University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Sack Lunch Seminar

Fall Semester

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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