Invited Scientific Presentations

Invited Talks: Conferences and Workshops


    1976-1979


  1. Theory of the Lattice Dynamics of Strong Coupling Systems in the Rigid Muffin Tin Approximation. 2nd Conference on Superconductivity in d- and f- Band Metals, Rochester NY, April 1976.
  2. Theoretical Trends in the Abrupt (110) AlAs-GaAs, Ge-GaAs and Ge-ZnSe Interfaces. 5th Conf. on Physics of Compound Semiconductor Interfaces, Los Angeles, January 1978.
  3. Theoretical Results for the Charge Density and Bonding Characteristics of High-Tc A15 Compounds. March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Chicago, March 1979.
  4. On the Electronic Structure of A15 Compounds. 3rd Conference on Superconductivity in d- and f- Band Metals, La Jolla CA, June 1979.

    1980-1985


  5. f-Electron Bonding, Electronic Structure and Phase Transitions in Lanthanum and Cerium. International Symposium on the Physics of Actinides and Related 4f Metals, Zürich, April 1980.
  6. On the Electronic Structure and Response of Metallic Artificial Superlattices. Workshop on Artificial Superlattices, Urbana-Champaign IL, October 1980.
  7. Density Functional Theory of Excitation Spectra in Semiconductors. American Physical Society March Meeting, Baltimore, March 1985. With C.S. Wang.

    1986-1989


  8. Local Density Theory for Dynamical Correlation Corrections to Single Particle Excitations in Semiconductors. 26th Sanibel Symposium, St. Augustine, March 1986.
  9. Relationship of Band Theory to Heavy Fermion Behavior.
    I. Density Functional Theory.
    II. Heavy Fermion band Structure and Fermi Surfaces.
    III. Self-Energies in Heavy Fermion Compounds.
    International School on Electronic Band Structure and Its Applications, Kanpur, India, October 1986. Series of three lectures.
  10. Electronic Structure of Tetrahedrally Bonded Carbon Systems. Diamond Technology Initiative Workshop, Cambridge MA., February 1987.
  11. Composition Modulated Alloy Films: Electronic Structure and its Relationship to Elastic Properties. The Metallurgical Society of AIME Conference, Denver, February 1987.
  12. Electronic Structure and Electron-Phonon Coupling in La2-xMxCuO4. ``Woodstock Session" of the American Physical Society March Meeting, New York, March 1987.
  13. Electronic Structure, Bonding and Electron-Phonon Interaction in La-Ba-Cu-O Superconductors. Materials Research Society Conference, Anaheim, April 1987.
  14. Absence of Conventional Superconductivity in the Heavy Fermion Superconductors UBe13 and UPt3. International Workshop on Novel Mechanisms in Superconductivity, Anaheim, April 1987.
  15. Heavy Fermion Properties and Their Relation to Electronic Band Theory. Conference on Novel Mechanisms of Superconductivity, Berkeley, June 1987.
  16. Band Structure of Diamond Under Strain and at C/BN Interfaces. 2nd Annual Diamond Technology Initiative Seminar, Durham NC, July 1987.
  17. Calculations of Electron-Phonon Interaction, Transport Properties and Lattice Statics/Dynamics in Oxide Superconductors. Fall TMS Meeting, Cincinnati, October 1987.
  18. Effects of Strain on the Band Structure of Diamond. O-E/LASE-'88 Conference, Los Angeles, January 1988.
  19. Simulations of High Temperature Superconductors. Cray Research Supercomputer Symposium, Los Angeles, February 1988.
  20. Density Functional Studies of Copper Oxide Superconductors. Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, Reno, April 1988.
  21. Large Scale Calculations of Electronic Properties Using Traditional Matrix Methods. 3rd International Conference on Supercomputing, Boston, May 1988.
  22. Electronic Structure and High-Tc in the Oxide Superconductors. American Chemical Society Symposium on ``Physical Chemistry of High-Temperature Superconductors", Los Angeles, September 1988. With B.M. Klein.
  23. Electronic Structure of High Temperature Oxide Superconductors. American Physical Society March Meeting, St. Louis, March 1989.
  24. Electronic Structure Theory for the High Temperature Copper Oxide Superconductors, Materials Research Society Meeting, San Diego, April 1989.
  25. Electronic Structure of the Copper Oxides: Band Picture versus Correlated Behavior. International Conference on Materials and Mechanisms of Superconductivity/HTSC, Stanford, July 1989.
  26. Density Functional Predictions of Electronic Structure and Magnetic Tendencies in Layered Cuprates. Workshop on Mechanisms of High Temperature Superconductivity, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, July 1989.
  27. Phonon and Electron-Phonon Coupling in High Tc Cuprates: Density Functional Theory. Workshop on Mechanisms of High Temperature Superconductivity, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, July 1989.
  28. Electronic Structure of the Metallic State of Copper Oxide Superconducting Materials. Conference on Superconductivity and Applications, SUNY - Buffalo, September 1989.
  29. Electronic Properties of Diamond/Nickel and Diamond/Boron Nitride Interfaces. Materials Research Society Meeting, Boston, November 1989.

