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Calibrating the Night Sky with APASS

Friday, 21st Jan 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3 Physics
Talk by Arne Henden, American Association Variable Star Observers (AAVSO)

B-physics to Supercolliders: The Search for New Physics

Monday, 24th Jan 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
David Atwood (Iowa State University)

Consistent theory of magnetism in ferropnictides

Thursday, 27th Jan 2011 @ 4:10 am in ROOM 5, PHYSICS
Vladimir Antropov Ames Laboratory

Discussion: The AAS 217th Meeting

Friday, 28th Jan 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3 Physics
What we did and saw at the AAS meeting in Seattle Jan. 9-13. Discussion moderated by Lee Anne Willson, ISU physics and astronomy department.

Planetarium Show

Friday, 28th Jan 2011 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Planetarium shows will start at 7 pm and 7:45 pm. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:30 pm. The shows are suitable for all ages, and are followed by a star-gazing session (weather permitting).

Ultrafast Nonlinear Physics in Graphene: Explore the Limit of Phase Space Filling at 10^(-14) Second

Monday, 31st Jan 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Jigang Wang (Iowa State University)

Negative Refraction Without Metamaterials?

Thursday, 3rd Feb 2011 @ 12:00 am in PHYSICS 5
David W. Lynch Iowa State University and Ames Lab

Squishy Physics at the Bio-Nano Interface

Monday, 7th Feb 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Sanjeevi Sivasankar (Iowa State University)

Fourth Generation Quarks at the LHC

Wednesday, 9th Feb 2011 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. David Atwood, Iowa State University

The CASSINI Huygens Spacecraft reveals Titan's surface (special colloquium)

Friday, 11th Feb 2011 @ 4:00 pm in Physics, Room 5
Peter Smith (Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory)

The Thick and Thin of Solar Cells

Monday, 14th Feb 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Eric Schiff (Syracuse University)

Predictors of College Success

Monday, 21st Feb 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Sara Clough

EFES-Iowa mini workshop on the ab initio Monte Carlo Shell Model

Wednesday, 23rd Feb 2011 @ 8:45 am in Room 19 Physics Building
Workshop focused on recent technical developments in large scale nuclear structure calculations as well as applications to forefront research issues. Speakers are collaborators and visitors from Japan and Russia as well as members of the local ISU Nuclear Theory group and Scalable Computing Lab of the Ames Laboratory.

Planetarium Show

Friday, 25th Feb 2011 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Planetarium shows will start at 7 pm and 7:45 pm. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:30 pm. The shows are suitable for all ages, and are followed by a star-gazing session (weather permitting).

TBA

Monday, 28th Feb 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Abhay Deshpande (Stony Brook)

Phase transformations in highly electrostrictive (1-x)Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3O3)-xPbTiO3 and magnetostrictive (Fe-xGa) crystals

Thursday, 3rd Mar 2011 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS Room 5
Hu (Tiger) Cao Indiana University Cyclotron Facility 2401 N Milo B. Sampson Lane, Bloomington, IN 47408

Asteroseismology with Kepler

Friday, 4th Mar 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Double feature with Steve Kawaler (ISU Astro faculty) and Bert Pablo (ISU Astro graduate student).

Computers in Science Education; a new way to teach Science?

Monday, 21st Mar 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Morten Hjorth-Jensen (University of Oslo, Norway)

Nuclear Seminar

Tuesday, 22nd Mar 2011 @ 2:10 pm in Room 19 Physics Building
"Many-body interactions and nuclear structure at the limits of stability," Morten Hjorth-Jensen, Department of Physics and Center of Mathematics for Applications, University of Oslo, Norway

Mass loss with an emphasis on stages preceding the formation of planetary nebulae

Friday, 25th Mar 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3 Physics
Talk by Lee Anne Willson, ISU Physics and Astronomy Faculty

Planetarium Show

Friday, 25th Mar 2011 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Planetarium shows will start at 7 pm and 7:45 pm. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:30 pm. The shows are suitable for all ages, and are followed by a star-gazing session (weather permitting).

