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Psi-k activities at the DPG Spring Meeting (No replies)

Damian Jones
3 months ago
Damian Jones 3 months ago

Dear Psi-k'ers,

This is to remind you that the next DPG Spring Meeting of the Condensed Matter Division will take place in Dresden, from 15 to 20 March 2020 (

With more than 5000 expected participants this is the largest European physics conference, covering all aspects of condensed-matter and materials physics, including surface science, magnetism, soft and biological matter, and more; also note that the conference language is English.

1) Following tradition, the Psi-k community will organize its usual "Psi-k Scientific Get-Together" on Tuesday, 17 March 2020 at 19:00h in the Mensa of the University, as advertised earlier ( Beer and food will be served, sponsored by Psi-k - we typically have about 400 Psi-k members and friends gathering together.

2) In the program, a special symposium will be dedicated to the "Frontiers of Electronic-Structure Theory: Focus on Electron-Phonon Interaction" (see

The symposium, organized by Claudia Draxl, Feliciano Giustino, and Matthias Scheffler, comprises invited talks (Fabio Caruso, Ion Errea, Xavier Gonze, and Georg Kresse) and contributed ones, as well as posters.

3) Due to the large size of the meeting, early registration and accommodation reservation is strongly encouraged. The deadline for abstract submission is 1 December 2019.

The website for abstract submission is . To submit an abstract for the symposium above, choose “O: Surface science division”, and later, as topic: “Frontiers of Electronic Structure Theory - Focus on Electron-Phonon Interaction".

Hope to see you all in Dresden.

Nicola Marzari      Peter Dederichs
Psi-k Chairman     Vice Chairman

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