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Schedule - 20th Mardi Gras Conference

Thursday February 12th, 2015
8:30 a.m. Registration & Coffee
9:00-9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks
Session 1 Chair: Juana Moreno (Louisiana State University)
9:15-10:00 Alexey Rubtsov (Moscow State University & Russian Quantum Center, Russia), Towards a numerically exact description of correlated open quantum systems PDF
10:00-10:15 Discussion
10:15-11:00 Salvatore R. Manmana (Universität Göttingen), Matrix product state formulation of frequency-space dynamics at finite temperatures PDF
11:00-11:15 Discussion
11:15-12:00 Randy S. Fishman (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Using inelastic scattering measurements to determine the complex spin states of multiferroic materials PDF
12:00-12:15 p.m. Discussion
12:15-1:30 Lunch Break: Philip Adams (Louisiana State University), Hysteresis, Avalanches, and Slow Relaxation: Complex non-equilibrium spin dynamics in a Zeeman-limited superconductor PDF
Session 2 Chair: Wei Ku (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
1:30-2:15 Rudolf Roemer (University of Warwick), Self-assembling tensor networks and holography in disordered spin chains PDF
2:15-2:30 Discussion
2:30-3:15 Karen Tomko (Ohio Supercomputer Center), MPI+PGAS Hybrid Programming PDF
3:15-3:30 Discussion
3:30-4:15 Erik Koch (German Research School for Simulation Sciences, Jǜˆlich), Stochastic sampling for the analytic continuation of imaginary-time data PDF
4:15-4:30 Discussion
4:30-6:00 Poster session
Friday February 13th, 2015
8:30 a.m. Registration & Coffee
Session 3 Chair: Mark Jarrell (Louisiana State University)
9:00-9:45 Kieron Burke (University of California, Irvine), Why strong correlation is difficult in density functional theory PDF
9:45-10:00 Discussion
10:00-10:45 Wei Ku (Brookhaven National Laboratory), Connecting real materials to low-energy effective Hamiltonian: applications of symmetry-respecting Wannier functions PDF
10:45-11:00 Discussion
11:00-11:45 Ehsan Khatami (San José State University), Numerical Linked-Cluster Expansion Approach for Strongly-Correlated Electronic Systems PDF
11:45-12:00 p.m. Discussion
12:00-1:30 Lunch Break: Ilya Vekhter (Louisiana State University), Quasiparticle Étouffée: unconventional superconductors probed by magnetic field PDF
Session 4 Chair: Václav Janiš (Acad. Sciences, Czech Republic & Louisiana State Univ.)
1:30-2:15 Martin Weigel (Coventry University), Simulating spin models on GPU: A tour PDF
2:15-2:30 Discussion
2:30-3:15 Ka-Ming Tam (Louisiana State University), Simulations of Edwards-Anderson model using GPU PDF
3:15-3:30 Discussion
3:30-4:15 Frank Marsiglio (University of Alberta), The Dynamic Hubbard Model: studies with DMFT and exact diagonalization PDF
4:15-4:30 Discussion
4:30-5:15 Luca de' Medici (ESRF Grenoble), Slave-spin mean-field calculations, an essential dynamical multi-orbital mean-field: application to Iron superconductors PDF
6:00-8:00 Conference Dinner
Saturday February 14th, 2015
8:30 a.m. Registration & Coffee
Session 5 Chair: Randy Fishman (Oak Ridge National Lab)
9:00-9:45 André-Marie Tremblay (Université de Sherbrooke), Strongly correlated superconductivity in cuprates and layered organics: results and some algorithmic details PDF
9:45-10:00 Discussion
10:00-10:45 Václav Janiš (Acad. Sciences, Czech Republic & Louisiana State Univ.), Parquet equations for disordered and interacting electron systems: Self-energy and the role of the Ward identity PDF
10:45-11:00 Discussion
11:00-11:45 Hartmut Hafermann (Institut de Physique Théorique, CEA), Collective charge excitations of strongly correlated electrons, vertex corrections and gauge invariance PDF
11:45-12:00 p.m. Discussion
12:00 Closing Remarks
12:15 Leaving for the Krewe of Endymion parade in New Orleans
Sunday February 15th, 2015
8:30 a.m. Registration & Coffee
9:00-9:05 a.m. Opening Remarks
Session 1 Chair: Rudolf Roemer (University of Warwick)
9:05-10:35 Pedagogical lecture: Václav Janiš (Acad. Sciences, Czech Republic & Louisiana State Univ.), Ergodicity in statistical mechanics of interacting and disordered systems: Destroying and restoring equilibrium ergodic states PDF
10:35-10:50 Discussion
10:50-11:20 Valery Rousseau (Louisiana State University), The superfluid density in systems with complex interactions PDF
11:20-11:30 Discussion
11:30-12:00 Kalani Hettiarachchilage (Louisiana State University), Ferromagnetism in a two-dimensional two species bosonic Hubbard model PDF
12:00-12:10 p.m. Discussion
12:10-1:30 Lunch Break
Session 2 Chair: Erik Koch (German Research School for Simulation Sciences)
1:30-3:00 Pedagogical lecture: Rudolf Roemer (University of Warwick), Sparse matrix diagonalization, what it is, why and when it works PDF
Mathematica Notebook
3:00-3:15 Discussion
3:15-3:45 Herbert Fotso (Ames National Lab), Field-driven quantum systems, From transient to steady state PDF
Video 1
Video 2
Video 3
3:45-3:55 Discussion
3:55-4:25 Peng Zhang (Carnegie Institution of Washington), DFT+DMFT study of magnetic properties in FeO at high pressure PDF
4:25-4:35 Discussion
4:35-5:05 Shuxiang Yang (Louisiana State University), Numerical study of the periodic Anderson model with a quarter-filled conduction band PDF
5:05-5:15 Discussion
Monday February 16th, 2015
8:30 a.m. Registration & Coffee
Session 3 Chair: Frank Marsiglio (University of Alberta)
9:00-10:30 Pedagogical lecture: Erik Koch (German Research School for Simulation Sciences, Jülich), The Lanczos Method PDF
10:30-10:45 Discussion
10:45-11:15 Shi-Quan Su (University of Tennessee), A Distributive Linear Algebra Approach for Scalable Computing Platform with Accelerator PDF
11:15-11:25 Discussion
11:25-11:55 Yi Zhang (Louisiana State University), Study of multiband disordered systems using the typical medium dynamical cluster approximation PDF
11:55-12:05 p.m. Discussion
12:05-1:30 Lunch
Session 4 Chair: Juana Moreno (Louisiana State University)
1:30-3:00 Pedagogical lecture: Wei Ku (Brookhaven National Lab), How to construct symmetry-respecting Wannier functions PDF
3:00-3:15 Discussion
3:15-3:30 Coffee Break
3:30-5:30 Panel: What I did with my Physics degree:
Alex Brandt (Rackspace), Physics B.S.: How I learned to stop worrying and live in business
Sean Hall (Carver Scientific), Some surprising thoughts and realizations from a would be research scientist about employment in the 'Real World'
Peter Reis (PosiTech Corp.), Using Physics and Computation in Industry