Spring 2008

Qualifying Exams

January 25, 9:30am, NPB 2205
Tongay Sefaatin

"Magnetic field induced Schottky Barrier height change in lightly doped semiconductors and zero field transport properties of graphite"
Prof. Hebard, Chair

February 11, 1:00PM, NPB 2205
Michael Burns

"Can a unique mass spectrum be obtained using endpoint analysis"
Prof. Matchev, Chair

February 21, 2:00 pm, NPB 2260
Younghak Kim

"Magnetic Properties of One-Dimensional Heisenberg Antiferromagnets Ni(CHN2)2N3(PF6) and Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2"
Prof. Takano, Chair

February 25, 9:30 am, NPB 2260
Daniel Pajerowski

"Size Dependent Spin Transitions in CoFe Prussian Blue Analog Nanoparticles"
Prof. Meisel, Chair

April 1, 10:00 am, NPB 2205
Changhyun Koo

"High Frequency Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Study of Heterometallic Analogs of Mn4 Cubane SMMs"
Prof. Hill, Chair

April 11, 10:30 am, NPB 2260
Chris Pankow

"Burst Search for Gravitational Waves From Binary Black Holes"
Prof. Mitselmakher and Dr. Klimenko, co-Chairs

April 11, 2:30 pm, NPB 2260
Konstantinos Ninios

"Micromechanical Force Detectors for Measuring Magnetization at High Magnetic Fields"
Prof. Chan, Chair

April 16, 3:00 pm, NPB 2165
Mengxing Cheng

"Magnetic Impurities in Dissipative Environments"
Prof. Ingersent, Chair

April 21, 2:00 pm, NPB 2165
Yinan Yu

"The Realistic Arm-locking with Variable Doppler Shifts in Laser Interferometer Space Antenna Simulator"
Prof. Mueller, Chair

April 22, 12:00 pm, NPB 2165
Daniel Barrow

"Atmospheric Gravity Waves in the Stratosphere of Mars and the Upper Atmosphere of Jupiter and Saturn"
Prof. Matcheva, Chair

April 25, 9:30 am, NPB 2165
Debajit Goswami

"Heat Capacity of the Supersolid Transition: Role of Defects"
Prof. Dorsey, Chair

April 29, 3:00 pm, NPB 2165
Bo Liu

"Carbon Nanotube Enabled Vertical Field Effect and Light Emitting Transistors"
Prof. Rinzler, Chair

May 5, 2:00 pm, NPB 2165
Chungwei Wang

"Quantum Magneto Oscillations Near the Quantum Critical Point"
Prof. Maslov, Chair

May 6, 2:00 pm, NPB 2165
Tomoyuki Nakayama

"Quantum Transport in Two Dimensional Ferromagnets"
Prof. Muttalib, Chair

May 14th, 2:00 pm, NPB 2205
Manoj Srivastava

"First-Principles study of defects and dopants in carbon materials"
Prof. Cheng, Chair

Final Exams

March 4, 10:00 am, NPB 2205
Sung Hee Yun

"Effect of Disorder in Cuprates and Manganites"
Prof. Biswas, Chair

March 20, 3:00 pm, NPB 2165
Emre Kahya

"Quantum Gravitational Correction to Scalar Field Equations during Inflation"
Prof. Woodard, Chair

March 31, 2:00 pm, NPB 2165
Zhuangchun Wu

"Tunable Contact Barrier of Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Films for Electrical Contact to Semiconductors and Polymers"
Prof. Rinzler, Chair

April 2, 4:00 pm, NPB 2165
Sinan Selcuk

"Optical Studies of Subwavelength Structures"
Prof. Hebard, Chair

April 3, 9:00 am, NPB 2165
Glenn Watson

"Affine Quantization of Metric Variables"
Prof. Klauder, Chair

April 8, 1:00 pm, NPB 2205
William Brian Lane

"Conductances in the Two-Impurity Anderson Model"
Prof. Ingersent, Chair

April 16, 10:00 am, NPB 2165
Wei Chen

"Disorder and Correlations in Metallic Cuprates"
Prof. Hirschfeld, Chair

April 17, 9:00 am, NPB 2165
Glenn Watson

"Affine Quantization of Metric Variables"
Prof. Klauder, Chair

April 25, 2:00 pm, NPB 2165
Sung-Soo Kim

"Light-Cone Formulation of Maximally Supersymmetric Theories in Superspace" Prof. Ramond, Chair