Events Archive

February 16, 2016 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm
PQI Seminar: Guenevere Prawiro-Atmodjo (Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen University)
Title: Pair tunneling with negative U at the LAO/STO complex oxide interfaceAbstract: The conducting interface at the LaAlO$_{3}$/SrTiO$_{3}$ (LAO/STO) interface has sparked large interest due...
February 15, 2016 - 4:30pm
Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Katja Nowack (Cornell)
Title: Imaging current in two-dimensional topological insulatorsAbstract:The discovery of topological phases of matter has opened the door to an exciting array of phenomena with dissipationless...
February 8, 2016 - 4:30pm
Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Rachel Mandelbaum (CMU)
Title: Galaxy halo masses and implications for galaxy evolution from weak lensing measurements Abstract:In the past decade, weak gravitational lensing has become one of the best ways of...
February 1, 2016 - 4:30pm
Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Stephen Streiffer (Argonne)
Title: TBAAbstract: TBA
January 25, 2016 - 4:30pm
Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Roya Zandi (UC Riverside)
Title:The Robust Assembly of Small Symmetric Nanoshells.Abstract:  Highly symmetric nanoshells are found in many biological systems, such as clathrin cages and viral shells. Many studies have...
January 13, 2016 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
PITT PACC Seminar: Steve Dytman (PITT)
Title: Assessing the Future of Neutrino Oscillation ExperimentsAbstract: Our department has had colloquia on the future of neutrino oscillations, specifically what is needed for the large new...
January 12, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
PQI/ Condensed Matter Seminar: Joseph Stroscio
Title: Whispering galleries and Berry Phase Switches in Circular Graphene Resonators Abstract:Ballistic propagation and the light-like dispersion of graphene charge carriers make graphene an...
January 11, 2016 - 4:30pm
Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Bruce Remington (LLNL)
Title: Frontiers in Plasma Science: a high energy density perspectiveAbstract:The potential for ground-breaking research in plasma physics in high energy density (HED) regimes is compelling. The...
December 16, 2015 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Condensed Matter Seminar: Swapnadip Ghosh (Penn State University)
Title: "Materials Engineering on Si, Ge and III-V Thin-Films and Dielectric Integration for High-Performance Transistors and Solar Cells"Abstract:In this talk, I will present three...
December 14, 2015 - 12:00pm
HEP Seminar: Patrick deNiverville (University of Victoria)
Title: Searching for Light Dark Matter with Fixed Target Neutrino ExperimentsAbstract:There is a compelling array of evidence supporting the existence of dark matter, a non-baryonic source of mass...
December 11, 2015 - 3:00pm
HEP Seminar: Mariangela Lisanti (Princeton)
Title: Evidence for Unresolved Gamma-Ray Point Sources in the Inner GalaxyAbstract: We present a new method to characterize unresolved point sources (PSs),  generalizing traditional...
December 11, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
AstroLunch: Donald Terndrup (Ohio State)
Title: Angular Momentum Evolution of Solar-type Stars and Implications for GyrochronologyAbstract:A detailed understanding of the assembly history and rate of chemical enrichment in the Milky Way...
December 8, 2015 - 4:30pm
Biophysics Seminar: Erel Levine (Harvard)
Title: TBAAbstract: TBA
December 8, 2015 -
11:45am to 1:30pm
AstroLunch: Pascal Oesch (Yale)
Title: Galaxy Build-up at Cosmic Dawn: Lessons from Ultra-Deep HST and Spitzer/IRAC ObservationsAbstract:  Thanks to the revolutionary capabilities of the Hubble Space Telescope we have made...
December 8, 2015 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Condensed Matter Seminar: Burcu Ozden (Auburn University)
Title: Investigation of Point Defects in AlGaN/GaN HEMT StructuresAbstract:Deleterious effects of high concentration of point defects on the performance of AlGaN/GaN high electron mobility...