Symposium 1 (short session, two days)

Superconductivity: materials, physical properties and applications.


  • C. Ferdeghini(CNR SPIN, Italy)
  • D. Larbalestier (Florida State University, Tallahassee, USA)
  • A. Ustinov (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)


Invited speaker:

  • T. Dahm (University of Bielefeld, Germany)
  • A. Brinkman (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
  • V. V. Ryazanov (Institute of Solid State Physics Chernogolovka, Moscow, Russia)
  • M. Beasley (Stanford University, USA)
  • R. De Renzi (University of Parma, Italy)
  • F. Parmigiani (University of Trieste, Italy)


Topics addressed in this symposium are:

  • Challenges in superconductivity, new materials and unconventional superconductors;
  • Tunnelling, Josephson and coherent phenomena in junctions and devices based on unconventional superconductors;
  • Pairing mechanisms and electro-magnetic properties of novel superconductors
  • Topological superconductivity