Karl Franzens University Graz | Graz University of Technology | |

Tuesday 03 October 2023 TUG | |

16:15 - 17:15 |
Artificial neural networks (ANN), inspired by biological nervous systems, enable signal processing beyond the capabilities of classical von Neumann computer architectures. Through dynamically adapting the connectivity (synaptic weights) in individual devices and by applying learn ... more |

Tuesday 10 October 2023 | |

16:15 - 17:15 |
Oxide materials are omnipresent in science and technology. Given their low carrier density and poor screening ability, oxide properties are often inhomogeneous in space and governed by stoi-chiometry modulations, defects and impurities. Spatially resolving techniques are therefor ... more |

Tuesday 17 October 2023 | |

16:15 - 17:15 |
The size of the smallest features on nanoelectronics circuits is governed by the Abbe-Rayleigh criterion k1 lambda / NA, where lambda stands for the wavelength of the used light, NA is the numerical aperture and k1 is a technology-dependent factor. We briefly discuss the conseque ... more |

Tuesday 31 October 2023 TUG | |

16:15 - 17:15 |
Recent advances in machine learning provide access to highly accurate surrogate potential energy surfaces (PESs) at a fraction of the computational cost of ab-initio calculations. The computational efficiency opens the door to predictive calculation of thermodynamic properties wi ... more |

Tuesday 07 November 2023 HS 05.01 | |

16:15 - 17:15 |
Two-dimensional (2D) materials of single/few-atom thickness are attracting significant attention for applications in low-power and flexible electronics and optoelectronics. Their properties, often different from those of corresponding bulk materials, can further be tailored by st ... more |

Tuesday 14 November 2023 TUG | |

16:15 - 17:15 |
Designing materials with advanced functionalities is the main focus of contemporary solid-state physics and chemistry. In this talk, I will explore the in-silico prediction of superconducting materials from first principles, combining cutting-edge methods in crystal structure pre ... more |

Tuesday 21 November 2023 TUG | |

16:15 - 17:15 |
Imaging Electronic and Atomic Motion in Molecules
Motion of electrons is at the heart of any chemical transformation, photo-induced charge or energy transfer process in molecules. Contemporary techniques in ultrafast science have the capability to generate and trace the conseq ... more |

Tuesday 28 November 2023 TUG | |

16:15 - 17:15 |
Johannes Kasnatscheew, Sven Klein, Maximilian Kubot, Lukas Stolz, Sascha Nowak, and Martin Winter
MEET Battery Research Center, Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Münster, Corrensstrasse 46, 48149 Münster, Germany and
Helmholtz-Institute Münster, IEK-12, Fors ... more |

Tuesday 05 December 2023 | |

16:15 - 17:15 |
Within Einstein's theory of General Relativity, the cosmological constant drives the accelerating expansion of the Universe. The cosmological constant is interpreted as the vacuum energy density perceived by gravitation.
Experimentally, it corresponds to an energy scale 0.002 e ... more |

Tuesday 12 December 2023 TUG | |

16:15 - 17:15 |
The dual comb interferometer emerges as a tool of choice to improve spectroscopic models and databases as well as to monitor green house gases at a regional level.
To reach the required quantification of carbon dioxide or methane in the atmosphere, a sub percent accuracy is n ... more |

Tuesday 19 December 2023 TUG | |

16:15 - 17:15 |
This talk is on the interplay of theoretical physics, computation and probabilistic inference. Theoretical physics seeks to understand physics phenomena by formulating laws in terms of mathematical objects. Computational physics makes numerical predictions based on discretized fo ... more |

Tuesday 16 January 2024 KFU | |

16:15 - 17:15 |
Topological Photonics is an emerging field of research, adapting concepts from condensed matter physics to photonic systems adding new degrees of freedom. After the first demonstrations of topological photonic insulators, the field has moved on to study and exploit the inherent n ... more |

Tuesday 23 January 2024 TUG | |

16:15 - 17:15 |
Complex oxides are fascinating systems which host a vast array of unique phenomena, such as high temperature (and unconventional) superconductivity, colossal magnetoresistance, all forms of magnetism and ferroelectricity, as well as (quantum) phase transitions and couplings betwe ... more |