Joint UoC/FORTH Seminars on Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics 2020-2021

The Physics Department of the University of Crete and the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser of the Foundation for Research and Technology jointly organize seminars on Atomic Molecular and Optical (AMO) physics. All members of the academic community, and especially undergraduate and graduate students are warmly welcome to attend the seminars and be exposed to pedagogical research presentations at the forefront of AMO science. A list of the upcoming seminars is presented in the following table. Seminars of previous academic years can be found here: 2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020.


Title / Speaker Place

07 October 2020 @ 16:30

Symmetries and monotones in Markovian quantum dynamics
Dr. Georgios Styliaris, Max-Planck Institute for Quantum Optics


14 October 2020 @ 16:30

Towards neutron skin and anapole moment measurements in atomic ytterbium
Dr. Dionysios Antypas, Helmholtz Institute, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz


25 November 2020 @ 16:30

Quantum sequential hypothesis testing
Dr. Michalis Skotiniotis, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona


02 December 2020 @ 16:30

Master Thesis Presentation
Analysis of basic quantum protocols in the IBM quantum experience platform: estimation of π
Vidhu Catherine Antony, Bangalore University



10 March 2021 @ 16:30

Berry phase in quantum mechanics and quantum field theory
Prof. Vasilis Niarchos, UoC


12 May 2021 @ 18:00

PhD Thesis Work
New directions in spectroscopic chirality detection in a buffer gas cell
Greta Koumarianou, University of California - Santa Barbara


02 June 2021 @ 16:30

Quantum vacuum interactions: past achievements and future challenges
Prof. Athanasios Laliotis, University of Paris 13