APW-RIKEN-Tsinghua-Kavli workshop

“Highlights on condensed matter physics”

Dates: Sept. 2-4, 2020 Online (Zoom meeting)


This is the joint activity of
RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science (CEMS) (Director: Prof. Yoshinori Tokura) ,
Department of Physics, Tsinghua University (Chairman: Prof. Yayu Wang ) ,
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Sciences (Director: Prof. Fuchun Zhang ) ,
Asia-Pacific Workshop (Chairman: Prof. Naoto Nagaosa, RIKEN/U.Tokyo).

The scope of this workshop is to discuss the following themes in condensed matter physics.

  • Topological aspects of condensed matter
  • Strong correlation
  • Superconductivity
  • Non-equilibrium physics
  • Quantum technology


Japan Standard Time (UTC+09)


Timetable (PDF download) :Updated Sept. 2, 2020

Japan Standard Time (UTC+09)

Day 1: Wednesday, Sept. 2

9:50 - 10:00Opening
Session IChair: N. Nagaosa
10:00 - 10:30Xiuzhen Yu (RIKEN)
Control, drive and manipulation of topological spin textures
10:30 - 11:00Jiangping Hu (Institute of Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Recent progress on topological physics in iron based superconductors
11:00 - 11:20Ryotaro Arita (RIKEN / The University of Tokyo)
Formation mechanism of helical Q structure in Gd-based skyrmion materials: A first-principles study
11:20 - 11:40Luyi Yang (Tsinghua University)
Anomalous Kerr effect in SrRuO3 thin films
11:40 - 12:00Junji Fujimoto (KITS, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Zeeman Coupling and Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya Interaction driven by Electric Current Vorticity
12:00 - 13:00Lunch break
Session IIChair: S. Maekawa
13:00 - 13:30Oleg Sushkov (The University of New South Wales)
Infrared catastrophe in two-dimensional quantum antiferromagnets: spectral damping without quasiparticle decay
13:30 - 14:00Xi Dai (HKUST)
Pseudo Landau level, orbital magnetism and quantum anomalous Hall effect in twisted graphene systems
14:00 - 14:20Shuaihua Ji (Tsinghua University)
Probing and manipulating the superconductivity of two dimensional materials
14:20 - 14:40SungBin Lee (KAIST)
Fractionalization and Hidden phases in Quantum Spin Liquids
14:40 - 15:00Zheng Zhu (KITS, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Doped Mott Insulators in the Triangular Lattice Hubbard Model
15:00 - 15:30Break
Session IIIChair: Yayu Wang
15:30 - 16:00Ajay Sood (Indian Institute of Science)
Probing Exciton Condensate in Ta2NiSe5 by Ultrafast time and spatially resolved Spectroscopy
16:00 - 16:30Chung-Hou Chung (National Chiao Tung University)
Strange metal state in paramagnetic heavy-fermion Kondo lattice: Dynamical large-N fermionic multi-channel approach
16:30 - 16:50Jinsong Zhang (Tsinghua University)
Electrochemcial gated electric transport in 2D material field effect transistors
16:50 - 17:10Chung-Yu Mou (National Tsing-Hua University)
Geometry induced topological superconductivity
17:10 - 17:30Zheng Liu (Tsinghua University)
Stretch the limit of first-principles calculation to quantum spin liquid candidates

