All colloquia are Thursday 330 pm (except where noted).
October 25th, 2001
The perception of complex sounds pitch: a nonlinear dynamics perspective.
Professor Oreste Piro, Instituto Mediterraneo de Estudios Avanzados, Universitat de Illes Baleares, Palma de Mallorca, Spain. CANCELLED
November 1st, 2001
Accretion Disks - some basic problems.
Professor Oded Regev, Department of Physics, The Technion, Haifa.
November 8th, 2001
Polaritons in Semiconductor
Professor Elisha Cohen, Department of Physics, The Technion, Haifa.
November 15th, 2001
String Theory, Branes and Gauge Theory Dynamics
Professor Amihay Hanany, Physics Department, MIT, Mass., U.S.A.
November 22nd, 2001
New insights into the meteor
Dr. Noah Brosch, Director of the Wise Observatory,Tel Aviv University
November 29th, 2001
From solar system to solitons
and vortices: Emergence of Coherent Patterns by Synchronization
Professor Lazar Friedland, Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
December 6th, 2001
How the bacterium finds its waist
Dr. Itzhak Fishov, The Biology Department, Ben Gurion University.
December 13th, 2001
Professor Eshel Ben-Jacob, Physics Department, Tel Aviv University.
December 20th, 2001
Galaxy Formation: Crises and Possible Resolutions
Professor Avishai Dekel, Racah Inst. of Physics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
December 27th, 2001
The atom chip: Manipulation of ultra cold atoms on nano-fabricated surfaces
Dr. Ron Folman, University of Heidelberg, Germany.
January 3rd, 2002
New variants and new
calculations of the Casimir effect.
Professor Shmuel Nussinov, Physics Department, Tel Aviv University.
January 10th, 2002
The Geometry of Fractures via
Iterated Conformal Maps
Professor Itamar Procaccia, The Wezmann Inst. of Science, Rehovoth.
January 17th, 2002
How do Solids Melt?
Professor Emil Polturak, Department of Physics, The Technion, Haifa
March 14th, 2002
Counting Nodal Domains - from Chladni to Quantum Chaos
Professor Uzy Smilanski,Dept. of Physics of Complex Systems. Weizmann Inst., Rehovoth.
March 21nd, 2002
Desert Story Patched Together
Professor Ehud Meron, Dept. of Environmental Physics, Sde Boker campus and Physics Dept. ,Ben Gurion University.
April 11th, 2002
Polymers: points, lines and ribbons
Professor Yitzhak Rabin,Dept. of Physics, Bar-Ilan University.
April 18th, 2002
Curvature unveils information - in the WWW and other networks
Professor Elisha Moses,Dept. of Physics of Complex Systems. Weizmann Inst., Rehovoth.
April 25th, 2002
Probing giant Black Holes with Giant X-ray telescopes
Professor Hagai Netzer,School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University.
May 2nd, 2002
Excitation spectrum of a
Dr. Nir Davidson,Dept. of Physics of Complex Systems. Weizmann Inst., Rehovoth.
May 23st, 2002
Effects of the ionosphere on electromagnetic wave propagation
Professor Nathan Blaunstein, Information System Engineering Dept. Ben Gurion University
May 30th, 2002
Semiconductor Industry Roadmap And Some Relevant Inspection Technologies
Dr. Radel_Ben-Av, Applied Materials Ltd., Rehovoth.
June 6th, 2002
Nonlinear Quantum Resonances in Atom Optics
Professor Samuel Fishman,Dept. of Physics, The Technion, Haifa.
June 13th, 2002
Dr. Reem Sari, Theoretical Astrophysics Dept., Caltech, Passadena,CA., U.S.A.
June 20th, 2002
Pulsar radio emission
Professor Michael Gedalin, Physics Dept., Ben Gurion University.