General Physics Colloquia

Speakers Spring 2021

Due to the ongoing Corona pandemic, there will be no Colloquia this spring.

Time: 15.15-16.00

Location: PJ Lecture room, Fysikgården 2B​ - at all occasions

​Previously invited speakers

Annica Black-Schaffer, Uppsala University
Abstract of talk: Topological superconductors and Majorana fermions

Frank Wilczek, 
MIT, Nordita, KTH and Stockholm University (Nobel Prize Laureate 2004)
Abstract of talk: New Ideas in Axion Searches​​​

Jean-Sébastien Caux, University of Amsterdam
Abstract of talk: Dynamics in one dimension: a treasure trove of theoretical and
experimental many-body quantum physics

John Conway, Onsala Space Observatory, Chalmers University of technology
Abstract of talk: Imaging Black hole Event Horizon Scale Structures via millimetre wavelength 
Very Long Baseline Interferometry​​

Alain Aspect, Institut d'Optique Graduate School, Université Paris-Saclay
Absrtact of talk: From Einstein's questions to quantum information: a new quantum revolution

Robin Golser, University of Vienna
Abstract of talk: When every atom counts - analysing nature with utmost sensitivity​

Michael Doser, CERN
Federico Capasso, Harvard University, USA

​Stefano Vitale, LISA mission, U. Trento
 Abstract of talk: Gravitational wave astronomy within ESA Science Programme
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Anna Herland
, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
​ Abstract of talk: Organs-on-Chip, new models of human physiology​

Sebastian Eggert, TU Kaiserslautern

 Abstract of talk: Time-periodic driving: beyond Floquet engineering​
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Matthias Neubert, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany



Takaaki Kajita, University of Tokyo.​
Frank CichosUniversität 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

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"​​​​​​

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