Seminars & Colloquia

Condensed Matter Seminar
Thu, Feb 5 11:30am Quantum soft matter in ultracold atomic systems
Sarang Gopalakrishnan, Harvard University
Thu, Feb 12 11:30am Correlation meets topology: aspects electronic interactions in Dirac systems
Bitan Roy, University of Maryland
Tue, Feb 17 12:15pm Force detection and frequency fluctuations in carbon nanotube mechanical resonators
Joel Moser, Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO), Barcelona
Thu, Feb 19 11:30am Probing many-body physics with ultra-cold matter out-of-equilibrium
Stefan Natu, JQI at the University of Maryland
Mon, Feb 23 12:15pm Quasiparticle dynamics and decoherence in superconducting qubits
Chen Wang, Department of Applied Physics, Yale University
Thu, Feb 26 11:30am Below the Mott gap: Cluster Mott insulator and quantum spin liquid
Gang Chen, University of Toronto
Mon, Mar 9 12:15pm Toward Single Atom Magnets
Ileana Rau, IBM Research, San Jose
Thu, Mar 12 11:30am Design principles for heterogeneous materials synthesis : Lessons from biology
Arvind Murugan, Harvard University
Mon, Mar 23 12:15pm Charge Transport and Energy Conversion in Molecular Junctions
Youngsang Kim, University of Michigan
Thu, Mar 26 11:30am Stiffness from disorder in frustrated quasi-two-dimensional magnets
Gia-Wei Chern, LANL
Mon, Mar 30 12:15pm Magnetic Resonance with Single Nuclear-Spin Sensitivity
Alexander Sushkov, Harvard University
Thu, Apr 2 11:30am Relaxation and thermalization of isolated many-body quantum systems
Lea Santos, Yeshiva University
Thu, Apr 16 11:15am Landau - Zener interferometry in multilevel systems
M.N.Kiselev, ICTP, Trieste
Thu, Apr 23 11:30am Mechanics of squishy spheres
Craig Maloney, Northeastern University
Thu, May 7 11:30am No instructions necessary: Thin sheets are optimal wrappers of liquid drops
Joseph Paulsen, Physics, UMass Amherst
Departmental Colloquium
Wed, Feb 25 4:00pm How to Measure and Characterize correlated “Jigglings and Wigglings” in Proteins
Andrea Markelz, University at Buffalo, SUNY
Wed, Mar 4 4:00pm Neutrinos from the Sky and Through the Earth
Kate Scholberg, Duke University
Wed, Mar 11 4:00pm Amorphous precursors to biomineral formation
Pupa Gilbert, University of Wisconsin
Wed, Apr 1 4:00pm DNA: Not Merely the Secret of Life
Nadrian Seeman, New York University
Wed, Apr 15 4:00pm The Cosmos seen through the Planck satellite eyes
Elena Pierpaoli, University of Southern California
Wed, Apr 22 4:00pm Tenth-Order QED Contribution to g-2 of the Electron and Muon and a Precise Value of the Fine Structure Constant
Toichiro Kinoshita, Cornell University and Amherst Center for Fundamental Interactions
Fundamental Interactions Informal Talk
Fri, Mar 27 2:00pm Using energy conditions to rule out exotic spacetimes
Eleni Kontou, Tufts University
ACFI Seminar
Fri, Jan 30 2:15pm On the Annihilation of WIMPs
Matthew Baumgart, Carnegie Mellon University
Tue, Feb 3 2:30pm Dark Matter in the Age of Data
Matthew Buckley, Rutgers University
Fri, Feb 6 2:15pm Systematic development of the Standard Model Effective Field Theory
Michael Trott, Niels Bohr Institute
Tue, Feb 10 2:30pm New Insights into Cosmic Abundances of Matter and Related Phenomenology
Yanou Cui, Perimeter Institute
Fri, Feb 13 2:15pm Strong CP and the Up Quark Mass Revisited
Patrick Draper, University of California, Santa Barbara
Fri, Feb 20 2:15pm ​Self-interacting ​and asymmetric dark matter
Dr. Kalliopi Petraki, NIKHEF
Tue, Feb 24 2:30pm Exploring few- and many-body systems on the lattice: from dilute Fermi gases to quantum chromodynamics
Michael Endres, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Fri, Feb 27 2:15pm M_n - M_p
Andre Walker-Loud, College of William and Mary
Fri, Mar 6 2:15pm Black holes and the Higgs vacuum
Ruth Gregory, Durham University
Tue, Mar 10 2:30pm Recent QCD-related results from ATLAS
Hugo Beauchemin, Tufts University
Tue, Mar 31 2:30pm Search for Vector-Like Quarks
Kevin Black, Boston University
Tue, Apr 7 2:30pm Detecting Cosmic Neutrinos with IceCube at the Earth's South Pole
Naoko Kurahashi Neilson, Drexler University
Fri, Apr 24 11:00am The Unnatural Composite Higgs
Andrew Spray, Melbourne University
Fri, Apr 24 2:15pm Future observational windows between cosmic inflation and the standard model
Prof. Stephon Alexander, Dartmouth College