University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Quantum Materials Seminar

semester, 2019

Wednesday, January 30th 2019
The seminar has been cancelled.
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Wednesday, April 3rd 2019
Speaker: Graeme Luke, McMaster University
Subject: Exotic Probes and Extreme Conditions Reveal New States of Quantum Matter
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Monday, May 6th 2019
Speaker: Nihat Berker, Kadir Has University, Turkey
Subject: Chiral Spin Glasses, Chaos, and Spin-Glass Lower-Critical Dimension from Continuously Variable Dimensional Realizations
Wednesday, May 8th 2019
Speaker: Turab Lookman
Subject:  Vortex structures in ferroelectric nanoparticles
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Tuesday, September 24th 2019
Speaker: Liang Wu, University of Pennsylvania
Subject: How many magnetic-field induced phase transitions in α−RuCl3?
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins
Wednesday, October 16th 2019
Speaker: Mingda Li, MIT, Nuclear Science and Engineering
Subject: Quantized Dislocations
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Monday, October 21st 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker:  William J. Nuttall (The Open University, UK)
Subject: Decarbonizing Heat and Transport – a role for hydrogen from natural gas?
Wednesday, October 30th 2019
Speaker: Peter Johnson, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Subject:  Time Reversal Symmetry Breaking in the Fe-Chalcogenide superconductors
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Wednesday, November 20th 2019
Speaker: Scott A. Chambers, Physical and Computational Sciences Directorate, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Subject: Extracting Quantitative Band-edge Profiles from Buried Heterojunctions from Hard X-ray Photoelectron Spectra
Faculty Host: Bharat Jalan
Friday, November 22nd 2019
Speaker: Yuan Li (Peking University)
Subject: New insight into high-Tc cuprates offered by photon scattering
Please note date and time of seminar.
Monday, December 2nd 2019
1:30 pm:
Speaker: Jason Kawasaki, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Subject: Heusler interfaces: opportunities beyond spintronics?
Faculty Host: Christopher Leighton

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