Physics Colloquium

Spring 2001

Thursdays, 4:00 p.m.

Room 104 Physics

Refreshments Served at 3:40 p.m.

Colloquium Organizer—Dan Waddill


Jan. 25Dr. Alexei Koulakov, The Salk Institute for Biological StudiesPattern Formation in Visual Cortical Areas
Feb. 1Dr. Dirk Morr, Los Alamos National LaboratoryUnconventional Superconducting Phases and the Hunt for the Symmetry of the Order Parameter
Feb. 8Dr. Shan-Ho Tsai, University of GeorgiaMagnetic Excitations and Critical Dynamics in Classical Spin Systems
Feb. 15Dr. Carsten Ullrich, University of California-Santa BarbaraTerahertz Electronic Excitations in Semiconductor Nanostructures
Feb. 22Dr. Bae-Yeun Ha, Simon Fraser UniversityAttraction Between Like Charges: Appreciation For Its Roles in DNA Packaging and Membrane Stability
March 1Dr. Thomas Vojta, Technische Universität-ChemnitzQuantum Phase Transitions in Electronic Systems
March 8Prof. Bruce Wilking, University of Missouri-St. LouisThe Nature of Radio-Emitting Young Stars
March 15Spring Recess, No Colloquium 
March 21Prof. Joachim Ullrich, Universität Freiburg
Note Special Time: Wednesday 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Multiple Ionization Dynamics in Extreme Fields: From Atto- to Femtoseconds
March 22Prof. Robert R. Jones, University of VirginiaUsing Short Electromagnetic Pulses to Manipulate and View Electronic Wavefunctions
March 29Spring Break, No Colloquium 
April 5Prof. J.R. Manson, Clemson UniversityAtom and Molecule Scattering from Surfaces
April 12Prof. Eric Mazur, Harvard UniversityUnderstanding Or Memorization: Are We Teaching The Right Thing?
April 19Thirty First Annual Harold Q. Fuller Prize ColloquiumAbstracts
April 26TBATBA
May 1Advanced Laboratory Presentations
Note Special Time and Date: Tuesday 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
May 10Prof. L.S. Wang, Washington State UniversityProbing the Electronic Structure of Metal Clusters Using Size-Selected Anion Photoelectron Spectroscopy



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Previous Schedules: :Fall 2000,

Future Schedules: Fall 2001, Spring 2002, Fall 2002, Spring 2003, Fall 2003, Spring 2004, Fall 2004, Spring 2005, Fall 2005,