Condensed Matter Theory

Held in SCI 328.

August 1st, 2017 to July 31st, 2018. Previous/next year.
Aug08
Garry Goldstein
University of Cambridge
Pseudoparticle approach to strongly correlated systems Host: Claudio Rebbi
Aug10
Marcus Muller
Paul Scherer Institute, Villigen Switzerland
The many body localization transition: A dynamical phase transition triggered by a quantum avalanche Host: Claudio Rebbi
Aug11
Riccardo Zecchina
Out-of-equilibrium states and quantum annealing speed up in non-convex optimization and learning problems
Aug16
Sho Sugiura
University of Tokyo
Entanglement entropy of finite-temperature pure quantum states and thermodynamic entropy as a Noether invariant Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Sep13
Michiel Wouters
University of Antwerp
Correlations in driven-dissipative quantum systems Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov, Dries Sels
Sep15
Stefanos Kourtis
Boston University, Physics Department
"Resonant x-ray spectroscopy of topological semimetals"
Sep22
Christopher Baldwin
Boston University, Physics Department
"Interfering directed paths & the sign phase transition"
Sep25
Cenke Xu 
University of California - Santa Barbara
"Lieb-Schultz-Mattis Theorem and its generalizations from the Perspective of the Symmetry Protected Topological Phase" Host: Anders Sandvik
Sep27
Zhicheng Yang
Boston University, Physics Department
"Iterative Compression-Decimation Scheme for Tensor Network Optimization"
Oct04
Walter Hahn
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Moscow
"Stability of quantum statistical ensembles with respect to local measurements" Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Oct06
Kartiek Agrawal
Princeton University
"Diabatic approach to creating ground states of certain critical models" Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Oct13
Roman Mankowsky
Paul Scherrer Institute
"Coherent optical control and nonlinear probing of strongly correlated materials" Host: Wanzheng Hu
Oct18
Louis Pecora
United States Naval Research Laboratory
"Cluster Synchronization of Chaotic Systems in Large Networks" Host: David Campbell
Oct20
Tamiro Villazon
Boston University, Physics Department
"Kibble-Zurek Dynamics of a Driven Dissipative System: Universality Beyond the Markovian Regime"
Oct24
Ivar Mar
Argonne National Lab
"Exciting dynamics in multiple time dimensions"
Oct25
Hui Shao
Beijing Computational Science Research Center
"Nearly deconfined spinon excitations in the square-lattice spin-1/2 Heisenberg antiferromagnet" Host: Anders Sandvik
Oct27
Kin Chung Fong
Raytheon BBN Technologies and Harvard University
Condensed Matter Seminar TBA Host: Scott Bunch
Nov10
Yue Cao
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Condensed Matter Seminar TBA Host: Karl Ludwig
Nov15
Pierre Hohenberg
Condensed Matter Seminar TBA Host: David Campbell
Dec15
Xi Dai
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Condensed Matter Seminar TBA Host: Wanzheng Hu