Conference on Concepts in Electron Correlations

Friday, September 26

Morning session: New superconductors

8:15 Brian Sales, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Recent Results from Oak Ridge National Laboratory on the Layered Iron Arsenide Superconductors with Tc=55K

8:55 Zlatko Tesanovic, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
Multiband effects in FeAs superconductors

9:35 Jorge Hirsch, UC San Diego, La Jolla, USA
Spin Meissner Effect in Superconductors and the Origin of the Meissner Effect

10:15 coffee break

Quantum dots and confined Kondo effect

10:45 Theo Costi, Research Centre Juelich, Juelich, Germany
Kondo decoherence: from ab-initio calculations to model Hamiltonians and beyond ...

11:25 Christoph Stampfer, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
Graphene Quantum dots

12:05 David Logan, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
Kondo effects in multilevel quantum dots

Lunch & afternoon break

16:00 Poster session and additional questioning time for the mornings talks.

Afternoon session: Quantum criticality

17:00 Philipp Gegenwart, Goettingen University, Germany Quantum
Criticality in Heavy Fermion Metals

17:40 Kai Grube, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany
Thermal expansion and magnetostriction measurements of CeCu(6-x)Au(x) single crystals

18:10 Christoph Meingast, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany
Thermal expansion and specific heat of MnSi: evidence for quantum critical behavior

18:40 Guido Donath Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Germany
Dimensional Crossover of Quantum Critical Behavior in CeCoIn5

Dinner break

21:00 After-dinner discussion

Gabi Kotliar, Rutgers University, USA
Computational material science