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20th Chris Engelbrecht Summer School in Theoretical Physics

   
19 – 28 January 2009
National Institute for Theoretical Physics at
Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study,
Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
 

The School is financially supported by the
National Institute for Theoretical Physics


Time and Venue

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The school will take place from 19 - 28 January 2009 at
the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) under the auspices of the National Institute for Theoretical Physics at STIAS.
 

More about Stellenbosch and surroundings
See map to the venue [.pdf]


Theme

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Nuclei and Nucleonic Systems

Exotic nuclei, halos, nucleosynthesis and more


Course Lecturers and Topics

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Bruce Barrett – Tucson, Arizona
http://www.physics.arizona.edu/~bbarrett/
Microscopic methods, core and no-core shell model approaches, superdeformed nuclei.
Lecture 1:  [.pdf] - 9.11MB      Lecture 4: [.pdf] - 4.06MB
Lecture 2:  [.pdf] - 11.24MB    Lecture 5: [.pdf] - 1.61MB
Lecture 3:  [.pdf] - 6.45MB      Lecture 6: [.pdf] - 14.60MB
 
Jacek Dobaczewski - Warsaw, Poland and Jyväskylä, Finland
http://www.fuw.edu.pl/~dobaczew/
Energy density functional methods in nuclear physics.
Lecture: [.pdf] - 6.29MB
 
Morten Hjorth-Jensen - Oslo, Norway
http://www.fys.uio.no/compphys/cp/software.html
From the nucleon-nucleon interaction to many-body methods for nuclei,
computational aspects.
Lecture 1:  [.pdf] - 1.20MB    Lecture 3: [.pdf] - 691KB
Lecture 2:  [.pdf] - 1.09MB    Lecture 4: [.pdf] - 1.57MB
 
Witek Nazarewicz - Tennessee, Warsaw
http://www.phys.utk.edu/faculty_nazarewicz.htm
Nuclei as open quantum many body systems.
Lecture 1:  [.pdf] - 1.60MB    Lecture 4: [.pdf] - 603KB
Lecture 2:  [.pdf] - 1.78MB    Lecture 5: [.pdf] - 1.13MB
Lecture 3:  [.pdf] - 430KB      Lecture 6: [.pdf] - 2.68MB
 
Karlheinz Langanke - GSI, Germany
http://theory.gsi.de/~langanke/
Nuclear synthesis in astrophysics.
Lecture 1:  [.pdf] - 978KB    Lecture 4: [.pdf] - 2.84MB
Lecture 2:  [.pdf] - 638KB    Lecture 5: [.pdf] - 1.72MB
Lecture 3:  [.pdf] - 937KB    Lecture 6: [.pdf] - 2.45MB
 
Takashi Nakatsukasa - RIKEN Nishina Center, Japan
http://ribf.riken.jp/~nakatsuk/
Nuclear structure at the limits of rapid rotation,
Large amplitude collective motion.
Lecture 1:  [.pdf] - 2.49MB    Lecture 2: [.pdf] - 2.70MB
 
Achim Schwenk - Triumf, Canada
http://trshare.triumf.ca/~schwenk
Effective field theory and renormalisation group for nuclear systems,
equation of state and neutrino interactions in supernovae and neutron stars.
Lecture: [.pdf] - 27.86MB
 

Format

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About 40 lectures of 50 minutes duration presented in English.

Preliminary Programme - [.pdf - 98.35KB]


Accommodation

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Accommodation has been reserved in Huis Neethling, Waldenhof, Crozierhof and Banghoek Place, all within easy walking distance from the Wallenberg Research Centre at STIAS, i.e. the venue of the school. Since reserved accommodation is limited to 48 places (two per room), accommodation is made available on a first-come-first-served basis. The cost for the above accommodation is quoted per person sharing and is as follows:

 Huis Neethling
 Stellenbosch University Sports Performance Institute
 (6 x dormitories, 2 participants sharing, no breakfast)
 
 R 2600
 Waldenhof
 
Stellenbosch University
apartments
 (9 x 1 room apartments, kitchen, 2 participants sharing, no breakfast)
 
 R 2000
 Crozierhof
 Stellenbosch University
apartments
 (2 x 2 room apartments, kitchen, 4 participants sharing, no breakfast)
 
 R 1700
 Banghoek Place
 
Guest House
 (5 x en-suite rooms with communal kitchen, pool & cleaning staff,
 2 participants sharing, no breakfast)
 
 R 2000

School attendees who do not wish to make use of this accommodation are requested to make their own reservations and arrangements for payment with Bed and Breakfast establishments.

