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Date
Abstract Title
Name
Affiliation

 05/03/2013

Coulomb drag and spin Coulomb drag: from electrons to atoms

 Giovanni Vignale

 University of Missouri

 04/26/2013

Taming Turbulence in Magnetized Plasmas: From Plasmas for Fusion Energy to Black Hole Accretion Disks

 Troy Carter

UCLA

 04/12/2013

 Terahertz Dynamics and Control in Complex Materials

 Rick Averitt

 Boston University

 03/29/2013

 Squeezing of light and atoms in atomic instruments

 Morgan Mitchell

 Institute of Photonic Sciences Barcelona

 01/18/2013

 The Search for the Higgs boson with the Full Tevatron Dataset

 Robert Craig

 University of Virginia

 12/07/2012

 High Pressure Hydrogen: A First-Principles Perspective

 Miguel Mirales

 LLNL

 11/30/2012

 Unveiling Nuclear Structure with Electrons

 Vincent Sulkosky

 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 11/16/2012

 Fundamental Symmetries of the Early Universe and the Intensity Frontier

 Michael Ramsey-Musolf

 University of Wisconsin

 11/09/2012

 Measurement of the spin diffusion rate in a rigid solid via NMR

 Gregory Boutis

 Brooklyn College, New York

 11/02/2012

 Inducing Topology in Graphene Electronics

 Herbert Fertig

 Indiana University Bloomington

 09/28/2012

Do Stars Really Form in Clusters?

 Mary Odekon

 Skidmore College

 09/21/2012

 Three Decades of the CDF Experiment, Many Decades of Sensitivity

 Kevin Pitts

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

 09/07/2012

 X-ray Nanovision

 Oleg Shpyrko

 University of California San Diego

 04/27/2012

 Looking for Dark Matter here, there and everywhere

 Patrick Fox

 Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

 04/13/2012

 Kepler's Year-Three Transit Census

 Natalie Batalha

 San Jose State University

 04/06/2012

 Scientific Opportunities in Gravitational Wave Detection

 Nergis Mavalvala

 MIT

 03/30/2012

 Strongly Correlated Atoms in Optical Lattices

 Vito Scarola

 Virginia Tech

 03/12/2012

 The Origin of the Universe and the Arrow of Time

 Sean Carroll

 Caltech

 03/02/2012

 Searching for Dark Matter with the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope

 Keith Bechtol

 SLAC

 02/24/2012

 The Dark Universe

 Steven Weinberg

 University of Texas

 02/10/2012

 The Precision vs. the Energy Frontier - Testing the Standard Model at Jefferson Lab

 Juliette Mammei

 University of Massachusetts

01/27/2012

The Higgs Boson

Marc Sher

William & Mary Physics

Date
Title
Name
Affiliation
2011

12/02/2011

Identifying and Characterizing Dark Matter on Earth and in the Heavens.

Devin Walker

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

11/18/2011

Tuning superconductivity and magnetism by structure manipulation in intermetallic iron-pnictides

Johnpierre Paglione

University of Maryland

11/11/2011

Quantum information technology and man-made macroscopic quantum systems in silicon

Charles Tahan

College Park, Maryland

11/04/2011

Experimental Changes in Particle Transport from Resonant Magnetic Perturbations (RMPs) in DIII-D*

Saskia Mordijck

William & Mary Computer Science

10/21/2011

In the Lair of the Lost Force

Naomi Makins

University of Illinois

10/14/2011

The Human Exploration of Mars: Why Humans? Why Mars?

Joel Levine

WM Applied Science

09/30/2011

The Quantum and Fluid Mechanics of Global Warming

Brad Marston

Brown University

09/23/2011

Quantum Technology: The Second Quantum Revolution

Jon Dowling

University of Louisiana

09/16/2011

Everything Nano

Dirk Morr

University of Illinois

09/02/2011

The search for Majorana Fermions in solid-state systems.

