Workshop Program

 

New materials for thermoelectric applications: theory and experiment


Wednesday, October 6

9:00 - 9:50 J. Grin, Max Planck Institute, Dresden, Germany,
Chemistry and physics of the new cage compounds

9:50 - 10:40 A. Hewson, Imperial College, London, UK,
A new renormalization group approach to strongly correlated Fermi liquids

10:40 - 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 - 11:50 P. Prelovsek, J. Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia,
Thermoelectric power in models of strongly correlated electrons.

11:50 - 12:40 A. M. Oles, Max-Planck-Institut FKF, Stuttgart, Germany,
Compass-Heisenberg Model on the Square Lattice: Spin Order and Elementary Excitations.



12:30 - 16:00 Lunch & afternoon break

16:00 - 17:00 Poster session

17:00 - 18:00 Round table discussion on prospects in low-temperature solid-state cooling with thermoelectric materials with correlated electrons
Moderators: B. Maple, S. Paschen, P. Rogl, B. Sales

18:00 - 18:20 A. Hewson, Imperial College, London, UK,
Workshop summary

18:20 - 18:30 V. Zlatic, Institute of Physics, Zagreb, Croatia,
Closing of the workshop