

Recent Talks:
 Thermalization and Universal Dynamics in NonEquilibrium Systems, Blackboard Lunch Talk, KITP, UCSB, Aug. 2012.
 Quantum Ergodicity, part 1, Bangalore, India, June 2013
 Quantum Ergodicity, part 2, Bangalore, India, June 2013
 Quantum Ergodicity, part 3, Bangalore, India, June 2013
Selected Publications:
 A. Polkovnikov, Phase space representation of quantum dynamics, Annals of Physics 325 , 1790 (2010).
 A. Polkovnikov, Microscopic diagonal entropy and its connection to basic thermodynamic relations, Annals of Physics 326 , 486 (2011).
 V. Gritsev, A. Polkovnikov, Dynamical Quantum Hall Effect in the Parameter Space, PNAS 109, 6457 (2012).
 M. Heyl, A. Polkovnikov, S. Kehrein, Dynamical Quantum Phase Transitions in the Transverse Field Ising Model, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110 , 135704 (2013).
 L. D'Alessio, A. Polkovnikov, Manybody energy localization transition in periodically driven systems, Annals of Physics 333 , 19 (2013).
 M. Kolodrubetz, V. Gritsev, A. Polkovnikov, Classifying and measuring the geometry of the quantum ground state manifold, Phys. Rev. B 88, 064304 (2013).



Reseach Interests
Out of equilibrium systems
Statistical physics
Physics of cold atoms
Quantum geometry
Teaching
Solid State Physics 543, PY543.
Quantum ergodicity: fundamentals and applications, PY747.
Quantum Ergodicity, Three lecture course, ICTS Bangalore 2013
Phase space representation of quantum dynamics, Lecture notes, Boulder, 2013
Quantum geometry and emergent macroscopic dynamics, Lecture notes, Karpacz, 2014
Seminars at BU
Colloquia
Condensed Matter Seminar


