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Events During November, 2012

   Thursday, November 1st
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin
Nonlinear and nonreciprocal effects in magnetic garnet films, Pradeep Kumar, Michigan Technological University

Careers for Physicists; 3:30 pm; 4274 Chamberlin

Graduate Introductory Seminar; 5:45 pm; 2223 Chamberlin Hall
Neutrinos, Dark Matter, and Fundamental Interactions, Balantekin, Heeger, Maruyama, Ramsey-­Musolf, UW Madison

   Friday, November 2nd
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:00 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Anticipating sudden transitions in biological populations: Cooperation, cheating, and collapse, Jeff Gore, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2012/11/02.html

   Monday, November 5th
Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm; 1310 Sterling Hall

   Tuesday, November 6th
Atomic Physics Seminar; 11:00 am; 5280 Chamberlin
Long Range, Cold Rydberg Atom Molecules and Interactions, James Shaffer, University of Oklahoma

Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Food waste, hunger and the environment: the solution is a pile of garbage, Jed Colquhoun, UW Department of Horticulture

High Energy Seminar; 3:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
W Mass From CDF, Ashutosh Kotwal, Duke University

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 4:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin
Recent MiniBooNE Results and the Status of Sterile Neutrinos, Christina Ignarra, MIT

   Wednesday, November 7th
 Physics Department Colloquium, Special Colloquium;
3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Electronic Liquid Crystalline Phases in Highly Correlated Electronic Systems, Steven Kivelson, Stanford University
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2012/11/07.html

   Thursday, November 8th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin
Observation of fractional ac Josephson effect: the signature of Majorana particles, Leonid Rokhinson, Purdue University

Graduate Introductory Seminar; 5:45 pm; IceCube Offices at 222 W. Washington Avenue
Astrophysics II: IceCube, ARA, DM-Ice, Halzen, Karle, Maruyama, UW Madison

   Friday, November 9th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:00 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Overview of System Identification applications to MHD control: How to control MHD activity without using the MHD equations in the feedback model [Note room change], James Drake, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm [NOTE room change]

 Physics Department Colloquium, Canceled;
3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Unexpected, new Particle Physics presenting itself in UHECR air showers, Glennys Farrar, New York University

   Monday, November 12th
Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm; 1310 Sterling Hall
RMP-Flutter-Induced Plasma Transport in DIII-D, James Callen, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Condensed Matter Theory Group Seminar; 4:30 pm; 5310 Chamberlin
Quantum Optics with Quantum Dots and Microwave Resonators: Photon and Electron Statistics, Maxim Vavilov

   Tuesday, November 13th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Role of biofuels in meeting our future energy demands, Natalie Hunt, UW Department of Forest Ecology and Management

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 4:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin
Cosmological Perturbations: Isocurvature, Vorticity and Magnetic Fields, Adam Christopherson, University of Nottingham

   Wednesday, November 14th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

   Thursday, November 15th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin
On-chip cavity quantum phonodynamics, Charles Tahan, Laboratory for Physical Science

NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 2:30 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
Neutrino Oscillations: Present Status and Future Plans, Jenny Thomas, University College London

Graduate Introductory Seminar; 5:45 pm; 2223 Chamberlin Hall
Plasma Physics, Boldyrev, Forest, Sarff, Schnack, Terry, Zweibel, UW Madison

   Friday, November 16th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:00 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Physics at the edge: Plasmas with dynamic sheaths, Uwe Czarnetzki, Ruhr University Bochum

   Monday, November 19th
Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm; 1310 Sterling Hall
Fast Ion Confinement and Stability of an NBI-heated RFP, Jay Anderson, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Condensed Matter Theory Group Seminar; 4:30 pm; 5310 Chamberlin
The Anderson-Higgs mechanism in Condensed Matter Physics, Dushko Kuzmanovski & Saurabh Maiti

   Tuesday, November 20th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Searching for the earliest life on Earth, Clark Johnson, UW Department of Geoscience

   Thursday, November 22nd
Thanksgiving Recess

   Friday, November 23rd
Thanksgiving Recess

Cosmology Journal Club; 12:00 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

   Monday, November 26th
Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm; 1310 Sterling Hall
Observing the acceleration of suprathermal electrons by Alfven waves using the diagnostic of whistler-mode wave absorption, Fred Skiff, University of Iowa

   Tuesday, November 27th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
The prospects for extraterrestrial life, Jim Blair, Milton and Edgewood College

Special ASTRONOMY TALK; 3:45 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
"The Cosmological Challenges of Dwarf Galaxies", Julio Navarro, University of Victoria

   Wednesday, November 28th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

 Astronomy Colloquium, Special Colloquium;
4:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall
A screening of "Hubble's Diverse Universe", Dr. Jarita Holbrook

   Thursday, November 29th
NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 2:30 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Microwave Detection of Cosmic Ray Air Showers, Christopher Williams, Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, The University of Chicago

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
"Revealing the origins and environments of Mg II absorbers with the SDSS and 3D-HST", Britt Lundgren, Astronomy Department

Graduate Introductory Seminar; 5:45 pm; 2223 Chamberlin Hall
Astrophysics III: HAWC/CTA/Fermi, Westerhoff, Vandenbrouke, UW Madison

   Friday, November 30th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:00 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Emergent phases of correlated electrons in materials with spin-orbit coupling and magnetic frustration., Natalia Perkins, UW-Madison
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2012/11/30.html

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