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Events During the 2013 Fall Semester

September 2013

   Tuesday, September 3rd
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
he taxonomy of fuels, Jim Blair, Milton and Edgewood College

   Wednesday, September 4th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

   Thursday, September 5th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin
Random Matrix Approach to Understand the Statistical Properties of Complex Wave Scattering Systems, Jen-Hao Yeh, University of Maryland

Special Talk; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
Massive Galaxies in the Early Universe: New Insights into Galaxy Formation and Evolution, Danilo Marchesini, Tufts University

   Friday, September 6th
Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Memories of John Hasbrouck Van Vleck, Raymond L. Orbach, University of Texas at Austin
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2013/09/06.html

   Tuesday, September 10th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
Multistability and hidden attractors, Clint Sprott, UW Department of Physics

Atomic Physics Seminar; 2:00 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
Atomic clocks, fundamental symmetries, and the search for new physics, Marianna Safronova, University of Delaware

   Thursday, September 12th
Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
The Physics of Starburst Galaxies, Todd Thompson, Ohio State

   Friday, September 13th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
"A simple, yet subtle, invariance of the two body decay", Roberto Franceschini, University of Maryland

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Project Poltergeist, a Ghostly Neutrino and a Specter, Patrick Huber, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2013/09/13.html

   Monday, September 16th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

   Tuesday, September 17th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
Scaling wireless network capacity with node density, Xinyu Zhang, Xinyu Zhang, UW Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

   Wednesday, September 18th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

   Thursday, September 19th
Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
"The Atomic to Molecular Gas Transition in Galaxies", Tony Wong, Univesity of IL- Urbana -Champaign

Prospective Undergraduate Majors in Physics; 4:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall

Garage Physics; 5:30 pm; B651 Sterling Hall

   Friday, September 20th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Yunified GUTS: MSSM at Large tanb, Archana Anandakrishnan, Ohio State University

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; Notice--different location: Room AB20, Dept. of Geoscience, Weeks Hall, 1215 W. Dayton Street
A Scientist’s View of Research for Sustainable Energy, Ellen Williams, BP, Chief Scientist

   Monday, September 23rd
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

   Tuesday, September 24th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Hydrogen energy levels in n dimensions via group theory, Adam Bincer, UW Department of Physics

Atomic Physics Seminar; 2:00 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
Coherent Photoassociation in a Strontium BEC, Tom Killian, Rice University

   Wednesday, September 25th
NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 2:30 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Cosmic Ray Diffusion in a Dynamic Milky Way: recovering the observed B/C ratio in a spiral-armed cosmic ray propagation model, David Benyamin, Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

   Thursday, September 26th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; Chamberlin 5310
Cavity-mediated near-critical dissipative dynamics of a driven condensate, Dr. Manas Kulkarni, Princeton University

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
"Cosmic magnetogenesis: From spontaneously emitted aperiodic turbulent to ordered equipartition fields", Reinhard Schlickeiser, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

   Friday, September 27th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Triangle Anomaly in Quark-Gluon Plasma : Chiral Magnetic Wave, Ho-Ung Yee, UIC/RIKEN-BNL

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Topological Phases in Correlated Materials, Yong-Baek Kim, University of Toronto
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2013/09/27.html

   Monday, September 30th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

October 2013

   Tuesday, October 1st
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Aging and delayed aging by caloric restriction, Rozalyn Anderson, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 4:00 pm; Chamberlin 5280
U(1) Portals into Hidden Sectors, Pablo Soler, Hong Kong IAS and University of Wisconsin

   Wednesday, October 2nd
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

   Thursday, October 3rd
 R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar, Quantum Critical Spin Systems;
10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin
Title to be announced, Ribhu K. Kaul, University of Kentucky, Lexington

   Friday, October 4th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
The Dilaton, the Radion, and Duality, Zackaria Chacko, University of Maryland

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Cosmic Past, Present, Future: Planck and Beyond, Benjamin Wandelt, Paris Institute for Astrophysics (IAP) at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Sorbonne University

   Monday, October 7th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Condensed Matter Theory Group Seminar; 4:30 pm; Chamberin 5310
Superconductivity at the onset of spin-density-wave order in a metal, Yuxuan Wang, Physics Department

   Tuesday, October 8th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
The infinitesimal , Terry Millar, UW Department of Mathematics

   Thursday, October 10th
Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
"Constraining the Cosmological Evolution of Galaxies Using Bars", Kartik Sheth, NRAO

   Friday, October 11th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
The Higgs Boson in the Golden Channel, Jamie Gainer, University of Florida

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
"Exoplanetary Systems from Kepler", Daniel Fabrycky, UC Santa Cruz

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Understanding the Higgs Boson, Sridhara Dasu, University of Wisconsin Department of Physics
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2013/10/11.html

