Week 9


Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Mon,
Dec 13
10:00 am
Aud
Ryan Mishmash
Exotic gapless Bose metals and insulators on multi-leg ladders


11:00 am
Aud
Lesik Motrunich
Ladder studies of a Spin Bose Metal

Tue,
Dec 14
10:00 am
Aud
Xiaoliang Qi
Informal discussion: The relation between entanglement
and edge theory in topological states

Wed,
Dec 15
10:00 am
Aud
Anders Sandvik
Deconfined spinons at the Neel-VBS transition in two dimensions

Thu,
Dec 16
10:00 am
Aud
Tarun Grover
Entanglement Entropy of Critical Spin Liquids


Week 8 - Focus week on entanglement

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Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon,
Dec 6
10:00 am
Aud
Matt Hastings
Pedagogical lecture: Entanglement, Computation, and Physics


11:00 am
Aud
Guifre Vidal
Pedagogical lecture: Tensor networks from a
geometrical perspective

Tue,
Dec 7
2:30 pm
Aud
Shinsei Ryu
What can we learn about many-body entanglement from holography

Wed,
Dec 8
10:00 am
Aud
Ignacio Cirac
Matrix product states: renormalization, gaps, and symmetries
joint seminar with
optical lattices program

11:00 am
Aud
Xiao-Gang Wen
Topological Order: Patterns of long range entanglement
of gapped quantum states
joint seminar with
optical lattices program

3:00 pm
MSR
KITP end-of-year party
Thu,
Dec 9
10:00 am
Aud
John Cardy
Pedagogical lecture: Universal Properties of Entanglement
Entropy in 1+1 dimensions from QFT


3:30 pm
SSR
Steve White /
all participants
Informal discussion: Open questions in entanglement physics
post your comments
and questions
Fri,
Dec 10
10:00 am
Aud
Frank Verstraete
Applying the variational principle to 1+1 dimensional
quantum field theories


11:00 am
Aud
Zhengcheng Gu
Tensor-net states: A new perspective on many-body quantum systems

Week 7


Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Mon,
Nov 29
10:00 am
Aud
Roderich Moessner
On intrinsic and emergent gauge structures:
from irrational charge to deconfinement diagnostics

Wed,
Dec 1
10:00 am
Aud
Peter Zoller
Open system dynamics with cold atoms
joint seminar with
optical lattices program

3:30 pm
Aud
Masaki Oshikawa
The Haldane phase as a symmetry-protected
topological phase and quantum entanglement
joint seminar with
optical lattices program
Thu,
Dec 2
10:00 am
Aud
Philippe Corboz
Fermionic tensor networks

Week 6


Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Mon,
Nov 22
2:00 pm
Aud
Ashvin Vishwanath
Correlation Effects in Spin-orbit Systems:
From Spin Liquids to topological Dirac Metals

Wed,
Nov 24
10:00 am
Aud
Gil Refael
Putting Floquet Hamiltonians to work:
Dyson singularity, superfluid enhancement,
and topological phases in time-periodic Hamiltonians
joint seminar with
optical lattices program
Thu,
Nov 25
Thanksgiving
Fri,
Nov 26
11:00 am
Aud
Didier Poilblanc
Bi-partite entanglement in equilibrium and
out-of-equilibrium many-body systems

Week 5


Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Mon,
Nov 15
10:00 am
Aud
Roger Melko
Entanglement Entropy in Quantum Monte Carlo

Wed, Nov 17
10:00 am
Aud
Alejandro Muramatsu
Strongly correlated quantum systems out of equilibrium
joint seminar with
optical lattices program

3:30 pm
Aud
Leon Balents
Pedagogical lecture: Frustration, spin liquids, and more
joint seminar with
optical lattices program;
post your questions here
Thu,
Nov 18
10:00 am
Aud
Fakher Assaad
SU(N) Hubbard Heisenberg models
on the honeycomb and square lattices


11:00 am
Aud
Bryan Clark
A variational understanding of the spin-liquid state
of the Hubbard model on the honeycomb lattice

