Spin Chain Network Construction of Chiral Spin Liquids

Mon, Nov 18, 2019
A team from the International Institute of Physics UFRN has created a theoretical description for an unconventional phase in magnetic quantum materials. The work was published in the Physical Review Letters (https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.137202) and proposes a new...

IIP hosts mini course on quantum communication

Thu, Nov 14, 2019
The International Institute of Physics will host a mini course on quantum communication theory from November 18-22, presented by physicist Sumeet Khatri, a researcher at the Hearne Institute for Theoretical Physics, Louisiana State University, USA. The course is an introduction to how quantum...

Postdoctoral position in String Theory, Integrability and AdS/CFT

Wed, Nov 13, 2019
The International Institute of Physics at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (IIP-UFRN) opens a call for one postdoctoral position in string theory, integrability and AdS/CFT. Though flexible, the starting date is expected to be in September/October 2020. The IIP-UFRN features a very...

Professor Thaísa Bergmann presents special colloquium at IIP-UFRN

Thu, Oct 31, 2019
In 1993 researcher Thaísa Storchi Bergmann became a prominent name within astronomy for her observation of a supermassive black hole in the NGC 1097 galaxy, which was not thought possible at the time. This discovery was an important contribution to black hole research because it provided the...

IIP opens new postdoctoral positions for 2020

Fri, Oct 11, 2019
The International Institute of Physics at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (IIP-UFRN) opens a call for postdoctoral positions in cosmology, particle, astroparticle and gravitational physics offering a competitive salary and a travel budget. The starting date is flexible and it is...

IIP-UFRN holds Colloquium with Astronomer Thaisa Storchi Bergmann

Mon, Oct 07, 2019
Astronomer Thaísa Storchi-Bergmann will present a special colloquium at the International Institute of Physics-UFRN on October 22, about supermassive black holes and their role in the evolution of our universe. The event will be open to the local scientific community and to participants...