Benasque 2012: Time-Dependent Density-Functional Theory: Prospects and Applications

5th International Workshop and School

2012, January 3 - 17

Workshop Program

Day I: Friday 13th

Chairperson: Carsten Ullrich

09:20 - 09:30Angel Rubio Opening remarks
09:30 - 10:10Ilya Tokatly Time-dependent current density functional theory: Rigorous lattice formulation
10:10 - 10:50Neepa Maitra Semiclassical Correlation in Density-Matrix Propagation
10:50 - 11:30Ali Abedi Exact Factorization of the Time-Dependent Electron-Nuclear Wave Function"
11:30 - 12:00Coffee Break

Chairperson: Ilya Tokatly

12:00 - 12:40Robert van Leeuwen (TD)DFT: fundamentals and a new functional
12:40 - 13:20Andreas Görling Accurate density-functional methods based on correlation energy functionals within the exact-exchange random phase approximation
13:20 - 14:00Vladimir Nazarov Optics of semiconductors from meta-GGA-based time-dependent density-functional theory
14:00 - 16:00Lunch

Chairperson: Hardy Gross

16:00 - 16:40Stefan Kurth The derivative discontinuity in transport
16:40 - 17:20Heiko Appel Electron-ion entanglement and decoherence dynamics in trans-polyacetylene oligomers
17:20 - 17:50Coffee Break

Chairperson: Hardy Gross

17:50 - 18:30Carsten Ullrich Intersubband spin plasmons in quantum wells: spin-orbit coupling and many-body effects
18:30 - 19:10Leeor Kronik Excitation gaps of finite-sized systems from Optimally-Tuned Range-Separated Hybrid Functionals

Day II: Saturday 14th

Chairperson: Alberto Castro

16:00 - 16:40Christiane Koch How to get what you want from optimal control
16:40 - 17:20Esa Räsänen Optimal control of many-electron systems and quantum revival
17:20 - 18:00David Kammerlander Show me the light: Optimal Control with Strong Lasers
18:00 - 18:30Coffee Break

Chairperson: Angel Rubio

18:30 - 19:10Mark Vrakking Attosecond time-resolved molecular dynamics
19:10 - 19:50Olga Smirnova Multichannel Tunneling in Strong Field Ionization
19:50 - 20:30Simo Huotari Probing electron excitations with inelastic x-ray scattering spectroscopies

Day III: Sunday 15th

Chairperson: Robert van Leeuwen

09:30 - 10:10Stefano Baroni Ab initio colors (and a few thoughts on functionals for spectroscopy)
10:10 - 10:50Gianluca Stefanucci Interaction effects in time-dependent quantum transport: TDDFT versus MBPT
10:50 - 11:30Oleg Prezhdo T.B.A
11:30 - 12:00Coffee Break

Chairperson: Fernando Nogueira

12:00 - 12:40Ivano Tavernelli Nonadiabatic molecular dynamics coupled to time dependent external potentials: towards TDDFT-based local control
12:40 - 13:20Nikitas Gidopoulos Progress at the interface of wave function and density functional theories
13:20 - 14:00Eric Suraud Towards inclusion of dissipation in TDDFT
14:00 - 16:00Lunch

Chairperson: Stefan Kurth

16:00 - 16:40Matteo Gatti Beyond the Hubbard model: a realistic description of metal-insulator transitions in transition-metal oxides
16:40 - 17:20Thomas Olsen Plasmonics and non-local interactions from TDDFT: graphene and metal surfaces
17:20 - 17:50Coffee Break

Chairperson: Stefan Kurth

17:50 - 18:30Carlo A. Rozzi Photoinduced charge separation in light-harvesting supramolecular systems
18:30 - 19:20Poster prize T.B.A

Day IV: Monday 16th

Chairperson: Neepa Maitra

09:00 - 09:40Nina Rohringer The interaction of ultrashort high-intensity x-ray pulses with dense atomic gases
09:40 - 10:20Arto Sakko Studies of dipole-forbidden electronic excitations
10:20 - 10:50Coffee Break

Chairperson: Neepa Maitra

10:50 - 11:30Sangeeta Sharma Bootstrap approximation for exchange-correlation kernel of TD-DFT
11:30 - 12:10Maria Hellgren Role of discontinuities in linear response TDDFT
12:10 - 12:20 Final remarks

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