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CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Jan 27, 2010
2:00 pm
4122 CSIC Bldg.

Signal Reconstruction from its Spectrogram
Prof. Radu Balan
Department of Mathematics and CSCAMM
University of Maryland

Laboratory for Physical Sciences
Wed, Jan 27, 2010
3:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740
(301) 935-6400

Small Josephson junctions in asymmetric SQUIDs
Dr. Dan Sullivan
Laboratory for Physical Sciences

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Jan 28, 2010
12:15 pm
1207 Energy Research Bldg.

Regularization of Tunneling Rates in Quantum Chaos
Louis Pecora
Naval Research Laboratory

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Feb 2, 2010
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics Bldg.

Adaptive multiresolution WENO schemes for Kinematic Flow Problems
Professor Alice de Jesus Kozakevicius
Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brasil

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Feb 2, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Phys. Bldg.

Seeing Electrons in One and Two Dimensions: Optics of Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene
Tony Heinz
Columbia University

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Feb 3, 2010
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC Bldg.

Local Scales of Oscillatory Patterns
Dr. Triet Le
Department of Mathematics
Yale University

Laboratory for Physical Sciences
Wed, Feb 3, 2010
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740
(301) 935-6400

Small Josephson junctions in asymmetric SQUIDs
Professor Anthony Grbic
Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Michigan

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Feb 4, 2010
12:15 pm
1207 Energy Research Bldg.

A Modified Lyapunov Dimension for One-Way Coupled Systems
Brian Hunt
UMCP

Biophysics seminar
Mon, Feb 8, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1116 IPST Bldg.

How Flexible are Proteins and Solution (and Why Do We Care)?
Professor David A. Case
BioMaPS Institute and Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Rutgers University

Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars
Mon, Feb 8, 2010
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
2400 CSS Bldg.

Energetic Particle Activity at 1AU During the Current Solar Minimum
Glenn Mason
Johns Hopkins University
Applied Physics Laboratory

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Feb 9, 2010
1:15 pm
1116 IPST Bldg.

Error and Efficiency of Replica Exchange and Simulated Tempering Simulations
Dr. Edina Rosta
National Institutes of Health

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Feb 9, 2010
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics Bldg.

Fractional Time-Stepping Techniques for Incompressible Flows
Abner Salgado-Gonzalez
Texas A&M University

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Feb 9, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Phys. Bldg.

Dark Energy at NASA
Michael Salamon
NASA

Laboratory for Physical Sciences
Wed, Feb 10, 2010
3:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740
(301) 935-6400

Making Silicon Go Nonlinear!
Prof. Richard Osgood
Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering
Columbia University

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Feb 11, 2010
12:15 pm
1207 Energy Research Bldg.

Signal Relay and Pattern Formation in Social Amoeba
Erin Rericha
University of Maryland

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Tue, Feb 16 2010
11:00 am
0112 Marker Seminar Room, Chemistry Bldg.

Advances in NMR of proteins and their interaction with membranes
Dr Ad Bax
NIH

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Feb 16, 2010
1:15 pm
1116 IPST Bldg.

A Micro-Mechanical Approach to Disordered Soft Materials
Professor Daniel Blair
Georgetown University

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Feb 17, 2010
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC Bldg.

Vortex sheets and conservation of circulation
Prof. Helena Lopes
Department of Mathematics
University of Campinas, Brazil

Laboratory for Physical Sciences
Wed, Feb 17, 2010
3:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740
(301) 935-6400

Reciprocal Quantum Logic
Dr. Quentin Herr
Northrup Grumman Corporation

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Feb 18, 2010
12:15 pm
1207 Energy Research Bldg.

Modeling Maxwell's Demon: Work, Information, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
Professor Chris Jarzynski
Chemistry and IPST, University of Maryland
Suri Vaikuntanathan
Chemical Physics, University of Maryland

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Feb 24, 2010
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC Bldg.

