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Solid State Physics Second Edition

Advanced Solid State Physics

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TALKS

Invited talk "Moire is Different: Wigner Crystallization in TBLG"
International Workshop: Quantum physics in Complex Matter: Superconductivity, Magnetism and Ferroelectricity, RICMASS, Ischia, Italy
June 25, 2019

Invited talk "Fractional Electromagnetism from Noether's Second Theorm"
Workshop, XIII. International Workshop: Lie Theory and its Applications in Physics, Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy, Varna Bulgaria
June 19, 2019

Invited talk "Fractional Electromagnetism from Noether's Second Theorm"
Workshop, YIPQS Long Term and Nishinomiya-Yukawa Meomorial Workshop "Quantum Information and String Theory" Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics
May 31, 2019

Invited Talk"Moire is Different: Wigner crystallization in TBLG"
Condensed Matter Seminar, University of California, San Diego, California
May 15, 2019

Invited Talk"Moire is Different: Wigner crystallization in TBLG"
Physics & Astronmy Condensed Matter Seminar, Rice University, Houston, Texas
April 8, 2019

Invited Talk"Moire is Different: Wigner crystallization in TBLG"
Invited Talk, Kavali Institute for Theoretical Phyiscs (KITP), Santa Barbara, California
January 25, 2019

Invited Talk"Unparticles:MEELS, ARPES and the Strange Metal"
The Workshop: Bringing Holography to the Lab: Explaining Strange Metals with Virtual Black Holes, Leiden Institute of Physics (LION), Leiden University, The Netherlands
January 8, 2019

Invited Talk"Anomalous dimensions’ for conserved currents from holographic dilatonic models to superconductivity"
Condensed Matter Seminar, Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver
November 30, 2018

Invited Talk"Moire is Differnt: Wigner Crystallizaton in TBLG?"
String Theory Seminar, Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver
November 29, 2018

Invited Talk"Do Cuprates Harbor Extra Demensions?"
Physics Colloquium, Washington University, St. Louis Missouri
October 4, 2018

Invited Talk"Moire is Different: Wigner Crystallization in TBLG"
Physics Theory Seminar, Washington University, St. Louis Missouri
October 3, 2018

Workshop "Insulating States in bi-layer Graphene: Wigner Not Mott Insulation"
The 12th International Conference on Materials and Mechanisms of Superconductivity and High Temperature Superconductors, Beijing, China
May 25-26, 2018

Workshop "Anomalous dimensions and the strange metal"
The NCTS Workshop on Correlated Quantum Many-body Systems from Topology to Quantum Criticality, Hsinchu, Taiwan
May 25-26, 2018

Invited Talk "Moire is Different—Twisted bi-layer Graphene as a Meta Material"
Colloquium, NCTS, Taiwan
May 24, 2018

Workshop "Anomalous Dimensions for conserved currents from holographic dilatonic models to superconductivity"
Multi-Condensate Superconductivity and Superfluidity in Solids and Ultracold Gases Conference Trieste, Italy
May 14, 2018

Seminar: "Anomalous dimensions for conserved currents from holographic dilatonic models to superconductivity"
String Seminar; University of California, Berkeley
May 8, 2018 2018

Workshop "Moire is Differrent Bi-Layer graphene as a meta-material"
2D Quantum MetaMaterials Workshop NIST Gaithersburg, MD
April 25 , 2018

Invited Talk "Anomalous dimensions for conserved currents and Noether's Second Theorem "
Princeton University, Princeton NJ
April 16 , 2018

Invited Talk "Anomalous dimensions for conserved currents and Noether's Second Theorem "
Indiana University, Bloomington IN
April 6, 2018

Invited Talk "Anomalous dimensions for conserved currents and Noether's Second Theorem "
Institute for Condesned Matter Theory, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Feburary 12, 2018

Invited Talk "Anomalous dimensions for conserved currents and Noether's Second Theorem "
University of Paris, Jussieu
November 23, 2017

Invited Talk "Do Cuprate High-Temperature Superconductors Harbor Extra Dimensions?"
University of California Berkeley
October 25, 2017

Colloquium: "Do Cuprate High-Temperature Superconductors Harbor Extra Dimensions?"
University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
October 12, 2017

Workshop "How to detect an anomalous dimension of the current in the Strange Metal of the Cuprates?"
28th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics, Gothenburg, Sweden
August 11, 2017

Workshop "Fractional Laplacians and Anamalous Dimensions in the AdS/CFT"
Ninth Crete Regional Meeting in String Theory, Orthodox Academy of Crete, Chania-Crete Greece
July 12, 2017

