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  1. Dr. Marko Gacesa, BAER Institute / NASA Ames Research Center, Dr. Marko Gacesa, BAER Institute / NASA Ames Research Center, "Photoassociation of ultracold molecular ions and controlling atom-ion charge exchange using magnetic Feshbach resonances", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm12/10
  2. Dr. Thomas Allison, Stony Brook University, Dr. Thomas Allison, Stony Brook University, "Ultrafast extreme ultraviolet photoemission without space charge", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm12/4
  3. Dr. Thomas Allison Stony Brook University, Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics SeminarDr. Thomas Allison Stony Brook University, Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm12/3
  4. Jonathan Kwolek, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Jonathan Kwolek, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Studying Charge Exchange in a Hybrid Ion-neutral Trap", PhD Defense1:30pm11/30
  5. Dr. Daniel Angles-Alcazar, Center for Computational Astrophysics, Flatiron Institute, Dr. Daniel Angles-Alcazar, Center for Computational Astrophysics, Flatiron Institute, "The dual role of stellar feedback regulating galaxy evolution and the growth of supermassive black holes", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm11/28
  6. Dr. Nora Kling Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Dr. Nora Kling Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Ultrafast Nuclear Motion: Resolving Hydrogen Migration(s) in Time", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm11/26
  7. Dr. David Murphy, MIT, Dr. David Murphy, MIT, "Matrix Elements for Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay from Lattice QCD", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm11/26
  8. Professor Nadia Fomin, University of Tennessee, Professor Nadia Fomin, University of Tennessee, "Life and Death of the Free Neutron", Physics Colloquium3:30pm11/16
  9. Dr. Turgut Yilmaz, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Dr. Turgut Yilmaz, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Topological insulators and their interaction with magnetic impurities and superconductors", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm11/13
  10. Prof. Serge M. Nakhmanson, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Prof. Serge M. Nakhmanson, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, "Mesoscale simulations of ferroic functionalities with finite elements: MOOSE, Ferret and other animals", Physics Colloquium3:30pm11/9
  11. Dr. Chiara Mingarelli, Center for Computational Astrophysics, Flatiron Institute, Dr. Chiara Mingarelli, Center for Computational Astrophysics, Flatiron Institute, "Pulsar Timing Arrays: The Next Window to Open on the Gravitational-Wave Universe", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm11/7
  12. Adam Ginsburg, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, New Mexico, Adam Ginsburg, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, New Mexico, "High mass star and cluster formation", Physics Colloquium3:30pm11/2
  13. Dr. Aaron LaForge, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Dr. Aaron LaForge, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Excitation dynamics in helium nanodroplets induced by XUV radiation", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar2:00pm11/1
  14. John Donoghue, UMass Amherst, John Donoghue, UMass Amherst, "A possible QFT pathway for UV complete quantum gravity", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm10/29
  15. Professor Rainer Weiss, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017 Nobel Prize Winner, Member of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific Collaboration, Professor Rainer Weiss, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017 Nobel Prize Winner, Member of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific Collaboration, "Exploration of the Universe with Gravitational Waves", Katzenstein Distinguished Lecture4:00pm10/26
  16. Dr. Yuya Tanizaki, RIKEN-BNL, Dr. Yuya Tanizaki, RIKEN-BNL, "Constraints on possible dynamics of QCD by symmetry and anomaly", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm10/22
  17. Prof. Roger Falcone, University of California, Berkeley and 2018 President of the American Physical Society, Prof. Roger Falcone, University of California, Berkeley and 2018 President of the American Physical Society, "Science at High Energy Density and Work of the American Physical Society", Physics Colloquium3:30pm10/19
  18. Dr. Charlotte A. Mason, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Dr. Charlotte A. Mason, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, "What Can Galaxies Tell Us About Reionization", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm10/17
  19. Prof. J. Brad Marston, Physics Department, Brown University, Prof. J. Brad Marston, Physics Department, Brown University, "El Nino as a Topological Insulator: A Surprising Connection Between Climate and Quantum Physics", Physics Colloquium3:30pm10/12