    1990


  30. Static Density Response in Layered Copper Oxide Superconductors. Workshop on High Temperature Superconductivity, Coral Gables FL, January 1990.
  31. Theoretical Electronic Structure Studies of Diamond Surfaces and Interfaces. American Physical Society March Meeting, Anaheim, March 1990.
  32. Static Density Response and Electron-Phonon Coupling in Copper Oxide Superconductors. International Seminar on High Temperature Superconductivity, Dubna, USSR, July 1990.
  33. Electronic Structure of Diamond Interfaces. 5th International Conference on Physics of Electro-Optic Microstructures and Microdevices, Heraklion, Crete, July 1990.
  34. High Temperature Superconductors: Lattice Dynamics and Electron-Phonon Coupling. 19th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics, Brighton, England, August 1990.
  35. Electronic Structure Studies of Diamond: Surfaces, Adsorbates, Defects, Heterointerfaces. European - Materials Research Society (E-MRS) Meeting, Strasbourg, France, November 1990.
  36. Phonons, Lattice Instabilities, and Electron-Phonon Interaction: Calculational Results. Conference on Manifestations of Electron-Phonon Interaction in Cu-O Superconductors, Oaxtepec, Mexico, December 1990.

    1991


  37. Lattice Dynamics and Structural Instabilities in High Tc Superconductors. 5th International Workshop on Computational Condensed Matter Physics, Trieste, Italy, January 1991.
  38. Gradient Corrected Local Density Theory: Enhancement of Anisotropy. CCP9 Workshop on Many Body Effects in Strongly Correlated Ground States, Cambridge, England, February 1991.
  39. Gradient Corrected Density Functionals: Applications to Solids and Molecules. Workshop on Correlation Corrections to Hartree-Fock Energies and Wavefunctions in Solids, CECAM-University of Paris - Sud, October 1991.
  40. Is the Electron-Phonon Mechanism Viable for High Tc Superconductivity? STC Workshop on High Temperature Superconductivity, University of Chicago, November 1991.
  41. Theory of Interfaces Involving Diamond and Cubic Boron Nitride. Materials Research Society Meeting, Boston, December 1991.

    1992


  42. Zone Corner Tilts and the LTT Phase in La2-xMxCuO4. Conference on Lattice Effects in High Tc Superconductors, Santa Fe, January 1992.
  43. Structural Coherence, Fermi Surfaces, and Electron-Lattice Coupling in High Tc Superconductors. U.S.-Japan Seminar on Electronic Structure and Fermiology of High Tc Superconductors, Sendai, July 1992.
  44. Frontiers in Positron Spectroscopy: Theoretical Aspects. DOE/DMS Workshop on Positron Spectroscopy, Rancho Mirage CA, September 1992.
  45. What do Phonons Have to Do With High Temperature Superconductivity? 3rd World Congress on Superconductivity, Münich, September 1992.
  46. Are We Any Closer to Understanding the High Temperature Superconductors? Materials Research Society Meeting, Boston, December 1992.

    1993


  47. Ionic Metals Make Good Superconductors. Spectroscopies of Novel Superconductors, Santa Fe, March 1993.
  48. Calculations of the Electronic Structure of Diamond Interfaces. American Physical Society March Meeting, Seattle, March 1993.
  49. Computational Materials Research at the Naval Research Laboratory. 3rd Conference on Computational Research on Materials, Morgantown WV, May 1993.
  50. Tight Binding Description of Electron-Phonon Coupling in K3C60. Workshop on Electrons, Phonons and Superconductivity in Fullerene Solids, Lexington KY, June 1993.
  51. Computation of Many-Body Effects in Solids. Workshop on Computational Methods for the Structure of Alloys, Lexington KY, June 1993.
  52. Ionic contributions to Electron-Phonon Coupling in Superconductors. Physics and Chemistry of Molecular and Oxide Superconductors, Eugene OR, July 1993.
  53. Generalized Gradient Approximation: How Well Does It Do? IV Italian-Swiss Workshop on Computational Condensed Matter Physics, Sardinia, August 1993.
  54. Variational Quantum Monte Carlo Studies of the Magnetic Electron Gas. IV Italian-Swiss Workshop on Computational Condensed Matter Physics, Sardinia, August 1993.
  55. Non-Local-Density Functional Methods for Solids. IV Italian-Swiss Workshop on Computational Condensed Matter Physics, Sardinia, August 1993.
  56. Modeling CVD Diamond with Density Functional Theory. 3rd Foresight Conference: Computer-Aided Design on Molecular Systems, Palo Alto, October 1993.

