Physics at Virginia

"Quantum simulations and quantum computation with atoms in optical lattices"

David Weiss , Penn State University
[Host: Tom Gallagher]
I will review the physics of 1D Bose gases, show how we experimentally implement them, and describe experiments that confirm the longstanding exact theory across all coupling regimes. I will also describe quantum Newton's cradles, which are out of equilibrium 1D gases that act unlike any other many-body system. Finally, I will show how we image 3D arrays of hundreds of single atoms, an important step on the way to making a neutral atom quantum computer.
Friday, March 16, 2007
4:00 PM
Physics Building, Room 204
Note special time.
Note special room.

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