  20. Dr. Jeff Powell, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Dr. Jeff Powell, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Photoelectron emission from metal and dielectric nanoparticles in intense laser fields", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm10/9
  21. Prof. Dawn Meredith, Department of Physics, University of New Hampshire, Prof. Dawn Meredith, Department of Physics, University of New Hampshire, "Instructor and student resources in the physics course for life science students", Physics Colloquium3:30pm10/5
  22. Prof. Steve Finkelstein, Department of Astronomy, University of Texas, Austin, Prof. Steve Finkelstein, Department of Astronomy, University of Texas, Austin, "Understanding the Reionization of the Universe Now and with JWST", Physics Colloquium3:30pm9/28
  23. Shany Danieli, Yale University, Shany Danieli, Yale University, "Hunting low surface brightness galaxies with the Dragonfly Telephoto Array", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm9/26
  24. Prof. Gerald Dunne, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. Gerald Dunne, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Resurgence and Phase Transitions", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm9/24
  25. Dr. Peter D Drummond FAA, Centre for Quantum and Optical Science, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, Dr. Peter D Drummond FAA, Centre for Quantum and Optical Science, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, "Testing quantum mechanics with modern technology", Physics Colloquium3:30pm9/21
  26. Jennifer Bergner, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, Jennifer Bergner, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, "Chemical complexity during star and planet formation: new observational and laboratory insights", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm9/19
  27. Dr. Shimshon Kallush, Physics and Optical Engineering Department, ORT Braude College, Karmiel, and The Fritz Haber Center for Molecular Dynamics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, Dr. Shimshon Kallush, Physics and Optical Engineering Department, ORT Braude College, Karmiel, and The Fritz Haber Center for Molecular Dynamics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, "Molecular alignment in hot and cold regimes, and its relationship to quantum coherence", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm9/17
  28. Dr. Ming Li, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Dr. Ming Li, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "High Baryon Densities Achievable in the Fragmentation Regions of High Energy Heavy-Ion Collisions", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm9/17
  29. Professor Alexandra Pope, Department of Astronomy, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Professor Alexandra Pope, Department of Astronomy, University of Massachusetts Amherst, "Rise of dust: Completing our Census of Cosmic Star Formation", Physics Colloquium3:30pm9/14
  30. Ice cream socialIce cream social2:00pm9/14
  31. THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2018, Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics SeminarTHIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2018, Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm9/10
  32. Title: Contributions of Dr. Nora Berrah to the Growth of the Physics Department, Physics ColloquiumTitle: Contributions of Dr. Nora Berrah to the Growth of the Physics Department, Physics Colloquium3:30pm9/7
  33. Dr. Marein Rahn, Condensed Matter and Magnet Science Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Dr. Marein Rahn, Condensed Matter and Magnet Science Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory, "RIXS study of the Anderson Lattice compound CePd", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm9/4
  34. Fryderyk Lyzwa, Department of Physics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland, Fryderyk Lyzwa, Department of Physics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland, "Spectroscopic ellipsometry study of LAO/STO (001) heterostructures", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar1:30pm8/16
  35. Connor A. Occhialini, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Connor A. Occhialini, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Negative thermal expansion near two structural quantum phase transitions", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm8/2
  36. Dr. Peter Walter, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Dr. Peter Walter, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, "The TMO Instrument: Opportunities and Plans for Time-resolved Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Science at LCLS-II", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar2:00pm7/2
  37. Dale L Smith, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Dale L Smith, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Velocity Map Imaging of the Single Ionization of Molecular Iodine", PhD Defense12:00pm6/27