Dr. Roman Lutchyn

University of California, Santa Barbara

04/29/2011

 Twenty-first Century Lattice Gauge Theory: Consequences of the QCD Lagrangian

Andreas Kronfeld

Fermilab

04/22/2011

Shedding Light on Dark Energy: The Dark Energy Survey.

Wolfgang Lorenzon

University of Michigan

04/15/2011

Graphene: Scratching the Surface

Michael S. Fuhrer

University of Maryland at College Park

04/08/2011

The Physics of Neutrino Telescopes and IceCube: Recent Results

Teresa Monteruli

University of Wisconsin - Madison

04/01/2011

Quasi-separatrix layers and reconnection diagnostics for line-tied tearing modes.

Steve Richardson

Los Alamos

03/18/2011

Optical properties of correlated materials: the charge dynamics of iron-pnictide superconductors

Leonardo DeGiorgi

Eth, Zurich, Switzerland

02/25/2011

The study of hadron structure using single pion electroproduction off the proton in CLAS

Kijun Park

Jefferson Lab

02/18/2011

Mapping at the Extremes: Magellan Revisited

Roy Clarke

University of Michigan

02/11/2011

Swimming with Quarks

Mike Pennington

Jefferson Lab & W&M

1/28/2011

Coherent excitation using finite trains of ultrashort pulses

Paul DePaola

Kansas State University

1/21/2011

arXiv Activity, Analysis and Avatars

Paul Ginsparg

Cornell University

2010

12/3/2010

Three Surprises in Graphene

Allan MacDonald

University of Texas at Austin

11/19/2010

Fundamental symmetry tests with cooled atoms: From Lorentz invariance to parity

Gerald Gwinner

University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

11/12/2010

Computing with Quantum Knots: Majorana Fermions, Non-Abelian Anyons, and Topological Quantum Computation

Sankar Das Sarma

University of Maryland

11/5/2010

Axions, the Anthropic Prinicple, and the Tilted Universe

David Kaplan

University of Washington

10/29/2010

The Butterfly Garden

Erich Mueller

Cornell Unive

10/22/2010

The many-body dynamics of wee gluons and their big role in producing the hottest matter on earth

Raju Venugopalan

Brookhaven National Lab

10/1/2010

Coherent generation of X-ray and g-ray radiation by optical ultra-short pulses

Yuri V. Rostovtsev

University of North Texas

9/10/2010

The Cosmic History of Supermassive Black Holes

Amy Barger

University of Wisconsin

4/30/2010

The Discovery of the Quark

Mac mestayer

Jefferson Lab

4/23/2010

The Evolutinary of Nuclear Reactors: Current, new and Advanced Reactors

Truong Vo

Dominon Power

4/16/2010

Ultra-Sensitive atomic magnetometry and NMR echo trains

Karen Sauer

George Mason University

4/12/2010

Mott transition in VO2 observed by infrared spectroscopy and nano-imaging

Mumtaz Qazilbash

Los Alamos National Laboratory

4/09/2010

Challenges of spintronics

Tim Mewes

University of Alabama

4/06/2010

The Q-weak Experiment: A search for New Physics in the Weak Charge of the Proton

Wouter Deconinck

MIT

4/05/2010

Novel Materials--at the nanoscale, in femtoseconds

Keshav Dani

Los Alamos National Lab

4/02/2010

Functional complex oxide thin films

Jiwei Lu

UVA

4/01/2010

The Up and Down Flavor Content of the Proton

Lingyan Zhu

Hampton University

3/29/2010

Coherent and optimal control of nuclear spins for future devices and medical imaging

Jae-Seung Lee

New York University

3/26/2010

What is Space?

