KITP Program: Disentangling Quantum Many-body Systems: Computational and Conceptual Approaches (Oct 11 - Dec 17, 2010)
Coordinators: Matthew P.A. Fisher, Claire Lhuillier, Simon Trebst, Guifre Vidal

Scientific Advisors: Federico Becca, Didier Poilblanc, Matthias Troyer, Steven R. White

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Time Speaker Title
12/16, 10:00 a.m. Tarun Grover
Entanglement Entropy of Critical Spin Liquids[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/15, 10:00 a.m. Anders Sandvik
Deconfined Spinons at the Neel-VBS Transition in Two Dimensions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/14, 10:00 a.m. Xiaoliang Qi
Informal Discussion: The Relation Between Entanglement and Edge Theory in Topological States[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/13, 11:00 a.m. Lesik Motrunich
Ladder Studies of a Spin Bose Metal[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/13, 10:00 a.m. Ryan Mishmash
Exotic Gapless Bose Metals and Insulators on Multi-leg Ladders[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/10, 11:00 a.m. Zhengcheng Gu
Tensor-net States: A New Perspective on Many-body Quantum Systems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/10, 10:00 a.m. Frank Verstraete
Univ. Wien
Applying the Variational Principle to 1+1 Dimensional Quantum Field Theories[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/09, 3:30 p.m. Steven White
UCI / Discussion Leader
Open Problems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/09, 11:15 a.m. Maciek Lewenstein
Eugene Demler
Vincent Liu
(Univ. Pittsburgh)
Perspectives of BOPTILATT[Podcast][Aud][ Cam]
12/09, 10:00 a.m. John Cardy
Univ. Oxford
Universal Properties of Entanglement Entropy in 1+1 Dimensions from QFT[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/08, 11:00 a.m. Xiao-Gang Wen
Topological Order: Patterns of Long Range Entanglements of Gapped Quantum States[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/08, 10:00 a.m. Ignacio Cirac
Matrix Product States: Renormalization, Gaps, and Symmetries[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/07, 4:00 p.m. Glen Evenbly
Univ. Queensland
Branching MERA[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/07, 2:30 p.m. Shinsei Ryu
What Can We Learn About Many-body Entanglement from Holography[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/06, 11:00 a.m. Guifre Vidal
Univ. Queensland
Pedagogical Lecture: Tensor Networks From a Geometrical Perspective[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/06, 10:00 a.m. Matthew Hastings
Pedagogical Lecture: Entanglement, Computation, and Physics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/02, 10:00 a.m. Philippe Corboz
Univ. Queensland
Fermionic Tensor Networks[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/01, 3:30 p.m. Masaki Oshikawa
Univ. Tokyo
The Haldane Phase as a Symmetry-protected Topological Phase and Quantum Entanglement[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/01, 10:00 a.m. Peter Zoller
Univ. Innsbruck
Open System Dynamics with Cold Atoms[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/29, 10:00 a.m. Roderich Moessner
On Intrinsic and Emergent Gauge Structures: From Irrational Charge to Deconfinement Diagnostics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/26, 11:00 a.m. Didier Poilblanc
Entanglement in Out-of-equilibrium Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/24, 10:00 a.m. Gil Refael
Putting Floquet Hamiltonians to Work: Dyson Singularity, Superfluid Enhancement, and Topological Phases in Time-periodic Hamiltonians[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/22, 2:00 p.m. Ashvin Vishwanath
Correlation Effects in Spin-orbit Systems: From Spin Liquids to Topological Dirac Metals[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/19, 2:30 p.m. Masud Haque
Interaction-induced Edge Effects in 1D Open-boundary Lattices[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/19, 2:00 p.m. Hans Evertz
Graz Tech
Informal Session on Non-equilibrium Evolution -- Bound-state Propagation in 1D[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/18, 11:00 a.m. Bryan Clark
A Variational Understanding of the Spin-liquid State of the Hubbard Model on the Honeycomb Lattice[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/18, 10:00 a.m. Fakher Assaad
Univ. Wurzburg
SU(N) Hubbard Heisenberg Models on the Honeycomb and Square Lattices[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/17, 3:30 p.m. Leon Balents
Pedagogical Lecture: Frustration, Spin Liquids, and All That[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/17, 10:00 a.m. Alejandro Muramatsu
Univ. Stuttgart
Strongly Correlated Quantum Systems out of Equilibrium[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/15, 10:00 a.m. Roger Melko
Univ. Waterloo
Entanglement Entropy in Quantum Monte Carlo[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/11, 11:00 a.m. Federico Becca
Metal-insulator Transition on the Anisotropic Triangular Lattice[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/11, 10:30 a.m. Tarun Grover
Spin Liquids in Triangular Lattice Organic Compounds: a Nodal Fractionalized State?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/11, 10:00 a.m. Oleg Starykh
Univ. Utah
Triangular Lattice Antiferromagnets -- Open Questions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/10, 3:30 p.m. Cenke Xu
Pedagogical Lecture: Unconventional Quantum Critical Point[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/10, 10:00 a.m. Boris Svistunov
Worm Algorithm and Diagrammatic Monte Carlo[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/08, 10:00 a.m. Emanuel Gull
Columbia Univ.
