Colloquium schedule 2003/4

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All colloquia are Thursday 330 pm (except where noted). Click on an underlined title to see an abstract for the seminar.


WINTER SEMESTER


October 30th, 2003

The beauty of a broken symmetry

Professor Eilam Gross, Dept. of Particle Physics, The Weizmann Inst., Rehovoth.


November 6th, 2003

Dynamics of DNA polymers.

Dr Oleg Krichevsky, Physics Dept., Ben Gurion University.


November 13th, 2003

DOZOR FELLOW LECTURE

Why aperiodic crystals are intriguing

Professor Ted Janssen, Department of Theoretical Physics, Universiteit Nijmegen, NL


November 20th, 2003

Crab nebula - unique laboratory for modern astrophysics

Dr. Yuri Lyubarsky, Physics Department, Ben Gurion University.


November 27th, 2003

Spin and Statistics in Nonrelativistic Quantum Mechanics

Professor Murray Peshkin, Argonne Nat'l Laboratory, Ill., U.S.A.


December 4th, 2003

Quantum dynamics: reversibility and the classical limit

Dr. Tsampikos Kottos, Max Planck Institute fuer Stroemungsforschung Goettingen, Germany.


December 11th, 2003

Population dynamics of genetic regulatory networks

Professor Erez Braun,Dept. of Physics, The Technion, Haifa.


December 18th, 2003

Emergence of Adaptive Collective objects from pure noise

Surprizing Rigorous results and their Obvious Real life Applications

Professor Sorin Solomon,Racah Institute,Hebrew University.


December 25th, 2003

NO COLLOQUIUM (Due to University Ceremony)


January 1st, 2004

Quark Masses, Hyperfine Interaction and Pentaquarks.

Professor Marek Karliner, Tel Aviv University and Cambridge University


January 6th, 2004

SPECIAL COLLOQUIUM JOINTLY WITH THE NANOTECHNOLOGY SEMINAR

It will take place in the Chemistry seminar room, at noon.

(notice change of room and special date!!!)

Molecular Magnets.

Professor Myriam Sarachik,City College of New York.

(President of the American Physical Society)


January 8th, 2004

New Phases in Disordered, Interacting, Nanostructures.

Professor Ganpathy Murthy,University of Kentucky, U.S.A.


January 15th, 2004

Pumping electrons through nano devices: from closed to open quantum systems

Dr. Doron Cohen, Physics Department, Ben Gurion University.


SPRING SEMESTER


March 11th, 2004

Gravitational Lenses: Nature's Telescopes

Professor Dan Maoz, Dept. of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel Aviv University.


March 18th, 2004

The fascinating geometry of leaves and torn plastic sheets

Dr Eran Sharon, Physics Dept., Hebrew University.


March 25th, 2004

Spatially and spectrally resolved optical studies of semiconductor quantum wells and nanostructures

Professor Dan Rich, Department of Physics, Ben Gurion University.


April 15th, 2004

Discrete Light

Professor Yaron Silberberg, The Harry Weinrebe Professor of Laser Physics, Department of Physics of Complex Systems, The Weizmann Inst.


April 22nd, 2004

noise and fluctuations in superconductivity

Professor Grzegorz Jung, Physics Department, Ben Gurion University.


April 29th, 2004

Towards a Coherent Theory of Physics and Mathematics: The Theory Experiment Connection

Professor Paul Benioff, Physics Division, Argonne National Laboratory, U.S.A.


May 6th, 2004

How cells touch, attach, and move along the extracellular matrix

Professor Alexander Bershadsky, The Joseph Moss Professor of Biomedical Research, Dpt. of Molecular Cell Biology, The Weizmann Inst. of Science.


May 13th, 2004

NO COLLOQUIUM


May 20th, 2004

Towards artificial gene circuits

Dr. Roy Bar-Ziv, Dept. of Materials and Interfaces,Weizmann Institute of Science


May 27th, 2004

NO COLLOQUIUM


June 3rd, 2004

Semiconductor quantum dots as optical sources of single photons

Professor David Gershoni, Physics Department, The Technion.


June 10th, 2004

LECTURE WILL TAKE PLACE AT 2:00 PM IN THE SENATE ROOM

FESTIVE COLLOQUIUM

in honour of recently retired faculty members of the department.

program will be announced shortly.

NOTE SPECIALL TIME AND PLACE !!


June 17th, 2004

Status of the ATLAS Detector; the Largest Experiment in the world

Professor Giora Mikenberg, Department of Particle Physics, The Weizmann Institute.