2017-2018 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: ♦2016-20172015-20162014-20152013-20142012-2013


Annual Safety Training, August 24 at 4:00 p.m. in Jorgensen Hall 136

Physics & Astronomy Faculty



Departmental Safety Colloquium

Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017

Host: Gregory Snow


Mother Nature and the Big Bang of Chemistry

R. J. Dwayne Miller

Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter

Mapping Atomic Motions with Ultrabright Electrons: Realization of the Chemists’ Gedanken Experiment

Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

Host: Herman Batelaan


Christian Binek stretches an elastic band

Christian Binek

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience
University of Nebraska–Lincoln


It’s not much of a stretch to tune elastic properties by means of magnetism

Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017

Host: Evgeny Tsymbal


Depiction of layered bands with Graphene

Wenjuan Zhu

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Nanoscale Devices based on Two-dimensional Materials

Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017

Host: Xia Hong
Co-Sponsored by NCMN



Depiction of particle collision from CMS

Sevil Salur

Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rutgers University

Resolving Power of Jets

Nebraska Champions Club
Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017

Given as part of the WoPhyS Conference