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Microscale Motion and Light

Scientific Coordinators: Thomas E. Mallouk, Roland Marschall, Juliane Simmchen


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Seminar and Workshop

Quantum Criticality and Topology in Correlated Electron Systems

Scientific Coordinators: Andrey V. Chubukov, Dmitrii L. Maslov, Oskar Vafek


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Public Outreach

Our public outreach program aims to make scientific results accessible to the general public. Active scientists speak about their recent work and explain it to a lay public with an interest in natural sciences, or to school children of different ages.

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Colloquium: Quantum Materials: Full of Frustration and Correlations

Prof. Dr. Martin Dressel (Universität Stuttgart)

29 Jul 2019, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2

Colloquium: Critical and incoherent electron systems and superconductivity within the Sachdev-Ye-Kitaev approach

Prof. Jörg Schmalian (Institut für Theorie der Kondensierten Materie (TKM), Karlsruhe)

05 Aug 2019, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2+3

Colloquium: tba

Prof. Ariel Amir (Harvard University, John A. Paulson School, USA)

12 Aug 2019, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2


Publication Highlights

How to Directly Measure Floquet Topological Invariants in Optical Lattices

The classification of topological Floquet systems with time-periodic ...

Publication Highlights

Avoided quasiparticle decay from strong quantum interactions

Quantum states of matter—such as solids, magnets and topological...