Seminars and Lectures

Pro-QM Zoom Seminars (Zeminars): Wednesdays 3:30PM (EST)
Nano-Optics Seminars: Fridays 5:00PM (EST)
Zeminar September 16 2020 
Correlated Nanoelectronics
Host : Dimitri Basov
Zeminar September 9 2020 
Valley Phonons and Exciton Complex in Monolayer Semiconductor
Speaker : Minhao He
Host : Dimitri Basov
Photonic crystal for graphene surface plasmon polaritons
Speaker : Lin Xiong
Institution : Columbia University
Zeminar September 2 2020 
Polariton lasing from perovskite microcavities
Speaker : Yongping Fu
Institution : Columbia University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Local Lattice Dynamics in Hexagonal Boron Nitride Moiré Superlattices
Speaker : Sam Moore
Institution : Columbia University
Zeminar August 26 2020 
Transient Trapping into Metastable States in Systems with Competing Orders
Speaker : Zhiyuan Sun
Institution : Columbia University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Quantum Anomalous Hall Effect in the Magnetic Topological Insulator Thin Films
Speaker : Cui-Zu Chang
Institution : Penn State University
Zeminar August 19 2020 
Imaging and control of critical spin fluctuations in a 2D magnet
Speaker : Kin Fai Mak
Institution : Cornell University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Hubbard model physics in semiconductor moiré superlattices
Speaker : Jie Shan
Institution : Cornell University
Zeminar August 12 2020 
Moiré metrology of energy landscapes in van der Waals heterostructures
Speaker : Dorri Halbertal
Institution : Columbia University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Moiré floppiness: phasons, strain, and electrons
Speaker : Hector Ochoa
Institution : Columbia University
Zeminar August 5 2020 
Quantitive nano-infrared spectroscopy of anistropic van der Waals materials
Speaker : Frank Ruta
Institution : Columbia University
Host : Dimitri Basov
One-Dimensional Moiré Excitons in Transition-Metal Dichalcogenide Heterobilayers
Speaker : Yusong Bai
Institution : Columbia University
Zeminar July 29 2020 
STM in Pro-QM: some ideas
Speaker : Abhay Pasupathy
Institution : Columbia University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Linear Resistivity in twister bilayer WSe2
Speaker : Augusto Ghiotto
Institution : Columbia University
Zeminar July 22 2020 
Imaging ballistic electron flow in a graphene/hBN superlattice
Speaker : Arthur Barnard
Host : Dimitri Basov
Nonlinear Interaction of Exciton Polaritons in 2D Semiconductors
Speaker : Vinod Menon
Zeminar July 15 2020 
Materials made of light
Speaker : Jonathan Simon
Host : Dimitri Basov
Zeminar July 8 2020 
Toward ultrastrong coupling regime of cavity QED via graphene cyclotron resonance
Speaker : Erik Henriksen
Host : Dimitri Basov
Towards on-chip THz spectroscopy of vdW heterostructures
Speaker :  James Mclver
Institution : University of Hamburg
Zeminar July 1 2020 
Theory of Excitons in 2D Materials – Fine Structures and Photoemission Spectra
Speaker : Ting Cao
Host : Dimitri Basov
Applications of a Novel Interband Topological Invariant in Condensed Matter: Topological Insulators, Valley Chern Numbers, and Optical Selection Rules
Speaker :  Tharindu Fernando
Zeminar June 24 2020 
Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering to probe spin dynamics in magnonic materialss 
Host : Dimitri Basov
Wide-field nano-scale magnetic imaging using quantum defects in diamond
Speaker :  Zeeshawn Kazi
Zeminar June 17 2020 
Quantum Simulators
Speaker : Sebastian Will
Institution : Columbia University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Programmable atomic tweezer arrays
Speaker : Minho Kwan
Institution : Columbia University
Lithographically patterned quantum emitter arrays in TMDs
Speaker :  Vivian Zhou
Institution : Columbia University
Zeminar June 3 2020 
Review of Experimental Efforts to Measure hydrodynamic response in graphene
Speaker : Cory Dean
Institution :Columbia University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Quantitative measurement of electron viscosity in graphene
Speaker :  Yihang Zeng
Institution : Columbia University
Fizeau Effect in graphene plasmons
Speaker :  Yinan Dong
Institution : Columbia University
Zeminar May 27 2020 
Quantum optics with arrays of solid-state emitters
Speaker : Ana Asenjo
Institution :Columbia University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Engineering interactions in 1D chains of emitters
Speaker :  Stuart Masson
Institution : Columbia University
Nano-photocurrent of a Type-II Weyl Semimetal
Speaker :  Yinming Shao
