2D and Dirac Materials Workshop 

funded in part by 

 The Institute for Materials Science at Los Alamos National Laboratory,

The Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics,

and

The University of North Florida

 

We also acknowledge travel support from

 

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

and   

The Villum Foundation

  

  

 

 

 Location: Jacksonville Beach, Florida 
 

 

1515 First St. N

Jacksonville Beach, Florida 32250

 

 
Dates: December 12th - 14th, 2016   

 

Important Dates

 

Recently Extended ----> Talk Abstract Submission Deadline: November 4th, 2016  <---- Recently Extended
Poster Abstract Deadline: November 11th, 2016 
Hotel Group Rate Deadline: November 11th, 2016 

 

Registration Deadline: November 18th, 2016

 

 

Recent developments in the synthesis and characterization of novel 2D materials like Dirac materials highlight the importance of the combined theory and modeling together with the advanced spectroscopies of materials. This workshop will examine and discuss the recent theoretical, computational, and experimental discoveries and challenges in the area of 2D and Dirac Materials. 

 

Organizing Committee:

Jason T. Haraldsen (University of North Florida)

Towfiq Ahmed (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Alexander V. Balatsky (Los Alamos National Laboratory and NORDITA)

 

Workshop Associates

Trevor Cheatham (University of North Florida)

Caryll Pearlman-Blount (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

 

Invited Speakers

Alexander Balatsky (Los Alamos National Laboratory/NORDITA)  - "Introduction into Dirac materials"   

David Abergel (Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics - Sweden)  - "Lateral heterostructures of two-dimensional materials"    

Salvador Barraza-Lopez (University of Arkansas)  - "Towards phase-change two-dimensional atomic materials"   

Saiful Khondaker (University of Central Florida)  - "Doping and band structure engineering of 2D materials"   

Xu Du (Stony Brook University)  - "Study of Dirac electron transport in suspended graphene devices"  

Dmitrii Maslov (University of Florida)  - "Two-dimensional Fermi liquids with spin-orbit coupling"   

Annica Black-Schaffer (Uppsala University - Sweden)  - "Universal phase diagram with a superconducting dome for electronic flat bands with application to graphene"   

Paolo Sessi (University of Würzburg - Germany)  - "Visualizing universal trends in topological materials interacting with external perturbations"   

Stuart Tessmer (Michigan State University)  - "Scanning tunneling microscopy of superconducting topological surface states in Bi2Se3"   

Matthias Geilhufe (Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics - Sweden)  - "Organic Dirac materials - Materials prediction from data mining"   

Enrico Rossi (College of William and Mary)  - "Giant spin-orbit torque in graphene/topological-insulator heterostructures"   

Madhab Neupane (University of Central Florida)  - "Experimental realization of three-dimensional Dirac semimetals"   

Jonas Fransson (Uppsala University - Sweden)  - "Out-of-equilibrium suppression of weak localization in graphene"  

Daniel Arovas (University of California - San Diego)  - "Strain-induced Landau Levels in arbitrary dimensions with an exact spectrum"

 

Others are To Be Announced
 
Invited Talks will be 40 mins  + 5 mins for Q and A  

 Contributing Speakers 

 

Erik Henriksen (Washington University of St. Louis)  - "Transport in adatom-decorated graphene"   

Greg Wurtz (University of North Florida) - "Ultrafast nonlinear optical properties of plasmonic metamaterials"   

Sanju Gupta (Western Kentucky University) - "MultifunctionalGraphene-based Hybrid Nanomaterials For Renewable Energy"   

David Gracias (Johns Hopkins University) - "Graphene origami andimplications for electronic and optical properties"   

Vladimir Juricic (Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics - Sweden) -"Disordered Weyl semimetal: a global phase diagram and chiralsuperuniversality"   

Bitan Roy (Rice University) - "Global Phase Diagram ofthree-dimensional interacting Weyl fermions"   

Towfiq Ahmed (Los Alamos National Laboratory)  - "Bonding betweengraphene and MoS2 monolayers without and with Li intercalation: A potentialapplication for next generation Li-ion batteries"  

Christopher Triola (Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics - Sweden) -"Excitonic Gap Formation in Optically-Pumped Dirac Materials" 

Mahtab Khan (University of Central Florida) -"Electronic and optical properties of transition metal dichalcogenides in the presence of vacancy defects"  

Pere Miro-Ramirez (University of North Florida) -"Two-Dimensional Materials Beyond MoS2" 

Dmitry Yarotski (Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics - Sweden) -"Optical Signatures and Dynamics of Dirac and Weyl Fermions" 

  
Others are To Be Announced    
 
Contributing Talks will be 25 mins + 5 mins for Q and A
  

We are currently considering abstracts for posters. 
See abstract submission below!
 
Unfortunately, abstract submission and registration is now closed. Please check back with us next year!

 

If space becomes available, then poster submissions will be considered for contributing talks.

