Physikzentrum Bad Honnef
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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 Bialynicki-Birula, Warsaw University, Poland
    Space-time description of squeezing and entanglement of photons
  • Philippe Grangier, Institut d'Optique, Palaiseau, France
    Experimental tests of Bell's inequalities: from early experiments towards loophole-free tests (2 talks)
  • Harald Grosse, University of Vienna, Austria
    Quantum Physics on Deformed Space-Time
  • 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 Schmidt-Kaler, 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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