Jasper van Wezel - Presentations


  Invited Speaker at International Conferences
  • Jun 2017: “Superstripes 2017: Quantum in Complex Matter”, Ischia, Italy.
  • May 2017: “Trends in Theory”, biennial DRSTP meeting, Dalfsen, The Netherlands.
  • Oct 2016: “ECNF16: European Conference on NanoFilms”, Bilbao, Spain
  • Jul 2016: “GRC: Correlated Electron Systems”, Mount Holyoke College, MA, USA
  • Sep 2015: “ETQR 15: Experimental Tests of Quantum Reality”, Oxford, UK.
  • Jun 2015: “Superstripes 2015: Quantum in Complex Matter”, Ischia, Italy.
  • Sep 2014: “DICE 2014: Spacetime - Matter - Quantum Mechanics”, Castiglioncello, Italy.
  • Jun 2014: “IMS 2014: Itinerant Magnetism and Superconductivity”, Dresden, Germany.
  • Jun 2014: “CIMTEC 2014: 13th International Ceramics Congress”, Montecatini Terme, Italy.
  • Aug 2013: “The 2013 UK-NL Condensed Matter Meeting”, Bristol, UK.
  • Jun 2013: “CMP in the City 2013”, London, UK.
  • May 2013: “Superstripes 2013: Quantum in Complex Matter”, Ischia, Italy.
  • Jan 2013: “The first Bristol-Kyoto Symposium”, Bristol, UK.
  • May 2012: “ICSM 2012, International Conference on Superconductivity and Magnetism”, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Aug 2011: “SCES 2011, Strongly Correlated Electron Systems”, Cambridge, UK.
  • Aug 2011: “ECRYS-2011, International Workshop on Electronic Crystals”, Institute of Scientific Studies, Cargese, France.
  • Apr 2009: “Routes to Superconductivity at Ambient Conditions”, International Centre for Condensed Matter Physics, Brasilia, Brazil.
  • Nov 2008: “Critical Fluctuations in Spin and Charge Systems”, University of Cambridge, UK.
  • Sep 2008: “Quantum Coherence and Decoherence”, Benasque, Spain.
  • Aug 2008: Workshop: “Quantum Decoherence and Quantum Information Science”, Lorentz Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.



Invited Speaker at Local Seminars and Colloquia
  • May 2018: Quantum Matter Seminar, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
  • Mar 2018: Condensed Matter Seminar, Perimeter Institute, Canada.
  • Mar 2018: Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, University of Oxford, UK.
  • Jun 2017: Quantum Matter seminar, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  • May 2017: COLLOQUIUM: Institute of Physics Colloquium, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Mar 2017: Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA.
  • Mar 2017: Condensed Matter Theory Seminar, MIT, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Feb 2017: IMDEA Seminar, IMDEA, Madrid, Spain.
  • Jun 2016: Condensed Matter Seminar, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland.
  • Jun 2016: Condensed Matter Seminar, University of Warsaw, Poland.
  • Sep 2015: Delta-ITP quantum and topological matter triangle meeting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Apr 2015: Theory Seminar, University of Bristol, UK.
  • Jan 2015: COLLOQUIUM: Science Faculty Colloquium, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Oct 2014: COLLOQUIUM: Physics Colloquium, University of Bristol, UK.
  • Jul 2014: Theoretical physics seminar, Loughborough University, UK.
  • Jun 2014: CMMP seminar, London Centre for Nanotechnology, UCL, London, UK.
  • Apr 2014: Nanoscience Seminar, University of Bath, UK.
  • Mar 2014: SIMES Seminar, SLAC, Stanford University, CA, USA.
  • Feb 2014: Condensed Matter Seminar, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain.
  • Dec 2013: Condensed Matter Theory Seminar, The University of Nottingham, UK.
  • Jul 2013: Extra Seminar, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research, Dresden, Germany.
  • Jul 2013: Research Seminar, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research, Dresden, Germany.
  • Jan 2013: Joint Seminar for PI and IFP, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.
  • Nov 2012: Condensed Matter Seminar, Royal Holloway University of London, UK.
  • Oct 2012: Fluids and Materials Seminar, University of Bristol, UK.
  • Sep 2012: CMT seminar, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
  • Jun 2012: Quantum Matter Seminar, University of Cambridge, UK.
  • Jun 2012: Physics Seminar, University of Bristol, UK.
  • Dec 2011: Condensed Matter Seminar, Harvard University, USA.
  • May 2011: Research Seminar, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research, Dresden, Germany.
  • Apr 2011: Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, Temple University, PA, USA.
  • Apr 2011: Lorentz Seminar, Institute-Lorentz for Theoretical Physics, Leiden University, The Netherlands.
  • Apr 2011: Institute Seminar, Institute for Solid State Physics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.
