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Session E1: Poster Session I (4:00 - 6:00 pm)

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Room: Newcomb Hall Ballroom





E1.00001: SPECTROSCOPY, LIFETIMES, OSCILLATOR STRENGTHS


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E1.00002: Observation of the $^{85}$Rb$_{2}$ a $^{3}\Sigma _{u}^{+}$ State by PFOODR Resolved Fluorescence Spectroscopy
Bediha Beser , Jianmei Bai , Ergin Ahmed , Vladimir Sovkov , Valery Ivanov , Feng Xie , Li Li , Marjatta Lyyra

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E1.00003: Bound-free Emission in the NaK Molecule
B.M. McGeehan , S. Ashman , S.J. Sweeney , C.M. Wolfe , J.P. Huennekens , A.P. Hickman

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E1.00004: Energy levels and mid-infrared spectrum of Rydberg states of triatomic hydrogen
Jia Wang , Viatcheslav Kokoouline , Chris Greene

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E1.00005: Franck-Condon factor of the A-X(0-0) transition of CaF measured by the saturation of laser-induced fluorescence
B.E. Sauer , T.E. Wall , J.J. Hudson , D. Cho , M.G. Boshier , E.A. Hinds , M.R. Tarbutt

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E1.00006: Global analysis of data on the $A\ ^{1}\Sigma^{+}$ $\sim$ $b\ ^{3}\Pi$ states of NaK
Houssam Salami , Thomas Bergeman , Amanda Ross

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E1.00007: Robust laser frequency locking by dispersion of atoms in a transverse magnetic field
Taro Hasegawa , Mitsuyasu Deguchi

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E1.00008: ABSTRACT WITHDRAWN


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E1.00009: Measuring the Nuclear Magnetic Octupole Moment of a Single Trapped Barium-137 Ion
Adam Kleczewski , Norval Fortson , Boris Blinov

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E1.00010: Isotope shift calculations and the variation of fundamental constants
Julian Berengut , Victor Flambaum

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E1.00011: FUNDAMENTAL SYMMETRIES AND PRECISION MEASUREMENTS


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E1.00012: Polarized atoms in a far-off-resonance YAG laser optical dipole trap
Fang Fang , Haiyan Wang , David Feldbaum , David Vieira , Xinxin Zhao

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E1.00013: PROBING MOLECULES WITH ULTRA-FAST LASERS


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E1.00014: Complete momentum spectrum of H$_2^+$ ionization by short laser pulses from model Born-Oppenheimer calculations
Fatima Anis , B.D. Esry

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E1.00015: Using the Time-dependent Floquet Method to Study Below-threshold Dissociation and Zero-photon Dissociation
Jianjun Hua , Brett Esry

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E1.00016: Spinning CO$_{2}$ Molecules into High Rotational States with an Optical Centrifuge
Amy S. Mullin , Liwei Yuan , Sam Teitelbaum , Allison Robinson

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E1.00017: ION-ATOM AND ION-ION COLLISIONS


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E1.00018: Inelastic- collision cross sections for the interactions of $H^{+}$, $He^{2}+$ and $C^{6+}$ ions with liquid water
Mario Bernal , Jacinto Liendo

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E1.00019: Electron Capture in Collisions between Protons and Hydrogen Atoms
Thomas Winter

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E1.00020: Vortices in electron momentum distributions
Serguei Ovchinnikov , Joseph Macek , James Sternberg

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E1.00021: Testing theoretical ion-atom interaction potentials by precise measurements of gas-phase ionic mobilities
Rainer Johnsen , Larry Viehland , Timothy Wright

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E1.00022: A Novel Merged-Beam Apparatus for Studying Anion-Neutral Reactions
K. Miller , H. Bruhns , H. Kreckel , M. Lestinsky , W. Mitthumsiri , B. Schmitt , M. Schnell , B. Seredyuk , D.W. Savin , X. Urbain , M.E. Bannister , C.C. Havener , A. Dorn , M.L. Rappaport

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E1.00023: Quantum mechanical models for the Fermi shuttle
James Sternberg , S. Yu. Ovchinnikov , J.H. Macek

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E1.00024: Ionization of helium by proton and anti-proton impact: a finite-element discrete-variable approach
Xiaoxu Guan , Klaus Bartschat

