17 Dec 1998
Thematic Workshop: Nonlinear Science Festival
Mon 7 December -- Sat 12 December 1998
Niels Bohr Institute - Blegdamsvej 17    -    Aud U

Program
MONDAY 7 DEC
08:30-16:45 REGISTRATION At the conference desk, front of Auditorium U:
Pay lunch vouchers
Sign up for Tuesday dinner in ``Herzegovina'', Tivoli
Sign up for julefrokost, pay for your guest
Chair: H. Bruus
09.10-09.20  P.L. Christiansen Welcome on behalf of the Graduate School in Nonlinear Science
O. Fejerskov Welcome on behalf of the Danish Research Academy
09.20-10.10  A.D. Stone Classical and wave chaos in asymmetric optical resonant cavities
10.10-10.40  G. Vattay Conductance fluctuations in transitionally chaotic systems
Coffe break
Chair: J.J. Rasmussen
11.00-11.30 K.O. Rasmussen Localization and equipartition of energy in discrete nonlinear systems
11.30-12.00 J.C. Eilbeck Localized breathers on two-dimensional lattices
12.00-12.30  M. Johansson Discreteness-induced oscillatory instabilities of dark solitons
13.00 Lunch Institute cafeteria
Chair: T. Bohr
14.00-14.30 M. Bees Theoretical and experimental aspects of bacterial swarming in thin films
14.30-15.00 V. Putkaradze Sources of fluid in 2  dimensions: exact solutions
Coffe break  Peter Dimon  - Fantasia in C Miauw
Chair: E. Mosekilde
15.30-16.00 Y. Maistrenko Chaotic synchronization in coupled map systems
16.00-16.30 D. Postnov Can we apply "Arnol'd tongue" to synchronization of chaos?

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TUESDAY 8 DEC
Chair: M. Brøns
09.10-10.00  M. Golubitsky Bifurcation, symmetry, and applications
10.00-10.30  H.W. Broer Hill's equation with periodic and quasi-periodic forcing
Coffe break
Chair: P. Bak Lagkage og gratis kop varm chokolade
11.00-11.30 M. Markosova Rice piles and sandpiles
11.30-12.00 H. Nishimori Pattern dynamics of wind blown sand wave
13.00 Lunch Institute cafeteria
Chair: G. Vattay
14.00-14.30 D. Biswas Distribution of Husimi zeroes in polygonal billiards
14.30-15.00 B. Georgeot Integrability and quantum chaos in spin glass shards
Coffe break Peter Borel - piano
15.30-17.00 POSTER SESSION
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19.00-19.30 Tivoli Stroll through winter Tivoli, skating rink for skaters
19.30-23.00 Social dinner Restaurant ``Herzegovina'', Tivoli across from Main Train Station

WEDNESDAY 9 DEC
Chair: G. Huber
09.10-09.40  H.H. Rugh Decay of correlations for coupled map lattices
09.40-10.10  R. Artuso Return times and correlation decay
10.10-10.40  T. Schreiber The nightmares of a nonlinear time series analyst
Coffe break Jesper Borg - piano
Chair: M.H. Jensen
11.00-11.30 C. Reick Predicting the Helgoland roads zooplankton time series
11.30-12.00 S. Watanabe Striped states in two-dimensional Josephson arrays
13.00 Lunch Institute cafeteria
Chair: S. Reimann
14.00-14.30 S. Creagh Chaotic tunnelling
14.30-15.00 E. Schröder Nils Holgersson's World Tours, Inc.
Coffe break piano
Chair: B. Lautrup
15.30-16.20 G.B. West Scaling from dimensional analysis to fractals, self-similarity and the renormalization group

THURSDAY 10 DEC
Chair: A. Jackson
09.10-09.40  M. Oxborrow Super-resolution of complex, oversampled experimental spectra via Bryan's "MaxEnt" algorithm
09.40-10.10  S. Reimann Nanostructures: a playground for doing quantum physics
Coffe break Vinay Ambegaokar - piano
Chair: P.G. Sørensen
11.00-11.50 E.A. Kuznetsov Nonlinear stability of solitons for three-wave interaction
11.50-12.20 G. Baier Complex biochemical rhythms that carry information
13.00 Lunch Institute cafeteria
Chair: P.G. Sørensen
14.00-14.30 O. Jensen The role of brain oscillations in active maintenance of multiple short-term memories
14.30-15.00 M. Kærn Emergent understanding of the cell division cycle;
dynamics of a cell cycle checkpoint
Coffe break Thomas Schreiber and Bjorn Nilsson - singing and piano
Chair: T. Bohr
15.30-16.00 G. Huber Fluids, filaments and membranes:
biological problems for me or you
16.00-16.30 W. van de Water Patterns and turbulence in Faraday's crispations

FRIDAY 11 DEC
Chair: D. Biswas
09.10-09.40  G. Tanner Universal periodic correlations?
09.40-10.10  A. Wirzba Quantum mechanics and semiclassics
10.10-10.40  T. Monteiro Quantum chaos with complex nonperiodic orbits
Coffe break
Chair: P.L. Christiansen
11.00-11.30 F. d'Ovidio  Bifurcation analysis of spiral growth processes in plants
11.30-12.00 L. Bergé Coalescence and collapse of coupled beams in nonlinear Kerr media
12.00-12.30  O. Bang Spatial optical solitons supported by competing quadratic and cubic nonlinearity
13.00 Lunch Institute cafeteria
Chair: W. van de Water
14.00-14.30 R. Grauer Adaptive mesh refinement for singular and turbulent structures in fluid and plasma flows
14.30-15.00 K.T. Hansen Life in corporate research, is there?
Coffe break Peter Sigmund and Peter Borel - 4 hand piano
Chair: P. Cvitanovic´
15.30-16.00 Gatto Nero Pricing risky options
16.00-16.50 Ben Mottelson Yrast lines / phase transitions / Bose-Einstein condensates

SATURDAY 12 DEC
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14.00-16.00 Julefrokost NBI Canteen
19.00-04.00 Culture Action A grand dancing party featuring:
 - A live rock band: Back for good
 - Jesper "Thirsty" Borg
 - DJ rumvæsen