Condensed Matter & AMO Seminars

The Condensed Matter & Atomic Molecular Optical seminar series take place Thursdays in 703 Northwest Corner Building (NWC) (unless otherwise noted)

"Duality symmetry and the superconductor-insulator transition"

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 12:00pm

Dan Shahar

Weizmann Institute of Science

"Duality symmetry and the superconductor-insulator transition"

The superconductor-insulator transition exhibits a remarkable duality symmetry directly relating the resistance measured in the superconducting regime to the conductance measured in the insulator. This symmetry points to a deep relation between these two seemingly-opposing phases.
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