University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Seminar

Fall Semester

Thursday, September 7th 2006
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Traian Dumitrica, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota
Subject: Nanomechanics of Carbon Nanotubes
Thursday, September 14th 2006
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Chandan Dasgupta, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Subject: First-passage statistics of equilibrium step fluctuations
Thursday, September 21st 2006
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Michael Zudov, University of Minnesota
Subject: Magnetoresistance of 2D electron systems under AC and DC excitations.
Thursday, September 28th 2006
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Olle G. Heinonen, Seagate Technology, Bloomington MN
Subject: Materials, microstructure, magnetism and spin transport: the physics soup of magnetic recording
Thursday, October 5th 2006
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Alexei V. Finkelstein, Protein Institute, Moscow
Subject: Key Problems of Protein Physics
Thursday, October 12th 2006
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Mark Robbins, Johns Hopkins University
Subject: Deformation and Fracture of Glassy Materials
Thursday, October 19th 2006
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Uwe C. Tauber, Physics Department, Virginia Tech
Subject: Fluctuations and Correlations in Multispecies Pair Annihilation Processes
Thursday, October 26th 2006
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Steven H. Simon, Lucent Technology
Subject: The Unexpected Physics of Modern Wireless Communication: Replicas, Diffusons, and Supersymmetry for Fun and Profit
Thursday, November 2nd 2006
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
No seminar this week.
Thursday, November 9th 2006
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: David Weiss, Pennsylvania State University
Subject: Optical lattices for quantum computing and precision measurement
Thursday, November 16th 2006
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Cyrus F Hirjibehedin, IBM Almaden Research Center
Subject: Spin Coupling and Anisotropy Effects in Engineered Atomic Structures
Thursday, November 23rd 2006
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
No seminar this week - Thanksgiving Holiday
Thursday, November 30th 2006
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Andrey Chubukov, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Subject: A ferromagnetic quantum criticality
Thursday, December 7th 2006
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Frank Pinski, Department of Physics, University of Cincinnati
Subject: Exploring Free Energy Landscapes: A New Mathematical Approach
Thursday, December 14th 2006
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Seminar is done for this semester.
Thursday, December 21st 2006
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Seminar is done for this semester.

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