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Quantum Information Seminars.  Fridays 2pm to 3pm in Neckers 456.    For more information, see the SIUC Physics Department Facebook Events page or contact Borzumehr Toloui: 

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Condensed Matter Physics Seminar

Fridays at 4pm.  Neckers 410 for SIU Speakers, Neckers building room 440 / 240 for external speakers. For additional information, contact Dipanjan Mazumdar.

February 2, 2018, Dipanjan Mazumdar, SIU Carbondale, "What is Condensed Matter Physics."

February 9, 2018, Saikat Talapatra, SIU Carbondale, "Novel Two Dimensional Materials."

February 16, 2018, Eric Henriksen, Washington University, "Physics by Proximity to Graphene."   Neckers room 440

February 23, 2018, Yub Raj Sapkota, SIU Carbondale, "Skyrmion Physics."

March 3, 2018, Various Presenters, APS Presentations. 

March 9, 2018, Asma Alkabsh, SIU Carbondale, "Tailoring Layered Materials for CO2 Removal."

March 23, 2018 Poopalasingam Sivakumar, SIU Carbondale, Laser Spectroscopy." 

March 30, 2018 Thushari Jayasekera, SIU Carbondale, "Computational Condensed Matter Physics."


Boris Muslin Seminar Series.  Neckers room 240, 4pm.

April 6, 2018, Janise Musfeldt, University of Tennessee

April 13, 2018, David Singh, University of Missouri, TBA

April 20, Marco Nardelli, University of North Texas, TBA, "High-Throughput Materials Discovery and
Development: Breakthroughs and Challenges in the Mapping of the Materials Genome."

April 27, Roger Wiens, Los Alamos National Laboratory, "Laser Techniques for Remote Chemistry, Mineralogy, and Organic Detection on Other Planets." 


All talks are on the campus of Southern Illniois University Carbondale in the Neckers building, 1245 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, Illinois. Talks are free and open to the public.  



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