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



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?



Thursday February 2nd

NMIG Seminar (4:00 PM, C107 BNSN)

John Harb, BYU Dept. of Chemical Engineering



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



Tuesday February 14th

Shanti Deemyad, University of Utah Dept. of Physics




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



Tuesday March 6th

Robert Davis, BYU Physics & Astronomy

Nanoscale device physics



Tuesday March 13th

Barry Bickmore, BYU Dept. of Geology

Extending the Bond-Valence Model



Tuesday March 20th

Bret Hess, BYU Physics & Astronomy

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



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




Tuesday April 10th

Eric Homer, BYU Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Modeling the mechanical behavior of amorphous and crystalline engineering materials




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