2015-2016 Colloquia Schedule

Unless otherwise indicated, colloquia are presented in Jorgensen Hall room 136 on Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. during Fall and Spring semesters. Refreshments will precede colloquia on the first floor of Jorgensen Hall near the vending area at 3:30 p.m. For further information, please call the Physics & Astronomy Department at 402-472-2770.

Past Colloquia Schedules: ♦2014-20152013-20142012-2013

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Physics & Astronomy Faculty

Departmental Safety Colloquium

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015

Host: Peter Dowben

Spin flip due to short-range intervalley scattering off impurities in silicon

Hanan Dery

University of Rochester

Spin transport in 2D crystals and in elemental semiconductors with multivalley band structure

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015

Host: Kirill Belashchenko

Flera Rizatdinova

Oklahoma State University

High Energy Physics at the Large Hadron Collider and the ATLAS Experiment

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015
Location: Nebraska Champions Club, 1520 R. St.

Host: Gregory Snow

CMS chart in GeV

Benjamin Stieger

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Measuring the mass of the top quark

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015

Host: Ken Bloom

Graph of energy vs phonon frequency

David A. Reis

Stanford PULSE Institute

Ultrafast Lattice Dynamics

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015

Host: Donald Umstadter

Bret Flanders

Kansas State University

Materials at the nanoscale: from nanowires to biological cells

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015

Host: Herman Batelaan

Compass directions imposed over a lattice of molecules

Evgeny Tsymbal

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Spintronics with Ferroelectrics

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

Jeremy Levy

University of Pittsburgh

Etch-a-Sketch Nanoelectronics

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Host: Evgeny Tsymbal. Co-sponsored by NCMN.

Igor A. Lukyanchuk

Laboratory of Condensed Matter Physics, University of Picardie

Resonance Terahertz Electrodynamics of Domain Walls in Thin Ferroelectric Films: Effect of Negative Capacitance

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Host: Alexei Grouverman

Layers of LaAIO3 and different types of UC LaNiO3

Charles Ahn

Yale University

The materials physics of complex oxides

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Host: Xia Hong

Graph charting reaction of electrons in Fe

Mark van Schilfgaarde

King's College London

A Framework for Correlated Electrons in Solids

Monday, May 9, 2016

Host: Kirill Belashchenko