Topological Aspects of Quantum Matter (TAQM 2018)

 

 

Updated: 12 December 2018

TAQM program (PDF)

Program + Abstract Book (PDF)

List of posters (PDF)

Day 0  16th December 2018:  Tutorials  Venue : AG 66

Time

Speaker

Title of talk            

10:00-11:15am (60min+15min questions)

Charles Kane

Topological Band Theory

11:15-11:45am

Tea+ coffee break

11:45-1:00pm (60min+15min questions)

Krishnendu Sengupta

Aspects of ballistic transport in topological systems

1:00-2:00pm

Lunch

2:00-3:15pm
(60min+15min questions)

Steve Kivelson

Anomalous Metals and Failed Superconductors

3:15-3:45pm

Tea+ coffee break                                         

3:45-5:00pm
(60min+15min questions)

Subir Sachdev

Emergent gauge fields

5:00–6:30pm

TIFR lab tour for students

7:00-8:00pm

Dinner

Day 1- 17th December 2018   Venue : Homi Bhabha Auditorium

Time

Speaker

Title of talk            

9:45am-10:00am

Workshop start

Session Chair: S. Ramakrishnan

10:00-10:45am (37min+8min questions)

Claudia Felser

Magnetic Weyl Semimetals!

10:45-11:15am

Tea+ coffee break

11:15-12:00noon (37min+8min questions)

Krishnendu Sengupta

Transport in junctions of Weyl and Multi-Weyl semimetals

12:00-12:45pm (37min+8min questions)

Tomoya Higo

Large spontaneous responses at room temperature in the Weyl antiferromagnet Mn3Sn for topological antiferromagnetic spintronics

12:45-1:45pm

Lunch

Session Chair: H. R. Krishnamurthy

1:45-2:30pm
(37min+8min questions)

Jainendra Jain

FQHE: New Topological Orders & Beyond

2:30-3:15pm
(37min+8min questions)

Sumathi Rao

Spin mode switching in quantum Hall states

3:15-3:45pm

Tea+ coffee break

3:45-4:30pm
(37min+8min questions)

Sid Parameswaran

Topology, symmetry, and disorder in quantum Hall valley nematics

4:30-5:15pm
(37min+8min questions)

Sreejith GJ

Search for Exact Hamiltonians for General FQH States in the Lowest Landau Level

5:15-6:45pm

Group Photo near Vishnu statue followed by
Poster Session I (posters will be available till the end of the workshop)

7:00-8:00pm

Dinner

Day 2- 18th December 2018       Venue : Homi Bhabha Auditorium       


Time

Speaker

Title of talk

Session Chair: K. Damle

10:00-10:45am (37min+8min questions)

Hong Ding

Topological superconductivity and Majorana bound state in Fe-based superconductors

10:45-11:15am

Tea+ coffee break

11:15-12:00noon (37min+8min questions)

Vidya Madhavan

STM studies of the superconducting phase of the FeSe0.5Te0.5

12:00-12:45pm (37min+8min questions)

Arindam Ghosh

Electrical properties of quantum states at the boundary of graphene

12:45-1:45pm

Lunch

Session chair: V. Tripathi

1:45-2:30pm (37min+8min questions)

Umesh V Waghmare

First-principles Theoretical Analysis of Electronic Topology in Crystals and their Technologically Relevant Properties

2:30-3:15pm
(37min+8min questions)

Arijit Kundu

Spin-spin correlation as a probe of topology

3:15-5:00pm

Poster Session II with Tea/Coffee

 5:00-7:30pm

45 minutes +15 minutes for questions

30 minutes tea + coffee break

45 minutes +15 minutes for questions

Public lectures
Steve Kivelson Superconductivity:  Quantum Mechanics at the Macroscopic Scale
&
Charles Kane The Emergence of Topological Quantum Matter

 7:30-8:30pm

Dinner

 

Day 3- 19th December 2018     Venue : Homi Bhabha Auditorium


Time

Speaker

Title of talk

Session chair:  S. Dhar

10:00-10:45am (37min+8min questions)

Steve Nagler

Possible Kitaev spin liquid physics and topological transitions  in RuCl3

10:45-11:15am

Tea+ coffee break

11:15-12:00am (37min+8min questions)

Eric Spanton

Fractional Chern insulators in graphene heterostructures 

12:00-12:45pm
(37min+8min questions)

Charles Kane

Fractional excitonic insulator

12:45-1:45pm

Lunch



Time

 

 

2:00-6:00pm

Half a day Mumbai sightseeing tour. Signup by 17th December evening on a signup sheet at the desk outside the Homi Bhabha Auditorium.

           

Day 4- 20th December 2018    Venue : Homi Bhabha Auditorium


Time

Speaker

Title of talk

Session chair:  P. Raychaudhuri

10:00-10:45am (37min+8min questions)

Steve Kivelson

How can we disentangle the roles of the various intertwined orders in the cuprates?

10:45-11:15am

Tea+ coffee break

11:15-12:00noon (37min+8min questions)

Suchitra Sebastian

Superconductivity at high magnetic fields in the underdoped cuprates

12:00-12:45pm (37min+8min questions)

Subir Sachdev

Gauge theories for the cuprates near optimal doping

12:45pm-1:45pm

Lunch



Updated: 11th December 2018  

 

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Travel

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Accomodation

The visitors will be accommodated in the hotels nearby

Sponsors

 

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Weather

 

Weather in Mumbai is very pleasant in December and humidity is low as well.

Contact

For any questions please contact

Mandar M. Deshmukh

DCMP and MS, TIFR

Homi Bhabha Road Mumbai 400005

Phone: +91-22-22782829

email:TAQM2018[at]gmail[dot]com

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