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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number F14-9  2014-Oct-27
           Editor: Frank Zimmermann        Publisher: Nancy DeHaan
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                              Department Tea 
                      Wednesday: Lecture Hall - 4:30pm


BioMaPS Mon Oct 27 Guido Capitani, Paul Scherrer Inst., Switzerland
12:00 CIPR 120      "Analyzing Protein-Protein Interfaces and Crystal
                     Contacts at the PDB-Wide Level"

NPS Mon Oct 27 Travis Baugher, Rutgers University
1:30 385E       "Intermediate-Energy Coulomb Excitation of 
                 Neutron-Rich Chromium Isotopes"

SSPAR Mon Oct 27 David Walter, Rutgers University
7:00 112W         "Reducing Ambiguities in Spectroscopic Factors and 
                   the 86Kr{d,p} Reaction at 35MeV/u"

CMS Tue Oct 28 Christopher C. Homes, BNL
1:30 385E       "Optical Properties of Iron-Based Multiband Conductors
                 and Superconductors"

HET Tue Oct 28 Fredrik Denef, Columbia University
3:00 385E       TBA

SIP Tue Oct 28 Darrick Jones, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "Physics Education Research"

BioMaPS Wed Oct 29 Andrej Sali, UC, San Francisco
12:00 CIPR 120      "Integrative Structural Biology"

COL Wed Oct 29 Moshe Gai, University of Connecticut
4:45 PLH        "The Origin of Carbon, The Hoyle State and Symmetry"

LSM Thur Oct 30 Supratik Guha, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
12:00 Chem 260   "The Role of Materials Science in Energy Efficient
                  Information Processing Systems of the Future"

AST Thur Oct 30 Feryal Ozel, University of Arizona
1:30 401W        "Neutron Stars and Black Holes: Insights into their
                  Formation, Evolution, and Structure from their
                  Masses and Radii"

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

CMS Tue Nov 4 Cedomir Petrovic, Brookhaven National Laboratory
1:30 385E      "Electronic Correlations and Thermoelectric Performance
                of FeSb2"

Joint Proteomics/BioMaPS and CABM Seminar
Wed Nov 5  Brian Chait, Rockefeller University
CABM Room 010  "Integrative Methods for Elucidating the Structure and
                Function of Macromolecular Cellular Assemblies"

COL Wed Nov 5 Alexandra Gade, Michigan State University
4:45 PLH       "Exotic Atomic Nuclei: Probing Many-Body Physics
                and the Origin of the Elements"

AST Thur Nov 6 Neta Bahcall, Princeton  University
1:30 401W       "Lighting Up the Dark: Where is the Dark Matter?"

For the calendar of upcoming colloquia and seminars in the department, visit

      MPS=Mathematical Physics Seminar   LSM=Lab for Surface Modification
      NPS=Nuclear Physics Seminar        HEX=High Energy Experimental
      AST=Astrophysics Seminar           SSS=Surface Science Seminar
      INS=Instructional Seminar          CMS=Condensed Matter Seminar
      SIP=Seminar in Physics             SPS=Society of Physics Students
      HET=High Energy Theory             COL=Colloquium
      MSS=Materials Science Seminar      HON=Honors Seminar
      BPS=Biological Physics Seminar     SSPAR=Student Seminars in Physics
      DELTA-P=Developing Educators         and Astronomy at Rutgers
        and Leaders Among TAs in Physics
      RAS=Rutgers Astronomical Society
      BioMaPS=Biology at the Interface 
        with the Mathematical and 
        Physical Sciences

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