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Department of Physics Colloquia - Fall 2016

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 22

Department of Physics, North Carolina State University
Host: Dave Aspnes

Monday, September 12

Department of Physics and Astronomy; University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Disentangling Multiple Degrees of Freedom in Correlated 1D Materials with Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering
Host: Alexander Kemper

Monday, September 19

Department of Physics; North Carolina State University
DNA-Protein Interactions in Complex (nanofluidic) Environments
Host: Paul Huffman

Monday, September 26

Department of Physics; North Carolina State University
Our Journey on the DNA Information Highway with Twin Proteins: New Insight into Genome Instability from Single-molecule Studies
Host: Paul Huffman

Monday, October 3

Department of Physics; North Carolina State University
Can the Butterfly Effect Save the Moore’s Law?
Host: Paul Huffman

Monday, October 10

School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University
Smashing White Dwarfs: Book One of the Supernovae Trilogy
Host: Richard Longland

Monday, October 17

Department of Physics and Astronomy; Washington State University
Artificial Gauge Fields in Bose-Einstein Condensates
Host: John Thomas

Monday, October 24

Department of Physics, North Carolina State University
Nearly Perfect Fluidity: From Cold Atoms to Hot Quarks and Gluons
Host:

Wednesday, November 2

Virginia Tech-Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences
Novel Detection Strategies for Disease Biomarkers Using Nanotechnology
Host: Hong Wang

Monday, November 7

Department of Physics; Harvard University
Science with Cold Molecules: from Bio, to Chemical, to Atomic, to Particle
Host: Paul Huffman

Monday, November 14

School of Natural Sciences; University of California, Merced
Liquid Crystal Templated nano-assemblies
Host: Laura Clarke

Monday, November 21

Department of Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences; University of Colorado
New Results from the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph: Missing Baryons, AGN, and Reionization Epochs
Host: John Blondin

Monday, November 28

Host: Richard Longland

Tuesday, November 29

Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
Bridging the Gap between Teaching and Learning
Host: Robert Beichner