Oral presentations given by group members of the Atomic, Molecular and Laser Physics group in 2012

2012

Wim Ubachs
The Quest for drifting Constants
Physics@FOM; Einstein in the 21st century
17-18 Jan. 2012, Veldhoven, Netherlands 

Jeroen Koelemeij
SuperGPS through optical networks
Physics@FOM
17-18 Jan. 2012, Veldhoven, Netherlands 

Itan Barmes
Doppler-reduced direct frequency comb spectroscopy of Rubidium atoms using coherent control.
Physics@FOM,
17-18 Jan. 2012, Veldhoven Netherlands

Wim Ubachs
Verandering van fundamentele natuurconstanten
Viva Fysica, Universiteit van Amsterdam
27 Jan. 2012, Amsterdam, Netherlands 

Axel Ruehl
Power scaling of Yb:fiber frequency combs
Seminar of the European XFEL GmbH,
Feb. 2012, Hamburg, Germany

Jeroen Koelemeij
SuperGPS via glasvezelnetwerken
Themadag Elektriciteit en Tijd & Frequentie, VSL, 
9 Feb. 2012, Delft, Netherlands 

Daniel Noom
Coherent soft-X-ray microscopy using few-cycle laser pulses
Science and Ski meeting,
12-18 Feb. 2012, Diavolezza, Switzerland

Itan Barmes
Spatial coherent control for direct frequency comb spectroscopy.
Science and Ski meeting,
12-18 Feb. 2012, Diavolezza, Switzerland

Jonas Morgenweg
New laser system for highly accurate direct frequency comb spectroscopy
Science and Ski meeting,
12-18 Feb. 2012, Diavolezza, Switzerland

Axel Ruehl
Frequency comb Synthesizer Tunable from 3 to 10 micron
Science and Ski meeting,
12-18 Feb. 2012, Diavolezza, Switzerland

Tjeerd Pinkert
Helium frequency comb spectroscopy in the XUV: results and challenges
Science and Ski meeting,
12-18 Feb. 2012, Diavolezza, Switzerland

Wim Ubachs
Varying fundamental Constants
Diavolezza meeting
16 Feb. 2012, Diavolezza, Switzerland  

Gareth Dickenson
Fourier transform spectroscopy in the XUV at synchrotron SOLEIL
Diavolezza meeting
16 Feb. 2012, Diavolezza, Switzerland

Edcel Salumbides
Test of QED in the hydrogen molecule
Diavolezza meeting
16 Feb. 2012, Diavolezza, Switzerland

Julija Bagdonaite
Search for variation of the proton-to-electron mass ratio on cosmological timescales
Diavolezza meeting
16 Feb. 2012, Diavolezza, Switzerland 
 
Paul Jansen
Intergalactic alcohol for detecting drifting constants
Diavolezza meeting
16 Feb. 2012, Diavolezza, Switzerland 

Marina Quentero Perez
A molecular fountain
Diavolezza meeting
16 Feb. 2012, Diavolezza, Switzerland 

Adrian de Nijs
High precision microwave measurements in CO, a laboratory test of the time-invariance of mu
Diavolezza meeting
16 Feb. 2012, Diavolezza, Switzerland 

Mingli Niu
High-resolution spectroscopy on the A-X band of CO
Diavolezza meeting
16 Feb. 2012, Diavolezza, Switzerland 

Joe Borbely
Testing QED and nuclear few-body theory with helium spectroscopy
16 Feb. 2012, Diavolezza, Switzerland 

Axel Ruehl
From the Extreme Ultraviolet to the Mid-Infrared with Fiber Frequency Combs
CFEL Science Seminar
March 2012, Hamburg, Germany

Jeroen Koelemeij
TWTFT through long-haul duplexed fiber pairs: approaches and applications
6th White Rabbit Workshop, 
22-23 March 2012, Darmstadt, Germany

Hari Prasad Mishra
Towards an ultracold mixture of metastable helium and rubidium
Young Atom Opticians conference 2012
28 March 2012, Krakow, Poland

Alan Heays
A coupled-channels model of molecular nitrogen photo-absorption and dissociation
Harvard Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics Colloquium
2 April 2012, Cambridge (Mass), USA

Hendrick Bethlem
Testing the time-invariance of fundamental constants using (Stark-decelerated) molecular beams (invited)
International Workshop on Zeeman Deceleration,
12-14 April 2012, Zürich, Switzerland

