Spring 2021 Condensed Matter Seminar Schedule

Monday, January 25, 2021 to Tuesday, May 4, 2021

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

PLEASE NOTE: Zoom links will be posted on the day of each event.


January 25

Ella Lachman, UC Berkeley
Magnetic Textures in Quantum Materials


February 22

S. Manipatruni, Kepler Computing: Condensed matter for ultralow power computing
Building the next ubiquitous computing platform drawing on condensed matter physics


March 1

Lena F. Kourkoutis, Cornell University
Probing emergent order in quantum materials by cryogenic electron microscopy

March 15

APS March Meeting
Title/abstract to come


March 22

Spring Break (no seminar)

March 29

Darrell Schlom, Cornell, MBE of Correlated Oxides
Tuning the Band Structure of Superconducting Ruthenate Films with Strain


April 5

Chih-Kang (Ken) Shih, Univ. of Texas at Austin
Tailoring Electronic Structures of 2D Heterostructures


April 12

Hongyuan Li, UC Berkeley
Imaging flat bands and correlated quantum phases in WS2/WSe2 moire heterostructures


April 19

Kin Fai Mak, Cornell University
Dipolar excitonic insulator in atomic double layers


April 26

Yen-Ta Huang, UC Berkeley
Non-abelian bosonization in two and three spatial dimensions and applications


May 3

Wei Ruan, Fudan University,
Imaging quantum spin liquid behavior in single-layer 1T-TaSe2