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Frontiers of Condensed Matter

18.09.2017  -  29.09.2017

This session is organized jointly by the Physics Graduate School of Grenoble, by the Casimir Research School of Delft-Leiden (Netherlands), and the Donostia International Physics Center in San Sebastian (Spain). It aims at offering final year Master students and junior PhD-students (1st/2nd year) a high-level training program in the general area of condensed matter physics.

The session will consist of lectures series on the following topics:

Quantum transport - Y. Nazarov (Delft & “chaire d’excellence” Grenoble)
Topological phases - M. Houzet (Grenoble)
Quantum information - E. Solano (Bilbao)
Nanomechanics - G. Steele (Delft)
Quantum thermodynamics - J. Pekola (Aalto & “chaire d’excellence” Grenoble)
Strongly correlated systems - L. Fritz (Utrecht),
complemented by more specialized pedagogical seminars on timely topics, poster sessions, and discussion forums.

Confirmed seminar speakers: C. Bäuerle (Grenoble), P. Bertet (Saclay), T. Oosterkamp (Leiden), J.I. Pascual (San Sebastian), F. Pierre (Marcoussis), E. van Heumen (Amsterdam), R. Whitney (Grenoble)

The deadline for application is June 16, 2017.

Ecole des Houches, Grenoble, France