of the conference
The conference will deal with strongly correlated electron
systems. The emphasis will be on the unifying concepts
which pertain to most, if not all, electron systems
with short range screened Coulomb interactions. These
materials exhibit various remarkable anomalies and pose
many difficult experimental and theoretical questions.
Bringing together some of the most active experimental
and theoretical physicists working in the field of electron
correlation, we would like to achieve the following
- To review the most interesting results relevant for
strongly correlated systems.
- To focus both on the similarities and differences between
various correlated systems.
- To review and discuss the main concepts used in the
studies of electron correlation.
- To examine how close the experiments and theory come
together, and to guess what comes next.
aim of the meeting is not so much to offer the 'present
day solution' of various anomalies observed in strongly
correlated systems but, rather, to characterize and describe
the anomalies, so as to find a common element in the experimental
far, Hvar meetings were 'discussions dominated' and we
would like to continue that way. We are planning six talks
in the two morning sessions and four talks in the afternoon
session. The lecturers are not supposed to present just
the regular invited talks, but emphasize plans, possibilities,
open problems, and the opportunities for new research
in condensed matter physics.
our view, an important aspect of such a meeting is that
in addition to usual lectures, we have informal discussions,
dealing with controversial issues and providing the opportunity
to young people to ask additional question. The poster
session will play an important role. The posters will
be on the poster boards in the room adjacent to the lecture
hall for the whole meeting, and we would like to have
a regular meeting of all the participants at the 'poster
session', every day one hour before the afternoon session.
are also planning to have the print-out of all the invited
talks (in powerpoint or other format) and we would post
these presentations on the boards adjacent to the posters.
The meeting will have its web site from which all the
presentations will be available. The facilities for video
conferencing and real time participation will be provided.