Announcement - Welcome

Polatom Conference and School
This is the home page of the first meeting of the POLATOM ESF research networking programme, to be held in Chersonissos, Crete, Greece from May 2nd to May 6th, 2011.

The first meeting is now over. Thank you all for your participation! We sincerely hope you had an enjoyable and fruitful time in Crete!


The first meeting within our network will consist of a school (May 2 & 3), as well as a conference (May 4 - 6).

The basic goal of this meeting is to bring closer the two communities of cold-atom and polariton physics, to inform the scientists about interesting recent developments in these fields, and to explore possible links to nanotechnology.

The topics will include: Graduate students and post-doctoral researchers are especially encouraged to apply. There will be no conference fees. Accommodation for the applicants who will be accepted will be covered fully. Also, the travel expenses will be covered, at least partly. Please, find detailed information by navigating using the side bar. The registration for participation and/or contributed talks/posters is now closed.

Abstract submission deadline: February 28, 2011
Registration deadline: March 15, 2011