New article publication by Johannes Feldmeier et al.

Johannes Feldmeier, William Witczak-Krempa, and Michael Knap article “Emergent tracer dynamics in constrained quantum systems” is now published in the journal “Physical Review B”. Congratulations to them!

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A Nobel in physics visits UdeM

Professor Duncan Haldane, co-recipient of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics, gave an interview as part of his participation in the “Conformal field theories and quantum many-body physics” workshop held from August 21 to September 9, 2022 at the Centre de recherches mathématiques de l’Université de Montréal.

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Conformal field theory and quantum many-body physics workshop

From August 22 to September 9, 2022, the workshop “Conformal field theory and quantum many-body physics” will be held at the Centre de recherches mathématiques of the Université de Montréal. This workshop, co-organized by Joseph Maciejko (University of Alberta), William Witczak-Krempa (Université de Montréal) and Yizhi You (Princeton University), will be marked by the presence of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics, Professor Duncan Haldane who will give 3 presentations, including a public lecture, on August 23, 2022, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Université de Montréal.

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New publication on Arxiv by Liuke Lyu and William Witczak-Krempa

The PhD student Liuke Lyu and Professor William Witczak-Krempa recently published a preprint of their new article titled “Drude-like Thermal Hall Resistivity in the Cuprates“. The article uncovers a new property of heat transport in many cuprates (copper oxides), which are important due to the presence of high-temperature superconductivity in their phase diagram. Surprisingly, when a magnetic field is applied the thermal Hall resistivity behaves the same way as for non-interacting electrons.

Arxiv link

Dr. Rufus Boyack obtains a professorship at Dartmouth College

We congratulate Dr. Rufus Boyack for his new position as a professor in the Department of physics and astronomy at Dartmouth College (United states of America). We wish him a long and prolific carreer !

WK Lab scientific retreat 2022

Last week was an opportunity for the WK Lab team to meet at a scientific retreat in Orford and discuss the group’s next research directions.

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