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Condensed Matter Physics Seminars 2018-2019 Academic Year

date speaker host Title  affiliation abstract
Thursday, September 27, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115 Bharat Jalan Yuri Suzuki

Towards Development of Oxide Heterostructures with High Room-Temperature Mobility

University of Minnesota Abstract
Thursday, October 4, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115 Riccardo Comin Ian Fisher

Resonant X-Ray Studies of Electronics Orders in Quantum Solids

Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Abstract
Thursday, October 11, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115 Jan Zaanen Tom Devereaux

Many Body Entanglement, Strange Metals and Black Holes

Leiden University, Netherlands Abstract
Thursday, October 18, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115 Eun-Ah Kim Ian Fisher Learning Quantum Emergence with AI Cornell University Abstract
Thursday, October 25, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115 Thomas Vojta  Srinivas Raghu Quantum phase transitions and disorder: Griffiths singularities, infinite randomness, and smearing  Missouri University of Science and Technology Abstract
Thursday, November 1, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115 Luqiao Liu  Shan Wang Magnetic Switching with Topological Insulator and Compensated Ferrimagnet Massachusetts Institute of Technology Abstract

Thursday, November 8, 2018 3:15pm McCullough 115


Mike Zalatel  Srinivas Raghu  A Chiral spin-liquid phase of the triangular lattice Hubbard model University of California, Berkeley Abstract

Thursday, November 15, 2018 

3:15pm McCullough 115

Andy Lucas  Srinivas Raghu

Emergent entropy production and hydrodynamics in quantum many-body systems

Stanford University Abstract

Thursday, November 29, 2018 

3:15pm McCullough 115

Shannon Harvey Harold Hwang The Viability of Spin Qubits in Gallium Arsenide for Quantum Computing Harvard University Abstract

Thursday, December 6,

2018 3:15pm McCullough 115

Feng Wan

Ben Feldman 

Engineering Correlated Physics in Two-Dimensional Moire Superlattices

University of California, Berkeley Abstract

Thursday, January 17, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Benjamin Good Daniel Fisher The statistical physics of evolving microbial ecosystems University of California, Berkeley Abstract

Thursday, January 24, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Oskar Vafek  Steven Kivelson Strong coupling phases of partially filled twisted bilayer graphene narrow bands

Florida State University


Thursday, January 31, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Biao Lian Srinivas Raghu 

Superconductivity and Landau levels of the twisted bilayer graphene

Princeton University Abstract

Thursday, February 7, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Louis Taillefer Steve Kivelson

The enigmatic pseudogap phase of cuprate superconductors

Université de Sherbrooke, Canada Abstract

Thursday, February 14, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115 

Eric Pop Ben Feldman Electron, phonon, and interfacial transport in 2D materials and heterostructures Stanford University Abstract
Thursday, February 21, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Douglas Scalapino  Srinivas Raghu Two pairing domes as Cu2+ varies to Cu3+ University of California, Santa Barbara  Abstract
Thursday, February 28, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Denis Kochan Tomáš Bzdušek  Graphene spintronics: spin relaxation and proximity University of Regensburg, Germany Abstract

Thursday, March 14, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Young-Baek Kim Srinivas Raghu  Theory of Multipolar Order and Multipolar Kondo Effect University of Toronto, Canada Abstract

Thursday, March 21, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Andy Mackenzie

Steve Kivelson
Electrical transport and spectroscopy studies of the delafossite layered metals

Max Planck Institute,Germany and University of St Andrews, Scotland


Thursday, April 11, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Katja Nowack David Goldhaber-Gordon

Spatially modulated superconductivity in microstructures

Cornell University Abstract
Thursday, April 18, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Natalia Perkins Srinivas Raghu  The pursuit of fractionalized excitations in Kitaev Materials University of Minnesota Abstract
Thursday, April 25, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Andrey Chubukov  Srinivas Raghu 

Interplay between superconductivity and non-Fermi liquid above a quantum critical point in a metal

University of Minnesota Abstract
Thursday, May 9, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Chao Yang Srinivas Raghu 

Quantum coherence across bosonic superconductor-anomalous metal-insulator transitions

School of Microelectronics and Solid-State Electronics, Chengdu, China

Thursday, May 16, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Sriram Shastry  Ian Fisher Understanding the physics of cuprates from the extremely correlated Fermi liquid theory. University of California, Santa Cruz Abstract
Thursday, May 23, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115

Hongchen Jiang  Srinivas Raghu 

Superconductivity in the doped t-J and Hubbard models on the square lattice

Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Abstract
Thursday, May 30, 2019
3:15pm McCullough 115
Chris Palmstrøm Ian Fisher Growth and Electronic Properties of Heusler Epitaxial Thin Films

University of California, Santa Barbara 

Thursday, June 6, 2019

3:15pm McCullough 115
Stuart Brown  Steve Kivelson

17O NMR probe of the unconventional superconductivity in strained Sr2RuO4

University of California, Los Angeles  Abstract


Condensed Matter Physics Seminars 2017-2018 Academic Year

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