During Fall 2020, seminars will be posted on this calendar and take place via Zoom. To join the mailing list and get the link, email Jennifer Cano (first

The CQM Distinguished Lecture series has been established in the Fall of 2015 to bring to Stony Brook University the renowned 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.

September – October 2020

Berthold Jäck (Princeton/HKUST) **note the special time**
September 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Observation of a Majorana zero mode in a topologically protected edge state Superconducting pairing in the helical edge state of topological insulators is predicted to [...]
Shubhayu Chatterjee (Berkeley)
September 25, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Superconductivity from skyrmion condensation in magic angle graphene  We propose and analyze a strong-coupling route to superconductivity in twisted bilayer graphene near the magic angle [...]
Dmitry Pikulin (Microsoft Station Q)
October 2, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title: TBD Host: Jen
Gabriel Jose Goulart Cardoso (Stony Brook)
October 9, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
The boundary density profile of a Coulomb droplet: Freezing at the edge We revisit the problem of computing the boundary density profile of a droplet [...]
Roni Ilan (Tel Aviv University)
October 16, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title: TBD Host: Jen
Xie Zhang (UCSB)
October 23, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Unveiling carrier recombination mechanisms in halide perovskites from first-principles calculations Host: Cyrus Dreyer Halide perovskites are highly efficient optoelectronic materials; the power conversion efficiency of [...]