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Upcoming Journal Club Presentations



March 6 (Fri) - No journal club 

March 9-13 (Fri) - Regular journal club (Journal club schedule setup required)

March 20 (Fri) - SRC Monthly Seminars
  • Speaker: Prof. Yong-Joo Doh (Korea Univ.)
    • Place & Time: 3-201, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    • Seminar title: TBA
  • Speaker: Prof. Jae-Hoon Kim (Yonsei Univ.)
    • Place & Time: 3-201, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
    • Seminar title: Single conductance quantum and topological phase transitions in topological insulator Bi2Se3 ultrathin films


Future Journal Club Candidates



Past Journal Club Presentations


2015

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 : Seung-Joo 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 : Seung-Joo 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 : Seung-Joo 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: Seung-Joo 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