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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row

Virtual Workshop

Korrelationstage 2021

Scientific Coordinators: Karin Everschor-Sitte, Roderich Moessner, Francesco…


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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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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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WS Colloquium: Unconventional superconductivity

Brad Ramshaw (Cornell University (USA))

19 Apr 2021, 04:30 PM VIRTUAL


Arun Paramekanti (University of Toronto)

22 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

Random Multipolar Driving: Tunably Slow Heating through Spectral Engineering

Driven quantum systems may realize novel phenomena absent in static systems, but…

Publication Highlights

Possible Inversion Symmetry Breaking in the $S=1/2$ Pyrochlore Heisenberg Magnet

We address the ground-state properties of the long-standing and much-studied…