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Combined list of TCM seminar series, and TCM blackboard seminar series, which are held on alternate weeks on Thursdays during term, also including irregular and extra seminars.

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If you have a question about this list, please contact: Ben Simons; Gareth Conduit; Edgar Engel; Bartomeu Monserrat. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser.

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Theory of Condensed Matter

Stochastic Approach to Quantum Spin Dynamics

UserDr Joe Bhaseen, King's College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 December 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Comprehensive modeling of materials for solar applications from first principles

UserProf. Julia Wiktor, Chalmers University of Technology.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 14 November 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Introducing Topological Quantum Chemistry and Topological Materials Data Base

UserDr Maia Vergniory, Donostia International Physics Center.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 31 October 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Axial anomalies in Weyl semimetals

UserProf. Jens Bardarson, KTH Royal Technical Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 October 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Spin Transport in 2D Materials and Topological Matter

UserProf. Stephan Roche, Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 17 October 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Photonic topological anomalies

UserProf. Henning Schomerus, Lancaster University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 10 October 2019, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Amorphous Al2O3 from Atomic Layer Deposition

UserAngela Harper, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 09 October 2019, 11:30-12:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Towards the design of molecular materials

UserDr Gerit Brandenburg, Heidelberg University and UCL.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 16 September 2019, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Towards automated self-correction of approximate DFT using first-principles Hubbard U and Hund's J parameters

UserDavid O’Regan, School of Physics, CRANN and AMBER, Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 September 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Vestigial order in quantum materials

UserProf. Jörg Schmalian, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 June 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Nonequilibrium Materials Engineering

UserDr. Michael Sentef, Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 June 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Ab initio thermodynamics with the help of machine learning

UserDr. Bingqing Cheng, Trinity College, the University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 03 June 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Dissipative "time crystals"

UserDr. Achilleas Lazarides, Loughborough University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 May 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Flexoelectricity from first principles

UserProf. Cyrus E. Dreyer, Stony Brook University and Flatiron Institute.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 13 May 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Spontaneous non-equilibrium magnetism via "Berryogenesis" in driven electronic systems

UserProf. Mark Spencer Rudner, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 25 April 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Enhancing materials design using microscopy and modelling

UserDr Rebecca Nicholls, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Undecidability of the Spectral Gap in One Dimension

UserDr Johannes Bausch, DAMTP, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 February 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

50 years on. Recollections of a former young theoretical physicist

UserProf. David Khmelnitskii, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 31 January 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

3D quantum Hall effects in Dirac loops

UserProf. Bruno Uchoa, The University of Oklahoma.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 January 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Phonon assisted luminescence in hexagonal Boron Nitride

UserDr Elena Cannuccia, University of Rome "Tor Vergata".

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 17 January 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum many-body scars

UserDr. Zlatko Papić, University of Leeds.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 29 November 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Dissipative transition in synthetic matter

UserProf. Rosario Fazio, ICTP.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 22 November 2018, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Emergence of topological phases in lithium under pressure

UserStephanie Mack, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 November 2018, 11:30-12:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Theory of photon- and electron-stimulated surface chemistry

UserDr Reinhard Maurer, University of Warwick.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Dynamical quantum phase transitions

UserDr Markus Heyl, Max-Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 08 November 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Second-Principles DFT methods and current applications

UserDr Pablo García Fernández, University of Cantabria.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 01 November 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Uni-axial Negative Thermal Expansion in Layered Perovskites

UserProf. Arash Mostofi, Imperial College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 25 October 2018, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Superconducting DFT

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 17 October 2018, 11:30-12:30

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

BEEF: Bayesian Error Estimate Functionals

UserMatthew Evans (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2018, 11:30-12:30

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Lieb's "Density Functionals for Coulomb Systems"

UserNick Woods (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 October 2018, 11:30-12:30

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

The role of spin-orbit coupling in superconducting In5Bi3

UserBartomeu Monserrat (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 October 2018, 11:30-12:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

An overview of topological crystalline phases, defect physics and novel Floquet systems

UserDr Robert-Jan Slager, MPI for the Physics of Complex Systems .

