KITP Program: Quantum Dynamics in Far from Equilibrium Thermally Isolated Systems (Aug 6 - Nov 2, 2012)
Coordinators: Vladimir Gritsev, Victor Gurarie, Anatoli Polkovnikov, Alessandro Silva
Scientific Advisors: John Cardy, Eugene Demler, David Huse

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Time Speaker Title
8/07, 10:00 a.m. All Organizational Meeting
8/07, 10:30 a.m. Marty Einhorn
KITP Deputy Director
What's a Wiki Good For?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/07, 10:30 a.m. Maxim Olshanii
U. of Mass. & KITP
Geometry of Quantum Observables, Integrability-Thermalizability Transition, and Extended Thermodynamics of Integrable and/or Mesoscopic Systems[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
8/09, 2:00 p.m. Mark Srednicki
Overview of Eigenstate Thermalization Hypothesis[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/09, 3:30 p.m. Lea Santos
Yeshiva Univ.
Entropy and Typicality[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/10, 10:00 a.m. Marcos Rigol
Georgetown Univ. & KITP
Discussion: Entropy
8/13, 3:30 p.m. Maxim Olshanii
Discussion: Some Inequalities Relevant to the Predictive Power of Generalized Gibbs Ensembles[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/14, 10:00 a.m. Michael Pustilnik
Georgia Tech. & KITP
Thermalization of a Strongly Interacting One-dimensional Quantum Liquid[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/14, 11:00 a.m. Jamir Marino
Relexation, Prethermalization and Diffusion in a Noisy Quantum Ising Chain[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/14, 11:30 a.m. Alexander Altland
Univ. Cologne & KITP
Husimi Approach to Relaxation Dynamics
8/16, 2:30 p.m. CJ Bolech
Univ. Cincinnati & KITP
Expansion Dynamics of a Thermally Isolated 1d System of Imbalanced Fermions
8/16, 3:30 p.m. Pasquale Calabrese
Univ. Pisa & KITP
Entanglement Negativity in Quantum Field Theory[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/17, 10:00 a.m. Austen Lamacraft
Univ. Virginia & KITP
Discussion: (Non-)Integrability and Thermalization
8/20-24 Conference: Dynamics and Thermodynamics in Isolated Quantum Systems
8/27, 12:15 p.m. Anatoli Polkovnikov
Boston Univ. & KITP
Thermalization, Universal Dynamics and Dynamical Phase Transitions in Non-equilibrium Systems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
8/28, 10:00 a.m. Jörg Schmiedmayer
Vienne Univ. & KITP
Twin Atoms: Control and Decay of Excited Many Body States[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/28, 11:00 a.m. Giuseppe Mussardo
Quenches in Non-integrable Random Models and in Integrable Quantum Field Theories[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/29, 10:00 a.m. Boris Fine
Univ. Heidelberg & KITP
Regression Relation for Pure Quantum States and Its Implications for Efficient Computing[Slides]
8/30, 2:30 p.m. Anushya Chandran
The Kibble-Zurek Problem: Scaling and Universality at Landau and Non-Landau Transitions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/30, 3:30 p.m. Guy Bunin
Technion & KITP
What Happens to the Free-energy When Current Flows Through a Resistor?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/04, 10:00 a.m. Stefan Kehrein
Univ. Göttingen & KITP
Dynamical Phase Transitions in the Transverse Field Ising Model[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/04, 11:00 a.m. Aditi Mitra
Quantum Quenches in One Dimension: A Renormalization Group Approach[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/06, 2:00 p.m. Armin Rahmani
Thermally isolated Luttinger Liquids with Noisy Hamiltonians[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/06, 2:45 p.m. Arun Paramekanti
Univ. Toronto
Bosons in Synthetic Gauge Fields: Frustration, Strong Correlations, and Quantum Quenches[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/06, 3:30 p.m. Michael Kolodrubetz
Boston Univ. & KITP
Universality and Dephasing within the Kibble-Zurek Mechanism[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/06, 4:15 p.m. Marcus Kollar
Univ. Augsburg & KITP
