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HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar

The Coannihilation Codex

UserFelix Yu (University of Mainz).

HouseB1.19, DAMTP.

ClockFriday 05 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Birefringence measurements in calcite and sapphire under shock compression

UserGareth Tear, Institute of Shock Physics, Imperial College, London.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 04 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Geometric responses of Quantum Hall systems. Bulk and boundary.

UserAlexander Abanov, Stony Brook University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 04 February 2016, 14:15-15:15

Cavendish Physical Society

Polymer models of cellular nucleus dynamics

UserProf David Holcman (Ecole Normale Superieure).

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

High-throughput calculation of phase diagrams with nested sampling

UserLivia Bartók-Pártay (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 11:30-12:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Nested sampling with Hamiltonian Monte Carlo

UserRobert Baldock (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 11:00-11:30

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Frobenius manifolds, TQFT’s and a class of elliptic solutions

UserIan Strachan (Glasgow).

HouseMR11.

ClockTuesday 02 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Recent results and prospects of charm physics at LHCb

UserMarco Gersabeck (Manchester).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 02 February 2016, 15:00-16:00

AMOP list

Light-matter interactions in hollow-core photonic crystal fibre

UserDr Tijmen Euser (University of Cambridge).

HouseRyle Seminar (Rutherford 930).

ClockMonday 01 February 2016, 15:30-17:00

Special Departmental Seminars

The Different Angles of Cell and Tissue Polarity

This talk is being given as part of the selection process for the University Lectureship in Biological Physics. All welcome

UserDr Veronica Grieneisen, John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park.

HouseRayleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 01 February 2016, 10:30-11:10

Special Departmental Seminars

Tradeoffs between fast growth and adaptability shape microbial phenotypes

This talk is being given as part of the selection process for the University Lectureship in Biological Physics. All welcome

UserDr Markus Basan, ETH Zurich.

HouseRayleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 01 February 2016, 09:45-10:25

Special Departmental Seminars

Quantitative Evolutionary Dynamics

This talk is being given as part of the selection process for the University Lectureship in Biological Physics. All welcome

UserDr Jamie Blundell, SUNY, Stony Brook.

HouseRayleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 01 February 2016, 09:00-09:40

HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar

Renormalization-group effects in dark-matter direct detection

UserJoachim Brod (University of Dortmund).

HouseB1.19, DAMTP.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Droplet-Based Microfluidics: High-Throughput Experimentation One Drop at a Time

UserProf. Andrew J. deMello, Professor of Biochemical Engineering Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zürich, Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1, 8093, Zürich, Switzerland.

HousePippard Lecture Theater.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 14:00-15:00

Special Departmental Seminars

The biosynthetic basis of budding yeast cell size control

This talk is being given as part of the selection process for the University Lectureship in Biological Physics. All welcome

UserDr Kurt Schmoller, Stanford University.

HouseRayleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 10:30-11:10

Special Departmental Seminars

Spying on the inner workings of cells with super-resolution microscopy

This talk is being given as part of the selection process for the University Lectureship in Biological Physics. All welcome

UserDr Suliana Manley, EPFL, Switzerland.

HouseRayleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 09:45-10:25

Special Departmental Seminars

Cell shape and dynamics in biological development

This talk is being given as part of the selection process for the University Lectureship in Biological Physics. All welcome

UserDr Kevin Chalut, BSS Sector, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseRayleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 09:00-09:40

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Evanescent ergosurfaces and ambipolar hyperkähler metrics

UserBen Niehoff (DAMTP).

HouseMR11.

ClockTuesday 26 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

AMOP list

Many-Body Localization Characterized from a One-Particle Perspective

UserFabian Heidrich-Meisner (LMU).

HouseRyle Seminar (Rutherford 930).

ClockMonday 25 January 2016, 15:30-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Composite Plasmonic Nanomaterials for Biosensing and Bioimaging

UserProf. Luis M. Liz-Marzan, Ikerbasque Research Professor and Scientific Director, CIC biomaGUNE, Donostia - San Sebastian, Spain.

HousePippard Lecture Theater.

ClockFriday 22 January 2016, 14:00-15:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Molecular engineering for sustainable energy applications

UserJacqui Cole, Molecular Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

Winton Discussions

Living Laboratory for Sustainability

UserEmily Dunning - Coordinator of the Living Laboratory for Sustainability.

HouseMaxwell Centre, JJ Thomson Seminar Room.

ClockThursday 21 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Spectral statistics of chaotic many-body systems

Please note unusual time

UserSebastian Müller, University of Bristol.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 January 2016, 15:30-16:30

Cavendish Physical Society

"Probabilistic Language in Quantum Field Theory"

UserProfessor Yuri Dokshitzer, LPTHE, Paris and PNPI, St Petersburg, Russia.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 20 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Baby Skyrme models without a potential term

User Jenny Ashcroft (Kent).

HouseMR11.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Looking out for new physics through the top window

UserOleg Brandt (Heidelberg).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2016, 15:00-16:00

Quantum Matter Seminar

Multiferroic hexagonal RMnO3: a model system for 2D triangular lattice antiferromagnets

UserProf. Je-Geun Park. 1-Center for Correlated Electron Systems, Institute for Basic Science (IBS), Seoul. 2-Department of Physics and Astronomy, Seoul National University, Seoul .