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E1.00025: Final-state-resolved charge exchange in O$^{7+}$ + H collisions
J. Nolte , P.C. Stancil , A. Watanabe

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E1.00026: Collisions of O+ with He at low energies
Dwayne C. Joseph , B.C. Saha , L.B. Zhao

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E1.00027: Theoretical Fully Differential Cross Sections for Transfer-Excitation Collisions
A.L. Harris , M. Schulz , J.L. Peacher , D.H. Madison

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E1.00028: Kinematically complete studies of collisions between simple molecular ions and neutral gas targets
Nora G. Johnson , A.M. Sayler , Ben Berry , Wania Wolff , B. Gaire , M. Zohrabi , J. McKenna , K.D. Carnes , I. Ben-Itzhak

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E1.00029: COLLISIONS INVOLVING SURFACES


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E1.00030: Creating reactive potentials for particle-surface interactions: C, H, Li
P.S. Krstic , P. Kent

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E1.00031: The effect of surface interaction on the performance of submillimeter atomic magnetometers
K.F. Zhao , M. Schaden , Z. Wu

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E1.00032: Ionization of Rydberg atoms at metal surfaces
Dennis Neufeld , Yu Pu , F. Barry Dunning

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E1.00033: Scattering of H$^{-}$ by plane and nano-stepped surfaces: Role of the ion speed for probing the surface band structure
Himadri Chakraborty , Uwe Thumm

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E1.00034: Electron emission from condensed-phase targets induced by fast ion transmission
R.A. McLawhorn , S.L. McLawhorn , M. Dingfelder , L.H. Toburen , J.L. Shinpaugh , K.D. Carnes

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E1.00035: QUANTUM INFORMATION AND QUANTUM MEASUREMENTS


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E1.00036: Three-qubit quantum register and quantum nondemolition detection using a single nitrogen-vacancy center
Liang Jiang , Jonathan Hodges , Jero Maze , Mikhail Lukin

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E1.00037: Progress Towards Quantum Networks Using Nitrogen Vacancy Center in Diamond
Emre Togan , Yiwen Chu , Alexei Trifonov , M.V. Gurudev Dutt , Liang Jiang , Lily Childress , Alexander Zibrov , Philip Hemmer , Mikhail Lukin

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E1.00038: Ion-trap single-photon source for quantum networks
Tracy Northup , Helena Barros , Andreas Stute , Carlos Russo , Piet Schmidt

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E1.00039: Photonic qubits for remote quantum information processing
P. Maunz , S. Olmschenk , D. Hayes , D.N. Matsukevich , L.-M. Duan , C. Monroe

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E1.00040: Fast quantum gates with hyperfine qubit states
Q. Quraishi , W. Campbell , J. Mizrahi , C. Monroe

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E1.00041: Integrated optics approach towards ion trap quantum computation
Taehyun Kim , Caleb Knoernschild , Justin Migacz , Rachel Noek , Michael Silver , Jungsang Kim

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E1.00042: Quantum optomechanics with Cold atoms
Zhaoyuan Ma , Kater Murch , Dan Stamper-Kurn

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E1.00043: Direct spatial imaging of blockade effects in a cold Rydberg gas
Andrew Schwarzkopf , Rachel Sapiro , Georg Raithel

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E1.00044: Coulomb blockade in a cold Rydberg gas measured by Ramsey Fringes
Jianing Han , Tom Gallagher

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E1.00045: COLD ATOMS, MOLECULES, AND PLASMAS


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E1.00046: Progress with Ultracold Rydberg Atoms in Electric Fields
J.E. Johnson , I. Arakelyan , Tao Hong , S.L. Rolston

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E1.00047: Electric field effects on cold Rydberg atom nD-nD pair collisions
Donald W. Booth , Arne Schwettmann , James P. Shaffer , Jader S. Cabral , Luis F. Gon\c{c}alvez , Luis G. Marcassa

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E1.00048: Rydberg tagging time-of-flight imaging to study 3-body Recombination
Jonathan Tallant , Arne Schwettmann , Donald W. Booth , James P. Shaffer

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E1.00049: Simulations using echo sequences to observe coherence in a cold Rydberg gas
Jes\'us V. Hern\'andez , Francis Robicheaux

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E1.00050: Coherent formation of ultracold molecules in the ground rovibrational state
Elena Kuznetsova , Marco Gacesa , Philippe Pellegrini , Robin C\^ot\'e , Mikhail D. Lukin , Susanne F. Yelin

