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Condensed Matter Physics Seminars 2019-2020 Academic Year


Thursday, September 26, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Rahul Nandkishore  Vedika Khemani  FRACTONS University of Colorado, Boulder Abstract

Thursday, October 3, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Erez Berg Steven Kivelson  New Physics In Flat Moire Bands Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel Abstract

Thursday, October 10, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Nuh Gedik Harold Hwang Photo-induced Phase Transitions in Charge Density Waves Massachusetts Institute of Technology Abstract

Thursday, October 17, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Roderich Moessner Vedika Khemani  Intermediate Energy Spin Dynamics Max Planck Institute, Dresden, Germany Abstract

Thursday, October 24, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Amir Safavi-Naeni

Harold Hwang

Lithium Niobate Nanomechanical Devices: New classical and quantum opportunities

Stanford University Abstract

Thursday, October 31, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Ehud Altman 

Vedika Khemani 

Universal operator growth and emergent hydrodynamics in quantum systems

University of California, Berkeley


Thursday, November 7, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Cory Dean Ben Feldman Engineering 2D materials with a twist
Columbia University Abstract

Thursday, November 14, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Nitin Samarth

Yuri Suzuki

Topological Insulator Heterostructures

& Spintronics

Penn State University  Abstract

Thursday, November 21, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Andrea Young David Goldhaber Gordon

A twisted perspective on moire heterostructures

University of California, Santa Barbara Abstract

Thursday, December 05, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

David Hsieh  



Yuri Suzuki

Controlling magnetism in a Mott insulator by optical pumping 

California Institute of Technology Abstract

Thursday, January 9, 2020

3:15pm McCullough 115

Sarang Gopalakrishnan Vedika Khemani Anomalous transport in integrable spin chains The City University of New York Abstract

Thursday, January 16, 2020

3:15pm McCullough 115

Kamran Behnia Harold Hwang

Thermal Transport and Quasi-Particle Hydrodynamics


ESPCI Paris, France Abstract

Thursday, January 30, 2020

3:15pm McCullough 115

Amir Yacoby Aharon Kapitulnik

Magnons as a new probe of correlated electron physics


Harvard University Abstract

Thursday, February 13, 2020

3:15pm McCullough 115
Jennifer Dionne Yuri Suzuki

The Light Years: Combined optical and electron microscopy to visualize classical and quantum optical processes at the atomic scale

Stanford University Abstract

Thursday, February 20, 2020

3:15pm McCullough 115
Gil Refael Vedika Khemani

Floquet higher-order topological insulators: principles and path towards realizations

California Institute of Technology Abstract

Thursday, February 27, 2020

3:15pm McCullough 115
Kun Yang Srinivas Raghu Interplay of Topology and Geometry in Fractional Quantum Hall Liquids Florida State University Abstract

Thursday, April 16, 2020


Dirk Morr Hari Manoharan TBD University of Illinois, Chicago Coming Soon

Thursday, April 23, 2020


David Huse Vedika Khemani  TBD Princeton University Coming Soon

Thursday, April 30, 2020

John Tranquada Young Lee TBD Brookhaven National Laboratory Coming Soon

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Romain Vasseur Vedika Khemani  TBD University of Massachusetts, Amherst Coming Soon
Thursday, June 11, 2020 Ravin Bhatt Vedika Khemani  TBD Princeton University Coming Soon



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