Preliminary Agenda

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Preliminary Agenda

Monday, April 19
6 - 9 PM Pre-Registration - Hotel Lobby
Tuesday, April 20
Time Speaker Title
Session 1 Tuesday Morning John Wellman, Chair -- Oslo/Copenhagen Room New Directions for Fundamental Physics Research
8:30 Fred O'Callaghan
Manager, Astronomy & Fundamental Physics Office, JPL
Welcome to the 2004 Fundamental Physics Workshop
8:45 Mark Lee
Enterprise Scientist, NASA HQs
State of the Fundamental Physics Program
9:15 Ulf Israelsson
Program Scientist, JPL
Reforming Fundamental Physics/Roadmap Progress
10:00 Hiroto Kobayashi
Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency
New Results from Fundamental Physics Research
10:20 Michael Nieto
Los Alamos Nat'l Lab
Controlled Antihydrogen Propulsion for NASA's Future in Very Deep Space
Session 2 Tuesday Morning Humphrey Maris, Chair -- Oslo/Copenhagen Room Magnetic Levitation for Exploration
10:40 Jim Valles
Brown University
Magnetic Levitation-based Martian and Lunar Gravity Simulator
11:00 Charles Rosenblatt
Case Western Reserve University
Temporal Measurements of Surfactant Squeeze-out Using Magnetically-levitated Liquid Bridges
11:20 Yuanming Liu
Variable-Gravity Simulator at JPL
11:40 Attendees Discussion
Lunch (no host)
Session 3 Tuesday Afternoon-1 Bill Phillips, Chair -- Oslo/Copenhagen Room Clocks for Navigation
1:30 Stephen Lichten
Lunar/Mars Navigation and Telecom Systems: GPS and GPS-like Systems, and the Role of Precise Clocks
2:00 Kurt Gibble
Penn State University
Atomic Clock Requirements for Precise Interplanetary Navigation
2:20 John Prestage
Small Mercury Ion Clock for On-board Spacecraft Navigation
2:40 Bill Klipstein
Options for Navigation at the Moon and at Mars
3:00 Konstatin Penanen
A Superfluid Clock
3:20 Attendees Discussion
Session 4 Tuesday Afternoon-2 Mark Kasevich, Chair -- Oslo/Copenhagen Room Inertial Navigation and Resource Location Technologies
3:50 Mark Kasevich
Stanford University
Inertial navigation using a cold-atom gyroscope
4:20 Nan Yu
Cold-atom gravity gradiometer
4:40 Ho Jung Paik
University of Maryland
Exploring the Moon and Mars with an orbiting superconducting gradiometer
5:00 Talso Chui
Applied Superconductivity And Superfluidity For Exploration Of The Moon And Mars
5:20 Emile Hoskinson
University of California
Development of Superfluid Interference Gyroscopes
5:40 Attendees Discussion
6:00 - 8:00 Session 5 - Poster Session Stockholm Room - Snacks and no-host bar (click here for details)
Wednesday, April 21
Time Speaker Title
Session 6 Wednesday Morning Melora Larson, Chair -- Oslo/Copenhagen Room Research on the Moon and Mars-1
8:30 Jack Sandweiss
Yale University
Searches for Strangelets
9:00 Vigdor Teplitz
Goddard Space Flight Center
Seismic Search for Strange Quark Matter
9:30 Ho Jung Paik
University of Maryland
Gravitational wave experiments on the Moon
10:00 Robert Duncan
University of New Mexico
Self-organized Critical Phenomena near the Superfluid Transition
Session 7 Wednesday Morning Melora Larson, Chair -- Oslo/Copenhagen Room Research on the Moon and Mars-2
10:30 David Lee
Cornell University
Lunar 3He - If and when?
10:50 Jens Gundlach
University of Washington
Preparation for Space: Torsion Balance Fundamental Physics Experiments
11:10 Slava Turyshev
The Lunar Astrometric Test of Relativity (LATOR) mission
11:30 Ken Nordtvedt
Northwest Analysis
Orbit considerations for the LATOR mission
11:50 Ron Walsworth
Low-field MRI for space explorers
12:10 Attendees Discussion
Lunch (no host)
Session 8 Wednesday Afternoon Don Strayer, Chair -- Oslo/Copenhagen Room Results from Fundamental Physics Experiments-1
1:45 Pierre Meystre
University of Arizona
Fermionic atom optics
2:05 Juha Javanainen
University of Connecticut
Conversion of a degenerate Fermi gas into molecules in a Feshbach resonance
2:25 Randy Hulet
Rice University
Conversion of an atomic Fermi gas to a molecular Bose gas
2:45 Erik Streed
Recent results with ultracold gases
3:05 Murray Holland
JILA & University of Colorado
Resonance superfluidity in dilute fermion gases
3:25 John Thomas
Duke University
Hydrodynamics in a Degenerate, Strongly Attractive Fermi Gas
Session 9 Wednesday Afternoon David Goodstein, Chair -- Oslo/Copenhagen Room Results from Fundamental Physics Experiments-2
4:00 Horst Meyer
Duke University
Numerical simulations studies of the transient to steady convection in a supercritical fluid
4:20 David Lee
Cornell University
Stabilization of High Concentrations of Deuterium and Nitrogen Atoms in Impurity-Helium Solids
4:40 Haruo Kojima
Pennsylvania State University
Stress-driven Instability on the Solid 4He Surface
6:15 No-host bar Dining Room
7:00 Banquet Dining Room
8:00 Jim Erickson
Results from the Mars Rover Exploration Mission
Thursday, April 22
Time Speaker Title
Session 10 Thursday Morning Talso Chui, Chair -- Oslo/Copenhagen Room SQUIDs and Other technologies
8:30 James Adams
Marshall Space Flight Center
Radiation hazards and countermeasures for human space flight
9:00 Claudia Tesche
Using MEG to Explore Issues in Psychology
9:30 Slava Turyshev
Physics contributions to human health and to human life support
10:40 Talso Chui
Development of SQUIDs for applications in exploration
11:10 Michael Romalis
Princeton University
Ultra-sensitive non-cryogenic magnetometer for space missions
11:30 Virendra Sarohia
Bioengineered autonomous systems for exploration of space
11:50 Attendees Discussion

