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The SuperB Project

Wednesday, 11th Jan 2012 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Adrian Bevan, Queen Mary, University of London

Quantum phase transitions in a strongly entangled spin-orbital chains

Thursday, 12th Jan 2012 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS Room 5
Dr. Natalia Perkins, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The structural relationship between negative thermal expansion and quartic anharmonicity of cubic ScF3

Thursday, 19th Jan 2012 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS Room 5
Chen Li Materials Science California Institute of Technology

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)

Dust Formation in LPV Atmospheres: A Layered Approach

Friday, 27th Jan 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Seminar by Jim Pierce, Mankato State University

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)

TBA

Thursday, 16th Feb 2012 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS Room 5
Vajk, Owen P.

Planetarium Show

Friday, 17th Feb 2012 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. The show is suitable for all ages and will be followed by a star-gazing session (weather permitting). Free tickets for the show will be available at the door starting at 6:30 pm.

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)

Djehuty: A Virtual Observatory for Stellar Physics.

Thursday, 22nd Mar 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Room 18/19
Talk by David Dearborn, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Enhancement of superconductivity by a parallel magnetic field in two-dimensional superconductors

Thursday, 22nd Mar 2012 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS Room 5
Ashwani Kumar Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL

Planetarium Show

Friday, 23rd Mar 2012 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. The first show will start at 7:00 pm and is geared toward a younger audience, followed at 7:30 by a show for a general audience. Weather-permitting, a star-gazing session will be held after dark. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:45 pm.

New Topologically Ordered Phases of Condensed Matter

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

Photocurrent And Noise Analysis as Alternative Approaches to Understanding OFET Behavior

Thursday, 29th Mar 2012 @ 2:10 am in PHYSICS Room 5
Ioannis (John) Kymissis Electrical Engineering Columbia University

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)

Study of jets produced in association with a vector boson

Wednesday, 4th Apr 2012 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Alexander Paramonov, Argonne National Laboratory

Qualitative theory of magnetism and superconductivity of iron superconductors

Thursday, 5th Apr 2012 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS Room 5
V. P. Antropov Ames Laboratory

How to kill a cool giant: Exploring wind-driving dust species

Friday, 6th Apr 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Talk by Suzanne Höfner, Uppsala University (Sweden)

Directional Heat and Charge Transport Studies of Unconventional Superconductors

Monday, 9th Apr 2012 @ 4:00 pm in Physics Hall Room 5
Dr. Makariy Tanatar (Ames Laboratory)

Electroweak Baryogenesis in the LHC Era

Thursday, 12th Apr 2012 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Andrew Long, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Astrophysics Discoveries with Kepler

Friday, 13th Apr 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Talk by Karen Kinemuchi, Kepler Space Telescope Guest Observer Program Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center.

Percolation phenomena in schizophrenic metals

Monday, 16th Apr 2012 @ 2:00 pm in ROOM 401 Zanffarao Hall
Wouter Montfrooij University of Missouri-Columbia

Molecular Biomechanics

Monday, 16th Apr 2012 @ 4:00 pm in Physics Hall Room 5
Dr. Cheng Zhu (Georgia Tech)

Searches for Physics beyond the Standard Model using charm mesons at B factories

Wednesday, 18th Apr 2012 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Riccardo Cenci, University of Maryland

Structure and Magnetism in Superconducting Iron Chalcogenides

Thursday, 19th Apr 2012 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS Hall Room 5
Vivek Thampy Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD

The Elusive WIMP: The SuperCDMS Experiment

Monday, 23rd Apr 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Physics Hall Room 5
Dr. Priscilla Cushman (University of Minnesota)

Exoplanet Imaging Searches from the Ground and Space

Thursday, 12th Jul 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Room 18
Talk by Joe Carson, College of Charleston

Very-High-Energy and Ultraviolet Time-domain Studies of Markarian 421 (2007-2008)

Thursday, 16th Aug 2012 @ 2:00 pm in Room 18
Talk by Dr. Andrea Cesarini, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland - Note special day, time and location

Jet Physics and Measurement of D*+ Meson Production in Jets at ATLAS

Wednesday, 22nd Aug 2012 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Arantxa Ruiz Martinez, Iowa State University

Exploiting the Spin Angular Momentum to Control Magnetism at the Nanoscale

Monday, 27th Aug 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0005
Eric Fullerton, University of California-San Diego

MP-UP Transition in Kebara Cave (Israel): Chronology and Chemistry from 50,000 Years Ago

Friday, 31st Aug 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 3
Elisabetta Boaretto Radiocarbon dating and Cosmogenic Isotope laboratory, Weizmann Institute of Science

The search for the standard model Higgs boson at CMS

Wednesday, 5th Sep 2012 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Jake Anderson, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Star Cluster Formation and Early Evolution: The Big Picture

Monday, 10th Sep 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0005
Richard de Grijs, Kavli Institute A&A, Beijing University

Implications of the Daya Bay reactor neutrino experiment

Wednesday, 12th Sep 2012 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Professor Kerry Whisnant, Iowa State University

3D Imaging of the Nucleon

Thursday, 13th Sep 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Zaffarano 401
Prof. Matthias Burkardt<\b> New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM

Short-Range Correlations and Frustration in the Stuffed-Pyrochlore Tb2+xTi2-2xNbxO7 and Heavy-Fermion CeCu4Ga

Thursday, 13th Sep 2012 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS Hall Room 5
Benjamin G. Ueland MPA-CMMS Los Alamos National Laboratory

Planetarium Show

Friday, 14th Sep 2012 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. The first show will start at 7:00 pm and is geared toward a younger audience, followed at 7:30 pm by a show for a general audience. Weather permitting a star-gazing session will be held after dark. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:45 pm.

