BGU Physics Department
Colloquium schedule 2006/7
All colloquia are on Thursday 3:30 pm (except where noted).
Click on an underlined title to see the abstract for the colloquium.
October 26, 2006
Percolation and propagation in living neural networks:
Exploring the limits of neural cultures
Prof. Elisha Moses, Physics of Complex Systems,
Weizmann Institute of Science
November 2, 2006
Light at the beginning of the tunnel: the implications of photophysics in biological membranes to photodynamic therapy
Prof. Benjamin Ehrenberg, Dept. of Physics
Bar Ilan University
November 9, 2006
Electrons in one dimension
Dr. Rafi de Picciotto, Bell-Labs, Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, NJ.
November 16, 2006
Tsunami, how it happens. The physics.
Prof. Giora Shaviv, Dept. of Physics, Technion
November 23, 2006
A magnetic analog of the isotope effect in high temperature superconductors.
Prof. Amit Keren, Dept. of Physics, Technion
November 30, 2006
Phase transitions in Einstein's theory of gravity
Dr. Barak Kol, Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University.
December 7, 2006
Strong electronic correlations far from thermal equilibrium
Prof. Avraham Schiller, Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University.
December 14, 2006
The prospect of light emitting sources using hexagonal quantum dots
Prof. Dan Rich, Ben-Gurion University, Department of Physics.
December 21, 2006
Excitation of Pulsar Wind Nebulae.
Prof. Jonathan Arons, University of California at Berkeley.
December 28, 2006
Pattern formation in Non-linear Dynamic Systems
Prof. Steve Lipson, Dept. of Physics, Technion.
January 4, 2007
Nonlinear Physics of Water-Limited Ecosystems
Prof. Ehud Meron, Ben-Gurion University, Department of Physics.
January 11, 2007
Infrared transmitting AgClBr fibers and their applications
Prof. Abraham Katzir, Tel Aviv University, School of Physics and Astronomy.