Preliminary Schedule:


Week 1:

Date
Time
Place
Speaker
Title
Mon, Dec 8
10:00
Main
Program Organizers
Organizational Meeting with all Participants

12:15
Aud
Charles Kane
Blackboard lunch: Topological band theory and the quantum spin Hall effect

14:00
Aud
Shoucheng Zhang
Introductory Talk: Topological field theory of time reversal invariant insulators
Tue, Dec 9
10:00
Aud
Laurens Molenkamp
Experimental Talk: Experiments on the quantum spin Hall effects in HgTe quantum wells

13:00
Main
Discussion
Transport and noise
Leader: Patrick Lee
Akira Furusaki: Anderson (de)localization in Z_2 topological insulators
Yuval Oreg: Kondo effect in Helical edge states
Carlo Beenakker: Splitting of a Cooper pair by a pair of Majorana fermions
Congjun Wu: The Helical Liquid and the Edge of Quantum Spin Hall Systems

16:00
Elings 1601
(CNSI)
Physics Colloquium
Yong-Baek Kim
From Frustration to Correlation via Fluctuation

16:00
Aud
Special Event
Announcement of Rice Family Fund and
talk by Kathyrn Moler -- RSVP to charmien@kitp.ucsb.edu
Wed, Dec 10
12:00
Aud
Discussion
(Bring Lunch)
Fractionalization phenomena
Leader: Leon Balents
Xiaoliang Qi: Fractional charge and spin-charge separation in Quantum Spin Hall Insulators
Ashvin Vishwanath: Dislocations in a Topological Band Insulator
Catherine Kallin: A Quantum Spinon Hall Effect
Yasuhiro Hatsugai: Bulk-Edge correspondence and fractionalization
Yuval Oreg: Fractional charge on an IQH edge

14:00
Aud
KITP Colloquium


15:00
Main
KITP Holiday party

Thu, Dec 11
10:00
Aud
Discussion
Mathematical classification
Leader: Shoucheng Zhang
Joel Moore: Topological magnetoelectric polarizability in 3D insulators, and experiments
Shinsei Ryu: Classification of topological insulators and superconductors
Xialiang Qi: A unified theory of topological phenomena in band insulators
Alexei Kitaev
Rahul Roy: Z2 invariant : A generalization of the Dirac monopole
Sung-Sik Lee : Many-body generalization of the Z2 invariant for the quantum spin hall effect
Yong-Shi Wu: Topological Discrete Algebra and Fractionalization

12:30
Aud
Journalist Talk
Jacob Berkowitz

14:00
Main
Discussion
continue morning session
Fri, Dec 12
10:00
Main
Q conference
Sankar Das Sarma
Quantum Hall Topological Qubit: Status Report 2008

11:30
Main
Q conference
Shoucheng Zhang
Topological insulators and Superconductors

12:30-

Free time


Week 2:

Date
Time
Place
Speaker
Title
Mon, Dec 15
10:00
Aud
M. Zahid Hasan
Experimental Talk:
Direct determination of Topological Order :Topological quantum numbers and Berry's phase from spin-texture maps of spin-orbit insulators including BiSb.

14:00
Aud
Discussion
Next generation experiments
Leader: Goldhaber-Gordon
Markus Koenig: Scanning Gate Microscopy of the QSH edge states
Naoto Nagaosa: Proposals on quantum spin Hall system: New materials and new experiments
N. P. Ong: The Dirac states in bulk Bi, BiSb and in graphene
Tue, Dec 16
10:00
Aud
Discussion
Superconducting proximity effects
Leader: Charles Kane
Liang Fu Majorana: Fermions on Topological Insulators
Taylor Hughes: Topological Superconductors and Proximity Effects
Alexei Kitaev Unpaired Majorana Fermions at the Edge
Rahul Roy: Z_2 superconductors and superfluids

14:00
Aud
Discussion
continue morning session
Wed, Dec 17
10:00
Aud
Discussion
New materials
Leader: Andre Bernevig
Shuichi Murakami: Quantum spin Hall effect and bismuth ultrathin films
Zhong Fang: First Principles Calculations of topological insulators
Congjun Wu: Orbital analogue of quantum anomalous Hall effect in p-band systems

14:00
Aud
Discussion
Related Topics
Qian Niu: Polarization as a Chern Simons field
Ying Ran:A continuous phase transition between antiferromagnet and superconductivity: application of QSH physics in strongly correlated system
Thu Dec 18
10:00
Aud
Discussion
Related subjects
Leader: Eun-Ah Kim
David Awschalom: Imaging electrical spin generation and spin Hall dynamics in semiconductors
Laurens Molenkamp: QSH effect and ballistic Spin Hall effect in HgTe quantum wells
Jairo Sinova: Spin-injection Hall effect: a new member of the spintronic family

14:00
Aud
Discussion
Ivar Martin: Quantum Valley vs. Quantum Spin Hall effect; Spontaneous Quantum Charge Hall effect in itinerant chiral 2D magnets
Ewelina Hankiewicz: Ballistic Spin Hall effect
Charlie Kane : Conference Summary