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

Spring 2004 Schedule

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

Underlined titles of the talks link to abstracts
Underlined names of the speakers link to their personal Web pages

January 27 - Note Special Time and Place: Tuesday 1:15 p.m. Rm. 1116, IPST Building 085

    Speaker: Nadya Mason (Harvard)
    Local Gate Control Carbon Nanotube Quantum Dots
Host: Fuhrer

January 29

    Speaker: Min Ouyang (UC Santa Barbara)
    Coherent Spin Memory and Transfer in Chemically Synthesized Semiconductor Quantum Dots
Host: Williams

February 5

    Speaker: Ying Zhang (UMCP)
    Interaction-driven effective mass divergence in electron liquids
Host: Das Sarma

February 9 (Monday) - Note Special Time and Place: 10:30 AM, Rm. 2202 Physics

    Speaker: Jelena Stajic (University of Chicago)
    From ultracold superfluids to high temperature superconductors
Host: Das Sarma

February 10 (Tuesday) - Note Special Time and Place: 10:30 AM, Rm. 2202 Physics

    Speaker: Xingxiang Zhou (University of Rochester)
    Quantum computation by dispersive dynamics
Host: Das Sarma

February 12

    Speaker: Josh Folk (MIT)
Host: Williams

February 19

    Speaker: Raffi Budakian (IBM Almaden)
    Towards Single-Spin Detection Using Magnetic Resonance Force Microscopy
Host: Williams

February 26

    Speaker: Yuval Yaish (Cornell)
    Electrical and Electromechanical Properties of Carbon Nanotube Transistors
    Host: Fuhrer

March 3 (Wednesday) - Note Special Time and Place: 10:30 AM, Rm. 2202 Physics

    Speaker: Gonzalo Alvarez (Florida State University)
    Relevance of Clustered States in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors and Other Materials
Host: Das Sarma

March 4

    Speaker: Amir Yacoby (Weizmann Institute, on sabbatical at Harvard University)
    Spin–Charge Separation and Localization in One Dimension Measured Using Momentum Resolved Tunneling
Host: Yakovenko

March 11

    Speaker: Alexander V. Balatsky (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
    Noise spectroscopy of a single spin
Host: Yakovenko

March 15  (Monday) - Note Special Time and Place: 10:30 AM, Rm. 2202 Physics

    Speaker: Ashot Melikyan (Johns Hopkins University)
    Nodal quasiparticles in vortex lattice
Host: Das Sarma

March 18

    Speaker: Luis Brey (Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid (CSIC))
    Theory of Ferromagnetism in Double Perosvkites
Host: Das Sarma

March 25 - No Seminar (Spring Break)

April 1

    Speaker: Fedor Balakirev (National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM)
    Abnormal normal state in high-Tc superconductors revealed in 60-tesla fields
Host: Drew

April 5  (Monday) - Note Special Time and Place: 10:30 AM, Rm. 2202 Physics

    Speaker: Simon Kos (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
    Spin transport in semiconductors
Host: Yakovenko

April 8

    Speaker: Andrey Chubukov (University of Wisconsin)
    Can superconductivity emerge out of a non-Fermi liquid?
Host: Yakovenko

April 15

    Speaker: Satish Ogale (University of Maryland)
    New Oxide Materials for Spintronics

April 22

    Speaker: Victor Galitski (Condensed Matter Theory Center, University of Maryland)
    Theory of Insulating Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors
Host: Das Sarma

April 29

    Speaker: Krishnendu Sengupta (Physics Department, Yale University)
    Mott insulator to superfluid transition of ultracold atoms near a Feshbach resonance
Host: Yakovenko

May 6 - No Seminar.

May 13 - Joint CSCAMM/Condensed Matter Physics Seminar - 2:00 PM, Thursday, 4122 CSIC Bldg.

    Speaker: Howard Stone (Harvard University)
    Crystal Surface Relaxation below the Roughening Transition: Shape Evolution and Scaling

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

For more information on Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, please contact Michael Fuhrer the seminar schedule coordinator.
Last updated Monday, 24 July 2006