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Condensed Matter Physics Seminars 2017-2018 Academic Year

date speaker host Title affiliation abstract
Thursday, September 21, 2017 3:15pm McCullough 115 Daniel Worledge Yuri Suzuki Spin-Transfer-Torque IBM Almaden Research Center Abstract
Thursday, September 28, 2017 3:15pm McCullough 115 Peter Hirschfeld Tom Devereaux

Orbital selective pairing in Fe-based superconductors

University of Florida

Thursday, October 5, 2017 3:15pm McCullough 115 Donna Sheng Tom Devereaux Competing quantum phases and spin liquids in frustrated spin systems California State University, Northridge Abstract
Thursday, October 12, 2017 3:15pm McCullough 115 Peter Abbamonte Sean Hartnoll
Bose condensation of excitons in TiSe2 measured with momentum-resolved EELS
University of Illinois Urbana Abstract
Thursday, October 19, 2017 3:15pm McCullough 115 Dmitri Basov Tony Heinz

Quantum materials: insights from near field nano-optics

Columbia University 


Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:15pm McCullough 115

Joerg Schmalian

Ian Fisher

Intertwined electronic states of matter: nematicity and beyond

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Thursday, November 2, 2017 3:15pm McCullough 115 Steve Conradson Theodore Geballe

Novel Quantum Physics in Uranium Dioxide: a 5f Mott Insulator 

Washington State University, Pullman 

Institut Jozef Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Thursday, November 9, 2017 3:15pm McCullough 115 David Broun Aharon Kapitulnik 

Superfluid density in overdoped cuprates and other superconductors

Simon Fraser University Abstract

Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:15pm McCullough 115


Roman Lutchyn Kam Moler

Topological quantum computation with Majorana zero modes

Microsoft Station Q, University of California, Santa Barbara Abstract
Thursday, November 30, 2017 3:15pm McCullough 115 Subir Sachdev Tom Devereaux

Topological order in quantum matter

Harvard University Abstract
Thursday, December 7, 2017 3:15pm McCullough 115 Joel Moore Tom Devereaux

Transport and optical responses in topological semimetals and insulators 

University of California, Berkeley Abstract
Thursday, December 14, 2017 3:15pm McCullough 115 Steve Nagler Young Lee

Approaching a quantum spin liquid state in a-RuCl3

Oak Ridge National Laboratory




Thursday, January 11, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115

Clifford Hicks

Ian fisher

Specific Heat Capacity Measurements on Uniaxially Pressurised Sr2RuO4

Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Germany



Thursday, January 18, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115

Assa Auerbach 

Aharon Kapitulnik 

Solving Duncan’s homework problem - conductivity in the Lowest Landau Level

Department of Physics, Technion, Israel Abstract

Thursday, January 25, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115

Moty Heiblum David Goldhaber-Gordon Quantization of Heat Flow in the Fractional Quantum Hall Regime Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel Abstract

Thursday, February 1, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115

Matthew Foster Srinivas Raghu  Quantum critical fluids at the edge: Disorder, interactions, and topological protection Rice University Abstract

Thursday, February 15, 2018

3:15pm McCullough 115

Sankar Das Sarma Steve Kivelson  Majorana 'Particles' in Condensed Matter Systems University of Maryland Abstract
Thursday, March 1, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115 Ronny Thomale  Srinivas Raghu 

Topolectrical Circuits

Würzburg University, Germany Abstract
Thursday, March 15, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115 Hong Yao Steve Kivelson  Emergent spacetime supersymmetry on the boundary of topological phases Tsinghua University, China Abstract
Thursday, March 22, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115 Nik Hartman  David Goldhaber-Gordon Direct Entropy Measurement in a Mesoscopic Quantum System University of British Columbia, Canada Abstract
Thursday, April 12, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115 Anton Andreev   Steven  Kivelson 

Spiraling energy dispersion of arc states in Weyl semimetals

University of Washington Abstract
Thursday, April 19, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115 Doug Scalapino Steven Kivelson The Pairfield Susceptibility: What Can It Tell Us About The Cuprates? University of California Santa Barbara Abstract
Thursday, April 26, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115

Bob Laughlin

Stanford University Abstract
Thursday, May 3, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115 Chang-Beom Eom Yuri Suzuki  Polar Metals by Geometric Design University of Wisconsin Madison  Abstract
Thursday, June 7, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115 David Cobden  Ben Feldman 

The diverse properties of a layered semimetal, WTe2

 University of Washington Abstract

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