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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, March 30th 2015

Monday, March 30th 2015
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Tova Yoast Hull, University of Wisconsin
Subject: Cosmic Ray Interactions: Implications for Nearby Starbursts
Speaker: Greg Fuchs, Cornell
Subject: Coherent control over diamond nitrogen-vacancy center spins with a mechanical resonator (and other recent results)
Tuesday, March 31st 2015
Speaker: Gordon Stecklein, UMN
Subject: Spin Transport in CVD Graphene Using Co/AlOx contacts
To be announced.
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Cindy Cattell, University of Minnesota
Subject: Location of excitation of whistler-mode waves during geomagnetic storms: van Allen Probes observations of unusually low frequency chorus
2:30 pm:
Biophysics Seminar in 210 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.
4:30 pm:
CM Journal Club in 236A Tate
Speaker: Brent Perreault
Subject: Classifying Fractionalization
Wednesday, April 1st 2015
1:25 pm:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in 435 Physics
Speaker:  Projjwal Banerjee (U. Minnesota)
Subject: Origin of Short-Lived Isotopes in the Early Solar System
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Laura Greene, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject: Deciphering Electron Matter in Unconventional Superconductors
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Thursday, April 2nd 2015
Speaker: Mehdi Lame'e
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Chris Brust (Perimeter Institute)
Subject: Resurgent SUSY, Accidental SUSY and String Theory
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: James Analytis, UC Berkeley
Subject: Magnetoresistance near a quantum critical point
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov
Friday, April 3rd 2015
Speaker: Pasha Bolokhov
Speaker: Kris Davidson, MIfA
Subject:  The Great Impostor Trying to Recover
Speaker: Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Department of History, University of California, Santa Barbara
Subject: Rural Health and Striking Urban Doctors: The Aftermath of Mexico's Attempt to Provide Healthcare for All
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics at 3:15 p.m.
3:35 pm:
To be announced.
Speaker: Bob Lysak, University of Minnesota

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