Michigan State University

Department of Physics & Astronomy

CMP Seminar Schedule Fall 2017

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

Speaker Title Host
11 September Sergey Syzranov - University of California at Santa Cruz (currently at the University of Maryland) 
Quantum information scrambling and out-of-time-order correlators in finite open systems  Mohammad Maghrebi
18 September  
Rohit Prasankumar - Los Alamos National Laboratory 
Using Ultrashort Light Pulses to Directly Probe Complex Quantum Materials  Chong-Yu Ruan
25 September Wei Lai - Michigan State University Rattling or Diffusing: atomic dynamics from combined computational and experimental studies  Norman Birge/Ruby Ghosh
2 October   Victor Galitski - University of Maryland
Quantum friction effects in superfluids  Mohammad Maghrebi
9 October Utpal Chatterjee - University of Virginia Comparison of the pseudogap physics in incommensurate CDW materials and High Temperature Superconductors  Bhanu Mahanti
16 October Kater Murch - Washington University, St. Louis Measurement and control in superconducting qubits: from the quantum Zeno effect to quantum enhanced metrology  Johannes Pollanen
23 October Gerhard Klimeck - Purdue University The Single-Atom Transistor: How it was Created and What it May Mean for the Future and Mythbusting Knowledge Transfer  David Tomanek
30 October Britton Plourde - Syracuse University Tools for Building Large-Scale Quantum Processors with Superconducting Circuits  Stuart Tessmer
6 November Yaroslav Tserkovnyak - UCLA Spin Hydrodynamics in insulators Mark Dykman
13 November Eugene Mishchenko - University of Utah Many-body depolarization effect in metallic nanotubes  Mark Dykman
20 November David Mandrus - Oak Ridge National Laboratory   From Neutrons to Nanoscience int he layered magnets a-RuC13 and Cr1/3NbS2 Xianglin Ke
27 November Oliver Monti - University of Arizona Electronic Structure and Ultrafast Dynamics at Organic Semiconductor Interfaces - A Path Toward Tailoring Novel Electronic Devices?  Pengpeng Zhang
4 December  
James Hone - Columbia University 
Van der Waals heterostructures: fabrication and materials issues  David Tomanek
11 December  
  Alex Levchenko - University of Wisconsin, Madison
Multi-Terminal Josephsonics - Topological Phases and Qubits Stuart Tessmer

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Organized by Ruby Ghosh and John McGuire
Last update:2017.11.14 (Tuesday) 10:52:15 EST .
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Spring 2017   
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Fall 2015    Spring 2015   
Fall 2014    Spring 2014   
Fall 2013    Spring 2013   
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