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The regular seminar series for the Theoretical Physics Research Group 0 upcoming talks and ## Collective phenomena in excitonic quantum matterBenjamin Remez, University of Cambridge. Theory Library and on Zoom https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/8268225040. Thursday 09 June 2022, 13:15-14:30 ## Anomalous Weak Localisation Phase in Ultra-Clean van der Waals HeterostructuresDavid Perkins, University of York. Thursday 26 May 2022, 13:15-14:30 ## Breakdown of hydrodynamics and emergence of universality in far-from-equilibrium regimesNote: **later time than usual** Joaquin Rodriguez Nieva (Stanford University). https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/8268225040. Thursday 19 May 2022, 16:00-17:30 ## On the back-reaction problem and new perspectives with analogue models of gravitySalvatore Butera (University of Glasgow). Thursday 05 May 2022, 13:15-14:30 ## Quasinormal Modes and Black Hole RingdownChris Moore (University of Birmingham, Gravitational Wave Astronomy). Thursday 28 April 2022, 13:15-14:30 ## Chemical reactions at cold and ultracold temperatures – the transition to the quantum regimeTim Softley (University of Birmingham, Chemistry). Thursday 31 March 2022, 13:15-14:30 ## Duality Approach to the Spectral StatisticsBruno Bertini (University of Nottingham). Thursday 24 March 2022, 13:15-14:30 ## The strong and intermediate coupling physics of magic-angle grapheneNick Bultinck, University of Oxford. Thursday 10 March 2022, 13:15-14:30 ## A cascade of delocalization transitions and many-body localization in the interpolating Aubry-André-Fibonacci modelAntonio Strkalj, University of Cambridge. Thursday 03 March 2022, 13:15-14:30 ## Symmetry Protected Topological Order in Open Quantum SystemsAlex Turzillo, Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik. https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/8268225040. Thursday 17 February 2022, 13:15-14:30 ## Stabilisation of a periodically driven classical spin-chainThomas Veness, University of Nottingham. Thursday 03 February 2022, 13:15-14:30 ## Extraordinary light matter interactions: Polychromatic light, strong coupling, and a broken symmetryBenjamin Yuen (Birmingham Metamaterials). Thursday 02 December 2021, 13:15-14:30 ## Contact geometry in cholesterics and chiral materialsThomas Machon (University of Bristol). Thursday 25 November 2021, 13:15-14:30 ## Quantum interferometry for fundamental physics problemsDenis Martynov (Birmingham Physics). Thursday 18 November 2021, 13:15-14:30 ## A contemporary view on topological band theory and new Euler class phenomenaRobert-Jan Slager (University of Cambridge). Thursday 11 November 2021, 13:15-14:30 ## Measurement-induced transition in U(1) monitored quantum circuitsUtkarsh Agrawal (UMass Amherst). https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/8268225040. Thursday 04 November 2021, 13:15-14:30 ## Emergent hydrodynamics in quantum magnetsVir Bulchandani (Princeton University). https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/8268225040. Thursday 28 October 2021, 13:15-14:30 ## A PhD on rare fluctuations in one dimension and what I do now I’ve finished itMichael Clark (Birmingham Theoretical Physics). https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/8268225040. Thursday 21 October 2021, 13:15-14:30 ## Electronic topological transitions (Lifshitz transitions of the 2½ order)Andrey Varlamov (CNR-SPIN, Rome, Italy). https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/8268225040. Thursday 13 May 2021, 13:00-14:00 ## Mathematical modeling of drug resistance and the transmission of SARS-CoV-2Anjalika Nande, Harvard University. https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/8268225040. Thursday 06 May 2021, 13:00-14:00 ## A minimal model for many body localization transitionsAlexander Altland, University of Cologne. https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/8268225040. Thursday 29 April 2021, 13:00-14:00 ## Long-range entanglement and multiple steady states in a lossy qubit arrayShovan Dutta, University of Cambridge. https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/8268225040. Thursday 25 March 2021, 13:00-14:00 ## Exploring a New Family of S = ½ Kagomé AntiferromagnetsDr Lucy Clark, School of Chemistry, University of Birmingham. https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/8268225040. Thursday 18 March 2021, 13:00-14:00 ## Efficient simulation of moire materials using the density matrix renormalization groupNote: **later time than usual** Daniel Parker, Harvard University. https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/8268225040. Thursday 11 March 2021, 16:00-17:00 ## Prediction of Toric Code Topological Order from Rydberg BlockadeRuben Verresen, Harvard University. https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/8268225040. Thursday 04 March 2021, 13:00-14:00 ## Principal Component Analysis of Quantum Materials Data: a Study in Augmented IntelligenceJorge Quintanilla, University of Kent. https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/8268225040. Thursday 25 February 2021, 13:00-14:00 ## Non-stationary quantum many-body dynamicsBerislav Buca, University of Oxford. https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/8268225040. Thursday 18 February 2021, 13:00-14:00 ## Twisted bilayer graphene and Coulomb interaction: baking insulator states in six stepsNicolas Regnault (ENS-CNRS-Princeton University) . https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/8268225040. Thursday 11 February 2021, 13:00-14:00 ## Creating