# Condensed Matter Sack Lunch Seminar

# Fall Semester

Friday, September 7th 2018

*Speaker:* Dmitry Chichinadze

*Subject:* Specific heat in strongly hole-doped Iron-based superconductors

Friday, September 14th 2018

*Speaker:* Brenda Knauber

*Subject:* Noise of the Noise in Amorphous Semiconductors

Friday, September 21st 2018

*Speaker:* Scott Dossa

*Subject:* Simulating Crystal Growth in an Optical Floating Zone Furnace

Friday, September 28th 2018

*Speaker:* Shuhui Luo

*Subject:* Elastic transmission of a Helium beam through a slab of superfluid Helium

Friday, October 5th 2018

*Speaker:* Mengxing Ye

*Subject:* Quantization of the thermal Hall conductivity at small Hall angles

Friday, October 12th 2018

*Speaker:* Eduardo Vitral

*Subject:* Curvature driven evolution of a smectic-A liquid crystal out of thermodynamic equilibrium

Friday, October 19th 2018

*Speaker:* Zach Anderson

*Subject:* Neutron scattering study of antiferromagnetic excitations in HgBa2CuO4+δ

Friday, October 26th 2018

*Speaker:* Yiming Wu

*Subject:* Special role of the first Matsubara frequency for superconductivity near a quantum-critical point --the non-linear gap equation below $T_c$ and spectral properties along the real frequency axis.

Friday, November 2nd 2018

*Speaker:* Xuzhe Ying

*Subject:* Anomalous Hall Effect in Symmetry Protected Topological Metals

Friday, November 9th 2018

*Speaker:* Yilikal Ayino, University of Minnesota

*Subject:* Multi-band two-dimensional superconductivity above the Pauli limit in NdxSr1-xTiO3

Friday, November 16th 2018

*Speaker:* Sajna Hameed

*Subject:* Neutron and X-ray scattering study of the ferro-antiferromagnetic cross-over in Y1-xLaxTiO3

Friday, November 30th 2018

*Speaker:* Ezra Day-Roberts

*Subject:* Contrasting Ferromagnetism in FeS2 Pyrites Induced by Cobalt Doping and by Electrostatic Gating

Friday, December 7th 2018

*Speaker:* Nicholas Lewellyn

*Subject:* Infinite-randomness fixed point of quantum superconductor-metal transitions

Friday, December 14th 2018

*Speaker:* Daniel Shaffer

*Subject:* Interplay between Rashba Spin-Orbit Coupling, Magnetic Field, and Topological Superconductivity in Monolayer NbSe_2

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