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KITP Conference: Novel States in Spin-Orbit Coupled Quantum Matter: from Models to Materials
(Jul 27-31, 2015)
Coordinators: Liang Fu, George Jackeli, Hae-Young Kee, Yong-Baek Kim
Scientific Advisors: Leon Balents, Hidenori Takagi

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Monday, Jul 27, 2015

New Directions in Topological Phases, Chair: Liang Fu (MIT)

8:50am Lars Bildsten (KITP) Welcome[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:00am Naoto Nagaosa (RIKEN) Theory of topological magnets[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Ashvin Vishwanath (UCB) Filling enforced topological phases in spin-orbit coupled crystals[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am Ali Yazdani (Princeton) Topological superconductivity and Majorana fermions in atomic chains[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Zahid Hasan (Princeton) New forms of matter: Weyl fermions & Fermi arc metals, nodal-line fermions and novel topological superconductors[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

LUNCH

Spin-Orbit Mott Insulators, Chair: George Jackeli (Stuttgart Univversity)

2:00pm Giniyat Khaliullin (MPI) Magnetism and doping effects in spin-orbit Mott insulators[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm BJ Kim (MPI) Fermi arcs evolution into d-wave nodes in electron-doped Sr2IrO4[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm

Afternoon Break

4:00pm Nandini Trivedi (OSU) Novel magnetism in d4 Mott insulators[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm Gang Cao (U Kentucky) Spin-orbit effects in iridates[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm

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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015

Recent Developments in Iridates l, Chair: Hae-Young Kee (U of Toronto)

9:00am Radu Coldea (U Oxford) Unconventional magnetic order in 3D Kitaev materials revealed by resonant x-ray diffraction [Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Natalia Perkins (U Minnesota) Phase diagram of the Kitaev K1-K2 honeycomb model[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am Eric Lee (U of Toronto) 3D honeycomb iridates: the pursuit of Kitaev[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:30am Jeffrey Rau (U of Waterloo) Generic spin model for the honeycomb iridates with trigonal distortion[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:00pm Maria Hermanns (U Cologne) Classification of gapless Z2 spin liquids in three-dimensional Kitaev models[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

Topological Crystalline Phases, Chair: Mohit Randeria (OSU)

2:00pm Vidya Madhavan (U Illinois) Manipulation of the Dirac surface states in topological crystalline insulators by doping and strain[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Yuan-Ming Lu (OSU) Interplay of non-symmorphic symmetry and band topology[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm

Afternoon Break

4:00pm Evelyn Tang (MIT) Strain-induced partially flat band, helical snake states, and interface superconductivity in topological crystalline insulators[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

POSTER SESSION

5:30pm

RECEPTION

6:00pm

SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER

8:00pm

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Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015

Platforms for Novel States, Chair: Antoine Georges (College de France)

9:00am Dale Van Harlingen (UIUC) Coherent transport and Josephson phenomena in hybrid superconductor-topological insulator devices[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Roser Valenti (U Frankfurt) Possible new unconventional superconductors[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am Sang-Wook Cheong (Rutgers) Z4xZ2 domains and Z3 vortices in an improper ferroelectric[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Kyle Shen (Cornell U) Interplay of spin-orbit coupling, dimensionality, and Coulomb interactions in iridate thin films and artificial quantum wells[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

2:00pm

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Thursday, Jul 30, 2015

Dirac and Weyl Systems, Chair: Marcel Franz (UBC)

9:00am Sid Parameswaran (UCI) Signatures of topological semimetals in charge transport[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Andrew Potter (UCB) Quantum oscillations in Weyl and Dirac semimetals[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am Xi Dai (Chinese Academy) Weyl semimetal phase in non-centrosymmetric transition metal monophosphides[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Andrei Bernevig (Princeton) A new type of Weyl semimetal[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

Recent Developments in Iridates ll, Chair: Stephen Wilson (UCSB)

2:00pm Satoru Nakatsuji (Tokyo) Fermi node, chiral spin liquid, and quantum metal-insulator transition in correlated semimetals
2:45pm Masatoshi Imada (Tokyo) Topological nature of two iridium oxides[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm

Afternoon Break

4:00pm Jun Fujioka (Tokyo) Metal insulator transition and anomalous domain wall conductance in pyrochlore iridate[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm Ru Chen (UCB) Quadratic Fermi node and topological phases in pyrochlore iridates[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm

RECEPTION

6:00pm

SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER

8:00pm

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Friday, Jul 31, 2015

Quantum Spin Ice and Liquid, Chair: Bruce Gaulin (McMaster U)

9:00am Collin Broholm (JHU) Magnetic Excitations in the Kondo Insulator SmB6[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Kate Ross (Colorado State) Spin excitations in stoichiometric Yb2Ti2O7[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am Lucile Savary (MIT) Quantum spin liquids in quantum spin ice[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Yukitoshi Motome (Tokyo) Hunting Majorana fermions in quantum spin liquids: Quantum Monte Carlo studies of Kitaev-type models[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

Overview and Outlook, Chair: Yong-Baek Kim (U of Toronto)

2:00pm Hidenori Takagi (MPI) Materials Overview[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Leon Balents (KITP) Theory Overview[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm

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