Frank Wilczek

MIT, Nobel Prize in Physics (2004)

3/23/2010

Spectroscopy of light baryons: from N* to Cascades

Aleksandr Starostin

UCLA

3/22/2010

Site-Specific Structural Characterization of Protein Folding by Solid State NMR

Kan-Nian Hu

NIH, Laboratory of Chemical Physics

3/19/2010

Electrostatic TGraps as a High Precision Measurement Tool

Guy Ron

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

3/15/2010

Strong and elecroweak interaction study using electron scattering at Jefferson Lab

Xiaocheng Zheng

University of Virginia

3/5/2010

Glimpsing one of Nature's Secrets: The pi0 Lifetime

Dustin McNulty

University of Massachussetts

3/4/2010

Exact relations for a strongly correlated Fermi gas

Shina Tan

Yale University

2/26/2010

The supersolid phase of Helium-4: to flow or not to flow

Lode Pollet

Harvard University

2/19/2010

Tailoring the thinnest cloth: formation and control of magnetism in graphene

Bruno Uchoa

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

2/15/2010

Quantum transport in graphene: finding the missing "pi"

Enrico Rossi

University of Maryland, College Park

2/9/2010

Characterizing physical properties of nanomaterials: Insights from first-principles theories

Deyu Lu

University of California Davis

1/29/2010

Disorder as a window to the (Fermi) sea

Tamar Pereg-Barnea

California Institute of Technology

01/22/2010

250 years of physics at William & Mary 1760-2010

Hans von Baeyer

W&M, Emeritus

2009

12/11/2009

Atomic-physics tests of fundamental symmetries at Berkeley

Dmitry Budker

Berkeley

12/4/2009

Guesstimation: solving the world's problems on the back of a cocktail napkin

Larry Weinstein

Old Dominion University

11/20/2009

Surface guided growth in the synthesis of nanostructures

Petra Reinke

University of Virginia

11/13/2009

Neutrinos have mass, so now what?  The next steps in experimental neutrino physics

Jenny Thomas

University College London

11/6/2009

Probing the internal structure of the proton and neutron at Jefferson Lab using electrons and pions

Peter Bosted

JLab

10/30/2009

Exploring the Spectrum of QCD: Uncovering the Binding of Quarks and Gluons

David Richards

JLab

10/23/2009

Robust control of individual nuclear spins in diamond

Lily Childress

Bates College

10/16/2009

The Tevatron's search for a Standard Model Higgs boson

Wade Fisher

Michigan University

10/2/2009

Engineering the Collective Behavior of Complex Rhythmic Chemical and Biological Systems

Craig Rusin

University of Virginia

9/25/2009

Exploration and development of new materials for spintronics

Stuart Wolf

University of Virginia

9/18/2009

Theory beyond the Standard Model in the LHC Era

Ann Nelson

University of Washington

4/24/2009

Novel Materials for Radiation Detection - New Crystalline Scintillators, Transparent Ceramics, and Glass Scintillators

Lynn Boatner

Oak Ridge National Lab

4/17/2009

From the Tevatron to the Terascale

Robert Hirosky

University of Virginia

4/03/2009

Ultrafast Control of Raman Transitions Using Chirped Pulse Trains for Enhanced Imaging

Svetlana Malinovskaya

Stevens Institute of Technology

3/20/2009

Unraveling the Mysteries of the Nucleon using Polarized Nuclear Targets at Jefferson Lab

Todd Averett

W&M

2/20/2009

Dark Matter and Dark Energy -An update on the Cosmic Census

Evalyn Gates

University of Chicago

2/13/2009

Transporting Electrons and Atoms with a Quantum Pump

Kunal Das

Fordham U & Kutztown U of PA.

2/6/2009

Recent Progress in Understanding Hadron Structure

Anthony Thomas

JLab

1/30/2009

Heart Rate Monitoring for Detection of Infectious Diseases in Premature Infants

John Delos

W&M

1/23/2009

Challenges and Opportunities in Thin-Film Photovoltaics

Alvin Compaan

Wright Ctr for PV Innov & Commerc.

