Topotronics2015: The 1st International Workshop on the Topological Electronics

Date

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 09:00 to Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 12:00

Location

OIST:B250

Description

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“Topological Electronics” is a new paradigm of electronics which utilizes novel quantum degrees of freedom
including geometrical phase (Berry phase), topological insulator, and non-local coherence or entanglement.
In the Topological Electronics the electrical control of geometrically protected quantum phenomena is the
key element providing dissipationless electronics and technical breakthroughs for future electronics and
solid state quantum information technologies. A geometry-related quantum nature of the states and their
interactions plays an essential role in spin-orbit interaction, topological insulators, topological
superconductivity and Majorana fermions, and quantum correlations including non-local generation of
entanglement. In this workshop, we particularly focus on such representative quantum phenomena in lowdimensional
electronic systems.

Venue
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

SCOPE
Spin-orbit interaction in low dimensional systems
Topological insulators
Topological superconductors and Majorana fermions
Quantum correlation in mesoscopic systems
Spintronics
Novel materials in topological phenomena

Organizers
Seigo Tarucha (University of Tokyo/CEMS RIKEN) Co-chair
Laurens W. Molenkamp (University of Würzburg) Co-chair
Shinobu Hikami (OIST) Co-chair
Naoto Nagaosa (CEMS RIKEN/University of Tokyo)
Dieter Weiss (Regensburg University)
Junsaku Nitta (Tohoku University)
Bjoern Trauzettel (University of Würzburg)
Yuzo Ohno (Tsukuba University)
Klaus Richter (Regensburg University)
Yukio Tanaka (Nagoya University)
Sergey Ganichev (Regensburg University)
Hartmut Buhmann (University of Würzburg)
Secretary
Akira Oiwa (Osaka University)
Michihisa Yamamoto (University of Tokyo)
Charles Gould (University of Würzburg)
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Sponsor or Contact: 
Hikami Unit: Miwako Tokuda
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