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.
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