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QDNS '12 Program


INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

Quantum Dynamics of Nano-Structured Systems (QDNS '12)

April 13-14, 2012; Conference Center St. Ulrich, Augsburg, Germany

Thursday, 12 April 2012

Early Evening Arrival
18:00 - 21:00 Registration, Welcome Reception

Friday, 13 April 2012

08:00 - 09:00

Registration

09:00 - 09:05

Axel Tuma, Vice President, University of Augsburg: Opening

Chairperson: Peter Schwab (Augsburg)
09:05 - 09:50 Roberto Raimondi (Rome): SU(2) description of the spin-orbit interaction in a two-dimensional electron gas
09:50 - 10:35 Stellan Östlund (Gothenburg): Discretized thermal Green’s functions (abstract)
10:35 - 11:00

Coffee Break

Chairperson: Alejandro Muramatsu (Stuttgart)
11:00 - 11:45 Luigi Amico (Catania): Entanglement transitions in quantum magnets
11:45 - 12:30 Raymond Frésard (Caen): The Hubbard model in the singlet subspace: a symmetry-entangled mean-field approach
12:45 - 14:00

Conference Picture / Lunch

Chairperson: Elzbieta Zipper (Katowice)
14:15 - 14:45 Poster-Micro-Seminars (2 min per poster)
14:45 - 15:30 Michael V. Berry (Bristol): Variations on a theme of Aharonov and Bohm
15:30 - 16:15 Felix v. Oppen (Berlin): Mesoscopic persistent currents
16:15 - 16:45

Coffee Break

Chairperson: Gerd Schön (Karlsruhe)
16:45 - 17:30 John Clarke (Berkeley): Josephson tunnelling at 50: from SLUGs to axions
17:30 - 18:15 Michael Schreiber (Chemnitz): The modified sharpened index hms and other variants in the Hirsch index zoo
19:00

Dinner (at free disposal; e.g., König von Flandern)

Saturday, 14 April 2012

Chairperson: Werner Weber (Dortmund)
09:00 - 09:45 Ferdinand Evers (Karlsruhe): Progress in simulations of scaling behavior near the Anderson transition
09:45 - 10:30 You-Quan Li (Hangzhou): Multiferroics, and theory for exotic spin orders
10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

Chairperson: Ulrich Weiss (Stuttgart)
11:00 - 11:45 Rahul Pandit (Bangalore): Bose-Hubbard models: phases, transitions, and patterns
11:45 - 12:30 Anthony J. Leggett (Illinois): Quantum dissipation: what can and can't be done with oscillator baths
12:45 - 14:00

Lunch

14:30 - 16:30 Guided City Tour: Augsburg - 2000 years of history
19:00

Festive Conference Dinner (at St. Ulrich)

Sunday, 15 April 2012

11 - 15 Excursion
(to TIM, Textile and Industry Museum Augsburg)