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Monday 1st April: STP Seminar – Gauge ambiguities imply Jaynes-Cummings physics remains valid in ultrastrong coupling QED

Title: Gauge ambiguities imply Jaynes-Cummings physics remains valid in ultrastrong coupling QED Speaker: Dr. Adam Stokes (University of Manchester) Abstract: In quantum electrodynamics (QED) each choice of gauge provides different physical definitions of light and matter as quantum… Read More

DIAS Research Forum 2019 – 10 May, 3-5pm

An inter-disciplinary research forum has been scheduled for Friday 10 May 2019, 3-5pm at Burlington Road. The forum is intended to be an informal event that provides post-doctoral scholars and PhD students with the opportunity to share and… Read More

Tuesday 19th March: STP Seminar – Heat transfer from topologically protected dynamics of Majorana zero modes

Title: Heat transfer from topologically protected dynamics of Majorana zero modes Speaker: Dr. Alessandro Romito (Lancaster University) Abstract:Quantum systems can have degenerate ground states protected against local fluctuations with exponential accuracy in the system size due to topology… Read More

Thursday 14th March: STP Seminar – “The electroweak monopole: the theory behind it, properties and its relevance in cosmology “

Title: The electroweak monopole: the theory behind it, properties and its relevance in cosmology Speaker: Professor Yongmin Cho (Sogang University, Korea) Abstract: The electroweak monopole in the standard model, the existence, characteristic features, cosmological production, and physical implications… Read More

What is Life?’ lecture series returns to Dublin after 75 years

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has announced details of a public lecture series exploring the famous question – ‘What is Life?’ – which was famously considered by Professor Erwin Schrödinger in 1943. An expert from each… Read More

Tuesday 26th February: STP Seminar – “Thermodynamics of precision in quantum non-equilibrium steady states”

Title: “Thermodynamics of precision in quantum non-equilibrium steady states” Speaker: Dr. Giacomo Guarnieri (TCD) Abstract: We investigate the fundamental trade-off between current fluctuations and entropy production for systems in non-equilibrium steady states (NESS). We use the technique of… Read More

Thursday 7th February: STP Seminar – “Localization Counteracts Decoherence in Noisy Floquet Topological Chains”

Title: “Localization Counteracts Decoherence in Noisy Floquet Topological Chains” Speaker: Maresa Rieder (formerly Weizmann Institute) Abstract: The topological phases of periodically driven, or Floquet systems, rely on a perfectly periodic modulation of system parameters in time. Even the… Read More

New portrait of renowned scientist Sheila Tinney unveiled at Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

A new portrait of the pioneering mathematical physicist Dr. Sheila Tinney was unveiled at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) today (15.01.19).  The son and daughters of the late Dr. Tinney – Hugh, Ethna   and Deirdre Tinney… Read More

‘What is Life?’ 75th anniversary TCD lectures

In 1943, Erwin Schrödinger, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist, then Director of Theoretical Physics, here, at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), gave three public lectures entitled ‘What is Life?’ at Trinity College Dublin. Following their publication in… Read More

20th July 2018: Visit to DIAS by H.E. Mr. Miguel Malfavón, Ambassador of Mexico to Ireland

His Excellency Mr. Miguel Malfavón, Ambassador of Mexico to Ireland, visited DIAS on Friday 20th July and met with Dr Eucharia Meehan (Registrar and CEO of DIAS) and Professor Denjoe O’Connor (Senior Professor in the School of Theoretical… Read More