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

Fall 2006 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

September 7 - No Seminar

September 14 - No Seminar

September 21

Dan Dougherty (NIST Gaithersburg)
Local Tunneling Spectroscopy of Molecule-Modified Image Potential States: Benzene on Cu(111) and Cu(110)
Host: Williams, Reutt-Robey

September 28

Ivan Sergienko (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Improper Ferroelectrics as new Magnetoelectric Materials
Host: Drew

October 5

Zhenyu Zhang (Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Lab & Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Tennessee)
Inverse design of surface-based nanostructures via multiscale modeling
Host: Einstein

October 12 - No Seminar

October 19 - Joint JQI/CM Seminar (normal place and time)

Howard Carmichael (Department of Physics, University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Quantum Jumps and the Quasiclassical Motion of a Trapped Ion
Host: Orozco

October 26

November 2

November 9

November 16

Yoichi Ando (Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Japan)
Why Cuprate Superconductors are So Difficult to Understand -- Learning from Transport Properties --
Host: Greene

November 23 - No Seminar - Thanksgiving

November 30

Victor Yakovenko (University of Maryland)
Theory of angular magnetic oscillations in bilayer graphene

December 7

Peter Armitage (Johns Hopkins University)
A Cooper solid?:  Electrodynamics of the 2D Superconductor-Insulator Quantum Phase Transition
Host: Greene

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, 27 November 2006