Peter Scherk Lectures in Geometry

quanTA Seminars

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  • Mao Yoshii (University of Tokyo), Invitation to heterolayer systems: towards an extension to the superconducting phase, March 12, 2024, 3:30-4:30 pm, PHYSICS 103, University of Saskatchewan
  • Christopher Mahadeo (University of Illinois at Chicago), Something old, something new, something borrowed, and something quantized, February 13, 2024, 3:30-4:30 pm, PHYSICS 103, University of Saskatchewan
  • Barry Sanders (University of Calgary), Kittens, cats, and compasses: superposing coherent states for quantum sensing, quantum communication, quantum computing, and quantum fun, February 6, 2024, 3:30-4:30 pm, PHYSICS 103 University of Saskatchewan / Zoom
  • Lindsay LeBlanc (University of Alberta), Light-matter interactions in cold and ultracold neutral atomic gases: applications to quantum technologies, November 28, 2023, 3:30-4:30 pm, PHYSICS 103, University of Saskatchewan
  • Sean Lawton (George Mason University), What is a character variety?, July 12, 2023, 2:30-3:30 pm, St. Thomas More 1002, University of Saskatchewan
  • Thomas Chen (UT Austin), On the emergence of Boltzmann equations from quantum dynamics, March 10, 2023, 2:30-3:30 pm, Zoom
  • Matthew Rupert (University of Saskatchewan), Recent progress on the Kazhdan-Lusztig correspondence for vertex operator algebras and quantum groups, March 6, 2023, 4:00-5:30 pm, PHYSICS 126, University of Saskatchewan / Zoom
  • Gordon Sarty (University of Saskatchewan), MRI as an example of quantum engineering, January 24, 2023, 3:30-4:30 pm, PHYSICS 103, University of Saskatchewan / Zoom
  • Jonas Fransson (Uppsala University), A correlated view of chiral-induced spin selectivity, September 27, 2022, 3:30-4:30 pm, PHYSICS 103, University of Saskatchewan
  • Steven Rayan (University of Saskatchewan), New models of quantum matter inspired by geometry, February 15, 2022, 3:30-4:30 pm, PHYSICS 103, University of Saskatchewan
  • Artur Sowa (University of Saskatchewan), New Application of Harmonic Analysis to Quantum Theory and Engineering, January 25, 2022, 3:30-4:30 pm, Zoom
  • Maria Emelianenko (George Mason University), Random walks and graphs in materials, biology, and quantum information science, April 14, 2021, 2:30-4:00 pm, Zoom (Video)
  • Igor Boettcher (University of Alberta), Crystallography of hyperbolic lattices: from children's drawings to Fuchsian groups, March 17, 2021, 2:30-4:00 pm, Zoom (Video)
  • Karen Yeats (University of Waterloo), Combinatorial structures in perturbative quantum field theory, January 22, 2021, 3:30-5:00 pm, Zoom (Video)
  • Anton Kapustin (Caltech), The topology and geometry of the space of gapped lattice systems, December 9, 2020, 2:30-4:00 pm, Zoom (Video)
  • Monica Jinwoo Kang (Caltech), The infinite HaPPY code, November 4, 2020, 3:30-5:00 pm, Zoom (Video)
  • William Witczak-Krempa (Université de Montréal), Conformal field theories and quantum phase transitions: an entanglement perspective, September 30, 2020, 1:30-3:00 pm, Zoom (Video)
  • Jonas Fransson (Uppsala University), March 17, 2020, 3:30-4:30 pm, PHYSICS 103, University of Saskatchewan – CANCELLED due to COVID-19-related travel advisories
  • Joseph Maciejko (University of Alberta), Topological semimetals: from anomalies to instabilities, January 13, 2020, 2:30-4:00 pm, PHYSICS 175, University of Saskatchewan

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