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Complex Quantum Systems Past Seminars

Fall 2016
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

Thursday
August 25

Dmitry Efimkin
UT Austin

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Dynamics of solitons in bosonic and fermionic superfluids

Thursday
September 1

Robert Kaindl
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Host: Elaine Li

Ultrafast snapshots of electronic and vibrational dynamics in complex materials

Tuesday
September 6

Zhenyu Zhang
USTC

Host: Ken Shih

Atomistic Growth Mechanisms and Property Optimization of Two-Dimensional Materials: Uniqueness and Commonalities

Thursday
September 8

Andrew Potter
UT Austin

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Symmetry and topology in gapless matter and far from equilibrium

Thursday
September 15

Nikolai Sinitsyn
LANL

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Spin Noise Spectroscopy of Semiconductor Quantum Dots

RLM 13.202

Monday at 3PM
September 19

Dean Driebe
ULB
Special Seminar

Host: Linda Reichl

The generalized second law and work extraction from nonequilibrium states

Thursday
September 22
Philipp Dumitrescu
UT Austin

Host: Andrew Potter

Superconductivity and Nematic Fluctuations in a model of FeSe monolayers: A Determinant Quantum Monte Carlo Study

Thursday
September 29
Jim Chelikowsky
UT Austin

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Addressing Diracs Challenge: Practical Quantum Theories for Materials

Thursday
October 6
Nadya Mason
Urbana-Champaign

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Surface State Transport in 3D Topological Insulators

Thursday
October 13
Wei-Cheng Lee
Binghamton University

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Orbital Selective Mott Transition in Thin Film VO2

Thursday
October 20
Carlo Canali
Linnaeus University, Sweden

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Challenges and opportunities in first-principles studies of magnetic molecules for molecular quantum spintronic applications

Thursday
October 27
Maxim Tsoi
UT Austin

Host: Allan H. MacDonald/Linda Reichl

Electrically tunable transport and spin current transfer in antiferromagnetic Sr_3Ir_2O_7

Thursday
November 3
Philip Allen
Stonybrook

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

What do we still not understand about thermal conductivity?

Thursday
November 10
Simon J. Hands
Swansea University, UK

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Monte Carlo Simulation of a Quantum Critical Point in Graphene

Thursday
November 17
Marco Buongiorno Nardelli
University of North Texas

Host: Alex Demkov

High-throughput materials discovery and development: breakthroughs and challenges in the mapping of the materials genome

TUESDAY
November 29
Jess Riedel
UC Santa Barbara

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Objective classical branch structure in a many-body wavefunction from spatial redundancy

Thursday
December 1
Ian Randal Fisher
Stanford University

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Electronic nematic order in strongly correlated materials
Spring 2016
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

Thursday
January 21

Hua Chen
UT Austin

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Spinning electrons at a crossroads

Thursday
January 28

Yaroslav Tserkovnyak
UCLA

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Spin and orbital magnetic response on the surface of a topological insulator

Thursday
February 4

Allan H. MacDonald
UT Austin

Host:

Spin-Orbit Torques

Thursday
February 11

Nicolas Leconte
University of Seoul

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Quantum Hall effect in graphene: random disorder and periodic superlattice modifications

Thursday
February 18

Tim Lovorn
UT Austin

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Real-Space Holon Pairing in Underdoped Cuprates

Thursday
February 25

Hanno H. Weitering
University of Tennessee

Host: Ken Shih

Spectral weight transfer and quasi-particle interference in a hole-doped Mott insulator on a triangular surface lattice

Tuesday
March 1

Benjamin Hunt
Carnegie Mellon University

Host: Ken Shih

Quantum metal and Ising superconductivity in two-dimensional NbSe2

Thursday
March 3

Lu Li
University of Michigan

Host: Keji Lai

Quantum Oscillations in Kondo Insulator SmB6”

Tuesday
March 8

Pavel Nagornykh
University of Maryland

Host: Mark Raizen

Cooling and stabilization of levitated graphite nanoplatelets

Thursday
March 17


SPRING BREAK


SPRING BREAK

Thursday
March 24

James Analytis
UC, Berkeley

Host: Fiete

Weyl WigglesL Quantum oscillatory studies of Weyl and Dirac semimetals

Thursday
March 31

Monica Allen
Havard University

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Spatially resolved edge currents and ballistic interference in a graphene Josephson junction

Tuessday
April 5

Boris I. Yakobson
Rice University

Host: Gennady Shvets

Polyphony in B flat: 2D-boron, 1D-carbon, and why do they grow polymorphic

Thursday
April 7

Igor Roshchin
Texas A&M University

Host: Maxim Tsoi

New Magnetic State Observed with Polarized Neutron Reflectometry

Thursday
April 14

Jeremy Levy
University of Pittsburgh

Host: Ken Shih

Broadband THz Spectroscopy of 2D Materials and Nanoscale Objects

Thursday
April 21

Alexey Benyanin
Texas A&M University

Host: Elaine Li

Nonlinear and quantum optics of two-dimensional materials

Thursday
April 28




Host:

TBD

Tuesday
May 3

Mariela Menghini
Katholik University of Leuven, Belgium

Host: Alex Demkov

Exploring the metal-insulator transition in pure and doped V2O3 (ultra)thin films

Thursday
May 5

Paula Giraldo Gallo
Florida State University

Host: Greg Fiete

Fermiology of hole-doped PbTe: Insights to understand superconductivity in a valence disproportionated compound

Thursday
May 26

Klaus Blaum
Max-Planck-Institut for Kernphysik

Host: Mark Raizen

Fundamental Tests of nature with cooled and stored exotic ions
Fall 2015
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

Tuesday
August 11

Chris Fuchs
University of Massachusetts, Boston

Host: Brian La your

Quantum Theory from Quantum Information? (What would Feynman say?)

Thursday
August 27

David Snoke
University of Pittsburgh

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Superfluids of light

Thursday
September 3

Gennady Shvets
University of Texas at Austin

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Photonic Topological Insulators

Tuesday
September 8

Jie Yuan
RWTH-Aachen University

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Triplet pairing driven by Hund's coupling in doped monolayer MoS2

Thursday
September 10

Cui-Zu Chang
MIT

Host: Karin Everschor-Sitte

Quantum Anomalous Hall Effect in Magnetically Doped Topological Insulators

Thursday
September 17

Ewelina Hankiewicz
Universitaet Wuerzburg

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Transport in Topological Insulators and Topological Superconductors: In Search of Majorana Fermions

Thursday
September 24

Hsiang-Hsuan Hung
University of Texas at Austin

Host: Greg Fiete

Correlation, thermal fluctuations and disorder effects in topological insulators

Thursday
October 1

Karin Everschor-Sitte
University of Texas at Austin

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Interaction Correction to the Chern Simons Magnetoelectric Polarizability of Z2 Topological Insulators