Institution : Columbia University
Zeminar May 20 2020 
Tunable correlated and topological states in twisted graphene multilayers
Speaker : Matt Yankowitz
Host : Dimitri Basov
Synthesis of 2D ternary transition metal crystals for various applications
Speaker :  Elena Meirzadeh
Institution : Columbia University
Highly anisotropic excitons and multiple phonon bound states in a 2d antiferromagnetic insulator
Speaker :  Kyle Hwangbo
Zeminar May 13 2020 
Beyond TMDs: Synthesis of new (or rediscovered) 2D materials
Speaker :  Xavier Roy
Institution : Columbia University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Probing exciton fingerprints of monolayer TMDs at nanoscale
Speaker :  Shuai Zhang
Institution : Columbia University
Composition-induced (de) symmetrization in layered tantalum metal tellurides
Speaker :  Ren Wiscons
Institution : Columbia University

 

Zeminar May 6 2020 
3D topological phases in van der Waals crystals
Speaker :  Jiun-Haw Chu
Host : Dimitri Basov
Imaging and controlling energy flow at the nanoscale
Speaker :  Milan Delor
Institution : Columbia University
Atomic-scale spectroscopy of 2D TMD heterostructures
Speaker : Sara Shabani
Institution : Columbia University
Zeminar April 29 2020 
Local electonic spectroscopy on 2D heterostructures
Speaker :  David Cobden
Host : Dimitri Basov
Gate-dependent spectra in micro-ARPES
Speaker :  Paul Nguyen
STM spectroscopy of vdW materials
Institution : Columbia University
Zeminar April 22 2020 
Nonlinear optics in twisted bilayers
Speaker :  Di Xiao
Institution : Carnegie Mellon Univ
Host : Dimitri Basov
Bardasis-Schrieffer polaritons and topological charge pumping in excitonic insulators
Speaker :  Zhiyuan Sun
Institution : Columbia University
Correlated states in twisted monolayer-bilayer graphene
Speaker : Shaowen Chen
Institution : Columbia University
Zeminar April 15 2020 
Multi-messenger imaging
Speaker :  Jim Schuck
Institution : Columbia University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Spectroscopic Signatures of Magnetic Symmetry in a Two-Dimensional Semiconductor CrSBr
Speaker :  Kihong Lee
Institution : Columbia University
Continuous-wave sum frequency generation spectroscopy and imaging of monolayer and heterobilayer semiconductors
Speaker : Kaiyuan Yao
Institution : Columbia University
Probing magnetic order in CrSBr through magneto-PL
Speaker : Nathan Wilson
Institution : Columbia University
Zeminar April 8 2020 
Recent progress in ProQM Theme A: Synthesis of Materials 
Speaker :  Daniel Gamelin
Host : Dimitri Basov
Mechanically tunable nonlinear optics from a van der Waals interface in twisted hexagonal boron nitride heterostructures
Speaker :  Nate Finney
Institution : Columbia University
Anomalous layer dependent Curie temperature in 2D ferromagnetic semiconductor VI3
Speaker : Zhong Lin
Zeminar April 1 2020 
Programmable quantum fluids  
Speaker :  Xiaoyang Zhu
Institution : Columbia University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Anisotropic Polaritons in Perovskite Cavities 
Speaker :  Michel Spenser
Institution : Columbia University
Transient hyperbolicity in bulk WSe2
Speaker : Aaron Sternbach
Institution : Columbia University
Quantum Oscillations in Intrinsic Magnetic Topological Insulator MnBi2-xSbxTe4
Speaker : Qianni Jiang
Zeminar March 25 2020 
Plasmonic signatures of massive charge transfer in graphene/- RuCl3 heterostructures
Speaker :  Daniel Rizzo
Institution : Columbia University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Magnetic field induced resistance quantization in thin flakes of MnBi2Te4
Speaker :  Dmitry Ovchinnikov
A general approach to relaxation of twisted VdW heterostructures – modelling and experiment
Speaker : Dorri Halbertal
Institution : Columbia University
Magic continuum in twisted bilayer WSe2
Speaker : En-Min Shih
Institution : Columbia University
Nano-Optics Seminar Dec 6 2019: Overview of recent literature on optical detection of strongly correlated electronic states in two-dimensional van-der Waals heterostructures
Speaker :  Aaron Sternbach
Institution : Columbia University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Nano-Optics Seminar Nov 22 2019: Circumventing the diffraction limit with synchrotron infrared nano-spectroscopy
Host : Dimitri Basov
Nano-Optics Seminar Nov 15 2019: Broadband Nonreciprocal Amplication in Luminal Metamaterials
Speaker :  Yinan Dong
Institution : Columbia University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Seminar – November 14, 2019
Speaker :  David Weiss
Institution : Penn State Univ.
