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Monday, April 24, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tim Cohen, University of Oregon

Nnaturalness

High Energy Physics Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, April 21, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tomas Jochym O'Connor, Sherman Fairchild Postdoctoral Scholar

Fault-tolerance in topological stabilizer codes and universal workarounds

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, April 21, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Benedikt Diemer, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Theory and Computation, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA

Edge of darkness: The splashback radius as a physical halo boundary

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, April 21, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ingmar Saberi, University of Heidelberg

Holographic lattice field theories

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Monday, April 17, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cliff Burgess, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Effective theories for point sources

Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, April 14, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Flavio Yair Bruno, Ambizione Research Fellow, University of Geneva

Fermi Arcs and Their Topological Character in the Candidate Type-II Weyl Semimetals WTe2 and MoTe2

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, April 14, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Devin Silva, NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow, Michigan State University

Helping to paint a more realistic picture of the intergalactic and circumgalactic media through simulation

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, April 14, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Chi-Ming Chang, QMAP, UC Davis

Chaos in 2D CFT and Spinning Particle in AdS

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Monday, April 10, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ken Van Tilburg, IAS

A small weak scale from a small cosmological constant

Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, April 7, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ana Asenjo Garcia, IQIM Postdoctoral Scholar, Kimble Group

Enhancing atom-light interactions with “selective radiance”: the recipe to exponentially improve photon storage fidelities

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, April 7, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Beatrice Bonga, Graduate Student, Penn State

The quadrupole formula: a hundred years later

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, April 7, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tom Hartman, Cornell University

Causality and Universality at Strong Coupling

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, March 31, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Kotaro Fujisawa, Waseda University

Rapidly rotating exoplanets, brown dwarfs and massive stars

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, March 31, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Andy Neitzke, University of Texas at Austin

Abelianization in complex Chern-Simons theory

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
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

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