Topological Insulators and Mathematical Science

Monday, September 15, 2014  Hall D

1:50-2:00PM Shing-Tung Yau  Introductory Remarks
2:00-2:45PM Shoucheng Zhang  (Stanford University) Theory of interacting topological insulators and superconductors
2:45-3:30PM Ke He (Tsinghua Univ.) Quantum anomalous Hall effect in magnetic topological insulators
3:30-3:45PM Break
3:45-4:30PM Michael Freedman (Microsoft Station Q)  Distortion of gauge fields and order parameter
4:30-5:15PM Dan Freed (UT Austin)   Short-range entanglement and invertible field theories
5:15-5:30PM Break
5:30-6:15PM Xiao-Gang Wen (MIT) Quantum entanglement, topological order, and tensor category in many-body physics
6:15-7:00PM Cenke Xu (UC Santa Barbara) Interacting topological superconductors and possible origin of 
                                        16n chiral fermions in the Standard Model

Tuesday, September 16, 2014, Hall D

2:00-2:45PM Bert Halperin (Harvard University)   Topological superconductivity in 1D and quasi-1D
2:45-3:30PM Vladimir Stojanovic (Harvard University)  Lie algebraic aspects of quantum controling 
                                                      interacting spin-1/2 (qubit) chains
3:30-3:45PM Break
3:45-4:30PM Chong Wang (MIT) Interacting electronic topological insulators and superconductors in three dimensions
4:30-5:15PM Joel Moore (UC Berkeley) Dynamical and disorder effects on transport in topological 
                                     insulators and metals
5:15-5:30PM Break
5:30-6:15PM Xiaoling Qi (Stanford Univ) Layer construction of 3D topological states and string braiding statistics

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, Hall D

1:30-2:15PM Subir Sachdev  (Harvard University) Quantum matter without quasiparticles
2:15-3:00PM Eugene Demler (Harvard University) Exploring topological states with synthetic matter
3:00-3:15PM Break
3:15-4:00PM Hai Lin (Harvard University and CMSA) Integrability, symmetry and protected states in quantum field theory
4:00-4:45PM Congjun Wu (UC San Diego) Quaternionic analytic Landau levels in three dimensions
4:45-5:30PM Nicolai Reshetikhin (UC Berkeley) The entanglement and limit shapes in statistical mechanics
5:30-5:45PM Break
5:45-6:30PM Chao-Xing Liu (Penn State)  Electrically tunable multiple Dirac cones in thin films 
                                        of (LaO)2(SbSe2)2 family of materials
6:30-7:15PM Zheng-Cheng Gu (Perimeter Inst.) Symmetry-protected topological orders for interacting fermions: 
            fermionic topological non-linear-sigma models and a special group super-cohomology theory
September 15-17, 2-7 PM Science Center Hall D, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA
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