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Physics Colloquia - Autumn 2017 & Beyond
Monday, October 2, 2017 4:00 PM

Superfluid Mixtures, Molecules, and Interferometry with ultracold atomic gases
Subhadeep Gupta (University of Washington)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, October 9, 2017 4:00 PM

Nobel Prize 2017: Exploring the New Frontier of Gravitational Wave Astronomy
Fred Raab (LIGO Hanford)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, October 16, 2017 4:00 PM

"The Great Collider in China" - A Future Accelerator to Study the Higgs Boson and to Explore Nature at the Energy Frontier
Xinchou Lou (Institute of High Energy Physics, Beijing, China and UT Dallas)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, October 23, 2017 4:00 PM

Neutron particles and neutron waves
Charles Clark (NIST, JQI)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, October 30, 2017 4:00 PM

The conformal bootstrap: magnets, boiling water, and quantum gravity
David Simmons-Duffin (Caltech)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, November 6, 2017 4:00 PM

Why is scientific reasoning so hard, and what can we do about it?
Andrew Heckler (Ohio State University)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, November 20, 2017 4:00 PM

Creation of the heavy elements seen in the light and gravitational waves of a neutron star merger
Daniel Kasen (UC Berkeley and LBNL)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, November 27, 2017 4:00 PM

Scale-Invariant transport near quantum critical point in a cuprate superconductor
Arkady Shehter (National High Magnetic Field Laboratory)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, December 4, 2017 4:00 PM

Quantum information processing with trapped atomic ions
David Wineland (NIST, Boulder)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


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
TBA (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


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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