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WFU Physics Colloquium Schedule -- Fall 2002


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. 29, 2002 Welcoming "Tea"

Thurs. Sept. 5, 2002 (originally scheduled seminar is postponed until next spring) "Research Opportunities in the Physics Department"

Thurs. Sept. 12, 2002 Michael T. Cash, Duke Energy -- "Nuclear Reactor Physics and Regulation"

Thurs. Sept. 19, 2002 Professors Kathy Whatley and Bill Miller, UNC-Ashville -- Analysis of ballast stones from the Queen Anne's Revenge by Mössbauer spectroscopy

Thurs. Sept. 26, 2002 Professor David L. Carroll, Clemson -- Symmetry breaking in single walled and multi-walled carbon nanotubes

Thurs. Oct. 3, 2002 No seminar scheduled, but we will have "seminarless refreshments".

Thurs. Oct. 10, 2002 (homecoming weekend)

Thurs. Oct. 17, 2002 Svetlana Aroutiounian, WFU -- N CO partial pressure dependence of the kinetics of melting of HbS aggregates studied in high concentration phosphate buffer (Practice talk for SESAPS meeting.)

Thurs. Oct. 24, 2002 Professors Ruth Chabay and Bruce Sherwood, NCSU -- Making Introductory Physics More Like Real Physics There will also be a workshop on their VPython physics visualization software starting at 1:30 PM in Olin 101.

Thurs. Oct. 31, 2002 (Project Pumpkin)

Thurs. Nov. 7, 2002 Joe Donahue, Progress Energy -- "The Nuclear Options"

Thurs. Nov. 14, 2002 Professor Christian Iliadis, UNC -- "Studies of thermonuclear reactions in stars"

Thurs. Nov. 21, 2002 Professor Jeff Z. Y. Chen, U. of Waterloo -- "Molecular modeling and protein structures"

Thurs. Nov. 28, 2002 (Thanksgiving)

Thurs. Dec. 5, 2002 Professor Richard Haglund, Vanderbilt U.-- "Laser Mass Spectrometry in Biological Physics: part of the proteomics puzzle"


Tentative schedule -- please check announcements and abstracts of seminars.
TBA: Professor Phillip Stancil, UGa -- "Chemistry and Gas Dynamics in the Dark Ages of the Early Universe"

TBA: Professor Johnathan Lees, UNC --


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