order through periodic driving: From novel topology in (artificial) graphene to superconductivityGregor Jotzu (Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg). https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/9115054257? pwd=UWJqaGZpZitLUVZHQkJGby9xU2dXQT09. Thursday 10 December 2020, 13:00-14:00 ## Exploring non-equilibrium dynamics in novel Fermi gas systemsWaseem Bakr (Princeton University). https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/9115054257? pwd=UWJqaGZpZitLUVZHQkJGby9xU2dXQT09. Thursday 03 December 2020, 13:00-14:00 ## Measurement induced phase transition in a monitored fermion chainSebastian Diehl (University of Cologne). https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/9115054257? pwd=UWJqaGZpZitLUVZHQkJGby9xU2dXQT09. Thursday 26 November 2020, 13:00-14:00 ## Rotons and Supersolids in ultracold quantum gases of highly magnetic atomsLauriane Chomaz (IQOQI, Innsbruck). https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/9115054257? pwd=UWJqaGZpZitLUVZHQkJGby9xU2dXQT09. Thursday 05 November 2020, 13:00-14:00 ## Non-local emergent hydrodynamics in a long-range quantum spin systemIzabella Lovas (TU Munich). https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/9115054257? pwd=UWJqaGZpZitLUVZHQkJGby9xU2dXQT09. Thursday 29 October 2020, 13:00-14:00 ## Detecting fractional Chern insulators in few-boson systemsCécile Repellin (LPMMC, Grenoble). https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/9115054257? pwd=UWJqaGZpZitLUVZHQkJGby9xU2dXQT09. Thursday 22 October 2020, 13:00-14:00 ## Many-body adiabatic theoremsNote: rescheduled for usual time Wojciech De Roeck (KU Leuven). https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/9115054257? pwd=UWJqaGZpZitLUVZHQkJGby9xU2dXQT09. Thursday 15 October 2020, 13:00-14:00 ## Generalised hydrodynamics and universalities of transport in integrable (and non-integrable) spin chainsJacopo De Nardis, Ghent University. https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/9115054257? pwd=UWJqaGZpZitLUVZHQkJGby9xU2dXQT09. Thursday 01 October 2020, 13:00-14:00 ## Quantum simulation of strongly correlated fermions: A theory perspectiveFabian Grusdt, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München . https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/9115054257?pwd=UWJqaGZpZitLUVZHQkJGby9xU2dXQT09. Thursday 24 September 2020, 13:00-14:00 ## Role of Mechanics and Geometry in Cellular Information ProcessingFabian Spill, UoB. https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/9115054257? pwd=UWJqaGZpZitLUVZHQkJGby9xU2dXQT09. Thursday 17 September 2020, 13:00-14:00 ## Theory of classical metastability in open quantum systemsKatarzyna Macieszczak, University of Cambridge. https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/9115054257?pwd=UWJqaGZpZitLUVZHQkJGby9xU2dXQT09. Thursday 30 July 2020, 13:00-14:00 ## Experiments with Interacting one-dimensional electronsSanjeev Kumar, UCL. Thursday 23 July 2020, 13:00-14:15 ## Theory of Diffusive FluctuationsXinyi Chen-Lin, Stanford/Nordita. Thursday 25 June 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Hydrodynamics and Chaos in Quantum MatterNote the new time for Theory seminars this term Mike Blake (Bristol). Thursday 12 March 2020, 13:15-14:45 ## Extending and applying DFT: large scale calculations and applications to charge density waves in TiSe2Note the new time for Theory seminars this term David Bowler (UCL). Thursday 05 March 2020, 13:15-14:45 ## Skyrmions in Birmingham: from topological models to knotted polarization textures of lightNote the new time for Theory seminars this term Danica Sugic (Theory Group, Birmingham). Thursday 27 February 2020, 13:15-14:45 ## Effective Hamiltonians and non-equilibrium dynamics in Floquet conformal field theoriesNote the new time for Theory seminars this term Bo Han (Cambridge). Thursday 20 February 2020, 13:15-14:45 ## Non-equilibrium dynamics in exactly solvable cellular automataNote the new time for Theory seminars this term Juan Garrahan (Nottingham). Thursday 13 February 2020, 13:15-14:45 ## Ultracold atoms in optical quasicrystals: Localization, Fractal Structures and Synthetic DimensionsNote the new time for Theory seminars this term Ulrich Schneider (Cambridge). Thursday 06 February 2020, 13:15-14:45 ## Physics at van der Waals interfaces: Twists, incommensurability and emergent phenomenaNote the new time for Theory seminars this term Marcin Mucha-Kruczynski (Bath). Thursday 30 January 2020, 13:15-14:45 ## Physics of quantum computationNote the new time for Theory seminars this term Boris Altshuler (Columbia University). Thursday 16 January 2020, 13:15-14:45 ## Coherent light with maximal-symmetry statistics: a high-sensitivity random interferometerFrancois Amblard, Ulsan National Institute for Science and Technology, South Korea. Tuesday 26 November 2019, 11:00-12:15 ## Spin and energy trasport in XXZ chain and role of large quasiparticle bound states (NOTE UNUSUAL DAY/TIME)Sarang Gopalakrishnan (CUNY). Friday 04 October 2019, 14:15-15:30 ## Tensor Networks for Machine Learning (Note venue)Miles Stoudenmire (Flatiron Institute). NOTE venue Watson Building, Lecture Theatre C (G24). Thursday 26 September 2019, 13:45-15:00 ## Out-of-equilibrium effects induced by impurities in 1d closed quantum systemsAlvise Bastianello (Amsterdam). Friday 12 July 2019, 14:00-15:00 ## Topological classes of quasi-periodically driven quantum dynamics, and the transitions between themPhilip Crowley (Boston University). Thursday 11 July 2019, 14:00-15:00 ## Spin models and criticality from atoms in a tilted optical superlatticeChris