Seminar programme Oct. 2013 - June 2014

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 16 Jana Paterova (IOCB):
Hofmeister Series of Ions: Theory Challenges Experiment
Dominik Horinek
(University of Regensburg):
Transfer Models for Chemical Protein Denaturation
Nov 13 Ondrej Svoboda (PICT)
Radiation Damage through Water Ionization: Molecular Perspective
Thomas Pfeifer
(MPI for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg):
Asking two electrons the ultra-quick questions: "What is absorption?" and "What is a Fano resonance?" ― in the time domain.
Dec 11 Daniele Selli (TUD):
Accelerated MD techniques for novel energy materials quest
Roman Martonak
(Comenius University Bratislava)
Structural transformations in solids - simulations and experiment
Jan 22 Johannes Motruk (MPI-PKS)
Topological phases in gapped edges of fractionalized systems
Erez Berg
(Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot)
Beyond Majorana fermions: exotic non-abelian anyons on boundaries of fractional quantum Hall states
Feb 19 Alejandro Santana (TUD):
Molecular Quantum Cellular Automata
Massimo Macucci
(University of Pisa)
Shot noise modeling in semiconductor and graphene nanostructures
Mar 26 Farzaneh Zamani (MPI-PKS):
Spin and Charge Kondo scales in electron-phonon systems
Silke Bühler-Paschen
(TU Vienna)
Enhanced thermopower in a Ce-containing clathrate
Apr 23 Frank Uhlig (IOCB):
Reactivity of sodium in water from ab initio molecular dynamics
Sigurd Bauerecker
(TU Braunschweig)
Freezing behavior of freely suspended supercooled water droplets in the nano to millimeter size scale
May 21 Wladimir Tschischik (MPI-PKS):
Nonequilibrium dynamics in one dimensional Bose-Hubbard system
Michael Köhl
(University of Bonn)
Ultracold atomic Fermi gases in two dimensions
Jun 18 Karsten Leonhardt (MPI-PKS):
Switching exciton pulses through conical intersections
Lorenz Cederbaum
(University of Heidelberg)
Intercoulombic decay and its exploration by short, intense and coherent light pulses