Program

Below you can find a preliminary version of the seminar's program.
You can download the program as list or as table (pdf).

The seminar starts on Sunday, May 6, 16:30 and ends on Thursday, May 10, 14:00.

Sunday 6 May
16:30
Arrival of the participants and checking at the Physikzentrum Bad Honnef
19:15
Dinner and get-together
Monday 7 May
08:30
Welcome and coffee
08:45
F. Intravaia, D. Dalvit and K. Busch
Opening remarks and presentation of the seminar
11:00
Coffee break
11:30
Philip Kristensen
Repulsive Casimir-Polder forces with a non-local material response
12:00
Daniel Bloch
When atom and surface fluctuations couple: Casimir-Polder interaction for atoms resonantly coupled to thermally populated surface polaritons
12:30
 
Conference photo (in the front of the lecture hall)
12:40
Lunch (followed by coffee and/or tea)
14:00
Philipp Schneeweiß
Ground state cooling of atoms 300 nm away from a hot surface
14:30
András Vukics
The theory & experimental realization of photon-blockade breakthrough as a first-order dissipative quantum phase transition
16:00
Coffee break
18:30
Yehuda Band
Dynamics of a Magnetic Needle in a Magnetic field: Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert Dissipation and Fluctuations
19:00
Stefan Jorda
About the Wilhelm and Else Hereaus Foundation
19:30
Dinner
Tuesday 8 May
10:30
Tim Herpich
Collective power: Minimal model for thermodynamics of nonequilibrium phase transitions
11:00
Coffee break
11:30
Raul Esquivel-Sirvent
Thermal band-gaps and Fano resonances in the Near-Field Radiative Heat Transfer
12:00
Carsten Henkel
Non-equilibrium Rytov electrodynamics with electrons and phonons
12:30
Lunch (followed by coffee and/or tea)
16:00
Coffee break
16:30
Poster Flashes
17:30
Poster Session
19:30
Dinner
Wednesday 9 May
11:00
Coffee break
11:30
Boris Müller
Oscillating modes of driven colloids in overdamped systems
12:00
Alessio Squarcini
Critical Casimir interaction between generalized colloidal Janus particles in two spatial dimensions
12:30
Lunch (followed by coffee and/or tea)
14:00
Francisco Diego Mazzitelli
Dynamical Casimir effect: superconducting cavities and moving mirrors
14:30
Itay Griniasty
Classical analogue of the Unruh effect
16:00
Coffee break
18:30
Philipp Haslinger
Atom interferometry probes inertial properties of blackbody radiation
19:00
Heraeus-Dinner
Thursday 10 May
10:00
Arno Rauschenbeutel
11:00
Coffee break
11:30
Ryan Behunin
Fundamental noise in Brillouin lasers
12:00
Roberto Passante
Detection of the Unruh effect through radiation-mediated interactions between accelerating atoms
12:30
Lunch (followed by coffee and/or tea)
14:00
Departure