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  • Monday, 27 June 2011
    • 08:30 - 10:30 Registration Formalities at the Leonardo da Vinci Building ICTP, entrance level, ground floor
      • 08:30 Registration Formalities at the Leonardo da Vinci Building ICTP, entrance level, ground floor 2h0'
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Welcome / Opening Remarks
      • 10:30 Welcome / Opening Remarks 30'
        Speaker: M.Z. HASAN, A.W.W. LUDWIG, P.B. WIEGMANN and V.E. KRAVTSOV
    • 11:00 - 12:00 Topological orders as pattern of long range entanglements
      • 11:00 Topological orders as pattern of long range entanglements 1h0'
        Speaker: Xiao-Gang WEN (Dept. of Physics, MIT, Cambridge, U.S.A.)
        Material: Abstract X.G. WEN
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Lunch break
      • 12:00 Lunch break 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Fractional charges in quantum dot and antidot systems
      • 14:00 Fractional charges in quantum dot and antidot systems 1h0'
        Speaker: Charles MARCUS (Dept.of Physics, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, U.S.A.)
    • 15:00 - 16:00 Fractional quantum Hall states at zero magnetic field
      • 15:00 Fractional quantum Hall states at zero magnetic field 1h0'
        Speaker: Claudio CHAMON (Dept. of Physics, Boston Univ., U.S.A.)
  • Tuesday, 28 June 2011
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Topological insulators and superconductors
      • 09:00 Topological insulators and superconductors 1h0'
        Speaker: Shou Cheng ZHANG (Dept. of Physics, Stanford Univ., U.S.A.)
    • 10:00 - 10:10 Break
      • 10:00 Break 10'
    • 10:10 - 11:10 Transport properties of topological insulators
      • 10:10 Transport properties of topological insulators 1h0'
        Speaker: Phuan ONG (Dept. of Physics, Princeton Univ., U.S.A.)
        Material: Abstract P. ONG
    • 11:10 - 11:30 Coffee break
      • 11:10 Coffee break 20'
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Topological insulator and topological non-linear sigma models
      • 11:30 Topological insulator and topological non-linear sigma models 1h0'
        Speaker: Dunghai LEE (Dept. of Physics, Univ. of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch break
      • 12:30 Lunch break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 STM studies of defects and impurities on Bi2Te3 and Bi2Se3 topological insulators
      • 14:30 STM studies of defects and impurities on Bi2Te3 and Bi2Se3 topological insulators 1h0'
        Speaker: Aharon KAPITULNIK (Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, Stanford Univ., U.S.A.)
    • 15:45 - 17:45 POSTER PRESENTATIONS
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Terrace
      • 15:45 POSTER PRESENTATIONS 2h0'
    • 18:30 - 19:15 WELCOME RECEPTION
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Terrace
      • 18:30 WELCOME RECEPTION 45'
  • Wednesday, 29 June 2011
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Symmetry protected quantization of Berry phases and applications
      • 09:00 Symmetry protected quantization of Berry phases and applications 1h0'
        Speaker: Yasuhiro HATSUGAI (Institute of Physics, Univ. of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan)
    • 10:00 - 10:10 Break
      • 10:00 Break 10'
    • 10:10 - 11:10 Weyl semi-metal and Fermi Arc surface states in correlated spin orbit systems
      • 10:10 Weyl semi-metal and Fermi Arc surface states in correlated spin orbit systems 1h0'
        Speaker: Ashvin VISHWANATH (Dept. of Physics, Univ. of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.)
    • 11:10 - 11:30 Coffee break
      • 11:10 Coffee break 20'
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Correlated states with broken time reversal symmetry in graphene
      • 11:30 Correlated states with broken time reversal symmetry in graphene 1h0'
        Speaker: Leonid LEVITOV (Dept. of Physics, MIT, Cambridge, U.S.A.)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch break
      • 12:30 Lunch break 2h0'
    • 16:30 - 18:00 ICTP COLLOQUIUM: Interference Effects in a Quantized Hall Conductor"
      • 16:30 ICTP COLLOQUIUM: Interference Effects in a Quantized Hall Conductor" 1h30'
        Speaker: Bertrand I. HALPERIN (Harvard University, Dept. of Physics, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.)
  • Thursday, 30 June 2011
    • 09:00 - 10:00 On Majorana states in quantum wires
      • 09:00 On Majorana states in quantum wires 1h0'
        Speaker: Bertrand HALPERIN (Dept. of Physics, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, U.S.A.)
