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Department of Physics

Seminars & Colloquia

spring 2007

Date Speaker Title Sem./Coll.
1/30
Pengcheng Dai
ORNL
"Understanding High Temperature Superconductors by Neutron Scattering" Seminar
1/31
Bennett Goldberg
Boston University
"Electron Phonon Coupling in Carbon Nanotubes" Colloquium
2/6
Vesna Mitrovic
Brown University
"Spatially Inhomogeneous Properties of Unconventional Superconductors As Probed by NMR" Seminar
2/7
Marcelo Gleiser
Dartmouth College
"The Chirality of Life: A Field Theory Approach" Colloquium
2/14
Pengcheng Dai
ORNL
"How Superconductivity Arises from Antiferromagnetism in High-Transition Temperature Copper Oxides" Colloquium
2/28
Richard Averitt
Boston University
"Probing Dynamics in Complex Materials with Ultrafast Optical Spectroscopy"
Colloquium
3/14
John DiTusa
Louisiana State University
"Fe1-xCoxSi: A Silicon-Based, Fully Spin Polarized Magnetic Semiconductor" Colloquium
3/21
Charles Stevens
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
"The Scalable Architecture of the Brain and an Underlying Universal Scaling Law" Colloquium
4/4
John Negele
MIT
"Solving the Quark-Gluon Many Body Problem using Lattice QCD" Colloquium
4/11
Vinothan Manoharan Harvard University "Colloidal Condensed Matter" Colloquium
4/16 Ansgar Liebsch
Forschungszentrum Juelich
"Hybrid Mott Band Metal Insulator Transitions" Seminar
4/18
Bob Hallock
UMass Amherst
"Superfluid Helium: Tidal Waves and Other Magic with Helium in Two Dimensions"
Colloquium
4/19
Gergely Zimany
UC Davis
"Long Range Interactions at Work: The Stripe Glass and the Dislocation Glass"
Seminar
4/24
Lu-Jing Hou
University of Waterloo
"Interactions of Moving Charges with 2D Strongly-Coupled Dusty Plasmas"
Seminar
4/25
Dimitri Basov
University of California, San Diego
"Electrostatic Doping of New Materials: Challenges, Opportunities and First Accomplishments"
Colloquium
5/4 Michael Fisher
University of Maryland
"Molecular Motors: Observations and Theory"
Colloquium
5/8
Pengcheng Dai
University of Tennessee
"New Discoveries in Magnetic Excitations of High Tc Superconductors by Neutron Scattering" Seminar
5/22
George M. Schmiedeshoff
Occidental College
"Alpha Uranium and Its Superconductivity" Colloquium
5/24
Henri Alloul
Université Paris-Sud
"Superconductivity, Charge Order and Anomalous Magnetism in Na Cobaltates"
Seminar
6/18 Stefano Zapperi
University of Rome, Sapienza
"Collective Effects of Dislocations on Microscale Plasticity "
Seminar