Colloquium "Are Extra Dimensions Hidden in the Strange Metal?"
Invited Colloquium, National University of Singapore,
June 14, 2017

Workshop "Bose metals as a disruption of hte KT transition in thin films"
Workshop on Topological Phase Transitions and New Developments at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
June 8, 2017

Workshop "Virasoro Algebra for the Strange Metal"
Common Threads in the Electronic Phase Diagram of Unconventional Superconductors, Lorentz Center, University of Leiden, Netherlands
March 3, 2017

Colloquium "Do Cuprate High-Temperature Superconductors Have Extra Dimensions?"
Emory College of Arts And Sciences, Atlanta, Georgia
February 1, 2017

Workshop "Anomalous Dimensions, Mottness, Bose metals, and holography"
Disorder in Condensed Matter and Black Holes Workshop at Lorentz Center, University of Leiden
January 13, 2017

Invited Talk "Do Cuprate High-Temperature Superconductors have Extra Dimensions?"
Jia Tong University, Shanghai, China
December 19, 2016

Invited Talk "Detecting the Pairing Symmetry in PrOs4Sb12"
Jia Tong University, Shanghai, China
December 16, 2016

Seminar "Anti-Local Boundary Actions and Anomalous Dimensions in the Gauge-Gravity Duality: Application to the Strange Metal"
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, California
November 10, 2016

Invited Talk "Anti (Non)-Local Actions and Anonmalous Dimensions: Application to the Strange Metal"
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
October 12, 2016

Invited Talk "Do Cuprate High-Temperature Superconductors have Extra Dimensioins?"
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois
September 9, 2016

Public Lecture: "Does Copper have Extra Demensions?"
Aspen Center for Physics, Aspen, Colorado
August 4, 2016

Invited Talk "Anti (Non)-Local Actions and Anonmalous Dimensions: Application to the Strange Metal"
Imperial College, London,England
July 15, 2016

Invited Talk: Non-Equilibrium Physics and Holography "Anti (Non)-Local Actions and Anonmalous Dimensions: Application to the Strange Metal?"
St. Johns College, Oxford Unversity,England
July 14, 2016

Invited Lecture: "Detecting Unparticles and Anomalous Dimensions in the Strange Metal?"
Superstripes 2016: Quantum In Complex Matter, Ischia, Italy
June 25, 2016

Invited Talk: "Detecting Unparticles and Anomalous Dimensions in the Strange Metal"
Quantum Matter, Spacetime and Information, Kyoto, Japan
June 13, 2016

Invited Talk: "Branes in the AdS/CFT Correspondance"
Quantum Matter, Spacetime and Information, Kyoto Japan
June 7, 2016

Invited Talk: "Testing Mottness/unparticles and anomalous dimensions in the cuprates"
ICTP/SAIFR, Sao Paulo, Brazil
April 8, 2016

Seminar: "Testing Mottness/unparticles and anomalous dimensions in the cuprates"
City College of New York, New York
March 23, 2016

Seminar: "Is Holography about Fractional Conformal Laplacians?"
University British Columbia, Vancouver Canada
March 12, 2016

Seminar: "Testing Mottness/unparticles and anomalous dimensions in the cuprates"
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
March 11, 2016

Seminar: "Optical Conductivity in the Cuprates from holography and unparticles"
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
January 12, 2016

Invited Talk: "Fractionalization or Surface States in Bismuth?"
ISANN 2015, Waikola Hawaii
December 3, 2015

Seminar: "Optical Conductivity in the Cuprates from holography and unparticles"
Boston University
October 30, 2015

Colloquium: "Are the Cuprate High Temperature Superconductors full of Unparticles?"
New York University
October 29, 2015

Seminar: "Optical Conductivity in the Cuprates from Holography and unparticles"
Condensed Matter Seminar
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
October 9, 2015

Public Lecture (for Physics Undergraduates): "Holography and Mottness"
International Conference of Physics Students
Zagreb, Croatia
August 13, 2015

Invited Talk: "Optical Conductivity in Cuprates from Holography and Unparticles"
International Workshop on LDQCM-15
Amsterdam, Netherlands
July 2, 2015

Invited Talk: "Optical Conductivity in Cuprates from Holography and Unparticles"
International Conference on Mott Quantum Criticality
Mainz Germany
June 30, 2015

Invited Talk: " Spin or Orbital-based Physics in the Fe-Based Superconductors"
Workshop on Unconventional Phenomena in Low-Dimensional Correlated Systems Beijing , China
June 7, 2015

Seminar: "Optical Conductivity in the Cuprates: from Mottness to Scale Invariance"
Kavli Institute of Physics, Beijing, China
June 5, 2015

