Hvar 2008 Workshop & Conference

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ARW Workshop on Correlated Thermoelectric Materials

Folowing the program of the workshop

Sunday, September 21
Toshiro Takabatake, Hiroshima University, Japan
Thermoelectrics of Kondo semiconductors and clathrates

A P
Kamran Behnia, Ecole Normal Superier, Paris, France
Nernst effect and the thermomagnetic figure of merit in light- and heavy-electron semi-metals

A P
Dariusz Kaczorowski, Institute of Solid State Physics, Wroclaw, Poland
Rare-earth-based half-Heusler compounds as prospective materials for thermoelectric applications

A P
Peijie Sun, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden,  Germany
Enhanced thermoelectricity in the correlated semiconductor FeSb2

A P
Karsten Held, Institute for Solid State Physics, TU Wien, Austria
Pudding mold type band as the origin of large thermopower in LiRh2O4

A P
Richard Hlubina, Department of Experimental Physics Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
Optimal thermoelectric materials: beyond the Mahan-Sofo approach

A P
Veljko Zlatiæ, Institute of physics, Zagreb, Croatia
Multiple energy scales of strongly correlated electrons revealed by the thermoelectric transport data.

A P

Monday, September 22
M. Brian Maple, University of California, San Diego, USA
Strongly correlated electron phenomena in filled skutterudites

A P
Gabi Kotliar, Rutgers University, USA
Applied physics on strong correlations

A
James Freericks, Department of Physics Georgetown University, Washington D.C., USA
Thermal electricity in strongly correlated multilayers

A P
Antonio P. Goncalves, Instituto Tecnologico e Nuclear, Sacavem, Portugal
New approaches to thermoelectric materials

A P
Peter Rogl, Institut für physikalische Chemie der Universität Wien, Austria
Thermoelectric Clathrates - Structure-Property Relations

A P
René Monnier, Laboratorium fuer Festkoerperphysik ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Effects of the crystalo field splitting on the thermal transport of correlated electrons

A P
Vinh Hung Tran, Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Thermoelectric properties of non-fermi liquid systems

A P

Tuesday, September 23
Sadamichi Maekawa, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Thermal Current, Spin Current and Charge Current in Strongly Correlated Materials

A P
Brian Sales, Oak Ridge National Lab, USA
A Critical Overview of Recent Approaches to Improved Thermolectric Materials

A P
Claude Godart, Paris, France
Role of structures on thermal conductivity in thermoelectric materials

A P
Niels Oeschler, Max Planck Institute, Dresden, Germany
Low-temperature thermoelectric power of strongly correlated f-electron systems

A P
Gerd Czycholl, University of Bremen, Germany
Influence of impurities and crystal field effects on the thermopower of heavy-fermion systems

A P
Andreas Ruegg, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
Role of multiple subband renormalization in the electronic transport of correlated oxide

A P
Hand Zenia, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA
Dynamical mean-field application to thermal transport in correlated heterostructures

    P

Wednesday, September 24
Ernst Bauer, Technical University, Vienna, Austria
Novel thermoelectric materials

A P
Massimo Rontani, CNR-INFM Research Center, Modena, Italy
Thermoelectric properties of metal/excitonic insulator interfaces

A
Bernard Coqblin, Universite Paris-Sud, France
Thermoelectric power and thermal transport of anomalous rare-earth Kondo compounds

A P
Sriram Shastry, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Thermal and thermoelectric transport in correlated systems: A new perspective

A P
Krzysztof Gofryk, Institute for Transuranium Elements, Karlsruhe, Germany
Thermoelectric power of transuranium-based unconventional superconductors

A
Karen Michaeli, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Particle-hole asymmetry in transverse transport phenomena such as Hall and Nernst

A P
Jose I. Espeso, Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, Spain
When simple alloys turn into complicated

A P

Thursday, September 25
Zach Fisk, University of California, Riverside, USA
Taking what we learn from the rare earth intermetallics into transition metal materials

    P
Gertrud Zwicknagl, University Braunschweig, Germany
Quasiparticles and magnetization dynamics of Yb-based heavy-fermion compounds

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J. A. Mydosh, Uni-Cologne, MPI-Dresden, KOL-Leiden, Germany
Hidden Order, Novel Phases and Unconventional Superconductivity

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Sergei Kruchinin, Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kiev, Ukraine
Thermoelectricity in double-barrier structure with the resonant tunneling

A P
Alex Hewson, Imperial College, London, UK
Closing remarks

A P
 

Conference on Concepts in Electron Correlation

Folowing the program of the conference

Thursday, September 25
Brian Maple, University of California, San Diego, USA
Unconventional superconductivity in novel d- and f-electron materials

A P
Meigan Aronson, Brookhaven NL and Stony Brook University, NY, USA
Different Routes to Quantum Criticality in Strongly Correlated Electron Materials

A P
Joe D. Thompson, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Magnetism and Unconventional Superconductivity in CeMIn5 Heavy-Fermion Compounds

A P
Sriram Shastry, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Superconductivity in a strongly correlated model system: A numerical study

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Jozef Spalek, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
Fulde-Ferrell-Larkin-Ovchinnikov superconducting state of paired quasiparticles with the spin dependent masses

A P

Friday, September 26
Brian Sales, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Recent Results from Oak Ridge National Laboratory on the Layered Iron Arsenide Superconductors with Tc=55K

