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Colloquium: Mar 8, 2017

Sedat Nizamoğlu* Biomaterial based photonic devices Day Time Place  Mar 8, 2017 Wednesday 15:40 SU 01

 

Colloquium: Feb 22, 2017

Zafer Gedik* The exclusivity principle: The fundamental theorem of quantum mechanics? Day Time Place  Feb 22, 2017 Wednesday 15:40 SU 01

 

Colloquium: Feb 8, 2017

Hilmi Volkan Demir* Nanocrystal Optoelectronics: An emerging field Day Time Place  Feb 8, 2017 Wednesday 15:40 SU 01

 

Colloquium: Oct 26, 2016

F. Ömer İlday* Ablation-cooled laser cutting: From science fiction to science (twice) Day Time Place  October 26, 2016 Wednesday 15:40 EE 01

 

Colloquium: Oct 05, 2016

Tayfun Özçelik* Genomic landscape of the Mediterranean basin and beyond Day Time Place  October 05, 2016 Wednesday 15:40 EE 01

 
Colloquium: April 20, 2016

Colloquium: April 20, 2016

A. Baha Balantekin* Neutrinos in Physics and Astrophysics Day Time Place April 20, 2016 Wednesday 15:40 EE 01

 

Colloquium: May 04, 2016

M. Ali Alpar* The Detection of Gravitational Waves: Ripples in Space-time Day Time Place May 04, 2016 Wednesday 15:40 EE 01

 
Colloquium: April 06, 2016

Colloquium: April 06, 2016

Giovanni Volpe* Active Matter Day Time Place April 06, 2016 Wednesday 15:40 EE 01

 
Colloquium: March 30, 2016

Colloquium: March 30, 2016

Taner Yıldırım* High-Capacity Hydrogen/Methane Storage and Carbon Captures in Metal Organic Frameworks (Mof): The Current Progress and Challenges Day Time Place March 30, 2016 Wednesday 15:40 EE 01

 
Colloquium: March 16, 2016

Colloquium: March 16, 2016

M. Suhail Zubairy* An adventure in psychic communication: Optical communication with invisible photons Day Time Place March 16, 2016 Wednesday 15:40 EE 01

 
Colloquium: February 24, 2016

Colloquium: February 24, 2016

Roberto Piazza* Surprises in particle sedimentation Day Time Place February 24, 2016 Wednesday 15:40 EE 01

 
Colloquium: March 02, 2016

Colloquium: March 02, 2016

Mete Atatüre* Quantum optics of spins and photons Day Time Place March 02, 2016 Wednesday 15:40 EE 01

 
Colloquium: December 16, 2015

Colloquium: December 16, 2015

Feryal Ozel* Solving the Mysteries of Neutron Stars and Black Holes Day Time Place December 16, 2015 Wednesday 15:40 EE 01

 
Colloquium: November 25, 2015

Colloquium: November 25, 2015

Paolo Creminelli* Inflation: what do we know about the beginning of the Universe? Day Time Place November 25, 2015 Wednesday 15:40 EE 01

 
Colloquium: November 18, 2015

Colloquium: November 18, 2015

Jens Biegert* Mid-IR-driven Electron Recollision: Molecular Diffraction Imaging and Attosecond soft-X-rays Day Time Place November 18, 2015 Wednesday 15:40 EE 01

 
Colloquium: September 16, 2015

Colloquium: September 16, 2015

Ümit Özgür* III-Nitride LEDs for Lighting: Opportunities and challenges Day Time Place September 16, 2015 Wednesday 15:40 EE01 Host: A. Aydinli ABSTRACT — Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) have become indispensable in a variety of applications from displays to general lighting, offering energy savings, environmental protection and safety, and long operation […]

 
Colloquium: April 29, 2015

Colloquium: April 29, 2015

Jens Limpert* High Performance Ultrafast Fiber Laser Systems: Properties, Challenges and Potential Day Time Place April 29, 2015 Wednesday 15:40 Mithat Coruh Hall Host: F. Ö. İlday ABSTRACT — In recent years intense laser pulses have found applications in various industrial and scientific areas. Significant progress has been made in […]

 
Colloquium: November 11, 2015

Colloquium: November 11, 2015

Onofrio Maragò* Optical trapping of nanostructures Day Time Place November 11, 2015 Wednesday 15:40 EE 01 Host: Giovanni Volpe ABSTRACT — Optical trapping [1,2] (OT) of nanostructures has acquired tremendous momentum in the last few years. Manipulating nanoparticles with standard OT is generally difficult because radiation forces scale approximately with […]

 
Colloquium: February 11, 2015

Colloquium: February 11, 2015

Bernard Nienhuis* Has E8 Been Observed in the Laboratory? Day Time Place February 11, 2015 Wednesday 15:40 EE01 Host: Balazs Hetenyi ABSTRACT —  The Ising model in two dimensions is one of the simplest and most well-known many-particle models with a thermodynamic phase transition. It is a solvable model, meaning that the derivation […]