Ensemble Methods and Data Assimilation
Brian Hunt
IPST, University of Maryland

Laboratory for Physical Sciences
Wed, Feb 24, 2010
3:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740
(301) 935-6400

The Power of True Time Domain Correlation Receiver Using RF-Photonicss
Dr. Weimin Zhou
Army Research Laboratory

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Feb 25, 2010
12:15 pm
1207 Energy Research Bldg.

Decision Making and Collective Behavior in Cell Migration
Wolfgang Losert
University of Maryland

Biophysics seminar
Mon, Mar 1, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1116 IPST Bldg.

Unraveling the Cell Biology of Plasma Membrane Repair
Norma Andrews
University of Maryland

Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars
Mon, Mar 1, 2010
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
2400 CSS Bldg.

Non-Extensive Entropy and Turbulent Quasi-Equilibrium for Space Plasmas
Peter Yoon
University of Maryland, IPST

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Mar 2, 2010
1:15 pm
1116 IPST Bldg.

Synchronization and Tracking of Dynamical Sensor Networks
Professor Rajarshi Roy
University of Maryland

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Mar 2, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Phys. Bldg.

Over the Rainbow: Extreme Adventures in the Ultraviolet
Charles Clark
Joint Quantum Institute, NIST, and University of Maryland

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Mar 4, 2010
12:15 pm
1207 Energy Research Bldg.

Critical Thresholds in Restricted Dynamics
Eitan Tadmor
CSCAMM, University of Maryland

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Thu, Mar 4, 2010
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics Bldg.

Solving a Parametric Family of Elliptic PDEs
Professor Ronald DeVore
Texas A&M

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Fri, Mar 5, 2010
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics Bldg.

Aziz Lecture: A Taste of Compressed Sensing
Professor Ronald DeVore
Texas A&M

Biophysics seminar
Mon, Mar 8, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1116 IPST Bldg.

Protein Molecular Machines: Insights from Fluorescence Single-Molecule Studies and Future Directions
Haw Yang
Princeton University

Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars
Mon, Mar 8, 2010
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
2400 CSS Bldg.

Energetic Particle Activity at 1AU During the Current Solar Minimum
Glenn Mason
Johns Hopkins University
Applied Physics Laboratory

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Mar 9, 2010
1:15 pm
1116 IPST Bldg.

Statistical Mechanics of Network Search and Community Detection
Professor Joel Bader
Johns Hopkins University

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Mar 9, 2010
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics Bldg.

A Posteriori Error Estimates for Approximation of Schroedinger-Type and Semilinear Parabolic Equations
Dr. Irene Kyza
University of Maryland, College Park

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Mar 9, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Phys. Bldg.

Adventures in Self Assembly
Michael Brenner
Harvard University

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Mar 10, 2010
2:00 pm
4122 CSIC Bldg.

Quantum-Classical Modeling of Chemical Phenomena

Laboratory for Physical Sciences
Wed, Mar 10, 2010
3:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740
(301) 935-6400

Graphene
Mingdi Yan
Penn State University

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Mar 11, 2010
12:15 pm
1207 Energy Research Bldg.

Reproductive Asynchrony and Its Consequences for Population Persistence and Spatial Spread
William Fagan
Department of Biology, University of Maryland

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Mar 23, 2010
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics Bldg.

Characterization and Construction of the Nearest Defective Matrix Via Coalescence of Pseudospectral Components
Professor Michael Overton
Courant Institute

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Mar 23, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Phys. Bldg.

Reforming Introductory Physics Courses at Research Universities
Professor Gary Gladding
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Mar 24, 2010
2:00 pm
4122 CSIC Bldg.

Analysis of the Boltzman Collision Kernel Via an N Particle Stochastic System
Professor Eric Carlen
Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University

Laboratory for Physical Sciences
Wed, Mar 24, 2010
3:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740
(301) 935-6400

Advanced Materials
Richard Osgood
Columbia University

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Mar 25, 2010
12:15 pm
1207 Energy Research Bldg.

