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UNC Physics Colloquium – Chong Zu

UNC Physics Colloquium Chong Zu, Washington University "Emergent hydrodynamics in a strongly interacting dipolar spin ensemble in diamond." Abstract Conventional wisdom holds that macroscopic classical phenomena naturally emerge from microscopic quantum laws. However, building direct connections between these two descriptions … Continued

UNC Physics Colloquium – Andrew Jayich

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UNC Physics Colloquium Andrew Jayich, University of California, Santa Barbara "Radium ions and radioactive molecules" Abstract: The bottom row of the periodic table is famous for its radioactive elements, which compared to stable isotopes are little-explored. Many heavy radioisotopes have … Continued

UNC Physics Colloquium – Laura Kim

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UNC Physics Colloquium Laura Kim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Nanophotonic Interfaces to Control Plasmons and Spins Abstract Light-matter interactions enabled by photonic quasiparticles play a crucial role in observing ultrafast phenomena as well as enabling next-generation nanophotonic devices and quantum … Continued

UNC Physics Colloquium – Yonglong Xie

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UNC Physics Colloquium Yonglong Xie, Harvard University Probing Quantum Materials with Scanning Probe Microscopy Abstract Electrons inside matter can behave as complex particles that do not exist in the Standard Model. These seemingly impossible effects are examples of emergent phenomena—that … Continued

Career Workshop for Students

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WORKSHOP #2 Making connections: Informational interviews and networking In this workshop we will cover how to conduct an informational interview and how to expand and use your network. You will create a set of questions to ask in an informational … Continued

UNC Physics Colloquium – John Wilkerson

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UNC Physics Colloquium John F. Wilkerson, UNC/TUNL/ORNL "The elusive lightness of neutrinos" Neutrinos, enigmatic fundamental particles, were long assumed to be massless until a series of revolutionary experiments over the past two decades revealed that they actually exhibit complex behavior … Continued

UNC Physics Colloquium – Evgeny Mikheev

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UNC Physics Colloquium Evgeny Mikheev, Stanford University Quantum point contacts in an oxide superconductor Abstract Superconductors and semiconductors are typically thought of as distinct material categories. Each has fascinating and technologically useful electronic properties. What if one could combine them … Continued

UNC Physics Colloquium – Na-Hyun Jo

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UNC Physics Colloquium Na-Hyun Jo, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory "For the new material's era beyond Silicon age: discovering, understanding, and manipulating quantum materials." Abstract We are currently living on the edge of the silicon age, characterized by the rapid growth … Continued

UNC Physics Colloquium – Yinyu Liu

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UNC Physics Colloquium Yinyu Liu, Harvard University Quantum information processing based on spins in semiconductor quantum dots Abstract The field of Quantum Information is of great excitement in both fundamental physics and industry. One promising platform for quantum computing is … Continued

Career Workshop for Students

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WORKSHOP #3 Finding a job: Researching and resumés This workshop will focus on how to write a skills-based resumé for a specific job identified through the informational interviews you conducted after Workshop #2. Guidance will be given on how to … Continued