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Duncan O'Dell

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35) Backaction-Driven Transport of Bloch Oscillating Atoms in Ring Cavities
J. Goldwin, B. Prasanna Venkatesh, and D.H.J. O'Dell, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 073003 (2014).

34) Impurity in a bosonic Josephson junction: Swallowtail loops, chaos, self-trapping, and Dicke model
Jesse Mumford, Jonas Larson, and D. H. J. O'Dell, Phys. Rev. A 89, 023620 (2014).

33) Chaos in circuit QED: decoherence, localization and nonclassicality
J. Larson and D.H.J. O'Dell, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. 46, 224015 (2013).

32) Anisotropic and long-range vortex interactions in two-dimensional dipolar Bose gases
B.C. Mulkerin, R.M.W. van Bijnen, D.H.J. O'Dell, A.M. Martin, and N.G. Parker, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 170402 (2013).

31) Bloch oscillations of cold atoms in a cavity: Effects of quantum noise
B. Prasanna Venkatesh and D.H.J. O'Dell, Phys. Rev. A 88, 013848 (2013).

30) Quantum Catastrophes and Ergodicity in the Dynamics of Bosonic Josephson Junctions
D. H. J. O’Dell, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 150406 (2012)

29) Impurity in a Bose-Einstein condensate in a double well
F. Mulansky, J. Mumford, and D. H. J. O'Dell, Phys. Rev. A 84, 063602 (2011).

28) Adiabatic transfer of light in a double cavity and the optical Landau-Zener problem
N. Miladinovic, F. Hasan, N. Chisholm, I.E. Linnington, E.A. Hinds, and D.H.J. O'Dell, Phys. Rev. A. 84, 043822 (2011).

27) Synthetic magnetohydrodynamics in Bose-Einstein condensates and routes to vortex nucleation
L. B. Taylor, R. M. W. van Bijnen, D. H. J. O’Dell, N. G. Parker, S. J. J. M. F. Kokkelmans, and A. M. Martin, Phys. Rev. A 84, 021604(R) (2011).

26) Band-structure loops and multistability in cavity QED
B. Prasanna Venkatesh, J. Larson, and D. H. J. O'Dell, Phys. Rev. A 83, 063606 (2011).

25) Collective excitation frequencies and stationary states of trapped dipolar Bose-Einstein condensates in the Thomas-Fermi regime
R. M. W. van Bijnen, N. G. Parker, S. J. J. M. F. Kokkelmans, A. M. Martin, and D. H. J. O’Dell, Phys. Rev. A 82, 033612
(2010)

24) Atomic Bloch-Zener oscillations for sensitive force measurements in a cavity
B. Prasanna Venkatesh, M. Trupke, E. A. Hinds, and D. H. J. O'Dell, Phys. Rev. A 80, 063834 (2009).

23) Classical versus quantum dynamics of the atomic Josephson junction
G. Krahn and D.H.J. O'Dell, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 42, 205501, (2009).

22) Exact solutions and stability of rotating dipolar Bose-Einstein condensates in the Thomas-Fermi limit
R.M.W. van Bijnen, A.J. Dow, D.H.J. O’Dell, N.G. Parker, A.M. Martin, Physical Review A 89, 033617 (2009).

21) Structure formation during the collapse of a dipolar atomic Bose-Einstein condensate
N. G. Parker, C. Ticknor, A. M. Martin, and D. H. J. O'Dell, Phys. Rev. A 79, 013617 (2009).

20) Collapse times of dipolar Bose-Einstein condensates
C. Ticknor, N. G. Parker, A. Melatos, S. L. Cornish, D. H. J. O'Dell, and A. M. Martin, Phys. Rev. A 78, 061607(R) (2008).

19) Thomas-Fermi versus one- and two-dimensional regimes of a trapped dipolar Bose-Einstein condensate
N. G. Parker and D. H. J. O'Dell, Phys. Rev. A 78, 041601(R) (2008).

18) Instabilities and Vortex Lattice Formation in Conventional and Dipolar Dilute Gas Bose-Einstein Condensates
A.M. Martin, N.G. Parker, R.M.W. van Bijnen, A. Dow and D.H.J. O’Dell, Laser Physics 18, 322 (2008).

17) Dynamical Instability of a Rotating Dipolar Bose-Einstein Condensate
R. M. W. van Bijnen, D. H. J. O'Dell, N. G. Parker, and A. M. Martin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 150401 (2007).

16) Vortex in a trapped Bose-Einstein condensate with dipole-dipole interactions
D.H.J. O'Dell and C. Eberlein, Phys. Rev. A 75, 013604 (2007).

15) On an exact solution of the Thomas-Fermi equation for a trapped Bose-Einstein condensate with dipole-dipole interactions
Claudia Eberlein, Stefano Giovanazzi and Duncan O'Dell, Phys. Rev. A 71, 033618 (2005).

14) Density-wave instability and roton spectrum in a cigar-shaped Bose-Einstein condensed gas with dipole-dipole interactions (Special Issue: Ultracold Polar Molecules:Formation and Collisions)
Stefano Giovanazzi and Duncan O'Dell, Eur. Phys. J. D. 31, 439 (2004).

