Events - 2013

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 — 10:00 AM EST

Candidate:  Aimee Gunther
Title:  "Ultrafast Coincidence Characteristics of Entangled Photons Towards Entangled Two-Photon Absorption”

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 — 10:00 AM EST

Candidate:  Haipeng Su

Title:  "Orientation and Transitions of Lyotropic Lamellar Phase under Shear”
 

Thursday, December 12, 2013 — 4:00 PM EST

Professor Jun Ye
JILA, National Institute of Standards and Technology and University of Colorado

Thursday, December 5, 2013 — 4:00 PM EST

The Accelerating Universe

Roger Blandford
Luke Blossom Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University
Professor of Physics at Stanford University and at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 — 8:00 PM EST

The Observatory is open for public tours usually on the first Wednesday of each month, offering a chance to look through the university's telescope. This will be preceded by a short talk on astronomy (around 30 minutes) plus an opportunity to ask questions, followed by a tour of the dome.

Friday, November 22, 2013 — 10:00 AM EST

Candidate:  Deny Hamel

Title:  "Direct Generation of Three-photon Entanglement Using Cascaded Downconversion”

Thursday, November 21, 2013 — 4:00 PM EST

Dr. Dmitry Pushin,
Research Assistant Professor, Institute for Quantum Computing
University of Waterloo

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST

Ralph E. Pudritz
Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Director, Origins Institute, McMaster University

>> learn more about Dr. Pudrits

Monday, November 18, 2013 — 1:30 PM EST

Candidate:  Jonathan Ziprick

Title:  "Toward Canonical General Relativity in the Loop Gravity Phase Space”

Thursday, November 14, 2013 — 4:00 PM EST

Directed Cell Motility – Using physical models to decipher biological mechanisms

Professor Herbert Levine
Hasselmann Professor of Bioengineering;
Director, Center for Theoretical Biological Physics;
Department of Bioengineering;
Rice University

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 — 11:30 AM EST

Janice Bruin
Waterloo Co-operative Education & Career Action

Co-op Refresher for Physics Students

With the introduction of three new Physics programs, there are an increased number of Physics students looking for co-op employment for Winter 2014.  Let CECA help you in your search for Winter employment.

Audience: 2A Physics students who are currently in the process of seeking employment for their first work term in Winter 2014.

What will be covered?

Thursday, November 7, 2013 — 4:00 PM EST

Professor Boris Spivak, Department of Physics, University of Washington

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 — 8:00 PM EST

The Observatory is open for public tours usually on the first Wednesday of each month, offering a chance to look through the university's telescope. This will be preceded by a short talk on astronomy (around 30 minutes) plus an opportunity to ask questions, followed by a tour of the dome.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 — 11:30 AM EST

Robert Mann
Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Waterloo

Thursday, October 31, 2013 — 4:00 PM EDT

Statistical Mechanics of Money, Income, Debt, and Energy Consumption

Professor Victor Yakovenko
Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Thursday, October 24, 2013 — 4:00 PM EDT

Seeing cells in the living eye: Pushing the limits of high-resolution retinal imaging

Jennifer J Hunter
Assistant Professor, Flaum Eye Institute
University of Rochester

Thursday, October 17, 2013 — 4:00 PM EDT

Model-Free Measurement of the Excited-State Fraction in a Rb Magneto-Optical Trap Using the MOTRIMS Methodology

Professor Brett DePaola,
Department of Physics and J. R. MacDonald
Kansas State University

Thursday, October 10, 2013 — 4:00 PM EDT

Black Holes and Dark Matter through the Eyes of Texas

Karl Gebhardt
University of Texas, Austin

Thursday, October 10, 2013 — 9:00 AM EDT

Candidate:  Daniel Criger

Title:  "Practical Advances in Quantum Error Correction and Communication”

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 — 8:00 PM EDT

The Observatory is open for public tours usually on the first Wednesday of each month, offering a chance to look through the university's telescope. This will be preceded by a short talk on astronomy (around 30 minutes) plus an opportunity to ask questions, followed by a tour of the dome.

Thursday, October 3, 2013 — 4:00 PM EDT

Cavity-QED with ultracold atoms

Prof. Duncan O’Dell, McMaster University

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 — 11:30 AM EDT

Looking into the living eye: a window to understanding vision and the brain

Dr. Melanie Campbell
Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Waterloo

Thursday, September 26, 2013 — 4:00 PM EDT

Inflation from a Fundamental Theory Perspective

Dr. Amjad Ashoorioon, Lancaster University, UK

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 — 11:30 AM EDT

Thinking About Grad Studies... maybe in Canada or even Ontario? Best consider a few facts and apply for NSERC and OGS scholarships

Michel Gingras
Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Waterloo

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 — 9:00 PM EDT

The Observatory is open for public tours usually on the first Wednesday of each month, offering a chance to look through the university's telescope. This will be preceded by a short talk on astronomy (around 30 minutes) plus an opportunity to ask questions, followed by a tour of the dome.

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