Event Name

6th MaNEP Winter School

Start Date 18th Jan 2015
End Date 23rd Jan 2015
Description

Shedding light on correlated electrons

The 2015 MaNEP Winter School combines introductory courses with more specialized lectures in the field of correlated quantum matter. The school aims at a broad introduction to topics of current interest in condensed-matter physics. This year, a special focus is devoted to spectroscopies of materials with strong electron correlations, especially time-resolved techniques. Three long lectures will provide an introduction to these materials and their electronic structure, to the fundamental aspects of optics and non-linear optics in solids, and to superconductivity and topological superconductors. Five shorter lectures will cover: neutron scattering, recent advances on cuprate superconductors using photoemission and resonant spectroscopies, introductions to time-resolved spectroscopies and to the theory of non-equilibrium dynamics of strongly-correlated systems. The school targets an audience at the doctoral and post-doctoral levels. A background in general condensed-matter physics should be sufficient. All lectures are given in English.  
Location Saas-Fee
Switzerland
Contact
URL http://www.manep.ch/saasfee15/
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Category Schools
Topics General | Materials | Neutron scattering | Solid-state physics