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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number F22-14  2022-Dec 5

            Editor: Robert Bartynski        Publisher: Erica DiPaola
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23rd Annual Rutgers Faraday Children's Lecture - Mark Croft and Dave Maiullo
Physics Lecture Hall: Sat Dec 10 3:00-4:30pm, Sun Dec 11 1:00-2:30pm 

     Seminars and colloquia are being conducted either in-person, on the web, or hybrid. See below the events listing for pages giving instructions for connecting to the web seminars.

CQB Mon Dec 5 Elias Puchner, University of Minnesota
12:00  Zoom   "Exploring intra-cellular processes at the nanoscopic length scale with quantitative single-molecule microscopy in living cells"

EIJC Mon Dec 5 Dan Oleynik, University of Central Florida
4:00  385E and Zoom     "Ableism and Queerness - The Critical Body"

CMS Tues Dec 6 Johannes Flick, Center for Computational Quantum Physics 
1:30  330W and Zoom     "First-principle approaches to strong light-matter coupling in molecular and extended systems"

HET Tues Dec 6 Isabel Garcia Garcia, University of California - Santa Barbara
2:30  385E and Zoom     "The Rocket Science of Bubble Walls"

SIP Tues Dec 6 David Vanderbilt, Rutgers University
5:30  330W     "Berry phases in the theory of electons and phonons in solids"

COL Wed Dec 7 Robert Kaita, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
3:30  330W and Zoom     "Will It Work? Progress and Prospects in Magnetic Fusion Energy"

HET Thurs Dec 8 Sunil Mukhi, IISER Pune
2:00  385E and Zoom     "Classification of Unitary RCFTs with Two Primaries and c < 25"

AST Thurs Dec 8 Jacqueline N. Hewitt, MIT 
2:00  330W and Zoom     "Radio Studies of the Epoch of Reionization and the Cosmic Dawn"

SSPAR Thurs Dec 8 Edward Ramirez, Rutgers University
6:30 330W and Zoom 	"Constraining Dark Matter Substructure With Gaia Wide Binaries"

HEX Fri Dec 9 Luiz de Viveiros, Penn State
3:30  330W and Zoom     "First results and future plans of the LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) experiment"

*********Partial List of Next Week's Seminars**************

CMS Tues Dec 13	Alberto de la Torre, Brown University
1:30  330W and Zoom     "TRevealing the magnetic excitations of the quantum spin liquid H3LiIr2O6"

HET Tues Dec 13 Petr Horava, Berkeley
2:30  385E and Zoom     "Topological Quantum Gravity of the Ricci Flow"

COL Wed Dec 14 Tomi Akindele, LLNL
3:30  330W and Zoom     "Nuclear Reactor Monitoring with Antineutrinos"

LSM Thurs Dec 15 Alex H. David B. Graves, Princeton University
11:45  330W and Zoom     "Plasma Challenges from Nanofabrication of Advanced Devices to Electrification of the Chemical Industry"


The departmental calendar of colloquia and seminars is

For instructions for connecting to the web seminars, see

     AST        Astrophysics Seminar               
     CCB        Chemistry & Chemical Biology       
     CMS        Condensed Matter Seminar           
     COL        Colloquium                         
     CQB        Center for Quantitative Biology    
     DELTA-P    Developing Educators and Leaders 
                       Among TAs in Physics        
     GAP        Geometry & Physics Seminar
     HET        High Energy Theory Seminar         
     HEX        High Energy Experimental           
     HON        Honors Seminar
     IQB        Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine
     LSM        Lab for Surface Modification       
     MiPA/EIJC  RU Minorities in Physics & Astronomy/Equity
                       & Inclusion Journal Club
     ML         Machine Learning Group Meeting
     MPS        Mathematical Physics Seminar       
     MSE        Materials Science & Engineering    
     NPS        Nuclear Physics Seminar            
     PAER       Physics and Astronomy Education Research
     PCS        Physical Chemistry Seminar         
     SIP        Seminar in Physics                 
     SPS        Society of Physics Students Talk Series
     SSPAR      Student Seminars in Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers 

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