Thursday
October 8

Greame Henkelman
University of Texas at Austin

Host: Allan H. MacDoanald

Computational methods for simulating long time scales and for catalyst design

Tuesday
October 13

Shunqing Shen
Hongkong University

Host: Qian Niu

Quantum Magnetoconductivity in Topological Dirac/Weyl Semimetals

Tuesday
October 20

Harry Li-Chung Ha
University of Chicago

Host: Mark Raizen

Roton-maxon excitation spectrum of Bose condensates in a shaken optical lattice

Thursday
October 29

Gregory Fiete
University of Texas at Austin

Host: Linda Reichl

Topological phases in pyrochlore iridiate thin films

Thursday
November 5

Jung-Tsung Shen
Washington University in St. Louis

Host: Gennady Shvets

Strongly correlated photon transport in quantum networks and the applications

Thursday
November 12

Hong Tang
Yale University

Host: Elaine Li

Cavity Electrodynamics of Magnons

Thursday
November 19





TBD

Tuesday
November 24

Luqiao Liu
MIT

Host: Hua Chen/Allan H. MacDonald

Spin Orbitronics: towards low power spin based devices

Thursday
November 26


Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving Day!

Thursday
December 3

Junichiro Kono
Rice University

Host: Elaine Li

Dicke Phenomena in Solids
Spring 2015
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

Thursday
January 22

Tarun Grover
University of California, Santa Barbara

Host: Greg Fiete

Highly Entangled Quantum Matter

Thursday
January 29

Rahul M. Nandikishore
Princeton University

Host: Greg Fiete

Many body localization: a new frontier for quantum statistical physics

Saturday
January 31

CQS Workshop
16 Lectures

Host: Keji Lai

Two-dimensional van der Waals Materials

workshops

Monday
February 2

11:30am-12:30pm

Andrew Potter
University of California, Berkeley


Host: Greg Fiete

Symmetry and topology in quantum materials from Weyl semimetals to correlated topological insulators

Thursday
February 5

Fan Zhang
UT Dallas

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Time-Reversal-Invariant Topological Superconductivity

Thursday
February 12

Marcus Betz
Technical University of Dortmund

Host: Elaine Li

Examples of coherent control on the nanoscale

Wednesday
February 18
Informal Seminar

RLM 11.238

Taku Fukuta
Osaka Prefecture University, Japan

Host: Linda Reichl

Absorption spectrum of quantum wires with an impurity: A semi-infinite chain vs. an infinite chain

Thursday
February 19

Hua Chen
UT Austin

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

A Magnetic Majorana Fermion Factory

Wednesday
February 25
1:00pm
Informal Seminar

RLM 11.238

Geva Arwas
Ben-Gurien University

Host: Linda Reichl

Superfluidity and chaos

Thursday
February 26

Enrico Rossie
College of William and Mary

Host: Allan MacDonald

Two-dimensional heterostructures with spin-orbit coupling

Friday
February 27
SPECIAL SEMINAR 11:00am

Akihiko Sekine
IMR of Tohoku University

Host: Allan MacDonald

Stability of Dirac and Weyl Semimetals against Strong Long-Range Coulomb Interactions

Saturday
February 28

RLM 11.204
10:00am - 5:00pm

CQS/CM Workshop


Host: Qian Niu

UT - PKU Exchange program

workshops

Thursday
March 5

APS March Meeting




APS March Meeting

Tuesday
March 10

Thierry Jolicoeur
University of Paris


Host: Allan MacDonald

Pfaffian or AntiPfaffian?

Thursday
March 12

A. Douglas Stone
Yale University


Host: Mark Raizen

Random and chaotic laser: Why They are Interesting and What They are Good For

Thursday
March 19

SPRING BREAK



SPRING BREAK

Tuesday
March 24

Yong Chen
Purdue University


Host: Ken Shih

Topological Surface Transport in Topological Insulators

Thursday
March 26

Karin Everschor-Sitte
UT Austin

Host: Allan MacDonald

Half-metallic magnetism and the search for better spin valves

Thursday
April 2

James P. Lewis
University of West Virginia

Host: Alex Demkov

Improved optical adsorption from disorder: A tale of B-site alloying in cuprate delafossite oxide (ABO2) systems

Thursday
April 9

Chong-Yu Ruan
Michigan State University

Host: Manfred Fink

Exploration and manipulation of interaction-driven phase transitions in correlated electron crystals using femtosecond optical doping

Thursday
April 16

Alex Demko
UT Austin


Integrated films of transition metal oxides for information technology

Thursday
April 21

Brian R La Cour
UT Austin

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Challenging the Church-Turing Thesis: Quantum Computing and Classical Entanglement

Thursday
April 23

Zheng Wang
UT Austin

Host: Ken Shih

Nano-phononics enabled by guided-wave nanophotonics

Thursday
April 30

Andrea Young
UC Santa Barbara

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Layer-resolved probe of charge order in atomically thin bilayers

Tuesday
May 5

Yu Tsung Tsai
University of Buffalo

Host: Ken Shih

Spontaneous circular polarization of photoluminescence from WS2 single layers

Thursday
May 7

Max Di Ventra
University of California, San Diego

Host: Alex Demkov

Memcomputing: a brain-inspired computing paradigm to store and process information on the same physical platform

Thursday
May 21

Marios Tsatsos
Sao Paulo University, Brazil

Host: Allan MacDonald

Bose-Einstein condensates beyond the mean-field approach: principles and applications in ultracold atomic gases

Friday
June 12

1:00PM
RLM 11.204

Yi-Der Lin
The University of Texas at Austin

Ph.D. Defense

The Vibrational Dynamics of 3D HOCl Above Dissociation
Fall 2014
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

Tuesday
September 2

Martin Weitz
Bonn University, Germany

Host: Mark Raizen

Bose-Einstein Condensation of Photons

Thursday
September 4

Harold Baranger
Duke University

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Waveguide QED: Quantum Transport of Strongly-Correlated Photons

Thursday
September 11

John Q. Xiao
University of Delaware

Host: Elaine Li

Quantifying interface and bulk contributions to spin-orbit toque in magnetic bilayers

Thursday
September 18

Brian LeRoy
University of Arizona

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Imaging and Spectroscopy of Graphene Heterostructures

Thursday
September 25

Lan Laun
Ut Austin

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Nanoscale magnetic imaging at ambient conditions using a scanning nitrogen-vacancy center in diamond

Tuesday
September 30

Tianxing Ma
Beijing Normal University

Host: Greg Fiete

Pairing in doped Hubbard model on a honeycomb lattice: A quantum Monte Carlo study

Thursday
October 2

Kaden Hazzard
Rice University

Host: Daniel Heinzen

The miracle of molecules: exploring quantum magnetism in ultracold matter

Thursday
October 9

Hsiang-Hsuan Hung
The University of Texas at Austin

Host: Greg Fiete

Correlation effects in topological phase transitions

Thursday
October 16

David Broido
Boston College


Host: Elaine Li

Can other materials besides diamond have ultrahigh thermal conductivity? A first principles study.

