Colloquium schedule 2004/5

All colloquia are on Thursday 3:30 pm (except where noted).

Click on an underlined title to see the abstract for the colloquium.


October 21, 2004

Coulomb Exploding Clusters In Ultraintense Laser Fields

Prof. Joshua Jortner, School of Chemistry, Tel Aviv University

October 28, 2004

Soft lithography for quantitative studies of biological systems

Dr Nathalie Questembert-Balaban, The Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University.

November 4, 2004

Long time scales and the black hole information "paradox"

Prof. Eliezer Rabinovici, The Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University.


FRIDAY November 12, 2004, at 10:00 A.M.  * The location will be announced shortly *

The Near Sightedness Of Electronic Matter

Prof. Walter Kohn, Department of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara

November 18, 2004

The Massive Black Hole In The Center Of Our Galaxy

Prof. Tal Alexander, Faculty of Physics, the Weizmann Institute of Science

November 25, 2004

NO COLLOQUIUM!! INSTEAD: The Moshe Flato Lecture Series

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

December 2, 2004

Dilute quantum gases, the first decade: Condensed matter physics meets nonlinear quantum optics

Prof. Amichay Vardi, Dept. of Chemistry, Ben-Gurion University.

December 9, 2004

NO COLLOQUIUM: Graduation ceremony

December 16, 2004

The Solid State Implementation Of Quantum Computation

Dr Ehud Pazi, Dept. of Chemistry, Ben-Gurion University.

December 23, 2004

Spins in Semiconductor Nanostructures

Prof. David Goldhaber- Gordon, Dept. of Physics, Stanford University.

December 30, 2004

Cosmology With The Sunyaev-Zeldovich Effect

Professor Yoel Rephaeli, Dept. of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tel Aviv University.

January 6, 2005

No Colloquium

January 13, 2005

No Colloquium


February 24, 2005

Ways Of Magnetic Fields In Plasma

Prof. Yitzhak Maron, Faculty of Physics, The Weizmann Institute of Science

March 3, 2005

Variety of Layered Crystal Growth Processes Studies at the Atomic Level

Prof. Yishay Manassen , Dept. of Physics, Ben Gurion University

March 10, 2005

From Soft Condensed Matter to Biophysics: Elasticity, Dynamics, and Anomalous Transport

Prof. Rony Granek, Department of Biotechnology Engineering, Ben Gurion University

March 17, 2005

Efficient natural and artificial micro swimmers

Prof. Yosi Avron, Faculty of Physics, Technion

March 24, 2005

NO COLLOQUIUM,  פורים שמח!

March 31, 2005

High Precision Plasma Diagnostics of Astrophysical X-Ray Sources

 Prof. Ehud Behar, Faculty Faculty of Physics, Technion

April 7, 2005

Optical, Electronic and Spintronic Properties Of Organic Semiconductors

Prof. Valy Vardeny, Distinguished Professor of Physics, Physics Department , University of Utah.

April 14, 2005   ******** SPECIAL TIME,  SPECIAL PLACE *************

Was Einstein Right about Quantum Mechanics?

Prof. Sir Roger Penrose, Oxford University.


SPECIAL PLACE: W. A. Minkoff Senate Hall

Refreshments will be served at 13:45

April 21, 2005


April 28, 2005


May 5, 2005

The physics of the cosmic microwave background, its anisotropies and polarization
Prof. Ruth Durrer, Departement de Physique Theorique, Universite de Geneve.


May 12, 2005

NO COLLOQUIUM, יום העצמאות!

May 19, 2005

The Landscape of String Theory Solutions

Prof. Senarath de Alwis, University of Colorado, Boulder

May 26, 2005

Atomic Quantum Fluids

Prof. Daniel Kleppner, 2005 Wolf prize Laureate,  Department of physics, MIT

June 2, 2005

NO COLLOQUIUM, כינוס חבר הנאמנים

June 9, 2005

The Brightest Astronomical Flash Ever Recorded

Prof. David Eichler,  Department of physics, BGU

June 16, 2005

אלברט איינשטיין - אבי החשיבה הקוונטית

Prof. Issachar Unna, Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University

ההרצאה בעברית  (The lecture will be in Hebrew)