University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Seminar

Fall Semester

Wednesday, September 12th 2018
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Elbio Dagotto, University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Subject: Iron-Based High-Tc Superconductors: Brief Review and New Results in Superconducting Ladders BaFe2S3 and BaFe2Se3
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Wednesday, September 19th 2018
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Ali Yazdani, Princeton University
Subject: Visualizing quantum Hall liquids and their boundary modes
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov
Wednesday, October 3rd 2018
Edythe and Irving Misel Family Lecture Day, No Seminar this Week
Wednesday, October 10th 2018
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Joel Moore, UC Berkeley
Subject: Unconventional hydrodynamics in 1D and 2D quantum matter
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov
Wednesday, October 24th 2018
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Johnpierre Paglione, University of Maryland, College Park
Subject:  High-spin superconductivity in topological half-Heusler semimetals
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
Wednesday, October 31st 2018
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Adam Wei Tsen, University of Waterloo, Institute for Quantum Computing
Subject:  New Phase Transitions in Atomically Thin Quantum Materials
Faculty Host: Ke Wang
Wednesday, November 7th 2018
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Jason Petta, Princeton University
Subject: Microwave Spectroscopy of Valley States in Silicon
Faculty Host: Ke Wang
Wednesday, November 14th 2018
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Mathias Scheurer, Harvard University
Subject: Gauge theories of fluctuating antiferromagnetism for the cuprate superconductors
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Tuesday, November 20th 2018
4:00 pm:
Speaker: Xiaoyu Wang, University of Chicago
Subject: Electrical transport near an Ising-nematic quantum critical point
Note change of time and day, this week only.
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Wednesday, November 28th 2018
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Kimberley Hill, CEGE
Subject: Phase transitions in the rheology of granular mud
Faculty Host: James Kakalios
Wednesday, December 12th 2018
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Brian Skinner, MIT
Subject: Percolative Phase Transition in the Dynamics of Quantum Entanglement
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii

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