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Exploiting shape anisotropy for binary magnetic memories

UserPeter Newton, Thin Film Magnetism Group, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 20 February 2020, 16:00-17:00

Modelling energy dissipation at surfaces

UserJörg Meyer, Department of Theoretical Chemistry, University of Leiden, The Netherlands.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 February 2020, 16:00-17:00

Field emitters at atomic scale: Insights from density functional theory

UserChris Edgcombe, Thin Film Magnetism Group, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 February 2020, 16:00-17:00

Ptychography

UserJohn Rodenburg, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, The University of Sheffield.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 28 November 2019, 16:00-17:00

Imaging materials structure and bonding using coherent and incoherent electron imaging

UserPeter Nellist, Department of Materials, The University of Oxford.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 November 2019, 16:00-17:00

Random explorations of materials space

UserChris Pickard, Department of Materials Science, The University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 14 November 2019, 16:00-17:00

A voyage from bulk via thin film and nanoparticles to surface magnetism

UserAdrian Ionescu, Thin Film Magnetism Group, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 31 October 2019, 16:00-17:00

Colloids in confinement: From two-dimensional melting to membrane transport

UserAlice Thorneywork, Biological and Soft Systems Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

Characterising explosive blast loading for structural engineering, protection and blast injury sciences

UserJack Denny, Department of Engineering, University of Southampton.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

Studying molecule-surface interactions using rotational orientation control of ground-state molecular beams

UserGil Alexandrowicz, Department of Chemistry, Swansea University.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 09 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

Studying charge density wave systems and THz collective excitations with a meV atomic beam

UserToni Tamtögl, Institute of Experimental Physics, Graz University of Technology, Austria.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 02 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

Fracture by a million impacts: Erosion of polycrystalline diamond at temperatures up to 600 ˚C

UserArthur Henderson, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 14 March 2019, 16:00-17:00

Simple condensed phase explosive detonation modelling

UserMartin Braithwaite, Laboratory for Scientific Computing, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 March 2019, 16:00-17:00

Using scanning probes to fabricate and characterise nanoscale donor devices in silicon

UserNeil Curson, Centre for the Advanced Characterisation of Materials, University College London.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

Imaging with atoms

UserPaul Dastoor, Department of Physics, The University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 14 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

Experiments with high explosives

UserJiri Pachman, Institute of Energetic Materials, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

Borates as electrodes for lithium and magnesium-ion batteries

UserSiân Dutton, Quantum Matter Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 22 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

Some applications of DFT in surface dynamics

UserMarco Sacchi, Department of Chemistry, University of Surrey.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

Analytical descriptions of atomic-scale surface dynamics

UserPeter Townsend, SMF Surface Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 08 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

Full-field optical metrology

UserJonathan Huntley, Department of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, The University of Loughborough.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 25 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

Chiral modification of surfaces

UserDavid Madden, The BP Institute, Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 May 2018, 16:00-17:00

Understanding and manipulating monolayers of 1D and 2D conjugated polymers

UserHugo Bronstein, Department of Chemistry, The University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 17 May 2018, 16:00-17:00

An exploration of grain growth & deformation in zirconium

UserBen Britton, Department of Materials, Imperial College, London.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 10 May 2018, 16:00-17:00

A continuum theory for the fractures in brittle and ductile solids

UserLuca Cimbaro, Department of Physics, Imperial College, London.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 08 March 2018, 16:00-17:00

Computer vision techniques for measuring deformation

UserNick Taylor, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 01 March 2018, 16:00-17:00

Imaging surfaces with atoms

UserMatthew Bergin, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboraotry.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 22 February 2018, 16:00-17:00

Undersampling in physical imaging inverse problems

UserBogdan Roman, Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, The University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 February 2018, 16:00-17:00

The quasi-stationary nature of ‘steady-state’ cyclic deformation

UserHael Mughrabi, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 08 February 2018, 16:00-17:00

A history of seeing sound: From medieval phonetics to high-speed photography

UserJoshua Harvey, Department of Engineering Science, The University of Oxford.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 16:00-17:00

Damage of polymer-bonded composites

UserDavid Williamson, SMF Group, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 16:00-17:00

Aristotle, projectiles and guns

UserStephen Walley, SMF Group, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 02 November 2017, 16:00-17:00

Thermodynamics de-mystified? /Thermodynamics without Ansätze?

