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Unraveling the mechanism by which a protein promotes the growth of nano-magnetic single crystals

Monday, 11th Jan 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, room 5
David Vaknin (Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University)

Reports on the Washington DC AAS Meeting

Friday, 15th Jan 2010 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics Hall
Lee Anne Willson, Massimo Marengo, & Qian Wang, Iowa State University

Heavy Quarkonium Production in QCD

Wednesday, 20th Jan 2010 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Professor Jianwei Qiu, Iowa State University

Heavy Quarkonium Production in QCD

Thursday, 21st Jan 2010 @ 4:00 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Jianwei Qiu, Iowa State University and Brookhaven National Laboratory

Review of "Chemical abundances in six nearby star-forming regions" (Santos et al. 2008, A&A, 480, 889)

Friday, 22nd Jan 2010 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics Hall
Alan Hulsebus, Iowa State University

Teaching Physics

Monday, 25th Jan 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, room 5
John Hauptman (Iowa State University)

The Mu2e Experiment at Fermilab

Wednesday, 27th Jan 2010 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Robert Kutschke, Fermilab

Using factorization to construct a consistent theory of jet modification in an arbitrary medium

Thursday, 28th Jan 2010 @ 12:00 pm in Zaffarano A 401
Abhijit Majumder

Anisotropic London Penetration Depth in Iron-based Superconductors

Thursday, 28th Jan 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Prof. Ruslan Prozorov (Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory, US DOE)

Planetarium Show

Friday, 29th Jan 2010 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Planetarium shows start at 7 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:30 p.m. The shows are suitable for all ages.

Excitons in Carbon Nanotubes with Broken Time-Reversal Symmetry

Monday, 1st Feb 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, room 5
Junichiro Kono (Rice University)

Liquid Argon Detectors at Fermilab: From R&D to Results

Wednesday, 3rd Feb 2010 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Brian Rebel, Fermilab

Nanospring behavior of proteins, nucleic acids and polysaccharides: Single-molecule atomic-force spectroscopy studies

Monday, 8th Feb 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, room 5
Piotr E. Marszalek (Duke University)

Ab-initio nuclear structure calculations with configuration interaction methods

Thursday, 11th Feb 2010 @ 3:00 pm in Room 18 Physics Addition
Pieter Maris, ISU, Note special time and room<\b>

Time Resolved Spectroscopy of Cygnus X-3 or How I Spent My Time in Boston

Friday, 12th Feb 2010 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics Hall
Bert Pablo, Iowa State University

The Muon Collider at Fermilab

Monday, 15th Feb 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, room 5
Mary Anne Cummings (Muons, Inc. Fermilab)

Successes, Failures, and Uncertainties in the Theory of Jet Physics in Heavy Ion Collisions - via teleconference

Thursday, 18th Feb 2010 @ 12:10 pm in Zaffarano A 401
Will Horowitz, The Ohio State University. Please note special time

Spin echo of a single electron in a quantum dot

Thursday, 18th Feb 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
L. Cywinski Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

Quantum Size Effects in Thin Films - Stability, Work Function, Superconductivity, and Pseudogap Structure

Monday, 22nd Feb 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, room 5
Tai C. Chiang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

An introduction to partonic transverse momentum distributions - via teleconference

Thursday, 25th Feb 2010 @ 3:10 pm in Physics - Room 18
Alessandro Bacchetta, University of Pavia <\b>

Dynamical Decoupling with Imperfect Pulses in P Doped Silicon

Thursday, 25th Feb 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Dr. Zhihui Wang Ames Laboratory

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

Friday, 26th Feb 2010 @ 9:00 am in Physics - Room 18
Hosted by the University of Tokyo and Iowa State University Nuclear Theory Groups

Planetarium Show

Friday, 26th Feb 2010 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Planetarium shows start at 7 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:30 p.m. The shows are suitable for all ages.

How Galaxies Grow: A Tale of Growth Spurts, Early Achievers, and Late Bloomers

Monday, 1st Mar 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, room 5
Gregory Rudnick (University of Kansas)

Universality of transverse momentum dependent parton correlators and partonic pole matrix elements

Thursday, 4th Mar 2010 @ 4:00 pm in Zaffarano A 401
Andreas Metz, Temple University The seminar will be presented via teleconference.