The 17 position knob: Tuning interactions with rare earths

Monday, 28th Mar 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Paul C. Canfield (Iowa State University)

Emergence of One-Dimensional Physics in the Distorted Shastry-Sutherland Lattice

Tuesday, 29th Mar 2011 @ 2:10 pm in ROOM 19, PHYSICS Hall
Dr. I. Rousochatzakis Max-Planck-Institut fur Physik komplexer Systeme, Notnitzer Straße 38, 01187 Dresden, Germany

Nuclear Seminar

Wednesday, 30th Mar 2011 @ 4:00 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
"Symmetry methods for the nuclear shell model"<\b>, Prof. Mark A. Caprio, University of Notre Dame

Unconventional sign-changing s-wave pairing symmetry in Fe-based superconductors

Monday, 4th Apr 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Igor Mazin (Naval Research Laboratory)

The Mirror Crack'd: Evidence for an Anomalous Like-Sign Dimuon Charge Asymmetry

Wednesday, 6th Apr 2011 @ 3:30 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Professor Rick Van Kooten, Indiana University

Spin Electronics: Magnetic Moments and Amorphous Semiconductors

Monday, 11th Apr 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Frances Hellman (Berkeley)

Nuclear Seminar

Wednesday, 13th Apr 2011 @ 4:00 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
"Search for the Heisenberg-Schwinger effect: Nonperturbative Vacuum Pair Production", Gerald V. Dunne, University of Connecticut

Search for the Heisenberg-Schwinger effect: Nonperturbative Vacuum Pair Production

Wednesday, 13th Apr 2011 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Professor Gerald V. Dunne, University of Connecticut

Slowly Breaking Waves: The Longevity of Tidally Induced Spiral Structure

Friday, 15th Apr 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3 Physics
A talk by Curtis Struck, ISU Physics and Astronomy department faculty

Discovery of new superconductors

Monday, 18th Apr 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Zachary Fisk (University of California, Irvine )

Lessons for New Physics from CKM studies

Wednesday, 20th Apr 2011 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Enrico Lunghi, Indiana University

PetaApps workshop - Taming the scale explosion in ab initio nuclear theory

Thursday, 21st Apr 2011 @ 12:00 am in Room 18 Physics Building
The focus of the 3-day workshop (Thurs-Fri-Sat) is on our 5-year multi-institution NSF PetaApps program to tame the scale explosion problem in large-scale "ab initio" nuclear structure and nuclear reactions calculations.

Analysis of the Crab Nebula's TeV Gamma-Ray Spectrum with VERITAS

Friday, 22nd Apr 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3 Physics
Research talk by Arun Madhavan, ISU Physics and Astronomy department graduate student.

Optically controlled spins as qubits

Monday, 25th Apr 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Sophia E. Economou (Naval Research Lab)

Top quark pairs at the LHC

Tuesday, 26th Apr 2011 @ 2:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Professor Alexandre Khanov, Oklahoma State University

Hydrothermal Solutions:Solving Materials Problems with Novel Crystal Growth Ideas

Thursday, 28th Apr 2011 @ 11:00 am in 11:00 am, Room 18/19 PHYSICS
Dr. Colin McMillen Clemson University Department of Chemistry and Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technology (COMSET)

UNDERBARRIER INTERFERENCE

Thursday, 28th Apr 2011 @ 4:10 pm in PHYS ROOM 5
Prof. Boris Ivlev University of San Luis Potosi (Mexico)


Dielectron Continuum Mass Spectra in Heavy Ion Collisions at PHENIX, looking at Centrality and p_T

Thursday, 5th May 2011 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Sarah Campbell, SUNY Stony Brook

