Rutgers Condensed Matter Seminar Schedule

Fall 2021

Seminars are held on Tuesdays at 1:30 pm via Zoom (unless noted) for the Fall 2021 semester

If you're interested in attending a seminar and need the Zoom link, please e-mail edipaola at


Sept 7 - 330W and Zoom Entanglement in critical quantum spin chains with defects Ananda Roy (Rutgers) Misha Gershenson
Sep 14 - 330W and Zoom Order Fractionalization: Broken symmetry meets topology Piers Coleman (Rutgers) Sang-Wook Cheong

Sep 21 - 330W and Zoom

Fermi surfaces large and small: unifying theories of the Anderson lattice and Hubbard models Subir Sachdev (Harvard U./ Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton) Piers Coleman

Sep 28 - 330W and Zoom

Resonance from antiferromagnetic spin fluctuations for spin-triplet candidate superconductor UTe2

Pengcheng Dai (Rice U) Sang-Wook Cheong
Oct 5 - Zoom Quantum oscillations in the spin liquid state of a-RuCl3 Nai Phuan Ong (Princeton U) Piers Coleman
Oct 12 - 330W and Zoom Ultrafast visualization of the electron dynamics and optical nonlinearities in high-intensity laser matter interactions Bonggu Shim (Binghamton) Seongshik Oh
Oct 19 - Zoom Photo-induced Phase Transitions in Charge Density Waves Nuh Gedik (MIT) Sang-Wook Cheong

Oct 26 - 330W and Zoom

Strong Coupling Theory of Magic-Angle Graphene Eslam Khalaf (Harvard U) Jed Pixley

Nov 2

No Seminar    
Nov 9 - Zoom Phase-induced Majorana devices Yuval Oreg (Weizmann Institute) Natan Andrei
Nov 16 - 330W and Zoom Trilinear couplings in ferroelectrics and charge density wave materials Turan Birol (Univ of Minnesota) David Vanderbilt
Nov 23 No Seminar:  Thanksgiving Week    
Nov 30 - 330W and Zoom Discovery of novel quantum phenomena in kagome materials including superconductors M. Zahid Hasan (Princeton)  Piers Coleman
Dec 7 - Zoom Probing 2D Electronic States with Microwave Impedance Microscopy Yongtao Cui (UC Riverside) Weida Wu
Dec 14 - Zoom Multiloop Functional Renormalization Group for Quantum Spin Systems

Dominik Kiese (University of Cologne)

David Vanderbilt

Please contact our administrative assistant Erica DiPaola (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with questions regarding travel arrangements and reimbursements. Seminar Organizer: Sang-Wook Cheong. Questions about the CM seminar schedule should be addressed to Prof. Sang-Wook Cheong (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


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