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Upcoming Journal Club Presentations

July 30 (Thu) - No journal club (HWL on trip)

Aug 6 (Thu) - Regular journal club

Aug 13 (Thu) - SRC workshop


Future Journal Club Candidates



Past Journal Club Presentations


2015

July 23 (Thu)
  • Speaker : SeungJu Shin
  • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 4:00pm  
          T.D. Skinner, K. Olejnı´k, L.K. Cunningham, H. Kurebayashi, R.P. Campion, B.L. Gallagher, T. Jungwirth & A.J. Ferguson
          Complementary spin-Hall and inverse spin-galvanic effect torques in a ferromagnet/semiconductor bilayer
Nature Communications 6, 6730 (2015)

July 16 (Thu) 
  • Speaker : Sang-Chan Lee
  • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-101, 4:00pm  

C.-Z. Xu, Y. Liu, R. Yukawa, L.-X. Zhang, I. Matsuda, T. Miller, and T.-C. Chiang
Photoemission Circular Dichroism and Spin Polarization of the Topological Surface States in Ultrathin Bi 2 Te 3  Films
Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 016801 – Published 30 June 2015

July 9 (Thu) 
  • Speaker : Kyung-Han Kim
  • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 4:00pm  
          N. Romming, A. Kubetzka, C. Hanneken, K. von Bergmann, and R. Wiesendanger

          Field-Dependent Size and Shape of Single Magnetic Skyrmions


July 2 (Thu) 
  • Speaker : Dongwook Go
  • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 4:00pm  
          H. Kontani, T. Tanaka, D. S. Hirashima, K. Yamada, and J. Inoue

          Giant Orbital Hall effect in Transition Metals: Origin of Large Spin and Anomalous Hall effects


June 25 (Thu)
  • Speaker : Suik Cheon
  • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 4:00pm  
          Peter Wadley, Bryn Howells, Jakub Zelezny, Carl Andrews, Victoria Hills, Richard P. Campion, Vit Novak, Frank Freimuth, Yuriy Mokrousov, Andrew W. Rushforth, Kevin W. Edmonds, Bryan L. Gallagher, Tomas Jungwirth
          Electrical switching of an antiferromagnet
          arXiv:1503.03765v1

June 19 (Fri) - Physics Seminars
  • Speaker: Dr. Gil-Young Cho (KAIST)
    • Place & Time: 3-201, 10:30am - 12:00 pm & 2:30pm - 5:00pm
    • Seminar title: Introduction to topological phases: Polarization, topological band insulators, topological superconductors, and beyond
June 12 (Fri) - SRC + IBS Monthly Seminars
  • Speaker: Prof. Hongki Min (Seoul National University)
    • Place & Time: Hogil Kim Memorial Hall 306, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    • Seminar title: Effects of electron-electron interactions on chiral multilayer graphene
  • Speaker: Prof. Hyeonksik Cheong (Sogang University)
    • Place & Time: Hogil Kim Memorial Hall 306, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
    • Seminar title: Raman investigation of graphene and 2D materials
June 4 (Thu) 
  • Speaker : SeungJu Shin
  • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 4:00pm  
          Gary Allen, Sasikanth Manipatruni, Dmitri E. Nikonov, Mark Doczy, and Ian A. Young
          Experimental demonstration of the coexistence of spin Hall and Rashba effects in β-tantalum/ferromagnet bilayers
Phys. Rev. B 91, 144412 (2015)

May 21 (Thu) 
  • Speaker : Sang-Chan Lee
  • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-317A, 4:00pm  

Topological Acoustics
Zhaoju Yang, Fei Gao, Xihang Shi, Xiao Lin, Zhen Gao, Yidong Chong, and Baile Zhang
Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 114301 – Published 20 March 2015

