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Department of Physics Colloquia - Fall 2014

Unless noted otherwise, Physics Colloquia are held at 4:00 pm in the Sayers Auditorium (301 Riddick).
Refreshments are served from 3:30 to 4:00 in the Riddick Hearth.
To arrange a meeting with a colloquium speaker during their visit, please contact the corresponding host.


Monday, August 25

Department of Physics, NC State University
Introduction to Graduate Students

Monday, September 8

Department of Physics, NC State University
The Mechanics of the DNA Repair Machinery

Monday, September 15

Department of Physics, NC State University
Many-Body Effects in Valleytronics: Valley Relaxation Dynamics in Single-Layer Transition Metal Dichalcogenides

Monday, September 22

Department of Physics, NC State University
Embedded metal nanoparticles as light-driven, localized heaters within polymeric solids

Wednesday, September 24

Department of Physics, NC State University
Ultrasoft Solids: Deformation and Fracture

Monday, September 29

Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rutgers University
Surveying the Accelerating Universe with Supernovae
Host: Stephen Reynolds

Monday, October 6

ExxonMobil Upstream Research
The Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040
Host: Karen Daniels

Monday, October 20

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington
Precise Engineering of Semiconducting Polymers for Organic Photovoltaics
Host: Shuang Fang Lim

Monday, October 27

Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of California Santa Cruz
Characterizing Massive Black Holes through Stellar Tidal Disruption
Host: Carla Frohlich

Monday, November 3

Jefferson Lab
The Brief Life of a Hadron: QCD Unquenched
Host: Chueng Ji

Monday, November 10

Department of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati
Bio-related Applications of Photon Upconversion Nanoparticles

Monday, November 17

Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania
Two-photon Microscopy with Continuous Wave Laser Sources and Upconverting Dendritic Nanoprobes

Monday, November 24

Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois
Light and Heat from Plasmonic Nanoparticles and Their Chemical Implications

Monday, December 1

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
What Can Nuetrons Do For You?

Monday, December 8


Monday, December 15