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.

February – October 2019

Benjamin Jungfleisch (U. of Delaware)
February 22, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
NEW TWISTS FOR MAGNONS Matthias Benjamin Jungfleisch Department of Physics and Astronomy University of Delaware In recent years, the exploration of magnons, the quanta [...]
Layla Hormozi (BNL)
March 1, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Quantum computing with topological qubits  Abstract: A topological quantum computer is a hypothetical device in which intrinsic fault-tolerance is embedded in the hardware of the [...]
Evan J. Philip (Stony Brook University)
March 8, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Chiral Photocurrents and Terahertz Emission in Dirac and Weyl Materials Abstract: Recently, chiral photocurrents have been observed in Weyl materials. I will discuss a new [...]
NOTE THIS IS A MONDAY (SPECIAL SEMINAR) I will present some of our recent work on the understanding of Charge Density Wave (CDW) instabilities of [...]
Topological Weyl semimetals provide a new stage to examine exotic transport phenomena such as the chiral anomaly and the anomalous Hall effect. In the ordinary [...]
Denis Golosov (Bar-Ilan University) @ B-131
March 18, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Notice special day (Monday). An on-site density matrix description of the extended Falicov-Kimball model at finite temperatures Abstract: In an extended Falicov-Kimball model, an excitonic insulator [...]
Nicola Marzari (EPFL, Lausanne)
March 29, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
How simulations drive the discovery of novel materials, and novel physics First-principles simulations are one of the greatest current accelerators in the world of science [...]
Jennifer Cano (Stony Brook University)
April 5, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Partial lattice defects in higher order topological insulators Non-zero weak topological indices are thought to be a necessary condition to bind a single helical mode [...]
Ingrid Mertig (Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany) @ Laufer Center Conference Room 107
April 11, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Note: special date (Thursday), time (9:30), and place (Laufer Center) just before the IACS research day begins. Transversal transport coefficients and topological properties Spintronics is [...]
Emil Bozin (BNL)
April 12, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Local orbital degeneracy lifting as a precursor to an orbital-selective Peierls transition abstract Fundamental electronic principles underlying all transition metal compounds are the symmetry and [...]
Increasing reproducibility of first principles methods and availability of computer power made first principles calculations an integral part of solid state physics and materials science. [...]
Oleg L. Berman (CUNY) @ B-131
May 3, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Superfluidity of excitons and polaritons in novel two-dimensional materials Abstract: This talk reviews the theoretical studies of the Bose-Einstein condensation (BEC) and superfluidity of indirect [...]
David Broido (Boston College)
May 10, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Unconventional thermal transport David Broido Department of Physics Boston College According to conventional theories of heat conduction in semiconductors and insulators, only crystals composed of [...]
Jun Zhu – Penn State
May 17, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Jun Zhu - Penn State
Mark Hybertsen (BNL)
September 6, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
host: Phil Allen
Karen Chen-Wiegart (USB – Materials Science)
September 20, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Host — Phil Allen
Reza Farhadifar (Flatiron Institute)
September 27, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
host: Jin Wang
Vidvuds Ozolins (Yale)
October 25, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
host: Phil Allen