Center for Exploration of Energy and Matter

   a research center of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research at IU Bloomington

LENS/Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Spring Semester 2014

All seminars take place on Fridays at 2:30 pm in Swain West 238, unless otherwise noted.

Date Speaker Title Host
January 17
January 24
Lane Martin,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"The Science and Engineering of Functional Complex Oxide Thin Films" Shixiong Zhang
January 31
Zohar Nussinov,
Washington University
"Avoided criticality in metallic glasses" Gerardo Ortiz
February 7
Zhe-Yu Jeff Ou,
"Quantum Metrology with Nonlinear Interferometers" Gerardo Ortiz and Mike Snow
February 14
February 21 Aaron Finck,
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
"Phase transitions and Majorana bound states in engineered topological superconductors" Herb Fertig
February 28 Luis Brey,
CSIC, Madrid
"Tunneling transport in graphene-hBN monolayer -graphene trilayer structure" Herb Fertig
March 14 Min-Chul Cha,
Hanyang University
"Superconductor-Insulator Transition in Disordered Two-Dimensional Systems" Herb Fertig
March 15-23 SPRING BREAK    
March 28 Nayana Shah,
University of Cincinnati
"Transport signatures of Majorana fermions in a one-dimensional topological superconductor connected to leads" Babak Seradjeh
April 4 Jiunn-Yuan Li,
National Chiao Tung University
"Long range ferromagnetic order and charge modulation in the YBa2Ca3O7-x/La0.7Ca0.3MnO3  heterostructures" Chi-Ken Lu
April 11 Chen Yang,
Purdue University
"Functional Nanomaterials for Photonic and Biomedical Applications" Shixiong Zhang
April 18 Vitalij K. Pecharsky,
Iowa State University - Ames
"Advanced magnetocaloric effect materials. An overview." Dave Baxter
April 25 Kai Sun,
University of Michigan.
"Topological Kondo insulators and Topological Crystalline Kondo Insulators" Babak Seradjeh
May 2 Ivar Martin,
Argonne National Lab
"Spontaneous Quantum Hall Effect and Fractionalization in Itinerant Chiral Magnets" Herb Fertig
May 5-9 FINALS WEEK    

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