International School on the Physics of Indirect Excitons


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Saturday July 26, 2014

Arrival, no lectures

Sunday July 27, 2014

09:00-09:15 Opening remarks
09:15-10:45 J. Baumberg: Polaritons (lecture)
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-12:00 G. Christmann: Direct-indirect exciton coupling and tunnelling effects in strongly coupled microcavities
12:00-12:45 J. Baumberg: Exercise / Discussion
15:00-16:30 E. Molinari: Fundamentals of excitons (lecture)
16:30-17:00 Coffee Break
17:00-17:45 A. Holleitner: Few-exciton Physics
17:45-18:30 E. Molinari: Exercise / Discussion

Monday July 28, 2014

09:00-10:30 A. Pinczuk: Optics of two-dimensional electron gases and quantum Hall bilayers (lecture)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:45 L. Pfeiffer: Semiconductor bilayers
11:45-12:30 A. Pinczuk: Exercise / Discussion
15:00-16:30 L. Butov: Indirect excitons (lecture)
16:30-17:00 Coffee Break
17:00-17:45 F. Dubin: Bose-Einstein condensation of excitons: the key role of dark states
17:45-18:30 L. Butov: Exercise / Discussion
18:30-20:00 INDEX Network Meeting 1st session (only for network participants)

Tuesday July 29, 2014

09:00-10:30 M. Dyakonov: Spin physics of electrons, holes, and excitons in quantum wells (lecture)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:45 M. Dyakonov: Exercise / Discussion
Excursion to Selinunte
19:00-20:00 INDEX Network Meeting 2nd session (only for network participants)

Wednesday July 30, 2014

09:00-10:30 L. Levitov: Long-range valley currents, plasmons and energy waves in graphene
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:45 V. Pellegrini: Exploring electron-hole pairing in graphene -GaAs heterostructures
11:45-12:30 M. Vladimirova: Spin dynamics in coupled quantum wells
15:00-15:45 M. Polini: Coulomb drag: from semiconductor quantum wells to atomically-thin crystals
15:45-17:00 Short presentations given by students1
17:00-19:00 Poster session with wine & other goodies2

Thursday July 31, 2014

09:30-10:15 L. Ponomarenko: Transport in bilayer graphene
10:15-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-11:30 L. Levitov: Exercise/Discussion
11:30-12:15 C. Tejedor: Exciton-plasmon-polaritons
15:00-15:45 K. Bolotin: Excitons in two-dimensional semiconductors
15:45-16:15 Coffee break
16:15-17:00 M. Rontani: Anomalous magnetization of carbon nanotubes as excitonic insulators
17:00-17:15 Closing remarks

Friday August 1, 2014


1 Participants are invited to present two slides about their research.
2 Participants are invited to present a poster.
If you send your poster abstract to it will be inserted in the Book of Abstracts.