Spring 2017 Seminars

Feb 8 - Alumnus Kenneth Pulkkinen, Ret. US Naval Observatory, Goddard Space Flight Center
"Is There Life Beyond Earth?"

Feb 15 - No seminar

Feb 20, Monday - Candidate for Asst. Professor, Experimental Quantum Optics and Quantum Information
"Optical Detection of a Nuclear-Spin Gyro"

Feb 22, Wednesday - Hui Wang, Dept of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Miami University
"Optical Coherence Tomography: From Bench to Clinics"


Mar 1, Wednesday - Candidate for Asst. Professor, Experimental Quantum Optics and Quantum Information
"High-rate quantum-secured communication"

Mar 2, Thursday - Candidate for Asst. Professor, Experimental Quantum Optics and Quantum Information
"Laser cooling and trapping of diatomic molecules: New tools for quantum science and precision measurements"

Mar 8, Wednesday - Alumnus Matthew Beeler, Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University
"Physics at the Extremes: From Ultracold to Hot and Fast"

Mar 9, Thursday 9:00am, 227 Kreger - Candidate for Asst. Professor, Experimental Quantum Optics and Quantum Information
"Development of Quantum Inertial Sensors using Painted Potentials"

Mar 15 - CANCELLED (Mark Havey, Old Dominion University)

Mar 22 - No Seminar, Spring Break

Mar 29 - Chetan Patil, Biomedical Engineering, Temple University
"Optical Imaging and Spectroscopy: A versatile platform for characterization and diagnosis"


Apr 5 - Lin Tian, Dept of Physics, University of California, Merced
"Optoelectromechanical interface and hybrid quantum systems"

Apr 12, 7:00pm - Benson Memorial Lecture, 102 Benton Hall
Gregory Crawford,
President and Professor of Physics, Miami University
"Physicians and Physicists: The Power of Collaboration"

Apr 18, 7:00pm - Public Lecture, Arfken Scholar-in-Residence, 319 Kreger Hall
Carlton Caves,
Distinguished Professor, Physics and Astronomy, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
"What the #$*! do we (k)now!? about quantum mechanics"

Apr 19 - Arfken Scholar-in-Residence, Carlton Caves, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
"Gravitational-Wave Detections: What did LIGO detect, and when and how did it do it?"

Apr 26 - Juliet Gopinath, Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder
"Orbital angular momentum and commercial fiber"


May 3 - Physics Awards Presentations