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Condensed Matter/Biophysics Seminars – Xueda Wen (MIT)

Date August 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Time-dependent driven quantum critical systems in (1+1) dimensions

In this talk, I will introduce an analytically solvable setup for time-dependent driven quantum critical systems in (1+1)D, whose low-energy physics are described by conformal field theories. In general, one may observe two different phases (heating and non-heating), where the correlation functions such as the entanglement entropy and energy-momentum density can be analytically solved. The dependence of phase diagrams on (i) the types of driving Hamiltonians and (ii) the types of driving sequences (such as periodic, quasi-periodic and random drivings) will be discussed.

Host: Yuxuan Wang


August 17
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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