Hooley (St Andrews). Friday 21 June 2019, 14:00-15:00 ## Novel strategies to tackle bacterial infections: targeting adhesion and persistenceSara Jabbari (Birmingham, Maths). Thursday 06 June 2019, 13:45-15:00 ## What density functional theory is, how it is changing our world, and how little we understand itKieron Burke (UC Irvine). Thursday 30 May 2019, 13:45-15:00 ## Dilute quantum liquids and supersolidity in dipolar Bose-Einstein condensatesRussell Bisset (Hannover). Thursday 16 May 2019, 13:45-15:00 ## Percolation in Fock space and many-body localisationSthitadhi Roy (Oxford). Thursday 09 May 2019, 13:45-15:00 ## Topological Quantum Computation - From Concepts to ExperimentsMarkus Muller (Swansea). Thursday 28 March 2019, 13:45-15:00 ## A Physicist's Search for Simplicity and Unity in the Complexity of Living Systems from Cells and Cities to Ecosystems and CompaniesGoeffrey West (Santa Fe Institute). Physics West 117 NOTE location and date. Tuesday 26 March 2019, 16:00-17:00 ## Alfred Nobel and the Nobel PrizesLars Brink (Chalmers, Gothenburg). Physics West 117 NOTE location and time. Thursday 21 March 2019, 15:00-17:00 ## The Frontiers of Fundamental PhysicsDavid Gross (UC Santa Barbara). NOTE DAY AND LOCATION Poynting Lecture Theatre S02. Wednesday 20 March 2019, 18:00-19:00 ## Can random packings of hard spheres be hyperuniform?Mike Moore (Manchester). Thursday 14 March 2019, 13:45-15:00 ## Topological Chirality and the Catastrophe of CholestericsGareth Alexander (Warwick). Thursday 07 March 2019, 13:45-15:00 ## Electronic and optical properties of monolayer and few-layer InSeSam Magorrian (Manchester). Thursday 28 February 2019, 13:45-15:00 ## Machine Learning Methods for Understanding PhysicsDavid Saad (Aston). Thursday 31 January 2019, 13:45-15:00 ## Electron Interactions in Quasi One-Dimensional Wires and Non-Magnetic Fractionally Quantised Conductance.Mike Pepper (UCL). Thursday 17 January 2019, 13:45-15:00 ## Geometric Problems in Mirror SymmetryTyler Kelly (Birmingham, Maths). Thursday 13 December 2018, 13:45-15:00 ## Solitonic dispersive hydrodynamics and modulation theoryGennady El (Northumbria). Thursday 06 December 2018, 13:45-15:00 ## SELF-AVOIDING WALKS, POLYMER ADSORPTION AND ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPYStu Whittington (Toronto). Thursday 29 November 2018, 13:45-15:00 ## Particle-field duality for 3-dimensional topological quantum field theoryJamie Vicary (Birmingham Computer Science). Thursday 15 November 2018, 13:45-15:00 ## Time-reversal symmetry breaking in superconductors through loop Josephson-current orderSudeep Ghosh (Kent). Thursday 08 November 2018, 13:45-15:00 ## Entanglement entropy generation in isolated systems and in continually measured onesAdam Nahum (Oxford). Thursday 01 November 2018, 13:45-15:00 ## The wonders of symmetry in spintronics: manipulating spins with electric fieldsChiara Ciccarelli (Cambridge). Thursday 11 October 2018, 13:45-15:00 ## Low-loss bulk and edge plasmons in graphene heterostructures – a theoretical studyAlessandro Principi (Manchester). Thursday 14 June 2018, 13:45-15:00 ## Self-similar solutions of the Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert equationSusana Gutierrez (Birmingham, maths). Thursday 31 May 2018, 13:45-15:00 ## Unifying theory of branching morphogenesisBen Simons (Cambridge). Thursday 24 May 2018, 13:45-15:00 ## Colliding holes in Riemann surfacesMarta Mazzocco (Birmingham Maths). Thursday 17 May 2018, 13:45-15:00 ## Quantum fluids of light: from superfluid light towards fractional quantum Hall liquidsIacopo Carusotto (University of Trento). Thursday 10 May 2018, 13:45-15:00 ## Driven-dissipative Hall effect in photonic and classical mechanical latticesTomoki Ozawa (Universite Libre Bruxelles). Thursday 15 March 2018, 13:45-15:00 ## Field-controlled quantum criticality in Sr3Ru2O7Steve Hayden (Bristol). Thursday 07 December 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Using a low temperature multiplexer to study the statistics of interaction effects in 1D ballistic junctionsCharles Smith (Cambridge). Thursday 30 November 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Entanglement Probing and Engineering in Many-Body SystemsSougato Bose (UCL). Thursday 09 November 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Crystallographically aligned van der Waal Heterostructures of graphene and hBNJohn Wallbank (Manchester). Thursday 26 October 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Emergent hydrodynamics in integrable quantum systems out of equilibriumBenjamin Doyon (Kings). Thursday 19 October 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Why didn't my superconducting diamond resonator work? Granular superconductivity in boron-doped diamondGeorgina Klemencic (Cardiff). Thursday 12 October 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Non-equilibrium transport in one dimensional systemsAndrea de Luca (Oxford). Thursday 05 October 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Magnetostriction in rare earth-transition metal magnetsGeorge Marchant (Warwick). Thursday 06 July 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Threading DNA through tiny holes: how we use nanopore sequencing to help understand Ebola and Zika evolutionNick Loman (Birmingham Biosciences). Thursday 29 June 2017, 12:00-13:30 ## Come on Feel the Noise - thermal fluctuations carry biological information in proteinsNote WEDNESDAY Tom McLeish (Durham). Wednesday 14 June 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Braiding of anyon quasiparticles in fractional edge-state Mach-Zehnder interferometerVadim Ponomarenko (Aston). Thursday 01 June 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Dissipative spins systems far from equilibriumIgor Lesanovsky (Nottingham). Thursday 18 May 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Hydrodynamic Approaches to Non-Equilibrium Steady StatesJoe Bhaeen (Kings). Thursday 11 May 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Many-body localization from a single-particle perspectiveNOTE TALK ON TUESDAY Fabian Heidrich-Meisner (LMU, Munich). Tuesday 09 May 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Generalised Functions and Singularities of Einstein’s equationsJames Vickers (Southampton, Maths). Thursday 23 March 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Emergence of stochastic quasi-classical wavefunction of the Universe from the third quantization procedurePavel Ivanov,(Lebedev Institute/DAMTP Cambridge). Thursday 16 March 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Non-equilibrium phase transitions with competing classical and quantum fluctuationsNOTE WEDNESDAY AND UNUSUAL TIME Matteo Marcuzzi (Nottingham). Wednesday 15 March 2017, 14:15-15:30 ## Deep inelastic scattering on ultracold gasesJohannes Hofmann (Cambridge). Thursday 09 March 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Long range ordering of topological excitations in a two dimensional superfluid far from equilibriumHayder Salman (UEA). Thursday 23 February 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Fibre-reinforced fluids: from plants to extracellular matrix and beyondRosemary Dyson (Birmingham Maths). Thursday 16 February 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## How to tie a (linear optical) field into a knotMark Dennis (Bristol). Thursday 09 February 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Quantum integrability from the entanglement spectrumZlatko Papic (Leeds). Thursday 02 February 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Large deviations and dynamical phase transitionsRobert Jack (Bath). Thursday 19 January 2017, 13:45-15:00 ## Anderson (de-)localization and quantum Sinai diffusion in disordered topological nanowiresDmitry Bagrets (Cologne). Thursday 08 December 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## New driven phases of quantum matterCurt von Keyserlingk (Princeton). Thursday 01 December 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## Phase and Temperature Quenches in Bose-Einstein CondensatesGiovanni Barontini (Birmingham). Thursday 24 November 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## Many body localisation: one, two, three,…, infinityNote TUESDAY Arijeet Pal (Oxford). Tuesday 22 November 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## Planar fault energies to order: a pathway to designing new advanced alloysAlessandro Mottura (Birmingham, Materials Science). Thursday 17 November 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## Atomic collapse in grapheneNote TUESDAY Francois Peeters (Antwerp/Manchester). Tuesday 15 November 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## Interaction effects and non-locality signatures in Majorana bound states setupsAlessandro Romito (Lancaster). Thursday 10 November 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## Quantum control and synchronisation with cavity optomechanicsNote TUESDAY Andreas Nunnenkamp (Cambridge). Tuesday 01 November 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## Synthetic Gauge Fields in Synthetic Dimensions for Ultracold Atoms and PhotonsHannah Price (Trento). Thursday 27 October 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## Electron Interaction Effects in Quasi One Dimensional Semiconductor Nanostructures.Mike Pepper (UCL). Thursday 20 October 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## Hydrogen under extreme pressures: crystals, fusion and planetsGraeme Ackland, Edinburgh. Thursday 30 June 2016, 14:00-15:00 ## Quantum non-locality in symmetry protected topological phases of matterAlessandro Romito (Lancaster). Thursday 23 June 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## Self-organized topological superconductivity in magnetic adatom latticesNote unusual day and time. Mike Schecter, Nils Bohr Institute, Copenhagen. Tuesday 21 June 2016, 13:15-15:00 ## From weak to ultra-strong matter-light coupling with organic materialsJonathan Keeling, St Andrews. Thursday 17 March 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## Many-body localization in an optical latticeUlrich Schneider, Cambridge. Thursday 25 February 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## Theory of fermion parity measurement and control in Majorana circuit quantum electrodynamicsEran Ginossar, Surrey. Thursday 18 February 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## Birthday Inequalities, Repulsion, and Hard SpheresWill Perkins, Birmingham Mathematics. Thursday 11 February 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## Scalar Active Matter: Field Theories, Phase Ordering and Fluid DynamicsMike Cates, Cambridge. Thursday 04 February 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## Exactly solvable model of needle crystal growthMike Tamm, Moscow State University. Thursday 28 January 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## Metric-space analysis of systems immersed in a magnetic fieldIrene d'Amico, York. Thursday 14 January 2016, 13:45-15:00 ## The mechanical basis of morphogenesis?John Biggins, Cavendish. Thursday 10 December 2015, 13:45-15:00 ## Skew scattering in co-operatively ordered magnetic systemsTim Ziman, Genoble. Thursday 03 December 2015, 13:45-15:00 ## A field theory for the Wiener SausageGunnar Pruessner, Imperial Mathematics. Thursday 19 November 2015, 13:45-15:00 ## Field-induced order and dispersionless spin waves in Gadolinium Gallium Garnet (GGNick d'Ambrumenil, Warwick. Thursday 12 November 2015, 13:45-15:00 ## Self-assembling tensor networks, holography in disordered spin chains and leaf-to-leaf distances in graphsRudolf A. Roemer, UoWarwick. Thursday 05 November 2015, 13:45-15:00 ## Renormalization theory of fluctuating interfacesDimitri Vvedensky, Imperial College London. Thursday 29 October 2015, 13:45-15:00 ## Quantum oscillations in a Kondo insulatorSuchitra Sebastian, Cambridge. Thursday 08 October 2015, 13:45-15:00 ## Probing conformational changes in membrane-embedded proteins by measuring diffusionRichard Morris, University of Warwick. Thursday 01 October 2015, 13:45-15:00 ## Poking of sheets and shells: how wrinkling reveals new isometriesProf. Dominic Vella, UoOxford. Thursday 07 May 2015, 13:45-15:00 ## Title to be confirmedProfessor Carlo R. Contaldi, Imperial College London. Thursday 30 April 2015, 13:45-15:00 ## Spin Chains, Q-Operators and the Bethe AnsatzDr Rouven Frassek, UoDurham. Thursday 12 March 2015, 13:45-15:00 ## Measurements of exactly what is happening in the Charge Density Waves in YBCOProfessor Ted Forgan, UoB. Thursday 05 March 2015, 13:45-15:00 ## Evolution, self-assembly, and the theory of algorithmic complexityProf. A. A. Louis, Rudolph Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics. Thursday 12 February 2015, 13:45-15:00 ## Unification of BKT and BEC phase transiton in a trapped two-dimensional Bose-gasDr Martin Robert de Saint Vincent, Cavendish Laboratory Cambridge. Thursday 05 February 2015, 13:45-15:00 ## Scattering light through optical cavities and cavity-fiber networksDr Almut Beige, UoLeeds. Thursday 29 January 2015, 13:45-15:00 ## Powerful and deceptive Feynman diagrammatic seriesDr Evgeny Kozik, King's College London. Thursday 22 January 2015, 13:45-15:00 ## Decay of dark solitary like wave phenomena in a disk shaped Bose-Einstein CondensateNadine Meyer, Cold atoms UoB. Monday 15 December 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Strong-coupling ansatz for the one-dimensional Fermi gas in a harmonic potentialDr Meera Parish, UCL. Thursday 27 November 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Squids to probe excitations of spin ice and diamond qubitsDr Sean Giblin, UoCardiff. Thursday 20 November 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Thermalization and Revivals after a Quantum Quench in a Finite System.Prof. John Cardy, UoOxford.. Thursday 06 November 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Non-equilibrium dynamics and many-body entanglement with cold atoms and trapped ionsProf. Andrew Daley, UoStrathclyde.. Thursday 30 October 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Dynamics in one dimension: from equilibrium correlations to exact solutions of quench situationsProf. Jean-Sebastien Caux, Universiteit van Amsterdam. Thursday 23 October 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Charge transport: the rise of the helical modesSam Carr, UoKent. Monday 20 October 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Exoplanet Dynamics and Counting with ConfusionDr Will Meierjurgen Farr, UoB. Thursday 02 October 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Hierarchy of modes in an interacting systemOleksandr Tsyplyatyev, UoB. Thursday 25 September 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Transport in a Helical Luttinger Liquid with Kondo ImpuritiesProf. Oleg Yevtushenko, Arnold Sommerfeld Center for Theoretical Physics, Munich. Thursday 18 September 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Fine-scale structure formation in Saturn's ringsDr Henrik Latter, UoCambridge. Thursday 22 May 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Classical loop models and quantum phase transitionsProf. John Chalker, UoOxford. Thursday 15 May 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Deconfinement and unconventional phase transitions in frustrated systemsDr Stephen Powell, UoN. Thursday 08 May 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Mathematical models of quantum and classical systems and their aggregates.Dr Vladimir V. Kisil, UoLeeds. Thursday 03 April 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## QED-Plasmas and Intense Laser-Plasma InteractionsProf. Tony Arber, UoWarwick. Thursday 20 March 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Introduction of non-Hermitian deformations of integrable modelsProf. Andreas Fring, City University London. Thursday 06 March 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Stochastic techniques to study ultracold atoms in optical cavitiesDr Mark Lee, University of Southampton. Thursday 27 February 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## “Phase competition and soft-core vortices in the O(2)xO(2) nonlinear sigma model”Dr Chris Hooley SUPA, University of St Andrews. Thursday 20 February 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Spin-dependent transport in reduced dimensionsDr Martin Gradhand, UoBristol. Thursday 13 February 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Front propagation in steady cellular flowsDr Alexandra Tzella, UoB. Thursday 30 January 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## An introduction to strongly nonlinear analysisDr Warren R. Smith, UoB. Thursday 23 January 2014, 13:45-15:00 ## Direct observation of complex dynamics in optical cavities.Prof. Stephen Creagh, University of Nottingham. Thursday 21 