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Atomic Physics 2019

Scientific Coordinators: Jan-Michael Rost, Olga Smirnova


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Gapless Fermions - from Fermi liquids to strange metals

Scientific Coordinators: Subhro Bhattacharjee, Roderich Moessner, Aline Ramires


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The institute offers various opportunities for undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs and faculty members.

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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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On the origin of the electrostatic field effect in superconducting nanoconstrictions

Sergey Kafanov (Lancaster University)

14 Nov 2019, 02:00 PM Seminarroom 4

Colloquium: tba.

18 Nov 2019, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2

Minimal models for chaotic quantum dynamics in spatially extended many-body systems

John Chalker (University of Oxford)

21 Nov 2019, 02:00 PM Seminarroom 4


Publication Highlights

Quantifying and Controlling Prethermal Nonergodicity in Interacting Floquet Matter

Periodic driving has become a key element in the experimental efforts to...

Publication Highlights

Cavity-Quantum-Electrodynamical Toolbox for Quantum Magnetism

The recent experimental observation of spinor self-ordering of ultracold atoms...