International Workshop on: Simulating gravitation and cosmology in condensed matter and optical systems

from Monday, 22 July 2019 (00:45) to Thursday, 25 July 2019 (22:00)
ECT* - Villa Tambosi (Meeting room)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
22 Jul 2019
23 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
25 Jul 2019
08:30 --- Registration ---
09:00 Welcome by the organizers   (Meeting room)
09:30 Non-linear effects in modulated 1D atomic BEC - Renaud Parentani (Paris-Sud University)   (Meeting room)
10:15 Observation of thermal Hawking radiation and its temperature in an analogue black hole - Prof. Jeff Steinhauer (Technion)   (Meeting room)
11:00 --- Coffee Break ---
11:30 Backreaction Problems in Moving Atoms, Radiating Black Holes and the Early Universe via Generalized Fluctuation-Dissipation Relations - Prof. Bei-Lok Hu (University of Maryland)   (Meeting room)
09:00 Welcome and Presentation of ECT* - Jochen Wambach (Director of ECT*)   (Meeting room)
09:15 Black-hole superradiance: probing ultralight bosons with compact objects and gravitational waves - Paolo Pani (Sapienza University of Rome)   (Meeting room)
10:00 First M87 Event Horizon Telescope Results: The Shadow of the Supermassive Black Hole - Yosuke Mizuno (Goethe University Frankfurt)   (Meeting room)
10:45 --- Coffee Break ---
11:15 Exploring nonequilibrium field theories with cold atoms and solid state systems - Prof. Eugene Demler (Harvard University)   (Meeting room)
09:00 Black holes with unusual horizons - Ms Dietmar Silke Klemm (Università degli Studi di Milano)   (Meeting room)
09:45 Rapidly expanding BEC ring: analog cosmology in a lab - Ted Jacobson   (Meeting room)
10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 Cosmology, theory vs. observations: an overview and some ideas - Prof. Sabino Matarrese (Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia G. Galilei, Università di Padova)   (Meeting room)
11:45 Imperfect fluid description of modified gravities - Prof. Valerio Faraoni (Bishop's University)   (Meeting room)
09:00 Neutron Stars and Gravitational Waves - Prof. Konstantinos Kokkotas (University of Tuebingen)   (Meeting room)
09:30 Testing tunnelling with gravity - Ruth Gregory (Durham University)   (Meeting room)
10:00 Testing tunnelling with gravity: quantum simulators - Ian Moss (Newcastle University)   (Meeting room)
10:30 Testing seeded vacuum decay with cold atoms - Dr Florent Michel (Durham University)   (Meeting room)
10:45 --- Coffee Break ---
11:15 Constructing superconductors by graphene Chern-Simons wormholes - Prof. Salvatore Capozziello (Università di Napoli "Federico II")   (Meeting room)
11:45 Forging graphene pseudospheres to mimic curved space–times - Dr Tommaso Morresi (ECT* (FBK) - University of Trento)   (Meeting room)
12:15 Effective friction induced by the dynamical Casimir emission and its fluctuations - Dr Salvatore Butera (BEC Center, University of Trento)   (Meeting room)
12:30 Towards accurate confirmation of spontaneous Hawking radiation in degenerate atomic gases via interference of Hawking pairs - Dr Stefano Giovanazzi (Kirchhoff-Institut für Physik)   (Meeting room)
12:45 --- Lunch ---
14:30 Cosmology in the laboratory - Ulf Leonhardt   (Meeting room)
15:00 Wave amplification in rotating reference frames - Prof. Daniele Faccio (University of Glasgow)   (Meeting room)
15:30 Pulse dynamics for the optical analogue of Hawking radiation - Dr David Bermudez (Department of Physics, Cinvestav)   (Meeting room)
15:45 --- Coffee Break ---
16:15 Four-wave mixing and enhanced analog Hawking effect in a nonlinear optical waveguide - Scott Robertson (Laboratoire de l'Accélérateur Linéaire, Orsay)   (Meeting room)
