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

Fall 2009

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  • Spetember 11, 2009 Special Seminar on Friday
    Shoucheng Zhang
    - Stanford University
    "Exotic Particles in Topological Insulators" [Abstract]
    Host: Pablo Jarillo-Herrero

  • September 28, 2009
    David Hsieh - MIT Pappalardo Fellow
    "Experimental Signatures of a Topological Insulator" [Abstract]
    Host: Nuh Gedik

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  • October 9, 2009 Special Seminar on Friday
    Eduardo Fradkin - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    "How the Cuprates Intertwine Charge, Spin and Superconducting Orders" [Abstract]
    Host: Senthil Todadri

  • October 19, 2009
    Elizabeth Leicht - University of California, Davis
    “Methods and Models for the Study of Complex Networks” [Abstract]
    Host: Mehran Kardar

  • October 26, 2009
    Sankar Das Sarma - University of Maryland
    “Theory of graphene: QED and FET on a pencil tip” [Abstract]
    Host: Pablo Jarillo-Herrero

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  • November 2, 2009
    Richard Averitt - Boston University
    “Terahertz Spectroscopy of Complex Materials” [Abstract]
    Host: Nuh Gedik

  • November 9, 2009
    Mikhail Lukin - Harvard University
    "Quantum Optical Physics at Nanoscales" [Abstract]
    Host: Pablo Jarillo-Herrero

  • November 10, 2009 Special Chez Pierre Seminar 10:30AM
    Gregory S. Boebinger - National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
    “The Queer Thermodynamic Properties of the High-Tc Quprates” [Abstract]
    Host: Young Lee

  • November 16, 2009
    Mansour Shayegan - Princeton University
    "Composite Fermions with a Valley Degree of Freedom" [Abstract]
    Host: Ray Ashoori

  • November 23, 2009
    Andrea Damascelli - University of British Columbia
    "In situ doping control of the surface of high-temperature superconductors" [Abstract]
    Host: Eric Hudson

  • November 30, 2009
    Subir Sachdev - Harvard University
    “Quantum Criticality and the Phase Diagram of the Cuprates” [Abstract]
    Host: Senthil Todadri

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  • December 7, 2009
    Sung-Sik Lee - McMaster University
    "Emergent Supersymmetry and String in Condensed Matter Systems" [Abstract]
    Host: Patrick Lee

    Annica Black-Schaffer - Nordita
    “Superconductivity and Magnetism in Graphene: Effects of Electronic Correlations” [Abstract]
    Host: Eric Hudson

Past Schedules:Spring '09 Fall '08 Spring '08 Fall '07

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Last updated on December 11, 2009 10:41 AM