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OVERVIEW:  

 

The conference focuses on the lack of ergodicity observed in many physical systems, be they classical or quantum. In the recent years, evidence has indeed progressively accumulated that the evolution of certain systems may remain localized within restricted areas of the phase space, thereby giving rise to nontrivial phenomena.

 

Ergodicity breaking need not to extend to infinite time scales for it being physically relevant: it can manifest itself as metastable or quasi-stationary states. Glasses represent the most famous setup where lack of ergodicity has been recognized to be a key element for the understanding of physical properties. Non-ergodic behavior may, however, be also due to dynamical effects which give rise to an effectively small coupling. Quantum many-body localization is a further, much related, phenomenon, which can be analysed by studying the Bose-Hubbard model and the Gross-Pitaevsky equation.

 

The goal of this workshop is twofold: (I) bring together researchers working with many-body, deterministic and stochastic, systems to stimulate a cross-fertilization through an exchange of tools and approaches; (II) increase the awareness among the new generations of scientists of the different manifestations of the problem. The conference is designed to be interdisciplinary, as we bring together leading experts, both experimentalists and theorists.

 

Main topics to be discussed: 

 

  • Ergodicity;
  • Metastability;
  • Quantum many-body localization.

REGISTRATION 

In order to assist the organizing staff to timely issue invitation and visa letters, book accommodation and communicate important information, the prospective participants are kindly asked to register by clicking on the "Register" button at the top of this page.

 

Registration deadline: October 12, 2018

 

REGISTRATION FEE

The policy of the International Institute of Physics with respect to organization of events demands collecting a registration fee from the participants. Members of the local community (institutions in Natal) are considered as free listeners and are exempt from paying the fee.

 

Students = R$ 400 Brazilian reais 

Postdocs/Professionals = R$ 800 Brazilian reais 

 

*Registration fee is accepted in cash only.

** Information about lodging will be posted soon.

 

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Available for those who qualify for financial help. You may apply for financial support when filling out your registration form (Registration page).  

 

For more information, please contact our events department at: events@iip.ufrn.br

 

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EVENT PROGRAM
Speakers Name Talk Title
Angelo Vulpiani

Invited speaker

Universita degli Studi di Roma - La Sapienza

TBA

Arkady Pikovsky

Invited speaker

University of Potsdam

TBA

Celia Anteneodo

Invited speaker

PUC - Rio

TBA

Celso Grebogi

Invited speaker

University of Aberdeen

TBA

Chushun Tian

Invited speaker

Technion

TBA

David Campbell

Invited speaker

Boston University

TBA

E. Denis Leonel

Invited speaker

UNESP

TBA

Eduardo Altmann

Invited speaker

School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sydney

TBA

Eli Barkai

Invited speaker

Bar-Ilan University

TBA

Felix Izrailev

Invited speaker

Autonomous University of Puebla

TBA

Fernando Oliveira

Invited speaker

University of Brasilia

TBA

Horacio Pastawski

Invited speaker

Crdoba National University

TBA

Jan Michael Rost

Invited speaker

Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems

TBA

Jeferson Arenzon

Invited speaker

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

TBA

Jiao Wang

Invited speaker

Xiamen University

TBA

Lea F. Santos

Invited speaker

Yeshiva University

TBA

Lev Ioffe

Invited speaker

Rutgers University

TBA

Marcia Barbosa

Invited speaker

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

TBA

Marcus Rigol

Invited speaker

Pennsylvania State university

TBA

Ralf Metzler

Invited speaker

University of Potsdam

TBA

Renato Pakter

Invited speaker

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

TBA

Ricardo Luiz Viana

Invited speaker

Federal University of Parana

TBA

Roberto Artuso

Invited speaker

Universita degli Studi dell’Insubria

TBA

Roberto Livi

Invited speaker

Universita degli Studi di Firenze

TBA

Shmuel Fishman

Invited speaker

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

TBA

Slvio Manuel Duarte Queirs

Invited speaker

CBPF

TBA

Stefano Ruffo

Invited speaker

SISSA

TBA

Tarcisio Marciano

Invited speaker

University of Brasilia

TBA

Ulrich Schneider

Invited speaker

Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge

TBA

Vladimir Kravtsov

Invited speaker

ICTP -Trieste

TBA

Yan Levin

Invited speaker

UFRGS

TBA