Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

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Periodically nanostructured graphene

Wednesday, 12th Dicember 2012. 12:00-13:00 Amadeo L. Vázquez de Parga (Departamento de Física de la Materia Condensada, UAM and IMDEA-Nanociencia) ABSTRACT: Ultra perfect graphene monolayers, islands and ribbons can be epitaxially grown on different...

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Theory and experiments with quantum fluids of light

Wednesday, 5th Dicember 2012. 12:00-13:00 Iacopo Carusotto (INO-CNR BEC Center and Dipartimento di Fisica, Universitá di Trento) ABSTRACT: A few years after the first observation of Bose-Einstein condensation, quantum gases of dressed photons in...

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The Nobel prize in Physics 2012

Wednesday, 28th November 2012. 12:00-13:00 Fabrice P. Laussy (Depto. Física Teórica de la Materia Condensada, UAM) ABSTRACT: This year’s Nobel prize honored, through the work of Haroche and Wineland, the physics of light-matter interaction...

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A new tool for particle hydrodynamics at different scales

Monday, 22nd October 2012. 15:00-16:00 Pawel Hawrylak Emerging Technologies Division, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Canada ABSTRACT: We briefly review electronic and optical properties of graphite and graphene, atomically thin layer of carbon...

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Ultrafast switching of semiconductor microcavities

Wednesday, 10th October 2012. 12:00-13:00 Georgios Ctistis Complex Photonic Systems, MESA+ Institute & Dept. of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands ABSTRACT: The interest in all-optical switching of photonic nanostructures is rapidly...