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Seminars and Colloquia

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Fall 2015

 Date  Speaker  Title  Sem./Coll.
9/16 Martin Greven
School of Physics and Astronomy
University of Minnesota
Hidden magnetism and hidden Fermi-liquid behavior of the cuprate high-temperature superconductors Colloquium
9/23 Gregory Boebinger
Dept. of Physics
Florida State University
Entertaining Aspects of High Magnetic Field Research Colloquium
9/30 Jun Yan
Dept. of Physics
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Helicity-resolved Raman scattering of transition metal dichalcogenide atomic layers Colloquium
10/6 Peng Wei
Dept. of Physics & Francis Bitter Magnet Lab, MIT
Exploring novel ferromagnetic and superconducting orders using proximity effect in material heterostructures Seminar
10/7 Ying Ran
Dept. of Physics, Boston College
Topology and exotic orders in quantum solids Colloquium
10/14 Daniel Kirschner
Dept. of Biology
Boston College
From Macro to Nano: Focusing on Nerve Myelin—Nature's Multilayer Membrane Assembly Colloquium
11/2 Lu Li
Dept. of Physics
University of Michigan
Quantum Oscillations in Kondo Insulator SmB6 Colloquium
11/10 Lucile Savary
Dept. of Physics, MIT
Quantum Loop States in Spin-Orbital Models on the Honeycomb and Hyperhoneycomb Lattices Seminar
11/11 Allan Adams
Dept. of Physics, MIT
Quantum Liquids and Turbulent Black Holes Colloquium
11/13 Cindy Schwarz
Dept.t of Physics and Astronomy, Vassar College
Problem Solving and Flipped Materials in Upper Level Physics Courses: Role of Self-Explanation and Individual Differences in Metacognitive Processes Seminar
11/18 Song Jin
Dept. of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Solar Energy Conversion and Electrocatalysis Using Earth-Abundant Nanomaterials Colloquium
11/19 Yang Qi
Institute for Advanced Study at Tsinghua University
Classifying and detecting symmetry fractionalization in gapped 2D spin liquids Seminar
11/24 Jorn W. F. Venderbos
Dept. of Physics, MIT
Multi-Q hexagonal spin density waves and dynamically generated spin-orbit coupling: time-reversal invariant analog of chiral spin density wave Seminar
12/1 Chong Wang
Dept. of Physics,
Harvard University
Half-filled Landau level, topological insulator, and quantum spin liquids Seminar
12/2 Paul Kwiat
Dept. of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
For Whom the Bell Inequality Tolls: The End of Local Realism? Colloquium
12/4 Sophia Economou
Dept. of Physics, Virginia Tech
Spins and photons in semiconductor nanostructures Seminar
12/8 Edwin Barnes
Dept. of Physics, Virginia Tech
12/15 Jiadong Zang
Dept. of Physics, University of New Hampshire
Skyrmions in Helimagnets Seminar

Spring 2016

 Date  Speaker  Title  Sem./Coll.
1/21 William Witczak-Krempa
Dept. of Physics, Harvard University
1/27 David Cahill
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering and Materials Research Laboratory,
University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Picosecond Spin Caloritronics Colloquium
3/2 Xiaoji Xu
Dept. of Chemistry,
Lehigh University
Scattering-type scanning near-field optical microscopy with reconstruction of vertical interactions Colloquium
Young-June Kim
Dept. of Physics,
University of Toronto
3/24 Jeremy Levy
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
3/30 Jason Hancock
Dept. of Physics,
University of Connecticut
4/6 Daniel Britt
Dept. of Physics,
University of Central Florida
4/13 Irina Novikova
Dept. of Physics, College of William and Mary
Cool quantum optics with hot atoms Colloquium