Seminar: "Counting Charges: Mott gaps and Fermi Arcs from Holography"
Remnin University of China, Beijing China
June 4, 2015

Seminar: "Spin or Orbital-based Physics in the Fe-based Superconductors?"
Fudan University, Shanghai, China
June 2, 2015

Invited Talk: "Optical Conductivity in the Cuprates: From Mottness to Scale Invariance"
International Workshop on Condensed Matter Physics and Ads/SFT Kavli IPMU Tokyo, Japan
May 22, 2015

Seminar: "Counting Charges: Mott gaps and Fermi Arcs from Holography"
University of Colorado, Boulder Colorado
April 30, 2015

Seminar: "Mott gaps and Fermi Arcs from Holography"
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
March 24, 2015

Colloquium: "Unparticles When Electrons Interact?"
University of Mississippi, University, Mississippi
February 22, 2015

Invited talk: "Strongly Coupled fixed point in gφ4 theory"
Winter Conference - Particle Physics, Aspen Center for Physics
February 20, 2015

Invited talk: "Mott gaps, unparticles and Fermi Arcs"
Condensed Matter Seminar, UC Berkeley
November 24, 2014

Invited talk: "Mott gaps, unparticles and Fermi Arcs"
Quantum Field Theory, String Theory and Condensed Matter Physics Conference,
Crete, Greece
September 5, 2014

Invited talk: "Mottness and Holography"
27th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics, Buenos Aires, Argentina
August 12, 2014

Invited talk: "Are the Cuprates and LiFeAs full of Unparticles?"
Conference on Itinerant Magnetics and Superconductivity, Dresden, Germany
June 22, 2014

Invited talk: "Spin or Orbital-based Physics in the Fe-based Superconductors?"
Conference on Energy Materials Nanotechnology, Cancun, Mexico
June 9, 2014

Invited talk: "Unparticles, Zeros and Ads"
Conference on Non-Fermi Liquids, Stanford University, Stanford, California
April 17, 2014

Colloquium talk: "Gravity and Electron Matter"
Departmental Colloquium, National University of Singapore
March 26, 2014

Invited talk: "Mottness: Beyond Particles"
Condensed Matter Seminar, National University of Singapore
March 25, 2014

Invited talk: "Gravity and Electron Matter"
Public/Student Lecture, 50th Karpacz Winter School of Theoretical Physics, Uniwersytet Wroclawski, Karpacz, Poland
March 7, 2014

Invited talk: "Unparticles = Mottness"
50th Karpacz Winter School of Theorectical Physics, Uniwersytet Wroclawski, Karpacz, Poland
March 7, 2014

Colloquium talk: "Unparticles and Superconductivity "
Departmental Colloquium, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
January 27, 2014

Invited talk: "Unparticles and Superconductivity"
NIHERST Public Lecture, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad
November 25, 2013

Colloquium talk: "Unparticles in High T_c Superconductors"
The Joseph and Sophia Konopinski Colloquium Series, University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN,
October 23, 2013

Invited talk: "Unparticles and Fermi Arcs"
Perimeter Institute-University of Illinois Joint Workshop on Strongly Correlated Quantum Many-Body Systems, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
November 7-8, 2013

Invited talk: "Unparticles and Mottness"
Conference on Holography: From Gravity to Quantum Matter at the Isaac Newton Institute, University of Cambridge, UK
September 16, 2013 (mp4 of the talk: http://downloads.sms.cam.ac.uk/1558574/1558577.mp4)

Invited talk: "Failure of Luttinger's Theorem: Emergence of Unparticles"
Many-Body Theory Conference, Rostock, Germany,
September 12, 2013

Seminar: "Unparticles and Mottness"
Brookhaven National Lab,
June 27, 2013

Invited talk: "Unparticles and Emergent Mottness"
Great Lake Strings Conference,
Lexington, KY,
May 18, 2013

Colloquium: "Unparticles and Un-Fermi Liquids"
University of California, Irvine,
Irvine, CA,
May 2, 2013

Plenary lecture: "Unparticles and Emergent Mottness"
Frontiers of Quantum Matter,
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,
April 20, 2013

12 Minute talk: "Absence of Luttinger's Theorem"
American Physical Society March Meeting,
Baltimore Maryland,
March 20, 2013

Colloquium: "Unparticles in Strongly Correlated Electron Matter"
Department of Physics, Harvard University,
February 11, 2013

Colloquium: "Strongly Correlated Electron Matter and Unparticles"
Department of Physics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
January 17, 2013

