The purpose of these tables is to maintain a schedule of scientific talks and discussions relevant to your program.

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Week1
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue, Sep 20
1:00pm
Aud
All participants
Organizational Meeting
All interested.
Tue, Sep 20
2:00pm
Aud
Charles Kane
Topological Insulators and Superconductors
A Pedagogical Introduction
Wed, Sep 21
10:00am
Aud
Zahid Hasan
Topological Insulators : Experiments
click here
Thu, Sep 22
10:00am
Aud
Nigel Cooper
Topological Bandstructures for Ultracold Atoms
click here
Week 2
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Wed, Sep 28
10:00am
Aud
Andreas Ludwig
Classification of Topological Insulators and Superconductors: The `Ten-Fold Way', Responses, and Quantum Anomalies
Pedagogical/Review Talk
Thu, Sep 29
10:00am
Aud
Joel Moore
Axion Electrodynamics in Solids and Topological Field Theories for TIs
click here
Fri, Sep 30
1:00pm
Aud
Congjun Wu (1),
Ewelina Hankiewicz (2),
Fuchun Zhang (3)
1. Isotropic Landau Levels of Relativistic and Non-Relativistic Fermions in 3D Flat Space
2. Transport in 3D TIs: bulk versus surface contributions
3. chiral p-wave superconductivity in mesoscopic systems

Week 3
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon,Oct. 3
12:15pm
Aud
Xiaoliang Qi
To see a knot in a grain of sand
---the story of topological states
blackboard lunch
Tue, Oct. 4
2:00pm
Aud
Nitin Samarth
The superconducting proximity effect in mesoscopic Bi2Se3 channels: possible evidence for surface transport & vortices
click here
Wed, Oct. 5
12:00pm
Aud
Akira Furusaki (1),
Shun-Qing Shen (2),
Jens Bardarson (3)
1. Anderson localization and delocalization in 2D electron systems with strong spin-orbit interaction.
2. Surface-edge state and half quantized anomalous Hall effect in topological insulator.
3. Quantum transport and absence of Anderson localization in strong and weak topological insulators.
discussion
Thu, Oct. 6
2:00pm
Aud
Naoto Nagaosa
Theoretical design of topological materials

Fri, Oct. 7
1:00pm
Main seminar room
Joseph Maciejko (1),
Maissam Barkeshli (2)
1. Parton models of 3D fractional topological insulators
2. Dissipationless Phonon Hall Viscosity
discussion
Week 4
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue, Oct. 11
2:00pm
Aud
Peter Armitage
Low frequency electrodynamic response of topological insulator surface states and their superconducting bilayers

Thu, Oct. 13
10:00am
Aud
Matthew Hastings
An Exotic Quantum Critical Point in a Bose-Hubbard Model
abstract
Fri, Oct. 14
1:00pm
Aud
Victor Gurarie (1),
Christopher Mudry (2),
Masaki Oshikawa (3)
Yosi Avron (4)
1. From the topological invariants to the characterization of edge states of topological insulators
2. Fractional topological insulators
3. Axionic instability in topological magnetic insulators
4. Geometric aspects of adiabatic quantum response in open systems


Week 5
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Wed, Oct. 19
10:00am
Aud
Hans Hansson
Topological Field Theory for p-wave Superconductors
abstract
Wed. Oct.19
2:00pm
Main
Seminar Room
Yosi Avron
Baron von Munchhausen and the cat: Swimming in curved space
Abstract-KITP-Colloquium
Thu, Oct. 20
10:00am
Aud
Laurens Molenkamp
Dirac fermions in HgTe quantum wells
abstract
Fri, Oct. 21
1:30pm
Aud
Alexei Kitaev
Toward topological classification of phases with short-range entanglement
a blackboard talk

Week 6
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue, Oct. 25
2:00pm
Aud
John Saunders
Experiments on superfluid helium-three confined in controlled nanofabricated geometries: model systems of topological quantum matter

Wed. Oct.26
10:00am
Aud
Shuichi Murakami
Berry curvature and Hall effect of magnons in insulating ferromagnets

Wed. Oct. 26
2:00pm
Aud
Tarun Grover
Some Results in the Entanglement Entropy of Gapped Phases
informal discussion. Abstract
Thu, Oct. 27
10:00am
Aud
Fakher Assaad (1),
Netanel Lindner (2)
1. Phase diagram of the Kane-Mele Hubbard model: quantum Monte Carlo studies
2. Light Induced Topological Phenomena
discussion session
Fri, Oct. 28
1:30pm
Aud
Pavel Ostrovsky (1)
Liang Jiang (2)
1. Localization of Dirac fermions and metal-insulator transition in chiral systems
2. Interface between Topological and Superconducting Qubits
discussion session

Week 7
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue, Nov. 1
2:00pm
Aud
Ali Yazdani
Visualizing Helical Metals on Topological Insulators

Wed. Nov. 2
10:00am
Aud
Shou-Cheng Zhang
Interacting topological insulators

Wed. Nov. 2
2:00pm
Aud
Alexander Fetter
KITP Special Condensed Matter Seminar:
Self-similar expansion of turbulent Bose-Einstein condensates

