*Seminars are held at 12:00pm unless otherwise stated.

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January & February
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  • January 22, 2014 - Special Chez Pierre Seminar - Wednesday 12:00pm
    Yuki Sato -
    Harvard Uiversity
    “Emergent physics of artificial materials and quantum engineering” [Abstract]
    Host: Ray Ashoori

  • January 27,2014 - Special Chez Pierre Seminar - Monday 3:00pm
    Katja Nowack -
    Stanford University
    "Imaging current in quantum spin Hall insulators" [Abstract]
    Host: Ray Ashoori

  • February 6, 2014 - Special Chez Pierre Seminar - Thursday 10:00am
    Karen Alim -
    Harvard University
    "Physical Forces Shaping Morphology"
    [Abstract]
    Host: Mehran Kardar

  • February 12, 2014 - Special Chez Pierre Seminar - Wednesday 12:00pm
    Martin Mourigal
    - John Hopkins University
    “Interacting quasiparticles in quantum and frustrated magnets” [Abstract]
    Host: Ray Ashoori

  • February 13, 2014 - Special Chez Pierre Seminar - Thursday 10:00am
    Hernan Garcia -
    Princeton University
    "How, When and Where in Pattern Formation: Spying On Embryonic Development One Molecule At A Time" [Abstract]
    Host: Mehran Kardar

  • February 17, 2014
    There will not be a Chez Pierre Seminar due to the Presidents Day Holiday

  • February 18, 2014 - Special Chez Pierre Seminar - Tuesday 10:00am
    Matthieu Wyart -
    New York University
    "The Memory of Sand" [Abstract]
    Host: Mehran Kardar


  • February 18, 2014 - Special Chez Pierre Seminar - Tuesday 12:00pm
    Weibo Gao -
    ETH - Zurich, Switzerland
    “Quantum control of interactions between spin and photons in semiconductor quantum dot”
    [Abstract]
    Host: Ray Ashoori

  • February 20, 2014 - Special Chez Pierre Seminar - Thursday 10:00am
    Askin Kocabas -
    Harvard University
    "Controlling Neural Dynamics To Evoke Complex Behaviors in C. elegans" [Abstract]
    Host: Mehran Kardar


  • February 20, 2014 - Special Chez Pierre Seminar - Thursday 2:30pm
    Milan Allan -
    ETH - Zurich, Switzerland
    "Visualizing Electronic Nematicity and Cooper Pairing in Iron-based Superconductors" [Abstract]
    Host: Ray Ashoori

  • February 27, 2014 - Special Chez Pierre Seminar - Thursday 10:00am
    Nikita Fakhri - Georg-August University - Germany
    "Hitching A Ride at the Nanometer Scale: Transport in Passive and Active Complex Media" [Abstract]
    Host: Mehran Kardar


  • February 28, 2014 - Special Chez Pierre Seminar - Friday 12:00pm
    Ashvin Vishwanath -
    University of California, Berkeley
    "Emergent Supersymmetry at the Boundary of a Topological Phase" [Abstract]
    Host: Senthil Todadri


March
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  • March 3, 2014
    There will not be a Chez Pierre Seminar due to the APS March Meeting


  • March 10, 2014
    David A. Huse -
    Princeton University
    "Many-body Anderson localization" [Abstract]
    Host: Liang Fu


  • March 17, 2014
    Kenan Gundogdu - North Carolina State University
    "Many-Body Effects in Valleytronics: Direct Measurement of Valley Lifetimes in Single-Layer Transition Metal Dichalcogenides." [Abstract]
    Host: Nuh Gedik


  • March 24, 2014
    There will not be a Chez Pierre Seminar due to the MIT Spring Break


  • March 31, 2014
    Thomas Peter Devereaux -
    Stanford University
    “Theoretical understanding of ultrafast electron dynamics in model systems” [Abstract]
    Host: Nuh Gedik



April
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  • April 7, 2014
    There will not be a Chez Pierre Seminar due to Special Seminars later in the week

  • April 9, 2014 - Special Chez Pierre Seminar - Wednesday 12:00pm
    Andrea Cavelleri - Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg; Department of Physics, University of Oxford
    “Light induced dynamics in low dimensional solids” [Abstract]
    Host: Nuh Gedik

  • April 10, 2014 - Special Chez Pierre Seminar - Thursday 1:00pm
    Peter Fulde - Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Germany.
    "Superconductivity caused by intra-atomic excitations" [Abstract]
    Host: Patrick Lee


  • April 14, 2014
    Dmitri Kharzeev -
    Stony Brook University/Brookhaven National Laboratory
    "The chiral magnetic effect in Dirac and Weyl semimetals" [Abstract]
    Host: Leonid Levitov


  • April 15, 2014 - Special Chez Pierre Seminar - Tuesday 1:00pm
    J.C. Séamus Davis - Cornell University
    “Visualizing the d-form factor modulations of intra-unitcell broken-symmetry that comprise the cuprate density waves" [Abstract]
    Host: Patrick Lee

  • April 21, 2014
    There will not be a Chez Pierre Seminar due to the Patriots Day Holiday

  • April 30, 2014 - Special Chez Pierre Seminar - Wednesday 12:00pm
    Kate Ross -
    Johns Hopkins University
    "From "Order By Disorder" to Emergent Electrodynamics in Geometrically Frustrated Pyrochlore Magnets" [Abstract]
    Host: Ray Ashoori

May
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  • May 5, 2014


  • May 12, 2014


 

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Last updated on April 15, 2014 3:02 PM