All colloquia are Thurday 330 pm (except where noted). Click on an underlinedquit title to see an abstract for the seminar.
November 6th, 1997
The Status of the standard Model
of Particles and Fields in light of the recent results from the e+ e- collider
Professor Gideon Alexander,
November 13th, 1997
Exotic atoms and exotic stars
Professor Eli Friedman, The
November 20th, 1997
The Physics of Star Formation
Professor Oded Regev, The Technion,
November 27th, 1997
Superparamagnetic clustering of
data - The definitive solution of an ill posed problem
Professor Eytan Domany, The Weizmann Inst., Rehovoth
December 4th, 1997
No Colloqium, Yom Ben Gurion
December 11th, 1997
Solar Lasers and their
Professor Amnon Yogev, The Weizmann Inst., Rehovoth
December 18th, 1997
Computer Simulations of Granular
Professor Dennis C. Rapaport, Department of Physics, Bar-Ilan University
December 25th, 1997
Universality in Turbulence: The
Myth, The Facts and The Hopes
Professor Itamar Procaccia, The Weizmann Inst., Rehovoth
January 1st, 1998
A New Approach to Quantum
Professor Yakir Aharonov, Tel Aviv University
January 8th, 1998
Experiments and Theory on
Pattern Formation during the drying of thin Water Films
Professor Stephen G. Lipson, Technion, Haifa
January 15th, 1998
Why is the Universe So Clumpy at
Professor George Blumenthal, University of California Santa Cruz
(Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University)
January 22nd, 1998
Twisting and stretching single
Professor David Bensimon, Laboratoire de Physique Statistique
Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France
(On Sabbatical leave at the Weizmann Inst.)
January 29th, 1998
Static and Dynamic Characteristics of vortices in Superconductors
Local Magnetic Measurements
Professor Yosi Yeshurun, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan
February 19th, 1998
Professor Sir Michael Berry, F.R.S.
Recepient of the Wolf Prize for 1998
H.H. Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, U.K.
March 19th, 1998
The Solar Neutrino Problem
Professor Arnon Dar, The Technion, Haifa
March 26th, 1998
What Happens to the Quantum Hall
Effect in Three Dimensions?
Professor J.T. Chalker, Dept. of Theoretical Physics,
Oxford University, Oxford, U.K.
April 2nd, 1998
Questions of Age: Interdisciplinary Conflicts
Dr. Eli Sarid, N.R.C. Negev.
April 23rd, 1998
Self assembly of nanometer scale
electronix by biotechnology
Professor Erez Braun, The Technion, Haifa.
May 7th, 1998
Cosmic Flows - Is the Universe
Professor Avishai Dekel, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem
May 14th, 1998
How to use biological information
Professor Albert J. Libchaber, Rockefeller University, N.Y., U.S.A.
May 21st, 1998
Time Series Prediction by Neural
Professor Ido Kanter, Physics Dept.
June 4th, 1998
Electron dephasing in mesoscopic
systems, some new problems and ideas.
Professor Yoseph Imry, Dept. of Condensed Matter, Weizmann Inst.
June 11th, 1998
Symmetry Breaking in Physics
Professor Francois Englert,
Accelerator-based radiation sources from the far infrared to hard X-rays
Dr. Peter Rullhusen, European
Commission, Joint Research Centre,
materials and nanotubes: from concept to applications
Professor Reshef Tenne, Dept. of Materials and Interfaces, Weizmann Inst.