Workshop Program


New materials for thermoelectric applications: theory and experiment

Monday, October 4

9:00 - 9:50 E. Tosatti, Scuola Normale Superiore and Democritos CNR-IOM, Trieste, Italy,
Electron transport and zero bias anomalies through locally magnetic nanocontacts based on first principles electronic structure

9:50 - 10:40 M. Mori, ASRC, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Tokai, Ibaraki, Japan
Quantum transport in nano-structure of superconductor and ferromagnet

10:40 - 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 - 11:50 T. Costi, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Germany,
Thermoelectric properties of quantum dots

11:50 - 12:40 M. Fabrizio, Scuola Normale Superiore and Democritos CNR-IOM, Trieste, Italy,
Lack of Kondo screening at nanocontacts of nearly magnetic metals

12:40 - 15:30 Lunch & afternoon break

15:30 - 16:30 Poster session

16:30 - 17:20 J. Freericks, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., USA,
Thermoelectric response of correlated multilayers

17:20 - 18:10 K. Ueda, Institute for Solid State Physics, University of Tokyo, Japan,
Heavy Fermions and Lattice Vibrations

18:10 - 19:00 T. Pruschke, Goettingen University, Germany,
Monte-Carlo approach to stationary transport through correlated nano-structures beyond the linear response limit