Seminar programme Oct. 2011 - June 2012

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
Date Student talk Invited talk
Oct 12 Stefanie Thiem (TUC):
Renormalization Group Approach to the Wave Packet Dynamics in Metallic-Mean Labyrinth Tilings
Hans-Rainer Trebin (Universität Stuttgart):
Self-assembly of monatomic complex crystals and quasicrystals under a simple double-well interaction potential
Rick Mukherjee (MPIPKS):
Many-body physics with two-electron atoms
Dieter Jaksch (University of Oxford):
Impurity atoms in optical lattices
Dec 7 Ansgar Pernice (TUD):
Decoherence and the Nature of System-Environment Correlations
Günter Mahler (Universität Stuttgart):
On the emergence of irreversibility
Jan 11 Pierfrancesco Di Cintio (MPIPKS):
Dynamics of heterogeneous clusters under intense laser fields
Paul Gibbon (Forschungszentrum Jülich):
Mesh-free simulation of long-range N-body systems with parallel tree codes
Feb 15 Salim Erfanifam (HZDR):
Ultrasound investigations of spin ice materials
Oleg Petrenko (University of Warwick):
Geometrically Frustrated Magnets: From Kagome Staircase to Triangular and Honeycomb Lattice Compounds
Mar 7 Carlos Zagoya (MPIPKS):
High harmonic generation via dominant interaction Hamiltonians
Olga Smirnova (Max Born Institute, Berlin)
Multichannel Tunneling in Strong Field Ionization
Apr 11 Fabian Maucher (MPIPKS):
On nonlinear waves in nonlocal media
Claudio Conti (Univ. Sapienza, Rome)
Nonlinearity and disorder in nonlinear optics and photonics
May 16 Dorota Komornicka (ILTSR):
Local structure of “disordered” crystals by the modeling of X-ray diffuse scattering
Reinhard Neder (Univ. Erlangen-Nürnberg)
Synthesis and Characterization of Nanoparticles via Pair Distribution Function techniques
Jun 13 Michael Fischer (TUD)
Complete dynamics of H2+ in strong laser fields
Sergei Patchkovskii (NRC, Ottawa)
Molecular dynamics and electronic currents: Beyond the Born-Oppenheimer approximation