LENS/Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

LENS/Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Fall Semester 2018

In the Fall Semester 2018 all seminars will be held on Wednesdays at 3:30 pm in Swain West 214, unless otherwise noted.

Please contact the CEEM at (812) 855-5466 or bl-ceem-offuse@exchange.indiana.edu to obtain information contained in the PDFs below in an accessible format.

DateSpeakerTitleHost
August 20FALL SEMESTER COMMENCES
August 22Open
August 29Babak Seradjeh,
IU Physics
"Floquet Topology: Fast, Slow and Across"
September 5Taylor Hughes,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Higher Order Topological Phases: Quadrupoles, Meta-materials, and Beyond"Babak Seradjeh
September 12Michael Manfra,
Purdue University
"Towards Topological Qubits in Superconductor/Semiconductor Hybrid System" Gerardo Ortiz
September 19Yi Gu,
Washington State University
"Phase-Defined Van der Waals Metal-Semiconductor Junction”Shixiong Zhang
September 26Adrian Del Maestro,
University of Vermont
"Entanglement area law in superfluid 4He" Paul Sokol
October 3Marissa D'Onofrio,
IU Physics
Candidacy Seminar -
"A Trapped Ion Quantum Simulator for Two-Dimensional Spin Systems"
Phil Richerme
October 4-7FALL BREAK
October 10Erik Henriksen,
Washington University in St. Louis
"Two topics in graphene: infrared spectroscopy and charge-doping a Mott insulator"Herb Fertig
October 17Jinlyu Cao,
IU Physics
"RKKY Interactions in Graphene Landau Levels"Herb Fertig
October 24Jeff Ou,
IUPUI
"Beating Quantum Mechanics with Quantum Mechanics" Phil Richerme
October 31Thomas H. Heaton,
Caltech
"Implications of Strong-Rate-Weakening Friction for the Length-Scale Dependence of the Strength of the Crust; Why Earthquakes are so Gentle" Dave Baxter
November 7Abhishek Kumar,
IU Physics
Candidacy Seminar -
"Floquet optical conductivity and higher order Floquet topological insulators"
Babak Seradjeh
November 14Emilio Cobanera,
SUNY Polytechnic Institute
"Quantum Brownian Motion in a Landau Level"Gerardo Ortiz
November 17-25THANKSGIVING BREAK 
November 28
Yuanheng Xie,
IU Physics
Candidacy Seminar:
"Building a 2D quantum simulator with trapped ions"
 Phil Richerme
December 5Vladimir Hutanu,
University of Aachen and Jülich Centre for Neutron Science
"New single crystal diffractometer with polarized neutrons POLI at MLZ as a versatile tool for the detailed investigation of magnetic structures”Mike Snow
December 10-14FINALS WEEK