Winter 2012 Schedule

BYU Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, Winter Semester 2012

Assumed to be in N288 ESC on Tuesdays at 2:00 PM unless otherwise specified.  The NMIG seminar on the first Thursday of every month replaces the Tuesday CMP seminar of the same week. 

 

 

Thursday January 5th

NMIG Seminar (4:00 PM, C107 BNSN)

Branton J. Campbell, BYU Physics & Astronomy

Advanced Scattering Probes of Nanoscale Structure

//physics.byu.edu/faculty/campbell

 

Tuesday January 10th

Group business meeting

 

Thursday January 12th (special seminar, 4:00 PM in N288 ESC)

Jonathan E. Jones, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center

 Phantom Moments, Launch Abort, and Printing Rockets

 

Tuesday January 17th:

No seminar this week.

 

Tuesday January 24th:

Dixon Woodbury, Biophysics, BYU College of Life Sciences

 Looking at some fundamentals of life or How does a Biophysicist study Physiology?

//woodburylab.byu.edu/

 

Thursday February 2nd

NMIG Seminar (4:00 PM, C107 BNSN)

John Harb, BYU Dept. of Chemical Engineering

//www.et.byu.edu/~jharb/

 

Tuesday February 7th

Gus W. Hart, BYU Dept. of Physics & Astronomy

Lance Nelson, BYU Dept. of Physics & Astronomy

Building a physical model from a large dataset

//msg.byu.edu/

 

Tuesday February 14th

Shanti Deemyad, University of Utah Dept. of Physics

Title

 //www.physics.utah.edu/index.php/people/1073-deemyad

 

Tuesday February 21nd

Virtual Monday -- No seminar.

 

Thursday March 1st

NMIG Seminar (4:00 PM, C107 BNSN)

Richard Watt, BYU Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry

//www.chem.byu.edu/users/rwatt

 

Tuesday March 6th

Robert Davis, BYU Physics & Astronomy

Nanoscale device physics

//physics.byu.edu/research/davis/

 

Tuesday March 13th

Barry Bickmore, BYU Dept. of Geology

Extending the Bond-Valence Model

 //www.geology.byu.edu/employee-profiles/barry-bickmore/

 

Tuesday March 20th

Bret Hess, BYU Physics & Astronomy

First-Principles Study of Titanium Atoms and Monolayers on Graphene and Graphane

 //physics.byu.edu/faculty/hess/Research_hess.pdf

 

Tuesday March 27th

Lance Nelson, BYU Physics & Astronomy

Wang-Landau sampling

 

Thursday April 5th

NMIG Seminar (4:00 PM, C107 BNSN)

Karine Chesnel, BYU Dept. of Physics & Astronomy

Nanomagnetism

//physics.byu.edu/faculty/chesnel/

 

Tuesday April 10th

Eric Homer, BYU Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Modeling the mechanical behavior of amorphous and crystalline engineering materials

//me.byu.edu/faculty/erichomer

 

 

Send email to Branton Campbell if you have questions or comments about the schedule.