Rice University
Department of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Seminars
2004 – 2005

2002–2003 2003–2004 2004–2005

Where: HZ 116
When: Mondays at 4:00 p.m.

Date Speaker Topic Links
September 13, 2004
Dr. Nadya Mason
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 Controlling Quantum Properties of Carbon Nanotubes
abstract
September 20, 2004


September 27, 2004
Prof. John DiTusa
Louisiana State University

Prof. Natan Andrei
Rutgers University
(Fe,Co)Si, A Silicon-Based Magnetic Semiconductor

Heat Conductivity in Spin Chains and Ladder
abstract


abstract

Thursday,
October 7, 2004
(HZ 116, 4pm)

Prof. Barry Friedman
Sam Houston State University

How Good is the DMRG Approach to Quantum Hall Systems?

abstract

October 25, 2004

Prof.Venkat Chandrasekhar
Northwestern University

Thermal Transport in Metallic Nanostructures

abstract
November 29, 2004
Dr. Rembert Duine
University of Texas at Austin
Condensed matter physics with cold atom systems: vortex pinning, superconductivity and ferromagnetism
abstract

January 24, 2005

Prof.  Michael Fuhrer
University of Maryland

Conductance in One Dimension: Nanotubes and Molecules

abstract


Thursday,
February 24, 2005
(HZ 116, 4pm)


Prof. Ramesh Mani
Harvard University

Photoexcited zero-resistance states in the high mobility 2DES

abstract



March 28, 2005
Prof. Peter Johansson
Chalmers University
STM-induced light emission from metal surfaces and quantum well systems
abstract




April 04, 2005
(HZ 116,  2pm)


Prof. Hans Kroha
Universität Bonn
Two-Channel Kondo Behavior in a Three-Level System with partially broken SU(3) Symmetry
abstract

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