Condensed Matter Physics Seminar  (PHYS 738/739) 
Department of Physics, University of Maryland 
College Park, Maryland 20742-4111, USA

Spring 1999 Schedule

Fridays,  from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Room 1130, Plant Sciences Building 
(across Regents Drive from the Physics Building)

Underlined titles of the talks link to abstracts 
January 29
Eugene Demler (Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California at Santa Barbara)
Unified theory of superconductivity and antiferromagnetism in the high Tc cuprates
Host: Sankar Das Sarma
February 5
Yong Baek Kim (Department of Physics, the Pennsylvania State University)
Doubled fun with double-layer half-filled Landau levels
Host: Sankar Das Sarma
February 12
Todadri Senthil (Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California at Santa Barbara)
Quasiparticle localization in dirty high-Tc superconductors
Host: Sankar Das Sarma
February 19
Marcel Franz (Department of Physics & Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University)
Dirac fermions, gauge fields, and the mixed-state electronic structure of high-Tc cuprates
Host: Sankar Das Sarma
February 22, Monday, 1:30-3 p.m., room 0405, Physics Building
Joerg Schmalian (University of Illinois, Urbana and Oxford University, UK)
Quantum criticality and pseudogap in cuprates
Host: Sankar Das Sarma
February 26
Sarah Pohlen (Harvard University)
The superconducting single-electron transistor
Host: Chris Lobb
March 5
Sankar Das Sarma (University of Maryland)
Surface Growth and Fluid Turbulence: Intermittent Interfaces?
March 12
Hyok-Jon Kwon (University of Florida, Gainesville)
Pseudogap state and order parameter phase fluctuations in underdoped cuprates
Host: Victor Yakovenko
Colloquium: March 16, Tuesday, 4 p.m., room 1410, Physics Building
Boris Altshuller (NEC Research Institute and Princeton University)
Superconductor-Insulator Transition in Two Dimensions
Host: Richard Prange
March 19
Romanas Narevich (University of Maryland)
Localization by interference: Square with a magnetic flux
Host: Richard Prange
March 26
No seminar, APS March Meeting
April 2
Nikolai Kopnin (Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Moscow and Argonne National Laboratory)
Vortex dynamics in clean superconductors
Host: Victor Yakovenko
April 9
Igor Zutic (University of Maryland)
Spin polarized tunneling and Andreev reflection in ferromagnet/superconductor junction
Host: Sankar Das Sarma
April 16
Michael Haftel (Naval Research Laboratory and University of Maryland)
Atomic-scale modeling of metallic surfaces in an electrochemical environment
Host: Ted Einstein
April 23
No seminar
April 30
John Cerne (University of Maryland)
Infrared Hall effect in high-Tc superconductors
Host: Dennis Drew
Thursday, May 6, 4 p.m., room 1219, Physics Building
Andrew Millis (Rutgers University)
The strange interplane conductivity of high-temperature superconductors
Host: Dennis Drew
May 14
Paul Wiegmann (University of Chicago)
Solution of the Hofstadter problem: Complex spectra of integrable systems
Host: Victor Yakovenko
Monday, May 17, 1 p.m., room 1304, Physics Building
Oleg Zaitsev (University of Maryland)
The perturbed circular billiard: Semiclassical theory for almost integrable systems
Host: Richard Prange

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