BGU Physics Department

Colloquium schedule 2007/8

All colloquia are on Thursday 3:30 pm (except where noted).
Click on an underlined title to see the abstract for the colloquium.



Winter semester




October 25, 2007

Electronic braiding and the Non-Abelian quantum Hall effect .


Prof. Ady Stern , Condensed Matter Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science.


November 1, 2007

Precision measurements with alkali-metal atoms .


Prof. Michael Romalis , Department of Physics, Princeton University.


November 8, 2007

Random fields in dilute dipolar magnets.


Dr. Moshe Schechter , Dept. of Physics, University of British Colombia, Canada.


November 15, 2007

From nanocrystalline to monocrystalline thin films: microstructure, morphology evolution and epitaxy in chemically deposited semiconductor films


Dr. Yuval Golan , Dept. of Materials Engineering, Ben Gurion University.


November 22, 2007

Physics of cellular shapes.


Dr. Nir Gov , Department of Chemical Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science.


November 29, 2007

Medium-induced interactions under confinement


Prof. Haim Diamant , School of Chemistry, Tel Aviv University.


December 6, 2007

Interacting molecular sensors in bacteria


Dr. Ady Vaknin, Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.


December 13, 2007

Single particle interference away from the linear regime


Prof. Moty Heiblum, Department of Condensed Matter Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science.


December 20, 2007

Space Weather: What we understand and what we do not


Dr. Leon Ofman , NASA/GSFC (now on sabbatical in TAU).


December 27, 2007

Memory and relaxation in nanomagnets.


Prof. Sushanta Dattagupta , Director, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, India.


January 3, 2008

Stochastic simulations of genetic regulatory networks in cells


Prof. Ofer Biham, Dept. of Physics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.


January 10, 2008

Bad Superconductors


Prof. Dan Shahar, Dept. of Physics, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot


January 17, 2008

Single particle interference away from the linear regimes


Prof. Moty Heiblum, Department of Condensed Matter Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science.


March 13, 2008

Precision measurements with alkali-metal atoms


Prof. Michael Romalis, Department of Physics, Princeton University.