    1994


  57. I. The (Eliashberg) Theory of Superconductivity.
    II. Computational Density-Functional Based Theory of High Temperature Superconductors.
    III. Superconductivity from the Materials Viewpoint: Do We Understand Anything?
      Lectures given for the Introductory Course, Euroconference on Physics and Chemistry of Unconventional Superconducting Materials, Pisa, May 1994.
  58. Unconventional Doping and Pressure Enhancement in Hg-based Cuprates. Euroconference on Physics and Chemistry of Unconventional Superconducting Materials, Pisa, Italy, May 1994.
  59. Calculations of Anharmonic Oxygen Motions in Cuprates Compared with Diffraction and Inelastic Neutron Scattering Data. International Workshop on Anharmonic Properties of High Tc Cuprates, Bled, Slovenia, September 1994.
  60. Novel Materials: Identifying the Microscopic Causes of Salient Properties. Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, November 1994.

    1995


  61. Conventional Strong Coupling Superconductivity in the Intermetallic Borocarbides. Miami Workshop on High Temperature Superconductivity, Miami, January 1995.
  62. Electronic and Magnetic Structure of the Colossal Magnetoresistance Perovskites (La,Ca)MnO3. Workshop on Electronic Structure Theory, University of California - Davis, March 1995.
  63. Skutterudites and Manganites: New Excitement from Old Materials. American Physical Society Physics Computing '95 Conference, Pittsburgh, June 1995.
  64. Microscopic Causes of Novel Materials Properties. IV International Conference on Advanced Materials, Cancun, Mexico, August 1995.
  65. From Density Functional Studies to Physically Based Models. Europhysics Conference on Itinerant Magnetism, Lunteren, Holland, September 1995.
  66. Structural and Pressure Effects in High Temperature Superconducting Cuprates. Gordon Conference on Superconductivity, Les Diablarets, Switzerland, September 1995.
  67. Magnetism: New Methods and New Materials. Materials Modeling Workshop, Naval Research Laboratory, October 1995.
  68. Colossal Magnetoresistance and Non-collinear Magnetic Moments. Pacific Conference on Complex Materials and Strongly Correlated Systems, Seoul, Korea, December 1995.

    1996


  69. Magnetoelectronic and Magnetostructural Coupling in the La1-xCaxMnO3 System. American Physical Society March Meeting, St. Louis, March 1996.
  70. Coupling of Magnetic Order to Electronic and Lattice Structure in Perovskite Manganites. JRCAT Workshop on Spin-Charge-Lattice Coupled Phenomena in Perovskites, Tsukuba, May 1996.
  71. Local Mass Approximation for Energies and Eigenvalues. Electronic Density Functional Theory, Brisbane, Australia, July 1996.
  72. Uniaxial Strain in YBa2Cu3O7: Relation of Electronic Response to Shifts in Tc. Psik Conference on Electronic Structure, Schwäbische Gmünd, Germany, September 1996.

    1997


  73. Orbital Dependent Non-Locality in Density Functional Theory. American Physical Society March Meeting, Kansas City MO, March 1997. (presented on behalf of G. E. Engel)
  74. New Approach to Density Functional Theory: Local Mass Approximation. American Chemical Society Meeting,, San Francisco, April 1997.
  75. New Superconductors, and Their Connection to Magnetism. Workshop of the Naval Consortium for Superconductivity, Panama City, FL, May 1997.
  76. Computational Search for New Materials: How, Why, and One Example. DARPA Workshop on Combinational/Computationally Guided Synthesis of New Materials, Arlington VA, June 1997.

