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2nd Workshop on Nonlinear PDEs in Applied Mathematics

08/08/2017-10/08/2017

This is the continuation of the workshop organization which was first held in the summer of 2016.  This program’s goal is to bring together leading mathematicians, researchers and students to exchange and share their scientific experiences and research results about different aspects…

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Recent Progress in the Physics of Thermal Transport

17/07/2017-21/07/2017

Theoretical and experimental aspects of thermal transport have recently attraced much attention due to the incerasing need of thermal management in submicron scale computer and optoelectronic devices.
On the theory side, thermal conductivity of real bulk materials and conductance of interfaces…

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Microfluidic Applications of AC Electrokinetic Phenomena

09/01/2017
13:30-15:00

Speaker : Ali Beskok
Southern Methodist University
Place : Dept. of Mechanical Engineering Seminar Room
Date & Time: 9 January 2017 – 13:30

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The Asymptotic Integration Method

23/12/2016
11:00-12:00

Speaker : Mourad Ismail
University of Central Florida
Place : Dept. of Mathematics Seminar Room
Date & Time: 23 December 2016 – 11:00

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Controlling charge transport, spin transport and superconductivity in a two-dimensional materials by the electric field effect

Speaker : Barbaros Özyılmaz
Center for Advanced 2D Materials (CA2DM), National University of Singapore (NUS)
Place : Dept. of Physics Seminar Room
Date & Time: 7 June 2017 – 11:00

Abstract
The complex physics of a system with strong electron-electron interactions can be studied by…

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Uzay Radyasyon Ortamı Test Laboratuarı: Bir CERN İşbirliği Projesi

04/11/2016
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Bilge Demirköz
Middle East Technical University
Place : Erdal Saygın Conference Hall
Date & Time: 04 November 2016 – 14:00

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High quality solid-state spin-photon

11/10/2016
11:00-12:00

Speaker : Mete Atatüre
University of Cambridge
Place : IZTECH Department of Physics Seminar Room
Date & Time: 11 October 2016 – 11:00

Abstract

Optically active spins confined in solids, such as semiconductors and diamond, provide interesting and rich physical systems. Their inherently mesoscopic nature leads to…

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Unveiling the fundamental laws of Nature

08/09/2016
10:30-11:30

Speaker : Ignatios Antoniadis
University of Bern
Place : IZTECH Department of Mathematics Seminar Room
Date & Time: 8 September 2016 – 10:30

Abstract

Particle physics studies the elementary constituents of matter and their fundamental forces. Very short distances are explored by particle collisions at very high…

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Atomic collapse in graphene

Speaker : François Peeters
Department Physics, University of Antwerp
Place : IZTECH Department of Mathematics Seminar Room
Date & Time: 12 July 2016 – 10:30

Abstract

The chiral nature of charge carriers in graphene prohibits backscattering and prevents confinement by electrostatic potentials, resulting in high electronic mobility…

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New fiber-optics platform for high-speed tracking of diffusion processes in fluids

04/05/2016
14:30-15:30

Speaker: Prof. Sanli Faez, Physics of Light In Complex Systems (LINX), Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science, Utrecht University

Place: Department of Mathematics Seminar Room

Date: May 4, 2016 – 14:30

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Physical, Biological and Chemical Foundations of Bioelectronics, Biophotonics and Biosensors

26/07/2016-29/07/2016

Under the auspices of ICTP-ECAR, the goal of the proposed workshop is to bring together the experts and interested parties to interrogate and discover a set of crucial bio-chemical parameters that correlate fundamentally with the physical electromagnetic phenomena in bioinspired,…

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Thermodynamics & Elasticity from Inelastic X-Ray Scattering

28/12/2015
15:00-16:00

Speaker : Esen Ercan Alp
Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne Illinois
Place : IZTECH Department of Mathematics Seminar Room

Abstract
Many measurable thermodynamic and elastic properties of materials partially originate from vibrations of atoms, like specific heat, entropy, free energy, velocity of sound, viscosity, thermal conductivity,…

