University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Seminar

Fall Semester

Wednesday, September 6th 2017
1:30 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Wednesday, September 13th 2017
Speaker: Xinxin Cai
Subject: Magnetoresistance oscillations and the half-flux quantum state in mesoscopic Sr2RuO4
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
Wednesday, September 20th 2017
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Natalia Drichko, Johns Hopkins University
Subject: From spin liquid candidate to dipole liquid in quasi-two dimensional organic Mott insulators: a Raman scattering study.
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins
Wednesday, September 27th 2017
Speaker:  Peter Abbamonte, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Subject: Bose condensation of excitons in a transition metal dichalcogenide
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Wednesday, October 4th 2017
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Tobias Gulden, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
Subject: Prethermal states in slowly driven many-body systems
Faculty Host: Alex Kamenev
Monday, October 16th 2017
Speaker: Prof Oded Agam, Hebrew University Jerusalem,
Subject: Saturation of strong electron-electron umklapp scattering at high temperature.
Please note change of time, room and day for the seminar, this week only.
Faculty Host: Alex Kamenev
Wednesday, October 18th 2017
Speaker: Joe Orenstein, UC Berkeley
Subject: Is there a bound on the nonlinear optical response of crystals?
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Wednesday, October 25th 2017
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Cindy Regal, University of Colorado-Boulder
Subject: Prospects for an optical link to superconducting qubits via engineered micromechanical motion
Faculty Host: Clement Pryke
Wednesday, November 1st 2017
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Shivaji Sondhi, Princeton University
Subject: Two variations on the theme of operator spreading
Faculty Host: Fiona Burnell
Wednesday, November 8th 2017
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Emil Yuzbashyan, Rutgers University
Subject: Quantum Integrability in Systems with Finite Number of Energy Levels
Faculty Host: Alex Kamenev
Thursday, November 9th 2017
11:00 am:
Speaker: Alexey V. Kimel, Radboud University, Institute for Molecules and Materials, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Subject: Cold optoÔÇÉmagnetic recording at the edge of time
Please note time and room change for this seminar.
Faculty Host: Mo Li
Wednesday, November 15th 2017
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Cory Dean, Columbia University
Subject: Graphene in the extreme quantum limit
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Tuesday, November 21st 2017
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Alexander Kuntsevich, P. N. Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Subject: Spin magnetization and entropy measurements in two-dimensional systems
Wednesday, December 6th 2017
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Mark Bowick, KITP, Santa Barbara
Subject: Facets of Order
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Wednesday, December 13th 2017
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Wolfram Brenig, Technical University Braunschweig
Subject: Thermal transport in Kitaev-Heisenberg spin systems
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins

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