Spring 2007

Qualifying Exams

Jan 23, 1:00 pm, NPB 2205
Rajiv Misra

"In Situ Measurements on Ultrathin Magnetic Films"
Chair, Prof Hebard

Feb 27, 1:00pm, NPB 2205
Alix Preston

"Stable Structures for Interferometric Gravitational Wave Detectors"
Chair, Prof Mueller

March 23, 10:30 am, NPB 2260
Nathan C. Heston

"Room Temperature Space-Charge-Limited Mobility Studies on Conjugated Polymers"
Chair, Prof Tanner

March 27, 1:00 pm, NPB 2205
Sung Su Kim

"High Frequency Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Studies of the Spin Gap Compound NiCl_2-4SC(NH_2)_2"
Chair, Prof Hill

March 28, 1:00 pm, NPB 2205
Saiti Datta

"High Frequency EPR Studies of an Antiferromagnetic Supramolecular Grid"
Chair, Prof Hill

April 4, 1:00 pm, NPB 2260
Ritesh K. Das

"Nanomagnetism in Granular Ni/Al_2O_3 and Layered Fe/Pd Thin Films"
Chair, Prof Hebard

April 17, 9:30am, NPB 2165
Gregory R. Boyd

"Transport in Cuprates"
Chair, Prof Hirschfeld

April 17, 12:00 pm (noon), NPB 2165
Iuri A. Oksuzian

"Search for the TT-Bar Resonance on CDF" Chair, Prof Konigsberg
Co-Chair, Prof Korytov

April 24, 2:00 pm, NPB 2228
Daniel J. Sindhikara

"Studies in Replica Exchange Molecular Dynamics"
Chair, Prof Roitberg

April 25, 12:30 pm, NPB 2260
Andrew L. Hill

"Helium Recombination in the Early Universe"
Chair, Prof Fry

April 26, 9:30 am, NPB 2260
Gill D. Brubaker

"Spin-Coat Assembly of Photonic Crystals and Nano Arrays"
Chair, Prof Tanner

April 26, 10:00 am, NPB 2205
Alexander F. Kemper

"Impurity Studies in Cuprate Superconductors"
Chair, Prof Cheng

May 10, 10:30 am, NPB 2260
Daniel I. Arenas

"Proposed Experiments Using a Free Electron Laser"
Chair, Prof Tanner


Final Exams

April 9, 10:00 am, NPB 2205
Shu-Chen Liu

"Quantum Turbulence: Decay of Grid Turbulence in a Dissipationless Fluid" Chair, Prof Ihas

April 12, 1:30 pm, NPB 2165
Karthik H. Shankar

"Black Hole Evaporation: Validity of Quasi-static Approximation"
Chair, Prof Whiting

April 19, 1:30 pm, NPB 2165
Anand Balaraman

"Cell Count Moments in the Halo Model"
Chair, Prof Fry

April 24, 11:00 am, NPB 2165
Shun-Pei Miao

"The Fermion Self-Energy During Inflation"
Chair, Prof Woodard

May 7, 11:00 am, NPB 2165
Aravind Natarajan

"A Study of the Inner Caustics of Cold Dark Matter Halos"
Chair, Prof Sikivie

May 31, 3:00 pm, NPB 2165
Alexei A. Drozdetski

"The Standard Model Higgs Boson Discovery Potential in the Decay Channel H -> ZZ(*) -> 4 MU with the CMS Detector"
Chair, Prof Mitselmakher
Co-Chair, Prof Korytov