Wednesday 4:30 pm, MPI-PKS (Nöthnitzer Str. 38) seminar room

a pre-talk (20+5min) given by an IMPRS student, followed

by an invited talk (40+5min) given by an external speaker

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of all seminars shown below.]

datespeakertitleSep 30 Christoph-Marian Goletz (TUD) A semiclassical hike to the border territory Michael Thoss (Universität Erlangen‑Nürnberg) Dynamics of electron transfer processes in molecular systems at surfaces Nov 11 Alexej Mikaberidze (PKS) Ultrafast creation of a resonant nanoplasma inside doped helium droplets Jan Peter Toennies (MPI for Dynamics and Self‑Organization) Microscopic superfluidity of helium clusters Dec 9 Steffen Löck (TUD) Dynamical tunneling in systems with a mixed phase space Holger Schanz (FH Magdeburg) Self-pulsed electron transmission in a transversal magnetic field Jan 20 Fei Tang (TUD) Magnetic structures of Tm _{2}PdSi_{3}studied by neutron scatteringErnst Bauer (Vienna University of Technology) Occurrence of two quantum critical points in Yb _{2}Pd_{2}Sn or why Yb systems do not behave mirror-like to Ce compoundsFeb 24 Alexey Alfonsov (IFW) High-field electron spin resonance on (Gd,La)O _{1-x}F_{x}FeAs superconductorsMichael Schreiber (Technische Universität Chemnitz) The modified sharpened index h_{ms}and other variants in the Hirsch index zooMar 17 Nils Henkel (PKS) 3D roton excitations and supersolids in laser-driven Bose-Einstein condensates Georgy Shlyapnikov (Universite Paris‑Sud) From fermionic atoms to polar molecules: Prospects for novel physics April 21 Hugo Vieyra (CPfS) Evidence for unconventional d-wave superconducting state in CeCu_2Si_2 Michael Lang (Goethe University Frankfurt/M) Molecular solids - tunable many-body systems May 19 Ondrej Marsalek (IOCB) Ab initio molecular dynamics of the hydrated electron Bernd von Issendorff (University Freiburg) Angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy of simple metal clusters Jun 9 Jan Heyda (IOCB) Different denaturation pathways of a small peptide triggered by urea and guanidinium Axel Voigt (Technische Universität Dresden) Local approximations to classical density functional theory with applications in soft and condensed matter physics

seminar programme from October 2008 to June 2009

Wednesday 4:30 pm, MPI-PKS (Nöthnitzer Str. 38) seminar roomseminar programme from October 2007 to June 2008

a pre-talk (20+5min) given by an IMPRS student, followed

by an invited talk (40+5min) given by an external speaker

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of all seminars shown below.]

datespeakertitleOct 8 Annu Thomas (CPfS) Biomimetic growth and morphology control of calcium oxalates Dirk Zahn (MPI-CPfS Dresden) Biominerals in silico: New insights into the mechanisms of nucleation and growth control from computer simulations Nov 12 Martin Schlesinger (TUD) A damping model for molecular dynamics on helium nanodroplets Thomas Baumert (University of Kassel) Ultrafast laser control of coherent and incoherent laser induced processes Dec 10 Waltraut Wustmann (TUD) Occupation probabilities of Floquet states in driven systems with a mixed phase space Ulrich Kuhl (Philipps-University Marburg) Experimental wavechaos Jan 28 Andreia Popa (IFW) Electrochemistry and magnetism in Lithium doped compounds Jürgen Köhler (Universität Bayreuth) Sunlight, purple bacteria, and quantum mechanics Feb 25 Beate Bergk (FZD) Anisotropic multiband many-body interactions in LuNi _{2}B_{2}CWulf Wulfhekel (Universität Karlsruhe) Magnetic excitations on the nano-scale studied with inelastic scanning tunneling spectroscopy Mar 18 Aroon O'Brien (PKS) Kagome lattice structures with charge degrees of freedom Thierry Giamarchi (University of Geneva) Ultracold atomic gases: The perfect quantum simulators? May 06 *)Lars Bittrich (TUD) Flooding of regular phase space islands by chaotic states Jan Wiersig (Universität Magdeburg) Quantum chaos in optical microcavities May 27 Sigmund Heller (TUD) The thermal Bose gas - a stochastic approach Jörg Schmiedmayer (Technische Universität Wien) Integrated circuits for matter waves Jun 24 Liran Wang (IFW) Thermodynamic studies of iron-based superconductors Udo Buck (MPI for Dynamics and Self-organization Goettingen) Sodium water clusters as indication of an ocean in one of the Saturn moons *)Note, that the date was shifted by a week!

