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

Spring 2008

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  • February 11, 2008
    Eric Hudson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    "Of bumps and dips: Spectral mapping of cuprate superconductors" [abstract]
    Host: Young Lee
  • February 18, 2008
    President's Day - Holiday
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2008
    Michael Hinczewski, Feza Gursey Institute, Istanbul, Turkey
    "Unusual Phase Transitions in Complex Networks:
    Algebraic Order and Griffiths Singularites in Small-World and Fractal Hierarchical Lattices"
    Host: Nihat Berker
  • 2:00pm, Friday, February 29, 2008
    Phuan Ong, Princeton University
    "Dirac Landau levels in 2D graphene and in 3D bismuth" [abstract]
    Host: Young Lee

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  • Tuesday, March 4, 2008
    Matthew Fisher, Microsoft Station Q
    "Critical Quantum Fluids with d-wave Correlations" [abstract]
    Host: Senthil Todadri
  • March 17, 2008
    Charles Kane, University of Pennsylvania
    "Topological Band Theory and the Quantum Spin Hall Effect" [abstract]
    Host: Patrick Lee
  • March 24, 2008
    Spring Vacation
  • March 31, 2008
    Juan Carlos Campuzano, University of Illinois at Chicago
    "Pairing above $T_c$ in the high temperature superconductors" [abstract]
    Host: Young Lee

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  • 2:30pm April 7, 2008
    Iuliana Radu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    "Determining the nature of the v=5/2 quantum Hall state" [abstract]
    Host: Young Lee
  • Tuesday, April 8, 2008
    Vidya Madhavan, Boston College
    "STM on electron doped superconductors: identification of a bosonic mode." [abstract]
    Host: Senthil Todadri
  • April 14, 2008
    Aharon Kapitulnik, Stanford University
    "Time Reversal Symmetry Breaking in High-Tc Superconductors and other Unconventional Superconductors." [abstract]
    Host: Young Lee
  • April 21, 2008
    Patriots' Day - Holiday
  • Friday, April 25, 2008
    Steven Kivelson, University of California at Los Angeles
    "Theory of the superconductor to metal transition in highly conducting systems" [abstract]
    Host: Young Lee

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  • May 5, 2008
    H R Krishnamurthy, Indian Institute of Science and Georgetown University
    "Understanding the Exotic Properties of Doped Manganites" [abstract]
    Host: Senthil Todadri


  • May 12, 2008
    Christian Pfleiderer, Institute 21, Technische Universität München
    "Quantum Order of Chiral Magnets" [abstract]
    Host: Senthil Todadri


  • 2:30pm May 19, 2008
    Mauro Ferreira, Trinity College, Dublin
    "Doping-induced variations in the physical properties of carbon nanotubes: A theoretical approach." [abstract]
    Host: Mildred Dresselhaus
  • May 26, 2008
    Memorial Day - Holiday

Please contact the host for more info or if you would like to meet a speaker.
For more information about the series, please contact the Chair of the Chez Pierre Seminar: Professor Young Lee

Updated by poehlman at mit dot edu: June 11, 2008 2:39 PM