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  • Invited talks: 30 mins (including discussions)
  • Contributed talks: 20 mins (including discussion)
  • Applicants to the workshop will be selected to give a contributed talk or a poster presentation
  • Nearly 40 contributed talks will be selected from applicants who submit their abstracts


Spectroscopic investigations of correlated electron materials
  • d- and f-electron systems
  • Doped Mott insulators, unconventional superconductors
  • Charge- and spin-density wave systems
  • Surfaces, polar surfaces, interfaces, multilayers
  • Low-dimensional systems, nanostructures
  • Topological insulators and strong spin-orbit coupled materials
  • Graphene
Many-body theory of correlated electrons in solids
  • Spectral function of lattice-fermion models
  • Ab initio approaches to single-electron excitations
  • Dynamical mean-field theory and beyond
  • GW, weak- and intermediate-coupling methods
  • Low-energy effective theories
  • Electron-boson coupling
  • Quantum criticality and competing orders
  • Non-Fermi-liquid behavior
  • Novel methods
The photoemission process
  • One-step model including electron correlations
  • Low and high photon energies
  • High intensities, multi-photon processes, non-linear phenomena
  • Theory of time-dependent spectroscopy
  • Modelling of pump-probe processes
  • Transition matrix elements and final-state effects
Advances in photoemission techniques
  • Time-resolved and two-photon measurements
  • Ultra-high resolution spectroscopies
  • Bulk-sensitive photoemission
  • Spin-resolved techniques
  • New possibilities provided by UV and X-ray free electron lasers
Relations to other photon-based techniques
  • Resonant soft X-ray scattering and inelastic X-ray scattering
  • X-ray absorption spectroscopy
  • Inverse photoemission