FALL 2012

Qualifying Exams

Robert Hembree
Wednesday, September 19, 1:15pm in 2165 NPB
“Photoconductivity at nanostructured semiconductor surfaces: A density matrix approach”
Chairs: David Micha/Hai Ping Cheng

Chris Aoyama
Friday, September 21, 1:00pm in 2205 NPB
"Magnetization Measurements in One Dimensional Quantum Antiferromagnets"
Chair: Yasumasa Takano

Chris Mueller
Wednesday, October 31, 10:00am in 2165 NPB
"Understanding the Field Distribution in a 4 Kilometer Interferometer"
Chair: Guido Mueller

Doug Rank
Thursday, November 15, 1:15pm in 2165 NPB
"QCD at High Multiplicity"
Chair: Richard Field

Evan Thatcher
Monday, November 19, 2:00pm in 2260 NPB
"Phonons in Solids"
Chair: Chris Stanton Co-Chair: David Tanner

Viabhav Tiwari
Monday, November 19, 8:30am in 2165 NPB
"Search for Gravitational Waves from Eccentric Binary Black Holes"
Chair: Sergey Klimenko

Aurelijus Rinkevicius
Tuesday, November 27, 12:00pm in 2205 NPB
"Measuring the Higgs-like particle's properties with the CMS detector at the LHC collider"
Chair: Guenakh Mitselmakher

Matt Snowball
Wednesday, November 28, 9:00am in 2165 NPB
"Evidence for a new boson near 125 GeV in the search for H-->ZZ-->4l using Z-->4l for validation of systematic errors at CMS"
Chair: Paul Avery

Aaron Spector
Friday, November 30, 12:00pm in 2165 NPB
"Investigation of an on-axis telescope for space based interferometric gravitational wave detectors."
Chair: Guido Mueller

Dan Grant
Monday, December 3, 9:30am in 2260 NPB
"Magnetic field effects on dielectrophoresis in manganites"
Chair: Amlan Biswas

Daniel Amariutei
Monday, December 10th, 1:30pm in 2260 NPB
"High Speed Alignment Control of an Optical Resonator"
Chair: David Tanner

Final Exams

Dylan Sweeney
Monday, August 20, 9:30am in 2165 NPB
"Laser communications for LISA and the University of Florida LISA Interferometry Simulator"
Chair: Guido Mueller

Siddhartha Ghosh
Friday, November 2, 1:00pm in 2205 NPB
"Experimental Studies on Magnetic Nano Structures and Anti-Ferromagnetic Thin Films"
Chair: Art Hebard

Hsinjung Lin
Tuesday, November 27, 10:00am in 2165 NPB
"The Zonal Mean Structure of Clouds and Haze on Saturn from Cassini/CIRS Observations"
Chair: Katia Matcheva