Condensed Matter

Condensed Matter Physics Seminars are generally held at various times throughout the week. Please check the event listings for complete details.

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Anisotropic London Penetration Depth in Iron-based Superconductors

Thursday, 28th Jan 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Prof. Ruslan Prozorov (Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory, US DOE)

Spin echo of a single electron in a quantum dot

Thursday, 18th Feb 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
L. Cywinski Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

Dynamical Decoupling with Imperfect Pulses in P Doped Silicon

Thursday, 25th Feb 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Dr. Zhihui Wang Ames Laboratory

Imaging and manipulating structural domains in AFe2As2 (A=Ca, Sr, Ba)

Thursday, 4th Mar 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Dr. Makariy A. Tanatar (Ames Laboratory, US DOE)

Metallic spin density wave in iron-based superconductors

Wednesday, 10th Mar 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Prof. Ilya Eremin (Max-Planck-Institut für Physik komplexer Systeme, Dresden und Institut für Theoretische Physik, TU Braunschweig, Germany)

Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Carbon Nanostructures: From Bosonic Excitons to Dirac Fermions

Thursday, 11th Mar 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Prof. Jigang Wang (Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory, US DOE)

Scaling relations in anisotropic superconductors with strong pair-breaking

Thursday, 25th Mar 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Prof. Vladimir Kogan (Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory DOE)

Graphene a nearly perfect fluid.

Thursday, 1st Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Jørg Schmalian (Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory DOE)

An Introduction to Molecularly Isolated Magnetic Systems

Thursday, 8th Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Michael Baker School of Chemistry, University of Manchester and Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble

Electronic and Transport Properties of Graphene Systems

Friday, 9th Apr 2010 @ 2:10 pm in Physics 18
Mei-Yin ChouSchool of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA

Statistics and localization of subgap states in superconductors with sign-changing order parameter

Thursday, 15th Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Dr. Alexei Koshelev (Argonne National Laboratory, US DOE)

Thermoelectric materials: a new insight from NMR

Thursday, 22nd Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Evgenii (Eugene) Levin, Ames Laboratory DOE and Department of Physics and Astronomy, ISU

Spin-orbit interaction in the fcc lattice with application to ordered double perovskites

Thursday, 6th May 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Rodrigo Pereira, The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California Santa Barbara

Femtosecond Coherent Control of Spin with Light

Friday, 20th Aug 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room 18 Physics Hall
Prof. Ilias Perakis, Department of Physics University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete

Studying frustration effects in magnetic molecules with classical spin dynamics methods

Friday, 3rd Sep 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room 18 Physics
Prof Christian Schroder, University of Applied Science Bielefeld

AC loss of second-generation high-temperature superconducting pancake coils

Thursday, 9th Sep 2010 @ 4:10 pm in RM 5 Physics
Dr. Weijia Yuan Electronic, Power and Energy Conversion Group, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge

Recent Advances in Organic Photovoltaic Science & Technology

Thursday, 16th Sep 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Rm 5 Physics
Dr. Gang Li, VP for Engineering, Solarmer Energy, Inc.

Synthesis of highly spin-polarized Co1-xFexS2 thin films for fundamental studies of spintronic devices

Thursday, 23rd Sep 2010 @ 4:10 am in Physics 5
Michael Manno Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

Spectroscopic investigation of relation between superconductivity and pseudogap in copper oxide high temperature superconductor

Thursday, 30th Sep 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room Physics 5
Takeshi Kondo Ames Laboratory and Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University

Pressure and 75As-NMR/NQR studies of iron pnictide superconductor Ba1-xKxFe2As2

Wednesday, 6th Oct 2010 @ 1:10 pm in Room A401 Zaffarano
Prof. Yoh Kohori, Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, Chiba University, Japan

Upper critical field in the organic superconductor beta"-(ET)2SF5CH2CF2SO3: Possibility of Fulde-Ferrell-Larkin-Ovchinnikov state

Thursday, 7th Oct 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics Room 5
Dr. Kyuil Cho Ames Laboratory Iowa State University

Toward Single-Macromolecule 3D Imaging with Intense, Short-Pulse X-ray Lasers

Monday, 25th Oct 2010 @ 2:10 pm in Rroom 18/19 Physics
Changyong Song RIKEN SPring-8 Center, Japan

Three Dimensional Gap Photonic Crystal: An Engineered Electromagnetic Platform for Manipulating Light-Matter Interaction

Thursday, 28th Oct 2010 @ 3:00 pm in 18/19 Physics at 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Ganapathi Subramania Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM 87185

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Thursday, 4th Nov 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room Physics 5
Alex King, Ames Lab

Quasiperiodicity, quenched disorder and quantum fluctuations in two dimensional antiferromagnets

Thursday, 11th Nov 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Phhys Room 5
Dr. Anuradha Jagannathan Laboratoire de Physique des Solides Bât.510, Université Paris-Sud 91400 Orsay France

Fragile quantum criticality and T/B-scaling in beta-YbAlB4: a theorist's perspectiv

Thursday, 18th Nov 2010 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS ROOM 5
Prof. Andriy Nevidomskyy, Rice University

Application of high-resolution dilatometry to the study of classical critical phenomena

Thursday, 2nd Dec 2010 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS ROOM 5
Benjamin White, University of Montana

Complex critical exponents in quantum percolation transitions

Thursday, 9th Dec 2010 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS ROOM 5
Rafael M. Fernandes Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University