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 July 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Nonextensivity in classical inertial XY and Heisenberg models

UserDr Antonio Rodríguez, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 14 June 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Fractons

UserProf. Rahul Nandkishore, Boulder.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 14 May 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum Thermalization Dynamics

UserProf. Dr. Frank Pollmann, Technische Universität München.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 April 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Multi-scale dynamic disorder in halide perovskite solar cells

UserProf. Aron Walsh, Imperial College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 19 April 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum modelling of the interiors of rocky and icy planets

UserDr Andreas Hermann, The University of Edinburgh.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 March 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Topological Materials with liquid electrons

UserProf. Claudia Felser, Max Planck Institute.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 February 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

TCM Dragon's Den

UserTCM first year students.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Metastability in open quantum dynamics

UserDr Katarzyna Macieszczak, University of Nottingham.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 25 January 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Coexistence of superconductivity and magnetism at the nanoscale

UserProf. Alexandre Buzdin, University of Bordeaux.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 18 January 2018, 14:15-15:15

Mind-matter Unification Project (TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory)

Incorporating Meaning into Fundamental Physics

Lecture given at the Frontiers of Fundamental Physics 15 Conference: video, with slides included, available at link below.

UserBrian Josephson, Physics Department, University of Cambridge.

Houseview on your computer via webcast, link below.

ClockWednesday 29 November 2017, 10:00-11:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Unconventional Order in some Framework Materials

UserProf. Andrew Goodwin, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Exploring Chemical Space with Random Matrix Theory

UserDr Alpha Lee, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 14:15-15:15

Biological and Statistical Physics discussion group (BSDG)

What is adaptation, and how should it be measured?

UserDr Joel Peck ( Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge ).

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott building.

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Surprises from 'simple' metals -- a case study of layered delafossites

UserProf. Andrew Mackenzie, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Scaling laws for spreading the quantum information

UserDr Adam Nahum, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 October 2017, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Topological electronic properties of silicon

UserProf. Claudio Chamon, Boston University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 October 2017, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

On signatures of Majorana fermions

UserDr Benjamin Béri (University of Birmingham) .

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 01 June 2017, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Transformation optics, surface plasmons, and metasurfaces

UserProfessor Sir John Pendry, Imperial College, London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 11 May 2017, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Emergent phenomena in classical spin liquids

UserLudovic Jaubert, University of Bordeaux.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 04 May 2017, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Atomistic modelling of excited states and luminescence in sodium silicate glass

UserDr Konstantinos Konstantinou, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 15 March 2017, 11:00-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

The Times They Are A-Changin'

UserProf. Nicola Marzari, EPFL.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 02 March 2017, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Curl forces and beyond

UserProfessor Sir Michael Berry, University of Bristol).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 02 February 2017, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Counting the Uncountable

UserProf. Daan Frenkel.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 January 2017, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

TCM Dragons' Den

UserFirst year PhD students.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 19 January 2017, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

The intimate relation between mechanics and geometry

UserProf. Mark Warner, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 November 2016, 14:15-15:15

Title to be confirmed

UserProf Michael J Hartmann.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 10 November 2016, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Upside Down and Inside Out: The Biomechanics of Cell Sheet Folding

UserProf. Ray Goldstein, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 03 November 2016, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum Criticality, Strange Metals and High Temperature Superconductors

UserChandra Varma, University of California, Riverside.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 27 October 2016, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Current trends in cold atom physics

UserProf. Nigel Cooper, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 October 2016, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Non-local density functional theory

UserProf. Stewart Clark, Durham University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 09 June 2016, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Encapsulation of 1D crystals inside carbon nanotubes

UserDr Paulo V C Medeiros (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 25 May 2016, 11:00-11:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

New understanding of liquid thermodynamics and supercritical state

UserKostya Trachenko, Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Stripe Phases in Quantum Dipolar Gases

UserProf. Jordi Boronat, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

First-Principles Study of Frequency-Dependent Resonant Raman Scattering

UserYannick Gillet, Université catholique de Louvain.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 11:00-12:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

The v Jastrow factor

UserThomas Whitehead (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 09 March 2016, 11:40-12:00

Biological and Statistical Physics discussion group (BSDG)

The statistical physics of swimming algae

UserOtti Croze (Cavendish Laboratory (Physics), University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott building.