2008

11/21/2008

The Structure of Matter: Nuclear Physics at Jefferson Lab

Hugh Montgomery

JLab

11/14/2008

Measuring Neutrino Oscillations with MINOS

Jeff Nelson

W&M

11/7/2008

Conquering Loss and Stimulated Emission in Nanoplasmonic Materials

Michail Noginov

CMR, Norfolk State

10/31/2008

From Slow Light to FAST-CARS

George Welch

Texas, A&M University

10/24/2008

Cosmology with Clusters of Galaxies

Tesla Jeltema

UC Santa Cruz

10/17/2008

Ghostbusting: Reviving quantum theories that were thought to be dead

Carl Bender

Washington University in St. Louis

10/4/2008

Black Holes, Extra Dimensions, and the Strong Interactions

Josh Erlich

W&M

9/26/2008

ANITA: Hunting for Ultra-High Energy Neutrinos in Anarctica

Ryan Nichol

University College, London

9/12/2008

Precision Interferometry with a Bose-Einstein Condensate

Cass Sackett

University of Virginia

4/25/2008

The Liquid Universe-How RHIC data illuminate the creation of matter

Rene Bellwied

Wayne State University

4/11/2008

Imaging Magnetic Surfaces with Atomic Resolution

Matthias Bode

ARgonne National Laboratory, IL

4/4/2008

Symplectic Maps, Lie Algebras, Light Optics, and Particle Accelerators

Alex Dragt

University of Maryland

3/21/2008

Superfluidity and BEC-BCS Crossover in an Ultracold Gas of Fermionic Atom

Wolfgang Ketterle

MIT

3/14/2008

Neutrino Physics at the Spallation Neutron Source

Kate Scholberg

Duke University

2/29/2008

What do jet engines and the power grid have in common

Erik Svedberg

DVTI

2/26/2008

Precision test of the weak nuclear force

Ross Young

Argonne

2/22/2008

New Phases at RHIC: what's the "s" in th esQCP?

Rob Pisarski

Brookhaven

2/19/2010

Tailoring the thinnest cloth: formation and control of magnetism in graphene

Bruno Uchoa

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

2/14/2008

Studying QCD matter in the laboratory: from atomic nuclei to Quark Gluon Plasma

Abhijit Majumder

Duke University

2/12/2008

Hadron structure and interactions from Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics

William Detmold

U of Washington

2/8/2008

Searching for New Physics using "Old Physics" with Lattice QCD

Christopher Aubin

College of William and Mary

2/5/2008

Quarks, Gluons, and Chiral Dynamics

Brian Tiburzi

U of Maryland

2/1/2008

Viscosity in particle and nuclear physics

Harvey Meyer

MIT

2007

12/7/2007

Turning Photons into Polarized Nuclei

Thad Walker

University of Wisconsin-Madison

11/16/2007

Epidemic dynamics: Modeling multiple competing disease strains and adaptive social interactions

Leah Shaw

College of William and Mary

11/9/2007

Life at the Interface

Ronald Walsworth

Harvard-Smithsonian Center

11/2/2007

The Light Sterile Netrino: Mythical Creature or Physical Recluse?

Jonathan Link

Virginia Tech

10/26/2007

New Physics at the LHC?

Martin Schmaltz

Boston University

10/19/2007

Insight into the black box of Physical Review/Physical Review Letters

Frank A. Narducci

Associate Editor, Physical Review A

10/5/2007

The Evolution from BCS to Bose-Einstein Condensation: Superfluidity in Metals, Neutrons Stars, Nuclei, and Ultra-Cold Atoms"

Carlos A.R. Sa de Melo

Georgia Institute of Technology and Joint Quantum Institute University of Maryland/NIST

9/25/2007

Of Gods, Dice, and Spooky Actions At a Distance: Introduction to Bell's Inequality

David Branning

Trinity College

9/21/2007

Nuclear Physics with lattice QCD

Martin Savage

University of Washington, Seattle

9/14/2007

Welsh's Enigma: How Alan Turing, with the help of three brilliant Polish mathematicians (and one German spy) broke the complex Enigma machine cipher in WWII