  38. Udaya Raj Dahal, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Udaya Raj Dahal, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Polyethylene Oxide Hydration in Solutions, Nanoconfinement and Nanostructures", PhD Defense10:00am6/5
  39. Di Shu, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Di Shu, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Threshold Resonance Effects and the Phase-Amplitude Approach", PhD Defense2:00pm5/23
  40. Sahan Handunkanda, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Sahan Handunkanda, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Lattice dynamics studies of negative thermal expansion due to two low-temperature lattice instabilities", PhD Defense10:30am5/11
  41. Anees Ahmed, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Anees Ahmed, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Resurgence and Large N: the Gross-Witten-Wadia model", PhD Defense1:00pm5/7
  42. Dr. Ryan E. Baumbach, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University, "Probing hidden order in URu2Si2: Si → P chemical substitution as a new knob to turn", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm5/1
  43. Dr. Christian Weiss, Jefferson Lab, Dr. Christian Weiss, Jefferson Lab, "Next-generation nuclear physics with polarized light ions at EIC", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm4/30
  44. Prof. Gerald Dunne, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. Gerald Dunne, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Stephen Hawking: His Life and His Physics", Sigma Pi Sigma Colloquium4:00pm4/27
  45. Luke Kelley, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Harvard University, Luke Kelley, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Harvard University, "Recent Results from LIGO", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm4/25
  46. Dr. Maitri Warusawithana, Department of Physics, University of North Florida, Dr. Maitri Warusawithana, Department of Physics, University of North Florida, "Emergent New Electronic Properties in Atomic Layer Complex Oxide Superlattices", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm4/24
  47. Dr. Robert R. Jones, Department of Physics, University of Virginia, Dr. Robert R. Jones, Department of Physics, University of Virginia, "Controlled Transfer of Electronic Wavepacket Motion Between Distant Atoms", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm4/23
  48. Dr. Yibo Yang, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University, Dr. Yibo Yang, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University, "A glimpse of the proton spin through lattice", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm4/23
  49. UConn Physics Colloquium, A celebration in recognition of Professor Douglas Hamilton's teaching, scholarship, and service, Physics ColloquiumUConn Physics Colloquium, A celebration in recognition of Professor Douglas Hamilton's teaching, scholarship, and service, Physics Colloquium3:30pm4/20
  50. Scott Galica, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Scott Galica, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Polychromatic Optical Forces in Diatomic Systems", PhD Defense10:30am4/20
  51. Fridah Mokaya, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Fridah Mokaya, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "High Statistics Analysis of All-Neutral Decays of Vector Mesons with the Radphi Experiment", PhD Defense1:30pm4/19
  52. Dr. Erica Nelson, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, Dr. Erica Nelson, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, "The Emergence of Galactic Structure", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm4/18
  53. Yiteng Tian, University of Connecticut, Yiteng Tian, University of Connecticut, "Stochastic Tomography: Characterizing Small-scale Heterogeneity in Earth Using Coherence Functions", PhD Defense2:00pm4/18
  54. Prof. Dominik Schneble, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Stony Brook University, Prof. Dominik Schneble, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Stony Brook University, "Exploring the Physics of Spontaneous Emission in a Matter-Wave Open Quantum System", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:15pm4/16
  55. Prof. Abbas Ourmazd, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Prof. Abbas Ourmazd, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, "Don't be a control freak.", Physics Colloquium3:30pm4/13
  56. Ekaterina Sergan, Physics Department, University of Connecticut, Ekaterina Sergan, Physics Department, University of Connecticut, "Enhanced Harmonic Generation with Ultra-short Laser Pulses", PhD Defense11:00am4/13
  57. Dr. Ian Stephens, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, Dr. Ian Stephens, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, "Trying to Make Sense of Polarization Patterns in Circumstellar Disks", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm4/11
