Condensed Matter (CM) Seminar Schedule

Fall 2023


The seminars are held every Tuesday at 1:30 pm via Zoom and/or 330W - except where noted.

Seminar Zoom Link:


DayTitleSpeakerHostRecordings / Slides
August 29

Pressure-tuning of interacting electron systems in layered materials

Jochen Geck                            (Institut fuer Festkoerper- und Materialphysik
Technische Universitaet Dresden)
Sang-Wook Cheong  Recording
 September 12 Wannier Obstructions, Topological Phases and Light-Matter Interactions in MoirĂ© Heterostructures Martin Claassen                  (University of Pennsylvania) Jedediah Pixley  Recording
 September 19 Data-centric learning of Quantum Many-body States with Classical Machines Eun-Ah Kim                         (Cornell University)  Eva Andrei  Recording
 September 26

Optical control of antiferromagnetic order

Suyang Xu                          (Harvard University) Sean Oh  Recording

October 3 

Light-induced broken symmetries Anshul Kogar                    (University of California, Los Angeles) Sang-Wook Cheong  Recording
 October 10  NO SEMINAR       
 October 17 Chern Mosaic and ideal bands in helical trilayer graphene Daniele Guerci                    (Center for Computational Quantum)  Jedediah Pixley  Recording

October 24

* 1pm start time

Heavy Fermion model for Magic Angle Twisted Bilayer Graphene and Fractional Chern Insulators in MoTe2 Andrei Bernevig              (Princeton University)  Piers Coleman   Recording
October 31 SYK model: basic properties and applications Alex Kamenev               (University of Minnesota  Emil Yuzbashyan  Recording
November 7 Topological States in Twisted Bilayer Transition Metal Dichalcogenides Di Xiao                          (University of Washington) David Vanderbilt  Recording
November 14

Influence functionals, temporal  entanglement, and quantum many-body dynamics

Dima Abanin                   (Princeton University) Jedediah Pixley  Recording
November 21 The Dirac equation and topological materials: Anomalous successes and a surprising failure (II) Interference-mediated pairing in dirty marginal Fermi liquids Matt Foster                            (Rice University) Emil Yuzbashyan  Recording
November 28 Two-Dimensional Heavy Fermion CeSiI Abhay Pasupathy              (Columbia University) Premi Chandra  
December 01

Static and dynamic switching effects in multiferroic materials

Andrei Pimenov                  (Vienna University of Technology Girsh Blumberg  

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




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