2013-2014 Colloquia Schedule

Physics Colloquium Flyers

The Physics & Astronomy colloquia below were presented during the 2012-2013 academic year and are listed here for reference. For further information please call the Department of Physics and Astronomy at 402-472-2770. Presentations from the current academic year can be found on the 2016-2017 Colloquia listing.

Date Host Speaker Title
Aug. 29 Dowben Betsy Howe
University of Nebraska
Departmental Safety Colloquium
FRIDAY
Sept. 13
Centurion Ralph Ernstorfer
Fritz Haber Institute, Berlin
Non-equilibrium Structural Dynamics and Phase Transitions in Solids
Sept. 26 Fabrikant Richard Mabbs
Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Anion Photodetachment Imaging: Electron-Neutral Molecule Interactions from Anion Precursors
Oct. 3 Shadwick John Goree
University of Iowa
The First Measurement of Spatially-Localized Viscous Heating
Oct. 10 Gruverman Lane Martin
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Science and Engineering of Functional Complex Oxide Thin Films
Oct. 17 Umstadter Martin Centurion Ultrafast Imaging of Molecules
FRIDAY
Nov. 1
Starace Lars Madsen Elements of Theoretical Strong-Field and Attosecond Physics
Nov. 7 Fabrikant Qing-Bin Lu
University of Waterloo, ON
Global Climate Change and Atmospheric Ozone Depletion: Understanding and Perspective from a Physicist
MONDAY
Nov. 11
Binek Masashi Sahashi
Tohoku University
Study on Magnetoelectric Effect in Thin Film Cr2O3 Sesquioxide and Electrical Switching of HEX and Residual Magnetization
Nov. 21 Starace &
Batelaan
Carlos Trallero
Kansas State University
From Atoms to Solids: Mapping Structure with Electrons
Nov. 28 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 5 Dominguez Joao Guimaraes da Costa
Harvard
The Standard Model and the Higgs Boson at the LHC
Dec. 12 Physics & Astronomy Holiday Party
Dec. 26 - Jan. 1 UNL Holiday Break
Jan. 16 Umstadter Jerry Seidler
University of Washington
Escape Trajectories from Traditional Condensed Matter
FRIDAY
Jan. 31
249 JH
Lee Dr. Rebecca Harbison The Smallest Free Particles in Saturn’s Rings
Feb. 27 Centurion Derek Wann
University of York
Electron Diffraction – From Time-Averaged to Time-Resolved Experiments
March 14 Timothy Gay
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Why Isn't God Ambidextrous?
March 20 Kovalev Kirill Shtengel
University of California, Riverside
Anyonics: Designing exotic circuitry with non-Abelian anyons
March 23-30 UNL Spring Break
April 10 Binek Wolfgang Kleemann
University of Duisburg-Essen
Novel States and Functions of Magnetic and Polar Solids at the Nanoscale
TUESDAY
April 15
Lee Robert Pappalardo
JPL, California Institute of Technology
The Hidden Ocean of Europa: Exploring a Potentially Habitable World
**This is a joint colloquium of the Department of Physics & Astronomy, the School of Biological Sciences, and the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.
April 17 Batelaan David Griffiths
Reed College
Hidden Momentum
May 1 Hong Jun Zhu
Penn State University
Graphene Plus