Talks & Videos

Check out the video recordings of our research presentations and video demonstrations of our experiments. 

2021

Sept. 29, 2021: YouTube "Evidence for unconventional superconductivity in twisted bilayer graphene," Kevin Nuckolls (graduate student and co-author) explains the team's research results.

May 25, 2021: Video  "Detecting and Distinguishing Majorana Zero Modes with the Scanning Tunneling Microscope," Ali Yazdani's talk at the KITP conference on MZMs.

March 15, 2021: Video ▶ "Correlation and topology in twisted moiré systems," Ali Yazdani's talk at the APS March meeting.

Feb. 26, 2021: YouTube "Correlation-Driven Topological Insulators in Magic Angle Twisted Bilayer Graphene," Kevin Nuckolls seminar at the Princeton Quantum Initiative (PQI) group meeting.

2020

Dec. 4, 2020: YouTube  Electrons in Moiré Superlattices: A playground for correlation and topology," Ali Yazdani, invited colloquium speaker at the University of Toronto.

July 23, 2020 (Lecture 2): YouTube  "Strongly Interacting Electronic States of a Moiré Superlattice"
Ali Yazdani, invited virtual talk at Les Houches Summer School.

July 22, 2020 (Lecture 1): YouTube ▶ "Majorana served two ways: In chains and hinges" 
Ali Yazdani, invited virtual talk at Les Houches Summer School.

July 13, 2020: "YouTube ▶"Strongly interacting electronic states of a moiré superlattice," Ali Yazdani, invited virtual talk at the "Frontiers of Light" workshop at ICFO, the Institute of Photonic Sciences.

June 30, 2020: YouTube ▶ "Strongly interacting electronic states of a moiré superlattice," Ali Yazdani, invited talk at Virtual Science Forum "Long Range Colloquium.

2019

Feb.2019): Research Demonstration YouTube ▶ Scanning tunneling microscope (STM) can be used to visualize novel quantum states of electrons in a magnetic field. Imaging Landau orbits, quantum Hall phases, and 1D topological boundary modes. Video covers three papers from Yazdani group. 

2017

August 1, 2017: Webcast ▶ "Imaging Landau orbits to observe a nematic quantum Hall phase"
Mallika Randeria, invited talk at the Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics conference (UC, Santa Barbara).

June 7, 2017: YouTube ▶ "Distinguishing a Majorana Zero Mode Using Spin-Polarized Measurements"
Ali Yazdani, invited talk at the SPICE workshop (Mainz, Germany).

2016

November 3, 2016: YouTube ▶ "Topological Connections and Protection in Metals and Insulators" 
Ali Yazdani, Loeb Lecture at Harvard University 

November 1, 2016: YouTube ▶ "Visualizing a Nematic Quantum Liquid" 
Ali Yazdani, Loeb Lecture at Harvard University

October 31, 2016: YouTube ▶ "Spotting the Elusive Majorana under the Microscope"
Ali Yazdani, Loeb Lecture at Harvard University

January 2016: Webcast ▶ "Hunting for Exotic Quantum Particles under the Microscope"
Ali Yazdani, invited talk at the Aspen Center for Physics.

2014

April  7, 2014 : Webcast ▶ "Visualizing topological quantum states: From Dirac edge states to Majorana zero modes"
Ali Yazdani, invited colloquium talk at UC, Berkeley.

October 2014: Research Demonstration: YouTube ▶ This video shows how our group first deposited iron atoms onto a lead surface to create an atomically thin wire. We then used a scanning tunneling microscope to map a signal that indicates the presence of the particle, called a Majorana fermion.

2010

September 29, 2010: Webcast ▶  "Helical metals on the surfaces of topological insulators"
Ali Yazdani, invited talk at ETH, Zurich.

1st slide of Randeria talk at KITP, August 2017

"Imaging Landau orbits to observe a nematic quantum Hall phase," Mallika Randeria, invited talk on August 1, 2017 at the Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics conference (UC, Santa Barbara).

"Distinguishing a Majorana zero mode using spin-polarized measurements"
Ali Yazdani, invited talk on June 7, 2017 at the SPICE workshop (Mainz, Germany).

"Topological Connections and Protection in Metals and Insulators"Ali Yazdani, Loeb Lecture on November 3, 2016 at Harvard University