Discussions in red below are more specialized and intended only for those particularly interested.

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Week 1
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon,_Aug_13
2:00 pm
Aud
All participants
Organizational Meeting
Notes
Tue, Aug 14
1:00pm
Aud
K. Kanoda (Tokyo)
Organic Spin Liquids - Experiments
Organics Session - Talk 1
Tue, Aug 14
2:00pm
Aud
T. Senthil (MIT)
Quantum spin liquids and the Mott transition
Organics Session - Talk 2
Wed Aug 15
10:30am
Aud
S. Sondhi (Princeton)
The State of Liquid Spins

Wed Aug 15
2:00pm
Aud
Seunghun Lee (Virginia)
A possible topological spin glass state of a frustrated magnet

Thu Aug 16
10:00am
Aud
G. Misguich (IPhT)
Schwinger boson mean field theory: numerics for the energy landscape and gauge excitations in two-dimensional antiferromagnets
Numerical Advances- Talk 1
Thu Aug 16
10:40am
Aud
D. Poilblanc (Toulouse)
Topological properties of RVB Z_2 spin liquids on kagome and square lattices
Numerical Advances- Talk 2
Thu Aug 16
11:20am
Aud
R. Singh (Davis)
Universal aspects of entanglement entropy at Quantum Critical Points
Numerical Advances- Talk 3
Thu Aug 16
1:00pm
Aud
S. White
Discussion of recent DMRG and Tensor network progress

Fri Aug 17
10:00am
Founders
S. White
Discussion of Minimum Entropy versus Minimum Energy States in Z2 Spin Liquids

Week 2
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Wed, Aug 22
1:00pm
Aud
S. Onoda (Riken)
Quantum spin ice

Wed, Aug 22
1:40pm
Aud
Y. B. Kim (Toronoto)
Spinon Topological Insulator

Wed, Aug 22
2:20pm
Aud
M. Hermele (Boulder)
Symmetry classification of gapped Z2 spin liquids

Week 3
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Aug 27
12:15pm
Aud
Anatoli Polkovnikov
Thermalization, universal dynamics and dynamical phase transitions in non-equilibrium systems
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Tuesday
1-3pm
Aud
R. Kaul (Kentucky)
Quantum Criticality in Designer Hamiltonians of Antiferromagnets




S. Capponi
(Toulouse)
Effective spin couplings in the Mott insulator of the honeycomb lattice Hubbard model




Yi Zhou (Zhejiang Univ.)
Fermionic RVB scenario for S=1 quantum antiferromagnets

Wednesday
1-3pm
Aud
F. Assaad (Wuerzburg) and B. Clarke (Microsoft)
Informal discussion on phase diagram of honeycomb lattice Hubbard model.

Thursday
10am-12
Aud
M. Oshikawa (ISSP)
Ground-state energies of spinless free fermions and hard-core bosons




Ying Ran (Boston College)
Dislocations in 3D topological ordered phases




A. Chernyshev (Irvine)
Field-induced thermal transport in BEC antiferromagnets

Week 4
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue (Sep 4)
1-3pm
Aud
Arun Paramekanti (Toronto)
Tutorial on Gauge Theories and Quantum Spin Liquids

Wed (Sep 5)
10-11am
Aud
Leon Balents (KITP)
TBA

Wed (Sep 5)
1-3pm
Aud
T. Senthil (MIT), G. Chen (Colorado), P. Lee (MIT), I.Kimchi (Berkeley)
Materials Journal Club and Discussion on Spin Orbit Coupled Frustrated Magnets

Thu (Sep 6)
11-12noon
Aud
Arun Paramekanti (Toronto)
Tutorial on Gauge Theories and Quantum Spin Liquids (contd.)

Week 5
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon. (Sep 10)
12:15
Aud
Patrick Lee (MIT)
Quantum Spin Liquids: Emerging from Frustration
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Tue. (Sep 11)
1-2:30
Aud
Hong-Chen Jiang (KITP)
DMRG Study of J1-J2 Model on Square Lattice




Federico Becca
Variational Perspective for the J1-J2 Square Lattice and the Kagome

Wed (Sep 12)
1pm
Founders
Federico Becca
Discussion: Can Jastrow Wavefunctions Describe a Mott Insulator?

Thu. (Sep 13)
10:30-12
Aud
Frederic Mila (EPFL Lausanne)
Spin-Orbital Quantum Liquid on the Honeycomb Lattice




Lara Thompson (MIT)
Overview of the Spin-Liquid Candidate Ba3CuSb2O4

Week 6
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links, ...
Mon sept 17
3-4
Aud
B.J. Kim (Argonne National Lab)
The search for quantum spin liquids in 5d oxides

Tue Sept 18
1-2:30
Aud
Naoto Nagaosa (U. of Tokyo)
Congjun Wu (UCSD)
Skyrmions and Skrymion Crystal in Helical Magnets
Power-law correlated quantum paramagnets in 2d and superfluid phase in 3D







Thu Sep 20
10:30-12
Aud
Zohar Nussinov (Washington University)
Universal quantum spin duals to interacting Majorana systems, fractionalization and holography




Sid Parameswaran (UC Berkeley)
On the existence of featureless insulators

Week 7
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue Sept 25
1-1:45
Aud
John Chalker
Classical loop models and quantum phase transitions: the Neel to VBS and VBL transitions in SU(n) magnets.

