Schedule for: 18w5047 - Relativistic Fermions and Nodal Semimetals from Topology

Arriving in Banff, Alberta on Sunday, February 11 and departing Friday February 16, 2018
Sunday, February 11
16:00 - 17:30 Check-in begins at 16:00 on Sunday and is open 24 hours (Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
20:00 - 22:00 Informal gathering (Corbett Hall Lounge (CH 2110))
Monday, February 12
07:00 - 08:45 Breakfast
Breakfast is served daily between 7 and 9am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
08:45 - 09:00 Introduction and Welcome by BIRS Station Manager (TCPL 201)
09:00 - 09:30 Dmitri Kharzeev: Chiral magnetic effect in nodal semimetals (TCPL 201)
09:30 - 10:00 N. Phuan Ong: Experimental tests of the chiral anomaly magnetoresistance in Dirac-Weyl semimetals (TCPL 201)
10:30 - 10:50 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:00 Siddharth Parameswaran: Probing the chiral anomaly via nonlocal transport” (TCPL 201)
11:00 - 11:30 Dmytro Pesin: Theory of nonlocal transport in metals with nontrivial band geometry (TCPL 201)
11:50 - 12:00 Group Photo
Meet in foyer of TCPL to participate in the BIRS group photo. The photograph will be taken outdoors, so dress appropriately for the weather. Please don't be late, or you might not be in the official group photo!
(TCPL Foyer)
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
Lunch is served daily between 11:30am and 1:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
13:00 - 14:00 Tour of the Banff Centre ((Outside of the Corbet Hall))
14:00 - 14:30 Ni Ni: Experimental exploration of proposed topological semimetals (TCPL 201)
14:30 - 15:00 Justin Song: Chiral collective modes in Weyl semimetals - Fermi arc plasmons (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 16:00 Rahul Nandkishore: Gapless insulating edges of dirty interacting topological insulators (TCPL 201)
16:00 - 16:30 Anton Burkov: Quantum anomalies in Dirac and line-node semimetals (TCPL 201)
16:30 - 17:00 Adolfo Grushin: (In)consistent chiral anomaly on the lattice: the story of a missing 1/3 (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
Tuesday, February 13
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:30 Barry Bradlyn: Topological metals and semi-metals from band representations (TCPL 201)
09:30 - 10:00 Jennifer Cano: Topological semi-metals in Wilson Hamiltonians (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Andrew Potter: Dynamical chiral anomaly (TCPL 201)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
11:00 - 11:30 Leslie Schoop: CeSbTe – a magnetic nonsymmorphic topological semimetal” (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 12:00 Brian Skinner: Large, nonsaturing thermopower in nodal semimetals in a quantizing magnetic field (TCPL 201)
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 14:00 Joseph Maciejko: Emergent Dirac fermions in Z2 gauge theories with fermionic matter (TCPL 201)
14:00 - 14:30 Dmitry Pikulin: Quantum devices realizing SY(K) models (TCPL 201)
14:30 - 15:00 Yong Chen: Insulator-semimetal transitions from annihilating and restoring topological surface Dirac points -- from 3D TI to a 2D analog of Weyl semimetal (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 16:00 Titus Neupert: Higher-order topological insulators (TCPL 201)
16:00 - 16:30 Taylor Hughes: Topological Quadrupolar Semimetals (TCPL 201)
16:30 - 17:00 Xi Dai: Symmetry enforced chiral hinge states and surface quantum anomalous Hall effect (SQAHE) in magnetic topological insulators (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Wednesday, February 14
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 10:30 Roundtable Discussion 1 (TCPL 201)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
11:00 - 12:00 Roundtable Discussion 2 (TCPL 201)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 17:30 Free Afternoon (Banff National Park)
17:30 - 19:00 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
19:00 - 19:30 Carlo Beenakker: Topologically protected Landau level in the vortex lattice of a Weyl superconductor (TCPL 201)
19:30 - 20:00 Tami Pereg-Barnea: Topological Josephson Junctions (TCPL 201)
20:00 - 20:30 Oskar Vafek: Dirac Fermions and thermal Hall effect in vortex state of nodal d-wave superconductors (TCPL 201)
20:30 - 21:00 Marcel Franz: Landau levels in nodal superconductors from strain and doping gradients (TCPL 201)
Thursday, February 15
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:30 Ashley Cook: Magnetic Weyl and Dirac Kondo semimetal phases in heterostructures (TCPL 201)
09:30 - 10:00 Peter Armitage: Dielectric anomalies and interactions in the 3D quadratic band touching Luttinger semimetal Pr2Ir2O7 (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Igor Herbut: Unconventional Superconductivity in Luttinger Semimetals (TCPL 201)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
11:00 - 11:30 Maria Vozmediano: Lorentz breaking fixed points in Weyl semimetals (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 12:00 Roni Ilan: Transport in strained Weyl semimetals (TCPL 201)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 15:00 Informal discussions (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 16:00 Mazhar Ali: Spin Hall, Berry Curvature, and Dirac-Like Materials (TCPL 201)
16:00 - 16:30 Haim Beidenkopf: Coexisting Boundary States in the Dual Weak and Crystalline Topological Insulator Bi2TeI (TCPL 201)
16:30 - 17:00 Raquel Queiroz: Selection rules for quasiparticle interference with nonsymmorphic symmetries (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Friday, February 16
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 10:30 Informal discussions (TCPL 201)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
11:30 - 12:00 Checkout by Noon
5-day workshop participants are welcome to use BIRS facilities (BIRS Coffee Lounge, TCPL and Reading Room) until 3 pm on Friday, although participants are still required to checkout of the guest rooms by 12 noon.
(Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch from 11:30 to 13:30 (Vistas Dining Room)