HouseTCM Seminar Room (530), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2016, 15:00-16:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Galaxy assembly in 2<z<6.5 from the VUDS survey

UserOlivier Le Fèvre (Laboratoire D’Astrophysique de Marseille, France).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2016, 14:00-15:00

AMOP list

Bell correlations in a Bose-Einstein condensate

UserPhilipp Treutlin (Unibas Switzerland).

HouseRyle Seminar (Rutherford 930).

ClockMonday 18 January 2016, 15:30-17:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

High-sensitivity superconducting detectors for mm/submm/THz astronomy

UserProfessor Sheng-Cai Shi, Purple Mountain Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Bragg Building, Room 133, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 14 December 2015, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Coupling Spin and Charge Transport in Complex Materials

UserDr Martin Gradhand, University of Bristol.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 14:15-15:15

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

TBC (SP Workshop)

UserMr Wooi Kiat Tan, University of Cambridge, Semiconductor Physics Group.

HouseMott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2015, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

The exact functional of density functional theory

UserDr Aron Cohen, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2015, 11:00-12:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

TBA

UserMark Gross (DPMMS).

HouseMR11.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2015, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Detection of the missing Universe with xenon.

UserAuke-Pieter Colijn (UvA Amsterdam & NIKHEF).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2015, 15:00-16:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Are Bulges and Disks Real? *** Seminar cancelled ***

UserMichael Merrifield (School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nottingham).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2015, 14:00-15:00

AMOP list

Realizing quantum networks and secure computations using photons

UserStefanie Barz (Oxford University).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 30 November 2015, 15:30-17:00

HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar

Natural Heavy Supersymmetry

UserMatthew McCullough (CERN).

HouseB1.39, DAMTP.

ClockFriday 27 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Hybrid functional devices based on graphene

UserVincent Bouchiat, Institut Néel, CNRS-Grenoble, France.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Dragons' Den

UserVarious members of TCM.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 November 2015, 14:15-15:15

Quantum Matter Seminar

Ionitronic Effects in Strongly Correlated Oxide Thin Films

UserProfessor Judith Driscoll, Dept. Materials Science, University of Cambridge..

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2015, 11:15-12:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

The generation of free charges in efficient organic solar cells

UserSamuel Smith (TCM Group, University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2015, 11:00-11:40

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Symplectic geometry and feedback loops on graphs.

UserDavid Tourigny (DAMTP).

HouseMR11.

ClockTuesday 24 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Molecular Gas, Star Formation and Galaxy Dynamics from z=2.5-0

UserLinda Tacconi (MPI fuer Extraterrestriche Physik, Garching, Germany).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 24 November 2015, 14:00-15:00

AMOP list

Light-matter interactions in hollow-core photonic crystal fibre

UserDr Tijmen Euser (University of Cambridge).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 23 November 2015, 15:30-17:00

HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar

The Universal One-Loop Effective Action

UserJeremie Quevillon (King's College London).

HouseB1.39, DAMTP.

ClockFriday 20 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Nanophotonic approaches to investigate the spatiotemporal organization of biological membranes

UserProf. Maria F. Garcia-Parajo, ICFO-Institute of Photonic Sciences, Castelldefels (Barcelona), Spain and ICREA- Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats, Barcelona, Spain.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 20 November 2015, 14:00-15:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Hyperspectral imaging - a flexible tool for tissue characterization

UserProf. Lise Lyngsnes Randeberg, Department of Electronics and Telecommunications Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim (Norway) .

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 13 November 2015, 11:00-12:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Structural energetics based on intermetallic reactions

UserChris Braithwaite, SMF Group, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Powerful and deceptive Feynman diagrammatic series

UserEvgeny Kozik, King's College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 14:15-15:15

Cavendish Physical Society

Thermodynamics beyond equilibrium -- the physics of periodically driven quantum systems"

UserProf. Dr. Roderich Moessner, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Quantum Matter Seminar

Emergence of the nematic state in FeSe

UserDr. Amalia Coldea, Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford..

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 11:15-12:15

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Prestellar cores in the ALMA era

UserMalcolm Walmsley (INAF, Arcetri Astrophysics Observatory, Italy).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 10 November 2015, 14:00-15:00

AMOP list

Visualizing Quantum Turbulence in Superfluid 3 He-B using quasiparticles

UserViktor Tseplin (Lancaster University).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 09 November 2015, 15:30-17:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Sine-Gordon kinks and dislocation motion

UserSteven Fitzgerald, Department of Materials Science, University of Oxford.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Tensor Network Representation of Strongly Correlated States of Matter

Note unusual time / day

UserDidier Poilblanc, Laboratoire de Physique Théorique, IRSAMC, Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Multi-purpose Black-Phosphorus/hBN heterostructures

UserGabriel Constantinescu, TCM Group, Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 11:00-11:30

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Topics in modern surface theory with visualizations

UserDavid Brander (Technical University of Denmark).

HouseMR11.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Inelastic proton-proton cross section at 13 TeV

UserMiguel Arratia-Munoz (Cambridge).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2015, 15:00-16:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Studying the Cosmic Large-Scale Structure and Testing Cosmological Models with X-ray Galaxy Clusters

UserHans Böhringer (MPI fuer Extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2015, 14:00-15:00

AMOP list

Does an isolated quantum system relax?

UserJoerg Schmiedmayer (VCQ, Atominstitut, TU-Wein).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 02 November 2015, 15:30-17:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture III - On the Unreasonable Effectiveness of post-Newtonian Theory in Gravitational Physics

http://www.phys.ufl.edu/~cmw/

UserProfessor Clifford Will, Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of Florida.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

How to Understand Molecular Transport through Channels: The Role of Interactions

UserProf. Anatoly B. Kolomeisky, Center for Theoretical Biological Physics, Rice University, Department of Chemistry, Houston.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 14:00-15:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

New opportunities and challenges for electron microscopy

UserArchie Howie, The Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 29 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Dynamical constraints, metastability and many-body localisation

UserJuan P Garrahan, University of Nottingham.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 29 October 2015, 14:15-15:15

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture II - The Cosmic Barber: Counting Gravitational Hair in the Solar System and Beyond

http://www.phys.ufl.edu/~cmw/

UserProfessor Clifford Will, Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of Florida.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Molecular Beam Epitaxy in the Semiconductor Physics Group (SP Workshop)

UserDr Harvey Beere, University of Cambridge, Semiconductor Physics Group.

HouseMott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2015, 14:15-15:15

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Quartics, sextics and G_2 structures

UserMaciej Dunajski (DAMTP).

HouseMR11.

ClockTuesday 27 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Quartics, sextics and G_2 structures

UserMaciej Dunajski (DAMTP).

HouseMR11.

ClockTuesday 27 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Status of global sterile neutrino fits

UserGabriel Collin (MIT).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 27 October 2015, 15:00-16:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture I - Was Einstein Right? A Centennial Assessment

http://www.phys.ufl.edu/~cmw/

UserProfessor Clifford Will, Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of Florida.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 26 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Continuous Droplet Interface Crossing Encapsulation (cDICE): artificial cells and capsules

UserDr. Gladys Massiera. Laboratoire Charles Coulomb (L2C – UMR 5221), CNRS - Université de Montpellier, Place E. Bataillon, Montpellier, France.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 October 2015, 14:00-15:00

Cavendish Physical Society

Manipulating quantum fluids of light in semiconductor microcavities

UserProfessor Jacqueline Bloch, Laboratoire de Photonique et de Nanostructures LPN/CNRS Route de Nozay.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 21 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Getting the most out of CryoMeas (SP Workshop)

UserProf Chris Ford, University of Cambridge, Semiconductor Physics Group.

HouseMott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 21 October 2015, 14:15-15:15

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Commuting the mean-field and classical limits in quantum mechanic

UserClément Mouhot (DPMMS).

HouseMR11.

ClockTuesday 20 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Substituted Nucleotides: versatile building blocks in DNA bio-nanotechnology

UserProf. Eugen Stulz, School of Chemistry and Institute for Life Sciences, University of Southampton.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Four-Dimensional Quantum Hall Effect with Ultracold Atoms

UserDr Hannah Price, Universita di Trento.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 14:15-15:15

Young Nanoscientist India Award Winner's Lecture sponsored by Oxford Instruments

New Photovoltaic and Plasmonic Avenues to Amplify Light Matter Interaction at the Atomic Scale

Refreshments will be served between 3pm and 4pm in the lecture theatre foyer following the lecture

UserDr. Arindam Ghosh, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 14:00-15:00

Cavendish Physical Society

More is different - Quantum Many-Body physics in Optical Lattices

UserDr Ulrich Schneider, Atomic, Mesoscopic and Optical Physics Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 14 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Welcome New 1st Year Students (SP Workshop)

UserProf David Ritchie; Prof Charles Smith; Prof Chris Ford; Dr Harvey Beere; Dr Malcolm Connolly; Dr Vijay Narayan.

HouseMott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 14 October 2015, 14:15-15:15

Quantum Matter Seminar

Complexity and self-organization in superconducting metamaterials.

UserProf Giorgos Tsironis, University of Crete and Nazarbaev University.

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 14 October 2015, 11:15-12:15

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Hitchin Equations on R^2 and Z^2

UserRichard Ward (Durham).

HouseMR11.

ClockTuesday 13 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Quantum Matter Seminar

Emergent phenomena from topological magnets

UserProfessor Yoshinori Tokura, RIKEN and University of Tokyo.

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 30 September 2015, 10:00-11:00

HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar

Looking for lepton flavour violation in supersymmetry at the LHC

***note unusual day for this talk***

UserAbhishek Iyer, TIFR, Mumbai.

HouseB1.19, DAMTP.

ClockTuesday 22 September 2015, 16:00-17:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Annual Safety Talk (SP Workshop)

UserMrs Melanie Tribble, University of Cambridge, Semiconductor Physics Group.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Room 133, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 16 September 2015, 14:15-15:15

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Next Generation Radio Arrays for Geospace Science

UserFrank Lind (MIT Haystack Observatory, USA).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Institute of Astronomy.

ClockTuesday 15 September 2015, 14:00-15:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

TBC (SP Workshop)

UserMr Vivek Chidambaram, University of Cambridge, Semiconductor Physics Group.

HouseMott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 26 August 2015, 14:15-15:15

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

TBC (SP Workshop)

UserMiss Egle Tylaite, University of Cambridge, Semiconductor Physics Group.

HouseMott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 19 August 2015, 14:15-15:15

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Probing Quantum Transport in CVD Graphene (SP Workshop)

UserMr Shu-Wei Wang, University of Cambridge, Semiconductor Physics Group.

HouseMott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 12 August 2015, 14:15-15:15

AMOP list

Bragg spectroscopy of an interacting Bose-Einstein condensate

UserKonrad Viebahn (Cavendish Lab).

HouseRyle Seminar (Rutherford 930).

ClockMonday 27 July 2015, 15:30-17:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Physics Without Borders

UserGreg Benesh (Baylor University).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 22 July 2015, 11:00-12:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Integration of quantum dot light sources (SP Workshop)

UserMr Eoin Murray, University of Cambridge, Semiconductor Physics Group.

HouseMott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 15 July 2015, 14:15-15:15

AMOP list

Quantum Complexity in Ultracold Quantum Systems

UserLincoln D. Carr (Colorado School of Mines).

HouseRyle Seminar (Rutherford 930).

ClockThursday 09 July 2015, 14:00-15:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

The Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array (HERA)

UserDave DeBoer (University of California, Berkeley).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockWednesday 01 July 2015, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Z4 parafermions in time-reversal invariant topological insulators

UserProf. Thomas Schmidt, University of Luxembourg.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 18 June 2015, 14:15-15:15

Computational Radiotherapy

Computational Radiotherapy Symposium day

Registration required (lunch etc provided)

UserSymposium of several speakers.

HouseCavendish laboratory.

ClockWednesday 17 June 2015, 09:00-17:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

TBC (SP Workshop)

UserMr Chi Man (Jason) Cheng, University of Cambridge, Semiconductor Physics Group.

HouseMott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 10 June 2015, 14:15-15:15

Thin Film Magnetism Group Seminars

Effective field measurements and spin torque dynamics in magnetic nanostuctures

Followed by refreshments

UserThe Sir martin Wood Lecture Prize - Dr Masamitsu Hayashi, National Institute of Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre (Bragg Building), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 10 June 2015, 14:00-15:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Displaced decays of a SM-like Higgs boson

UserJackson Clarke (Melbourne).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 09 June 2015, 15:00-16:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Towards imaging the event horizon in the galactic centre

UserHeino Falcke (IMAPP, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 09 June 2015, 14:00-15:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Copper Indium Sulphide Colloidal Quantum dots

UserDr. Kevin Critchley, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT. United Kingdom..

HouseMott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 08 June 2015, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Dirac cones in two-dimensional borane?

UserMiguel Martinez-Canales (Edinburgh).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 June 2015, 11:00-12:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Dirac cones in two-dimensional borane?

UserMiguel Martinez-Canales (Edinburgh).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 June 2015, 11:00-12:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

The SoLid experiment

UserNick Ryder, Oxford.

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 02 June 2015, 15:00-16:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Quantification of near field blast loading

UserSam Clarke, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Sheffield.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 28 May 2015, 16:00-17:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

TBC (SP Workshop)

UserMr David Jessop, University of Cambridge, Semiconductor Physics Group.

HouseMott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 27 May 2015, 14:15-15:15

Quantum Matter Seminar

Magnetic Structure Solution of Frustrated Spin Systems

UserJoe Paddison, University of Oxford and STFC-ISIS Facility, UK..

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 27 May 2015, 11:15-12:15

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Vacuum Decay by Topological Solitons

UserManu Paranjape, Université de Montréal.

HouseMR11.

ClockTuesday 26 May 2015, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Linking the formation history of planets with their spectrum

UserChristoph Mordasini (University of Bern, Switzerland).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 26 May 2015, 14:00-15:00

BSS Formal Seminars

A microfluidic diffusion chamber for the analysis of soft biological matter

UserProfessor Jure Derganc, Institute of Biophysics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 May 2015, 14:00-15:00

Winton Discussions

Piezoelectric nanogenerators: Power solutions for autonomous devices

UserDr Sohini Kar-Narayan, Lecturer Department of Materials Science.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockThursday 21 May 2015, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Phase transitions in non-Abelian string nets

Note Early Starting Time

UserJulien Vidal, CNRS, LPTMC Paris.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 May 2015, 13:45-14:45

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Folded self-dual geometry

UserNigel Hitchin (Oxford).

HouseMR11.

ClockTuesday 19 May 2015, 16:00-17:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Integrable tops, separation of variables and Stasheff polytopes

UserAlexander Veselov (Loughborough) .

HouseMR11.

ClockTuesday 12 May 2015, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Revisiting AGN accretion disks: Black hole spin and growth rate

UserHagai Netzer (School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University, Israel).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 12 May 2015, 14:00-15:00

Special Departmental Seminars

Design and Applications of Terahertz Quantum Cascade Lasers in Imaging and Sensing

This talk is being given as part of the selection process for the recently advertised Early Career Lectureship position. All welcome

UserDr Alexander Valavanis, School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, University of Leeds..

HouseRyle Seminar Room no. 930, Rutherford Building, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 12 May 2015, 12:30-13:00

Special Departmental Seminars

Searching for EWK SUSY at ATLAS

This talk is being given as part of the selection process for the recently advertised Early Career Lectureship position. All welcome.

UserDr Christina Potter, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Sussex.