Prethermalization in Weakly Interacting Quantum Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/11, 10:00 a.m. Jan von Delft
A. Sommerfeld Center & KITP
Quantum Quench of Kondo Correlations in Optical Absorption[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/11, 11:00 a.m. Smitha Vishveshwara
Quenches and Kibble-Zurek Physics in Periodic Spin and Topological Systems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/13, 2:30 p.m. John Chalker
Univ. Oxford
Integer Quantum Hall edge States Far From Equilibrium[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/13, 3:30 p.m. Ludwig Mathey
Univ. Hamburg & KITP
Dynamic Kosterlitz-Thouless Transition in 2D Bose Mixtures of Ultra-cold Atoms[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/18, 10:00 a.m. Waseem Bakr
Lower Dimensional and Spin-orbit Coupled Fermi Gases: Towards Simulating Topological Matter with Ultracold Atoms[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
9/20, 2:30 p.m. Zohar Nussinov
Wash Univ.-St. Louis
A Relation between Off-equilibrium Classical and Quantum Systems and some of its Consequences: Quantum Dynamical Heterogeneities and Quantum Critical Jamming[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/20, 3:30 p.m. Vladimir Yurovsky
Tel Aviv Univ. & KITP
Dynamics of Incomplete Relaxation and Memory of the Initial Conditions in an Isolated Quantum Cold-atom System. Properties of a One-dimensional Gas of Spin-1/2 Atoms in an Axial Potential.[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/20, 4:15 p.m. Luca D'Alessio
Boston Univ. & KITP
Many-Body Localization Transition in Periodically Driven System[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/21, 10:00 a.m. Lode Pollet
Informal Discussion/review on Numerical Methods for Quantum Dynamics
9/24, 12:15 p.m. Stefan Kehrein
Univ. Goettingen & KITP
Shaking Up The Fermi Sea With Sudden Interactions[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
9/25, 10:30 a.m. Gregory Boutis
Measurements of Spin Diffusion in a Homogeneous Solid via NMR[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/26, 2:00 p.m. Mikhail Kiselev
Abdus Salam Center & KITP
Discussion: Dynamical Probe for a Kondo Cloud[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/26, 3:30 p.m. Markus Mueller
Discussion: Many Body Localization and the Role of Quantum Statistics in Strongly Interacting Bose Insulators[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/27, 2:30 p.m. Alejandro Muramatsu
Univ. Stuttgart & KITP
Charge and Spin Fractionalization Beyond the Luttinger Liquid Paradigm[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/27, 3:30 p.m. Robert Konik
Non-equilibrium Behaviour and Thermalization in 1D Bose Gases[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/27, 4:30 p.m. Hans Evertz
Graz Tech & KITP
Bound States and Quantum Bowling[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/28, 10:00 a.m. Hans Peter Büchler
Stuttgart Univ. & KITP
State Preparation and Non-equilibrium States by Driven Dissipative Systems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/02, 10:00 a.m. Heiko Rieger
Saarland Univ. & KITP
Semi-classical Theory of Non-equilibrium Quantum Relaxation in Integrable Spin Chains[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/02, 10:45 a.m. Andrea Gambassi
Work, Large Deviations, Universality and Casimir Effect in Quantum Quenches[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/02, 11:30 a.m. Jinwu Ye
Mississippi State Univ. & KITP
Looking For a Few-Body Problem From a Many-Body Approach[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/03, 2:00 p.m. Lorenzo Campos Venuti
Informal Discussion: Full Time Statistics of Equilibration Dynamics. A Tool For the Investigation of Quantum Criticality and Integrability.[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/04, 2:00 p.m. David Snoke
Univ of Pittsburgh
Coherent Flow and Bose-Einstein Condensation of Long-Lifetime Polaritons in Microcavities[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/04, 3:30 p.m. Daniel Podolsky
Fate of the Higgs Near Quantum Criticality[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/05, 10:00 a.m. Ehud Altman
