University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Summer Semester

Tuesday, June 5th 2007
Subject: The Dark Side of the Universe 2007
June 5-10, 2007. For more information: http://www.ftpi.umn.edu/dsu07
Wednesday, June 6th 2007
4:00 pm:
Speaker: Dr. Sergey Y. Tetin, Abbott Laboratories
Subject: Antigenic Epitopes on Peptides and Proteins
Thursday, June 14th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Jean-Francois Dufaux, University of Toronto
Subject: Stochastic gravitational wave background from preheating after inflation
Friday, June 15th 2007
2:00 pm:
Thesis Defense in Physics Room 435
Speaker: Weimin Deng
Subject: Studies of Wall-Film Superfluidity in 3He/4He Mixtures
Monday, June 25th 2007
1:30 pm:
Thesis Defense in Physics 236A
Speaker: Peanut McCoy
Subject: Surface structures and reentrant transitions in tilted smectic phases of chiral liquid crystals
Tuesday, July 10th 2007
10:15 am:
THESIS DEFENSE in Physics, Room 358B
Speaker: Zengqiang (John) Liu
Subject: Optical and resonant x-ray studies of chiral smectic-C liquid crystals structures and transitions
Tuesday, July 24th 2007
12:00 pm:
Thesis Defense in Physics 435
Speaker: Roman Lutchyn
Subject: Kinetics of Superconducting Quantum Circuits
Monday, August 6th 2007
12:15 pm:
Johns Hopkins University in Physics 435
Speaker: Takemichi Okui
Subject: ``The 't Hooft Model As A Hologram.''
Wednesday, August 15th 2007
1:00 pm:
PhD Thesis Defense in Physics 133
Speaker: Sean O'Neill
Subject: Three-Dimensional Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations of Interactions Between Radio Galaxies and Their Environments
Thursday, August 16th 2007
10:00 am:
PhD Thesis Defense in Physics 435
Speaker: Rob Compton
Subject: Pinning and Dynamics of a Magnetic Vortex Core
2:00 pm:
PhD Thesis Defense in Physics 435
Speaker: Alexey Kobrinskii
Subject: Exchange bias in epitaxial manganite bilayers
Tuesday, August 28th 2007
2:30 pm:
HEP Seminar in Physics 435
Speaker: Maury Goodman (Argonne National Lab)
Subject: The Double Chooz Experiment

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