#### Dear Colleagues,

Since its founding in 1983 as "Path Integrals from meV to MeV,"
the series of path-integral conferences
has emphasized the broad range of path-integral applications in many
fields of physics. The series thus has an interdisciplinary role,
bringing together scientists whose interest in the path integral spans many
fields, allowing to exchange opinions, discuss problems, and disseminate
new ideas.
The 9th International Conference

* Path Integrals - New Trends and
Perspectives*,

scheduled to take place from

23 to 28 September 2007

at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex
Systems
(MPI-PKS)
in Dresden, Germany,
is planned to continue this tradition. On the one hand, it is intended to
represent the most recent developments of the path-integral approach in
such standard fields as quantum mechanics or quantum and statistical field
theory. On the other hand, the conference should also be open to
modern topical subjects, such as atomic and molecular Bose-Einstein
condensation or carbon nanotubes, where path integrals have recently turned
out to be very useful. Furthermore, it is planned to compare the many Monte
Carlo techniques based on the path integral approach. Other challenging
applications range from studying the thermal fluctuations of polymers and
membranes in the realm of biophysics to the treatment of stochastic
processes in econophysics, such as option pricing and risk management.
Finally, path-integral methods in quantum gravity, astrophysics, and
cosmology will be reviewed.

The conference thus tentatively includes the following main topics:

- Quantum Mechanics
- Quantum and Statistical Field Theory
- Condensed Matter Theory
- Monte Carlo Techniques
- Polymers and Membranes
- Stochastic Processes and Econophysics
- Quantum Gravity, Astrophysics, and Cosmology

Further informations and the *online application/registration* form can be
found on the
**official conference web page **
hosted by the
MPI-PKS. The *deadline* for applications is 30 June 2007.

Looking forward to welcoming you in Dresden,

with our best regards,

Wolfhard Janke (Univ. Leipzig)

Axel Pelster (Univ. Duisburg-Essen)

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Fri Apr 27 13:41:27 CEST 2007 (updated) - Wolfhard Janke

Sun Feb 11 16:38:55 CET 2007 (updated) - Wolfhard Janke

Fri Jul 28 18:42:46 CEST 2006 - Wolfhard Janke