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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018
Hewlett Teaching Center, Rm. 201
370 Serra Mall, Stanford

       
8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast  
9:00 a.m. Introduction    
Session I Chair: Steve Dodge
9:15 a.m. Kam Moler Characterizing Exotic Mesocopic Josephson Junctions [slides]
9:55 a.m. Sean Hartnoll Theory of the supercyclotron resonance and Hall response in anomalous 2d metals [slides]
10:35 a.m. Coffee Break  
Session II Chair: Srinivas Raghu
11:05 a.m. Boris Altshuler Between Localization and Ergodicity in Quantum Many-Body and Qubit Systems [slides]
11:45 a.m. Ali Yazdani Interacting Topological Edge Modes in-between Quantum Hall Nematic Phases [slides]
12:25 p.m. Lunch  
Session III Chair: Monika Schleier-Smith
2:25 p.m. Steve Kivelson Anomalous Metals - Failed Superconductors [slides]
3:05 p.m. David Weld New Phenomena in Strongly-Driven Quantum Gases [slides]
3:45 p.m. Coffee Break  
Session IV Chair: Carolina Adamo
4:15 p.m. Julia Hsu Life is cool as a cucumber: Things I learned from Aharon [slides]
4:55 p.m. Kamran Behnia A boundary to thermal diffusivity? [slides]
5:25 p.m. End of Thursday Program  

 




 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
Hewlett Teaching Center, Rm. 201
370 Serra Mall, Stanford

       
8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast  
Session I Chair: Harold Hwang
9:00 a.m. Gabi Kotliar Normal State and Superconductivity of Hund metals [slides]
9:40 a.m. Persi Diaconis EhrenFest at the AharonFest [slides]
10:20 a.m. Coffee Break  
Session II Chair: Sylvia Smullin
10:50 a.m. Yoshiteru Maeno Revisiting the 3-K superconductivity of Sr2RuO4-Ru eutectic [slides]
11:30 a.m. John Chiaverini Scalable Trapped-Ion Quantum Computing [slides]
12:10 p.m. Lunch  
Session III Chair: Jean-Marc Triscone
2:10 p.m. Pablo Jarillo-Herrero Magic Angle Graphene: Correlations, Superconductivity, and Beyond [slides]
2:50 p.m. Gabriel Aeppli Viral lasers [slides]
3:30 p.m. Coffee Break (20 minutes)  
3:50 p.m. Amir Yacoby Phase Controlled Topological Superconductivity [slides]
4:30 p.m. End of Friday Presentations  
4:45 p.m. Shuttle to Stanford Guest House, for guests staying at Stanford Guest House
Meet shuttle at the corner of Via Ortega and Panama Street in front of the parking garage.
 
5:45 p.m. Banquet Dinner shuttle - Stanford Guest House to Domenico Winery  
5:45 p.m. Banquet Dinner Shuttle - Stanford Faculty Club to Domenico Winery
Meet in front of the Stanford Faculty Club facing parking lot.
 
6:00 p.m. Banquet reception
Domenico Winery, 1697 Industrial Road, San Carlos, CA 94070
 
7:00 p.m. Banquet dinner, Domenico Winery  
After Dinner Serge Galam The Trump victory: a prediction and explanation from sociophysics  
10:00 p.m. Banquet ends  
10:20 p.m. Banquet Dinner Shuttle - Domenico Winery to Stanford Faculty Club  
10:20 p.m. Banquet Dinner Shuttle - Domenico Winery to Stanford Guest House  
11:00 p.m. Banquet Dinner Shuttle, arrives at Stanford Guest House  
11:00 p.m. Banquet Dinner Shuttle, arrives at Stanford Faculty Club  

 




 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2018
Hewlett Teaching Center, Rm. 201
370 Serra Mall, Stanford

       
8:00 a.m. Shuttle - Stanford Guest House to AharonFest  
8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast  
Session I Chair: Leo Radzihovsky
9:00 a.m. Charlie Marcus Destructive Superconductivity and Majorana Zero Modes [slides]
9:40 a.m. Jing Xia Three Decades of Sagnac Interferometry in Condensed Matter Research [slides]
10:20 a.m. Coffee Break  
Session II Chair: Alik Palevski
10:50 a.m. Claudia Felser Magnetic Weyl semimetals  [slides]
11:30 a.m. Chandra Varma Discovery of Chiral Spin Order in purported Kitaev spin liquids [slides]
12:10 p.m. Lunch  
Session III Chair: Ben Feldman
1:40 p.m. Assa Auerbach Hall number of strongly correlated metals [slides]
2:20 p.m. David Mitzi Tunable Perovskites: From Cuprate Superconductors to Versatile Organic-Inorganic Optoelectronics [slides]
3:00 p.m. Subir Sachdev Gauge theories of ultra-quantum matter [slides]
3:40 p.m. Closing remarks  
4:00 p.m. End of Conference  
4:15 p.m. Shuttle to Stanford Guest House
Meet shuttle at the bus stop in front of the Gates Bldg. on Serra Mall.