Seminar Calendar


Date

Time

Place

Speaker

Title




Week of August 13

Mon, Aug 13
14:30
Aud

Organizational meeting.
Wed, Aug 15
10:30
Aud
Atsushi Fujimori
Experimenter of the week. Chemical potential shifts in strongly correlated systems: from titanates to cuprates. [Podcast]
Fri, Aug 17
10:30
Aud
Maxim Mostovoy
Seminar. TP-symmetry breaking in solids: magnetically induced ferroelectricity. [Podcast]



Week of August 20

Wed, Aug 22
12:30
SSR
Silvia Picozzi
Seminar. Dual Nature of improper ferroelectricity in a magnetoelectric multiferroic. [Podcast]
Thu, Aug 23
14:00
Aud
John Greedan
Seminar. Mott Transition in Nd[1-x]TiO3: Hole Doping of a Mott Insulator. [Podcast]
Fri, Aug 24
10:30
SSR
Rossitza Pentcheva, Nicola Spaldin
Discussion. Multilayer heterostructures based on oxide materials [Podcast]



Week of August 27

Mon, Aug 27
12:15
Aud
Leon Balents, Jeroen van den Brink
Director's blackboard lunch: Overview of the Motterials07 program [Podcast]
Tue, Aug 28
10:30
Aud
Young Lee
Seminar: Neutron and x-ray scattering studies of frustrated quantum magnets in 1, 2, and 3 dimensions [Podcast]
Wed, Aug 29
12:00
SSR
Antoine Georges
Seminar: Cuprates: Superconductivity near the Nodes, Mottness at the Antinodes [Podcast]
Thu, Aug 30
10:30
Aud
Philippe Sindzingre, Shinsei Ryu
Seminar: Kagome antiferromagnet [Podcast]
Fri, Aug 31
10:30
SSR
Stefan Wessel, Ying-Jer Kao, Chung-Hou Chung
Discussion: Supersolids [Podcast]



Week of September 3

Tue, Sep 4
10:30
Aud
Nicola Spaldin
Tutorial. Why are magnetism and ferroelectricity contra-indicated? [Podcast]
Wed, Sep 5
12:00
SR
Collin Broholm
Seminar. Magnetism and ferroelectricity on a kagome staircase.
Thu, Sep 6
10:30
Aud
Alexander Lichtenstein
Tutorial. LDA U and beyond [Podcast]
Fri, Sep 7
10:30
SSR
Roderich Moessner
Discussion. Frustrated magnets [Podcast]



Week of September 17

Tue, Sep 18
10:30
Aud
Matthew Fisher
Tutorial: spin liquids [Podcast]
Wed, Sep 19
12:00
SSR
Daniil Khomskii, Yukitoshi Motome
Discussion: Orbital order [Podcast]

Thu, Sep 20
10:30
Aud
Claire Lhuillier
Discussion: Z_2 vortices in Heisenberg antiferromagnets [Podcast]
Fri, Sep 21
10:30
SSR
Open microphone
Bring your own topic and/or add to the list of orbital related topics [Podcast]



Week of September 24

Mon, Sep 24
12:15
Aud
Daniil Khomskii
Blackboard Lunch: Correlated electrons: charges, spins, orbitals and their interplay
Tue, Sep 25
10:30
Aud
Yukitoshi Motome
Discussion: Orbital and magnetic physics in vanadium spinels
Thu, Sep 27
10:30
Aud
Andrey Mishchenko
Seminar: Diagrammatic Monte Carlo as an exact tool for a problem of a complex object interacting with bosons. What else can be done?