A P
Zlatko Tesanovic, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
Multiband effects in FeAs superconductors

A P
Jorge Hirsch, UC San Diego, La Jolla, USA
Spin Meissner Effect in Superconductors and the Origin of the Meissner Effect

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

A
Christoph Stampfer, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
Graphene Quantum dots

A
David Logan, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
Kondo effects in multilevel quantum dots

A P
Philipp Gegenwart, Goettingen University, Germany
Quantum Criticality in Heavy Fermion Metals

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

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

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

A P

Saturday, September 27
Abhay Pasupathy, Princeton University Department of Physics, USA
Visualizing pair formation on the atomic scale in high-Tc superconductors

A
Peter Johnson, Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Department, Brookhaven National Laboratoratory, USA
A re-examination of the pseudo-gap regime of High Tc-Superconductivity

A P
Erik van Heumen, Universite de Geneve, Switzerland
Optics clues to pairing glues in the cuprates

A P
Peter Prelovsek, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Spectral functions and high-energy kink in cuprates

A P
Maciej Maska, Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Silesia, Poland
Inhomogeneity-induced enhancement of the pairing interaction in cuprate superconductors

A P
Erio Tosatti, SISSA, ICTP, INFM/Democritos, Italy
Two Dimensional Triangular Lattice Mott-Hubbard Insulators in Real Life: Sn/Si(111), Sn/Ge(111) and Other Surfaces

A P
Henning Moritz, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
Strongly correlated fermionic gases in optical lattices

A P
Corinna Kollath, Ecole Polytechnique, France
Strong correlations in quantum gases

A P
Walter Hofstetter, J.W. Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt, Germany
Strong correlations and inhomogeneity in optical lattices

A

Sunday, September 28
Zachary Fisk, University of California Irvine, USA
Kondo scale in the dense Kondo Lattice

A P
N. Peter Armitage, The Johns Hopkins University, USA
Towards the Lifshitz point in elemental bismuth: Light electrons gone heavy at the metal-insulator transition?

A P
Peter Oppeneer, Dept. of Physics and Materials Science, Uppsala University, Sweden
Calculated electronic structure properties of URu2Si2 and Ce-115 materials

A P
Andrzej M. Oles, Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung, Germany
Modelling of phase transitions in the RVO3 perovskites

A P
Thomas Pruschke, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Goettingen, Germany
Competing interactions and magnetic order in correlated electron systems

A P
Alex Hewson, Imperial College London, UK
Renormalision group approaches to strong correlation behaviour

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Adolfo Avella, Dipartimento di Fisica 'E.R. Caianiello' - Universitadegli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Underdoped cuprate phenomenology in the two-dimensional Hubbard model within the Composite Operator Method

A P
Philipp Hansmann, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Germany
LaNiO3/LaAlO3 heterostructures: A LDA+DMFT analysis

A P
Didier Poilblanc, Laboratoire de Physique Théorique C.N.R.S. & Université de Toulouse, France
The physics of doped Quantum Dimer Models

A P

Monday, September 29
Thierry Giamarchi, DPMC-MaNEP University of Geneva, Switzerland
Spin ladders, BEC, Luttinger liquids and beyond

A P
Leonardo Degiorgi, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Infrared and Raman study of the charge-density-wave ground state

A
Holger Fehske, Institute of Physics University Greifswald, Germany
Luttinger, Peierls or Mott? Quantum phase transitions in 1D strongly correlated electron-phonon systems

A P
Janez Bonca, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics and J. Stefan Insitute, Ljubljana, Slovenia, SLOVENIA
Optical and spectral properties of the t-J Holstein model

A
Frithjof Anders, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Universitüt Bremen, Germany
Steady-state currents through nano-devices: a scattering-states numerical renormalization group approach to open quantum systems

A P
Echur Sampathkumaran, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India
Geometrical frustrated magnetism in spin-chain oxides crystallizing in K4CdCl6-type rhombohedral structure

A P
Peter Littlewood, university of cambridge, UK
Electronic soft matter in manganites

A P
Kalobaran Maiti, Department of Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India
Electron spectroscopic study of correlated transition metal oxides

A P

Tuesday, September 30
Laszlo Borda, Physikalisches Institut Universitaet Bonn, Germany
Spin and charge correlations around a magnetic impurity

A P
Gleb Finkelstein, Duke University, Durham, USA
Carbon nanotube quantum dots: SU(4) Kondo and the mixed valence regimes

A P
Armando Aligia, Centro Atomico Bariloche, Argentina
Kondo effect in transport through Aharonov-Bohm-Casher interferometers

A P
Siddharth Shanker Saxena, Cavendish Laboratory University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Superconducting Properties of Graphite Intercalates

A P
Klaus Becker, Technische Hochschule Dresden Institut für Theoretische Physik, Germany
On the theory of high-temperature superconductors

A P
Michele Fabrizio, International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Italy
Strongly correlated superconductivity arising in a pseudo-gap metal

A P
Igor Sega, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
omega/T scaling in the dynamical spin response of high-temperature superconductors

A
Alfred Zawadowski, Istitute of Phsics, TU Budapest, Hungary
On the applicbility of bosonization and the Anderson-Yuval methods in quantum impurity problems

A P