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Department of Physics

Seminars & Colloquia

spring 2008

Date Speaker Title Sem./Coll.
01/30
Bernardo Barbiellini
Northeastern University
"Positronium trapping at material surfaces" Colloquium
02/06
Willie Padilla
Boston College
"Spectroscopy of novel materials: new opportunities for the terahertz gap" Colloquium
02/13
David Schurig
Duke University
"Transformation design and metamaterials: tools for conceiving and realizing unique materials" Colloquium
02/19
Michael Boyer
MIT
"Visualizing two gaps in the high-TC superconductor (Bi-Pb)2Sr2CuO6+d" Seminar
02/20

Brad Marston
Brown University

"The quantum mechanics of global warming" Colloquium

02/27

Eric Hudson 
MIT
"Gaps in our understanding: STM studies of the pseudogap phase of high temperature superconductors" Colloquium

03/05

Spring Vacation

   
03/12
APS March Meeting

   
03/19
10am
A .V. Balatsky
LANL
"Dirac materials" Seminar
03/19
Bernard Barbara
Néel Institute, CNRS
"Nanomagnetism: from nanoparticles to molecules and ions" Colloquium
03/26
Bruce McCombe
SUNY, Buffalo
"Semiconductor spintronics: approaches to spin injection and manipulation" Colloquium
04/02
Vesna Mitrovic
Brown University
"Response of unconventional superconductivity to a magnetic field" Colloquium
04/09
John Goree
University of Iowa
"Low-dimensionality condensed matter experiments at an atomistic scale using strongly-coupled dusty plasmas" Colloquium
04/10
John Goree
University of Iowa
"Non-Gaussian statistics in a 2-D experimental system" Seminar
04/16
Chris Engelbrecht
University of Johannesburg
"Pulsar glitches in neutron stars" Colloquium

04/23

Mladen Barbic
CSU, Long Beach
"MRI – the quest for atomic resolution" Colloquium

04/29

Gabi Kotliar
Rutger University
"Strongly correlated superconductivity: what are we learning from" Seminar

04/30

Sheldon Glashow
Boston University
Harvard University
"Does science progress through blind chance or by intelligent design?" Colloquium