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CMSS Colloquium: New Directions for Active Spintronics: New Experimental Approaches and Novel Materials, Jan. 29

CMSS Colloquium: New Directions for Active Spintronics:  New Experimental Approaches and Novel Materials, Jan. 29

The Condensed Matter & Surface Sciences Colloquium Series presents Ezekiel Johnston-Halperin on “New Directions for Active Spintronics: New Experimental Approaches and Novel Materials” on Thursday, Jan. 29, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter Lecture Hall 245. Abstract: Spintronics is an emerging field of study that explores the use of the electron […]

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January 2, 2015 at 5:00 pmNews

Physics Colloquium:Aspects of 21st Century Nuclear Physics, Jan. 30

Physics Colloquium:Aspects of 21st Century Nuclear Physics, Jan. 30

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Silas Beane of the University of Washington on “Aspects of 21st Century Nuclear Physics” on Friday, Jan. 30, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: Over the last several decades, theoretical nuclear physics has been evolving from a very successful phenomenology of the properties […]

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January 2, 2015 at 9:00 amEvents

Physics Colloquium: Stellar Explosions and Element Synthesis, Feb. 6

Physics Colloquium: Stellar Explosions and Element Synthesis, Feb. 6

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Gail McLaughlin of North Carolina State University  on “Stellar Explosions and Element Synthesis” on Friday, Feb. 6, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: The astrophysical origin of many of the heaviest elements remains a mystery. About half of the elements with mass […]

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January 2, 2015 at 7:15 amEvents

Physics Colloquium:Majorana Fermions in Semiconductor Nanowires Coupled to Superconductors, Feb. 13

Physics Colloquium:Majorana Fermions in Semiconductor Nanowires Coupled to Superconductors, Feb. 13

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Sergey Frolov of the University of Pittsburgh on “Majorana Fermions in Semiconductor Nanowires Coupled to Superconductors” on Friday, Feb. 13, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: Majorana fermions are real solutions to the Dirac equation, meaning they are their own  antiparticles. In […]

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January 2, 2015 at 5:30 amEvents

Physics Colloquium: Plasmons, Hot Electrons and Their Potential for Solar Driven Chemical Conversion, Feb. 20

Physics Colloquium: Plasmons, Hot Electrons and Their Potential for Solar Driven Chemical Conversion, Feb. 20

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Phillip Christopher of the University of California, Riverside on “Plasmons, Hot Electrons and Their Potential for Solar Driven Chemical Conversion” on Friday, Feb. 20, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: The average  solar irradiance provides ~50,000X times more energy  to the earths […]

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January 2, 2015 at 3:45 amEvents

Physics Colloquium: Towards a model-­based control of neuronal systems, Jan. 16

Physics Colloquium: Towards a model-­based control of neuronal systems, Jan. 16

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Ghanim Ullah of the University of South Florida on “Towards a model-­based control of neuronal systems” on Friday, Jan. 16, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: Observability and efficient control of a dynamical system requires an understanding of its state -­‐ the […]

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January 1, 2015 at 8:15 pmEvents

Science Cafe: Brune on ‘Cosmic Cooking: Origin of Elements,’ Jan. 21

Dr. Carl Brune

Science Café presents Dr. Carl Brune on “Cosmic Cooking: the Origin of Elements” on Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Atoms are the building blocks that make up the world around us. These small units of matter are composed of nuclei and electrons, with […]

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January 1, 2015 at 7:00 pmEvents