Post-Doctoral Position in Statistical Mechanics at IFSC-USP

Tue, Jan 17, 2017
Two post-doctoral positions are available at the Group of Statistical Mechanics of the São Carlos Institute of Physics, University of São Paulo. The positions  are funded by FAPESP (a São Paulo State agency) to the project: Quantum Spin Chain, coordinated by Francisco C....

Phase transition discovery opens the door to new electronics

Mon, Jan 16, 2017
A group of European scientists led by researchers at TU Delft has discovered how phase transitions propagate throughout materials called nickelates. The discovery improves our understanding of these novel materials, which can potentially be used in future electronics. When boiling water, you have...

Workshop Topological States of Matter

Thu, Jan 12, 2017
The International Institute of Physics of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (IIP-UFRN), in Natal-Brazil, is hosting from March 21 to April 12 the workshop Topological States of Matter, an event focused on the topologically ordered phases of matter, their experimental signatures and...

IIP supports BBT

Fri, Nov 25, 2016 | Tags: Quantum physics entangled with human randomness
The "BIG Bell Test" invites everyone in the world to participate in a unique worldwide quantum physics experiment on November 30th. The experiments will test Albert Einstein’s idea of "local realism," a phenomenon at the very core of the mysteries of the quantum world. Coordinated by...

IIP opens post-doctoral program for Brazilian Professors

Mon, Nov 14, 2016
The IIP has opened registrations for a new post-doctoral program for professors in Brazil. This proposal offers a more flexible modality for physicists who already have a position in a public educational institution in Brazil and wish to strengthen their academic curriculum. In this first call the...

Workshop on Top Topological Effects in Ultra-Cold Atoms

Fri, Nov 11, 2016
The IIP-UFRN will host from November 14 to 18 the workshop “Topological Effects in Ultra-Cold Atoms”, with researchers from different countries in Natal for a series of discussions on the most important subjects of this field. Ultra-cold atoms have proven to be highly tunable...