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The quest for the beginning

27/11/2015
11:00-12:00

Speaker: Prof. Paolo Creminelli
ICTP, SISSA
Place : Department of Mathematics Seminar Room

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A New International System of Units in 2018!? How my Nobel Prize Contributed to this Development

08/10/2015
11:00-12:00

Speaker : Klaus v. Klitzing
Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart
Place : IZTECH Library Conference Hall

Abstract
The International System of Units (SI units) forms the basis for all measurements. With the Meter Convention in 1875 a worldwide system of units was introduced with prototypes for the meter and…

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Physics versus Hospital Superbugs

08/10/2015
09:30-10:30

Speaker : Gabriel Aeppli
PSI, ETH Zurich & EPFL
Place : IZTECH Library Conference Hall

Abstract
The growth of the antibiotic-resistant superbug, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is driving the development of new technologies to investigate antibiotics and their modes of action. We report silicon cantilever based…

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Next-Generation Point-of-Care Platform for Quantitative Detection of a Blood Analyte – Towards Personalized Precision Medicine

22/10/2015
14:30-15:30

Speaker: Prof. Venkatesan Renugopalakrishnan
Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Northeastern Univ.
Place : IZTECH Library Conference Hall

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Zewail City Experience

10/06/2015
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Prof. Shaaban Khalil , Zewail City of Science and Technology Egypt

Place : Department of Mathematics Seminar Room

 

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Workshop on Photonics : Fundamentals & Applications

27/08/2015-28/08/2015

The ICTP – Eurasian Centre for Advanced Research (ICTP-ECAR) is organizing “Workshop on Photonics : Fundamentals & Applications”, to be held at the ICTP-ECAR in Izmir, from 27 to 28 August 2015.

Celebrating the International Year of Light and…

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Many-neutrino gas in Supernovae: An intersection of Particle and Condensed-matter physics

06/10/2015
14:30-15:30

Speaker : Prof. Baha Balantekin , University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA

Place : Department of Mathematics Seminar Room

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First Joint METU-IPM Conference on LHC Physics

29/09/2015-03/10/2015

The ICTP – Eurasian Centre for Advanced Research (ICTP-ECAR) is hosting an international conference entitled “First Joint METU-IPM Conference on LHC Physics”. The activity will be held at the ICTP-ECAR, located at the Izmir Institute of Technology campus, from 29…

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İzmir Yüksek Teknoloji Enstitüsü ev sahipliğinde ICTP-ECAR Yıllık Toplantısı

SEMPOZYUM

26 Mayıs 2016, İYTE Kütüphane Gösteri Merkezi

Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma için Bilim-Teknoloji-İnovasyon Politikaları

ve Uluslararası İşbirliklerinin Rolü

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Assessment and Design of Material Systems for Energy Harvesting, Conversion and Storage

13/10/2014
10:30-12:00

Speaker : Prof. Tahir Cagin
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, USA
Place : IZTECH Library Conference Hall

Abstract
Computational Science (in Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Engineering) has emerged as one of
the main pillars of research and development efforts over the past few decades.

The…

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Quantum Many-body Phases of Interacting Photons and Atoms

10/10/2014
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Gunes Soyler, Max Planck Institute, Dresden, Germany

Place : Department of Physics Seminar Room

Abstract

The possibility to introduce light-matter coupling and long range non-linear photon-photon interactions is a high-ranking subject with significant theoretical and experimental attention. Combined techniques from atomic physics and quantum optics can…

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Advanced Workshop on Landau-Zener Interferometry and Quantum Control in Condensed Matter

29/09/2014-03/10/2014

The workshop will address recent developments on Landau-Zener dynamics and related quantum control in complex systems including (but not limited to) many body effects in ultracold gases, dissipative Landau-Zener transitions, Landau-Zener interferometry in superconducting qubits, double and triple quantum dots, spin & charge qubits, N-V centers…