    1998


  77. Role of ab initio Calculations in 2D Spin Gap Systems: CaV4O9. Dresden, May 1998.
  78. Half Metallicity, Transport, and All That in Manganites. Physics of Manganites Conference, East Lansing MI, July 1998.
  79. d1 Ions in Insulating and Conducting 2D Systems: Calcium Vanadates and Sodium-Pnictide-Titanates. Conf. on Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Novel Transition Metal Compounds: From Cuprates to Titanates. Dresden, October 1998.

    1999


  80. Coexisting Ferromagnetism and Superconductivity in the Hybrid Ruthenocuprate RuSr2GdCu2O8. High Temperature Superconductivity '99, Miami, January 1999.
  81. Electronic Characteristics of Quasi-2D Metallochlorides. NaxHfNCl (Tc = 25 K). High Temperature Superconductivity '99, Miami, January 1999.
  82. Electronic Structure at the Turn of the Century. Centennial Symposium Talk. American Physical Society Centennial March Meeting, Atlanta, March 1999.
  83. Novel Magnetic Materials and Phenomena: Five Lecture Series. Winter School on Condensed Matter Physics, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 1999.
  84. LDA+U Method for Moderately Strongly Correlated Solids. Conf. on Prospects of a Realistic Description of Strong Electron Correlations in Solids, Prague, October 1999.

    2000


  85. Magnetoelectronic Character of a Superconducting Cuprate. Spain-2000 Workshop on Advances in First-Principles Computational Condensed Matter Physics, Madrid, January 2000.
  86. Superconductivity: Old and New. Wave Propagation and Electronic Structure in Disordered Systems. E. N. Economou 60th Birthday Symposium, Heraklion, Crete, June 2000.
  87. Magnetism in Complex Compounds: Theory and Phenomena. ESCM2000: Electronic Structure and Magnetism in Complex Materials. Washington DC, July 2000.
  88. Coexistence of High Temperature Superconductivity and Magnetism: RuSr2GdCu2O8. PsiK 2000 Conference, Schwaebisch Gmuend, Germany, August 2000.
  89. Novel Nanoscale-Modulated Magnets: A Computational Search. 3rd Intl. Symposium on Atomic Scale Processing and Novel Properties in Nanoscopic Materials, Osaka, December 2000.

    2001


  90. Alkaline Earth Hexaborides: Whence the Ferromagnetism? American Physical Society March Meeting, Seattle, March 2001.
  91. Superconductivity Coexisting with Ferromagnetism: Recent Developments. International Conference on Advanced Materials ICAM2001, Cancun, Mexico, August 2001.
  92. Half Metallic Magnets. International Conference on Advanced Materials ICAM2001, Cancun, Mexico, August 2001.
  93. MgB2: Breaking All the Rules for Intermetallic Superconductors. Molecular Environmental Science and Theory, Computation, and Synchrotron Experiments, LBNL, October 2001.
  94. Superconductivity Coexisting with Ferromagnetism: UGe2. Magnetism and Magnetic Materials MMM2001, Seattle, November 2001.
  95. Complex Behavior from a Simple Material: MgB2. Synchrotron Radiation and the Cuprate, Fulleride, and New High Temperature Superconductors, Trieste, December 2001.
  96. Understanding High Temperature Superconductivity in the Simple Compound MgB2. International Symposium on Artificial and Natural Nanostructures, Rome, December 2001.

    2002


  97. Hole-Doped LiBC: A Better Game than MgB2? "Highly Correlated Systems Studied with SR Techniques" Workshop, Grenoble, February 2002.
  98. Band Structures for Correlated Electron Systems: LDA+U and What's Next. 42nd Sanibel Symposium on Quantum Theory, February 2002.
  99. Theory of MgB2 and Related Superconductors: Invited Tutorial. American Physical Society March Meeting, March 2002.
  100. Magnetic Coupling and Collective Behavior in Quadruple Perovskite Compounds. Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco, April 2002.
  101. Alkaline Earth Hexaborides: Whence the Ferromagnetism? 14th Annual Workshop on Recent Developments in Electronic Structure Methods, Berkeley, June 2002.
  102. Magnetic ordering in quadruple perovskite CaCu3Ti4O12. Conference on Strongly Correlated Electron Systems SCES02, Krakow, July 2002.
  103. Exchange Coupling of Magnetic Insulators from Wannier Functions. Workshop on the Electronic Structure of Solids, Dresden, July 2002.
  104. Extreme Electron-Phonon Coupling: MgB2 and LixBC. 3rd Intl. Workshop on Magnetism and Superconductivity in Advanced Materials, Ladek Zdroj, Poland, July 2002.
  105. LixBC: The 2nd Member of the MgB2 Class of Superconductors. Transport and Thermal Properties of Advanced Materials, Hiroshima, August 2002.
  106. Wannier Functions and Their Use in Correlated Electron Systems. Frontiers in Condensed Matter Theory, Buenos Aires, December 2002.

