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Department of Physics

Seminars & Colloquia

Fall 2010

Date Speaker Title Sem./Coll.
09/15 Jason Jackiewicz
New Mexico State University
"Imaging the depths of the Sun with Helioseismology" Colloquium
09/22 Chris Stock
NIST Center for Neutron Research
"High-energy neutron scattering from hydrogen using a direct geometry spectrometer" Colloquium
09/28 Xie Chen
Ph.D Student, MIT
"Classification of Gapped Symmetric Phases in 1D Spin Systems" Seminar
10/01 Hsin Lin
Northeastern University
"Search for topological insulator materials" Seminar
10/05 David Mross
Ph.D Student, MIT
"How to measure a ghost Fermi surface" Seminar
10/06 Herbert Gleiter
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
"Probing the Limits of Quantum Physics by Methods of Nanoscience" Colloquium
10/12 Denis Jérome
Laboratory of Solid State Physics, France
"Organic Superconductors: Model Systems for Superconductivity" Colloquium
10/19 Mark Rudner
Harvard University
"Topological Transitions in Dissipative Quantum Transport" Seminar
10/20 Jonathan Friedman
Amherst College
"Single-Molecule Nanomagnets" Colloquium
10/26 David Hsieh
"Quantum spin textures in topological insulators" Seminar
10/27 Vidya Madhaven
BC Physics Dept.
"Observation of novel interference patterns in Bi1.95Fe0.5Te3 by STM" Colloquium
11/02 Guy Consolmagno SJ
Vatican Observatory
"The Physical Properties of Meteorites" Seminar
11/03 Stephen Shapiro
Brookhaven National Laboratory
"Shape Memory Alloys and Martensitic Phase Transitions: An Inelastic Neutron Scattering Study" Colloquium
11/03 Hong Ding
Institute of Physics
Chinese Academy of Science
"Probing iron-based superconductors through photoelectrons" Seminar
11/05 Ansgar Liebsch
Research Center Juelich
"Coulomb Correlations in Pnictides, Cuprates and Graphene" Seminar
11/09 Srinivas Raghu
Rice University
"Superconductivity in the repulsive Hubbard model: an asymptotically exact weak coupling solution" Seminar
11/10 Ward Plummer
Louisiana State University
"Emerging Functionality in Complex Oxides Driven by Spatial Confinement" Colloquium
11/17 Liang Fu "Topological Phases in Insulators and Superconductors" Colloquium
12/01 Scott Slotnick
BC Psychology Department
"The neural basis of memory construction" Colloquium
12/07 David Broido
BC Physics Dept.
"Carbon Phonons on the Run: Thermal Transport in Diamond, Nanotubes and Graphene" Colloquium
12/08 Rolan Schulze TBA Colloquium
12/14 Vincent Liu
University of Pittsburg
TBA Seminar