Host : Sebastian Will
Nano-Optics Seminar Nov 8 2019: Electronic phenomena in RuCl3, topological superconductor FeTeSe and Weyl Semimetals
Speaker :  Ken Burch
Institution : Boston College
Host : Dimitri Basov
Seminar – October 31, 2019
Speaker :  Di Xiao
Institution : Carnegie Mellon Univ
Host : Dimitri Basov
Nano-Optics Seminar Oct 25 2019: Photoemission spectroscopy of complex materials
Speaker :  Erik van Heumen
Host : Dimitri Basov
Seminar : October 24, 2019
Speaker :  Martin Claassen
Institution : Flatiron Institute
Host : Sebastian Will
Nano-Optics Seminar Oct 18 2019: Probing van der Waals materials on the femtosecond and nanometer scale
Speaker :  Fabian Mooshammer
Institution : University of Regensburg
Host : Dimitri Basov
Nano-Optics Seminar Oct 11 2019: Flat Optics
Speaker :  Nanfang Yu
Institution : Columbia University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Seminar : October 10, 2019
Speaker :  Eva Andrei
Institution : Rutgers
Host : Abhay Pasupathy
Seminar : September 26, 2019
Speaker :  Pablo Jarillo-Herrero
Institution : MIT
Host : Cory Dean
Nano-Optics Seminar Aug 23 2019: Excitonic Insulators
Speaker :  Tatsuya Kaneko
Institution : Columbia University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Nano-Optics Seminar Aug 23 2019: Topological Kagome Magnets – a STM study
Speaker :  Songtian Zhang
Institution : Princeton University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Nano-Optics Seminar Aug 13 2019: Multipole and Metasurface Quantum Well Emitters
Speaker : 
Institution : UC Santa Barbara
Host : Dimitri Basov
Nano-Optics Seminar Aug 9 2019: Optical nano-imaging via photonless detection in Scanning Probe Microscopy
Speaker :  Antonio Ambrosio
Institution : Harvard University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Seminar Apr 25 2019: Interacting atoms in interesting lattices
Speaker :  Dan Stamper-Kurn
Institution : UC Berkeley
Host : Ana Asenjo Garcia
Nano-Optics Seminar Apr 19 2019: Electron Hydrodynamics in Graphene: Introduction and Status
Speaker :  D. A. Bandurin
Host : Dimitri Basov
Seminar Apr 11 2019: Visualizing the Interplay between Spatial and Magnetic Confinement in Graphene Quantum Dots via Tunneling Spectroscopy
Speaker :  Joseph A. Stroscio
Institution : NIST
Host : Abhay Pasupathy
Nano-Optics Seminar Mar 29 2019: Probing dynamical properties of Fermi-Hubbard systems with a quantum gas microscope
Speaker :  Peter Brown
Institution : Princeton University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Nano-Optics Seminar Mar 29 2019: The rich non-linear world of spin currents – from novel magnetic solitons to neuromorphic computing
Speaker :  Johan Åkerman
Host : Dimitri Basov
Nano-Optics Seminar Mar 29 2019: Engineering the Topology of Graphene Nanoribbons
Speaker :  Daniel Rizzo
Institution : UC Berkeley
Host : Dimitri Basov
Nano-Optics Seminar Mar 15 2019: Nanoscience and Quantum Information Science at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, a National Scientific User Facility
Speaker :  Charles Black
Institution : Brookhaven National Lab
Host : Dimitri Basov
Seminar Mar 14 2019: Topological photonics: from classical to quantum
Speaker :  Mohammad Hafezi
Institution : University of Maryland
Host : Ana Asenjo Garcia / Abhay Pasupathy
