• Komplexität und Topologie in Quantenmaterialien (ct.qmat)
Center of Excellence - Complexity and Topology in Quantum Matter (ct.qmat)

Kickoff Event for the Cluster of Excellence ct.qmat

Our official ct.qmat kickoff event will take place on August 28, 2019 from 3 to 6:30 pm at Residenz Würzburg (Fürstensaal).


2:30 pm        Admission into Fürstensaal with welcome drinks in the foyer

3:00 pm        Greetings
                       Präsident Prof. Dr. A. Forchel (JMU Würzburg)
                       Rektor Prof. Dr. H. Müller-Steinhagen (TU Dresden)
                       Mdgt. Dr. M. Mihatsch (Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst)

3:25 pm        Short overview of the Cluster of Excellence by both spokespersons
                       Prof. Dr. M. Vojta (TU Dresden)
                       Prof. Dr. R. Claessen (JMU Würzburg)

3:50 pm        Complexity and Topology in Quantum Matter: Visions and Perspectives
                       Prof. Dr. L. Molenkamp (JMU Würzburg)
                       Prof. Dr. R. Moessner (Max-Planck-Institut für Physik komplexer Systeme, Dresden)
                       Prof. Dr. R. Thomale (JMU Würzburg)

5 - 6:30 pm   Buffet reception (Foyer Fürstensaal)


How to get there

Information for Dresden based participants

There will be bus transportation organized from Dresden to Würzburg and back (28.08.2019):

Dresden –  Würzburg departing 9:30 am from Lukasplatz Dresden

Würzburg –  Dresden departing 7:00 pm from Residenzplatz Würzburg

Please make sure you have registered with the Dresden based coordinator Dr. Nora Winkler (nora.winkler@tu-dresden.de) if you want to use the bus!

Arriving by train

From Würzburg main station take a bus at Busbahnhof  to Residenzplatz (51, 472, 491, 492, 8078) or Mainfranken Theater (14, 29, 214). From the latter one it is only a 2 min walk.

Arriving by car

Coming from either direction take the B19 exit towards Zentrum/Frauenland/Residenz and follow Sieboldstr. to your destination (on the right).


Press release

Here you can find the related press release in German and English.