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How do the interactions between the vastly many electrons in solids produce the emergent phenomena we recognize as the macroscopic behavior of the materials we encounter in everyday life, and in the exotic materials and devices we engineer in the laboratory?

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The Department of Physics at Stanford University is seeking applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in the area of theoretical condensed matter physics, broadly construed.

We seek candidates with research interests in any area of quantum science and engineering. Candidates are encouraged to describe in their research proposal opportunities for collaboration with one or multiple groups at Stanford.
The Stanford Science Fellows program invites applications from outstanding graduating doctoral students and early career postdoctoral scholars.
Applications are invited for the Gordon and Betty Moore Postdoctoral Scholars in Theory of Quantum Materials at the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics (SITP) beginning in Fall 2022.
Jul 30 2021
Like a perpetual motion machine, a time crystal forever cycles between states without consuming energy. Physicists claim to have built this new phase of matter inside a quantum computer.
Nov 19 2018
Sean Hartnoll offers insight on experiments suggesting that exotic superconducting materials share a “strange metal” state characterized by a quantum speed limit.
The John Bardeen Prize was awarded to SITP Professor Sebastian Doniach for “theoretical work that has provided significant insights on the nature of superconductivity and has led to verifiable predictions”.
Xiaoliang Qi was selected as one of five recipients of the Simons Investigator Award in Physics for 2018.


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