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Nano optics and atomics: transport of light and matter waves

The CLXXIII International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" on "Nano optics and atomics: transport of light and matter waves", organized by the Italian Physics Society (SIF), in collaboration with the International Cold Atom Network (INTERCAN) and NanoPhotonics to Realise Molecular Scale Technologies (PHOREMOST), will be held in Villa Monastero (Varenna, Como Lake, Italy) from 23rd June to 3rd July 2009.

List of topics:
Wave transport in disordered structures
Anderson localization of light, sound and matter waves
Ultracold atoms, bosonic and fermionic superfluidity
Nanoscale plasmon propagation
Levy flights and photonic (quasi) crystals
Transport in low dimensional systems
Quantum simulation

Lecturers and invited speakers:
Alain Aspect (Institut d'Optique, Palaiseau, France)
Bill Barnes (University of Exeter, UK)
Immanuel Bloch (University of Mainz, Germany)
Jean Dalibard (Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Paris, France)
Alain Dereux (Universite' de Bourgogne, Dijon, France)
Matthias Fink (Universite' Denis Diderot, Paris, France)
Randall Hulet (Rice University, Houston, USA)
Massimo Inguscio (Universita' di Firenze, Florence, Italy)
Jossie Klafter (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
Georg Maret (Universitaet Konstanz, Germany)
John Page (University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada)
Paul Steinhardt (Princeton University, USA)
Peter Woelfle (Universitaet Karlsruhe, Germany)
Eli Yablonovitch (University of California, Berkeley, USA)
Arjun Yodh (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA)

Directors of the School:
Robin Kaiser (Institut Non-Lineaire de Nice, Valbonne, France)
Diederik Wiersma (LENS and INFM-BEC, Florence, Italy)

Scientific secretariat:
Leonardo Fallani (LENS and University of Florence, Florence, Italy)

Deadline for applications: Monday, April 20th, 2009