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Colloquium Schedule – Fall 2016

Date Fall 2016 – Colloquium Information
Sept. 7, 2016 Edo Waks
Quantum nanophotonics: controlling light with a single quantum dot
Sept. 14, 2016 Zhanqing Li
Air Pollution and Climate Changes in China: Impact and Feedback
Sept. 21, 2016 James Carton
The ocean’s role in global warming, and the climate hiatus
Sept. 28, 2016 Jeremy Munday
The Physics and Photonics of Next Generation Solar Cells
Oct. 5, 2016 Chuanmin Hu
From green tides, oil spills, to global ocean biology: How two coastal events led to a new remote sensing algorithm concept for the global ocean
Oct. 12, 2016 George Ruppeiner
From fluids to black holes: thermodynamics probes the mesoscale
Oct. 19, 2016 Michael Zwolak
Detection and interrogation of biomolecules via nanoscale devices: From DNA sequencing to fundamental physics
Oct. 26, 2016 Jamie Holder
Astronomy at the Highest Energies: Exploring the Extreme Universe with VERITAS
Nov. 2, 2016 Sasha Efros
Semiconductor Nanocrystals: Discovery, Milestones, and Recent Theoretical Developments
Nov. 9, 2016 Charles Gatebe
Understanding BRDF of various surface types (ocean, vegetation, snow, desert, wetlands, cloud decks, smoke layers) for remote sensing applications
Nov. 16, 2016 Dave Winker
A Decade of Global Lidar Profiling
Nov. 23, 2016 Thanksgiving
Nov. 30, 2016 Gorden Videen
Scattering and Remote Sensing of Small Particles
Dec. 7, 2016 Luis Orozco
Optical Nanofibers: A platform for quantum optics