• HOME
  • >
  • 소식
  • >
  • 세미나

Isostatic magnetism

2016.07.04 22:02

Physics 조회 수:365

장소 #1323(E6-2. 1st fl.) 
일시 Jul. 08 (Fri.) 11:00 AM 
연사 Dr. Michael Lawler(Binghampton Univ. / Cornell Univ.) 

Isostatic magnetism


Jul. 08 (Fri.) 11:00 AM, #1323(E6-2. 1st fl.)
Dr. Michael Lawler(Binghampton Univ. / Cornell Univ.)


Abstract: Recently, a peculiar state of mechanical (phonon) systems, known as isostatic lattices, was both proposed[1] and fabricated as a metamaterial[2]. This state is on the brink of mechanical collapse and remarkably has special topological properties that guarantee the existence of soliton-like zero modes or edge modes with open boundary conditions. It is unlikely these topological phonons will be found in any solid state system since they are not on the brink of mechanical collapse. In this talk, I will discuss my group's research[3] into extending this physics to magnetic systems where ``mechanical collapse'' is replaced with the loss of magnetic order due to frustration.  I will prove mathematically that indeed an isostatic magnetic exists, a proof that remarkably employs a supersymmetry between magnons and an invented fermionic degree of freedom I have dubbed magninos. I will conclude with a discussion of the possibilities of finding an isostatic magnet among the kagome and distorted kagome families of antiferromagnets and the potential new phenomena that may be observed in such a material.

[1] C. L. Kane and T. C. Lubensky, "Topological boundary modes in isostatic lattices", Nature Physics 10, 39 (2013).
[2] B. G. Chen, N. Upadhyaya, V. Vitelli, "Non-linear conduction via solitons in a topological mechanical insulator", PNAS 111, 13004 (2014).
[3] M. J. Lawler "Supersymmetry protected phases of isostatic lattices and kagome antiferromagnets", Unpublished, see arXiv:1510.03697.

Contact: Eun Gook Moon, Physics Dept., (

번호 일시 장소 연사 제목
공지 2019/03/21 - 5/30  Seminar Room #1323  Dr. Hyangtag Lim (KIST) and etc.  Spring 2019: Physics Seminar Serises
공지 2019/02/25 - 06/03  Seminar Room 1501  양용수 교수 (Prof. Yongsoo Yang, KAIST) and etc.  Spring 2019: Physics Colloquium
27 2015/09/07, 3PM  E6-2. 1st fl. #1318  Dr. Jasbinder Sanghera (U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL))  Advanced Optical Materials and Devices at NRL
26 2015/08/03,10:30AM  E6-2, #1323 (Seminar Room)  Dr. Jonghee Yoo (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, USA )  Axion Search
25 2015/08/04, 11PM  B501, Room Red, KI bldg. 5nd fl.  Dr. Eric Jin Ser Lee(Univ. of Manitoba, Canada)  Propagation of ultrasound through two- and three-dimensional strongly scattering media
24 2015/07/23,1:30PM  E4, B401  Prof. Gilles Lérondel (Univ. of Technology of Troyes)  Enhanced ZnO based UV photonics and related applications file
23 2015/07/16-07/17  E6-2, 1501  Sang-Wook Cheong (Rutgers Univ.)  KAIST Physics Distinguished Lecture
22 2015/07/15, 2PM  E6-2,1323  Dr. Se Young Park(Rutgers Univ.)  Electronic and optical properties of titanate-based oxide superlattices
21 2015/07/16, 4PM  E6-2, 1318  Dr. Kyunghan Hong(MIT)  Next-generation ultrafast laser technology for nonlinear optics and strong-field physics
20 2015/06/03, 12PM  Room 101, E11  Prof. Min-Kyo, Seo & Hansuek, Lee(KAIST)  The First Wednesday Multidisciplinary Forum file
19 2015/03/09-06/08  E6, 1501  최현용교수(연세대) 외12명  Physics Colloquium : 2015 Spring file
18 2015/03/13, 2PM  Connect Room, KI Bldg.    The 15th Innovative Workshop on Soft/Bio Materials file
17 2015/03/04, 12PM  1323호, E6-2  Prof. Choi Hak-Soo(Harvard)  Bioimaging and Biosensing Using Near-Infrared Fluorescence file
16 2014/12/22, 2PM  E6, Rm1319  Prof. Changbong Hyeon (KIAS)  Dynamics of molecular motors: Power stroke vs Brownian ratchet file
15 2015/09/15-12/08  E6, 1501  박제근 교수(서울대 물리학과) 외12명  Physics Colloquium : 2014 Fall file
14 2014/05/28, PM5  KI Building, Matrix Hall  이웅범 대표이사(LG이노텍)  부품소재산업이 미래다
13 2014/03/10-06/09  E6, 1501  신용일교수(서울대)  Physics Colloquium : 2014 Spring file
12 2013/09/09-12/09  E6, 1501  박혁규교수(부산대) 외  Physics Colloquium : 2013 Fall
11 2013/03/11-06/10  E6, 1501  강명수교수(KAIST) 외  Physics Colloquium : 2013 Spring
10 2012/04/02, 4PM  E6, 1501  Yong Hee Jeong  A new route to ferroelectricity in magnetic spinels: a case of Co2MnO4
9 2012/02/13-05/14  E6, 1501  Kenji Ohmori (Photo-Molecular Science, IMS)  Physics Colloquium : 2012 Spring
8 2011/09/03-12/06  E6, 1501  김용균교수(한양대) 외  Physics Colloquium : 2011 Fall file