HouseRyle Seminar Room no. 930, Rutherford Building, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 12 May 2015, 11:50-12:20

Special Departmental Seminars

Thermoelectric signatures of topological media

This talk is being given as part of the selection process for the recently advertised Early Career Lectureship position. All welcome

UserDr Vijay Narayan, Semiconductor Physics Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseRyle Seminar Room no. 930, Rutherford Building, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 12 May 2015, 11:10-11:40

Special Departmental Seminars

Beautiful CP Violation: Looking for cracks in the Standard Model

This talk is being given as part of the selection process for the recently advertised Early Career Lectureship position. All welcome

UserDr Sneha Malde, Department of Physics, University of Oxford.

HouseRyle Seminar Room no. 930, Rutherford Building, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 12 May 2015, 10:20-10:50

Special Departmental Seminars

Light-matter interaction in complex dielectric media

This talk is being given as part of the selection process for the recently advertised Early Career Lectureship position. All welcome

UserDr P. David Garcia-Fernandez, Quantum Photonics Group, Niels Bohr Institute.

HouseRyle Seminar Room no. 930, Rutherford Building, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 12 May 2015, 09:40-10:10

Special Departmental Seminars

Geological materials under extreme conditions

This talk is being given as part of the selection process for the recently advertised Early Career Lectureship position. All welcome

UserDr Chris Braithwaite, Surfaces, Microstructure & Fracture Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseRyle Seminar Room no. 930, Rutherford Building, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 12 May 2015, 09:00-09:30

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Effect of optical feedback on Quantum Cascade Lasers

UserDr Francesco Mezzapesa, Università degli Studi e Politecnico di Bari, Italy.

HouseMott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 11 May 2015, 14:15-15:15

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

The Doctoral Training Centre in computational materials science

UserJames Elliott, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 May 2015, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Graphene: the good, the bad, and the beauty

UserProf. Christiane Morais Smith, University of Utrecht.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 May 2015, 14:15-15:45

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

On the characterisation of shock-induced sliding along multi-material interfaces

UserMark Collinson, Institute of Shock Physics, Imperial College, London.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 April 2015, 16:00-17:00

AMOP list

Dynamics of cold bosons in microtraps

UserPeter Kruger (The University of Nottingham).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 27 April 2015, 15:30-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Interferometric scattering microscopy: From high-speed nanometry to ultra-sensitive label-free imaging

UserProfessor Philipp Kukura, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 April 2015, 14:00-15:00

AMOP list

Broken summetries in spin-orbit coupled Bose-Einstein condensates

UserSandro Stringari (Trento, Italy).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 20 April 2015, 15:30-17:00

Winton Discussions

Patents in theory and in practice

UserDr Anwar Gilani - Venner Shipley.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockThursday 16 April 2015, 16:00-17:00

AMOP list

Quantum optics in One-dimensional photonic reservoirs

UserPeter Lodahl (Niels Bohr Institute).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 13 April 2015, 15:30-17:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Xenon oxides under pressure

UserNicholas Worth, TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 08 April 2015, 11:40-12:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Divisor braids and gauge theory

UserNuno Romao (Goettingen).

HouseMR11.

ClockTuesday 07 April 2015, 16:00-17:00

AMOP list

Tailoring the properties of NV colour centers in diamond

UserJean-Francois Roch (Laboratoire Aimé Cotton - ENS Cachan, Université Paris-Sud and CNRS Orsay, France).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockThursday 02 April 2015, 11:00-12:00

Quantum Matter Seminar

Spin and Orbital Order in the vanadium spinels

UserElisa Wheeler, Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, France.

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 25 March 2015, 11:15-12:15

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Radiation beyond the soft approximation

UserChris White (Glasgow).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 24 March 2015, 15:00-16:00

Special Departmental Seminars

“Light and colour: experiments and theory”

2015 Science Festival Talk

UserMalcolm Longair ( Jacksonian Professor of Natural Philosophy Emeritus, Cavendish Laboratory).

HousePippard Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 18 March 2015, 18:00-19:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Cell-size control and homeostasis at the single-cell level

UserProfessor Suckjoon Jun, UCSD Physics and Molecular Biology.

HouseRyle Seminar Room no930, Rutherford Building, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 17 March 2015, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Analysing data with fake lepton backgrounds

UserTom Gillam (Cambridge).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 17 March 2015, 15:00-16:00

Winton Discussions

A remarkable set of contemplations

UserCraig Bennett - Friends of the Earth.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockThursday 12 March 2015, 16:00-17:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

TBC (SP Workshop)

UserMr David Jessop, University of Cambridge, Semiconductor Physics Group.

HouseMott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2015, 14:15-15:15

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Recent developments in galaxy spectral modelling

*** Note unusual time

UserStephane Charlot (Institut Astrophysique de Paris).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2015, 16:00-17:00

Optoelectronics Group

Title to be confirmed

UserDr. Antonios Kanaras (University of Southampton) .

HouseKapitza Building Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2015, 14:30-15:30

AMOP list

Quantum interfaces between single atoms and single telecom photons

UserChristoph Becher (Universitat des Saarlandes).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2015, 12:30-14:00

AMOP list

Cavity Quantum Optomechanics with Optical Microresonator

UserTobias Kippenberg (EPFL, Switzerland).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 09 March 2015, 15:30-17:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Nano-Spintronic Devices

UserProf Atsufumi Hirohata, Dept of Electronics, University of York and PRESTO, Japan Science and Technology Agency.

HouseMott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 09 March 2015, 14:15-15:15

BSS Formal Seminars

Growth and form of the gut

UserDr Thiery Savin, Department of Engineering, Cambridge University .

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 March 2015, 14:00-15:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Magnetic resonance in physics and engineering: Dynamics of solids and fluids

UserAndy Sederman, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish Physical Society

New directions in liquid crystals

UserProfessor Helen Gleeson, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leeds.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2015, 16:00-17:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Knotted structures of light, gravitational radiation, and plasma

UserDirk Bouwmeester (UC Santa Barbara & Leiden).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 03 March 2015, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Composite leptoquarks and anomalies in B decays

UserSophie Renner (DAMPT).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 03 March 2015, 15:00-16:00

Optoelectronics Group

TBA

UserAntonios G. Kanaras , University of Southampton.

HouseKapitza Building Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 03 March 2015, 14:30-15:30

BSS Formal Seminars

Quantitative high spatiotemporal resolution imaging of biological processes

UserDr Melike Lakadamyali, NEST fellow, ICFO, Barcelona.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 February 2015, 14:00-15:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Probing surface structure and interactions of ionic liquids

UserKaren Syres, Department of Physics, University of Central Lancashire.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 February 2015, 16:00-17:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

TBC (SP Workshop)

UserMiss Cassandra Chua, University of Cambridge, Semiconductor Physics Group.

HouseMott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 25 February 2015, 14:15-15:15

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Mass renormalization in (super)string theory

UserArnab Rudra (DAMTP).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 24 February 2015, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish Physical Society

Terahertz Science and Technology – from challenges to opportunities

UserProfessor Edmund Linfield, School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, University of Leeds.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 18 February 2015, 16:00-17:00

AMOP list

Levitated Optomechanics

UserPeter Barker (UCL).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 16 February 2015, 15:30-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Flagellated bacterial motility in polymer solutions

UserDr Vincent A. Martinez, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 13 February 2015, 14:00-15:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Shocking temperatures. 1: What did you expect?

UserDavid Williamson, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 February 2015, 16:00-17:00

HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar

Lepton Flavor Violation in B decays?

UserDiego Guadagnoli (Annecy,LAPTH) .

HouseMR15, CMS.

ClockWednesday 11 February 2015, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Detecting and Characterising Planets with Direct Imaging

UserBeth Biller (Royal Observatory Edinburgh).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 10 February 2015, 16:30-17:30

Quantum Matter Seminar

Interaction of x-rays with matter

UserHeribert Wilhelm, Diamond Light Source Ltd..

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 09 February 2015, 15:30-16:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

TCM's "Dragon's Den"

Usermultiple internal speakers - see abstract.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 February 2015, 14:15-15:15

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

TBC (SP Workshop)

UserMr Frederik Floether, University of Cambridge, Semiconductor Physics Group.

HouseMott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 04 February 2015, 14:15-15:15

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Tree-Level S-Matrices: from Einstein to Yang-Mills, Born-Infeld, and More

UserEllis Yuan (Perimeter Institute) .

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 03 February 2015, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

The Top/Higgs gateway to new physics

UserProf. Fabio Maltoni (Louvain).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 03 February 2015, 15:00-16:00

Optoelectronics Group

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Sandrine Heutz (Imperial College London).

HouseKapitza Building Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 03 February 2015, 14:30-15:30

BSS Formal Seminars

The transport of active swimmers in shear flows

UserDr Rachel Bearon, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Liverpool .

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 January 2015, 14:00-15:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Nanostructures for tuning of optical properties: Light and matter wave applications

UserMartin Greve, Department of Physics and Technology, University of Bergen, Norway.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 29 January 2015, 16:00-17:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

An Abelian-Higgs vortex on a compact hyperbolic surface

UserRafael Maldonado (DAMTP).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 27 January 2015, 16:00-17:00

HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar

Gauge theory webs in coordinate space

UserOzan Erdogan (University of Cambridge).

HouseMR19 (Potter Room, Pavilion B), CMS.

ClockFriday 23 January 2015, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Surgical Imaging, Biophotonics and Endoscopy

UserDr Daniel Elson, Reader in Surgical Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery & Cancer, Imperial College London.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 January 2015, 14:00-15:00

Winton Discussions

An ideal limit for the performance of large wind farms

UserDr Paolo Luzzatto-Fegiz.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockThursday 22 January 2015, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Coming in from the dark – gas-fuelling and galaxy evolution

UserMeiert Grootes (Max-Planck Institut fur Kernphysik, Germany).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Institute of Astronomy.

ClockTuesday 20 January 2015, 16:30-17:30

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

SP Special Seminar - TBC

UserProfessor Charlie Marcus, University of Copenhagen.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Room 133, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 19 January 2015, 14:00-15:30

Optoelectronics Group

Title to be confirmed

UserProf. Thomas Anthopoulos (Imperial College London).

HouseKapitza Building Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 13 January 2015, 14:30-15:30

Special Departmental Seminars

Quantum electronics with carbon nanotubes

UserDr Edward Laird, Department of Materials, University of Oxford.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 16 December 2014, 09:40-10:20

Special Departmental Seminars

Functional Energy Materials

UserDr Sian Dutton, Winton Advanced Fellow, Quantum Matter Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 16 December 2014, 09:00-09:40

Quantum Matter Seminar

Quantum criticality in iron-based superconductors

UserAntony Carrington, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol.

