Physics Colloquium Schedule, Fall 1996

All talks will be held on Thursday, except where noted, at 4:30 P.M. in Room 58 Science Tower with refreshments at 4:10 P.M., Room 58 (Foyer) Science Tower.

26 Professor Robert Bluhm, Physics Department, Colby College, "Rydberg Wave Packets"

3 Professor Jackie Krim, Physics Department, Northeastern University, "The Atomic-Scale Origins of Friction"

9 Proressor Eric Cornell, JILA, University of Colorado, Boulder, "Absolute Zero and the Loss of a Sense of Self:Bose Einstein Condensation in the Nineties"(Wednesday Talk)

17 Professor James Valles, Physics Department, Brown University, "When is a Metal Film Metallic"

31 Professor Jian Ma, Physics Department, Amherst College, "The Effects of Impurities on Two Dimensional Melting Transitions"

7 Professor Mark Tuominen, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, "Mesoscopic Superconductivity"

14 Dr. Michael Winter, United Technologies Research Center, East Hartford, "Laser Diagnostics of Fundamental Behavior of Droplet Combustion"

21 Professor Bruce Partridge, Physics and Astronomy Department, Haverford College, "The Physics of Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation"

5 Dr. Robert Meade '85, Vice President J.P. Morgan, Equity Derivatives, New York, "An Introduction to Option Pricing Theory from a Physicists Perspective"