Michigan State University

Department of Physics & Astronomy

CMP Seminar Schedule Fall 2014

Mondays at 4:10 pm, Room 1400 Biomedical & Physical Sciences Bldg.
Refreshments at 3:45 pm.

Speaker Title Host
1 September   No seminar: Labor Day University Holiday
8 September   Roland Kawakami
(Ohio State University)
Physics and technology of spin-dependent phenomena in graphene John McGuire
15 September   Dan Gammon
(Naval Research Lab)
Quantum dots in a photonic crystal: towards a quantum network John McGuire
22 September   Ivar Martin
Spontaneous Quantum Hall Effect and Fractionalization in Itinerant Chiral Magnets Alex Levchenko
29 September   Adrian Feiguin
(Northeastern U.)
Breaking an electron: Spin incoherent behavior in strongly correlated low dimensional systems Alex Levchenko
6 October   Jeffrey Lynn
The Magic of Manganites: Novel Fundamental and Practical Properties Xianglin Ke
13 October   Lara Faoro
(Rutgers University)
Generalized Tunneling Model (GTM) for Two Level System (TLS) in amorphous materials and its predictions for their dephasing and the noise in superconducting microresonators Norman Birge
20 October   Fiona Burnell
(Univ. Minnesota)
Helical correlations and unbroken symmetry in FCC-stacked triangular Ising antiferromagnets Alex Levchenko
27 October   David J. Singh
Applications of Transport Theory to Thermoelectrics and the Discovery of Old Thermoelectrics Xianglin Ke
3 November   Xiaodong Xu
(U. Washington, Seattle)
Spin and pseudospins in 2D semiconductors John McGuire
10 November   Joshua Folk
(Univ. of British Columbia)
Spin Orbit, Magnetic Defects, and Dephasing in Graphene Norman Birge
17 November   Steve Pressé
(Indiana U. - Purdue U. Indianapolis)
Stochastic Models for Protein Diffusion from Live Cell to Single Molecule In Vitro Studies Lisa Lapidus
24 November   Boris I. Yakobson
(Rice University)
From material substance to shape to property David Tomanek
1 December   Mohit Randeria
(Ohio State University)
Chiral magnetism and skyrmions in 2D materials with Rashba Spin-Orbit Coupling Alex Levchenko
8 December   Yehuda Dinaii
Weizmann Institute, Israel
Phase lapses and dephasing in quantum Hall interferometers Alex Levchenko
15 December   Ilya Gruzberg
(Ohio State Univ.)  
Mysteries of the quantum Hall staircase Mark Dykman  

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Organized by Lisa Lapidus
Last update:   2014.12.08 (Monday) 13:51:35 EST.
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