Colloquia 2013-2014 Spring

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)

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Feb 12Selim Ünlü — Boston University, Massachusetts, USAUltrasensitive Digital Detection of Nanoparticles:
Viral Diagnostics and Multiplexed Protein and Nucleic Acid Assays » more
Feb 19Thomas Südmeyer — University of Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, SwitzerlandRecent Trends in Ultrafast Lasers and Frequency Combs » more
Feb 26John A. Rogers — University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
Materials and Mechanics Concepts for Bio-Integrated, Transient Electronics » more
Mar 12Jan Wehr — Arizona University, Arizona, USA
What is the Equation of Motion of a Brownian Particle? » more
Mar 19Lukas Novotny — ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
The Universal Force of Critical Fluctuations:
Cooling and Amplification of a Vacuum-Trapped Nanoparticle » more
Mar 26Dietmar Kracht — LZH, Hannover, Germany
3D Laser Printing: Challenges for the Next Industrial Revolution » more
Apr 09Carlo Sirtori — Université Paris-Diderot, CNRS, Paris, France
Superradiant Electroluminescence and
Collective Phenomena in a Low Dimensional Electron Gas » more
Apr 16Gunter Schütz — Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Jülich, Germany
Surprising Physics in One Dimension
From Molecular Motors to Anomalous Diffusion » more
May 14Axel Winter — ITER,  St. Paul Lez Durance, France
ITER and Nuclear Fusion: An Energy Source for the Future » more