UserJohn Ellis, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 October 2017, 16:00-17:00

Dynamics of carbon and hydrogen on Ru(001)

UserPeter Townsend, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 25 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Enhanced structural evolution in the dynamic plasticity of fcc metals

UserLewis Lea, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 18 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

High strain rate deformation response of titanium for aerospace gas turbines

UserSteven Lainé, Department of Materials Science, The University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 04 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Diffraction of noble gases from surfaces: A challenge for theoreticians

UserCristina Díaz, Department of Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 27 April 2017, 16:00-17:00

Chiral surface systems

UserGeorg Held, Department of Chemistry, The University of Reading.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 February 2017, 16:00-17:00

Molecular adsorption and strained graphene on boron nitride

UserPeter Beton, School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Nottingham.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 16 February 2017, 16:00-17:00

The wetting of metal surfaces and nano-structured interfaces

UserAndrew Hodgson, Department of Chemistry, The University of Liverpool.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 09 February 2017, 16:00-17:00

Neutron spin echo and reflectivity (at OFFSPEC)

UserJos Cooper, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 02 February 2017, 16:00-17:00

The Whittle Laboratory: Fluid mechanics of jet engines and vacuum cleaners

UserMasha Folk and Wen Yao Lee, The Whittle Laboratory, The University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 January 2017, 16:00-17:00

Where have all the speckles gone? Incoherence and decoherence in fluctuation electron microscopy

UserMike Treacy, Department of Physics, Arizona State University.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 19 January 2017, 16:00-17:00

The focusing neutral helium beam microscope NEMI

UserSabrina Eder, Department of Physics and Technology, The University of Bergen, Norway.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 10 November 2016, 16:00-17:00

Crystalline growth of ice – Restructuring of the first wetting layer during multilayer formation

UserBarbara Lechner, Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Munich, Germany.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 03 November 2016, 16:00-17:00

On the development and calibration of an in vitro platform to investigate the response of stem cells over a wide range of pressure and strain rate

UserDavid Sory, Royal British Legion Centre for Blast Injury Studies, Imperial College London.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 27 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

Caging the Sun: Materials challenges in magnetic confinement fusion reactors

UserSimon Kirk, United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 20 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

The particulars of particulates

UserNathalie Vriend, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, The University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

Microtribology of biological and bio-inspired surfaces

UserLars Heepe, Zoological Institute, University of Kiel, Germany.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 02 June 2016, 16:00-17:00

Post-blast explosive residue: Morphological, chemical and computational studies

UserNadia Abdul-Karim, Security Science Doctoral Research Training Centre, University College London.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

The characterisation of a shock tube system for blast injury studies

UserLuz Nguyen, Institute of Shock Physics, Imperial College London.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Engineering structure and response of soft materials with DNA-mediated interactions

UserLorenzo Di Michele, BSS Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 28 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Characterization of gravelly soils for geotechnical engineering applications

UserJason DeJong, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California Davis.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

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

Power laws in dislocation plasticity

UserMick Brown, SMF Group, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 03 March 2016, 16:00-17:00

A molecular perspective of water structure at metal surfaces

UserNadav Avidor, SMF Group, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 25 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Diffusion dynamics of adsorbates from tunnelling and other quantum effects

UserRoberto Marquardt, Laboratory of Quantum Chemistry, University of Strasbourg, France.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 18 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

The dynamic compression and subsequent freezing of water

UserSam Stafford, Instutute of Shock Physics, Imperial College, London.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 11 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

A dynamic discrete dislocation plasticity study of plastic relaxation phenomena in shock loading

UserBeñat Gurrutxaga-Lerma, Imperial College, London.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

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

Shocking temperatures. 2: What did we get?

UserAlyssa Picard, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Bragg Building, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 May 2015, 16:30-17:00

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

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

Shocking sand: Granular materials under extreme conditions

UserJames Perry, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

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

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

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

Scanning helium microscopy (SHeM): Real space imaging of delicate surfaces

UserDavid Ward, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 16:00-17:00

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

Quasi-elastic neutron scattering: a powerful tool to investigate molecular dynamics in two dimensions

UserIrene Calvo Almazán, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

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

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

Properties and applications of diamond

UserJim Pickles, Element Six.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 27 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

The nuclear detective: The role of particle characterisation

UserJane Collins & Dave Mitchell, AWE Aldermaston.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 20 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