Imaging and manipulating structural domains in AFe2As2 (A=Ca, Sr, Ba)

Thursday, 4th Mar 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Dr. Makariy A. Tanatar (Ames Laboratory, US DOE)

Early Results from the Kepler Asteroseismic Investigation: Why Space is the Place

Friday, 5th Mar 2010 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics Hall
Steve Kawaler, Iowa State University

Mechanics of Proteins and RNA

Monday, 8th Mar 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, room 5
Robert Jernigan (Iowa State University)

Metallic spin density wave in iron-based superconductors

Wednesday, 10th Mar 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Prof. Ilya Eremin (Max-Planck-Institut für Physik komplexer Systeme, Dresden und Institut für Theoretische Physik, TU Braunschweig, Germany)

Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Carbon Nanostructures: From Bosonic Excitons to Dirac Fermions

Thursday, 11th Mar 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Prof. Jigang Wang (Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory, US DOE)


Nu Frontiers in Particle Physics (co-sponsored by ISU ADVANCE)

Monday, 22nd Mar 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, room 5
Bonnie Fleming (Yale University)

Scaling relations in anisotropic superconductors with strong pair-breaking

Thursday, 25th Mar 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Prof. Vladimir Kogan (Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory DOE)

Planetarium Show

Friday, 26th Mar 2010 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Planetarium shows start at 7 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:30 p.m. The shows are suitable for all ages.

Graphene - a nearly perfect fluid

Thursday, 1st Apr 2010 @ 4:00 pm in Physics Room 5
Joerg Schmalian , Iowa State University

Graphene a nearly perfect fluid.

Thursday, 1st Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Jørg Schmalian (Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory DOE)

The Opposite of Big: An introduction to low-mass stellar companions

Friday, 2nd Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics Hall
Alan Hulsebus, Iowa State University

The Science of Optics; The History of Art

Monday, 5th Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, room 5
Charles M. Falco (University of Arizona, Tucson)

An Introduction to Molecularly Isolated Magnetic Systems

Thursday, 8th Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Michael Baker School of Chemistry, University of Manchester and Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble

Pauli-Villars regularization of field theories on the light front

Thursday, 8th Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Zaffarano A 401
John Hiller, University of Minnesota Duluth Postponed to a later date - to be announced.

Electronic and Transport Properties of Graphene Systems

Friday, 9th Apr 2010 @ 2:10 pm in Physics 18
Mei-Yin ChouSchool of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA

Kepler - The Dirty Work Before the Beautiful Results

Friday, 9th Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics Hall
Riley Smith, Iowa State University

Nonperturbative calculations in light-front QED

Friday, 9th Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Zaffarano A 401
Sofia Chabysheva, University of Minnesota Duluth Postponed to a later date - to be announced.

Particle-in-cell Simulation of Astrophysical Plasmas: Probing the Origins of Cosmic Rays

Friday, 9th Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics Hall
Tom Stroman, Iowa State University

Quark Gluon Plasma: From Particles to Fields?

Monday, 12th Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, room 5
Barbara Jacak (Stony Brook University)

Statistics and localization of subgap states in superconductors with sign-changing order parameter

Thursday, 15th Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Dr. Alexei Koshelev (Argonne National Laboratory, US DOE)

Long-term Monitoring of the "Star of the Moment" Balloon 090100001

Friday, 16th Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics Hall
Dr. Andrzej Baran, Iowa State University

Review of "The Formation of the First Stars and Galaxies", Bromm et al. (Nature, 459, 49, 2009)

Friday, 16th Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics Hall
Sung-Ju Kang, Iowa State University

Chandrasekhar

Monday, 19th Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, room 5
Dimitri Mihalas (Los Alamos)

Spectroscopy of non-Strange Baryons

Wednesday, 21st Apr 2010 @ 4:00 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Prof. Igor Strakovsky , George Washington University

"Flavoring the quark-gluon soup with charm" via teleconference

Thursday, 22nd Apr 2010 @ 4:00 pm in Zaffarano A 401
Giorgio Torrieri, Institut für Theoretische Physik, JW Goethe Universität, Frankfurt AM, Germany

Thermoelectric materials: a new insight from NMR

Thursday, 22nd Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Evgenii (Eugene) Levin, Ames Laboratory DOE and Department of Physics and Astronomy, ISU

Gamma Ray Astrophysics and VERITAS Data Analysis

Friday, 23rd Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics Hall
Arun Madhavan, Iowa State University

Organic Spintronics

Monday, 26th Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, room 5
Z. Valy Vardeny (University of Utah)

Recent QCD results from D0

Thursday, 29th Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Professor Sabine Lammers, Indiana University

Star Formation in NGC 6334

Friday, 30th Apr 2010 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics Hall
Sarah Willis, Iowa State University

Spin-orbit interaction in the fcc lattice with application to ordered double perovskites

Thursday, 6th May 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 5
Rodrigo Pereira, The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California Santa Barbara

Charmonium production in heavy-ion collisions

Wednesday, 9th Jun 2010 @ 4:00 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Xingbo Zhao, Texas A&M University

Femtosecond Coherent Control of Spin with Light

Friday, 20th Aug 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room 18 Physics Hall
Prof. Ilias Perakis, Department of Physics University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete

"Emission Line Searches for High-Redshift Galaxies With ALMA" & "Modeling Ice Formation in Molecular Clouds"

Friday, 3rd Sep 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Justin Spilker and Tyler Pauly will talk about their Summer Undergraduate research at NRAO and Cornell.

