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KITP Program: Holographic Duality and Condensed Matter Physics (Aug 29 - Nov 18, 2011)
Coordinators: Eduardo Fradkin, Sean Hartnoll , Christopher Herzog , John McGreevy, Cenke Xu
Scientific Advisors: Igor Klebanov, Subir Sachdev, Eva Silverstein


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Time Speaker Title
11/18, 11:00 a.m. All Group Discussion[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/17, 2:00 p.m. John McGreevy
MIT & KITP
Free the Slave Particles: Fractionalized States for Holography and for Topological Insulators[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/16, 12:00 p.m. Koushik Balasubramanian
MIT
String theory duals of Lifshitz-Chern-Simons gauge theories[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/16, 12:00 p.m. Benson Way
UCSB
Lifshitz holography in string theory: singularities and embeddings[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/15, 10:00 a.m. Xiaoliang Qi
Stanford
An attempt to understand the holographic duality through a functional formalism[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/14, 4:00 p.m. Philip Phillips
UIUC & KITP
Holography and Mottness: A Discrete Marriage[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/10, 2:00 p.m. Rob Myers
Perimeter Inst. & KITP
Holographic Entanglement Entropy[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/09, 12:00 p.m. Julian Sonner
Cambridge & Imperial & KITP
Holographic Noise near Quantum Critical Point[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/08, 10:00 a.m. Shamit Kachru
Stanford & KITP
Maximally Supersymmetric Dirt[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/07, 4:00 p.m. Koenraad Schalm
Leiden Univ. & KITP
Towards a Holographic Fermi Liquid[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/03, 2:00 p.m. Loganayagam Ramalingam
Harvard & KITP
Anomaly Polynomial as a Hydrodynamic Property[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/02, 12:00 p.m. Alejandra Castro
McGill Univ. & KITP
The Gravity Dual of the Ising Model[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/01, 10:00 a.m. Matthew Fisher
UCSB
Bose and Non-Fermi Liquid Metals[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/28, 10:00 a.m. Chris Herzog
Princeton & KITP
ADE-CST[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/26, 12:00 p.m. Cenke Xu
UCSB & KITP
Topological Terms of Nonlinear Sigma Models[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/25, 10:00 a.m. Umut Gursoy
CERN & KITP
Gravity, Spin Models and Continuous Phase Transitions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/20, 2:00 p.m. Liza Huijse
Harvard & KITP
A Supersymmetric Model for Lattice Fermions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/19, 12:00 p.m. Tadashi Takayanagi
Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe & KITP
Recent Updates of Holographic Entanglement Entropy[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/18, 10:00 a.m. Andreas Karch
UW
Topological Insulators - Fractional and Holographic[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/13, 2:00 p.m. Catherine Pépin
CEA-Saclay & KITP
Heavy Fermions: Condensed Matter Theory Perspective[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/12, 12:00 p.m. Joe Polchinski
UCSB
Magnetic AdS Branes[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/11, 10:00 a.m. Gary Horowitz
UCSB & KITP
A Turbulent Instability of Anti-de Sitter Space[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/10, 2:00 p.m. Thomas Faulkner
KITP
Introduction to Holography II[Podcast][Aud][Cam]

10/07, 3:30 p.m. McGreevy and Hartnoll
(Leaders)
Discussion
10/07, 10:00 a.m. Johanna Erdmenger
MPI & KITP
Imbalanced Mixtures and Anisotropic Hydrodynamics from Gauge/Gravity Duality[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/06, 4:00 p.m. Senthil Todadri
MIT
Non-fermi Liquid Metals: Some Facts, Ideas, and Speculations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/06, 10:00 a.m. Gilbert Lonzarich
Univ. of Cambridge
Unconventional Phenomena on the Border of Metallic Magnetism[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/05, 3:45 p.m. John McGreevy
MIT & KITP
Black Hole Entropy and Intermediate-temperature States of Matter, cont'd[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/05, 2:00 p.m. John McGreevy
MIT & KITP
Black Hole Entropy and Intermediate-temperature States of Matter[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/05, 10:00 a.m. Steve Kivelson
Stanford
Achieving Confusion - The Puzzle of Bad Metals[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/04, 12:30 p.m. Eva Silverstein
Stanford & KITP
Large N Gauge Theories and "Strange Metallic" Transport[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/04, 10:00 a.m. Andy Mackenzie
Univ. St. Andrews
Thermodynamics Near Magnetically Tuned Quantum Critical Points - Past Work and Future Prospects[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/03, 2:00 p.m. Sean Hartnoll
Stanford & KITP
Focus Week Introduction: Criticality and Instability in Holography[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/03-07 Focus Week: ↑ Criticality and Instability in Holography ↑

9/30, 10:00 a.m. Thomas Faulkner
KITP
Introduction to Holography[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/29, 2:00 p.m. Subir Sachdev
Harvard & KITP
Holography and Compressible Quantum Phases[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/28, 12:00 p.m. Joe Bhaseen, Cambridge, Leader Discussion: Exploring Non-equilibrium Dynamics Using AdS/CFT[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/27, 10:00 a.m. Pavel Kovtun
Univ. Victoria & KITP
Parity-breaking Hydrodynamics in 2+1 Dimensions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/26, 12:15 p.m. Shamit Kachru
Stanford & KITP
Strongly Correlated Electron Systems as String Theories ?!?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
9/22, 2:00 p.m. Jan Zaanen
Leiden Univ. & KITP
Testing AdS/CMT in the Laboratory: The Holographic Superconductor[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/21, 12:00 p.m. Tarun Grover, Shinsei Ryu (Leaders) Discussion: Entanglement Entropy in Condensed Matter and Holography[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/20, 10:00 a.m. Andrei Starinets
Univ. of Oxford & KITP
Holographic Zero Sound at Finite Temperature[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/16, 12:00 p.m. Max Metlitski
KITP
Fermi Quantum Criticality, part II[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/15, 2:00 p.m. Gordon Semenoff
UBC & KITP
Graphene and Holographic 3D Fermions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/14, 12:00 p.m. N. Iqbal, D. Hofman (Leaders) Discussion: From Black Holes to Electron Stars[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/13, 10:00 a.m. Andy O'Bannon
(Univ. of Cambridge & KITP)
Andrei Parnachev
(Univ. Barcelona & KITP)
Aspects of Probe Branes in Holography[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/09, 12:00 p.m. Max Metlitski
KITP
Fermi Quantum Criticality From The Point Of View Of Condensed Matter[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/08, 2:00 p.m. Joe Polchinski
(UCSB & KITP)
Hong Liu
(MIT & KITP)
Fermi Liquids & Holography[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/07, 12:00 p.m. Joe Polchinski, KITP, Leader Discussion: Renormalization Group and Holography[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/06, 10:00 a.m. David Tong
Univ. of Cambridge & KITP
Aspects of Holographic Fermions[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/02, 12:00 p.m. Per Kraus
UCLA & KITP
Higher Spin Holography and Black Holes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/01, 2:00 p.m. Sung-Sik Lee
McMaster Univ.
Holographic Matter: Deconfined String at Criticality[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/31, 3:30 p.m. Marty Einhorn
KITP Deputy Director
What's a Wiki Good For?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/30, 10:00 a.m. Dam Thanh Son
UW & KITP
Hall Viscosity and Electromagnetic Response[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/29, 2:00 p.m. All Organizational Meeting
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