Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual

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Quantum Matter

2016, Jun 26 -- Jul 08

B. Paredes (LMU, Munich; IFT, Madrid)
L. Santos (Urbana-Champaign, Illinois)

Following the first edition in 2014, this workshop is intended to discuss recent progress and challenges in our understanding of strongly entangled phases of quantum matter. Selected topics will include topological phases of matter, holography, tensor networks, interacting disordered systems and out-of-equilibrium phenomena. The workshop will bring together leading scientists working in these fields to share their approaches and results.

Following the tradition of the Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual, the workshop aims at creating a highly interactive atmosphere in which to draw connections between research efforts, develop new ideas and explore novel directions. It will consist of a light schedule leaving ample time for discussions and exchange of ideas among the participants. Pedagogical lectures and discussions panels will be combined with talks discussing most recent advances in the field.

Advisory Committee

Dmitry Abanin (University of Geneva)
Guifré Vidal (Perimeter Institute)
Xiao-Gang Wen (MIT)

Tentative list of invited speakers

Anatoli Polkovnikov, BostonImmanuel Bloch, Munich
Andreas Lauchli, InnsbruckMaissam Barkeshli, Microsof Station Q
Beni Yoshida, Perimeter InstituteMax Metlitski, Perimeter Institute
Claudio Castelnovo, CambridgeNathan Goldman, Brussels
Dmitry Abanin, GenevaDuncan Haldane, Princeton
Erez Berg, WeizmannEhud Altman, Weizmann
Fabian Essler, OxfordFabian Heidrich-Meissner, Munich
Guifre Vidal, Perimeter InstituteHéctor Bombín, Kyoto
Olalla Castro-Alvaredo, LondonRomain Vasseur, Berkeley
Simon Fölling, MunichShtengel, Kirill, California
Taylor Hughes, Urbana-ChampaignXiao-Gang Wen, MIT

Call for participations

Abstract submission should be done through here.

* Abstracts files should be in .doc or pdf format
* You have to be registered before abstract submission

Registration fee information

The registration fee for this conference is:

Before May 25After May 25
Regular250 eur.275 eur.
Student150 eur.225 eur.

Pay by bank transfer

The registration fee must be paid to the account of the Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual after your application has been accepted.

Ibercaja (account number): 2085 2310 3803 3004 4193
IBAN: ES44 2085 2310 3803 3004 4193

Remember that your registration is complete only after the payment is made.

* Please, pay after your application has been accepted.
* Please, send a confirmation by e-mail to info@benasque.org.
* Please pay all bank charges
* Include as a subject in the transfer '2016qm Your_Surname'
* In the comments section include:
      Full name of the conference and your name.

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*Cancellation Policy*
A 30 euro charge will be applied for cancellations made up to 10 days before the conference start date.
A no refund policy will be applied to cancellations made after this date.

Further Information.

This session has received financial support from the following institutions:

  • logo CSIC
  • Gobierno de Aragón
  • Ministerio de educación y ciencia
  • DPH
  • Universidad de Zaragoza
  • Ayuntamiento de Benasque


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