Physics Club: 2016-2017

Ashvin Vishwanath, Harvard University

Topology and Entanglement in Quantum Matter (Apr. 24, 2017)

Host: Leonid Glazman

Andrea Cavalleri, Max Planck Institute

Nonlinear phononics: dynamical control of solids through the crystal lattice (Apr. 10, 2017)

Host: Charles Ahn

Gary Feldman, Harvard University

Neutrinos: What We Have Learned and What we Have Left to Learn (Apr. 3, 2017)

Host: Charles Baltay

Sohrab Ismail-Beigi, Yale University

Graduate Recruitment Open House

Playing with matter at the picoscale (Mar. 31, 2017)

Host: Sean Barrett

Helen Caines, Yale University

Exploiting Data from RHIC and the LHC to Study the Quark Gluon Plasma (Mar. 27, 2017)

Host: Charles Baltay

Dmitri Basov, University of California, Santa Barbara/Columbia

Quantum materials: insights from near field nano-optics (Mar. 6, 2017)

Host: Leonid Glazman

David Huse, Princeton University

Quantum thermalization and many-body Anderson localization (Feb. 27, 2017)

Host: Leonid Glazman

Thorsten Schumm, Vienna University of Technology

Towards a nuclear clock with Thorium-229 (Feb. 20, 2017)

Host: Steven Girvin

Hugues Pothier, CEA-Saclay, France

Superconductivity in one-atom contacts (Feb. 13, 2017)

Host: Leonid Glazman, Jack Harris, and Michel Devoret

Joint with Yale Quantum Institute

David S. Hall, Amherst College

Tying Knots in a Quantum Fluid  (Feb. 6, 2017)

Host: Jack Harris

Gregory Moore, Rutgers

d = 4 N = 2 Field Theory And Physical Mathematics (Jan. 23, 2017)

Host: Paul Tipton

Iain Stewart, MIT

New Windows into the Strong Interaction and Beyond (Dec. 12, 2016) 

Host: David Poland

Jeff Gore, MIT

Building microbial communities from the bottom up (Dec. 5, 2016)

Host: Simon Mochrie

Jo Dunkley, Princeton University

The polarized microwave background: ACTPol and beyond (Nov. 28, 2016)

Host: Nikhil Padmanabhan

Slava Rychkov, CERN

Conformal Bootstrap Approach to Criticality in 3 and 2+1 dimensions (Nov. 14, 2016)

Host: David Poland

Pieter van dokkum, Yale University

Exploring the low surface brightness sky with the Dragonfly Telephoto Array (Nov. 7, 2016)

Host: Nikhil Padmanabhan

Hitoshi Murayama, University of California at Berkeley/IPMU

When a Symmetry Breaks (Oct. 31, 2016)

Host: Nikhil Padmanabhan

Richard Gaitskell, Brown University

LUX and LZ - the discovery of Dark Matter and novel approaches to particle detection (Oct. 24, 2016)

Host: Nikhil Padmanabhan

Eva Silverstein, Stanford University

Horizon Dynamics and String Theory (Oct. 17, 2016)

Host: David Poland

Presentation (posted with the permission of the speaker)

Flavio Cavanna, Fermilab/Yale University

From LArIAT to ProtoDUNE: a new way to look at hadron interactions through the “eyes” of the Liquid Argon Time Projection Chamber (Oct. 10, 2016)

Host: Nikhil Padmanabhan

Bhuvnesh Jain, University of Pennsylvania

Lensing measurements of galaxies, voids and the CMB: tests of the standard cosmological model (Oct. 3, 2016)

Host: Nikhil Padmanabhan

Presentation (posted with the permission of the speaker)

Sarah Demers, Yale University

Chasing the Fundamental, from High Energy to Low Rates (Sept. 26, 2016)

Host: Nikhil Padmanabhan

Shahal Ilani, Weizmann Institute of Science

Attaction by Repulsion: Pairing Electrons using Electrons (Sept. 19, 2016)

Host: Jack Harris

Kate A. Ratliff, University of Florida/Project Implicit

Mind Bugs: Understanding the Impact of Implicit Bias (Sept. 12, 2016)

Presentation (posted with the permission of the speaker)