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Friday, March 24, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wayne Zheng, PhD Candidate, Tsinghua University

Charge-spin mutual entanglement: A case study by exact diagonalization of the one hole doped t-J loop

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, March 24, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tudor Dimofte, QMAP, UC Davis

Equivariance and the cosmological constant

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, March 17, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ethan Dyer, Stanford University

Information loss from partition functions at late times

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, March 10, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Joshua Erlich, College of William and Mary

Quantum Gravity: A Free Lunch

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Thursday, March 9, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Anna Heffernan, Postdoctoral Scholar, Physics Department, University of Florida

Self-Force: Towards Waveforms for Space-Based Gravitational Wave Detectors

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, March 3, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Greg Howes, Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa

Understanding Turbulent Heating in Space and Astrophysical Plasmas

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, March 3, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Jaewon Song, KIAS

Macdonald index and chiral algebra

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Thursday, March 2, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Eric Yue Ma, Department of Applied Physics, Stanford University

From Edges to Domain Walls: Quantum Materials Under Scrutiny by Nanoscale Microwave Imaging

Applied Physics Seminar Series
Location: Keck 142
Friday, February 24, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Nicholas Stone, Postdoctoral Einstein Fellow, Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory, Columbia University

Exotic Astrophysical Channels for Black Hole Binary Formation

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, February 24, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Claire Zukowski, Columbia University

Emergent de Sitter Spaces from Entanglement Entropy

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, February 17, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Barry McKernan, CUNY and AMNH

The AGN disk channel for LIGO black hole mergers

Location: Cahill 370
Friday, February 17, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maxime Gabella, Institute for Advanced Study

Spectral Networks, BPS Graphs, and BPS Quivers

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, February 10, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Yuval Baum, IQIM Postdoctoral Scholar

Non-local effects in Weyl semi-metals

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, February 10, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Xi Dong, IAS

Entanglement, Gravity, and Quantum Error Correction

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Monday, February 6, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bibhushan Shakya, University of Michigan

Sterile Neutrino Dark Matter with Supersymmetry

High Energy Physics Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, February 3, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title to be Announced

Location: Cahill 370
Friday, February 3, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Simeon Hellerman, IPMU, University of Tokyo

TBA

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Monday, January 30, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Alvaro Chavarria, Kavli Institute/University of Chicago

Solid-state imaging detectors for low-energy particle physics

High Energy Physics Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, January 27, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Evgeny Mozgunov, Graduate Student, Kitaev Group

Local Master Equation for Small Temperatures

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, January 27, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Branimir Sesar, Senior Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA)

Three-quarters of the Sky, up to 120 kpc: Mapping the Galactic Halo in 3D with PS1 RR Lyrae Stars

Location: Cahill 370
Friday, January 27, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Guy Gur-Ari, Stanford University

Black Holes and Random Matrices

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Thursday, January 26, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Kenta Kiuchi, Research Associate Professor, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Recent progress of compact binary merger simulations in Kyoto group

Location: Cahill 370
Friday, January 20, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grant Remmen, Graduate Student, Theoretical Physics, Hertz Fellow, Caltech

Twofold Symmetries of the Pure Gravity Action

Location: Cahill 370
Friday, January 20, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Shu-Heng Shao, Institute for Advanced Study

Indices, Particles, Surfaces, and Monsters

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, January 13, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Siyao Xu, Peking University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Magnetic field’s travels from Lilliput to Brobdingnag: turbulent dynamo in a partially ionized plasma

Location: Cahill 370
Friday, January 13, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mark Mezei, Princeton University

Moving the CFT into the bulk

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Jean-baptiste Béguin, Postdoctoral Scholar, QUANTOP - Danish Center for Quantum Optics, Niels Bohr Institute

Chains of atoms coupled to a nanofiber waveguide

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, January 6, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Philippe Faist, Postdoctoral Scholar, Brandao Group

Practical, Reliable Error Bars in Quantum Tomography

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: West Bridge 351 (LIGO Science Conference Room)
Friday, January 6, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sarah Harrison, Harvard University

K3 String Theory, Lattices, and Moonshine

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, December 16, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Jennifer Barnes, Graduate Student, Department of Astronomy, UC Berkeley

Updates on Kilonova Models

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, December 9, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dillon Wong, Crommie Group, University of California, Berkeley

Visualizing the Behavior of Relativistic Electrons in Simple 2D Potentials in Graphene

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: West Bridge 351 (LIGO Science Conference Room)
Friday, December 2, 2016
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Aram Harrow, Assistant Professor of Physics, MIT

Local Hamiltonians Whose Ground States are Hard to Approximate

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, December 2, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Luke Kelley, Graduate Student, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Harvard University

Massive Black Hole Binary Mergers and their Gravitational Waves

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, December 2, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Natalie Paquette, Stanford University

Automorphy, Wall Crossing, and Symmetries of BPS States

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, December 2, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Edgar Shaghoulian, UC Santa Barbara

Gravity from conformal large-N gauge theory

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mike Kesden, Assistant Professor, University of Texas, Dallas

A unified treatment of tidal disruption by Schwarzschild black holes

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Monday, November 21, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Guanyu Zhu, Joint Quantum Institute (NIST-University of Maryland)

Entanglement Spectroscopy of Quantum Many-body Systems

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, November 18, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hannes Pichler, AMP, Harvard-Smithsonian, Center for Astrophysics

Measurement protocols for entanglement entropies and entanglement spectra of cold atoms

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, November 18, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Maria Petropoulou, Einstein Post Doctoral Fellow, Physics and Astronomy, Purdue University

What is the contribution of blazars to the IceCube neutrino flux?

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Monday, November 14, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Eric Braaten, Ohio State University

Open Effective Field Theory for Deeply Inelastic Reactions

High Energy Physics Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, November 11, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Shenghan Jiang, Graduate Student, Boston College

Classification and simulation of quantum phases by symmetric tensor networks

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, November 11, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mikhail Belyaev, TAC Fellow, Postdoctoral Scholar, UC Berkeley

The Surprising Physics of Boundary Layer Accretion

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, November 11, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Elias Kiritsis, University of Crete

Holography and the quantum renormalization group

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, November 11, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Elias Kiritsis, University of Crete

Holography and the quantum renormalization group

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, November 11, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Callum Quigley, University of Toronto

TBD

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Monday, November 7, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
JiJi Fan, Ultralight Repulsive Dark Matter, Brown University

TBD

High Energy Physics Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, November 4, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
John Bartholomew, Postdoctoral Scholar, Faraon Group

Rare-earth ions in crystals for integrating quantum resources

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, November 4, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Oliver Elbert, Graduate Student, UC Irvine

Constraining Dark Physics with Simulations

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, November 4, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Pavel Putrov, IAS

Exact solutions of N = (0 , 2) Landau - Ginzburg models

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, November 4, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Brian Willett, KITP/UCSB

3d N = 2 theories on circle bundles and the Bethe equations

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469

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