Symposium on Quantum Hall Effects and Related Topics

Wednesday, June 26th to Friday, June 28th, 2013

Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany

The symposium is open for registration to members of the scientific community, including students, interested in these topics. The number of participants will be limited to about 170. We will offer a poster session where participants will be able to present their results on these topics.

The Symposium will start around noon on Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 and will last till Friday, June 28th. The Symposium will be closed by a conference dinner on that Friday evening.


Distinguished invited speakers will give 30 min presentations on selected topics.

- Quantum Hall systems
- QHE and the new SI units
- Growth of state-of-the art 2DES
- 5/2 quantum Hall state
- Exciton condensation in 2D bilayers
- Topological insulators
- Graphene and other 2D materials
- Oxide heterostructures
- Quasiparticles in low-dimensional electron systems

Invited Speakers

Tsuneya Ando (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
Sankar Das Sarma (University of Maryland, USA)
Rui-Rui Du (Rice University, USA)
Jim Eisenstein (California Institute of Technology (Caltech), USA)
Andre Geim (University of Manchester, UK)
Moty Heiblum (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)
Harold Hwang (Stanford University, USA)
Jainendra Jain (Penn State University, USA)
JT Janssen (National Physical Laboratory, UK)
Masashi Kawasaki (University of Tokyo, Japan)
Philip Kim (Columbia University, USA)
Allan MacDonald (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Charlie Marcus (The Niels Bohr Institute, Denmark)
Laurens Molenkamp (University of Würzburg, Germany)
Koji Muraki (NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Japan)
Marek Potemski (Grenoble High Magnetic Field Laboratory, France)
Terry Quinn (Paris, France)
Darrell Schlom (Cornell University, USA)
Amir Yacoby (Harvard University, USA)
Werner Wegscheider (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)
Bob Willett (Bell Labs, USA)
Qi-Kun Xue (Tsinghua University, China)
Shou-Cheng Zhang (Stanford University, USA)
Michael Zudov (University of Minnesota, USA)


The scientific program of the Symposium will start with invited lectures in the afternoon of Wednesday, June 26th  2013. In the evening there will be a reception meeting for open discussions. The whole Thursday, 27th and Friday, 28th there will be presentations of invited speakers, interrupted by lunch and coffee breaks. A poster session with beverage and snacks is scheduled for Thursday late afternoon, going into the evening. The Symposium will be closed by the conference dinner on Friday evening in downtown Stuttgart.

The program [updated June 24th, 2013 (three poster abstracts included)] is available now.

Poster Contributions

Participants are invited to present a poster about their recent results on the topics of the Symposium. There is a poster session scheduled in the program, and the posters will also be accessible during the whole Symposium.

The pin walls will allow for poster size DIN A0 landscape (H 841 mm x  W 1189 mm).

For abstract submission, please use the LaTex-Template (preferred), an ASCII text or a Microsoft Word file. In any case, add a pdf-file of the abstract in the email submission.

The abstracts should be sent to QHE2013@​ with Subject ‘Poster’.

Important dates

February 1st, 2013

General Announcement
Opening of Registration
Submission of Abstracts

May 1st, 2013

Closing of Registration and Submission of Abstracts

May 5th, 2013

Notification of Acceptance sent to those who have registered

May 31th, 2013

Symposium Fee is due.

June 26th – 28th, 2013



Here some suggestions for hotels:

RELEXA Waldhotel Schatten (15 min walking distance)

Commundo Tagungshotel (5min bus ride, however heavily booked)

ARCONA MO.HOTEL (15 min bus ride)

Hotel Römerhof (convenient by car, 5 min)

Pullmann Stuttgart Fontana Hotel (20 min bus ride, high budget)

Akzent Hotel Möhringer Hof (convenient by car, 20 min)

Hotels in Stuttgart


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