   Monday, October 14th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Condensed Matter Theory Group Seminar; 4:30 pm; Chamberin 5310
Composite Scattering and Transport in a 2D Fermi Liquid near Autiferromagnetic Critical Point, Andrey Chubukov, Physics Department

   Tuesday, October 15th
Information Session; 12:00 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
University of Illinois - Chicago Liautaud Graduate School of Business Information Session, Caroline Latorre, University of Illinois - Chicago

Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
From here to there: From neuroscience of the human brain to complex system realities in every day human life , Bernard Z. Friedlander, Department of Psychology, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 4:00 pm; Chamberlin 5280
Falling, intersecting, and magnetized flavors in AdS/CFT, Paul McGuirk, Cornell University

   Wednesday, October 16th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

   Thursday, October 17th
Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
Molecular gas, AGNs, star formation and galaxy evolution: a local look at galaxies undergoing the transition, Katherine Alatalo, CALTECH

   Friday, October 18th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Neutrino Advances and Developments in Finite Group Models, David A. Eby, Vanderbilt University

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Search for Higgs Boson Decays into Invisible Particles at the LHC, Ketevi Assamagan, Brookhaven National Lab
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2013/10/18.html

   Monday, October 21st
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Condensed Matter Theory Group Seminar; 4:30 pm; Chamberin 5310
tba, Dushko Kuzmanovski, Physics Department

   Tuesday, October 22nd
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
A physics approach to understanding complex networks (Clay Memorial Lecture), Michelle Girvan, University of Maryland

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 4:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin
The Many Ways to Galileon Inflation and an Intriguing Window in Parameter Space, Matteo Fasiello, Case Western Reserve University

   Wednesday, October 23rd
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 1:00 pm; Chamberlin 5280
Yukawas in F-theory GUTs, Fernando Marchesano, Instituto de Fısica Teorica, Madrid

   Thursday, October 24th
Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
Galaxy Clusters in the Distant Universe, Kim-Vy Tran, Texas A&M University

   Friday, October 25th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Title to be announced, Yue Zhao, Stanford University

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Search for signatures of dark matter induced nucleon decay, Yue Zhao, Stanford University

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Multiwavelength Astronomy, the Origin of Cosmic Rays, and the HAWC Observatory, Petra Hüntemeyer, Michigan Technological University
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2013/10/25.html

   Monday, October 28th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Condensed Matter Theory Group Seminar; 4:30 pm; Chamberin 5310
Raman Scattering as an Effective Tool to Study the Low-Temperature Properties of Low-Dimensional Quantum Magnets. Theoretical Perspectives., Natalia Perkins, Physics Department

   Tuesday, October 29th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
DNA databasing for forensic use, Rohaizah James, Promega Corp

Atomic Physics Seminar; 2:00 pm; to be reserved
Steady-state switching and dispersion/absorption spectroscopy of multilevel atoms inside an optical ring cavity, Jiteng Sheng, University of Arkansas

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 4:00 pm; Chamberlin 5280
A second look at the string theory landscape , Thomas Van Riet, University of Leuven

   Wednesday, October 30th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

   Thursday, October 31st
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
Robust, self-consistent, closed-form tomography of quantum logic gates on a trapped ion qubit, John Gamble, Sandia National Laboratory

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
The E-Nova Project: A Multi -Wavelength Initiative to Prove the ejecta and Environments of Novae, Laura Chomiuk, Michigan State

November 2013

   Friday, November 1st
Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Canceled, Mark Ratner, Northwestern University

   Monday, November 4th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Condensed Matter Theory Group Seminar; 4:30 pm; Chamberin 5310
Full Counting Statistics of Photons Emitted by Double Quantum Dot, Canran Xu, Physics Department

   Tuesday, November 5th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Optimizing the design of air pollution control measures to improve human health, Jamie Schauer, UW Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

   Wednesday, November 6th
Physics Club Event; 5:30 pm; 4274 Chamberlin

   Thursday, November 7th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
Ultracold atoms in synthetic gauge fields: Novel phases and dynamics, Arun Paramekanti, University of Toronto

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
Massive Star Formation Through the Universe, Jonathan Tan, University of Florida

   Friday, November 8th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Title to be announced, Sam McDermott, University of Michigan

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Constraining Dark Matter with Background Light, Sam McDermott, University of Michigan

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Higgs Boson Discovery: What's Next?, Marcela Carena, Fermilab & Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2013/11/08.html

   Monday, November 11th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Condensed Matter Theory Group Seminar; 4:30 pm; Chamberin 5310
Topological transport in spin-orbit coupled bosonic Mott insulators, Clement H. Wong

   Tuesday, November 12th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Tutankhamun's Chariots, Stunt-Kite Ballet, and the Exodus (Chaos Choreography and Modeling), Bela Sandor, UW Department of Engineering Physics

NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 2:30 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
A multi-messenger quest for the sources of the highest energy cosmic rays, Foteini Oikonomou, UCL