Large Cluster Dynamical Mean Field Simulations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/05, 1:30 p.m. Yong Baek Kim
Univ. Toronto
Non-equilibrium Criticality in Itinerant Electron Systems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/04, 11:00 a.m. Eddie Farhi
Many-body Localization from the Perspective of the Quantum Adiabatic Algorithm[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/04, 10:00 a.m. David Huse
The Many-body Localization Transition[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/03, 4:15 p.m. Informal Discussion Low-temperature Physics of the Kagome Antiferromagnet[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/03, 3:30 p.m. Steven White
Quantum Spin Liquid Ground State in the Kagome Antiferromagnet[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/03, 10:00 a.m. Anatoli Polkovnikov
Universal Dynamics in Thermally Isolated Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/02, 3:00 p.m. Stefan Kehrein
Weak Interaction Quenches and Thermalization in Quantum Many-body Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/02, 2:00 p.m. Marcos Rigol
Georgetown Univ.
Dynamics and Thermalization in Isolated One-dimensional Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/01, 11:00 a.m. Ehud Altman
Weizmann Inst.
Non Equilibrium Ferromagnetism and Stoner Transition in an Ultracold Fermi Gas[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/01, 10:00 a.m. Andreas Läuchli
Numerical Simulations of Quenches in Bose Hubbard Models[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/29, 3:30 p.m. Informal Discussion Computing Entanglement Scaling in Condensed Matter Groundstates
10/28, 10:00 a.m. Cenke Xu
Quantum Spin Liquids in the Half-filled Hubbard Model on the Honeycomb Lattice[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/28, 10:00 a.m. Stefan Wessel
Stuttgart Univ.
Quantum Spin Liquids in the Half-filled Hubbard Model on the Honeycomb Lattice[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/27, 3:30 p.m. Cenke Xu
Pedagogical Lecture: Conventional and Unconventional Quantum Critical Points[Podcast][Aud][Cam][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/27, 10:00 a.m. Lode Pollet
Developing the Bosonic DMFT Formalism[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/25, 12:15 p.m. Simon Trebst
Microsoft - Station Q & KITP
Disentangling Quantum Many-body Systems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
10/25, 10:00 a.m. Nikolay Prokofiev
Feynman's Diagrams to High-order: Whether and When They Make Sense[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/21, 1:30 p.m. Rajiv Singh
Experimental Candidates for Quantum Spin-Liquids: Current Status'[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/20, 3:30 p.m. Leon Balents
Pedagogical Lecture: Correlation Physics From a Condensed Matter Perspective I - A Menu and Some Amuse-bouche[Podcast][Aud][Cam][Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/20, 10:00 a.m. Matthias Troyer
Ab Initio Simulations of Cold Atoms[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/19, 12:30 p.m. Informal Discussion Open Questions and Problems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/18, 2:00 p.m. All Organizational Meeting
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