Towards Cancer Forecasting
Eric Kostelich
Arizona State University

Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars
Mon, Mar 29, 2010
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
2400 CSS Bldg.

Solar Cycles and the Sun-Earth System
Judith Lean
Naval Research Laboratory

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Mar 30, 2010
1:15 pm
1116 IPST Bldg.

Memory Erasure in Small Systems
Professor Eric Lutz
University of Augsburg

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Mar 30, 2010
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics Bldg.

Adaptive regularization methods for nonlinear optimization
Professor Coralia Cartis
University of Edinburgh

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Mar 30, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Phys. Bldg.

Baseball and Physics: An Intersection of Passions
Alan Nathan
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Mar 31, 2010
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC Bldg.

Phase transitions phenomenon in Compressed Sensing
Prof Jared Tanner
School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh

Laboratory for Physical Sciences
Wed, Mar 31, 2010
3:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740
(301) 935-6400

Carrier Dynamics Investigation of a Quantum Cascade Laser Using Femtosecond Mid-IR Pump-Probe Spectroscopy
Dr. Anthony M. Johnson
Director, Center for Advanced Studies in Photonics Research (CASPR)
Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Professor of Physics University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Apr 1, 2010
12:15 pm
1207 Energy Research Bldg.

Visualization of Quantized Vortices Near the Lamda-Transition Using Nanoparticles
Enrico Fonda
IREAP, University of Maryland Bistability in Turbulent Spherical Coulette Flow
Dan Zimmerman
IREAP, University of Maryland

Biophysics seminar
Thu, Apr 1, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1116 IPST Bldg.

The Biomolecular Mechanics of Helicases and Single-Stranded DNA
Professor Omar Saleh
University of California, Santa Barbara

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Apr 6, 2010
1:15 pm
1116 IPST Bldg.

Swarm Behavior
Professor Iain D. Couzin
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics
Princeton University

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Mar 9, 2010
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics Bldg.

Linearly Implicit Schemes for a Class of Dispersive-Dissipative Systems
Professor George Akrivis
University of Ioannina, Greece

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Mar 9, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Phys. Bldg.

Is Physical Reality “The Matrix”?
Sylvester James Gates
University of Maryland

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Wed, Apr 7 2010
11:00 am
0112 Marker Seminar Room, Chemistry Bldg.

Optical Rectification and Electro-Optic Sampling in the THz Regime Using Electro-Optic Polymers
Michael Hayden
Department of Physics
UMBC

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Apr 7, 2010
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC Bldg.

Nonlinear Dynamics of Networks
Special Event

Laboratory for Physical Sciences
Wed, Apr 7, 2010
3:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740
(301) 935-6400

Adiabatic Quantum Computation
Hari Krovi
NEC

Laboratory for Physical Sciences
Thu, Apr 8, 2010
1:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740
(301) 935-6400

Medium Scale Multiprocessor Systems: SiCortex, and the Advantages of a Modest Ambition
Matt Reilly

Biophysics seminar
Mon, Apr 12, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1116 IPST Bldg.

A Multiscale Approach to Characterize Macromolecular Dynamics and Functions
Professor Cecelia Clementi
Rice University

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Apr 13, 2010
1:15 pm
1116 IPST Bldg.

Conformational Sampling and Free Energy Estimation of Small Molecules using Low-Order Distribution Functions
Mr. Sandeep Somani
UMCP

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Apr 13, 2010
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics Bldg.

A Posteriori Error Estimates for Approximations of Schroedinger-Type and Semilinear Parabolic Equations
Dr. Irene Kyza
University of Maryland, College Park

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Apr 13, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Phys. Bldg.

Jovian Climate Change
Professor Phil Marcus
University of California, Berkeley

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Wed, Apr 14, 2010
11:00 am
0112 Marker Seminar Room, Chemistry Bldg.

