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

Fall 2001 Schedule

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

August 30

    D.V.Averin (Department of Physics and Astronomy, SUNY, Stony Brook)
    Quantum computing with the fractional quantum Hall effect quasiparticles
Host: Victor Yakovenko

September 6

    Special seminar to discuss speakers for Fall 2001

September 13 - Rescheduled for November 29

September 20

    M. S. Osofsky (Naval Research Laboratory)
    Enhanced superconductivity in low Tc and high Tc superconductors near their metal-insulator transitions
Host: Chris Lobb

September 27 - No seminar: Yom Kippur holiday.

October 3, 4PM (Note Special Day!)

    Joint AMO/Condensed Matter seminar
    Shmuel Fishman (Technion)
    Quantum Accelerator Modes in Atom Optics
Host: Richard Prange

October 4

    Jeremy Levy (Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh)
    How to Make a Quantum Computer in 5 Easy* Steps
Host: Dennis Drew

October 11

    Marvin Kruger (U.S. Department of Defense)
    Quantum Computation: A Critical Overview
Host: Dennis Drew

October 18

    Sankar Das Sarma (Department of Physics, University of Maryland)
    Schizophrenic Electrons in Flatland: Physics of Which Layer?

October 25

    Alexei Kaminsky (Department of Physics, University of Maryland)
    Electron Energy Relaxation in the Presence of Magnetic Impurities
Host: Sankar Das Sarma

November 1

    Xuedong Hu (Department of Physics, University of Maryland)
    Gate operations and decoherence issues in solid state quantum computers
    Host: Sankar Das Sarma

November 9 (Friday) 12 Noon (Note Special Day and Time!)

    Jainendra Jain (Department of Physics, Pennsylvania State University)
    The Story of the Composite Fermion
Host: Sankar Das Sarma

November 15

    J. C. "Seamus" Davis (Department of Physics, University of California at Berkeley)
    The Electronic "Nanoscape" of High Temperature Superconductivity
    Host: Fred Wellstood

November 22 - No seminar: Thanksgiving

November 29

    Hongkun Park (Harvard)
    Transport and Scanned Probe Investigations of One-Dimensional Nanostructures
    Host: Michael Fuhrer

December 6

    Boris Narozhny (SUNY Stonybrook)
    Interaction corrections to transport coefficients in two-dimensional electron gas at intermediate temperatures
    Host: Sankar Das Sarma


please see the Condensed Matter Physics Seminar Schedule Archive for schedules of past semesters

For more information on Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, please contact Michael Fuhrer the seminar schedule coordinator.
Last updated August 14, 2001