University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Sack Lunch Seminar

semester, 2018

Friday, January 19th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Evan Moen
Subject: Spin Transport in Superconducting Spin Valves
Friday, January 26th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Nicholas Lewellyn
Subject: Magnetic Field tuned superconductor-metal transition in InOx
Friday, February 2nd 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker:  Zedong Yang, University of Minnesota
Subject: Towards spin injection into semiconductor nanowires
Friday, February 9th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Xuzhe Ying, University of Minnesota
Subject: Topological Metals
Friday, February 16th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Jianlong Fu
Subject: Majorana representations of spin and the Kitaev honeycomb model
Friday, February 23rd 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: James Delles, University of Minnesota
Subject: Thermally Activated Hopping over a Barrier in a Mesoscale Permalloy System
Friday, March 2nd 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Various speakers
Subject: APS March Meeting Practice Talks
Friday, March 9th 2018
12:20 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Friday, March 23rd 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Daniel Sheehy, LSU
Subject: Interface symmetry and non-helical states in topological insulator-semiconductor heterostructures
Note: this seminar is in addition to the one on Wednesday. Please note change of day, time and room, This week only.
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Friday, March 30th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Bo Xiong, University of Minnesota
Subject: Haldane Exclusion Statistics: beyond Fermion and Boson
Friday, April 6th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Tianbai Cui, University of Minnesota
Subject: Impact of damping on superconducting gap oscillations induced by Terahertz pulses
Friday, April 13th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Zhen Jiang, University of Minnesota
Subject: The temperature and doping dependence of the inverse spin Hall effect in GaAs
Friday, April 20th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Hanteng Wang, University of Minnesota
Subject: Interplay between interaction and disorder: Existence of many-body mobility edge in a modified Sachdev-Ye-Kitaev model.
Friday, April 27th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Kexin Feng, University of Minnesota
Subject: Signatures of unusual edge physics in the specific heat of Kitaev spin liquids
Friday, May 4th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Gino Graziano, University of Minnesota
Subject: Towards Microwave Studies of Josephson Junctions Based on InAs Quantum Wells with an Epitaxial Superconductor
Friday, May 11th 2018
12:20 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Friday, September 7th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Dmitry Chichinadze
Subject: Specific heat in strongly hole-doped Iron-based superconductors
Friday, September 14th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Brenda Knauber
Subject: Noise of the Noise in Amorphous Semiconductors
Friday, September 21st 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Scott Dossa
Subject: Simulating Crystal Growth in an Optical Floating Zone Furnace
Friday, September 28th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Shuhui Luo
Subject: Elastic transmission of a Helium beam through a slab of superfluid Helium
Friday, October 5th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Mengxing Ye
Subject: Quantization of the thermal Hall conductivity at small Hall angles
Friday, October 12th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Eduardo Vitral
Subject: Curvature driven evolution of a smectic-A liquid crystal out of thermodynamic equilibrium
Friday, October 19th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Zach Anderson
Subject: Neutron scattering study of antiferromagnetic excitations in HgBa2CuO4+δ
Friday, October 26th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Yiming Wu
Subject: Special role of the first Matsubara frequency for superconductivity near a quantum-critical point --the non-linear gap equation below $T_c$ and spectral properties along the real frequency axis.
Friday, November 2nd 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Xuzhe Ying
Subject: Anomalous Hall Effect in Symmetry Protected Topological Metals
Friday, November 9th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Yilikal Ayino, University of Minnesota
Subject: Multi-band two-dimensional superconductivity above the Pauli limit in NdxSr1-xTiO3
Friday, November 16th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Sajna Hameed
Subject: Neutron and X-ray scattering study of the ferro-antiferromagnetic cross-over in Y1-xLaxTiO3
Friday, November 30th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Ezra Day-Roberts
Subject: Contrasting Ferromagnetism in FeS2 Pyrites Induced by Cobalt Doping and by Electrostatic Gating
Friday, December 7th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Nicholas Lewellyn
Subject: Infinite-randomness fixed point of quantum superconductor-metal transitions
Friday, December 14th 2018
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Daniel Shaffer
Subject: Interplay between Rashba Spin-Orbit Coupling, Magnetic Field, and Topological Superconductivity in Monolayer NbSe_2

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