Paris 17-19 March 2008
Workshop on


Disorder and Localization  Phenomena:
from Theory to Applications


The meeting is based on three courses of four hours each. They will touch three different aspects of localization phenomena in inhomogeneous/disordered systems, ranging from theoretical to applied aspects. The aim is to provide an introduction, accessible to non-specialists, to recent developments and ongoing research. It is organized in the framework of the ANR project POLINTBIO.


Speakers and Courses:

Dynamics and Spectra of Random Operators - an Introduction.
Lectures by Michael Aizenman and Simone Warzel (Princeton University)

Statistical Physics of RNA.
Lectures by Ralf Bundschuh (Ohio State University)

Anderson transitions and wave function multifractality.
Lectures by Alexander Mirlin (University of Karlsruhe)

  Poster.pdf

Meeting location: (download a map(.pdf))
Please note the change: Amphithéâtre Darboux --> Amphithéâtre Hermite
Opening: Monday March 17 at 2 pm (at ENS, 45 rue d'Ulm) TIMETABLE


The participation of graduate students is strongly encouraged (limited support available for graduate students and young researchers, please contact the organizers)

Organizing committee: G. Giacomin (Paris 7), C. Monthus (CEA, Saclay), F. L. Toninelli (ENS, Lyon)

Financial support: Agence Nationale de la Recherche and LPMA  
Last updated May 2008

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