Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual

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2015, May 04 -- May 14

L. Amico (U. Catania-CNR & CQT-NUS)
G. Birkl (TU Darmstadt)
M. Boshier (Los Alamos)
L.-C. Kwek (CQT-NUS)
A. Minguzzi (U. J. Fourier & CNRS Grenoble)

The goal of the workshop is to discuss the challenges in the emerging field of atomtronics: Bose-Einstein condensates manipulated in “optical circuits” of very different spatial shapes and intensity. We intend to bring together experimentalists and theorists active in the field. Conceptual and applicative aspects of atomic circuits for diverse exploitations will be covered, both to extend the scope of the existing quantum simulators and to devise platforms for new routes to information technology.


The Benasque workshop will offer two-three seminars per day from the invited speakers. Working groups, self-organized and chaired discussions are a part of the Benasque Center working mode and will be encouraged. Offices/desk space will be available for the participants upon request. A poster session will be also organized.


The workshop will be mainly funded with the conference fees (see the section Registration fee informations below). Services included are:

- Round bus trip on the first and the last day from Benasque to the Barcelona airport.
- A reception party the day one of the workshop, coffee breaks.
- Technical and logistic assistance.

Invited speakers

D.A. Anderson, JILA (USA)
Veronica Ahufinger UAB (Spain)
Aidan Arnold, Univ. Strathclyde (UK)
Miguel Cazalilla, Tsing Hua Univ, (Taiwan)
Doron Cohen, Ben Gurion Univ. (Israel)
Rainer Dumke ,CQT (Singapore)
Mark Edwards, Georgia South. Univ. (USA)
Jozsef Fortagh, Univ. Tuebingen (Germany)
Barry Garraway, Univ. Sussex (UK)
Tobias Grass, ICFO (Spain)
David Guéry-Odelin ,Toulouse (France)
Fred Jendrzejewski, NIST (USA)
Helene Perrin , LPL (France)
Fernando Sols, UCM (Madrid)
Matteo Rizzi, Mainz Univ. (Germany)
Wolf von Klitzing , IESL-FORTH (Greece)


Registration fee information

The registration fee for this conference is:

Before April 15After April 15
Regular300 eur.400 eur.
Student200 eur.300 eur.

Pay by bank transfer

The registration fee must be paid to the account of the Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual after your application has been accepted.

Ibercaja (account number): 2085 2310 3803 3004 4193
IBAN: ES44 2085 2310 3803 3004 4193

Remember that your registration is complete only after the payment is made.

* Please, send a confirmation by e-mail to info@benasque.org.
* Please pay all bank charges
* Include as a subject in the transfer '2015atomtronics Your_Surname'
* In the comments section include:
      Full name of the conference and your name.

Pay by credit card

Senior: Pay by credit card
Student: Pay by credit card

* All credit card payments have a 0.7% VAT charge.
* You have to be registered.
* Please, pay after your application has been accepted.

*Cancellation Policy*
A 30 euro charge will be applied for cancellations made up to 10 days before the conference start date.
A no refund policy will be applied to cancellations made after this date.

Further Information.

This session has received financial support from the following institutions:

  • logo CSIC
  • Gobierno de Aragón
  • Ministerio de educación y ciencia
  • DPH
  • Universidad de Zaragoza
  • Ayuntamiento de Benasque


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