Michigan State University

Department of Physics & Astronomy

CMP Seminar Schedule: Fall 2008

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

Speaker Title Host
 25 August 

Leonard Sander - Univ. of Michigan  

The Harmonic Measure Including Very Rare Events: Percolation, Ising Clusters, and DLA Dykman
 1 September    Labor Day (MSU closed)
 8 September 

Sergei Urazhdin - West Virginia Univ.

Current-Induced Dynamical States of Nanomagnets Bass/Pratt
 15 September  Yuli Lyanda-Geller Purdue Univ. Spin Interference Effects in Solids Dykman
 22 September 

Cheng Chin - University of Chicago

Quantum Universality and Quantum Control of Ultracold Atoms Near Feshbach Resonances Lai
 29 September  Frank Wilhelm - University of Waterloo Learning About Quantum Measurements using Superconducting Devices Birge
 6 October  David Weiss - Pennsylvania State Univ. Experiments with gases in 0D, 1D and more Moore
 13 October  P. Chris Hammel - Ohio State Univ.   Ferromagnetic Resonance Imaging with Magnetic Resonance Force Microscopy TBA
 20 October  Vladimir Chernyak - Wayne State Univ. Collective Chaotic Resonances in Nonlinear Spectroscopy of Molecular Systems Duxbury
 27 October  Markus Raschke - Univ. of Washington Optical Antennas for Nanoscale Imaging and Spectroscopy Lai
 3 November  Keith Schwab - Cornell University Probing the Quantum Limits of Mechanical Structures Dykman
 10 November  Hui Cao - Yale University Active Photonic Nanomaterials: From Disordered to Periodic Structures Ruan
 17 November  Sergei Tretiak - LANL Functionalized Quantum Dots and Conjugated Polymers for Light Harvesting Applications: Theoretical Insights   Tomanek
 24 November  OPEN   
 1 December  Robert Joynt - Univ. of Wisconsin   A New Method for Qubit Decoherence Calculations Dykman
 8 December  OPEN   

Organized by Chih-Wei Lai
Last update: 07:46:20 EST, 2008-11-12
For information or special accommodations please email Cathy Cords at
cords -AT- pa dot msu dot edu