Events

Physics Department Colloquia

Spring Semester - 2015

Colloquia are held in either DeMeritt Hall Rm 240 or DeMeritt Hall 112. Note location below. All talks are at 4:00pm. Refreshments are served in DeMeritt Hall Rm 239 at 3:30.

Custom low-dimensional material systems explored from atom to bulk

Adina Luican-Mayer 
Argonne National Laboratory 
Wednesday, January 21 2015 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 112
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Atomic Legos: Building next-generation electronics in the 2D limit

Shawna Hollen 
Ohio State University 
Monday, January 26, 2015 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 112
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Revealing hidden symmetry breaking in strongly correlated matter

Darius Torchinsky  
California Institute of Technology 
Friday, January 30, 2015 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Strongly interacting electrons and novel electronics in graphene-based transistors

Jairo Velasco  
University of California at Berkeley 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 1:00 - 2:00 pm (refreshments at 12:30 PM)
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A magnetic Majorana fermion factory

Hua Chen 
The University of Texas at Austin 
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 112
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Transition metal dichalcogenides for nanoelectronics: Surface and interface engineering

Stephen McDonnell  
University of Texas at Dallas 
Friday, February 13, 2015 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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X-ray spectroscopy: Shining light on correlated electron materials

Cheng-Chien Chen 
Argonne National Laboratory  
Monday, February 16, 2015 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 112
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Skyrmions in helimagnets

Jiadong Zang 
Johns Hopkins University 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 112
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Large-scale first-principles calculations on nano-scale 2D-materials and beyond

Elton J. G. Santos 
Stanford University 
Friday, February 20, 2015 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 112
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Light-matter interaction and transport in quantum materials: A spintronics perspective

Wang-Kong Tse 
Los Alamos National Laboratory 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 112
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Searches for hybrid mesons at GlueX

Paul Mattione  
Carnegie Mellon University  
Friday, May 1, 2015 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Research Presentations

Undergraduate Physics Majors 
University of New Hampshire 
Friday, May 8, 2015 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talks: 3:00 - 5:00 pm  

 

Fall Semester - 2014

 

Aerospace applications for boron nitride continuous fiber

David Lashmore 
University of New Hampshirey 
Friday, September 19, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Harvesting Nature's biggest explosions with thinking telescopes

W. Tom Vestrand 
Los Alamos National Laboratory 
Friday, September 26, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Interplanetary space weather: A new paradigm

Madhulika Guhathakurta 
NASA 
Friday, October 24, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP) – A new mission whose time has come!

Nathan Schwadron 
UNH 
Friday, October 31, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Narrowband optical pumping of rubidium vapor for applications in medical imaging and missile defense

Billl Hersman 
UNH 
Friday, November 7, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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Helping students reason productively about fluids

Dawn Meredith 
UNH 
Friday, November 14, 2014 
DeMeritt Hall, Room 240
Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (refreshments at 3:30 PM)
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