University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Sack Lunch Seminar

semester, 2017

Friday, January 20th 2017
There will be no seminar this week.
Friday, January 27th 2017
Speaker: Qianhui Shi, University of Minnesota
Subject: The orientation of quantum Hall stripes
Friday, February 3rd 2017
Speaker: Zach Anderson, University of Minnesota
Subject: Antiferromagnetic excitations in Mercury Barium Copper Oxide
Friday, February 10th 2017
Speaker: Evan Moen, University of Minnesota
Subject: Transport in Ferromagnetic/Superconducting spin valves
Friday, February 17th 2017
There will be no seminar this week.
Friday, February 24th 2017
The seminar has been cancelled for this week. The speaker will be rescheduled for a future date.
Friday, March 3rd 2017
Practice talks for APS March Meeting
Friday, March 10th 2017
Speaker: Yang Tang, University of Minnesota
Subject: Neutron scattering study of the unusual magnetic order in cuprate superconductors
Friday, March 17th 2017
No condensed matter lunch this week.
Friday, March 24th 2017
12:20 pm:
Speaker: David Harrison, University of Minnesota
Subject: Measurements of 1/f Noise in CuMn Thin Films
Note change of room, this week only.
Friday, March 31st 2017
Speaker: Daniel Shaffer, University of Minnesota
Subject: Searching for Topological Superconductivity in MoS_2 (and other transition metal dichalcogenides)
Friday, April 7th 2017
Speaker: Tianbai Cui, University of Minnesota
Subject: Gap oscillations in superconductors driven out of equilibrium
Friday, April 14th 2017
Speaker: Zedong Yang
Subject: Spin-dependent transport in semiconductor nanowires with strong spin-orbit coupling
Friday, April 21st 2017
Speaker: Ioannis Rousochatzakis, University of Minnesota
Subject: Microscopic tunneling description of the spin-1/2 kagome Heisenberg antiferromagnet
Friday, April 28th 2017
Speaker: Sajna Hameed, University of Minnesota
Subject: Magnetic Order and Excitations in Y1-xLaxTiO3
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Friday, May 5th 2017
Speaker: Gino Graziano, University of Minnesota
Subject:  Topological Josephson Devices in InAs/GaSb Quantum Wells
Friday, September 8th 2017
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Thais Trevisan, University of Minnesota
Subject: Impact of disorder on the superconducting transition temperature near a Lifshitz transition: application to the phase diagram of SrTiO3
Friday, September 15th 2017
12:20 pm:
Speaker:  Michael Sammon, University of Minnesota
Subject:  Anomalous Thermodynamic Properties of Electron Accumulation Layer in SrTiO3
Friday, September 22nd 2017
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Daniel Shaffer, University of Minnesota
Subject: Properties of the Superconducting Gap in NbSe_2 Monolayers in Presence of in-Plane Magnetic Field.
Friday, September 29th 2017
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Mahendra DC, University of Minnesota
Subject: Giant spin-orbit torque from sputtered bismuth selenide films
Friday, October 6th 2017
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Justin Watts, University of Minnesota
Subject: Elliott-Yafet Scaling of Spin Lifetimes in Al and Cu Non-Local Spin Valves
Friday, October 13th 2017
12:20 pm:
Speaker: David Harrison, University of Minnesota
Subject: Measurements of 1/f Noise in CuMn and AgMn Thin Films
Friday, October 20th 2017
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Timothy Peterson, University of Minnesota
Subject: Ferromagnetic resonance measurements of dynamic magnetization damping in Co(2)FeAl thin films in the ultra-low damping regime
Friday, October 27th 2017
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Yilikal Ayino, University of Minnesota
Subject: Superconductivity in NdxSr1-xTiO3 Thin Films
Friday, November 3rd 2017
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Biqiong Yu, University of Minnesota
Subject: Charge-Density-Wave Correlations and Phonon Anomalies in Cuprates
Friday, November 10th 2017
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Mengqun Li, University of Minnesota
Subject: Magnetic excitations in Z2 vortex crystals
Friday, November 17th 2017
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Sajna Hameed
Subject: Neutron Scattering Study of the Magnetic Phase Transition in Rare-Earth Titanates
Friday, November 24th 2017
12:20 pm:
There will be no seminar this week (Thanksgiving Break)
Friday, December 1st 2017
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Protyush Sahu
Subject: Spin Hall magnetoresistance in W/CFB bilayers
To be announced.
Friday, December 8th 2017
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Zach Anderson, University of Minnesota
Subject: Inelastic neutron scattering measurements of antiferromagnetic excitations in HgBa2CuO4+δ

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