Condensed Matter Physics Seminar Schedule


CMP Seminars are presented at 4:10pm on Mondays
in 1400 Biomedical & Physical Sciences Building.

Refreshments are served at 3:45pm in 1400 Biomedical & Physical Sciences Building.

Date Speaker Institution Title Local Host
September 9 Badih Assaf University of Notre Dame

Dirac fermions in Pb1-xSnxSe Superlattices



September 16

September 23 David Ceperley University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Properties of Wigner Crystal in Two Dimensions as Revealed by Quantum Simulation


September 30 Gia-Wei Chern University of Virginia

Quantum Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Strongly Correlated Materials


October 7 Yuanming Lu Ohio State University

Two topological phenomena in Kitaev magnets


October 14 Elias Garratt Michigan State University

Visualizing Crystal Growth through Advanced Microscopy and X-ray Diffraction Mapping


October 21 Norman Tolk Vanderbilt University

Depth-dependent Studies of Electron and Phonon Ultrafast Dynamics in Femtosecond Laser-induced Transient States of Matter


October 25* Sebastien Hentz University of  Grenoble

Condensed Matter Physics Seminar: Noise processes at the nanoscale, large-scale optomechanics and nanoresonator applications


November 4 Jason Alicea California Institute of Technology

Towards topological quantum computing with Kitaev materials


November 11 Cristiano Ciuti Université Paris Diderot

Recent advances on photonic quantum simulators


November 18 Robert McDermott University of Wisconsin TBA Pollanen
November 25 TBA
December 2 TBA
December 9 TBA

* Special seminar; begins at 10:00am in 4270 BPS

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