Rice University
Department of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Seminars
2007 – 2008

2002–2003

2003–2004

2004–2005

2005-2006

2006-2007

2007-2008

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


Date

Speaker

Topic

Abstract

September 17, 2007

Dr. Mike Manfra
Bell Laboratories

Exploring unusual charge ordering in high mobility two-dimensional hole system

abstract

special seminar

September 20, 2007
11.00 am, A227

Professor Hiro Munekata
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Tokyo

Light induced dynamics of magnetization in ferromagnetic III-V semiconductors

abstract

special seminar
September 21, 2007
  4.00 pm, HZ116

Professor Satoru Nakatsuji
University of Tokyo
Tokyo

Metallic Spin Liquid, Anomalous Hall Transport, and Spin Chirality on a Pyrochlore Lattice

abstract

Oktober 01, 2007

Professor Haibing Peng
University of Houston

Suspended Carbon-Nanotube Based Structures: Mechanical Resonator, Field Effect Transistor and Tunneling Gap

abstract

October 29, 2007

Dr. Philipp Werner
Columbia University

Diagrammatic Monte Carlo method for quantum impurity models

abstract

November 12, 2007

Professor Woowong Kang
University of Chicago

Fibonacci Anyons,  Topological Quantum Computation, and Fractional Quantum Hall Effect

abstract

SPECIAL EVENT:
distinguished lectures in quantum magnetism and physics colloquium:

November 19, 2007

location: HZ 210

Professor Frank Steglich
Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids
Dresden

Superconductivity at heavy-fermion quantum critical points

abstract

November 26, 2007

Professor Yong-Baek Kim
University of Toronto

Classical and Quantum Frustrated Magnets

abstract

December 03, 2007

Professor Piet Brouwer
Cornell University

The classical limit of quantum transport

abstract

January 14, 2008

Dr. Pouyan Ghaemi
MIT

Higher Angular Momentum Kondo Liquids

abstract

special seminar
January 25, 2008
11.00 am, HZ116

Dr. Pallab Goswami
University of California (UCLA)

First Order Quantum Phase Transition into a Quantum Critical Point

abstract

January 28, 2008

Professor Emanuel Tutuc
University of Texas at Austin

Exciton Superfluid in 2D Hole Bilayers

abstract

special seminar
February 01, 2008
11.00 am, HZ116

Dr. So Takei
University of Toronoto

Nonequilibrium quantum criticality in an open itinerant electron magnet

abstract

February 04, 2008

Dr. Sophie Rittner
Cornell University

The Role of Disorder in Supersolidity

abstract

February 18, 2008

Professor Ruslan Prozorov
Ames National Laboratory

The Suprafroth and Topological Hysteresis

abstract

special seminar
February 28, 2008
337 Space Science Building

Professor Eric Akkermans
Technicon, Israel

Photon localization  and Dicke superradiance : a crossover to small world networks

abstract

March 03, 2008

Dr. Aníbal Iucci
University of Geneva

Modulation spectroscopy with ultracold atoms in an optical lattice

abstract

March 24, 2008

Professor Lance Cooper
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Raman spectroscopic studies of Cu_xTiSe_2

abstract

April 14, 2008

Professor Collin Broholm
John Hopkins University

Spin Resonance in the d-wave Superconductor CeCoIn5

abstract

April 21, 2008
Professor  H.T.C. Stoof
Instituut voor Theoretische Fysica
Universiteit Utrecht
Is there a quantum phase transition in trapped polarized Fermi gases?

abstract

April 28, 2008

Professor Jairo Sinova
Texas A&M University

Challenges and chemical trends in achieving a room temperature dilute magnetic semiconductor: a spintronics tango between theory and experiment

abstract

special seminar
July 17, 2008
HZ116,  2.00pm
Professor Kevin Ingersent
University of Florida
Quantum Phase Transitions in a Double-Quantum-Dot Device abstract

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