Kjeld Eikema
Frequency comb metrology up to PHz frequencies (invited)
EFTF,
23-27 April 2012, Goteborg, Sweden

Itan Barmes
Doppler-Free Two-Photon Direct Frequency Comb Spectroscopy With Coherent Control
CLEO,
6-11 May 2012, San Jose (USA)

J. Morgenweg
Programmable mJ-Pulse Sequences from an 880 nm Pumped Nd:YVO4 Bounce Amplifier
CLEO/QELS,
6-11 May 2012, San Jose (CA), USA

Axel Ruehl
Frequency comb Synthesizer Tunable from 3 to 10 micron
CLEO/QELS
6-11 May 2012, San Jose (CA), USA

Axel Ruehl
Phase Stabilization of a Yb:fiber Frequency Comb via High-Bandwidth Transducers
CLEO/QELS
6-11 May 2012, San Jose (CA), USA

Wim Ubachs
Heavy Rydberg States
Itamp workshop on Heavy Rydberg states,
Harvard University
11-12 May 2012, Cambridge, USA

Stefan Witte
Efficient lensless X-ray microscopy with a broadband high-harmonic source
Laserlab Europe Foresight Workshop on time-resolved X-ray imaging,
21 May 2012, Heraklion, Greece  

Jeroen Koelemeij
Putting Optical Fiber Frequency Links to Work
Terena Networking Conference, 
21-24 May 2012, Reykjavik, Iceland 

Jeroen Koelemeij
Frequency stability of the Amsterdam - Groningen 'SuperGPS' fiber link
Research on Networks meeting, SURFnet, 
8 June 2012, Utrecht, Netherlands 

Wim Ubachs
Precision measurements of H2 and search for a varying proton-electron mass ratio (invited)
International Conference on Precision Physics of Simple Atomic Systems
11 June 2012, Eltville, Germany 

Steven Knoop
Solving the Na+Li Feshbach puzzle,
Seminar, University of Amsterdam,
15 June 2012, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Adrian de Nijs
Microwave transitions in metastable CO to probe a possible variation
of the proton-electron mass ratio
5th International Symposium on Symmetries in Subatomic Physics
18-22 June 2012, Groningen, the Netherlands

Kees de Lange
Nuclear magnetic resonance of alkane conformational statistics
Ampere NMR school 2012
24-30 June 2012, Poznan, Poland

Ziyu Gu
Rayleigh-Brillouin Scattering Profiles at Atmospheric Conditions
26th International Laser Radar Conference, 
25-29 June 2012, Proto Heli, Greece

Kjeld Eikema
Extreme Ultraviolet Frequency Comb Spectroscopy
Colloquium at the PTB,
27 June 2012, Braunschweig, Germany 

Wim Ubachs
Search for a drifting proton-electron mass ratio on a cosmological time scale
Marcel Grossman meeting on General Relativity MG13
3 July 2012, Stockholm, Sweden 

Julija Bagdonaite
Methanol for probing the constancy of fundamental constants
Marcel Grossman meeting on General Relativity MG13
3 July 2012, Stockholm, Sweden 

Wim Ubachs
The smallest neutral molecule, H2, as a benchmark system in spectroscopy (invited plenary)
Physique Atomique et Moleculaire et Optique; Societe Francaise de Physique
6 July 2012, Metz, France

Kjeld Eikema
Spatial and Spectral Coherent Control over Direct Frequency Comb Excitation
Ultrafast Phenomena,
8-13 July 2012, Lausanne, Switzerland

Joe Borbely
Frequency metrology in quantum degenerate helium (invited)
EGAS 44 conference,
9-13 July 2012, Gothenburg, Sweden

Stefan Witte
Coherent lensless imaging with ultra-broadband light sources
18th international conference on Ultrafast Phenomena,
11 July 2012, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Wim Vassen
Frequency metrology in quantum degenerate helium (invited)
ICAP 2012 conference,
23-27 July 2012, Palaiseau, France

Kjeld Eikema
Towards Extreme Ultraviolet Frequency Comb Spectroscopy of Helium+ Ions (invited)
ECTI,
10-14 Sept. 2012, Obergurgl, Austria

Wim Ubachs
Search for a variation of fundamental constants on a cosmological time scale
Colloquium FOM-institute AMOLF
24 Sep. 2012, Amsterdam, Netherlands 

Wim Ubachs
Precision spectroscopy of He and H2; test of QED in two-electron systems
Seminar National Institute Communications and Technology
27 Sept. 2012, Tokyo, Japan 

