Physics & Astronomy Colloquium

Spring 2018                                                                                                                                      Fall 2017

NOTE: All colloquia will be held on THURSDAY at 3:30 PM in Rm. 119 Nicholson, unless otherwise indicated.

Date Title of Talk Speaker Speaker's Institution Host
Jan. 25 R-Process Nucleosynthesis and Short-Lived Radioactivities in the Early Solar System Bradley Meyer  Clemson University  Jeff Blackmon 
Feb. 1 Good timing: Exploiting Entanglement for Secure Clock Synchronization Antia Lamas-Linares

University of Texas at Austin

Jonathan Dowling
Feb. 8 Coherent Elastic Neutrino-Nucleus Scattering (CEvNS): Doing Big Physics with Small Neutrino Detectors  Diane Markoff North Carolina Central University Jeff Blackmon 
Feb. 15 Nuclear Astrophysics in the New Era of Multi-messenger Astronomy  Jorge Piekarewicz Florida State University  Jeff Blackmon

Feb. 20


Multiphoton Quantum Interference: Pushing the Limits of Quantum Photonic Technologies Omar Magaña-Loaiza

National Institute Standards and Technology

 Mark Wilde
Feb. 22 Multi-messenger signals from merging neutron stars Stephan Rosswog Stockholm University  Peter Diener 

March 1

 TBD   Sean Couch Michigan State University  Manos Chatzopoulos
March 8  TBD Jonathan Engle Florida Atlantic University  Ivan Agullo

March 15

 Quantum Optics Search  TBD  TBD  Mark Wilde

March 20


TBD Gurpreet Kau Gulati NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Mark Wilde

March 22

Helical molecules in flatland: chiral recognition, spin-filtering and molecular machines Karl-Heinz Ernst  University of Zurich Jiandi Zhang

March 27


TBD Takafumi Ono University of Bristol, UK Mark Wilde

March 29

Spring Break
April 5  TBD Glenn Starkman Case Western University  Ivan Agullo
April 12  TBD  Dave Arnett    Manos Chatzopoulos
April 19  TBD  Tom Maccarone Texas Tech University  Rob Hynes
April 26  TBD  Rebecca Surman University of Notre Dame  Scott Marley


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