ISF Center of Excellence Workshop on Interactions and Disorder in Mesoscopic Systems

Princess Hotel, Eilat, Israel, January 6, 2004

Invited Speakers


A. Aharony  (Tel Aviv) V.F. Gantmakher (Chernogolovka) A. Palevski  (Tel Aviv)
M. Avinun Kalish (Rehovot) Y. Imry  (Rehovot) A. Schiller  (Jerusalem)
F.B. Anders  (Bremen) Y. Levinson  (Rehovot) H. Weidenmueller (Heidelberg)
Program
 
9:00-9:30 A. Aharony  -- Phase Measurements in Aharonov-Bohm 
                         Interferometers 
9:30-10:00 H. Weidenmueller  -- Quantum Dot(s) in an Aharonov-Bohm
                                    Ring: Coulomb Blockade and Kondo Effect 
10:00-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-11:15
 
M. Avinun Kalish  --  Phase Evolution of a Few Electrons 
                                    Quantum Dot
11:15-11:45 A. Schiller  --  The Coulomb Blockade in Quantum Boxes
11:45-12:15 F.B. Anders  --  Coulomb Blockade and Non-Fermi-Liquid
                           Behavior in Quantum Dots 
12:15-13:45 Lunch
13.45-14.15 V.F. Gantmakher  --  Traits of the Insulator formed under the
                                    Superconductor Insulator Transition 
14:15-14:45 A. Palevski  --  Critical Current in Nb-Cu-Ni-Cu-Nb Junctions
14:45-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:00 Y. Levinson  --  Quantum Noise in a Current Biased Josephson 
                           Junction 
16:00-16:30 Y. Imry  --  Soft Local Excitations and Low-Temperature 
                    Decoherence  in Disordered Conductors 

Contact information: avraham@phys.huji.ac.il

This workshop will be held back-to-back with the conference on Transport and MagnetismFrom the Thermodynamic Limit to the Nano Scale, celebrating Amnon Aharony’s 60th birthday.