KITP Program: Avalanches, Intermittency, and Nonlinear Response in Far-From-Equilibrium Solids
(Sep 22 - Dec 12, 2014)

Coordinators: Karin Dahmen, Pierre Le Doussal, Corey O'Hern
Scientific Advisors: Robert Behringer, Jean-Philippe Bouchaud, Craig Maloney, Laurent Ponson, Kay Wiese, Stefano Zapperi

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Time Speaker Title
9/23, 10:00am All Participants Organizational Meeting[Blackboards][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/23, 1:00pm Markus Mueller
The Abdus Salam ICTP & KITP
Marginal stability, avalanches and pseudogaps in glassy systems I[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/24, 10:00am Markus Mueller
The Abdus Salam ICTP & KITP
Marginal stability, avalanches and pseudogaps in glassy systems II[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/25, 10:00am Matteo Palassini
Univ. Barcelona
Avalanches in the electron glass[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/26, 10:00am Bulbul Chakraborty
Brandeis Univ.
Shear induced rigidity in athermal materials[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/26, 1:00pm Jennifer Schwarz
Syracuse Univ. & KITP
Disordered mechanical networks: From jamming graphs to anisotropic rigidity percolation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/29, 1:00pm Eugenio Lippiello
Second Univ. Naples & KITP
Avalanches and complex spatial-temporal patterns: branching process approaches to seismic occurrence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/30, 10:15am Patrick Diamond
Avalanches in Confined Plasma Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/01, 10:15am Alberto Rosso
Univ. Paris-Sud & KITP
Memory effects in avalanche dynamics: a key to the statistical properties of earthquakes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/02, 10:15am All Participants Discussion on earthquake models[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/03, 10:15am Sidney Yip
Bridging the mesoscale gap[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/06, 10:00am Mark Robbins
Avalanches in quasistatic shear of disordered solids: Does inertia destroy critical behavior?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/07, 10:30am Laurent Ponson
Introduction to the fracture mechanics of homogeneous and disordered materials[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/08, 10:30am Jay Fineberg
Hebrew Univ.
Crack Front Dynamics in Rapid Fracture[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
10/09, 10:30am Alejandro Kolton
Centro Atomico Bariloche & KITP
Magnetic domain wall dynamics and correlated activated events below the depinning threshold[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
10/10, 10:30am Lisa Manning
Syracuse & KITP
Defects in disordered solids: Building blocks for avalanches?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/13 12:15pm Corey O'Hern
Yale & KITP
Granular versus Conventional Solids[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
10/14, 10:30am Wendelin Wright
Bucknell Univ
Metallic Glasses: Experimental Challenges and Opportunities[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/14, 12:15pm Sri Sastry
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research & KITP
Discussion: Disentangling the role of geometry and friction in shear jamming[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/15, 10:30am Robert Behringer
Duke University & KITP
Shear, jamming, and avalanches in granular materials[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/15, 12:15 Mo Li
Georgia Tech & KITP
Discussion: From atomicity to avalanche: what is missing in the middle?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/15, 12:30pm Stefan Luding
Univ. Twente & KITP
Discussion: About elasto-plasicity, anisotropy, dilatancy, and an alternative macro-view on jamming under isotropic and deviatoric deformations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/16, 10:30am Jim Langer
Length and Time Scales in Glass Forming Fluids[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/17, 10:30am Jim Langer
An effective-temperature theory of dislocation mediated plasticity[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/20-24 Conference: Complexity in mechanics: Intermittency and collective phenomena in disordered solids
10/27, 10:30am Matthias Sperl
University of Goettingen & KITP
Glassy Dynamics in a Cup of Coffee: Higher-Order Glass-Transition Singularities[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/28, 10:30am Hisao Hayakawa
Kyoto University & KITP
Shear modulus caused by stress avalanches for jammed granular materials under oscillatory shear[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/28, 10:30am Jerome Weiss
From continuous to crackling plasticity[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/28, 12:15pm Charles Lieou
Shear flow of angular grains: acoustic and frictional effects, and stick-slip instabilities[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/29, 10:30am Matthieu Wyart
New York University & KITP
Unified Theory of Inertial Granular Flows and Non-Brownian Suspensions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/30, 10:30am Gilles Tarjus
CNRS, University Pierre and Marie Curie & KITP
Avalanches and functional renormalization group: Same universality class for the critical behavior in and out of equilibrium in a quenched random field[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/31, 10:30am James Sethna
Cornell University & KITP