    2003


  107. Magnetic Coupling in Structurally Complex Oxides. 2003 American Physical Society March Meeting, Austin TX, March 2003.
  108. Extreme Electron-Phonon Coupling in Boron-based Layered Superconductors. U-Super 2003: Unconventional Superconductors, University of Campinas, Brazil, May 2003.

    2004


  109. Charge Disproportionation in NaxCoO2. Workshop on Inorganic Materials Chemistry in the UC System, UCSB, August 2004.
  110. Theory of Charge Disproportionation and Application to NaxCoO2. Ordering Phenomena in Transition Metal Oxides, September 2004.

    2005


  111. Correlation Effects and Disproportionation in NaxCoO2 and Related 2D Oxides. Collective Quantum States in Low-dimensional Transition Metal Oxides, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, February 2005.
  112. Charge Disproportionation and Spin Ordering in NaxCoO2. American Physical Society March Meeting, March 2005.
  113. Advances in the Theory of Charge Disproportionation and Application to NaxCoO2. Kyoto-UCSB Workshop on Prospects in New Materials Science, Kyoto, April 2005.
  114. Modeling Charge Disproportionation with the LDA+U Method: Application to NaxCoO2. Condensed Matter Theory Workshop, Uppsala, Sweden, April 2005.
  115. Correlation, Disproportionation and Phase Diagram of NaxCoO2. UC/LANL Workshop on Complex Oxides, Santa Barbara, May 2005.
  116. Possibility of Room Temperature Superconductivity: Why is MgB2 so Pathetic? Workshop on Possibility of Room Temperature Superconductivity, University of Notre Dame, June 2005.
  117. Probing Room Temperature Superconductivity in a Parallel, Wiser Universe: Metaphysical Considerations. Workshop on Possibility of Room Temperature Superconductivity, University of Notre Dame, June 2005.
  118. Theoretical Treatment of Charge Disproportionation in Transition Metal Oxides. American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington DC, August 2005.
  119. Correlation Effects and Structural Dynamics in the beta-Pyrochlore Superconductor KOs2O6 Family. Magnetic and Superconducting Materials 2005 (MSM05), Agadir, Morocco, September 2005.
  120. Conventional and Cuprate High Temperature Superconductors: Design and Other Challenges. DOE Workshop on Superconductivity, Washington DC, May 2005.
  121. Three Superconductors B-doped Diamond, Li under Pressure, LixNbO: 2 Novel, or Just New? Indo-U.S. Conference on Novel and Complex Materials, Kolkata, India, October 2005.
  122. Breaking of Frustration by Coupled Rattler Ions in Superconducting i beta-Pyrochlore KOs2O6. Joint Theory-Experiment MPI Workshop, Schloss Ringberg, Bavaria, Germany, October 2005.
  123. Non-cuprate Layered Transition Metal Oxides that Superconduct. Novel Functional Materials with Multinary Freedoms, Hiroshima, Japan, November 2005.

    2006


  124. When Do LDA+U-type Corrections Apply to Mn- and Fe-based Heuslers? New Materials with High Spin Polarization,, Dresden, Germany, April 2006.
  125. On the Theory of Correlation Effects in Layered Transition Metal Oxides, University of Munich, 2006.
  126. Anisotropy, Double Counting, and All that (Dynamic) Jazz in the embedded Single Site Problem. LLNL Intl. Workshop on Correlated Electrons in Matter, Half Moon Bay, December 2006,

    2007


  127. Understanding Mechanisms of Superconductivity and Design of Advanced Superconductors. American Physical Society March Meeting,March 2007.
  128. Electrons, Phonons, and Lattice Instabilities in Elemental Metals under Pressure. Ab-initio Approaches to Electron-Phonon Coupling and Superconductivity , San Sebastian, Spain, May 2007.
  129. Correlation Effects in Complex Oxide Materials. Synthesis of Functional Oxides Workshop, ICMR UCSB, September 2007.
  130. Quantum Rattlers in the beta-Pyrochlore Structure: An Effective Hamiltonian Built on First Principles Results. Skutterudite 2007, Kobe, Japan, September 2007.
  131. Magnetic Moment Collapse Driven Mott Transition in MnO. Workshop on Novel Methods for Electronic Structure Calculations (6th FPLO), La Plata, Argentina, November, 2007.

