2018-2019 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: ♦2017-20182016-20172015-20162014-20152013-20142012-2013

Christos Panagopoulos

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Tunable Room Temperature Skyrmions

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hosts: Evgeny Tsymbal & Alexei Gruverman

Mohammed Hassan

University of Arizona

Taming and Imaging Electron Motion in Action

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Host: Anthony Starace

Physics & Astronomy Faculty

Departmental Safety Colloquium

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Hosts: Donald Umstadter & Gregory Snow

Anna Frebel

Massachusets Institute of Technology

Chasing the Signature of a Single Prolific R-Process Event in an Ultra-Faint Dwarf Galaxy

Thursday, October 11, 2018 **3:30 PM @ Nebraska Champions Club**

Host: WoPhyS 2018 Conference

Keji Lai

University of Texas at Austin

Probing Microwave Dynamics of Ferroelectric Domain Walls

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Host: Xia Hong

Carsten Ullrich

University of Missouri

Collective Spin Excitations in Chiral Two-Dimensional Electron Systems

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Host: Alexey Kovalev / NCMN

Jing Tao

Brookhaven National Lab

Tracing Non-Equilibrium Phenomena in Quantum Materials Using Ultrafast Electron Probes

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Host: Xia Hong

Ajit Srivastava

Institute of Physics Bhubaneswar

Investigating Cosmic String Theories with Liquid Crystal Experiments

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Host: Peter Dowben / NCMN

Mark Ku

Harvard University

Exploring Condensed Matter Physics with Quantum Diamond Sensors

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Host: Xia Hong

Arnab Banerjee

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

In Search of Fractionalized Excitations and a Non-Abelian Phase in the Honeycomb Kitaev Magnet RuCI3

Monday, February 11, 2019

Host: Xia Hong

Dave Besson

Kansas University


Thursday, February 14, 2019

Host: Ilya Kravchenko

Guangxin Ni

Columbia University

Nano-light in Van Der Waals Heterostructures

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Host: Xia Hong

Seung Sae Hong

Stanford University

Complex Oxide Membranes: More Freedom for Artificial Materials

Monday, March 11, 2019

Host: Xia Hong

Cheng Gong

UC Berkeley

2D Magnets: Discovery, Challenges, and Opportunities

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Host: Xia Hong

Shikha Varma

Institute of Physics Bhubaneswar

DNA as a Sensor of Nanoparticles: Unzipping and Changing Persistence Length of DNA

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Host: Peter Dowben / NCMN

Weida Wu

Rutgers University

Berry Phase and Related Hall Effects

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Host: Xiaoshan Xu

Thomas Tybell

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Interface Reconstructions: Possibilities at (111)-Oriented Ferromagnetic/Antiferromagnetic Perovskite Interfaces

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Host: Alexei Gruverman / ncmn

Brad Marston

Brown University

El Niño as a Topological Insulator: A Surprising Connection Between Climate and Quantum Physics

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Host: Tim Gay

Hari Srikanth

University of South Florida

Tuning Magnetic Anisotropy in Nanostructures for Biomedical and Electromagnetic Applications

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Host: Christian Binek