Probing the Quark Gluon Plasma with Direct Photon-Hadron Correlations

Tuesday, 17th May 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Room 18 Physics Hall
Megan Connors, SUNY Stony Brook

Nuclear Seminar

Thursday, 19th May 2011 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
"Universality of T-odd Fragmentation Functions and Gluonic Pole Matrix Elements" Prof. Asmita Mukherjee, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Nuclear Seminar

Friday, 20th May 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Room 19 Physics Building
"Hamiltonians and Physical Vacua of Exactly Solvable Models", Prof. Lubomir Martinovic, Bogoliubov Laboratory of Theoretical Physics JINR Dubna, Russia and Institute of Physics SAS, Bratislava, Slovakia

Photons from Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions

Thursday, 11th Aug 2011 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Ms. Lusaka Bhattacharya, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Calcutta

Is the Quark Gluon Plasma (QGP) a Perfect Liquid?

Monday, 22nd Aug 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Roy Lacey<\b> (State University of New York, Stony Brook)

TBA

Thursday, 25th Aug 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Room Physics 5
Vladimir Antropov Ames Lab and Iowa State University

Multivariate Techniques for Identifying Diffractive Interactions in Hadron-Hadron Colliders

Tuesday, 30th Aug 2011 @ 3:00 pm in Zaffarano, Room A421
Mr. Mikael Kuusela, University of Helsinki

Diboson production and triple gauge coupling limits in ATLAS

Wednesday, 31st Aug 2011 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Shih-Chieh Hsu, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

NOVEL MAGNETISM IN A MODEL CUPRATE SUPERCONDUCTOR

Thursday, 1st Sep 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Room 5 PHYSICS
Martin Greven Univeristy of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

Neutron scattering studies of the interplay between magnetism and unconventional superconductivity

Thursday, 8th Sep 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Room 5 Physics
Dr. Karol Marty Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Neutron scattering studies of the interplay between magnetism and unconventional superconductivity

Thursday, 8th Sep 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Room 5 Physics
Dr. Karol Marty Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Back to the Iron Age - The Physics of Fe-Pnictides

Monday, 12th Sep 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Andrey Chubukov (The University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Consequences of Frustration for Order in Spinel Antiferromagnets

Thursday, 15th Sep 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Room 5 Physics
Greg MacDougall Oak Ridge National Laboratory

What Can Neutron Scattering Tell Us About Superconductors? Some History and the New Iron Superconductors

Monday, 19th Sep 2011 @ 4:00 pm in Physics, Room 5
Robert McQueeney (Iowa State University)

X-ray Nanovision

Monday, 26th Sep 2011 @ 4:00 pm in Physics, Room 5
Oleg Shpirko UC San Diego

3d and 4f correlations in quaternary iron pnictides: the special case of CeFe(As_(1-x)P_x)O

Thursday, 29th Sep 2011 @ 4:10 pm in ROOM 5 PHYSICS Hall
J. Anton Ames Lab and Iowa State University

Nuclear Seminar

Thursday, 29th Sep 2011 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
"QED Processes in intense laser fields - I", Dr. Antony Ilderton, Umea University, Sweden

Superluminal Neutrinos?

Friday, 30th Sep 2011 @ 4:00 pm in Room 3
An informal discussion with Mayly Sanchez (Department of Physics and Astronomy, ISU) about the recent OPERA results and upcoming MINOS measurement.

Nuclear Seminar

Thursday, 6th Oct 2011 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
"QED Processes in intense laser fields - II", Dr. Antony Ilderton, Umea University, Sweden

^75As-NMR/NQR study of Ba_(1-x)K_xFe_2As_2

Thursday, 6th Oct 2011 @ 4:10 pm in ROOM 5 PHYSICS Hall
Hideto Fukazawa Department of Physics, Chiba University

Physics and Astrophysics of Quark Gluon Matter

Monday, 10th Oct 2011 @ 4:00 pm in Physics, Room 5
Joseph Kapusta University of Minnesota

