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Past Events

February 28, 2019 Physics and Society Public Lecture

This talk is free and open to the public.

Speaker:  Takaaki Kajita, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research of the University of Tokyo

Title:  The Secret of Neutrinos

Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2019, 8:00 pm
Location: 1410 BPS Bldg.

February 26, 2019 High Energy Physics: Avant-garde LHC: Inspiring the ATLAS detector to find physics it wasn't designed to find

Speaker:  James Beacham, ATLAS Experiment, Duke University

Title: Avant-garde LHC: Inspiring the ATLAS detector to find physics it wasn't designed to find

Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 25, 2019 Condensed Matter Physics Seminar: Examination of thin film growth using supersonic molecular beams and in situ real time X-ray synchrotron radiation: from organic small molecule semiconductors to transition metal dichalcogenides

Speaker:  James Engstrom, Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University

Title: Examination of thin film growth using supersonic molecular beams and in situ real time X-ray synchrotron radiation: from organic small molecule semiconductors to transition metal dichalcogenides

Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 22, 2019 High Energy Physics: Observation of the Higgs boson decaying to bottom quarks at CMS

Speaker:  Christopher Palmer , Department of Physics, Princeton University

Title: Observation of the Higgs boson decaying to bottom quarks at CMS

Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 21, 2019 P-A Colloquium: Storing and manipulating ilght for quantum memory and manipulation using Autler-Townes splitting in cold atoms

Speaker:  Lindsay LeBlanc, Ultracold Quantum Gases Laboratory, University of Alberta

Title: Storing and manipulating ilght for quantum memory and manipulation using Autler-Townes splitting in cold atoms

Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

February 20, 2019 Astronomy & Astrophysics Seminar: The Formation of Close Binaries and Planets

Speaker:  Max Moe, Department of Astronomy, University of Arizona

Title: The Formation of Close Binaries and Planets

Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 19, 2019 High Energy Physics: Using electroweak bosons and the Higgs boson to probe new physics at the LHC and upgrades of the CMS detector to maximize the changes of such a discovery

Speaker: Mia Liu, Fermilab

Title: Using electroweak bosons and the Higgs boson to probe new physics at the LHC and upgrades of the CMS detector to maximize the changes of such a discovery

Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 18, 2019 Condensed Matter Physics Seminar: Spectro-microscopy with atomically confined light

Speaker:  V. Ara Apkarian, NSF Center for Chemical Innovation, University of California, Irvine

Title: Spectro-microscopy with atomically confined light

Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2019, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 13, 2019 Astronomy & Astrophysics Seminar: Multidimensional Simulations of Core-Collapse Supernova Remnants

Speaker:  Jenn Ranta, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Michigan State University

Title: Multidimensional Simulations of Core-Collapse Supernova Remnants

Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 12, 2019 High Energy Physics: The Entropy of QCD scattering processes

Speaker:  Duff Neill, Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Title: The Entropy of QCD scattering processes

Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 11, 2019 Condensed Matter Physics Seminar: Many-body quantum optics in superconducting circuits

Speaker:  Andrew Houck, Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University

Title: Many-body quantum optics in superconducting circuits

Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 8, 2019 High Energy Physics: New Physics Searches in the High Luminosity Era at the LHC

Speaker:  Daniel Hayden, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University

Title: New Physics Searches in the High Luminosity Era at the LHC

Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 7, 2019 P-A Colloquium: Superconductive Electronics for Quantum-based Voltage Metrology

Speaker:  Sam Benz, Superconductive Electronics Group, NIST

Title: Superconductive Electronics for Quantum-based Voltage Metrology

Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2019, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

February 6, 2019 Astronomy & Astrophysics Seminar: Mergers of compact objects in the Gravitational Wave Era

Speaker:  Rosalba Perna, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Stony Brook University

Title: Mergers of compact objects in the Gravitational Wave Era

Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 5, 2019 High Energy Physics: How SUSY Can Still Save The Day

Speaker:  Lawrence Lee Jr., Department of Physics, Harvard University

Title: How SUSY Can Still Save The Day

Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 4, 2019 Condensed Matter Physics Seminar: Mechanics of Magnetic Solitons

Speaker:  Oleg Tchernyshyov, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University

Title: Mechanics of Magnetic Solitons

Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2019, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

January 28, 2019 Condensed Matter Physics Seminar: Many-body quantum clustronics

Speaker:  Mackillo Kira, Quantum Science Theory Lab, University of Michigan

Title: Many-body quantum clustronics

Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2019, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

January 23, 2019 Astronomy & Astrophysics Seminar: Properties of the Hot Circumgalactic Medium of Early Type Galaxy Hosts with Powerful Radio Sources

Speakers:  Kristen Dage and Rachel Frisbie, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Michigan State University

Title: Properties of the Hot Circumgalactic Medium of Early Type Galaxy Hosts with Powerful Radio Sources

Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

January 22, 2019 High Energy Physics: Studies of the Single Top Quark at the LHC

Speaker:  Kevin Finelli, Department of Physics, Boston University

Title: Studies of the Single Top Quark at the LHC

Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

January 21, 2019 Condensed Matter Physics Seminar: All Electrical Nucleation, Motion and Detection of Room Temperature Magnetic Skyrmions

Speaker:  Gavin Burnell, Condensed Matter Physics, University of Leeds

Title: All Electrical Nucleation, Motion and Detection of Room Temperature Magnetic Skyrmions

Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2019, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.