University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Saturday, May 2nd 2015

9:00 am
Dmitry Bagrets
University of Cologne
Quantum criticality of 1D topological Anderson insulators

9:35 am
Dale Van Harlingen
University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign
Transport and Josephson phenomena in hybrid superconductor-topological insulator devices

10:10 am
COFFEE BREAK

10:45 am
Sergey Frolov
University of Pittsburgh
Search for additional signatures of Majorana fermions in semiconductor nanowires coupled to superconductors

11:20 am
Liang Fu
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Majorana Takes Charge

11:55 am
Jesper Nygard
Neils Bohr Institute
Progress in the materials science of hybrid nanowires for topological devices|

12:30 pm
LUNCH BREAK
Lunch is on your own

2:00 pm
Leonid Glazman
Yale University
Topological Superconductivity with Magnetic Atoms

2:35 pm
Stevan Nadj-Perge
California Institute of Technology
Majorana bound states in ferromagnetic atomic chains on a superconductor

3:10 pm
Rui-Rui Du
Rice University
Luttinger Behavior in the Ultralow Temperature Transport of InAs/GaSb Edge States

3:45 pm
COFFEE BREAK

4:15 pm
Frank Pollmann
Max Planck Dresden
Detecting topological orders in an infinite cylinder geometry

4:50 pm
Gil Refael
California Institute of Technology
Light-matters: from Floquet topological insulators to topolaritons

5:30 pm
POSTER SESSION

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