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CNAM/CMTC Condensed Matter Colloquium


Fall 2013 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. 5 Victor Yakovenko, University of Maryland

Spiral twisting of the anapole moments of loop currents as a possible origin of gyrotropy in cuprates

Sept. 12 Ian Appelbaum, University of Maryland Anisotropy-driven spin relaxation in germanium [local]
Sept. 19 Ian Spielman, NIST and University of Maryland

Engineering gauge fields: concept to reality

Sept. 26

Jing Xia, UC Irvine

Surface Transport in Topological Kondo insulator SmB6 Galitski
Oct. 3 Ian Appelbaum, University of Maryland Harmonic Detection of the "Majorana Fermion" [local]
Oct. 10 Roald Sagdeev Anomalous effects at transition layer to negative refraction index in metamaterials [local]
Oct. 17



Oct. 24

Gabriel Kotliar, Rutgers University

Iron Pnictides and Chalcogenides:
doped Mott insulators, itinerant magnets or Hunds metals?

Oct. 31

Lu Li, University of Michigan

Quantum oscillations in Kondo insulator SmB6

Nov. 7 David Vanderbilt, Rutgers University Introduction to the theory of topological insulators Kechedzhi
Nov. 14 Johnpierre Paglione, University of Maryland Toward true topological insulator materials [local]
Nov. 21 Louis Taillefer, Université de Sherbrooke The two mysteries of superconductivity Paglione
Nov. 28  -- NO SEMINAR --  -- NO SEMINAR --


Dec. 5      
Dec. 12 <cancelled> <cancelled> Barnes

                            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 Friday, 17 January 2014