Fall 2019 Condensed Matter Seminar Schedule

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 2:30pm to Monday, November 25, 2019 - 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.


AUGUST 26, 2019

Archana Raja, UCB
Tuning energy levels, energy flow and disorder in nanomaterials through the external environment






Marina Filip, Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Department of Physics, University of California Berkeley
Optoelectronic Properties of Hybrid Halide Perovskites from First Principles


SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

Chong Zu, UCB
Quantum sensing at high pressures


SEPTEMBER 23, 2019

Robert Wolkow, University of Alberta
Atom Defined Fabrication Comes of Age: Binary Logic and an Ising Simulator


SEPTEMBER 30, 2019

Sinead Griffin, Material Science Division and Molecular Foundry, Berkeley Lab
Static and Dynamic Control of Topological Matter


OCTOBER 7, 2019

Marcel Franz, University of British Columbia
Diagnosing quantum chaos in many-body systems using entanglement as a resource


OCTOBER 14, 2019

Bruno Schuler, Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA
An Atomic-Scale Look at Point Defects in 2D Semiconductors


OCTOBER 21, 2019

Roderich Moessner, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems
Intermediate Energy Spin Dynamics


OCTOBER 28, 2019

Naomi Ginsberg,UCB
How do emerging light harvesting materials form, transform, and transport energy at the nanoscale?


NOVEMBER 4, 2019

Alon Ron, Caltech
Ultrafast enhancement of exchange interaction and short range spin correlations probed by magnetoelastic coupling in CrSiTe3


NOVEMBER 11, 2019



NOVEMBER 18, 2019

Ady Stern, Weizmann Institute of Science
The Josephson effect as a tool for creating topological superconductivity


NOVEMBER 25, 2019

Eric Hudson, Penn State University
Strain Modulated Superlattices in Graphene

3 Le Conte Hall