Scientific Program & Lecture Notes
First day of the School (Monday, 14 December 2009)
08:15  08:45 Registration
08:45  09:00 Opening
 Welcome speech of Prof. Duong Ngoc Hai, Vice President of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST)
 Welcome speech of Prof. Sandro Scandolo, School Director
Lectures start at 09:00
Time Table
Time\Date 
Mon.
14 Dec. 
Tue.
15 Dec. 
Wed.
16 Dec. 
Thu.
17 Dec. 
Fri.
18 Dec. 
Mon.
21 Dec. 
Tue.
22 Dec. 
Wed.
23 Dec. 
Thu.
24 Dec. 
Fri.
25 Dec. 
09:0010:15 
Scandolo 
Kiselev 
Fulde 
Kiselev 
Efetov 
Aleiner 
Aleiner 
Kravtsov 
Kravtsov 
Kravtsov 
10:1510:45 
Coffee
Break 
10:4512:00 
Shekhter 
Kiselev 
Gebauer 
Shekhter 
Gebauer 
Falko 
Falko 
Altshuler 
Altshuler 
Altshuler 
12:0014:00 
Lunch 
14:0015:15 
Fulde 
Shekhter 
Nardelli 
Nardelli 
Nardelli 
Falko 
Mauri 
Mauri 
Contributed 

15:1515:45 
Coffee
Break 
15:4517:00 
Scandolo 
Fulde 
Tosatti 
Efetov 
Tosatti 
Mauri 
Aleiner 
Contributed 
Contributed 

17:00  

GettDrink 



Catelani 
Banquet 














Participants are invited to give a talk on the interested topics at the contributed sessions. Please register it with the secretary.
Lecture Notes
Sandro SCANDOLO:
 Lecture 1: Atomistic methods in computational nanoscience: Molecular dynamics, Density Functional Theory
 Lecture 2: Examples: (a) water nanoclusters; (b) molecules on surfaces
Robert SHEKHTER: Mesoscopic Nanoelectromechanics of Shuttle Systems
 Lecture 1: Mechanically assisted singleelectronics
 Lecture 2: Quantum coherent nanoelectromechanics
 Lecture 3: Mechanically assisted superconductivity
Peter FULDE: Electron correlations on nano and subnano scale
Mikhail KISELEV: Electron transport through nanostructures
 Lecture 1: Quantum Dots: Coulomb blockade, tunneling, cotunneling
 Lecture 2: Kondo effect in nanodevices
 Lecture 3: From Fermi liquid to Luttinger liquid
Ralph GEBAUER:
Marco Buongiorno NARDELLI: Carbon nanotubes: a nanoscale theoretical laboratory
Erio TOSATTI:
Konstantin EFETOV
 Lecture 1: Granular materials consisting of normal metal grains
 Lecture 2: Granular materials consisting of superconductor grains
Francesco MAURI:
Vibrational spectroscopies and electronic transport in graphene and carbonnanotubes
 Lecture 1: Raman spectroscopy of fewlayer graphene
 Counting the number of layers
 Determining the doping charge
 Lecture 2: High current transport: carbonnanotubes and graphene, materials for future interconnects?
 Lecture 3: Cutting graphene into ribbons for device applications: atomic, electronic and chemical structure of (cut) edges.
Igor ALEINER:
Disorder and chaos in quantum systems: Anderson localization and its generalization
 Lecture 1: "Metals and insulators"
 Drude theory of metals: (what is classical and what is quantum?)
 Why are the insulators stable with respect to tunneling? (first glimpse into Anderson localization)
 Why does Anderson insulator conduct at finite temperature? (first glimpse into inelastic processes in insulators)
 Lecture 2: "Metals in more details"
 Weak localization. Divergences in two and one dimension. Magnetoresistance. First glimpse into role of inelastic processes in metals
 Interaction effects. Scattering on the Friedel oscillations. Inelastic electronelectron scatterings
 Lecture 3: "Insulators in more details"
 Fixed range hopping. MillerAbrahams network. Percolation agruments
 Mott variable range hopping
 AC conductivity in the localized regime
 Coulomb interaction and EfrosShklovskii variable range hopping
Boris ALTSHULER: Disorder and chaos in quantum systems II
 Lecture 1: Introduction
 Lecture 2: Quantum chaos, integrability and localization
 Lecture 3: Anderson transition beyond real space, localization in the space of quantum numbers
Vladimir FALKO: Electronic properties and quantum effects in the electronic transport in graphene
 Lecture 1 & 2: Electrons in monolayer graphene
 Tight binding model of electronic bands in graphene
 Dirac type electrons π Diracelectrons, Berry phase π,
and trigonal warping correction
 pn junction in graphene
 Lecture 3: Electronic properties of bilayer graphene
 Symmetry, effective lowenergy Hamiltonian for chiral electrons
bilayer and monolayer material
 Quantum Hall effect in bilayer and monolayer graphene
Vladimir KRAVTSOV: Spectral and wavefunction statistics
 Lecture 1: Level statistics of noninteracting electrons in quantum dots
 Quantum dots and random matrices
 Level repulsion
 Introduction to random matrix theory
 Lecture 2: Wavefunction statistics in zero one and twodimensional systems
 PorterThomas statistics in quantum dots
 Wavefunction statistics in onedimensional disordered chains
 Weak multifractality in twodimensional disordered conductors
Gianluigi CATELANI: Kinetic equation and noise in open dots
Contributed Talks
P. Ravirajan:
Nanostructured Metal Oxide:
Polymer Photovoltaic Devices
Vincent Sacksteder:
Controlling the Fermions in
Models of Disordered Conduction
David John Thiruvadigal:
Electron Transport through
Molecular Electronic Devices
Thanh Nguyen:
Effect of magnetic field on thermoelectric
coefficients of a single electron transistor
at almost perfect transmission
Efta Yudiarsah:
Torsional Vibration Dependence on
Transport Properties of DNA Molecules
Nhung Nguyen:
Combined studies of cell response to electric pulses: A simple approach
