Frontiers of Quantum and Mesoscopic Thermodynamics 2015 (FQMT'15)

Organization: Institute of Physics ASCR

Venue: Orea Hotel Pyramida

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Event Date/Time: Jul 27, 2015 / 8:00 am - (GMT +1:00 hours) End Date/Time: Aug 01, 2015
Registration Date: Jun 22, 2015
Early Registration Date: Apr 06, 2015
Abstract Submission Date: May 04, 2015
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Description

The conference will address the foundations of quantum physics, quantum many body physics, and non-equilibrium statistical physics. The systems considered will be mainly on the order of mesoscopic (nanoscale) size, and include those of both natural and artificial origin.

The main goal of the conference is to contribute to a better understanding of the behavior of mesoscopic systems, and to provide insight into the problems of the foundations, relying on the theoretical and experimental methods of condensed matter physics and quantum optics.

Special attention will be given to non-equilibrium quantum systems, physics of quantum information and manifestation of quantum effects in biological systems, in terms of both theory and experiment. Subjects from astrophysics, gravitation or cosmology related to the above scope will also be included.

The interdisciplinary character of the conference will be supported by choice of key speakers who, apart from their specializations, are not only able to report specific results within their fields, but are also able to discuss the state of the art of their fields from the standpoint of broader perspective of overlaps with other fields.

Venue

Belohorska 24
Prague
Czech Republic
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Organizations

Institute of Physics ASCR
Cukrovarnicka 10
Prague 6
162 00
Czech Republic

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Topics

  • Foundations of quantum physics
  • Quantum measurement, entanglement and coherence
  • Quantum optics
  • Quantum many body physics
  • Non-equilibrium statistical physics
  • Quantum thermodynamics
  • Dissipation, dephasing, noise and decoherence
  • Macroscopic quantum behavior, cold atoms, Bose-Einstein condensates
  • Topological states of quantum matter and quantum phase transitions
  • Physics of quantum computing and information
  • Mesoscopic, nano-electromechanical and nano-optical systems
  • Biological systems, molecular motors and quantum biology
  • Cosmology, gravitation and astrophysics