FIAS Scientific Report 2010
- In the year 2010 the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies has successfully continued to follow its agenda to pursue theoretical research in the natural sciences. As stipulated in its charter, FIAS closely collaborates with extramural research institutions, like the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research in Frankfurt and the GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research, Darmstadt and with research groups at the science departments of Goethe University. The institute also engages in the training of young researchers and the education of doctoral students. This Annual Report documents how these goals have been pursued in the year 2010. Notable events in the scientific life of the Institute will be presented, e.g., teaching activities in the framework of the Frankfurt International Graduate School for Science (FIGSS), colloquium schedules, conferences organized by FIAS, and a full bibliography of publications by authors affiliated with FIAS. The main part of the Report consists of short one-page summaries describing the scientific progress reached in individual research projects in the year 2010...