Biophysics/Condensed Matter

August 1st, 2016 to July 31st, 2017. Previous/next year.
Sep09
SCI 328
10:30am
Mike Kolodrubetz
UC Berkeley
Unexpected effects in periodic driving of gapless topological systems
Sep12
SCI 328
3:00pm
Zheng Shi
Fermionic approach to junctions of multiple quantum wires
Sep16
SCI 352
12:00pm
Phillip Weinberg and Marin Bukov
Boston University
A new open-source Python 2.7 package for quantum dynamics of many-body spin chains Host: Claudio Chamon
Sep19
SCI 328
3:00pm
Siddhardh Chandra Morampudi
Statistics of fractionalized excitations through threshold spectroscopy Host: Christopher Laumann
Sep23
SCI 352
12:00pm
Soonwon Choi
Harvard
Critical thermalization of a disordered dipolar spin system in diamond Host: Alexander Sushkov
Sep23
SCI 328
3:00pm
Dries Sels
BU
Developing and Understanding Methods for Quasi-Adiabatic Dynamics
Sep30
SCI 352
12:00pm
Alexei Tsvelik
Brookhaven
TBD Host: Claudio Chamon
Oct03
SCI 328
3:00pm
Philip Crowley
Many body localisation with weak disorder in the quantum east model
Oct11
SCI 328
3:00pm
Olav Syljuasen
University of Oslo
Magnetic Bloch Oscillations (Monday Schedule) Host: Anders Sandvik
Oct13
SCI 352
12:00pm
Thomas H. Seligman
Instituto de Ciencias Fisicas
Eigenvalue distributions of the correlation matrix: A sensitive indicator for phase transitions?
Oct14
SCI 352
12:00pm
Colin Parker
Georgia Institute of Technology
Magnetism, rotons, and beyond: engineering atomic systems with lattice shaking
Oct21
SCI 352
12:00pm
Mohammed Hafezi
UMD
Measuring many-body characters in AMO systems Host: Alexander Sushkov
Oct28
SCI 352
12:00pm
Nuh Gedik
MIT
Optical manipulation of electronic bands using Floquet-Bloch States
Oct31
SCI 328
3:00pm
S. Flach
Center for Theore+cal Physics of Complex Systems, Ins+tute for Basic Science, Daejeon, South Korea New Zealand Ins+tute for Advanced Study, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
Designing and perturbing flatband networks
Nov04
PRB 365
12:00pm
Leo Radzihovsky
CU Boulder
Disorder-driven quantum transition in Dirac semimetals and semiconductors Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Nov11
SCI 352
12:00pm
Michelle Sanders
BU
Ultrafast infrared fiber lasers and applications in mid-infrared vibrational photothermal imaging Host: Alexander Sushkov
Nov14
SCI 328
3:15pm
Peter Lunts
Exact critical exponents for the antiferromagnetic quantum critical point in and dimensions
Nov18
SCI 352
12:00pm
David Huse
Princeton
TBD Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Nov21
SCI 328
3:00pm
Andrea Trombettoni 
CNR-IOM and SISSA, Trieste
Tunneling-based quantum devices with ultracold strongly interacting atoms
Nov28
SCI 328
3:00pm
Alioscia Hamma
University of Massachusetts Boston
Equilibration in the many-body localized phase
Dec02
SCI 352
12:00pm
Zvonimir Dogic
Brandeis
Spontaneous flows in soft active matter Host: Pankaj Mehta
Dec09
SCI 352
12:00pm
Martin Zwierlein
MIT
Strongly correlated Fermi gases under the microscope Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Dec16
SCI 352
12:00pm
Mukund Vengalattore
Cornell
Quantum Measurement Backaction : From single atoms to mesoscopic optomechanical systems Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov