Colloquium schedule 2005/6

All colloquia are on Thursday 3:30 pm, Building 34, room 010 (except where noted).

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




March 9, 2006

Fractional Charge and Fractional Statistics

Prof. Y. Gefen

Faculty of Physics, the Weizmann Institute


March 16, 2006

Wells nano-dots and nano-crystals

Dr. Y. Paltiel

Solid state physics group, Soreq Nuclear Research Center


March 23, 2006

Chemotaxis Or How Organisms Decide Where To Go

Prof. Y. Meir

Department of Physics, Ben-Gurion University


March 30, 2006

Smuggling the border between nanoelectronics and molecular biology

Prof. U.  Sivan

Department of Physics and the Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute, Technion



April 6, 2006

Dissipative Diamagnetism


Prof. S. Dattagupta.

S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences

Salt Lake City

Kolkata, INDIA



April 13, 2006

No Colloquium, Pesach Holiday



April 20, 2006

No Colloquium, Pesach Holiday



April 27, 2006

Cosmology with vacuum energy and child universes

Prof. E. Guendelman

Department of Physics, Ben-Gurion University



May 4, 2006

No Colloquium



May 11, 2006

Neutron Scattering from Water and Quantum Entanglement

Prof. R. Moreh

Department of Physics, Ben-Gurion University




Relativistic outflows from magnetized compact objects

Prof. J.  Arons

Astronomy Department, UC Berkeley, California.






May 18, 2006

Anomalies of the standard cosmological model and a possible remedy

by modification of the physics in the dark sector

Prof. A.  Nusser

Department of Physics, Technion



May 25, 2006

Mesoscopic physics: quantum dots and the Aharonov-Bohm interferometer

Prof. Amnon Aharony

Department of Physics, BGU and School of Physics and Astronomy, TAU



June 1, 2006

No Colloquium, Shavuu'ot Holiday



June 8, 2006

The black hole information paradox

Prof. M.  Einhorn, Dozor colloquium

Department of Physics and KITP, UC Santa-Barbara, California



June 15, 2006

Solitons, breathers, chaos and equipartition  

Prof. Norman J. Zabusky

Weizmann Institute of  Science , Deptartment of  Complex Systems, and

 Rutgers University, Mecanical and Aerospace Engineering,  Piscataway, New Jersey



June 22, 2006

The role of elastic stress in the statistical and scaling properties of elastic turbulence

Prof. Victor Steinberg

Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Complex Systems









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