May 15 (Fri) - SRC + IBS Monthly Seminars
  • Speaker: Prof. Keun-Su Kim (POSTECH)
    • Place & Time: 3-201, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    • Seminar title: A widely tunable bandgap in surface-doped black phosphorus
  • Speaker: Prof. Hee Jun Yang (Sungkyunkwan University)
    • Place & Time: 3-201, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
    • Seminar title: Electronic and optical properties of monoclinic MeTe2
April 9 (Thu) 
  • Speaker : Dongwook Go
  • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 4:00pm  
          Hongxin Yang, André Thiaville, Stanislas Rohart, Albert Fert, Mairbek Chshiev
          Anatomy of Dzyloshinskii-Moriya Interaction at Co/Pt interfaces
          arXiv:1501.05511

April 2 (Thu)
  • Speaker : Suik Cheon
  • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 4:00pm  
          R. Wieser, E. Y. Vedmedenko, and R. Wiesendanger
          Indirect Control of Antiferromagnetic Domain Walls with Spin Current

March 26 (Thu)  
  • Speaker : SeungJu Shin
  • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 4:00pm  
          Frank Freimuth, Robert Bamler, Yuriy Mokrousov and Achim Rosch
          Phase-space Berry phases in chiral magnets: Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction and the charge of skyrmions
Phys. Rev. B 88, 214409 (2013)

March 20 (Fri) - SRC Monthly Seminars
  • Speaker: Prof. Yong-Joo Doh (Korea Univ.)
    • Place & Time: Hogil Kim Memorial Hall 306, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    • Seminar title: Superconducting proximity effects in PbS semiconductor nanowires
  • Speaker: Prof. Jae-Hoon Kim (Yonsei Univ.)
    • Place & Time: Hogil Kim Memorial Hall 306, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
    • Seminar title: Terahertz single conductance quantum and topological phase transitions in topological insulator Bi2Se3 ultrathin films
March 12 (Thu) 

  • Speaker:  Sang-Chan Lee
  • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-115, 4:00pm

  •             L. Duca, T. Li, M. Reitter, I. Bloch, M. Schleier-Smith, U. Schneider,
                An Aharonov-Bohm interferometer for determining Bloch band topology
                Science 347, 288 (2015) published 16 January

    February 12 (Thur) & 13 (Fri) - SRC Seminar
    • Speaker: Victor Kam Tuen Law (HKUST)
      • Place & Time: 3-201, 10:30am-12:00pm & 15:00-16:30 on Feb 12 & 13
      • Seminar title: Introduction to topological superconductors
    January 9 (Fri)
    • Speaker: Dongwook Go
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 2:00pm
    Chiara Ciccarelli, Kjetil M. D. Hals, Andrew Irvine, Vit Novak, Yaroslav Tserkovnyak, Hidekazu Kurebayashi, Arne Brataas & Andrew Ferguson
    Magnonic charge pumping via spin-orbit coupling

    2014

    December 26 (Fri)
    • Speaker : Suik Cheon
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-331, 2:00pm
              Wei Zhang, Matthias B. Jungfleisch, Wanjun Jiang, John E. Pearson, and Axel Hoffmann
              Spin Hall effects in Metallic Antiferromagnets
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 196602 - Published 4 November 2014

    December 12 (Fri) - SRC Monthly Seminars
    • Speaker: Prof. Myung-Joon Han (KAIST)
      • Place & Time: 3-201, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
      • Seminar title: First-principles study of large spin-orbit coupling transition-metal compounds: electronic structure and new possibility
    • Speaker: Prof. Sung Hoon Lee(POSTECH IBS)
      • Place & Time: 3-201, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
      • Seminar title: Topological edge states in one-dimensional atomic wires
    December 5 (Fri)
    • Speaker : SeungJu Shin
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-331, 2:00pm
              Y. Fan, P. Upadhyaya, ..., Y. Tserkovnyak, and K. L. Wang
              Magnetization switching through giant spin-orbit torque in a magnetically doped topological insulator heterostructure
    Nature Materials 13, 699 (2014)

    November 14 (Fri) - SRC Monthly Seminars
    • Speaker: Prof. Seok-Ho Choi (Kyunghee University)
      • Place & Time: 3-201, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
      • Seminar title: Device applications of graphene and graphene quantum dots
    • Speaker: Prof. Cheol-Hwan Park (Seoul National University)
      • Place & Time: 3-201, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
      • Seminar title: Intrinsic electrical resistivity and the case for graphene
    October 31(Fri)
    • Speaker : Sang-Chan Lee
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 2:00pm
    Haijun Zhang, Chao-Xing Liu, and Shou-Cheng Zhang
    Spin-Orbital Texture in Topological Insulators 

