Frontiers of Quantum and Mesoscopic Thermodynamics

18-24 July 2021, Prague, Czech Republic

Full Program | Sunday | Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday

Times in program corresponds to Prague time zone (UTC/GMT +2 hours).
Tuesday, 20 July 2021

08:30 - 10:20 1 session: Biophysics
Location: Virtual Zoom Session
chairperson: Aneta Stefanovska
08:30 - 09:00 William A. T. Gibby, Miroslav L. Barabash, Carlo Guardiani, Olena A. Fedorenko, Stephen K. Roberts, Dmitry G. Luchinsky, and Peter V. E. McClintock
Ionic Coulomb blockade and selectivity in biological ion channels
09:00 - 09:30 David Seiferth, Peter Sollich, and Stefan Klumpp
Coarse-graining discrete stochastic models of biochemical systems
09:30 - 10:00 Hong-Guang Duan, Ajay Jha, Lipeng Chen, Vandana Tiwari, Richard J. Cogdell, Khuram Ashraf, Valentyn I. Prokhorenko, Michael Thorwart, and R.J. Dwayne Miller
Vibronic quantum coherence at ultralow temperatures in photosynthetic protein complexes
10:00 - 10:20 Yutaka Shikano
Quantum Nanodiamond Thermometry for Biological System

10:20 - 10:40 Break

10:40 - 13:00 2 session: Hall effect, Thermodynamics
Location: Virtual Zoom Session
chairperson: Ora Entin-Wohlman
10:40 - 11:00 Jakub Spiechowicz and Jerzy Luczka
Quantum analogue of energy equipartition theorem
11:00 - 11:20 Konstantin Dorfman
Incoherent control of optical signals: Quantum-heat-engine approach
11:20 - 11:40 Jiří J. Mareš, Václav Špička, and Pavel Hubík
Hall Effect and the problem of "hidden momentum"
11:40 - 12:00 Marie Ohuchi, Hikaru Ueki, Ezekiel Sambo Joshua, Wataru Kohno, Hiroki Morita, and Takafumi Kita
Charging and Thermal Hall Effect in Superconductors
12:00 - 12:20 Konrad Viebahn, Joaquín Minguzzi, Zijie Zhu, Anne-Sophie Walter, Kilian Sandholzer, and Tilman Esslinger
Thouless pumping in a Floquet-driven lattice
12:20 - 12:40 Masayuki Hashisaka, Thibaut Jonckheere, Takafumi Akiho, Satoshi Sasaki, Jérôme Rech, Thierry Martin, and Koji Muraki
Andreev reflection of fractional quantum Hall quasiparticles
12:40 - 13:00 Jerome Rech, Thibaut Jonckheere, Benoit Gremaud, and Thierry Martin
Negative Delta-T Noise in the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect

13:00 - 14:00 Break

14:00 - 15:20 3 session: Physics of quantum information
Location: Virtual Zoom Session
chairperson: Elisabetta Paladino
14:00 - 14:30 Steven Mark Girvin
Using Boson Sampling for Efficient Simulation of Molecular Spectra on a Small Quantum Processor
14:30 - 15:00 James Freericks, Jia Chen, and Hai-Ping Cheng
Strategies for quantum chemistry on a quantum computer using a factorized form of the unitary coupled cluster method
15:00 - 15:20 Sebastian Deffner
Energetic cost of Hamiltonian quantum gates

15:20 - 15:40 Break

15:40 - 17:20 4 session: Nonequilibrium statistical physics
Location: Virtual Zoom Session
chairperson: Andreas Wacker
15:40 - 16:10 Erik Schroedter, Michael Bonitz, and Jan-Philip Joost
Towards many-body quantum dynamics based on fluctuations
16:10 - 16:40 Hao Lin, Hossein Mahzoon, Arnau Rios, and Pawel Danielewicz
Dynamics of Correlated Systems with Nonequilibrium Green's Functions
16:40 - 17:00 Michael Galperin
A Green’s function perspective on the nonequilibrium thermodynamics of open quantum systems strongly coupled to baths
17:00 - 17:20 Michael Ridley
Time-dependent electromagnetics of molecular junctions

17:20 - 17:40 Break

17:40 - 19:20 5 session: Many body physics
Location: Virtual Zoom Session
chairperson: Steven Girvin
17:40 - 18:10 Xin H H Zhang and Harold U Baranger
Driven-Dissipative Phase Transition in a Kerr Oscillator
18:10 - 18:40 Dietrich Belitz and Theodore R Kirkpatrick
Soft modes in Fermi liquids
18:40 - 19:00 Thomas Vojta, Martin Puschmann, Jack Crewse, Joao C. Getelina, and Jose A. Hoyos
Collective modes at the superfluid - Mott glass transition
19:00 - 19:20 Vincent P. Flynn, Emilio Cobanera, and Lorenza Viola
Manifestation of topology in metastable driven-dissipative bosonic systems

19:20 - 20:00 Free time

20:00 - 20:45 Concert of classical and jazz-inspired music
Location: Václav Trojan's studio and live on internet