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Spring Term 2017

 

Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017

Speaker: Victor Watson Brar, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Title: Probing Sub-Critical and Super-Critical Impurities in Graphene

Time:4:00-5:00pm
Location: 100 Willamette Hall

Host: Benjamín Alemán

 

Date: Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Speaker: Martin Lavery, Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow, School of Engineering, University of Glasgow

Title: Communications with a Twist

Time:4:00-5:00pm
Location: 100 Willamette Hall

Host: Benjamin McMorran

 

Date: Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Speaker: Stephanie Simmons, Simon Fraser

Title: The International Race For A Quantum Computer

Time:4:00-5:00pm
Location: 100 Willamette Hall

Host: Brian Smith

 

Date: Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Speaker: Francisco Elohim Becerra, University of New Mexico

Title: Quantum Technologies for Optical Communication

Time:4:00-5:00pm
Location: 100 Willamette Hall

Host: Brian Smith

 

Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Speaker:Rouven Essig, Stony Brook University

Title: The Next Frontier in Searching for Dark Matter

Time:4:00-5:00pm
Location: 100 Willamette Hall

Host: Graham Kribs

 

Date: Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Speaker: David Hestenes, Arizona State University

Title: Waves versus Particles: Hunting for Snarks in Quantum Mechanics

Time:4:00-5:00pm
Location: 100 Willamette Hall

Host: Saul Propp

 

Date: Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Speaker: Dan McKinsey, UC Berkeley

Title: “Who Has Seen The WIMP? Neither You Nor I.”

Time:4:00-5:00pm
Location: 100 Willamette Hall

Host: Graham Kribs

 

Date: Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Speaker: Carl Caves, University of New Mexico

Title: Quantum-limited measurements: One physicist’s crooked path from quantum optics to quantum information

Time:4:00-5:00pm
Location: 100 Willamette Hall

Host: Mike Raymer

 

Date: TUESDAY, May 30th, 2017

Speaker: Nobel Laureate, David Wineland, NIST

Title: Single-atom Optical Clocks

Time:4:00-5:00pm
Location: 123 PACIFIC hall

Host: Mike Raymer

 

Date: Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Speaker: Tim Nelson, SLAC

Title: TBA

Time:4:00-5:00pm
Location: 100 Willamette Hall

Host: Jim Brau