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Department Colloquia Spring 2013

Chem-Phys 155
Fridays 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Refreshments are served in Chem-Phys 179 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.

January 11
No Colloquium
Abstract…
Faculty Host:

January 18
Dr. Susan Gardner
University of Kentucky
Discovery of a north-south asymmetry in the distribution of local stars and its implications
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Sumit Das

January 25
Dr. Alex Shuskov
Harvard University
Observation of the thermal Casimir effect and new limits on non-Newtonian forces in the micrometer range
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Wolfgang Korsch

February 1
Dr. M. Zahid Hasan
Department of Physics
Princeton University
Topological Surface States in Topological Insulators, Superconductors and Beyond
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Ganpathy Murthy

February 8
Dr. Samir Mathur
Department of Physics
Ohio State University
The story of the Black Hole Information Paradox
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Sumit Das

February 15
Dr. Philip Kim
Department of Physics
Columbia University
Spin and Pseudo-Spin in Graphene
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Ambrose Seo

February 22
Dr. Joseph Brill
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Kentucky
Organic (Plastic!) Semiconductors
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Sumit Das

March 1
Andrew Chamblin Memorial Colloquium
Dr. Robert Myers
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
New Dialogues: Entanglement, Holography & Renormalization
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Sumit Das

March 8
Dr. Michael Blanton
New York University
The Future of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Renbin Yan

March 15
No Colloquium - Spring Break

March 22
TBA
TBA
TBA
Abstract…
Faculty Host:

March 29
Dr. Christoph Paus
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Unveiling the Mystery of Mass
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Brad Plaster

April 5
Dr. Herman Batelaan
Department of Physics
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Particle-wave duality with and without quantum spookiness
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Nick Martin

April 12
Dr. Ian Spielman
NIST
Gauge fields with cold atoms
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Ganpathy Murthy

April 19
Dr. Stanley Brodsky
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
New Perspectives for QCD
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

April 26
Dr. Frans Pretorius
Department of Physics
Princeton University
Black Holes: Probes of the Cosmos and Fundamental Physics
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Al Shapere

 

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