• From Feb 27, 2022 to Mar 4, 2022
    Single-molecule approaches have changed how many biological problems are studied. These techniques provide previously unobtainable data on fundamental biochemical processes that are essential for all forms of life. This meeting explores the dynamics and mechanics of these processes at the single-molecule level (DNA/RNA-protein and protein-protein interactions, molecular motors, membrane physics, etc). Force, torque, diffusion, statistical and optical physics, as well as observation of single molecule interactions will play a major role. New techniques will also be presented.
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  • From Mar 13, 2022 to Mar 18, 2022
    This school focuses on advanced techniques used to produce, analyze and investigate the properties and the evolution of extraterrestrial analogs in the laboratory, dedicated to improve our understanding of the origin and evolution of complex molecular matter observed in space, from dense molecular clouds up to the formation of new stars, planetary bodies and comets. The program will present a wide range of complementary and advanced methods developed in recent years in close connection to the most relevant astronomical observations. Emphasis will be put on the degree of chemical and/or structural complexity which can be achieved in the gas and solid phases and at their interface under space conditions. The methods used to characterize the physics of silicates and carbonaceous dust, and to investigate the formation/destruction processes of ices will be detailed. Techniques used to analyze matter from cometary and true-extra-terrestrial origins will also be presented.
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  • From Mar 20, 2022 to Mar 25, 2022
    Nonlinear dynamics has reached considerable breadth and diversification in recent years. Physicists are applying it in fields as diverse as fluid dynamics, climate and weather forecast, neuroscience, socioeconomic systems, and many more. On the one hand we have witnessed amazing progress in many of these fields, as exemplified by the intriguing level of detail with which cardiac dynamics is now studied and modeled. On the other hand, this diversification in applications is somewhat masking the fact that we are presently facing substantial but similar challenges in different fields. This workshop will bring together researchers on nonlinear dynamics working in diverse fields and will focus on common topical challenges that are showing up in various applications.
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  • From Mar 27, 2022 to Apr 1, 2022
    Exploring, understanding, and describing materials with strong electronic Coulomb correlations remain among the big challenges of modern condensed-matter physics. This school will address the understanding of the physics of quantum materials with a focus on superconductivity, including materials growth, experimental results and theory. Lectures will provide a comprehensive overview of the fundamental ideas, the current status, the recent developments, and the perspective future directions in the field. This school is addressed to graduate students and young researchers.
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  • From Apr 3, 2022 to Apr 8, 2022
    This school will cover the physics of solar cells, from basics to advanced concepts, with a focus on material science. It will cover the fundamental principles and theoretical limits of solar cells. The structural, optical, transport properties of materials will be reviewed and linked to the performances of devices, and the role of interfaces, defects, passivation, and nanostructures will be emphasized. Advanced characterization techniques and key challenges of materials will be also detailed.
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  • From Apr 10, 2022 to Apr 15, 2022
    This biophysics school aims to train students and young researchers to master the labels used in advanced fluorescence microscopy: their diversity, their mechanisms, their practical use and the current developments in the field. Focus will be given to fluorescent proteins and organic dyes used in single-molecule imaging and spectroscopy techniques.
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  • From Apr 18, 2022 to Apr 22, 2022
    The school objective is to broadcast among a wide community the possibilities of high precision measurement and new physics made possible by the optical fiber transfer of a frequency reference, coupled to a frequency comb. The covered applications concern fundamental physics or atomic and molecular high-resolution spectroscopy. The school will also deal with recent technological breakthrough involving time and frequency transfer like synchronisation of long range measurements and quantum key distribution.
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  • From Apr 24, 2022 to Apr 29, 2022
    The workshop “Planet Mars V” will be the 5th edition of a series which has taken place in the Center of Physics since 2003. As for the previous editions, the format of the workshop will encourage discussions. Leading scientists will present their views on key topics: (1) internal structure and magnetism; (2) volcanism, geomorphology, geology, mineralogy and petrology; (3) atmospheric cycles, water history and atmospheric escape. Special attention will be given to the prospect of future planetary missions to Mars.
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  • From May 15, 2022 to May 20, 2022
    The goal of the school is to train the future on-call scientists who will be responsible for the scientific organization of multi-wavelength observations of the gamma-ray bursts detected by SVOM. These scientists are called : the SVOM Burst Advocates.The workshop will begin with a general presentation of the SVOM mission by detailing its operational characteristics.After this presentation, 3 GRB follow-up specialists will clarify the role of the “Burst Advocates" in 3 domains: The simulation of a GRB follow-up based on the Swift experience (BAT, XRT, UVOT). The organization of the short-term follow-up with robotic telescopes on the ground. The organization of long-term follow-up with large telescopes.Then four half days hands-on sessions in small groups will be organized to train the future SVOM BAs. The last day is devoted to the feedback on the hands-on session and the feedback of the Swift BA activities.
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  • From May 29, 2022 to Jun 3, 2022
    Organized around lectures on modern developments in high resolution molecular spectroscopy and its applications, given by highly-qualified scientists, this international workshop aims to build and sustain strong bridges between doctoral students/postdocs currently in academia and the socio-economic world. The workshop will focus on existing and future connections between fundamental and applied spectroscopy in the context of current developments (theory, photonics...) and scientific challenges in various application fields (Astrophysics, Atmospheric Science, Life Science, Industry...). The workshop is especially dedicated to the young researchers in the field.
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  • From Jul 4, 2022 to Jul 29, 2022
    The school is aimed primarily at the growing audience of theoretical physicists, applied mathematicians, computer scientists and colleagues from other computational fields interested in machine learning, neural networks, and high-dimensional data analysis. We shall cover basics and frontiers of high-dimensional statistics, machine learning, theory of computing and statistical learning, and the related mathematics and probability theory. We will put a special focus on methods of statistical physics and their results in the context of current questions and theories related to these problems. Open questions and directions will be discussed as well.
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