Robert Welsh

College of William and Mary

4/27/2007

The Attosecond Era

Lou Dimauro

Ohio State

4/20/2007

Early History of Jefferson Laboratory

Franz Gross

JLab/W&M, Emeritus

4/13/2007

Critical Dipoles and Singular Potentials

David Griffiths

Reed College

4/6/2007

Bringing the Excitement of Physics, or Fighting the War on Error

Jessica Clark

APS

3/30/2007

Quantum Information: a 21st century revolution in science and technology

Bill Phillips

NIST

3/23/2007

Secure Quantum Communication

Alexey Trifonov

MagiQ

3/2/2007

An Ultrafast Quantum Camera- Observing and Controlling Atomic and Molecular Dynamics in Real Time

Thomas Weinacht

SUNY Stony Brook

2/26/2007

Closing in on Ultra-High Energy Cosmogenic Neutrionos with the Radio Detection Technique

Amy Connolly

University of California, LA

2/22/2007

Measuring the Elusive: Neutrino Oscillations in MINOS and Beyond

Mayly Sanchez

Harvard University

2/19/2007

High Energy Neutrino Astrophysics: IceCube

Ignacio Taboada

University of California, Berkeley

2/16/2007

Understanding Nature's Shyest Particle

Mike Kordosky

University College London

2/13/2007

Observation of Muon Neutrino Disappearance with the MINOS Detectors in the NuMI Neutrino Beam

Patricia Vahle

University College London

2/9/2007

Enhanced Magnetic Probes for the Spintronic Materials of Tomorrow

Gary Mankey

The University of Alabama

2/2/2007

Issues oin nano-magnetism

Rosa Alejandra Lukaszew

The University of Toledo

2006

12/8/2006

Searching for the mechanism of electroweak symmetry breaking

Csaba Csaki

Cornell University

12/1/2006

Principles, Practice and Solid State Applications of Multiple Quantum NMR

Robert Vold

College of William and Mary

11/3/2006

Feedback Control in Quantum Systems

Kurt Jacobs

U. Mass, Boston

10/27/2006

Physics in Search of Oil and Gas

Martin L Luling

Schlumberger

10/13/2006

Laboratory searches for a possible time variation of fundamental constants

Savely Karshenboim

Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, Munich Germany

9/29/2006

Universal behavior in fluctuation induced ventricular fibrillation

Harold Hastings

Hofstra University

9/22/2006

Optically-trapped, strongly interacting Fermi gases

John E. Thomas

Duke University

9/15/2006

The Growth of Galaxies By Merging

David Hogg

NYU

4/28/2006

Changing Patterns: Synchronization and Communication with Dynamical Systems

Rajarshi Roy

University of Maryland, College Park

4/21/2006

Optical Hyperspace: Negative Refractive Index and Subwavelength Imaging in Strong Anisotropic Media

Evgenii Narimanov

Princeton University

4/14/2006

On neutrino masses, oscillations and volcanos

Giorgio Gratta

Stanford University

3/31/2006

QCD, strings and black holes: The large N limit of field theories and gravity

Juan Maldacena

Institute of Advanced Study

3/24/2006

The Muon: A Laboratory for Particle Physics

Lee Roberts

Boston University

3/17/2006

FootBall Physics

Tim Gay

University of Nebraska

2/27/2006

Manipulation of light with atomic ensembles (and vice versa)

Irina Novikova

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

2/24/2006

Efficient Coupling of Atoms and Light

James Thompson

MIT

2/20/2006

Ultracold Atoms and Bose-Einstein Condensates in Storage Rings and Optical Cavities

Subhadeep Gupta

University of California, Berkeley

2/17/2006

Fundamental physics with ultra-cold matter

Seth Aubin

University of Toronto

2/13/2006

Neutron Scattering Studies of a Multiferroic:Spin Waves and Magnetic

Owen Vajk

NIST

2/3/2006

Two-dimensional spectroscopy:Deciphering complex structural dynamics

Matthew DeCamp

MIT

1/30/2006

Ultrafast meets Ultrasmall: Optically Driven Quantum Gates based on Single Quantum Dots

