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Applied Physics/Physics Colloquium

AY 2019/20

Aut. Qtr. Colloq. committee:  R. Blandford (Chair), B. Feldman, A. Kapitulnik, B. Lev and V. Khemani
Location:  Hewlett Teaching Center, Rm. 200

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION HOST TITLE
09/24/2019 Eric Dunham Stanford University Benjamin Lev

"Earthquake and Tsunami Physics"

10/01/2019 Monika Schleier-Smith Stanford University Roger Blandford "Choreographing Quantum Spin Dynamics with Light" 
10/08/2019 Ania Jayich UC Santa Barbara Ben Feldman “Quantum Sensing and Imaging with Diamond Spins”
10/15/2019 Steve Girvin Yale University Vedika Khemani "Circuit QED:  Quantum Sensing, Information Processing and Error Correction with Microwave Photons"
10/22/2019 Liang Fu MIT Vedika Khemani

"Thermoelectric Hall effect and nonlinear Hall effect"

10/29/2019 Phil Marshall Stanford University/SLAC Roger Blandford "Tension Between Early and Late Universe Measurements of H0:  Hint of New Physics?"
11/05/2019 Waseem Bakr Princeton University Ben Feldman "Quantum gas microscopy of ultracold fermions in optical lattices"
11/12/2019 Roger Blandford & Eva Silverstein Stanford University Shamit Kachru "The Physics and Astrophysics of Black Holes and Horizons"
11/19/2019 Joseph Lykken Fermi National Laboratory Giorgio Gratta "The Future of Particle Physics"
11/26/2019 THANKSGIVING RECESS - NO COLLOQ.      

Wtr. Qtr. Colloq. committee:  M. Schleier-Smith (Chair), B. Cabrera, S. Dimopoulos, T. Heinz, S. Kachru & L. Tompkins
Location:  Hewlett Teaching Center, Rm. 200

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION HOST TITLE
01/07/2020 Amir Yacoby Harvard University Aharon Kapitulnik Quantum Sensing of Quantum Materials
01/14/2020 Andrew Mackenzie Max-Planck Institute Steve Kivelson Quantum oscillations in solids: past, present and future
01/21/2020 Angela Olinto University of Chicago Roger Blandford Space Observatories of the Highest Energy Particles: POEMMA & EUSO-SPB
01/28/2020 Abhay Pasupathy Columbia University Ben Feldman Twisty fun in 2D materials
02/04/2020 Dorit Aharonov Hebrew University Patrick Hayden Quantum Physics from a computational complexity angle
02/11/2020 Manuel Endres Caltech Monika Schleier-Smith Quantum Science with Tweezer Arrays
02/18/2020 Leo Radzihovsky University of Colorado at Boulder Shamit Kachru Fracton - Elasticity Duality
02/25/2020 Asimina Arvanitaki Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics Savas Dimopulos Dark Matter halos from parametric resonance and their signatures
03/03/2020 Markus Aspelmeyer University of Vienna Mark Kasevich

Quantum Optical Control of Levitated Solids: a novel probe for the gravity-quantum interface

03/10/2020 Colloquium canceled      

Spring Qtr. Colloq. Committee:  Eva Silverstein (Chair), S. Hartnoll & M. Schnitzer (AP)
Location:  Hewlett Teaching Center Rm. 200

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION HOST TITLE
04/07/2020 TO BE RESCHEDULED TO A LATER DATE Allan MacDonald Univ. of Texas at Austin Steve Kivelson TBD
04/14/2020 TO BE RESCHEDULED TO A LATER DATE Wolfgang Ketterle, 2020 Hofstadter lecturer      
04/21/2020 Ehud Altman UC Berkeley Sean Hartnoll TBD
04/28/2020 Jeff Gore MIT Shamit Kachru TBD
05/05/2020 Douglas Stanford Stanford University Sean Hartnoll TBD
05/12/2020 TO BE RESCHEDULED TO A LATER DATE Cristina Marchetti UC Santa Barbara Aharon Kapitulnik TBD
05/19/2020 TO BE RESCHEDULED TO A LATER DATE Lihong Wang Caltech Mark Schnitzer TBD
05/26/2020 Alexander Zamolodchikov Simons Center at Stony Brook University Eva Silverstein

TBD

06/02/2020 Justin Vandenbroucke University of Wisconsin at Madison Giorgio Gratta TBD
06/09/2020 TO BE RESCHEDULED TO A LATER DATE Andrea Cavalleri Max Planck Institute TBD TBD