Emergent Phenomena Seminar 290S/QM Seminar Speaker, Assa Auerbach (KITP) Wednesday, September 8 at 2:00pm

Time/Venue Wednesday, September 8 at 2 pm in 402 Physics South and Zoom: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/99523499113pwd=REovb3pyam03WXQwbEhrU3dqNHZvdz09 Meeting ID: 995 2349 9113 Passcode: 600704
Host Joel Moore
 The Hall effect: what moves in a metal or a superconductor?
Abstract The Hall resistivity has long been used to identify the ‘’moving parts’’ of electrical and thermal conductivity.
However, Boltzmann transport theory has failed to explain some intriguing ‘’Hall anomalies’’ in strongly correlated metals, superconductors, and large thermal Hall effect in insulators. Recent reformulations of the Kubo Hall conductivity and Hall coefficient and a linear response theory of flux flow in superconductors, helps us understand the Hall anomalies in these systems.

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