Gettysburg College
Physics Department

 2007-08 COLLOQUIA*

*[latin colloquy fr. com + loqui to speak] conversation, dialogue; an academic meeting at which specialist(s) speak on a given subject
            and then answer questions about it 

Fall, 2007:
 

Friday, September 7, 2007
Mara Auditorium (Masters 110) 3:00 p.m.
Patricia J. Lee
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Quantum Information Processing using Atoms and Ions
Friday, September 28, 2007
Mara Auditorium, 3:00 p.m.
Neil Zimmerman
National Institute of Standards and Technology
What is the Charge Quantum That Moves in a SET Pump (e or not e)?
Tuesday, October 2, 2007
Science Center 200, 7:00 p.m.
Maria Cristina Pineda de Carias
Director,
Observatory of Astronomy of Honduras  
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras
18 Rabbit's Plan for "Plaza del Sol" in Copan Honduras
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Mara Auditorium, 4:00 p.m.
Thomas B. Greenslade, Jr.
Professor Emeritus of Physics, Kenyon College
Sparks and Wiggles
 Friday, October 28, 2007
Mara Auditorium, 4:00 p.m.
Greg Mizell, '79
VLOC/II-VI
An Overview of the Growth and Manufacture of Crystals for Laser and Optoelectronic Applications
Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Mara Auditorium, 2:30 p.m.
Raymond Simmonds
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO)  Quantum Legos: Custom Designed Superconducting
Atoms and Cavities
Friday, November 30, 2007
Mara Auditorium, 3:15 p.m. 
Christine Kuhn and Samantha Fay
Gettysburg College
Report on Summer Research
Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Mara Auditorium, 3:00 p.m. 
Laurence A. Marschall
W.K.T. Sahm Professor of Physics, Gettysburg College
Deconstructing Pluto
Friday, December 7, 2007
Mara Auditorium, 3:15 p.m. 
Daiji Kawamura, Melissa Schmidt
  and David Yager-Elorriaga
Gettysburg College
Report on Summer Research


S
pring, 2008:
 

Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Mara Auditorium (Masters 110)
4:00 p.m.
Michael Faux
SUNY College at Oneonta
Are All Particles Created Equal?
Monday, February 18, 2008
Mara Auditorium (Masters 110)
4:00 p.m. 
Michael Strickland
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Quantum Chromodynamics at Extreme Conditions
Thursday, February 21, 2008
Mara Auditorium (Masters 110)
3:15 p.m. 

David Mattingly
University of California, Davis
Hunting for Quantum Gravity

Monday, February 25, 2008
Mara Auditorium (Masters 110)
4:00 p.m.
Matthew Mewes
Marquette University
Testing the Limits of Relativity
Friday, March 14, 2008
Mara Auditorium (Masters 110)
3:30 p.m.
Christine Rene Lynch
Gettysburg College Class of 2009
What the Formation of the First Starts Let in its Wake
Friday, March 14, 2008
Mara Auditorium (Masters 110)
3:30 p.m.
J. David Newcomer
Gettysburg College Class of 2009
The Effects of Lasing on the Population Distribution of a Helium Neon Plasma
Monday, April 14, 2008
Mara Auditorium (Masters 110)
3:00 p.m.
Charles A. Lee
University of Texas, Austin
Experimental Study of Helicon Plasmas with Application to Space Propulsion
Friday, April 18, 2008
Mara Auditorium (Masters 110)
4:00 p.m.
Erin Elisabeth Smith
Gettysburg College Class of 2008
Optimization of a Carbon Diagnostic for Use in the Analysis of an Inertial Confinement Fusion Implosion
Friday, April 18, 2008
Mara Auditorium (Masters 110)
4:00 p.m.
Brock Richard Russell
Gettysburg College Class of 2008
Energy Gaps of Doped and Co-Doped Silicon Nanowires
Friday, April 25, 2008
Masters 208
3:30 p.m.
Anne Elyse Emerson
Gettysburg College Class of 2008
Lego Girls:
Program Approaches and Strategies that Foster Elementary School Girls’ Interest, Persistence, and Confidence in STEM
Friday, April 25, 2008
Masters 208
4:00 p.m.
Matthew Edward Galante
Gettysburg College Class of 2008
Investigation of the Hyperfine Splitting of the Niobium Atom using Laser Optogalvanic Spectroscopy
Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Mara Auditorium (Masters 110)
3:30 p.m.
Anne Marie Forney
Gettysburg College Class of 2008
Sing-chronizing Qubits in Two-Part Harmony
Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Mara Auditorium (Masters 110)
4:00 p.m.
William Clark Brehm, IV
Gettysburg College Class of 2008
A Photometric Search for Variable Stars in the Open Cluster NGC 6811
Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Mara Auditorium (Masters 110)
4:00 p.m.
Joseph T. Trout
Drexel University
TBA
Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Mara Auditorium (Masters 110)
4:00 p.m.
Curt W. Foltz
Clarion University
TBA
Monday, June 9, 2008
Mara Auditorium (Masters 110)
4:00 p.m.
Jeffrey R. Groff
The College of William & Mary
Markov Chain Models of Calcium Puffs and Sparks
  


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