Hendrick Bethlem
Precision tests on cold molecules
Seminar National Institute Communications and Technology
27 Sept. 2012, Tokyo, Japan 

Wim Ubachs
Precision spectroscopy of H2; test of QED and varying constants (invited plenary)
6th International workshop on Fundamental physics using atoms
29 Sept. 2012, Sendai, Japan 

Hendrick Bethlem
Precision tests on cold molecules (invited plenary)
6th International workshop on Fundamental physics using atoms
29 Sept. 2012, Sendai, Japan

Axel Ruehl
Widely Tunable Mid-Infrared Frequency Comb Synthesizer
Nonlinear Optics 50,
8-10 Oct. 2012, Barcelona, Spain

Itan Barmes
Spatial and spectral coherent control with frequency combs
36th Annual Meeting NNV AMO meeting,
9-10 Oct. 2012, Lunteren, The Netherlands

Julija Bagdonaite
Search for a cosmologically varying proton-to-electron mass ratio from methanol
36th Annual Meeting NNV AMO meeting,
9-10 Oct. 2012, Lunteren, The Netherlands

Wim Ubachs
Search for drifting constants via extra-galactic alcohol
New Frontiers in Astronomy and Cosmology
12 Oct. 2012, Philadelphia, USA

Stefan Witte,
Lensless imaging with ultrabroadband light sources:
towards efficient table-top soft-X-ray microscopy (invited)
Frontiers in Optics 2012,
17 Oct. 2012, Rochester, New York, USA.

DongFeng Zhao
Spectroscopy study of carbon chains
Dutch Astrochemistry Network
18 Oct. 2012, Leiden, Netherlands
 
Wim Ubachs
Search for drifting constants in a dynamical universe
Enrico Fermi Colloquium 
19 Oct. 2012, Florence, Italy 

Wim Ubachs
Laboratory spectroscopy and astronomical observations in search for a drifting proton-electron mass ratio 
Colloquium Koln University
22 Oct. 2012, Koln, Germany 

Tjeerd Pinkert
Towards higher accuracy in XUV frequency comb spectroscopy
Colloquium at Syrte (French National Metrology Institute)
24 OCt. 2012, Paris, France

Kjeld Eikema
XUV frequency comb spectroscopy of helium and helium+ ions (invited)
ECT* Workshop "The proton size puzzle",
29 Oct.-2 Nov. 2012, Trento, Italy

Steven Knoop
Universal few-body physics with ultracold metastable helium (invited)
Cold Atom Outlook 2012 
31 Oct - 2 Nov 2012, Aarhus, Denmark

Kjeld Eikema
High Precision Laser Experiments - the frequency comb revolution
Fantom International Research School study week,
5-8 Nov. 2012, Groningen, The Netherlands

Peter Zieger
A molecular synchrotron
Seminar Nijmegen University
6 Nov. 2012, Nijmegen, Netherlands 
 
Wim Ubachs
Search for a variation of fundamental constants
Innsbruck Physics Lecture
13 Nov. 2012, Innsbruck, Austria 

Jeroen Koelemeij
SuperGPS through optical networks (invited)
NEAT-FT Workshop
21 Nov. 2012, Hoofddorp, Netherlands

Wim Ubachs
Search for drifting constants in a dynamical universe
Seminar Nijmegen University
23 Nov. 2012, Nijmegen, Netherlands 

Jeroen Koelemeij
SuperGPS through optical networks
7th White Rabbit Workshop
28 Nov. 2012, Madrid, Spain

Joe Borbely
Testing QED and nuclear few-body theory with helium spectroscopy
Seminar ICFO,
1 Dec. 2012, Castelldefels (Barcelona), Spain

Steven Knoop
Stirred, not shaken: ultracold mixtures
LaserLaB Symposium, VU University
7 Dec. 2012, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Kjeld Eikema
Ultra-fast  meets ultra-precise
S.V. Arago Symposium Photontastic: The full spectrum of optics,
University of Twente,
11 Dec. 2012, Enschede, The Netherlands

Jeroen Koelemeij
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2012: Schrödinger's Cat in the Lab
Colloquium University of Groningen
13 December 2012, Groningen, Netherlands

Jeroen Koelemeij
Long-haul time transfer through 10 Gbps optical data streams with sub-100-ps accuracy
SURFnet GigaPort RoN meeting
17 Dec. 2012, Utrecht, Netherlands