In recent years, advances in experimental techniques have allowed for the first time simultaneous measurements of many interacting components in living systems at almost all scales, making now an exciting time to search for physical principles of collective behavior in living systems.

# Events Archive

## FPO

### FPO - Xiaowen Chen - "Statistical Physics Approaches to Collective Behavior in Networks of Neurons"

### FPO - Yaqiong Li - "Probing the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation Using Large Superconducting Detector Arrays"

### FPO - Laura Chang - Dark Matter in the Milky Way

We have entered a data-driven era of astrophysics and cosmology, providing a wealth of datasets within which to search for the answers to some of the most fundamental open questions in the physics of our Universe.

### FPO - Kelvin Mei - "A Search for Scalar Top Quarks in Final States with High Jet Multiplicity and a Lepton with the CMS detector at the Large Hadron Collider"

A search is conducted for scalar top quarks decaying in the Full Run II dataset for the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) of 137.2\fbinv collected at a center of mass energy of √s = 14 TeV.

### FPO - Tong Gao - Thermal Transport Properties of Quantum Spin Liquid Materials

Abstract Quantum spin liquids(QSL) have fascinated physicists for nearly half a century since Anderson first introduced this concept with his resonating-valence-bond(RVB) idea in 1973. Although many progresses had been made, more challenges emerge from both theoretical and experimental perspectives.

### FPO - JaeUk Kim - Hyperuniformity of Point Patterns and Two-Phase Composite Media

This dissertation focuses on the generation of certain special disordered systems, as well as general tools that have been developed to characterize their microstructures. Particular attention is devoted to disordered hyperuniform systems, which are ex- otic amorphous states of matter that lie between crystals and liquids.

### FPO - Zheng Ma - "Generation and Structural Characterization of Non-Hyperuniform and Hyperuniform Disordered Systems"

This dissertation focuses on the generation of certain special disordered systems, as well as general tools that have been developed to characterize their microstructures. Particular attention is devoted to disordered hyperuniform systems, which are ex- otic amorphous states of matter that lie between crystals and liquids.

### FPO - Jiaqi Jiang "Selected problems in quantum field theory in different dimensions"

### FPO - Alexey Milekhin - "Quantum mechanical systems with holographic duals"

This thesis is devoted to studying quantum mechanical systems with gravity duals. It is interesting to study holographic correspondence for quantum mechanical systems since we have much more theoretical control over them compared to quantum field theories.

### FPO - Justin Ripley - "General relativity and its classical modification in gravitational collapse"

In this thesis, we describe numerical spherical collapse solutions to a ``modified gravity'' theory, Einstein dilaton Gauss-Bonnet (EdGB) gravity.

### FPO - Jingjing Lin "Transport Properties of Topological Chalcogenides under Pressure"

Magnetic breakdown refers to the tunneling of electrons between distinct orbitals beyond a critical magnetic field.

### FPO - Luca Iliesiu - "On Two-Dimensional Quantum Gravity"

his thesis explores topics in two-dimensional quantum gravity, focusing on the specific model of Jackiw-Teitelboim (JT) gravity and its relation to higher-dimensional black holes (BHs).

### FPO - Sanjay Moudgalya - "New Forms of Ergodicity Breaking in Quantum Many-Body Systems"

Generic isolated interacting quantum systems are believed to be ergodic, i.e. any simple initial state evolves to a thermal state at late-times, forming a barrier to the protection of quantum information. A sufficient condition for the thermalization of initial states in an isolated quantum system is the Eigenstate Thermalization Hypothesis (...

### FPO - Yonglong Xie - "Visualizing emergent phenomena in quantum materials: from Majorana zero mode to many-body correlations"

Topology and correlation, fundamental ingredients that often dictate the ground states of quantum matter, leave distinct local electronic fingerprints that can be detected with scanning tunneling microscopy (STM).

### FPO - Peter Brown - "Probing dynamical quantities in the 2D Fermi-Hubbard model with quantum gas microscopy"

The recent development of fermionic quantum gas microscopes has enabled studies of cold atom Fermi-Hubbard systems with single-site resolution, revealing a variety of interesting phenomena in regimes which are difficult to access with existing theory techniques.

### FPO - Ilya Belopolski - "Discovery of Magnetic Topological Crystals"

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### FPO - Jiming Sun - "High Pressure Superionic Ice Phase Diagram"

Water is one of the most common substances in the universe and is found in many different phases.

### FPO - Vladimir Kirilin - "Higher spin operators in conformal field theories"

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