Events Archive


Gravity Group Seminar, Marius Lungu (UPenn) "Mapping the Polarized Microwave Sky with ACTPol"

Fri, Jan 8, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

ACTPol is a novel polarization-sensitive receiver for the Atacama Cosmology Telescope (ACT) designed to measure the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) anisotropies to high precision on a wide range of angular scales.

Atomic Physics Seminar, Ashok Ajoy, MIT, “Quantum assisted metrology with Nitrogen Vacancy centers in diamond”

Thu, Jan 7, 2016, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
In the past few years, the development of novel quantum sensors based on the Nitrogen Vacancy (NV) center in diamond has shown tremendous promise for high sensitivity metrology at small length scales.

Special CM Seminar, Felix Flicker, UC Berkeley, "Charge Order, Quasicrystals, and the Quantum Hall Effect"

Thu, Jan 7, 2016, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Recent experimental observations have been argued to demonstrate that one-dimensional quasicrystals - quasiperiodic slices through two-dimensional crystals - adopt the topological quantum numbers of their higher-dimensional parent lattice, exhibiting an equivalent to the quantum Hall effect.