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CM-AMO Seminar | From Floquet Real to Imaginary Time Crystal

W. Vincent Liu (University of Pittsburgh)
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
4:00-5:00 PM
335 West Hall Map
Quantum time crystal has been an intriguing many-body “time” state that has received much attention and debate since its early prediction. In this talk, first, I will construct a class of concrete “clean” Floquet models to answer the open question on the role of disorder and many-body localization. Second, by observing the equivalent role of the space and imaginary time in the path integral formalism, I will present the finding that hard-core bosons coupled to a thermal bath may exhibit the order of “imaginary spacetime crystal”.
Building: West Hall
Event Type: Workshop / Seminar
Tags: Physics, Science
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Department of Physics, CM-AMO Seminars