Condensed Matter Seminar Schedule

Spring 2018

            Seminars are on Tuesdays at 1:30 pm unless otherwise specified

All welcome! 

 Please contact our administrative assistant  Stefanie Miller ( with questions  regarding travel arrangements and reimbursements. Questions about the CM seminar schedule should be addressed to Prof. Emil Yuzbashyan (

Date Title
Speaker's Host

Jan 23

Mesoscopics with attractive electrons
David Pekker
(University of Pittsburgh)

Jed Pixeley
January 25
3:30 pm

Anomalous Transport Properties in Topological Phases of Matter
Tian Liang

David Vanderbilt

Jan 30

Odd surface waves Alexander Abanov
(Stony Brook University)
Emil Yuzbashyan

Feb 6

Strong covalency and ligand holes, or how to make magnetic gold?
Daniel Khomskii
(University of Cologne
Jak Chakalian

Feb 13

Band geometry and nonlinear optical studies on Weyl semimetals
Liang Wu
Sean Oh

Feb 20

 Topology of crystalline insulators and finite-lifetime quasiparticles
Liang Fu

David Vanderbilt

Feb 27

Spin noise spectroscopy: an insight from high order correlators
Nikolai Sinitsyn
(Los Alamos)

Emil Yuzbashyan
March 6
NO SEMINAR, APS March Meeting

March 13

Joel Lebowitz

Emil Yuzbashyan

March 20

Joseph Checkelsky
Weida Wu

March 27

Sriram Shastry
(U of California, Santa Cruz
Emil Yuzbashyan

April 3

Matthew Yankowitz

Eva Andrei
April 5
1:30 pm

Andrew Lucas

Tom Banks
April 12
1:30 pm
Many-body cavity QED with multimode resonators
Benjamin Lev
Jed Pixeley

April 17

Joseph A. Stroscio

Eva Andrei

April 24

Andrew Millis
Sang Cheong

May 1

Ashvin Vishwanath

Emil Yuzbashyan