Condensed Matter Physics Seminar (PHYS 738/739)
Department of Physics, University of Maryland 
College Park, Maryland 20742-4111, USA

Spring 2005 Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, talks are:
Thursdays,  from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Room 1201, Physics Building

Underlined titles of the talks link to abstracts
Underlined names of the speakers link to their personal Web pages

Special Joint Condensed Matter/Materials Chemistry Seminar
11 a.m. Tuesday, January 18 Rm. 1201 Physics

Harold Baranger (Duke University)
Transport Through Single Molecules: Resonant Transmission, Rectification, Spin Filtering, and Tunneling Magnetoresistance
Hosts: Fuhrer, Sita

January 27

Tobias Baumgart (Cornell)
Of polka dots and dumbbells: phase behavior and bending of biomembranes
Host: Williams

February 3

Arpita Upadhyaya (MIT)
Actin pushy and pulling springs: Two forms of biological motion
Host: Williams

February 10

Gianluigi Catelani (Columbia University)
Interaction corrections to transport in disordered metals: quantum kinetic equation and the Wiedemann-Franz law
Host: Chubukov

February 17

Wei Pan (Sandia National Laboratories)
Whatís new in quantum Hall effect?
Host: Das Sarma

February 24

Speaker Bob Joynt (University of Wisconsin)
Quantum Pattern Recognition
Host: Chubukov

March 3 - No Seminar

March 10

Daniel S. Fisher (Harvard University)
Dynamics of Jamming: Glasses, Granular Media, and Simple Models
Host: Michael Fisher

March 17

Stellan ÷stlund (Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden)
Non-fermi liquid behavior of the spin 3/2 Hubbard model near half filling
Host: Einstein

March 24 - No Seminar (Spring Break)

March 31

April 7

April 14

Woowon Kang (University of Chicago)
Title TBA
Host: Das Sarma

April 21

April 28

May 5

May 12

Condensed Matter Physics Seminar Archive
Fall 1998, Spring 1999, Fall 1999, Spring 2000, Fall 2000, Spring 2001, Fall 2001, Spring 2002, Fall 2002, Spring 2003, Fall 2003, Spring 2004, Fall 2004, Spring 2005

For more information on Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, please contact Michael Fuhrer the seminar schedule coordinator.
Last updated Wednesday, 02 March 2005