Weizmann Inst. & KITP
Many-Body Localization[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/05, 2:00 p.m. David Snoke
Univ of Pittsburgh
Informal Discussion: Theoretical Considerations for Exciton/Polariton Condensates[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/10, 2:30 p.m. Salvatore Manmana
Univ. of Colorado & KITP
Probing Quantum Magnetism with Polar Molecules via Interaction Induced Dephasing[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/10, 3:30 p.m. Davide Rossini
Interacting Bosons in 1D Lattices: Statics and Dynamics of Topological Insulating Phases[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/16, 10:00 a.m. Karyn Le Hur
Ecole Poly & KITP
Measuring Entanglement from Fluctuations in Many-Body Quantum Systems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/16, 11:00 a.m. Philipp Werner
Univ. of Fribourg & KITP
Nonequilibrium Dynamics of the Hubbard Model - Insights From Dynamical Mean Field Theory[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/18, 2:30 p.m. Vincent Liu
Univ. Pittsburgh & KITP
Topological Orbital Phases Beyond Standard Optical Lattices[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/18, 3:30 p.m. David Pekker
Caltech & KITP
Strong Disorder Renormalization Group Beyond the 1D Ground State[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/19, 10:00 a.m. Alberto Amo
Spinor Hydrodynamics of Polaritons in Semiconductor Microcavities[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/23, 10:00 a.m. Vladimir Kravtsov
Abdus Salam ICTP & KITP
Cooling of Hot Electrons by Phonons: A Role of Pairing Interactions and Disorder[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/23, 11:00 a.m. Ian Spielman
Univ. Maryland, NIST
Good Times With Artificial Gauge Fields[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/25, 2:30 p.m. Emanuele Dalla Torre
Harvard & KITP
Universal "Rephasing" Dynamics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/25, 3:30 p.m. Krishnendu Sengupta
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science & KITP
Non-Equilibrium Dynamics of Ultracold Bosons in Optical Lattices: A Projection Operator Approach[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/26, 10:00 a.m. Jonathan Keeling
Univ. St. Andrews & KITP
Superfluidity of a Non-Equilibrium Polariton Condensate[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/26, 10:00 a.m. Natan Andrei
Rutgers & KITP
Quench Dynamics of the Interacting Bose Gas in One Dimension[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/29, 10:00 a.m. Marco Schiro'
Princeton & KITP
Dynamics and Thermalization Across an Impurity Quantum Critical Point[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/29, 10:45 a.m. Masaki Oshikawa
Univ. of Tokyo
Dynamical Theory of Superfluidity in One Dimension[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/30, 10:00 a.m. Adolfo del Campo
Shortcuts to Adiabaticity in Many-Body Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/30, 10:45 a.m. Leticia Tarruell
ETH Zurich
Engineering Dirac Points with Ultracold Fermions in Optical Lattices[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/31, 10:00 a.m. David Mross
Pomeranchuk Cooling in Frustrated Magnets: A Route to Spin Liquids in Cold Atoms[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/31, 10:45 a.m. Masud Haque
Composite Object Dynamics in Interacting 1D Lattice Systems: Propagation, Locking, and Scattering[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/01, 2:30 p.m. Giulio Biroli
CEA, Saclay & KITP
Quantum Quenches, Dynamical Transitions and Off-Equilibrium Quantum Criticality[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/01, 3:30 p.m. Alex Kamenev
Univ. Minn. & KITP
Composite Fermion States of Rashba Bosons[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/02, 10:00 a.m. Pierre Le Doussal
Exact Universal Statistics for KPZ Interface Growth and for the Conductance of a 2d Anderson Model, From the Replica Bethe Ansatz[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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