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CNAM/CMTC Condensed Matter Colloquium


Fall 2012 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
Sept. 6

Sankar Das Sarma, University of Maryland

Has the elusive Majorana particle been experimentally observed in semiconductor/superconductor heterostructures? Galitski
Sept. 13
Jason Kestner, UMBC

Controlling Quantum Dot Spin Qubits

Sept. 20 Peter Armitage, Johns Hopkins University Low frequency electrodynamics of topological insulator surface states Drew
Sept. 27 Dimitri Basov, UC San Diego Seeing Dirac plasmons in graphene using infrared nano-imaging  Greene
Oct. 4

Jay Deep Sau, Harvard University

The search for topologically degenerate states of superconductors and Majorana fermions

Oct. 11 --no seminar-- --no seminar--  
Oct. 18 Alex Kamenev, University
of Minnesota

Dynamics of mobile impurities in 1D condensates

Oct. 25 Yaacov Kraus, Weizmann Institute Topological States and Adiabatic Pumping in Quasicrystals Abergel
Nov. 1 Michael Fuhrer, University of Maryland Surface conduction of topological Dirac electrons in bulk insulating Bi2Se3  local
Nov. 8

Yaroslav Tserkovnyak, University of California, Los Angeles

Magnon transport, condensation, and topology in insulators Galitski
Nov. 15 N. Phuan Ong, Princeton University Transport experiments on topological insulators: Liquid gating towards the Dirac Point. Greene
Nov. 22  -- NO SEMINAR --  -- NO SEMINAR --  
Nov. 29 Laura Greene, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Detecting strong electron correlations with quasiparticle scattering spectroscopy:  Electron matter in Fe-pnictides, Fe-chalcogenides, and heavy fermions  Paglione
Dec. 6 Victor Galitski, University of Maryland Topological Kondo Insulators - The First True Topological Insulators in Three Dimensions  local

                            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 Monday, 31 December 2012