DAVIDSON PHYSICS

Note: Our usual seminar time is 4 pm with refreshments in the lobby of Dana starting at 3:45pm. 

Students are welcome to join us for lunch at the Commons with our seminar speaker. 

2010-2011 SEMINAR SCHEDULE 

Fall 2010

09/02/2010  

DAVIDSON STUDENT SUMMER RESEARCH

 

   

Leah Ruckle The biharmonic oscillator and asymmetric linear potentials: Momentum-space wave functions in the extreme quantum limit

    Ryan Crum  Study of Radiative and Heat-Generating Recombination in GaAs
    Mark Crowley  Defect-related recombination and free-carrier diffusion near an isolated defect in GaAs
   

 

09/09/2010  

DAVIDSON STUDENT SUMMER RESEARCH

 

    Wade Morgan Low Resolution Photodetachment Spectroscopy of the S2- Ion
    Melissa Guzman  Radioisotope-Powered Hopper Mission Design for Europan Environment Using In-Situ Propellants
    Lindsey Martin Ytterbium and Erbium in Sol Gel Glass
     
10/07/2010   Lawrence Krauss  Arizona State University
    Our Miserable Future:  From Inflation to Eternity
     
     
     
     
   

 

     

Spring 2011

01/27/2011   Dr. Mario Belloni, Department of Physics, Davidson College
    Telescopes 101: Everything You Wanted to Know about Telescopes, But Were Afraid to Ask
     
02/18/2011   Dr. Ann Silversmith, Department of Physics, Hamilton College
    Synthesis and spectroscopy of rare earth based glasses
     
03/10/2011   Kelly Howell (Davidson College class of  2008)
   

Satellite Observations of Rainfall and Water Vapor

     
04/14/2011   Dr. Jim Nolen, (Davidson College class of 2000) Department of Mathematics, Duke University
    Homogenization: Mathematics for Heterogeneous Materials
     
04/21/2011   Dr. Matthew Rave, Department of Chemistry and Physics, Western Carolina University
   

From Quantum Interference to Teacup Rides: an Introduction to the Geometric Phase

   

 

05/03/2011  

Student Research Seminars TBA

     
     

Look at the seminars from 09-10, 08-09, 07-08, 06-07, 05-06, 04-05, 03-04, 02-03, 01-02, 00-01, 99-00, and 98-99

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