Physics Colloquium Schedule, Spring 1995

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.


Professor Ishita Mukerji, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Department
Wesleyan University
A UV Resonance Raman Study of a Novel Oligonucleotide Structure


Professor Henry Hill, Physics Department, University of Arizona
Solar Seismology (After the talk, there will be a discussion on technology transfer and science education)

February 09

Professor Mike Lubell, CCNY and American Physical Society
What the Newtonian Congress Means for Science and Technology Policy

February 15*

Professor John Hepburn, Chemistry Department, Waterloo University
High Resolution Threshold Photoelectron Spectroscopy with Short Wavelength Lasers (Wednesday Talk)

February 23

Dr. Carl Williams, Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Photoassociation Spectroscopy: When Cold Atoms Go Bump in the Light


Dr. David Carroll, Ph.D. '93, Department of Material Science and Engineering
University of Pennsylvania
The Use of Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Tunneling Spectroscopy in the Study of Supported Metal Nanostructures

March 09

Professor Stuart Crampton, Physics Department, Williams College
Semiclassical Hydrogen Atom Collisions: The Picture and the Problem

March 10-27 (midsemester break)

March 30

Professor Steve Gullans, Harvard Medical School
PCR: The Swiss Army Knife of Molecular Biology

APRIL 07**

Dr. Jabez McClelland, '76, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Making Nanostructures by Focusing Atoms with Light (Friday Talk)

April 13

Professor Robert Callender, Physics Department, CCNY
Fast Kinetic Studies of the Protein Folding Problem

April 27

BERTMAN LECTURE --Professor Robert Hallock, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
New Magic with Superfluid Helium Films

*Wednesday Talk **Friday Talk