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FQM 2017
Host: University of Maryland
Dates: Workshop: Saturday, Jan. 14 - Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017
School: Monday, Jan. 16 - Thursday Jan. 19, 2017
Location: University of Maryland, College Park, MD

FQM 2017 Flyer

The Fundamentals of Quantum Materials Winter School and Workshop is a unique event in North America, dedicated specifically to the synthesis, characterization and electronic modeling of quantum materials.

The FQM Winter School is aimed at providing fundamental training to our current and future generations of Quantum Materials scientists in synthesis and characterization techniques. It will bring together senior and junior scientists to address topics at the forefront of current research into quantum materials, while also providing pedagogical background and practical training for junior scientists. With an interdisciplinary and diverse crowd including physicists, chemists, and materials scientists, participants will gain a basic functional knowledge of how to plan and carry out synthesis relevant to the study of quantum materials, and will have a unique opportunity to interact with some of the top researchers in the field while networking with fellow peers. The structure of the school will include mornings of pedagogical lectures by ten of the nation's top practicing quantum materials scientists, with afternoons devoted to practical demonstrations in laboratories in the University of Maryland's Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials. The school will also include a poster session that will be attended by senior scientists.

The FQM Workshop, held the preceding weekend in collaboration with the BNL Center for Computational Design of Functional Strongly Correlated Materials and Theoretical Spectroscopy, will cover both experimental and theoretical research on quantum materials, focusing on synthesis, characterization and computational approaches to research of quantum materials such as superconductors, strongly correlated electron systems and topological materials.

Invited Winter School Speakers

James Analytis University of California, Berkeley
Meigan Aronson Texas A&M University
Ryan Baumbach National High Magnetic Field Laboratory Brookhaven National Lab
Paul Canfield Ames Laboratory
Julia Chan University of Texas Dallas
Sang-Wook Cheong Rutgers University
David Mandrus University of Tennessee
John Mitchell Argonne National Laboratory
Efrain Rodriguez University of Maryland
Brian Sales Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Ichiro Takeuchi University of Maryland

Conference Sponsors


Johnpierre Paglione Johnpierre Paglione University of Maryland Physics
Nicholas Butch Nicholas Butch NIST, University of Maryland
Efrain Rodriguez Efrain Rodriguez University of Maryland
Gabriel Kotliar Gabriel Kotliar Rutgers University

Colleges A. James Clark School of Engineering
The College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

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