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E1.00051: A quantum gas of ground state molecules in an optical lattice
Johann Danzl , Manfred Mark , Elmar Haller , Mattias Gustavsson , Russell Hart , Hanns-Christoph N\"agerl

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E1.00052: Cold collisions of Stark decelerated ND$_{3}$ molecules and magnetically trapped $^{87}$Rb atoms
Noah Fitch , Paul Parazzoli , Dan Lobser , Heather Lewandowski

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E1.00053: BOSE-EINSTEIN CONDENSATES


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E1.00054: Quantum Dynamics of Photoassociation of an Atomic Bose-Einstein Condensate in a Driven Optical Cavity
J. Mauricio Campuzano , Christopher P. Search

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E1.00055: Zero-temperature phase diagram of a two-species atomic Bose-Einstein condensates with an interspecies Feshbach resonance
Lu Zhou , Jing Qian , Han Pu , Weiping Zhang , Hong Y. Ling

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E1.00056: A complete basis for a perturbation expansion of the general N-body problem
W. Blake Laing , David W. Kelle , Martin Dunn , Deborah K. Watson

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E1.00057: A Dipolar Bose-Einstein Condensate as an Anisotropic Superfluid
Ryan Wilson , Shai Ronen , John Bohn

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E1.00058: Dipolar BEC in a double-well potential
M. Asad-uz-Zaman , D. Blume

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E1.00059: Formation of Solitons During the BEC Phase Transition
JiaJia Chang , Chris Hamner , Peter Engels

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E1.00060: The onset of superfluid turbulence in Bose-Einstein condensates
Tyler Neely , Edward Samson , Ashton Bradley , Matthew Davis , Brian Anderson

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E1.00061: Decay of rotational flow of a Bose-Einstein condensate in an optical toroidal potential
Anand Ramanathan , Sergio Muniz , Kristian Helmerson , William Phillips

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E1.00062: Creating arbitrary optical potentials to study and manipulate Bose-Einstein Condensates.
Sergio Muniz , Chandra Raman , Kristian Helmerson , William Phillips

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E1.00063: Resolving and addressing independent Bose-Einstein condensates (BECs) in individual sites of a CO$_{2}$ laser optical lattice
Eva Bookjans , Chris D. Hamley , Peyman Ahmadi , Michael S. Chapman

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E1.00064: Charged impurities in a BEC
Rachel Sapiro , David Anderson , Rui Zhang , Georg Raithel

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E1.00065: Achieving and Analyzing the Cold Atoms in a dilute Atomic Gas
Jina Park , Dahyun Yum , Wonho Jhe

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E1.00066: When the Vacuum is a Drag
Andrew Sykes , Matthew Davis , David Roberts

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E1.00067: DEGENERATE FERMI GASES


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E1.00068: Controlling spin current in a trapped Fermi gas
Xu Du , Yingyi Zhang , Jessie Petricka , Le Luo , Bason Clancy , John Thomas

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E1.00069: All-optical methods for cooling $^{6}$Li to quantum degeneracy
P.M. Duarte , J.M. Hitchcock , T.A. Corcovilos , R.G. Hulet

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E1.00070: Strongly Interacting Quantum Mixtures of Ultracold Atoms
Cheng-Hsun Wu , Ariel Sommer , Ibon Santiago-Gomez , Peyman Ahmadi , Martin Zwierlein

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E1.00071: Radio-Frequency Spectroscopy of strongly interacting Fermi gases
Andre Schirotzek , Cheng-Hsun Wu , Ariel Sommer , Martin Zwierlein

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E1.00072: Strongly Interacting Fermi and Bose-Fermi Gases
Caleb A. Christensen , Jae H. Choi , Gyu-boong Jo , Ye-ryoung Lee , Tony H. Kim , Tout Wang , David E. Pritchard , Wolfgang Ketterle

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E1.00073: Viscosity Measurements in an Ultracold, Strongly-Interacting, Fermi Gas
Chenglin Cao , Jessie Petricka , James Joseph , Ethan Elliot , Bason Clancy , Le Luo , John Thomas

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E1.00074: Inelastic Collisions of a Fermi Gas in the BEC-BCS Crossover regime
Yingyi Zhang , Xu Du , John Thomas

