Chiral Matter
from quarks to Dirac semimetals

December 5-8, 2016, RIKEN Okochi-Hall, Wako, Saitama, Japan

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We have confirmed the following 28 invited speakers (see also the Program) and expected titles which are tentative and subject to later changes:
  1. A.V. Andreev (Univ of Washington, USA) Magneto-transport phenomena related to the chiral anomaly in Weyl semimetals
  2. P. Buividovich (ITEP, Russia) Chiral Magnetic Effect in Lattice QCD
  3. A. Burkov (Waterloo Univ, Canada) Theoretical issues on Weyl semi-metals from quantum field theory
  4. M. Eto (Yamagata U, Japan) Topological solitons in dense QCD
  5. X. Dai (IOP/CAS, China) Discovery of Weyl semi-metals in TaAs
  6. M. Franz (Univ of British Columbia, Canada) Chiral anomaly from strain-induced gauge fields in Dirac and Weyl semimetals
  7. K. Fujikawa (RIKEN, Japan) Chiral anomaly and Berry's phase
  8. K. Landsteiner (IFT/UAM, Spain) Transport from the gravitational anomaly
  9. L. Levitov (MIT, USA) Higher-Than-Ballistic conduction of viscous electron fluids
  10. Q. Li (Brookhaven National Lab, USA) Discovery of Chiral Magnetic Effect in Dirac
  11. J. Liao (Indiana Univ, USA) Anomalous chiral transport in and out of equilibrium
  12. R. Meyer (Wuerzburg Univ, Germany) Anomalous transport in asymmetric WSMs
  13. V. Miransky (Western Ontario Univ, Canada) Chiral symmetry breaking in QCD and condensed matter: the theory status
  14. E.G. Moon (KAIST, Korea) New type of quantum criticality
  15. S. Murakami (TITECH, Japan) Topological phase transitions
  16. M. Oshikawa (ISSP, Tokyo) Quantum many-body problem: where do we stand now?
  17. D. Pesin (Univ of Utah, USA) Chiral magnetic effect and natural optical activity in Weyl metals
  18. I. Pletikosic (Princeton Univ, USA) (to be confirmed) Recognizing topological states in condensed matter
  19. T. Sato (Tohoku Univ, Japan) Dirac fermions observed with ARPES
  20. A.P. Schnyder (Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Germany) Three-dimensional topological Dirac materials
  21. I. Shovkovy (Univ of Arizona, USA) Dynamics and symmetry of chiral matter and graphene in magnetic field
  22. M. Stephanov (Univ of Illinois at Chicago, USA) Chiral kinetic theory in Weyl semi-metals
  23. Y. Tokura (RIKEN, Japan) Experimental overview of Dirac and Weyl semimetals
  24. M. Vozmediano (Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Spain) Strain-induced chiral magnetic effect in Weyl semimetals
  25. Q. Wang (USTC, China) Quantum approach to chiral kinetic theory
  26. N. Yamamoto (Keio Univ, Japan) Neutrino chiral matter in supernovae
  27. B.-J. Yang (Seoul National Univ, Korea) Quantum criticality of topological phase transitions
  28. S. Yunoki (RIKEN, Japan) Mott transition in Dirac fermion systems and their quantum criticality


Dmitri E. Kharzeev (RIKEN BNL Research Center / Stony Brook U., Chair)
Kenji Fukushima (The University of Tokyo)
Akira Furusaki (RIKEN iTHES / CEMS)
Tetsuo Hatsuda (RIKEN iTHES / RIKEN Nishina Center)
Naoto Nagaosa (RIKEN CEMS / The University of Tokyo)
Ho-Ung Yee (RIKEN / U. of Illinois)

This symposium is supported by RIKEN RBRC, RIKEN Nishina Center, RIKEN iTHES and RIKEN CEMS.
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