Rice University
Department of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Seminars
2009
2010

2002–2003

2003–2004

2004–2005

2005-2006

2006-2007

2007-2008

2008-2009

2009-2010

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

 

Date

Speaker

Topic

Abstract


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September 14th, 2009

Prof. Alexander Finkelstein

Texas A&M University

Nonlinear Wave-Packet Dynamics in a Disordered Medium

abstract

 

September 28th, 2009

Prof. Kyungwha Park
Virginia Tech University

Electron Transport through a Single-Molecule Magnet from First Principles

abstract

 

October 5th, 2009

Prof. Chris Ford
Univ. of Cambridge and Univ. of Birmingham

Direct Observation of Spin-Charge Separation and Interaction Effects in GaAs Quantum Wires by Momemtum- Conserved Tunneling

abstract

 

Special talk:

2:00pm

October 21nd (Wed.), 2009

HZ 210

Dr. Clarina R. dela Cruz

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Lattice Distortion and Magnetic Quantum Phase Transition in CeFeAs1-xPxO

abstract

 

Special talk:

October 22nd (Thur.), 2009

HZ 210

Prof. Hong Liu

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

From Black Holes to Strange Metals: Many-Body Physics Through A Gravitational Lens

abstract

 

Special date:

November 3rd (Tue.), 2009

Prof. Frank Steglich

Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Germany

Interplay between Antiferromagnetic Quantum Critical Point and Selective Mott Transition in Pure and Doped YbRh2Si2

Abstract

 

November 9th, 2009

Prof. Sung-Sik Lee

McMaster University, Canada

Emergent Supersymmetry and String in Condensed Matter Systems

Abstract

 

Special talk:

November 19th (Thu.), 2009

HZ210

Prof. Yong Baek Kim

University of Toronto, Canada

From Frustration to Correlation via Fluctuation

Abstract

 

Special Time:

January 12th, 2010

Dr. Marton Kormos

SISSA, Italy

1D Bose Gas as the Non-Relativistic Limit of the sinh-Gordon Model

Abstract

 

January 25th, 2010

Prof. Jing Shi

University of California, Riverside

What Do We Learn from the Thermoelectric Transport in Graphene?

Abstract

 

Special Time:

January 26th (Tues.), 2010

Dr. Dibyendu Roy

University of California, San Diego

Non-Equilibrium Steady State Charge Transport in an Interacting Open Quantum System

abstract

 

Special Time:

February 5th (Fri.), 2010

Dr. Charles Mathy

Princeton University

The Phase Diagrams of Strongly Interacting Ultracold Atoms

abstract

 

February 8th, 2010

Prof. Norman Birge

Michigan State University

Spin-Triplet Superconductivity in Co-Based Josephson Junctions

Abstract

 

Special Time:

2:30pm

February 15th, 2010

Dr. Junliang Song

University of British Columbia, Canada

Quantum Fluctuation-Induced Spin Nematics in Spin-Two Bose Einstein Condensates of Ultracold Atoms

abstract

 

February 22nd, 2010

Prof. Michael Fuhrer

University of Maryland

Scratching the Surface

Abstract

 

Special Time:

April 2nd (Fri.), 2010

Prof. Marcel Franz

University of British Columbia, Canada

Unusual Magneto-Electric Phenomena in Topological Insulators

abstract

 

April 12th, 2010

Prof. Jiangping Hu

Purdue University

Magnetism and Pairing Symmetry in the Iron-Based Superconductors

abstract

 

April 26th, 2010

Prof. Peter Schiffer

Penn. State University

FRUSTRATION BY DESIGN: Artificial Frustrated Magnets

abstract

 

May 3rd, 2010

Dr. Mark Rudner

Harvard University

Topological Transitions in Dissipative Quantum Transport

abstract

 

Special talk:

May 4th(Tues.), 2010

Dr. Nabil Iqbal

MIT

HOLOGRAPHIC MODELS OF SYMMETRY BREAKING AND QUANTUM PHASE TRANSITIONS

abstract

 

Special talk:

3:00pm

June 10th(Thur.), 2010

Prof. Silke Bühler-Paschen

Technische Universität Wien

EVIDENCE FOR NON-FERMI LIQUID PHASE IN Ge-SUBSTITUTED YbRh2Si2

abstract

 

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