University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Sack Lunch Seminar

Spring Semester

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.

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