Sloppy Models and how science works[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/03, 10:00am Jörg Rottler
Finding structural defects with soft vibrational modes: From (athermal) crystals to (thermal) glasses[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/04, 10:30am Daniel Fisher
Spatial spread of beneficial mutations and epidemics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/05, 10:30am Jean-Louis Barrat
Joseph-Fourier Univ. & KITP
Elastoplastic (and related) descriptions of amorphous plasticity[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/05, 12:15pm Elizabeth Agoritsas
Joseph-Fourier Univ. & KITP
Brown Bag Lunch discussion: Role of yield energy distributions in athermal amorphous materials under shear[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/06, 12:30pm All participants Informal Discussion on elasto-plastic models[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/07, 10:30am Emanuela Del Gado
Georgetown & KITP
Poorly connected soft solids: dynamical processes, shear localisation and yielding in colloidal gels[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/07, 11:15am Craig Maloney
Northeastern & KITP
Elastic response of jammed packings[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/10, 10:30am Mark Shattuck
Statistics of frictional families in granular materials[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/10, 11:15am Vadim Geshkenbein
ETH Zurich & KITP
Current Voltage Curves in the regime of strong pinning and the Coulomb's Law of Friction[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/12, 10:30am Thomas Nattermann
University of Cologne & KITP
Crack formation and propagation in heterogeneous materials[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/12, 11:15am Lev Truskinovsky
École Polytechnique & KITP
Integer automaton behind crystal plasticity[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/13, 10:30am Konrad Samwer
University of Goettingen & KITP
Relaxation phenomena in bulk metallic glasses; from beta relaxations to nano shear bands[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/14, 10:30am Luiza Angheluta
University of Oslo
Statistics of intermittent fluctuations in dislocation-mediated plasticity[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/17, 10:00am Mark Shattuck
Plasticity in model granular media during vibration and shear[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/18, 12:00pm Bjorn Birnir
Erosion, a paradigm for a mathematical theory of complex systems?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/19, 10:30am Severine Atis
Avalanches and Dynamical Phase Transition of Reaction Waves in Adverse Flow[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/20, 10:30am Andrey Fedorenko
Quantum creep and localization in disordered quantum rotors[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/20, 11:30am Craig Maloney
Northeastern & KITP
Avalanches, diffusion, and rheology in frictionless packings: the role of inertia, dissipation mechanism, and proximity to jamming[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/21, 10:30am Stéphane Santucci
Avalanche Dynamics in Imbibition[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/24, 10:00am Kay Wiese
École Normale Supérieure & KITP
Field theory of avalanches at depinning and relation to sandpiles[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/25, 10:30am Gunnar Pruessner
Imperial College & KITP
The status quo of Self-organised Criticality[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/26, 10:30am Juan Carlos Andresen Eguiluz
Single spin dynamics vs. magnetization conserving dynamics in disordered systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/01 12:15pm Lucilla de Arcangelis
Avalanches in the Brain[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
12/02, 10:30am Victor Gurarie
Univ. of Colorado
Logarithmic scaling and logarithmic correlations in critical phenomena[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/03, 10:30am Cristina Marchetti
Syracuse University
Active granular fluids: phase separation, sorting and jamming[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/04, 10:30am Boris Shklovskii
Univ. of Minn. & KITP
Screening of charge in a Coulomb glass[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/05, 10:30am Osvanny Ramos
Univ. Lyon
When scale-invariant avalanches depart from criticality[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/05, 11:15am Andrea Sportiello
Inov. Paris
Emergence of patterns in the 2D Abelian Sandpile Model abstract[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/08, 10:00am Peter Schall
Intermittency, criticality and nonequilibrium phase transitions: insight from experimental models[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/09, 10:00am David Wilson
Local statistics of the abelian sandpile model[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/10, 10:30am Corey O'Hern
Yale & KITP
Segregation, jamming, and glass-forming ability of binary hard spheres[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/10, 12:15pm Konrad Samwer
(University of Göttingen & KITP) and All Participants
Summary Discussion[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/11, 10:30am Lucilla de Arcangelis
Second University of Naples & KITP
Temporal correlations in avalanching processes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/12, 10:30am David Egolf
Georgetown Univ. & KITP
The Chaotic Dynamics of Jamming[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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