BGU Physics Department

Colloquium schedule 2013/14

All colloquia are on Thursday 3:30 pm (except where noted).
Click on an underlined title to see the abstract for the colloquium.



Fall semester



October 24th, 2013
Geometry, light and a wee bit of magic
Ulf Leonhardt, Weizmann Institute of Science

October 31st, 2013
After the Higgs Discovery
Michael Dine,  University of California at Santa Cruz

November 7th, 2013
Spintro-Mechanics of Single-Electronic Nanostructures
Robert Shekhter, Department of Physics, Göteborg University, Sweden

November 14th, 2013
New Observations about Quantum Field Theory
Zohar Komargodski, The Weizmann Institute

November 21st, 2013
Scanning Gate Microscopy and Quantum Point Contacts
Jean-Louis Pichard, CEA Saclay

November 28th, 2013 (jointly with Dean's Podium, note different venue)
HgTe as a Topological Insulator
L. W. Molenkamp, Physics Institute (EP3), Wuerzburg University

December 5th, 2013
Sensors for scanning SQUID microscopy approaching and surpassing single electron spin sensitivity
Martin E. Huber, Department of Physics, University of Colorado Denver (Visiting Fulbright Scholar)

December 12th, 2013
Heat-dissipation in atomic-scale junctions
Juan Carlos Cuevas, Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

December 19th, 2013
December 26th, 2013
Orientation dependent handedness and chiral design
Efi Efrati, University of Chicago

January 2nd, 2014
Distance to accretion discs; theory versus observation
Jean-Pierre Lasota, Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris and Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, Warsaw

January 9th, 2014

For colloquia in previous years, see:

colloquia 2012/2013

colloquia 2011/2012

colloquia 2010/2011