November 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Anomalous thermodynamic exponents from topological transitions in nodal superconductorsDr. Jorge Quintanilla, University of Kent. Thursday 14 November 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Entanglement Entropy of one-dimensional quantum systemsDr Olalla Castro Alvaredo, City U London. Thursday 31 October 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Solving the time-dependent Schroedinger Equation: Applications in chemistry.Dr Graham Worth, U of Birmingham. Thursday 17 October 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Immune networks: multitasking capabilities near saturationDr Alessia Annibale, King's London. Thursday 10 October 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Nonlinear propagation in optical fibresProfessor Keith Blow, University of Aston . Thursday 26 September 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Extreme events in physical systems and complex networksProf. MS Santhanam, IISER Pune, India. Thursday 19 September 2013, 13:45-14:45 ## Exchange potentials in Kohn-Sham theory.Nikitas I. Gidopoulos Dept of Physics, Durham University. Wednesday 18 September 2013, 14:00-16:00 ## Physics of Human MovementProffessor Mark Latash, PennState Uni. Wednesday 11 September 2013, 15:00-16:00 ## Immune networks: multitasking capabilities near saturationDr Alessia Annibale, King's College London. Thursday 20 June 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Two Universalities in Semiconductor PhysicsProf. Michael Wilkinson, Open University. Thursday 13 June 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Phase separation and surface tension in vibrated granular matter.Prof. Michael Swift, University of Nottingham. Thursday 06 June 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Title to be confirmedDr. Claudio Castelnovo, University of Cambridge. Thursday 30 May 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Non-equilibrium steady states in (near) critical systemsDr. Benjamin Doyon, King's College London. Thursday 09 May 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Nonlinear Nanomechanics by Electron TransportProf. Andrew Armour, University of Nottingham. Thursday 21 March 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Universal few-body physics in ultracold atoms.Dr Lev Khaykovich, Bar-Ilan University. Thursday 14 March 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Holographic Approaches to Non-Equilibrium DynamicsDr Joe Bhaseen, King's College London. Thursday 07 March 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Giant Nonlocal Thermoelectric Effects in Three-Terminal Superconducting DevicesProf. Matthias Eschrig, Royal Holloway (University of London). Thursday 28 February 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Reduced density matrices after a quantum quenchDr Maurizio Fagotti, University of Oxford. Thursday 21 February 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Chaos and Noise in Game TheoryDr Tobias Galla, Manchester U. Thursday 14 February 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## P-wave pairing in Sr2RuO4Professor James Annett, University of Bristol. Thursday 31 January 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Abelian Chern-Simons-Maxwell theory from a tight binding model of spinless fermionsDr Jiannis Pachos, University of Leeds. Thursday 24 January 2013, 13:45-15:00 ## Spin-Orbit Coupling in Multi-Component Ultracold Atomic GasesDr Ryan Barnett, Imperial College. Thursday 06 December 2012, 13:45-15:00 ## Progress and open issues on magnetothermal transportProf Xenophon Zotos, U of Crete. Thursday 22 November 2012, 13:00-14:00 ## Helical correlations and unbroken symmetry in FCC-stacked triangular Ising antiferromagnetsDr Fiona Burnell, U od Oxford. Thursday 08 November 2012, 13:45-15:00 ## String theory and non-equilibrium phenomena in strongly interacting quantum systemsDr Andrei Starinets, U of Oxford. Thursday 01 November 2012, 13:45-15:00 ## Superconductivity in nanostructures: Smaller is different and maybe holographicDr Antonio Garcia-Garcia, U of Cambridge. Thursday 25 October 2012, 13:45-15:00 ## From GPE to KPZ: finite temperature dynamical structure factor of the 1D Bose gasDr Austen Lamacraft, U of Cambridge. Thursday 18 October 2012, 13:45-15:00 ## Strongly Interacting Ultracold Fermi GasesDr Chris Bradly, U of Melbourne. Thursday 11 October 2012, 13:45-15:00 ## Title to be confirmedDr Igor Gornyi, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. Thursday 04 October 2012, 13:45-15:00 ## Dynamics of a magnetic vortex-antivortex dipole in spin-polarized currentProf Stavros Komineas, University of Crete. Thursday 14 June 2012, 13:45-15:00 ## Combinatorics of stretched 2D loop-erased random walksDr Sergei Nechaev, Université Paris-Sud, France. Thursday 07 June 2012, 13:45-15:00 ## Spatial correlations and topological defects in non-equilibrium polariton superfluidsDr Marzena Szymanska, Warwick U. Thursday 17 May 2012, 13:45-15:00 ## Anomalous High Energy Magnetic Excitations in CupratesProf Stephen Hayden, U of Bristol. Thursday 10 May 2012, 13:45-15:00 ## Supercritical Fields and Flux Structures in Mesoscopic Type I SuperconductorsProf Simon Bending, U of Bath. Thursday 26 April 2012, 13:45-15:00 ## Freezing transition in decaying Burgers turbulenceProf Yan Fyodorov, Queen Mary U of London. Thursday 22 March 2012, 13:45-15:00 ## Lawlessness in low dimensions – violation of the Wiedemann-Franz law and the Pauli paramagnetic limit in quasi-one-dimensional Li0.9Mo6O17Prof Nigel Hussey, U of Bristol. Thursday 01 March 