Events

September 28, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
PQI/ Condensed Matter Seminar: Christopher White (CalTech IQIM)
Title: Quantum dynamics of thermalizing systemsAbstract: I will describe a method "DMT" for approximating density operators of 1D systems as low bond dimension matrix product operators that...
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Thursday, September 28, 2017 -
11:00 to 12:30
October 2, 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Joint PITT-CMU Colloquium: Adam Martin (Notre Dame)
Title: New Frontiers in the Hunt for Dark Matter Abstract: Dark Matter is one of the most compelling cases for new physics — physics beyond the Standard Model. We learned of its existence...
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Monday, October 2, 2017 -
16:30 to 18:00
October 6, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Astrolunch: Greg Aldering (LBNL)
Title: TBDAbstract: TBD
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Friday, October 6, 2017 -
12:00 to 13:00
October 10, 2017 -
3:00am to 4:00am
PQI/ COndensed Matter Seminar: Shyam Shankar
Title: TBDAbstract: TBD
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 -
03:00 to 04:00
October 12, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
PQI/ Condensed Matter Seminar: Ezeikel Johnston-Halperin
Title: TBDAbstract: TBD
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Thursday, October 12, 2017 -
16:00 to 17:00
October 13, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Distinguished Alumni Luncheon
A lunch and short talk with our Distinguished Alumni Awardees, Dr. Rosa Kao and Dr. Douglas Strickland. 
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Friday, October 13, 2017 -
12:00 to 13:00
October 16, 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Joint PITT-CMU Colloquium: David Vanderbilt (Rutgers)
Title: The Search for Quantum Anomalous Hall Insulators Abstract: The quantum Hall effect, discovered 35 years ago, is a bizarre phenomenon in which a 2D gapped system can nevertheless...
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Monday, October 16, 2017 -
16:30 to 18:00
October 17, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
PQI/Condensed Matter Seminar: Joseph Heremans (Virginia Tech)
(Title)Mesoscopic spin- and quantum phase coherence: geometrical effects and spin-orbit interaction (Abstract)Geometrical effects influencing the measured spin coherence and quantum phase...
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -
16:00 to 17:00
October 20, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Astrolunch: Ting Li (Fermilab)
Title: TBDAbstract: TBD
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Friday, October 20, 2017 -
12:00 to 13:00
October 20, 2017 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Pittcon Lecture: Paul Bohn (University of Notre Dame)
Title: Bifunctional Nanostuctures for Imaging Single Electron Transfer Reactions Abstract: TBD
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Friday, October 20, 2017 -
14:30 to 15:30
October 30, 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Joint PITT-CMU Colloquium: Mikhail Voloshin (University of Minnesota)
Title:  Exotic Mesons and Baryons Abstract: According to the original quark model template there are mesons consisting of a quark and an antiquark, and baryons made from three quarks....
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Monday, October 30, 2017 -
16:30 to 18:00
November 2, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Condensed Matter Physics Seminar: Kater Murch (Washington University-St. Louis
Title: Quantum Thermodynamics with Superconducting Qubits Abstract: The laws of thermodynamics are fundamental laws of nature that classify energy changes for macroscopic systems as work...
Date:
Thursday, November 2, 2017 -
16:00 to 17:00
November 2, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
PQI/ Condensed Matter Seminar: Kater Murch (Washington University- St. Louis
Title: Quantum Thermodynamics with Superconducting Qubits Abstract: The laws of thermodynamics are fundamental laws of nature that classify energy changes for macroscopic systems as work...
Date:
Thursday, November 2, 2017 -
16:00 to 17:00
November 3, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Astrolunch
Title: TBDAbstract: TBD
Date:
Friday, November 3, 2017 -
12:00 to 13:00
November 16, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
PQI Event: Timothy Zwier (Purdue University)
Title: Single Conformation Spectroscopy from the Microwave to the UltravioletAbstract: TBD
Date:
Thursday, November 16, 2017 -
16:00 to 17:00

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