    October 17 (Fri) 
    • Speaker : Dongwook Go
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 2:00pm
    P.  Nozieres and C. Lewiner
    A simple theory of the anomalous Hall effect in semiconductors

    September 26 (Fri) - SRC Monthly Seminars
    • Speaker: Prof. Hyoung-Joon Choi (Yonsei University)
      • Place & Time: 3-201, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
      • Seminar title: Simulation of topological insulators with impurities and defects
    • Speaker: Prof. Moon-Ho Jo (POSTECH)
      • Place & Time: 3-201, 4:15pm - 5.15pm
      • Seminar title: Heteroepitaxial stacking and stitching of hexagonal transition-metal dichalcogenide monolayers and commensurate interlayer excitonic transitions
    September 19 (Fri)
    • Speaker : Suik Cheon
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 2:00pm
    A. S. Ovchinnikov, Vl. E. Sinitsyn, J. Kishine 
    Influence of impurities on the spin-motive force in the Fermi-gas model with the sd interaction

    September 12 (Fri)
    • Speaker : SeungJu Shin
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 2:00pm
    Fan Zhang, C. L. Kane and E. J. Mele
    Topological mirror superconductivity

    August 29 (Fri)
    • Speaker: Sang-Chan Lee
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 2:00pm
            Chris Jozwiak, Cheol-Hwan Park, Kenneth Gotlieb, Choongyu Hwang, Dung-Hai Lee,
            Steven G. Louie, Jonathan D. Denlinger, Costel R. Rotundu, Robert J. Birgeneau,
            Zahid Hussain and Alessandra Lanzara,

            Photoelectron spin-flipping and texture manipulation in a topological insulator

    August 8 (Fri) 
    • Speaker : Dongwook Go
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 2:00pm

    A. Sasaki, S. Nonaka, Y. Kunihashi, M. Kohda, T. Bauernfeind, T. Dollinger, K. Richter, and J. Nitta
    Direct determination of spin-orbit interaction coefficients and realization of the persistent spin helix symmetry
    Nature Nanotechnology 9, 703 (2014)

    August 1 (Fri) - Physics Department Seminar
    • Speaker: Dr. Se Kwon Kim (Johns Hopkins University)
      • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-101, 2:00pm
      • Seminar title: Propulsion of a domain wall by spin waves in an antiferromagnet (arXiv:1406.6051)
    July 18 (Fri)
    • Speaker : Jae-Ho Han
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 2:00pm

    J. Flipse, F. K. Dejene, D. Wagenaar, G. E. W. Bauer, J. Ben Youssef, and B. J. van Wees,
    Observation of the Spin Peltier Effect for Magnetic Insulators
    Physical Review Letters 113, 027601 (2014)

    July 11 (Fri)
    • Speaker : Suik Cheon
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 2:00pm

    N. Romming et al.
    Writing and deleting single magnetic skyrmions
    Science 341, 636 (2013) published 9 August

    May 27 (Fri)
    • Speaker : SeungJu Shin
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 2:00pm
    Sungjae Cho et al.
    Symmetry protected Josephson supercurrents in three-dimensional topological insulators
    Nature Communications 4, 1689 (2013)

    May 16 (Fri)
    • Speaker :Sang-Chan Lee
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 2:00pm
    Yaacov E. Kraus and Oded Zilberberg,
    Topological Equivalence between the Fibonacci Quasicrystal and the Harper Model,

    Mor Verbin, Oded Zilberberg, Yoav Lahini, Yaacov E. Kraus, Yaron Silberberg,
    Topological Pumping over a Photonic Fibonacci Quasicrystal,

    May 2 (Fri)
    • Speaker : Kyoung-Whan Kim
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201A, 2:00pm
              E. G. Tveten, A. Qaiumzadeh, and A. Brataas
              Antiferromagnetic Domain Wall Motion Induced by Spin Waves