Day 2: Thursday, Sept. 3

Session IChair: G. Baskaran
10:00 - 10:30Pu Yu (Tsinghua University)
Hydrogenated complex oxides
10:30 - 11:00Gang Su (University of Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Learning quantum phases by visualization
11:00 - 11:20Dimi Culcer (University of New South Wales)
Non-linear magneto-transport of topological edge states
11:20 - 11:40Naoki Ogawa (RIKEN)
Magnon and phonon nonreciprocity in chiral magnet
11:40 - 12:00Zhong Wang (Tsinghua University)
Generalized Brillouin zone and non-Bloch band theory: from non-Hermitian topology to nonreciprocal amplification
12:00 - 13:00Lunch break
Session IIChair: M. Kawasaki
13:00 - 13:30Kam Tuen Law (HKUST)
Giant Orbital Magneto-electric effect and Current-driven Magnetization Switching in Twisted Bilayer Graphene
13:30 - 14:00Xin-Cheng Xie (Peking University)
3D quantum Hall effect in topological semimetals
14:00 - 14:20Bohm-Jung Yang (Seoul National University)
Topological superconductivity in magnetic metals
14:20 - 14:40Tian Liang (RIKEN)
Distribution of Berry curvature detected by the angular dependent thermoelectric measurements in In-doped PbSnTe
14:40 - 15:00Gil-Young Cho (POSTECH)
Non-Fermi Liquids in Conducting 2d Networks
15:00 - 15:30Break
Session IIIChair: K.T. Law
15:30 - 16:00Yoshinori Tokura (RIKEN / The University of Tokyo)
Emergent electromagnetic phenomena in topological magnets
16:00 - 16:30Yayu Wang (Tsinghua University)
Quantum transport phenomena in MnBi2Te4 antiferromagnetic topological insulator
16:30 - 17:00Sadamichi Maekawa (RIKEN)
Record Thermopower in an Antiferromagnetic IrMn-based Spintronic Device
17:00 - 17:30Antonio H. Castro Neto (National University of Singapore)
Electronic dimensional crossover in superconducting twisted bilayer graphene
17:30 - 18:00Masashi Kawasaki (The University of Tokyo / RIKEN)
Defect tolerant shift current in a ferroelectric semiconductor

Day 3: Friday, Sept. 4

Session IChair: F. Zhang
10:00 - 10:30Je-Geun Park (Seoul National University)
Coherent many-body exciton in van der Waals antiferromagnet NiPS3
10:30 - 11:00Kensuke Kobayashi (The University of Tokyo)
Non-equilibrium Fluctuations in Correlated Quantum Liquids
11:00 - 11:20Madar M. Deshmukh (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)
Bulk valley transport and Berry curvature in twisted double bi-layer graphene
11:20 - 11:40Yuanbo Zhang (Fudan University)
High temperature superconductivity in monolayer BSCCO
11:40 - 12:00Kei Yamamoto (JAEA)
Topological characterization of magneto-static surface spin waves
12:00 - 13:00Lunch break
Session IIChair: O. Sushkov
13:00 - 13:30Fuchun Zhang (KITS, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Theory for high Tc superconductivity in Ba2CuO3+x
13:30 - 14:00Blair Blakie (The University of Otago)
Quantum droplets and supersolids in magnetic Bose-Einstein condensates
14:00 - 14:20Ming-Wen Chu (National Taiwan University)
Probing Charge Orders and Hidden Topology at Atomic Scale by Cryogenic Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy and Spectroscopy
14:20 - 14:40Kosuke Karube (RIKEN)
Transformation of metastable skyrmion lattices in room-temperature chiral magnets
14:40 - 15:00Jun-Won Rhim (CCES, IBS)
Quantum distance and anomalous Landau levels of flat bands
15:00 - 15:30Break
Session IIIChair: R. Arita
15:30 - 16:00Ganapathy Baskaran (The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, India)
Theory of Majorana Fermi Sea and Quantum Oscillations in Kondo insulators SmB6 and YbB12
16:00 - 16:30Ding Zhang (Tsinghua University)
Josephson junctions in twisted Bi2212 flakes
16:30 - 16:50Guang-ming Zhang (Tsinghua University)
Theory of infinite-layer nickelate superconductors
16:50 - 17:10Sonachalam Arumugam (Bharathidasan University)
Effect of hydrostatic pressure on ferromagnetism in two-dimensional CrI3
17:10 - 17:30Chandra Shekhar Yadav (Indian Institute of Technology)
Unusual quantum oscillations and topological surface states in ZrTe5
17:30 - 17:40Closing


Registraiotn (closed)

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  • Naoto Nagaosa (RIKEN CEMS)
  • Ryotaro Arita (RIKEN CEMS)