    2008


  132. New Physics at Oxide Heterointerfaces. DARPA-ARO Workshop on Correlated Oxide Oxides. Washington DC, February 2008.
  133. New Physics from Electron Correlations at Oxide Interfaces. German Physical Society Meeting, Berlin, February, 2008.
  134. Collectivization at Oxide Interfaces. 2nd Workshop on Novel Electronic Materials, Lexington, May 2008.
  135. Correlated Electrons: Density Functional Theory Applications to Complex Materials. Canadian Association of Physics Conference, Quebec, June 2008.
  136. LDA, DMFT, FPLO: The Story of U. DFT Meets Experiment, 7th FPLO Workshop, Dresden, August 2008.
  137. Electronic Structure Theory of Yb: Dirty Little Secrets, and Some Progress. Rare-Earth Transition-Metal Compounds: Structure, Magnetism, and Transport Workshop , Bad Schandau, Germany, August 2008.
  138. Electron Behavior and Misbehavior at Polar Interfaces and Surfaces. UCDavis - Tokyo University of Science 2nd Intl. Collaboration Workshop, Tokyo, December 2008.

    2009


  139. Electron Behavior and Misbehavior at Oxide Interfaces and Surfaces. Solid State Chemistry Gordon Conference, Playa del Carmen, Mexico, February 2009.
  140. Polar and Non-polar Oxide Interfaces: Charge and Spin Behaving Badly. American Physical Society March Meeting, Pittsburgh, March 2009.
  141. Full Charge Self Consistency in LDA+DMFT Theory. American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, March 2009.
  142. Electron Behavior and Misbehavior at Polar Interfaces and Surfaces. Materials Research Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 2009.
  143. Discovery in Science: What is Possible, What is Knowable. Public Lecture, Wichita State University, April, 2009.
  144. Superconductivity and Electrical Energy Storage. Plenary lecture at DOE Workshop on Discovery in Basic Energy Science: Role of Computing at the Extreme Scale, Washington DC, August 2009.

    2010


  145. Electronic Reconstruction and New Electronic Phases in Oxide Nanostructures. Conference on Physics & Chemistry of Semiconductor Interfaces, Santa Fe, 2010.
  146. Collective Order and Carrier Behavior in Oxide Nanostructures. FB 762 Workshop on Functionality of Oxide Nanostructures. Monastery Irsee, Germany, March 2010.
  147. Novel Electronic Structure for Novel Superconductors? International Conference on Advanced Materials Modeling ICAMM-2010, Nantes, France, July 2010.
  148. Electronic Phase Changes at High Pressure in Strongly Correlated Materials. Conference on Pressure Effects on Materials. ICMR/UCSB, August 2010.
  149. Tutorial on Electronic Structure Calculations. Spin Age 2010 Workshop, Watsonville CA, August 2010.
  150. Generating New Electronic Phases with Oxide Nanostructures. Spin Age 2010 Workshop, Watsonville CA, August 2010.
  151. Creating New Electronic Phases in Oxide Nanostructures. RIKEN, Tokyo, September 2010.
  152. Effects of Confinement on Carriers in Oxide Nanostructures. 2010 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, December 2010.

    2011


  153. Mott Transition in MnO and Valence Transition in Yb under Pressure: Predictions from an All-Electron LDA+DMFT Implementation. 15th Intl. Workshop on Total Energy and Force Methods. Trieste, Italy, January 2011.
  154. New Electronic "semi-Dirac" Phase in Oxide Nanostructures. USC-DOE Conference on Materials for Energy Applications. Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. March 2011.
  155. Tuning the Two Dimensional Electron Gas at the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Interface by Metallic Contacts. Workshop on Oxide Electronics 18 (WOE 18), Napa, September 2011.