2012, 13:45-15:00 ## Wave Functions and Their Densities in Metric SpaceProf Irene d'Amico, U of York. Thursday 23 February 2012, 13:45-15:00 ## Coulomb drag in grapheneDr Mikhail Titov, Heriot-Watt U, Edinburgh. Thursday 09 February 2012, 13:45-15:00 ## Swimming and scattering at low Reynolds numbersProf Julia Yeomans, U of Oxford. Thursday 26 January 2012, 13:45-15:00 ## Superfluid Turbulence in the classical, quantum and crossover rangesProf Sergey Nazarenko, U of Warwick. Thursday 01 December 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## Collision of two spin-polarised atomic Fermi cloudsDr Carlos Lobo, U of Southampton. Thursday 24 November 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## Local tensor network for strongly correlated projective statesBenjamin Beri, U of Cambridge. Thursday 17 November 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## The impact of the local environment on the Kondo screening of a high-spin atomDr. Cyrus F. Hirjibehedin, London Centre for Nanotechnology. Thursday 10 November 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## New Superconducting Quantum DevicesPhil Meeson, Royal Holloway, University of London. Thursday 03 November 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## Symmetries of Multifractal Spectra and Field Theories of Anderson LocalizationProf Ilya Gruzberg, U of Chicago. Thursday 27 October 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## Quantum noise and self-sustained radiation of PT-symmetric optical systemsProf. Henning Schomerus, U of Lancaster. Thursday 20 October 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## Levitation of delocalized states at weak magnetic fieldDr Viktor Kagalovsky, Sami Shamoon College of Engineering, Israel. Thursday 06 October 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## Neutron scattering and mSR studies of spin gap formation in the caged compounds CeT2Al10 (T = Fe, Ru, Os)Dr Devashibhai Adroja (STFC,RAL,ISIS). Thursday 29 September 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## Large values of the Riemann zeta-function and disordered landscapesProf. Jonathan Keating, U. of Bristol. Thursday 23 June 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## At the edge of glassiness; how simple can a complex system be?Homi Bhabha Lecture: Note the unusual venue! Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, TATA institute of Fundamental Research. Small Lecture Theatre (Poynting). Thursday 26 May 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## Quantum optomechanical systemsProf. Andrew Armour, U of Nottingham. Thursday 19 May 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## Change in the topology of band structure of bilayer graphene due to strain or nematic phase transition for electronsPlease note the special day! Prof. Vladimir Falko, Lancaster University. Monday 16 May 2011, 16:00-17:00 ## Developments at the front of wave function and density functional theories: The screening charge densityNikitas Gidopoulos (STFC,RAL,ISIS). Thursday 12 May 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## The interplay between ultracold atoms, semiconductor surfaces and quantum electronic systemsProf. Mark Fromhold, U of Nottingham. Thursday 31 March 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## Oscillate Wildly: using muons to investigate low dimensional magnetsDr Tom Lancaster, Oxford. Tuesday 29 March 2011, 14:00-15:00 ## Coarse-graining dynamical systemsDr Jonathan Rowe, Computer Science, U of Birmingham. Thursday 24 March 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## Semiclassical approach to mesoscopic quantum transport and spectral statisticsDr Sebastian Müller, University of Bristol. Thursday 17 March 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## Quantum Quenches in the Transverse Field Ising ModelProf. Fabian Essler, U of Oxford. Thursday 03 March 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## Linear response from black holes"Simon Gentle, Durham University. Thursday 17 February 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## Statistical and symbolic paradigms in intra-sentential sentiment extractionDr Oliver Mason, English Department, U of Birmingham . Thursday 03 February 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## Optimised local orbitals for linear-scaling density-functional theory and beyondPeter Haynes, Imperial. Thursday 20 January 2011, 13:45-15:00 ## Artificial gauge potentials for neutral atomsProf Jean Dalibard, Ecole Normale Superieure. Small Lecture Theatre (Poynting). Thursday 09 December 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Suppression of Polarization Impairments In Fibre Raman AmplifiersDr Sergey Sergeev, Aston University. Thursday 25 November 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Finite Temperature Properties of Fluctuating Atomic (quasi) CondensatesDr Nikalaous Proukakis, U of Newcasstle. Thursday 18 November 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## The Deep Structure of SpacetimeFay Dawker, Imperial College. Thursday 11 November 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Field-driven out-of-equilibrium physics in spin ice materialsDr Claudio Castelnuovo, Royal Holloway. Thursday 04 November 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Latest experimental results on the highly frustrated magnets studied at WarwickDr Oleg Petrenko, Warwick University. Thursday 28 October 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Collective dynamics of Bose-Einstein condensates in optical cavitiesDr Jonathan Keeling, St Andrews. Thursday 21 