Batsheva de Rothschild Seminar


ISF - Israel Science Foundation workshop


Light-matter Interaction:

Focus on Novel Observable non-Hermitian Phenomena

Kibbutz Ein-Gedi

April 21st-26th, 2013




Sunday 21/4/2103  

 14:00-16:00 Refreshments and tour of Ein-Gedi botanical gardens 
 16:00-16:15 Greeting and opening statement - organizing committee and Joshua Jortner (Tel-Aviv University). 
 16:15-18:45 Motivation for using non-Hermitian formalism
18:45-20:00 Dinner
20:00 Get together over beer & wine

Monday 22/4/2013 

8:30-10:45 Non-Hermitian degeneracy (Exceptional points)
10:45-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-12:50 Realization of exceptional points
12:50-17:00 Lunch and informal discussions in the dead sea (transportation from the reception desk) 
17:00-18:20 Realization of exceptional points (cont.): chairman Guenther Wunner (Stuttgart University).
18:20-19:30 Dinner
19:30-20:50 Dynamical control by external fields, chairman Nimrod Moiseyev (Technion)
21:00 Get together over beer & wine (self-paid)

Tuesday 23/4/2013

8:30-10:45  Non Hermitian optics
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-12:35 Non Hermitian optics (cont.)
12:35-16:30 Lunch and informal discussions.
16:00-18.00  Non Hermitian optics (cont.) chairman Moti Segev (Technion).
18:30-19:30  Dinner
19:30 Get together over beer & wine
  • 30 minute talks followed by 10 minute discussions
    • Yaron Silberberg (Weizmann Institute) - Controlling of light in complex media

Wednesday 24/4/2013

8:30-10:45  Strong Laser Physics
10:45-11:15  Coffee Break
11:15-13:15  Strong Laser Physics (cont.)
13:15-16:00 Lunch and informal discussions
16:00-18:00 Strong Laser physics (cont.)
18:00-19:30 Dinner
19:30-21:05 Dynamical control in optical lattices
21:05 Get together over beer & wine (self-paid)

Thursday 25/4/2013

8:30-10:30 Dynamical control by external fields (cont.), chairman Nimrod Moiseyev (Technion)
10:30-11:00 coffee break
11:00-13:15 Quantum chaos and complexity in decay, emission, and relaxation processes
13:15-16:00 Lunch and informal discussions in the dead sea (transportation from the reception desk)
16:00-17:20  Novel phenomena in control of light matter interactions
17:20-17:50 coffe break
Panel discussion: future prospect
19:30-20:30 Dinner
20:30 A moonlight tour to the foothills of Masada

Friday 26/04/2013

Departure after breakfast.



Israel Science FoundationIsrael Science Foundation

TechnionTechnion institute of advanced studies in theoretical chemistry

Technion Physics department