University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Friday, May 18th 2018
09:00 am:
Wednesday, May 16 - Saturday, May 19 2018

9:00 AM - Christian Batista (University of Tennessee, Knoxville): Dynamical Structure Factor of the Triangular Heisenberg Model
9:30 AM - Collin L. Broholm (Johns Hopkins): The Quest for a Quantum Spin Liquid
10:00 AM - Yuan Li (Peking University): Spin-orbit coupling and gapped magnetic excitations in iron-based superconductors
10:30 AM - Coffee Break
11:00 AM - Senthil Todadri (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): Origin of Mott Insulator and Superconductivity in Twisted Graphene Bilayers
11:30 AM - Oscar Vafek (National High Magnetic Field Laboratory): Superconductivity on the Brink of Spin-Charge Order in Doped Honeycomb Bilayer
12:00 PM - Liang Fu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): Metal-Insulator Transition and Superconductivity in Graphene Superlattices
12:30 PM - Lunch Break
2:00 PM - Chandra Varma (University of California - Riverside) Topological Fluctuations in 2D-dissipative quantum XY Model: Linear in T and linear in H resistivity and other strange metal properties
2:30 PM - Riccardo Comin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): Resonant X-Ray Studies of Electronic Orders in Quantum Solids
3:00 PM - John Tranquada (Brookhaven National Laboratory): Evidence Against an Antiferromagnetic Quantum Critical Point in La(2-x)Sr(x)CuO(4)
3:30 PM - Coffee Break
4:00 PM - Claudio Giannetti(Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore): Ultrafast orbital manipulation and Mott physics in multi-band correlated materials
4:30 PM - Peter Littlewood (University of Chicago): TBA
5:00 PM - Damjan Pelc (University of Minnesota): Nonlinear Response in Unconventional Superconductors

Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov

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