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Special Issue "Many Body Quantum Chaos"
A special issue of Condensed Matter (ISSN 2410-3896).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2019.
Dipartimento di Scienze Matematiche, Fisiche e Informatiche, Università di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze n. 7/A, I-43124 Parma, Italy
Interests: nonlinear dynamics; quantum chaos; modelling and numerical simulation of complex quantum dynamical systems; light-matter interaction; non-equilibrium transport; floquet-bloch theory; exact diagonalizations; ultracold quantum gases; (spinor) Bose-Einstein condensates; open and dissipative systems; classical and quantum localization phenomena; nonlinear and many-body tunneling; atoms in external fields; control and synchronization of multi-mode systems; quantum walks
The field of chaos in many-body quantum systems has a long history, going back to Wigner’s simple models for heavy nuclei. Quantum chaos is being investigated in a broad variety of experimental platforms such as heavy nuclei, driven (few-electron) atoms, ultracold quantum gases and photonic or microwave realizations. Quantum chaos nowadays plays a new and important role in many branches of physics, from condensed matter problems of many-body localization, including (pre)thermalization studies in closed and open quantum systems, and the question of dynamical stability relevant for quantum information and quantum simulation. This Special Issue addresses theory and experiment, methods from classical chaos, semiclassics, random matrix theory, as well as many-body condensed matter physics.
The Special Issue is dedicated to Prof. Shmuel Fishman, who was one of the major representatives of the field over almost four decades and who recently passed away.
Prof. Sandro Wimberger
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- nonlinear dynamics
- thermalization in closed and open quantum systems
- Anderson localization
- many-body localization
- quantum transport
- quantum chaos
- random matrix theory
- quantum (chaos) control
- quantum simulation
- atoms in external fields
- quantum statistics
- quantum-to-classical transition