NEWS: During the spring 2020 semester, the Long Island Condensed Matter Social Distancing Journal Club will replace most seminars.

Journal Club events will be posted on this calendar and take place via Zoom. To join the mailing list and get the link, email Mengkun Liu (first

The CQM Distinguished Lecture series has been established  in the Fall of 2015 to bring to Stony Brook University the renown experts in the physics of quantum matter.

The lectures in this series will attract a broad audience of physicists from SBU and BNL,
and SBU graduate students.
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Mark S. Hybertsen (Center for Functional Nanomaterials, BNL) 1:30 pm
Mark S. Hybertsen (Center for Fu…
Sep 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title: Structure Inference from X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy: Pilot Projects for Operando Experimentation host: Phil Allen abstract: X-ray Absorption Near Edge Structure (XANES) is well-adapted for [...]
Mark P. M. Dean (BNL) 1:30 pm
Mark P. M. Dean (BNL)
Sep 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title: First observations of topological phonons in crystalline materials Host: Jen Cano Condensed matter systems have now become a fertile ground to discover emerging topological [...]
Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart (USB – Materials Science & BNL-NSLSII) 1:30 pm
Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart (USB …
Sep 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title: Synchrotron Multi-Dimensional & Multi-Modal Study of Functional Materials Host — Phil Allen Abstract: Multi-modal and multi-dimensional characterization at synchrotrons can provide unprecedented information for [...]
Reza Farhadifar (Flatiron Institute) 1:30 pm
Reza Farhadifar (Flatiron Instit…
Sep 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
host: Jin Wang Mechanistic Basis of Spindle Size Control and Scaling The size and morphology of intracellular structures such as the nucleus, Golgi apparatus, and [...]