Conference Talks & Colloquia


  • Quantum network of entangled atoms: Rydberg physics in quantum information processing  
    Colloquium, Western Illinois University, Macomb , IL, 2017
  • Quantum control and strong field physics with Rydberg atoms
    Colloquium, University of Nevada, Reno, NV, Aug 2012
  • Multiphoton population transfer in a kicked Rydberg atom: adiabatic rapid passage by separatrix crossing,
    41st Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics of APS, Rice University, Houston, TX, May 2010
  • Multiphoton population transfer in a kicked Rydberg atom
    Winter Workshop on Atomic Physics, Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA, Jan 2010
  • Multiphoton adiabatic population transfer in Rydberg atoms: Classical versus Quantum picture
    39th Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics of APS, Penn State, State College, PA, May 2008
  • Propagation effects in high-order harmonic generation from macroscopic gas targets
    Atomic and molecular physics seminar, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, Jan 2008
  • Ionization of a highly excited hydrogen atom in parallel electric and magnetic fields
    37th Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics of APS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, May 2006
  • Double photoionization cross section of helium near threshold
    Winter Workshop on Atomic Physics, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL, Jan 2005
  • Electron-impact ionization of hydrogen-like ions in line-land model
    36th Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics of APS, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, May 2005

Campus Talks

  • Entangling gates using divalent atoms for distributed entanglement
    Atomic lunch series, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV, May 2015
  • Generation of maximally entangled GHZ states of divalent atoms
    ITAMP Topical Lunch Seminar, Institute for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Boston, MA, October 2014
  • Generation of maximally entangled GHZ states of divalent atoms
    Harvard University, Boston, MA, Novermber 2014
  • Generation of maximally entangled GHZ states of divalent atoms
    Atomic lunch series, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV, 2014
  • Maximally entangled GHZ states for increased Atomic clock precision
    Atomic lunch series, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV, 2013
  • Long wavelength magic trapping of alkali-metal Rydberg atoms in optical lattices for quantum gate operations
    Atomic lunch series, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV, 2013
  • Ionization from Rydberg states in the strong field regime
    Atomic and molecular physics seminar, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, 2012
  • Propagation effects in high-order harmonic generation
    Atomic and molecular physics seminar, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, 2009
  • Propagation effects in high-order harmonic generation from macroscopic gas targets
    Atomic and molecular physics seminar, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, January 2008

Conference Posters


  • Entangled optical clocks via Rydberg blockade
    P. Komar, E. Kessler , T. Topcu, A. Derevianko and M. D. Lukin
    46th Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics of APS, Columbus, OH, June 2015
  • Intensity-modulated polarizabilities and magic trapping of alkali-metal and divalent Rydberg atoms in infrared optical lattices
    Turker Topcu and Andrei Derevianko
    45th Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics of APS, Madison, WI, June 2014
  • Long wavelength magic trapping of alkali-metal Rydberg atoms in optical lattices
    Turker Topcu and Andrei Derevianko
    The 21st International Conference on Laser Spectroscopy (ICOLS), Berkeley, CA, June 2013
  • Metastable states in strong microwave fields
    A. Arakelyan, T. Topcu, F. Robicheaux and T. F. Gallagher
    2013 Joint Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics and the CAP Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics, Canada, Quebec City, Canada, June 2013
  • An assessment of tunneling-multiphoton dichotomy in atomic photo-ionization: Keldysh parameter versus scaled frequency
    Turker Topcu and Francis Robicheaux
    43rd Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics of APS, Orange County, California, June 2012
  • Exploring the high-order harmonic generation from Rydberg states with a fixed Keldysh parameter
    E. A. Bleda, I. Yavuz, Z. Altun, and T. Topcu
    43rd Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics of APS, Orange County, California, June 2012
  • Multiphoton population transfer between rovibrational states of HF: adiabatic rapid passage in a diatomic molecule
    Turker Topcu and Francis Robicheaux
    42nd Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics of APS, Atlanta, GA, June 2011
  • The search for oscillations in the near-threshold double photoionization cross section of helium
    U. Kleiman, T. Topcu, M. S. Pindzola, and F. Robicheaux
    Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society, Frankfurt, Germany, March 13-17 2006
  • Double photoionization cross Section of helium near threshold
    U. Kleiman, T. Topcu, M. S. Pindzola, and F. Robicheaux
    37th EGAS Conference, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland, August 3-6 2005
  • Time-dependent studies of the photoionization of H2+
    J. Colgan, M. S. Pindzola, T. Topcu, F. Robicheaux, C. P. Ballance, and D. C. Griffin 2003