University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Seminar

Fall Semester

Thursday, September 4th 2008
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
To be announced.
Thursday, September 11th 2008
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Professor C. C. Huang, University of Minnesota
Subject: Novel physical properties of the smectic-C_alpha* phase in liquid crystals
Thursday, September 18th 2008
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Carlos Escudero Liébana, Departamento de Matem´aticas, Universidad de Oviedo
Subject: Dynamics of Curved Interfaces
Thursday, September 25th 2008
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.
Thursday, October 2nd 2008
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Mikhail Katsnelson, Institute for Molecules and Materials, Radboud University of Nijmegen
Subject: Gauge fields in corrugated graphene
Thursday, October 9th 2008
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Alexander Balatsky, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Subject: Dirac Materials
Thursday, October 16th 2008
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Joerg Schmalian, Ames Laboratory
Subject: Quantum critical transport in clean graphene
Thursday, October 23rd 2008
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.
Thursday, October 30th 2008
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.
Thursday, November 6th 2008
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Sang-Hyun Oh, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota
Subject: Plasmonic Nanostructures for Biosensing, Spectroscopy and Photovoltaics
To be announced.
Thursday, November 13th 2008
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Yaroslav Lutsyshyn, University of Minnesota
Subject: Elastic transmission of identical particles through a strongly correlated Bose-Einstein condensate
Thursday, November 20th 2008
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Konstantin Matveev, Argonne National Laboratory
Subject: Resistivity of inhomogeneous quantum wires
Thursday, November 27th 2008
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.
Thursday, December 4th 2008
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Gerardo Ortiz, Indiana University
Subject: Topological Quantum Order from Symmetry and the Role of Temperature
Thursday, December 11th 2008
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.

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