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Strongly Correlated Electrons Systems

August 17, 2008 – August 22, 2008

Location: Buzios, Brazil

http://www.cbpf.br/~sces2008/SCES%202008.htm

Organized by Elisa Saitovitch, Magda Fontes, and Mucio Continentino.

Scope: SCES ‘08 will cover traditional subjects, such as, f-electron compounds, d-electron systems, heavy fermions, as well as, other strongly correlated electronic materials. New types of superconductivity and other types of physical behavior arising from electronic correlations will also be covered. The conference aims to deepen our understanding of the rich physical phenomena that arise from strong correlations as, quantum phase transitions, non-Fermi liquid phenomena, quantum magnetism, unconventional superconductivity, and metal-insulator transitions. Both experimental and theoretical work will be highlighted. The objective of the conference is not only to provide a forum for presentation and discussion of new results but also to introduce these subjects to young researchers. Presentations will consist of plenary talks (40 min), invited talks (30 min) and contributed talks (15 min). In addition, specially scheduled poster sessions are being planned.

Topics:
Quantum phase transitions
Heavy fermion systems
Quantum magnetism and frustrated magnets
High temperature superconductivity
Organic conductors and magnets
Low dimensional systems
Non-Fermi liquids and exotic quantum phases
Unconventional and novel superconductors
Kondo impurity and Kondo lattice systems
Mott-Hubbard systems
Interplay between spin-, charge- and orbital degrees of freedom
Correlated electrons in nanostructures
Quantum Hall liquids
Mathematical models and computational studies
Correlated atoms in optical lattices



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