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PGI Colloquium - Hybrid Event:
Prof. Dr. Jean Dalibard, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Collège de France, Paris, France

Hybrid Event

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13 May 2022 11:00

Exploring Flatland with Quantum Gases

BildCopyright: Prof. Dr. Jean Dalibard

In a 2D world, most transitions towards ordered states of matter like crystals or magnets would not occur because of the increased role of fluctuations. However, non-conventional topological transitions can still occur, as understood by Kosterlitz and Thouless.

In this talk I will present some important features of Flatland physics explored with cold atomic gases, such as the transition to a superfluid phase and the emergence of quasi long-range order. I will also connect the physics of these atomic systems with other prominent topological properties of matter, such as quantum-Hall type phenomena.


Prof. Dr. Matteo Rizzi
Phone: +49 2461 61-85456
Fax: +49 2461 61-6399