Spring 2013 Seminars

January 28 - Candidate for Assistant Professor in Condensed Matter
"Measuring Magnetic Particles: Why it’s interesting and how to do it"

January 30 - Candidate for Assistant Professor in Condensed Matter
"Exotic superconductivity revealed by heat capacity"


February 4 - Candidate for Assistant Professor in Condensed Matter
"Novel Magnetic Materials for Energy Efficient Technologies"

February 6 - Candidate for Assistant Professor in Condensed Matter
"Nanomagetization dynamics"

February 13 - Michael J. Pechan, Miami University Physics Department
"Magnetodynamics and magnetostatics in nano-scale structures and spintronic materials"

February 20 - Arfken Seminar, Noureddine Melikechi, Delaware State University
"Detection and classification of disease biomarkers in complex media using laser induced breakdown spectroscopy: the case of epithelial ovarian cancer"


March 20 - Joseph W. Haus, University of Dayton
"Optical Fibers for Lasers and Sensing Applications"

March 27 - Mike Chapman, Georgia Institute of Technology
"Non-equilibrium dynamics of a quantum pendulum"


April 3 - Arfken Seminar, Brett DePaolo, Kansas State University
"Ionization in Direct Frequency Spectroscopy"

April 10 - Arthur Smith, Ohio University
"Spin-polarized Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Investigations of Nitride-related Nanospintronic Systems"

April 17 - Benson Memorial Public Lecture, Eric Cornell, Nobel Laureate, JILA, NIST, University of Colorado Boulder
"How symmetric is the electron? Looking for out-of-roundness at 10-15 femtometers"

April 24 - Ratna Naik, Wayne State University, and Vaman M. Naik, University of Michigan-Dearborn
"Cancer Detection in Pediatric Tumors and Head and Neck squamous cell carcinoma using Raman Spectroscopy"