KITP Program: Topological Quantum Matter: Concepts and Realizations
(Aug 26 - Nov 22, 2019)
Coordinators: Andriy Nevidomskyy, Nic Shannon, Ronny Thomale, and Roser Valenti
Scientific Advisors: Yukitoshi Motome, Natasha Perkins, Oleg Tchernyshyov

Time Speaker Title
8/27, 2:00pm All Participants Welcome and introductions
8/28, 11:00am Jeroen van den Brink
IFW Dresden & KITP
Topological spin liquids in honeycomb iridates and RuCl3?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/28, 2:00pm Lu Li
University of Michigan
Quantum oscillations in resisivity and magnetization in Kondo insulators[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/29, 11:00am Philippe Mendels
LPS Orsay
Gapless ground state in the archetypal quantum kagome antiferromagnet ZnCu3(OH)6Cl2
8/30, 11:00am Yizhi You
Princeton & KITP
Melting a Valence Plaquette solid: Emergent Fracton and Algebra Quantum Liquids[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/30, 11:30am Masahiko Yamada
Emergent SU(4) symmetry and quantum spin-orbital liquid in α-ZrCl3[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/30, 12:00pm Steve Winter
Univ. Frankfurt & KITP
Critical Spin Liquid versus Disorder Effects in Triangular Lattice Organic Antiferromagnet[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/30, 2:30pm All Participants Discussion I[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/30, 3:30pm Zohar Nussinov
Washington University & KITP
Discussion: Effective and exact dimensional reduction (and finite temperature topological orders)[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/03, 11:00am Frederic Mila
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne & KITP
Floating phase versus chiral transition in 2D incommensurate systems and 1D Rydberg cold atoms[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/03, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational meeting
9/04, 11:00am Norbert Schuch
Max-Planck Institute of Quantum Optics Garching & KITP
Order parameters for topological phases from tensor networks[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/05, 11:00am Tarun Grover
UC San Diego & KITP
Universal entanglement and Topological Order at Finite Temperatures[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/06, 11:00am Stephan Rachel
Uni. Melbourne & KITP
Discussion: Numerical and experimental signatures of topological phases[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/09, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational meeting[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/10, 11:00am Federico Becca
University of Trieste & KITP
Dynamical structure factor of frustrated spin models: a variational Monte Carlo approach[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/11, 11:00am Taylor Hughes
University of Illinois & KITP
Connections between higher topological phases and fractons[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/12, 11:00am Gang Chen
Fudan University & KITP
Quantum excitations of "hidden orders" and thermal transports of "hidden particles"[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/13, 11:00am Maia G. Vergniory
Donostia International Physics Center & KITP
Introduction to topological quantum chemistry[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
09/16 12:15pm Frank Pollmann
Technical University Munich & KITP
Topology in quantum matter: New phases with fascinating properties[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
9/16, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational meeting
9/17, 11:00am Kirill Shtengel
UC Riverside & KITP
Kagomé antiferromagnet with chiral interactions[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
09/17 6:15pm Roser Valenti
Goethe University Frankfurt & KITP
All But Frustrating: When Quantum Materials Meet Topology[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Friends' Talk
9/18, 11:00am Andrea Young
9/19, 11:00am Leon Balents
Twisted bilayer graphene[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/20, 11:00am Alexei Gorshkov
University of Maryland & KITP
Introduction to synthetic topological matter[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/23, 2:00pm All Participants Organisational Meeting
9/24, 11:00am Johannes Reuther
Freie Universität Berlin
Functional renormalization group as an approach to frustrated magnetism[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/25, 11:00am Tansuri Saha-Dasgupta
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science & KITP
Engineering Topological Phases at Interface between Perovskites and Double Perovskites: A Materials Perspective[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/26, 11:00am Masaki Oshikawa
ISSP, University of Tokyo & KITP
Flat bands in honeycomb network[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/27, 11:00am Victor Galitski
Interplay of spin dynamics and topology in quantum materials: an introduction to upcoming KITP program by Bernevig et al.[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
09/30-10/03 Conference: Topological Quantum Matter: From Fantasy to Reality
10/07, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational meeting
10/08, 11:00am Yuval Oreg
Weizmann Institute of Science & KITP
Super-symmetric Insulating phases of topological superconductors[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/09, 11:00am Wolfram Brenig
TU Braunschweig & KITP
Thermal transport in Kitaev magnets[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/10, 11:00am Max Metlitski
Mimicking the edge of 2d topological superconductors and insulators in 1d lattice models[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/15, 11:00am Martin Mourigal
Georgia Tech & KITP
Continuous magnetic spectra in absence of quasiparticle fractionalization[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/16, 11:00am Cecile Repellin
Detecting fractional Chern insulators using circular dichroism[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/17, 11:00am Oleg Starykh
University of Utah
Collective excitations of a magnetized U(1) spin liquid[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/28, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational Meeting
10/29, 11:00am Sasha Chernyshev
UC Irvine & KITP
Triangular-lattice antiferromagnets. Again[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/30, 11:00am Peter Holdsworth
Fragmentation and monopole phase transitions in spin ice[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/30 7:00pm Jairo Sinova
Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz and KITP
From Magnetic Cats to Artificial Intelligence: The Circular Technological Revolution of Spintronics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Public Lecture
10/31, 11:00am Dmitry Abanin
University of Geneva & KITP
Anomalous Floquet insulator: hierarchy of many-body invariants out-of-equilibrium
11/04, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational Meeting
11/06, 2:00pm Jen Cano
Stony Brook & KITP
Crystal Symmetry Meets Topological Band Theory[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/07, 11:00am Jay Sau
Maryland & KITP
Majoranas for Quantum Information Processing[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/12, 11:00am Lukasz Fidkowski
University of Washington
Disentangling symmetry protected phases with quantum cellular automata[Aud][Cam]
11/13, 10:00am Yuan-Ming Lu
Ohio State & KITP
Topology of magnons and their Floquet dynamics
11/14, 10:00am Mike Mulligan
UC Riverside & KITP
Particle-hole Symmetry and the HLR Theory

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