University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Sack Lunch Seminar

semester, 2014

Tuesday, January 21st 2014
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Dmitry Spivak, University of Minnesota
Subject: Kondo Physics in Metallic Lateral Spin Valves
Tuesday, January 28th 2014
12:20 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, February 11th 2014
12:20 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, February 18th 2014
12:20 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, February 25th 2014
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Tobias Gulden / J. J. Nelson / Chien-Te Wu
Subject: APS March Meeting practice talks
Tuesday, March 4th 2014
12:20 pm:
There will be no seminar this week, due to APS March Meeting.
Tuesday, March 11th 2014
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Andrew Galkiewicz, University of Minnesota
Subject: Resonance in Magnetostatically Coupled Transverse Domain Walls
Tuesday, March 25th 2014
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Mun Chan, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota
Subject: The cuprate phase diagram : insights from neutron scattering and electrical transport
Tuesday, April 1st 2014
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Joe Sobek, University of Minnesota
Subject: Tuning the Iron Selenide Superconducting Transition
Tuesday, April 8th 2014
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Xiaowei Zhang, University of Minnesota
Subject: Development of giant saturation magnetization FeN thin film
Tuesday, April 15th 2014
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Yilikal Ayino, University of Minnesota
Subject: Metal Insulator Transition in STO
Tuesday, April 22nd 2014
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Gaurav Shukla, University of Minnesota
Subject: High Temperature Elasticity of Iron and Aluminum-bearing MgSiO3 Perovskite: A First Principles Study
Tuesday, April 29th 2014
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Bern Youngblood, University of Minnesota
Subject: Temperature dependence of two-level noise in magnetic particles
Tuesday, May 6th 2014
12:20 pm:
There will be no sack lunch seminar this week.
Tuesday, May 20th 2014
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Mun Chan, University of Minnesota
Subject: The cuprate phase-diagram: insights from electrical transport and neutron scattering
Tuesday, September 2nd 2014
Speaker: Mike Veit, University of Minnesota
Subject: Transport Measurements in the Cuprate Superconductor HgBa2CuO4+δ
Tuesday, September 9th 2014
Speaker: Qianhui Shi, University of Minnesota
Subject: Strongly anisotropic transport in a Ge/SiGe quantum well in tilted magnetic fields
Tuesday, September 16th 2014
Speaker: Samuel Ducatman, University of Minnesota
Subject: Magnetic order of FeTe Compounds
Tuesday, September 23rd 2014
Speaker: Changjiang Liu, University of Minnesota
Subject: Sensitive detection of electron spins in FM/n-GaAs heterostructures using ferromagnetic resonance
Tuesday, September 30th 2014
Speaker: Tobias Gulden, University of Minnesota
Subject: Instanton calculus without equations of motion: semiclassics from monodromies of a Riemann surface
Tuesday, October 7th 2014
There will be no sack lunch seminar this week.
Tuesday, October 14th 2014
To be announced.
Tuesday, October 21st 2014
Speaker: Zvie Razieli, University of Minnesota
Subject: Composite Silicon Thin Films for Particle Detectors and Solar Cells
Tuesday, October 28th 2014
Speaker:  Abdul Malmi-Kakkada, University of Minnesota
Subject: Dislocation Mobility and Anomalous Shear Modulus in Quantum Crystals
Tuesday, November 4th 2014
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Markus Mueller, ICTP Trieste
Subject: Many-body localization without quenched disorder
NOTE: Change of location for this week only.
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Tuesday, November 11th 2014
Speaker: Yahor Savich, University of Minnesota
Subject:  Density of states for a single Abrikosov vortex in disordered media.
Tuesday, November 18th 2014
Speaker: Andrew Galkiewicz, University of Minnesota
Subject: Domain wall dynamics in the thermally activated regime
Tuesday, November 25th 2014
Speaker: Han Fu, University of Minnesota
Subject: Anomalously large capacitance in a carbon nanotube device
Tuesday, December 2nd 2014
Speaker: Yuriy Sizyuk, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Subject: Magnetism in multi-orbital systems with strong spin-orbit coupling.
Tuesday, December 9th 2014
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, December 16th 2014
Speaker: Alberto Hinojosa Alvarado
Subject: Gap structure in Fe-based superconductors with accidental nodes

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