University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Condensed Matter Sack Lunch Seminar

semester, 2010

Tuesday, January 19th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Tanner Schulz, University of Minnesota
Subject: Superconducting Nb Noise Measurements on Periodic Alumina Nanopores
Tuesday, January 26th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Eric Garlid, University of Minnesota
Subject: Electrical Measurement of the Direct Spin Hall Effect in Fe/InGaAs Heterostructures
Tuesday, February 2nd 2010
12:20 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, February 9th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Dan Endean, University of Minnesota
Subject: Comparing CIP and CPP GMR using Microwave Techniques
Tuesday, February 16th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Yeonbae Lee, University of Minnesota
Subject: Ionic gated electric double layer transistor of strontium titanate
Tuesday, February 23rd 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Mike Erickson, University of Minnesota
Subject: Temperature dependence of the spin accumulation in nanostructured metallic spin valves.
Tuesday, March 2nd 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Joe Kinney, University of Minnesota
Subject: Penetration Depth measurements using a Tunnel Diode Oscillator
Tuesday, March 9th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Feng Guo, Tanner Schulz, Brian Skinner, Pan LiDong Pan, Shun Wang
Subject: March Meeting practice talks
Tuesday, March 16th 2010
12:20 pm:
There will be seminar this week.
Tuesday, March 23rd 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: JJ Nelson, University of Minnesota
Subject: Title to be announced.
Tuesday, March 30th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Elizabeth Smith, University of Minnesota
Subject: Quantization of Protein Expression Fractions in Living Cells
Tuesday, April 6th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Chad Geppert, University of Minnesota
Subject: Spin Transport in a Semiconductor Far From Equilibrium
Tuesday, April 13th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Mike Schecter, University of Minnesota
Subject: Critical Force for a Supersonic Particle In a Bose Gas
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Can Zhang, University of Minnesota
Subject: Study of Overlapping process and Psi(3770) energy scan in BES-III
This is the public portion of Mr. Zhang’s Senior Honors Thesis Defense
Tuesday, April 20th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Xi Chen, University of Minnesota
Subject: Spinwave condensation and fluctuation of magnetic anisotropy
Tuesday, April 27th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Kent Bodurtha, University of Minnesota
Subject: Thin Film Transistor Structures using Amorphous and Nanostructured Mixed-Phase Silicon Films
Tuesday, May 4th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Dan Dahlberg, University of Minnesota
Subject: Meeting with graduate students that made a sack lunch presentation during the 09-10 school year
Tuesday, May 11th 2010
12:20 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, September 14th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Rob O'Connell, University of Minnesota
Subject: Imaging Ultra-Short T2 in MRI
Tuesday, September 21st 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Matt Parker, University of Minnesota
Subject: Dynamics of Population Systems with Near Marginal Stability
Tuesday, September 28th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Lee Wienkes, University of Minnesota
Subject: "The Hydrogen Glass in Doped Hydrogenated Amorphous/Nanocrystalline Silicon"
Tuesday, October 5th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Andrew Gustafson, University of Minnesota
Subject: Simulating Entangled Polymers and Polymer Melt Boundaries
Tuesday, October 12th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Te-Yu Chen, University of Minnesota
Subject: Pinning mechanisms for vortices in ferromagnetic films
Tuesday, October 19th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Brian Skinner, University of Minnesota
Subject: Anomalously large capacitance of a two-dimensional electron gas next to a metal surface
Tuesday, October 26th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: LiDong Pan, University of Minnesota
Subject: XRD Study of Mixed Structures in Liquid Crystal
Tuesday, November 2nd 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Yen-Hsiang Lin, University of Minnesota
Subject: "Magnetoresistnace peak in superconductor-insulator transition"
Tuesday, November 9th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Dan Endean, University of Minnesota
Subject: Microwave Measurements of Giant Magnetoresistance
Tuesday, November 16th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Mike Erickson, University of Minnesota
Subject: The spin diffusion length in nanoscopic lateral metallic spin valves
To be announced.
Tuesday, November 23rd 2010
12:20 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, November 30th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Tom Dunn, University of Minnesota
Subject: Optimization of Spin Torque Induced Magnetic Switching
Tuesday, December 7th 2010
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Yeonbae Lee, University of Minnesota
Subject: Phase diagram of the electrically gated Strontium titanate
Tuesday, December 14th 2010
12:20 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.

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