Events

Colloquia - Spring Semester - 2014

Physics/Materials Science Series Intro

Colloquia are held in DeMeritt Hall Rm 112 Mondays and in Rm 240 on Wednesdays. All talks are at 4:00pm. Refreshments are served in DeMeritt Hall Rm 239 at 3:30, unless otherwise noted

 

Novel resonant X-ray experiments revealing how nano-to-mesoscale structure governs optoelectronic processes in organic devices

Dr. Brian Collins 
National Institute of Standards and Technology 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Effects of Dopants on the Band Structure of Quantum Dots

Dr. Robert W. Meulenberg 
University of Maine 
Monday, February 3, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 112
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Band structure, quantum confinement and electron-phonon interactions in advanced functional materials

Dr. Richard C. Hatch 
University of Texas at Austin 
SNOW DATE: Thursday, February 6, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Terahertz pulses: from probing conductivity in nanomaterials to biomedical applications

Dr. Lyubov Titova 
University of Alberta 
Monday, February 10, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 112
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Future Directions in X-ray Spectroscopy and Imaging: Femtosecond Physics with Depth Resolution

Dr. Alexander X. Gray 
Stanford University 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Engineering New Electronic States in Graphene Heterostructures: Massive Dirac Fermions, Hofstadter’s Butterfly and the Quantum Spin Hall Effect

Dr. Benjamin Hunt 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Monday, February 17, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 112
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Physics/Space Science Series Intro

Colloquia are held in DeMeritt Hall Rm 112 Mondays and in Rm 240 on Wednesdays. All talks are at 4:00pm. Refreshments are served in DeMeritt Hall Rm 239 at 3:30, unless otherwise noted

 

The Lunar Wake: A Natural Plasma Physics Laboratory

Dr. Jasper Halekas 
UC Berkeley 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Energetic Windbags Young and Old: The Structure and Evolution of Pulsar Wind Nebulae

Dr. Patrick Slane 
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 
Monday, February 24, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 112
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Unraveling the Secrets of Magnetic Reconnection in Space and Laboratory Plasmas

Dr. Bill Daughton 
Los Alamos National Lab 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Gamma-ray Emissions from Thunderstorms: Dark Lightning and Related Phenomena

Dr. Joe Dwyer 
Florida Institute of Technology 
Monday, March 3, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 112
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Terrestrial Ionospheres

Dr. Stan Solomon 
NCAR High Altitude Observatory 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Ubiquitous Space Weather

Dr. Robert Wimmer-Schweingruber 
Christian-Albrechts-Universitat, Kiel, Germany 
Monday, March 17, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 112
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Objective Assessment of Human Performance in Healthcare: Where No Man Has Gone Before

Louis P. Halamek, M.D., F.A.A.P. 
Stanford University 
Friday, April 11, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 112
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM in DeMeritt 239)
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High Energy Space Radiation Breaks Things!

James Connell 
University of New Hampshire 
Friday, April 18, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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JSA Colloquium
Searching for Heavy Photons: An Explanation for Physics Phenomena beyond the Standard Model?

Dr. Peter Monaghan 
Hampton University 
Friday, April 25, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Dr. Sufei Shi 
UC Berkeley 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Senior Undergraduate Research Presentations

UNH Seniors 
Friday,May 2, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talks: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Dr. Ramses Martinez 
Harvard 
Monday, May 5, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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