Single-Photon Detection in Biological Science
Alessandro Restelli
Electron and Optical Physics Division, NIST

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Apr 14, 2010
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC Bldg.

Quantum Information Processing in Context: Information Processing in Convex Operational Theories
Professor Howard Barnum
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Ontario, Canada

Laboratory for Physical Sciences
Wed, Apr 14, 2010
3:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740
(301) 935-6400

High Power Lasers
Joe Friebele
NRL

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Apr 15, 2010
12:15 pm
1207 Energy Research Bldg.

Improving Epidemic Intervention Using Social Contact Network Structure
Tom DuBois
Computer Science, University of Maryland

Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars
Mon, Apr 19, 2010
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
2400 CSS Bldg.

A Multi-Point Perspective on the Solar Wind at a Small Scale
Glenn Mason
Eileen Chollet
Caltech

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Apr 20, 2010
1:15 pm
1116 IPST Bldg.

Fire, Fractals and the Fibonacci Series
Professor Chris Sorensen
Kansas State University

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Apr 20, 2010
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics Bldg.

Reduced Basis Method for the parametrized Electrical Field Integral Equation (EFIE)
Dr. Benjamin Stamm
Division of Applied Mathematics Scientific Computing Group
Brown University

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Apr 20, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Phys. Bldg.

Federal Science Policy: A View from the Trenches
Francis Slakey
American Physical Society

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Wed, Apr 21 2010
11:00 am
0112 Marker Seminar Room, Chemistry Bldg.

TBA
Gerhard Hummer
Laboratory of Chemical Physics, NIH

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Apr 21, 2010
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC Bldg.

Alpha Sub-grid Scale Models of Turbulence and Inviscid Regularization
Professor Edriss Titi
The Weizmann Institute of Science
The University of California-Irvine

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Apr 21, 2010
12:15 pm
1207 Energy Research Bldg.

Reactive Wetting
Dan Wheeler
IREAP, University of Maryland NIST

Biophysics Seminar
Mon, Apr 26, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Mechanochemical models for motor proteins
Riina Tehver
University of Maryland

Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminar
Mon, Apr 26, 2010
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
2400 CSS (Bldg. 224)

Recent highlights from the lunar reconnaissance orbiter mission
John Keller
Goddard Space Flight Center

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Apr 27, 2010
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

The Biological Fuel Cell: Cytochrome c Oxidase.
Youngchan Kim
US Naval Research Laboratory

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Apr 27, 2010
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Algebraic Multigrid (AMG) and Upscaling Error Estimates.
Panayot S. Vassilevski
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Apr 27, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Physics (Bldg. 091)

A Nanocoaxial Architecture with Optical, Solar and Biological Utility.
Michael Naughton
Boston College

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Wed, Apr 28, 2010
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

Nonlinear Optical Approaches for Probing Ovarian Cancer
Paul Campagnola
Department of Cell Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Apr 28, 2010
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC (Bldg. 406)

Applications of Proxy System Modeling in High Resolution Paleoclimatology
Professor Michael Evans
Department of Geology and ESSIC, University of Maryland

Laboratory for Physical Sciences Seminar
Wed, Apr 28, 2010
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level Laboratory for Physical Sciences

Optical Interconnects for Petaflops Scale Supercomputers
Dr. H. Mandelberg
Laboratory for Physical Sciences

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, May 4, 2010
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Error and Efficiency of Replica Exchange and Simulated Tempering Simulations
Dr. Edina Rosta
National Institutes of Health

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, May 4, 2010
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Experimental Design for Biological Systems
Dr. Matthias Conrad
Emory University

Physics Colloquia
Tue, May 4, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Physics (Bldg. 091)

Quantum Nature of the Big Bang in Simple Models
Abhay Ashketar
Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, Penn State University

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, May 5, 2010
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC (Bldg. 406)

TBA
Professor Shlomo Ta'asan
Department of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University

