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Calender of Events

All lectures are held in Spanagel 117 on Fridays at 1100 unless otherwise marked

Public is invited. Contact Prof. Frank Narducci for campus access

(frank.narducci@nps.edu)


NEXT COLLOQUIUM:

Friday August 24, 2018  (Abstract and Bio available here)

An Introduction to Quantum Information

Prof. Mark Hillery

Hunter College


Calendar of Events

Schedule: SummerQuarter

 

Friday July 13, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

Development of Modern Small Arms Technology: Oak Ridge National
Laboratory Perspective

Dr. Rajic Slobodan

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

 

ALSO

Friday July 13, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

1500 in Glasgow 102 (NOTE SPECIAL TIME AND PLACE)

Electro-Optic/Infrared Sensors in Missile Defense

(Briefing at the Secret level. Contact Profs Grbovic or Narducci for more information)

Dr. Rajic Slobodan

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

 

Monday July 16, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

Time 1500 (NOTE SPECIAL DATE and TIME-location remains SP117)

Factorization of numbers, Schrödinger cats and the Riemann hypothesis

Dr. Wolfgang P. Schleich

Universität Ulm, Albert- Einstein-Allee, Ulm, Germany
and
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Texas A&M University

 

Friday July 27, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

All-Carbon Interconnects – From 1D to 3D

Prof. Cary Yang

University of Santa Clara

 

Friday August 3, 2018  (Abstract and Bio available here)

Radiation force of acoustical waves: Practical examples and counter-intuitive phenomena.

Dr. Farid Mitri

Chevron's Area 52 Technology

 

Friday August 10, 2018  (Abstract and Bio available here)

Underwater Electroacoustic Transducers for Broadband Communications and Navigation

Dr. David A. Brown

UMass-Dartmouth/BTech Acoustics LLC

 

Friday August 17, 2018  (Abstract and Bio available here)

Bibliometrics for Physicists

Prof. Richard C. Olsen

Naval Postgraduate School

 

Friday August 24, 2018  (Abstract and Bio available here)

An Introduction to Quantum Information

Prof. Mark Hillery

Hunter College

 

Friday August 31, 2018  (Abstract and Bio available here)

The Physics in Missile Defense Electro-Optical Seekers

(US Citizens Only) See Prof. Narducci for more information

Dr. Brian McComas

Raytheon Corp.

 

Friday September 7, 2018 

Quantum Computing 102

Prof. Mark Saffman

University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Schedule: Spring Quarter

 

Friday Apr 13, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

Fast-Light and Superluminal Lasers for Precision Metrology, Gravitational Wave Detection and Tests of General Relativity

Prof. Selim Shahriar

Northwestern University

 

Friday Apr 20, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

Measuring inertial forces with ultracold neutral atoms

Dr. Grant Biedermann

Sandia National Laboratory

 

Friday Apr 27, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

Tribology in Microsystems

Dr. Michael Dugger

Sandia National Laboratory

 

Friday May 04, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

Radiography for Nuclear Weapons Stewardship

Dr. Mark Crawford

Los Alamos National Laboratory

 

Friday May 11, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

CANCELLED-WILL BE RESCHEDULED DATE TBD

Have we forgotten how to do what has never been done?    

Dr. Peter Bythrow

Defense Intelligence Agency

 

Thursday May 17, 2018 1000 (Special day/time/location) (Abstract and Bio available here)

Location GL-B18 (STBL).

Briefing at the secret level. Please contact Prof. Craig Smith for further information and access.

The Invention of the Modern, Miniature Nuclear Weapon

Dr. Bruce Goodwin

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

                    

Friday May 18, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

The Invention of the Modern, Miniature Nuclear Weapon

Dr. Bruce Goodwin

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

 

Friday May 25, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

Solid, fluid, and porous particles settling in a stratified ambient fluid

Dr. Francois Blanchette

University of California-Merced

 

June 8, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

From Laser Nanomanufacturing to Ferroplasmonics

Dr. Ramki Kalyanaraman

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

 

Schedule: Winter Quarter

 

Friday Jan 05, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

Atomic and Diamond Magnetometry in the Lab, in the field and in the Sky

Prof. Dmitry Budker

Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz / University of California, Berkeley

 

Friday Jan 12, 2018

No colloquium

 

Friday Jan 19, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

Toward a "Thermodynamics" of Collective Behavior

Dr. Nicholas Ouellette

Stanford University

 

Friday, Jan 26, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

Optofluidic integration of hollow-core waveguides for chip-based biomolecule analysis

Dr. Holger Schmidt

University of California, Santa Cruz

 

Friday, Feb 02, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

Passive suppression of radiation of broadband sound by underwater sources

Dr. Oleg A. Godin and LCDR Alexander B. Baynes

Physics Department, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey

                 

Tuesday, Feb 06, 2018 at 1500 (Special day/time) (Abstract and Bio available here)

Quantum sensors with matter waves

Dr. Philippe Luc Bouyer

Institut d'Optique in Bordeaux, France 

 

Friday, Feb 09, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

Mechanics of dense biological tissues and how they can inspire the design of photonics materials

Dr. Dapeng Bi

Northeastern University, Boston, MA

 

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 (Special Time/Place: 0900) (Abstract and Bio available here)

Glasgow 102

Overview of research opportunities sponsored by NAVSEA (Briefing at the secret level)   

CAPT Michael Ziv

NAVSEA HQ, Advanced Projects, PEO-IWS and NAVSEA 05 

 

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

Quantum Optical Interferometry and Sensing

Dr. Christopher Gerry

Lehman College, The City University of New York

 

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 1500 (Special day/time) (Abstract and Bio available here)

WHISPERING GALLERY WAVES NEAR CURVILINEAR ISOBATHS IN SHALLOW WATER SOUND PROPAGATION

 Dr. Boris Katsnelson

Dept. of Marine Geosciences, University of Haifa, Israel 

 

Date:                  

Friday Feb 23, 2018

No colloquium

 

Friday Mar 02, 2018

No colloquium

 

Friday Mar 09, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

Charge and Spin Effects on NMR Spectroscopy of Semiconductors: Gallium Nitride

Dr. James Yesinowski

Naval Research Laboratory

 

Friday Mar 16, 2018 (Abstract and Bio available here)

Memory in Cyclically Driven Disordered Systems

Dr. Nathan Keim

California Polytechnic State University

 

End of the Winter Quarter

(last updated Feb 23, 2018)

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