Colloquium schedule 2002/3

 

All colloquia are Thursday 330 pm (except where noted).


Winter Semester


October 24th, 2002

Proton and Aluminum Solid State NMR: Floquet Theory and Molecular Structure.

Professor Shimon Vega,Dept. of Chemical Physics, Weizmann Inst.


October 31st, 2002

Ice-Ages, Dinosaurs and Politics: The climatic effects of Cosmic Rays

Dr. Nir Shaviv, The Racah Institute, The Hebrew University.


November 7th, 2002

Visualization for Atomistic Modeling

Dr. Joan Adler, Physics Department, Technion.


November 14th, 2002

Infrared transmitting fibers and their application in science ,industry and medicine.

Professor Abraham Katzir, School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University.


November 21st, 2002

Electrons Confined to One Spatial Dimension

Dr. Amir Yacoby, Department of Condensed Matter, The Weizmann Inst.


November 28th, 2002

NO COLLOQUIUM!! INSTEAD: The Moshe Flato Lecture Series

The lectures take place in the W.A. Minkoff Senate Hall


December 5th, 2002

Solitons in weakly-correlated nonlinear wave systems

Professor Moti Segev, Physics Department, Technion.


December 12th, 2002

Non-equilibrium Dynamics and Aging in the Electron Glass

Professor Zvi Ovadyahu, The Racah Institute, The Hebrew University.


December 19th, 2002

The accelerating Universe: a challenge to fundamental physics.

Professor Ram Brustein, Physics Department, Ben Gurion University.


December 26th, 2002

High T_c Superconductivity: Phonons After All ?

Professor Meir Weger, The Racah Institute, The Hebrew University.


January 2nd, 2003

Phase measurments in Aharonov-Bohm rings

Professor Ora Entin-Wohlman, School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University.


Spring Semester


February 27th, 2003

Studying high-density matter with relativistic heavy-ion collisions

Professor Itzhak Tserruya,Department of Particle Physics, The Weizmann Institute.


March 6th, 2003

Watching proteins fold one molecule at a time

Dr Gilad Haran, Chemical Physics Department, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovoth.


March 13th, 2003

The enigma of the Verwey transition in Magnetite; an old problem finally solved?

Professor Moshe Paz-Pasternak School of Physics and Astronomy,Tel Aviv University


March 20th, 2003

Neutrino masses

Professor Yuval Grossman, Department of Physics, The Technion, Haifa


March 27th, 2003

The Concept of Information in Science

Professor Thomas Dittrich, Departamento de Fisica, Universidad Nacional, Santafe' de Bogota' ,Colombia.


April 3rd, 2003

Orchestrated mechanism of Ca ions signaling within the cell

Professor Zvi Priel, Chemistry department, Ben Gurion University.


April 10th, 2003

Solitons in weakly-correlated nonlinear wave systems

Professor Moti Segev, Physics Department, Technion.


May 1st, 2003

No lecture:Physics Fete 2003 in Sdeh Boker


May 8th, 2003

How does a cell find its center ?

Professor Yigal Meir, Physics Department, Ben Gurion University.


May 12th, 2003

LECTURE WILL TAKE PLACE AT 2:00 PM IN THE PHYSICS CLUB

Special colloquium

NOTE SPECIAL DATE!! AND DIFFERENT LECTURE ROOM!!

Some new ideas in generalized evolution from the lives of universes to evolutionary epistemology

Professor Yuval Ne'eman, Tel Aviv University.


May 15th, 2003

Dozor Fellow colloquium

Spin temperature in electron spin resonance

Professor V.A. Atsarkin, Institute of Radio Engineering and electronics.

Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.


May 22nd, 2003

Magnetars: Stellar Laboratories for New Physics

Professor David Eichler, Physics Department, Ben Gurion University.


May 29th, 2003

Classical growth problems, quantum Hall effect, and matrix models.

Dr. Oded Agam, Racah Institute, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.