Colloquium

Colloquia in Department of Physics and Astronomy are generally held on Monday afternoon from 4:10-5:30 P.M. in Room 3, Physics Hall. For every colloquium, there is a social time with coffee and cookies which starts at 3:30 P.M. in A107, Zaffarano Physics Addition. The Physics Department can be found using this map. Special Colloquia may be held at different times, so please check the event listings for complete details.

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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)

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)

Squishy Physics at the Bio-Nano Interface

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

TBA

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

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)

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)

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)

Spin Electronics: Magnetic Moments and Amorphous Semiconductors

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

Discovery of new superconductors

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

Optically controlled spins as qubits

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

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)

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)

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

Physics and Astrophysics of Quark Gluon Matter

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

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

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

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

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

Conditions Inside a Collapsing Bubble

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