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Cavendish Graduate Student Conference on Physics

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Program:

9:00 Arrival

9:05 Introduction by Prof Littlewood

Session One, chaired by Dr Riley

09:20 – 09:40 Tim Staley “Moments of clarity – high resolution astronomy through Earth’s heat haze”

09:40 – 10:00 Tze-Chia Lin “Smart-Materials from dense electrons”

10:00 – 10:20 Li Li “Smart display: A bicontinuous double gyroid electrochromic display”

10:20 – 10:40 Ruth Toner “MINOS, Neutrino Oscillations, and the Search for the Elusive Theta13”

10:40 – 11:15 Poster session and coffee

Session Two, chaired by Prof Lonzarich

11:15 – 11:35 Luke Smith “Thermodynamic compressibility in one-dimensional quantum wires”

11:35 – 11:55 Robert Reeve “Atomic Scale Manipulation of the Magnetic Properties of Ultrathin Cobalt Films”

11:55 – 12:15 Mijung Lee “Ribbons, ribbons everywhere”

12:15 – 12:35 Anders Aufderhorst-Roberts “Microrheology of Peptide Gels”

12:35 – 13:50 Lunch

Session Three, chaired by Prof Ritchie

13:50 – 14:10 Chiara Ciccarelli “The myth of the Sisyphus-electrons”

14:10 – 14:30 Bernd Froehlich “Fermi gas in Flatland”

14:30 – 14:50 Nick Gibbons “Swiss Rolls, Nano-grooves and ‘Plasmene’: A Self-Assembly Approach to Metamaterials”

14:50 – 15:10 Robert Lee “A quantum Monte Carlo study of electrons in 1D”

15:10 – 15:45 Poster session and coffee

Session Four, chaired by Prof Warner

15:45 – 16:45 Abdus Salam Prize Winner, Lars Boyde “Interaction of Light with Biological Matter”

16:45 – 17:00 Prize Ceremony with Abdus Salam representatives and Prof Littlewood

17:00 Wine reception

This talk is part of the Cavendish Graduate Student Conference 2010 series.

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