Institutionen för fysik och astronomi

Seminarium med nobelpristagare Frank Wilczek: Time Crystals - New States of Matter

  • Datum: 24 maj, kl. 10.15–11.15
  • Plats: Ångströmlaboratoriet Siegbahnsalen
  • Föreläsare: Frank Wilczek
  • Arrangör: Institutionen för fysik och astronomi och Brahe Foundation
  • Kontaktperson: Manuel Pereiro
  • Seminarium

Symmetry, and the spontaneous breaking of symmetry, are dominant themes in modern physics. Time translation is perhaps the most fundamental of symmetries, and the question of its breaking raises new conceptual issues.

From this ferment, one imagines new states of matter, the so-called “time crystals.” First proposed theoretically, they have been recently seen by experimenters. Frank Wilczek will review these developments, and discuss future prospects.

Föresläsningen kommer att filmas.

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