DIEP workshop: topology and broken symmetries, from driven quantum matter to active metamaterials

An invitation to bridge the quantum and classical worlds

Over the last few years, there has been an explosion of activity in the fields of topological matter, active matter and designer matter. Concepts of symmetries and topology have been found as essential guiding principles to capture the emergence of new phases of matter such as frustration-free disorder, protected edge modes or non-reciprocal transport. All of these remain elusive, however, for far-from-equilibrium systems. This workshop aims at bringing together a broad group of scientists from the quantum and the classical worlds to identify the unifying concepts for the understanding of emergent electronic, mechanical, acoustic and electromagnetic properties of driven/active materials and metamaterials.

Speakers: Andrea Alù, Vincenzo Vitelli, Sebastian Huber, Alexander Khanikaev, Stefano Gonella, Carl Bender, Aashish Clerk, Massimo Ruzzene, Zhong Wang, Vladimir Gritsev, Netanel Lindner, Ewold Verhagen, Cristiane de Morais, Ornella Mattei

Organizers: Corentin Coulais, Romain Fleury, Jasper Van Wezel and Jácome ArmasRonny ThomaleMiguel A. Bandres

More information on the DIEP website

maandag, juli 1, 2019
10:00 — 10:00 (24h)

Utrecht