   Wednesday, November 13th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

   Thursday, November 14th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; Chamberlin 5310
Universal Features of Counting Statistics of Phase Slips in Superconducting Nanocircuits, Alex Levchenko, Michigan State University

NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 2:30 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
The MicroBooNE and ArgoNeuT Liquid Argon Time Projection Chambers, Jonathan Asaadi, Syracuse

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
Diagnosing Elliptical Galaxy Formation with Simulations, Greg Snyder, STSci

   Friday, November 15th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 11:00 am; Chamberlin 5280
Geometry and the quantum Hall effect, Dam Son, University of Chicago

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Title to be announced, Tongyan Lin, University of Chicago

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Flavored Dark Matter and R-Parity Violation, Tongyan Lin, University of Chicago

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Viscosity, Quark Gluon Plasma, and String Theory, Dam Son, University of Chicago
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2013/11/15.html

   Monday, November 18th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Condensed Matter Theory Group Seminar; 4:30 pm; Chamberlin 5310
Tunnel-Fluctuoscopy: Fluctuation Induced Low-Bias Anomaly, Andrey Varlamov, CNR-SPIN, Rome, Italy

   Tuesday, November 19th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
A historical introduction to quantum computing, Marty Lichtman, UW Department of Physics

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 4:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Detecting dark Matter sub halos with Gaia, Douglas Spolyar, Institut d’astrophysique de Paris

   Wednesday, November 20th
Physics Educational Innovation Forum; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

   Thursday, November 21st
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin
Probing the chiral anomaly with nonlocal transport in Weyl semimetals, Dmytro Pesin, University of Utah

NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 2:30 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
First Evidence of High-Energy Extraterrestrial Neutrinos at IceCube, Claudio Kooper, UW - Madison

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
Constraining the Physics of Star Formation in Galaxies Using the JVLA and GBT, Amanda Kepley, NRAO

Outreach and Education; 7:30 pm; Milwaukee Public Museum
Chasing the Ghost Particle Premiere, Prof Francis Halzen

   Friday, November 22nd
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
The Holomorphic Higgs Portal -- General Methods for the Higgs Lagrangian, Piyush Kumar, Yale University

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
First results from the LUX dark matter experiment at the Sanford Underground Research Facility, Daniel McKinsey, Yale University
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2013/11/22.html

   Monday, November 25th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

   Tuesday, November 26th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
What is art? Arts Immersion five-year report, Russell Gardner, Jr., Medical College of Wisconsin

   Wednesday, November 27th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

December 2013

   Monday, December 2nd
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

   Tuesday, December 3rd
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
What happens when policy comes before science?, Sherry Tanumihardjo, UW Department of Nutritional Sciences

Atomic Physics Seminar; 2:00 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
Quantum Spin Ice with Rydberg dressed atoms, Alexander Glaetzle, University of Innsbruck

Atomic Physics Seminar; 2:00 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
A hybrid Rydberg atom-superconductor quantum interface, Jonathan Pritchard, UW Madison

   Wednesday, December 4th
Career Talk; 3:30 pm; 2103 Chamberlin Hall
SHINE Medical Technologies, Greg Piefer, CEO, SHINE Medical Technologies

   Thursday, December 5th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin
Non-equilibirum Dynamics with Cold Polar Molecules: Glasses and the Hexatic Phase, Dr. Wolfgang Lechner, University of Innsbruck

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
“Star Formation, Solar Physics, and Stellar Astrophysics: A Data-Intensive Approach”, Keivan Stassun, Vanderbuilt University

   Friday, December 6th
 Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology), CANCELLED - TO BE RESCHEDULED;
2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Title to be announced, Devin Walker, SLAC

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
The dark 3+1+1 model, Jinrui Huang, Los Alamos National Lab

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
New Frontiers of Quantum Simulations with Atoms and Ions, Prof. Dr. Peter Zoller, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Universität Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2013/12/06.html

   Monday, December 9th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Condensed Matter Theory Group Seminar; 4:30 pm; Chamberin 5310
Interplay between many-body and single-particle interactions in iridates and rhodates, Yuriy Sizyuk, Physics Department

   Tuesday, December 10th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Responding to climate change: poetry and local action, Robin Chapman and Jean Bahr, UW Department of Communicative Disorders and Department of Geoscience

   Wednesday, December 11th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

   Thursday, December 12th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin
Topological Kondo Insulators, Victor Galitski, University of Maryland

NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 2:30 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Newborn Pulsars as sources of Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic Rays, Ke Fang, U. Chicago

   Friday, December 13th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 12:30 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Strongly-Interacting Supersymmetry: Theoretical Motivations and Phenomenology, Lauren Pearce, UCLA

 Physics Department Colloquium, Holiday Office Party;
4:30 pm; 2103 Chamberlin Hall
Holiday Colloquium, 3rd Year Graduate Students, UW Madison

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