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Events

Thursday, March 5, 2020 — 9:30 AM EST

Due to the APS March Meeting being canceled, IQC has scheduled a mini-symposium for University of Waterloo students to give their accepted talks.

Talks are open for all to attend.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 — 1:30 PM EST

Nicole Yunger Halpern, Harvard University

Thermodynamics has shed light on engines, efficiency, and time’s arrow since the Industrial Revolution. But the steam engines that powered the Industrial Revolution were large and classical. Much of today’s technology and experiments are small-scale, quantum, far from equilibrium, and processing information.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 — 10:30 AM EST

Special Seminar featuring Wenchao Xu, MIT

Photons interact weakly in vacuum. Finding an optical medium that manifests optical nonlinearity at individual photon level is fascinating, as it opens the possibility to build up all-optical quantum devices, and form novel quantum many-body states of lights.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT

A Monochromatic Atom-wide Electron Probe for Nanoscale Materials Excitations

Maureen Joel Lagos
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy
McMaster University, Ontario, Canada

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
2:30 p.m.
C2-361 (Reading Room)

Abstract

Friday, August 30, 2019 — 11:45 AM EDT

Topological Insulator-Superconductor Heterostructures and Devices

Lin Li, IQC

Friday, August 23, 2019 — 11:45 AM EDT

Academic Writing Workshop #4

Elisabeth van Stam (UW Writing and Communication Centre)

Monday, August 12, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT

Sangwook Lee, Ewha Womans University

Friday, July 19, 2019 — 11:45 AM EDT

Michael Chen

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 — 10:00 AM EDT

Exponentially faster antisymmetrization

Maria Kieferova

Friday, July 12, 2019 — 11:45 AM EDT

Academic Writing Workshop #3

Elisabeth van Stam (UW Writing and Communication Centre)

Join us for our ongoing writing series on clarity in scientific writing. During this session, we will cover theory and practical examples related to active vs. passive voice, verb tense in scientific writing, parallel structure and more.

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