CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS SEMINARS

Fall Semester 1998 MSU Department of Physics & Astronomy


Mondays, 4:10 p.m. in Room 224 Physics-Astronomy Bldg.; refreshments at 3:50 p.m.

Aug. 31
Manuel Morillo ,   University of Sevilla, SPAIN  
  Strong Field Spectroscopy of Electron Transfer Processes
Sep. 7
 No Seminar:
Labor Day Holiday
 
Sep. 14
Terry Tritt ,   Clemson University  
  Investigation of New Materials for Thermoelectric Application
Sep. 21
Simon Billinge,   Michigan State University [E-mail Speaker]  
  Polarons in Oxides: Now You See Them, Now You Don't
Sep. 28
Melissa Hines ,   Cornell University  
  In Search of Perfection: Understanding the Evolution of Silicon Surface Morphology
Oct. 5
OPEN    
 
Oct. 12
Harsh Mathur ,   Case Western Reserve University  
  Mosfets and Antiparticles
Oct. 19
Bernard Douden ,   University of Nebraska  
  Electrical Properties of Ultra-Small Ni/NiO/Co Junctions
Oct. 26
Leonid Pryadko ,   Princeton University  
  Dissipation and Quantum Phase Transition in Quantum Hall Systems
Oct. 29
(Thursday)
Constantin Tsallis ,   Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Fisicas, BRAZIL  
  Non-extensive Thermal Statistics: Recent Experimental, Computational, and Theoretical Evidences
Nov. 2
Franz Himpsel   University of Wisconsin - Madison  
  Self-Assembly of Nanowires
Nov. 9
Nathan Israeloff ,   Northeastern University  
  Disco Honey? Probing Nanoscale Dynamics in Glass
Nov. 16
Greg McKenna   NIST  
  Constraint Effects on the Glass Transition
Nov. 23
Joe Lyding   University of Illinois  
  UHV-STM Nanofabrication: Transition to Technology
Nov. 30
OPEN    
 
Dec. 7
L. Sander ,   University of Michigan  
  How Do Things Break? Branching Threshold in Brittle Fracture
Dec. 14
Sanat Kumar ,   Pennsylvania State University  
  Phase Transitions in Thin Polymer Mixtures

Please note: Handicapper accommodations may be requested by calling the Physics & Astronomy Department at 353-8662 one week before the scheduled seminar to ensure sufficient time to make arrangements. Requests received after this date will be met when possible.


For further information, please contact: S. D. Mahanti
Tel.: (517) 355-9701
E-mail: mahanti@pa.msu.edu

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