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25 Jan |
H. Schiessel (Leiden) |
Roll, slide, twist: The basepair ballet |
15 Feb |
I. Bloch (Mainz) |
Exploring quantum matter in crystals of light |
1 Mar |
A. Geim (Manchester) |
Q.E.D. in a pencil trace |
15 Mar |
Y. Levin (Leiden) |
Making a supermassive black hole |
29 Mar |
E. Demler (Harvard) |
Strongly correlated systems of cold atoms |
5 Apr |
J. Dalibard (Paris) |
Bose-Einstein condensation at work: From quantum vortices to atom lasers |
19 Apr |
J. Kirtley (IBM Yorktown Heights) |
Experiments with photo-lithographically produced superconducting rings |
3 May |
R. Loll (Utrecht) |
Taking a close look at (quantum) spacetime |
17 May |
D.R. Nelson (Harvard) |
Non-Hermitian Luttinger liquids and vortex physics |
31 May |
M. Scully (Princeton) |
Using quantum mechanics to resolve the Maxwell demon paradox |
20 Sep |
P.G. de Gennes (Paris) |
Quantum solids: Dislocation motion induced by zero-point motion |
4 Oct |
S.M. Girvin (Yale) |
Atomic physics and quantum optics with superconducting electrical circuits |
18 Oct |
G. Barkema (Utrecht) |
Physical chemistry of affymetrix microarrays |
1 Nov |
C. Urbina (Saclay) |
Josephson tunneling through one atom |
15 Nov |
F.A. Bais (Amsterdam) |
Topological phases, anyons and quantum computation |
6 Dec |
T. Kibble (London) |
Topological defects in cosmology and condensed matter |
13 Dec |
M. Kardar (MIT) |
The shape dependence of fluctuation-induced forces |