Quantum-Classical Transition in Many-Body Systems: Indistinguishability, Interference and Interactions

International Workshop
13 - 17 February 2017

Improved diagnostics and control of multi-path or -particle quantum coherence promise an improved understanding of the microscopic structure, dynamics and functionality of complex systems. The workshop targets emergent phenomena, many-body equilibration and coherence in warm, disordered, or hierarchical structures - which define a basin of attraction for biophysics, photonics, cold matter and statistical physics - to better resolve the quantum-classical demarcation line in complex territories.

Topics include

  • Exciton networks and quantum walks
  • Many-body scattering in photonic systems
  • Equilibration and interference in closed many-body systems
  • Many-body transport in interacting systems

Invited speakers

*to be confirmed

Boris Altshuler (US)
Aleksandr Arkhipov (US)
Jens Bardarson (DE)

Iva Brezinova (AT)
Falk Bruckmann (DE)
Kieron Burke (US)
Predrag Cvitanovic (US)
Andrea Donarini (DE)
Peter Drummond (AU)
Thomas Engl (NZ)
Shmuel Fishman (IL)
Cesar Gómez (SP)
Igor Gornyi (DE)
David Guéry-Odelin (FR)
Vincent Josse (FR)
Steven Kolthammer (UK)
Robert Keil (AT)
Roland Kezmerick (DE)
Yoon-Ho Kim (KR)
Tobias Kramer (DE)

Thierry Martin (FR)
Florian Meinert (DE)
William H. Miller (US)
Markus Oberthaler (DE)
Tönu Pullerits (SE)
Klaus Richter (DE)
Marcos Rigol (US)
Peter Schlagheck (BE)
Peter Schmelcher (DE)
Jörg Schmiedmayer (AT)
Fabio Sciarrino (IT)
Valery Shchesnovich (BR)
Janine Splettstoesser (SE)
Denis Ullmo (FR)
Rienk van Grondelle (NL)
Mattia Walschaers (FR)
Daniel Waltner (DE)
Thomas Wellens (DE)
Sandro Wimberger (IT)

Scientific Coordinators

Andreas Buchleitner
(Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg)

Juan Diego Urbina
(University of Regensburg)


Maria de Haas
(Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany)


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