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Winter 2015 Colloquium Series

Science Calendar

Colloquia are at 4pm, Thursdays (except as noted) in 100 Willamette Hall and are preceded by coffee, tea, and cookies at 3:40 in the Willamette Atrium.

The organizers of the Winter Term 2015 Colloquium series are Eric Corwin and Michael Raymer.


Jan 8

Ray Frey
University of Oregon

Prospects for Joint Observations of Gravitational Waves and Gamma-Ray Bursts


Jan 15

Christian Schneider
UCLA
Optics search

Quantum Control of Atoms, Ions, and Nuclei

Host: M. Raymer


Jan 22

Stephen Eckel
NIST
Optics search

Studying Superfluidity in Cold-Atom Circuits

Host: M. Raymer


Jan 29

Esther Wertz
University of Michigan
Optics search

Exciton-Polaritons and Localized Surface Plasmons: Light-Matter Interactions at Different Scales

Host: M. Raymer


Feb 5

Carl Wieman
Nobel Laureate
Stanford University

Expertise in Physics and How it is Best Learned and Taught

Host: M. Raymer


Feb 11 (Wed. – note special day)

Bill Phillips
Nobel Laureate
NIST

Spinning Atoms with Light: A New Twist on Atom Optics

Host: M. Raymer


Feb 23 (Mon. – note special day)

Laura Sinclair
NIST
Optics search

Moving the Frequency Comb Out of the Metrology Lab

Host: M. Raymer


Feb 26

Brian Smith
University of Oxford
Optics search

Generation, Manipulation and Measurement of Quantum Light: From Quantum Physics to Technology

Host: M. Raymer


Mar 5

Terry Takahashi
University of Oregon, Biology Department

Why We Don’t Hear Echoes: An Analysis of Acoustics and Neurophysiology

Host: M. Raymer, Eric Corwin


Mar 12

Jennifer Dionne
Stanford University

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Host: M. Deutsch