Category: Seminars

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Tunable superfluids in ultracold atomic gases

Wednesday, 12 November 2008, 12:00-13.00 Dr. Francesca Maria Marchetti Departamento de Fisica Teorica de la Materia Condensada (UAM) Thanks to the recent experimental advances, ultra-cold atomic gases now provide the ultimate playground in which...

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Molecular simulations in the Era of GPUs

Friday, 31 October 2008, 12:00-13.00 Dr. Gianni De Fabritiis Universidad Pompeu Fabra (UPF) The recent introduction of cost-effective accelerator processors (APs), such as the IBM Cell processor and Nvidia’s graphics processing units (GPUs) represents...

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Toward molecule-machines at the nanoscale

Monday, 16 June 2008, 15:00-16.00 Dr. C. Joachim The Nanoscience Group, CEMES-CNRS, 29, Rue J. Marvig, BP 94347, 31055 Toulouse Cedex, France and A*STAR VIP Atom Technology, IMRE, 3 research Link, Singapore There is...

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Adiabatic pumping through quantum dots

Monday, 17 September 2007, 12:00-13.00 Janine Splettstoesser Departement de Physique Theorique, Universite de Geneve A finite charge can be pumped through a mesoscopic system in the absence of an applied bias voltage by changing...

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Hard Superconductivity in Soft Quantum Films

Thursday, 14 June 2007, 12.00-13.00 Hanno H. Weitering The University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory Superconductivity is inevitably suppressed in reduced dimensionality. Questions of how thin superconducting wires or films can be...

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Adaptive Resolution Molecular Dynamics Scheme

Wednesday, 23 May 2007, 12.00-13.00 Dr. Matej Praprotnik Theory group of the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany We have been developing a novel adaptive resolution technique for efficient multiscale molecular dynamics...