    April 18 (Fri) - SRC Monthly Seminars
    • Speaker: Prof. Han-Jin Noh (Chonnam National University)
      • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg. 3-201, 3pm
      • Seminar title: Controlloing the 2DEG states evolution at a metal/Bi2Se3 interface
    • Speaker: Prof. Sug-Beom Chung (Seoul National University)
      • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg. 3-201, 4:15pm
      • Seminar title: Anomalous Josephson coupling through Majorana fermions in time-reversal invariant topological superconductor
      • (*) Ref: S. B. Chung, J. Horwitz, and X.-L. Qi, Physical Review B 88, 214514 (2013)
    April 4 (Fri)
    • Speaker: Jae-Ho Han
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg. 3-101, 2pm
    L. Fu
    Electron teleportation via Majorana bound states in a mesoscopic superconductor
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 056402 (2010)

    B. Béri and N. R. Cooper,
    Topological Kondo Effect with Majorana Fermions,

    March 28 (Fri)
    • Speaker: Dongwook Go
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg. 3-201, 2pm
    Kentaro Nomura and Naoto Nagaosa
    Surface-Quantized Anomalous Hall Current and the Magnetoelectric Effect in Magnetically Disordered Topological Insulators

    Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 166802 (2011)


    Kentaro Nomura and Naoto Nagaosa
    Electric charging of magnetic textures on the surface of a topological insulator

    March 21 (Fri) - SRC Monthly Seminars
    • Speaker: Prof. Heung-Sun Sim (KAIST)
      • Place & Time: 3-201 @ 3:00pm - 4:00pm
      • Seminar Title:  Berry-Pancharatnam phase in graphene and topological insulator
    • Speaker: Prof: Hyun-Jong Chung (Konkuk Univ.)
      • Place & Time: 3-201 @ 4:15pm - 5:15pm
      • Seminar Title: New current mechanism for graphene barristors
    March 14 (Fri)
    • Speaker: Su-ik Cheon
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg. 3-201, 2pm
    O.Boulle, S. Rohart, L.D. Buda-Prejbeanu, E.Jue, I.M. Miron, S.Pizzini, J. Vogel, G. Gaudin, and A. Thiaville,
    Domain Wall Tilting in the Presence of the Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya Interaction in Out-of-Plane Magnetized Magnetic Nanotracks 
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 217203 (2013)

    March 7 (Fri)
    • Speaker: SeungJu Shin
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg. 3-101, 2pm
    J. R. Williams et al.
    Unconventional Josephson effect in hybrid superconductor-topological insulator devices

    February 24 (Mon)
    • Speaker : Sang-Chan Lee
    • Place & Time : Sci. Bldg 3-201, 2:30pm

      M. C. Rechtsman et al.
      Photonic Floquet topological insulators
      Nature 496, 196 (2013)
    January 27 (Mon) 
    • Speaker : Kyoung-Whan Kim
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-317A, 2:30pm
              R. Yanes, J. Jackson, L. Udvardi, L. Szunyogh, and U. Nowak,
              Exchange Bias Driven by Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya Interactions

    January 20 (Mon)
    • Speaker : Jae-Ho Han
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-317A, 2:30pm
              M. M. Vazifeh and M. Franz,
              Self-Organized Topological State with Majorana Fermions

    January 13 (Mon) 
    • Speaker : Dongwook Go
    • Place & Time: Sci. Bldg 3-201, 3:30pm
              Yaroslav Tserkovnyak and Daniel Loss 
              Thin-Film Magnetization Dynamics on the Surface of a Topological Insulator

    January 6 (Mon) SRC Monthly Seminar - Special Lecture Series

    • Speaker: Prof. Frank Pollman (MPG)
      • Lecture 1: What is a topological phase?
        • Time: 10:00am - 11:50am 
      • Lecture 2: Topological orders 
        • Time: 2:00pm - 3:50pm 
      • Lecture 3: Characterization of topological orders
        • Time: 4:30pm - 6:20pm