    • 10:00 - 10:10 Break
      • 10:00 Break 10'
    • 10:10 - 11:10 Superconductivity in semiconductor nanowires
      • 10:10 Superconductivity in semiconductor nanowires 1h0'
        Speaker: Leonardus KOUWENHOVEN (Dept. of Applied Physics, Delft Univ., The Netherlands)
    • 11:10 - 11:30 Coffee break
      • 11:10 Coffee break 20'
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Topological superconductivity and Majorana fermions in spin-orbit coupled semiconductor/superconductor structures
      • 11:30 Topological superconductivity and Majorana fermions in spin-orbit coupled semiconductor/superconductor structures 1h0'
        Speaker: Jay Deep SAU (Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Maryland, U.S.A.)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch break
      • 12:30 Lunch break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 Dirac fermions in HgTe
      • 14:30 Dirac fermions in HgTe 1h0'
        Speaker: Laurens MOLENKAMP (Institut of Physics, Univ. Wurzburg, Germany)
        Material: Abstract L. MOLENKAMP
    • 15:30 - 15:40 Break
      • 15:30 Break 10'
    • 15:40 - 16:40 Phase transitions and critical behavior in topological lattice models
      • 15:40 Phase transitions and critical behavior in topological lattice models 1h0'
        Speaker: Steve H. SIMON (Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, Oxford Univ., U.K.)
  • Friday, 1 July 2011
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Kondo problem in topological insulators/superconductors
      • 09:00 Kondo problem in topological insulators/superconductors 1h0'
        Speaker: Akira FURUSAKI (RIKEN, Condensed Matter Theory Laboratory, Saitama, Japan)
    • 10:00 - 10:10 Break
      • 10:00 Break 10'
    • 10:10 - 11:10 Topological insulators and fractionalization
      • 10:10 Topological insulators and fractionalization 1h0'
        Speaker: Michael LEVIN (Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Maryland, U.S.A.)
    • 11:10 - 11:30 Coffee break
      • 11:10 Coffee break 20'
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Recent progress in exactly solvable discrete models for topological phases in two dimensions
      • 11:30 Recent progress in exactly solvable discrete models for topological phases in two dimensions 1h0'
        Speaker: Yong-Shi WU (Dept. of Physics, Univ. Utah, U.S.A.)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch break
      • 12:30 Lunch break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 Topological and hydrodynamics of an incompressible Hall liquid
      • 14:30 Topological and hydrodynamics of an incompressible Hall liquid 1h0'
        Speaker: Alexander ABANOV (Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, State Univ. of New York at Stony Brook, U.S.A.)
    • 16:30 - 18:00 ICTP COLLOQUIUM : Overview of Fukushima Nuclear Accident and Lessons Learned
      • 16:30 ICTP COLLOQUIUM : Overview of Fukushima Nuclear Accident and Lessons Learned 1h30'
        Speaker: Katsumi YAMADA (IAEA, Div. of Nuclear Power, Vienna, Austria)
  • Monday, 4 July 2011
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Gapless topological matter and flat bands
      • 09:00 Gapless topological matter and flat bands 1h0'
        Speaker: Grigori E. VOLOVIK (Helsinki Univ. of Technology, Finland and Landau Instiitute Moscow, Russian Federation)
        Material: Abstract G. VOLOVIK lecture notes
    • 10:00 - 10:10 Break
      • 10:00 Break 10'
    • 10:10 - 11:10 Disorder, interaction and quantum criticality in topological insulators
      • 10:10 Disorder, interaction and quantum criticality in topological insulators 1h0'
        Speaker: Alexander MIRLIN (Inst. fuer Nanotechnologie, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany)
    • 11:10 - 11:30 Coffee break
      • 11:10 Coffee break 20'
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Spin-orbit echo
      • 11:30 Spin-orbit echo 1h0'
        Speaker: Naoto NAGAOSA (Dept. of Applied Physics, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)
        Material: Abstract N. NAGAOSA
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch break
      • 12:30 Lunch break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 Geometric phase effects on charge and spin transport
      • 14:30 Geometric phase effects on charge and spin transport 1h0'
        Speaker: Qian NIU (Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Texas at Austin, U.S.A. and ICQM Peking Univ. Beijing, People's Republic)
        Material: Abstract Q. NIU
    • 15:30 - 15:40 Break
      • 15:30 Break 10'
    • 15:40 - 16:40 The Bott clock and topological insulators
      • 15:40 The Bott clock and topological insulators 1h0'
        Speaker: Michael STONE (Dept. of Physics, Loomis Lab., Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.)
        Material: lecture notes
  • Tuesday, 5 July 2011
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Particles in non-Abelian gauge potentials
      • 09:00 Particles in non-Abelian gauge potentials 1h0'
        Speaker: Kareljan SCHOUTENS (Inst. for Theoretical Physics, Univ. of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
    • 10:00 - 10:10 Break
      • 10:00 Break 10'
    • 10:10 - 11:10 Topological field theory for p-wave superconductors
      • 10:10 Topological field theory for p-wave superconductors 1h0'
        Speaker: Hans HANSSON (Univ. of Stockholm, Albanova Univ. Center, Stockholm, Sweden)
        Material: Abstract H. HANSSON
    • 11:10 - 11:30 Coffee break
      • 11:10 Coffee break 20'
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Evidence for non-Abelian quasiparticles at filling factor 5/2
      • 11:30 Evidence for non-Abelian quasiparticles at filling factor 5/2 1h0'
        Speaker: Robert L. WILLETT (Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, U.S.A.)
