Past lectures

14.12.2017

Distinguished Lecturer Series: Prof. Roel Baets

Sensing and biosensing enabled by silicon photonics: opportunities and challenges Speaker: Prof. Roel Baets, Ghent University In the past 10 years silicon photonics has matured to an industrially viable technology for high...[more]

13.12.2017

Karol Zyczkowski - "Spin Coherent, Basis Coherent and Anti-coherent states"

Jagiellonian University, Cracow Center for Theoretical Physics, Warsaw, Poland[more]

07.12.2017

Distinguished Lecturer Series: Prof. Rupert Huber

Subcycle quantum physics Speaker: Prof. Rupert Huber, University of Regensburg Latest progress in ultrafast optics has enabled scientists to accelerate electrons in solids directly by the carrier wave of light. A fascinating...[more]

01.12.2017

Christian Klinke - "Two-dimensional colloidal nanostructures: Synthesis and electrical transport"

Department of Chemistry, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Hamburg, Grindelallee 117, 20146 Hamburg, Germany[more]

24.11.2017

Enhancing Quantum Adiabaticity of Adiabatic Quantum Computing without Knowledge of Energy Spectrum

Speaker: Prof. Lin Tian, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced, USA Adiabatic quantum computing brings powerful insights into realizing many-body ground states and finding solutions to optimization...[more]

23.11.2017

Distinguished Lecturer Series: Prof. Martin Quack

Parity Violation in Chiral Molecules: From Theory towards Spectroscopic Experiment and Evolution of Biomolecular Homochirality Speaker: Prof. Martin Quack, ETH Zurich Symmetry and asymmetry are concepts, which are used in...[more]

21.11.2017

Topology, Skyrmions and their dynamics - "Banana kicks in magnetism"

Dr. Karin Everschor-Sitte, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 was awarded to David J. Thouless (1/2), F. Duncan M. Haldane (1/4) and J. Michael Kosterlitz (1/4) “for theoretical discoveries of...[more]