Lorentz Center - Monodromy and geometric phases in classical and quantum mechanics from 15 Jun 2009 through 19 Jun 2009
  Current Workshop  |   Overview   Back  |   Home   |   Search   |     

    Monodromy and geometric phases in classical and quantum mechanics
    from 15 Jun 2009 through 19 Jun 2009

 
Monday 15 June

Monday 15 June 2009

 

09:45 - 10:00          Welcome Lorentz Center

10:00 - 11:00          Richard Cushman: An introduction to monodromy

11:00 - 11:30          Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:15          Holger Dullin: From Molecules to Gymnasts: How to rotate without angular momentum

12:15 - 15:30          Lunch and discussion

15:30 - 16:15          Tudor Ratiu: Routh reduction and geometric phases

16:15 - 17:00          Larry Bates: Singularities in natural families of periodic orbits

17:00 -                     Wine & cheese party

 

 

Tuesday 16 June 2009

 

09:15 - 10:15          John Hannay: Classical holonomy recollections

10:15 - 10:45          Coffee Break

10:45 - 11:30          Alexey Bolsinov: Multidimensional focus singularities: invariants, monodromy, classification

11:30 - 12:15          Andrea Giacobbe: Braids and the topology of some integrable systems

12:15 - 16:15          Lunch and discussion

16:15 - 17:00          Stuart Althorpe: Geometric phase effects in reaction dynamics

17:00 - 17:45          Daniele Sepe: Topological and symplectic classification of Lagrangian fibrations

 

 

Wednesday 17 June 2009

 

09:15 - 10:15          Boris Zhilinskii: Qualitative models for molecular systems and processes. Reflections stimulated by monodromy

10:15 - 10:45          Coffee Break

10:45 - 11:30          Omri Gat: Geometric phase interferometry with cold atoms in a two-dimensional optical lattice

11:30 - 12:15          John Delos: Dynamical Manifestations of Hamiltonian Monodromy

12:15 - 17:00          Lunch and discussion

17:30                       Bus leaves for the beach

18:00 - 22:00          Conference dinner: BBQ at the beach

 

 

Thursday 18 June 2009

 

09:15 - 10:15          Joseph Avron: Swimming in empty curved space: Baron von Munchhausen and the falling cat

10:15 - 10:45          Coffee Break

10:45 - 11:30          Henk Broer: Geometry of KAM tori in nearly integrable Hamiltonian systems

11:30 - 12:15          Floris Takens: Unicity of KAM tori and monodromy

12:15 - 16:15          Lunch and discussion

16:15 - 17:00          Jens Bolte: An adiabatic approach to Wannier Stark ladders

17:00 - 17:45          San Ngọc: Classification of semitoric integrable systems

 

 

Friday 19 June 2009

 

09:15 - 10:15          Hans Duistermaat: Monodromy in elliptic surfaces

10:15 - 10:45          Coffee Break

10:45 - 11:30          Pavao Mardesic: Fractional monodromy via the Gauss-Manin monodromy

11:30 - 12:15          Oleg Kirillov: Perturbative calculation of geometric phase around exceptional points of non-Hermitian Hamiltonians

12:15 - 14:00          Lunch

14:00 - 14:45          Nguyen Tien Zung: Affine monodromy sheaf

 

 



   [Back]