For accommodation in a hotel or one of the many excellent guest houses, we suggest browsing:
http://www.sa-venues.com/accommodation/wc_stellenbosch.htm

Links to some Bed & Breakfast establishments in Stellenbosch:
 Bon Esperance www.bonneesperance.com
 Caledon Villa www.caledonvilla.co.za
 Fynbos Villa www.fynbosguesthouse.co.za
 Roosenwijn www.stellenguest.co.za
 Albarosa www.albarosa.co.za
   
Self-catering Accommodation:
http://www.121jonkershoekroad.co.za

Prelimenary accommodation has been booked for regular participants at Banghoek Place at R400 per room excluding breakfast.

See map to accommodation [.pdf]


Student Subsidy

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Subsidy for South African students
A limited number of student subsidies are available for South African students in financial need.  All students are required to pay the full registration fee. In addition, a subsidy of 50% on Accommodation and School Costs will be awarded to students based on academic merit and financial need. The total number of subsidies will depend on available funds. No support is available for travel costs.  Students are responsible for their own travel arrangements.
Those students wishing to be considered for financial support must:
  • Complete and submit the online registration form by 15 October 2008
  • Ask their supervisor to send an e-mail letter before 15 October 2008 to physoffice@sun.ac.za with the following information:
     -  Subject heading: Application for Subsidy – Name of student
     -  Attest to the student’s academic standing and motivate the student’s
        participation in the School.
     -  State what additional funds have been sourced and why the entire cost
        of  the School cannot be covered by the supervisor and/or institution.
  • Applicants will be informed by 1 November 2008 if they have been successful in their application for the reduced rate.
 
Scholarships for African Delegates
A very limited number of scholarships are available for African students and academics from outside South Africa.  The scholarships will be based on academic merit and financial need. The total number of scholarships will depend on available funds.
Those delegates wishing to be considered for financial support must:
  • Complete and submit the online registration form by 15 October 2008
  • Send an e-mail letter before 15 October 2008 to physoffice@sun.ac.za with the following information:
     -  Subject heading: African Delegate Scholarship - Name of delegate
     -  Give details of your present appointment.
     -  Motivate your participation in the School.
     -  Indicate the extent to which you have received financial support to attend
        previous Chris Engelbrecht Summer Schools.
     -  State what additional funds have been sourced and why the entire cost
        cannot be covered by your institution.
  • Applicants will be informed by 1 November 2008 if they have been successful in their application for the scholarship.
 

Deadlines

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 15 Oct 2008  Last day for application for subsidy
 01 Nov 2008  Registration deadline and notification to subsidy applicants
 15 Nov 2008  Deadline for payment of registration, conference fees
 and accommodation. After this late fees will apply.

 


Transport

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Lecturers:
Transport between Cape Town International airport and the school venue will be organized for all lecturers at the beginning and end of the school.

Participants:
A shuttle transport service between Cape Town International airport and the school venue will be available for participants at the beginning and end of the school. Please provide us with your travel choice on the second part of the registration page.  The travel arrangement field will be available when you logon after the initial registration process. Participants who would like to make use of this transport are expected to arrive in Cape Town on 18 January 2009 and depart on 28 January 2009.
 


Costs

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We have been able to keep the costs at, or even below, the levels of
the Summer Schools in previous years.

For students the total costs consist of the registration fee, the conference fee and the accommodation fee. Student accommodation will be available in Huis Neethling, Waldenhof, Crozierhof and Banghoek Place (Guest House).

Registration Fees:

 Early registration (Regular)  R 500
 Early registration (Students)  R 300
   
 Late registration (Regular)  R 800
 Late registration (Students)  R 500
Early registration before or on 15 Nov 2008

  PLUS

 Conference fee that includes lunch, dinner,
 tea and snacks (on weekdays only).
 R 3320

  PLUS

 Shared accommodation in:

 Huis Neethling  R 2600
 Waldenhof  R 2000
 Crozierhof  R 1700
 Banghoek Place  R 2000
Delegates who do not wish to make use of the above mentioned accommodation are advised that accommodation in Stellenbosch during January should be reserved early and is more expensive.

Payment details

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Participants can pay by bank transfer upon receipt of an official invoice from the University of Stellenbosch. The invoice will state full bank details.

Please ensure that you add your REFERENCE NUMBER on the Bank Deposit Slip. A copy of the transfer instruction should be faxed to the secretariat at (+27-21-8083385)


Organizing
Committee

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 HB Geyer  University of Stellenbosch
 WD Heiss (Chair)  University of Stellenbosch
 FG Scholtz  University of Stellenbosch
 Z Vilakazi  IThemba Labs

Contact info

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Secretariat Address:
Theoretical Physics Summer School 2008,
c/o Me. Christine Ruperti
Department of Physics
University of Stellenbosch
Private Bag X1
7602 Matieland
South Africa
 Telephone

+27 21 808 3380

 Telefax

+27 21 808 3385

 e-mail

physoffice@sun.ac.za

 
Technical: Tinus Botha
e-mail mcb@sun.ac.za

Map to the accommodation [.pdf]
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