From Nanoscale Electronics to Quantum Information Processing 2018, International workshop marking the 60th birthday of Harold U. Baranger

Harold U. Baranger Venue

May 25-26, 2018
Physics and Math Building, room 128
Department of Physics
Duke University, Durham, NC


Thomas BarthelGleb FinkelsteinEduardo MuccioloDenis Ullmo


Friday, May 25
8:30Opening remarks
9:00A. Douglas Stone  (Yale University, USA)
"Mesoscopic correlations of diffusive light: Transmission and focusing through opaque media"
9:30Martina Hentschel  (Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany)
"Mesoscopic optics - from billiards for light towards future photonic devices"
10:00Evgenii Narimanov  (Purdue University, USA)
"Optical hyperspace: Light in (meta) materials with hyperbolic dispersion"
10:30Coffee break
11:00Rodolfo Jalabert  (Université de Strasbourg, France)
"The semiclassical tool for old and new problems of mesoscopic and quantum physics"
11:30Klaus Richter  (University of Regensburg, Germany)
"Out-of-time-order correlators and post-Ehrenfest interference in quantum-chaotic many-body systems"
12:00Bertrand Georgeot  (CNRS and Université Paul Sabatier, France)
"Multifractality and nonergodicity in complex quantum systems"
12:30Lunch break
2:00Pier Mello  (UNAM, Mexico)
"Transport though disordered conductors and waveguides: the density inside the sample"
2:30Julia Meyer  (Université Grenoble Alpes, France)
"Spontaneous spin polarization of non-equilibrium quasiparticles in mesoscopic superconductors"
3:00Inanc Adagideli  (Sabanci University, Turkey)
"Landau Levels and Equilibrium Chiral Magnetic Effect in a Weyl Superconductor"
3:30Coffee break
4:00Manuel Houzet  (CEA and Université Grenoble Alpes, France)
"Andreev and Majorana Weyl crossings in multi-terminal Josephson junctions"
4:30Michael Wimmer  (Technical University of Delft, Netherlands)
"Numerical transport simulations and how they can help Majorana experiments"
5:00Gonzalo Usaj  (Bariloche Atomic Center, Argentina)
"Topology in driven quantum systems: from graphene to Josephson junctions"
5:30Break / Duke Gardens tour

Saturday, May 26

9:00Gergely Zaránd  (BME, Hungary)
"Noise in a chargeless Fermi liquid"
9:30Mireille Lavagna  (CEA and Université Grenoble Alpes, France)
"Emission noise in an interacting quantum dot: role of inelastic scattering and asymmetric coupling to the reservoirs"
10:00Harold Baranger  (Duke University, USA)
"Many-body states through quantum noise: Rescuing a quantum phase transition and an unpaired Majorana zero mode"
10:30Coffee break
11:00Albert Chang  (Duke University, USA)
"Tales from a long-time colleague, from quantum chaos to a search for Wigner "crystal" correlations in quantum point contacts"
11:30Konstantin Matveev  (Argonne National Laboratory, USA)
"Viscosity of one-dimensional quantum liquids"
12:00Igor Aleiner  (Columbia University, USA)
"Saturation of strong electron-electron umklapp scattering at high temperature"
12:30Lunch break
2:00Gilles Montambaux  (Université Paris-Sud, France)
"Artificial graphenes: Dirac matter beyond condensed matter"
2:30Ribhu Kaul  (University of Kentucky, USA)
"Interaction induced Dirac fermions in bilayer graphene"
3:00Thomas Barthel  (Duke University, USA)
"Typical 1d quantum systems at finite temperatures can be simulated efficiently on classical computers"
3:30Coffee break
4:00Serge Florens  (CNRS and Université Grenoble Alpes, France)
"Exploring many-body non-linear effects in superconducting waveguides"
4:30Amit Ghosal  (IISER Kolkota, India)
"Glassy behavior associated with melting of two-dimensional Coulomb clusters"
5:00Shailesh Chandrasekharan  (Duke University, USA)
"The bag approach to strongly correlated fermions"
5:30Closing remarks

have a nice day!