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CNAM Condensed Matter Colloquium


Spring 2014 Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, talks are:
Thursdays,  from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Room 1201, Physics Building

Refreshments are served at 1:30pm in the (new) Toll Room

Speaker / Affiliation
Title / Abstract
Jan. 30  Jake Koralek, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Shedding Light on Quantum Matter Galitski
Feb. 6  Andrew M. Rappe, University of Pennsylvania The bulk photovoltaic effect in polar oxides for robust and efficient solar energy harvesting Yakovenko
Feb. 13 [cancelled due to storm] [cancelled due to storm]  
Feb. 20 Arkady Shekhter, Los Alamos National Lab Quantum critical point and pseudogap in high-temperature superconducting YBCO cuprates Paglione
Feb. 27 Aditi Mitra, New York University Quench dynamics in interacting field-theories Galitski
Mar. 6  -- NO SEMINAR --  -- NO SEMINAR --  
Mar. 13 Ivar Martin, Los Alamos National Lab

Spontaneous quantum hall effect and fractionalization in itinerant chiral magnets

Mar. 20  -- NO SEMINAR --  -- NO SEMINAR --  
Mar. 27 Angela Kou, Yale University Fractional Quantum Hall Effect in Bilayer Graphene Manucharyan
Apr. 3 Steven Anlage, University of Maryland  The Anisotropic Nonlinear Meissner Effect – A New Superconducting Gap Node Spectroscopy [local] 
Apr. 10 Kathryn Krycka, NIST Center for Neutron Research Putting a New Spin on the Surface Canting of Ferrite Nanoparticles Butch/Ouyang
Apr. 17 Brad Ramshaw, Los Alamos National Lab  Fermi surface measurements approaching the quantum critical point at the heart of high-temperature superconductivity in YBa2Cu3O6+x


Apr. 24 Jonathan Denlinger, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Thermal gap destabilization and the fate of topologically protected surface states in the mixed valent insulator SmB6 Paglione
May 1 Chris Marianetti, Columbia University Soft phonon modes in strained monolayer materials Butch
May 8 Dmitry Abanin, Perimeter Institute Ergodicity, entanglement, and many-body localization: a fresh look Manucharyan

                            please see the Condensed Matter Physics Seminar Schedule Archive for schedules of past semesters

For more information on Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, please contact Johnpierre Paglione , the seminar schedule coordinator.
Last updated Monday, 28 April 2014