Condensed Matter Physics Seminars Fall 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 2:30pm to Monday, December 3, 2018 - 2:30pm

During the academic year the Physics Department hosts a series of Condensed Matter Seminars (formerly known as the 290K Lectures) presented by accomplished physicist from all over the world. Please join us in 3 Le Conte Hall on the Mondays listed below for an inside look at physics. All lectures start at 2:30 PM and are free and open to the public.


SEPTEMBER 10, 2018

Sayeef Salahuddin, Department of EECS, UC Berkeley
Negative Capacitance in a Ferroelectric Material and Its Potential Use for Beyond Boltzmann Limit Transistors


SEPTEMBER 17, 2018

Felipe H. da Jornada, UCB/LBNL
Correlated multi-particle excitations in reduced-dimensionality systems


SEPTEMBER 24, 2018

Smitha Vishveshwara, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Hunting for topological phases amidst Hofstadter butterflies and disordered landscapes


OCTOBER 1, 2018

Jiwoong Park, University of Chicago
Atomically Thin Integrated Circuits for Technology in the 21st Century


OCTOBER 8, 2018

Brian Skinner, MIT
Semimetals Unlimited: Unbounded electrical and thermal transport properties in three-dimensional nodal semimetals


OCTOBER 15, 2018

Shinsei Ryu, University of Chicago
Topology and entanglement detected by partial transpose


OCTOBER 22, 2018

Matthew Gilbert, Stanford University/University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
The Non-Hermitian Chern Insulator


OCTOBER 29, 2018

Dmitrii Maslov, University of Florida
A Fermi liquid with spin-orbit coupling


NOVEMBER 5, 2018

Sasi Manipatruni, Intel: Quantum Materials for BML
Revolutionary Materials Path for Computing beyond CMOS Transistors


NOVEMBER 12, 2018



NOVEMBER 19, 2018

Yaroslav Tserkovnyak, UCLA
Hydrodynamics of topological fields in insulators


NOVEMBER 26, 2018

Junqiao Wu, UCB Materials Science
Electronic thermal conduction in solids


DECEMBER 3, 2018

Jayakanth Ravichandran, University of Southern California
Perovskite Chalcogenides: New Semiconductors for Visible to Infrared Optoelectronics

3 Le Conte Hall- UCB