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Optical Magnetometry with Atomic Vapor Cell & Nitrogen-Vacancy center in Diamond

Tuesday, 21st Jan 2014 @ 2:00 pm in ROOM 18
M. Ummal Momeen University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Quantum Control of Single Spins in Diamond for Nanoscale Magnetometry

Thursday, 23rd Jan 2014 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS Hall Room 5
N.M. Nusran University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

New Developments in the area of topological insulators

Thursday, 30th Jan 2014 @ 4:10 pm in PHYSICS Hall Room 5
Claudia Felser, Max Planck Institute of Chemical Physics for Solids, Dresden, and Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany

Superconductivity, Glue, and the Pseudogap

Monday, 3rd Feb 2014 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Albert Migliori (LANL)

Many body techniques for the description of bound and unbound nuclei

Thursday, 6th Feb 2014 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
George Papadimitriou, Iowa State University

Planetarium Show: Backyard Astronomy

Friday, 21st Feb 2014 @ 6:15 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, starting at 6:30 p.m. will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 and 7:30 p.m. and are suitable for all ages. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited.

Exploring the Mysteries of the Quark-Gluon Plasma

Monday, 10th Mar 2014 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
John C. Hill Iowa State University

Single Molecule Imaging of the Dynamic Organization of Cellular Membranes

Monday, 24th Mar 2014 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Ken Ritchie Purdue

Discoveries that Changed the World: 1932-1942

Tuesday, 25th Mar 2014 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0005
G. H. Lander Grenoble, France

Planetarium Show - The Solar System

Friday, 28th Mar 2014 @ 6:15 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, starting at 6:30 pm will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 pm and 7:30 pm and are suitable for all ages. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:15 pm. Seating is limited.

Skyrmions and Spirals in Two-dimensional Chiral Magnets

Monday, 31st Mar 2014 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Mohit Randeria Ohio State University

TBA

Thursday, 3rd Apr 2014 @ 3:10 pm in PHYSICS Hall Room 18/19
Dr. Arkady Shekhter NHMFL - Los Alamos/LANL

Expansion of pair and multibody interactions in a truncated compact basis

Thursday, 10th Apr 2014 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Nikolai A. Zarkevich, Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University

Electronic Structure of Gadolinium and Terbium at Extreme Pressure

Friday, 11th Apr 2014 @ 11:00 am in ROOM 18/19 PHYSICS Hall
Gilberto Fabbris Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory Department of Physics, Washington University in St. Louis

Planetarium Show: Life and Death in the Universe

Friday, 11th Apr 2014 @ 6:15 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(6:30 p.m.) will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 and 7:30 p.m. and are suitable for all ages. Tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited.

From the Lab to the Heavens - New Optical Constants of Cosmic Silicates and How to Use Them

Monday, 14th Apr 2014 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Angela Speck University of Missouri

It's All About Energy! The Impact of First Principles Theories and Computation

Monday, 21st Apr 2014 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Giulia Galli University of Chicago

Thermalization via classical Yang-Mills

Thursday, 24th Apr 2014 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Mark York, McGill University, Canada

Quark Angular Momentum Distribution in the Transverse Plane

Friday, 25th Apr 2014 @ 4:10 pm in B51 Physics
Lekha Adhikari, New Mexico State University, Los Cruces, NM

Planetarium Show: The Galaxy and Beyond

Friday, 25th Apr 2014 @ 6:15 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, starting at 6:30 pm will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 pm and 7:30 pm and are suitable for all ages. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:15 pm. Seating is limited.

Carbon Negative Technologies

Monday, 28th Apr 2014 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Robert C. Brown Bioeconomy Institute, Iowa State University

Constraining dust production by AGB stars and SNs with Dust Evolution Models and Observations

Friday, 9th May 2014 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Research talk by Svitlana Zhukovska, Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie

Solvable models in instant and front form of relativistic dynamics

Thursday, 15th May 2014 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Professor Lubomir Martinovic<\b>, Institute of Physics of the Slovak Academy Of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia

Coherent State Formalism in Light Front Dynamics

Thursday, 22nd May 2014 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Jai More, University of Mumbai, India

Star Party

Tuesday, 1st Jul 2014 @ 9:00 pm in Zaffarano Hall Observing Deck (meet at north hallway of Physics Hall)
The ISU Planetarium will be hosting a star party (no planetarium show) this evening. This is a great opportunity to learn more about objects in our Universe, and see them with your own eyes. Observing will begin at 9 pm and continue to roughly 11 pm, weather permitting. All ages are welcome. Please meet in the north hallway of Physics Hall. Check the ISU Planetarium facebook page for updates in case of cloudy weather.

