XXIInd International Symposium on the Jahn-Teller Effect

Program

calendarThe program consists of review lectures (45 min.), invited progress reports (30 min.), posters and selected hot topic talks (25 min.). For the list of speakers please click on the desired section.

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Timetable

Timetable

 

Program

 

Sunday, 17 August 2014

16:00 – 18:00

Registration Desk opens REGISTRATION

18:00 – 19:00

Welcome Reception

Monday, 18 August 2014

8:00 – 9:00

REGISTRATION

8:50 – 9:00

Welcome and Opening

9:00 – 9:45

Isaac B. BERSUKER (The University of Texas at Austin) The Pseudo Jahn-Teller Effect: Special Features, Novel Findings, and Applications (REV1)

9:45 – 10:30

Vladimir HIZHNYAKOV (University of Tartu) Time-dependent Jahn-Teller Problem in Solids: Phonon-Induced Relaxation (REV2)

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:25

Markus AICHHORN (Graz University of Technology) Cooperative effects of Jahn-Teller distortion, magnetism and Hund’s coupling in BaCrO3 (O01)

11:25 – 11:55

Mihail ATANASOV (Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion) Ab initio Studies on the Role of the Jahn-Teller and Renner-Teller Effects in Single Molecule Magnets (INV1)

11:55 – 12:20

Max SORANTIN (Graz University of Technology) Vibronic effects on the steady state current through a molecular ring structure (O02)

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 – 14:45

Nimrod MOISEYEV (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology) Light induced conical intersections (REV3)

14:45 – 15:15

Gerald AUBÖCK (École Polytechniqe Fédérale de Lausanne) The Photochemistry of Iron Hexacyanide in Water (INV2)

15:15 – 15:40

Regina DE VIVIE-RIEDLE (LMU München) Deceleration of dissociating molecular wave packets by solvent cage: the dynamic continuum ansatz (O03)

15:40 – 16:05

Spiridoula MATSIKA (Temple University of Philadelphia) Dynamics on radical cations governed by conical intersections (O04)

16:05 – 16:45

Coffee Break

17:00 – 18:00

CANCELLED: Karl Alexander MÜLLER (University of Zürich) Over half a century of research in oxides (PL)

19:00

Reception at City Hall

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

8:00 – 9:00

REGISTRATION

9:00 – 9:45

Jörg WRACHTRUP (Stuttgart University) Defects in Diamond: New Hardware for the Quantum World  (REV4)

9:45 – 10:10

Bin ZHANG (Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing) Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Dual-functional Molecular Crystal from Copper-Oxalate-Framework with Jahn-Teller Distortion (O05)

10:10 – 10:35

Dennis P. CLOUGHERTY (University of Vermont) Dissipation and Decoherence of a Jahn-Teller Impurity in a Solid (O06)

10:35 – 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 – 11:40

Vladimir V.GUDKOV (Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg) Evidence of magnetic field dependent relaxation in ZnSe:Cr crystal in ultrasonic experiment (O07)

11:40 – 12:05

Kliment KUGEL (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow) Orbital and spin structures in transition metal compounds with face-sharing octahedral (O08)

12:05 – 12:30

Simon NEVILLE (University of Birmingham) Multi-mode, Multi-State Quantum Dynamics Studies of Heteroaromatic Molecules (O09)

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 – 14:45

John F. STANTON (The University of Texas at Austin) Ground State of NO3: From Lewis Structures to Spin-Orbit Coupling Effects (REV5)

14:45 – 15:15

Mitchio OKUMURA (California Institute of Technology, Pasadena) Spectroscopy and Dissociation Dynamics of the Excited States of the Nitrate Cation NO3+ (INV3)

15:15 – 15:40

Matija ZLATAR (University of Belgrade) Computational Analysis of Intrinsic Distortions of Jahn-Teller and Pseudo Jahn-Teller Active Molecules (O10)

15:40 – 16:05

Claude DAUL (University of Fribourg) Explicit Control Over Spin-states using combined Density Functional and Ligand Field Theory (O11)

16:05 – 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 – 16:55

Daniel OPALKA (University of Cambridge) Construction of analytic multi-sheeted potential-energy surfaces from ab initio data (O12)

16:55 – 17:20

David S. PERRY (The University of Akron) A System of e×E Conical Intersections Between Vibrationally Adiabatic Surfaces In Methanol (O13)

