KITP Program on Realistic Theories of Correlated Electron Materials (Jul 29, 2002 - Dec 20, 2002)
Coordinators: O.Andersen, A.Georges, G.Kotliar, A.Lichtenstein

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Time Speaker Title
7/31, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Dieter Vollhardt
Universität Augsburg
Realistic Investigations of Materials with Strong Electronic Correlations[Slides][Aud][Cam]
8/06, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Lubos Mitas
North Carolina State Univ, Raleigh
Quantum Monte Carlo Methods for Electronic Structure of Materials[Slides][Aud][Cam]
8/07, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Matthew Foulkes
Imperial College, London
Quantum Monte Carlo Studies of Electrons in Weakly Correlated Solids[Slides][Aud][Cam]
8/09, 10:30 p.m. Dr. Peter Blöchl
Clausthal Univ Technology
Introduction to the PAW Method (and to Ab-initio Molecular Dynamics)[Slides][Aud]
8/12, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Ravindra Bhatt
Impurity Band Models of Ferromagnetism in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors[Aud][Cam]
8/13, 10:00 a.m. Dr. André-Marie Tremblay
Université de Sherbrooke
What's Special About "U" in Two Dimensions[Slides][Aud][Cam]
8/15, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Masatoshi Imada
University of Tokyo
Two New Methods for Correlated Electrons - Path-Integral Renormalization Group and Correlator Projection[Slides][Aud][Cam]
8/16, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Hardy Gross
Freie Universität, Berlin
Orbital Functionals in Density Functional Theory: The Connection With Many-Body Theory[Slides][Aud][Cam]
8/20, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Steve Dodge
Simon Fraser University, Canada
Correlated Electron Dynamics in SrRuO3[Slides][Aud]
8/21, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Giovanni Bachelet
Univ. di Roma La Sapienza
Theory of Phonon Anharmonicity in MgB2 and Related Compounds[Slides]
8/22, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Werner Weber
Dortmund, Germany
Multiband Gutzwiller Method Based on DFT: Application to Ferromagnetic Nickel[Slides][Aud]
8/23, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Assa Auerbach
Contractor Renormlization for the 2D Hubbard and Frustrated Heisenberg Models[Slides][Aud]
8/27, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Aharon Kapitulnik
Stanford University
Inhomogeneities and Density of States Modulations in BSCCO[Slides][Aud][Cam]
8/29, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Yigal Meir
Ben-Gurion University
Strong Correlation in Mesoscopic Systems: From the Kondo Effect in Quantum Dots to the 0.7 Anomaly in Quantum Point Contacts[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/3, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Leonardo Degiorgi
ETH - Zurich
Optics of Strongly Correlated Systems[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/5, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Eberhard Gross
KITP & Freie Universität, Berlin
Time-dependent Density Functional Theory: Success and Persective[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/6, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Matthias Troyer
KITP & ETH-Zurich
Tutorial: An Introduction to Quantum Monte Carlo Cluster Algorithms[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/09, 4:00 p.m. Dr. Warren Pickett
KITP & UC Davis
Realistic Wannier Orbitals and Correlations[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/10, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Daniel Chemla
UC Berkeley
Correlation Effects in the Coherent Optical Response of Semiconductors[Aud][Cam]
9/11, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Thomas Pruschke
Universität Augsburg
Semi-analytical solution of the Kondo model in a magnetic field[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/12, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Hartmut Monien
Universität Bonn
Nonequilibrium DMFT[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/13, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Hartmut Monien
Universität Bonn
What we don't know about nonequilibrium DMFT (informal discussion)
9/13, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Kurt Schönhammer
Universität Göttingen
Large degeneracy (1/Nf or GS) scheme for impurity problem[Aud][Cam]
9/16, 10:00 p.m. Dr. Ole Andersen
Max-Planck Institue für FKF
Introduction to the NMTO method[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/16, 4:00 p.m. Drs. Sashi Satpathy
Ole Andersen
Minimal local-orbital sets, direct generation of Wannier-like functions, and applications to HTSCs[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/17, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Jim Allen
University Michigan
Prominent Metal Phase Quasi-particle and High Temperature Correlation Gap Filling in Photoemission Spectra of (V1-xCrx)2O3: Comparison to LDA+DMFT Theory[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/17, 14:30 a.m. Dr. Jim Allen
University Michigan
f-electron Fermi Surface Exclusion Above TK in CeRu2Si2[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/17, 15:30 a.m. Dr. Jim Allen
University Michigan
Ubiquitous generalized ARPES signatures of electron fractionalization in quasi-low dimensional metals [Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/18, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Massimo Capone, Univ. di Roma La Sapienza Superconductivity close to Mott Insulators[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/18, 4:00 p.m. Drs. Tanusri Saha-Dasgupta
Eva Pavarini
Minimal local-orbital sets in NMTO: few examples[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/19, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Patrick Bruno
Max Planck Institute
Exchange Interaction Parameters and Adiabatic Spin-Wave Spectra of Ferromagnets[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/20, 10:30 a.m. Drs. G.Kotliar, S.Biermann, A.Lichtenstein et al. Beyond single-site DMFT: EDMFT, CDMFT, GW+DMFT etc.[Aud][Cam]
9/23, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Wei Ku
UC Davis
All-Electron, Conserving Investigation of the Band Gap of Si and Ge: Effects of Core States and Many-Body Self-Consistency[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/23, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Silke Biermann
First principles' approach to the electronic structure of strongly correlated systems: combining GW and DMFT[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/24, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Seamus Davis
UC Berkeley
The Electronic Structure of Vortex Cores in the Cuprates and Ruthenates[Aud][Cam]
9/25, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Seamus Davis
UC Berkeley
Fourier-Transform Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy - A New Window on the Electronic Structure of Correlated-Electron Materials[Aud][Cam]
