Condensed Matter

The behaviour of a system with many particles can be very different from that of the particles that make it up. Condensed matter physicists study these many-body systems, especially those that are in a condensed state.

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Topological materials hold great potential for quantum computing, but we don’t know how to make them yet. These scientists came…
/Jun 07, 2017
New research by Perimeter scientists employs artificial intelligence techniques to explore phases of matter.
/Feb 13, 2017
Two Perimeter postdoctoral fellows will soon head to the United States and Germany to pursue research seeded in Waterloo.
/Sep 26, 2016
Condensed matter researcher and Perimeter DVRC Matthew Fisher’s latest work has ushered him into the emerging field of quantum biology…
/Dec 17, 2015
Perimeter welcomes its newest faculty member, condensed matter physicist Max Metlitski.
/Dec 04, 2015
Perimeter collaborators propose a new way to compare vastly different theories: go through the corners.
/Oct 07, 2015
Perimeter researchers Peng Ye and Zheng-Cheng Gu put forward a theory to create bosonic topological insulators by condensing the vortex…
/Jul 08, 2015
Researchers have used a never-before-observed phenomenon called quantum distillation to turn an ultra-cold Bose-Einstein condensate into something even colder –…
/Apr 24, 2015
Perimeter researchers Yidun Wan and Ling-Yan Hung have taken an important step toward using topologically open surfaces like cylinders for…
/Apr 23, 2015
Dr. Marcia Barbosa (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul) believes the unusual physics of water may hold the solution…
/Mar 04, 2015