Studying frustration effects in magnetic molecules with classical spin dynamics methods

Friday, 3rd Sep 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room 18 Physics
Prof Christian Schroder, University of Applied Science Bielefeld

AC loss of second-generation high-temperature superconducting pancake coils

Thursday, 9th Sep 2010 @ 4:10 pm in RM 5 Physics
Dr. Weijia Yuan Electronic, Power and Energy Conversion Group, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge

Probing Nearby Planetary Systems via Debris Disk Imaging

Monday, 13th Sep 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Karl Stapelfeldt (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech & NASA)

Recent Advances in Organic Photovoltaic Science & Technology

Thursday, 16th Sep 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Rm 5 Physics
Dr. Gang Li, VP for Engineering, Solarmer Energy, Inc.

Spitzer-IRAC Point Source Catalog of the Vela-D Cloud

Friday, 17th Sep 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Sarah Willis, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University

The Search for Complex Order Parameter Symmetry in Unconventional Superconductors

Monday, 20th Sep 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Dale J Van Harlingen (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

The measurement of the t-channel electroweak top quark cross section at D0

Wednesday, 22nd Sep 2010 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Nathan Triplett, Iowa State University

Synthesis of highly spin-polarized Co1-xFexS2 thin films for fundamental studies of spintronic devices

Thursday, 23rd Sep 2010 @ 4:10 am in Physics 5
Michael Manno Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

Ultrafast Dynamics in Complex Materials

Monday, 27th Sep 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Toni Taylor (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Multiple Parton Interactions: recent Tevatron measurements and prospects

Wednesday, 29th Sep 2010 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Dmitry Bandurin, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Spectroscopic investigation of relation between superconductivity and pseudogap in copper oxide high temperature superconductor

Thursday, 30th Sep 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room Physics 5
Takeshi Kondo Ames Laboratory and Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University

Multiple Spiral Branches on Late AGB Stars

Friday, 1st Oct 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Qian Wang Research Seminar

Shedding infrared light on high-Tc superconductivity

Monday, 4th Oct 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Dimitri N. Basov (University of California San Diego)

Pressure and 75As-NMR/NQR studies of iron pnictide superconductor Ba1-xKxFe2As2

Wednesday, 6th Oct 2010 @ 1:10 pm in Room A401 Zaffarano
Prof. Yoh Kohori, Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, Chiba University, Japan

Upper critical field in the organic superconductor beta"-(ET)2SF5CH2CF2SO3: Possibility of Fulde-Ferrell-Larkin-Ovchinnikov state

Thursday, 7th Oct 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics Room 5
Dr. Kyuil Cho Ames Laboratory Iowa State University

The Lick Carnegie Exoplanet Survey: A 3.1 Earth Mass Planet in the Habitable Zone of the Nearby M3V Star Gliese 581.

Friday, 8th Oct 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Herbert Pablo, ISU Physics and Astronomy Department Graduate Student

The physics of graphen

Monday, 11th Oct 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Joerg Schmalian (Iowa State University)

Review of "Transit mapping of a starspot on CoRoT-2: Probing a stellar surface by planetary transits"

Friday, 15th Oct 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3 Physics
Riley Smith, ISU Physics and Astronomy Department Graduate Student

Planetarium Show

Friday, 15th Oct 2010 @ 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).

Physics with Leptons at ATLAS

Monday, 18th Oct 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Soeren Prell (Iowa State University)

Review of "Planetary Systems in Close Binary Stars: the Case of HD 196885"

Friday, 22nd Oct 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3 Physics
Review Talk by Alan Hulsebus, ISU Physics and Astronomy Department Graduate Student.

Toward Single-Macromolecule 3D Imaging with Intense, Short-Pulse X-ray Lasers

Monday, 25th Oct 2010 @ 2:10 pm in Rroom 18/19 Physics
Changyong Song RIKEN SPring-8 Center, Japan

Transport between superconductors coupled to quantum Hall edge modes

Monday, 25th Oct 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
James N. Eckstein (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Three Dimensional Gap Photonic Crystal: An Engineered Electromagnetic Platform for Manipulating Light-Matter Interaction

Thursday, 28th Oct 2010 @ 3:00 pm in 18/19 Physics at 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Ganapathi Subramania Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM 87185

Review Talk: "The Effects of Fly-bys on Planetary Systems" by Malmberg et al. 2010

Friday, 29th Oct 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3 Physics
Review Talk by Josh Cardenzana, ISU Astronomy Graduate Student

TBA

Thursday, 4th Nov 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room Physics 5
Alex King, Ames Lab

Design of Polymer Nanocomposites Materials: General strategies, Molecular Dynamics and video games.

