54th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
June 5-9, 2023

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Prizes & Awards

Francis M. Pipkin Award

Andrew Geraci, Northwestern University

I.I. Rabi Prize in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics

Adam Kaufman, JILA/University of Colorado, Boulder

Norman F. Ramsey Prize in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, and in Precision Tests of Fundamental Laws and Symmetries

Olga Kocharovskaya, Texas A&M University

Edward A. Bouchet Award

Carlos Ordóñez, University of Houston

Invited Speakers

Evening Lecture

Carl Wieman, Stanford University

Invited Session: Applied collisions and related processes

Connor Balance, Queens University Belfast, Ireland,

Rosa Tamara Branca, University of North Carolina

Joshua Machacek, Australian National University

Mark Zammit, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Focus Session: Charged Particle Collisions - Memorial for Don Madison

Klaus Bartschat, Drake University

James Colgan, Los Alamos National Lab

Invited Session: Low-energy and novel-storage-ring collision physics

Viatcheslav Kokoouline, University of Central Florida

Holger Kreckel, Max-Planck Institute, Heidelberg, Germany

Sylwia Ptasinska, University of Notre Dame

Richard Thomas, University of Stockholm


Invited Session: Precision spectroscopy of atoms and molecules in solids

Andrei Ruskuc, Caltech

Jeff Thompson, Princeton University

Amar Vutha, University of Toronto

Jonathan Weinstein, University of Nevada, Reno


Focus Session: Attosecond multi-wave-mixing and nonlinear spectroscopy

Shaul Mukamel, University of California, Irvine

Arvinder Sandhu, University of Arizona


Focus Session: Coherence and Entanglement in Attosecond Spectroscopy

Lisa-Marie Koll, Max Born Institute, Berlin, Germany

Thomas Pfeifer, Max-Planck Institute, Heidelberg, Germany


Focus Session: Dynamics of Electrons

Tim Laarmann, DESY, Germany

Alacia Palacios, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain


Focus Session: Imaging of molecular dynamics

Rebecca Boll, European XFEL, Germany

Thomas Weinacht, SUNY Stony Brook


Focus Session: Probing Electronic Dynamics thru Photoemission

Luca Argenti, University of Central Florida

Robert Lucchese, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab


Invited Session: Ultrafast Dynamics in the Condensed Phase

Louis DiMauro, The Ohio State University

Roseanne Sension, University of Michigan

Hans Jakob Wörner, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Lun Yue, Louisiana State University


Focus Session: Ultrafast Non-adiabatic Dynamics in Molecules

Daniel Rolles, Kansas State University

Thomas Wolf, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory


Invited Session: Molecular Qubits

Waseem Bakr, Princeton University

Yicheng Bao, Harvard University

Dianna Serrano, PSL University, CNRS, France

Jessie Zhang, University of California, Berkeley


Invited Session: New frontiers in quantum information science using optical tweezer arrays

Lawrence Cheuk, Princeton University

Jacob Covey, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Kevin Singh, University of Chicago

Dan Stamper-Kurn, University of California, Berkeley


Invited Session: Quantum Effects in 2-Photon Absorption

Kristen Parzuchowski, JILA/University of Colorado, Boulder

Alfred U'Ren, UNAM, Mexico


Invited Session: Quantum simulation with large spin atoms and ions

Bruno Laburthe-Tolra, Université Paris 13, France

Chris Monroe, Duke University

Philip Richerme, Indiana University, Bloomington

Bhuvanesh Sundar, University of Colorado


Focus Session: Advances in cooling and control of ultracold molecules

Loïc Anderegger, Harvard University

Stefan Truppe, Imperial College London, UK


Focus Session: Advances in the control of Rydberg atom arrays

Jaewook Ahn, Korea Advanced Institute of Science

Huanqian Loh, National University of Singapore


Invited Session: Bose and Fermi gases in optical boxes

Zoran Hadzibabic, University of Cambridge, UK

Chen-Lung Hung, Purdue University

Henning Moritz, University of Hamburg, Germany

Nir Navon, Yale University


Focus Session: Frontiers of manipulating ultracold molecules

John Bohn, University of Colorado, Boulder

Tanya Zelevinsky, Columbia University


Invited Session: New topics in nonequilibrium quantum dynamics

Vedika Khemani, Stanford University,

Julian Leonard, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Sylvain Ravets, University Paris-Saclay, France

Ian Spielman, University of Maryland


Invited Session: Quantum Matter in Synthetic Curved spacetimes

Joseph Maciejko, University of Alberta, Canada

Sylvain Nascimbene, University of Maryland

Markus Oberthaler, Heidelberg University, Germany

Qi Zhou, Purdue University


Focus Session: Rydberg atom array experiments at the complexity frontier

Hannes Pichler, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Giulia Semeghini, Harvard University


Invited Session: Synthetic Topological Quantum Matter

Richard Fletcher, MIT

Nathan Goldman, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Ana Maria Rey, University of Colorado, Boulder

Zhen-Sheng Yuan, University of Science and Technology of China


Invited Session: New physics searches with precision measurements

Fabio Di Pumpo, University of Ulm, Germany

Gerald Gabrielse, Northwestern University

Zheng-Tian Lu, University of Science and Technology of China

Igor Pikovski, Stevens Institute of Technology


Invited Session: Laser-cooled Molecules for Precision Measurement

Nick Hutzler, Caltech

Tim Langen, Stuttgart University, Germany

Zack Lasner, Harvard University

Michael Tarbutt, Imperial College, London, UK


Invited Session: Atomic Comagnetometry for Tests of Fundamental Physics

Szymon Pustelny, Jagiellonian University, Poland

Michael Romalis, Princeton University

Dong Sheng, USTC, China

Arne Wickenbrock, University of Mainz, Germany


Invited Session: Communicating Science

Rhett Allain, Southeastern University

Claudia Fracciola, APS, Public Engagement

Charlotte Selton, APS, Member Services

Katherine Wright, Physics Magazine


Graduate Student Symposium: Outstanding answers to outstanding questions

Dave Kawall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

David DeMille, University of Chicago

Lindsay Leblanc, University of Alberta, Canada

Phillip Bucksbaum, Stanford University/SLAC