MCQST Colloquium: Leon Balents

25 January 2022
from 14:30 to 16:00

MCQST Colloquium | Leon Balents - Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara and member of the Kavili Institue for Theoretical Physics

MCQST Colloquium

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Meeting ID: 976 9636 7352

Password: mcqst2022

The MCQST Colloquium Series features interdisciplinary talks given by visiting international speakers. The monthly colloquial covers topics spanning all MCQST research units and will be broadcasted live, being made available to audiences worldwide. The main goal of the series is to create the framework for idea exchange, to strengthen links with QST leading groups worldwide, as well as to act as an integral part of the local educational environment.

MCQST Colloquium: Leon Balents

On January 25th, 2022, we are excited to invite you to the colloquium offered by Leon Balents, Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Talk & Abstract

“New twists on magnetism in flatland”

Recent advances allow study of truly two-dimensional physics in atomically thin van der Waals materials. Through examples, I will illustrate how tiny rotations of single atomic layers relative to one another induces new types of magnetism.

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