Michigan State University

Department of Physics & Astronomy

CMP Seminar Schedule: Fall 2009

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

Speaker Title Host
 7 September    Labor Day (MSU Closed)
 14 September    Maxim Olshanii - UMass Boston Eigenstate Thermalization Hypothesis and Quantum Thermodynamics   Michael Moore
 21 September  David Reis - SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory   Ultrafast X-ray Scattering in Solids Chong-Yu Ruan
 28 September  John Ketterson - Northwestern University  Simulations of and Measurements on Magnetic Nanostructures  
 5 October  Mukund Vengalattore - Cornell University Signatures of supersolidity in an ultracold Bose gas   Michael Moore
 12 October    Alexander Punnoose - The City College of New York (CCNY) Quantum phase transitions in a dirty-Fermi-liquid and the metal-insulator transition in two dimensions Norman Birge
 19 October  Andrey Chubokov - University of Wisconsin at Madison Back to the iron age - the physics of Fe-pnictides Mark Dykman
 26 October  Jigang Wang - Iowa State University   Ultrafast Magnetism in Ferromagnetic GaMnAs: Coherent and Cooperative Phenomena Carlo Piermarocchi
 2 November  Tai-Chang Chiang - University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign  Quantum Size Effects in Thin Films - Stability, work Function, Superconductivity, and Pseudogap Structure Chih-Wei Lai
 9 November  Doug Natelson - Rice University Atomic-and molecular-scale device: Beyond DC electronic transport    
 16 November  Hui Deng - University of Michigan When Quantum Grows Macroscopic Michael Moore  
 23 November  Nuh Gedik - Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ultrafast electronic and structural dynamics in high temperature superconductors Chong-Yu Ruan
 30 November  Open    
 7 December    Amichay Vardi - Ben Gurion University Dephasing and noise in the bosonic Josephson model Michael Moore

Organized by Michael Moore & Norman Birge
Last update: 14:16:40 EST, 2009-11-16
For information or special accommodations please email Cathy Cords at
cords -AT- pa dot msu dot edu