Starts 31 Jul 2017
Ends 4 Aug 2017
Central European Time
ICTP
Kastler Lecture Hall (AGH)
Strada Costiera, 11 I - 34151 Trieste (Italy)
To all those who submitted application within the first deadline:
Selection outcome will be communicated via e-mail after 22 May 2017.
We apologize for the unwanted delay.


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We are also organizing a related and more advanced Workshop on Fundamentals on Quantum Transport (the week after, i.e. from 7 to 11 August 2017) , you may wish to apply through the relevant webpage: smr 3176
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Since more than thirty years the study of quantum effects on transport properties has been a precious tool to unveil fundamental properties of quantum matter.
At the same time it has been the key to the design of new nano-devices with specific functionalities.

Together with old problems, still awaiting for a complete understanding, the discovery of new materials has posed new challenges. Important advances on the experimental side have stimulated a flurry of theoretical activity of unprecedented intensity. In the condensed matter realm this is the case, for example, of heat transport and control that only recently has received an important experimental boost.

Furthermore, quantum transport has moved outside its traditional arena and it is now investigated with great success in other experimental platforms as photonic and cold atomic systems.

All these different physical systems have many properties in common but at the same time important differences.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • The Superconductor-Insulator Transition,
  • Transport In Graphene,
  • The Metal-Insulator Transition In Quantum Systems,
  • Transport And Entanglement,
  • Topological Insulators And Superconductors,
  • Mesoscopic Effects,
  • Thermoelectric Effects,
  • Heat Transport,
  • Quantum Pumping,
  • Photon And Polariton Transport,
  • Quantum Transport In Cold Atoms,
  • Quantum Hall Systems.

Preliminary list of lecturers:

A. ASPECT, Institut d'Optique, Palaiseau
V. FALKO, University of Manchester
Y. GALPERIN, Oslo University
T. GIAMARCHI, University of Geneva
A. KAMENEV, University of Minnesota
J. MOORE, University of California at Berkeley

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A limited number of grants are available to support the attendance of selected participants, with priority given to participants from developing countries.
There is no registration fee.
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Secretary contact: N. Ivanissevich, e-mail: smr3136@ictp.it
24/04/2017
**DEADLINE: 21/05/2017**
DEADLINES FOR REQUESTING PARTICIPATION: 24 April 2017 if needing financial support and/or visa, otherwise: 21 May 2017.

Organizers

Boris Altshuler, Immanuel Bloch, Igor Lerner, Local Organiser: Rosario Fazio