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Events During October, 2016

   Monday, October 3rd
Graduate Introductory Seminar; 12:00 pm; 5280 Chamberln Hall
Astrophysics, McCammon, Timbie
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Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall
Magnetic Mirror Fusion Game Changing Discoveries, Tom Simonen, Michigan Tech
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   Tuesday, October 4th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall (refreshments will be served)
Making sense of the 2016 presidential election, David Canon, UW Department of Political Science
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Council Meeting
1:00 pm; 2314 Chamberlin hall
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Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 3:30 pm; 5280 Chamberlin
Flavorful UV Instantons and the Strong CP Problem, Kiel Howe, Fermilab
Presentation: FlavorfulInstantons-Madison.pdf
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PUMP: Prospective Undergraduate Majors In Physics; 4:00 pm; 2241 CHAMBERLIN HALL
PUMP, Physics Faculty
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   Wednesday, October 5th
Department Meeting
**CANCELLED**
12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin hall
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   Thursday, October 6th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamerlin Hall
Scaling analysis and instantons for quantum spin tunneling and Quantum Monte Carlo simulations, Vadim Smelyanskyi, Google
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Cosmology Journal Club ; 12:15 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall
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Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall, Coffee and Cookies 3:30 pm, Talk at 3:45 PM
The Central Molecular Zone of the Galaxy: Dense Molecular Clouds, Massive Stars and Magnetic Fields, Cornelia Lang, University of Iowa, Department of Physics and Astronomy
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NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 3:30 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall ***Note New Time****
High Energy Neutrinos from pulsar wind nebulae, Dafne Guetta, ORT Braude College
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   Friday, October 7th
Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin hall
In silico extreme plasmas: from plasma based accelerators to pair plasmas, Luis Silva, University of Lisbon
Video: https://vod.physics.wisc.edu/media/2016_10_07.m4v
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   Monday, October 10th
Graduate Introductory Seminar; 12:00 pm; 5280 Chamberln Hall
Quantum Computing, Coppersmith, Eriksson, Joynt, McDermott, Saffman, Vavilov, Walker, Yavuz
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Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm; no seminar
no seminar, no seminar
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   Tuesday, October 11th
CHEMISTRY EVENT; 11:00 am; 1315 Chemistry
What Can Molecular Spectroscopy Tell Us About the Big Bang?, Eric A. Cornell, JILA| University of Colorado at Boulder | NIST
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Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Categorizing and visualizing basins of attraction, Anda Xiong, UW Department of Physics
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Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 3:30 pm; 5280 Chamberlin
What can we learn from particle physics to study cosmological perturbation theory?, Min-Seok Seo, IBS, Korea
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   Wednesday, October 12th
2016-17 Hilldale Lecture in the Physical Sciences, Free and Open to the Public; 6:00 pm; WID, H.F. Deluca Forum, 330 North Orchard Street, Madison Reception follows in the Atrium 7-8 pm
Reversing Climate Change Economically, Frank Shu, University Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley and San Diego
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   Thursday, October 13th
Cosmology Journal Club ; 12:15 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall
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 Astronomy Colloquium, Hilldale Lecturer Frank Shu;
3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall, 3:30 pm Coffee and Cookies, Talk starts 3:45
Six Decades of Spiral Density-Wave Theory, Frank Shu, Hilldale Lecturer, University Professor Emeritus UC Berkely and San Diego
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 Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology), *SPECIAL TIME*;
3:30 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Flavoured squark signatures at the LHC, Gabriel Lee
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   Friday, October 14th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
Nanostructured topological superconductors, Ying Liu , Penn State
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Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin hall
New Possibilities for Ultra-high Field Superconducting Magnets, David Larbalestier, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Video: https://vod.physics.wisc.edu/media/2016_10_14.m4v
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Careers for Physicists; 5:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Discussion of Non-Academic Career Paths w/BOV members, Dr. Jennifer Sebby-Strabley and Dr. Olivia Castellini, Honeywell and the Museum of Science & Industry
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   Monday, October 17th
Graduate Introductory Seminar; 12:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
High Energy Physics, Bai, Balantekin, Barger, Carlsmith, Chung, Dasu, Everett, Hashimoto, Herndon, Palladino, Pan, Shiu, Smith, Wu,
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Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall
APS Invited Speakers talks, Imene Goumiri/James Duff, UW Madison
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   Tuesday, October 18th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Everyone is Listening for Something”, a musical celebration of the nature writings of Aldo Leopold, Sigurd F. Olson, Henry David Thoreau, and August Derleth., Douglas Hill, UW School of Music
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Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall (refreshments will be served)
Everyone is Listening for Something”, a musical celebration of the nature writings of Aldo Leopold, Sigurd F. Olson, Henry David Thoreau, and August Derleth, Douglas Hill, UW School of Music
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Council Meeting
1:00 pm; 2314 Chamberlin hall
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Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 3:30 pm; 5280 Chamberlin
N=3 four dimensional field theories, Diego Regalado, University of Munich
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   Wednesday, October 19th
Department Meeting
12:15 pm; ******5280 Chamberlin Hall*******
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   Thursday, October 20th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
Building a quantum annealing processor, Dr. Emile Hoskinson , D-Wave Systems
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Cosmology Journal Club ; 12:15 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall
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Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall, Coffee and cookies 3:30 PM, Talk at 3:45 PM
A Connection Between Stellar Coronae and Black-Hole Accretion-Disk Coronae, Prof. Ehud Behar, Department of Physics and Asher Space Research Institute Technion, Visiting Professor Department of Astronomy University of Maryland, College Park
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   Friday, October 21st
Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall
A Bridge Too Far? The Demise of the Superconducting Super Collider, Michael Riordan, UC Santa Cruz, Emeritus
Presentation: ABridgeTooFar_Abstract.doc, MRhead.jpg, MRbriefbio.doc
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   Monday, October 24th
Graduate Introductory Seminar; 12:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Condensed Matter Physics, Brar, Coppersmith, Eriksson, Joynt, Levchenko, McDermott, Onellion, Rzchowski, Vavilov, Winokur
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Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall
Simulation study of FRC stability, Elena Belova, PPPL
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   Tuesday, October 25th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Footprints on Black Mountain: science and the subtlety of influence, Marjorie Senechal, Mathematics and History of Science and Technology, Smith College
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Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 3:30 pm; 5280 Chamberlin
Exploring El Dorado with intersecting D6-branes, Wieland Staessens, IFT, Madrid
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   Thursday, October 27th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
Suppression of energy relaxation in a superconducting qubit by the spectrum engineering, Vladimir Manucharyan, University of Maryland
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Cosmology Journal Club ; 12:15 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall
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Careers for Physicists; 2:30 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall; Post-presentation informal gathering in Room 5294 with refreshments
IF I CAN DO PHYSICS, SO CAN YOU : Excerpts from the diary of a journeyman physicist, Harold Persing, Applied Materials, Glouchester, MA
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Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 3:30 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Phenomenology of Enhanced Light Quark Yukawa Couplings and the Wh Charge Asymmetry, Felix Yu
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Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall, Coffee and cookies at 3:30, Talk starts at 3:45 PM
"Milky Way Archaeology with APOGEE and Kepler", Jennifer Johnson, Ohio State University
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   Friday, October 28th
Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin hall
2016 Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics, Ellen Zweibel, UW-Madison
Video: https://vod.physics.wisc.edu/media/2016_10_28.m4v
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   Monday, October 31st
Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm;
no seminar, no seminar
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