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Title: BES-HEP Connections: Common Problems in Condensed Matter and High Energy Physics, Round Table Discussion

On February 2, 2015 the Offices of High Energy Physics (HEP) and Basic Energy Sciences (BES) convened a Round Table discussion among a group of physicists on ‘Common Problems in Condensed Matter and High Energy Physics’. This was motivated by the realization that both fields deal with quantum many body problems, share many of the same challenges, use quantum field theoretical approaches and have productively interacted in the past. The meeting brought together physicists with intersecting interests to explore recent developments and identify possible areas of collaboration.... Several topics were identified as offering great opportunity for discovery and advancement in both condensed matter physics and particle physics research. These included topological phases of matter, the use of entanglement as a tool to study nontrivial quantum systems in condensed matter and gravity, the gauge-gravity duality, non-Fermi liquids, the interplay of transport and anomalies, and strongly interacting disordered systems. Many of the condensed matter problems are realizable in laboratory experiments, where new methods beyond the usual quasi-particle approximation are needed to explain the observed exotic and anomalous results. Tools and techniques such as lattice gauge theories, numerical simulations of many-body systems, and tensor networks are seen as valuable to both communities andmore » will likely benefit from collaborative development.« less
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [4]
  1. Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL (United States)
  2. Inst. for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ (United States)
  3. Dept. of Energy (DOE), Washington DC (United States). Office of Science. Office of High Energy Physics
  4. Dept. of Energy (DOE), Washington DC (United States). Office of Science. Office of Basic Energy Sciences
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1275474
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: http://science.energy.gov/~/media/hep/pdf/Reports/HEP-BES_Roundtable_Report.pdfhttp://science.energy.gov/bes/mse/reports-and-activities/
Research Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC) (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22); USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY condensed matter; high energy physics