2009 ETSF Workshop on Electronic Excitations

Preliminary program:

Sunday, September 13

20:00 Lunch/Dinner (at the Hotel)

Monday, September 14

12:30 Lunch/Dinner (at the Hotel)
14:00 SC meeting
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 SC meeting
IT meetings (as arranged by IT convenors and members)
20:30 Lunch/Dinner (at the Hotel - Buffet)

Tuesday, September 15

9:00 Welcome address
9:20 Steven Louie Spectroscopic and Transport Properties of Graphene and Graphene Nanostructures
10:20 Coffee break
10:50 Patrick Rinke Auger recombination rates in nitrides from first principles
11:10 Hannes Huebener Second Harmonic Generation in Bulk Silicon
11:30 Julien Vidal How can ab initio calculations help to improve solar cells?
12:10 Nicola Spallanzani Photo-excitation of light-harvesting supra-molecular triad: a TDDFT study
12:30 Lunch/Dinner (at the Hotel)
14:30 Gustavo Scuseria New models for mixing wavefunctions with density functional theory
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Steen Nielsen Absorption spectra of chromophore ions obtained from storage ring experiments
17:00 Adriano Conte A theoretical investigation on the first step of the mechanism of vision in living beings
17:20 Marius Wanko Multiscale Approaches for Protein Spectroscopy
17:40 Round Table
Interaction of ETSF with users
20:00 Lunch/Dinner (at "Jardim do Paço" restaurant)

Wednesday, September 16

9:00 Emily Carter Ab Initio Treatment of Excited States and Strongly Correlated Electrons in Crystals
10:00 Federico Iori In strong correlation do we trust? The paradigm of V2O3
10:20 Coffee break
10:50 Matteo Guzzo Exchange and correlation effects in the electronic properties of transition-metal oxides: The example of NiO
11:10 Martin Stankovski Oxidise this: A study of PAW+QPSCGW calculations on Zn and Sn oxides
11:30 Jim Greer Calculation of electron correlations and excitation spectra from a Monte Carlo configuration generation technique
12:10 Dietrich Foerster * Extension of the LCAO method to excited states
12:30 Lunch/Dinner (at the Hotel)
14:30 W. Temmermann Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Rare Earths and Actinide Compounds
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Xinguo Ren Assessing the random phase approximation: CO adsorption and weakly bonded systems
16:40 Esa Räsänen Functionals in low-dimensional systems
17:00 Ulf von Barth Correlation energy functional and potential from time-dependent exact-exchange theory
18:00 Lunch/Dinner (Light dinner - cheese and wine tasting at "Rota dos Vinhos")

* with Peter Koval

Thursday, September 17

9:00 Hervé Ness Non equilibrium and many-body effects in quantum transport through nanoscale devices
9:40 Hector Mera Are Kohn-Shamm conductances accurate?
10:00 Valerio Olevano Effective 1D theory and generalized Fisher-Lee formula for quantum transport at nanocontacts
10:20 Coffee break
10:50 Simon Dubois Quantum Transport in Graphene Nanoribbons
11:30 Zeila Zanolli Transport properties of carbon atomic wires
11:50 Aurelien Lherbier Charge transport in 2D graphene including dopants/defects ... ab initio and tight-binding coupled approach
12:30 Lunch/Dinner (at the Hotel)
14:30 Juan Garcia-Lastra Classical and Many-Body Theory of Image Potentials at Solid-Molecule Interfaces
15:10 Andreas Gierlich All-electron GW Calculations for Perovskite Transition-Metal Oxides
15:30 J.A. Berger GW without empty states
15:50 Pina Romaniello The self-energy beyond GW
16:10 Coffee break
16:40 Poster Session
20:00 Lunch/Dinner (at "Jardim do Paço" restaurant)

Friday, September 18

9:00 Alberto Castro Quantum Optimal Control Theory with TDDFT
9:40 Ilya Tokatly Linear Continuum Mechanics for Quantum Many-Body Systems
10:00 Coffee break
10:30 Andre Schleife From Ideal Bulk to Reality - Interplay of Excitonic Effects with Defects and Doping
11:10 Claudia Roedl Absorption Spectra of Magn. Insulators: Antiferromagn. Trans.-Metal Oxides and Ferrogmagn. CrBr3
11:30 M. Cazzaniga Ab-initio long wavelength dielectric properties of bulk iron
11:50 Giancarlo Cappellini Optical absorption ... polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
12:10 Giovanni Onida Spectroscopy of Monoatomic Carbon wires connecting sp2 carbon fragments
12:30 Lunch/Dinner (at the Hotel)
14:30 Pierluigi Cudazzo Ab Initio Description of High-Temperature Superconductivity in Dense Molecular Hydrogen
14:50 Frank Fuchs Ab-initio study of atomic gold-wires on Ge(001)
15:10 Hansi Weissker Temperature effects on the electronic and optical properties of silicon clusters
15:30 Final remarks
15:40 Coffee break
16:00 ETSF Members' meeting
20:00 Lunch/Dinner (Banquet at the Hotel)

Saturday, September 19

9:00 SC meeting
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 SC meeting
12:30 Lunch/Dinner (at the Hotel)