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Event Date and Location Summary
Farida Selim, Bowling Green State University, Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy and Measurements of Origin of Novel Electronic Phenomena in Semiconductors and Oxides Mon. November 20th, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm
at Rockefeller 221 (Les Foldy Room)

Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy and Measurements of Origin of Novel Electronic Phenomena in Semiconductors and Oxides    
Farida A. Selim, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Bowling Green State University  
Center for Photochemical Sciences, Bowling Green State University
 Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy (PAS) has been established as an effective tool to probe electron states and measure atomic scale defects in solids. …Read more.


External website: http://physics.bgsu.edu/selimlab/
No seminar, Faculty meeting Mon. November 27th, 2017
12:45 pm-2:00 pm
at Rockefeller 221 (Les Foldy Room)

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Samo Kralj, University of Maribor, Impact of intrinsic and extrinsic curvature on membrane shapes Wed. November 29th, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm
at Rockefeller 221 (Les Foldy Room)

Prof. Samo Kralj
University of Maribor, Maribor & Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
 
 Impact of intrinsic and extrinsic curvature on membrane shapes
Red blood cells (erythrocytes) are present in almost all vertebrates and their main function is the transport of oxygen to the body tissues. …Read more.

Past Events

Event Date Summary
Vincent Sokalski, Carnegie Mellon University, A New Kind of Magnetism – The Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya Interaction Mon. November 13th, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm

A New Kind of Magnetism – The Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya Interaction
Vincent Sokalski, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Magnetism has had a profound effect on our everyday lives from compass needles in ancient times to the modern hard disc drive in today’s computers.  …Read more.

Jeanie Lau, The Ohio State University, Spin, Charge and Heat Transport in Low-Dimensional Materials Mon. November 6th, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm

Spin, Charge and Heat Transport in Low-Dimensional Materials
Chun Ning (Jeanie) Lau
Department of Physics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
 
Low dimensional materials constitute an exciting and unusually tunable platform for investigation of both fundamental phenomena and electronic applications. …Read more.

Eric Stinaff, Ohio University, Opto-electronic studies of novel self-contacted 2D materials based devices Mon. October 16th, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm

Opto-electronic studies of novel self-contacted 2D materials based devices
Eric Stinaff
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Ohio University
Interest in two-dimensional crystals has grown exponentially over the last decade, a testament to their vast technological and scientific potential. …Read more.

Michael Fisch, Kent State University, X-ray Experiments in Liquid Crystal Science and Technology Mon. October 9th, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm

X-ray Experiments in Liquid Crystal Science and Technology
Michael Fisch
Kent State University
 
The use of X-rays to study liquid crystals has a long history, and is still of continuing interest.  …Read more.

No seminar, faculty meeting Mon. October 2nd, 2017
12:45 pm-2:00 pm

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Maosheng Miao, California State University Northridge, Automatic search versus chemical rules in materials structure study Mon. September 25th, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm

Automatic search versus chemical rules in materials structure study
Maosheng Miao
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University Northridge CA,
USA; Beijing Computational Science Research Center, Beijing, China
The increase of the computer power in the past decades not only allow us to calculate
larger systems with higher accuracy in materials studies, but also provide the opportunity
to explore large configuration spaces such as structures and compositions. …Read more.

Liang Wu, UC Berkeley, MPPL3, Antiferromagnetic resonance and in-gap terahertz continuum in Kitaev Honeycomb magnet α−RuCl3 Fri. September 15th, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm

Antiferromagnetic resonance and in-gap terahertz continuum in Kitaev Honeycone magnet α−RuCl3
Spin-1/2 moments in the antiferromagnetic Mott insulator α-RuCl3 are coupled by strongly anisotropic bond-dependent exchange interactions on a honeycomb lattice. …Read more.

Liang Wu, University California Berkeley, MPPL2,Giant nonlinear optical responses in Weyl semimetals Tue. September 12th, 2017
11:30 pm-12:30 pm

Giant nonlinear optical responses in Weyl semimetals
Recently Weyl quasi-particles have been observed in transition metal monopnictides (TMMPs) such as TaAs, a class of noncentrosymmetric materials that heretofore received only limited attention. …Read more.

Liang Wu, University California Berkeley, MPPL1, Low-energy Electrodynamics of 3D Topological Insulators Mon. September 11th, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm

Low-energy Electrodynamics of 3D Topological Insulators
 
Topological insulators (TIs) are a recently discovered state of matter characterized by an “inverted” band structure driven by strong spin-orbit coupling. …Read more.


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