Conference on Concepts in Electron Correlations

Saturday, September 27


Morning session: Cuprate superonductors

8:15 Abhay Pasupathy, Princeton University, USA
Visualizing pair formation on the atomic scale in high-Tc superconductors

8:55 Peter Johnson, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, USA
A Re-examination of the pseudo-gap regime of High Tc-Superconductivity.

9:35 Erik van Heumen, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Optics clues to pairing glues in the cuprates

10:15 coffee break

10:45 Peter Prelovsek, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Spectral functions and high-energy kink in cuprates

11:25 Maciej Maska, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
Inhomogeneity-induced enhancement of the pairing interaction in cuprate superconductors

12:05 Erio Tosatti, SISSA, Trieste, Italy
Two Dimensional Triangular Lattice Mott-Hubbard Insulators in Real Life: Sn/Si(111), Sn/Ge(111) and Other Surfaces

Lunch & afternoon break

16:00 Posters, coffee and discussion

Afternoonn session: Cold atoms and optical lattices

17:00 Henning Moritz, Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Strongly correlated fermionic gases in optical lattices

17:40 Corinna Kollath, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau Cedex, France
Strong correlations in quantum gases

18:20 Walter Hofstetter, J.W. Goethe-Universitaet, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Strong correlations and inhomogeneity in optical lattices

Dinner break

21:00 After-dinner discussion
Jorge Hirsch
High-temperature superconductivity - what can be expected in the future?