Tuesday
October 21

Brian La Cour
The University of Texas at Austin


Host: Linda Reichl

Challenging the Church-Turing Thesis: Quantum Computing and Classical Entanglement

Thursday
October 23

Ken Shih
The University of Texas at Austin



Probing Electronic Structures of Emerging 2D Materials Beyond Graphene

Thursday
October 30

Alex de Lozanne
The University of Texas at Austin



Spin

Thursday
November 6

Charles Radin
The University of Texas at Austin

Host: Qian Niu

Can there be a critical point for the solid/fluid phase transition?

Thursday
November 13

Stephen E. Harris
Stanford University

Host: Mark Raizen

Electromagnetically Induced Transparency and Slow light

Thursday
November 20

Scott Aaronson
MIT

Host: Greg Fiete

BosonSampling
Spring 2014
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

Thursday
January 23

Tom Lemberger
Ohio State University

Host: Ken Shih

"Band structure of Asteroid belt in solar system: An analogy to the energy band in condensed matter physics"

Thursday
January 30

Greg Fiete
UT Austin


"Strongly Correlated Topological Phases in Transition Metal Oxides"

Thursday
February 6

Allan MacDonald
UT Austin


"Some properties of Majorana States in Semiconductor Quantum Wires"

Thursday
February 13

Massoud Ramezani Masir
University of Antwerpen, Belgium

Host: Allan MacDonald

"Coulomb impurity and homogeneous magnetic field in graphene"

Thursday
February 20

Elaine Li
UT Austin


"Controlling Spin Waves in Magnetic Bilayers"

Thursday
February 27

Christof Jung
UNAMA Cuernavaca, Mexico

Host: Linda Reichl

"The Frontiers of Chaos Theory"

Thursday
March 20

Philip Adams
Louisiana State University


Host: Alex de Lozanne

Hysteresis, Avalanches, and Slow Relaxation: Complex non-equilibrium spin dynamics in simple superconductors

Thursday
March 27




Host:

Thursday
April 3

Liang Du
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Host: Greg Fiete

"Metal-insulator transition in three band Hubbard model with strong spin-orbit coupling"

Thursday
April 10

Srinivas Raghu
Stanford Unitversity

Host: Greg Fiete

"Wilsonian and Large N theories of non-Fermi liquids at quantum critical points"

Thursday
April 17



Linda Reichl
UT Austin



Transport Processes in Bose-Einstein Condensates

Thursday
April 24

Brian Skinner
Argonne National Laboratory

Host: Allan MacDonald

"Negative compressibility and supercapacitors"

Thursday
May 1

David Weld
UC Santa Barbara

Host: Mark Raizen

"Prospects and Challenges of Neutral Atom Quantum Simulation"
Fall 2013

Thursday
September 5

Ewelina Hankiewicz
University at Wurzburg, Germany

Host: Allan MacDonald

"Spin Helical Transport in Superconducting Topological Insulators"

Thursday
September 12

Jing Shi
University of California, Riverside

Host: Elaine Li

"Spin Seebeck vs. anomalous Nernst: which is more important?"

Thursday
September 19

Myriam Sarachik
City College of New York

Host: Mark Raizen

"CRITICAL BEHAVIOR OF A STRONGLY-INTERACTING 2D ELECTRON SYSTEM"

Thursday
September 26

Rui Du
Rice University

Host: Allan MacDonald

"Exploring Electron-Hole Quantum Phases in InAs/GaSb Bilayers"

Thursday
October 3

Hua Chen
UT Austin

Host: Allan MacDonald

Novel physics in strongly spin-orbit coupled materials: Ir alloys and oxides

Thursday
October 10

Inti Sodemann
UT Austin

Host: Allan MacDonald

"Broken symmetry, stripes and Landau level mixing in the fractional quantum Hall regime of graphene and gallium arsenide"

Thursday
October 17

Johannes Lischner
University of California, Berkeley

Host: Allan MacDonal

"First-principles studies of spectral functions: spin multiplets, plasmon satellites and spin fluctuations"

Thursday
October 24

Matthias Sitte
UT Austin


Host: MacDonald

"Interaction effects on almost flat surface bands in topological insulators"

Thursday
October 31

Erich Gust
UT Austin


Host: Linda Reichl

"Transport Processes in Bose-Einstein Condensates"

Thursday
November 7

George Bourianoff
Intel Corporation


Host: MacDonald & George Fiete

"Weakly coupled oscillator arrays for efficient phase coherent information processing"

Thursday
November 14

Louis Bouchard
University of California, Los Angles

Host: Greg Fiete

"Nanoscale studies of electronic and magnetic properties in topological materials"

Thursday
November 21

Jie Shan
Case Western Reserve University

Host: Elaine Li

"Atomically thin MoS2 crystals - a new two-dimensional semiconductor"

Tuesday
December 3


RLM 11.238

Noah Koizeki
Dept. of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University, Sakai, Osaka, Japan

Host: Linda Reichl/Tomio Petrosky

"Band structure of Asteroid belt in solar system: An analogy to the energy band in condensed matter physics"

Thursday
December 5

Xiaoting Zhou
UT Austin

Host: Greg Fiete

"Quasi-particle Scattering in the surface of the 3D Topological Insulators"
Spring 2013
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

January 18


Barbara Jones
IBM Almaden Research Ctr

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

First-principles Study of Atomic-Scale Engineered Spin Chains

January 24


Nicole Benedek
Materials Science & Engineering, UT Austin


Why are there so few perovskite ferroelectrics?

January 31


Hsiang-Hsuan Hung
The Center for Complex Quantum Systems, UT Austin

Host: Greg Fiete

Quantum Monte Carlo studies of correlation effects in solid state systems

February 7


Yasufumi Araki
The Center for Complex Quantum Systems, UT Austin

Host: Allan H. Macdonald

Topological phase structure for graphene by lattice strong coupling expansion

February 14


Gabi Kotilar
Rutgers University


Layered Iron Pnictides and Chalchogenides as Hunds metals a new class of strongly correlated materials

February 21


Chun Ning (Jeanie) Lau
University of California, Riverside

Host: Allan H. MacDonald

Quantum Transport and Correlated Phenomena in Bilayer and Trilayer Graphene Membranes

February 28


Deji Akinwandes
Electrical & Computer Engineering, UT Austin


New adventures with graphene, silicene, and dichalcogenides

March 7


Ken Shih
The Center for Complex Quantum Systems, UT Austin


Quantum control of metal/semiconductor hybrid systems: from atomic layer superconductivity to deep sub-diffraction nanolasers

March 26


Joseph Maciejko
Princeton University


Superconductivity of disordered Dirac fermions

April 4

RLM 7.124, 2:00pm


Srinivas Raghu
Stanford University


Quantum critical metals in d=3+1

April 11


Xavier Marti
University of California, Berkeley


Antiferromagnetic semiconductor spintronics
2-5pm

April 18


Chee Wei Wong
Columbia University


Controlling light in mesoscopic systems: new frontiers in nonlinear, ultrafast, quantum and precision measurements

