KITP Program: Glassy States of Matter and Nonequilibrium Quantum Dynamics (Mar 31 - Jun 27, 2003)
Coordinators: B.Altshuler, P.Chandra, L.Cugliandolo, P.Goldbart, M.Mezard

Speakers: Please lend your transparencies to the KITP staff members in the front office (Rm 1102) for scanning, or see us about file upload.

Time Speaker Title

4/02, 12:30 a.m. Dr. Roderich Moessner
KITP & ENS Paris
Quantum frustration in Ising and dimer models[Slides]
4/03, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Jorge Kurchan
Glassy matter: A very special way of being out of equilibrium[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/07, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Per Nordblad
KITP & Uppsala, Sweden
Nonequilibrium Dynamics of Spin Glasses: New Experimental Results[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/08, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Boris Altshuler
KITP, Princeton & NEC Research Institute
Dephasing and Decoherence: What's it All About?[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/09, 12:30 p.m. Dr. John Chalker
KITP & Oxford
Nonequilibrium States in a Microwave-Driven Two-Dimensional Electron Gas[Aud]
4/10, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Martin Weigt
KITP & Goettingen University
New Approaches to the Statistical Mechanics of Combinatorial Optimization[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/15, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Konstantin Efetov
KITP & Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum
Coulomb Effects in Granular Materials[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/16, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Sergio Ciliberto
KITP & l'ENS, Lyon
Intermittency in Aging of Polymers and Complex Fluids[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/17, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Igor Lerner
KITP & Birmingham University
Zero Bias Anomaly in the Absence of Equilibrium[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/22, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Annette Zippelius
KITP & Goettingen
Dynamics of Gels[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/24, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Vladimir Kravtsov
KITP & ICTP, Trieste
Dynamic Localization in Quantum Dots[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/29, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Marcelo Rozenberg
KITP & Buenos Aires
The Mott-Hubbard Metal-Insulator Transition[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/30, 12:00 p.m. Dr. John Toner
KITP & Oregon
Can you Beat the Second Law of Thermodynamics if You're too Dumb to Know Which Way is Up? A Theory of Nematic Flocks and Granular Materials.[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/01, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Alan Middleton
KITP & Syracuse
How Laziness can Lead to a Big Ego: Algorithms and Quenched Disorder[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/02, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Felix Ritort
KITP, UC Berkeley & Barcelona
A Two-state Kinetic Model for the Unfolding of Single Molecules by Mechanical Force[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/06, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Kay Wiese
Why you Need Functional RG to Survive in a Disordered World[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/07, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Eric Vincent
KITP & Saclay
Rejuvenation and Memory Effects in Spin Glasses: Temperature as a Microscope[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/08, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Clare Yu
KITP & UC Irvine
A Tale of Two Glasses (a Coulomb Glass and a Glass-Forming Liquid) and their Struggle to Equilibrate[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/12, 1:30 p.m. Dr. Dragana Popovic
KITP & Florida State
Glassy Behavior in a Two-Dimensional Electron System in Si[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/13, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Pierre LeDoussal
Pinned by Disorder: Can Functional RG Help you Escape?[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/14, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Zvi Ovadyahu
KITP & Hebrew University
Nonequilibrium Transport in Electron Glasses[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/15, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Michael Pollak
KITP & UC Riverside
Conduction Relaxation in Electron Glasses[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/19-23 Conference: Glassy States of Matter and Nonequilibrium Quantum Dynamics
5/27, 10:30 a.m. Dr. David Sherrington
KITP & Oxford University
Glassy Behavior Due to Purely Kinetic Constraints[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/29, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Alexander Grosberg
KITP & University of Minnesota
Crumpling, Jamming and Percolation in a Toy Protein[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/30, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Giulio Biroli
KITP & Saclay
Spatial Structures and Dynamics of Kinetically Constrained Models[Slides][Aud][Cam]
6/03, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Leonid Levitov
Quantum Transport in Coupled Two-Level Systems[Aud][Cam]
6/04, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Anaël Lemaître
Out-of-Equilibrium Relaxation of a Time-Dependent Effective Temperature[Slides][Aud][Cam]
6/05, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Robin Stinchcombe
KITP & Oxford
Universal Glassy Dynamics and Entropy of a Simple Compaction Model[Aud][Cam]
6/10, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Smitha Vishveshwara
KITP & University of Illinois
Uncovering Fractional Statistics Via a Hanbury Brown Twiss Setup[Slides][Aud][Cam]
6/11, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Yuri Galperin
KITP & Oslo University
Decoherence of Electron Transport by Two-Level Systems in Disordered Metals[Slides][Aud][Cam]
6/12, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Yadin Goldschmidt
KITP & University of Pittsburgh
Polymers (and Flux-Lines) in Random Media[Slides][Aud][Cam]
6/17, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Claudio Chamon
KITP & Boston University
Junctions of Quantum Wires and the Dissipative Hofstadter Model[Aud][Cam]
6/18, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Bulbul Chakraborty
KITP & Brandeis
Activated Dynamics at a Non-Disordered Critical Point: Constraints and the Vogel-Fulcher Law[Slides][Aud][Cam]
6/19, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Paul M. Goldbart
KITP & University Illinois
Fluctuating Random Solids[Aud][Cam]
6/20, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Dmitry Novikov
Anomalous transport and charge ordering in quantum dot arrays[Slides][Aud][Cam]
6/24, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Horacio Castillo
KITP & Ohio University
Spatially Heterogeneous Ages in Glassy Dynamics[Slides][Aud][Cam]
6/25, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Stefan Ludwig
Nonequilibrium Dynamics of Interacting Tunneling States in Glasses at Ultra-Low Temperatures[Slides][Aud][Cam]
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