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 Room 18, Physics Hall. 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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The spectrum of fluctuations and thermalization in the little bang

Monday, 23rd Jan 2012 @ 4:00 pm in Physics, Room 5
Raju Venugopalan (Brookhaven National Laboratory)

Optical Multidimensional Fourier Transform Spectroscopy

Monday, 6th Feb 2012 @ 4:00 pm in Physics Hall Room 5
Dr. Steven Cundiff (JILA, Nat'l Inst. of Standards and the University of Colorado)

Breaking the spin waves: spinons in Cs_2CuCl_4 and elsewhere

Monday, 13th Feb 2012 @ 4:00 pm in Physics, Room 5
Dr. Oleg Starykh (University of Utah)

The Search for New Elementary Particles at the CERN Large Hadron Collider

Monday, 20th Feb 2012 @ 4:00 pm in Physics Hall Room 5
Dr. Michael E. Peskin (SLAC, Stanford University)

Blowing a Standard Candle: The Disappearing Mass of Delta Cephei

Monday, 27th Feb 2012 @ 4:00 pm in Physics Hall Room 5
Dr. Massimo Marengo (Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Iowa State University)

Test the Standard Model and Search for New Physics Using Boosted Jets at ATLAS

Monday, 5th Mar 2012 @ 4:00 pm in Physics Hall Room 5
Dr. Chunhui Chen (Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Iowa State University)

Special Colloquium (Jt. ECpE/PHYSA) - Carbon Dioxide, Friend or Foe - A Scientific Discussion

Tuesday, 6th Mar 2012 @ 4:00 pm in Physics Hall Room 5
Dr. William Happer (Princeton University)

Going the Distance: Studying Neutrinos with Long-Baseline Accelerator Experiments

Monday, 19th Mar 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Physics Hall Room 5
Dr. Mayly Sanchez (Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Iowa State University)

New Topologically Ordered Phases of Condensed Matter

Monday, 26th Mar 2012 @ 4:00 pm in Physics Hall Room 5
Dr. Joel Moore (Berkeley)

Making Semiconductors Ferromagnetic: Opportunities and Challenges

Monday, 2nd Apr 2012 @ 4:00 pm in Physics Hall Room 5
Dr. Jacek Furdyna (University of Notre Dame)