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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, September 29th 2014

Monday, September 29th 2014
12:15 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
1:00 pm:
CM Journal Club in 210 Tate
Speaker:  Jian Kang, University of Minnesota
Subject: Quantum Phase Transitions of Metals in 2+1 Dimensions
Tuesday, September 30th 2014
Speaker: Tobias Gulden, University of Minnesota
Subject: Instanton calculus without equations of motion: semiclassics from monodromies of a Riemann surface
12:20 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 210 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.
To be announced.
2:30 pm:
Biophysics Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Casim Sarker, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota
Subject: Synthetic signaling systems for biological discovery and design
Wednesday, October 1st 2014
1:25 pm:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in 435 Physics
Speaker: Projjwal Banerjee, U Minnesota
Subject: Beryllium Synthesis in the Early Galaxy
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Chris Leighton, University of Minnesota
Subject: Complex Oxides: From Minerals, to Electronic Heterogeneity, to Oxide Electronics
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Thursday, October 2nd 2014
Speaker: Tessa Vernstrom, U British Columbia
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Zachary Thomas (U. Minnesota)
Subject: Photon Lines From Decaying Goldstini Dark Matter
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Alex Kamenev, University of Minnesota
Subject: "Quantum phase transitions in topological Anderson insulators and superconductors"
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Friday, October 3rd 2014
Speaker: Peter Koroteev (Perimeter Institute)
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Dr. Nino Pangia, STSci
Subject: Star Formation as Seen by Low Mass Stars
Speaker: Author: Roy Cook, Department of Philosophy, University of Minnesota. Readers: Stephen Donaho, Department of Philosophy, Normandale Community College and Roy Sorensen, Department of Philosophy, Washin
Subject: Author Meets Readers:
Refreshments served in Room 275 Nicholson Hall at 3:15 p.m.
Speaker: Paul Crowell, University of Minnesota
Subject: Spin Transport in Semiconductors

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