ClockThursday 03 March 2016, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Ultracold dipolar gases with quantum Monte Carlo

UserStefano Giorgini, Università degli Studi di Trento.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 11 February 2016, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Many-body effects on electron-phonon coupling

UserBartomeu Monserrat (TCM, University of Cambridge and Rutgers University).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 10 February 2016, 11:00-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Geometric responses of Quantum Hall systems. Bulk and boundary.

UserAlexander Abanov, Stony Brook University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 04 February 2016, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

High-throughput calculation of phase diagrams with nested sampling

UserLivia Bartók-Pártay (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 11:30-12:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Nested sampling with Hamiltonian Monte Carlo

UserRobert Baldock (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 11:00-11:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Spectral statistics of chaotic many-body systems

Please note unusual time

UserSebastian Müller, University of Bristol.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 January 2016, 15:30-16:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Coupling Spin and Charge Transport in Complex Materials

UserDr Martin Gradhand, University of Bristol.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

The exact functional of density functional theory

UserDr Aron Cohen, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2015, 11:00-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Dragons' Den

UserVarious members of TCM.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 November 2015, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

The generation of free charges in efficient organic solar cells

UserSamuel Smith (TCM Group, University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2015, 11:00-11:40

Theory of Condensed Matter

Powerful and deceptive Feynman diagrammatic series

UserEvgeny Kozik, King's College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Tensor Network Representation of Strongly Correlated States of Matter

Note unusual time / day

UserDidier Poilblanc, Laboratoire de Physique Théorique, IRSAMC, Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Multi-purpose Black-Phosphorus/hBN heterostructures

UserGabriel Constantinescu, TCM Group, Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 11:00-11:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Dynamical constraints, metastability and many-body localisation

UserJuan P Garrahan, University of Nottingham.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 29 October 2015, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Four-Dimensional Quantum Hall Effect with Ultracold Atoms

UserDr Hannah Price, Universita di Trento.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Physics Without Borders

UserGreg Benesh (Baylor University).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 22 July 2015, 11:00-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Z4 parafermions in time-reversal invariant topological insulators

UserProf. Thomas Schmidt, University of Luxembourg.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 18 June 2015, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Dirac cones in two-dimensional borane?

UserMiguel Martinez-Canales (Edinburgh).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 June 2015, 11:00-12:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Dirac cones in two-dimensional borane?

UserMiguel Martinez-Canales (Edinburgh).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 June 2015, 11:00-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Phase transitions in non-Abelian string nets

Note Early Starting Time

UserJulien Vidal, CNRS, LPTMC Paris.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 May 2015, 13:45-14:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

Graphene: the good, the bad, and the beauty

UserProf. Christiane Morais Smith, University of Utrecht.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 May 2015, 14:15-15:45

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Xenon oxides under pressure

UserNicholas Worth, TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 08 April 2015, 11:40-12:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Superconductivity in high-pressure phases of hydrogen sulfides

UserJoseph Nelson (TCM Group, University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 25 February 2015, 11:00-11:40

Topological order from parafermions

UserPaul Fendley, Oxford University, All Souls College.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 12 February 2015, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

TCM's "Dragon's Den"

Usermultiple internal speakers - see abstract.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 February 2015, 14:15-15:15

Biological and Statistical Physics discussion group (BSDG)

"Rotary molecular motors"

UserProfessor Eugene Terentjev ( Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott building.

ClockThursday 05 February 2015, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

The winding road to topological insulators

Note unusual location

UserEugene Mele, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseCavendish Laboratory, Small Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 04 December 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Making quantum chemistry work for metals

UserJames Shepherd, Rice University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 11:00-11:40

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Making quantum chemistry work for metals

UserJames Shepherd (Rice University).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 11:00-11:40

Theory of Condensed Matter

Long-time behaviour of periodically driven many-body quantum systems

UserAchilleas Lazarides, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 27 November 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Fermions in two dimensions

UserMeera Parish, University College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 20 November 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Majorana metals and quantum spin liquids

UserMaria Hermanns, University Köln.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 November 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Strong-coupling ansatz for the one-dimensional Fermi gas in a harmonic potential

UserJesper F. Levinsen, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 October 2014, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Thermal effects in NMR

UserBartomeu Monserrat-Sanchez, TCM.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 11:40-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Spectroscopic signatures of collective modes in superconductors

UserLara Benfatto, University of Rome, La Sapienza.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 16 October 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

One-dimensional boson flow between weakly couple reservoirs

UserProfessor Igor Lerner, University of Birmingham.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 09 October 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Spin Hall Effect

UserGuang-Yu Guo, National Taiwan University,.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 July 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

The density is not enough

UserProfessor Nicola Marzari, EPFL.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 10 July 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Critical Casimir Forces in a Magnetic System: An Experimental Protocol

UserProf. Peter Holdsworth, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 July 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

First-principles Materials Applications and Design to Nonlinear Optical Crystals

UserProf. Zheshuai Lin, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 19 June 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Many-body state preparation and quantum simulation with cold atoms

UserProf. Andrew Daley, University of Strathclyde.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 June 2014, 14:15-15:15

TCM Blackboard Series

Unitary Fermi gas, unitary Bose gas: theory and experiments

Note unusual day of week

UserFelix Werner, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, ENS Paris.

HouseTCM Seminar Room (530), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 June 2014, 14:15-15:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

Calculation of NMR parameters in the solid-state: the importance of special relativity

UserDr Jonathan Yates, Department of Materials, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 29 May 2014, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Pseudoψence

UserGareth Conduit (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 28 May 2014, 11:00-11:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

Active nematics and topological defects

UserProf. Julia Yeomans, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 22 May 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Topological order from strong correlations in two-dimensional lattice models

Note time changed back to usual schedule at short notice.

UserStefanos Kourtis, IFW Dresden.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Odd Times for Triplet Pairing

UserProf. James Annett, University of Bristol.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 01 May 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Topological Kondo Insulators and SmB6: magnetism meets topology.

UserPiers Coleman, Center for Materials Theory, Rutgers, New Jersey, USA.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 April 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

What’s the point of linear-scaling electronic structure methods?

UserProf. Peter Haynes, Imperial College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 February 2014, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

GAP potential for tungsten

UserWojciech Szlachta (Eng).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2014, 11:00-11:40

Theory of Condensed Matter

Pairing symmetry and dominant band in Sr2RuO4

UserThomas Scaffidi, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

First-principles dynamics applied to energy materials

UserKeith Refson, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 January 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Stationary Behaviour of Observables after a Quantum Quench

UserMaurizio Fagotti, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Transport theory of pyrochlore conductors

UserMasafumi Udagawa, University of Tokyo.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 December 2013, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Adiabatic reaction forces in mesoscopic systems

UserSilvia Viola Kusminskiy, Freie Universität Berlin.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 December 2013, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Accurate Effective Hamiltonians via Unitary Flow in Floquet space

UserFlorian Mintert, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Bosons in Synthetic Gauge Fields

UserRyan Barnett, Imperial College.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

The Quantum Design of Photosynthesis II

UserElisabet Romero, VU University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 15:45-16:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

The Quantum Design of Photosynthesis

UserProf. R. van Grondelle, VU University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Non-equilibrium dynamics of open quantum system

UserDr Igor Lesanovsky, University of Nottingham.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 10 October 2013, 14:15-15:45

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

The search for the optimal supercell

UserJonathan Lloyd-Williams (TCM) .

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 02 October 2013, 11:40-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Charge and exciton dynamics in organic devices

UserAlessandro Troisi, University of Warwick.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 June 2013, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Bad metals

UserProf. Alexei Tsvelik.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 June 2013, 14:15-15:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

Stable and unstable equilibrium points in the quantum Gaudin model

UserDr Benoit Doucot, CNRS / LPTHE Jussieu, France.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 May 2013, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Thermopower in the Quantum Hall Regime

UserDr Nicholas d'Ambrumenil, University of Warwick.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 02 May 2013, 14:15-15:45

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Anharmonicity in periodic systems

UserBartomeu Monserrat-Sanchez (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2013, 11:40-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Statistical Topological Insulators

UserDr Jonathan Edge, Leiden University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 February 2013, 14:15-15:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum Monte Carlo Modeling of π-bonded Transition-metal Organometallics

UserProf Ivan Stich,Institute of Physics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 29 November 2012, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Polarons: from models to materials to quantum simulation

UserVladimir M. Stojanovic, University of Basel.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 November 2012, 14:15-15:15

TCM Blackboard Series

Random-matrix theory of topological states of matter

UserProf Carlo Beenakker, Instituut-Lorentz, Leiden University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 08 November 2012, 14:15-15:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

Multicomponent Skyrmion lattices and their excitations

UserDr Dimitry Kovrizhin, Imperial College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 01 November 2012, 14:15-15:15

Irregular seminars in TCM

Instantaneous Mapping of Excitonic Transport in Biomimetic Systems by Multi-dimensional Coherent Spectroscopy

UserProf. Elad Harel, Department of Chemistry: Northwestern University (USA)..

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2012, 16:15-17:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Cold atoms unspun

UserGareth Conduit (TCM Group).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2012, 11:00-11:40

Theory of Condensed Matter

From Topological Insulators to Majorana Fermions

UserProf. Charles Kane, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 23 October 2012, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

The many structures of foams

UserDenis Weaire FRS, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 11 October 2012, 14:15-15:15

TCM Blackboard Series

Title to be confirmed

UserProf Carlo Beenakker.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 16 August 2012, 14:15-15:45

Mind-matter Unification Project (TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory)

Creative Mind and Physical Reality

Video now available at http://youtu.be/6FdLOIc6bvM

UserProf. Brian Josephson, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge.

HouseOld Combination Room, Trinity College.

ClockFriday 22 June 2012, 17:30-18:30

TCM Blackboard Series

Dynamics of quantum thermalization

UserAlexander Altland, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Cologne, Germany.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 14 June 2012, 14:15-15:45

TCM Blackboard Series

Vortex lines, loop models, and SU(n) magnets

UserAdam Nahum, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 31 May 2012, 14:15-15:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

Field-induced p-wave Superconductivity in Mesoscopic Systems

UserProf Fuchun Zhang, Zhou Guangzhao Professor in Natural Sciences at Hong Kong University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 May 2012, 15:30-16:30

Mind-matter Unification Project (TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory)

On origins

UserBrian Josephson, Trinity College.

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockThursday 26 January 2012, 18:00-19:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Observing holographic superconductivity in the laboratory

UserJan Zaanen, Institute Lorentz for Theoretical Physics, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 20 January 2012, 14:15-15:15

Irregular seminars in TCM

Metastability and Coherence of Repulsive Polarons in a Strongly Interacting Fermi Mixture

UserDr. Pietro Massignan, ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 December 2011, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Order-disorder in trajectory space and the glass transition

UserProf. David Chandler, Dept. of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, USA.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 10 November 2011, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum mechanical perspective on dynamical glass transitions

UserDr Claudio Castelnovo, Royal Holloway University of London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 03 November 2011, 14:15-15:15

Irregular seminars in TCM

Numerical approach to structure, folding and aggregation of proteins

UserProf. Chin-Kun Hu, Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 31 October 2011, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Crystallography on curved surfaces

UserDavid Nelson, Lyman Laboratory of Physics, Harvard University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 24 October 2011, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Structure and dynamics of water-solid interfaces

UserProf. Angelos Michaelides, London Centre for Theory and Simulation of Materials.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 20 October 2011, 14:15-15:15

TCM Blackboard Series

Anyonic quantum chains: Fibonacci and beyond

UserProf Eddy Ardonne, Nordita, Stockholm.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 October 2011, 13:30-15:00

Irregular seminars in TCM

The topology of smectics

UserProf. Randy Kamien, Physics Department, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 14 June 2011, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Title to be confirmed

UserAlston Misquitta (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 08 June 2011, 11:20-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Topological phases in 1D: An entanglement point of view

UserFrank Pollmann, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 02 June 2011, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Superconductivity in nanograins: smaller is different

UserAntonio M. Garcia-Garcia, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 May 2011, 14:15-15:15

TCM Blackboard Series

Superfluidity of a non-equilibrium polariton condensate

UserDr Jonathan Keeling, University of St Andrews.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 19 May 2011, 14:15-15:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

