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Spring 2015 Physics Colloquia

February 19, 2015

Lewis & Clark Physics Colloquium, Olin 204
Spring 2015
Mondays, 4:15pm (refreshments in Olin Foyer at 4pm)


Jan 26.  Nima Dinyari**,  University of Oregon

“Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics: Nitrogen Vacancy Centers Coupled to a Whispering Gallery Microresonators” 

**Dr. Dinyari is a Director of the University of Oregon’s Master’s Internship Program and will be discussing this Program, in addition to cavity QED.  With PIZZA!


Feb 2. Laura Riihimaki, Pacific National Lab

“Measuring Cloud Microphysical Properties at the ARM Climate Research Facility”


Feb 16. Alaina Green (LC ’13) University of Washington

“Ultracold Heteronuclear Molecules: Towards a Tunable Many Body Quantum System.”


March 2. Andrew Johnston (LC ’94)

“There and Back Again: Purposes and Practices of Science Education”


March 16.  Cory Sieg, (LC ’04) EDF Renewable Energy

“Intro to Wind Resource Assessment: How I Use Physics to Evaluate Wind Farms”


March 30.  Ken Brown, Georgia Tech

“Quantum Computation: The Boundary of Science and Computer Science”


April 13. Paul Allen, Lewis & Clark College

“The Initial Value Problem in General Relativity”


April 27. Advanced Lab Students