University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Sack Lunch Seminar

Spring Semester

Tuesday, January 22nd 2008
12:20 pm:
Speaker: There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, January 29th 2008
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Mathew Loth, U of MN
Subject: Multiple Protons Biund by a Single Electron in a Strong Magnetic Field
Tuesday, February 5th 2008
12:20 pm:
Speaker: DR. M. Warusawithana, Pennsylvania State University
Subject: New Electronic Functionality and Quantum Devices through Nanostructured Interfaces
Tuesday, February 12th 2008
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Dr. Abhay Pasupathy, Princeton University
Subject: Visualizing Superconducting Pair Formation at the Atomic Scale
Tuesday, February 19th 2008
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Dr. T. Baturina, Institute for Solid State Physics, Russia
Subject: Two faces of Cooper pairing: Superconductor and Superinsulator
This seminar is part of the condensed matter experiment faculty search
Tuesday, February 26th 2008
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Dr. J. Bao, Harvard University
Subject: Nanophotonics, Nanofabrication and Nanomaterials
Tuesday, March 4th 2008
12:20 pm:
Student practice talks
Tuesday, March 11th 2008
12:20 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, March 18th 2008
12:20 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, March 25th 2008
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Xiang Leng, University of Minnesota
Subject: Interfacial Effect in Oxides
Tuesday, April 1st 2008
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Feng Guo, University of Minnesota
Subject: Low Frequency Noise in Magnetic Tunnel Junctions
Tuesday, April 8th 2008
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Eric Garlid, University of Minnesota
Subject: Bias Dependence of Electrical Spin Injection and Detection in Lateral Fe/GaAs Devices
Tuesday, April 15th 2008
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Yen Hsiang Lin, University of Minnesota
Subject: Tuning the Superconductor-insulator Transition by Magnetic Fields
Thursday, April 24th 2008
1:25 pm:
Speaker: LiDong Pan, University of Minnesota
Subject: Surface induced ordering effect in a smectic liquid crystal compound
Note: Change of date, time and room. This week only.
Tuesday, April 29th 2008
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Tanner Schulz, University of Minnesota
Subject: Examining Hysteresis Loop Criticality Using Co/CoO Thin Films
Tuesday, May 6th 2008
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Prof. M. Greven, Stanford University
Subject: Crystal Growth, Neutron Scattering and Spin Correlations: A Tale of two Complex Oxides
Tuesday, May 13th 2008
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Boris Spivak, University of Washington, Seattle
Subject: Theory of disordered d-wave superconductors
Tuesday, May 20th 2008
12:20 pm:
The seminar has ended for the semester. It will return in September 2008

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