Seminars and Journal Clubs

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Roberto Valandro

An overview of string theory II

In this second meeting, I will describe the classical string and the spectrum after quantisation and I will review how the string amplitudes are constructed.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Roberto Valandro

An overview of string theory

In this first meeting, I will introduce String Theory. I will first present the historical steps that led to the theory.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Mauro Schiulaz

Localization and non equilibration in quantum disordered systems, from 1958 to yesterday

Quantum disordered many-body systems represent the most spectacular known failure of statistical mechanics.
Friday, April 10, 2015
Andrea Vinante

Testing the limits of quantum mechanics using micro-magnetomechanical systems

I propose to experimentally investigate micro-magnetomechanical systems made of superconducting particles with size in the micron range, levitated in a magnetic trap.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Lorenzo Patini (Master student of Physics, Univeristy of Trieste)

Functional Derivatives

Functional derivatives are very useful mathematical tools belonging to functional analysis that apply successfully in developing mathematical theory of quantum field theory and other branches of advan
Friday, March 6, 2015
Sina Türeli (PhD student of mathematics, SISSA)

Basic Concepts on Ergodic Theory (Part 2)

In this talk (one or two talks depending on how it goes) I will outline basic concepts about ergodic theory, Boltzmann's ergodic hyphothesis and the concept of a deterministic system behaving in
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Ricardo Gallego Torrome

On a class of determinist models for emergent quantum mechanics

In this talk we discuss some models for emergent quantum mechanics in the line of 't Hooft's approach.
Friday, February 6, 2015
Matteo Caiaffa

A sufficient condition for complete positivity

The evolution equations of the statistical operator are (often) subject to the natural request of complete positivity (CP).
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Matteo Carlesso

Non-Markovianity - Semigroup Definition

A way to construct a dynamics which seems to present memory effects will be presented. A specific example will be presented and studied.
Friday, December 12, 2014
Sina Türeli (PhD student of mathematics, SISSA)

Basic Concepts on Ergodic Teory

In this talk (one or two talks depending on how it goes) I will outline basic concepts about ergodic theory, Boltzmann's ergodic hyphothesis and the concept of a deterministic system behaving in

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