BGU Physics Department

Colloquium schedule 2010/11

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 14th, 2010
Spin-orbit in ballistic semiconductor nanowires
David Goldhaber, Stanford University

October 21st, 2010
Is the cosmic-ray positron excess evidence for Dark Matter Decay?
Prof.  Nir Shaviv, Hebrew University

October 28th, 2010
Superconductivity-superinsulation duality
Prof.  Valerii Vinokur, Argonne National Lab

November 4th, 2010
Exotic Order in Solids
Prof.  Dov Levine, The Technion

November 11th, 2010
Table-Top Nuclear Fusion Driven by Cluster Coulomb Explosion
Prof.  Joshua Jortner, Tel Aviv University

November 18th, 2010
Solving the two body problem in Einstein's gravity
Prof.  Barak Kol, Hebrew University

November 25th, 2010
Collective dynamics of gene expression in cell populations
Prof.  Erez Braun,
The Technion

December 2nd, 2010
b-Quark Hadrons - a Theoretical Laboratory for Color Magnetic Interaction
Prof.  Marek Karliner, Tel Aviv University

December 9th, 2010
Measurement and Control of Attosecond Pulse Formation
Dr. Nirit Dudovich,
Weizmann Institute

December 16th, 2010
Last Chance for Supersymmetry
Dr. Yael Shadmi, The Technion

December 23rd, 2010
"So, do worms sleep?" and other questions that may have never crossed your mind
Prof. David Biron, University of Chicago

December 30th, 2010
Classification of Topological Insulators and Superconductors: the "Ten-Fold Way"
Prof.  Andreas Ludwig, University of California at Santa Barbara

January 6th, 2011
The past of a quantum particle in our many-worlds universe
Prof.  Lev Vaidman,
Tel Aviv University