  • Jun 2010: Mesoscopic Physics Seminar, University of Wuerzburg, Germany.
  • Jun 2010: ITFA colloquium, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Mar 2010: UoM Theoretical Physics Seminar, University of Manchester, UK.
  • Mar 2010: Condensed Matter Theory Seminar, Argonne National Laboratory, IL, USA.
  • Feb 2010: Lorentz Seminar, Institute-Lorentz for Theoretical Physics, Leiden University, The Netherlands.
  • Feb 2010: Mineral Sciences Seminar, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK.
  • Jan 2010: Physics Special Seminar, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Jan 2010: Condensed Matter Theory Seminar, Stanford University, CA, USA.
  • Jan 2010: Condensed Matter Theory Seminar, Los Alamos National Laboratory, NM, USA.
  • Aug 2009: CMT seminar, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
  • Jan 2008: Lorentz Seminar, Lorentz Institute for Theoretical Physics, Leiden University, The Netherlands.
  • Nov 2006: Theory of Condensed Matter seminar, University of Cambridge, UK.
  • Jul 2005: Quantum Algorithms Seminar, CWI Amsterdam, The Netherlands.



  List of All Talks Given
  • May 2018: “Topology in crystalline lattices”, Quantum Matter Seminar, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
  • Mar 2018: “Topology in crystalline lattices”, Condensed Matter Seminar, Perimeter Institute, Canada.
  • Mar 2018: “Topology in time-reversal symmetric crystals”, Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, University of Oxford, UK.
  • Jan 2018: “A Solution to Every Problem”, VIVA Fysica (public lecture), University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Dec 2017: “Topology in time-reversal symmetric crystals”, Condensed Matter Seminar, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Jun 2017: “1D quasicrystals from charge order”, Quantum Matter seminar, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Jun 2017: “Collective modes of the excitonic condensate in TiSe2”, Superstripes 2017, Ischia, Italy.
  • May 2017: “Topological classification of crystalline insulators through band structure combinatorics”, Trends in Theory, biennial DRSTP meeting, Dalfsen, The Netherlands.
  • May 2017: “Topological classification of crystalline insulators through band structure combinatorics”, Institute of Physics colloquium, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Mar 2017: “Topological classification of crystalline insulators through band structure combinatorics”, Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA.
  • Mar 2017: “Topological classification of crystalline insulators through band structure combinatorics”, Condensed Matter Theory Seminar, MIT, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Feb 2017: “Collective modes of the excitonic condensate in 1T-TiSe2”, IMDEA Seminar, IMDEA, Madrid, Spain.
  • Oct 2016: “Charge Order from Orbital-dependent Coupling Evidenced by NbSe2”ECNF16: European Conference on NanoFilms, Bilbao, Spain
  • Jul 2016: “Chiral charge and orbital order -- from elemental chalcogens to TiSe2”, GRC: Correlated Electron Systems, Mount Holyoke College, MA, USA
  • Jun 2016: “Chiral charge and orbital order”, Condensed Matter Seminar, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland.
  • Jun 2016: “Chiral charge and orbital order”, Condensed Matter Seminar, University of Warsaw, Poland.
  • Apr 2016: “Phonon-exciton condensation in TiSe2”, ICSCE8, Edinburgh, UK.
  • Feb 2016: “Phonons and excitons in TiSe2”, Condensed Matter Seminar, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Jan 2015: “The inherent instability of quantum dynamics, and its experimental consequences”, QuSoft seminar, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Sep 2015: “The inherent instability of quantum dynamics, and its experimental consequences”, ETQR 2015, Oxford, UK.
  • Sep 2015: “1D quasicrystals from incommensurate charge order”, Delta-ITP triangle meeting 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Jun 2015: “Charge Order from Orbital-dependent Coupling Evidenced by NbSe2”,Superstripes 2015, Ischia, Italy.
  • Apr 2015: “Natural 1D quasicrystals from incommensurate charge order”, Theory Seminar, University of Bristol, UK.
  • Apr 2015: “Natural 1D quasicrystals from incommensurate charge order”, Condensed Matter Seminar, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Mar 2015: “Quasicrystalline charge order”, APS March Meeting, San Antonio, USA.
  • Jan 2015: “A Solution to Every Problem”, VIVA Fysica (public lecture), University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Jan 2015: “Chiral charge and orbital order”, Condensed Matter Seminar, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Jan 2015: “Electronic corkscrews”, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Oct 2014: “A singular limit of quantum dynamics”, University of Bristol, UK.
  • Sep 2014: “The inherent instability of unitary quantum mechanics, and its experimental consequences”, DICE 2014, Castiglioncello, Italy.
  • Jul 2014: “Observing spontaneous unitarity violation in a nanoscale experiment”, Loughborough University, UK.