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

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

Machine learning in materials design, oil exploration, and beyond

UserGareth Conduit, TCM Group, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

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

The properties of silicate glass relevant to their use in ballistics applications

UserStephen Walley, SMF Group, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Soft capture of 'shrapnel' in foams

UserMike Hutchinson, AWE Aldermaston.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

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

Semi-metal surfaces: A new territory for helium atom scattering measurements

UserAnton Tamtögl, SMF Group, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

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

The working of metals and Deep Thought

UserMick Brown, SMF Group, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 27 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

Ammonium nitrate: Safe oxidizer or dangerous explosive

UserMartin Braithwaite, Laboratory for Scientific Computing, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 20 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

The development of the hybrid rocket for Bloodhound SSC

UserDaniel Jubb, The Falcon Project Ltd..

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

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

Numerical simulations of high-speed droplet splashing

UserSteve Millmore, Laboratory for Scientific Computing, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

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

Solids under high-pressure shock compression: The interplay between simulation and experiment

UserGabriele Mogni, The Clarendon Laboratory, The University of Oxford.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 January 2014, 16:00-17:00

Silk: Spiders, silkworms, and advanced materials

UserDavid Porter, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 16:00-17:00

Physics in the oil and gas industry

UserPepijn Kole, Shell, The Netherlands.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 14 November 2013, 16:30-17:00

Knowledge exchange: What is it, who does it, and why do it?

UserMichael Simmons, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 14 November 2013, 16:00-16:30

Ask not what you can do for outreach but instead what outreach can do for you!

UserLisa Jardine-Wright, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 16:00-17:00

Investigating single molecule transport at micro- and nanometre scales

UserUlrich Keyser, Physics of Medicine, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 16:00-17:00

Multiscale modelling of brittle fracture in oxides and semiconductors

UserJames Kermode, King's College, London.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 15:00-16:00

Nano-particle polymer composites

UserGerry Swallowe, Department of Physics, Loughborough University.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

Shock compression of geological materials

UserSimon Kirk, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

Sum frequency generation spectroscopy of small molecules adsorbed at interfaces

UserMike Casford, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 16 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

Quantum simulation with ultracold atoms

UserRob Smith, AMOP Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseKapitza Seminar Room, Room 16 Kapitza Building, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 09 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

Complex molecules on surfaces: Synchrotron radiation, scanning probe and in situ electrospray deposition

UserJames O'Shea, School of Physics, University of Nottingham.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 02 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

Implementation of viscoelastic Hopkinson bars and their application to the testing of soft materials

UserRichard Curry, BISRU, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 25 April 2013, 16:00-17:00

Fracture mechanics, quantum mechanics and fractal geometry applied to brittle materials

UserJack Mecholsky, Department of Materials Science, University of Florida, Gainsville, USA.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 18 April 2013, 16:00-17:00

A day in the life of a patent attorney

UserJohn Addiss, Mewburn Ellis LLP.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 March 2013, 16:00-17:00

Fluid-structure interaction in underwater blast

UserAndreas Schiffer, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 28 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

Pipe dreams

UserMatt Causier, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

The working of ductile metals and the doctrine of maximum entropy

UserMick Brown, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 14 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

Recent perspectives in the science of granular matter

UserRafi Blumenfeld, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

Nuclear quantum effects, path integrals and coloured noise

UserMichele Ceriotti, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 31 January 2013, 16:00-17:00

Understanding 3HeSE measurements of pentacene surface diffusion via computer simulation

UserPaul Rotter, Department of Physics, University of Marburg, Germany.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 17 January 2013, 16:00-17:00

X-rays and light from diffuse mechanical energy

UserJonathan Hird, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of California at Los Angeles, USA.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 22 November 2012, 16:00-17:00

From babbling brooks to boiling kettles

UserAlan Walton, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 15 November 2012, 16:00-17:00

Unusual phase diagrams in ferroelectric crystals

UserJim Scott, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 01 November 2012, 16:00-17:00

Quantum effects in surface diffusion and scattering

UserEliza McIntosh, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 25 October 2012, 16:00-17:00

Silk, the bio-nanocomposite: Findings from high-speed impact

UserDan Drodge, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford .

HouseKapitza Seminar Room, Room 16 Kapitza Building, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 18 October 2012, 15:00-16:00

Biological materials and mechanics: An overview

UserMarc Meyers, University of California at San Diego.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 11 October 2012, 16:00-17:00

Heavy atom diffraction in scattering from surfaces

UserEli Pollak, Chemical Physics Department, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 07 June 2012, 16:00-17:00

Chinese university and industrial espionage

UserClark Barrett, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 31 May 2012, 16:00-17:00

Strain localization in granular materials

UserStephen Walley, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 17 May 2012, 16:00-17:00

Structural modification of energetic materials using high pressures and co-crystallisation

UserColin Pulham, School of Chemistry, The University of Edinburgh.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 10 May 2012, 16:00-17:00

Role of computer simulations in understanding surface processes

UserLev Kantorovich, Department of Physics, King's College, London.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 03 May 2012, 16:00-17:00

Imaging structural performance

UserJanice Barton, Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, Engineering Sciences, University of Southampton.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 26 April 2012, 16:00-17:00

Ceramic armour: Past, present and future

UserPaul Hazell, Dynamic Response Group, Shrivenham Campus, Cranfield University.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 15 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

Topics in quantum matter research

UserMalte Grosche, Quantum Matter Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 08 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

Nanomechanics of coatings for electronic and optical applications

UserSteve Bull, School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, Newcastle University.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 01 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

Exploring structural phase transitions in nanofriction

UserAndrea Benassi, Statistical Materials Modeling Laboratory, Institute for Energetics and Interphases, Milan, Italy.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 23 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

Probabilistic automated alloy development

UserBryce Conduit, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 16 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

Screen-printable energetic inks for mining detonators

UserTuuli Sutinen, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 02 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

Surface diffusion on the atomic scale

UserGraznya Antczak, Department of Physics, University of Wroclaw, Poland.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 26 January 2012, 16:00-17:00

Mechanisms of ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylenes subjected to ballistic impact

UserBenjamin Russell, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 24 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Current research at the Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory

UserArthur Blackburn, Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 17 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Modelling the behaviour of multiscale cellular materials

UserPhilippe Viot, Institut de Mécanique et Ingénerie, Bordeaux, France.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 10 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Organic electronics: Applied nanotechnology

UserPaul Dastoor, Centre for Organic Electronics, University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 03 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Interaction of phonons and Dirac fermions on the surface of Bi2Se3: A strong Kohn anomaly

UserMichael El-Batanouny, Department of Physics, Boston University, USA.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 27 October 2011, 16:00-17:00

Charge transport physics of high mobility organic semiconductors

UserHenning Sirringhaus, Microelectronics Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 20 October 2011, 16:00-17:00

Prospects for studying how high-intensity compression waves cause damage in human blast injuries

UserKate Brown, Imperial College Blast Biomechanics and Biophysics Group.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 13 October 2011, 16:00-17:00

Steam and Gas Turbines – Wear and Erosion Challenges at High Temperatures

UserSarah Hainsworth, Department of Engineering, University of Leicester.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 09 June 2011, 16:00-17:00

Microscopic characterization of organic thin films for appliactions in organic electronics

UserGregor Witte, Department of Physics, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 02 June 2011, 16:00-17:00

Polymer solar cells

UserNeil Greenham, Optoelectronics Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 26 May 2011, 16:00-17:00

Novel multi-functional lightweight armour

UserDavid Townsend, BAe Systems, Filton, Bristol.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 19 May 2011, 16:00-17:00

Ultrafast charge transfer in pyridine on Cu(110)

UserHeike Arnolds, Surface Science Research Centre, University of Liverpool.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 12 May 2011, 16:00-17:00

Review of the mechanical properties of diamond

UserJohn Field, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 05 May 2011, 16:00-17:00

Explosive interactions of granular media with structures

UserVikram Deshpande, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 28 April 2011, 16:00-17:00

Strain effect on electronic and structural properties of metal nanoislands grown on reconstructed Au(111)

UserGuido Fratesi, Materials Science Department, Milano-Bicocca University, Milan, Italy.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 13 April 2011, 11:30-12:30

Hardness-induced elastic, plastic, cracking observations

UserRon Armstrong, Center for Energetic Concepts Development, University of Maryland.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 31 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Pulsed power driven shock physics experiments at Imperial College

UserSimon Bland, Institute of Shock Physics, Imperial College.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 17 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Erosion of thermal barrier coatings

UserRichard Wellman, Cranfield University.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 03 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Shock compression of Mie-Grüneisen liquids

UserMike Morley, SMF Group, The Cavenidsh Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 24 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

Improving laser-driven flyer performance

UserHannah Brierley, SMF Group, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 17 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

Research in the Semiconductor Physics Group at the Cavendish Laboratory

UserDavid Ritchie, Semiconductor Physics (SP) Group, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 10 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

Physics in innovation consultancy

UserTim Goldrein, Innovia Technology Ltd., Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 03 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

On the twist: Chirality at surfaces

UserStephen Driver, Surface Science Group, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 27 January 2011, 16:00-17:00

Nanotechnology: Challenging chips and crime

UserRussell Cowburn, TFM Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 20 January 2011, 16:00-17:00

The nucleation and growth of nanovoids: Molecular dynamics calculations

UserMarc André Meyers, The University of California at San Diego.

HouseThe Committee Room, The Bragg Building, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 18 January 2011, 11:15-12:15

Artificial nacre with vertically bridged tablets by ambient solution processing

UserAlex Finnemore, Biological and Soft Systems, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 25 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

Single atoms and ultracold atomic gases

UserMichael Koehl, Atomic, Mesoscopic, and Optical Physics (AMOP) Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 18 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

Impact cratering: Shock physics on a planetary scale

UserGareth Collins, Department of Earth Science, Imperial College, London.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 11 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

Simple systems at extreme conditions

UserEugene Gregoryanz, Centre for Science at Extreme Conditions, University of Edinburgh.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 04 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

Characterisation of anisotropic materials at high rates of strain

UserClive Siviour, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 28 October 2010, 16:00-17:00

Life, Hypervelocity Impacts and the Solar System

UserMark Burchell, School of Physical Sciences, University of Kent at Canterbury.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 11 June 2010, 14:30-15:30

Structures of materials at high pressures

UserRichard Needs, Theory of Condensed Matter (TCM) Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 10 June 2010, 16:00-17:00

How to make polymers as strong as steel – and also more environmentally friendly

UserDavid Barton, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 03 June 2010, 16:00-17:00

How water wets metal surfaces

UserGeorge Darling, Department of Chemistry, The University of Liverpool.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 20 May 2010, 16:00-17:00

Low work function diamond surfaces

UserKane O’Donnell, Centre for Nanoscience and Quantum Information, University of Bristol.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 06 May 2010, 16:00-17:00

Behaviour of structures under extreme dynamic loadings: Characterisation and modelling

UserYong Lu, Institute for Infrastructure and Environment, The University of Edinburgh.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 29 April 2010, 16:00-17:00

High strain rate properties of shape memory alloys

UserGerry Swallowe, Department of Physics, University of Loughborough.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 04 March 2010, 16:00-17:00

Whipple shields for spacecraft

UserDavid Williamson, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 18 February 2010, 16:00-16:30

Constant Intermittency: Central problems in dislocation plasticity

UserMick Brown, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 11 February 2010, 16:00-17:00

Rational material selection in product design

UserStephen Grantham, Granta Design Ltd., Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 28 January 2010, 16:00-17:00

Title to be confirmed

UserStephen Driver, Surface Science Group, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 27 January 2010, 16:00-17:00

Toward understanding the role of heterogeneity in powder mixtures

UserDan Eakins, Institute of Shock Physics, Imperial College, London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 21 January 2010, 16:00-17:00

Organic Monolayers, Networks, Electrochemistry: A Toolbox for the Nanoscale?

UserManfred Buck, School of Chemistry, University of St Andrews.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 14 January 2010, 16:00-17:00

Next generation initiators

UserTracy Vine, QinetiQ.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 03 December 2009, 16:00-17:00

Ice accretion on aircraft

UserGraeme Leese, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 26 November 2009, 16:00-17:00

Predicting surface structures from first principles

UserPhil Hasnip, Department of Physics, University of York.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 19 November 2009, 16:00-17:00

Liquid crystal elastomers

UserJonathan Biggins, TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 12 November 2009, 16:00-17:00

Mechanical behaviour of particulate polymer composites

UserDan Drodge, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 05 November 2009, 16:30-17:00

Optical techniques for characterising shock ejecta

UserDavid Bell, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 05 November 2009, 16:00-16:30

Adventures in catalytic nanospace: Resolving surface phenomena at the atomic scale

UserMichael Bowker, Wolfson Nanoscience Laboratory and Cardiff Catalysis Institute.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 29 October 2009, 16:00-17:00

Simulation of void collapse in heterogeneous explosives

UserLouisa Michael, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 22 October 2009, 16:30-17:00

PBX 9502 detonation propagation

UserStefan Schoch, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 22 October 2009, 16:00-16:30

High-power lasers and the extreme conditions that they can produce

UserSteven Rose, Plasma Physics Group, Imperial College, London.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 14 May 2009, 16:00-17:00

Dislocation dynamics simulations of plasticity in dispersion hardened metals

UserSylvain Queyreau, Laboratoire d’Etude des Microstructures, ONERA, Chatillon, France.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 07 May 2009, 16:00-17:00

The Myth of Mithril: Real materials for body armour

UserCelia Watson, Cranfield Defence and Security, Shrivenham.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 30 April 2009, 16:00-17:00

Photonic Doppler velocimetry: The easy way to measure particle velocity

UserPhilip Rae, Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 23 April 2009, 16:00-17:00

Green Explosives: Saving the environment, one war at a time…

UserAdam Collins, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 12 March 2009, 16:00-17:00

The use of chirped fibre Bragg grating sensors to monitor disbond growth in bonded composite structures

UserSteve Ogin, Department of Materials, Surfaces and Structural Systems, University of Surrey.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 19 February 2009, 16:00-17:00

Going for strength: The development of carbon nanotube fibres and fibre composites

UserAlan Windle, Department of Materials Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 12 February 2009, 16:00-17:00

Site specific residual stress analysis using focused ion beam machining

UserRichard Langford, Biological and Soft Systems (BSS) Sector, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 05 February 2009, 16:00-17:00

Towards extracting high strain rate constitutive relations using impact nanoindentation and finite elements

UserJames Dean, Gordon Laboratory, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 29 January 2009, 16:00-17:00

Biomolecular adsorption at a silicon/water interface driven by water-structure effects

UserDaniel J. Cole, Theory of Condensed Matter (TCM) Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 22 January 2009, 16:00-17:00

New generation X-ray diffraction: technology and applications

UserJacqui Cole, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 27 November 2008, 16:00-17:00

Quasicrystals: there be monsters...

UserProfessor Ronan McGrath, Surface Science Centre, Department of Physics, The University of Liverpool.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 20 November 2008, 16:00-17:00

On the probabilistic–deterministic transition involved in a fragmentation process of brittle materials

UserPascal Forquin, Laboratory of the Physics and Mechanics of Materials, University of Metz, France.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 06 November 2008, 16:00-17:00

Towards extracting high strain rate constitutive relations using impact nanoindentation and finite elements

UserJames Dean, Gordon Laboratory, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 30 October 2008, 16:00-17:00

Nano-wires and islands - the structure of rare earth silicides on silicon surfaces

UserSteve Tear, Department of Physics, University of York.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 16:00-17:00

Nonlocality and dynamic fracture: Are multiscale models the answer in dynamic fracture?

UserFlorin Bobaru, Department of Engineering Mechanics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

HouseThe Committee Room, Bragg Building, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 21 October 2008, 13:30-14:30

Soft, Self-Organized Systems: Templates for Functional Nanomaterials

UserErika Eiser, Biological and Soft Systems Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 16 October 2008, 16:00-17:00

Energetic phenomena in an underwater environment

UserRobert H. Telling, [dstl] Fort Halstead.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 29 May 2008, 16:00-17:00

Crystallography of NLO materials: battle of the charge-density models

UserDaniel D. Hickstein, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 22 May 2008, 16:30-17:00

Accentuate the negative: anomalous thermal expansion in cyanide frameworks

UserAnthony E. Phillips, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 22 May 2008, 16:00-16:30

The dynamics of molecules on oxide surfaces modelled with ab initio methods

UserMike Gillan, London Centre for Nanotechnology, University College London.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 15 May 2008, 16:00-17:00

Immobilisation of nuclear and toxic wastes by vitrification

UserRussell J. Hand, Department of Engineering Materials, University of Sheffield.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 08 May 2008, 16:00-17:00

The conch shell as a model for tougher composites

UserD M Williamson, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 13 March 2008, 16:00-17:00

Falling glass: The post-fracture performance of glass in buildings

UserM. Overend, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 06 March 2008, 16:00-17:00

Studies of 21-6-9 stainless steel at various strain rates

UserG. Whiteman, Hydro Design Group, AWE Aldermaston.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 21 February 2008, 16:00-17:00

