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Condensed Matter Physics Seminars 2014-2015 Academic Year

date speaker host Title affiliation abstract
Thursday, May 28, 2015 3:15pm McCullough 115 K. F. Kelton Steven Kivelson "Correlation between Kinetic and Structural Fragility in Metallic Liquids" Washington University Abstract
Thursday, May 21, 2015 3:15pm McCullough 115 Aharon Kapitulnik Harold Hwang

"Duality and an emerging Hall insulator phase near the magnetic-field tuned superconductor-insulator transition"

Stanford University Abstract
Thursday, May 14, 2015 3:15pm McCullough 115 Rahul Nandkishore Steven Kivelson "Many body localization: a new frontier for quantum statistical physics" Princeton University Abstract
Thursday, May 7, 2015 3:15pm McCullough 115 Roman Lutchyn Sri Raghu "The search for Majorana zero modes in solid state systems" UC Santa Barbara Abstract
Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 3:15pm McCullough 115 Nicholas Curro Ian Fisher "NMR Studies of Nematicity in the Iron-based Superconductors and the Role of Disorder" UC Davis Abstract
Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 3:15pm McCullough 115 James Analytis Steven Kivelson "Magnetoresistance near a putative quantum critical point in the iron pnictide superconductors" UC Berkeley Abstract
Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 3:15pm McCullough 115 Maissam Barkeshli Xiao-Liang Qi "Particle-Hole Symmetry and the Composite Fermi Liquid" UC Santa Barbara Abstract
Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 3:15pm McCullough 115 Ashvin Vishwanath Xiao-Liang Qi "Anomalous transport, chiral anomaly and quantum oscillations in Weyl semi-metals" UC Berkeley Abstract
Thursday, Apr 2, 2015 3:15pm McCullough 115 Abhay Pasupathy Steven Kivelson "Short Stories on Fermi Surface Nesting" Columbia University Abstract
Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 3:15pm McCullough 115 Taylor L. Hughes Xiao-Liang Qi "Interplay between Symmetry and Geometry in Topological Phases" University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Abstract
Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 3:15pm McCullough 115 Yoram Dagan Harold Hwang "2D to 1D Oxide interfaces: superconductivity, magnetism and ballistic transport effects" University of Tel Aviv Abstract
Thursday, Feb 19, 2015 3:15pm McCullough 115 Gregory S. Boebinger David Goldhaber-Gordon "The Phase Diagram of the Cuprate Superconductors: A Survey of Magnetotransport and Specific Heat Measurements" National High Magnetic Field Laboratory Abstract
Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 3:15pm McCullough 115 Michael Flatté Yuri Suzuki "Room-temperature electronic spin correlations: towards spin-coherent technologies" University of Iowa Abstract
Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 3:15pm McCullough 115 Benjamin Lev Benjamin Lev "The SQCRAMscope: Probing exotic materials with quantum gases" Stanford University Abstract
Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 3:15pm McCullough 115 Brad Ramshaw David Goldhaber-Gordon "Ultrasound as a symmetry probe of quantum materials" Los Alamos National Laboratory Abstract
Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 3:15pm McCullough 115 Alexander Sushkov David Goldhaber-Gordon "Magnetic Resonance with Single Nuclear-Spin Sensitivity" Harvard University Abstract
Thursday, Jan 15, 2015 3:15pm McCullough 115 Jason Petta David Goldhaber-Gordon "Few-Atom Masers" Princeton University Abstract
Thursday, Jan 8, 2015
3:15pm McCullough 115
Young Lee Young Lee "Frustration and its benefits: flat bands and topological magnons" Stanford University and SLAC Abstract
Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 3:15pm McCullough 115 Emanuel Gull Richard Martin "Spectroscopic aspects and pairing glue of superconductivity in the 2D Hubbard model" University of Michigan Abstract
Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 3:15pm McCullough 115 Gil Refael Xiao-Liang Qi "Light matters - from Floquet topological insulators to topological polaritons" California Institute of Technology Abstract
Thursday, Nov 6, 2014 3:15pm McCullough 115 Tarun Grover Xiao-Liang Qi "Thermalization at the Many-body localization Phase Transition" Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics Abstract
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 3:15pm McCullough 115 Joseph Checkelsky Harold Hwang "Probing Topological Insulators by Materials Design" Massachusetts Institute of Technology Abstract
Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 3:15pm McCullough 115 Xiaodong Xu Harold Hwang "Spin and pseudospins in 2D semiconductors" University of Washington


Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 3:15pm McCullough 115 David Mitzi Aharon Kapitulnik "Current Status and Future Prospects of Earth Abundant Kesterite Photovoltaics" Duke University Abstract
Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 3:15pm McCullough 115 Yi Cui Xiao-Liang Qi "Re-inventing Batteries: What's possible?" Stanford University Abstract
Thursday, Oct 2, 2014 3:15pm McCullough 115 Ilya Krivorotov Harold Hwang "Spin-orbitronics in metallic nanostructures" UC Irvine Abstract
Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 3:15pm McCullough 115 George Sawatzky Thomas Devereaux "The explicit role of O 2p states in high oxidation state transition metal Oxides" University of British Columbia Abstract
Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 3:15pm McCullough 115 Takasada Shibauchi Ian Fisher "Hidden order and exotic superconductivity in URu2Si22" University of Tokyo Abstract

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