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        Waves and Quantum Fields on Fractals
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Lewiner Institute of Theoretical Physics Technion, Haifa
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              Lidow Physics Complex
 
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June 26-29, 2011
 
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 <http://physics.technion.ac.il/~conf/Waves/>
 
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                 P r o g r a m
 
Sunday 26 June
 
09:00-10:00 Michel Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
Waves on or off fractals and vibrations of fractal drums
 
10:00-11:00 Stanislas Molchanov, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Negative spectrum for the Schr÷dinger operator on Dyson lattice
 
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
 
11:30-12:30 Yehuda Pinchover, Technion
Large time behavior of the heat kernel: the twisted waveguide as a case
study
 
12:30-15:00 Lunch
 
15:00-16:00 Romolo Savo, University of Florence
LÚvy Glasses: a random media for superdiffusion of light
 
16:00-16:40 Evgeni Gurevich, Technion
Log-periodic modulation of the heat kernel as an indication of
the self-similar fractal structure of the energy spectrum
 
Monday 27th June
 
09:00-10:00 Renate Loll, l, Utrecht University
Dirichlet forms and derivations on fractals
 
10:00-11:00 Bertrand Duplantier, Saclay
SLE, KPZ and Liouville quantum gravity
 
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
 
11:30-12:30 Martin Reuter, University of Mainz
Asymptotic safety and the fractal spacetimes of quantum Einstein gravity
 
12:30-15:00 Lunch
 
15:00-16:00 Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut
Diffusions and spectral analysis on fractals: an overview
 
16:00-16:40 Naotaka Kajino, University of Bielefeld
Aspects of heat kernel asymptotics on p.c.f. self-similar fractals
 
Tuesday 28th June
 
09:00-10:00 Gilles Montambaux, Orsay
A look inside the Hofstadter spectrum
 
10:00-11:00 Jean Bellissard, Georgia Institute of Technology
Laplacians on Compact Metric Spaces
 
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
 
11:30-12:30 Raphael Voituriez, Jussieu University, Paris
First-passage statistics in scale invariant media and search strategies
 
12:30-15:00 Lunch
 
15:00-16:00 Gerald Dunne, University of Connecticut
Physical applications of heat kernels on fractals
 
16:00-16:40 Joe Chen, Cornell University
Statistical mechanics of Bose gas in Sierpinski carpets
 
Wednesday 29th June
 
09:00-10:00 Peter Grabner, Graz University of Technology and Gregory
Derfel, Ben Gurion University
Poincare functional equations, harmonic measures on Julia sets and
fractal
zeta functions
 
10:00-11:00 Luke Rogers, University of Connecticut
Dirichlet forms and derivations on fractals
 
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
 
11:30-12:30 Eli Barkai, Bar Ilan University
Weak ergodicity breaking in single molecule tracking
 
12:30-15:00 Lunch
 
15:00-16:00 Luca Dal Negro, Boston University
Complex aperiodic nanophotonics: Engineering complexity on Optical Chips
 
16:00-16:40 Eli Levi, Technion
Optics in Fractal Dielectric Structures
 
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