Spring 2017 290k Condensed Matter Seminar series

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 2:30pm to Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:30pm

Condensed Matter is quite a diverse field, encompassing academic and industrial research across many scientific and engineering disciplines. Accordingly, the 290K Condensed Matter Seminar Series targets the field of Condensed Matter science quite broadly, covering topics in physics, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and other disciplines with relevance to the field. Similarly, this seminar series is intended to serve not only the UC Berkeley physics community, but also others in our department, in other departments of at the University, and our colleagues at the nearby Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Their presence at and input regarding our seminars is warmly encouraged.

Seminars are held on Mondays during the academic year, from 2:30 - 3:30 pm, in 3 LeConte Hall. On special occasions, seminars may move in time and location, so please check the schedule for such possible changes.

January 23

Chandra Varma, UC Riverside

Deciphering the Rosetta Stone in the high temperature superconductivity problem

January 30

Qimiao Si, Rice University

Quantum criticality and emergent phases in correlated systems

February 6

Charles C. Agosta, Clark University

The Signature of Inhomogeneous Superconductivity 

February 13

Andrew Lucus, Stanford University

Building a theory of transport for strange metals

February 27

Beni Yoshida, Perimeter Institute

Quantum error-correction and black holes

March 6

Michael Zaletel, Princeton University

Symmetry constraints in quantum materials: making the most of seeing nothing

March 20

Mark Hersam, Northwestern University

Control and Characterization of Two-Dimensional Heterostructure Interfaces

April 3

Guy Marcus, Johns Hopkins

Field induced multi-q magnetic order in heavy-fermion CeAuSb2

April 10

Garnet Chan, Caltech


April 17

Alex Kamenev, University of Minnesota

Sachdev-Ye-Kitaev Model as a Liouville quantum mechanics

April 24

Victor Galitski, University of Maryland


3 Le Conte Hall