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 PQE-2012 -- January 2-6, 2012 --- Snowbird, Utah, USA
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Lamb Award

PQE-2012, the 42nd Winter Colloquium on the Physics of Quantum Electronics, was held at Snowbird, Utah, USA on January 2-6, 2012.

  • There was a reception on Monday evening, January 2nd in honor of the 2012 recipients of the Willis E. Lamb Award for Laser Science and Quantum Optics: Henry Kapteyn of The University of Colorado, Margaret Murnane of The University of Colorado, Jorge Rocca of Colorado State University.

  • The conference sessions were Tuesday, January 3 through Friday, January 6, 2012.

  • If you have any questions about the conference, please send email to
    [ pqe (at) pqeconference (dot) com ]

Conference Program:

  • Here is the conference program.

  • Abstract Book. Warning, these are large downloads!
    • Here is a version including the original PDF abstract files uploaded by the participants (44.2 Megabyte download).
    • Here is a 600 dpi monochrome rendering suitable for printing (43.6 Megabyte download).

Best Abstract Award:

Special Issue:

  • In memory of the conference, some speakers are contributing papers to a special issue of The Journal of Modern Optics.

  • The special issue will be published early in January of 2013.

Organizing Committee

  • Marlan O. Scully and George R. Welch.
    Please direct any enquiries by email to:  [ pqe (at) pqeconference (dot) com ]