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18 SEPT: Condensed matter theory workshop at ALBA: overview of ICN2 and ICMAB activities

A workshop in condensed matter theory will take place at ALBA Synchrotron (Maxwell Auditorium) on September 18, 2017, from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm, with the groups from ICMAB and ICN2. 

13 September 2017

From ICMAB, Prof. Enric Canadell, Dr. Alberto García, and Dr. Riccardo Rurali, from the Theory and Simulation Group will participate.


9:00     Welcome. Salvador Ferrer, ALBA 

9:05-9:35 Overview of ICN2 activities. Pablo Ordejon, ICN2

9:40-10:10  Overview of ICMAB theory group. Enric Canadell, ICMAB

10:15-10:35 Development of first-principles simulation methods, and applications. Alberto García, ICMAB

10:40-11:00  Thermal transport from first principles simulations. Sergio Illera, ICN2

11:00-11:20  Coffee break

11:20-11:40  Nanoscale thermal transport: fundamental understanding of heat propagation in nanostructures and phononics applications. Riccardo Rurali, ICMAB

11:45-12:00  Manganite surfaces and 2D materials. Miguel Pruneda, ICN2

12:10-12:30 The role of relativistic effects on magnetic materials. Ramón Cuadrado, ICN2

12:35-12:55 Magnetic properties of supported molecules. Roberto Robles, ICN2

1:00-1:30 Round table and discussion. Special topic: femtosecond dynamics in condensed matter systems

1:30  End of workshop 

All those wishing to attend the workshop, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., submitting the name, last name(s), ID or passport number and institution (ICMAB or ICN2). 

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