Seminar Feb 28 2019: Engineering Atom-Photon Physics in Nanophotonics 
Speaker :  Jeff Kimble
Institution : Caltech
Host : Ana Asenjo Garcia
Nano-Optics Seminar Feb 22 2019: A discourse on currently popular topics in Nanophotonics
Speaker :  Jacob Khurgin
Institution : Johns Hopkins University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Nano-Optics Seminar Feb 11 2019: Magneto-optical Study of Graphene Heterostructures and TCI
Speaker :  Zhiqiang Li
Institution : Sichuan University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Nano-Optics Seminar Feb 8 2019: Electronic Structure and Properties of a Few-Layer Black Phosphorus
Speaker :  Mikhail Katsnelson
Host : Dimitri Basov
Nano-Optics Seminar Feb 1 2019: Experimental search for non-Abelian excitations
Speaker :  Leonid Rokhinson
Institution : Purdue University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Seminar Jan 31 2019: Electronic properties of Excitons in Gapped Chiral Fermion Systems
Speaker :  Di Xiao
Host : Ana Asenjo Garcia / Abhay Pasupathy
Seminar Jan 17 2019: Bosonic analogues of topological superconductors
Speaker :  Aashish Clerk
Institution : University of Chicago
Host : Ana Asenjo Garcia / Abhay Pasupathy
Nano-Optics Seminar Dec 14 2018
Speaker :  Mengkun Liu
Institution : Stony Brook University
Host : Dimitri Basov
Seminar Nov 29 2018: Pursuit of Metal-Insulator Transitions in Spin Liquids
Speaker :  Tyrel McQueen
Institution : Johns Hopkins University
Host : Andrew Millis
Nano-Optics Seminar Nov 9 2018: Topological states of light and sound
Institution : City College of New York
Host : Dimitri Basov
Seminar Nov 8 2018: Optical Hyperspace: light in (meta)materials with hyperbolic dispersion
Speaker :  Evegnii Narimanov
Institution : Purdue University
Host : Igor Aleiner / Dimitri Basov
Nano-Optics Seminar Nov 2 2018: Universal Optical Control of Chiral Superconductors and Majorana Modes
Speaker :  Martin Claassen
Institution : Flatiron Institute
Host : Dimitri Basov
Nano-Optics Seminar Oct 26 2018: Even-denominator fractional quantum Hall (FQH) states in mono- and bilayer graphene
Speaker :  Sasha Zibrov
Institution : UC Santa Barbara
Host : Dimitri Basov
Seminar Oct 25 2018: Magic Angle Bilayer Graphene
Speaker :  Allan MacDonald
Institution : UT Austin
Host : Cory Dean / Dimitri Basov / Andrew Millis
Seminar Oct 11 2018: Ground State Selection in Quantum Pyrochlore Magnets
Speaker :  Bruce Gaulin
Institution : McMaster University
Host : Tomo Uemura
Nano-Optics Seminar Oct 5 2018: Novel classical and quantum photonic devices by manipulating light-matter interactions in low-dimensional systems
Speaker :  Ritesh Agarwal
Host : Dimitri Basov
Seminar Sep 27 2018: Atomic-scale Engineering of Exotic Superconducting States
Speaker :  Kyle Shen
Institution : Cornell University
Host : Abhay Pasupathy / Andrew Millis
Nano-Optics Seminar Sep 21 2018: Shining light on van der Waals Materials
Speaker :  Hyunyong Choi
Host : Dimitri Basov
Nano-Optics Seminar Sep 28 2018
Speaker :  Andrei Sirenko
Host : Dimitri Basov
Seminar Sep 13 2018: Exploring the physics of spontaneous emission with atomic matter waves
Speaker :  Dominik Schneble
Institution : Stony Brook
Host : Tanya Zelevinsky / Sebastian Will

 

 

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