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Fall 2007    Schedule

Aug. 27 Radiation Safety Training
Sept. 3 Labor Day, No Colloquium
Sept. 10 Dr. Tony Forest,  Dr. Phil Cole, Dr. Kara Keeter, Idaho State University, Research Summaries
Sept. 17 Dr Karo Ispiryan, Yerevan Physics Institute, Armenia,  Production and Study of Femtosecond Electron and X-Ray bunches with the Help of Laser Beams: Femtosecond Oscilloscopes
Sept. 18 Dr. Kyungseon Joo, University of Connecticut, Recent N* results from Pion Electroproduction with CLAS at Jefferson Lab
Sept. 24 Dr. Valeria Starovoitova,  Idaho State UniversityIntermolecular Coupling in Heme Compounds
Oct. 1 Dr. Katherine Chandler, Dr. Alan Hunt Dr. Marc MitchellIdaho State University, Research Summaries
Oct. 8 Dr. Scott Bergeson, Brigham Young University,  Ultracold Plasmas and Other Oxymorons
Oct. 15 Dr. Bradley Carroll, Weber State University, Good Vibrations and Stellar Pulsations
Oct. 22 Dr. Tieqiao Zhang, Boise State University, The Endocytosis and Intercellular Trafficking of Multifunctional Lipid Nanoparticles in Live Cells 
Oct. 29 Trent Clark, Monsanto, The Science of Risk Communication
Nov. 5 Dr. Corinne Augier, Laboratoire de l'Accélérateur Linéaire (LAL), Orsay, University of Paris, Status of the NEMO (Neutrino Ettore Majorana Observatory) experiments: NEMO3 and beyond “Is the neutrino its own antimatter?”
Nov. 7 Dr. Askel Hallin,University of Alberta, From SNO to SNO+:  Neutrinos and Astroparticle Physics
Nov. 12 Dr. Eric Hintz, Brigham Young UniversityVariable Star Hunting: Find Them, Tag Them, and Track Them
Nov. 19 Thanksgiving Break, No Colloquium
Nov. 26 Dr. Christian Segebade, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM), Berlin, Germany, Photon Activation Analysis –A useful method in material investigation and analytical science
Dec. 3 Dr. Pierre Bertin, Université Blaise Pascal, Thomal Jefferson National Accelerator Laboratory, Deeply Virtual Compton Scattering and Deep Neutral Pion Production in Hall A at Jefferson laboratory
Dec. 10 Dr. Ajay Singh, Utah State University, Status of the Tokamak in Physics at Utah State

Spring 2008    Schedule

Jan. 14
Dr. Adam Johnston, Weber State University, Meanings of Learning in Physics 

Jan. 21
Martin Luther King Day, No Colloquium

Jan. 28
Dr. Alan Hunt, Idaho State University, Active Techniques for the Real-Time Detection, Identification and Quantification of Fissionable Materials

Feb. 4
Ken J. Pedersen,  Pederson and Company, PLLC, Intellectual Property Rights and Patent law for Scientists 

Feb. 11
Dr. Jason Harris, Idaho State University, Tritium Recapture Behavior at a Nuclear Power Reactor Due to Airborne Releases

Feb. 18
President's Day, No Colloquium

Feb. 25
Dr. Gary Scott, Waste Isolation Pilot ProjectWaste Isolation Pilot Plant

Mar. 3
Dr. Kevin Kelley, Brigham Young University Idaho, Reaction Networks as a Diagnostic Tool in Astrophysics and Weapons Design
Mar. 10 Dr. Carleton DeTar, University of Utah, Simulating Quarks and Gluons to High Precision with Computers

Mar. 17
Dr. Frank Merrill, Los Alamos National LaboratoryCharged Particle Radiography

Mar. 24
Spring Break, No Colloquium

Mar. 31
Dr. Roger Carlini, Jefferson National LaboratoryThe Q-weak Experiment – A Precision Test of the Standard Model: Determination of the Weak Charges of the Quarks through Parity-Violating Electron Scattering

Apr. 7
Dr. Jordan Gerton, University of UtahPoking Around with Light at the Nanometer Scale

Apr. 14
Dr. Mark Riffe, Utah State University, Coherent Phonon Excitation in Opaque Nonpolar Materials

Apr. 21
Dr. Hugo Schmidt, Montana State University, Topic to be determined

Apr. 28
Dr. Robert Runkle, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Screening the Photon Haystack:  The Role of Radiation Detection Technology in Securing Special Nuclear Material  

Unless specifically mentioned, all talks will be at 4:00 pm on Mondays in PS 108.

contact: shropshi@physics.isu.edu
Last modified 3/31/2008