Colloquium: "Is Strongly Correlated Electron Matter Full of Unparticles?"
Department of Physics, St. Andrews University, Scotland
November 16, 2012

Colloquium: "Is Strongly Correlated Electron Matter Full of Unparticles?"
Physics Department, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
October 29, 2012

Invited Lecture: "Is Strongly Correlated Electron Matter Full of Unparticles?"
E. E. Just Program, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
September 28, 2012

Colloquium: "Holography and Mottness: a Discrete Marriage"
Physics Department, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
September 3, 2012

Invited Talk: "Mottness and Holography: A Discrete Marriage"
Materials & Mechanisms of Superconductivity Conference (M2S 2012)
Washington, DC
August 1, 2012

Invited talk: "From Multi-orbital physics to Holography in Fe-based Superconductors"
Superstripes 2012, Erice, Italy
July 12, 2012

Invited talk: "From Fermi Arcs to Holography"
International Conference on Superconductivity and Magnetism (ICSM), Istanbul, Turkey.
April 30, 2012

Invited talk: "Holography and Mottness: a Discrete Marriage"
March APS Meeting, Boston, MA
March 12, 2012

Colloquium: "Holography and Mottness: a Discrete Marriage"
Department of Physics, Emory College, Atlanta, GA.
December 9, 2011

Seminar: "Holography and Mottness: A Discrete Marriage"
KITP Workshop on Holography and the Gauge Gravity Duality, University of California, Santa Barbara.
November 14, 2011

Colloquium: "Holography and Mottness: A Discrete Marriage"
Physics Department, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.
October 20, 2011

Joint Condensed Matter/ICMT Seminar: "Mottness and Metallic Quantum Criticality from Holography"
Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL.
September 16, 2011

Invited talk: "Mottness and Holography"
The 26th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics (LT26), Beijing, China
August 15, 2011

Colloquium: "Mottness and Holography: Strange Metal from UV-IR Mixing"
Physics Department, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
May 12, 2011

Colloquium: "Mottness and Holography: Strange Metal from UV-IR Mixing"
Physics Department, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
May 10, 2011

Invited talk: "Gauge-Gravity Duality and High-Temperature Superconductivity"
100 Years of Superconductivity Conference, Leiden
April 8, 2011

Invited talk: "Spectral Weight Transfer in a Multi-Orbital Mott System"
March APS Meeting, Dallas, TX
March 22, 2011

Seminar: "Mottness and Holography: Strange Metal from UV-IR Mixing"
Condensed Matter, UC Berkeley
February 28, 2011

Colloquium: "Mottness and Holography: Strange Metal from UV-IR Mixing"
Physics Department, Caltech
January 13, 2011

Invited talk: "Orbital Ordering in Iron Pnictides"
Conference for Emergent Superconductivity (CES), Stony Brook University, NY
November 12, 2010

Public Lecture: "From the Vulcanization of Rubber, to Quarks and High-Temperature Superconductivity: Physics at Strong Coupling"
Haverford College, Haverford, PA.
October 25, 2010.

Solid State Seminar: "Demystifying the Strange Metal in Cuprate Superconductors: Composite Excitations"
Univ. of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
September 22, 2010

Invited talk: "Dynamical Spectral Weight Transfer and Anomalous Transport in the Cuprates"
Strongly Correlated Electron Systems, Santa Fe, NM
June 29, 2010

Invited talk: "Demystifying the Strange Metal in Cuprate Superconductors Composite Excitations"
Gordon Research Conference, Mount Holyoke College, MA
May 16, 2010

Invited talk: "Dynamically Generated Gaps in Condensed Matter and Holography"
Galileo Galilei Inst. for Theoretical Phys.
May 6, 2010

Invited talk: "Demystifying the Strange Metal in Cuprate Superconductors: Composite Excitations"
Urbana-Chicago Fest, James Franck Institute, Chicago, IL
May 1, 2010

ICMT Seminar: "Arsenic and Old Lace: A Tale of Two Electrons in Iron-Based Superconductors"
University of Illinois
April 26, 2010

Public Lecture: "From the Vulcanization of Rubber, to Quarks and High Temperature Superconductivity: Physics at Strong Coupling"
Exotic Insulating States of Matter Workshop,
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
January 14, 2010

Colloquium: "Demystifying the Strange Metal in High-Temperature Superconductors: Composite Excitations"
Physics Department, University of Illinois
December 3, 2009

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Strongly Coupled Fixed Points

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Unparticles / AdS

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Pnictides

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Opticle Conductivity in Cuperates / Unparticles / AdS

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Superconductivity in H2S / AdS

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