Conference on Concepts in Electron Correlations

Monday, September 29


Morning session: Low-dimensional systems

8:15 Thierry Giamarchi, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Spin ladders, BEC, Luttinger liquids and beyond

8:55 Leonardo Degiorgi, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
Infrared and Raman study of the charge-density-wave ground state

9:35 Holger Fehske, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universitat, Greifswald, Germany
Luttinger, Peierls or Mott? Quantum phase transitions in 1D strongly correlated electron-phonon systems

10:15 coffee break

10:45 Janez Bonca, J. Stefan Insitute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Optical and spectral properties of the t-J Holstein model

11:25 Frithjof Anders, Bremen University, Germany
Steady-state currents through nano-devices: a scattering-states numerical renormalization group approach to open quantum systems

12:05 To be announced

Lunch & afternoon break

16:00 posters, coffee, discussions

Afternoon session: Magnetic oxides

17:00 Echur Sampathkumaran, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India
Geometrical frustrated magnetism in spin-chain oxides crystallizing in K4CdCl6-type rhombohedral structure

17:40 Peter Littlewood, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Electronic soft matter in manganites

18:20 Kalobaran Maiti, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India
Electron spectroscopic study of correlated transition metal oxides

Dinner break

21:00 After-dinner discussion
Peter Littllewood,
Perspetives in SCES