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 11 December 2014, 11:15-12:15

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Jumps, twists & reflections in integrable field theories

UserAnastasia Doikou (Heriot-Watt).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 09 December 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Looking for hot physics in ultracold places

UserKevin Peter Hickerson (UCLA).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 09 December 2014, 15:00-16:00

Optoelectronics Group

Singlet Fission Dynamics from femtoseconds to nanoseconds

UserProf. Christopher Bardeen, University of California at Riverside (USA).

HouseKapitza Building Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 08 December 2014, 14:30-15:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

The winding road to topological insulators

Note unusual location

UserEugene Mele, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseCavendish Laboratory, Small Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 04 December 2014, 14:15-15:15

Quantum Matter Seminar

High-pressure studies into the thermal properties of MnSi

UserDr Anna Kusmartseva, Dept. of Physics, University of Loughborough..

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 11:15-12:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Making quantum chemistry work for metals

UserJames Shepherd, Rice University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 11:00-11:40

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Making quantum chemistry work for metals

UserJames Shepherd (Rice University).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 11:00-11:40

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Exoplanetary Atmospheres: Theory and Simulation

UserProfessor Kevin Heng (Center for Space and Habitability, University of Bern).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Institute of Astronomy.

ClockTuesday 02 December 2014, 16:30-17:30

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Carroll Symmetry

UserGary Gibbons (DAMTP).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 02 December 2014, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Biomedical photoacoustic imaging for the clinical and life sciences

UserProfessor Paul Beard,Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering, University College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 November 2014, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Long-time behaviour of periodically driven many-body quantum systems

UserAchilleas Lazarides, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 27 November 2014, 14:15-15:15

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

The First Stars and Galaxies

UserRaffaella Schneider (INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma, Italy).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Institute of Astronomy.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 16:30-17:30

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Relativistic Collisions and Reflections

UserNick Manton (DAMTP).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

Optoelectronics Group

Doping and Interfacial Chemistry for Organic Electronics

UserProf. Seth Marder, School of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology (U.S.).

HouseKapitza Building Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 11:00-12:00

BSS Formal Seminars

CANCELLED - The transport of active swimmers in shear flows

UserDr Rachel Bearon, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Liverpool .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 November 2014, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Fermions in two dimensions

UserMeera Parish, University College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 20 November 2014, 14:15-15:15

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

ResearchBud.com - a new way to order products in SP

UserMr Jignesh Radia, University of Cambridge, Thin Film Magnetism.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 19 November 2014, 14:15-15:15

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

The Dynamics and Evolution of the Galactic Disk

UserHans-Walter Rix (Max-Planck-Institute for Astronomy, Germany).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Institute of Astronomy.

ClockTuesday 18 November 2014, 16:30-17:30

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

UserMike Gillard (Leeds).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 18 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Measuring the Bs mixing phase at LHCb

UserGreig Cowan (University of Edinburgh).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 18 November 2014, 15:00-16:00

BSS Formal Seminars

On growth and flow: bacterial biofilms in porous environments

UserMack Durham, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford.

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 14:00-15:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Understanding human injury from under vehicle explosions

UserSpyros Masouros, Centre for Blast Injury Studies, Imperial College.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Majorana metals and quantum spin liquids

UserMaria Hermanns, University Köln.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 November 2014, 14:15-15:15

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Hierarchy from time evolution

UserBernd Schroers (Heriot-Watt).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 11 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Test of Lorentz and CPT violation with neutrinos

UserTeppei Katori (Queen Mary University London).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 11 November 2014, 15:00-16:00

HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar

Two alternatives to particle dark matter?

UserFabio Capela (University of Cambridge).

HouseMR19 (Potter Room, Pavilion B), CMS.

ClockFriday 07 November 2014, 15:30-16:30

Optoelectronics Group

Singlet Fission: Looking for New Chromophores

UserProf. Josef Michl (Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemhistry, Univ. of Colorado, USA & Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry ASCR, Czech Republic).

HouseKapitza Building Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 07 November 2014, 14:30-15:30

BSS Formal Seminars

Enhancing single-molecule detection with DNA origami nanostructures

UserProf. Dr. Philip Tinnefeld, Institut für Physikalische & Theoretische Chemie TU Braunschweig.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 07 November 2014, 14:00-15:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Structural and functional characterisation of oxide nanomaterials

UserDonald MacLaren, School of Physics & Astronomy, The University of Glasgow.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Cosmological Tests of Gravity

UserLuca Amendola (University of Heidelberg).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Institute of Astronomy.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2014, 16:30-17:30

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Instantons, moduli, and the ADHM construction

UserKenny Wong (DAMTP).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Manufacture of Low Cost Semiconductor Tunnelling Devices

UserProfessor Michael Kelly, Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 14:15-15:15

Cavendish Physical Society

High magnetic fields as a tool for discovery

UserDr Suchitra Sebastian, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Universal properties of quantum gravity

UserPierre Vanhove (IHES & Saclay).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 28 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Optoelectronics Group

Strong Coupling in Organic and Hybrid Semiconductor Microcavities

UserProf. David Lidzey (Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Sheffield, UK).