  58. Dr. Daniel Mazzone, National Synchrotron Light Source II, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Dr. Daniel Mazzone, National Synchrotron Light Source II, Brookhaven National Laboratory, "Intertwined degrees of freedom in the series Nd1-xCexCoIn5", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm4/10
  59. Dr. Mark S. Hybertsen, Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Dr. Mark S. Hybertsen, Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory, "Single Molecule Junction Conductance & Force Measurements: Laboratory to Probe Structure-Function Relationships", Physics Colloquium3:30pm4/6
  60. Jonathan Hudson, Physics Department, University of Connecticut, Jonathan Hudson, Physics Department, University of Connecticut, "D-terms in Bosonic and Fermionic Systems", PhD Defense2:30pm4/4
  61. Xiang Zhang, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Xiang Zhang, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Study of Supercontinuum and High Repetition Rate Short Pulse Generation", PhD Defense2:30pm4/3
  62. Sadiq Rangwala, Raman Research Institute, India, Sadiq Rangwala, Raman Research Institute, India, "Refrigeration of ions with atoms", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm4/2
  63. Prof. Wen-Fai Fong, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University, Physics ColloquiumProf. Wen-Fai Fong, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University, Physics Colloquium3:30pm3/30
  64. Dr. Chelsea L. MacLeod, Harvard--Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, Dr. Chelsea L. MacLeod, Harvard--Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, "Fast and Furious: Understanding the Changing-Look Quasars", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm3/28
  65. Professor Takaaki Kajita of the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo and 2015 Nobel Prize, Professor Takaaki Kajita of the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo and 2015 Nobel Prize, "Oscillating Neutrinos", Katzenstein Distinguished Lecture4:00pm3/26
  66. Dr. Betsy Mills, Department of Astronomy, Boston University, Dr. Betsy Mills, Department of Astronomy, Boston University, "Journey to the center of the Galaxy: following gas accretion from hundreds of parsecs to the black hole", Physics Colloquium3:30pm3/9
  67. Prof. Emily Myers, Dept. of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, University of Connecticut, Prof. Emily Myers, Dept. of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, University of Connecticut, "There's many a slip twixt ear and lip: distortions, discontinuities, and disasters in speech perception", Physics Colloquium3:30pm3/2
  68. Dr. Clay Tabor, Department of Geography, University of Connecticut, Dr. Clay Tabor, Department of Geography, University of Connecticut, "Understanding orbitally driven δ^{18}O variability in the South Asian monsoon region", Physics Colloquium3:30pm2/23
  69. Niloy Dutta, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Niloy Dutta, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Optical Transmission and Fiber Lasers", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm2/19
  70. Prof. Or Hen, Department of Physics, MIT, Prof. Or Hen, Department of Physics, MIT, "Fluctuating Nucleons in Asymmetric Nuclei", Physics Colloquium3:30pm2/16
  71. Dr. Anne Jaskot, Department of Astronomy, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Dr. Anne Jaskot, Department of Astronomy, University of Massachusetts Amherst, "How to Reionize the Universe - Clues from the Green Pea Galaxies", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm2/14
  72. Derrek Wilson, Department of Physics, Kansas State University, Derrek Wilson, Department of Physics, Kansas State University, "The scaling of strong field interactions with wavelength", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm2/12
  73. Dr. Paul Torrey, NASA Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Paul Torrey, NASA Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Probing Galaxy Formation with Modern Cosmological Simulations", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm1/24
  74. Dr. Wiewei Xie, Louisiana State University, Dr. Wiewei Xie, Louisiana State University, "Chemistry Perspectives to Design New Quantum Materials", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm1/23
  75. Dr. Meg Urry, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Yale University, Dr. Meg Urry, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Yale University, "Does Supermassive Black Hole Growth Affect Galaxy Evolution?", Physics Colloquium3:30pm1/19
  76. Shiqi Yin, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Shiqi Yin, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Magnetic and magnetocaloric properties of rare earth chromites bulk powders and thin films", PhD Defense1:00pm1/10
  77. Soroush Khosravi-Dehaghi, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Soroush Khosravi-Dehaghi, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Femtosecond nonlinear optical spectroscopy of carotenoids and single wall carbon nanotubes", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm12/18
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