Physics Seminars

Fall 2013

Joelle Murray: Proteins, Sand-piles, and Complexity
September 20, 2013

Fall 2012

Travis Bear, David Fukunaga, Darrin Ginoza, Alex Turpin, Neil McIntyre, Danny Brzovic: Senior Research Projects
December 7, 2012

Elizabeth Groves: A Soliton Collision for Laser Pulse Storage, Manipulation, and Retrieval
November 30, 2012

Anders H. Hansen: Ultracold Mixtures of Lithium and Ytterbium
November 2, 2012

Nick Tufillaro: Water Colors from Oregon
October 26, 2012

David Griffiths: Hidden Momentum
October 5, 2012

Jon Abramson: Designing New Drugs to treat Ventricular Arrhythmias and Heart Failure
September 21, 2012

Spring 2012

Nathan Williams: Weak Quantum Measurements
April 6, 2012

Rick Watkins: New Perspectives on the Expansion of the Universe
March 23, 2012

Roberta Bigelow: GRE Subject Test in Physics
March 16, 2012

Jerry Houser: What to do with a Physics Degree
March 9, 2012

Frank Bash: How We Know How the Universe Started
March 6, 2012

Beth Dittman and Cindy Koenig Richards: Teach for America
March 2, 2012

Shannon O'Leary: Using Noise from Transparency to Measure Magnetic Fields
February 24, 2012

Jared Green, Kristen Norton, Devon Sherrow-Groves: University of Oregon Master's Industrial Internship Panel Discussion
January 27, 2012

Fall 2011

Phillip Lotshaw, Ben Donovan, Jesse Sant and Samantha Nhim: Senior Research Projects
December 9, 2011

Jenna Hermann, Hayley Whitson, Kenneth Miller: Senior Research Projects
December 8, 2011

Oksana Ostroverkhova: Understanding the Physics of Organic Optoelectronic Materials
November 18, 2011

Janet Tate: The Semiconductor Playground: Interesting applications of wide- and narrow-gap semiconductors and how they teach you (almost) everything about physics
November 4, 2011

Marina Guenza: Thermodynamic Consistency and Other Stories: Course-graining Theories of Macromolecular Systems
October 28, 2011

Lucas Illing: Parameter identification from scalar time series generated by a chaotic Malkus-Lorenz water wheel
October 14, 2011

Graham Kribs: Dark Matters in Particle Physics
October 7, 2011

Ben Donovan, Phillip Lotshaw, Kenneth Miller and Samantha Nhim: Senior Research Proposals
September 30, 2011

Jenna Hermann, Erik Reinhart, Jesse Sant and Hayley Whitson: Senior Research Proposals
September 23, 2011

Spring 2011

Jan Kleinert: Life Outside the Ivory Tower - Being a Physicist in Industry
April 22, 2011

Bethe Scalettar: Visualizing Nanoscale Structures with Fluorescence Microscopy by Turning Off the Light
April 8, 2011

David Latimer: Nu Clues from Oscillation Physics
April 1, 2011

Nicholas A. Kuhta: Dispersion Engineering with Amorphous Metamaterials
March 18, 2011

Chris Larson: Professional Skills for Scientists and Program Overview
March 11, 2011

James Schombert: Cosmology 101
February 18, 2011

Gregory Bothun: The Physics of the World Energy Problem
February 11, 2011

Nelia Mann: Strings and Mesons: Another Look at the Particle Zoo
February 4, 2011

Fall 2010

John Essick: How a Quantum Dot Gets Its Color
October 8, 2010

Kirsten Brookshire: Unipolar Fatigue Testing in PZT Piezoelectric Thin Films
November 19, 2010

Jennifer Heath: Peering Into the Heart of a Solar Cell
October 29, 2010

David McIntyre: Optical Tweezers for Trapping and Maniuplation of Particles
October 15, 2010

Mishkat Bhattacharya: Detecting Level Crossings Without Looking at the Spectrum
October 1, 2010

Kyle Kotaich: Lifetime Limitations of Commercial Lithium Batteries
September 10, 2010

Spring 2010

Andrew Dawes: Nonlinear Optics in Cold Atoms
April 9, 2010

Lucas Illing: Nonlinear Dynamics of Optoelectronic Feedback Oscillators
March 12, 2010

Fall 2009

Michaela Kleinert: Cool Stuff - Ultracold Atoms (and Molecules) at WU
November 23, 2009

Rick Watkins: Large Scale Flows of Galaxies: A Challenge for the Standard Model of Cosmology?
November 16, 2009

Lawrence J. Davis III: Characterization and Modeling of Chemically Deposited Silver Thin Film Structure
November 9, 2009

Raghuveer Parthasaranthy: Manipulating Membrane Mechanics
October 26, 2009

Chris Harland: Microrheology in Black Lipid Membranes
October 19, 2009

Cody Leary: Spin and Orbital Rotation of Electrons and Photons via Spin-Orbit Interaction: Why Electrons and Photons are not so very different after all
October 12, 2009

Nathan Kuwada: Artificial Molecular Motors: Simulation and Design
September 27, 2009

David Altman: Understanding the Regulated Activity of the Motor Protein Myosin
September 21, 2009

Kathy Hadley: Magnetic Corrugation Instability
September 14, 2009

Spring 2009

Fall 2008

Spring 2008