General Physics Colloquia

Autumn 2019

Location: PJ Lecture room, Fysikgården 2B​
Time: 15.15-16.00

26 September
Frank Wilczek, MIT, Nordita, KTH and Stockholm University (Nobel Prize Laureate 2004)

10 October
Jean-Sébastien Caux, University of Amsterdam

31 October
John Conway, Onsala Space Observatory, Chalmers University of technology

7 November​
Speaker: To be announced

5 December
Robin Golser, University of Vienna

​Previously invited speakers

Michael Doser, CERN
 Experiments on antimatter at CERN​
Federico Capasso
, Harvard University, USA
Beyond refractive and Fresnel Optics: Metasurface "Flat" Optics​

​Stefano Vitale, LISA mission, U. Trento
 Gravitational wave astronomy within ESA Science Programme
Anna Herland
, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

​ Organs-on-Chip, new models of human physiology​

Sebastian Eggert, TU Kaiserslautern

 Time-periodic driving: beyond Floquet engineering​

Matthias Neubert, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

 Probing beyond the Standard Model with Flavor Physics​​
Takaaki Kajita
, University of Tokyo.​
 Abstract of talk: Neutrino researches at Kamioka
Frank Cichos
Universität Leipzig​​

Abstract of talk: Information Controlled Structure Formation in Artificial Microswimmer Systems​

Brian Andersen, Copenhagen University
Abstract of talk: New Clues to the Mechanism of Unconventional Superconductivity from Spectroscopy and Theory of Iron-based Superconductors.
Gunnar Westberg
, ICAN (Int. Campain to Abolish Nuclear Weapons)
Abstract of talk:  Preventing nuclear war​
Karlheinz Langanke
, Darmstadt University
Abstract of talk:  How Nature makes Gold​
Hartmut Löwen
, Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf 
 Abstract of talk: Physics of active soft matter​​

Laura Baudis, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Abstract of talk: Illuminating the dark: direct searches for cold dark matter in the Milky Way

Eli Zeldov, Weizmann Institute, Israel
Abstract of talk: Nanoscale thermal imaging of dissipation in quantum systems

Stephanie Reimann, Lund University, Sweden
Abstract of talk: Quantum gases in a low-dimensional confinement

Laurens W. Molenkamp, Würzburg University, Germany
Abstract of talk: Topological physics in HgTe-based quantum devices

Jan-Michael RostMax Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany

Abstract of talk: Rydberg molecular systems: From antiprotonic Helium to Trilobites in a dense gas

Andreas Schnyder, Max-Planck Institut in Stuttgart, Germany
Abstract of talk: Crystalline topological semi-metals

Nicholas Suntzeff, Texas A&M University, USA
Abstract of talk: Thirty years of watching stars explode

Anders Nilsson, Stockholm University, Sweden
Abstract of talk: The Mystery of Water Revealed from X-ray Laser Studies

Sir John Pendry, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
Abstract of talk: Compacted dimensions and singular plasmonic surfaces

Constantino Tsallis, National Institute of Science and Technology of Complex Systems, Brazil
Abstract of talk: Validity and failure of the Boltzmann weight

Lene Vestergaard Hau, Harvard University, USA
Abstract of talk: The art of taming light: What we can learn from a bacterium… and beyond

Masay Kataoka, NPL, United Kingdom
Abstract of talk: Single-Electron Transport - Electron Quantum Optics and Metrology

Alban Kellerbauer, Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics, Germany
Abstract of talk: Why Antimatter Matters

Ulf Danielsson, Uppsala University, Sweden
Abstract of talk: Strings at the Horizon

Sara Strandberg, Stockholm University, Sweden
Abstract of talk: Searching for New Physics at the Terascale with the ATLAS Experiment

Jens Biegert, ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain
Abstract of talk: Imaging with a Single Electron

Sergio Ciliberto, ENS, Lyon, France
Abstract of talk: The Maxwell demon and Landauer’s principle: From Gedanken to Real Experiments

Robert Contino, Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy
Abstract of the talk: "Pushing the energy frontier"

Daniel Braak, University of Augsburg, Germany
Abstract of talk: Exactly solvable models for light-matter interaction

Jens Bardarson, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden
Abstract of talk: Many-body localization, entanglement and natural orbitals

Carlos Perez de los Heros, Uppsala University, Sweden
Abstract of talk: "Astrophysics from the cold - The IceCube neutrino observatory at the South Pole"

Serena Dalena, Physical Review Letters
Abstract of talk: "Successful Letters in Physical Review Letters - An Editor’s perspective"

Sabrina Maniscalco, Turku Centre for Quantum Physics and University of Turku, Finland
Abstract of talk: "Quantum simulators of non-Markovian dynamics"

Floriana Lombardi, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Abstract of talk: "Hints of topological induced superconductivity in the surface states of the topological insulator Bi2Te3"

John Dyke, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Abstract of talk: "Photoionisation of reactive intermediates of atmospheric importance"

Sougato Bose, University College London, United Kingdom
Abstract of talk: "Spin Network Quantum Automata"

Viatcheslav Mukhanov, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Abstract of talk: "Quantum Universe"

Van M Savage, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Abstract of talk: "Combining Traits, Temperature, and Trophic Interactions to Model Ecological Systems"​​

Published: Thu 24 Aug 2017. Modified: Tue 28 May 2019