Michigan State University

Department of Physics & Astronomy

CMP Seminar Schedule Fall 2005

Mondays at 4:10 pm, Room 1400 Biomedical & Physical Sciences Building
Refreshments at 3:45 pm

(*: Special time and date. Joint seminar with IQS will be held on Wednesdays at 5:20 pm, Room 4270)

Speaker Title Host
29 August
05 September No seminar - Labor Day - MSU Closed
12 September Tim Hogan
Chemical Engineering & Material Science, MSU
Transport measurement techniques and thermoelectric materials
19 September Rachels Goldman
University of Michigan
Tailoring the structure and properties of dilute semiconductor alloys Tessmer
26 September TBA
03 October Hrvoje Petek
University of Pittsburgh
Spectroscopy, microscopy, and dynamics of electrons at solid surfaces Ruan
10 October Per Arne Rikvold
Florida State University
Monte Carlo and micromagnetics simulations of magnetization switching and hysteresis in nanoparticles and ultrathin films Dykman
19 October* Ravindra Bhatt
Princeton University
Joint seminar with IQS
24 October Tony Heinz
Columbia University
The excited-state properties of single-wall carbon nanotubes Tomanek
26 October* Carlton Caves
University of New Mexico
Joint seminar with IQS
2 November* Steven Girvin
Yale University
Quantum optics with superconducting qbits Joint seminar with IQS
07 November Stefan Vajda
Argonne National Laboratory
Supported gold and platinum clusters: synthesis, X-Ray studies of thermal stability, UV-VIS properties Ruan
14 November Andrew Kent
New York University
Quantum tunneling of magnetization in molecular magnets Pratt/Bass
21 November Mike Harrison
Michigan State University
Low temperature orbital paramagnetism in B-DNA
28 November Jennifer Ogilvie
University of Michigan
New directions in nonlinear microscopy Lapidus/Ruan
05 December John Finke
Oakland University
Combining experiments and simulations to understand the role of amyloid fibril assembly in polyglutamine disease Lapidus
12 December
19 December

Organized by Chong-Yu Ruan
Last update: 2 September 2005
For information or special accommodations please email Cathy Cords at cords@pa.msu.edu.