02.-06. May 2022, St. Martin, Germany

02.-06.05.2022 St. Martin, Deutsche Weinstrasse

The conference was originally planned for October 2020 but has been postponed to spring 2022.

Group picture

The FINESS workshop series aims to bring together a critical mass of theoretical and experimental expertise at the forefront of research in the fields of degenerate ultra-cold matter, polariton-exciton condensates as well as strongly correlated and open quantum systems. 


The central aims of FINESS are

  • To seed development of theoretical approaches for finite-temperature non-equilibrium superfluid systems.
  • To stimulate discussion between theoretical and experimental researchers on a range of active and emerging topics.

As in previous meetings, we will include a significant number of participants from experimental research from a number of fields to facilitate direct interaction between experimental and theoretical research in out-of-equilibrium quantum systems.

International Advisory Committee

  • Ana Maria Rey (JILA & NIST, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA)
  • Matthias Troyer (Institut f. Theoretische Physik, ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
  • Immanuel Bloch (Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik, Germany)
  • Simon Gardiner (University of Durham, UK)
  • Marzena Szymanska (University College London, UK)
  • Thomas Gasenzer (Heidelberg University, Germany)
  • Michael Fleischhauer (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany)
  • Nick Proukakis (University of Newcastle, UK)
  • Luis Santos (University of Hannover, Germany)


  • Local Organizer and Chair:
    Michael Fleischhauer
    (Dept. Physics & Res. Center OPTIMAS, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany) 
  • Local Organizers:
    Herwig Ott
    (Dept. Physics & Res. Center OPTIMAS, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany) 
    Axel Pelster
    (Dept. Physics & Res. Center OPTIMAS, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany) ,
    Thomas Gasenzer
    (Kirchhoff Institute for Physics & EXC Structures, University of Heidelberg, Germany) 
  • International chair: Andrew Daley (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK)