This conference will initiate the Newton Institute research programme "Strongly Correlated Electron Systems" and is organized in conjunction with the European Science Foundation programme "Fermi-liquid instabilities in correlated metals" (FERLIN)
Scope Of The Conference: Metals are usually described within Fermi-liquid theory. However, this description is sometimes found to break down when the interaction between electrons dominates their motion so that they become strongly correlated. New theories are being developed to describe such non-Fermi-liquid effects. The main aim of this conference is to confront theory with new experimental data covering a wide range of situations and materials where such effects occur. Specific cases to be discussed include:
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