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Colloquia Fall 2013-2014



The Physics Colloquia are designed to address a non-specialist, broad audience and introduce topics of contemporary research through lectures by leading experts. We warmly invite all members of the student body, including undergraduates enrolled in any programme.

Each colloquium will be held in Electrical and Electronics Engineering building theater EE01 (Click here to see the map, click here for the campus map and building codes)

day  time location
Wednesdays 16:00 EE01


Sep 25

Tomáš Čižmár — University of Dundee, Scotland, UK

Photonics in disordered environments and fibre based imaging »more

Oct 09

Martin Müser — Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany

Friction mechanisms at small and large scales:
New insights from computer simulations

Nov 06

Antonio Sasso — Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy

Dynamics and spectroscopy of optically trapped microparticles »more

Nov 13

Philip Russell — Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany

Enhanced Light-Matter Interactions in Microstructured Glass Fibres »more

Nov 20

Uli Schollwöck — Ludwig Maximilians Universität, Munich, Germany

Quantum Simulations: Classical digital vs. Quantum analog »more

Nov 27

Andrea Gambassi — SISSA, Trieste, Italy

The universal force of critical fluctuations:
Casimir, wetting, colloids and all that.

Dec 11

Marco Polini — NEST, Istituto Nanoscienze-CNR and Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy

Illuminating graphene »more

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