New Platforms for Topological Superconductivity with Magnetic Atoms

International Focus Workshop
9 - 11 April 2018

Scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) permits probing and fabricating magnetic nanostructures on top of superconductors. These systems offer new platforms to engineer one-dimensional or two-dimensional topological phases. This workshop will bring together experimentalists and theorists to discuss the rich physics of new exotic states on superconductors.

Topics include

  • Yu-Shiba-Rusinov states in s-wave superconductors
  • Unconventional superconductivity
  • Topological superconductivity
  • Majorana bound states
  • Yu-Shiba-Rusinov lattices
  • Chiral edge states

Invited speakers

Bogdan A. Bernevig (US)
Bernd Braunecker (GB)
Christophe Brun (FR)
Leonid Glazman (US)
Benjamin Heinrich (DE)
Christian Heß (DE)
Jenny Hoffman (US)
Daniel Loss (CH)
Allan McDonald (US)
Ernst Meyer (CH)
Teemu Ojanen (FI)
Hermann Suderow (ES)
Felix von Oppen (DE)
Peter Wahl (GB)
Roland Wiesendanger (DE)
Ali Yazdani (US)
Rok Zitko (SI)

Scientific Coordinators

Tristan Cren
(CNRS & Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France)

Katharina Franke
(Freie Universität Berlin, Germany)

Pascal Simon
(University Paris-Sud, France)


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


The application is closed.

The number of attendees is limited. The registration fee for the international seminar and workshop is 120 Euro and should be paid by all participants. Costs for accommodation and meals will be covered by the Max Planck Institute. Limited funding is available to partially cover travel expenses.

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