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IoP Theory of Condensed Matter Group Annual Meeting 2008

Annual IoP Condensed Matter Theory Group Meeting

University of Warwick, Thursday 18th December 2008

This is an opportunity for all interested in Condensed Matter Theory to meet and to hear talks from four invited speakers. Poster presentations are also welcomed.

Programme.

10.30 - 16.50 To include 4 Speakers, Poster Session AGM and Lunch

Speakers and Titles:
Daan Frenkel, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge, 'Dense Packing and Beyond';
Jorge Kurchan, PMMH, Ecole Superieure PCI, Paris, 'Jamming versus Glass Transitions' ;
Igor Lerner, Birmingham, 'Jumps in current-voltage characteristics in 2D structures near a superconductor-insulator transition';
Christian Ruegg, UCL, 'Controlling Quantum and Thermal Melting in Magnets'

AGM Agenda items, and nominations for new Group committee members, to be sent to Hon. Secretary: Dr Derek Lee, Department of Physics, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK. Email : dkk.lee@imperial.ac.uk . At least one vacancy is expected on the Group's committee.

Please register ONLINE before Wednesday 10th December 2008.

Meeting Organisers: Nicholas d'Ambrumenil and Chris Hooley

For further details contact N.d-Ambrumenil@warwick.ac.uk, tel: +44 (0) 24 7652 3982