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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row


New trends in Nonequilibrium Many-Body Systems: Methods and Concepts (re-scheduled to 01 - 05 August 2022 due to covid19)

Scientific Coordinators: Fabian Heidrich-Meisner, Takashi Oka, Philipp Werner


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Virtual Workshop

Random Matrix Theory and Networks

Scientific Coordinators: Fernando Lucas Metz, Izaak Neri, Isaac Pérez Castillo


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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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Hall and Kerr effect anomalies in magnetic metals

Arun Paramekanti (University of Toronto)

22 Apr 2021, 02:00 PM VIRTUAL

Maximally chaotic quantum dynamics

Pieter Claeys (University of Cambridge)

29 Apr 2021, 02:00 PM VIRTUAL

Colloquium: What to do with a near-term quantum computer?

Alán Aspuru-Guzik (University of Toronto)

03 May 2021, 04:30 PM VIRTUAL


Publication Highlights

Disorder-Free Localization in an Interacting 2D Lattice Gauge Theory

Disorder-free localization has been recently introduced as a mechanism for…

Publication Highlights

Anatomy of $\mathbb{Z}_2$ fluxes in anyon Fermi liquids and Bose condensates

We study in detail the properties of $\pi$-fluxes embedded in a state with a…