17:20 – 17:45

Satrajit ADHIKARI (Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata) Conical Intersections in D3h molecules: Diabatic PESs for Spectroscopic & Scattering Processes (O14)

18:00

Poster Session

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

8:00 – 9:00

REGISTRATION

9:00 – 9:45

Terry A. MILLER (The Ohio State University, Columbus) Reconciliation of Spectroscopic Results and Electronic Structure Calculations for Jahn-Teller-Active Molecules (REV6)

9:45 – 10:30

Yuxiang MO (Tsinghua University, Beijing) Jahn-Teller effect in CH3X: spin-vibronic coupling, mode coupling and tunneling splitting (REV7)

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:30

Iain WILKINSON (National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa) Sensitivities of Strong Laser Field Spectroscopies to Evolving Molecular Structure in Polyatomic Systems (INV4)

11:30 – 11:55

Camille LEVEQUE (UPMC Université Paris)Ab initio quantum study of the photodynamics for the coupled 11A2 and 11B1 states of SO2 (O15)

11:55 – 12:20

Sebastian MAI (University of Vienna) Internal Conversion and Intersystem Crossing in SO2 Studied by Surface-Hopping Molecular Dynamics (O16)

13:00

Departure for Conference Excursion:  Stift Vorau, Science Museum Pöllau

19:00

Conference Dinner

Thursday, 21 August 2014

8:00 – 9:00

REGISTRATION

9:00 – 9:45

Frank BRIDGES (University of California, Santa Cruz) Dynamic Jahn-Teller distortions in crystalline materials (REV8)

9:45 – 10:30

Pablo GARCÍA-FERNÁNDEZ (Universidad de Cantabria, Santander) Influence of Jahn-Teller and Pseudo Jahn-Teller over magnetism in 3d systems: A first-principles view (REV9)

10:30 – 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 – 11:40

Miguel MORENO (Universidad de Cantabria, Santander) Why the properties of K2CuF4, K2ZnF4:Cu2+ and KZnF3:Cu2+ model systems are so different? (O17)

11:40 – 12:05

Annette BUSSMANN-HOLDER (Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart) Probing spin fluctuations in the paramagnetic phase of EuTiO3 by muon spin rotation techniques (O18)

12:05 – 12:30

Grace MORGAN (University College Dublin) Broken Symmetry and Ordering Phenomena in MnIII Spin Crossover Solids (O19)

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 – 14:45

Martin JANSEN (Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart) Fullerides: Radical Anions, Jahn-Teller Effect and Orbital Ordering (REV10)

14:45 – 15:10

Erio TOSATTI (International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste) Orbital excitation of a Mott-Jahn-Teller insulator revealed by infrared spectra (O20)

15:10 – 15:40

Janette L. DUNN (University of Nottingham) Experimental signatures of Jahn-Teller effects in fullerene anions (INV5)

15:40 – 16:05

Tohru SATO (Kyoto University) Regioselectivity in Chemical Reactions: Vibronic Coupling Density as a Reactivity Index (O21)

16:05 – 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:00

Liviu F. CHIBOTARU (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) Dynamical Jahn-Teller instability in alkali-doped fullerides (INV6)

17:00 – 17:25

Denis ARČON (Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana) Jahn-Teller orbital glass in the Mott insulating parent state of the molecular superconductor Cs3C60 (O22)

17:25 – 17:50

Katalin KAMARÁS (Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Budapest) Dynamic Jahn-Teller effect in IR spectra of expanded Cs3C60 fullerides at low temperature (O23)

18:00

Poster Session

Friday, 22 August 2014

9:00 – 9:45

Jamie WARNER (University of Oxford) Defects in graphene and the role of Jahn Teller reconstructions (REV11)

9:45 – 10:15

Ayan DATTA (Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata) Silicene: Its different from Graphene (INV7)

10:15 – 10:40

Victor POLINGER (University of Washington, Seattle) Jahn-Teller-promoted superconductivity in cuprates and iron pnictides (O24)

10:40 – 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 – 11:45

Hiroyasu KOIZUMI (University of Tsukuba) Supercurrent generation in Cuprate: Spin-vortex model (INV8)

11:45 – 12:10

Lilia BOERI (University of Technology, Graz) Electron-phonon superconductivity in AP3P compounds: From weak to strong coupling (O25)

12:10 – 12:35

Takashi KATO (Graduate School of Engineering, Nagasaki) New interpretation of the role of vibronic interactions in superconductivity (O26)