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Events 2018-2019

AP 483 & AMO Seminar Series

4:15 pm, every Monday (Refreshments begin at 4 pm)

Spilker Building Room 232 (map)


SPRING 2018-19

Organized by Professor Joe Kahn


April 1, 2019    AMO

Derek F. Jackson Kimball
California State University - East Bay
Intrinsic spin, gravity, and new fundamental forces


April 8, 2019    AP483

Roland Ryf
Nokia Bell Laboratories
What we learned about multimode fibers while performing communication experiments


April 15, 2019    AP483

Joseph Kahn
Stanford University
Optimizing Energy-Limited Photonic Systems by Using Photonic Devices Inefficiently


April 22, 2019    AP483 (no seminar)



April 29, 2019    AP483 (no seminar)


May 6, 2019    AMO

Dr. R.J. Thompson 
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory/Caltech
The Cold Atom Laboratory: An Introduction to NASA’s coolest mission


May 13, 2019    AP483

Laura Waller
University of California, Berkeley
Computational Microscopy in Multiple-Scattering Samples 


May 20, 2019    AP483

Professor Tomas Cizmar
Institute of Scientific Instruments, Czech Academy of Sciences
Harnessing Multimode Propagation For Deep-Tissue Imaging


May 27, 2019    Memorial Day (no seminar)


June 3, 2019    AMO

Dr. Elizabeth Donely

University of Colorado at Boulder

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Improving the Accuracy of Precision Measurements with Adaptive Ramsey Spectroscopy


June 10, 2019    Final Exams (no seminar)


WINTER 2018-19

AP 483: Organized by Professor Hideo Mabuchi
AMO: Organized by Professor Leo Hollberg


January 7, 2019    AP 483/AMO

Nathanie Gabor
University of California, Riverside
Room temperature electron-hole liquid condensate in a van der Waals heterostructure photocell

January 14, 2019    AP483

Tais Gorkhover
Project Scientist, SLAC
Ultrafast X-ray diffraction imaging with Free Electron Lasers


January 21, 2019    UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY


January 28, 2019    AP 483

Anthony Leonardo
Director, Janelia Experimental Technology, HHMI Janelia Research Campus
Internal models and the neural control of prey interception

February 4, 2019    AP483/AMO

Matthew Norcia
NRC Postdoctoral Fellow, JILA, University of Colorado at Boulder
Superradiance, enhanced cooling, and microscopic control with narrow-line transitions in strontium

February 11, 2019    AP 483

Tony Miller
CEO, Entanglement Technologies
Precision Chemical Sensing: Using techniques from Quantum Optics to reach part-per-trillion sensitivity in the field

February 18, 2019    UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY

February 25, 2019    AP 483

Barbara Berrie
Head of Scientific Research Department, National Gallery of Art
Seeing is Believing: The Role of Materials in Painting Life

March 4, 2019    AP483/AMO

Prof. Michael Raymer
Knight Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Oregon.
Multiplexing of Quantum Information in Optical Temporal Modes

March 11, 2019    AP 483

Daniela Rosner
Assistant Professor, Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington
Critical Fabulations: Reworking the Methods and Margins of Design


AUTUMN 2018-19

Organized by Professor Benjamin Lev

September 24, 2018    AP 483

Paola Cappellaro
Professor, MIT
Localization and thermalization in many-body nuclear spin systems

October 01, 2018    AP483/AMO

Randy Hulet
Professor, Rice University
Ultracold Fermions in an Optical Lattice

October 08, 2018    AP 483

Sean Hartnoll
Professor, Stanford University
Quantum mechanical bounds on transport and chaos

October 15, 2018    AP 483

Shanhui Fan
Professor, Stanford University
Dynamic photonic structures: non-reciprocity, gauge potential, and synthetic dimensions.

October 22, 2018    AP 483

Marko Loncar
Professor, Harvard University
New opportunities with old photonic materials

October 29, 2018    AP 483

Joseph Thywissen   
Professor, University of Toronto
Conductivity of a perfect crystal

November 05, 2018    AP483/AMO

Andrew J. Spakowitz
Professor, Stanford University
Impact of structural correlation and monomer heterogeneity in the phase behavior of soft materials and chromosomal DNA

November 12, 2018    AP 483

Nicole Yunger Halpern   
ITAMP Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
When quantum-information scrambling met quasiprobabilities

November 19, 2018    Thanksgiving week (No seminar)

November 26, 2018

Maiken H. Mikkelsen 
Professor, Duke University
New designer materials: Sculpting electromagnetic fields on the atomic scale

December 03, 2018    AP483/AMO

Hakan Tureci   
Professor, Princeton University
Quantum Electrodynamics of Superconducting Circuits