Luis E.F. Foà Torres will give a talk on "Using light as a topological switch" and Hongjun Xiang will give a talk on "Theoretical studies on new mechanisms of ferroelectricity and multiferroicity".
Abstracts for the talks are available in the detailed programme at: http://indico.ictp.it/event/8818/material/0/0.pdfEach year, the ICTP Prize is given in honor of a scientist who has made outstanding contributions to the field in which the prize is given. The 2018 ICTP Prize is given in honour of Kun Huang (1919-2005), the renowned theoretical physicist who is a father of condensed matter and semiconductor physics in China. Huang had been a student of Nevill Mott at Bristol University and a postdoc of Nobel Laureate Max Born at Liverpool University before returning to China in 1951.
Full details are in the Programme for the Ceremony.
The Ceremony will be livestreamed from the ICTP website and refreshments will be served after the events.
All are most welcome to attend.
Related feature article available at: https://www.ictp.it/about-ictp/media-centre/news/2018/10/ictp-prize-2018.aspx