April 25


Noa Marom
ICES, UT Austin


The Interface Problem: A Many-Body Perturbation Theory Perspective

April 30


Ziyang Meng
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Louisiana State


Properties near quantum critical point in two dimensional Hubbard Model

May 2


Gurundev Dutt
University of Pittsburg


Hybrid Quantum Devices with Single Spins in Diamond
Spring 2012
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

January 26


Qian Niu
UT Austin


Engineering topological phases in graphene

February 2


Hong Yao
Stanford University

Host: Fiete/CQS

Quantum spin liquids in two dimensions

Friday
February 3
2:00, 5.124


Rajamani Vijayaraghavan
UC Berkeley

Host: CM


Special Colloquium
Watching the quantum wavefunction evolve in real time: From quantum jumps to feedback

February 9


Thomas Koerzdoerfer
Georgia Institute of Technology

Host: Chelikowsky/CQS

Density functional theory for organic electronic materials: problems and prospects

Monday
February 13
4pm, 11.204


Keji Lai
Stanford University

Host:CM faculty

Special Colloquium
Probing Nanoscale Electronic Phases in Quantum Materials

Tuesday
February 14


Ward Plummer
Louisiana State University

Host: Shih

Manifestations of Broken Symmetry: Surfaces of Correlated Electron Materials

February 16


Robert Continetti
UC San Diego

Hosts: John Stanton and Mark Raizen

Joint AMO/CNDL/CQS/CM Seminar
Photodetachment of Dynamics and Dissociative Photodetachment of Molecular Anions

Monday
February 20
4:00, 11.204


Ding-shyue (Jerry) Yang
California Institute of Technology

Host: CM


Special Colloquium
Seeing is believing: Four-dimensional visualization of electronic and structural dynamics

Tuesday
February 21
12:30, 13.202


JiangFeng Du
University of Science and Technology of China

Host: Shih/Niu


Preserving electron spin coherence in solids

Tuesday
February 21


Ulrich Zuelicke
Victoria University

Host: MacDonald


Quantum-confined holes: More spin for your buck!

February 23


Barry Sanders
University of Calgary

Host: CQS


Swarm-intelligence machine learning for feedback-based quantum metrology

March 1


Adolfo del Campo
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Host: Mark Raizen

Joint CQS/CM/Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar
Shortcuts to adiabaticity in quantum devices

March 6


Steve Brueck
University of New Mexico

Host: Shvets

Functional Nanomaterials and Nanodevices using Interferometric Lithography

March 8


Edo Waks
University of Maryland

Host: Shvets

CANCELLED -- To be rescheduled in Fall 2013--
Strong light-matter interactions in semiconductor quantum dots coupled to photonic crystals

Friday
March 9
4:00, 7.104


Markus Arndt
University of Vienna

Host: Mark Raizen

Joint CQS/Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar
On the limits of the quantum superposition principle: the role of the internal particle states

March 15





Spring Break

March 22


Jak Chakhalian
University of Arkansas

Host:Fiete/CQS

Whither the correlated oxide interface

March 29


Xiaoliang Qi
Stanford University

Host:Fiete/CQS


Topological nematic states and non-Abelian lattice dislocations

April 5


Mark Stiles
NIST

Host:MacDonald/CQS


Domain Wall Motion in Magnetic Nanowires

April 12


Sakhrat Khizroev
Florida International University

Host: Tsoi

Focused Ion Beam Based Prototyping of Nanodevices

April 19


Dirk Englund
Columbia University

Host: Li

Semiconductor Quantum Technologies for Information Processing and Precision Measurements

Friday
April 20
BME 3.204
all day


CQS Symposium on Condensate Quantum Mechanics

Host:CQS

John Martinis, UCSB, Jim Eisenstein, Caltech
David Snoke, University of Pittsburg, Dan Ralph, Cornell

April 26


Jens Brede
University of Hamburg

Host:IGERT/Shih

Atomic-scale spin-resolved studies of carbon based systems on ferromagnetic substrates: single molecular magnets and graphene

May 1


Wei-Cheng Lee
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Host: MacDonald

Non-Fermi liquid behavior due to Orbital Fluctuations in Iron Pnictide Superconductors

May 3


David Weiss
Penn State

Host: Heinzen

Experiments with Atoms in Optical Lattices
Fall 2011
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

September 1


Linda Reichl
University of Texas
CQS Member

Decay processes in Bose-Einstein condensates

September 8


Dmytro Pesin
University of Texas at Austin

Host: MacDonald


Current induced magnetization dynamics in spin-orbit coupled thin film ferromagnets

September 15


Ying Ran
Boston College

Host: CQS/Fiete

Fractional Chern/topological insulators and their possible realizations

September 22


Subhadeep Gupta
University of Washington

Host: Mark Raizen

Joint CQS/CNLD Seminar
Quantum Degenerate Mixtures of Highly Mismatched Atoms

September 29


David Pekker
Cal Tech
Host: CQS/Heinzen

Upper branch and the competition between pairing and ferromagnetic instabilities in ultracold Fermi gases near Feshbach resonances

October 6


Liang Fu
Harvard/MIT

Host: CQS/Fiete

From Odd-Parity Pairing to Topological Superconductivity

October 13


Jon Dowling
Louisiana State University

Host: CQS


Quantum Interferometric Sensors

October 27


Mehdi Kargarian
University of Texas


Topological Insulator Phases on the distorted Pyrochlore Lattice and doping the Kane-Mele-Hubbard model

November 3


Taylor Hughes
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Host: CQS/Fiete

Torsion and Viscosity in Condensed Matter Physics

November 10


Adrian Feiguin
University of Wyoming

Host: MacDonald/Fiete

Using symmetries to understand molecular devices and to study magnetic ad-atoms on substrates

November 17


Maxim Tsoi
University of Texas

CQS Member

Spin-torque excitations in magnetic nanostructures

November 24





Thanksgiving Day

Summer 2011
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

June 30


Rodrigo Castillo-Garza
University of California, Riverside

Host: Raizen/CQS

Precise Measurements of the Casimir Force at Different Temperatures
Spring 2011
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

January 27


Jeff Kimble
Cal Tech

Host: Raizen/CQS

Joint CQS/Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar
Quantum Networks with Single Atoms, Photons, and Phonons

February 3


Richard Taylor
University of Oregon

Host: Raizen/CQS

Can Electrons Travel Like Bullets Through Solid State Devices?

