Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

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2D nematics in a circular cavity

Wednesday, 25th May 2011. 12:00-13.00 Prof. Enrique Velasco Departamento de Física Teórica de la Materia Condensada, UAM ABSTRACT: In this informal seminar, we present our current work on confined two-dimensional nematics. A nematic is...

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Entanglement and Quantum Criticality

Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 12:00-13.00 Prof. Miguel Ibañez Instituto Fisica Teorica UAM/CSIC ABSTRACT: After a brief introduction to the concept of quantum entanglement we will immediatly focus on some aspects of the role played...

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Spin transport in graphene

Wednesday, 4 May 2011. 12:00-13.00 Prof. Juanjo Palacios Departamento de Fisica de la Materia Condensada, UAM ABSTRACT: In this talk I will review our recent work on two topics related to spin transport in...

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Torsion and anchoring of protein filaments

Wednesday, 13 April 2011. 12:00-13.00 Prof. Pedro Tarazona Departamento de Fisica Teórica de la Materia Condensada, UAM ABSTRACT: This informal seminar presents a possible explanation for the polymorphism observed in FtsZ protein filaments anchored...

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Density Functional Theory – OpenMX

Thursday, 7 April 2011, 12:00-13.00 Prof. Taisuke Ozaki Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) ABSTRACT: During the last three decades continuous efforts have been devoted to extend applicability of the density functional...