Fall 2021 Condensed Matter Seminar Schedule

Monday, August 30, 2021 to Monday, November 29, 2021

10:00 am - 11:00 am* 

* Students/Postdocs Only:  we encourage to stay for another 30 minutes after the talk for a Q&A discussion with the speaker

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 10:00 AM and are free and open to the public.

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

August 30

Yasaman Bahri, Google
A scientific understanding of modern deep learning

September 6

Holiday

September 13

Fangyuan Yang, UCSB
Investigating thermodynamic properties of correlated electronic phases in graphene by chemical potential measurements

 

September 20

Brian Skinner, The Ohio State University
Mysteries near the zero-field Wigner crystal transition in a 2D electron system

 

September 27

Speaker To Come
Title/Abstract To Come

 

October 4

Alannah Hallas, University of British Columbia
Chemically tuning the exotic ground states of pyrochlore magnets

 

October 11

Speaker To Come
Title/Abstract To Come

 

October 18

Christina Marchetti, UCSB
Dynamics of Topological Defects in Active Nematics

 

October 25

Stefan Nadj-Perge, Caltech
Title/Abstract To Come

 

November 1

Speaker To Come
Title/Abstract To Come

 

November 8

Speaker To Come
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November 15

Speaker To Come
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November 22

Speaker To Come
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November 29

Cory Dean,
Title/Abstract To Come