Planetarium Show - "Backyard Astronomy"

Friday, 14th Oct 2011 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Backyard Astronomy

The Discovery and Properties of Room Temperature Molecule-Based Magents

Monday, 17th Oct 2011 @ 4:00 pm in Physics Hall Room 5
Gregory Girolami University of Illinois

Phenomenology of heavy fermion and vector resonances in composite Higgs models

Wednesday, 19th Oct 2011 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Natascia Vignaroli, Iowa State University

Structure and mechanism of bacterial protein machines that mediate heavy-metal resistance

Monday, 24th Oct 2011 @ 4:00 pm in Physics, Room 5
Edward Yu Iowa State University

Neutral currents in TEVATRON and LHC for 331 models

Wednesday, 26th Oct 2011 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Roberto Martinez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Bonding and Magnetic Exchange in Metal-[TCNE] Magnets

Thursday, 27th Oct 2011 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS Room 5
Konstantin Pokhodnya Senior Research Scientist Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY

Planetarium Show

Friday, 28th Oct 2011 @ 6:30 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
"The Solar System."

Magnetic and Conducting Co-linear Chains Stay Friendly Even at High Magnetic Fields

Monday, 31st Oct 2011 @ 4:00 pm in Physics Hall Room 5
James Brooks, High Magnetic Field Lab, Florida State University

The measurement of the top quark pair production cross section in pp collisions at 7 TeV

Wednesday, 2nd Nov 2011 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Ioana Anghel, Iowa State University

Diving for Treasure in Complicated Data

Thursday, 3rd Nov 2011 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Prof. Marvin Weinstein, SLAC, Stanford University

Strong coupling theory of quantum critical points in heavy fermion compounds

Thursday, 3rd Nov 2011 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS Room 5
Peter Woelfle Institute of Condensed Matter Theory, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Two talks for the APS Prairie Meeting

Friday, 4th Nov 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Two of our astronomy graduate students (Alan Hulsebus and Sarah Willis) will give a preview of their talks for the American Physical Society Prairie Meeting.

Gap Structure and Symmetry of Fe-based Superconductors

Monday, 7th Nov 2011 @ 4:00 pm in Physics Hall Room 5
Dr. Peter Hirschfeld, University of Florida

Waves of triangle anomaly in quark-gluon plasma and heavy-ion collisions

Thursday, 10th Nov 2011 @ 3:10 pm in Physics 58
Ho-Ung Yee (SUNY Stony Brook)

Superconductor Superinsulator- Duality: Experiment on ultrathin TiN films and Theory

Thursday, 10th Nov 2011 @ 4:10 pm in ROOM 5 Physics
Tatyana Baturina A.V. Rzhanov Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Novosibirsk, Russia Valerii Vinokour Argonne National Laboratory, USA

Gap structure of iron-based superconductors via directional thermal conductivity

Thursday, 17th Nov 2011 @ 3:10 pm in ROOM 18/19 PHYSICS
Jean-Philippe Reid Departement de physique & RQMP, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1K 2R1

Planetarium Show

Friday, 18th Nov 2011 @ 6:30 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
"Life & Death in the Universe"

The Origin of Nuclear Spin

Thursday, 1st Dec 2011 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Prof. Calvin Johnson <\b>, San Diego State University

Planetarium Show

Friday, 2nd Dec 2011 @ 6:30 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
"The Galaxy and Beyond"

Conditions Inside a Collapsing Bubble

Monday, 5th Dec 2011 @ 4:00 pm in Physics Hall Room 5
Ken Suslick, University of Illinois

Searching for the Higgs boson with tau leptons in ATLAS

Wednesday, 7th Dec 2011 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Jed Biesiada, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Studying Galaxy Clusters with Weak Lensing

Friday, 9th Dec 2011 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Studying Galaxy Clusters with Weak Lensing Talk by Melanie Simet, University of Chicago Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics.