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Quantum Chaos and Mesoscopic Systems

8th December 1997 to 12th December 1997

Original URL: http://www.newton.ac.uk/programmes/DQC/dqcw03.html

Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Disordered Systems and Quantum Chaos

1 July - 19 December 1997

Organisers:JP Keating (Bristol), DE Khmelnitskii (Cambridge), IV Lerner (Birmingham), P Sarnak (Princeton)

Quantum Chaos and Mesoscopic Systems

8-12 December 1997

Conference organisers: Igor Lerner and Uzy Smilansky

This is the final conference in the programme Disordered Systems and Quantum Chaos

Monday 8 December

10.00 - 11.00 Richard Prange
Anderson localization vs quantum integrability

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee

11.30 - 12.30 Yuval Gefen (Weizmann Institute, Rehovot)
A quantum dot coupled to a dissipative environment: from Coulomb blockade to Kondo physics

12.30 - 14.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.30 - 15.30 Felix von Oppen (Max-Planck-Institut, Heidelberg)
Surface acoustic waves and composite fermions in modulated structures

15.30 - 16.00 Tea

16.00 - 17.00 Theo Nieuwenhuizen (University of Amsterdam)
Thermodynamics of the glassy state: does it work?

17.00 - 18.00 Andre Voros (Saclay)
Chaotic eigenfunctions in phase space

18.00 - 18.45 Wine Reception

19.00 Dinner at Wolfson Court


Tuesday 9 December

09.00 - 10.00 Jean-Louis Pichard (CEA-Saclay)
Maximum mixing of one body states by a local interaction

10.00 - 11.00 Markus Büttiker (Geneve University)
Dynamical electrical transport in chaotic cavities

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee

11.30 - 12.30 Giulio Casati (University of Como)
Non-ergodic behaviour in quantum mechanics

12.30 - 14.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.30 - 15.30 Vladimir Falko (University of Lancaster)
Image of local density of states fluctuations in disordered metals in the resonant tunneling experiments

15.30 - 16.00 Tea

16.00 - 17.00 Lev Kaplan (Princeton University)
Wavefunction intensity statistics in chaotic systems: scarring vs. RMT

17.00 - 18.00 Itzhack Dana (Bar-Ilan University)
Band Husimi Distributions for Quantum Chaos on the Torus

19.00 Dinner at Wolfson Court


Wednesday 10 December

09.00 - 10.00 Carlo Beenakker (Leiden University)
Thermopower of disordered and chaotic conductors

10.00 - 11.00 Charles Marcus (Stanford University)
The role of interactions in quantum chaos.

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee

11.30 - 12.30 Harold Baranger (Bell Labs, NJ)
Chaos and Interacting Electrons in Ballistic Quantum Dots

12.30 - 14.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

AFTERNOON FREE

17.00 - 19.00 Newton Institute Christmas Party

19.00 Dinner at Wolfson Court


Thursday 11 December

09.00 - 10.00 Felix Izrailev, Universidad de Puebla, Mexico
Statistical approach to isolated systems of interacting particles based on the structure of chaotic eigenstates

10.00 - 11.00 Jonathan Robbins, Bristol University
The Spin-Statistics Relation from Schrodinger Quantum Mechanics

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee

11.30 - 12.30 Nathan Argaman, UCSB
Superconducting proximity effects in disordered mesoscopic systems

12.30 - 14.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.30 - 15.30 Douglas Stone (Yale University)
Theory of Asymmetric Resonant Cavities

15.30 - 16.00 Tea

16.00 - 17.00 Tania Monteiro (University College London)
Periodic Orbits and the transition to chaos in the Resonant Tunneling Diode.

17.00 - 18.00 Mark Fromhold (Nottingham University)
Chaos in diodes, dots and billiards

19.30 Conference Dinner at the University Arms Hotel


Friday 12 December

09.00 - 10.00 Jens Marklof
Spectral form factors of rectangle billiards: The Berry-Tabor conjecture, random walks, and equidistribution

10.00 - 11.00 Gilles Montambaux (Orsay)
Boundary conditions in disordered systems

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee

11.30 - 12.30 Angus MacKinnon, Imperial College
The statistics of the scattering matrix for disordered systems

12.30 - 14.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.30 - 15.30 Sergei Kravchenko (NY City College)
Unexpected insulator-conductor transition in two dimensions

15.30 - 16.00 Tea

16.00 - 17.00 Eugene Bogomolny (Orsay)
Intermediate statistics

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