School on Critical Stability of Few-Body Quantum Systems

October 5-9, 2020 October 4-8, 2021

ICTP-SAIFR, São Paulo, Brazil

Auditorium of IFT-UNESP


The lectures in the school will introduce basic few-body techniques understandable for advanced master’s students. It will serve as an introduction to the Workshop on Critical Stability of Few-Body Quantum Systems. Candidates may apply either for one or both activities.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Few-body techniques using coordinate space for bound and continuum states
  • Few-body techniques using momentum space for bound and continuum states
  • Universality in few-body systems
  • One- and two-dimensional systems

There is no registration fee and limited funds are available for travel and local expenses.

To have an idea of the activities that will take place during the course, please visit the homepage of the previous edition of this school at


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Application deadline: July 26, 2020


  • Doerte Blume (Washington State University, USA)
  • Alejandro Kievsky (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare-Pisa, Italy)
  • Pascal Naidon (RIKEN – Nishina Centre, Japan)


  • Tobias Frederico (ITA, Brazil)
  • Hans Otto Uldall Fynbo (Aarhus University, Denmark)
  • Alejandro Kievsky (University of Pisa, Italy)
  • Jean-Marc Richard (University of Lyon, France)
  • Marcelo Takeshi Yamashita (IFT-UNESP, Brazil)



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Application deadline: July 26, 2020

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Additional Information

Visa information: Nationals from several countries in Latin America and Europe, Australia, Canada, Japan and USA are exempt from tourist visa. Please check here which nationals need a tourist visa to enter Brazil.

Accommodation: Participants, whose accommodation will be provided by the institute, will stay at The Universe Flat. Hotel recommendations are available here

How to reach the Institute: The school will be held at ICTP South American Institute, located at IFT-UNESP, which is across the street from a major bus and subway terminal (Terminal Barra Funda). The address which is closer to the entrance of the IFT-UNESP building is R. Jornalista Aloysio Biondi, 120 – Barra Funda, São Paulo. The easiest way to reach us is by subway or bus, please find instructions here.

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