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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, September 16th 2019

Monday, September 23rd 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: John Cannon, Macalester College
Subject: The Curious Denizens of the Faint End of the HI Mass Function
Faculty Host: Lucy Fortson
Tuesday, September 24th 2019
11:15 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Zewei Xiong, University of Minnesota
Subject: Active-Sterile Neutrino Oscillations in the Neutrino-driven Wind
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
Speaker: Aaron Breneman
Subject: Outer belt electron loss driven by solar wind density structures
There will be no seminar this week.
Speaker: Liang Wu, University of Pennsylvania
Subject: How many magnetic-field induced phase transitions in α−RuCl3?
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins
Wednesday, September 25th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Scott Crooker, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Los Alamos National Lab
Subject: Electrons, holes, and excitons in monolayer semiconductors: Insights from optical spectroscopy in (really) high magnetic fields
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
Speaker: David Cinabro, Wayne State University
Subject: Status of Belle II
Thursday, September 26th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Jan Huisken, Investigator, Morgridge Medical Engineering and Visiting Professor, Integrative Biology
Subject: Putting advanced light sheet fluorescence microscopy in the hands of biologists with modular and portable instruments
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Cindy Cattell
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Scott Crooker, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Los Alamos National Lab
Subject: “Listening” to spin & magnetization noise
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
Friday, September 27th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Cody Schimming
Subject: Field theories for defects in nematic liquid crystals.
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Csaba Csaki (Cornell U.)
Subject: TBA
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Patrick Wilcox, University of Minnesota
Subject: Observation of Pulsar Wind Nebula DA 495 at Very High Energies Using VERITAS
Faculty Host: Lucy Fortson
Speaker: Esyllt Jones, Department of History, University of Manitoba
Subject: "New Deal Medicine and the Birth of Socialized Health Care in Canada: Fred Mott in Saskatchewan, 1946-1951"
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Martin Greven
Subject: Plastic Deformation of Quantum Materials

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