  • Jun 2014: “Chiral charge and orbital order”, IMS 2014, Dresden, Germany.
  • Jun 2014: “Chiral charge and orbital order”, CIMTEC 2014, Motecatini Terme, Italy.
  • Jun 2014: “Chiral charge and orbital order”, CMMP seminar, London Centre for Nanotechnology, UCL, London, UK.
  • Apr 2014: “Chiral charge and orbital order”, Nanoscience Seminar, University of Bath, UK.
  • Mar 2014: “Chiral charge and orbital order”, SIMES Seminar, SLAC, Stanford University, CA, USA.
  • Mar 2014: “Why quantum physics seems so unimportant to everyday life”, Chaos Physics Society, University of Bristol, UK.
  • Feb 2014: “NbSe2: A prototype strong-coupling charge density wave material”, Condensed Matter Seminar, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain.
  • Dec 2013: “Chiral Charge Order”, Condensed Matter Theory Seminar, The University of Nottingham, UK.
  • Aug 2013: “Chiral Charge Order”, The 2013 UK-NL Condensed Matter Meeting, Bristol, UK.
  • Jul 2013: “Chiral Charge Order”, Extra Seminar, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research, Dresden, Germany.
  • Jul 2013: “NbSe2: A prototypical strong-coupling charge density wave material”, Research Seminar, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research, Dresden, Germany.
  • Jun 2013: “Orbital order in electronic crystals: polar and chiral phases”, CMP in the City 2013, London, UK
  • May 2013: “Chirality in electronic crystals”, Superstripes 2013: Quantum in Complex Matter, Ischia, Italy.
  • Jan 2013: “NbSe2: A prototypical strong-coupling charge density wave material”, Joint Seminar for the Physics and Solid State Physics Institutes, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.
  • Jan 2013: “Shifting frustration as a mechanism for tuning magnetic order in CeFe2”, The first Bristol-Kyoto Symposium, University of Bristol, UK.
  • Nov 2012: “Chiral and Polar Charge Ordered Phases”, Condensed Matter Seminar, Royal Holloway University of London, UK.
  • Oct 2012: “Chiral Charge and Orbital Order”, Fluids and Materials Seminar, University of Bristol, UK.
  • Oct 2012: “A Singular Limit for Quantum Information”, Theoretical Physics Seminar, University of Bristol, UK.
  • Sep 2012: “Polar and Chiral Charge Density Waves”, CMT seminar, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
  • Jun 2012: “Emergent Chirality in Charge Density Wave Materials”, Quantum Matter Seminar, Cambridge, UK.
  • Jun 2012: “Polar and Chiral Charge Density Waves”, Physics Seminar, Bristol, UK.
  • May 2012: “Emergent chirality, polarity, and orbital order in charge density wave materials”, Materials Science Division seminar, Argonne National Laboratory, IL, USA.
  • May 2012: “Chiral Charge and Orbital Order”, ICSM 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Feb 2012: “Chirality and Orbital Order in Charge Density Waves”, APS March Meeting, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Dec 2011: “Chirality and Orbital Order in Charge Density Waves”, Harvard Universtiy, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Aug 2011: “Chirality and Orbital Order in Charge Density Waves”, SCES 2011, Cambridge, UK.
  • Aug 2011: “Chirality and Orbital Order in Charge Density Waves”, ECRYS-2011, Institute of Scientific Studies, Cargese, France.
  • Jun 2011: “Chirality and Orbital Order in Charge Density Waves”, Materials Science Division seminar, Argonne National Laboratory, IL, USA.
  • Jul 2011: “Chirality and Orbital Order in Charge Density Waves”, Postdoctoral Society seminar, Argonne National Laboratory, IL, USA.
  • May 2011: “Chirality in Orbital Ordered Charge Density Waves”, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research, Dresden, Germany.
  • Apr 2011: “Chirality in Orbital Ordered Charge Density Waves”, Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, Temple University, PA, USA.
  • Apr 2011: “Chirality in Orbital Ordered Charge Density Waves”, Lorentz Seminar, Institute-Lorentz for Theoretical Physics, Leiden University, The Netherlands.
  • Apr 2011: “Chirality in Orbital Ordered Charge Density Waves”, Institute Seminar, Institute for Solid State Physics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.
  • Mar 2011: “The effect of quantum fluctuations on charge ordered NbSe2”, APS March Meeting, Dallas, TX, USA.
  • Jun 2010: “Observing broken time translation symmetry in a nano-scale experiment”, Mesoscopic Physics Seminar, University of Wuerzburg, Germany.
  • Jun 2010: “How General Relativity causes Unitary Quantum Dynamics to break down in a Nano-scale Experiment”, ITFA colloquium, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Mar 2010: “Towards Observing Gravity’s influence on Quantum Dynamics in a Nano-scale Experiment”, UoM Theoretical Physics Seminar, University of Manchester, UK.
