University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

CM Journal Club

Fall Semester

Monday, September 13th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in Physics 143
Speaker: Joe Pastika, University of Minnesota
Subject: Savas Dimopoulos & Greg Landsberg,
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, September 20th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Chad Geppert, University of Minnesota
Subject: Berta, M. "The uncertainty principle in the presence of quantum memory." Nature Physics 6.9 (2010):659.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, September 27th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Alexey Finkel, University of Minnesota
Subject: Spergel, D. N. "Observational evidence for self-interacting cold dark matter." Physical review letters 84.17 (2000):3760.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, October 4th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Alexander Gude
Subject: To be announced.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, October 11th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Jan Zirnstein, University of Minnesota
Subject: Observation of non-exponential orbital electron capture decays of hydrogen-like 140Pr and 142Pm ions a, R. Redad, R. Reuschla, C. Scheidenbergera, b, M. Stecka, T. Stöhlkera, i, S. Torilovj, M. Trass
The journal club is NOT CANCELLED!
Monday, October 18th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Dan Endean, University of Minnesota
Subject: Magnetic monopoles in spin ice." Nature 451.7174 (2008):42.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, October 25th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Abdul Naseer
Subject: Leggett, A. J. "Superfluidity." Reviews of modern physics 71.2 (1999):S318.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, November 1st 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Ryo Namba
Subject: Paper: Bassett, B. A. "Inflation dynamics and reheating." Reviews of modern physics 78.2 (2006):537.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, November 8th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Tambe Ebai Norbert
Subject: Branz, T. "Two-photon decay of heavy hadron molecules." Physical review. D. Particles, fields, gravitation, and cosmology 82.5 (2010):054010
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, November 15th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker:  Mike Schecter, University of Minnesota
Subject: Paper: Jain, J. K. "The role of analogy in unraveling the fractional quantum Hall effect mystery." Physica. E, Low-dimensional systems & nanostructures 20.1-2 (2003):79.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, November 22nd 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Ilana Percher, University of Minnesota
Subject: Merkt, F. S. "Persistent holes in a fluid." Physical review letters 92.18 (2004):184501.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, December 6th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Chen Hou, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, December 13th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Pam Vo, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced
Monday, December 20th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
No seminar. Finals week.

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