Padova University
Physics and Astronomy Department
Padova Observatory



Novel Developments in Classical and Quantum Systems

Botanical Garden - University of Padova, 4 - 5 June, 2015

                                                                                       


Programme

Start Time Thursday, 4 June Friday, 5 June
9:30 - 10:00 G. Mistura
Thermolubricity and superlubricity of Xenon islands
10:00 - 10:30 N. Manini
Exploring friction with colloids: misalignment, local epitaxy, pinning-superlubricity, synchronization, and more
11:30 - 12:00 M. Barranco Gomez
Superfluidity fingerprints in nanoscopic 4He droplets
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
10:30 - 11:00 L. Colombo
A novel approach for calculating lattice thermal conductivitiy
12:00 - 12:30 S. Baroni
What I cannot compute, I do not understand: fathoming atomic heat transport from the struggle to simulate it
12:30 - 13:00 A. Parola
Gapless quantum spin liquids
13:00 - 13:30 A.C. Levi
On the survival of poor peasants
13:30 - 14:30 Registration Lunch
14:30 - 15:00 Welcome A. Stella
Growth in the complex network of global economy
15:00 - 15:30 L. Reatto
Is the vortex core in superfluid 4He empty or filled? A microscopic study of a vortex in a strongh interacting Bose system
M. Salerno
Compacton matter waves induced by time dependentent interactions
15:30 - 16:00 P. Mazzoldi
Journey through the history of glass:literature, art and technology
F. Dalfovo
Solitonic vortices in a Bose-Einstein condensate
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break Coffee break
16:30 - 17:00 P. V. Giaquinta
The volumetric anomaly of water: A short chronicle of a controversial discovery
G. Senatore
Effects of inlayer valley degenaracy on exicitonic condensation in a symmetric electron-hole bilayer
17:00 - 17:30 W. E. Ernst
Dynamics of Molecules and Clusters in Helium Droplets
C.M. Bertoni
First-principle molecular dynamics of sliding diamond
17:30 - 18:00 A. Maritan
Criticality in living systems
G. Benettin
Metastability and equilibrium in the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam problem
18:00 - 18:30 Guided tour of the Botanical Garden
Conclusion
18:30 - 19:00
 20:30   Social Dinner

 
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