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E1.00075: Sound propagation in an elongated unitary gas
Munekazu Horikoshi , Shuta Nakajima , Yasuhisa Inada , Swarupananda Pradhan , Masahito Ueda , Takashi Mukaiyama

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E1.00076: Exact numerical simulations of interacting fermions in 1D trapping potentials
Bernd Schmidt , Dominik Muth , Alexander Mering , Michael Fleischhauer

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E1.00077: DYNAMIC AND OUT-OF-EQUILIBRIUM PHENOMENA IN COLD ATOMS


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E1.00078: Measurement of interaction strength for spontaneous symmetric breaking in a parametrically modulated magneto-optical trap
Geol Moon , Myoung-Sun Heo , Yonghee Kim , Heung-Ryoul Noh , Wonho Jhe

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E1.00079: Mediated interactions in a dilute Bose-Einstein condensate and Fermi gas mixture
Deborah Santamore , Eddy Timmermans

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E1.00080: Modeling a sodium spinor condensate
Stephen Maxwell , Thomas Hanna , Yingmei Liu , Eite Tiesinga , Paul Lett

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E1.00081: Stripe formation and anomalous dynamics of a dual species Bose-Einstein condensate in an optical lattice
Uttam Shrestha , Juha Javanainen , Janne Ruostekoski

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E1.00082: Comprehensive study of parametric resonance of high-density ultracold $^{87}$Rb atoms in an optical dipole trap
A. Win , S. Balik , M.D. Havey

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E1.00083: LASER COOLING AND TRAPPING


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E1.00084: ABSTRACT WITHDRAWN


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E1.00085: Laser cooling of rubidium atoms in an integrating sphere
Liang Liu , Huadong Cheng , Wenzhuo Zhang , Ling Xiao , Yuzhu Wang

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E1.00086: Pyramidal Magneto-Optical Atom Traps on a Chip
Samuel Pollock , Joseph Cotter , Athanasios Laliotis , Fernando Ramirez-Martinez , Michael Trupke , Ed Hinds

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E1.00087: Progress toward the magneto-optical trapping of dysprosium
Seo Ho Youn , Mingwu Lu , Ushnish Ray , Benjamin Lev

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E1.00088: Limitations to the Number of $^{85}$Rb and $^{87}$Rb Atoms Simultaneously Confined in a Shallow Optical Trap.
Anthony Gorges , Mathew Hamilton , Jacob Roberts

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E1.00089: Characterization of LIAD loaded sodium MOT
Tetsuya Ishikawa , Matthew Gibbs , Gustavo Telles , Chandra Raman

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E1.00090: Closed-loop stabilization of a quasi-electrostatic trap
Dwight Whitaker , Alex Zylstra

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E1.00091: Progress towards a continuous atom laser
Mallory Traxler , Cornelius Hempel , Varun Vaidya , Georg Raithel

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E1.00092: Optical Sidebands in Extended Cavity Diode Lasers
Timothy Roach , Josh Ryor , Paul Oxley

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E1.00093: Sympathetic Heating Spectroscopy with Ca$^{+}$ Isotopes
Craig Clark , Yatis Dodia , James Geoders , Grahame Vittorini , Ricardo Viteri , Kenneth Brown

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E1.00094: Trapping and Optical Detection of Doubly-charged Ytterbium Ions
Martin Schauer , Jeremy Danielson , David Feldbaum , Saidur Rahaman , BaoZhou Sun , Xinxin Zhao , Justin Torgerson

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E1.00095: Observation of recoil-induced resonaces and electromagnetically induced absorption of cold atoms in diffuse light
Liang Liu

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E1.00096: ANTIMATTER


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E1.00097: A New Form of Matter -- Unmatter, Composed of Particles and Anti-Particles
Florentin Smarandache

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E1.00098: Low Energy Rydberg States in Dipositronium
Joseph DiRienzi , Richard Drachman

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E1.00099: QUANTUM OPTICS WITH NANOSTRUCTURES


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E1.00100: Dissipation Assisted Quantum Memory with Coupled Spin Systems
Liang Jiang , Frank Verstraete , Ignacio Cirac , Mikhail Lukin

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E1.00101: Preparation of Non-equilibrium Nuclear Spin States in Quantum Dots
Michael Gullans , Jacob Krich , Jacob Taylor , Bertrand Halperin , Amir Yacoby , Michael Stopa , Mikhail Lukin

