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Events Calendar

Events for April 2024

Monday April 1, 2024
1:00 pm  Title: 
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A Precise Measurement of the Lifetime of B-mesons, Measurement of CP-violation Parameters of Bs-mesons, the ATLAS Experiment at the LHC, and Development of Silicon Detectors for Future Particle Physics Experiments
 Presenter:  Easwar Narayanan
 Series:  Thesis and Dissertation Defenses
 Location:  PAIS-2540, PAIS

 

Tuesday April 2, 2024
2:00 pm  Title: 
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A Search for New Physics in Decays of B Mesons to Muon Pairs, Development of New Particle Timing Technology, and Characterization of Radiation Damage in Silicon Detectors at the Large Hadron Collider
 Presenter:  Hijas Farook (UNM) 
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Web Site:    https:/ / unm.zoom.us/ j/ 94141126387
 Host:  David Camarena
 Location:  PAIS-3205, PAIS

 

Wednesday April 3, 2024
1:30 pm  Title: 
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Cosmic Explorer: a next-generation gravitational-wave observatory
 Presenter:  Dr. Joshua Smith (Cal State Fullerton) and Dr. Kathryne Daniel (U Arizona)
 Series:  Special Talk
 Host:  Richard Rand
 Location:  PAIS-2540, PAIS

 

Thursday April 4, 2024
3:30 pm  Title: 
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Utilizing motional states of tweezer arrays
 Presenter:  Prof. Manuel Endres
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Web Site:    https:/ / cquic.unm.edu/ events/ cquic-seminar/ index.html
 Host:  Francisco Becerra Chavez
 Location:  PAIS-2540, PAIS

 

Friday April 5, 2024
3:30 pm  Title: 
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Quantum Science with Tweezer Arrays
 Presenter:  Dr. Manuel Endres (Caltech)
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  PAIS-1100, PAIS

 

Tuesday April 9, 2024
2:00 pm  Title: 
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A Ratio-Preserving Approach to Cosmological Concordance
 Presenter:  Kylar Greene (UNM & Fermilab)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Web Site:    https:/ / unm.zoom.us/ j/ 94141126387
 Location:  Zoom

 

Thursday April 11, 2024
2:00 pm  Title: 
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Statistical Analyses of Meteor Persistent Trains
 Presenter:  Logan Cordonnier
 Series:  Center for Astrophysics Research and Technologies Seminar Series
 Host:  Diana Dragomir
 Location:  PAIS-3205, PAIS
3:30 pm  Title: 
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Benchmarking trapped-ion QCCD quantum computers
 Presenter:  Charlie Baldwin
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Francisco Becerra Chavez
 Location:  PAIS-2540, PAIS

 

Friday April 12, 2024
3:30 pm  Title: 
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The quantum limits of precision magnetic resonance for fundamental science
 Presenter:  Dr. Alex Sushkov (Boston University)
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Web Site:    https:/ / goto.unm.edu/ qls6e
 Host:  Victor Acosta
 Location:  PAIS-1100, PAIS

 

Saturday April 13, 2024
8:00 am  Title: 
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Physics Day 2024
 Presenter:  Faculty Host: David Dunlap
 Web Site:    http:/ / physics.unm.edu/ day2024/
 Host:  David Dunlap
 Location:  Multiple rooms, PAIS

 

Tuesday April 16, 2024
2:00 pm  Title: 
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Recent progress toward a definitive neutrino-less double beta decay search with a xenon gas time projection chamber—the NEXT experimental program
 Presenter:  Prof. David Nygren (UT Arlington)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Web Site:    https:/ / unm.zoom.us/ j/ 94141126387
 Host:  Dinesh Loomba
 Location:  PAIS-3205, PAIS

 

Thursday April 18, 2024
2:00 pm  Title: 
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Understanding weather trends for planning CMB surveys
 Presenter:  Katie Dalton
 Series:  Center for Astrophysics Research and Technologies Seminar Series
 Host:  Diana Dragomir
 Location:  PAIS-3205, PAIS
5:30 pm  Title: 
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Obesity, Energetics, and Lifespan: Exploring the Many Curious Connections
 Presenter:  David Allison Ph.D., is Dean, Distinguished Professor, and Provost Professor at Indiana University–Bloomington School of Public Health. Continuously NIH-funded as a PI for over 25 years, he has authored more than 600 scientific publications. Awards include the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (2006); the Friends of Albert (Mickey) Stunkard Lifetime Achievement Award (The Obesity Society, 2021); Elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2012, he also serves as co-chair of the National Academy of Sciences’ Strategic Council on Research Excellence, Integrity and Trust. Dr. Allison is a staunch advocate for rigor in research methods and the uncompromisingly truthful communication of research findings.
 Series:  Sigma Xi Public Talk
 Host:  David Dunlap
 Location:  PAIS-1100, PAIS

 

Friday April 19, 2024
1:15 pm  Title: 
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Optimal measurements for imaging and phase sensing - Candidacy Exam
 Presenter:  Sujeet Pani
 Location:  PAIS-2540, PAIS
3:30 pm  Title: 
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Quantum Technologies for New-physics Searches in the Laboratory and in Space
 Presenter:  Prof. Marianna Safronova (Univ of Delaware)
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Web Site:    https:/ / unm.zoom.us/ j/ 92709699696
 Host:  Dinesh Loomba
 Location:  PAIS-1100, PAIS

 

Tuesday April 23, 2024
2:00 pm  Title: 
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Cosmological Probes of Dark Matter Interactions
 Presenter:  Prof. Kimberly K Boddy (UT Austin)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Web Site:    https:/ / unm.zoom.us/ j/ 94141126387
 Host:  David Camarena
 Location:  PAIS-3205, PAIS

 

Thursday April 25, 2024
3:30 pm  Title: 
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TBA
 Presenter:  Jun Takahashi
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Web Site:    https:/ / cquic.unm.edu/ events/ cquic-seminar/ index.html
 Host:  Francisco Becerra Chavez
 Location:  PAIS-2540, PAIS

 

Friday April 26, 2024
3:30 pm  Title: 
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Black Hole Enigma
 Presenter:  Dr. Malcolm J. Perry (Cambridge University)
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Emil Mottola
 Location:  PAIS-1100, PAIS

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