  • Mar 2010: “Observing Gravity’s influence on Quantum Dynamics”, Fysica 2010 Young Speaker Contest, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Mar 2010: “Superconductivity and Excitonic Charge Order”, APS March Meeting, Portland, OR, USA.
  • Mar 2010: “Enhanced Superconductivity on the border of Charge Density Wave order”, Condensed Matter Theory Seminar, Argonne National Laboratory, IL, USA.
  • Feb 2010: “Observing broken time translation symmetry in a nano-scale experiment”, Lorentz Seminar, Institute-Lorentz for Theoretical Physics, Leiden University, The Netherlands.
  • Feb 2010: “Enhanced superconductivity on the border of excitonic CDW order”, Stripe Club Meeting, Institute-Lorentz for Theoretical Physics, Leiden University, The Netherlands.
  • Feb 2010: “Enhanced Superconductivity near an exciton-driven structural phase transition”, Mineral Sciences Seminar, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK.
  • Jan 2010: “Observing broken time translation symmetry in a nano-scale experiment”, Physics Special Seminar, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Jan 2010: “Observing broken time translation symmetry in a nano-scale experiment”, Condensed Matter Theory Seminar, Stanford University, CA, USA.
  • Jan 2010: “Enhanced Superconductivity on the border of Charge Density Wave order”, Condensed Matter Theory Seminar, Los Alamos National Laboratory, NM, USA.
  • Nov 2009: “Physics’ Big Problem”, Homerton Research Seminar, Homerton College, Cambridge University, UK.
  • Aug 2009: “The interplay between CDW and SC order - and how it affects TiSe2”, CMT seminar, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
  • Apr 2009: “Exciton-Phonon driven transitions in TiSe2 and the interplay between CDW and SC order”, Workshop on Routes to Superconductivity at Ambient Conditions, ICCMP, Brasilia, Brazil.
  • Mar 2009: “How basic condensed matter theory eliminates any need for ‘interpreting’ quantum mechanics”, Graduate lecture, Theory of Condensed Matter, Cambridge University, UK.
  • Nov 2008: “Excitonic fluctuations in TiSe2”, Workshop: Critical Fluctuations in Spin and Charge Systems, Cambridge, UK.
  • Sep 2008: “Quantum dynamics in the Thermodynamic Limit”, Workshop: Quantum Coherence and Decoherence, Benasque, Spain.
  • Aug 2008: “Quantum dynamics and Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking”, Workshop: Quantum Decoherence and Quantum Information Science, Lorentz Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.
  • Jun 2008: “Quantum dynamics in the Thermodynamic Limit”, Theory of Condensed Matter, Cambridge University, UK.
  • Jan 2008: “Spontaneous Dynamics and the Absence of Macroscopic Superpositions”, Lorentz Institute for Theoretical Physics, Leiden University, The Netherlands.
  • Jan 2008: “Why Quantum Physics seems so Unimportant to Everyday Life”, Homerton Research Seminar, Homerton College, Cambridge University, UK.
  • Apr 2007: “Spontaneous Decoherence and the Hidden States of Superconductors”, General Departmental Seminar, department of natural sciences, Leiden University, The Netherlands.
  • Nov 2006: “Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking and Decoherence”, Theory of Condensed Matter seminar, Cambridge University, UK.
  • Nov 2006: “An Experimental Test of Gravitationally Induced Quantum State Reduction”, Theory of Condensed Matter group meeting, Cambridge University, UK.
  • Oct 2006: “Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking in Superconductors”, XI Training Course in the Physics of Strongly Correlated Systems, University of Salerno, Italy.
  • Feb 2006: “Qubits and their restraints”, Seminar Series of Leiden University Students, Leiden, The Netherlands.
  • Dec 2005: “Larger Qubits are Different”, National Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics Meeting, Veldhoven, The Netherlands.
  • Oct 2005: “Orbital Driven Spin Ordering in the 1D Chains of NaTiSi2O6”, X Training Course in the Physics of Correlated Electron Systems and High-Tc Superconductors, University of Salerno, Italy.
  • Jul 2005: “An Intrinsic Limit to Quantum Coherence due to the Classical Nature of Measuring Machines”, Quantum Algorithms Seminar, CWI Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • May 2005: “Quantum Coherence in a Classical Condensate”, General Departmental Seminar, department of natural sciences, Leiden University, The Netherlands.
  • Jan 2005: “Does Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking Limit Quantum Coherence?”, National Statistical Physics Meeting, Lunteren, The Netherlands.
  • Sep 2004: “An Orbital Peierls Transition in the Spin Chains of NaTiSi2O6”, Joint European Magnetic Symposia, Leibniz Institute for Metallic Materials (IMW), Dresden, Germany.



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