Tue Sept 25
2:30-3:30
Station Q Elings 2250
Guifre Vidal
Characterizing topological order by studying the ground states of an infinite cylinder
Not in our program, but of interest
Wed Sept 26
1-1:45
Aud
Wolfram Brenig
Magnetism of a Frustrated Four-Spin-Tube







Thu Sep 27
10-11
MRL 2053
Chetan Nayak
Theory of Magnetic and Superconducting Ordering at LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Interfaces
Not in our program, but of interest
Thu Sep 27
1-2:15
Aud
Shoushu Gong (Sheng's group)
Zhenyue Zhu (White's group)
Discussion: DMRG on the honeycomb J1 J2: spin liquid or VBC?

Fri Sept 28
11:30-12:15
Aud
Assa Auerbach
Recent CORE results on the Kagome

Week 8
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon Oct 1
12:15
Aud
Radu Coldea (Oxford)
Spinons in Quantum Magnets: Experiments
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Tue Oct 2
1-2:30
Aud
Martin Mourigal (Johns Hopkins)
Neutron Scattering Experiments for Quantum and Frustrated Spin Chains




Samuel Bieri (MIT)
Paired Chiral Spin-Liquid with a Fermi Surface in S=1 Model

Wed Oct 3
1-2:30
Aud
Max Metlitski (KITP)
Tutorial: Aspects of the spinon Fermi surface state

Thu Oct 4
10:30-12
Aud
Hiro Tsunetsugu (ISSP Tokyo)
Transport criticality near the Mott transition




Roderick Moessner (MPI Dresden)
Extended magnetic degrees of freedom

Fri Oct 5
11:30-12:30
Aud
Max Metlitski (KITP)
Tutorial: Aspects of the spinon Fermi surface state (contd.)

Week 9
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon Oct 8-12

MSR
Conference
Exotic Phases of Frustrated Magnets

Week 10
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue Oct 16
1pm
Aud
Zheng Yu Weng (Tsinghua, Beijing)
Single hole in t-J model Revisited


2:30
Elings Rm2250
Xiao-Gang Wen (Perimeter/MIT)
Symmetry Protected Topologica/"Trivial" (SPT) Phases
Station Q Seminar; Not in our program, but of interest
Thu Oct 18
10:30am
Aud
D. Khomskii (Cologne)
Spontaneous currents, monopoles and dipoles in frustrated Mott insulators


11:15-12:00
Aud
Claire Lhuillier (U. Paris)
Quantum vs. Thermal fluctuation in the Kagome Lattice

Fri Oct 19
11am
Eilings Rm2250
Andrew Potter (MIT)
Coexistence of Ferromagnetism and Superconductivity in LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Interfaces
Station Q Seminar; Not in our program but of interest
Week 11
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon Oct 22
1pm
Aud
Phillippe Mendels (U. of Paris)
Kagome quantum spin liquids: some recent experimental developments

Tue Oct 23
1:45pm
2:30pm
2:45pm-3:15pm
Aud
Hong Yao (Tsinghua Univ. Beijing)
Patrick Lee (MIT)
Andrew Potter (MIT)
Gapless spin liquids: stability and possible experimental relevance
Using neutrons to measure chirality fluctuations in Kagome lattices
Optical absorption inside the Mott gap.

Wed Oct 24
1pm
Aud
Anton Kapustin (CalTech)
Effective field theory of the van Hove singularity













Week 12
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue Oct 30
1pm

4pm
Aud

Boida 1640
N. Phuan Ong (Princeton)

Roger Melko (Waterloo)
Spin entropy and heat capacity of the Transverse-Ising Spin system CoNb2O6.
Information age in simulations of condensed matter.
Physics dept colloq, not in our program but of interest.
Wed Oct 31
1pm
Aud
Andreas Lauchli (U. Innsbruck)
An Exact Diagonalization Perspective on the S=1/2 Kagome Heisenberg Antiferromagnet.


1:45 to 2:30 pm
Aud
Stellan Ostlund (U. Goteborg)
Application of nonlinear canonical transformationsto the strong coupling Kondo lattice model.













Week 13
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon
1-1:45pm
Aud
Cenke Xu (UCSB)
Bela Bauer (station Q, UCSB)
Universal state for Spin Liquid Materials
Gapped and gapless spin liquid phases on the Kagome lattice from chiral three-spin interactions

Tue Nov 6
1pm
Aud
Yuan Wan (Johns Hopkins)
A Phenomenological Theory for the Z2 Spin Liquid Phase of S=1/2Kagome Heisenberg Antiferromagnet


1:45pm

David Mross (MIT)
Stripe melting and quantum criticality in correlated metals

Wed Nov 7
1pm
Aud
Ronny Thomale (EPFL)
Pseudofermion functional renormalization group as a new methodological approach for frustrated magnetism


1:45pm

Tarun Grover (KITP)
Black board talk:
Quantum Entanglement and Stability of Gapless Spin-liquids







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