Week of October 1

Tue, Oct 2
10:30
Aud
Leon Balents (moderator)
Discussion: frustration
Thu, Oct 4
10:30
Aud
Jak Tchakhalian
Seminar: Physics at the Interface of Complex Oxides



Week of October 8

Mon, Oct 8
12:15
SSR
participants
Discussion: frustration (2) - bring your lunch . See list
Tue, Oct 9
10:30
Aud
Bruce Gaulin
Seminar: Frustration, Satifaction, and Fluctuations in
Pyrochlore Magnets
Thu, Oct 11
10:30
Aud
Karlo Penc
Seminar: Pyrochlore spin systems in magnetic field



Week of October 15

Mon, Oct 15
12:15
Aud
Nicola Spaldin
Discussion: Grand Challenges in Oxides
Tue, Oct 16
10:30
Aud
Amit Keren
Seminar: A magnetic analog of the isotope effect in cuprates
and other experiments with correlated electrons
Thu, Oct 18
10:30
Aud
Oleg Starykh
Seminar: Orders and excitations in frustrated quasi-one-dimensional
antiferromagnets



Week of October 22


Tue, Oct 23
10:30
Aud
H R Krishnamurthy
Discussion/Overview: Manganites

Wed, Oct 24
12:30
SSR
M Zahid Hasan
Seminar: Novel Phases and Topological Excitations in systems with Unusual Symmetries

Thu, Oct 25
10:30
Aud
Eva Pavarini
Seminar: Orbital fluctuations in the different phases of the Mott insulators LaVO3 and YVO3




Week of October 29




Tue Oct 30
10:30
Aud
A Vishwanath
Seminar: Novel orders from geometrical frustration

Wed Oct 31
12:30
SSR
N.Phuan Ong
Seminar: The effect of quantizing fields on Dirac-like excitations in graphene and Bi

Thu Nov 1
10:30
Aud
W Brenig
Seminar: Defects in quantum magnets: some critical, some frustrated






Week of November 5


Tue Nov 6
10:30
Aud
Michel Kenzelmann
Seminar: Magneto-electric multiferroicity in quantum magnetic insulators

Wed Nov 7
12:30
SSR
Philip Phillips
Seminar: Hidden charge-2e boson in doped Mott insulators: Field theory of Mottness

Thu Nov 8
10:30
Aud
Roger Melko
Seminar: The case for deconfined quantum criticality in the J-K and J-Q models: a comparative QMC study




Week of November 12


Tue Nov 13
10:30
Aud
Philipp Werner
Seminar: Diagrammatic Monte Carlo method for fermions

Wed Nov 14
12:30
SSR
Peter Abbamonte
Seminar: Observation of unidirectional charge order near room temperature in Zn-doped La_{2-x}Sr_{x}CuO_{4}

Thu Nov 15
10:30
Aud
George Jackeli
Seminar: Dimer phases in quantum antiferromagnets with orbital degeneracy




Week of November 19


Mon Nov 19
10:30
SSR
Hidenori Takagi
Seminar: Quantum liquid produced by geometrical frustration in spinel oxides

Tue Nov 20
10:30
Aud
Michel Gingras
Seminar: Experimentally motivated problems in some highly frustrated rare-earth magnetic materials

Wed Nov 21
12:30
SSR
Rajiv Singh
Seminar: Finite-temperature and ground state properties of kagome lattice antiferromagnets




Week of November 26


Tue Nov 27
10:30
Aud
Dimitri Argyriou
Seminar: Function from frustration in modern multiferroics

Wed Nov 28
12:30
SSR
Luuk Ament
Seminar: Theory of resonant inelastic X-ray scattering

Thu Nov 29
10:30
Aud
Sumio Ishihara
Seminar: Impurity effects in orbital ordered systems
Thu Nov 30
2:30
Aud
George Sawatzky
Discussion: TBA




Week of December 3





Tue Dec 4
10:30
Aud
Jason Alicea
Seminar: Frustrated Diamond Lattice Antiferromagnets



Wed Dec 5
10:30
SSR
Sudhakar Yarlagadd
Seminar: Cooperative electron-phonon interaction in one dimension





Wed Dec 5
12:30
SSR
Lev Bulaevskii
Seminar: Orbital currents and polarization in Mott insulators





Thu Dec 6
10:30
Aud
Mona Berciu
Seminar: The Green's function of a Holstein polaron





Tue Dec 11
12:30
TBA
Dirk van der Marel
Seminar: Optics clues to pairing glues





Wed Dec 12
12:30
SSR
Sang-Wook Cheong
Seminar: Symmetric vs. antisymmetric
couplings for magnetism-driven ferroelectricity





Thu Dec 13
11:00
TBA
Maurits Haverkort
Seminar: Spin-orbit effects in the ruthenates







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