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Fall 2010 Seminars

September 17, 2010

Sunil K. Saxena, University of Pittsburgh

Electron Spin Resonance Based Distance Rulers and Metal Protein Interactions


September 24, 2010

Rachel Marie Umbel, IUP Undergraduate Student

Manipulation of Laser Beam Waist and Homodyne Systems


October 1, 2010

Geoffrey Hutchison, University of Pittsburgh

Designer Defects: Charge Transport in Realistic Organic Electronics


October 8, 2010

Louis Didio, IUP Undergraduate Student

Guided Inquiry and the Brain


October 15, 2010

Mark Regalla, IUP Undergraduate Student

Fabrication of Ultrasharp Tips for Scanning Probe Microscopy Methods


October 22, 2010

Travis Benanti, Penn State Center for Nanotechnology Education & Utilization

Nanotechnology: Applications, Research, and Educational Opportunities

More information here: Nanotechnology: Physics Seminar Flyer (PDF)


October 29, 2010

Maumita Mandal, Carnegie Mellon University

Single-molecule Measurements of Riboswitch Unfolding Using Optical Tweezers


November 12, 2010

Jun Zhu, Penn State University

Physics in the Carbon Flatland: What a One-Atom-Thick Carbon atom can do


December 3, 2010

David Greve, Carnegie Mellon University

Surface Waves in Solids for Gas Sensing


All seminars convene on Fridays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Weyandt Hall, Room 331. Light refreshments are provided. For more information, please contact the Physics Department Seminar Coordinator, Dr. Devki Talwar.

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