Spring 2004

Previous schedules: Fall 2002, Spring 2003, Fall 2003
Future Schedules:Fall 2004,Spring 2005, Fall 2005


Thursdays 4:00 p.m., Room 104 Physics
Refreshments served at 3:40 p.m.

Colloquium Organizer: Thomas Vojta

 
January 15, 2004 - Uwe C. Taeuber (Virginia Tech)
Scale Invariance and Phase Transitions in Diffusion-Limited Reactions
January 22, 2004

January 29, 2004 - Andrey Chubukov (University of Wisconsin)
Can superconductivity emerge out of a non-Fermi liquid?
February 5, 2004 - Erik J. Sanchez (Portland State University)
Pushing the Limits of Near-field Microscopy
February 12, 2004 - Klaus Capelle (Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brasil)
Density-functional theory for models of strongly correlated electrons
February 19, 2004

February 26, 2004 - Tom Rescigno (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
Electron-driven chemistry: How resonances drive electron-molecule collisions
March 4, 2004

March 11, 2004 - Spring recess, no colloquium

March 18, 2004 - Claude Henry (CNRS Marseille)
Nucleation, growth, and morphology of gold nanoparticles on oxide surfaces
March 25, 2004 - APS March meeting, no colloquium

April 1, 2004 - Spring break, no colloquium

April 8, 2004 - Joerg Schmalian (Iowa State U. and DOE Ames Lab.)
Pairing and magnetic frustration in quasi two-dimensional organic superconductors
April 15, 2004

April 22, 2004 - Irene D'Amico (Institute of Scientific Interchange, Torino, Italy)
All optical quantum computation by engineering semiconductor macrostructures
April 29, 2004 - Thirtyfourth Annual Harold Q. Fuller Prize Colloquium

May 6, 2004 - Doerte Blume (Washington State University)
The physics of finite-sized clusters: Fun with hydrogen and its isotopes
May 14, 2004 - Mack a Breazeale (University of Mississippi)
Acoustic parametric resonance