University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Sack Lunch Seminar

Fall Semester

Tuesday, September 8th 2009
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Shun Wang, University of Minnesota
Subject: Discovery of a novel smectic liquid crystal phase
Tuesday, September 15th 2009
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Thomas Dunn, University of Minnesota
Subject: Spin Torque and Magnetic Switching
Thursday, September 17th 2009
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Professor Maxim Vavilov, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Subject: Microwave photoconductivity in 2D electron systems with mixed disorder.
Tuesday, September 22nd 2009
12:20 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, September 29th 2009
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Te-Yu Chen, University of Minnesota
Subject: Nonlinear Magnetic Vortex Dynamics in the Presence of Pinning
Tuesday, October 6th 2009
12:20 pm:
Speaker: LiDong Pan, University of Minnesota
Subject: "Surface Phase Transitions in Liquid Crystal Films"
Tuesday, October 13th 2009
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Matthew Loth, University of Minnesota
Subject: Ionic conductivity on a wetting surface
Tuesday, October 20th 2009
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Matt Parker, University of Minnesota
Subject: Extinction in a Predator-Prey System
Tuesday, October 27th 2009
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Lee Wienkes, University of Minnesota
Subject: Hopping Transport in Amorphous Silicon
Tuesday, November 3rd 2009
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Brian Skinner, University of Minnesota
Subject: The world's thinnest capacitor
Tuesday, November 10th 2009
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Yen-Hsiang Lin, University of Minnesota
Subject: Indirect magnetic-field-tuned superconductor-insulator transitions
Tuesday, November 17th 2009
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Anthony Hatke, University of Minnesota
Subject: Shubnikov-de Haas Oscillations in Microwave-irradiated 2D Electron Systems
Tuesday, November 24th 2009
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Professor Jorge Vinals, McGill University
Subject: Pattern formation in extended systems.
Tuesday, December 1st 2009
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Feng Guo, University of Minnesota
Subject: The Noise is the signal: Noise Measurements in Magnetic Tunnel Junctions
Tuesday, December 8th 2009
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Stephen Snyder, University of Minnesota
Subject: Magnetic Field Enhanced Superconductivity in Zn Nanowires
Tuesday, December 15th 2009
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Xiang Leng, University of Minnesota
Subject: Electrostatic Tuning of the Superconductor-Insulator Transition
Tuesday, December 22nd 2009
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Hung-Sheng Chiang, University of Minnesota
Subject: Non-linear Magnetoresistance Oscillations in Intensely Irradiated Two-Dimensional Electron Systems Induced by Multi-Photon Processes

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