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E1.00102: Optical levitation of quantum nano-mechanical resonators
Darrick Chang , Cindy Regal , Scott Papp , Dalziel Wilson , Jun Ye , Peter Zoller , Oskar Painter , Jeff Kimble

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E1.00103: Quantum gates between superconducting and atomic qubits
Mark Saffman , Frank Wilhelm , Robert McDermott

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E1.00104: Quantum gates between atoms coupled by surface plasmons of a nanowire
David Dzsotjan , Michael Fleischhauer

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E1.00105: Strong coupling between an electronic spin qubit and a nano-mechanical resonator
Peter Rabl , Paula Cappellaro , Gurudev Dutt , Liang Jiang , Jeronimo Maze , Mikhail Lukin

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E1.00106: Enhancing the feedback signals used in closed-loop control of molecular fragmentation
Michael A. Todt , Nick Smolnisky , Nathan Jastram , Bethany Jochim , N.G. Wells , E. Wells , J. Mckenna , A.M. Sayler , B. Gaire , Nora G. Johnson , M. Zohrabi , K.D. Carnes , I. Ben-Itzhak

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E1.00107: Near-field Electrical Detection of Optical Surface Plasmons and Single Plasmon Sources
Frank Koppens , A. Falk , C. Yu , K. Kang , N. de Leon , A. Akimov , M. Jo , M. Lukin , H. Park

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E1.00108: A Nanoscale Quantum Interface for Single Atoms
Jeff Thompson , Darrick Chang , Alexander Zibrov , Mikhail Lukin

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E1.00109: Quantum Optics With Integrated Plasmonic/Optical Systems
Brendan Shields , Alexey Akimov , Frank Koppens , Chun Yu , Parag Deotare , Darrick Chang , Phillip Hemmer , Alexander Zibrov , Marko Loncar , Hongkun Park , Mikhail Lukin

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E1.00110: Atom number counting and cavity optomechanics on an integrated atom chip - cavity QED apparatus
Daniel Brooks , Thomas Purdy , Thierry Botter , Dan Stamper-Kurn

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E1.00111: Supercontinuum-Excited Z-scan Spectroscopy of CdSe/ZnS Semiconductor Coreshells
JaeTae Seo , Qiguang Yang , William Yu , Wanjoong Kim , Sungsoo Jung

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E1.00112: NEW EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES


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E1.00113: Edge enhancement in optically pumped Rb vapor
Z. Wu , K.F. Zhao , M. Schaden

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E1.00114: Millimeter-wave Velocity Modulation Spectroscopy as a Technique to Selectively Detect Molecular Ions
DeWayne Halfen , Lucy Ziurys

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E1.00115: Pseudo-single beam FM spectroscopy for fast, minimally destructive, high SNR detection of Bose-Einstein condensates
Chad Fertig , Mary Locke , Ken Kansky

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E1.00116: Two-Step Dichroic Atomic Vapor Laser Lock Using Electromagnetically Induced Transparency and Absorption
Francisco E. Becerra , Richard T. Willis , Steven L. Rolston , Luis A. Orozco

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E1.00117: A widely tunable laser frequency offset lock with digital counting
Joshua Hughes , Chad Fertig

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E1.00118: Producing and Diagnosing Chirped Nanosecond Pulses
C.E. Rogers III , J.L. Carini , J.A. Pechkis , P.L. Gould

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E1.00119: Optical monitoring of a wavelength-scale mechanical resonator via cavity scattering
Ako Chijioke , John Lawall

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E1.00120: A data acquisition system based on a novel microcontroller
B.A. deHarak , T.G. Porter , N.L.S. Martin

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E1.00121: Combining lattice clocks with cavity QED: Prospects for a mHz-linewidth laser
Dominic Meiser , Jun Ye , Murray Holland

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E1.00122: Determining the spectral width of an ultrashort light pulse with a diffraction grating-based spectrometer
J. Bruce Johnson

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E1.00123: Neutral Atom Lithography Using a Bright Metastable Helium Beam
Claire Allred , Jason Reeves , Chris Corder , Harold Metcalf

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E1.00124: Spatial light modulators for cold atom manipulation: guiding into a Laguerre-Gaussian mode
Laurence Pruvost , Michael Mestre , Fabienne Diry , Bruno Viaris de Lesegno

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