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

Spring 2003 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

January 30

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

February 6

    Speaker: Dan Ralph (Cornell)
    Quantum States in Metal Nanoparticles and Single Molecules
Host: Lobb

February 13

    Speaker: Igor Smolyaninov (UMD)
    Light-controlled photon tunneling through nonlinear nanoholes
Host: Yakovenko

February 20

    Speaker: Alexandre Buzdin (Argonne National Lab)
    Superconductor-ferromagnet heterostructures
Host: Yakovenko

February 27

    Speaker: Victor Yakovenko (University of Maryland)
    Andreev bound states in superconductors: Spontaneous soliton formation and fractional Josephson effect

March 6 - APS March Meeting

March 13

    Speaker: James W. Davenport (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
    Surface Magnetism
Host: Williams

March 20 - No seminar

March 27 - No Seminar (Spring Break)

April 3

    Speaker: Ramesh Mani (Harvard)
Novel radiation induced zero-resistance states in the GaAs/AlGaAs 2-dimensional electron system
Host: Das Sarma

April 10

    Speaker: Girsh Blumberg (Lucent)
Control of surface plasmons emitted from arrays of subwavelength apertures
Host: Greene

April 17

    Speaker: David Johnson (University of Oregon)
    Controlling Kinetics and Mechanisms in Solid State Reactions using Modulated Elemental Reactions: New Compounds with Designed Nanostructure
Host: Fuhrer

April 24

    Speaker: Krishnendu Sengupta (Yale)
Mott insulators in strong electric fields: Realization using optical lattices
Host: Yakovenko

May 1

    Speaker: Steven M. Girvin (Yale)
    Prospects for Strong Cavity QED in Superconducting Electrical Circuits
Host: Das Sarma

May 8

    Speaker: Stuart Lindsay (Arizona State)
    Single Molecule Electronics
Host: Fuhrer

May 15

    Speaker: Wayne M. Saslow (Texas A&M University)
    Electrochemical and chemical loading: How bulk flux and reactions adjust to the impositions of surface fluxes
Host: Einstein

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