Ohio University

Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series

Colloquia are Fridays at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger 194.

Fall 2019

Physics Colloquium | Reactor Neutrinos: Tool for Science and Security, Sept. 6

Physics Colloquium | Hee-Jong Seo of Ohio University, Sept. 13

Physics Colloquium | Andrew Heckler of Ohio State University, Sept. 20

Physics Colloquium | Ryan Chornock of Ohio University, Sept. 27

Physics Colloquium | Zach Meisel of Ohio University, Oct. 11

Physics Colloquium | Connie Li of United States Naval Research Laboratory, Oct. 18

Physics Colloquium | Zohreh Davoudi of University of Maryland, Oct. 25

Physics Colloquium | Jay Mathews of University of Dayton, Nov. 1

Physics Colloquium | Robert Jaffe of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Nov. 8

Physics Colloquium | Raffaella Devita of Jefferson Lab, Dec. 6

 

Spring 2019

Jan. 25, Sarah Wyatt of Ohio University (contact: Ken Hicks)

Feb. 1, John Bush of MIT (contact: Alexander Neiman)

Feb. 8, Peter Tass of Stanford (contact: Alexander Neiman)

Feb. 15, Warren Rogers of Indian Wesleyan University (contact: Ken Hicks)

Feb. 22, Ward Plummer, of Louisiana State University (contact: Art Smith)

March 1, Edward Brown of Michigan State University (contact: Zach Meisel)

March 8, open

March 15, No Colloquium (Spring Break)

March 22, Patrick Huber of Virginia Tech (contact: Daniel Phillips)

March 29, Krishna Kumar of Stony Brook University (contact: Paul King)

April 5, Timothy Hallman of DOE (contact: Ken Hicks)

April 12, Jun Zhu of Penn State (contact: Nancy Sandler)

April 19, open

April 26, No Colloquium (Awards Ceremony)

Physics Colloquium | Cancelled, Nov. 22

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Rick Moyer of University of California San Diego, on Friday, Nov. 22, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194.

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Posted on 11/02/2019

Physics Colloquium | The CLAS12 Experiment: A New View on the Structure and Spectrum of Hadrons, Dec. 6

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Raffaella Devita of Instituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), Genova, on “The CLAS12 Experiment: A New View on the Structure and Spectrum of Hadrons”, on Friday, Dec. 6, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: Understanding the hadron structure and spectrum is […]

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Posted on 11/02/2019

Physics Colloquium | Hyperdoping Silicon for Infrared Optoelectronics, Nov. 1

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Jay Mathews of University of Dayton, on”Hyperdoping Silicon for Infrared Optoelectronics”, on Friday, Nov. 1, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: Silicon is the basis for a multi-billion dollar industry, but its optical properties have limited its use in optoelectronics for […]

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Posted on 11/01/2019

Physics Colloquium | Physics and Energy, Nov. 8

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Robert Jaffe of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, on “Physics and Energy”, on Friday, Nov. 8, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: Energy is a central concept in physics.  Because energy is conserved, it is possible to understand the behavior of complex […]

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Physics Colloquium | The Undead: Nuclear Physics in the Death and Afterlife of Massive Stars, Oct. 11

Dr.Zachary Meisel, portraitThe Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Zach Meisel, of Ohio University, on “The Undead: Nuclear Physics in the Death and Afterlife of Massive Stars”, on Friday, Oct. 11, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: When matter is added to one of the densest possible objects in the […]

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Physics Colloquium | Direct Electrical Detection of Spin-momentum Locking in Topological Insulators, Oct. 18

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Connie Li of United States Naval Research Laboratory, on “Direct Electrical Detection of Spin-momentum Locking in Topological Insulators”, on Friday, Oct. 18, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: Topological materials constitute a new quantum phase of matter distinct from the classic […]

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Physics Colloquium | The Road to Nuclear Physics from Standard Model Using Lattice QCD, Oct. 25

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Zohreh Davoudi of University of Maryland, on “The Road to Nuclear Physics from Standard Model Using Lattice QCD”, on Friday, Oct. 25, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: At the core of nuclear physics is making predictions for complex phenomena occurring […]

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Physics Colloquium | Reactor Neutrinos: Tool for Science and Security, Sept. 6

Patrick HuberThe Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Patrick Huber, of  Virginia Tech, on “Reactor Neutrinos: Tool for Science and Security”, on Friday, Sept. 6, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: Nuclear reactors are the brightest terrestrial neutrino source and have been the workhorse of neutrino physics since the […]

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Physics Colloquium | Cosmic Tone and Cosmic Flow: Large-scale Structure of the Universe, Sept. 13

Dr. Hee-Jong Seo, portraitThe Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Hee-Jong Seo, of  Ohio University, on  “Cosmic Tone and Cosmic Flow: Large-scale Structure of the Universe”, on Friday, Sept. 13, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: One of the most intriguing questions in physics today is the nature of dark energy […]

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Physics Colloquium | Highlights from Studies on Student Learning, Reasoning, and Understanding in Physics, Sept. 20

Andrew Heckler photoThe Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Andrew Heckler of Ohio State University, on “Highlights from Studies on Student Learning, Reasoning, and Understanding in Physics”, on Friday, Sept. 20, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: An overview of results from several physics education research studies will be presented. First, […]

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Posted on 09/01/2019