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).
Thursday, 22 July 2021

08:30 - 10:20 1 Session: Nonequlibrium statistical physics
Location: Virtual Zoom Session
chairperson: Giuseppe Falci
08:30 - 09:00 Philipp Heinen, Aleksandr N. Mikheev, Christian M. Schmied, Paul Wittmer, Carlo Ewerz, and Thomas Gasenzer
Universal dynamics far from equilibrium
09:00 - 09:30 Francesco Petruccione
Open quantum systems on quantum computers
09:30 - 10:00 Mikko Möttönen, Roope Kokkoniemi, Jean-Philipper Girard, Arto Viitanen, Kassius Kohvakkka, Timm Mörstedt, Matti Silveri, Maté Jenei, Vasilii Sevriuk, Kuan Yen Tan, Dibyendu Hazra, Antti Laitinen, Joonas Govenius, Russell Evan Lake, Antti Karjasilta, Iiro Sallinen, Visa Vesterinen, Matti Partanen, Ji Yu Tan, Kok Wai Chan, Wei Liu, Pertti Hakonen, Suman Kundu, Jan Goetz, Leif Grönberg, Tapio Ala-Nissilä, Vasilii Vadimov, and Valtteri Lahtinen
Experiments on open quantum systems made of superconducting qubits with tunable coupling to their environment
10:00 - 10:20 Zubair Iftikhar, Müller Jonas, Philippe Joyez, Patrice Roche, and Carles Altimiras
Experimental test of Kubo relation in a non-linear quantum conductor driven out of equilibrium

10:20 - 10:40 Break

10:40 - 12:40 2 Session: Quantum liquids, Casimir force
Location: Virtual Zoom Session
chairperson: Fernando Sols
10:40 - 11:00 Jia Wang, Peter Hannaford, and Bryan J Dalton
Discrete Time Crystals in Ultracold Quantum Gases
11:00 - 11:20 Neill Lambert, Mauro Cirio, Shahnawaz Ahmed, Po-chen Kuo, and Franco Nori
Pseudo-modes for bosons and fermions
11:20 - 11:40 Kensuke Kobayashi
Three-body correlations in nonlinear response of correlated quantum liquid
11:40 - 12:00 Gergely Zaránd, András Grabarits, Izabella Lovas, and Márton Kormos
Quantum work statistics in chaotic and disordered Fermi liquids
12:00 - 12:20 Yigal Meir
Measuring entropies of exotic quasi-particles?
12:20 - 12:40 Mauro Antezza
Casimir torque and force on gratings

12:40 - 13:30 Break

13:30 - 15:00 3 Session: Biophysics
Location: Virtual Zoom Session
chairperson: Stefan Klumpp
13:30 - 14:00 Felix Ritort
Information-to-measurement conversion in DNA pulling experiments with feedback: from protocols to strategies
14:00 - 14:20 Arnab Pal, Shlomi Reuveni, and Saar Rahav
Uncertainty relation for enzymes, resetting systems, and other processes with irreversible transitions
14:20 - 14:40 Alexandre Zagoskin
Quantum entanglement of living organisms
14:40 - 15:00 Philip Hemmer
Biosensing applications of quantum emitters in diamond and phosphors

15:00 - 15:20 Break

15:20 - 17:00 4 Session: General physics
Location: Virtual Zoom Session
chairperson: Peter Keefe
15:20 - 15:50 Georgi Gary Rozenman, Freyja Ullinger, Lev Shemer, Matthias Zimmermann, Maxim A. Efremov, Wolfgang P. Schleich, Denys I. Bondar, and Ady Arie
Gravitational and Quantum Mechanical Phenomena in Surface Gravity Water Waves
15:50 - 16:20 Kimball A. Milton, Yang Li, and Prachi Parashar
Negative Casimir Entropies and their Implications
16:20 - 16:40 Roland E Allen
Predictions of a fundamental statistical picture, including experimental signatures of a new dark matter WIMP
16:40 - 17:00 Theo M. Nieuwenhuizen
The interior of astrophysical black holes: no singularity, just standard model physics?

17:00 - 17:20 Break

17:20 - 18:50 5 Session: Quantum Optics
Location: Virtual Zoom Session
chairperson: Frank Narducci
17:20 - 17:50 Hui Cao
Controlling nonlinear dynamics of complex lasers
17:50 - 18:20 A. Douglas Stone, William R. Sweeney, Chia Wei Hsu, Kabish Wisal, and Zeyu Wang
Reflectionless Excitation of Arbitrary Photonic Structures: A General Theory
18:20 - 18:50 Mark Dykman
Resonant time-symmetry breaking in coupled oscillators

18:50 - 19:30 Free time

19:30 - 21:00 Concert of classical music
Location: Prague Castle - St. Vitus Cathedral and live on internet