Printable version of the program and abstracts for the Quantum Phononics Workshop [PDF]

 

Tuesday 26 May

21:00 - 22:00

Welcome Reception at the Atlantis Hotel Roof Garden

Wednesday 27 May

09:00 - 11:00

Registration

11:00 - 11:15

Iannis Kominis

Welcome note

11:15 - 11:45

César Rodríguez-Rosario

"Quantum Phononics" COST proposal

Chair Elisabetta Collini

11:45 - 12:30

Leonas Valkunas

Coherent vibrations and electronic excitation dynamics in molecular aggregates and photosynthetic pigment-proteins

12:30 - 13:15

Roman Schnabel

Observation of generalized optomechanical coupling and cooling on cavity resonance

13:15 - 14:30

Lunch Break

Chair Roman Schnabel

14:30 - 15:15

Stavros Pissadakis

In-fibre whispering gallery mode resonators: a promising platform for the realization of optomechanical oscillators

15:15 - 16:00

Alexandros Tavernarakis

Nano-optomechanical sensing of nanometer-scale resonators

16:00 - 16:45

Coffee Break

Chair Leonas Valkunas

16:45 - 17:30

César Rodríguez-Rosario

Thermodynamics of quantum coherence

19:30

Dinner

 

Thursday 28 May

Chair César Rodríguez-Rosario

09:00 - 09:45

Peter Hamm

Non-adiabatic vibrational dynamics in hydrogen-bonded molecular systems

09:45 - 10:30

Klemens Hammerer

Quantum effects in optomechanics

10:30 - 11:15

Sebastian Volz

Phonon heat transport: tunneling and quantum of conductance

11:15 - 12:00

Coffee Break

Chair Peter Hamm

12:00 - 12:45

Elisabetta Collini

Good and bad vibrations: vibronically-enhanced and vibronically-destroyed coherent transfer in biomimetic systems

12:45 - 13:30

Mads Brandbyge

Heat and electron transport in nano-structured conductors:  insights from atomistic simulations

13:30 - 14:45

Lunch Break

Chair Iannis Kominis

14:45 - 15:30

Pietro Faccioli

Microscopic theory for the excitonic and structural dynamics of biomolecules

17:15 - 18:00

Luca Turin

Is smell a quantum phenomenon?

Talk to be held at the UoC Physics Department in conjunction with the Physics Department Colloquium. There will be bus transportation for the route Hotel Atlantis (leaving 15:45pm) -UoC Campus - Dinner Venue - Hotel Atlantis

19:30

Dinner

Friday 29 May

Chair Pietro Faccioli

09:00 - 09:45

David Holdaway

Chiral effects in visible frequency nonlinear spectroscopy: Signatures of hybrid exciton-phonon coherences

09:45 - 10:30

Vittorio Peano

Topological phases of sound and light in an optomechanical array

10:30 - 11:15

Simon Pigeon

Thermodynamics of trajectories of quantum harmonic oscillators

11:15 - 11:45

Coffee Break

11:45 - 12:30

Discussion and end

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