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Colloquia - Fall 2020


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Date Speaker Affiliation Title Topic* Host
8/25(T) Thomas Kupfer, Wade DeGottardi TTU Introduction to new faculty research AST, CMP M.Kim
9/1(T) Halyna Hodovanets, Hyunsoo Kim TTU Introduction to new faculty research CMP, CMP  M.Kim
9/8(T) Ioannis Chatzakis TTU  Ultrafast phenomena in quantum materials  CMP  Estreicher 
9/15(T) Junichiro Kono  Rice Univ  Ultrastrong Light-Matter Coupling: Dicke Phenomena in Solids  CMP  M.Kim 
9/22(T) Luis Grave De Peralta TTU  A notable quasi-relativistic wave equation and its relation to the Schrödinger, Klein-Gordon, and Dirac equations.  CMP  M.Kim 
9/29(T)  Julia Chan UT Dallas  Layered Rare-Earth Intergrowth Compounds: A Platform for Correlated and Topological Properties  CMP  Hodovanets 
10/6(T)  Chase Ellis US NRL Low-Loss Nanophotonics in the mid- and long-wave infrared CMP M.Kim
10/13(T)  Sheldon Goldstein Rutgers Univ.  What is Quantum Mechanics?   Reddiger/ Poirier 
10/20(T) Hanna Terletska Middle Tennessee State Univ.  Understanding quantum materials with strong electron-electron interactions and disorder through computational tools CMP Hodovanets 
10/27(T)  Ginger Kerrick  NASA Artemis – An Overview of NASA's Lunar Exploration Program AST Duncan/Lee
11/3(T)  Volker Perlick  Univ. of Bremen, Germany  Calculating the shadow of a black hole AST  Reddiger/ Poirier 
11/10(T)  Jigang Wang Iowa State Univ. Topologically Protected States of Matter Controlled by Light CMP Chatzakis
11/17(T)  Sean Ressler  UC Santa Barbara  Eat This, Not That: Simulating the Stellar Diet of the Galactic Center's Supermassive Black Hole AST  Kupfer
11/24(T)  Thanksgiving week - No colloquium.   
12/1(T)  Petar Maksimovic Johns Hopkins Univ. Searches for very heavy resonances using highly Lorentz-boosted objects HEP  Lamichhane/ Whitbeck 

*AST: Astronomy and Astrophysics, BIO: Biophysics, CMP: Condensed Matter Physics, HEP: High Energy Physics, PER: Physics Education Research.

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