Workshop on Dark Matter Search

and Related Topics

CNRS, Grenoble, France, 15-20 January 2007

In the frame of the JSPS – CNRS collaboration


Latest version. Updated 11 / 01 / 2007.


January 17, Conference Hall, building A (Salle de conférences, bâtiment A)


Morning session. Chairman Yuriy Bunkov


10.30 Opening ceremony


Alain Fontaine, Directeur Institut Néel, Grenoble

Takao Mizusaki, Kyoto University, Japan

Henri Godfrin, Institut Néel – CNRS, Grenoble


Dark matter 1.


11.00-11.30 "Rydberg atoms: a sensitive microwave single-photon detector for fundamental physics research"

Seiji Matsuki, Kyoto University, Japan.


11.45-12.15 "Project ULTIMA: Direct search of Dark matter by superfluid 3He"

Henri Godfrin, Institut Néel - CNRS , Grenoble, France.


12.30 – 13.30 Lunch.


Afternoon session. Chairman Takao Mizusaki


Dark matter 2.


13.30 – 14.00 "Progress in Edelweiss … "

Alain Benoit, Institut Néel - CNRS, Grenoble, France.


14.15 – 14.45 "Superfluid 3He probes for dark matter"

M. Khlopov, Centre for Cosmoparticle Physics COSMION, Moscow.


15.00-15.15 Coffee break.


15.15-15.35 "Nuclear-electron recoil discrimination in superfluid 3He"

J. Elbs, Institut Néel - CNRS, Grenoble, France.


15.45-16.05 "Vibrating detectors inside superfluid 3He"

E. Collin, Institut Néel - CNRS, Grenoble, France.


16.15 – 16.35 “Curvature, slip and viscosity in 3He - 4He mixtures”

G.Vermeulen, Institut Néel - CNRS, Grenoble, France.



January 18, Seminar Hall, building E (Salle de séminaires, bâtiment E)


Morning session. Chairman Henri Godfrin


Physics at Low Temperatures.


9.30 – 10.00 “Novel Quantum Phases in the Bilayer Quantum Hall System”

Anjyu Sawada, Kyoto University, Japan.


10.15 – 10.45 “NMR and ESR studies on P-doped Si at very low temperatures and high magnetic Fields”

T. Mizusaki, Kyoto University and Toyoya Physical and Chemical Research Institute, Japan.


11.00 - 11.30 “NMR study of superfuid 3He in anisotropic aerogel”

A. Matsubara, Tokyo and Kyoto Universities, Japan.


12.00 - 13.00 Lunch.


Afternoon session. Chairman Anjyu Sawada


Coherent states of magnetization.


13.00 – 13.45 "Bose condensation of spin waves"

Yu. Bunkov, Institut Néel - CNRS, Grenoble, France.


14.00 – 14.45 “ From quantum relaxation to quantum coherence in magnetism”

B. Barbara, Institut Néel - CNRS, Grenoble, France.


15.00 Galette des rois de l'Institut Néel.

Restaurant H2.


16.15 -17.30

Visit the Laboratory of Ultra Low Temperature Physics (CNRS-Institut Néel).




Groupe Ultra-basses températures