February 10


Ian Spielman
NIST and University of Maryland

Host: Heinzen

Bose-Einstein condensates and synthetic gauge fields

February 17


Alex Khanikaev
UT Austin


Nonreciprocity in optics: from photonic crystals to metamaterials

February 24


John Markert
UT Austin


Superconductivity

March 3


Congjun Wu
University of California San Diego

Host: Greg Fiete

Unconventional metamagnetism in the $t_{2g}$-orbital system of Sr3Ru2O7

Friday
March 4
4pm RLM 5.104


Dr. Bruce Klappauf
University of British Columbia

Host: Mark Raizen

Joint AMO/CQS Seminar
Canadian Collision Coverage

March 10


Greg Fiete
University of Texas

CQS Member

Interaction effect in topological insulators and quantum spin liquids

March 17





Spring Break

March 24


John Hall
JILA, University of Colorado

Host: Mark Raizen

A new Metric System? Questions in and beyond Physics

March 24
3:30 RLM 13.202


Dongil Kim
University of Texas at Austin


Final Defense
Non-instantaneous collapse of wave function and resolution of quantum Zeno paradox

Tuesday, March 29
RLM 13.202


Savannah Garmon
University of Toronto

Host: CQS

Coalescing exceptional points in the spectrum of open quantum systems and the transition from Fano resonance to avoided level crossing

March 31


Jon Dowling
Louisiana State University

Host: CQS

POSTPONED TO FALL 2011
Quantum Sensors

April 7


Ali Yazdani
Princeton University

Host: Ken Shih

Joint CQS/IGERT Seminar
Visualizing Helical Metals on the Surface of Topological Insulators

April 14


Jiwoong Park

Cornell University


Joint CQS/IGERT Seminar
Atomically Defined Carbon Nanostructures

April 21


Nadya Mason
University of IllinoisHost: MacDonald

Transport through Andreev bound states in a graphene quantum dot

April 28


OPEN

Host:

May 5


Dimitri N Basov
University of California, San Diego

Host: Greg Fiete

Dirac plasmons at the graphene-SiO2 interface
Fall 2010
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

September 2


Qian Niu
Univeristy of Texas

CQS Member

Fractal physics in superconducting nanostructures

September 9


Daniela Pfannkuche
University of Hamburg

Host: MacDonald

How Many Atoms Make a Soliton? Particle and Spin Dynamics in Ultracold Atomic Gases

September 16


Ken Shih
Univeristy of Texas

CQS Member

Quantum Phenomena in Ultra-thin Metallic Films

September 23


Peter Jarvis
University of Tasmania Hobart Tas

Host:Arno Bohm

Entanglement and tripartite EPR states

October 7


Linda Reichl
University of Texas


CQS Member

Quantum dot and waveguide dynamics at the nanoscale

Friday, October 15
3:00, RLM 13.202


Anupam Garg
Northwestern University

Host:Niu

Collective Relaxation of Magnetization in Single Molecule Magnets

October 21


Sebastian Huber
Weizmann Institute of Science

Host:Greg Fiete

Condensation of Bosons in Flat Bands: From Frustrated Magnets to Cold Atoms

October 28


Cesar A. Rodriguez-Rosario
Harvard University


Quantum coherences as a resource for Photosynthetic exciton transport

November 4


Wang-Kong Tse
UT Austin


Magneto-optical and Magneto-electric Effects in Thin-Film Topological Insulators

November 11


Karin Everschor
University of Cologne

Host:Allan MacDonald

Spin transfer torques in chiral magnetic structures

Friday, November 12
3:00 RLM 13.202


Kazunari Hashimoto
Osaka Prefecture University
Host: CQS

Special CQS Graduate Student Seminar

Eigenvalue Problem of the Liouvillian for One-dimensional Quantum Lorentz Gas and its Nonhydrodynamic regime

Tuesday, November 16
3:30 RLM 5.104


German Luna Acosta
Universidad Autonoma de Puebla
Host: CQS

The disordered Kronig-Penny model. Theory and experiment.

November 18


Bruce Kane
University of Maryland
Host: Mark Raizen

Joint Complex Quantum Systems/Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar

Levitated Spinning Graphene

November 25





Thanksgiving Holiday

December 2


Mark Raizen
University of Texas


Controlling Matter in a New Light
Spring 2010
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

January 28


James Chelikowsky
UT Austin

Host: CQS

Quantum Algorithms for Functionalized Nanostructures

February 4


Shaul Mordechai
Ben-Gurion University

Host:Mark Raizen

Joint Complex Quantum Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar

Vibrational spectroscopy for medical applications: challenges and feasibility

February 11


Douglas Natelson
Rice University

Host: Alex de Lozanne & CQS

Atomic- and molecular-scale devices: Beyond DC electronic transport

February 18


Michael Hermele
University of Colorado

Host: Greg Fiete & CQS

Mott insulators of ultracold alkaline earth fermions: A new class of quantum magnets

February 25


Richard Taylor
University of Oregon

Host: CQS

Snowflakes, Stress and Semiconductors: Do You See a Pattern Here?

March 4


Erich Schneider
UT Mechanical Engineering


Joint CQS/Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar
Elemental and Isotopic Partitioning in the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

March 11


Xiaofeng Jin
Fudan University

Host:Qian Niu

Disentangling Intrinsic and Extrinsic Mechanisms of Anomalous Hall Effect
Joint Condensed Matter and Complex Systems Seminar

March 11


Neil Shafer-Ray
University of Oklahoma

Host:Mark Raizen

Geometric Phase Optics: Putting Berry's Geometric Phase to Work in an Optical Beam

March 18


Spring Break


Spring Break

March 25


Peter Nordlander
Rice University

Host: Gennady Shvets & CQS

Plasmons in strongly coupled metallic nanostructures

April 1


Marcel Franz
University of British Columbia

Host:Greg Fiete

Unusual magneto-electric phenomena in topological insulators

Arpri 8


Chuanwei Zhang
Washington State University
Host: Qian Niu & CQS

Induced Topological Order and Quantum Computation in a Fermionic Cold Atom Superfluid

April 15


Hui Cao
Yale University
Host: Gennady Shvets & CQS

Light Localization and Its Applications

April 22


Open


April 29


Richard Osgood, Jr
Columbia University

Host: Gennady Schvets & CQS

Skating on a Very Small Surface: Motion of Electrons on 1 and 2D NanoSurfaces

May 6


Jason Petta
Princeton University
Host: Elaine Li

Strong-arming electron spin dynamics

Tuesday
May 18
2:00
RLM 13.202


Kenichi Noba
Osaka Prefecture University
Host: CQS

Stability and instability of a time-oscillating discrete electron state coupled with continuous states

Thursday
May 20
10:00
RLM 7.116


Tomas Jungwirth
Institute of Physics ASCR, Prague, Czech Republic and University of Nottingham, UK)
Host: A. MacDonald

Ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic semiconductors for spintronics

June 1
11:00am
RLM 5.104


Laith Haddadr
Colorado School of Mines
Host: Mark Raizen

Joint Nonlinear Dynamics/Complex Quantum Systems Special Seminar
The nonlinear Dirac equation in Bose-Einstein condensates: Solutions and spectrum of low energy excitations
_________
Fall 2009
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

September 3


Ulrich Warring
Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg
Host:Mark Raizen

