2021 Theory Winter School

The National High Magnetic Field lab will hold its 9th Theory Winter School virtually via Zoom, on 11-15 January, 2021.

  • Overview

    Application Deadline

    November 15, 2020

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    This year's School will focus on "Modern aspects of quantum condensed matter", a subject inspired by recent developments in condensed matter physics. These developments shed new light on open questions of quantum criticality, unconventional superconductivity, and new types of topological phases of matter. The tentative topics of the school include novel phases in twisted bilayer graphene and other moire systems, recent developments in unconventional superconductivity, topology of electronic states, and quantum magnetism.

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    Agterberg, Daniel University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    Balents, Leon KITP and UC Santa Barbara
    Bernevig, Andrei B. Princeton University
    Cano, Jennifer Stony Brook University/Flatiron Institute
    MacDonald, Allan UT Austin
    Metlitski, Max MIT
    Regnault, Nicolas Ecole Normale, Paris
    Savary, Lucile CNRS Lyon
    Vishwanath, Ashvin Harvard University


    Organizers: Contacts:
    Bradlyn, Barry
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
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    Chubukov, Andrey
    University of Minnesota
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    Vafek, Oskar
    National MagLab/FSU
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