Probing Complex Quantum Dynamics through
Out-of-time-ordered Correlators

International Workshop
12 - 16 October 2020

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Topics include

  • OTOCs as indicators for various types of quantum many-body dynamics
  • Understanding the "bound on chaos" and its generality
  • Experiments and experimental protocols
  • Relation of OTOCs to other measures of (in)stability and complexity growth

Invited speakers

A. Altland (DE)
P. Cappellaro (US)
S. Das Sarma (US)
A. del Campo (ES)
M. Gärttner (DE)
V. Galitski (US)
I. Garcia-Mata (AR)
M. Heyl (DE)
C. Jarzynski (US)
M. Knap (DE)
J. Kurchan (FR)
A. Lakshminarayan (IN)
A. Lucas (US)
J. Maldacena (US)
R. Moessner (DE)
T. Morita (JP)
H. Pastawski (AR)
X. Peng (CN)
T. Prosen (SI)
A.M. Rey (US)
S. Sachdev (US)
L.F. Santos (US)
T. Scaffidi (CA)
M. Srednicki (US)
B. Swingle (US)
S. Tomsovic US)
M. Ueda (JP)
J.-D. Urbina (DE)
C. von Keyserlingk (UK)
D. Wisniacki (AR)
N. Yunger Halpern (US)
W. Zurek (US)

Scientific Coordinators

Rodolfo A. Jalabert
(Université de Strasbourg, France)

Klaus Richter
(Universität Regensburg, Germany)


Katrin Lantsch
(Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany)


Applications received before 15th June 2020 are considered preferentially.
Applications are welcome and should be made by using the online application form. The number of attendees is limited. The registration fee for the international workshop is 140 Euro and should be paid by all participants. Costs for accommodation and meals will be covered by the Max Planck Institute. Limited funding is available to partially cover travel expenses.

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Scientific program structure

Monday, 12th October, 13:00 to Friday, 16th October, 13:00, scientific program

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