General information

The workshop will focus on quantum phenomena in transition metal compounds and in model systems, including high temperature superconductivity, frustrated magnets and spin-orbital systems. The purpose of the workshop is to exchange ideas and to promote collaborations in this very active field of research. The workshop is financed partly by the research project of Narodowe Centrum Nauki (NCN, National Science Centre) and the Jagiellonian University.

The following topics are planned to be covered and discussed during the workshop:

Meeting program and organization

The workshop will cover the above topics in dedicated sessions during three days. Invited talks will be presented as 30 minutes talks, including discussion, during topical sessions on 11-13 June 2018. There will be an opportunity to give a short talk of 15 minutes for interested participants. The abstracts of all contributions will be included in a conference booklet which will be distributed at the registration.

The workshop attendance is by invitation only. Scientists interested in participation or presenting a short talk are requested to contact the Workshop Organizers.

The conference will be held in Collegium Maius, the historic oldest building of the Jagiellonian University in the centre of Cracow, with one session in Collegium Novum.
All invited speakers will have accommodation in the University Guesthouse.

Explanation about the Workshop poster

As before, the Workshop poster unifies a few characteristic features of this Workshop and gives information about the list of invited speakers and the Workshop's homepage. One of the motives this time is Lajkonik, one of the unofficial symbols of the city of Cracow. For more information see for instance: Lajkonik (, Polish Traditions: The Legend of the Lajkonik (

Andrzej M. Oleś (chairman)