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)

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Sep 25Tomáš Čižmár — University of Dundee, Scotland, UKPhotonics in disordered environments and fibre based imaging »more
Oct 09Martin Müser — Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, GermanyFriction mechanisms at small and large scales:
New insights from computer simulations
Nov 06Antonio Sasso — Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, ItalyDynamics and spectroscopy of optically trapped microparticles »more
Nov 13Philip Russell — Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, GermanyEnhanced Light-Matter Interactions in Microstructured Glass Fibres »more
Nov 20Uli Schollwöck — Ludwig Maximilians Universität, Munich, GermanyQuantum Simulations: Classical digital vs. Quantum analog »more
Nov 27Andrea Gambassi — SISSA, Trieste, ItalyThe universal force of critical fluctuations:
Casimir, wetting, colloids and all that.
Dec 11Marco Polini — NEST, Istituto Nanoscienze-CNR and Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, ItalyIlluminating graphene »more