Scientific Program

March. 23rd (Wed) 2016. Morning session:

Chairs: Shiwei Zhang, Angela Mecca
Time Speaker Talk Title
8:50 -- 9:00 Eckhard Krotscheck Introduction and Opening Comments
9:00 -- 9:45 Joe Carlson S-wave pairing in bulk and finite systems: atoms and neutron matter
9:45 -- 10:30 Jeremy Holt Auxiliary-Field Quantum Monte Carlo Simulations of Neutron Matter in Chiral Effective Field Theory
10:30 -- 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 -- 11:35 Kevin Schmidt Zero range interactions with variational and diffusion Monte Carlo
11:35 -- 12:20 Eckhard Krotscheck Correlations in the Low-Density Fermi Gas: Fermi-Liquid state, BCS Pairing, and Dimerization

12:20 -- 13:30 : Lunch Break


March. 23th (Wed) 2016. Afternoon session:

Chairs: Xu-Guang Huang, Kevin Schmidt
Time Speaker Talk Title
13:30 -- 14:15 Dany Page Pairing and Neutron Star Thermal Evolution
14:15 -- 15:00 Nicolas Chamel Pairing in Neutron-Star Crusts within the Nuclear Energy Density Functional Theory
15:00 -- 15:20 Coffee break
15:20 -- 16:05 Sophia Han Characteristics of hybrid compact stars with a sharp hadron-quark interface
16:05 -- 16:50 Piotr Magierski Dynamics of superfluid neutron matter and ultracold fermionic atoms within TDDFT
16:50 -- 17:35 Panagiota Papakonstantinou Pairing gaps in neutron matter with three-body force


Mar. 24th (Thu) 2016. Morning session

Chairs: Joe Carlson, Armen Sedrakian
Time Speaker Talk Title
9:00 -- 9:45 Angela Mecca Effective-interaction approach to the Fermi hard-sphere system
9:45 -- 10:30 Shiwei Zhang Spin-orbit coupling and pairing in the two-dimensional Fermi gas
10:30 -- 10:50 Coffee break
10:50 -- 11:35 Armen Sedrakian Phase diagram and BCS-BEC crossovers in systems with imblance
11:35 -- 12:20 Xu-Guang Huang BCS-BEC crossover and novel superfluidity in nuclear matter

12:20 -- 13:30 : Lunch Break


Mar. 24th (Thu) 2016. Afternoon:

Time Speaker Talk Title
13:30 -- 14:30 John Clark General Discussion
15:00 -- 15:15 Transfer to Physics Department (Bus)
15:30 -- 16:30 Jim Sauls Physics Colloquium
19:00 -- Conference Dinner (Ramada Center)


Mar. 25th (Fri) 2016. Morning Session

Chairs: Dany Page, Jeremy Holt
Time Speaker Talk Title
9:00 -- 9:45 Alex Gezerlis Pairing in 2D cold atoms, heavy nuclei, and neutron stars
9:45 -- 10:30 Joaquin Drut Attractive fermions in 2D: ground-state and thermodynamics via lattice Monte Carlo methods
10:30 -- 10:50 Coffee break
10:50 -- 11:35 Dean Lee Nuclear binding near a quantum phase transition
11:35 -- 12:20 Victor Khodel The occurrence of a Unconventional BCS and hidden dineutron phases in dense neutron matter

12:20 -- 13:30 : Lunch Break