations of a trapped Bose gas at nonzero temperatures
    Tomasz Karpiuk(1), Mirosłav Brewczyk(1), Mariusz Gajda(2), Kazimierz Rzążewski(3)
    (1) Wydział Fizyki, Uniwersytet w Białymstoku, 15-424 Białymstok, Poland
    (2) Instytut Fizyki PAN, 02-668 Warsaw, Poland
    (3) Centrum Fizyki Teoretycznej PAN, 02-668 Warsaw, Poland

  15. Free expansion of a Bose-Einstein condensate at the presence of a thermal cloud
    Krzysztof Gawryluk(1), Mirosłav Brewczyk(1), Mariusz Gajda(2), Kazimierz Rzążewski(3)
    (1) Wydział Fizyki, Uniwersytet w Białymstoku, 15-424 Białymstok, Poland
    (2) Instytut Fizyki PAN, 02-668 Warsaw, Poland
    (3) Centrum Fizyki Teoretycznej PAN, 02-668 Warsaw, Poland

  16. Vortex lattices in a quenched rotating spinor Bose-Einstein condensate: an application of stochastic projected Gross-Pitaevskii equation
    S-C Gou
    Department of Physics, National Changhua University of Education, Changhua, Taiwan

  17. Proposal for a novel, self-stabilising Sagnac interferometer in binary BECs
    PL Halkyard, MPA Jones, SA Gardiner
    Department of Physics, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, UK

  18. Finite temperatures and magnetism in cold atomic gases — a wave-mechanical approach
    J Märkle, B Jetter, T Judd
    CQ Center for Collective Quantum Phenomena and their Applications, Physikalisches Institut, Universität Tübingen, D-72076 Tübingen, Germany

  19. Macroscopic entanglement and coarse-grained measurements: Testing local-realistic theories of quantum mechanics with Bell's inequalities
    Mark Saunders, Changwoo Lee, Hyunseok Jeong
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-742, Korea

Tuesday 8pm

  1. Second Josephson oscillations
    MP Strzys, JR Anglin
    OPTIMAS Research Centre and Fachbereich Physik, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, 67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany

  2. Thermal conductivity and coefficients of viscosity of a Bose gas above superfluid transition
    W Kanchanapusakit
    Theory of Condensed Matter, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge CB3 0HE, UK

  3. Quantum corrections to semiclassical dynamics in few-mode systems
    J Keeling, FBF Nissen
    Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 0HE, UK

  4. Ab initio simulations of collisions of helium condensates
    Karén Kheruntsyan
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum-Atom Optics, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia

  5. End of single-particle spectroscopy?
    JJ Kinnunen, ML Leskinen, J Kajala, P Törmä
    Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland

  6. Quantum and thermal effects in dark soliton formation and dynamics in 1D Bose gases
    AD Martin, J Ruostekoski
    School of Mathematics, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK

  7. Non-Abelian gauge fields and cold atoms: Schrödinger, Dirac and beyond
    Michael Merkl, Patrik Öhberg
    SUPA, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK

  8. Quasi-two-dimensional antiferromagnetic spin-1 Bose gas at finite temperature
    V Pietilä(1,2), M Möttönen(1,2,3), T Simula(4)
    (1) Department of Applied Physics/COMP, Helsinki University of Technology, FI-02015 TKK, Finland
    (2) Australian Research Council, Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computer Technology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    (3) Low Temperature Laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology, FI-02015 TKK, Finland
    (4) Department of Physics, Okayama University, Okayama 700-8530, Japan

  9. Finite temperature Bose gases — a classical field study
    SP Cockburn(1), NP Proukakis(1), A Negretti(2), C Henkel(3)
    (1) Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK
    (2) Institute for Quantum Information Processing, University of Ulm, D-89069 Ulm, Germany
    (3) Theoretical Quantum Physics Group, Institut für Physik, Universität Potsdam, 14469 Potsdam, Germany

  10. Quantum phase transitions: the interplay of competing fields
    T Rindler-Daller, M Vojta
    Institut für Theoretische Physik, Universität zu Köln, 50937 Cologne, Germany

  11. Bragg scattering from a Bose-Einstein condensate close to a Feshbach resonance
    CE Sahlberg, AI Haines, RJ Ballagh, CW Gardiner
    Jack Dodd Centre for Quantum Technology, Department of Physics, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

  12. Equilibrium properties of a trapped Bose gas in the classical fields approximation
    H Salman(1), NG Berloff(1), S Nazarenko(2)
    (1) Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB3 0WA, UK
    (2) Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK

  13. Simulations of quasicondensate dynamics
    RG Scott(1), DAW Hutchinson(2)
    (1) Midlands Ultracold Atom Research Centre, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
    (2) Jack Dodd Centre for Quantum Technology, Department of Physics, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

  14. Ultra-cold atom based determination of long-range density correlation in Two-dimensional electron gases
    G Sinuco-Leon, TM Fromhold
    School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK

  15. Formation of condensates with finite-momentum pairs in population-imbalanced Fermi gases
    Masaki Tezuka
    Department of Physics, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan

  16. Probing a mini-turbulent state in an atomic Bose-Einstein condensate
    Angela White, Nick Proukakis, Carlo Barenghi
    School of Mathematics and Statistics, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK

  17. Classical field model for polariton condensates: coherence and superfluidity
    Michiel Wouters, Vincenzo Savona
    Insitute of Theoretical Physics, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

  18. Finite temperature dynamics and decay of a single vortex in a Bose-Einstein condensate
    TM Wright, AS Bradley, RJ Ballagh
    Jack Dodd Centre for Quantum Technology, Department of Physics, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

International Steering Committee

Local Organizing Committee

  • Simon Gardiner (Department of Physics, Durham University, UK)
  • Nick Proukakis (Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Newcastle University, UK)