Schedule of Journal Club Meetings- Fall 2017 (Mondays 9:30 - 11:30am EST. Room 354)


Date

Topic

Refs

09/06/17
Chiral Majorana fermion modes in a quantum anomalous Hall insulator–superconductor structure

09/11/17
Presentation by Carlos

09/18/17
Presentation by Silvia

09/25/17
Effects of domain walls in quantum anomalous Hall insulator/superconductor heterostructures



10/02/17
Layer-dependent ferromagnetism in a van der Waals crystal down to the monolayer limit

10/09/17
Discovery of intrinsic ferromagnetism in two-dimensional van der Waals crystals

10/16/17
Bismuthene on a SiC substrate: A candidate for a high-temperature quantum spin Hall material



Schedule of Journal Club Meetings- Spring 2017 (Mondays 10:00 - 12:00am EST. Room 259)

Date

Topic

Refs

01/23/17
Gaps induced by inversion symmetry breaking and second-generation Dirac cones in graphene-hBN

01/31/17
Creating stable Floquet–Weyl semimetals by laser-driving of 3D Dirac materials

02/13/17
ARPS reveals spin charge separation in metallic MoSe2 grain boundary

02/20/17
Large positive in-plane magnetoresistance induced by localized states at nanodomain boundaries in graphene

03/27/17
Floquet Time Crystals

04/03/17
Discrete Time Crystals: Rigidity, Criticality, and Realizations

04/10/17
Observation of a discrete time crystal

04/27/17
Observation of discrete time-crystalline order in a disordered dipolar many-body system

05/02/17
Floquet theory
David Tannor: very basics of Floquet;J Phys B 2016: Clear proof of existence of t-independent effective Hamiltonian and use Rabi oscillations as example;Others: On calculation of effective Hamiltonian

05/12/17
Many-Body Localization and Thermalization in Quantum Statistical Mechanics


Schedule of Journal Club Meetings- Fall 2016 (Mondays 10:30 - 12:30am EST. Room 354)

Date

Topic

Refs

08/22/16
Atomic-scale control of graphene magnetism by using hydrogen atoms

08/29/16
Ising superconductivity and Majorana fermions in TMDs


09/12/16
Superconductivity protected by spin–valley locking in ion-gated MoS2


09/19/16
Topological edge states in a high-temperature superconductor FeSe-SrTiO3(001) film


09/26/16
Observation of the Superconducting Proximity Effect in the Surface State of SmB6 Thin Films

10/10/16
Two-dimensional topological superconductivity in Pb/Co/Si(111)

10/17/16
Electron attraction mediated by Coulomb repulsion

10/24/16
Proximate Kitaev quantum spin liquid behaviour in a honeycomb magnet

10/31/16
Electron optics with p-n junctions in ballistic graphene

11/07/16
Imaging electrostatically confined Dirac fermions in graphene quantum dots

11/14/16
Supercurrent in the quantum Hall regime

11/21/16
High-resolution studies of the Majorana atomic chain platform

11/28/16
High-harmonic generation from an atomically thin semiconductor


Schedule of Journal Club Meetings- Spring 2016 (Tuesdays 1:15 - 3:00pm EST. Room 259)

Date

Topic

Refs

01/26/16

2D epitaxial superconductor-semiconductor heterostructures: A platform for topological superconducting networks

02/02/2016

Continue: 2D epitaxial superconductor-semiconductor heterostructures: A platform for topological superconducting networks

New paper: A novel quasi-1D topological insulator in bismuth iodide


03/21/2016

Ising pairing in superconducting NbSe2 atomic layers





















Schedule of Journal Club Meetings- Fall 2015 (Tuesdays 11:15am - 1:00pm EST. Room 259)

DATE

TOPIC

REFS

09/01/15

Discovery of a Weyl fermion semimetal and topological Fermi arcs


09/08/15

Observation of the Adler-Bell-Jackiw chiral anomaly in a Weyl semimetal


09/15/15

Weyl electrons kiss

The Adler-Bell-Jackiw anomaly and Weyl fermions in a crystal



FYI: Recent review papers related to Weyl semimetals



09/22/15

Continue discussion of

The Adler-Bell-Jackiw anomaly and Weyl fermions in a crystal


09/29/15

Optimized unconventional superconductivity in a molecular Jahn-Teller metal


10/06/15

Continue discussion of

Optimized unconventional superconductivity in a molecular Jahn-Teller metal

We will discuss the possible topics for the department's open house (11/07/15).

Any suggestions are appreciated.

10/13/15

Continue discussion of

Optimized unconventional superconductivity in a molecular Jahn-Teller metal

Please come up with some interesting activities on Moire patterns for the department's open house (11/07/15).
10/20/15

Strong interface-induced spin–orbit interaction in graphene on WS2


10/27/15
Continue discussion ofStrong interface-induced spin–orbit interaction in graphene on WS2

We will try the activities for the open house. Please get them ready in advance.

11/03/15

Structurally driven one-dimensional electron confinement in sub-5-nm graphene nanowrinkles


11/10/15

End States and Subgap Structure in Proximity-Coupled Chains of Magnetic Adatoms


11/17/15

Strong Localization of Majorana End States in Chains of Magnetic Adatoms


11/24/15
Continue discussion of Strong Localization of Majorana End States in Chains of Magnetic Adatoms

SCHEDULE of Journal Club Meetings -Winter/Spring 2015 (Mondays at 2 pm, and Wednesdays at 2 pm, eastern time)

DATE
TOPIC
REFS
01/26/15
Gaussian deformations in graphene ribbons: Flowers and confinement

01/28/2015
Sub-nm wide electron channels protected by topology

02/02/2015
Tunable symmetry breaking and helical edge transport in a graphene quantum spin Hall state

02/08/2015
Topology in Condensed Matter, Week 1: Topology in toy models

02/18/2015
Topology in Condensed Matter, Week 2: Majoranas I

03/11/2015
Topology in Condensed Matter, Week 3: More parameters: charge pumping

05/15/2015
Dirac Semimetals inTwo Dimensions

SCHEDULE of Journal Club Meetings - Fall/Winter 2014 (Mondays at 3 pm, and Wednesdays at 2 pm, eastern time)

DATE
TOPIC
REFS
09/08/14
Quantum phase transition from triangular to stripe charge order in NbSe2

09/10/14
Fermi-surface nesting and the origin of the charge-density wave in NbSe2

09/15/14
Large negative differential conductance in single-molecule break junctions

09/17/14
The valley Hall effect in MoS2 transistors

09/22/14
Review of the topics in the "École de Physique des Houches" by Mahmoud Asmar

09/24/14
Irradiated graphene as a tunable Floquet topological insulator

09/29/14
Detectic topological currents in graphene superlattices

10/6/14
New Generation of Massless Dirac Fermions in Graphene under External Periodic Potentials

11/03/14
Exotic electronic states in the world of flat bands: from theory to material

11/10/14
Review - Floquet Theory

11/17/14
Observation of Majorana fermions in ferromagnetic atomic chains on a superconductor

11/19/14
Proposal for realizing Majorana fermions in chains of magnetic atoms on a superconductor

12/03/14
Unpaired Majorana fermions in quantum wires

12/08/14
MoS2: Choice Substrate for Accessing and Tuning the Electronic Properties of Graphene





SCHEDULE of Journal Club Meetings - Winter/Spring 2014 (Tuesdays at 2 pm, and Fridays at 1 pm, eastern time)

DATE
TOPIC
REFS
01/10/14
Element-sensitive measurement of the hole–nuclear spin interaction in quantum dots
nphys2514.pdf
01/13/14
Controlling the Interaction of Electron and Nuclear Spins in a Tunnel-Coupled Quantum Dot
Paper

Supplement
01/17/14
Feshbach resonance: A one dimensional example
Feshbach Resonance
01/20/14
Feshbach resonance: A one dimensional example (cont)

Understanding the Fano resonance through toy models
Fano resonance
01/24/14
Discovery of a Three-Dimensional Topological Dirac Semimetal, Na3Bi
Preview
Science-2014-Liu-science.1245085.pdf
01/31/14
Dirac semimetal and topological phase transitions in A3Bi (A = Na, K, Rb)
PhysRevB.85.195320.pdf
02/11/14
Dirac Semimetal in three Dimensions.
PhysRevL108,140405 (2012)
03/18/14
Microscopic mechanism for asymmetric charge distribution in Rashba-type surface states andthe origin of the energy splitting scale
paper
03/25/14
Control of the spin geometric phase in semiconductor quantum rings
paper
03/28/14
Superconducting graphene sheets in CaC6 enabled by phonon-mediated interband interactions
paper
04/01/14
Floquet Theory of Electron Waiting Times in Quantum-Coherent Conductors
1311.2402.pdf
04/08/14
Observation of three-dimensional massless Kane fermions in a zinc-blende crystal
nphys2857.pdf
04/11/14
Quantum transport in the three-dimensional Dirac semimetal Cd3As2
1404.2557v1.pdf
04/15/14
One-dimensional Topological Edge States of Bismuth Bilayers
1404.2598.pdf
04/22/14
Phase Diagram of Electron Doped Dichalcogenides
1404.4295v1.pdf
04/25/14
Interactions and superconductivity in heavily doped MoS2
PhysRevB.88.054515.pdf
04/29/14
Superconducting Dome in a Gate-Tuned Band Insulator
Science-2012-Ye-1193-6.pdf
05/02/14
Hidden spin polarization in inversion-symmetric bulk crystals
nphys2933.pdf
05/13/14
Observation of a three-dimensional topological Dirac semimetal phase in high-mobility Cd3As2

Three-dimensional Dirac semimetal and quantum transport in Cd3As2
ncomms4786.pdf

PhysRevB.88.125427.pdf
05/16/14
Hybridization, Inter-Ion Correlation, and Surface States in the Kondo Insulator SmB6
PhysRevX.3.011011.pdf
05/20/14
Topological Kondo insulators
PhysRevLett.104.pdf
06/13/14
Visualizing the charge density wave transition in 2H-NbSe2 in real space
PhysRevB.89.235115.pdf

SCHEDULE of Journal Club Meetings - Fall/Winter 2013 (Monday and Friday at 11 am, eastern time)

DATE
TOPIC
REFS
08/30/13
Zeeman-type spin splitting controlled by an electric field
Intro by Morpurgo
Paper
10/04/13
Zeeman-type spin splitting controlled by an electric field (cont)

10/11/13
Bandgap Engineering of Strained Monolayer and Bilayer MoS2
Bolotin
10/18/13
Open House meeting

10/25/13
Controlled Dephasing of an Electron Interferometer with a Path Detector at Equilibrium
PhysRevLett_109_250401.pdf
11/1/13
Controlled Dephasing of an Electron Interferometer with a Path Detector at Equilibrium (CONT.)

11/8/13
Observation of Floquet-Bloch states on the surface of a topological insulator
Floquet-Bloch-TI-Science-2013-Wang-453-7.pdf
11/11/13
Observation of Floquet-Bloch states on the surface of a topological insulator (CONT)

11/15/13
From Few to Many: Observing the Formation of a Fermi Sea One Atom at a Time
Science-2013-Wenz-457-60.pdf
11/22/13
Minimal-excitation states for electron quantum optics using levitons
Levitons-Glattli-nature12713.pdf
12/6/13
ditto

12/13/13
Minimal Excitation States of Electrons in One-Dimensional Wires
PhysRevLett.97.116403.pdf

SCHEDULE of Journal Club Meetings - Spring 2012

DATE
TOPIC
REFS
4/4/12
Evolution of Landau Levels into Edge States at an Atomically Sharp Edge in Graphene.
arXiv1203.5540v1.pdf
4/11/12
Experimental Demonstration of Spin Geometric Phase: Radius Dependence of Time-Reversal Aharonov-Casher Oscillations.
PRL 108, 086801 (2012)
4/18/12
Renormalization of Coulomb Interaction in Graphene: Determining Observable Quantities.
PRB 82, 125409 (2010).pdf
4/25/12
Signatures of Majorana fermions in Hybrid Superconductor-Semiconductor Nanowire Devices.
Science-2012-Mourik-science.1222360.pdf
and 1204.4130v1.pdf
5/2/12
1. Floquet spectrum and transport through an irradiated graphene.
2. Floquet topological insulator in semiconductor quantum wells
1.PRL 107, 216601 (2011).pdf
2.Nature Physics 7, 490 (2011)
5/16/12
1.Presentation: Floquet Formalism.
1.Qunatm Transport and Dissipation , T. Dittrich, P. Hänggi, G.-L. Ingold, B. Kramer, G. Schön and W. Zwerger, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 1998.
5/23/12
1.Competition of Superconducting Phenomena and Kondo Screening at the Nanoscale.
1.Science 332, 940 (2011).
6/04/12
1.Tunable Superconducting Phase Transition in Metal-Decorated Graphene Sheets.
PhysRevLett.104.047001.pdf
6/07/12
Silicene: Compelling Experimental Evidence for Graphenelike Two-Dimensional Silicon
PRL 108, 155501 (2012).pdf
6/13/12
A Josephson Quantum Electron Pump
Nature Physics, 7, 857–861, (2011)
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
7/9/12
Electronic liquid crystalline phases in a spin-orbit coupled two-dimensional electron gas
PHYSICAL REVIEW B 85, 035116 (2012)
7/18/12
Coupled Spin and Valley Physics in Monolayers of MoS2 and Other Group-VI Dichalcogenides
PRL 108, 196802 (2012).
7/25/12
Superconductivity in CuxTiSe2
10.1038/nphys360

SCHEDULE of Journal Club Meetings - Fall/Winter 2011-2012

DATE
TOPIC
REFS
9/15/11
Topological Insulators - Gen. Reviews
1. QiZhangReview-PhysToday0110.pdf
2. Kane-Moore-PhysWorld-0211.pdf
3. Video Lecture Topological Insulators and Super Conductors (This is a review by Zhang and Qi; basically a deeper version of their Phys. Today paper. Zhang_and-Qi_Physics_Today.pdf.)
9/29/11
Topological Insulators-Deeper View
1. Video Lectures in Topological Insulators and Super Conductors (Required Talk Charlie Kane Univ. Penn & KITP on 9/20)
10/6/11
Topological Insulators-Deeper View
1. M.Z.Hasan-Science.pdf
2. Video Lectures in Topological Insulators and Super Conductors (Required Talk Video Lectures in Topological Insulators and Super Conductors (Required Talk Zahid Hasan. Princeton on 9/21)
10/13/11
Topological Insulator- Deeper View
1. ToplogicalInsulatorsInThreeDimensions.pdf

A tunable two-impurity Kondo system in an
atomic point contact
1.A_tunable two_impurity_Kondo_system_in_an_atomic_point_contact.pdf

Visualizing Electronic Chirality and Berry Phases in Graphene Systems
1.PRL 107, 166803 (2011)

Tunable multifunctional topological insulator
in ternary Heusler compounds
1.Nature Materials 9, 541–545 (2010)

Wave function mapping of graphene quantum dots with soft confinement
1.Wave function mapping of graphene quantum dots with soft confinement.pdf




Winter 2011

DATE
NAME
TITLE
REFS

1/12/11
Enrique
Tickling quantum dots to tell you how big they are


1/19
Greg
Cancelled due to doctor's appointment


1/26
Tejinder
Topological origin of subgap conductance in insulating bilayer graphene


2/2
David
« Properties of anisotropic magnetic impurities on surfaces »


2/9
Diego
A model for the spin-Peierls compound TiOCl
Pre-preprint:


2/16
Diego
A model for the spin-Peierls compound TiOCl (Continued)


2/23
Arturo



3/2
Mariama
Hole Mobility in semiconductor nanowires - Temperature and strain effects


3/9
Ginetom



week of 3/14
MM runs