Spectroscopy on Os^- with Regard to Cold Negative Ions

September 10


Elaine Li
University of Texas

Interplay between disorder and Coulomb interaction in a quantum well

September 17


Enrico Rossi
University of Maryland
Host:Allan MacDonald

Klein tunneling in disordered graphene p-n-p junctions

Tuesday
September 22



Tim Coffey
CQS Graduate Student

CQS Graduate Student Seminar Series:
Kinematic Manifestation of Bohmian Dynamics

September 24


Wolfgang Ketterle
MIT
Host:Mark Raizen

Superfluidity of fermions with imbalanced spin populations

October 1


Joachim Stohr
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford
Host: Allan MacDonald

Exploration of the Ultra-Small and Ultra-Fast Worlds with X-Rays

Monday
October 5
1:00
RLM 11.204


Dan Melconian
Texas A&M University
Host: Mark Raizen

Joint Nonlinear Dynamics and Complex Quantum Systems Seminar
Probing fundamental properties of the weak interaction: atomic meets nuclear meets high-energy physics

October 15


Allan MacDonald
University of Texas

Angle-Resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy in Graphene

Tuesday
October 20



Peter Bryant
CQS Graduate Student

CQS Graduate Student Seminar Series:
A new way to predict quantum decoherence

October 22


Zhenhua Qiao
University of Texas

Universal Conductance Fluctuations of the Mesoscopic Systems in the Crossover From Metal to Insulator

October 29


Xiaoyang Zhu
University of Texas

Excitons, Hot Carriers, & the Ultimate Solar Cell

November 5
2:00
RLM 11.204


Heather Lewandowski
JILA
Host:Mark Raizen

Millikelvin Molecular Interactions

November 12


Christopher Richardson
University of Maryland
Host: Mark Raizen

Graphitic Carbon Growth on Si using Molecular Beam Epitaxy

November 19



Alex Barr
CQS Graduate Student

CQS Graduate Student Seminar Series:
HOCl: A Nonlinear Dynamicist?s Playground

November 26


Thanksgiving Break



Thanksgiving Day

December 3


Jairo Sinova
Texas A&M University

Host: Allan MacDonald

Spin-injection Hall effect: a new member of the spintronics Hall family and its implications in nano-spintronics
Summer 2009
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

July 9
3:00
NST 1.104


Federico Capasso
Harvard University

The bright future of sub-wavelength photonics: from light manipulation to quantum levitation at the nanoscale

July 9
4:15
NST 1.104


Vinothan N. Manoharan
Harvard University

The Physics of Self-Assembly: Experiments and Theory

July 15
9:30
RLM 5.112


Jon Schuller
Stanford University

Dielectric Optical Antenna Emitters and Metamaterials

August 13
3:30
RLM TBA


Selim Jochim
University of Heidelberg

Few-body physics in an ultracold gas of fermions
Spring 2009
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

January 22


Valery Milner
University of British Columbia
Host: Mark Raizen

Joint Complex Quantum Systems/Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar

Coherent Scattering with Incoherent Light: New Spectroscopy with Ultra-Short Laser Pulses

January 29


Timo A. Lahde
University of Washington
Host: Allan MacDonald

Is suspended graphene an insulator?

February 5


Ila Fiete
University of Texas at Austin, Neurobiology

Joint Complex Quantum Systems/Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar

How neurons do calculus: dead-reckoning by grid cells in rats

February 12


Open

February 19


Matthias Steffen
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Host:Ken Shih

The Quest Towards a Scalable Qubit

February 26


Jungsang Kim
Duke University
Host: Mark Raizen

Engineering a Quantum Information Processor

March 5


Paul Barbara
University of Texas at Austin

Single Molecule Spectroscopy of Organic Semiconductors

March 12


Doug Stone
Yale University
Host: Mark Raizen

Joint Complex Quantum Systems/Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar
Ab Initio Theory of Novel Micro and Nano Lasers?

March 19


Spring Break

Spring Break

Monday
March 23
1:00-4:00
NST 1.104


Osaka-Austin Exchange Program Workshop

Osaka-Austin Exchange Program Workshop
Schedule and Osaka abstracts

March 26


Cheng Chin
University of Chicago
Host: Mark Raizen

Joint Complex Quantum Systems/Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar
Having the cake and seeing it too -- Probing ultracold atoms in the Mott insulating phase

Monday
April 6
10am
RLM 11.204


Jeff Steinhauer
The Technion


Joint Complex Quantum Systems/ Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar
Direct observation of number squeezing in an optical lattice

Tuesday
April 7


Ali Mostafazadeh
Koc University
Host: Arno Bohm

Joint Complex Quantum Systems/Atomic, Molecular and Optical Seminar
Complex Scattering Potentials, Resonances with Zero Width, and Resonating Waveguides

April 9


Jing Shi
University of California, Riverside

Host: Qian Niu


Anomalous Nernst Effect in GaMnAs: What Do We Learn from It?

April 16


Mark Raizen
University of Texas

CQS Member

Maxwell's Demon near Maximal Efficiency

April 23


Yoshihisa Yamamoto
Stanford University
Host: Ken Shih

Bose-Einstein condensation and superfluidity of exciton-polaritons

April 30


Sujeev Wickramasekara
Grinnell College and University of Iowa
Host: Arno Bohm

Time asymmetry in quantum physics: boundary conditions and physical applications

Monday
May 4
3:00
RLM 14.318


Analahba Roy
University of Texas


Final Defense
Dynamics of Quantum Control in Trapped Ultracold-Atom Systems

May 7


Kuntheak Kheng
University Joseph Fourier


A high-temperature single photon Source from CdSe/ZnSe nanowires quantum dots
Fall 2008
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

September 4


Gregory Fiete
UT Austin
Joint Complex Quantum Systems/Condensed Matter Seminar
Universal Periods in Quantum Hall Droplets

September 11


Alex de Lozanne
University of Texas
CQS Member
Bilayer manganites: a playground for magnetoresistance, charge density waves and spin reorientation transitions

September 18


Zhong Fang
Institute of Physics, Beijing
Host: Qian Niu

Many-body effects in density functional calculations

September 25


Michael Fuhrer
University of Maryland
Host: Allan MacDonald
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Limits of Charge Carrier Mobility in Graphene

October 2


Michael Leuenberger
University of Central Florida
Host:Elaine Li
Berry-phase oscillations of the Kondo effect and Berry-phase blockade in single-molecule magnets

October 9


Shoucheng Zhang
Stanford University
Host: CQS - Qian Niu
Effective field theory of topological insulators

October 13
1:00 RLM 11.204


Jason Fleischer
Princeton University

Host: Mark Raizen

Joint Complex Quantum Systems/Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar
Special time and location: 1:00PM RLM 11.204
Towards Optical Hydrodynamics

October 16


Thomas Vojta
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Host: CQS - Linda Reichl
Quantum phase transitions with disorder and dissipation

