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Colloquia and Seminars Fall 2016



November 30th, 2016, 3:30PM, Dr. Brandon Zimmerman from NASA (GSFC), Greenbelt, Maryland
Unconventionally Polarized Sources for Remote Aerosol Sensing [PDF]

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November 16th, 2016, 3:30PM, Dr. Joseph Checkelsky from the Department of Physics, MIT
Towards Quantum Materials with New Magnetic Functionalities [PDF]

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November 14th, 2016, 3:15PM,  Dr. Philip Kim, Department of Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Materials in 2-dimension and beyond: platform for novel electronics and optoelectronics [PDF]

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November 9th, 2016, 3:30PM,  Dr. William Farrell, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Do Mars dust devils and storms generate electricity? [PDF]

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November 2nd, 2016, 3:30PM,  Dr. Donnell Walton, Director, Corning West TechnologyCenter, Palo Alto,CA
17 years as an industrial physicist [PDF]

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October 26th, 2016, 3:30PM,  Dr. Edwin Barnes,  Department of Physics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Many-body effects and the chiral anomaly in Dirac-Weyl semimetals [PDF]

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October 19th, 2016, 3:30PM, Speaker: Dr. James Gray, Department of Physics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

String Compactifications for Particle Physics [PDF]

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October 12th, 2016, 3:30PM, Speaker: Dr. Zack Geballe, Carnegie Fellow, Carnegie Geophysical Laboratory, Washington, DC

Melting, freezing and glass-formation at the extreme pressures found inside the Earth. [PDF]

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October 5th, 2016, 3:30PM, Dr. Brook Lakew, Associate Director for Planning, Research and Development

Solar System Exploration Division Planetary science’s major questions of the decade 2012-2022 and NASA’s competitive funding programs to address them. [PDF]

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September 28th, 2016, 3:30PM, Speaker: Dr. Ian R. Sellers, Dr. Homer L. Dodge, Department of Physics & Astronomy University of Oklahoma 

Routes to High Efficiency Solar Cells using Quantum Wells and Quantum Dots. [PDF]

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September 28th, 2016, 12:00PM, Speaker: Dr. John F. Cooper, Ph.D
Heliospheric Physics Laboratory
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

Virtual Energetic Particle Observatory: Radiation Environment at Mars and its Moons [PDF]

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September 21, 2016, 3:30PM, Dr. Chinedu Ekuma, Theoretical Chemistry Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C. 

The role of Spatial and Electron Correlations in Electron Localization in Materials [PDF]

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