Workshop on Phase Transitions



All lectures will be held in Leibniz-Hörsaal (G 10),
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences (Leipzig, Inselstraße 22).


Monday, August 24, 2009
09:00 - 09:15Opening
09:15 - 10:00Senya Shlosman 
The Ising rain stays mainly on the plane
10:00 - 10:30Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:15Nicolas Alikakos 
On Entire Solutions of the System Laplacian of u - grad W(u)=0, u from Rn to Rn
11:30 - 12:15Sergio Conti 
Multiscale decomposition of dislocation microstructures
14:30 - 15:15Florian Theil 
Relaxation dynamics in thermal and athermal systems
15:30 - 16:15Nicholas Dirr 
Interface evolution in heterogeneous media
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
09:15 - 10:00Johannes Zimmer 
Dynamic lattice models for elastic phase transitions and dislocations
10:00 - 10:30Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:15Volker Betz 
Bose-Einstein condensation and infinite cycles in random permutation
11:30 - 12:15Noemi Kurt 
Entropic repulsion for Laplacian interface models
14:30 - 15:15Gero Friesecke 
From interatomic potentials to Wulff shapes, via Gamma convergence
15:30 - 16:15Jerome Coville 
Depinning of interfaces in some random media
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
09:15 - 10:00Takis Souganidis 
Moving interfaces in oscillating media
10:00 - 10:30Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:15Roman Kotecky 
Multiscale analysis of gradient models with non-convex potentials
11:30 - 12:15Stefan Adams 
Thursday, August 27, 2009
09:15 - 10:00Felix Otto 
Optimal bounds on the Kuramoto-Sivashinsky equation
10:00 - 10:30Coffe Break
10:30 - 11:15Francis Comets 
Diffusivity of Stochastic Billiards in a random tube
11:30 - 12:15Luca Mugnai 
On a mesoscopic many-body Hamiltonian describing elastic shears and dislocations
14:30 - 15:15Juan J. L. Velazquez 
Kinetic models with particle fluxes. Application to coagulation equations.
15:30 - 16:15Errico Presutti 
Coexistence of metastable phases in states with a current


The workshop is supported by Forschergruppe 718 der DFG: Analysis and Stochastics in Complex Physical Systems.

Date and Location

August 23 - 28, 2009
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Inselstraße 22
04103 Leipzig
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Scientific Organizers

Stephan Luckhaus
Leipzig University
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Errico Presutti
Universitá di Roma
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Luca Mugnai
Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften
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Administrative Contact

Katja Bieling
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
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