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INSTITUTE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS

Condensed Matter Seminars

Coordinator: Leon Balents

Speakers: Please give your transparencies to the ITP staff members in the front office (Rm 1102) for scanning. They will be returned promptly to your mailbox.

Time Speaker Title
9/30, 3:30 p.m. Dr. Agnes Buka
Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Electroconvection in Homeotropically Aligned Nematics
11/23, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Ramin Golestanian
ITP, UCSB
Dynamics of Counterion Condensation[Slides]
12/3, 11:00 a.m. Dr. Moshe Havilio
Technion, Israel
Superconductivity and Quantum Spin Disorder in Cuprates[Slides][Aud]
5/4, 11:00 a.m. Dr. Woowon Kang
Univ Chicago
Tunneling between the Edges of Two Quantum Hall Systems[Slides]
1/09, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Oskar Vafek
Johns Hopkins Univ
QED-3 Theory of the Underdoped Cuprates[Aud][Cam]
5/21, 12:15 p.m. Dr. Sandro Sorella
SISSA
The Frustrated Heisenberg Model and the RVB Projected BCS Wave Function[Aud][Cam]
2/04, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Yoram Burak
Tel Aviv University
Electrostatic Correlations and Attractive Forces Between Macromolecules in Solution[Aud][Cam]
3/05, 12:15 p.m. Dr. Sergey Kravchenko
Northeastern University
Sharp Increase of the Effective Mass and Possible Ferromagnetic Instability Near the Metal-Insulator Transition in 2D[Aud][Cam]
7/27, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Jan Martinek
Karlsruhe University
Kondo Effect in Quantum Dots Coupled to Ferromagnetic Leads[Aud][Cam]
12/08, 11:00 a.m. Dr. Cristiane de Morais Smith
University of Utrecht
Pattern Formation in Quantum Hall Systems
5/04, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Matt Hastings
LANL
Mean-Field and Anomalous Behavior on a Small-World Network[Aud][Cam]
9/23, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Fabian Heidrich-Meisner
U Tennessee & ORNL
Thermal Transport in Low-dimensional Spin Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/30, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Khaled Al-Hassanieh
U Tennessee & ORNL
Electron Transport in Nanostructures: Interference and Electron-Phonon Coupling Effects[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/13, 3:00 p.m. Dr. Matt Grayson
Walter Schottkty Institut Technische Universitaet Muenchen
Bending the Quantum Hall Effect: Metal-Insulator Transition in One Dimension[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/01, 2:30 p.m. Dr. Nihat Berker
MIT
New Phases, Superfluid Weights, and Free Carrier Densities: Renormalization-Group Theory of Electronic Models[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/10, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Frank Verstraete
Caltech
Variational Numerical Renormalization Group Methods in One and Higher Dimensions[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/14, 4:00 p.m. Dr. Alexei Kitaev
Microsoft & Caltech
Anyons and Quantum Computation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/17, 11:00 a.m. Dr. Michael Levin
MIT
Probing Order Beyond the Landau Paradigm[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/23, 12:15 p.m. Dr. Simon Kos
Cambridge University
Spins Under Strain
1/23, 2:00 p.m. Hui Deng
Caltech
Matter-Light Quantum Interfaces for Scalable Quantum Networks[Podcast]
3/13, 2:00 p.m. Ken Kamrin
MIT
A New Continuum Model for Dense Granular Deformation[Podcast]
1/12, 12:30 p.m. Hong Yao
Stanford
Spin Liquids from Exactly Solvable 2D Quantum Spin Models[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/15, 10:00 a.m. Xiaoliang Qi
Stanford
Topological Effects in Time Reversal Invariant Insulators[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/22, 10:00 a.m. Ying Ran
UCB
Helical Metal Inside a Topological Band Insulator[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/02, 3:00 p.m. Netanel Lindner
Technion
A Photonic Cluster State Machine Gun[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/02, 10:30 a.m. Moshe Goldstein
Bar-Ilan Univ.
Population Switching and Charge Sensing in Quantum Dots: A Case for Quantum Phase Transitions[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/18, 12:00 p.m. Karen Michaeli
Weizmann Inst.
Quantum Kinetic Approach to the Calculation of Thermal Transport and the Nernst Effect[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/05, 4:30 p.m. Alexey Gorshkov
Harvard
Quantum Information Processing and Quantum Simulation with Ultracold Alkaline-Earth Atoms in Optical Lattices[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/20, 3:30 p.m. Tarun Grover
MIT
Organic Mott Insulators: Possibility of a Nematic Quantum Spin Liquid Ground State
1/12, 12:30 p.m. Max Metlitski
Harvard
The Ising-nematic Transition in Two-dimensional Metals[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/15, 3:30 p.m. Hiroshi Yasuoka
JAERI & LANL
Exotic Superconductivity: An NMR Point of View[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/02, 2:00 p.m. Sandy Fetter
Stanford
Self-similar Expansion of Turbulent Bose-Einstein Condensates[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/19, 2:00 p.m. Chuck-Hou Yee
Rutgers
Scaling of Transition Temperatures of Hole-doped Cuprate Superconductors with the Charge-transfer Energy[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/14, 1:00 p.m. Hiroaki Ishizuka
Univ. Tokyo
Exotic Electronic and Magnetic States in Frustrated Ising-spin Kondo Lattice Models[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/10, 12:00pm Jonathan Edge
Nordita, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University
Metallic phase of the 4-dimensional Quantum Hall effect[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/29, 11:00am Haruki Watanabe
UCB
When do interactions with Goldstone bosons lead to non-Fermi liquids?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/29, 11:00am Alessandra Lanzara
UC Berkeley
Switching Quantum Materials Properties With Light[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/05, 12:00pm William Witczak-Krempa
Perimeter Institute
Constraining Quantum Critical Dynamics 2+1D Ising Model & Beyond[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/05, 2:00pm Alexander Tsirlin
NICPB
Quantum magnetism in different dimensions[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/20, 2:00pm Ziqiang Wang
Boston College
Multiple Fermi surfaces, magnetism, and lattice distortions in spin-orbit coupled Sr2IrO4: Spin-orbital-lattice entangled quantum state beyond Jeff=1/2 model[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/28, 12:30pm Debanjan Chowdhury
Harvard
Fractionalization and broken symmetries in the underdoped cuprates
1/19, 1:00pm Zoltan Zimboras
University College London
Entanglement negativity of bosonic and fermionic Gaussian states[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/24, 10:00am Yoni Schattner
Weizmann Institute
Quantum criticality in metals - results from quantum Monte-Carlo simulations[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/29, 3:30pm Han Fu
U. of Minnesota
Electron transport in SrTiO3 accumulation layers[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/15, 3:30pm Adam Kaufman
Harvard
Synthesizing and probing quantum states of low-entropy atomic systems
1/05, 3:30pm Shimon Kolkowitz
NIST Boulder
A Brief History of Time(keeping): Metrology and quantum simulation with optical lattice clocks
1/12, 3:30pm Zhanybek Alpishchev
MIT
Non-equilibrium Dynamics of a Frustrated Mott Insulator[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/19, 3:30pm David Patterson
Harvard
Precision Spectroscopy, Chirality, & Quantum Manipulation of Polyatomic Molecules[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/12, 11:00am Hiroshi Yasuoka
MPI-CPFS
Emergent Weyl fermion excitations in Tap and NbP explored by 93Nb NMR and 181Ta NQR[Podcast][Aud][Cam]

last modified 01/18/17 dme