### Summer term 2015

The time window for the summer term 2015 is **Apr 13 - May 22, 2015 ** and **June 1 - July 25, 2015**.

The following lectures are offered:

#### General lecture *Theoretical Femtosecond Physics*

lecturer: | Dr. F Grossmann (Theoretical Physics, TUD) | |

time: | On Mondays, 13.00-14.30 (Lecture) On Tuesdays, 9.20-10.50 (Lecture / Exercise, alternating) | |

location: | BZW A120, Zellescher Weg 17 | |

content: | Introduction to laser theory, Time-dependent formulation of quantum theory, Atom-laser interaction, Above-threshold and multi-photon ionization, High-harmonic-order generation, Molecule-laser interaction, Femtosecond spectroscopy, Coherent control, Quantum computing |

#### General lecture *Strongly correlated electrons: *

From quantum dots to high temperature superconductivity

From quantum dots to high temperature superconductivity

lecturer: | Prof. M Vojta (Theoretical Physics, TUD) | |

time: | On Mondays, 11.10-12.40 (Lecture) On Thursdays, 13.00-14.30 (Lecture / Exercise, alternating) | |

location: | BZW A120, Zellescher Weg 17 | |

content: |
1. Introduction 2. Models for correlated electrons 3. Local correlations: Kondo effect and quantum dots 4. Mott transition and dynamical mean-field theory 5. Correlations in one dimension: Spin-charge separation 6.
High-temperature superconductivity See also lecture homepage here |

#### General lecture *Non-Equilibrium Field Theory*

lecturer: | Prof. S Diehl (Theoretical Physics, TUD) | |

time: | On Mondays, 14.50-16.20 (Lecture) On Fridays, 13.00-14.30 (Lecture / Exercise, alternating) | |

location: | BZW A120, Zellescher Weg 17 | |

content: | The course gives an introduction to various aspects of non-equilibrium many-body systems, a young and rapidly evolving area of research, in a modern functional integral formulation. The theoretical concepts needed to work in this field will be explained from scratch, and applied to prominent physical situations. |

#### General lecture *Numerics of Stochastic Processes*

lecturer: | Prof. K Padberg-Gehle (Scientific Computing, TUD) | |

time: | On Wednesdays, 09.20-10.50; On Thursdays, 13.00-14.30 | |

location: | Wed.: WIL C133 (Zellescher Weg 12-14); Thu.: WIL A221 (Zellescher Weg 12-14) | |

content: | This module deals with stochastic processes, applications and their numerical treatment, with particular emphasis on the numerical solution to stochastic differential equations |

#### General lecture *Nanostructured Materials*

lecturer: | Prof. G Cuniberti (Materials Science and Nanotechnology, TUD)
Dr. D Ryndyk (Materials Science and Nanotechnology, TUD) | |

time: | Lecture: On Tuesdays, 9.20-10.50 Exercise: On Wednesdays, 13.00-14.30 | |

location: | ZEU/114/H, Zeuner-Bau, George-Bähr-Str. 3c (Lecture) BER/105/H, Berndt-Bau, Helmholtzstr. 7 (Exercises) | |

content: | scaling laws, mesoscopic systems, quantum effects, synthesis of clusters and nanotubes, density of states and electron transport in low-dimensional systems, theoretical foundations of scanning tunnelling microscopy, atomic force microscopy, chemical atomic force microscopy, and near-field scanning optical microscopy, nanostructuring via electron beam lithography, optical lithography, and scanning probe techniques, giant magnetoresistance, single-electron devices, lab classes for scanning tunnelling and atomic force microscopy |

#### Special lecture *Fourier transform optical spectroscopy*

lecturer: | Dr. A Eisfeld (MPI-PKS) | |

time: | Will be decided together with the participants THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND THE LECTURE - SEND AN EMAIL TO eisfeld@pks.mpg.de | |

location: | MPI-PKS, Nöthnitzer Str. 38, seminar room TBA | |

content: | Fourier transform spectroscopy is a measurement technique whereby spectra (as function of frequency) are obtained based on measurements of the coherence of a radiative source, using time-domain signals. The lecture will give a introduction into the basic theoretical concepts and experimental realizations. We will in particular discuss linear and non-linear optical spectra. | |

#### Special lecture *Modern Aspects of X-ray and Neutron Scattering*

lecturer: | Prof. D Inosov (Solid State Physics, TUD) | |

time: | On Thursdays, 09.20-10.50 | |

location: | PHY D16 (Haeckelstr. 3) | |

content: | The lectures will cover modern aspects of various x-ray and neutron scattering methods at large-scale facilities (synchrotrons and neutron sources). These will include elastic and inelastic x-ray scattering, resonant x-ray scattering, neutron diffraction, inelastic neutron scattering, polarized neutron scattering, neutron spin-echo spectroscopy. |

#### Special lecture *Introduction to Bionanotechnology*

lecturer: | Prof. G Cuniberti (Materials Science and Nanotechnology, TUD) Dr. J Thiele (Materials Science and Nanotechnology, TUD) | |

time: | On Tuesdays, 14.50-16.20 | |

location: | Seminar room B1, Max-Bergmann-Center, Budapester Str. 27 | |

content: |
The course summarizes the most important developments in the field of nano- and biomaterials, as well as focuses on the innovative tools used for investigations and characterizations in a field of bionanotechnology.
The course represents a modular structure: Module 1 (materials): nano- and biomaterials for biotechnology; synthesis, physical and chemical properties, applications (environmental,medical) Module 2 (tools and applications): Micro fluidics and nano fluidics as a tool for bio nanotechnology; modeling approach: computing with biomolecules Module 3 (techniques): using molecules as building blocks (DNA origami), scanning probe techniques for bionanotechnology | |

#### *NanoSeminar*

lecturer: | Prof. G Cuniberti (Materials Science and Nanotechnology, TUD) | |

time: | On Thursdays, 13.00-14.00 | |

location: | Seminar room 115, Hallwachsstr. 3 | |

content: | The seminar series features invited talks by international renowned scientists and researchers from academia and industry. | |