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WFU Physics Colloquium Schedule -- Fall 1997


All seminars will be held at 4 PM in Room 101 of Olin Physical Laboratory (unless noted otherwise); there will be refreshments at 3:30 PM in the lobby prior to each seminar.
Thurs. Aug. 28, 1997, Welcoming "Tea"; Research Opportunities -- Part I (mostly theory)

Thurs. Sept. 4, 1997, Research Opportunities -- Part II (tours of experimental laboratories)

Thurs. Sept. 11, 1997, Ching-Wan Yip, WFU -- Introduction to Computing Facilities for WFU Physics Students.

Thurs. Sept. 18, 1997, Dr. Mark Roberson, MCNC. -- "When Tiny Divided by Tiny Equals a Big Problem" - Radiation induced errors in memory.

Thurs. Sept. 25, 1997, Dr. Anthony A. Kossiakoff, Genentech, Inc. -- Structural and mutational analysis identifying binding "hot spots" in protein-protein interactions.

Thurs. Oct. 2, 1997, Professor John M. Blondin, NCState -- Hydrodynamics on Supercomputers: Interacting Binary Stars.

Thurs. Oct. 9, 1997, (Fall holiday: 10/10/97)

Thurs. Oct. 16, 1997, Professor Roy Hantgan, BGSM -- Biophysical Studies of Integrin Structure and Function.

Thurs. Oct. 23, 1997, Dr. I. V. Mel'nikov, General Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences -- Non-envelope Formulation of Spatio-Temporal Dynamics in Semiconductors: Transient Focusing and Bullet Formation

Thurs. Oct. 30, 1997, Dr. Louis Keiner, NOAA -- Ocean Color Satellite Research.

Thurs. Nov. 6, 1997, Janice L. LoPresti, WFU -- Femtosecond Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Laser Excited ZnTe and GaN

Fri. Nov. 14, 1997, Professor Hanli Liu, University of Texas at Arlington -- Near infrared Spectroscopy and Imaging of tissue: Technology and Clinical Applications. (note that this week's seminar falls on Friday)

Thurs. Nov. 20, 1997, (no physics seminar in order that students and faculty can attend first Hubert McNeill Poteat Lecture)

Thurs. Nov. 27, 1997, Thanksgiving Holiday

Thurs. Dec. 4, 1997, Alan R. Tackett, WFU -- Design of an Electron Structure Program for Real Materials.


Tentative schedule -- please check announcements and abstracts of seminars.
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