Thu, Nov. 3
10:00am
Aud
Yasuhiro Hatsugai (1),
Milica Milovanovic (2)
Arun Paramekanti (3)
1. Quantized Berry phases for characterization of short range entangled
states in d-dimensions
2. Topological phases on honeycomb bilayer
3. Staggered current Mott insulator of kinetically frustrated bosons
discussion session
Fri, Nov. 4






Week 8
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue, Nov. 8
1:30pm
Aud
Dimitrie Culcer (1),
Shigeki Onoda (2),
Kai Sun (3)
(1) Anomalous Hall response of topological insulators
(2) Chain of Majorana fermions along a magnetic domain wall on the surface of superconducting topological insulators
(3) Zero-energy edge modes, emergent conformal symmetry, and elastic holography
discussion session
Wed. Nov. 9
10:00am
Aud
Leon Balents
Topological nodal semimetals

Thu, Nov. 10
10:00am
Aud
Alexander Mirlin
Electron transport in topological insulators: disorder, interaction and quantum criticality

Fri, Nov. 11
1:00pm
Aud
Zhenghan Wang
(3+1)-TQFTs and Topological Insulators
blackboard talk

Week 9
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue, Nov. 15
2:00pm
Aud
Markus Koenig
Local Probing of the Quantum Spin Hall edge states

Wed. Nov. 16
10:00am
Aud
Liang Fu
From Odd-Parity Pairing to Topological Superconductivity

Thu, Nov. 17
10:00am
Aud
Suk-Bum Chung, (1)
Chao-Xing Liu (2)
Andreas Schnyder (3)
(1) How to get Majorana fermions: candidate material and detection
(2) Half quantum spin Hall effect on the surface of weak topological insulators
(3) Classification of topological surface states in nodal noncentrosymmetric superconductors
discussion session
Fri, Nov. 18
1:15pm
Aud
Sankar Das Sarma (1),
Roman Lutchyn (2)
(1) Topological insulators and graphene: how puddles couple them into an unholy alliance
(2) The search for elusive Majorana particles in semiconductor-superconductor structures
discussion session


Week 10
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...




Thanksgiving week, no talks scheduled


Week 11
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon. Nov. 28
1:30pm
Aud
Marcel Franz
Majorana fermions in proximity-coupled topological insulator nanowires

Tue. Nov. 29
10:00am
Aud
Yuval Oreg
Anton Akhmerov
(1) Majorana Fermions in wire networks
(2) Scattering theory of topological insulators and superconductors
discussion session
Wed Nov. 30
10:00am
Aud
Ashvin Vishwanath
Wavefunctions, entanglement and surface states of topological insulators and semimetals

Wed Nov. 30
1:00pm
Aud
Masatoshi Sato
Zhengcheng Gu

Jeffrey Teo
(1) Non-Abelian topological phases in superconducting states
(2) Symmetry protected topological order in interacting boson/fermion systems
(3) From Luttinger liquid to non-Abelian quantum Hall states
discussion session
Thu Dec. 1
10:00am
Aud
Ady Stern
Exactly solvable models for fractional topological insulators


Week 12
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue. Dec. 6
10:00 am
Aud
Victor Galitsky
Dual approach to non-equilibrium quantum mechanics and topological dynamical systems

Wed. Dec. 7
10:00 am
Aud
Michael Stone
Index theorems: Why they work, and why sometimes they don't

Wed Dec. 7
1:00 pm
Aud
Zhong Fang
Ken-Ichiro Imura
(1) Topological Insulators and Topological Semi-metals
(2) Spin Berry phase in topological insulators and Weyl semimetals
discussion session
Thu. Dec. 8
10:00 am
Aud
Chetan Nayak
Non-Abelian Anyons in 3D

Thu. Dec. 8
1:00 pm
Aud
Ying Ran
Rahul Roy
Zohar Ringel
(1) Fractional Chern/topological insulators and their possible realizations
(2) Topological adiabatic cycles
(3) The strong side of weak topological insulators
discussion session
Fri. Dec. 9
10:00 am
Aud
Marcus Buttiker
Maria Hermanns
(1) Scattering Theory of Chiral Majorana Interferometers
(2) Entanglement spectra in FQH states
discussion session

Week 13
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon. Dec. 12
4:00 pm
Aud
Xiao-Liang Qi
Topological nematic states and non-Abelian lattice dislocations
an informal talk
abstract
Tue. Dec. 13
10:00 am
Aud
Rui Du
InAs/GaSb: A New Quantum Spin Hall Insulator

Wed. Dec. 14
10:00 am
Aud
Yong Baek Kim
Topological Phases in Iridates

Wed. Dec. 14
1:00 pm
Aud
Catherine Kallin

Xi Dai

Eun-Ah Kim
(1) Anomalous Hall Effect in a Multiband Chiral Superconductor
(2) Mott Physics in Multi-Band Hubbard Model with strong spin orbit interaction
(3) Complete symmetry based classification of topological phases in two space dimension
discussion session
Thu. Dec. 5
10:00 am
Aud
David Goldhaber Gordon
Superconducting contacts to topological insulators: experimental transport results

*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room, FR=Founders' Room, PL=Porthole Lounge
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