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Event Date and Location Summary
Francesca F. Serra, Johns Hopkins University, Control of liquid crystals through topography for optics and assembly Mon. February 27th, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm
at Rockefeller 221 (Miller Room)

Control of liquid crystals through topography for optics and assembly 
Dr. Francesca Serra 
Physics and Astronomy 
Johns Hopkins University

 
Soft materials are a promising tool to explore controllable energy landscapes. …Read more.

No Seminar, APS March Meeting and Spring Break Mon. March 13th, 2017
1:00 am-1:00 am

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Paul Kelly, University of Twente, Turning up the heat in first principles Quantum Spin Transport Wed. March 22nd, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm

Turning up the heat in first principles Quantum SpinTransport
 Paul J. Kelly
Faculty of Science and Technology and MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
 
The spin Hall angle (SHA) is a measure of the efficiency with which a transverse spin current is generated from a charge current by the spin-orbit coupling and disorder in the spin Hall effect (SHE). …Read more.


External website: https://www.utwente.nl/en/tnw/cms/people/scientific_staff/kellypj/
Nate Stern, Northwestern University, Monolayer Semiconductor Opto-Electronics: Controlling Light and Matter in Two-Dimensional Materials Mon. April 3rd, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm
at Rockefeller 221 (Miller Room)

Monolayer Semiconductor Opto-Electronics: Controlling Light and Matter in Two-Dimensional Materials

Nathaniel Stern
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University
The discovery of monolayer two-dimensional semiconductors of atomic-scale thickness presents a new two-dimensional landscape in which to play with the interaction between light and matter. …Read more.

Nandini Trivedi, The Ohio State University, Dept. of Physics Mon. April 10th, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm
at Rockefeller 221 (Miller Room)

TBA …Read more.


External website: https://physics.osu.edu/people/trivedi.15
Louis F. Piper, Binghamton University Mon. April 17th, 2017
12:45 am-1:45 am
at Rockefeller 221 (Miller Room)

V2O5 …Read more.


External website: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=M2Z883cAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&sortby=pubdate
David Pace, General Atomics, San Diego, The Fast and the Furious: Energetic Ion Transport in Magnetic Fusion Devices Wed. April 19th, 2017
12:45 am-1:45 am
at Rockefeller 221 (Miller Room)


The Fast and the Furious: Energetic Ion Transport in Magnetic Fusion Devices
D.C. Pace and the DIII-D National Fusion Facility Team
General Atomics, P.O. Box 85608, San Diego, CA 92186-5608, USA
David Pace
Nuclear fusion has the potential to be an energy source that powers society without generating greenhouse gases or high-level radioactive waste. …Read more.

Maosheng Miao, California State University Northridge,Simulate to discover: from new chemistry under high pressure to novel two-dimensional materials Mon. April 24th, 2017
12:45 am-1:45 am
at Rockefeller 221 (Miller Room)

Simulate to discover: from new chemistry under high pressure to novel two-dimensional materials
 
Maosheng Miao
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
California State University Northridge, California 91330, USA
 
The periodicity of the elements and the non-reactivity of the inner-shell electrons are two related principles of chemistry, rooted in the atomic shell structure. …Read more.


External website: http://www.soliddft.org/

Past Events

Event Date Summary
Hamza Balci, Kent State University, A Single Molecule Approach to Study Protein, Small Molecule, and G-Quadruplex Mon. February 20th, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm

A Single Molecule Approach to Study Protein, Small Molecule, and  G-Quadruplex Interactions
Hamza Balci
Kent State University, Physics Department, Kent, OH
 
G-quadruplex (GQ) structures are non-canonical nucleic acid secondary structures that form in guanine-rich segments of the genome, most prominently at telomeres. …Read more.

Saw-Wai Hla, Ohio University, Operating Individual Quantum Molecular Machines Mon. February 6th, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm

Operating Individual Quantum Molecular Machines
Saw-Wai Hla
 Department of Physics & Astronomy, Ohio University, OH 45701, USA
and
Nanoscience and Technology Division, Argonne National Laboratory, IL 60439, USA. …Read more.

Mike Boss, NIST, Physics and Impact of Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Mon. January 30th, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm

Physics and Impact of Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Michael Boss,
Applied Physics Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO
Each year, millions of U.S. …Read more.

Lucile Savary (MIT) — Michelson Postdoctoral Prize Lecturer Fri. January 27th, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm

Quantum Loop States in Spin-Orbital Models on the Honeycomb and Hyperhoneycomb Lattices

In the quest for quantum spin liquids, the challenges are many: neither is it clear how to look for nor how to describe them, and definitive experimental examples of quantum spin liquids are still missing. …Read more.

Lucile Savary (MIT) — Michelson Postdoctoral Prize Lecturer Tue. January 24th, 2017
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Quantum Spin Ice
Recent work has highlighted remarkable effects of classical thermal fluctuations in the dipolar spin ice compounds, such as “artificial magnetostatics.” In this talk, I will address the effects of terms which induce quantum dynamics in a range of models close to the classical spin ice point. …Read more.

Michael Snure, AFRL, Two dimensional BN an atomically thin insulator, substrate, and encapsulation layer from growth to application Mon. January 23rd, 2017
12:45 pm-1:45 pm

Two dimensional BN an atomically thin insulator, substrate, and encapsulation layer from growth to application
Michael Snure
Air Force Research Laboratory, Sensors Directorate, Wright Patterson AFB, OH
Since free standing graphene was found in 2004, there has been an explosion of research on atomically thin two dimensional (2D) materials based isolated sheets of layered van der Waals solids.  …Read more.

Lucile Savary (MIT) — Michelson Postdoctoral Prize Lecturer Mon. January 23rd, 2017
4:15 pm-5:15 pm

A New Type of Quantum Criticality in the Pyrochlore Iridates
The search for truly quantum phases of matter is one of the center pieces of modern research in condensed matter physics. …Read more.


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