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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

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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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Gallium Nitride LEDs: How can they save energy, purify water, improve our health (and be made here in the UK)

This talk will be preceeded by a short presentation by Olivia Macleod on her research

UserProf. Sir Colin Humphreys, Director of Research, Dept. Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 15 June 2015, 19:30-21:00

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Saga of the Miles M-52 Britain’s Wartime Supersonic Project

Please note this lecture is different to that previously advertised. It will be preceeded by a short presentation by Vaibhav Bhardwaj on his research "Algae-bacteria symbiosis: Using molecular biology to improve algae cultivation for biofuels"

UserRod Kirkby, Retired Aerodynamics Research/Project Feasibility Engineer.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 08 June 2015, 19:30-21:00

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Finding Patterns in Genes and Proteins

The Lecture will be preceded by a brief presentation by Bursary Student Siang Koh, entitled “It takes two to tango: Combination therapy in cancer”

UserDr Sarah Teichmann, Sanger Institute/EMBL.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 01 June 2015, 19:30-21:00

Mordell Lectures

The solution of the Kadison-Singer Problem

UserDaniel Spielman (Yale).

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockMonday 01 June 2015, 17:00-18:00

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Evolution of Dragonfly Wings

The lecture will be preceded by a short presentation by Jan Mertens on new materials

UserDr Robin Wootton, University of Exeter.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 11 May 2015, 19:30-21:00

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

New Developments in Machine Intelligence

This talk will be preceeded by a short presentation from Laura Burzynski on her research into blood clotting proteins

UserProf. Chris Bishop, Microsoft Research, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 27 April 2015, 19:30-21:00

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

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Meet the Authors

Held in association with the Cambridge Science Festival

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Theatre, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 16 March 2015, 19:30-21:00

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Title to be confirmed

NB Change of date and venue

UserAndrew Phillips (Microsoft Research Cambridge).

HouseBateman Auditoriuim, Gonville and Caius College.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2015, 18:00-19:30

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Technology Development

UserDr Hermann Hauser, Amadeus Capital Partners.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 06 March 2015, 17:30-18:30

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Protein misfolding and disaggregation by chaperones

UserProf. Helen Saibil FRS, Department of Crystallography, Birkbeck, University of London.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2015, 19:00-20:30

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Economic Development

UserDr Ha-Joon Chang, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 27 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Structure of the mitochondrial ATPase

UserProfessor Sir John Walker, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 25 February 2015, 19:00-20:30

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V HILL LECTURE - Science and the quiet art revisited

UserProfessor Sir David Weatherall FRS, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford.

HouseBristol-Myers-Squibb Lecture theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 23 February 2015, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Biomimicry - Development of Sustainable Design

UserMichael Pawlyn, Exploration Architecture.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 20 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Some of my Accidents

UserProf. Stephen Richardson, Chemical Engineering, Imperial College.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 16 February 2015, 19:30-21:00

AMOP list

Levitated Optomechanics

UserPeter Barker (UCL).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Development of Climate Science

UserProfessor Dame Julia Slingo, Met Office.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 13 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Lighting the Future: Next generation LED lighting to save energy and improve our health

UserProfessor Sir Colin Humphreys CBE FREng FRS, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

HouseBristol-Myers-Squibb Lecture theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 09 February 2015, 18:00-19:00

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Developing a Sense of Self

UserProfessor Bruce Hood, Bristol.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 06 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Ripping up the Rule Book in Formula One

UserProf. Tony Purnell, Systems Design, Royal Academy of Engineering.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 02 February 2015, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Development of Galaxies

UserProfessor Richard Ellis, Caltech.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 30 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

DNA Sequencing and Other Applications of Engineered Protein Nanopores

NB Location and time have changed

UserProf. Hagan Bayley FRS, Department of Chemistry, Oxford.

HouseGordon Cameron Lecture Theatre, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 28 January 2015, 18:00-19:00

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Development of an Athlete

UserDr Katherine Grainger, Olympic Gold Medallist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 23 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

HPV vaccines – are they doing their job?

UserProf. Margaret Stanley OBE, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 21 January 2015, 19:00-20:30

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Innovation in Practise

UserProf. Andy Hopper, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 January 2015, 19:30-21:00

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Reprogramming Animal Development

UserProfessor Sir John Gurdon, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 16 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Title to be confirmed

UserDr. Colin Russell (Department of Veterinary Medicine).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 19:00-20:30

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

PhD Information Event

UserProf. Steve Russell (University of Cambridge), Dr. Tim Weil (University of Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 19:00-20:30

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Living Time Machine: Non-verbal intelligence

UserProf. Nicky Clayton FRS, Dept of Psychology, University of Cambridge and Clive Wilkins.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 19:30-21:00

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Breast cancer- tackling 10 diseases

UserProf. Carlos Caldas (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 11 November 2014, 19:00-20:30

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Internship Event

UserSally Todd, Careers Service and student speakers.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 05 November 2014, 19:00-20:30

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Human Metabolic Disease: Lessons from the extremes.

UserProf. Sir Stephen O'Rahilly, Clinical Biochemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 19:30-21:00

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Perception and belief in psychosis

UserProfessor Paul Fletcher, Department of Psychiatry.

HouseBristol-Myers-Squibb Lecture theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 27 October 2014, 18:00-19:00

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - The Computational Universe

UserProfessor Leslie Valiant FRS, T. Jefferson Coolidge Professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Harvard USA.

HouseBristol-Myers-Squibb Lecture theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 18:00-19:00

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

Mordell Lectures

The SL(2,R) action on Moduli space

UserProfessor Alex Eskin (University of Chicago).

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockThursday 03 July 2014, 17:00-18:00

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

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge: A walking tour around the historic city centre

Tickets £5. Limited numbers. Please contact John O’Toole to book.

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

HouseMeet at steps of Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ.

ClockThursday 19 June 2014, 18:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge: A walking tour around the historic city centre

Tickets £5. Limited numbers. Please contact John O’Toole to book.

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

HouseMeet at steps of Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ.

ClockThursday 19 June 2014, 18:30-21:00

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Noise in audio and electronics

UserDr Chris Hicks, Engineering Director of CEDAR Audio, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 16 June 2014, 19:30-21:00

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 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

TCM Blackboard Series

Unitary Fermi gas, unitary Bose gas: theory and experiments

Note unusual day of week

UserFelix Werner, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, ENS Paris.

HouseTCM Seminar Room (530), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 June 2014, 14:15-15:45

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Private evening tour of Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Meet at the Brookside Gate entrance, 1 Brookside / Bateman Street, Cambridge, CB2 1JE.

UserGuides from the Friends of the Botanic Garden.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 18:30-20:00

Quantum Matter Seminar

Spin-orbit coupled quantum magnets

UserGiniyat Khaliullin, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Germany..

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

ClockWednesday 04 June 2014, 11:15-12:15

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

The CAMbridge Emission Line Surveyor (CAMELS)

UserChris Thomas & Stafford Withington (Quantum Sensors, Cavendish Laboratory).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Institute of Astronomy.

ClockTuesday 03 June 2014, 16:30-17:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Should We Engineer The Climate? The SPICE Project

The listed speaker is not available; Dr Hunt has very kindly agreed to deliver this lecture in his place

UserDr Hugh Hunt, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 02 June 2014, 19:30-21:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Tuning Protein Aggregation Pathways by Charges

UserProf. Dr. Frank Schreiber, Institute of Applied Physics, University of Tuebingen, Germany.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 May 2014, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Calculation of NMR parameters in the solid-state: the importance of special relativity

UserDr Jonathan Yates, Department of Materials, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 29 May 2014, 14:15-15:15

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Back to the Beginning in Cosmology and Experimental Radio Astronomy

Fifth Hewish Lecture

UserProfessor Tony Readhead, CALTECH, USA.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 28 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Pseudoψence

UserGareth Conduit (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 28 May 2014, 11:00-11:45

Cavendish HEP Seminars

MiNLO: Multiscale improved NLO

UserKeith Hamilton, UCL.

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 27 May 2014, 15:00-16:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Biomolecular machines on and of DNA

UserProfessor Dr Ralf Seidel, Institute for Molecular Cell Biology, University of Münster, Germany.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 May 2014, 14:00-15:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Shock-induced cavity collapse in liquid nitromethane

UserLouisa Michael, Laboratory for Scientific Computing, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 22 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Active nematics and topological defects

UserProf. Julia Yeomans, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 22 May 2014, 14:15-15:15

BSS Formal Seminars

Watching single molecules

UserProfessor David Klenerman FRS, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 May 2014, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The Henslow Fellow Lectures - Use of random matrices

The second of two half-hour lectures by the Society's Henslow Fellows

UserDr Stephanie Jacquot, formerly of the Statistical Laboratory, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

HouseBristol-Myers-Squibb Lecture theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 18:30-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Henslow Fellows Lectures - Resolving the early record of animal evolution: Insights from the enigmatic Ediacaran Biota

The first of two half-hour lectures by the Society's Henslow Fellows

UserDr Alexander Liu, Department of Earth Sciences.

HouseBristol-Myers-Squibb Lecture theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 18:00-18:30

Cavendish Physical Society

Higgs Vortices and Black Hole Hair

UserProfessor Ruth Gregory, Department of Physics, Durham University.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Dynamics of Monopole Walls

UserRichard Ward (Durham).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 13 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Search for Exotics at CMS.

UserJim Brooke.

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 13 May 2014, 15:00-16:00

Winton Discussions

Current Issues in Energy Policy

UserDr Chi-Kong Chyong (Energy Policy Research Group, University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 12 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture III : Rydberg atoms in interaction : a new kind of quantum matter.

UserProfessor Serge Haroche, College de France and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Contact Line – Quo Vadis?

UserProfessor Dirks Aarts, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 14:00-15:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Twilight of the Scientific Age

UserDr Martín López Corredoira (Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands).

HouseTodd-Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 19:00-20:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Tomonaga-Luttinger like-physics in electronic quantum circuits

UserAssociate Professor Anne Anthore, Paris Diderot University, CNRS Laboratory of Photonics and Nanostructures (LPN). .

HouseMRC Seminar Room M208, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 15:00-16:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Topological order from strong correlations in two-dimensional lattice models

Note time changed back to usual schedule at short notice.

UserStefanos Kourtis, IFW Dresden.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 14:15-15:15

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture II : Counting and controlling photons non-destructively.

UserProfessor Serge Haroche, Collège de France and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 07 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Astrophysics Joint Colloquia

The Fast Track to Finding an Inhabited Exoplanet

UserDave Charbonneau (Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics, USA).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockTuesday 06 May 2014, 16:30-17:30

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Dark Matter searches at ATLAS

UserCaterina Pizio, INFN Milano.

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 06 May 2014, 15:00-16:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture I : Juggling with photons in a box and raising Schrödinger cats of radiation

UserProfessor Serge Haroche, College de Franceand and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 05 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

If the fittest never arrive, then they can't survive: on the topology of evolutionary search.

UserProf. Ard A Louis, Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, Oxford University.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 May 2014, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Odd Times for Triplet Pairing

UserProf. James Annett, University of Bristol.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 01 May 2014, 14:15-15:15

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

How to keep women (and men) in science

UserPetra Rudolf, Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 01 May 2014, 12:00-13:00

Cavendish Physical Society

Molecular Motors and Switches at Surfaces

UserProf Petra Rudolf, Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials University of Groningen.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 30 April 2014, 16:00-17:00

Special Departmental Seminars

Photonic topological insulators and pseudomagnetism

UserDr Mikael Rechtsman, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Solid State Institute, Haifa 32000, Israel.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 28 April 2014, 11:30-12:30

Special Departmental Seminars

High spin at low temperatures

UserDr Christoph Becker, Institut für Laserphysik, University of Hamburg.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 25 April 2014, 15:00-16:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Particles and fluids

UserDr Mark Haw, Department of Engineering, University of Strathclyde.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 April 2014, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Topological Kondo Insulators and SmB6: magnetism meets topology.

UserPiers Coleman, Center for Materials Theory, Rutgers, New Jersey, USA.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

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

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture Series

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture: Rt Hon Vince Cable, MP

UserRt Hon Vince Cable, MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and President of the Board of Trade.

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockWednesday 23 April 2014, 18:00-19:30

Special Departmental Seminars

Chasing the Eighteenth Digit: Exploring the Limits of Timekeeping

UserDr Ian D. Leroux QUEST Institute for Experimental Quantum Metrology.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 03 April 2014, 15:00-16:00

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