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Quantum Institute : 2008 Visitor Symposia Schedule


  • Coordinator
    Diego Dalvit
  • Quantum Lunch Location:
    T-Division Conference Room, TA-3,
    Building 123, Room 121

Quantum Institute: Visitor Schedule

The Quantum Lunch is regularly held on Thursdays in the Theoretical Division Conference Room, TA-3, Building 123, Room 121. For more information, contact Diego Dalvit.

January 31, 2008
Thursday, 12:30 PM to 2 PM

Stefanos Papanikolaou,
University of Illinois

Topological Phases and Topological Entropy of Systems with Finite Correlation Length


Recently, it has been conjectured that the entanglement entropy of topological liquids has universal features, dependent only on the type of the existing topological order. In this talk, I will elucidate the causes behind the existence of these universal features by considering several examples of topological quantum liquids with non-zero correlation length.

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