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Events for February 2018

Thursday February 1, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Quantum Annealing: Challenges and Prospects
 Presenter:  Tameem Albash, University of Southern California
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Friday February 2, 2018
1:30 pm  Title:  Non-Abelian Vortex Strings and their Applications
 Presenter:  Professor Mikhail Shifman (Fine Theoretical Physics Institute) of the University of Minnesota
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Web Site:    https:/ / www.physics.umn.edu/ people/ shifman.html
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 File:  /pandaweb/events/video/NUPAC-180202-Shifman.mp4
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
3:30 pm  Title:  Quantum Field Theory after the "Revolution"
 Presenter:  Mikhail Shifman, University of Minnesota
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 File:  /pandaweb/events/video/Colloquium-180202-Shifman.mp4
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Monday February 5, 2018
4:00 pm  Title:  Quantum Phase Space Representations and Their Negativities
 Presenter:  Tom Dangniam
 Series:  Thesis and Dissertation Defenses
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Tuesday February 6, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  Some aspects of confinement
 Presenter:  Rouzbeh Allahverdi (UNM)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Host:  Rouzbeh Allahverdi
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
3:30 pm  Title:  Quantum annealing: a quantum algorithm for optimization
 Presenter:  Elizabeth Crosson, California Institute of Technology
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday February 8, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Composite quantum systems under time dilation
 Presenter:  Magdalena Zych, University of Queensland
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Friday February 9, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Direct Imaging Surveys for Planets and Disks
 Presenter:  Jennifer Patience, Arizona State University
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Ylva Pihlström
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Wednesday February 14, 2018
11:00 am  Title:  Extreme infrared photonics with phonon-polaritons
 Presenter:  Stavroula Foteinopoulou, Ph.D.,
Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Dept., UNM
 Series:  OSE Seminars
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday February 15, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  Cosmology and fundamental physics with cosmic microwave background polarization measurements
 Presenter:  Dr. Darcy Barron, UC Berkeley
 Series:  Special Seminar
 Host:  Gregory Taylor
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
3:30 pm  Title:  Magnetically Activated and Guided Isotope Separation
 Presenter:  Mark Raizen, University of Texas
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Carlton Caves
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
5:30 pm  Title:  Manufacturing of Silicon Materials for Microelectronics and PV
 Presenter:  Babu Chalamala,
Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque
 Series:  Sigma Xi Public Talk
 Host:  Harjit Ahluwalia
 Location:  Room G, UNM Conference Center

 

Friday February 16, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  From Maxwell's Demon to Einstein's Speed Demon
 Presenter:  Mark Raizen, University of Texas
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Carlton Caves
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Tuesday February 20, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Circuit quantum electrodynamics: State of the art, challenges and possibilities for the future
 Presenter:  Arne Grimsmo, University of Sydney
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday February 22, 2018
7:30 am  Title:  20th Annual SQuInT Workshop
 Presenter:  Issac Chuang (MIT), Philippe Faist (California Institute of Technology), Kai-Mei Fu (Washington), David Meyer (Univ. California San Diego, Seth Merkel (HRL), Alberto Marino (Oklahoma), Kenneth Brown (Duke), Rafael Alexander (New Mexico), Travis Scholten (New Mexico), Christopher Jackson (New Mexico), Michael Nielsen (Y Combinator Research), Emily Pritchett (HRL), Andrew Landahl (Sandia), Poul Jessen (Arizona), Carlton Caves (New Mexico)
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Web Site:    http:/ / physics.unm.edu/ SQuInT/ 2018/ index.php
 Host:  Akimasa Miyake
 Location:  La Fonda on the Plaza
3:30 pm  Title:  A Personal Overview of Observational Cosmology & Extragalactic Astrophysics
 Presenter:  Dr. Asa Bluck (ETH Zurich)
 Series:  Special Seminar
 Host:  Richard Rand
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Friday February 23, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Spectroscopic Studies of Soft Materials and Biological Systems
 Presenter:  Andrew Shreve, UNM
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Monday February 26, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Quantum-classical correspondence in a chaotic system
 Presenter:  Meenu Kumari, University of Waterloo
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

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