Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

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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...

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PForces and currents in carbon nanostructures

Wednesday, 30 March 2011, 12:00-13.00 Prof. Pablo Pou Dpto. de Fisica Teórica de la Materia Condensada, UAM ABSTRACT: STM [1] and FM-AFM [2] have been used for many years to study low-dimensional carbon materials....

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Shaping a quantum field with dissipation

Wednesday, 9 March 2011, 12:00-13.00 Prof. Diego Porras Departamento de Fisica Teórica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid ABSTRACT: I will present some on-going work on analogs of laser cooling of particles in the physics of...

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Dynamic response of a Kondo dot in a photonic cavity

Tuesday, 1 March 2011, 12:00-13.00 Prof. Takis Kontos Laboratoire Pierre Aigrain, Ecole Normale Supérieure, France ABSTRACT: The Kondo effect is the paradigm for strongly correlated electronic systems. Recently, progress in nanofabrication techniques have made...

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Quantum transport of cold atoms

Wednesday, 23 February 2011. 12:00-13.00 Prof. Fernando Sols Departamento de Física Teórica, UCM ABSTRACT: Cold atom devices permit the exploration of novel forms of quantum transport that are difficult or impossible to realize in...