Unfortunately, seminars are cancelled for the remainder of the semester until further notice, due to COVID-19.

NEWS: 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.

October 2019 – September 2020

Riley Hanus (Northwestern U and ORNL)
October 11, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
host: Phil Title: Heat conduction in defective and complex crystals:  phonon scattering and beyond Riley Hanus* * Material Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National [...]
Mehdi Jadidi (Columbia)
October 18, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title:  Optical Control of Chiral Charge Pumping in a Topological Weyl Semimetal host: Dima Kharzeev Abstract: Solids with topologically robust electronic states exhibit unusual electronic and [...]
Laszlo Forro (EPFL, Lausanne)
October 25, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
host: Laszlo Mihaly title: Why are hybrid halide perovskites exciting materials? László Forró Laboratory of Physics of Complex Matter Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne CH-1015 [...]
Vidvuds Ozolins (Yale)
November 1, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
host: Phil Allen title: Carrier lifetime effects on thermoelectric efficiency abstract Recent developments in electronic structure algorithms based on the Wannier function interpolation of electronic [...]
Anderson Janotti (University of Delaware)
November 8, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title: Emergent Phenomena at the Interface of Complex Oxides Host: Cyrus Dreyer Progress in epitaxial growth of complex oxides have led to heterostructures with exquisite [...]
Peter W. Stephens (SBU P&A)
November 15, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
title: Manganese Cyanide Tinkertoys
Immanuel Bloch (MPI – Quantum Optics)
November 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This is a special seminar (Wednesday instead of Friday) held in SCGP (Simons Center) room 102.  It is jointly hosted by AMO, Condensed Matter, and [...]
Justin Wilson (Rutgers)
December 6, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title: Incommensurate transitions and twist disorder in microscopic models of twisted bilayer graphene Abstract: Recent experiments in twisted bilayer graphene have set off a flurry [...]
Navaneetha K. Ravichandran (Boston College)
December 13, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title: Microscopic view of heat conduction in solids Abstract: Microscopic quantum mechanical interactions among heat carriers called phonons govern the macroscopic thermal properties of semiconducting [...]
speaker: John Tranquada (BNL) host: Phil
January 31, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Intertwined Orders in Cuprate Superconductors John Tranquada Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science Division Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973-5000 While the nature of cuprate [...]
Keji Lai (UT Austin)
February 7, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Host: Mengkun Liu Mapping Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Photo-generated Carriers Semiconducting transition-metal dichalcogenides exhibit remarkable electrical and optical properties. Using laser-illuminated microwave impedance microscopy, we were [...]
Quantum materials such as topological insulators, Weyl-semimetals, and atomically thin two-dimensional crystals have intriguing electronic properties, which makes them promising candidates for their potential applications [...]
Q. Li (BNL)
February 21, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
“Electronic materials and states for quantum computing and networks”
P. Vora (George Mason U.)
February 25, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Valley Phenomena and Phase Diagrams of Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Alloys Dr. Patrick Vora Assistant Professor | Department of Physics and Astronomy Director | Quantum Materials [...]
M. Ku (Harvard U.)
February 28, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
host: Kharzeev “Exploring Quantum Materials with Atomic Qubit Sensor” Abstract: We are witnessing a revolution in which quantum phenomena are being harnessed for next-generation technology. [...]
      Non-volatile quantized states are ideal for the realization of classical Boolean logics. Abrikosov vortex represents the most compact magnetic object in superconductors with [...]
No seminar: March Meeting
March 6, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Sorry — the seminar is cancelled
March 13, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Supersymmetry method for interacting chaotic and disordered systems: the SYK model Abstract: The supersymmetry method was originally developed for studies of quantum phenomena in non-interacting [...]
Manuel Zingl (Flatiron CCQ)- CANCELLED
March 27, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
This Seminar has been cancelled due to COVID-19.
Xiaoji Xu (Lehigh)
April 3, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
title: Novel optical probe scanning method host: Mengkun
Igor Zaliznyak (BNL)
April 10, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title: TBD Host: Sasha Abanov
Dmitri Gangardt (University of Birmingham)
April 24, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title: TBD Host: Sasha Abanov
Raquel Queiroz (Weizmann Institute)
May 1, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title: TBA Host: Jen
Qimin Yan (Temple University)
May 8, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title: TBD Host: Cyrus Dreyer
Adarsh Ganesan (NIST)
September 11, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title: TBD host: Phil