October 23


Arkady Krokhin
University of North Texas
Host: CQS - Linda Reichl
Statistical correlations and localization-delocalization transition in DNA molecules

October 30


Francis Robicheaux
Auburn University

Host: Mark Raizen

Joint Complex Quantum Systems/Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar
Making and Holding (?) Atomic Anti-matter

November 6
1:30 RLM 11.204


Dmitry Budker
University of California, Berkeley

Host: Mark Raizen

Joint Complex Quantum Systems/Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar
Special time and location: 1:30PM RLM 11.204
Optical atomic magnetometers and their applications in nuclear magnetic resonance

November 13


Tanja Rindler-Daller
University of Cologne

Host: CQS - Qian Niu

Vorticity in rotating Bose-Einstein condensates in the strong-coupling regime

November 20


Alexei Sokolov
Texas A & M University

Host: Mark Raizen

Joint Complex Quantum Systems/Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar
Quantum Coherence in Molecular Gasses and Solids: Physics and Applications

Tuesday, November 25
RLM 11.238 10:00



Jin-Wook Jung
University of Texas


Final Defense
Analysis of Atomic and Molecular Negative Ions in a Constant Electric Field Using a Resolvent Method

November 27





Thanksgiving break

December 4


Hossein Sadeghpour

ITAMP Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Host: Mark Raizen
Joint Complex Quantum Systems/Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar
Cooling and trapping of magnetized Rydberg atoms
Spring 2008
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

January 24


Linda Reichl
University of Texas at Austin
CQS Member
The Quantum Control of Cold Atomic Systems

January 31


Tom Killian
Rice University
Host: CQS Center
Watching Ions Dance Near Absolute Zero

February 7


Warren Warren
Duke University
Host: Mark Raizen

Nonlinear Dynamics, Chaotic Evolution, and Contrast Enhancement in Magnetic Resonance

February 14


open

February 21


Paul McEuen
Cornell University
Host: CQS Center
Nano carbon: from terahertz transistors to atomic membranes

Wednesday
February 27
RLM 13.202
2:00


Ranjit Nair
Centre for Philosopy and Foundations of Science, New Delhi
Host: CQS Center
Knowledge from ignorance: new perspectives on the second law

February 28


Brian DeMarco
University of Illinois
Host: CQS Center
Experiments on Disorder and Transport in the Bose-Hubbard model

March 6


Arkady Krokhin
University of North Texas
Host: CQS Center
CANCELED DUE TO WINTER WEATHER
Statistical correlations and localization-delocalization transition in DNA molecules

March 13

Spring Break
Spring Break

March 20


E.C.G. Sudarshan
UT Austin
Generalized Tomography

March 27


Randall Hulet
Rice University

Host: CQS Center
Fermion Pairing with Ultracold Atoms

April 3


Andrey Chabanov
Univeristy of Texas at San Antonio

Host: CQS: Gennady Shvets
Towards Anderson Photon Localization

April 10


Maxim Tsoi
UT Austin

CQS Member

Transverse electron focusing as a way of studying electron transport

Friday
April 11
RLM 11.2046
10:00


Kavan Modi
UT Austin


Final Defense
On the experimental realization of open quantum dynamics

Monday
April 14
RLM 14.318
10:00


Hoshik Lee
UT Austin


Final Defense
Quantum Chaos and Electron Transport in a ripple waveguide

April 17


Louis Taillefer
Universite de Sherbrooke
Host: CQS Center
The Fermi surface of high-Tc superconductors

Friday
April 18
RLM 7.116
2:00


Cesar A. Rodriguez
UT Austin


Final Defense
Non-Markovian Open Quantum Systems and FLAN

April 24


Anil Shaji
University of New Mexico
Host: CQS Center
Generalized quantum metrology with Bose - Einstein condensates

May 1


Mark Stockman
Georgia State University

Host: CQS Center
Ultrafast and Quantum Nanoplasmonics
Fall 2007
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

August 30

Hao Ling
UT Austin
Host: Gennady Shvets
Electrically Small Antennas - Theory, Design and Challenges

September 6

Jim Chelikowsky
UT Austin
Magnetism and Electronic Properties at Small Length Scales: The Role of Quantum Confinement in the Nanoworld

September 13

Brian La Cour
UT Austin
Noncontextuality and the Kochen-Specker Theorem: A New Perspective

September 20

L. Frank Register
UT Austin
Modeling of transport and scattering in nanoscale electronic devices with "Schrödinger Equation Monte Carlo"

September 27

open

October 4

Don Eigler
IBM Almaden Research Center
Host: CQS Center
Classical Computation in Quantum Nanostructures: A Long Road to an Uncertain Future

October 11

Boris Altshuler
Columbia University
Host: Mark Raizen
Many-Body Localization

October 18

Tamar Seideman
Northwestern University
Host: Mark Raizen
Toward Coherent Control in the Nanoscale

October 25

open

November 1

Lothar Frommhold
UT Austin
Spectroscopy of Molecular Collisional Complexes

November 8

Marlan Scully
Texas A&M University and Princeton University
Host: CQS Center
QUANTUM CONTROL OF LIGHT: From FAST CARS and Slow Light to anthrax detection and Dicke superradiance

November 15

Andrew Sykes
University of Queensland
Host: Mark Raizen
Pair Correlations in the 1D Bose gas

November 22






Thanksgiving

November 29

Mark Raizen
UT Austin
New Frontiers in Trapping of Ultra-Cold Atoms and Molecules: Late-Breaking Results

December 6

Peter Abbamonte
University of Illinois
Host: CQS Center
Electronic reconstruction at transition metal oxide interfaces
Spring 2007
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

February 1


Ken Shih
CQS Member
Quantum Engineering of Nanostructures: Electronics and Photonics

February 8


Loren Pfeiffer
Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent
Host: Linda Reichl
The role of MBE in discovering new physics

February 22


Seamus Davis
Cornell University
Host: Alex de Lozanne
Is the elusive 'hidden electronic order' of the cuprates neither hidden nor ordered?"