Monday, 8th Nov 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics Room 5
Alex Travesset (Iowa State University)

Same sign top-pairs in a non-universal Z' model at the LHC

Wednesday, 10th Nov 2010 @ 4:10 am in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Sudhir Gupta, Iowa State University

Quasiperiodicity, quenched disorder and quantum fluctuations in two dimensional antiferromagnets

Thursday, 11th Nov 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Phhys Room 5
Dr. Anuradha Jagannathan Laboratoire de Physique des Solides Bât.510, Université Paris-Sud 91400 Orsay France

Star Formation triggered by HII regions in our Galaxy

Friday, 12th Nov 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3 Physics
Review Talk by Physics and Astronomy Graduate student Sung-ju Kang

Planetarium Show

Friday, 12th Nov 2010 @ 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).

Perfecting Superconducting Niobium for Teravolt and Megawatt Linear Accelerators

Monday, 15th Nov 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Lance Cooley (Superconducting RF Materials Group Leader Technical Division, Fermilab)

Azimuthal Decorrelation in Dijet Events at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV

Wednesday, 17th Nov 2010 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Stephanie Majewski, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Fragile quantum criticality and T/B-scaling in beta-YbAlB4: a theorist's perspectiv

Thursday, 18th Nov 2010 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS ROOM 5
Prof. Andriy Nevidomskyy, Rice University

Fermi-LAT Detection of Giant Gamma-Ray Bubbles Located Near the Galactic Center

Friday, 19th Nov 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3 Physics
Review Talk by Arun Sreenivasan Madhavan, ISU Physics and Astronomy graduate student.

Order of Magnitude Biology

Monday, 29th Nov 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Physics, Room 5
Rob Phillips (California Institute of Technology)

The Search for the Higgs Boson at the Tevatron

Wednesday, 1st Dec 2010 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Robert Roser (CDF Spokersperson), Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Application of high-resolution dilatometry to the study of classical critical phenomena

Thursday, 2nd Dec 2010 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS ROOM 5
Benjamin White, University of Montana

Dark Matter Awareness Week Talk: "Dark matter in Galaxies"

Friday, 3rd Dec 2010 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3 Physics
Review Talk and discussion led by Curt Struck, ISU Physics and Astronomy

Planetarium Show

Friday, 3rd Dec 2010 @ 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).

Systematic study of the elliptic flow at RHIC-PHENIX

Wednesday, 8th Dec 2010 @ 1:10 am in A401 Zaffarano
Maya Shimomura, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

MiniBooNE Oscillation Results

Wednesday, 8th Dec 2010 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Zelimir Djurcic, Argonne National Laboratory

Complex critical exponents in quantum percolation transitions

Thursday, 9th Dec 2010 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS ROOM 5
Rafael M. Fernandes Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University

Non-Perturbative QED: Progress and Opportunities

Friday, 10th Dec 2010 @ 8:45 am in Room 18 Physics Building
This workshop, hosted by the ISU Nuclear Theory Group, features invited speakers addressing current research and future research plans in the non-perturbative physics of Quantum Electrodynamics (QED).

Invited Lecture

Friday, 10th Dec 2010 @ 9:00 am in Room 18 Physics Building
Prof. John Hiller, University of Minnesota-Duluth, "A light-front coupled cluster method"

Invited Lecture

Friday, 10th Dec 2010 @ 10:00 am in Room 18 Physics Building
Dr. Sofia Chabysheva, University of Minnesota-Duluth, "Nonperturbative light-front QED in an arbitrary covariant gauge"

Invited Lecture

Friday, 10th Dec 2010 @ 11:00 am in Room 18 Physics Building
Dr. Pieter Maris, Iowa State University, "Relativistic bound state equations on the light front"

Workshop Lunch Break

Friday, 10th Dec 2010 @ 11:45 am in Room 18 Physics Building
We will have pizza delivered!

Invited Lecture

Friday, 10th Dec 2010 @ 12:15 pm in Room 18 Physics Building
Prof. Kirill Tuchin, Iowa State University, "Attosecond laser pulses and photon-photon scattering at high energies"

Invited Lecture

Friday, 10th Dec 2010 @ 2:15 pm in Room 18 Physics Building
Prof. Wayne Polyzou, University of Iowa, "Wavelet discretization of field theories"

Invited Lecture

Friday, 10th Dec 2010 @ 3:15 pm in Room 18 Physics Building
Dr. Heli Honkanen, Iowa State University, "Cavity mode QED on the light front"

Round Table Discussion Among Participants

Friday, 10th Dec 2010 @ 4:15 pm in Room 18 Physics Building
Discussions of the key issues facing the field - e.g. augmenting the non-perturbative treatments to address measurable phenomena.