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Physics and Astronomy

Department Colloquia Fall 2009

Chem-Phys 155
Fridays 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Refreshments are served in Chem-Phys 155 at 3:15 PM

Colloquia distinguished by a shift in time or place are indicated by an *. Please see the accompanying links for details.

Some links may not be active until the week of the talk.

August 28
Mr. Tim Knauer
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Kentucky
The MacAdam Student Observatory
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

*September 1
Dr. David J. Sellmyer
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Nebraska
Superscale and Nanoscale Magnetism
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Lance DeLong

September 4
Dr. Elizabeth Simmons
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Michigan State University
Electroweak Symmetry Breaking Without a Higgs Boson
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

September 11
Dr. Stuart Raby
Department of Physics
Ohio State University
The Puzzle of Charge and Mass
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Sumit Das

September 18
No Colloquium

September 25
Dr. Susan Gardner
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Kentucky
Shedding Light on Dark Matter
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Ganpathy Murthy

October 2
Dr. Wolfgang Korsch
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Kentucky
The Quest for a Permanent Electric Dipole Moment
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Tim Gorringe

October 9
Dr. Stephen Lipka
Center for Applied Energy Research
University of Kentucky
Electrochemical Energy Storage Technology
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

October 16
Dr. Alex Seidel
Department of Physics
Washington University, St. Louis
The bare essentials of topological orders in fractional quantum Hall liquids
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Noah Bray-Ali

October 23
Dr. Eduardo Fradkin
Department of Physics
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
Can you hear the shape of Schroedinger's cat?
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Al Shapere

October 30
Dr. Cheng Chin
James Franck Institute
Department of Physics, University of Chicago
- Having the cake and seeing it too
In Situ Observation of Incompressible Mott Insulating Domains in Ultracold Gases
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Wolfgang Korsch

November 6
Dr. Ron Walsworth
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Department of Physics, Harvard University
Laser frequency combs for precision astrophysical spectroscopy
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Wolfgang Korsch

November 13
Dr. Gang Cao
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Kentucky
Orbitally-Driven Physics in Layered Ruthenates and Iridates
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

November 20
Dr. Aaron Chou
Fermilab Center for Particle Astrophysics
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Experimental Probes of Axions
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

November 27
Thanksgiving
No Colloquium

December 4
Dr. David Bowman
Physics Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
The hadronic weak interaction -
What we know and what we will learn

Abstract…
Faculty Host: Chris Crawford

December 11
Dr. Charlotte Elster
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Ohio University
Let's go Skating ... and do some Physics on the Ice
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

 

Fall 2009 Colloquium Schedule
Spring 2009 Colloquium Schedule
Fall 2008 Colloquium Schedule

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Astrophysics Seminar Schedule
Condensed Matter Seminar Schedule
Nuclear Physics Seminar Schedule
String Theory Seminar
High Energy and Particle Theory Seminar Schedule
Center for Computational Sciences Seminar
The Van Winter Lectureship in Mathematical Physics