FOMO2022 in Trieste

Summer School: 12-16 September 2022
Conference: 19-23 September 2022

Both at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste.


Anton Zeilinger
Speaker @ FOMO2022
wins the Nobel Price!

(Just a few days after his talk at FOMO2022)

Scope of the Conference

FOMO2022 (19th – 23rd September 2022) is dedicated to frontier research around the following subjects:

  • Matter wave explorations with Electrons, Neutrons, Atoms, Bose-Einstein condensates, Biomolecules, Clusters and Nanoparticles
  • Theory, Simulation and Experiment of matter wave systems
  • Quantum coherence and decoherence
  • Matter wave technologies, covering new coherent sources, beam splitters and detection methods
  • Non-linear matter wave optics
  • Quantum atom optics in vacuum and periodic media
  • Matter wave at the interface to general relativity
  • Matter wave at the interface to chemistry and biology
  • Matter wave searches for new forces or particles
  • Matter waves for precision measurements of inertial forces, material properties and fundamental constants.

The Conference shall:

  • Provide a broad and inclusive overview over the international state of the field by invited experts
  • Facilitate intense discussions around numerous contributed talks
  • Trigger new collaborations around extended poster sessions by the young researchers.

The conference is preceded by a Summer School (12th – 16th September 2022), with up to 60 Ph.D. students and postdocs accepted.
The young attendees are encouraged to extend their stay to the following conference.

A session intended to remember and honour the late Helmut Rauch will be held on Thursday 22 September 2022.

History of FOMO

The first conference on Frontiers of Matter Wave Optics – FOMO 2010, was inaugurated in Crete in 2010, followed by FOMO2011, FOMO2014, FOMO2016, FOMO2018, and has become the central international biannual conference on this research topic.