March 1


Charles Marcus
Harvard University
Host: Linda Reichl
Quantum Mechanics in the Information Age

March 8


Open
March APS Meeting in Denver

March 15

Spring Break
Spring Break

March 22


Alex Demkov
CQS Member
Zintl-Klemm intermetallics as glue in semiconductor/oxide heteroepitaxy

March 29


Francis Hellman
UC Berkeley

Host: Alex de Lozanne
Amorphous magnetic semiconductors: the enormous magnetoresistance, magnetization, and optical properties of a-GdxSi1-x

April 5


Sanjay Banerjee
UT Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Host: Linda Reichl
Transport in Mesoscopic Transistors

Wedensday
April 11
RLM 11.204 1:00


Wing Yim Tam
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Host: Harry Swinney
Joint Nonlinear Dynamics/Complex Quantum Systems Seminar

From Crystals to Quasicrystals Using Optical Interference Holography

April 12


Allan MacDonald
CQS Member
Excitonic Superfluidity

April 13
3:00 - RLM 14.318


Erich Gust
UT Austin
Qualifier: Dynamics of Bose-Einstein Condensation

Tuesday
April 17


Alessandra Lanzara
University of California, Berkeley

Host: Alex de Lozanne
One, two, three, infinity. From single layer graphene to infinite layers graphite

Tuesday
April 24
RLM 14.318
3:30


Sterling Garmon
UT Austin
Final Defense
The Role of the Van Hove Singularity in the Time Evolution of Electronic States in a Low-Dimensional Superlattice Semiconductor

April 26


Thomas Taubner
Stanford University

Host: Gennady Shvets
Infrared microscopy on the Nanoscale: From vibrational spectroscopy to Superlensing

Tuesday
May 1
RLM 14.318
2:00


Benjamin Holder
UT Austin
Final Defense
Coherent control of cold atoms in an optical lattice
Fall 2006
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

August 31

Dr. Brian LaCour
UT Austin
Ensemble-based Bayesian Tracking

September 14

Nimrod Moiseyev
Technion
Adiabatic theorem for open systems: Alignment/entanglement of molecules by lasers

September 21

Gennady Shvets
UT Austin
Metamaterials in mid-infrared: from superlenses to negative index materials

October 5

Joseph Thywissen
University of Toronto
Bose and Fermi gases in single- and double-well chip traps

October 12

Qian Niu
UT Austin
Berry phase in orbital magnetization and the anomalous Nernst effect

October 17

Howard Carmichael
University of Auckland,
Joint Complex Quantum Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar
Quantum Jumps and the Quasiclassical Motion of a Trapped Ion

October 19

Bogdan Damski
Los Alamos National Lab
Joint Complex Quantum Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar
Cold Atoms in a One Dimensional Box

October 26

Suhail Zubairy
Texas A&M University
Quantum interferometry: From quantum eraser to quantum lithography

November 2

Antonio Castro Neto
Boston University
The Amazing Properties of Two-Dimensional Carbon

November 7

Erich Gust
UT Austin
Qualifier
Dynamics of Bose-Einstein Condensation

November 9

J. R. Kirtley
IBM Watson Research Center, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, and Center for Probing the Nanoscale, Stanford University
Past, present, and prospects for superconducting –rings

November 16

Maxim Tsoi
UT Austin
Spintronics: from ferromagnets to antiferromagnets

November 21

Han Hsu
UT Austin
Final Defense
Interaction of Intense Laser Fields with Carbon Nanotubes>

November 23

open
(Thanksgiving Week)

November 28

Tim Coffey
UT Austin
Qualifier
Uniqueness of Bohmian Trajectories

November 30

Alexander Barr
UT Austin
Qualifier
Saddle-Node Bifurcations in HCP: Classical and Quantum Manifestations

November 30

Lincoln Carr
Colorado School of Mines
Macroscopic Quantum Tunneling and Entangled States in Bose-Einstein Condensates
Spring 2006
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

January 19

Jonathan Bird
SUNY Buffalo
NANOSCIENCE LECTURE SERIES
Quantum Switching of Electrons in Coupled Quantum Wires

February 2

Sami Mitra
American Physical Society
Physical Review Letters: The editorial office, the peer-review process, and recent changes

February 9
2:00 RLM 7.118

Gerhard Hegerfeldt
University of Gottingen
The quantum jump approach and quantum trajectories in quantum optics

February 16

Qian Niu
UT Austin
Berry phase effects on the electron

February 23
RLM 5.126

Michael Snyder
UT Austin
Final Defense
Quantum computation with ballistic electron waveguides

February 28
Tuesday
RLM 5.104

Ennio Arimondo
Universita di Pisa
Joint Condensed Matter/CNLD/Complex Quantum Systems Seminar
For a rubidium Bose-Einstein condensate in an accelerated periodic potential

March 2

German Luna Acosta
Universidad Autonoma de Puebla
Mixed chaos, dynamical tunelling, micro-lasers and beam splitters

March 9

Han Pu
Rice University
Joint Complex Quantum Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar
Dipolar Condensate in Atomic Gases

March 16

Spring Break
Spring Break

March 23

Mark Reed
Yale University
NANOSCIENCE LECTURE SERIES
Atomic and molecular scale electronic transport

March 30

Girish Agarwal
Oklahoma State University
NANOSCIENCE LECTURE SERIES
Measurement Induced Quantum Entanglement in a Collective System

April 6

Christian van den Broeck
Hasselt University
From Maxwell demon to Brownian refrigerator

April 13

Nikolai Sergeev
UT Austin
Ab initio study of inelastic transport in molecular electronic devices

April 20

Harold Baranger
Duke University
NANOSCIENCE LECTURE SERIES
Interference and Interactions in Electronic Nanostructures

April 27

Marlan Scully
Texas A&M University
NANOSCIENCE LECTURE SERIES
From Bose and Einstein to Bogoliubov and Beyond: a rich tradition of optical and statistical physics

Tuesday
May 2
RLM 5.104

Valery Pokrovsky
Texas A&M University
Joint Condensed Matter/CNLD/Complex Quantum Systems Seminar
Electronic paramagnetic resonance in low-dimensional metals

May 4

Mark Raizen
UT Austin
Experiments with a "Particle in a Box": Bose Einstein condensates, and Maxwell's Demon
Fall 2005
DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE OF TALK

September 22

Mr. Sterling Garmon
UT Austin
Anomalous Photo-absorption in a Semiconductor Superlattice, RLM 11.204

October 13

Mr. Dongil Kim
UT Austin
von Neumann measurement theory vs. the Schrödinger equation in a three level quantum system, RLM 13.202

October 20

Massimiliano Di Ventra
University of California San Diego
NANOSCIENCE LECTURE SERIES
Transport in nanoscale systems: physical issues and open questions

October 27

Supriyo Datta
Purdue University
NANOSCIENCE LECTURE SERIES
Nanodevices and Maxwell´s Demons

November 3

Chikako Uchiyama
University of Yamanashi
Open Quantum Systems

November 10

Alex de Lozanne
UT Austin
NANOSCIENCE LECTURE SERIES
Seeing phase transitions with magnetic force microscopy

Wednesday, November 16

Ms. Daungruthai Jarukanont
UT Austin
Qualifier

Quasi-Bound States in the Driven Morse System
RLM 13.202 2:00PM

November 17

Barry Sanders
University of Calgary
Joint Stat Mech/Nonlinear Dynamics & AMO Seminar
Large Double-EIT and Mutual Phase Shifts in Rebidum

24 November

open
(Thanksgiving Week)

Friday, December 2

Luming Duan
University of Michigan
NANOSCIENCE LECTURE SERIES
Quantum simulation and computation with cold trapped atoms
4:00 pm

Friday, December 9

Christof Jung
Centro de Ciencias Fisicas, Cuernavaca
How to describe and classify highly excited molecular vibrations
4:00 pm

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