 
Colloquium: November 04, 2015

Colloquium: November 04, 2015

Dieter Suter* Quantum computers: promise, problems and possible solutions Day Time Place November 04, 2015 Wed 15:40 EE 01 Host: C. Bulutay ABSTRACT — The “Digital Revolution” that transformed our lives and our economy is based on the ubiquity of information-processing devices whose processing power increased exponentially, following Moore’s law. […]

 
Colloquium: April 27, 2016

Colloquium: April 27, 2016

Ekmel Özbay* Nanotechnology at Work: From Basic Science to Spin-Off Companies Day Time Place April 27, 2016 Wednesday 15:40 EE 01

 
Colloquium: December 17, 2014

Colloquium: December 17, 2014

N. Gökhan Ünel* Higgs Particle as the Fruit of the Marriage Between Physics and Engineering Day Time Place December 17, 2014 Wednesday 15:40 EE01 Host: F. Ömer İlday ABSTRACT —  Particle physics aims to explain all forces and matter in the universe by a small number of fundamental particles. These particles living in […]

 
Colloquium: December 10, 2014

Colloquium: December 10, 2014

Eric Westman* Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer Disease Using Multimodal Imaging Day Time Place December 10, 2014 Wednesday 15:40 EE01 Host: Giovanni Volpe ABSTRACT —  Alzheimer Disease (AD) is a very complex and heterogeneous neurodegenerative disorder. The disease is characterized by neuronal dysfunction and death which is related to the amyloid-β peptide and hyperphosphorylation […]

 
Colloquium: December 3, 2014

Colloquium: December 3, 2014

Balázs Dóra* How to Engineer the Band Structure of a (Topological) Insulator? Day Time Place December 03, 2014 Wednesday 15:40 EE01 Host: Balazs Hetenyi ABSTRACT —  Topological insulators represent unique phases of matter with insulating bulk and conducting edge or surface states, immune to small perturbations such as backscattering due to disorder. This […]

 
Colloquium: November 26, 2014

Colloquium: November 26, 2014

Roland G. Winkler* Physics of Bacteria Locomotion Day Time Place November 26, 2014 Wednesday 15:40 EE01 Host: Giovanni Volpe ABSTRACT —  Cell motility is a major achievement of biological evolution and is essential for a wide spectrum of cellular activities. Microorganisms, such as spermatozoa, bacteria, protozoa, and algae, use flagella — whip-like structures […]

 
Colloquium: November 19, 2014

Colloquium: November 19, 2014

Hartmut Löwen* Physics of Active Matter Day Time Place November 19, 2014 Wednesday 15:40 EE01 Host: Giovanni Volpe ABSTRACT —  Ordinary materials are “passive” in the sense that their constituents are typically made by inert particles which are subjected to thermal fluctuations, internal interactions and external fields but do not move on their […]

 
Colloquium: November 12, 2014

Colloquium: November 12, 2014

Charles Reichhardt* Jamming and Clogging Transitions in Driven Systems in the Presence of Obstacle Arrays Day Time Place November 12, 2014 Wednesday 15:40 EE01 Host: Giovanni Volpe and Miguel Navascues ABSTRACT —  When a flowing assembly of particles goes from a liquid-like state to solid non-flowing state, the system is said to be jammed. […]

 
Colloquium: November 5, 2014

Colloquium: November 5, 2014

Máté Nagy* Collective Motion and Group Behaviour Observations, Models, Quantitative Analysis and Robotic Applications Day Time Place November 05, 2014 Wednesday 15:40 EE01 Host: Balasz Hetenyi ABSTRACT —  Many animal groups display impressive levels of coordination in their activities, during which input from one or multiple members is propagated quickly and efficiently to […]

 
Colloquium: October 1, 2014

Colloquium: October 1, 2014

Ivan Shelykh* Optical Analogs of Aharonov-Bohm Effect Day Time Place October 01, 2014 Wednesday 15:40 EE01 Host: Atilla Erçelebi ABSTRACT —  Aharonov-Bohm effect is connected by direct influence of the vector potential on phase of wavefunction of a charged particle. In the domain of mesoscopic transport its consequence is appearance of the oscillations […]

 
Colloquium: September 17, 2014

Colloquium: September 17, 2014

Peer Fischer* Three-Dimensional Hybrid Nanostructures, Chemical Nanomotors, and Nanorobot Propulsion Day Time Place September 17, 2014 Wednesday 15:40 EE01 Host: F. Ömer İlday ABSTRACT —  Tuning the optical, electromagnetic and mechanical properties of a material requires simultaneous control over composition and shape. For instance the realization of opticalmetamaterials in the visible calls for […]