Nuclear Forward Scattering and First-Principles Studies of the Iron-Oxide Phase Fe4O5

Wednesday, 20th Aug 2014 @ 11:00 am in Rooms 18/19 Physics Hall
Karunakar Kothapalli Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington

Topological superconductivity and unconventional pairing in oxide interfaces

Thursday, 21st Aug 2014 @ 9:00 am in ROOM 18/19 PHYSICS Hall
Joerg Schmalian, Professor of Physics, Institute for Theory of Condensed Matter(TKM), Institute for Solid State Physics (IFP), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Neutron scattering study on NaFe1-xCoxAs

Thursday, 21st Aug 2014 @ 4:00 pm in PHYSICS Hall Room 3
Chenglin Zhang Rice University

Searching for Clues to the Solar System's Past in Nearby Young Exosystems: Spitzer Evidence for Planet Forming Collisions and Late Heavy Bombardments

Monday, 25th Aug 2014 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Dr. Carey M. Lisse Principal Staff Scientist Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 29th Aug 2014 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics
Infrared variability in the Small Magellanic Cloud using data from Spitzer Space Telescope (Elizabeth Polsdorfer, Iowa State University)

Introduction to Basis Light-front Quantization

Thursday, 4th Sep 2014 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Xingbo Zhao, Iowa State University

Prediction of Superconductors from First Principles

Monday, 8th Sep 2014 @ 4:10 pm in TBD
Dr. Aleksey Kolmogorov Binghamton University - SUNY

Statistical Error Analysis of Nucleon-Nucleon Interactions

Thursday, 11th Sep 2014 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Rodrigo Navarro Perez, University of Granada

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 12th Sep 2014 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics
A Place Like Home?: Revealing the Atmospheres of Extrasolar Super-Earths (Dr. Eliza Kempton, Grinnell College)

Special Colloquium to Honor Vladimir Kogan's 80th Birthday (4 speakers)

Monday, 15th Sep 2014 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
John Kirtley Stanford Lev Bulaevskii Los Alamos James Thompson Oak Ridge David Farrell Case Western

Production of high transverse momentum vector bosons reconstructed as single jets at ATLAS and its application to search for New Physics at the ATLAS

Wednesday, 17th Sep 2014 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Professor Chunhui Chen, Iowa State University

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 19th Sep 2014 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics
Showers in the desert: measuring ultra-high-energy cosmic rays with Telescope Array (Dr. Tom Stroman, University of Utah)

Electromagnetic Fields in Heavy-ion Collisions: Origin, Properties and Applications

Monday, 22nd Sep 2014 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Kirill Tuchin Iowa State University

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 26th Sep 2014 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics
The Formation and Preservation of Exponential Galaxy Disks (Dr. Curt Struck, Iowa State University)

Initial Conditions with Transverse Dynamics for Heavy Ion Collisions

Thursday, 2nd Oct 2014 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Guangyao Chen, Iowa State University

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 3rd Oct 2014 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics
Documenting Cohenite in Meteorites (Travis Yeager, Iowa State University)

Planetarium Show

Friday, 3rd Oct 2014 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Join us for an evening under the stars!

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 10th Oct 2014 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics
Omega Centauri (Al Lawrence, Iowa State University)

Hunting for Exotic Massive Particles with the ATLAS Detector at the Large Hadron Collider

Monday, 13th Oct 2014 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Chunhui Chen Iowa State University

Solving a Non-Perturbative Quantum Field Theory From First Principles

Thursday, 16th Oct 2014 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Yang Li, Iowa State University

The Local Cosmology from Isolated Dwarfs (LCID) Project

Monday, 20th Oct 2014 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Evan Skillman University of Minnesota

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 24th Oct 2014 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics
TBA (Joshua Cardenzana, Iowa State University)

Planetarium Show

Friday, 24th Oct 2014 @ 6:30 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, starting at 6:30 p.m. will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 and 7:30 p.m. and are suitable for all ages. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited. Weather permitting there will be an outdoor observing session after the last show.

Planetarium Show

Friday, 24th Oct 2014 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Join us for an evening under the stars!

Ab Initio Neutron Drops with Chiral Hamiltonians

Thursday, 30th Oct 2014 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Hugh Potter, Iowa State University

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 31st Oct 2014 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics
TBA (Alan Hulsebus, Iowa State University)

Magnetic Vortex Crystals in Frustrated Mott Insulators

Thursday, 6th Nov 2014 @ 4:10 am in PHYSICS Hall Room 3
Cristian D. Batista Theoretical Division of Los Alamos National Laboratory, 87545 Los Alamos, USA

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 7th Nov 2014 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics
Revealing stability in the instability strip: a mid-infrared period-luminosity relation for M4 (Jill Neeley, Iowa State University)

TBA

Monday, 10th Nov 2014 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Gavin King University of Missouri

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 14th Nov 2014 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics
Subject TBD (Dr. Charles Nelson, Drake University)

Planetarium Show

Friday, 14th Nov 2014 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Join us for an evening under the stars!

TBA

Monday, 17th Nov 2014 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Nandini Trivedi The Ohio State University

Introduction to the Axion

Wednesday, 3rd Dec 2014 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. David Atwood, Iowa State University

TBA

Thursday, 11th Dec 2014 @ 4:10 am in PHYSICS Hall Room 3
Laura Greene UIUC