Colloquia Spring 2014-2015

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.

Venue change! Each colloquium will be held in Mithat Çoruh Hall in the Engineering Faculty building (Click here to see the map, click here for the campus map and building codes).

Wednesdays15:40Mithat Çoruh Hall
Feb 11Bernard Nienhuis — University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The NetherlandsHas E8 Been Observed in the Laboratory? » more
Feb 25Roland Netz — Freie Universtät, Berlin, GermanyInterfacial Water at Biological and Inorganic Surfaces: Super Capacitors, Aqueous Lubrication and Possible Health Issues of Radio-Frequency Radiation » more
Mar 04Kishan Dholakia — St. Andrews University, Scotland, UK
Shaped Light for Imaging and Manipulation » more
Mar 11Roland Bennewitz — Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saarbrücken, Germany
Observing Atoms at Work – Nanomechanics Studies by Force Microscopy » more
Apr 08Andreas Winter — Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Irreversibility in Quantum State Preparation and Discrimination
a.k.a. Quantum Data Hiding » more
Apr 15Annalisa Fasolino — Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
The Graphene Clan » more
Apr 29Jens Limpert — Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Jena Germany
High Performance Ultrafast Fiber Laser Systems: Properties, Challenges and Potential » more