Wednesday 4:30 pm, MPI-PKS (Nöthnitzer Str. 38) seminar room

a pre-talk (20+5min) given by an IMPRS student, followed

by an invited talk (40+5min) given by an external speaker

datespeakertitleOct 10 Vardan Apinyan (ILTSR) Spin-rotational invariant approach to the Hubbard model E.K.U. Gross (Freie Universität Berlin) Time-dependent density functional theory: From spectroscopy and quantum transport to optimal control Nov 7 Christian Gnodtke (PKS) Coherent diffractive imaging of atomic clusters with XFEL pulses Alain Aspect (Laboratoire Charles Fabry Paris) Wave particle-duality with a single photon: The delayed choice Gedanken-Experiment at last a real experiment Dec 5 cancelled Jan 23 Katrin Koch (CPfS) The electric field gradient (EFG): Implementation in FPLO Roland Wiesendanger (Universität Hamburg) Dynamical processes in magnetic nano- structures studied by time- and spin-resolved scanning tunneling spectroscopy Feb 20 Wojciech Miiller (CPfS) Observation of Non-Fermi liquid behaviour in URh _{0.62}Ru_{0.38}GeHubertus Wabnitz (DESY Hamburg) High-intensity experiments at the free-electron laser in Hamburg (FLASH) Mar 19 Orkidia Zeneli (IFW) Epitaxial manganite and titanate thin films on piezoelectric substrates Tobias Kippenberg (MPI Quantum Optics Garching) Cavity optomechanics: Backaction cooling of mechanical oscillators April 16 Alexander Croy (PKS) Time-resolved electron transport in double quantum dots Alexander Altland (Universität zu Köln) Recent developments in quantum chaos May 7 Alexander Mai (TUD) New renormalization approach to the periodic Anderson model Wolfgang Schleich (Universität Ulm) Factorisation of numbers, Schrödinger cats and the Riemann hypothesis June 11 Cristina Bran (IFW) Magnetization processes in AF coupled [Co/Pt]/Ru multilayers Steven L Johnson (Paul Scherrer Institut Villingen) Femtosecond X-ray crystallography of bismuth and tellurium: Dynamics on the time scale of an optical phonon period

seminar programme from October 2006 to June 2007

Wednesday 4:30 pm, MPI-PKS (Nöthnitzer Str. 38) seminar room

a pre-talk (20+5min) given by an IMPRS student, followed

by an invited talk (40+5min) given by an external speaker

datespeakertitleOct 11 Jan Handt (TUD) Molecular dynamics of C _{60}in intense laser fields using time-dependent density functional theoryGert-Ludwig Ingold (University of Augsburg) Residual conductance of correlated one-dimensional nanosystems Nov 8 Ch Kramberger (IFW) 1D Electronic properties of bulk vs. individual and aligned single-wall carbon nanotubes Manfred Taut (IFW Dresden) Novel type of quantum oscillations in strong magnetic fields Dec 6 Grzegorz Urbanik (IFW) Surface properties of cleaved YBa _{2}Cu_{3}O_{6.6}crystals studied by scanning tunneling microscopyTilman Pfau (University of Stuttgart) Novel interactions in quantum gases Jan 17 Wenxu Zhang (IFW) Magnetic properties of AFe _{2}(A=Y, Zr, Hf, Lu) under pressureMarkus Grüninger (RWTH Aachen) Quest for orbital waves in transition metal oxides Feb 14 Marek Pasciak (CPfS) Molecular dynamics investigation of ferroelectric phase transition and domain formation in barium titanate Pavel Jungwirth (Czech Academy of Sciences) Ions at surfaces of hydrated proteins and other interfaces Mar 14 Ivan Liu (PKS) Rydberg excitation and photoassociation in an ultracold dense gas Frank Stienkemeier (Universität Freiburg) Dynamics and coherence in doped helium nanodroplets April 11 Ionuţ Georgescu (PKS) Probing cluster dynamics with atto-second XUV laser pulses Peter Blaha (Technische Universität Wien) Simulations of nanostructures and phase transitions using WIEN2k May 9 Ricardo Alberto Pinto (PKS) Quantum localized modes in coupled Josephson-junction qubits Ferenc Simon (Budapest University) Magnetic resonance studies of novel carbon nanostructures June 6 Igor Baburin (TUD) Metal-organic frameworks - geometrical design and quantum-chemical calculations Eleanor E.B. Campbell (Chalmers Göteborg) Femtosecond laser ionisation of fullerenes and fullerene clusters

