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Events During April, 2010

   Thursday, April 1st
Spring Break
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin
Electronic Orbital Currents and Polarization in Mott Insulators, Cristian Batista, Los Alamos National Laboratory
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   Friday, April 2nd
Spring Break
Physics Department Colloquium; 4:00 pm;
No Colloquium--Spring Break
   Monday, April 5th
Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:05 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall
"How to Make a Big International Project Happen: Lessons from ITER", James W. Van Dam, University of Texas-Austin/Institute for Fusion Studies
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High Energy Seminar; 4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (Coffee and Cookies at 3:45 pm)
A New High-Sensitivity Search for Muon-to-Electron Conversion at Fermilab, Dr. Robert Bernstein, FNAL
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   Tuesday, April 6th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
"Running Form Modification: When Self-selected is not Preferred", Bryan Heiderscheit, UW-Madison, Dept. of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
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 Astronomy Colloquium, Sponsored by WOWSAP (Women of WI Strengthening Astronomy and Physics";
3:30 pm; 3425 Sterling Hall
"Probing the Inner and Outer Milky Way", Juna Kollmeier, Carnegie Observatories
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   Wednesday, April 7th
Department Meeting
12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
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   Thursday, April 8th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin
Spin electronics for materials spectroscopy, Christoph Boehme, University of Utah
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NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
The Chiral Magnetic Effect and local parity violation at RHIC, Dmitri Kharzeev, Brookhaven National Laboratory
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   Friday, April 9th
NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 2:30 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
Diffuse Emission of GeV and TeV Gamma Rays: Prospects with Fermi and HAWC, Petra Huentemeyer, Michigan Technological University
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Physics Department Colloquium; 4:00 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee and cookies at 3:30 pm)
Baryons: Testing Ground of QCD Dynamics, Jose Goity, JLab/Hampton University
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   Monday, April 12th
Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:05 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall
"Ideal and Non-Ideal Tokamak Edge Stability Calculations", Nate Ferraro, General Atomics
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High Energy Seminar; 4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (Coffee and Cookies at 3:45 pm)
New Results for Electron-Neutrino Appearance in MINOS, Prof. Mayly Sanchez, Iowa State
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   Tuesday, April 13th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
"Shock Waves in Nature and in Numerical Computations", James Rossmanith, UW-Madison, Dept. of Mathematics
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Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 3425 Sterling Hall
" Nearby, Thermally Emitting Neutron Stars", David Kaplan, UW-Milwaukee
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   Wednesday, April 14th
Phenomenology Seminar; 11:00 am; 4272 Chamberlin Hall
Precise Predictions for Higgs Production at Hadron Colliders within the SM and Beyond, Radja Boughezal, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Zürich
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   Thursday, April 15th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin
Quantum Critical Behavior in Cuprate Superconductors, Tom Lemberger, The Ohio State University
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NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
DeepCore - Extending the physics reach of the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, Darren Grant, University of Alberta
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   Friday, April 16th
 Physics Department Colloquium, Fay Ajzenberg-Selove Colloquium;
4:00 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 3:30 pm)
Dark Matter in the Universe, Katherine Freese, University of Michigan
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   Monday, April 19th
Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:05 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall
"Multi-Energy SXR Imaging for Magnetically Confined Fusion Studies", Luis Felpe Delgado-Aparicio, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
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   Tuesday, April 20th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
"The Dynamics of Performance Management: Governance Reform Amidst Complexity", Donald Moynihan, UW-Madison La Folette School of Public Affairs
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Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 3425 Sterling Hall
"Modeling surface velocity fields from tidal interactions: the one-layer approximation", Gloria Konigsberger, UNAM
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   Wednesday, April 21st
Department Meeting
12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
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NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 2:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
A search for ultrahigh energy neutrinos in the ANITA experiment, Dr. Brian Mercurio, The Ohio State University
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NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
Core Collapse Supernova Neutrino Detection, Kate Scholberg, Duke University
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   Thursday, April 22nd
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin
Emergent Supersymmetry and String in Condensed Matter Systems, Sung-Sik Lee, McMaster University
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   Friday, April 23rd
Physics & Astronomy Department; 12:00 pm; Courtyard between Chamberlin & Sterling (weather permitting)
Senior Sendoff Pizza Party
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Special Plasma Theory Seminar; 12:00 pm; 414 ERB
"Two Novel Diagnostic Techniques for Spherical Tokamaks (plus a bit of biology)", Dr. Roddy Vann, University of York, York, UK
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Theory/Phenomenology Seminar; 2:30 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Prospects for Hypercharged and Gaugino AMSB at the LHC, Howie Baer, University of Oklahoma
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Physics Department Colloquium; 4:00 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 3:30 pm)
The Transient Revolution in Astrophysics, Eliot Quataert, UC-Berkeley
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   Monday, April 26th
 NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum, Joint with High Energy;
4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
Cosmic Rays and the Quest for New Physics, Stefano Profumo, U.C. Santa Cruz
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   Tuesday, April 27th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Title to be announced, Ananth Seshadri, UW-Madison, Dept. of Economics
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Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 3425 Sterling Hall
"The Nova Outburst: Evidence for a New Paradigm?", Dr. Robert Williams, STSci
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   Thursday, April 29th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin
Can the Moon affect entanglement transfer?, Joseph H. Eberly, University of Rochester
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NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
Many-body high energy QCD: from wee partons to the perfect fluid, Raju Venugopalan, Brookhaven National Laboratory
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   Friday, April 30th
 NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum, Joint with Phenomenology;
2:30 pm; 5280 Chamberlin
A Lattice Calculation of QCD Critical Point from Canonical Ensemble, Keh-Fei Liu, University of Kentucky
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Physics Department Colloquium; 4:00 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 3:30 pm)
Plasma Turbulence in the Solar Wind, Bill Dorland, University of Maryland
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