Adding Iron to the Diet

Monday, 17th Sep 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0005
Ruslan Prozorov (Iowa State University)

The Search for the Higgs at ATLAS

Wednesday, 19th Sep 2012 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Antonio Boveia, University of Chicago

Magnetic Moments in Superconductors: From Assassin to Facilitator

Monday, 24th Sep 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0005
Jeffrey Lynn (NIST Center for Neutron Research, National Institute of Standards and Technology)

Diboson Physics at ATLAS

Wednesday, 26th Sep 2012 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Adam Yurkewicz, Northern Illinois University

A Possible case of Protostellar Collapse Triggered by a Small HII region

Friday, 28th Sep 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Seminar by Sung-ju Kang, ISU Astronomy Graduate Student

Self-Assembly, Precisely

Monday, 1st Oct 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0005
Alex Travesset (Iowa State University)

Electro-weak physics at CMS

Wednesday, 3rd Oct 2012 @ 4:10 am in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Ping Tan, University of Iowa

75As-NMR/NQR Study of Iron Pnictide superconductor Ba1-xKxFe2As2

Thursday, 4th Oct 2012 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS Hall Room 5
Prof. Yoh Kohori Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, Chiba University

Spectral Analysis of Blazars in the Multi-TeV Regime: Using AGN Physics as a Probe of the EBL

Friday, 5th Oct 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Research Seminar by Arun S Madhavan, ISU Physics and Astronomy Department Graduate Student

Circumstellar Matter Matters! Closing the Loop Between the Stars and You

Monday, 8th Oct 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0005
Massimo Marengo (Iowa State University)

Dual-readout calorimetry

Tuesday, 9th Oct 2012 @ 3:10 pm in Room 18-19, Physics Hall
Professor Richard Wigmans, Texas tech University

Measuring the Elusive: All You Need to Know About Hunting for Neutrinos in the Midwest

Thursday, 11th Oct 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0005
Mayly Sanchez (Iowa State University)

Planetarium Show

Friday, 12th Oct 2012 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. Shows are at 7 pm and 7:30 pm and are suitable for all ages. Weather permitting a star-gazing session will be held after dark. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:45 pm. Seating is limited.

How Electron Cryotomography is Opening a New Window into Microbial Ultrastructure

Monday, 15th Oct 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0005
Grant Jensen (Caltech, HHMI)

Ultrafast and Ultrabroadband Electrodynamics in Low Dimensions: From Dark Bosons to Dirac Fermions

Thursday, 18th Oct 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0005
Jigang Wang, Ames Laboratory of US DoE and Department of Physics & Astronomy, Iowa State University.

In the Cat’s Paw: Young Stars in NGC 6334

Friday, 19th Oct 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Research talk by Sarah Willis, ISU Physics and Astronomy graduate student.

Inner Workings of High Temperature Superconductors

Monday, 22nd Oct 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0005
Adam Kaminski (Iowa State University)

$W_R$ Gauge Boson in an Asymmetric Left-Right Model

Wednesday, 24th Oct 2012 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Alper Hayreter, Iowa State University

Quantum criticality and superconducting gap evolution in Fe-based superconductors

Thursday, 25th Oct 2012 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS Hall Room 5
Kyuil Cho Ames Laboratory Iowa State University

Visualization of nucleation and growth of molecular networks by LEEM and microLEED: BDA/Cu(001)

Friday, 26th Oct 2012 @ 2:00 pm in Room 19 PHYSICS HALL
Prof. Bene Poelsema University of Twente

Planetarium Show

Friday, 26th Oct 2012 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. Shows are at 7 pm and 7:30 pm and are suitable for all ages. Weather permitting a star-gazing session will be held after dark. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:45 pm. Seating is limited.

Probing Anisotropic Superconductivity with Rotated Magnetic Fields

Monday, 29th Oct 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0005
Ilya Vekhter(Louisiana State University)

Narrow Line Region Geometry Modeling of Markarian 573

Friday, 9th Nov 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Seminar by Brandon Marshall, ISU Astronomy Graduate Student

Planetarium Show

Friday, 9th Nov 2012 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. Shows are at 7pm and 7:30 pm and are suitable for all ages. Weather permitting a star-gazing session will be held after dark. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:45 pm. Seating is limited.

The vortex lattice viewed by very low temperature scanning tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy

Friday, 16th Nov 2012 @ 2:00 pm in Room 19 PHYSICS HALL
Hermann J. Suderow Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

(TBA)

Monday, 26th Nov 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0005
Aurel Bulgac (University of Washington)

Spins in diamonds: control of quantum many-body dynamics

Thursday, 29th Nov 2012 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS Hall Room 5
Viatcheslav Dobrovitski Ames Lab

What is growing on Mars?

Friday, 30th Nov 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Talk by Joseph Darrington, graduate student ISU Veterinary Medicine

Planetarium Show

Friday, 30th Nov 2012 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. Shows are at 7 pm and 7:30 pm and are suitable for all ages. Weather permitting a star-gazing session will be held after dark. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:45 pm. Seating is limited.

On The Nobel Prize in Physics 2012 and its Context

Monday, 3rd Dec 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0005
Dr. Viatcheslav Dobrovitski (Ames Laboratory)

A Possible Energy Threshold for Triggered Star Formation

Friday, 7th Dec 2012 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Research talk by Michael Alexander, graduate student at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Wyoming.