KITP Program: Low Dimensional Electron Systems (January 20 - June 12, 2009)
Coordinators: Herb Fertig, Donna Sheng, Kun Yang
Scientific Advisors: Sankar Das Sarma, Jim Eisenstein, Amir Yacoby

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Time Speaker Title
1/21, 11:00 a.m. Paco Guinea
University of Madrid & KITP
Some Theoretical Challenges in Graphene: Gauge Fields, Zero Energy States, Interactions, ...[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/22, 11:00 a.m. Dmitry Abanin
Princeton & KITP
Long-Range Interaction between Adatoms in Graphene[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/26, 11:00 a.m. Jim Eisenstein
Chiral Heat Transport in the QHE[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/27, 10:00 a.m. Jason Ho
Overview of the Quantum Simulation Project[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/29, 10:00 a.m. Naoto Nagaosa
Univ. of Tokyo
Kondo Effect and Spin Hall Effect in Au Metal[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/03, 10:00 a.m. Lloyd Engel
Experiments on Pinning Modes in Quantum Hall Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/06, 10:00 a.m. Chetan Nayak
Non-Abelian Topological States and Quantum Computation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/09, 12:15 p.m. Sankar Das Sarma
Univ. of Maryland & KITP
Low Dimensional Electron Systems: A Landscape of Graphene, Quantum Hall Effects, MOSFET, Luttinger Liquid, and Beyond[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
2/10, 10:00 a.m. Hongwen Jiang
Probing Collective States in a Two-subband Electron System[Slides]
2/12, 10:00 a.m. Sergio Ulloa
Ohio Univ. & KITP
Tunable Quantum Phase Transition in a Kondo System[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/13, 10:00 a.m. Maria Vozmediano
(Univ. Madrid & KITP)
Euyheon Hwang
(Univ. of Maryland & KITP)
Informal Session on Graphene[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/17, 10:00 a.m. Guillaume Gervais
McGill Univ.
Experiments for 1D/2D Physics on a Chip
2/18, 1:30 p.m. Sankar Das Sarma
(Univ. of Maryland & KITP)
Rudolf Morf
(Scherrer Inst. & KITP)
The Nu=5/2 Qubit[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/19, 10:00 a.m. Ziqiang Wang
Boston College & KITP
Pairing in Even Denominator Fractional Quantum Hall States[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/19, 11:15 a.m. Kun Yang
Thermopower as a Possible Bulk Probe of Non-Abelian Quasiparticle Statistics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/20, 10:00 a.m. Vijay Shenoy
(Indian Inst. of Science & KITP)
Soo-Jong Rey
(Seoul Natl Univ.)
Informal Session on Graphene[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/23-2/27 Conference: New Directions in Low Dimensional Electron Systems
3/02, 2:00 p.m. Yigal Meir
Ben Gurion Univ. & KITP
The 0.7 Anomaly in Quantum Point Contacts[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/02, 2:00 p.m. Achim Rosch
Univ. Cologne & KITP
Transport in 1-d Systems: Role of Approximate Symmetries[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/03, 10:00 a.m. Ian Spielman
2D Bose-Hubbard Systems at NIST: A Progress Report[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/04, 10:00 a.m. R. Shankar
Yale & KITP
A New Fermionic Fixed Point and Test of Hertz-Millis[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/04, 10:00 a.m. Donna Sheng
CSU, Northridge & KITP
Numerical Studies Probing Non-Abelian FQHE at 5/2[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/05, 10:00 a.m. Cristiane Morais Smith
Univ. Utrecht & KITP
Cold Atoms as Condensed Matter Simulators[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/09, 2:00 p.m. Randy Hulet
Rice Univ.
Fermion Pairing with Unbalanced Spins: From 3D to 1D[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/09, 2:00 p.m. Akira Furusaki
Spin Nematic and Chiral Phases in J1-J2 Spin Chains in Magnetic Fields[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/10, 10:00 a.m. Randy Hulet
Rice Univ.
Damping of Superfluid Transport by Disorder[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/11, 10:00 a.m. Jason Ho
New Theoretical Developments in Interacting Fermi Gases[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/12, 10:00 a.m. Mona Berciu
The Role of Anions in Pnictides[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/12, 11:00 a.m. Kirill Shtengel
Caltech & KITP
The Role of Anions in Pnictides[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/19, 10:00 a.m. Kun Yang
Supersymmetry and Other (hopefully) Interesting Things in Bose-Fermi Mixtures[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/23, 2:00 p.m. Yuval Gefen
Weizmann Inst. & KITP
From Transmission Phase to Quantum Phase Transition: Transport through Quantum Dots Unraveled[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/24, 10:00 a.m. Marc Bockrath
Correlated Electron Phenomena in Carbon Nanotubes[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/25, 10:00 a.m. Anton Akhmerov
Leiden Univ. & KITP
How to Send Current through a Charge-Neutral Mode[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/25, 10:00 a.m. Daijiro Yoshioka
Univ. Tokyo & KITP
Edge State of Zigzag Graphene Nanoribon -- Wave Function and Current[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/26, 10:00 a.m. Steven Simon
Rudolf Peierls Centre & KITP
Bilayer Quantum Hall Effect at Nu=1/2+1/2 : BCS Pairing of Composite Fermions and Composite Bosons Too[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/30, 12:15 p.m. Steven Simon
Oxford Univ. & KITP
Topological Phases of Matter: Interesting and Useful[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
3/31, 10:30 a.m. Jan von Delft
Ludwig Max. Univ. & KITP
Nonequilibrium Dynamics of an Kondo Exciton[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/01, 10:00 a.m. Smitha Vishveshwara
Anyons in the Lowest Landau Level[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/01, 10:00 a.m. Fabian Heidrich-Meisner
The Sudden Expansion of Interacting Fermions in 1D Optical Lattices[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/02, 10:00 a.m. Milica Milovanovic
Institute of Physics, Belgrade & KITP
Wave Functions and Superfluid Disordering of the Quantum Hall Bilayer[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/07, 10:00 a.m. Woowon Kang
Univ. Chicago
Temporal Dynamics of Quantum Hall States in the Second Landau Level[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/08, 10:00 a.m. Ivan Gonzalez
Entanglement Entropy in Heisenberg Spin Ladders[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/08, 10:00 a.m. Vladimir Yudson
Russian Academy & KITP
Delocalization by Disorder in Layered Systems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/09, 10:00 a.m. Felix von Oppen
Freie Univ. Berlin & KITP
Synthetic Electric Fields in Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/09, 10:00 a.m. Gil Refael
Caltech & KITP
Sagnac Interference in Carbon Nanotube Loops[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/13-17 Focus: Graphene Week
4/21, 10:00 a.m. Eugene Demler
Nonequlibrium Dynamics of Ultracold Atoms[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/21, 10:00 a.m. Victor Yakovenko
Univ. of Maryland & KITP
Angular Oscillations in a Tilted Magnetic Field in Layered Metals and Bilayers: Q2D, Q1D, Graphite/Graphene, Etc[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/23, 10:00 a.m. Hao Wang
(CSU, Northridge)
Zlatko Papic
(Univ. Paris-Sud & Institute of Physics, Belgrade)
Discussion on nu=5/2 Quantum Hall State[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/28, 10:00 a.m. Ribhu Kaul
The Interplay of Quantum Criticality and Geometry Frustration in CoNb_2O_6[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/28, 10:00 a.m. Rodrigo Pereira
Spectral Functions of Gapless One-Dimensional Systems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/30, 10:00 a.m. Mikhail Raikh
Univ. Utah & KITP
Anomalous Sensitivity of High-Mobility Interacting 2D Electron Gas to a Weak Magnetic Field[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/05, 10:00 a.m. Aron Pinczuk
Quantum Hall Phases "Seen" as Quantum Fluids[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/06, 10:00 a.m. Sasha Balatsky
Dirac Materials[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/06, 10:00 a.m. Michael Pustilnik
Georgia Tech. & KITP
Quantum Explosion in One Dimension[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/07, 10:00 a.m. Qimiao Si
Quantum Criticality out of Equilibrium[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/12, 10:00 a.m. Eugene Mishchenko
Univ. Utah & KITP
Spin-Hall Effect in a Two-Dimensional Electron Gas and on Surfaces of Topological Insulators[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/14, 10:00 a.m. Jairo Sinova
Texas A&M & KITP
Spin Injection Hall Effect: A New Member of the Spintronic Family[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/14, 10:00 a.m. Igor Lerner
Univ. Birmingham & KITP
Does a Bad Metal Become Good Superinsulator?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/19, 10:00 a.m. Amir Yacoby
Breaking of Symmetries in Suspended Bilayer Graphene
5/19, 10:00 a.m. Oskar Vafek
Interaction and Disorder Effects in Graphene[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/20, 3:00 p.m. Amir Yacoby
Nanoscale Magnetic Field Sensing using a Single Electron Spin in Diamond
5/21, 10:00 a.m. Simon Trebst
Interacting Anyons in Topological Quantum Liquids[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/21, 10:00 a.m. Sudhakar Yarlagadda
Saha Inst. & KITP
Supersolidity in a Bose-Holstein Model[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/26, 10:00 a.m. Leonid Glazman
Univ. of Minn. & KITP
Phenomenology of Generic One-Dimensional Quantum Liquids[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/27, 10:00 a.m. Achim Rosch
Univ. Cologne & KITP
Skyrmions in MnSi
5/27, 10:00 a.m. Roland Winkler
Northern Illinois Univ. & KITP
Trigonal Band Structure and Time-Reversal Invariance in Graphene[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/28, 10:00 a.m. Boris Shklovskii
Univ. of Minn. & KITP
How Do Ions Go Through Biological Ions Channels and Nanopores?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/01, 2:00 p.m. Zahid Hasan
Princeton & KITP
Direct Detection of Topological Order in Topological Insulators via Imaging of Spin-Textured Edge-States[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/02, 10:00 a.m. Joel Moore
Classification of Topological Insulators and Superconductors[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/03, 10:00 a.m. Julia Meyer
Subband Transitions in Interacting Quantum Wires[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/03, 10:00 a.m. Michael Fogler
Coulomb Gap in 1D[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/04, 10:00 a.m. Andreas Ludwig
Classification of Topological Insulators and Superconductors[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/05, 10:00 a.m. Zahid Hasan
Princeton & KITP
First Observation of Spin-Helical Dirac Fermion Modes and Future Direction of Research on Topological Insulators[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/08, 2:00 p.m. Alexander Seidel
Washington Univ. & KITP
Valence Bond States on the Kagome Lattice: Linear Independence and RVB-Hamiltonian[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/09, 10:00 a.m. Hari Manoharan
Peeking at the Berry Phase in Dirac Materials
6/10, 10:00 a.m. Duncan Haldane
Princeton & KITP
"Hall Viscosity" and Intrinsic Metric of Imcompressible Fractional Hall Fluids[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/10, 12:30 p.m. Hari Manoharan
Peeking at the Berry Phase in Dirac Materials - Part II
6/11, 10:00 a.m. Rahul Roy
McMaster Univ. & KITP
Introduction to Topology in Condensed Matter Physics
6/11, 10:00 a.m. Fiona Burnell
Princeton & KITP
Fractional Quantum Hall Physics via Staging Transitions in Bulk 3D Crystals[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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