Bulk-boundary correspondence of topological insulators

UserProf. Victor Gurarie, University of Colorado at Boulder.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 May 2011, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Ultracold atoms and fermionic simulations

UserProf. Matthias Troyer, ETH Zürich.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 28 April 2011, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

An ab initio study of the Little-Parks effect

UserG.J. Conduit (Weizmann Institute of Science).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 16 March 2011, 11:20-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum Ice

UserDr Nic Shannon, University of Bristol.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 17 February 2011, 14:15-15:15

Mind-matter Unification Project (TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory)

The Evolution of Telepathy (Perrott-Warrick Lecture)

Recording now available at http://sms.cam.ac.uk/media/1097239

UserDr. Rupert Sheldrake (Perrott-Warrick Scholar in Psychical Research, 2005-2010).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College.

ClockWednesday 09 February 2011, 17:30-18:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Groebli solution for three magnetic vortices

UserStavros Komineas, University of Crete, Heraklion.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 20 January 2011, 14:15-15:15

Irregular seminars in TCM

Layered Systems of Cold Polar Molecules

UserNikolaj Zinner, University of Aarhus.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 05 November 2010, 11:30-12:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Dynamics and critical behaviour of the spin-boson model

UserAndreas Alvermann, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 04 November 2010, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Force generation in the lamellipod of crawling cells

UserTom Duke, University College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 October 2010, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Modelling Cu(I) based p-type semiconducting oxides

UserGraeme Watson (School of Chemistry, Trinity College Dublin).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 13 October 2010, 11:00-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Possibility of Hot Superconductivity in Charged Graphene

UserG Baskaran, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, India.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 October 2010, 14:15-15:15

TCM Blackboard Series

Universal phase transitions in topological lattice models

UserDr Fiona Burnell (All Souls, Oxford).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 10 June 2010, 14:15-15:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

Theoretic Study of Unitary Fermi Gas

Note unusual day

UserDr. Matthew Wingate, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 June 2010, 14:15-15:15

TCM Blackboard Series

Strongly correlated lattice polaritons

UserDr Sebastian Schmidt (ETH Zurich).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 27 May 2010, 14:15-15:45

Physics of Medicine (PoM) Seminar Series

Modelling protrusion phenotypes and the force velocity relation to motile cells

This talk is jointly organised with TCM

UserDr. Martin Falcke, Mathematical Cell Physiology, Max-Delbruck Centre for Molecular Medicine, Berlin.

HouseSeminar Room, Centre for Physics of Medicine (PoM).

ClockWednesday 12 May 2010, 11:30-12:30

Dirac Lecture

Phase Transitions: Scaling, Universality and Renormalization

UserProfessor Leo P. Kadanoff University of Chicago and Perimeter Institute.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 11 May 2010, 14:45-16:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

How a non-Fermi liquid can emerge at a metal-insulator transition

UserProf. Gabriel Aeppli, University College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 May 2010, 14:15-15:15

Mind-matter Unification Project (TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory)

Life, extended mind, and physical reality

Device Materials Group (Materials Science) Special Seminar

UserProf. Brian Josephson, Mind-Matter Unification Project, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 3, Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 05 May 2010, 17:30-18:30

TCM Informal Seminar Series

Talk Cancelled

Canceled

UserProf. Pawel Hawrylak, Institute for Microstructural Sciences, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 April 2010, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

The Local Approach to Electronic Structure and Band Gaps

UserRoger Haydock (TCM and University of Oregon ).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 22 April 2010, 14:15-15:15

Quantum Matter Seminar

Using Disorder to Detect Local Order: Noise and Nonequilibrium Effects in Disordered Electron Nematics

Joint TCM/QM seminar - note non-standard time.

UserProf. Erica Carlson, Purdue University.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 06 April 2010, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

From ultracold atoms to ultracold molecules. Prospects for novel physics

UserProf. Gora Shlyapnikov, University of Amsterdam and LPTMS Paris.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 25 February 2010, 14:15-15:15

TCM Blackboard Series

Condensation Transitions between Topological Phases

UserDr Joost Slingerland, National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 18 February 2010, 14:15-15:45

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Post-Cotunnite phase of TeO2

UserGareth Griffiths (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2009, 11:40-12:00

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