Time-resolved X-ray diffraction on laser-shocked crystals

UserT. D’Almeida, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 14 February 2008, 16:00-17:00

Building the next generation climate model

UserN. Nikoforakis, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 07 February 2008, 16:00-17:00

PA Consulting: Exploiting emerging technologies

UserC.E. Lloyd, PA Consulting, Melbourn, Cambs.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 24 January 2008, 16:00-17:00

Electronic friction and excitations in molecule-surface interactions

UserM. Persson, Surface Science Research Centre, Dept. of Chemistry, The University of L:iverpool.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 17 January 2008, 16:00-17:00

Beyond slip circle constructions: the cohesion limit of a polycrystal

UserProf. L.M. Brown, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 22 November 2007, 16:00-17:00

Optical angular momentum and some applications

UserProf. R.E. Burge, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 15 November 2007, 16:00-17:00

Activated surface diffusion with interaction adsorbates

UserA.S. Sanz, Department of Atomic and Molecular Physics, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid, Spain.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 08 November 2007, 16:00-17:00

New developments in atom detectors for molecular beam experiments

UserA.R. Alderwick, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 25 October 2007, 16:00-16:30

Making the most of your intellectual property

UserM. Grimshaw & Z. Stoeva, Cambridge Enterprise.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 18 October 2007, 16:00-17:00

Systematic prediction of new second-order organic nonlinear optical materials

UserN Z F Weng, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 14 June 2007, 16:00-17:00

The dynamics of benzene on surfaces

UserDr H. Hedgeland, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 07 June 2007, 16:00-17:00

A mathematician’s odyssey into the world of granular flows: From microscopic considerations to a continuum theory

UserC.J. Cawthorn, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 17 May 2007, 16:00-17:00

Quantum information processing with silicon-on-insulator based single electron transistors

UserDr D G Hasko, Microelectronics Research Centre, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 10 May 2007, 16:00-17:00

Shock generated pressure-temperature excursions in planetary materials

UserDr J G Spray, Planetary and Space Science Centre, University of New Brunswick, Canada.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 08 May 2007, 14:00-15:00

Forensic material technology

UserDr J E Balzer, Kriminaltechnisches Institut, Wiesbaden, Germany.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 03 May 2007, 16:00-17:00

Development of Textures in Nematic and Smectic (Ferro-Electric) Rubbers

UserProf. M Warner, Theory of Condensed Matter Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 08 March 2007, 16:00-17:00

Adsorption and Reactions on Interstellar Dust Grains

UserDr W A Brown, Department of Chemistry, University College London.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 01 March 2007, 16:00-17:00

Navigating in a Chiral Landscape

UserDr S J Jenkins, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 22 February 2007, 16:00-17:00

What’s Cooking in Mining?

This talk is being given as part of the Mott Seminar series.

UserDr S Kingman, School of Chemical, Environmental and Mining Engineering, The University of Nottingham.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 14 February 2007, 16:15-17:15

Materials Science Research at the ISL

UserDr E Lach, Institut Saint-Louis, France.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 08 February 2007, 16:00-17:00

Slip Circle Constructions for Dislocation Plasticity, with Special Reference to Nanoindentations

UserProf. L M Brown, Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 01 February 2007, 16:00-17:00

Detecting Single Atoms in the STEM

UserA. Bleloch, The Daresbury Laboratory, Cheshire.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 23 November 2006, 16:00-17:00

Imaging Surfaces with Atoms: How, Why and When?

UserD.A. MacLaren, The Scottish Universities Physics Alliance, The University of Glasgow.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 16 November 2006, 16:00-17:00

Advanced Structural Characterisation Techniques for Amorphous Materials

UserJ.M. Cole, Surfaces, Microscopy & Fracture Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 09 November 2006, 16:00-17:00

Non-Adiabatic Processes at the Gas-Solid Interface

UserS. Holloway, Department of Chemistry, The University of Liverpool.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 02 November 2006, 16:00-17:00

Technology and Golf: Friends or Foes?

UserE. Zaayman, Surfaces, Microscopy & Fracture Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 26 October 2006, 16:00-17:00

How to Make an Atom-Mirror: Preparation of Si(111)-(1x1)H surfaces on ultrathin crystals

UserA. Weeks, Surfaces, Microscopy & Fracture Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 05 October 2006, 16:00-17:00

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