Biophysics/Condensed Matter

August 1st, 2018 to July 31st, 2019. Previous/next year.
Aug06
SCI 328
11:00am
Sayonee Ray
University of New Mexico, CQuIC
Boosted one-dimensional superfluids on a lattice Host: Christopher Laumann
Sep06
SCI 352
2:00pm
Professor Joachim Spatz
Director, Max Planck Institute of Medical Research, Department of Cellular Biophysics, Heidelberg & Department of Biophysical Chemistry, University of Heidelberg
Matter to Life Host: Shyamsunder Erramilli
Sep07
SCI 352
12:00pm
Joerg Schmiedmayer
Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology, Atominstitut, TU-Wien
Universal dynamics in an isolated quantum many body system far from equilibrium Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Sep14
SCI 352
12:00pm
Zala Lenarčič
University of Cologne, Institute for Theoretical Physics
Activating many-body localization in solids by driving with light
Sep19
SCI 328
2:45pm
Assa Auerbach
Physics Department, Technion
“The Hall number of Strongly Correlated metals” Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Sep26
SCI 328
3:00pm
Greg Fiete
Northeastern University
Topological magnon bands and effective Hamiltonians for periodically driven systems Host: Anushya Chandran
Sep28
SCI 352
12:00pm
Kevin Olsson 
University of Texas
Investigating Heat and Spin Transport with Inelastic Light Scattering Host: Maria Kamenetska
Oct10
SCI 328
3:00pm
Rafael Fernandes
University of Minnesota
Vestigial orders in electronic correlated systems: nematicity and beyond Host: Wanzheng Hu
Oct17
SCI 328
3:00pm
Zhicheng Yang
Boston University, Physics Department
Hierarchical Majoranas in a Programmable Nanowire Network Host: Claudio Chamon
Oct24
SCI 328
3:00pm
Boris Spivak
University of Washington
Anomalous metals Host: Christopher Laumann
Oct31
SCI 328
3:00pm
David Long
Towards a Qubit-Lattice Model of the E_8 State Host: Christopher Laumann
Nov02
SCI 352
12:00pm
Michael Sentef 
Max-Planck Institute in Hamburg
Materials Engineering with Light beyond Floquet Host: Wanzheng Hu
Nov07
SCI 328
3:00pm
Arijeet Pal 
UCL
Finite-depth quantum circuits and many-body localization Host: Christopher Laumann
Nov09
SCI 352
12:00pm
Alexander Abanov
Simons Center, SUNY, Stony Brook
Odd surface waves Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Nov14
SCI 328
3:00pm
Andrei Tarkhov
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
Extracting Lyapunov exponents and ergodization time of chaotic many-particle systems from Loschmidt echoes and out-of-time-order correlators
Nov16
SCI 352
12:00pm
Achim Rosch
University of Cologne
Thermal quantum Hall effect in the spin liquid RuCl_3: the role of phonons Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Nov28
SCI 328
3:00pm
Constantin Schrade
MIT
Andreev or Majorana, Cooper finds out Host: Claudio Chamon
Nov29
SCI 328
12:30pm
Mark P. M. Dean
Brookhaven National Laboratory
X-ray vision of spins, charges and orbitals for understanding emergent electronic states in complex oxides Host: Karl Ludwig
Nov30
SCI 352
12:00pm
Vedran Jovic
University of Auckland
Dirac nodal lines and flat-band surface state in the functional oxide RuO2
Dec05
SCI 328
3:00pm
Jose M.P. Carmelo
One-electron spectral properties of one-dimensional metallic states in MoSe(2) line defects and in Bi/InSb(001) Host: David Campbell
Dec06
SCI 328
1:00pm
Armin Rahmani
Western Washington University
Interacting Majoranas Host: Claudio Chamon
Dec07
SCI 328
12:00pm
Saptarshi Chaudhuri
Stanford University
Quest for the QCD Axion: DM Radio and Fundamental Limits of Electromagnetic Detection Host: Alexander Sushkov