October 2010, 12:00-13:00 ## Heat flow monotonicity phenomena in euclidean analysisDr Jonathan Bennet, School of Mathematics, U of Birmingham. Thursday 14 October 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Finite temperature dynamical DMRG and spinon deconfinementJure Kokalj, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana. Thursday 07 October 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Multiparticle Composites in Density-Imbalanced Quantum FluidsDr Evgeny Burovsky, Université Paris Sud, Orsay. Wednesday 30 June 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Dissipation in quantum Hall systemsNote unusual day NIcholas d'Ambrumenil, Warwick U. Tuesday 08 June 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Theory of inter-atomic electronic decay processes in clustersDr Vitaly Averbukh, Imperial College. Thursday 27 May 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Quasihole states at nu=5/2: numerical evidence for the Majorana FermionNote unusual day Dr. Rudolf H. Morf Condensed Matter Theory, Paul Scherrer Institute Villigen, Switzerland. Tuesday 25 May 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Ordered states of adatoms on grapheneVadim Cheianov, U of Lancaster. Thursday 06 May 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Bose-Einstein condensation with tunable interactions: from solitons to moleculesSimon Cornish, Durham U. Thursday 25 March 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Non-local atomic manipulation by site-specific charge injection from an STM tip: tales from the Physics East basementDr Peter Sloan, U of Birmingham. Thursday 18 March 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Complexity vs Emergence: Quantifying Emergence in term of Persistent Mutual InformationProf. R.C. Ball, Warwick U. Thursday 11 March 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Spin dynamics in geometrically frustrated Heisenberg antiferromagnetsJohn Chalker, U of Oxford. Thursday 04 March 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Multifractal eigenfunctions in random matrix ensemblesDr Alexander Ossipov, U of Notingham. Thursday 25 February 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Fermi surface reconstruction and approach to a metal-insulator QCP in the underdoped cupratesDr Suchitra E. Sebastian, Cavendish Lab. Thursday 18 February 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Solving the time-dependent Schroedinger Equation for polyatomic systemsDr Graham Worth, Chemistry Dept., U of Birmingham. Thursday 11 February 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## The Griess algebra and the Monster sporadic groupProf S. Shpectorov, School of Mathematics. Thursday 04 February 2010, 13:00-14:00 ## Two-dimensional Bose fluids: An atomic physics perspectiveDr Zoran Hadzibabic, U of Cambridge. Thursday 28 January 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Many-body physics with highly excited atomsDr Igor Lesanovsky, U of Nottingham. Thursday 21 January 2010, 14:00-15:00 ## Weak localisation and spin-orbit coupling in grapheneDr Edward McCann, U of Lancaster. Thursday 14 January 2010, 13:45-15:00 ## Exotic Phases in Low-Dimensional Quantum MagnetsDr Christian Ruegg, UCL. Thursday 10 December 2009, 13:45-15:00 ## Bose-Einstein condensation and superfluidity of exciton-polaritons in microcavitiesProf Alexey Kavokin, U of Southampton. Thursday 03 December 2009, 13:45-15:00 ## Ant colonies as complex systemsProf Kim Christensen, Imperial College. Thursday 26 November 2009, 13:45-15:00 ## Spinons and covalency effects in one-dimensional spin-½ cuprate antiferromagnetsProf. Toby Perring, Rutherford Appleton Lab. Thursday 19 November 2009, 13:45-15:00 ## Dynamics in atom optics: Quantum resonances and condensates in ring trapsDr Simon Gardiner, U of Durham. Thursday 12 November 2009, 14:00-15:00 ## Solving the Puzzle of Fiber Supercontinuum and Gravity-Like Effects on LightDr Dimitry Skryabin, U of Bath. Thursday 29 October 2009, 14:00-15:00 ## Changing shape under pressure: a computational study of semiconductor nanocrystals by metadynamicsDr Carla Molteni, Kings College. Thursday 22 October 2009, 14:00-15:00 ## Multifractal analysis with the probability density function at the 3D Anderson transitionDr. Alberto Rodriguez, U of Warwick. Thursday 15 October 2009, 14:00-15:00 ## Theory of electronic Mach-Zehnder interferometers in the Integer Quantum Hall effect regimeDr D Kovrizhin, U of Oxford. Thursday 08 October 2009, 14:00-15:00 ## Ab Initio Random Structure Searching: exploring structure space with random numbersProf Chris J. Pickard, UCL. Thursday 01 October 2009, 14:00-15:00 ## Coupling a quantum dot to a non-Fermi liquid lead: Universality and quantum phase transitionsRichard Berkovits (Bar Ilan). Wednesday 10 June 2009, 16:00-17:00 ## Quantum transport in chaotic cavities and Selberg's integralDmitry Savin (Brunel). Thursday 04 June 2009, 14:00-15:00 ## Topological phases of matter and why you should be interestedSteve Simon (Oxford University). Thursday 28 May 2009, 14:00-15:00 ## Itinerant ferromagnetism: A quantum fluctuation driven FFLO analogueGareth Conduit (University of Cambridge). Thursday 21 May 2009, 14:00-15:00 ## delta-doping of oxide two dimensional gasesProf Mark Blamire (University of Cambridge). Friday 01 May 2009, 10:00-11:00 If you have a question about this list, please contact: Prof Andy Schofield; Dr Dimitri M Gangardt; Mike Gunn; Mark Dennis; Dr Hannah Price; C.VonKeyserlingk; C.VonKeyserlingk. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser. |
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