16:30 Entanglement measure for the characterisation of Hawking emission - Maxime Jacquet (University of Vienna)   (Meeting room)
16:45 TBA - Galitski   (Meeting room)
18:00 --- Welcome buffet ---
12:00 Emulating Hawking physics with cavity polaritons - Prof. Jaqueline Bloch (Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology C2N/CNRS- Université Paris Saclay Palaiseau, France)   (Meeting room)
12:15 Quantum analog of Kerr black hole and Penrose effect in a Bose-Einstein condensate - Dr Dmitry Solnyshkov (University Clermont Auvergne)   (Meeting room)
12:30 Towards exotic gravitational analogue in quantum fluids of light - Dr Maxime Richard (CNRS - Institut Néel)   (Meeting room)
12:45 An atomic vapor medium for analogue gravity in a fluid of light. - Dr Quentin Glorieux   (Meeting room)
13:00 --- Lunch ---
14:30 Application of the black hole-fluid analogy: identification of a vortex flow through its characteristic waves - Prof. Silke Weinfurtner (School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nottingham)   (Meeting room)
15:00 Scattering of co-current surface waves on an analogue black hole - Scott Robertson (Laboratoire de l'Accélérateur Linéaire, Orsay)   (Meeting room)
15:15 --- Coffee Break ---
15:45 Experimental Quantum Cosmology: Probing Analogue Trans-Planckian Physics in Dipolar Bose-Einstein Condensates - Prof. Uwe Fischer (Seoul National University)   (Meeting room)
16:15 Universal Dynamics near Non-Thermal Fixed Points - Thomas Gasenzer (Kirchhoff-Institute for Physics, Heidelberg University)   (Meeting room)
16:45 Towards analog reheating of the universe in the laboratory - Mr Aleksandr Chatrchyan (Institute for Theoretical Physics, Heidelberg University)   (Meeting room)
17:00 Dissipative phase transition in a BEC with local losses - Dr Dries Sels   (Meeting room)
17:15 Substantiating analog Hawking radiation by inspecting the close vicinity of the acoustic horizon - Mr Mathieu Isoard (LPTMS)   (Meeting room)
17:30 Probing Quantum Fields in the lab - Sebastian Erne (University of Nottingham)   (Meeting room)
19:00 --- Dinner at "Alla Mostra" restaurant ---
21:00 --- Beer & Physics! "Analogue gravity: black holes in a glass" ---
12:15 BEC Analog Black Holes With Massive Phonons - Mr Richard Dudley (Wake Forest University)   (Meeting room)
12:45 --- Lunch ---
14:30 Hawking radiation in an exactly solvable BEC model - Manuele Tettamanti (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca)   (Meeting room)
15:00 Superradiant effects in Bose-Einstein condensates: amplification and instabilities - Luca Giacomelli (Università di Trento and CNR-INO BEC Center)   (Meeting room)
15:15 --- Coffee Break ---
15:45 Round Table: theories vs experiments   (Meeting room)
20:00 --- Social Dinner at "Scrigno del Duomo" ---
12:00 HELIOS, or the need for a CERN for analogs - Alfredo Iorio (Charles University)   (Meeting room)
12:15 Breakdown of Quasilocality in Long-Range Quantum Lattice Models - Dr Salvatore Manmana (Goettingen University)   (Meeting room)
12:30 Exploring a superradiant laser of Ginzburg phonons - Gabriel Menezes (Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro)   (Meeting room)
12:45 --- Lunch ---
14:30 Many-Body Entanglement in Fermi Gases for Quantum Metrology - Prof. Maria Luisa Chiofalo (Physics Department and INFN, University of Pisa)   (Meeting room)
14:45 The information loss problem: an analogue gravity perspective - Mr Giovanni Tricella (SISSA)   (Meeting room)
15:00 Modified Unruh effect from generalized uncertainty principle - Dr Fabio Scardigli (Politecnico Milano)   (Meeting room)
15:15 --- Coffee Break ---
15:45 Round Table: theories vs experiments   (Meeting room)
20:00 --- Dinner at "Orso Grigio" ---
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