Lorentz Center - New computational methods in Quantum many-body theory from 10 Aug 2009 through 14 Aug 2009
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    New computational methods in Quantum many-body theory
    from 10 Aug 2009 through 14 Aug 2009

 
PROGRAM WORKSHOP: Quantum many body theory, 10 – 14 August, 2009

PROGRAM WORKSHOP: Quantum many body theory, 10 – 14 August, 2009

 

 

Monday, August 10, 2009: Continuous-Time Quantum Monte Carlo

 

09.00 – 10.45            Registration/coffee

10.45 – 11.00            Opening - welcome of the Lorentz Center (Martje Kruk)

11.00 – 12.00            George Sawatzky (University of Britisch Columbia) "Unusual

                                    physics of correlated materials"

 

12.00 – 14.00            Lunch break (in Cafetaria on ground floor of LC building)

 

14:00 – 15.00            Alexey Rubtsov (Moscow State University) "Continuous-time

                                    QMC and dual fermions for correlated systems: towards

                                    prediction-power simulations"

 

15.00 – 15.30            Coffee break

 

15:30 – 16.30            Philipp Werner (ETH, Zurich) "Diagrammatic Monte Carlo

                                    simulation for strongly correlated systems"

16.30 – 17.00            Discussion session (in lecture room 201)

 

17.00 – 19.00            Wine & Cheese welcome party (in the Common room)

 

 

Tuesday, August 11, 2009: Matrix Product State and DMRG

 

09.30 – 10.30            Zahid Hasan (Princeton University) "Frustrated magnetism,

                                    competing orders and the nature of super-conductivity in

                                    Triangular lattice materials"

 

10.30 – 11.00            Coffee break

 

11.00 – 12.00            Heidrich - Meisner (RWTH Aachen, Germany) “The time

                                    dependent DMRG method applied to nonequilibrium phenomena

                                    and transport problems of strongly correlated systems”

 

12.00 – 14.00            Lunch break (in Cafetaria on ground floor of the LC building)

 

14.00 – 15.00            Kris Van Houcke (University of Massachusetts, USA)

                                    “Diagrammatic Monte Carlo: what happens to the sign-problem?”

 

15.00 – 15.30            Coffee break

 

15.30 – 16.30            Discussion session and conclusion on CTQMC and DMRG

                                    (in the Common room)

 

 

Wednesday, August 12, 2009: Dynamical Mean-Field Theory and Beyond

 

09.30 – 10.30            Andy Mackenzie (University of St Andrews) "Nematic fluids

                                    and quantum criticality"  

 

10.30 – 11.00            Coffee break

 

11.00 – 12.00            Kristjan Haule (Rutgers University) "LDA+DMFT within

                                    CTQMC for heavy-fermions and actinides"

 

12.00 – 14.00            Lunch break (in Cafetaria on ground floor of LC building)

 

14.00 – 15.00            Eberhard Gross (MPI, Halle) "Reduced-Density-Matrix

                                    Functional-Theory: Towards an ab-initio description of

                                    strongly correlated solids"

 

15.00 – 15.30            Coffee break

 

15.30 – 16.30            Discussion session (in the Common room)

17.30                          Departure with bus to Conference Dinner

18.00 – 21.30            Conference Dinner (BBQ) on beach (both indoor & outdoor)

                                    of Katwijk

21.30                          Departure bus back to Lorentz Center, via Bastion Hotel.

 

 

Thursday, August 13, 2009: Quantum Monte Carlo for Real Materials

 

09.30 – 10.30            Mark Golden (van der Waals-Zeeman Institute, Amsterdam) 

                                    ARPES for correlated materials"

 

10.30 – 11.00            Coffee break

 

11.00 – 11.00            Lubos Mitas (North Carolina State University) "Geometry of     many

                                    body effects in fermionic systems: implications for quantum Monte

                                    Carlo methods"

 

12.00 – 14.00            Lunch break (in Cafetaria on ground floor of LC building)

 

14.00 – 15.00            Robert van Leewen (University of Jyvдskylд) "Kadanoff

                                    Baym approach to time dependent quantum transport

                                    through correlated systems" 

 

15.00 – 15.30            Coffee break

 

                                    Panel discussion (in Lecture room, 201):

15.30 – 16.30            Moderator Hartmut Monien (University of Bonn) "Future of

                                    Quantum Many-Body. Theory: convergence problem and

                                    accuracy"

 

 

Friday, August 14, 2009: Time Dependent Phenomena in Correlated Systems

 

09.30 – 10.30            Theo Rasing (University of Nijmegen) "Controlling spins by

                                    light"

 

10.30 – 11.00            Coffee break

 

11.00 – 12.00            Michael Thorwart (Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies)

                                    "Iterative real-time path integral approach to non-equilibrium

                                    quantum transport"

 

12.00 – 14.00            Lunch break (in Cafetaria on ground floor of LC building)

 

14.00 – 15.00            Frithjof Anders (TU, Dortmund) "NRG method for non

                                    equilibrium properties of open quantum systems"

 

15.00 – 15.30            Coffee break

 

15.30 – 16.30            Concluding discussion



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