Quantum Physics with Non-Hermitian Operators (PHHQP VII)


Quantum Physics with Non-Hermitian Operators (PHHQP VII)

2008, June 29-July 11

Monday, June 30
  • 09:30h
  • Opening
     Jose Ignacio LATORRE
  • 10:00h
  • In the complex plane Classical Mechanics and Quantum Mechanics are quite similar!
     Carl BENDER
  • 11:00h
  • Pseudo-Hermitian Quantum Mechanics
  • 18:00h
  • Cryptosymmetries of crypto-Hermitian systems
     Andrei SMILGA

    Tuesday, July 01
    • 10:00h
    • Conceptual Issues in Coupling Hermitian and non-Hermitian Systems
       Hugh JONES
    • 11:00h
    • Scattering in non-Hermitian models
       Miloslav ZNOJIL
    • 16:00h
    • Mini-session on Pais-Uhlenbeck oscillators
       Carl BENDER, Andrei SMILGA, Aldo DECTOR, Jose D. VERGARA...
    • 18:00h
    • PT Symmetry and QCD at finite temperature and density
       Michael OGILVIE

      Wednesday, July 02
      • 10:00h
      • Obtaining non-Hermitian Hamiltonians by analytic continuation of Hermitian ones
         Rafael DE LA MADRID
      • 11:00h
      • Generalized measurements and non-Hermitian quantum mechanics
         Boris SAMSONOV

        Thursday, July 03
        • 10:00h
        • Non-Hermitian Hamilton operator and branch points in open quantum systems
           Ingrid ROTTER
        • 11:00h
        • Spectral singularities, brachistochrone dilation and the relevance of the Hessenberg type
           Uwe GUENTHER
        • 16:00h
        • Mini-session on quantum brachistochrone and mini-session on quantum tobbogan
           Carl BENDER, Miloslav ZNOJIL, Uwe GUENTHER, Alexander NESTEROV, Ali MOSTAFAZADEH...
        • 18:00h
        • Unfolding of higher order exceptional points in a PT-symmetric Bose-Hubbard model
           Eva-Maria GRAEFE
        • 18:35h
        • Geometric phases and quantum phenomena in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points
           Alexander NESTEROV

          Friday, July 04
          • 10:00h
          • Exactly solvable PT-symmetric and quasi-hermitian models
             Geza LEVAI
          • 11:00h
          • Finite-gap systems and self-isospectral supersymmetry
             Mikhail PLYUSHCHAY
          • 15:30h
          • Mini-session on non-linear SUSY in QM with real and complex potentials
             Alexander ANDRIANOV, Mikhail PLYUSHCHAY, Luismi NIETO, Francisco CORREA, Andrei SOKOLOV, Vit JAKUBSKY...
          • 18:00h
          • Quasi-Hermitian descriptions for composite quantum systems
              Giuseppe SCOLARICI

            Monday, July 07
            • 10:00h
            • Quantum Mechanics of Normal Matrices - Collective Field Approach
               Joshua FEINBERG
            • 11:00h
            • Complex Hamiltonians in Supersymmetric Yang-Mills theories and topological strings. Why do they appear?
               Alexander GORSKY
            • 18:00h
            • Random matrix theory for pseudo-Hermitian systems
               Sudhir R. JAIN

              Tuesday, July 08
              • 10:00h
              • Hidden-crossings and inelastic transitions as result of non-Hermitian nature of Hamiltonian in complex time-plane
                 Evgeny SOLOVJEV
              • 11:00h
              • Spectral Analysis on the Real Line Equivalent of a PT-Symmetric System Defined on a Complex Contour
                 Gusein GUSEINOV
              • 12:00h
              • PT vs. Pseudo-hermiticity
                 Petr SIEGL
              • 17:00h
              • A scope for pseudo-Hermiticity in the (approximate treatment of) Hermitian Hamiltonians
                 Zafar AHMED

                Wednesday, July 09
                • 10:00h
                • Cosmology of Non-Hermitian Field Theory
                   Alexander ANDRIANOV
                • 11:00h
                • Generalized Quantization Conditions and Higher-Order Formulas
                   Ulrich JENTSCHURA

                  Thursday, July 10
                  • 10:00h
                  • Intertwining symmetry algebras of quantum superintegrable systems
                     Mariano DEL OLMO
                  • 11:00h
                  • PT-symmetric waveguides
                     Milos TATER
                  • 12:00h
                  • Closing summary
                     Carl BENDER