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

Fall 2002 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 29

    Organizational Meeting - 3PM in Rm. 1201 Physics

September 5

    Speaker: Eugene Demler (Harvard)
    Competing Orders in the Cuprate Superconductors
Host: Das Sarma

September 12

    Speaker: Chandra Varma (Lucent)
    Detection and Implications of a Time-reversal-breaking State in the Cuprates
Host: Das Sarma

September 19

    Joint Condensed Matter and Quantum Coherence and Information seminar

    Speaker: Nimrod Moiseyev (Technion)
    Controlled Tunneling of Cold Atoms: from Full Suppression to Strong Enhancement
Host: Prange

September 26

    Speaker: Andrew Cleland (UCSB)
    Nanomechanical Systems Probed by Electron Tunneling
Host: Wellstood

October 3

    Speaker: Boris Altshuler (Princeton/NECI)
    Zero-dimensional Fermi liquid
Host: Prange

October 10

    Speaker: Phuan Ong (Princeton)
    Evidence for Vortex-like Excitations far above Tc in Hole-doped Cuprates from Nerst Experiments
Host: Greene

October 17

    Speaker: James Williams (NIST Gaithersburg)
    Spin waves in a dilute spin-1/2 Bose gas
Host: Das Sarma

October 24

    Speaker: Chris Lobb (Maryland)
    Are Superconductors Really Superconducting in a Magnetic Field?

October 31

    Speaker: Mark Stiles (NIST Gaithersburg)
    Transport of Spin in Multilayer Films
Host: Einstein

November 7

    Speaker: Owen Vajk (Stanford University)
    Title TBA
Host: Jeff Lynn

November 14

    Speaker: Charles Marcus (Harvard)
    Spin Mesoscopics
Host: Das Sarma

November 21

    Speaker: Marija Drndic (MIT)
    Exploring the world of CdSe nanocrystals
Host: Williams

November 28

    No Seminar (Thanksgiving Holiday)

December 5

    Speaker: Mansour Shayegan (Princeton)
    Aharonov-Bohm Oscillations with a Spin: Evidence for Berry Phase?
    Host: Drew

December 12

    Speaker: Vin Crespi (Penn State)
    Title TBA
Host: Fuhrer

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 Monday, 24 July 2006