        Material: Abstract R. WILLETT
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch break
      • 12:30 Lunch break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 Toward an experimental detection of non-Abelian statistics in the fractional quantum Hall effect
      • 14:30 Toward an experimental detection of non-Abelian statistics in the fractional quantum Hall effect 1h0'
        Speaker: Woowon KANG (James Franck Institute, Univ. of Chicago, U.S.A.)
    • 15:30 - 15:40 Break
      • 15:30 Break 10'
    • 15:40 - 16:40 Partition functions of non-Abelian quantum Hall states
      • 15:40 Partition functions of non-Abelian quantum Hall states 1h0'
        Speaker: Andrea CAPPELLI (Dipt. di Fisica, INFN, Sesto Fiorentino Firenze, Italy)
        Material: Abstract A. CAPPELLI
  • Wednesday, 6 July 2011
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Transport, responses and field theories of 3D topological insulators
      • 09:00 Transport, responses and field theories of 3D topological insulators 1h0'
        Speaker: Joel E. MOORE (Dept. of Physics, Univ. of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.)
    • 10:00 - 10:10 Break
      • 10:00 Break 10'
    • 10:10 - 11:10 Entanglement entropy in Z_2 topological phase on nontrivial geometries
      • 10:10 Entanglement entropy in Z_2 topological phase on nontrivial geometries 1h0'
        Speaker: Masaki OSHIKAWA (ISSP, The Univ. of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan)
    • 11:10 - 11:30 Coffee break
      • 11:10 Coffee break 20'
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Topological insulators thin films: Growth and novel properties
      • 11:30 Topological insulators thin films: Growth and novel properties 1h0'
        Speaker: Qikun XUE (Dept. of Physics, Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, People's Republic of China)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch break
      • 12:30 Lunch break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 14:30 FREE TIME
      • 14:30 FREE TIME
  • Thursday, 7 July 2011
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Majorana fermions in proximity-coupled topological insulator nanoribbons
      • 09:00 Majorana fermions in proximity-coupled topological insulator nanoribbons 1h0'
        Speaker: Marcel FRANZ (Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada)
    • 10:00 - 10:10 Break
      • 10:00 Break 10'
    • 10:10 - 11:10 Odd-parity topological superconductors
      • 10:10 Odd-parity topological superconductors 1h0'
        Speaker: Liang FU (Dept. of Physics, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, U.S.A.)
    • 11:10 - 11:30 Coffee break
      • 11:10 Coffee break 20'
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Topological phases in non-centrosymmetric superconductors
      • 11:30 Topological phases in non-centrosymmetric superconductors 1h0'
        Speaker: Shinsei RYU (Dept. of Physics, Univ. of California, Berkeley, US.A.)
    • 12:30 - 14:30 Lunch break
      • 12:30 Lunch break 2h0'
    • 14:30 - 15:30 Stabilities and instabilities in three dimensional topological insulators
      • 14:30 Stabilities and instabilities in three dimensional topological insulators 1h0'
        Speaker: Adiel STERN (The Weizmann Institute of Science, CM Physics, Rehovot, Israel)
    • 15:30 - 15:40 Break
      • 15:30 Break 10'
    • 15:40 - 16:40 The fractional Chern insulator
      • 15:40 The fractional Chern insulator 1h0'
        Speaker: Andrei BERNEVIG (CM Physics, Princeton Univ., U.S.A.)
    • 16:40 - 18:00 POSTER PRESENTATIONS II
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Terrace
      • 16:40 POSTER PRESENTATIONS II 1h20'
  • Friday, 8 July 2011
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Topological bandstructures for ultracold atoms
      • 09:00 Topological bandstructures for ultracold atoms 1h0'
        Speaker: Nigel COOPER (TCM Group, Cavendish Lab., Cambridge Univ., U.K.)
    • 10:00 - 10:10 Break
      • 10:00 Break 10'
    • 10:10 - 11:10 Topological phases in correlated systems with strong spin-orbit coupling
      • 10:10 Topological phases in correlated systems with strong spin-orbit coupling 1h0'
        Speaker: Yong Baek KIM (Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Toronto, Canada)
    • 11:10 - 11:30 Coffee break
      • 11:10 Coffee break 20'
    • 11:30 - 12:00 Disorder-induced Majorana metal in interacting non-Abelian anyon systems
      • 11:30 Disorder-induced Majorana metal in interacting non-Abelian anyon systems 30'
        Speaker: C. LAUMANN (Dept. of Physics, Harvard Univ., Cambridge MA, U.S.A.)
    • 12:00 - 12:15 CLOSING REMARKS
      • 12:00 CLOSING REMARKS 15'