DPG Physics School 2008
supported by the Wilhelm and Else Heraeus  Foundation
21  26 September 2008, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, Germany
Foundations of Quantum Physics
Harald Fritzsch, University of Munich, & Anton Zeilinger, University of Vienna
Invited Lecturers

Markus Arndt, University of Vienna, Austria
I: Decoherence & dephasing in matter wave interferometry: bad
guys or friends?
II: Matter wave interferometry with complex molecules

Markus Aspelmeyer, Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Vienna, Austria
Schrödinger's Mirrors: Quantum experiments with massive micromechanical systems

Iwo BialynickiBirula, Warsaw University, Poland
Spacetime description of squeezing and entanglement of photons

Philippe Grangier, Institut d'Optique, Palaiseau, France
Experimental tests of Bell's inequalities: from early experiments
towards loopholefree tests (2 talks)

Harald Grosse, University of Vienna, Austria
Quantum Physics on Deformed SpaceTime

Harald Fritzsch, University of Munich, Germany
Fundamental Constants in Physics

David Mermin, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
What has quantum mechanics to do with factoring? Things I wish they had told me about Shor's amazing algorithm.

Dieter Meschede, Bonn University, Germany
Single Particles in Quantum Mechanics

Gernot Münster, University of Münster, Germany
Mass generation in QCD and in the Standard Model (2 talks)

Hermann Nicolai, Einstein Institute Golm, Germany
Quantum Phenomena and Gravity

Chris Quigg, Fermilab, USA
Mass, Electroweak Symmetry Breaking, and Physics at the Fermi Scale (2 talks)

Ferdinand SchmidtKaler, Ulm University, Germany
Quantum Information Processing with Ions

Abner Shimony, University of Boston, USA
Philosophical Implications of Quantum Mechanics

Gerard 't Hooft, University of Utrecht, Netherlands
Hilbert Space in deterministic theories (2 talks)

Reinhard Werner, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
Einstein and the minimal statistical interpretation

Anton Zeilinger, University of Vienna & Institute for Quantum Optics and
Quantum Information, Austria
Foundations of quantum physics. Are there open questions?
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