HouseKapitza Building Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 28 October 2014, 14:30-15:30

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Silicon quantum electronics

UserProf. Floris Zwanenburg, University of Twente, Netherlands.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 27 October 2014, 14:15-15:15

AMOP list

Pair condensation in a strongly interacting 2D Fermi gas

UserAndre Wenz (Heidelberg University).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockFriday 24 October 2014, 11:00-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Strong-coupling ansatz for the one-dimensional Fermi gas in a harmonic potential

UserJesper F. Levinsen, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 October 2014, 14:15-15:15

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Microscopic Origin of the 0.7-Anomaly in Quantum Point Contacts

UserProfessor Jan von Delft, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Thermal effects in NMR

UserBartomeu Monserrat-Sanchez, TCM.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 11:40-12:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Ambitwistor strings at null infinity

UserYvonne Geyer (Oxford).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 21 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Probing the limits of gate-based charge sensing

UserDr. M. Fernando Gonzalez Zalba, Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 20 October 2014, 14:15-15:15

HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar

Physics of charm on the lattice

UserFrancesco Sanfilippo (Southampton).

HouseMR19 (Potter Room, Pavilion B), CMS.

ClockFriday 17 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

What is Biological Adaptation and How Can it be Measured?

UserDr Joel Peck, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 October 2014, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Spectroscopic signatures of collective modes in superconductors

UserLara Benfatto, University of Rome, La Sapienza.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 16 October 2014, 14:15-15:15

Cavendish Physical Society

The Early History of the Cavendish Laboratory

UserMalcolm Longair, Jacksonian Professor of Natural Philosophy Emeritus, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 15 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

How to recognize a conformally Einstein metric

UserMaciej Dunajski (DAMTP).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 14 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

One-dimensional boson flow between weakly couple reservoirs

UserProfessor Igor Lerner, University of Birmingham.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 09 October 2014, 14:15-15:15

Special Departmental Seminars

Search for Dark Matter with ATLAS

UserDr Bjoern Penning, Imperial College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 02 October 2014, 10:45-11:25

Hitachi Cambridge Seminar Series

Engineered Quantum Systems (Prof. Gerard J. Milburn, The University of Queensland)

UserProf. Gerard J. Milburn, School of Mathematics and Physics, The University of Queensland.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Bragg Building, Cavendish Laboratory (Physics Department).

ClockWednesday 30 July 2014, 15:00-16:00

AMOP list

All optical production of a 39K BEC

UserGuillaume Salomon (Institut Optique, France).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 28 July 2014, 11:00-12:00

AMOP list

The Hong-Ou-Mandel effect with massive particles

UserRaphael Lopes (Institut Optique, France).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockFriday 25 July 2014, 11:00-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Spin Hall Effect

UserGuang-Yu Guo, National Taiwan University,.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 July 2014, 14:15-15:15

AMOP list

Experiments on a mixture of bosonic and fermionic superfluids

UserIgor Ferrier-Barbut (Ecole normale Superieure, Paris).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockFriday 11 July 2014, 11:00-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

The density is not enough

UserProfessor Nicola Marzari, EPFL.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 10 July 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Critical Casimir Forces in a Magnetic System: An Experimental Protocol

UserProf. Peter Holdsworth, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 July 2014, 14:15-15:15

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Yang-Mills on a hyperbolic space

UserPiotr Bizon (Cracow) .

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockFriday 04 July 2014, 14:00-15:00

AMOP list

Towards single-site-resolved detction of fermions in an optical lattice

UserProessor Stefan Kuhr (University of Strathclyde).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 30 June 2014, 15:30-17:00

Quantum Matter Seminar

Thermodynamics and critical current density in HTS superconductors and beyond

UserJeff Tallon, Robinson Research Institute, Victoria University, New Zealand..

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 25 June 2014, 11:15-12:15

Winton Discussions

Energy vs materials availability. Equivalent or different?

UserProfessor David Cahen, Weizmann Institute of Science.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 23 June 2014, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

First-principles Materials Applications and Design to Nonlinear Optical Crystals

UserProf. Zheshuai Lin, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 19 June 2014, 14:15-15:15

BSS Formal Seminars

Biomedical photoacoustic imaging for the clinical and life sciences

UserProfessor Paul Beard,Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering, University College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 13 June 2014, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Many-body state preparation and quantum simulation with cold atoms

UserProf. Andrew Daley, University of Strathclyde.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 June 2014, 14:15-15:15

Special Departmental Seminars

Metallic non-local spin transport at the nanoscale

UserDr Liam O'Brien, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 12 June 2014, 12:20-12:50

Quantum Matter Seminar

Intermetallic compound for demagnetisation refrigeration just below 0.2K

UserThomas Gruner, Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden.

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 12 June 2014, 11:15-12:15

BSS Formal Seminars

Sonocytology: Manipulation and Sensing Particles

UserDr Anne Bernassau, University of Glasgow.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 June 2014, 11:00-12:00

Special Departmental Seminars

Emergence of a novel correlated-electron metal in a 2D electron gas

UserDr. Vijay Narayan, Semiconductor Physics Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 12 June 2014, 11:00-11:30

Special Departmental Seminars

Control of Cavity Polaritons

UserDr Gabriel Christman, IESL-FORTH. Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 12 June 2014, 09:40-10:10

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