Lorentz Center - Quantum Criticality from 7 Aug 2006 through 18 Aug 2006
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    Quantum Criticality
    from 7 Aug 2006 through 18 Aug 2006

 

First week

 

 

Monday 7 August

 

11.00    Opening

 

12.00    Lunch

 

14.00    A. Schofield: Tutorial Theory

 

15.30    Coffee break

 

16.00    Identifying discussion topics

 

17.00    Wine & cheese party

 

 

Tuesday 8 August

 

10.00    P. Gegenwart: Tutorial Experiment

 

10.45    Coffee break

 

11.45    Discussion How to detect quantum criticality in experiments

 

12.30    Lunch

 

14.00    H. v. Loehneysen: Role of tuning parameters in magnetic quantum phase transitions

 

15.00    Coffee break

 

15.30    P. Coleman: Gauge mediated Fermi liquids: fractional excitations co-existing as gapped excitations in a heavy fermi liquid

 

 

Wednesday 9 August

 

09.00    R. Moessner: Tutorial Frustrated Magnetism

 

10.30    Coffee break

 

11.00    Y. B. Kim: Non-equilibrium quantum criticality in itinerant electron systems

 

12.00    Lunch

 

14.00    Posters

 

15.30    Coffee break

 

16.00    E. Altman: Hidden topological order in one-dimensional Bose insulators

 

16.30    A. Polkovnikov: Phase diagram of one-dimensional bosons in disordered potential

 

17.00    D. Khveschenko: Dissipative dynamics of and phase transition in d-wave Josephson junctions.

 

 

Thursday 10 August

 

09.00    A. Vishwanath: Tutorial Deconfined quantum criticality

 

10.30    Coffee break

 

11.00    O. Motrunich: Orbital magnetic field effects in spin liquid with spinon Fermi sea

 

12.00    Lunch

 

14.30    Coffee break

 

15.00    Discussion Proximate phases to itinerant-electron critical points

 

17.15    Departure to boat

 

18.00    Workshop dinner during a boat-trip in the Lake District of Leiden

 

 

Friday 11 August

 

09.30    C. Pfleiderer: Crossover or stable phase? New experiments of the partial order and non-Fermi liquid behavior in MnSi

 

10.30    Coffee break

 

11.00    D. Belitz: Quantum Phase Transitions and Exotic Phases in the Metallic Helimagnet MnSi

 

12.00    Lunch

 

13.30    A. Vishwanath: Theory of the helical spin crystal: a candidate for the partially ordered state of MnSi

 

14.30    Coffee break

 

15.00    Discussion Classification of and approaches to metallic quantum criticality

 

 

 

 

Second week

 

 

Monday 14 August

 

09.30    C. Varma: The Pseudogap state and quantum critical fluctuations about it

 

10.30    Coffee break

 

11.00    J. Zaanen: Fermionic quantum criticality and nodal hypersurface geometry

 

12.00    Lunch

 

14.30    Coffee break

 

15.00    Discussion Exotic phases and quantum phase transitions in frustrated magnets

 

17.00    Wine & cheese party

 

 

Tuesday 15 August

 

09.30    V. Dobrosavljevic: Non-Ohmic Dissipation Near QPT in Itinerant Systems with Disorder

 

10.30    Coffee break

 

11.00    Discussion Influence of disorder on quantum critical points

 

12.00    Lunch

 

 

Wednesday 16 August

 

09.30    J. Mydosh: Hidden Order and Novel Phases in URu2Si2 as Tuned with Pressure, Field and Dilution

 

12.00    Lunch

 

14.00    Posters

 

15.30    Coffee break

 

16.00    M. Garst: Universal 1D Coulomb drag at the commensurate-incommensurate quantum phase transition

 

16.30    K. Shtengel: Spinless Fermions on a Checkerboard Lattice

 

17.00    J. Betouras: Charge degrees on freedom in frustrated lattices

 

 

Thursday 17 August

 

09.30    A. Rosch: String order, Luttinger surfaces, and adiabatic continuity of insulators

 

10.30    Coffee break

 

11.00    F. Krüger: Fluctuation induced first order vs. deconfined quantum criticality

 

12.00    Lunch

 

14.30    Coffee break

 

15.00    Discussion Cold atoms: Engineering quantum phase transitions

 

18.00    Workshop dinner

 

 

Friday 18 August

 

09.00    A. Pruisken: tba

 

10.00    C. Morais Smith: A bosonization approach for bilayer quantum Hall systems at nu_T = 1

 

11.00    Coffee break

 

11.30    R. Moessner: Electron interactions in graphene in a strong magnetic field

 

12.30    Lunch

 



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