Eduardo Fradkin
Professor of Physics
Interests
Condensed Matter Physics, Disordered and Strongly Correlated Systems,
Quantum Hall Effects, Quantum Field Theory in Condensed Matter.
Education
Licenciado (M.Sc.) Physics 1973, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina;
PhD Physics 1979, Stanford University, Stanford CA, USA


How to detect fluctuating order in High temperature
Superconductors (pdf file)
The Physics of Liquid Crystalline Phases in High temperature
Superconductors (pdf file)
For an audiovisual talk given at the Conference on Glassy States of Matter and
NonEquilibrium Quantum Dynamics at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, UCSB,
click here
Conformal Quantum Criticality, Order and Deconfinement in Quantum Dimer
Models (pdf file) Talk given at the
Program on Exotic Order and Criticality in Quantum Matter at the Kavli Insitute
for Theoretical Physics, UCSB (June 2004), and
Brookhaven National Laboratory International Workshop on Frustrated Magnetism, Montauk, NY
(9/16/2004)
Realizing NonAbelian Fractional Statistics in Time Reversal Invariant
Systems (pdf file)
How optimal inhomogeneity produces high temperature superconductivity
(pdf file) Talk at the National High Magnetic Field
Laboratory, April 2007.
Entanglement Entropy at 2D quantum critical points,
topological fluids and ChernSimons theories
(pdf file) Talk given at the Florence Conference on Exact
Results in lowDimensional Quantum Systems, Florence (Italy), September 2008
The Role of Charge Order in the Mechanism of
High Temperature Superconductivity (pdf file)
Talk given at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, March 2008.
Can you hear the shape of Schrödinger's cat?
Movie file of the Blackboard Talk given at KITP
UCSB, April 2008
(pdf file) expanded version of this
talk that I gave as a Colloquium at the University of Illinois on December 4, 2008
The remarkable Superconducting Stripe Phase of La_{2x}Ba_{x}CuO_{4}
near x=1/8
(pdf file) Talk at Harvard University, April 2009
Les Houches Lectures on Electronic Liquid Crystal Phases in Strongly Correlated Systems
(pdf file) Lectures given at the Les Houches Summer School on
"Modern Theories of Strongly Correlated Systems", Les Houches, France, May 2009
Electronic Liquid Crystal Phases in Strongly Correlated Systems
(pdf file)
Invited talk at the 2011 Aspen Winter Conference "Materials and the Imagination", Aspen Center of
Physics (Aspen, CO), January 48, 2011.
Entanglement and Quantum Noise: Is it possible to measure entangelement
entropies?
(pdf file)
Colloquium at the Perimeter Institute (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada), April 2011.
Intertwined orders in high temperature superconductors
(pdf file)
Seminar at Cornell University, April 2012.
Dynamical Stability of the Quantum Lifshitz Model in 2+1 Dimensions
(pdf file),
Invited talk at the Workshop "Quantum Systems in and out of Equilibrium", The Galileo Galilei
Institute for Theoretical Physics (Florence, Italy), May 2125, 2012.
Fractionalized Topological Insulators in 3D
(pdf file),
Seminar at Instituto Balseiro, San Carlos de Bariloche (Argentina), June 30, 2016.
Finite universal terms in the entanglement entropy:
new results for the quantum Lifshitz model
(pdf file),
Talk at the Workshop "Quantum Information in String Theory and Manybody Systems," at the
Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics (YITP), Kyoto University, June 2024, 2016.
Nematic Order in Quantum Hall Fluids
(pdf file),
Talk at the workshop "The Quantum Hall Effect: Past, Present & Future"
Princeton Center for Theoretical Science, March 810, 2017.
