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    Superconductors and Hybrid Structures at Extreme Scales and Conditions

 
Draft Programme – LOFAR User Requirements Review and Workshop

 

 

 

Workshop Superconductors and Hybrid Structures at Extreme Scales and conditions

 

Updated 19 April, 2002

 

Location: Lorentz Centre, Leiden

Dates: 22 April – 3 May, 2002

 

First week

 

 

Monday 22 April

 

10:00 – 16:30    Welcome & Registration

Coffee and tea in the Common Room

16:30 – 18:00    Wine & Cheese Party in the Common Room

 

 
Tuesday 23 April

 

09:30 – 10:30    Lev Bouleavskii

Tunneling measurements of a single spin

10:30 – 11:00    Coffee and tea in the Common Room

11:00 – 12:00    Wolfgang Belzig

                        Noise in Superconductor-Normal-Metal-Heterostructures

12:30 – 13:30    Lunch in the Gorlaeus canteen

15:30 – 16:00    Coffee and tea in the Common Room

16:00 – 17:00    Hans Mooij

                        Quantum dynamics of Josephson junctions

 

 

Wednesday 24 April

 

09:30 – 10:30    Lev Ioffe

Possible realization of an ideal quantum comptuer in Josephson junction array

10:30 – 11:00    Coffee and tea in the Common Room

11:00 – 12.00    Anatoly Volkov

The effect of a nonhomogeneous magnetisation on equilibrium and transport properties of ferromagnet/superconductor mesoscopic structures

12:30 – 13:30    Lunch in the Gorlaeus canteen

15:30 – 16:00    Coffee and tea in the Common Room

16:00 – 17:00    Hervι Courtois

                   Coherent low-energy charge transport in a diffusive S-N-S junction


 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 25 April

 

09:30 – 10:30    Giuseppe Falci

                   Decoherence due to 1/f noise in superconducting nanocircuits

10:30 – 11:00    Coffee and tea in the Common Room

11:00 – 12:00    Alexei Koshelev

                   Crossing vortex lattices in layered superconductors

12:30 – 13:30    Lunch in the Gorlaeus canteen

14:00 – 15:00    Bart van Wees

Spin accumulation, spin transport and spin precession in mesoscopic hybrid devices

15:00 – 15:30    Coffee and tea in the Common Room

 

 

Friday 26 April

 

09:30 – 10:30    Dmitri Feldman

                   Destruction of bulk ordering by surface randomness

10:30 – 11:00    Coffee and tea in the Common Room

11:00 – 12:00    Yuri Galperin

                   Is weak temperature dependence of dephasing possible?

12:30 – 13:30    Lunch in the Gorlaeus canteen

15:30 – 16:00    Coffee and tea in the Common Room

16:00 – 17:00    Jan van Ruitenbeek

                        Magic wires and the physics of conductance at the atomic scale

 

 

Saturday 27 April

 

09:30 – 10:30    Alexandre Buzdin

                        New superconducting phases in field-induced organic Superconductor

10:30 – 11:00    Coffee and tea in the Common Room

11:00 – 12:00    Frank Hekking

                        Entanglement and quantum measurements in Josephson junction circuits

 

Free afternoon


 

 

 

Second week

 

 

Monday 29 April

 

09:30 – 10:30    Milena Grifoni

                   Quantum ratchets

10:30 – 11:00    Coffee and tea in the Common Room

11:00 – 12.00    Peter Silvestrov

                   Semiclassical quantisation of Andreev billiards

12:30 – 13.30    Lunch in the Common Room

15:30 – 16:00    Coffee and tea in the Common Room

14:00 – 15:00    Piero Martinoli

Dimensional crossover and hidden incommensurability in Josephson junction arrays of periodically repeated Sierpinski gaskets

 

16:00                Boattrip and conference dinner

 

Tuesday 30 April

 

09:30 – 10:30    Yuval Gefen

                        My work on  spin+ interferometry+ quantum dots

10:30 – 11:00    Coffee and tea in the Common Room

11:00 – 12.00    Nikolai Kopnin

                   Spectral flow dissipation in superconducting point contacts

 

Free afternoon

 

Wednesday 1 May

 

09:30 – 10:30    Allard Hoekstra

                   At the other side of the switchable mirror: scaling in the insulating phase of YHx

10:30 – 11:00    Coffee and tea in the Common Room                

11:00 – 12.00    Hans Hilgenkamp

                  Josephson devices with intrinsic π-phase shifts

12:30 – 13.30    Lunch in the canteen of the Gorlaeus Laboratory

14:00 – 15:00    Teun Klapwijk

"Metal"-to-insulator transition in a strongly interacting 2-dimensional electron

 gas

15:00 – 15:15    Coffee and tea in the Common Room

15:15 – 16.15    Herre van der Zant

                   Microscopic charge-density-wave dynamics

16.30 – 17.30    Serge Lemay

                        Two-Dimensional Imaging of Electronic Wavefunctions in Carbon Nanotubes

18:00 – 19:00    Colloquium dinner in the Oort canteen, please, register at www.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl/ce/

19.30                Leo Kouwenhoven, Colloquium Ehrenfestii

                        Electrons in Quantum Dots


 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 2 May

 

09:30 – 10:30    Yuli Nazarov

                   Superconductivity-driven absolute spin valve effect

10:30 – 11:00    Coffee and tea in the Common Room

11:00 – 12:00    Rosario Fazio

                        Interplay of magnetism and superconductivity in small metallic grains

12:30 – 13.30    Lunch in the Gorlaeus canteen

15:30 – 16:00    Coffee and tea in the Common Room

16:00 – 17:00    Dmitri Averin

                        Error-correction in Josephson-junction qubits

19:00                Conference dinner

 

Friday 3 May

 

09:30 – 10:30    Andrei Zaikin

                   Superconducting Quantum Dot in the Kondo Regime

10:30 – 11:00    Coffee and tea in the Common Room

11:00 – 12:00    Andrei Lopatin

                        The theory of quantum tunneling between paramagnetic and superconducting

states of a nanometer-scale superconducting grain placed in a magnetic field

12:30 – 13.30    Lunch in the Gorlaeus canteen

 

 

 

End of program

 

                  



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