From Laser Spectroscopy to Quantum Science

PROGRAM SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19

From Laser Spectroscopy to Quantum Science

10:00

Welcome Speech

Ferenc Krausz, MPI of Quantum Optics & LMU Munich

10:10

Peter Toschek, University of Hamburg

A glimpse on the emergence of excellence

10:30

Wolfgang Demtröder, TU Kaiserslautern

Ted Hänsch: A life for science

10:50

Musical Interlude

11:00

Allister Ferguson, University of Strathclyde

The Scottish connection

11:20

David McIntyre, Oregon State University

Simply elegant: Lessons from Ted

11:40

Kjeld Eikema, VU University Amsterdam

Frequency comb, or no frequency comb, that is the question!

12:00

Musical Interlude

12:15

Lunch

14:00

Vladan Vuletić, MIT

Entanglement of 3000 atoms by detecting one photon

14:20

Martin Weitz, University of Bonn

Bose-Einstein condensation of light

14:40

Matthias Weidemüller, Heidelberg University

Exploring interactions in ultracold atomic gases

15:00

Thomas Udem and Norbert Will

Physics experiments on stage inspired by Ted Hänsch

15:20

Coffee Break

16:00

Markus Greiner, Harvard University

A microscopic view on synthetic quantum matter

16:20

Ronald Holzwarth, Menlo Systems

Two decades of Frequency Combs: my "comb" journey with Ted Hänsch

16:40

Concluding Remarks

Experimentally recorded optical interference pattern by T.W. Hänsch.
Experimentally recorded optical interference pattern by T.W. Hänsch.
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