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Summer School on Novel Superconductors

DATES: August 2 - 15, 2009
LOCATION: University of California, Santa Barbara

The International Center for Materials Research (ICMR) at UC Santa Barbara, in collaboration with the Graduate School of Excellence in Materials Science at Mainz, will hold a Summer School on Novel Superconductors from August 2nd - 15th 2009 at UCSB. The School is aimed at graduate students and junior researchers working in the field of novel superconductivity and is timed to coincide with the 4-month-long research program on the same topic at our Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics.

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Areas covered in the school:

  • Basics concepts and formalism
  • Novel superconductors, in particular the pnictides
  • Oxide high-Tc superconductors
  • New directions


  • Ole Anderson, Max Planck Institute, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Sacha Balatsky, Los Alamos National Lab., US
  • Bernd Buchner, IFW Dresden, Germany
  • Paul Chu, University of Houston, US
  • Antoine Georges, Ecole Polytechnique, France
  • Laura Greene, University of Illinois, US
  • Alex Gurevich, Florida State University, US
  • Peter Hirschfeld, University of Florida, US
  • Catherine Kallin, McMaster University, Canada
  • Steve Kivelson, Stanford, US
  • Warren Pickett, UC Davis, US
  • David Singh, Oak Ridge National Lab, US
  • Jan Zaanen, University of Leiden, Netherlands


Malcolm Beasley Stanford beasley@stanford.edu
Claudia Felser Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany felser@uni-mainz.de
Nicola Spaldin UCSB nicola@mrl.ucsb.edu


How to Apply:

Applications for the School are now closed.

For further details, please contact the ICMR Program Coordinator, Jennifer Ybarra, at ybarra@icmr.ucsb.edu

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