Lorentz Center - Black Hole Answers for Condensed Matter Questions from 14 Jun 2011 through 17 Jun 2011
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    Black Hole Answers for Condensed Matter Questions
    from 14 Jun 2011 through 17 Jun 2011

 

BLACK HOLE ANSWERS FOR CONDENSED MATTER QUESTIONS:

Applying String Theory to Quantum Criticality

 

Program

 

 

Tuesday June 14th 2011

 

09:00 – 09:45         Arrival and Registration

09:45 – 10:00         Welcome by Henriette Jensenius (Lorentz Center) and Koenraad Schalm

10:00 – 10:45         Subir Sachdev: Quantum matter and gauge-gravity duality: quantum critical

11:00 – 11:45         Gabriel Aeppli

12:00 – 14:00         Lunch

14:00 – 14:45         John McGreevy: Holographic duality overview and thoughts on Fermi surfaces

15:00 – 15:30         Coffee/Tea

15:30 – 16:15         Discussion: [Sean Hartnoll]

16:45                       Welcome Wine & Cheese party

 

 

Wednesday June 15th 2011

 

09:00 – 09:45         David Tong: Non-Relativistic Holographic Fermions

10:00 – 10:45         Andy McKenzie: Entropy and phase formation in the quantum critical metal Sr3Ru207

11:00 – 11:30         Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:15         Umut Gursoy: Spin Models from Gravity

12:30 – 14:00         Lunch

14:00 – 14:45         David Vegh: Marginal Fermi liquid from holography

15:00 – 15:45         Markus Mόller: Strong coupling transport phenomena in grapheme and quantum critical matter, and their relations with AdS-CFT

16:00 – 16:30         Coffee/Tea

16:30 – 17:30         Elias Kiritsis: On generalized quantum criticality at finite density in Holography

18:00                       Conference Dinner: BBQ on the beach

 

 

Thursday June 16th 2011

 

09:15 – 10:15         Qimao Si: Local quantum criticality, Kondo lattice and holographic models of non-Fermi liquids

10:15 – 10:45         Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:45         Diego Hofman: The many Fermi surfaces of Holography

11:45 – 12:45         Mihailo Curbovic: In search for the ground state of finite density fermions: from electron stars to Dirac hair

12:45 – 14:00         Lunch

14:00 – 14:45         Johanna Erdmenger: Holographic Superconductors: Dual field theories from probe branes, quantum phase transitions and universality

15:00 – 15:45         Christos Panagopoulos: High-Tc from a doped antiferromagnet

16:00 – 16:30         Coffee/Tea

16:30 – 17:30         Andrew Green: Quantum Order-by-Disorder and the formation of new phases near to quantum critical points


Friday June 17th 2011

 

09:00 – 09:45         Stefan Papanikolaou: Inhomogeneous holographic superconductors

10:00 – 10:45         Shinsei Ryu: Holography for disordered systems

11:00 – 11:30         Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:00         Matt Lippert: Holographic Models of the Quantum Hall Effect

12:00 – 12:30         Yan Liu: Pair susceptibility in holographic superconductors

12:30 – 14:00         Lunch

14:00 – 14:45         Joe Basheen: Non-Equilibrium Condensates

15:00 – 15:45         Jerome Gauntlett: Fermion spectral functions from the top

16:00 – 16:30         Coffee/Tea

16:30 – 18:00         Concluding Discussion: Joining theory and experiment: [Zaanen]

 



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