2014-2015 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 2017-2018 Colloquia listing.

Date Host Speaker Title
Aug. 28 Dowben Betsy Howe
University of Nebraska
Departmental Safety Colloquium
Sept. 4 Ken Bloom
University of Nebraska
Higgs Boson. Now What?
Sept. 16
Dominguez Frank Hartmann
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Silicon Sensors in High Energy Physics Experiments
Oct. 2 Snow Stefan Fliescher
University of Minnesota
Detection of B-mode Polarization at Degree Scales using BICEP2
Oct. 9 Hong David Lederman 
West Virginia University
Interface Physics in Hybrid Materials
Oct. 16 Starace David Crandall Why Should You Care About Nuclear Fusion?
Oct. 23 Xu Thomas Ward
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Observation and control of electronic phases in strongly correlated oxides
Nov. 6
Enders Amber Boehnlein
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Large-scale data-intensive physics computing
WoPHY conference talk at the Champions Club
Nov. 27 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 24-Jan. 2, 2015 UNL Holiday Shutdown
Jan. 22 Anthony Starace
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Using Attosecond XUV and Electron Pulses to Control and Image Electronic Motion
Jan. 29 Umstadter John Palastro
Naval Research Laboratory
Modeling of ultrashort pulse laser-matter interactions
Feb. 5 Grouverman Yachin Ivry
Ferroic domain switching is scale dependent: the hidden role of nano ferroelastic domains
Feb. 12 Dowben
David Pappas
Role of Materials in Quantum Information Systems
Co-sponsored by NCMN and Physics
Feb. 26 Batelaan Uwe Thumm 
Kansas State University
Attosecond time-resolved photoelectron emission from atoms and surfaces: the photoeffect revisited
March 9 Tim Gay
University of Nebraska -Lincoln
Why Isn’t God Ambidextrous?
March 12 Bloom Michael Strauss
University of Oklahoma
Measurements of the Properties of a Higgs Boson using the ATLAS Detector at the LHC
March 16 Yan Sen
Xi’an jiaotong University
Simultaneous Structural Change in Ferromagnetic Transition
March 19 Enders Ludwig Bartels
University of California, Riverside
2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenide (MoS2, MoSe2, etc.) Films: Transport, Optical Characterization, and Growth on Dielectric/Ferroelectric Substrates (Cosponsored by NCMN and Physics)
March 22-29 Spring Break
April 2 Batelaan Peter Milonni
Los Alamos National Lab
Optical Forces and the Momentum of Light
April 7 Claes Matthias Schröder
Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY)
The Search for MSSM Higgs-bosons at CMS
April 8 Nebraska Union Auditorium Dan Claes Nebraska Lecture: What the Heck is a Higgs Boson?
April 9 Shadwick Jonathan Wurtele
University of California, Berkeley and LBNL
Trapping and Probing Antihydrogen
April 23 Dowben Michael Flatté
University of Iowa
Room-temperature electronic spin correlations: towards spin-coherent technologies
Cosponsored by NCMN and Dept. of Physics & Astronomy