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Physics and Astronomy

Department Colloquia Fall 2011

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.

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August 26
Dr. John Connolly
Center for Computational Sciences
University of Kentucky
Cyber Infrastructure in Kentucky
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Mike Cavagnero

September 2
Dr. Brad Plaster
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Kentucky
Recent Results from Tests of Fundamental Symmetries with Ultracold Neutrons
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Mike Cavagnero

September 9
Dr. Michael Eides
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Kentucky
Proton Radius Puzzle: Experiments and Theory
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

September 16
Dr. Ben Monreal
Department of Physics
University of California, Santa Barbara
Direct neutrino mass measurements: KATRIN and Project 8
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Renee Fatemi

September 23
Dr. John Tranquada
Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Department
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Seeing Stripes in High Temperature Superconductors
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Lance Delong

September 30
Dr. Chris Stubbs
Department of Physics
Harvard University
Addressing the Dark Energy Crisis
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

October 7
Dr. Mike Lisa
Department of Physics
Ohio State University
Partonic Condensed Matter Physics - The relevance of RHIC at the dawn of the LHC
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Renee Fatemi

October 14
Dr. Adam Lidz
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Pennsylvania
First Light and Reionization
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Moshe Elitzur

October 21
Dr. Allan MacDonald
Department of Physics
University of Texas, Austin
Chiral symmetry breaking in bilayer graphene
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Ganpathy Murthy

October 28
Dr. Dan Dessau
Department of Physics
University of Colorado, Boulder
The Origin of Fermi Arcs in Cuprate High Temperature Superconductors
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Gang Cao

November 4
Dr. Kate Jones
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Structure, reactions, astrophysics -- overlaps in low-energy nuclear physics
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

November 11
Dr. Li-Zhi Fang
Department of Physics
University of Arizona
Statistical and Dynamical Decoupling of the IGM from Dark Matter
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Keh-Fei Liu

November 18
Dr. Alexandre Terentiev
U.S. Life Sciences
ATMI
Turning Basic Academic Research into a Profitable Business: LevTech, Inc.
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Lance Delong

November 25
No Colloquium
Academic Recess Thanksgiving

December 2
Dr. Kirill Shtengel
Department of Physics
University of California, Riverside
Non-Abelian anyons: New Particles for less than a billion?
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Ribhu Kaul

December 9
Dr. Nick Gnedin
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, The University of Chicago
What We Do Not Know Yet About Star Formation In Galaxies
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Isaac Shlosman

 

Fall 2011 Colloquium Schedule
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