XIV Training Course in the Physics of Strongly Correlated Systems


Vietri sul Mare (Salerno) Italy

5 - 16 October 2009


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[Name of the lecturer]: Lecture delivered at the XIV Training Course in the Physics of Strongly Correlated Systems, Vietri sul Mare (Salerno) Italy, October 5 – 16, 2009.


Professor Vladimir I. Anisimov

Institute of Metal Physics Russian Academy of Sciences - Ural Division Yekaterinburg Russia

Electronic structure calculations for systems with strong Coulomb correlations






Professor Anders W. Sandvik

Department of Physics, Boston University, Boston MA, USA

Computational studies of quantum spin systems



  Professor George Sawatzky

Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver B.C., Canada

Computational studies of quantum spin systems



Electronic structure of correlated electron systems : theory and experiment


  Professor Dieter Vollhardt

Center for Electronic Correlations and Magnetism, University of Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany


Theory of correlated fermionic condensed matter



• Lecture 1: Correlated electrons made simple
a. What are electronic correlations and where do they show up?
b. Introduction to dynamical mean-field theory (DMFT)
• Lecture 2: Electronic correlations - from models to materials
a. DMFT and the Mott-Hubbard metal-insulator transition
b. Merging DMFT with density functional theory (LDA+DMFT) and application to transition-metal oxides
• Lecture 3: Correlation-induced phenomena in electronic systems
a. Kinks in the electronic dispersion
b. Electronic correlations and disorder
• Lecture 4: Superfluid Helium-3: From very low Temperatures to the Big Bang
• Lecture 5: Common concepts in correlated Fermi systems


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