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Through Fundamental Interdisciplinary Insights into Molecular Surface reaction to Heterogeneous Catalysis, Thin Film and Nanomaterial Design, and Cancer Treatment

11/09/2014
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Tamerlan Magkoev, Head of Nanophysics and Nanotechnology Research Center, University of North Ossetia, Vladikavkaz, Russian Federation

Place : Department of Physics Seminar Room

Abstract

The presentation covers some very recent and ongoing case studies of Nanophysics and Nanotechnology…

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II. International Summer School on Exact and Numerical Methods for Low-Dimensional Quantum Structures

23/08/2014-31/08/2014

This summer school aims to provide an in-depth overview of the low-dimensional systems with a particular, but not exclusive, emphasis on the Bethe ansatz. The Bethe ansatz solution of certain one-dimensional models is still the only known systematic method to find the ground state properties…

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ICTP-ECAR Inauguration Conference

05/05/2014-07/05/2014

ICTP-ECAR will start its activities with an Inauguration Conference on May 5 – 7, 2014. The conference will begin with an opening ceremony on 5th of May at 3 pm and will continue with colloquium-style invited talks by distinguished scholars the following…

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The so-called Higgs particle

28/06/2013
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Yasaman Farzan, IPM, Tehran, Iran

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Last year in 4th of July, the world community witnessed the announcement of the so-called Higgs particle by the LHC collaborations. In this talk after a very brief review of the standard model of the elementary…

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The Quest for Quantum Gravity, The Necessity and Viewpoints

27/06/2013
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Shahin Sheikh-Jabbari, IPM, Tehran, Iran

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According to our current understanding, dynamics of physical systems can be formulated once we know the interactions between basic ingredients of these systems. It has appeared that field theory, and in particular perturbative Quantum Field Theory...

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LHC: Cutting-Edge Physics, Technology and Culture

25/06/2013
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Yasaman Farzan, IPM, Tehran, Iran

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Large Hadron Collider or LHC refers to the large collider experiment that is located in the CERN laboratory at the border of France and Switzerland. Protons are accelerated to unprecedentedly high energies and are made to…

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Self-Learning Kinetic Monte Carlo: From 2D on-lattice to 3D off-lattice and beyond

25/06/2013
10:00-11:00

Speaker : Abdelkader KARA, Department of Physics, University of Central Florida, USA

Abstract

I will present the developments in the Self-Learning Kinetic Monte Carlo (SLKMC) with pattern-recognitions going from 2D fcc-on-lattice (SLKMC1) to 3D-off-lattice (SLKMC4) via SLKMC2: 2D fcc/bcc-on-lattice and 2D-off-lattice (SLKMC3). Applications of...

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World from a High Energy Physicist’s Viewpoint: From Quarks to Cosmos

20/06/2013
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Shahin Sheikh-Jabbari, IPM, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

Physics, as one of the empirical sciences has the announced goal of understanding how the Universe works from the smallest scales we have been able to probe, to the largest scales we have seen. High energy...

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Coordination, Chemistry and Structure Effects on the Adsorption of Acenes on Transition Metal Surfaces

24/06/2013
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Abdelkader KARA, Department of Physics, University of Central Florida, USA

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Extended materials made of organic molecules fall between 'hard' and 'soft' materials, which bare promising novel and interesting functionalities. Their growth through self-assembly is however poorly understood for the lack of...

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A Brief Review of Neutrino Physics

18/06/2013
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Yasaman Farzan, IPM, Tehran, Iran

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I will start with a review of neutrino properties and their role in expanding our knowledge on elementary particle physics in general. I will then discuss the widely circulated report on neutrinos traveling faster than the…

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Physics, Applied and Interdisciplinary Physics

13/06/2013
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Shahin Sheikh-Jabbari, IPM, Tehran, Iran

Abstract
The standard classification of sciences and human knowledge is generically a either subject-wise or based on the methodology used. In this classification physics is one of basic, empirical sciences. Physics is about to uncover and formulate…