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
Monday, November 18
8:45am Daniel Hone
Antoine Georges
Welcome to KITP and Conference[Aud][Cam]
9:00am Atsushi Fujimori
University of Tokyo
Differences in the electronic structure of the CuO2 plane between different cuprate systems[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10:30am Eva Pavarini
A. Volta
Band-structures of hole-doped cuprates and correlation with Tc max[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:30am Girsh Blumberg
Bell Labs
Superconductivity in electron doped cuprates. An experimental overview[Aud][Cam]
2:00pm Bernhard Keimer
Max-Planck Institut
Magnetic Dynamics in Orbitally Degenerate Insulators[Slides][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm Sergej Savrasov
New Jersey Institute
Structural Instabilities of the High-Temperature Phases in Metallic Plutonium[Aud][Cam]
4:30pm Andrew Mc Mahan
Correlation effects in the compressed rare earth metals[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm DISCUSSION: Rare Earths and Actinides
Tuesday, November 19
9:00am James Allen
University of Michigan
Prominent Metal Phase Quasi-particle Peak and High Temperature Correlation Gap Filling in Photoemission Spectra of (V1-xCrx)2O3 : Comparison to LDA + DMFT Theory[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10:00am George Sawatzky
University of British Columbia
Towards a model Hamiltonian for V2O3[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:00am Shigemasa Suga
Osaka University
Photoemission spectroscopy of correlated electron systems by the soft X-ray excitation revealing genuine bulk electronic structures: Examples of Sr1-xCaxVO3, V6O13, YbAl3, YbInCu4 and so on[Slides][Aud][Cam]
1:30pm Thierry Giamarchi
Univ. Geneva
Deconfinement and Bechgaard salts[Slides][Aud][Cam]
2:30pm Stuart Brown
Phase segregation of the spin-density wave and superconducting ground states in (TMTSF)2PF6 and the impact of disorder.[Aud][Cam]
3:00pm Victor Yakovenko
University of Maryland
Hot and cold spots of the electron relaxation time in Q1D organic conductors and in curates[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4:00pm DISCUSSION: Cluster Extensions of DMFT (w/contributions by G. Kotliar, A. Licthenstein, ...)[Aud][Cam]
5:00pm Dmitri Papaconstantopoulos
Naval Research Laboratory
Tight-binding v. LDA+U in FeAl and MnAl[Slides][Aud][Cam]
Wednesday, November 20
9:00am Elbio Dagotto
Florida State
Nanoscale Phase Separation in CMR Materials[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10:00am George Sawatzky
University of British Columbia
Oxygen based half metallic ferromagnetism in nonmagnetic oxides[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:00am Girsh Blumberg
Bell Labs
Sliding density-wave and spin dynamics in Sr_{14}Cu_{24}O_{41} ladders[Aud][Cam]
11:30am Roser Valenti
University of Dortmund
Spin-singlet nature of various dimerized cuprates. From ab-initio to experiment[Slides][Aud][Cam]
Thursday, November 21
9:00am Joerg Schmalian
Iowa State
Pairing and magnetic correlations in quasi-two-dimensional organic superconductors[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9:50am Stuart Brown
Phase diagram of kappa-(ET)2X[Aud][Cam]
10:15am Mario Poirier
Université de Sherbrooke
Ultrasonic investigation of the pressure-temperature phase diagram of k-(BEDT-TTF)2X quasi-two-dimensional organic conductors.[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10:45am DISCUSSION: Quasi 2D organics
11:20am Hilbert von Lohneysen
Universitat Karlsruhe
The puzzles of CeCu_{6-x}Au_x[Slides][Aud][Cam]
1:30pm Frank Steglich
YbRh2Si2: an unconventional metal[Slides][Aud][Cam]
2:20pm Subir Sachdev
Yale University
Quantum phases and critical points of correlated metals[Slides][Aud][Cam]
3:10pm DISCUSSION: QCPs in f-electron Materials[Aud][Cam]
4:00pm Mebarek Alouani
All-electron GWA based on the PAW method: application to the electronic structure of insulating materials[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4:30pm Ping Sun
Extended Dynamical Mean Field Theory and the model GW method[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5:00pm Silke Biermann
An ab initio approach to strongly correlated systems: combining the GW approximation with dynamical mean field theory[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm DISCUSSION: Extended DMFT[Aud][Cam]
Friday, November 22
9:00am Dmitri Basov
UC San Diego
Emergence of conducting state in weakly doped La2-xSrxCuO4 single crystals[Aud][Cam]
10:30am Juan Campuzano
University of Illinois
ARPES View of the Phase Diagram of the High Temperature Superconductors[Aud][Cam]
11:30am DISCUSSION: Cuprates
1:30pm Matthias Scheffler
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck
Testing the accuracy of the xc energy of electronic-strcture theories for real materials -- Example: surface structure and surface chemical reactions at Si (001)[Slides][Aud][Cam]
3:00pm Steven White
UC Irvine
RG methods for quantum chemistry[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4:00pm DISCUSSION: Perspectives