KITP Conference: Fundamental Aspects of Graphene and Other Carbon Allotropes (Jan 9-13, 2012)
in partnership with the Office of Naval Research
Coordinators: Vladimir Falko, Francisco Guinea, Jeanie Lau, Antonio H. Castro Neto

Scientific Advisors: Andre Geim, Sankar Das Sarma, Alan MacDonald

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Monday, Jan 09, 2012

Session: Plenary Session.   Chair: Volodya Falko (Lancaster Univ.)

9:00am David Gross (KITP Director) Welcome[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:10am Harold Kroto (Florida State Univ.) Carbon in Nano and Outer Space[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Mildred Dresselhaus (MIT) The Photophysics of Nano Carbons[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:20am Morning Break
10:50am Toshiaki Enoki (Tokyo Inst. of Tech.) Graphene Edges; Unconventional Electronic and Magnetic Properties[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:25am Sankar Das Sarma (Univ. Maryland) Electronic Properties of Graphene[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:00pm Philip Kim (Columbia Univ.) Multicomponent Integer and Fractional Quantum Hall Effect in Graphene[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:35pm Lunch Break

Session: Transport Properties.   Chair: Jeanie Lau (UC Riverside)

2:00pm Pablo Jarillo-Herrero (MIT) Quantum Transport and Optoelectronics in Graphene on Boron Nitride Devices[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:35pm Jun Zhu (Penn State Univ.) Magneto-transport in Dilute Fluorinated Graphene[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:10pm Leonid Levitov (MIT) Spontaneously Ordered Electronic States in Highly DopedGraphene[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:45pm Afternoon Break
4:15pm Michael Fuhrer (Univ. Maryland) Graphene: Scratching the Surface[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:50pm Jurgen Smet (MPI-FKF) Localization and Current Fluctuations in Graphene[Podcast][Aud][Cam]

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2012

Session: Optics.   Chair: Jun Zhu (Penn State)

9:00am Andrea Ferrari (Univ. Cambridge) Light Interaction With Graphene
9:35am Tony Heinz (Columbia Univ.) Probing Electronic Excitations and Correlation Effects in Graphene by Optical Spectroscopy[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:10am Dimitri Basov (UCSD) Dirac Plasmons in Graphene: Infrared Nano-spectroscopy and Nanoimaging
10:45am Morning Break
11:15am Marek Potemski (LNCMI/CNRS) Electronic and E_2g Optical Phonon Excitations in Graphene and Graphite: Magneto-Raman Scattering Studies
11:50am Michael Fogler (UCSD) Graphene Nanoplasmonics
12:25pm Alessandra Lanzara (UC Berkeley) Engineering the Electronic Properties of Graphene
1:00pm Lunch Break

Session: Bilayer Graphene.   Chair: Philip Kim (Columbia)

2:00pm Andre Geim (Univ. Manchester) Electronic Properties of Graphene-BN Heterostructures[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:35pm Jairo Velasco Jr. (UC Riverside) Transport Spectroscopy of Symmetry-Broken Insulating States in Bilayer Graphene[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:10pm Oskar Vafek (Florida State Univ.) Theoretical Approach to Many-body Instabilities in Bilayer Graphene[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:45pm Afternoon Break
4:15pm Yonah Lemonik (Columbia Univ.) A Renormalization Group Approach to the Ground State of Bilayer Graphene[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:50pm Maxim Kharitonov (Rutgers) Correlated States in Bilayer Graphene[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:25pm Allan MacDonald (Univ. Texas) Spontaneous Hall States in Quantum Hall Bilayers[Podcast][Aud][Cam]

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2012

Session: Spintronics and Magnetism.   Chair: Guido Burkard (Univ. Konstanz)

