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Friday, April 20, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Irina Zhuravleva, Phys Sci Res Assoc, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, Stanford University

Physics of Hot Gas in Galaxy Clusters on Macro and Micro Scales

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, April 20, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mukund Rangamani, UC Davis

Entropy production via an inflow mechanism

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Daniel Litinski, PhD Candidate, von Oppen Group, Freie University Berlin

Topological Quantum Computing with and without Majoranas

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: West Bridge 265
Friday, April 13, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Alp Sipahigil, IQIM Postdoctoral Scholar, Painter Group

Solid-state hybrid quantum systems

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, April 13, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lorenzo Di Pietro, Perimeter Institute

Perturbative Approaches for QED3

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Hyosub Kim, Department of Physics, KAIST, South Korea

Reconfigurable single-atom array for Rydberg atom quantum simulation

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, April 6, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Arbel Haim, Sherman Fairchild Postdoctoral Scholar in Theoretical Physics

Toward realizing a time-reversal-invariant topological superconductor

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, April 6, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ning Bao, UC Berkeley

Generalized holographic entanglement of purification

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, March 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Victor Albert, Lee A. DuBridge Postdoctoral Scholar in Physics

Filling cavities to prevent decay: bosonic quantum error correction

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, March 16, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Anastasia Fialkov, ITC Fellow, Institute for Theory and Computation, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Shining Light into the Cosmic Dark Ages

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, March 16, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Feng Xu, UC Riverside

On relative entropy in CFT

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, March 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Thaddeus Ladd, senior research scientist, HRL Laboratories, LLC

Isotopically Enhanced Triple-Dot Qubits in SiGe

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 201
Friday, March 16, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Xi Yin, Harvard University

Old stringy tales revisited

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Thursday, March 15, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Charisi Maria, Postdoctoral Scholar in Astronomy, TAPIR, Caltech

Quasars with periodic variability as sub-parsec Supermassive Black Hole Binary candidates

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cheng-Wei Qiu, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Hybridized metasurfaces: A new twist in flat optics

Applied Physics Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, March 9, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Clément Bonnerot, Postdoctoral Scholar, Theoretical Astrophysics, Caltech

Streams collision as a precursor of double tidal disruption events

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, March 9, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Aron Wall, Stanford University

How Low can the Energy Density Go?

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, March 2, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Michael Ferguson, ETH Zurich

Spin-coherent dot—cavity electronics

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, March 2, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Brian Swingle, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland

Scrambling in quantum spin chains

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, February 23, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Oriol Romero Isart, Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information , Austrian Academy of Sciences

Levitated Nanomagnets in the Quantum Regime: Theory and Applications

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, February 23, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Yan-Fei Jiang, KITP Fellow, Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara

Three Dimensional Radiation Hydrodynamic Simulations Reveal the Mysteries of Massive Stars

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
Friday, February 23, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Pavel Putrov, Institute for Advanced Study

Topological terms in Yang-Mills theory with time-reversal symmetry

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, February 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Evert van Nieuwenburg, Postdoctoral Scholar, Refael Group

Machine Learning and Quantum Physics

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, February 23, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sasha Zhiboedov, Harvard University

Correlation Functions in CFTs with Weakly Broken Higher Spin Symmetry

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, February 16, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Camille Avestruz, KICP and Fermi Postdoctoral Fellow, Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, University of Chicago

CANCELLED DUE TO FLU -- TO BE RESCHEDULED

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, February 16, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dan Xie, Harvard University

Seiberg-Witten differential via primitive forms

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, February 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Jacob Covey, Richard Chace Tolman Postdoctoral Scholar, Endres Group

A quantum gas of polar KRb molecules in an optical lattice

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 105
Friday, February 16, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mario Martone, University of Texas - Austin

On singularities of super-conformal field theories

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Thursday, February 15, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
James Owen, NASA Hubble Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study

Vorticies from low-mass planet formation

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 201
Friday, February 9, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Kenta Hotokezaka, Lyman Spitzer, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University

Theory of EM counterparts of neutron star mergers

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
Friday, February 9, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Josephine Suh, Postdoctoral Scholar in Theoretical Physics, Kitaev Group

Quantization of the low temperature action in the SYK model

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, February 9, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Frederik Denef, Columbia University

Higher Spin de Sitter Hilbert Space

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, February 2, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Paola Pinilla, NASA Hubble Fellow, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona

From Cosmic Dust to Planetesimals: Models vs. Observations

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
Friday, February 2, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Jared Kaplan, Johns Hopkins University

Exact Bulk Operators and the Fate of Locality

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, February 2, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Arian Jadbabaie, Graduate Student, Hutzler Group

Continuous measurements and quantum trajectories in circuit QED

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, February 2, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Jeffrey Harvey, University of Chicago

Hecke operators for characters of Rational Conformal Field Theory

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Monday, January 29, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ben Grinstein, UC San Diego

Lepton Universality Violation in B-Meson Decays and Inclusive vs Exclusive |Vcb|

High Energy Physics Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, January 26, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cristobal Petrovich, Postdoctoral Fellow and Gruber Foundation Fellow, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA)

Merging black holes in non-spherical nuclear star clusters

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, January 26, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tom Rudelius, Institute for Advanced Study

6D SCFTs and Group Theory

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, January 26, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sean Carroll, Research Professor of Physics, Caltech

Bulk Entanglement Gravity

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, January 26, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Leonardo Rastelli, SUNY Stony Brook

Higgs branches and chiral algebras of 4d N=2 theories -- a progress report

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, January 19, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Anna Pancoast, NASA Einstein Fellow, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Probing the Structure of Active Galactic Nuclei Using Light Echoes

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, January 19, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Johannes Eichholz, Postdoctoral Scholar in Experimental Physics, Adhikari Group

Improving gravitational-wave detector sensitivity with cryogenic test mass cooling

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, January 19, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Aleksey Cherman, University of Washington

Emergent dimensions from large N confinement

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Don Page, University of Alberta

Possibilities for Probabilities and Reasoning about Boltzmann Brains

Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, January 12, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Daniel Harlow, MIT

symmetries in quantum field theory and quantum gravity

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, January 12, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
David Schuster , Physics Department and James Franck Institute, University of Chicago

From many modes to many bodies

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 201
Friday, January 12, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dan Freed, UT Austin

Three applications of topology to physics

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Thursday, January 11, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dan Freed, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin

Complex Chern-Simons invariants of 3-manifolds and abelianization

Location: Building 15, Room 122
Friday, January 5, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Virginie Faramaz, JPL

Mean-motion resonances with eccentric planets: when analytical arguments guide and complement numerical simulations

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370

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