13) Electromagnetically-induced isothermal ``gravitational'' collapse in molecular fermionic gases
A.I. Artemiev, I.E. Mazets, G. Kurizki and D. O'Dell, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B 18, 2027 (2004).

12) Bose-Einstein condensates with laser-induced dipole-dipole interactions beyond the mean-field approach
Kurizki G, Mazets IE, O'Dell DHJ, Schleich WP, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B 18, 961 (2004).

11) Exact Hydrodynamics of a trapped dipolar Bose-Einstein condensate
Duncan H.J. O'Dell, Stefano Giovanazzi and Claudia Eberlein, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 250401 (2004).

10) Depletion of a Bose-Einstein condensate by laser-induced dipole-dipole interactions
I.E. Mazets, D.H.J. O'Dell, G. Kurizki, N. Davidson and W.P. Schleich, J. Phys. B 37, S155 (2004).

9) Squeezing in a dipolar Bose-Einstein condensed gas
Duncan O'Dell, Stefano Giovanazzi and Gershon Kurizki J. Mod. Opt. 50, 2655 (2003).

8) Rotons in Gaseous Bose-Einstein Condensates Irradiated by a Laser
D.H.J. O'Dell, S. Giovanazzi and G. Kurizki, Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 110402 (2003).

7) Density Modulations of Bose-Einstein Condensates via Laser-Induced Interactions
S. Giovanazzi, D.H.J. O'Dell and G. Kurizki, Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 130402 (2002).

6) One-dimensional compression of Bose-Einstein condensates by laser-induced dipole-dipole interactions
S. Giovanazzi, D.H.J. O'Dell and G Kurizki, J. Phys. B, 34, 4757 (2001).

5) Dynamical diffraction in sinusoidal potentials: uniform approximations for Mathieu functions
D.H.J. O'Dell, J. Phys. A 34, 3897 (2001).

4) Self-Binding Transition in Bose Condensates with Laser-Induced ``Gravitation''
S. Giovanazzi, D. O'Dell, G. Kurizki, Phys. Rev. A(R) 63, 031603 (2001)

3) Bose-Einstein Condensates with 1/r Interatomic Attraction: Electromagnetically Induced ``Gravity''
D. O'Dell, S. Giovanazzi, G. Kurizki and V.M. Akulin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5687 (2000).
For commentary on this paper see Why trapped atoms are attractive, James Anglin, Nature (London) 406, 29 (2000); Physicists tell atoms to pull themselves together, Mark Haw, Nature Science update, 28 June 2000: http://helix.nature.com/nsu/000629/000629-7.html

2) Ergodicity in wave-wave diffraction
M.V. Berry and D.H.J. O'Dell, J. Phys. A 32, 3571 (1999).

1) Diffraction by volume gratings with imaginary potentials
M V Berry and D H J O'Dell, J. Phys. A 31, 2093 (1998)

Chapters in books

1) Coherence and Entanglement in Mesoscopic Systems
M. Blaauboer, N. Davidson, M. Heiblum, G. Kurizki, D. O'Dell, A. M. Dykhne, E. Sarnelli, p565-572 in Decoherence, Entanglement and Information Protection in Complex Quantum Systems, V.M. Akulin et al (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Physics 602 (Kluwer Academic publishers, Boston/Dordrecht/London, 2005).

2) Bose-Einstein condensates with laser-induced dipole-dipole interactions
Duncan O'Dell, Stefano Giovanazzi and Gershon Kurizki, p581-588 in Decoherence, Entanglement and Information Protection in Complex Quantum Systems , V.M. Akulin et al (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Physics 602 (Kluwer Academic publishers, Boston/Dordrecht/London, 2005).

3) New Regimes in Cold Gases via Laser-Induced Long-Range Interactions
Gershon Kurizki, Stefano Giovanazzi, Duncan O'Dell and Alexandre I. Artemiev in Dynamics and Thermodynamics of Systems with Long-Range Interactions, T. Dauxois et al (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Physics 602 (Springer, Berlin, 2002).

PhD thesis

The diffraction of atoms by light, University of Bristol (1999)

Group theses

Bloch-Zener Oscillations of a Cold Atom in an Optical Cavity
B. Prasanna Venkatesh, M.Sc. thesis, McMaster University (2008)

Adiabatic Transfer of Light in a Double Cavity
N.K. Miladinovic, M.Sc. thesis, McMaster University (2011)

Steady State and Dynamical Properties of an Impurity in a BEC in a Double Well Potential
J.D. Mumford, M.Sc. thesis, McMaster University (2012)

Bloch oscillations of cold atoms in a cavity
B. Prasanna Venkatesh, Ph.D. thesis, McMaster University (2013)

Posters

Vortex in a dipolar BEC (PDF)

Adiabatic Transfer of Light in a Double Cavity and the Optical Landau-Zener Problem (PDF)

Quantum Catastrophes in Bosonic Josephson Junctions (JPG)