Events Archive

2016

HET Seminar | Apratim Kaviraj | Indian Institute of Science | Conformal Bootstrap in Mellin space

Condensed Matter Seminar, Vanita Srinivasa, Univ. of MD, "Entangling semiconductor spin qubits via the Coulomb interaction"

Zohar Komargodski "Strings from Massive Higher Spins: The Asymptotic Uniqueness of the Veneziano Amplitude"

Tue, Jul 19, 2016, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Zohar Komargodski | The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. "Strings from Massive Higher Spins: The Asymptotic Uniqueness of the Veneziano Amplitude"

Special Seminar: "Neutrinos are Everywhere: Towards a New Understanding of the Quantum Universe" Nigel S. Lockyer, Director Fermi National Laboratory

Fri, Jun 17, 2016, 4:30 pm to Mon, Jun 13, 2016, 6:00 pm
Fermilab has entered an exciting new phase, in which an international collaboration is designing and building the world’s most powerful source of neutrinos on the Fermilab site.

Special Seminar: "Neutrinos are Everywhere: Towards a New Understanding of the Quantum Universe" Nigel S. Lockyer, Director Fermi National Laboratory

Fri, Jun 17, 2016, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
June 17 Jadwin Hall, Room A-10 Princeton University Department of Physics ~ Special Colloquium “Neutrinos are Everywhere: Towards a New Understanding of the Quantum Universe ” Speaker: Nigel S. Lockyer, Director Fermi National Laboratory Fermilab has entered an exciting new phase, in which an international collaboration is designing and building...

Kirk McDonald Retirement - Special Seminars

Fri, Jun 17, 2016, 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
10:30 - Welcome and Introduction - Stew Smith 10:50 - "Lepton pairs from hadrons - then and now", Jim Pilcher, Enrico Fermi Institute 11:30 - "Physics with Pairs of Particles:Muons, Pions, Photons", Cristina Biino, University of Torino 12:10 - Break 2:00 - "Drell-Yan Studies in the 80's, and Muon Pairs Today", Sandro Palestini, CERN

Special Seminar: Pedram Roushan, Google: "Chiral ground-state currents of interacting photons in a synthetic magnetic field”

Thu, Jun 16, 2016, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
The intriguing many-body phases of quantum matter arise from the interplay of particle interactions, spatial symmetries, and external fields. Generating these phases in an engineered system could provide deeper insight into their nature and the potential for harnessing their unique properties.

Special CM Seminar, David van Woerkom, Delft University of Technology, "Dynamics of Superconductor-Semiconductor Josephson junctions"

Special CM Seminar, Aris Alexandradinata, Yale, "The first nonsymmorphic topological insulator: prediction and discovery"

Wed, Jun 8, 2016, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spatial symmetries in crystals are distinguished by whether they preserve the spatial origin. I will show how this basic geometric property gives rise to a new topology in band insulators, which we propose (and subsequently discover) to lie in the large-gap insulators: KHgX (X=As,Sb,Bi).

Special Seminar: Edoardo Baldini, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland, "Exploring the Nonequilibrium Dynamics of Collective Excitations"

Mon, Jun 6, 2016, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
One of the distinctive characteristics of strongly interacting and correlated quantum systems is the non-trivial interplay between low- and high-energy degrees of freedom. The origin of this interplay lies in the electron-electron and electron-boson interactions, which spread the optical spectral weight over a wide energy range.

High Energy Theory Seminar David Kosower, PCTS Seminar Room 407

Fri, Jun 3, 2016, 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm
Higher-Order Results from BlackHat

Special CM Seminar, Ahmet Avsar, National University of Singapore, "Electronic spin transport in gate-tunable black phosphorus spin valves"

Arnab Rudra, University of California, Davis | String theory low energy expansion and M theory amplitudes

Wed, Jun 1, 2016, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Description: The goal of this discussion will be to first provide a broader picture and then to discuss the most recent work. I will review the general features of Low energy expansion of stringy amplitudes (tree level and one-loop) and it's relation to number of non-compact dimensions.

Hear the Music of the Cosmos: strings, gravitational waves, and beyond! - Katerina Visnjic

Fri, May 27, 2016, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
The laws of nature work together in harmony to create the world as we experience it. Join us on an interactive journey full of wacky experiments as we tune-in to the musics of nature that surrounds us. **Guaranteed fun for children of ages 0-100!

Astroparticle Physics Seminar: Phillip Urquijo, Univ. of Melbourne

Fri, May 27, 2016, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
“Searching for New Phenomena at the Intensity Frontier” Abstract In February of this year the intensity frontier SuperKEKB e+e- collider, located at the KEK laboratory in Tsukuba, came online with its “first turns”, a major milestone in preparing for collisions in 2017. The Belle II detector, located at the SuperKEKB interaction point, will be...

Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion group led by Masahito Yamazaki, IAS

Wed, May 25, 2016, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Description: I will discuss the discrete Liouville theory and its connection with cluster algebras, Teichmuller theory and supersymmetric gauge theories. References: The version of discrete Liouville I discuss has been formulated by many papers by Faddeev, Volkov, Takhajan, Kashaev. A good starting point is: Faddeev, Kashaev, Volkov hep-th/...

High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Nima Arkani-Hamed, IAS - TBA

Special Condensed Matter Seminar, Gregor Jotzu, ETH, "Probing Topological Floquet-Bands and Quantum Magnetism with Ultracold Fermions"

Fri, May 20, 2016, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Complex quantum many-body systems are ubiquitous in nature, yet their behaviour often remains very challenging to predict with analytical or numerical calculations - especially when it comes to dynamics.

Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion group led by Sangmin Lee , Member IAS, Bloomberg Hall Physics Library

Wed, May 18, 2016, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
I will review a few recent papers on 4d, N=3 superconformal field theories.

Special CM Seminar, Shaffique Adam, Yale-NUS, "The role of electron-electron interactions in graphene†"

Wed, May 18, 2016, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
About ten years ago, a new electronic material appeared – notable not only for its ease of preparation and theoretical simplicity, but also by its promise for future electronic devices. Single monatomic sheets of carbon, known as graphene, are described as weakly interacting massless Dirac fermions and in many ways, are a textbook system to test...

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