University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Sack Lunch Seminar

semester, 2007

Tuesday, January 16th 2007
12:20 pm:
No seminar this week.
Tuesday, January 23rd 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Jianjie Zhang
Subject: Electron-nuclear spin coupling in Fe/GaAs spin transport devices
Tuesday, January 30th 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Jun Kyung Chung
Subject: Coarse grained molecular dynamics using frequency filtering
Tuesday, February 6th 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Yu Chen
Subject: Transport in metallic nanowires
Tuesday, February 13th 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Mun Chan, University of Minnesota
Subject: Spin Injection into Normal Metals
Tuesday, February 20th 2007
12:20 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 435 Physics
Speaker: Dr. Xuan Gao, Harvard University, Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology. Dr. Gao is a candidate for the Condensed Matter Experimentalist Position.
Subject: The Sensitivity Limits of Nanowire Bio-Sensors
Tuesday, February 27th 2007
12:20 pm:
Subject: APS March Meeting practice talks
Tuesday, March 6th 2007
12:20 pm:
Due to the APS March meeting, there will be no sack lunch seminar.
Tuesday, March 13th 2007
12:20 pm:
Spring Break: No Seminar this week.
Tuesday, March 20th 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Shun Wang
Subject: Investigating Incommensurate Nanoscale Helical Pitch in SmC_alpha* Phase by Differential Optical Reflectivity
Tuesday, April 3rd 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: LiDong Pan
Subject: Optical Investigation of Novel Bent-Core Liquid Crystal Phases
Tuesday, April 10th 2007
12:20 pm:
No seminar this week.
Tuesday, April 17th 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Eric Garlid
Subject: The Spin Hall Effect in Fe/GaAs Heterostructures
Tuesday, April 24th 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Charlie Blackwell, University of Minnesota
Subject: Effects of nanocrystalline inclusions on the electronic properties of thin film amorphous silicon
Tuesday, May 1st 2007
12:20 pm:
No seminar this week.
Tuesday, May 8th 2007
12:20 pm:
No seminar this week.
Tuesday, September 11th 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Andrew Thompson
Subject: Measuring Distances, Orientation and Structural Dynamics in Muscle Proteins Using Electron Paramagnetic Resonance
Tuesday, September 18th 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Alex Levchenko
Subject: Coulomb Drag Resistance and Zero Temperature
Tuesday, September 25th 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Greg McKusky
Subject: Differential Conductance Measurements of Magnetic Tunnel Junctions
Tuesday, October 2nd 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Craig Zaspel University of Montana–Western
Subject: Spin Dynamics from a Spin-Polarized Current in Vortex State Magnetic Disks
Tuesday, October 9th 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Masaya Nishioka
Subject: Magnetoresistance of Graphene Spin Valves
Tuesday, October 16th 2007
12:20 pm:
No Seminar This Week
Tuesday, October 23rd 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Dr. Tsuyoshi Kondo
Subject: Tunneling Anisotropic Magnetoresistance in Fe/GaAs Heterostructures
Tuesday, October 30th 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Chunyong He
Subject: Heat Capacity Investigation of Phase Separation and Spin-State Transitions in La1-xSrxCoOx
Tuesday, November 6th 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Yu Chen, University of Minnesota
Subject: Trapping carriers in organic field-effect transistors by metal nanoparticles
Tuesday, November 13th 2007
12:20 pm:
No Seminar This Week
Tuesday, November 20th 2007
12:20 pm:
No seminar this week.
Tuesday, November 27th 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Mike Erickson, University of Minnesota
Subject: Spin injection, transport, and detection in lateral metallic spin valves
Tuesday, December 4th 2007
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Shun Wang
Subject: Unexpected Phenomenon in Smectic A Liquid Crystalline Phase
Tuesday, December 11th 2007
12:20 pm:
No seminar this week. This event will resume spring semester.
Tuesday, December 18th 2007
This event will resume spring semester.

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