Michigan State University

Department of Physics & Astronomy

CMP Seminar Schedule Fall 2007

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

Speaker Title Host
  27 August      
  3 September Labor Day
  10 September      
  17 September Aaron Leanhardt - University of Michigan Microwave Spectroscopy of the Mott-Insulator Transition Michael Moore
  24 September David Tomanek - MSU   Real-Time Computer Simulations of Excited-State Dynamics in Carbon Nanostructures  
  1 October Jie Shan - Case Western Reserve Univ.   Probing Charge Transport by Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy   Chong-Yu Ruan
  8 October Abbas Ourmazd - University. of Wisconsin - Milwaukee   Single-Molecule Crystallography: Determining the Structure of Individual Macromolecules   Simon Billinge  
  15 October Shanker Balasubramaniam - Electrical and Computer Engineering - MSU   O(N) Methods for Rapidly Computing Pairwise Potentials in Large System Simon Billinge 
  22 October Peter Hoffman - Wayne State University   Force Microscopy of Dynamic States at the Molecular Scale    
  29 October Dmitrii Maslov - University of Florida Anomalous c-axis Transport in Layered Metals   Mark Dykman 
  5 November Tobias Hertel - Vanderbilt University. Photophysics of Carbon Nanotubes   Bill Wedemeyer  
  12 November David Seiler - NIST Nanoelectronics and Nanometrology: What's the Latest Buzz  

Ruby Ghosh

Reza Loloee 

  *19 November Sue Sinnott - University of Florida Atomic-Scale Modeling of Material Interfaces    Simon Billinge
  26 November Leonid Glazman - Yale University Inelastic Electron Scattering off Magnetic Impurities   Mark Dykman  
  3 December Miles Blencowe - Dartmouth College Quantum Back Reaction and Cooling of Nonlinear Displacement Detectors Mark Dykman  

* This seminar will be held at 11:00 a.m.

Organized by Prof. Simon Billinge (billinge@pa.msu.edu) & William Wedemeyer (proteins@msu.edu)

For information or special accommodations please email Cathy Cords at

Last Updated: November 19, 2007