Poster Session Details
Name/Affiliation Title
Tom Adams, Design_net Space Flight Qualified SQUID Control and Readout Electronics for Monitoring Astronaut Health
Stephen Boyd, UNM Radiation Detection and Monitoring in Space with Low-Temperature Bolometric Techniques
Talso Chui, JPL High-Resolution Displacement Sensor Using SQUID Array Amplifier
Talso Chui, JPL Thermal and Quantum Mechanical Noise of a Superfluid Gyroscope
Talso Chui, JPL Using the Moon and Mars as a Giant Detectors for Strange Quark Nugget
Scott Diddams, NIST High Precision Optical Frequency Synthesis with Femtosecond Optical Frequency Combs
Rob Duncan, UNM Demonstration of an Ultra-Stable Cryogenic Platform with 25 pK/root-Hz Stability
Dan Heinzen, Texas New apparatus to search for an electron electric dipole moment
Sergi Jerebets, JPL Measurements of thermal conductivity of superfluid helium near its Tlambda in a 2-D confinement
Alex Kuzmich, GaTech Entangled atomic clock
Melora Larson, JPL The Legacy of the Low Temperature Microgravity Physics Facility
David Lee, Cornell Pulsed Electron Spin Resonance Spectrometer for Impurity-Helium Solids
John Lipa, Stanford Critical point of oxygen with gravity cancellation
John Lipa, Stanford Status of the SUMO experiment
Humphrey Maris, Brown Coalescence of Liquid Drops
Warren Nagourney, UW Optical Atomic Frequency Standards: Current Status and New Directions
Lois Pollock, Cornell Spatial distribution of competing ions around DNA in solution
Michael Romalis, Princeton Search for Lorentz violation using K-3He co-magnetometer
Dmitri Sergatskov, UNM A Robust, Fast, and Deterministic Spike-reduction Algorithm for Autonomous Real-time Control
Dmitri Sergatskov, UNM New Precision Feedback Controls for Low-Temperature Experiments
Slava Turyshev, JPL Laser Ranging to the Moon, Mars and Beyond
Peter Weichman, Alphatec Superfluid Transitions in Bosonic Atom-Molecule Mixtures Near Feshbach Resonance
Peter Weichman, Alphatec Theoretical Investigations of Near-Critcal Superfluid Dynamics
Li You, GaTech Quantum entanglement and correlation of Bose condensed atoms

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