Workshop Details
Quantum Transport in Nanoscale Molecular Systems
07/29/2019 - 08/02/2019
Meeting Description:

The workshop Quantum Transport in Nanoscale Molecular Systems is a bi-annual meeting devoted to understanding charge and energy transport processes and phenomena in nanoscale molecular systems, in particular, molecular junctions. These systems combine the possibility to study fundamental aspects of nonequilibrium many-body quantum physics at the nanoscale with the perspective for technological applications in nanoelectronic devices

Experimental measurements of transport properties of single molecules in nanojuctions have revealed a wealth of interesting physical transport phenomena such as Coulomb blockade, Kondo effects, vibronic effects and local heating, as well as switching and hysteresis. The understanding of the fundamental mechanisms of quantum transport in single molecule junctions as well as the interpretation of these experimental observations requires the development of theoretical methods for the description of non-equilibrium interacting many-body systems at the molecular scale.

The meeting aims at an interactive dialog between experimental and theoretical researchers working in the field of nonequilibrium charge and energy transport processes in nanoscale molecular architectures. Focus topics of this years meeting include (but are not limited to) spin effects in molecular junctions and molecular magnets, nanoplasmonics, noise, vibronic and thermoelectric effects, quantum interference and decoherence, as well as nonstationary time-dependent transport.


We wish to ensure an intimate workshop setting, with no more than 20 to 25 participants. If you are interested in attending, but have not received an invitation, please contact the workshop organizer before registering. If you have registered for a meeting you were not invited to, you may be subject to a $100 fee.

TSRC is about expanding the frontiers of science, exploring new ideas, and building collaborations. The workshop schedule will allow for substantial unstructured time for participants to talk and think. All participants are expected to stay for the entire duration of the workshop. Scientists are encouraged to consider bringing family or friends. Telluride offers a number of options for children's camps (including Telluride Academy, Aha School for the Arts, and Pinhead Institute). There is more information on childcare, camps, and family activities on TSRC's website. Feel free to contact TSRC's staff to help with any planning and/or coordinating care.

Meeting Venue:

Telluride Intermediate School
725 West Colorado Ave Telluride CO 81435

Quantum Transport in Nanoscale Molecular Systems Registered Meeting Participants:
Participant Organization
Brandbyge, Mads Technical University of Denmark
Donarini, Andrea University of Regensburg
Evers, Ferdinand University of Regensburg
Fischer, Felix Raoul Department of Chemistry, University of California Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Franco, Ignacio University of Rochester
Franke, Katharina Freie Universität Berlin
Frederiksen, Thomas Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC)
Gunasekaran, Suman Columbia University
Hedegard, Per University of Copenhagen
Hybertsen, Mark S Brookhaven National Laboratory
Jelinek, Pavel Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences
Nitzan, ABRAHAM University of Pennsylvania
Novotny, Tomas Charles University, Prague
Pascual, Jose Ignacio nanoGUNE
Peskin, Uri Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Reddy, Pramod University of Michigan
Refaely-Abramson, Sivan Weizmann Institute of Science
Scheer, Elke University of Konstanz
Schull, Guillaume CNRS - IPCMS
Solomon, Gemma University of Copenhagen
Stafford, Charles University of Arizona
Tal, Oren Weizmann Institute of Science
Thijssen, Jos Delft Universoity of Technology
Thoss, Michael University of Freiburg
Wulfhekel, Wulf KIT, Physikalisches Institut

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