12th International Workshop on

Pseudo-Hermitian Hamiltonians in Quantum Physics

02-06 July, 2013, Koç University, Istanbul

Dedicated to Boris Samsonov




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Mekki Aouachria (University of Batna, Algeria)

A spin coherent state path integral for Jaynes-Cummings model with a pseudo-hermitian Hamiltonian


Fabio Bagarello (Università di Palermo, Italy)
Deformed CCR and CAR: Mathematics and physical examples
Igor Barashenkov (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
PT-symmetry breaking in a necklace of coupled optical waveguides
Hellmut Baumgartel (University of Potsdam, Germany)
The resonance approach of the decay problem in Quantum Mechanics


Carl Bender (Washington University, St Louise, US)

PT-Symmetric Interpretation of Double-Scaling


Arno Bohm (University of Texas at Austin, US)

Hamiltonians with Complex Eigenvalues and Asymmetric Evolution


Vincenzo Branchina (Catania University, Italy)

PT-symmetric \phi^3 quantum field theory


Dorje Brody (Brunel University, UK)

Geometry of Exceptional Points and Dynamics Generated by Complex Hamiltonians


Hai Bui (University of Texas at Austin, US)

Relativistic time-asymmetric evolution


Emanuela Caliceti (University of Bologna, Italy)

An existence criterion for the PT-symmetric phase transition


Yidong Chong (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Gain and Loss Effects in Photonic Topological Insulators


Francisco Correa (Centro de Estudios Cientificos, Chile)

Spectral singularities in PT-symmetric periodic finite-gap systems


Ahmed Diaf (University of Khemis Miliana, Algeria)

The Feynman-Kleinert Method applied to anharmonic complex-PT potentials


Giuseppe Della Valle (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)

A time-periodic $\mathcal{PT}$-symmetric tight-binding lattice Hamiltonian: spectral properties and transport features


Sanjib Dey (City University of London, UK)


Andreas Fring (City University of London, UK)


Manuel Gadella (University of Valadolid, Spain)

Models of Resonance Systems


Gastón García-Calderón (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico)

Theory of resonant states for open quantum systems


Savannah Garmon (University of Tokyo, Japan)

Triple level coalescence and Purcell effect in the spectrum of dipole molecules at continuum threshold in a waveguide


Ananya Ghatak (Banaras Hindu University, India)

Various Aspects of Invisibility and Reciprocity from a PT-symmetric non-Hermitian Potential


Mariagiovanna Gianfreda (Università del Salento, Italy)

Two topics in PT-symmetric quantum mechanics


Eva-Maria Graefe (Imperial College, UK)

Mean-Field approximation for non-Hermitian and PT-symmetric many-boson systems


Uwe Guenther (Helmholtz-Center Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)


Chao Hang (East China Normal University, Shanghai, China)

PT-symmetry with a system of three-level atoms


Naomichi Hatano (University of Tokyo, Japan)

Complete and bi-orthgonal basis for resonant states


Ulrich D. Jentschura (Missouri University of Science and Technology, US)

Applications of PT Symmetry and Pseudo-Hermiticity: From the Imaginary Cubic Perturbation to Elementary Particle Physics


Vladimir Konotop (University of Lisbon, Portugal)

Nonlinear localized modes in PT-symmetric lattices: Two physical examples


Sergii Kuzhel (AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland)

On the Lax-Phillips scattering theory for PT-symmetric Schroedinger operators


Felix Maldonado (Centro de Investigacióny de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico)

Resonances Conditions for Singular Potentials


Hossein Mehri-Dehnavi (University of Babol, Iran)

Pseudo-Hermitian Representation of a Complex Scattering Potential with Two Point Interactions


Ali Mostafazadeh (Koç University, Turkey)

PT-symmetric Nature of Unidirectional Invisibility, Spectral Singularities, and Their Nonlinear Generalization


Jonathan H. Noble (Missouri University of Science and Technology, US)

PT Symmetry, Complex Inner Product, and Matrix Diagonalization


Radek Novak (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and
Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic)

Bound states in $\mathcal{PT}$-symmetric layers


Michael Ogilvie (Washington University, St Louise, US)

PT symmetry and Abelian Lattice Models


Şahin Özdemir (Washington University, St Louise, US)

Parity-Time Symmetry in Coupled Optical Resonators


Mauricio Pato (Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Pseudo-Hermitian random matrices with real eigenvalues


Farrin Payandeh (Payame Noor University, Tabriz, Iran)

Klein Paradox in Krein Space


Alois Regensburger (University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Germany)

Experiments on optical defects states in a temporal PT lattice


Vasily N. Rodionov (RGTU, Moscow, Russia)

Non-Hermitian PT-symmetric quantum mechanics of relativistic particles with the restriction of mass


Stefan Rotter (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)

Exceptional points in gain-loss structures


Alexander Rush (Imperial College, UK)

Quantum dynamics of the Swanson oscillator


Jung-Wan Ryu (Pusan National University, South Korea)

Multiple exceptional points in a non-Hermitian Hamiltonian


Luis Lorenzo Sanchez Soto (Universidad Complutense, Spain)

Geometrical aspects of PT-invariant transfer matrices


Mustafa Sarisaman (Koç University, Turkey)

Spectral singularities and whispering gallery modes of a cylindrical gain medium


Frederik Scholtz (National Institute for Theoretical Physics, South Africa)

Who Chose the Inner Product?-or; Towards an Observable Based Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics


Ali Serpengüzel (Koç University, Turkey)

Spherical Optical Microresonators


Andrei Shafarevich (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia)

Quantization condition on Riemann surfaces and spectral series of non-selfadjoint operators


Petr Siegl (University of Bern, Switzerland)

The role of pseudospectra in PT-symmetry


Andrei Sokolov (Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia)

Strong minimizability of matrix intertwining operators and symmetry operators for matrix Hamiltonians


Roberto Tateo (Universit`a di Torino, Italy)

Spectral singularities in perturbed conformal field theory


Giorgos Tsironis (Univerity of Crete, Greece)

Nonlinear modes in PT-symmetric metamaterials


Haydar Uncu (Adnan Menderes University, Turkey)

Investigation of Quantum Jump Experiments Using Time Asymmetric Quantum Theory


Qing-hai Wang (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

Random matrix ensembles with reduced symmetry


Guenter Wunner (University of Stuttgart, Germany)

Hermitian four-well potential as a realization of a  PT-symmetric system


Özlem Yeşiltaş (Gazi University, Turkey)

Non-Hermitian Topological Insulator Hamiltonians


Konstantin Zloshchastiev (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)

Comparison and unification of Lindblad and non-Hermitian approaches to open quantum systems with applications in quantum optics


Miloslav Znojil (Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Czech Republic)

Quantum theory at/near Big-Bang/Big-Crunch