9:00am Bart Van Wees (Univ. Groningen) Charge and Spin Transport in High Quality Suspended and Boron Nitride Based Graphene Devices[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:35am Roland Kawakami (UC Riverside) Spin and Magnetism in Graphene
10:10am Barbaros Özyilmaz (NUS) Spin Transport in cvd and Bilayers Graphene[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:45am Morning Break
11:15am Maria Vozmediano (Univ. Madrid) Quantum Field Theory Aspects of Graphene[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:50am Irina Grigorieva (Univ. Manchester) Magnetism in Graphene Induced by Point Defects[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:25pm Lunch Break

Thursday, Jan 12, 2012

Session: Scanned Probe Studies.   Chair: Maria Vozmediano (Univ. Madrid)

9:00am Michael Crommie (UC Berkeley) Manipulating Graphene at the Atomic Scale: Adatoms, Strain, and Edges[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:35am Eva Andrei (Rutgers) Probing Dirac Fermions in Graphene: From Landau Levels to Twist-induced van Hove Singularities[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:10am Brian LeRoy (Univ. Arizona) STM of Graphene on Boron Nitride[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:45am Morning Break
11:15am Joseph Stroscio (NIST) Probing Interactions and Disorder in Graphene with Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:50am Thomas Weitz (BASF SE) Graphene Research at BASF and Interaction Driven Phases in Suspended Bilayer Graphene
12:25pm Lunch Break

Session: Novel Phenomena I.   Chair: Paco Guinea (CSIC)

2:00pm Klaus Ensslin (ETH Zürich) Three-terminal Graphene Quantum Devices[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:35pm Eros Mariani (Univ. Exeter) Electromechanical Properties of Graphene Membranes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:10pm Marco Polini (Scuola Normale Sup.) The Role of Disorder and Interactions in the STM Spectra of Graphene Sheets[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:45pm Afternoon Break
4:15pm Vitor Pereira (Univ. Singapore) Current Trends Towards Strain-engineered Graphene[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:50pm James Hone (Columbia Univ.) Graphene Nanomechanical Quantum Hall Magnetometry[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

Friday, Jan 13, 2012

Session: Novel Phenomena II.   Chair: Jim Hone (Columbia)

9:00am Guido Burkard (Univ. Konstanz) Spin Coherence in Graphene[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:35am Elsa Prada (CSIC/ICMM) Single-parameter Pumping in Graphene[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:10am Herb Fertig (Indiana Univ.) Irradiated Graphene as a Topological Insulator[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:45am Morning Break
11:15am Nadya Mason (UIUC) Measuring Andreev Bound States in Superconductor-Quantum Dot-Graphene Systems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:50am Yogesh Joglekar (IUPUI) Geometric Potential and Its Effects in Monolayer and Bilayer Graphene[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]


S. Albert
(TUM) et al.
Magnetism of Dirac Fermions[Poster]
J. Eroms
(Univ. of Regensburg) et al.
Magnetotransport in Graphene Nanoribbons and Spin Transport in Single and Bilayer Graphene Flakes[Poster]
Kin Chung Fong
Ultra-sensitive and Wide Bandwidth Thermal Measurements of Graphene at Low Temperatures
Mark A. Jack
(F.A.M.U.) et al.
Quantum transport on carbon nanotori in nanodevices and metamaterials - from effective models to non-equilibrium Green's function methods.[Poster]
Insun Jo
(Univ. of Texas) et al.
Energy Transport in Graphene
Jeil Jung
(Univ. Texas) et al.
Electron interactions and broken symmetry phases in graphene[Poster]
Francisco Mireles
(U.N.A.M.) et al.
Landau levels in bilayer graphene with spin-orbit interactions
Héctor Ochoa de Eguileor
Spin-Orbit Coupling In SP3-Like Distorted Graphene
Genki Odahara
(Waseda Univ.) et al.
In Situ Observation of the Carpet-like Single-Domain Graphene Growth on Nickel Surface
Pablo San-Jose
(CSIC) et al.
Non-Abelian gauge fields in Moiré graphene bilayers
Robert E. Throckmorton
(FSU) et al.
Analysis of electrons on bilayer graphene with finite-range interactions
Markus Weiss
(Univ. of Basel) et al.
Quantum Hall effect in graphene with superconducting electrodes