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ISU Physics Department Colloquium ScheduleColloquium 

Fall 2014    Schedule

Aug. 25 Dr. Mahbub Khandakar, Idaho State UniversityA Brief Tour of Big Bang Cosmology
Sept. 1 Labor Day, No Colloquium
Sept. 8 Dr. Denise Stephens, Brigham Young University, The Search for Brown Dwarf Binary Systems 
Sept. 15 Dr. Stephen Herring, Idaho National Laboratory, The Origins of Thorium, its Promises and Problems
Sept. 22 Dr. Karine Chesnel, Brigham Young University, Spin, Orbital Moment, and Magnetic Order in Fe3O4 Nanoparticle Assemblies
Sept. 29 Dr. David Neilsen, Brigham Young University, Exploring Nuclear Physics with Gravitational Waves
Oct. 6 Dr. John Kalivas, Idaho State University, New Multivariate Calibration and Classification Processes Including Multimerits and Multituning Parameters
Oct. 13 Dr. Orest SymkoUniversity of Utah, Beautifal and Practical Patterns
Oct. 20  Dr. John LoSecco, University of Notre DameThe Status and Future of Neutrino Mixing
Oct. 27 Dr. Paul Simmonds, Boise State UniversityTensile Strain: A Reliable Tool for Nanostructure Self-Assembly and a Simple Route to Infrared Optoelectronics
Nov. 3 Dr. Tony Forest, Idaho State University, The Fractional Down Quark Polarization in the Nucleon
Nov. 10 Dr. Philippe CollonUniversity of Notre Dame, Using Nuclear Techniques: From Dating the Shroud of Turin and the Ice Man to Detecting Art Forgeries and Studying Stars
Nov. 17
Dr. Alan  Hunt, Idaho State UniversityDetermining Isotopic Concentration Using Delayed  -rays From Active Inspection Techniques For Nuclear Materials Safeguards And Maybe Other Applications
Nov. 24 Thanksgiving Break, No Colloquium
Dec. 1 Dr. Khalid Chouffani, Idaho Accelerator Center, Non-Proliferation Research and Biomedical Imaging with Laser Backscattered X-rays
Dec. 8 Dr. Dustin McNultyIdaho State University, Application of Parity Violation in the Weak Nuclear Force

Spring 2014    Schedule

Jan. 12
Dr. Rene Rodriguez, Idaho State University, Raman Spectroscopy on the Earth and in the Heavens

Jan. 19
Martin Luther King Day, No Colloquium

Jan 26
Kelly Lively, Idaho National LaboratoryRadioisotope Power Systems: Enabling Space Exploration

Feb. 2
Dr. Joshua Kane, Idaho National Laboratory, Materials Characterization via 3D Image Processing and Analysis

Feb. 9
Dr. Rick Spielman, Idaho Accelerator Center, Screamer: A Powerful Circuit Analysis Code

Feb. 16
President's Day, No Colloquium

Feb. 23
Dr. Bennett Link, Montana State University, Giant Gamma-Ray Flares in Neutron Stars
Mar. 2 Dr. George Imel, Idaho State University, Study of the Open Loop and Closed Loop Oscillator Techniques

Mar. 9
Dr. Ben Bromley, University of Utah, The Revenge of Pluto and Other Stories from the Outer Solar System

Mar. 16
Dr. Jixie Zhang, Jefferson National Accelerator Laboratory, Seeing Quarks in the Nucleon Through Wide Angle Compton Scattering 

Mar. 23
Spring Break, No Colloquium

Mar. 30
Dr. Tabetha Hole, Weber State University, Exploring the Physics of Supernovae

Apr. 6
Dr. Chad Pope, Idaho State University, Spent Nuclear Fuel Pyroprocessing in the US and Development of the Safety Analysis and Regulatory Framework for Commercial Application in Korea

Apr. 13
Dr. Tony Hill, Idaho State University, NIFFTE - A Neutron Induced Fission Fragment Tracking Experiment
Apr. 20 Dr. Matthew Ferguson, Boise State University, Quantifying Gene Expression and Regulation in Living Cells by Fluorescence Fluctuation Imaging
Apr. 27 Jon Stoner, Idaho Accelerator Center, Accelerator Produced Isotopes

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

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