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Physics Colloquia - Winter 2018 & Beyond
Monday, January 8, 2018 4:00 PM

From quantum computation to quantum signal processing: the power of a single qubit
Isaac Chuang (MIT)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, January 22, 2018 4:00 PM

Anisotropies in the flux of ultra-high energy cosmic rays
Edivaldo Moura Santos (University of Sao Paolo/Chicago)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, January 29, 2018 4:00 PM

The UW MRSEC: Molecular Engineering Materials Center
Daniel Gamelin, Xiaodong Xu (University of Washington)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, February 5, 2018 4:00 PM

Magic State Distillation: Towards a Universal Quantum Computer
Matt Hastings (Microsoft Research)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, February 12, 2018 4:00 PM

Physics and chemistry with diatomic molecules near absolute zero
Tanya Zelevinsky (Columbia University )
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, February 26, 2018 4:00 PM

Fractional quantum Hall effect as a window to new dualities in quantum field theory
Dam Thanh Son (University of Chicago)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, March 5, 2018 4:00 PM

What Stubs and Sparkles In Vast Vats of Liquid Will Tell Us About Exploding Stars
Kate Scholberg (Duke University)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, March 26, 2018 4:00 PM

Tuning the degrees of freedom in 2D materials
Cory Dean (Columbia University)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, April 2, 2018 4:00 PM

Fractionalizing the Hofstadter Butterfly: fractional Chern insulators in graphene superlattices
Michael Zaletel (Princeton University)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, April 9, 2018 4:00 PM

Investigative Science Learning Environment (ISLE): Learning physics by practicing it
Eugenia Etkina (Rutgers)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, April 16, 2018 4:00 PM

Dualities in Quantum Hall Physics
Andreas Karch (University of Washington)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, April 23, 2018 4:00 PM

Floquet quantum states: topological transitions, steady states, and surprising implications
Gil Refael (Caltech)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, April 30, 2018 4:00 PM

A new approach to simulating the Universe
Andrew Pontzen (Jacobsohn Memorial Lecturer) (University College London)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, May 7, 2018 4:00 PM

Watching mutations and evolutionary dynamics in live cells and in real time
Thomas E. Kulman (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, May 14, 2018 4:00 PM

Probing the Dark Universe with Galaxy Surveys
Risa Wechsler (Stanford University)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, May 21, 2018 4:00 PM

Color and shape: Control and measurement of single-photon pulses
Brian J. Smith (University of Oregon and University of Oxford)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Physics colloquia are normally held every Monday at 4 pm during the quarter (except holidays). Typically one speaker each quarter is nominated by the graduate students. Speakers are invited to meet with the Society of Physics Students at 12.30 for pizza on the day of the colloquium.

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