Rice University
Department of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Seminars
2008 – 2009

2002–2003

2003–2004

2004–2005

2005-2006

2006-200

2007-2008

2008-2009

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


Date

Speaker

Topic

Abstract


PDF file
September 8th, 2008
Dr.  Xi Lin
Penn State University
Thermodynamic Study of the Supersolid Phase Transition
abstract

rescheduled for
September 29th, 2008
due to hurricane Ike
Prof.  Michael Pustilnik
Georgia Tech
One-dimensional fermions beyond the Luttinger liquid paradigm
abstract

October 10th, 2008
Note time: 1:30pm
Prof. Aditi Mitra
New York University
Nonequilibrium Effects Near Itinierant Electron Quantum Critical Points abstract

October 20th, 2008
Prof. Gregory Fiete
UT Austin
Multi-channel Kondo Models in non-Abelian Quantum Hall Droplets
abstract

October 27th, 2008
Prof. Michael Zudov
University of Minnesota
Magnetotransport in Microwave-irradiated Quantum Hall Systems
abstract

November 10th, 2008
Prof. Bernd Lorenz
University of Houston

Fe-As based superconductors: A new class of high-Tc superconducting compounds

abstract

November 17th, 2008
Prof. Xincheng Xie
 Oklahoma State University
The heat generation by electric current in nano-devices abstract

November 21st, 2008

Prof. Gerard Lapertot
CEA Grenoble
Crystal Growth at CEA Grenoble abstract

November 24th, 2008
Dr. Lars Fritz
Harvard Univeristy
Hydrodynamic Transport in Graphene abstract

December 1st, 2008
 Prof. Pengcheng Dai
University of Tennessee
Recent progress in neutron scattering studies of FeAs-based superconductors
abstract

January 12th, 2009
Prof. Brian Leroy
University of Arizona
Local electronic properties of graphene abstract

January 20th, 2009
Dr. Kai Sun
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Time-reversal symmetry breaking and spontaneous anomalous Hall effect in Fermi fluids
abstract

January 23rd, 2009
Dr. Chang-Yu Hou
Boston University
Charge fractionalization in two-dimensional Dirac fermions abstract

January 26th, 2009 Prof. Harold Baranger
Duke University
Interaction-Induced Localization in an Inhomogeneous Quantum Wire abstract

February, 2nd, 2009
Dr. Art Ramirez
Bell Labs
Multiferroics: New (and old) Materials abstract
020209.pdf
February 6th, 2009
Dr. Rong Yu
University of Tennessee
Magnetic Bose-Einstein condensation vs. localization in a
                  site-diluted spin-1 antiferromagnet
abstract
February, 9th, 2009 Prof. Zahirul Islam
X-Ray Science Division
Advanced Photon Source
Argonne National Laboratory
A tale of inhomogeneities and length-scale “hierarchy” in some cuprates

abstract
  020909.pdf
February 20th, 2009
Dr. Daoxin Yao
Purdue University
Some Properties of Iron-based Superconductors-Magnetism, Junctions, Multi-orbital models, etc.

abstract

February 23rd, 2009
Dr. Tobias Micklitz
Argonne National Lab
TBA
abstract

March 9th, 2009
Prof. David Cahen
Weizmann Institute
Towards Molecular Modulation of Electronic Devices.
New and renewed vistas for solar cells?
abstract
 030909.pdf
March 30th, 2009
Prof. Artem G. Abanov
Texas A&M University
Static and Dynamic Properties of a Fermi-Gas of Cooled
        Atoms Near a Wide Feshbach Resonance
abstract

April 9th, 2009
Prof. Eugene Demler
Havard University
Nonequilibrium dynamics of ultracold fermions in optical lattices abstract

                 April 10th, 2009
TBA
TBA
abstract

April, 13th 2009 Prof. Yeong-Ah Soh
Dartmouth College
TBA
abstract

April 20th, 2009
Dr. Mumtaz Qazilbashb
UCSD
TBA
abstract

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