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Condensed Matter Colloquium


Fall 2011 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

[see Spring 2012 schedule here]

Speaker / Affiliation
Title / Abstract
Sept. 8

David Huse, Princeton University

Many-body localization, quantum thermalization and decoherence


Sept.  15

Branislav Nikolic, University of Delaware

Spin pumping and spin-transfer torque in magnetic
tunnel junctions and topological insulator-based devices


Sept.  22

Jeffrey Lynn, NIST Center for Neutron Research

Frustrated magnets, spin ice, and the emergence of magnetic monopoles


Sept. 29

Jean-Philippe Reid, Université de Sherbrooke

Probing exotic ground states with thermal conductivity


Oct. 6

Alex Gurevich, Old Dominion University

Fe-based superconductors at high magnetic fields


Oct. 13  -- NO SEMINAR --  -- NO SEMINAR --  
Oct. 20

Liang Fu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

From Odd-Parity Pairing to Topological Superconductivity


Oct. 27

Kyle Shen, Cornell University

Shedding Light on Correlated Electronic Materials


Nov. 3

Lesik Motrunich, Caltech

Metal-like phases ("Bose-metals") of frustrated spins and bosons


Nov. 10

Ian Fisher, Stanford University

In-plane electronic anisotropy of underdoped iron-based superconductors


Nov. 17

M. Zahid Hasan, Princeton University

Topological Insulators and Superconductors


Nov. 24  -- NO SEMINAR --  -- NO SEMINAR --  
Dec.  1  -- NO SEMINAR --  -- NO SEMINAR --  
Dec. 8  -- NO SEMINAR --  -- NO SEMINAR --  

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

For more information on Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, please contact Victor Galitski or Johnpierre Paglione , the seminar schedule coordinator.
Last updated Tuesday, 06 December 2011