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Department of Physics

Seminars & Colloquia

fall 2007

Date Speaker Title Sem./Coll.
09/10
&
09/13
Yue Yu
Institute for Theoretical Physics, Chinese AS
"Topological Phases of Matter: An Understanding from Exactly Soluble Model Point of View" Seminar
09/18
Yue Yu
Institute for Theoretical Physics, Chinese AS
"Superfluid-Mott insulator transition and number statistics of ultracold atoms on optical lattices" Seminar
09/19
Peter Levai
KFKI Research Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics, Hungarian AS
"Strongly interacting quark-gluon plasma state in relativistic heavy ion collisions" Colloquium

09/25

X.C. Xie
Oklahoma State University
"Spin transport and spin-related charge transport" Seminar

09/26

Patrick Lee
MIT
"Quantum spin liquid: from drought to deluge" Colloquium
10/03
Fotini Markopoulou
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
"Quantum gravity as a problem in condensed matter physics" Colloquium
10/10
Tom Peacock
MIT
"Internal waves: from the lab to the ocean" Colloquium

10/16

R.S. Markiewicz
Northeastern University
"Modelling the Waterfall Effect in the Cuprates" Seminar
10/17
Genady Shvets
University of Texas - Austin
"Sub-wavelength imaging in mid-infrared: from superlenses to transmission lines" Colloquium
10/24
Fivos Drymiotis
Clemson University
"New thermoelectric devices" Colloquium

10/29

Xi Dai
Institute of Physics, Beijing
"LDA+Gutzwiller Method for Correlated Electron Systems" Seminar

10/30

Adam Kaminski
Iowa State University
"Fascinating properties of cuprates" Seminar

10/31

Patrick Weidman
University of Colorado at Boulder
"The Eiffel Tower: a structure molded by wind" Colloquium

11/05

Hari Manoharan
Stanford University
"A Wrinkle in Space: Quantum Isospectral Nanostructures" Seminar

11/06

Nick Bonesteel
Florida State University
"Quantum Computing with Braids" Seminar
11/07
Julia Phillips
Sandia National Lab
"A tour of nanoscience research at Sandia National Laboratories" Colloquium
11/14
Ehud Yariv
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
"Electromagnetically Driven Flows" Colloquium
11/21
Thanksgiving Break
 

 
11/27 Ganesh Subramania
Sandia National Laboratories
"Complete 3D gap photonic crystals at optical frequencies for light emission control" Seminar

11/28

Thomas Timusk
McMaster University
"Understanding high temperature superconductivity: are we there yet?" Colloquium
12/05

Nicholas Hill
University of Glasgow

"Modelling abdominal aortic aneurysms"
Colloquium
12/11
1pm

Shan-Wen Tsai
University of California, Riverside

"Fermions and bosons in natural and artificial lattices"
Seminar