University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Seminar

Fall Semester

Wednesday, September 7th 2016
10:00 am:
Speaker: David Goldhaber-Gordon (Stanford)
Subject: Emergent symmetries in quantum impurities built from quantum dots
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
2:30 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in Physics 110 PAN
Speaker: Max Metlitski, Perimeter Institute
Subject: Composite fermion liquid: from 2DEG to topological insulator surface
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov
Wednesday, September 14th 2016
2:30 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in Physics 110 PAN
Speaker: Michael Hermele, University of Colorado at Boulder
Subject:  Topological phases protected by point group symmetry
Faculty Host: Fiona Burnell
Wednesday, September 21st 2016
2:30 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in Physics 110 PAN
Speaker: Ivan Schuller, UCSD
Subject: Unique Science of Strongly Correlated Oxides
Faculty Host: E. Dan Dahlberg
Wednesday, September 28th 2016
2:30 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in Physics 110 PAN
Speaker: Arun Bansil, Northeastern University, Boston
Subject: Miracle of topological phases of quantum matter: From Schrödinger to Einstein
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Wednesday, October 5th 2016
2:30 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in Physics 110 PAN
Speaker: Srinivas Raghu, Stanford University
Subject: Composite fermions and the 2D field-tuned superconductor-insulator transition
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Wednesday, October 12th 2016
2:30 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in Physics 110 PAN
Speaker: Guichuan Yu, UMN
Subject: Spatial and Orbital Distribution of Doped Holes in Cuprate High-Temperature Superconductors
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Wednesday, October 19th 2016
2:30 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in Physics 110 PAN
Speaker: Raymond Ashoori, MIT
Subject: Studying Tunneling into Insulators: Observation of a Long-Range Ordered Wigner-Crystal in a Two-Dimensional Electronic System
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
Wednesday, October 26th 2016
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Amir Yacoby - Harvard
Subject: Imaging Magnetic Textures and Spin Chemical Potential of Magnetic Insulators Using NV centers in Diamond
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
Wednesday, November 2nd 2016
2:30 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in Physics 110 PAN
Speaker: Sasha Chernyshev, UC Irvine
Subject: Quantum order-by-disorder and excitations in kagome-lattice magnets
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov
Wednesday, November 9th 2016
2:30 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in Physics 110 PAN
Speaker: Ioannis Rousochatzakis, University of Minnesota
Subject:  Classical spin liquid instability driven by off-diagonal exchange in strong spin-orbit magnets
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins
Wednesday, November 16th 2016
2:30 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in Physics 110 PAN
Speaker: Emanuel Gull, University of Michigan
Subject: Numerical experiment on the Hubbard model
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Wednesday, November 23rd 2016
2:30 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Monday, November 28th 2016
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Mikhail Skvortsov Skolkovo, Institute of Science and Technology and Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics
Subject: Superconductivity suppression in disordered films: Role of ballistic scales
Faculty Host: Alex Kamenev
Wednesday, November 30th 2016
Speaker: Konstantin Reich, Physics at UMN
Subject: Exciton transfer in array of epitaxially connected nanocrystals
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Wednesday, December 7th 2016
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Saurabh Maiti, University of Florida
Subject: Chiral-spin modes in a 2D Fermi-Liquid with spin-orbit coupling
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov
Wednesday, December 14th 2016
Speaker: Avraham Klein, Physics at UMN
Subject: Vortex core deformation in weakly coupled superfluids, and the Abrikosov lattice instability
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov
Thursday, December 15th 2016
Speaker: Yuxuan Wang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject: Topological superconductivity at the onset of an inversion breaking order
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov

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