Dec12
SCI 328
3:00pm
Ying-Jer Kao
National Taiwan University and BU
Tunneling-induced restoration of classical degeneracy in quantum kagome ice Host: Anders Sandvik
Jan30
SCI 328
4:00pm
Noah F. Q. Yuan
MIT
How to Understand the Magic of Twisted Bilayer Graphene Host: Zhicheng Yang
Feb08
SCI 352
12:00pm
Adrian Menssen
University of Oxford
Exciting bulk topological modes in photonic graphene Host: Claudio Chamon
Feb13
SCI 328
4:00pm
Harley Scammell
Harvard University
Gauge theory for the cuprates near optimal doping Host: Julian Ingham
Feb15
SCI 352
12:00pm
Gunnar Möller
University of Kent
Topological order: new states and new probes Host: Claudio Chamon
Feb20
SCI 328
4:00pm
Silvia Pappalardi
SISSA, Trieste Italy
Logarithmic growth of entanglement entropy in long-range systems Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Feb25
SCI 352
11:45am
Tibor Rakovszky
TU Munich
Aspects of entanglement growth after a quantum quench
Feb27
SCI 328
2:30pm
Tommy Li
Niels Bohr Institute Copenhagen
Spin-gapped phases in nanowires Host: Julian Ingham
Feb27
SCI 328
4:00pm
Ollie Hart
University of Cambridge
Steady-state superconductivity in electronic materials with repulsive interactions Host: Claudio Chamon
Feb28
PRB 261
11:00am
Attila Szabó
University of Cambridge
Seeing beyond the light: Vison and photon electrodynamics in quantum spin ice Host: Siddhardh Morampudi
Feb28
SCI 352
2:00pm
Felix Izrailev
University of Puebla (Mexico) and Michigan State University (USA)
Onset of thermalization in the Hilbert space of isolated many-body systems Host: David Campbell
Mar01
SCI 352
12:00pm
Yuan Li
Peking University, International Center for Quantum Materials, China
Topological spin excitations in a three-dimensional antiferromagnet Host: Wanzheng Hu
Mar08
SCI 352
12:00pm
Martin Dressel
University of Stuttgart
Quantum Materials: Full of Frustration and Correlations (Poster) Host: Wanzheng Hu
Mar20
SCI 328
4:00pm
Ian Mondragon-Shem
Yale University
CM Seminar TBA Host: Philip Crowley
Mar22
SCI 352
12:00pm
Sergey Filippov
Harvard University
Study of protein corona for polymeric drug delivery systems Host: Rama Bansil
Apr03
SCI 328
4:00pm
Pieter Claeys 
Boston University, Physics Department
Floquet-engineering counterdiabatic protocols in quantum many-body systems
Apr12
SCI 352
12:00pm
Joonhee Choi
Harvard University
Fault-Tolerant Dynamic Hamiltonian Engineering of Spin Ensembles Host: Alexander Sushkov
Apr17
SCI 328
4:00pm
Xiao Chen
KITP
Measurement-driven entanglement transition in hybrid quantum circuits
Apr19
SCI 352
12:00pm
Oleksandr Marchukov
Tel Aviv University and UMASS Boston
Quantum fluctuations and uncertainty relations in NLS solitons and breathers Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Apr24
SCI 328
4:00pm
Mikhail Zvonarev 
Paris Saclay
Propagation of an impurity through a quantum medium Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Apr26
SCI 328
12:00pm
Karine Chesnel
Brigham Young University
A journey through magnetic memory Host: Karl Ludwig
May01
SCI 328
4:00pm
Prineha Narang
Harvard University
Correlated Light-Matter Interactions and Excited-State Dynamics in Quantum Materials Host: Wanzheng Hu
May03
SCI 352
12:00pm
Prof. Chi Wu
Wei Lun Professor of Chemistry; The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The last jigsaw piece of phase diagrams of polymer solutions – The Universal Scaling (Poster) Host: Ophelia Tsui
May08
SCI 328
11:00am
Vedika Khemani
Harvard University
CM Seminar TBD Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
May08
SCI 328
4:00pm
CM Seminar TBA