Fri, Nov 19
2:00 pm
Aud
Masud Haque,
Hans-Gerd Evertz
Informal discussion: Non-equilibrium evolution -- bound-state propagation in one dimension

Week 4


Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Mon,
Nov 8
10:00 am
Aud
Emanuel Gull
Large Cluster Dynamical Mean Field Simulations

Wed, Nov 10
10:00 am
Aud
Boris Svistunov
Worm algorithm and diagrammatic Monte Carlo
joint seminar with
optical lattices program

3:30 pm
Aud
Cenke Xu
Pedagogical lecture: Unconventional quantum critical points
joint seminar with
optical lattices program
Thu,
Nov 11
10:00 am
Aud
Oleg Starykh
Triangular lattice antiferromagnets -- open questions


10:30 am
Aud
Tarun Grover
Spin liquids in triangular lattice organic compounds: a nodal fractionalized state?


11:00 am
Aud
Federico Becca
Metal-insulator transition on the anisotropic triangular lattice

Week 3 - Focus week on equilibrium and non-equilibrium dynamics

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Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon,
Nov 1
10:00 am
Aud
Andreas Läuchli
Numerical Simulations of Quenches in Bose Hubbard models


11:00 am
Aud
Ehud Altman
Non equilibrium Ferromagnetism and Stoner transition in an ultracold Fermi gas

Tue,
Nov 2
2:00 pm
Aud
Marcos Rigol
Dynamics and thermalization in isolated
one-dimensional systems


3:00 pm
Aud
Stefan Kehrein
Weak interaction quenches and
thermalization in quantum many-body systems

Wed,
Nov 3
10:00 am
Aud
Anatoli Polkovnikov
Universal dynamics in thermally isolated systems
joint seminar with
optical lattices program

3:30 pm
Aud
Claire Lhuillier
The kagome antiferromagnet -- a short overview


3:45 pm
Aud
Steve White
Quantum Spin Liquid Ground State
in the kagome Antiferromagnet


4:30 pm
Aud
Andreas Läuchli,
Rajiv Singh, Hongchen Jiang
Informal discussion:
Low-temperature physics of the kagome antiferromagnet

Thu,
Nov 4
10:00 am
Aud
David Huse
The many-body localization transition


11:00 am
Aud
Ed Farhi
Many-body localization from the perspective
of the quantum adiabatic algorithm

Fri,
Nov 5
1:30 pm
Aud
Yong-Baek Kim
Non-equilibrium criticality in itinerant electron systems

Week 2


Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Mon, Oct 25
10:00 am
Aud
Nikolay Prokof'ev
Feynman's diagrams to high-order: Whether and when they make sense


12:15 pm
Aud
Simon Trebst
Blackboard Lunch: Disentangling quantum many-body systems
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Wed, Oct 27
10:00 am
Aud
Lode Pollet
Developing the bosonic DMFT formalism
joint seminar with optical lattices program

3:30 pm
Aud
Cenke Xu
Pedagogical lecture: Conventional and unconventional Quantum Critical Points
joint seminar with optical lattices program
Thu, Oct 28
10:00 am
Aud
Stefan Wessel & Cenke Xu
Quantum spin liquids in the half-filled Hubbard model on the honeycomb lattice

Fri, Oct 29
3:30 pm
SSR
Thomas Barthel,
Ann Kallin,
Sylvain Capponi
Informal discussion: Computing Entanglement Scaling in Condensed Matter Ground States

Week 1

Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Oct 18
2:00 pm
Aud
All participants
Organizational Meeting

Tue, Oct 19
12:30 pm
SSR
All participants
Informal discussion: Open questions and problems

Wed, Oct 20
10:00 am
Aud
Matthias Troyer
Ab initio simulations of cold atoms
joint seminar with optical lattices program

3:30 pm
Aud
Leon Balents
Pedagogical lecture: Correlation physics from a condensed matter perspective I - a menu and some amuse-bouche
joint seminar with optical lattices program
Thu, Oct 21
1:30 pm
Aud
Rajiv Singh
Experimental Candidates for Quantum Spin-Liquids: Current Status'


*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room FR=Founders' Room
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