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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, October 20th 2014

Monday, October 20th 2014
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Andrew Miller, University of Minnesota
Subject: Gravitino Dark Matter: Problems and Prospects
1:00 pm:
CM Journal Club in 210 Tate
Speaker: Tobias Gulden
Subject: Topological invariants in interacting one-dimensional fermionic systems
Tuesday, October 21st 2014
Speaker: Zvie Razieli, University of Minnesota
Subject: Composite Silicon Thin Films for Particle Detectors and Solar Cells
12:20 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Sheng Tian, University of Minnesota
Subject: A survey of the cusp ion outflow’s kinetic energy flux measured by Polar and FAST during conjunction events
Speaker: Matthew Malek, Imperial College London
Subject: Searching for Leptonic CP Violation with T2K and Hyper-Kamiokande
Faculty Host: Satish Desai
2:30 pm:
Biophysics Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Ben Hackel, University of Minnesota
Subject: Engineering Synthetic Ligands for Molecular Imaging
7:00 pm:
Café Scientifique in Bryant Lake Bowl
Speaker: Michel Janssen, University of Minnesota
Subject: Café Scientifique: Einstein: The Old Sage Versus Young Turk
Wednesday, October 22nd 2014
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Michael Zudov, University of Minnesota
Subject: Magnetotransport in two-dimensional systems
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Faculty Host: Priscilla Cushman
Thursday, October 23rd 2014
Speaker: Taryn Heilman
12:15 pm:
Speaker: David Morrissey (TRIUMF)
Subject: Light Hidden Sectors and Low-Energy Searches
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Shalom Michaeli, Department of Radiology, UMN
Subject:  Probing Biological Systems Using Frequency Swept Pulses: MRI Contrasts in High Rotating Frames "
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Friday, October 24th 2014
Speaker: Dr. Enrique Rodriguez,l U Texas-San Antonio
Subject: Revealing the Core of Active Galactic Nuclei Through Infrared Polarimetry
Speaker: Symposium on Vesalius
Subject: Visualizing the Body: The Convergence of Art, cadaver, & Medical Knowlege
Refreshments served in Room 555 Diehl Hall at 3:00 p.m.
Speaker: Vlad Pribiag, University of Minnesota
Subject: Quantum spin transport and Majorana modes in topological insulators and semiconductor nanowires

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