Elaine Li

JILA, University of Colorado

2005

12/2/2005

Renormalisation Group Approaches to Electronic Strucure Theory

Garnet Chan

Cornell University

11/18/2005

From harmonic oscillator to the emergence of large scale magnetic fields in laboratory and astrophysical plasmas

Xianzhu Tang

Los Alamos National Laboratory

11/11/2005

Epidemics, Erdos numbers, and the Internet: The Structure and function of networks

Mark Newman

University of Michigan

11/4/2005

Better Lighting Through Chemistry

Laurie McNeil

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

10/28/2005

Drawing Quantum Mechanics on a Probability Simplex

Christopher Fuchs

Bell Laboratories

10/21/2005

Studying Galaxy Evolution with the Spitzer Space Telescope

Casey Papovich

Steward Observatory, University of Arizona

10/13/2005

The Way we Trust Now: The Authority of Sciene and the Character of the Scientist

Steven Shapin

Harvard University --- Biology/Physics Joint Colloquium

9/30/2005

Black Holes and Holography

Josh Erlich

College of William and Mary

9/9/2005

The Orbit Method in Representation Theory in Lie Groups

Alexander Kirillov

University of Pennsylvania

9/2/2005

Intregrating Science and Art from his book "Math and the Mona Lisa"

Bulent Atalay

University of Mary Washington & University of Maryland

4/15/2005

High-Pressure Science & Disordered Networks "Computatioinal Studies of Phase Digrams and Materials Properties

Peter Kroll

RWTH Aachen, Dept of Chemistry, Germany

4/11/2005

From Quantum Entanglement to Classical Ignorance

Wojciech H. Zurek

Los Alamos National Laboratory

4/7/2005

Designing and understanding nanowonders from first-principles

Laurent Bellaiche

University of Arkansas

4/1/2005

Network Dynamics and Cell Physiology

John Tyson

Virginia Poloytechnical Institute & State University, Blacksburg

3/25/2005

The New Mars

Dr. Joel S. Levine

NASA Langley Research Center

3/18/2005

Subcellular Effects of Nanosecond Electrical Pulses

Karl Schoenbach

Old Dominion University, Norfolk

2/25/2005

Effective Field Theories of the Strong Interactions

Sean Fleming

University of California, San Diego

2/23/2005

Hadronic phyiscs from Lattice QCD

Kostas Orginos

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2/18/2005

Quarks, Neutrons, and Cold Atoms: A Lattice Window into Strongly Coupled Systems

Matt Wingate

University of Washington, Seattle

2/15/2005

CP-violation and lattice QCD

Christopher Dawson

BNL

2/07/2005

The Hunt for New Physics with B Decays

Dan Pirjol

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1/21/2005

The Man Who Hated Loose Ends: Einstein's Legacy

Hans von Baeyer

College of William and Mary

2004

12/03/2004

Recent Insights into Hadron Structure and Tests of Physics Beyond the Standard Model

Anthony Thomas

Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

11/19/2004

Optical Tweezers and Cell Biophysics

John Yukich

Davidson College

11/05/2004

How Quarks Travel Across the Atlantic Ocean

Paul Gueye

Hampton University

10/15/2004

Tribology of Polymeric Nanocomposites

W.G. Sawyer

University of Florida

10/01/2004

Biotechnology and bioinformatics: non-trivial even for physicists!

Maciek Sasinowski

INCOGEN, Inc.

9/24/2004

Ultrafast Laser Probes of Magnetization Dynamics

Anne Reilly

College of William and Mary

9/17/2004

Atoms in half-cycle pulses: a laboratory for wavefunction tailoring, coherent control and quantum chaos

J. Burgdoerfer

Institute for Tehoretical Physics, Vienna University of Technology