Polaron Meeting

  • Organized by
  • Andrew Millis, Ph.D.CCQ Co-Director, Flatiron Institute
Date & Time

  • Monday, May 15plus--large
    2:00 - 2:45 PMPeter Littlewood (University of Chicago)Polaron Physics and “Quantum Paraelectricity” in SRTIO3
    2:45-3:30 PMDavid Reichman (Columbia University)A Neural-Network-Based Variational Monte Carlo Approach to Polarons
    4:00-5:00Student Talks:
    Lisa Lin (MIT)Fröhlich bipolarons
    Zhaoyu Han (Stanford University)Exotic superconductivity and spin liquids in strongly-coupled electron-phonon systems
    Joonho Lee (Columbia University)Variational theory of ab initio polarons
    5:00 - 5:45 PMJohn Sous (Stanford University)Bipolaronic high-Tc superconductivity
  • Tuesday, May 16plus--large
    9:30 - 10:15 AMNikolay Prokof'ev (University of Massachusetts Amherst)Polarons with quadratic electron-phonon interaction
    10:15 - 11:00 AMMatt Carbone (Brookhaven National Lab)The Generalized Green's function Cluster Expansion: A Python package for simulating polarons
    11:30- 12:30 PMStudent talks:
    Martin Grunder (LMU)Shallow Bipolarons and Superconductivity in the Su-Schrieffer- Heeger Model
    Alberto Nocera (University of British Columbia)Spectral Functions of low-density polaron liquids
    Paul Robinson (Columbia University)Cumulant Methods for Electron-Phonon Problems
    2:00 - 2:30 PM Chunhan Feng (CCQ)Phase Diagram of the Su-Schrieffer-Heeger-Hubbard model on a square lattice
    2:30-3:30 PMStudent Talks:
    Kyung-Su Kim (Stanford University)Quantum dynamics of defects in a two-dimensional Wigner crystal
    Bipul Pandey (University of Chicago)Power Series Correction to Single Particle Electron Green's Function: Results in 1D Holstein chain and ideas on further application
    Zhongjin Zhang (University of Massachusetts)Quantum dynamics of defects in a two-dimensional Wigner crystal
    3:30 - 4:00 PMSummary and Conclusions
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