Laboratory for Physical Sciences Seminar
Wed, May 5, 2010
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level Laboratory for Physical Sciences

Metamaterials
Anthony Gbric
University of Maryland

Biophysics Symposium - Protein Dynamics, Folding and Function
Thu, May 6, 2010
09:00 am - 09:45 am
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

An Ensemble View of Alostery
Vince Hilser
Johns Hopkins University

Biophysics Symposium - Protein Dynamics, Folding and Function
Thu, May 6, 2010
09:50 am - 10:45 am
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

Allostery and Conformational Control of Sub Strate Orientation in Signaling: Uiquitination in the Cullin-RING E3 Ligase Machinery
Ruth Nussinov
National Cancer Institute

Biophysics Symposium - Protein Dynamics, Folding and Function
Thu, May 6, 2010
11:00 am - 11:45 am
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

The Mechanism of Binding Coupled to Conformational Change: How Do We Know Which Comes First?
Terry Oas
Duke University

Biophysics Symposium - Protein Dynamics, Folding and Function
Thu, May 6, 2010
11:50 am - 12:10 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

Promoter Melting Triggered by Bacterial RNA Polymerase Occurs in Three Steps
Jie Chen
University of Maryland

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, May 6, 2010
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
1207 Energy Research Facility (Bldg. 223)

The Role of Network Topology in the Dynamic Range of Excitable Systems
Juan G. Restrepo
Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado

Biophysics Symposium - Protein Dynamics, Folding and Function
Thu, May 6, 2010
1:40 pm - 2:05 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

Folding and Dynamics in an Allosteric Response
Dorothy Beckett
University of Maryland

Biophysics Symposium - Protein Dynamics, Folding and Function
Thu, May 6, 2010
2:10 pm - 3:15 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

The Role of Protein Folding Cooperativity in the Allosteric Mechanism of Tetracycline Respressor
Alan Davidson
University of Toronto

Biophysics Symposium - Protein Dynamics, Folding and Function
Thu, May 6, 2010
3:20 pm - 4:05 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

Structural and Thermodynamic Evidence for Allosteric Relaxed-State Symmetry
Jannette Carey
Princeton University

Biophysics Symposium - Protein Dynamics, Folding and Function
Thu, May 6, 2010
4:10 pm - 5:00 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

Dynamic Activation of Protein Folding
Charalampos (Babis) Kalodimos
Rutgers University

Laboratory for Physical Sciences Seminar
Mon, May 10, 2010
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level Laboratory for Physical Sciences

Multilayer Polymer Photonics
Prof. Kenneth Singer
Case Western Reserve University

Biophysics Seminar
Mon, May 10, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Protein-Protein Binding: From Encounter Complexes to Multi-Protein Assemblies
Dr. Gerhard Hummer
National Institutes of Health

Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminar
Mon, May 10, 2010
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
2400 CSS (Bldg. 224)

Temperature Responses to Spectral Solar Variability on Decadal Time Scales
Robert F. Cahalan
Head of NASA/Goddard's Climate and Radiation Branch

Physics Colloquia
Tue, May 11, 2010
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Physics (Bldg. 091)

Photons 'In Vivo': Manipulating and Measuring Light in a Cavity Without Destroying It
Professor Serge Haroche
Princeton College de France

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, May 12, 2010
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC (Bldg. 406)

Securing Wireless Communications in the Physical Layer using Signal Processing
Professor Sennur Ulukus
Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland

Laboratory for Physical Sciences Seminar
Wed, May 12, 2010
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level Laboratory for Physical Sciences

Resonator measurements of defects found in Al-Based Qubits
Dr. Kevin D. Osborn
Laboratory for Physical Sciences

IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecture
Thu, May 20, 2010
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
2460 A. V. Williams (Bldg. 115)

Optical Isolators: Application to Photonic Integrated Circuits
Prof. Tetsuya Mizumoto
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology