Seminars

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New fiber-optics platform for high-speed tracking of diffusion processes in fluids

04/05/2016
14:30-15:30

Speaker: Prof. Sanli Faez, Physics of Light In Complex Systems (LINX), Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science, Utrecht University

Place: Department of Mathematics Seminar Room

Date: May 4, 2016 – 14:30

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Zewail City Experience

10/06/2015
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Prof. Shaaban Khalil , Zewail City of Science and Technology Egypt

Place : Department of Mathematics Seminar Room

 

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Many-neutrino gas in Supernovae: An intersection of Particle and Condensed-matter physics

06/10/2015
14:30-15:30

Speaker : Prof. Baha Balantekin , University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA

Place : Department of Mathematics Seminar Room

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Quantum Many-body Phases of Interacting Photons and Atoms

10/10/2014
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Gunes Soyler, Max Planck Institute, Dresden, Germany

Place : Department of Physics Seminar Room

Abstract

The possibility to introduce light-matter coupling and long range non-linear photon-photon interactions is a high-ranking subject with significant theoretical and experimental attention. Combined techniques from atomic physics and quantum optics can…

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Through Fundamental Interdisciplinary Insights into Molecular Surface reaction to Heterogeneous Catalysis, Thin Film and Nanomaterial Design, and Cancer Treatment

11/09/2014
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Tamerlan Magkoev, Head of Nanophysics and Nanotechnology Research Center, University of North Ossetia, Vladikavkaz, Russian Federation

Place : Department of Physics Seminar Room

Abstract

The presentation covers some very recent and ongoing case studies of Nanophysics and Nanotechnology…

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The so-called Higgs particle

28/06/2013
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Yasaman Farzan, IPM, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

Last year in 4th of July, the world community witnessed the announcement of the so-called Higgs particle by the LHC collaborations. In this talk after a very brief review of the standard model of the elementary…

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The Quest for Quantum Gravity, The Necessity and Viewpoints

27/06/2013
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Shahin Sheikh-Jabbari, IPM, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

According to our current understanding, dynamics of physical systems can be formulated once we know the interactions between basic ingredients of these systems. It has appeared that field theory, and in particular perturbative Quantum Field Theory...

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LHC: Cutting-Edge Physics, Technology and Culture

25/06/2013
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Yasaman Farzan, IPM, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

Large Hadron Collider or LHC refers to the large collider experiment that is located in the CERN laboratory at the border of France and Switzerland. Protons are accelerated to unprecedentedly high energies and are made to…

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Self-Learning Kinetic Monte Carlo: From 2D on-lattice to 3D off-lattice and beyond

25/06/2013
10:00-11:00

Speaker : Abdelkader KARA, Department of Physics, University of Central Florida, USA

Abstract

I will present the developments in the Self-Learning Kinetic Monte Carlo (SLKMC) with pattern-recognitions going from 2D fcc-on-lattice (SLKMC1) to 3D-off-lattice (SLKMC4) via SLKMC2: 2D fcc/bcc-on-lattice and 2D-off-lattice (SLKMC3). Applications of...

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World from a High Energy Physicist’s Viewpoint: From Quarks to Cosmos

20/06/2013
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Shahin Sheikh-Jabbari, IPM, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

Physics, as one of the empirical sciences has the announced goal of understanding how the Universe works from the smallest scales we have been able to probe, to the largest scales we have seen. High energy...

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Coordination, Chemistry and Structure Effects on the Adsorption of Acenes on Transition Metal Surfaces

24/06/2013
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Abdelkader KARA, Department of Physics, University of Central Florida, USA

Abstract

Extended materials made of organic molecules fall between 'hard' and 'soft' materials, which bare promising novel and interesting functionalities. Their growth through self-assembly is however poorly understood for the lack of...

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A Brief Review of Neutrino Physics

18/06/2013
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Yasaman Farzan, IPM, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

I will start with a review of neutrino properties and their role in expanding our knowledge on elementary particle physics in general. I will then discuss the widely circulated report on neutrinos traveling faster than the…

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Physics, Applied and Interdisciplinary Physics

13/06/2013
14:00-15:00

Speaker : Shahin Sheikh-Jabbari, IPM, Tehran, Iran

Abstract
The standard classification of sciences and human knowledge is generically a either subject-wise or based on the methodology used. In this classification physics is one of basic, empirical sciences. Physics is about to uncover and formulate…