Department of Physics & Astronomy

Fall 2015 Colloquia

All colloquia will take place in Thornton Hall Room 411 unless otherwise noted. Colloquia generally start at 4:05 PM with refreshments being served at 3:50.
Past Colloquia: F08 S09 F09 S10 F10 S11 F11 S12 F12 S13 F13 S14 F14 S15

08/31 SFSU Faculty mini-talks
09/14 SFSU Faculty mini-talks
09/21 SFSU Student mini-talks
09/28 Prof. Derek Kimball, CSU East Bay,
The Universe in an Atom: how precision measurements of atomic spins probe the greatest mysteries of the universe
10/05 Prof. Alex Zettl, UC Berkeley,
Adventures in Low-D: From Re-Inflation Theory of Nanotubes to Atomic Collapse in Graphene
10/12 Dr. Weber-Bargioni, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab,
Investigating the propagation of optically excited states and optoelectronic processes in nano building block assemblies
10/19 Dr. Stefano Profumo, UC Santa Cruz,
A dark needle in a bright haystack: two stories of astrophysical searches for dark matter
10/26 Prof. Carl Wieman, Stanford,
Taking a scientific approach to science education
Talks slides available here.
11/9 Dr. Stefano Cabrini, Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,
Making nanophotonics devices a reality: Nanofabrication of advanced nanophotonics structures
11/16 Prof. Sayeef Salahuddin, UC Berkeley,
Negative Capacitance Transistors
11/30 Prof. Irfan Siddiqi, UC Berkeley,
Unraveling the Quantum Ensemble
12/07 Dr. Reiko Toriumi,SFSU,
Probing the Phase Structure of Quantum Gravity
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