Condensed Matter Day IV

Condensed matter postdocs, PhD students, and faculty will present 10 minute talks on their research.

9:00 - 10:00
Roger Melko (10+3min)
Condensed matter, quantum many-body physics, and machine learning at Perimeter and U. Waterloo   
Beni Yoshida (10+3min)
Chaos by design
Courtney Brell (10+3min)
Open questions in self-correction
Markus Hauru (5+3min)
Topological conformal defects with tensor networks
Davide Gaiotto (10+3min)
The spin-statistics relation in topological field theory

10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:30
Jeff Chen         (10+3min)
Liquid crystals on curved surface: topological defects
Chenjie Wang  (10+3min)
Detecting time-reversal anomalies in 2D topological orders
Ashley Milsted  (10+3min)
Gaussian Tensor Networks
Peter Lunts       (5+3min)
Non-Fermi Liquids: Controlled approach and exact results
Markus Mueller (10+3min)
Eigenstate thermalization: towards a general theorem

11:30 - 1:30

1:30 - 2:30
Sung-Sik Lee    (10+3min)
Recent progress on non-Fermi liquid theories
Martin Ganahl   (10+3min)
New Optimization Methods for Continuous Matrix Product States
Daniel Brod      (10+3min)
Complexity theory and identical particles
Andres Schlief (5+3min)
Antiferromagnetic quantum critical point in two dimensions
Pavel Kovtun    (10+3min)
Hydrodynamics as a theory of everything

2:30 - 3:00
Coffee Break

2:30 - 3:00
Jon Yard            (10+3min)
Arithmetic aspects of topological phases
Julian Rincon    (10+3min)
Continuous Tensor Networks: pure and mixed states cases
Jess Riedel      (10+3min)
Where are the branches in a many-body wavefunction
Lauren Sierens (5+3min)
Numerical Extraction of Universal Quantities from Entanglement Entropy

Date: 30/09/2016 - 12:00 am
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