    2012


  156. Impact of Spin-Orbit Coupling in Transition Metal Pnictides and Oxides. CECAM Conf. on Topological Insulators and Non-Perturbative Spin-Orbit Coupling, EPFL Lausanne, January 2012.
  157. Magnetic and Structural Properties of f-electron Systems. DOE/NNSA SSAAP Workshop, Washington DC, February 2012.
  158. Two Dimensional Electronic Behavior in Metal-Oxide Nanostructures. Aspen Winter Conference on Novel Paradigms for Low-dimensional Electronic Materials, Aspen Center for Physics, February 2012.
  159. Half Metallic Magnets. DFT and Beyond Workshop, in memory of Helmut Eschrig. IFW Dresden, July 2012.
  160. 2D Low-Z Compounds: New Prospects for HTS? Materials and Mechanisms of Superconductivity M2S-2012, Washington DC, July 2012.
  161. semi-Dirac semi-Weyl semi-halfmetal in 2D Oxide Nanostructures. DOE Theoretical Condensed Matter Theory Workshop, Washington DC, August 2012.
  162. Charge Order in Oxides: the Grin of the Cheshire Cat. DMFT for Strongly Correlated Materials, Dresden, September 2012.
  163. Charge Order in Oxides: the Grin of the Cheshire Cat. 2012 Intl. Workshop on Frontiers of Theoretical and Computational Physics and Chemistry: Electrons, Spins, Phonons, and Photons in Two-Dimensional Systems. Baptist University of Hong Kong, December 2012.

    2013


  164. School on Modern Topics in Condensed Matter Physics: Low Dimensionality. Nanyang Technological University, January-February 2013.
    1. Two Dimensionality, Polarity, and Strong Interactions in Oxide Nanostructures.
    2. Non-polar Oxide Nanostructures: New States of Matter.
    3. Superconductivity and Two Dimensionality: Experimental Facts, Theoretical Issues.

Seminars and Colloquia

  1. Many-Body Effects on the Optical Constants of Transition Metals. Brookhaven National Laboratory, June 1975.
  2. Theory of Optical Excitations in Nb and Mo. Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, June 1975.
  3. The Current Theoretical Understanding of the Optical Properties of Nb and Mo. University of Bristol, Bristol, November 1975.
  4. A New Theoretical Approach to the Lattice Dynamics of Transition Metals. Argonne National Laboratory, May 1976.
  5. Lattice Dynamics and Phonon Anomalies in Nb and Mo: Theory. Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, England, August 1976.
  6. Developments in the Theory of the Lattice Dynamics of Transition Metals. University of California, Berkeley, December 1976.
  7. Self-Consistent Pseudopotential Calculations of the Electronic Structure of Ideal (110) Semiconductor Interfaces. University of California, Berkeley, October 1977.
  8. Results of Theoretical Studies on Ideal (110) Semiconductor Interfaces. Xerox Research Center, Palo Alto, November 1977.
  9. A Theoretical Interpretation of Thermal Anomalies in A15 Compounds. University of California, Davis, April 1978.
  10. Theoretical Study of the Electronic Structure of High Tc A15 Compounds. University of California, Davis, April 1979.
  11. Self-Consistent Pseudopotential Method of Electronic Structure Calculations. Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, England, June 1979.
  12. Theoretical Trends in Abrupt (110) Semiconductor Interfaces. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, May 1979.
  13. Survey of the Theoretical Understanding of the Electronic Properties of High Tc A15 Compounds. Exxon Corporate Research Laboratory, July 1979.
  14. Bonding Properties and Electronic structure of High Tc A15 Compounds. SUNY - Stony Brook, July 1979.
  15. Local Density Functional Approach to the gamma-alpha Transition in Cerium. Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart, April 1980.
  16. On the Theory of 4f States in the Light Rare Earths Lanthanum and Cerium. Naval Research Laboratory, June 1980.
  17. Influence of the Electron-Phonon Interaction on the Electronic Properties of Complex Crystals. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, November 1980.
  18. Theory of Electron-Phonon Interactions in Complex Crystals and Applications to A15 Compounds. College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, January 1981.
  19. Theoretical Models of Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon. SUNY, Stony Brook, April 1981.
  20. A Novel Explanation of the Anomalous Thermal Behavior in High Temperature Superconductors. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, April, 1981.
  21. Local Density Functional Theory Study of the gamma-alpha Transition in Cerium. Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, Los Alamos, May, 1981.
  22. Muffin-Tin Green's Function Approach to the Study of the Self-Consistent Electronic Structure of Defects. University of Houston, March 1982.
  23. Theory of Anomalous Normal State Low Temperature Heat Capacity of Nb3Sn. Naval Research Laboratory, June 1982.
  24. Electronic Structure of Substitutional and Interstitial Defects in Metals Using the Muffin-Tin Green's Function Approach. Institut für Festkörperforschung der KFA, Jülich, July 1982.
  25. Electronic Structure of Substitutional and Interstitial Defects in Metals Using the Muffin-Tin Green's Function Approach. Naval Research Laboratory, October 1982.
  26. Electronic Structure of Substitutional and Interstitial Defects in Metals Using the Muffin-Tin Green's Function Approach. Stanford University, March 1983.
  27. Electronic Structure of Substitutional and Interstitial Defects in Metals Using the Muffin-Tin Green's Function Approach. University of California, Berkeley, March 1983.
  28. Theory of Electronic Structure of Isolated Defects in Solids. Wichita State University, March 1983.
  29. Local Density Theory of Excited States in Semiconductors. Daresbury Laboratory, England, October 1983.
  30. Composition Modulated Alloys and the Supermodulus Effect. Daresbury Laboratory, England, October 1983.
  31. Foundations of the Theory of Superconductivity. University of Campinas, Brazil, November 1983.
  32. Electron-Phonon Interaction in the Local Density Approximation. University of Campinas, Brazil, November 1983.
  33. High Superconducting Tc: Its Causes and Limits. University of Campinas, Brazil, November 1983.
  34. High Temperature Superconductivity: Its Causes and Limits. INPE, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, November 1983.
  35. High Temperature Superconductivity: Its Causes and Limits. Centro Brasileiro de Pesguisas Fisicas, Rio de Janeiro, November 1983.
  36. Quasiparticle Local Density Approximation for Semiconductors and Insulators. University of Liverpool, January 1984.
  37. Quasiparticle Local Density Approximation for Semiconductors and Insulators. Imperial College, London, January 1984.
  38. Quasiparticle Local Density Approximation for Semiconductors and Insulators. University of Newcastle, March 1984.
  39. Local Density Approximation for Single Particle Excitations in Insulators. New University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, May 1984.
  40. Local Density Approximation for Single Particle Excitations in Insulators. IFF der KFA, Jülich, May 1984.
  41. Local Density Approximation for Single Particle Excitations in Insulators. Institute für Nucleare Festkörperphysik, Karlsruhe, May 1984.
  42. Local Density Approximation for Single Particle Excitations in Insulators. Max-Planck-Institut, Stuttgart, May 1984.
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  56. Theoretical Results for the Properties of the New Mixed Ionic-Metallic Cuprates. University of Houston, Houston, December 1987.
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  66. Lattice Dynamics and Lattice Instabilities in High Tc Superconductors. IBM Zürich Laboratory, Switzerland, November 1990.
  67. Relationship Between Lattice Motion and Carrier Dynamics in High Tc Superconductors. LEPES- CNRS Grenoble, France, November 1990.
  68. Electronic and Lattice Properties of High Temperature Superconductors. University of Geneva, Switzerland, November 1990.
  69. Is the Lack of Anisotropy a Primary Shortcoming of Local Density Theory? Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, England, November 1990.
  70. Lattice Dynamics and Structural Instabilities in High Tc Superconductors. University of Warwick, England, November 1990.
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  79. Is a Phonon Mechanism Viable for High Tc Superconductivity? University of Hamburg, Hamburg, May 1991.
  80. Is the Electron-Phonon Mechanism Viable for High Temperature Superconductivity? University of Exeter, Exeter, May 1991.
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  84. Just How Different ARE the High Temperature Superconductors? University of Cincinatti, Cincinatti, February 1992.
  85. The High Temperature Superconductors: Just How Different Are They? Harvard University, Cambridge MA, April 1992.
  86. How Much Do We Know About the High Temperature Superconductors? University of Tokyo, Japan, July 1992.
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  91. Anomalous Oxygen Doping Behavior in Mercury-Based High Temperature Superconductors. National Institute for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research, Tsukuba, Japan, March 1994.
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  93. Intrinsic Negative Electron Affinity Induced by a c(2x2) Cs Coverage of C(100):O. Stanford University, December 1994.
  94. Regularities Among the Classes of High Temperature Superconductors: Are There Any? University Nebraska - Lincoln, April 1995.
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  97. Magnetism: New Methods and New Materials. University of Maryland, November 1995.
  98. Regularities Among the Classes of High Temperature Superconductors: Are There Any? George Washington University, November 1995.
  99. Regularities Among the Classes of High Temperature Superconductors: Are There Any? George Mason University, February 1996.
  100. New Excitement in Magnetic Materials. University of California - Davis, February 1996.
  101. Model Hamiltonians and Band Theory in Strongly Interacting Systems: Is a Marriage Possible? University of California - Davis, February 1996.
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