Author Archives: Beth McCleary

Special QM Seminar Speaker, Ramanjit Sohal (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Friday, January 8 at 2:00 pm

Time/Venue Friday, January 8 at 2:00 pm Pacific Time via this Zoom linkHost Mike ZaletelTitle Intertwined topological and broken symmetry orders in fractional Chern insulatorsAbstract Recent advances in the engineering of topological band structures in solid-state and cold-atom systems have raised the possibility … Continue reading

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Special QM Seminar Speaker Oles Shtanko (JQI and QuICS, UMD College Park) Friday, December 4 at 2:00 pm

Time/Venue Friday, December 4 at 2:00 pm Pacific Time via this Zoom link:https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/93181359950Host Norman YaoTitle Complexity Transitions in Open Many-Body SystemsAbstract Under the environment’s action, open quantum many-body systems are often transitioning into a classical regime described by a polynomial number of … Continue reading

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Special QM Seminar Speaker, Leo Zhou (Harvard) Thursday, December 3 at 4:00 pm

Time/Venue Thursday, December 3 at 4:00 pm Pacific Time via this Zoom linkHost Norman YaoTitle Quantum Simulation and Optimization in Near-Term Quantum ComputersAbstract: Quantum simulation and optimization are two of the most promising applications of near-term quantum computers. In fact, there are already many … Continue reading

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Special QM Seminar Speaker Daniel Ranard (Stanford) Wednesday, December 2 at 10:00 am

Time/Venue Wednesday, December 2, at 10:00 am Pacific Time via this Zoom linkHost Michael ZaletelTitle Emergent classicality in the dynamics of large systemsAbstract In a quantum measurement process, classical information about the measured system spreads through the environment. In contrast, … Continue reading

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Special QM Seminar Speaker, Chunxiao Liu (UCSB) Friday November 20 at 2:00 pm

Time/Venue Friday November 20 at 2:00 pm Pacific Time via this Zoom linkHost Ehud Altman/Joel MooreTitle Quantum spin liquids on the pyrochlore lattice: symmetry classification, proximate orders, and gauge theoriesAbstract Quantum spin liquids are zero-temperature phases of interacting spin systems which possess intrinsic long-range … Continue reading

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Special QM Seminar Speaker Xue-Yang Song (Harvard), Thursday, November 19 at 4:00 pm

Host Ehud AltmanTime/Venue Thursday, November 19 at 4:00 pm Pacific Time via this Zoom linkTalk Title Dirac spin liquids on the square, kagome and triangular lattices: Unified theory for 2D quantum magnets and doped electronic phasesAbstract Quantum magnets provide the simplest example … Continue reading

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Special QM Seminar Speaker Tianci Zhou (UCSB) Wednesday, November 18, 10:00 am Pacific Time

Host Ehud AltmanTime/Venue Wednesday, November 18 at 10:00 am Pacific Time via this Zoom linkTalk Title The entanglement membrane in chaotic many-body systemsAbstract In this work, we propose a new universality class for dynamical quantities involving multiple forward and backward evolutions, such … Continue reading

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Special QM Seminar Speaker Etienne Lantagne-Hurtubise (UBC) Friday November 13, 2:00 pm Pacific Time

Host Ehud AltmanTime/Venue Friday November 13, 2:00 pm Pacific Time via this Zoom linkTalk Title Coupled SYK models: black holes, wormholes and superconductorsAbstract I will summarize our recent explorations of the intriguing physics of coupled SYK models, which were predicted by Maldacena and … Continue reading

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Special QM Seminar Speaker Shang Liu (Harvard) Thursday, November 12, 4:00 pm Pacific Time

Host Ehud AltmanTime/Venue Thursday, November 12, 4:00 pm Pacific Time via this link at Zoom.Talk Title: Large-N Approach to Gapless SPTAbstract: Significant progress in the study of classical and quantum phase transitions involving symmetry breaking has been achieved over the past decades. Now, … Continue reading

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Special QM Seminar Speaker Michal Papaj (MIT) Wednesday, November 11, 10:00 am

Host Ehud AltmanTime/Venue Wednesday, November 11, 10:00 am Pacific Time via this link at Zoom.Talk Title: Segmented Fermi surfaces: discovery and applicationsAbstract: Since the early days of Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer theory, it has been predicted that a sufficiently large supercurrent can close the … Continue reading

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