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Pseudogap state in superconductors

Pratap Raychaudhuri
Pseudogap state in superconductors
Phase diagram of superconducting NbN films as a function of disorder. At high disorder, Cooper pairs do not disappear at the superconducting transition, Tc, but continue to exist up to a much higher temperature, T*, called the pseudogap temperature. ... read more

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Today: Jul 30, 2014

  • Prof. Jayadev Athreya (University of Illinois, USA), " Randomness, Gaps, and Homogeneous Dynamics" in AG-77 starts at 1100
  • Dr. Vivek Sarkar (Rice University, USA), "Test-Driven Detection and Repair of Data Races in Structured Parallel Programs" in AG-80 starts at 1130
  • Prof. Kingshook Biswas (RKMVU, Belur), "Some rigidity theorems for simply connected negatively curved manifolds." in AG-77 starts at 1430
  • Prof. Animangsu Ghatak (Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur), "Bio-inspired Adhesion and locomotion of soft materials" in AG - 66 (Lecture Theatre) starts at 1600
  • Jul 31, 2014

  • Dr. Monalisa Patra (TIFR), "Invisible decays of low mass Higgs bosons in supersymmetric models" in AG69 starts at 1430
  • Aug 01, 2014

  • Dr. Sharad P. Kale (Head, Nuclear Agriculture and Biotechnology Division, BARC), "Environmental Sustainability and Our Responsibility " in AG-66 starts at 1600