Erica Carlson

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Erica Carlson
PHYS 262
(765) 494-3041
(765) 494-0706

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B.S., Physics 1994, Caltech
M.S., Physics 1995, UCLA
Ph.D., Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics 2000 UCLA

Research Interests
  • Condensed matter theory of strongly correlated electronic systems
  • Liquid crystalline vortex matter in type II superconductors
  • Theory of high temperature superconductivity
  • Stripe phases in doped antiferromagnets
  • Granular superconductors
  • Analytic work and Monte Carlo simulations of the XY model
  • Field theoretic calculation of spectral functions in quasi-one-dimensional superconductors Dimensional crossover
  • Anisotropic bipolarons
Professional Experience
  • Professor, Purdue University Dept. of Physics 2013-present
  • Associate Professor, Purdue University Dept. of Physics 2009-2013
  • Assistant Professor, Purdue University Dept. of Physics 2003-2009
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Boston University Dept. of Physics 2000-2003
  • Research Assistant, UCLA Dept. of Physics 1996-2000
  • Research Assistant, Caltech Dept. of Physics Summer 1993
  • Research Assistant, Caltech Dept. of Chemistry Spring 1991
  • Research Assistant, Emory University Dept. of Chemistry Summer 1991
Professional Activities
  • Organizer, Workshop on Pseudogaps in Strongly Correlated Metals, Aspen Center for Physics Summer 2004
  • Visiting Scientist, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory July 2003
  • Session Chair, Workshop on Complex Quantum Order, Aspen Center for Physics February 2003
  • Visitor, Aspen Center for Physics August 2002
  • Session Chair, APS March meeting March 2002
  • Member, American Physical Society, DCMP Division 1996-present
Talks Selected Publications
  1. T. Datta, E. W. Carlson, and J. P. Hu, "The Luttinger Liquid Kink," submitted to Phys. Rev. B, cond-mat/0703101
  2. Y. L. Loh and E. W. Carlson, " Using inhomogeneity to raise the superconducting critical temperature in a two-dimensional XY model," Phys. Rev. B 75, 132506 (2007) .
  3. Y. L. Loh and E. W. Carlson, "Efficient Algorithm for Random-Bond Ising Models in 2D," Phys. Rev. Lett., 97, 227205 (2006) .
  4. D. X. Yao, E. W. Carlson, and D. K. Campbell, "Magnetic Excitations of Stripes Near a Quantum Critical Point," Phys. Rev. Lett., 97, 017003 (2006).
  5. E. W. Carlson, K. A. Dahmen, E. Fradkin, S. A. Kivelson, "Hysteresis and Noise from Electronic Nematicity in High Temperature Superconductors," Phys. Rev. Lett, 96, 097003 (2006).
  6. E. W. Carlson, V. J. Emery, S. A. Kivelson, and D. Orgad, "Concepts in High Temperature Superconductivity," in "The Physics of Conventional and Unconventional Superconductors, Vol. II " ed. K.H. Bennemann and J.B. Ketterson (Springer-Verlag 2004)
  7. E. W. Carlson, A. H. Castro Neto, and D. K. Campbell, "Vortex Liquid Crystals in Anisotropic Type II Superconductors," Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 087001 (2003)
  8. D. Orgad, S. A. Kivelson, E. W. Carlson, V. J. Emery, X. J. Zhou, and Z.-X. Shen, "Evidence of Electron Fractionalization from ARPES Spectra in the High Temperature Superconductors," Phys. Rev. Lett., 86, p. 4362 (2001).
  9. E. W. Carlson, S. A. Kivelson, D. Orgad, and V. J. Emery, "Dimensional Crossover in Quasi-One-Dimensional and High Tc Superconductors," Phys. Rev. B, 62, p. 3422 (2000).
  10. E. W. Carlson, S. A. Kivelson, V. J. Emery, and E. Manousakis, "Classical Phase Fluctuations in High-Temperature Superconductors," Phys. Rev. Lett., 83, p. 612 (1999).
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