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Colloquia Spring 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 15:40 EE01


Feb 12

Selim Ünlü — Boston University, Massachusetts, USA

Ultrasensitive Digital Detection of Nanoparticles:
Viral Diagnostics and Multiplexed Protein and Nucleic Acid Assays » more

Feb 19

Thomas Südmeyer — University of Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Recent Trends in Ultrafast Lasers and Frequency Combs » more

Feb 26

John A. Rogers — University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA

Materials and Mechanics Concepts for Bio-Integrated, Transient Electronics » more

Mar 12

Jan Wehr — Arizona University, Arizona, USA

What is the Equation of Motion of a Brownian Particle? » more

Mar 19

Lukas Novotny — ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

The Universal Force of Critical Fluctuations:
Cooling and Amplification of a Vacuum-Trapped Nanoparticle » more

Mar 26

Dietmar Kracht — LZH, Hannover, Germany

3D Laser Printing: Challenges for the Next Industrial Revolution » more

Apr 09

Carlo Sirtori — Université Paris-Diderot, CNRS, Paris, France

Superradiant Electroluminescence and
Collective Phenomena in a Low Dimensional Electron Gas » more

Apr 16

Gunter Schütz — Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Jülich, Germany

Surprising Physics in One Dimension
From Molecular Motors to Anomalous Diffusion » more

May 14

Axel Winter — ITER,  St. Paul Lez Durance, France

ITER and Nuclear Fusion: An Energy Source for the Future » more

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