9/25, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Doug Scalapino
Discussion on Stripe[Aud][Cam]
9/26, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Franz Wegner
Heidelberg University
Flow Equations of Hamiltonians and Application to the Hubbard Model[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/27, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Mike Brooks
EITU, Karlsruhe
Screened exchange interactions applied to the calculation of spin and orbital moments[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/01, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Sang Wook Cheong
Nanoscale Charge/Spin Correlations in Spinels[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/03, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Manfred Salmhofer
Leipzig University
Fermionic Renormalization Group[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/04, 10:30 a.m. Drs. Kurt Schönhammer
Walter Metzner
Discussion on Fermionic Renormalization Group[Slides][Aud]
10/07, 2:30 p.m. Dr. Frédéric Mila
Reconciling Spin 1 and Orbital Degeneracy in V2O3[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/08, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Frédéric Mila
Frustrated Quantum Magnets: From Theory to Experiments[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/09, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Mark Golden
High-Temperature Superconductors: A View from K-Space[Slides][Vid][Aud][Cam]
10/11, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Steven R. White
UC Irvine
RG Approaches to Quantum Chemistry[Aud][Cam]
10/15, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Igor Mazin
Naval Research Lab
Part 1: Weakly Correlated Metals and LDA+U -- Shall We Try to be Honest? [Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/16, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Igor Mazin
Naval Research Lab
Part 2: Failures of LDA Near a Quantum Critical Point[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/17, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Sankar Das Sarma
University of Maryland
How to Make Semiconductors Ferromagnetic: A First Course in Spintronics[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/18, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Ladislav Havela
Charles University, Prague
Light Actinides - Magnetism and Electron Spectroscopy[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/22, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Dirk van der Marel
University of Groningen
Heavy Carriers and Non-Drude Response in Optical Spectra of Correlated Matter[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/24, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Daniil I. Khomskii
University of Groningen
Orbital Ordering and Frustration[Aud][Cam]
10/29, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Vladimir Antropov
Ames Laboratory
Multiscale Modelling of Magnetic Materials: Synergy of Ab-Initio and Model Methods[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/30, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Henri Alloul
University Paris Sud
NMR Studies of Insulating, Metallic and Superconducting Fulleride Compounds: Importance of Correlations and Jahn-Teller Distorsions[Aud][Cam]
10/31, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Vaclav Janis
Institute of Physics, ASCR, Prague
Two-Particle Renormalizations in Many-Fermion Perturbation Theory[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11/01, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Henri Alloul
University Paris Sud
Effect of impurities in cuprates[Aud][Cam]
11/01, 3:45 p.m. Dr. Theo Costi
Universität Karlsruhe
Tutorial on Wilson's NRG for DMFT[Aud]
11/04, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Kevin Ingersent
University of Florida
Critical Local Moments in the Pseudogap Kondo Model and the Kondo Lattice[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11/05, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Denis Jérome
Université Paris-Sud (Orsay)
Fabre and Bechgaard Salts with their Various Cross-Overs[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11/07, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Denis Jérome
Université Paris-Sud (Orsay)
Evidence of Phase Separations in TMTSF2X Compounds and V2O3[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11/12, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Karsten Held
Max-Planck Stuttgart
The LDA+DMFT Approach to Correlated Electron Systems[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11/13, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Giulio Biroli
Cluster Dynamical Mean Field Approximations[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11/14, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Hilbert von Löhneysen
Universität Karlsruhe
Electronic Transport Through Single Molecules[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11/18-11/22 Conference Realistic Theories of CEM
11/26, 1:30 p.m. Dr. Andrey Mishchenko
AIST Tsukuba
Few Particles in Baths of Elementary Excitations:  Exact Numerical Solutions[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11/27, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Ross McKenzie
University of Queensland
A Strongly Correlated Electron Model for the Quasi-two-Dimensional Organic Superconductors Kappa-(BEDT-TTF)2X: Opportunities for DMFT[Slides][Aud][Cam]
12/02, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Andrey Mishchenko
AIST Tsukuba
Few Particles in Baths of Elementary Excitations: Exact Numerical Solutions II[Slides][Aud][Cam]
12/03, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Shiwei Zhang
William & Mary
Quantum Monte Carlo Method for Real Materials - Phase-Free Random Walks in Slater Determinant Space[Slides][Aud][Cam]
12/04, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Jorge Hirsch
UC San Diego
Dynamic Hubbard Models: An Ideal Playground for DMFT[Slides][Aud][Cam]
12/05, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Vladimir Dobrosavljevic
Florida State University
Two-Dimensional Metal-Insulator Transition: From an Incoherent Fermi Liquid to a Mott-Anderson Glass[Slides][Aud][Cam]
12/05, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Katherine Freese
University of Michigan
Introduction to Cosmology for Condensed Matter Physicists[Aud]
12/09, 10:00 a.m. Dr. M. Brian Maple
University of California, San Diego
Heavy Fermion Superconductivity, Possible Due to Quadrupolar Fluctuations, in the Filled Skutterudite Compound PrOs_4Sb_12[Aud][Cam]
12/10, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Mark Pederson
Naval Research Laboratory, Washington
Molecular Magnets within DFT: Tunnel Splittings and Magnetic Anisotropies[Slides][Aud][Cam]
12/11, 10:00 a.m. Program Participants Conclusions and Perspectives Session of the CEM Workshop[Aud][Cam]
12/12, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Walter Temmerman
f-electron Materials: from Localised States to DMFT[Slides][Aud][Cam]