 

Posters should be no more than 40 inches by 60 inches (40"x60")

 

Workshop Schedule

(tentative)

 

Sunday, December 11th

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Registration at Hotel

Monday, December 12th (2D Materials)

7:45 am – 8:00 am – Welcome and Introduction – Jason T. Haraldsen

Session I (Chair: Alexander Balatsky)

8:00 am – 8:45 am – David Abergel – Lateral heterostructures of two-dimensional materials

8:45 am – 9:30 am – Salvador Barraza-Lopez – Towards phase-change two-dimensional atomic materials

9:30 am - 10:30 am – Coffee Break 

10:30 am – 11:15 am –  Saiful Khondaker – Doping and band structure engineering of 2D materials

11:15 am – 12:00 am – Michael Fogler – Nano-optics of 2D materials

12:00 pm - 1:30pm – Lunch Break

Session II (Chair: David Abergel)

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm – Gregory Wurtz – Ultrafast nonlinear optical properties of plasmonic metamaterials 

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Pere Miro-Ramirez – Two-Dimensional Materials Beyond MoS2

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm – Coffee Break

2:45 pm – 3:30 pm –  Annica Black-Schaffer – Universal phase diagram with a superconducting dome for electronic flat bands with application to graphene

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm – Paolo Sessi – Visualizing universal trends in topological materials interacting with external perturbations

4:15 pm – 6:00 pm – Break for the day

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Collaborative Group Meeting (NORDITA/LANL/UNF)

6:00pm - 8:00pm – Reception/Dinner

 

Tuesday, December 13th (Dirac Materials)

 

Session III (Chair: Jonas Fransson)

8:00 am – 8:45 am – Alexander Balatsky – Dirac Materials: A Brief and Practical Introduction

8:45 am – 9:30 am – Matthias Geilhufe – Organic Dirac materials - Materials prediction from data mining

9:30 am – 10:00am – Vladimir Juricic – Disordered Weyl semimetal: a global phase diagram and chiral superuniversality

10:00 am - 10:30 am – Coffee Break

10:30 am – 11:15 am – Dmitri Maslov – Two-dimensional Fermi liquids with spin-orbit coupling

11:15 am – 12:00 pm – Madhab Neupane – Experimental realization of three-dimensional Dirac semimetals

12:00 pm - 1:30pm – Lunch Break

Session IV (Chair: Dmitri Maslov)

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm – Daniel Arovas – Strain-induced Landau Levels in arbitrary dimensions with an exact spectrum 

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm – Christopher Triola – Excitonic gap formation in optically-pumped Dirac Materials

2:45 pm – 3:15pm – Bitan Roy – Global Phase Diagram of three-dimensional interacting Weyl fermions 

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm – Coffee Break

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Mahtab Khan – Electronic and optical properties of transition metal dichalcogenides in the presence of vacancy defects 

4:00 pm – 4:45 pm –  Stuart Tessmer – Scanning tunneling microscopy of superconducting topological surface states in Bi2Se3

4:45 pm – 6:00 pm – Break for the day

 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm – Collaborative Group Meeting (NORDITA/LANL/UNF)

6:00pm - 7:30pm – Dinner

Session V (Open Session)

7:30pm - 9:00pm - Poster Session

UNF Popscope Astronomy Observation on the beach

 

Wednesday, December 14th (Graphene Focus)

 

Session VI (Chair: Christopher Triola)

8:00 am – 8:45 am – Jonas Fransson – Out-of-equilibrium suppression of weak localization in graphene 

8:45 am – 9:30 am – Enrico Rossi – Giant Spin-Orbit Torque in Graphene/TI Heterostructures 

9:30 am – 10:00 am – David Gracias – Graphene origami and implications for electronic and optical properties

10:00 am - 10:30 am - Coffee Break

10:30 am – 11:15 am – Xu Du – Study of Dirac electron transport in suspended graphene devices

11:15 am – 11:45 am – Erik Henriksen – Transport in adatom-decorated graphene

11:45 am – 12:15 pm – Sanju Gupta – Multifunctional Graphene-based Hybrid Nanomaterials For Renewable Energy 

12:15 pm – Closing Remarks – Jason T. Haraldsen

11:00 am - Check out 

 

Registration Cost*: $150

  

Abstract Submission Form 

  

Registration Payment  

Book your hotel room at the workshop rate!

Hampton Inn Jacksonville Beach/Oceanfront

2 Queen Beds / No View - $109 / per night
2 Queen Beds / Partial Ocean View - $129 / per night
2 Queen Beds / Oceanfront View - $149 / per night

Any guests that have a State or Federal Government employee with proof of proper ID at check-in may book their reservations by calling the hotel directly at 904-241-2311 or at jacksonvillebeachoceanfront.hamptonin.com

 

Registration links will be provided once established. Therefore, you may submit your abstract and you will be contacted for registration at a later date.

 

 

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