seminar programme from October 2005 to June 2006

Wednesday 4:30 pm, MPI-PKS (Nöthnitzer Str. 38) seminar room

a pre-talk (20+5min) given by an IMPRS student, followed

by an invited talk (40+5min) given by an external speaker

datespeakertitleOct 6 *)Alberto Zobelli (TUD) Point defects and dislocation lines in single walled BN nanotubes: HREM direct observation and ab-initio simulations Jürgen Schnack (University Osnabrück) A short introduction into magnetic molecules Nov 2 Christian Thiele (IFW) Multi-ferroic manganite/PZT bilayers: Field effect vs. strain effect Stefan Goedecker (University Basel) Minima hopping: An efficient search method for the global minimum of the potential energy surface of complex systems Dec 7 Andreas Neudert (IFW) Magnetization dynamics in Permalloy thin film elements investigated by stroboscopic wide-field Kerr microscopy Wojciech Suski (ILTSR Wroclaw) Magnetism and f-electron materials Jan 18 Igor Popov (TUD) Structural and Electronic properties of the molybdenum sulfide clusters on a gold (111) surface Christian Rüegg (University College London) Quantum phase transitions in magnetic insulators - An expedition into challenging phase diagrams by neutron spectroscopy ... Feb 8 Jan-Peter Ismer (MPI-PKS) Dynamical spin susceptibility in the pseudogap state of the underdoped cuprate superconductors Wolfram Brenig (TU Braunschweig) Phases and Spindynamics of Complex Quantum Magnets March 8 Pawel Wielgus (MPI-CPfS) On the influence of microsolvation by argon atoms on the electron affinity properties of water dimer Warren Picket (University of California) Frustrated rattler atoms in the beta-pyrochlore superconductors April 12 Silvio Baier (MPI-PKS) Double ionization of H _{2}interacting with an intense laser pulseRobert Moshammer (MPI-K Heidelberg) Atomic and molecular dynamics in strong laser fields May 10 Lars Schilling (TUD) Dynamical tunneling in a mixed phase space Holgert Schanz (MPI-DS Göttingen) Ratchet transport: From Parrondo games to kicked atom June 14 Jan-Peter Ismer (MPI-PKS) Theory of INS in high-T _{C}cuprates: Superconducting and pseudo-gap statePeter Fulde (MPI-PKS) Metals with heavy quasi-particles

*)Note, seminar is exceptionally on Thursday!

seminar programme from February to July 2005

Wednesday 4:30 pm, two talks with a coffee break

MPI-PKS (Nöthnitzer Str. 38) seminar room

datespeakertitleFeb 23 A Bäcker (TUD) Chaotic dynamics - classical and quantum KW Becker (TUD) Renormalization methods for the investigation of quantum critical points Mar 23 Y Grin (MPI-CPfS) Electron counting for intermetallic compounds H Eschrig (IFW) Density functional methods Apr 20 G Seifert (TUD) DFT based methods for atomistic simulations J Sznajd (ILTSR) Renormalization group approach to weakly interacting spin and fermion chains May 11 S Kümmel (MPI-PKS) Electron dynamics from time-dependent density functional theory: basics, problems and chances B Büchner (IFW) Aspects of the magnetism in cuprates and molecular nanostructures Jun 15 S Leoni (MPI-CPfS) Molecular dynamics simulations of real materials M Loewenhaupt (TUD) Neutron scattering and the PANDA project Jul 13 R Schäfer (IFW) Stroboscopic microscopy of dynamic magnetization processes J Wosnitza (FZ Rossendorf) Metals at high magnetic fields