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Physics Colloquia

Physics colloquia are normally held every Monday at 4 pm during the quarter (except holidays). Typically one speaker each quarter is nominated by the graduate students. Speakers are invited to meet with the Society of Physics Students at 12:30 for pizza on the day of the colloquium.

Physics Colloquia Archive

2021-2022 Colloquia

Date and Time Location Title/Speaker Abstract
Oct 4 2021 - 4:00pm PAA A-102 Trapped ions at UW: qubits, qudits, entanglement and fun in two dimensions
Boris Blinov, University of Washington
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Oct 11 2021 - 4:00pm PAA A-102 Atoms and Photons: Quantum Technology Meets Fundamental Physics
Monika Schleier-Smith, Stanford University
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Oct 18 2021 - 4:00pm PAA A-102 Synthesis, characterization and control of quantum defects for quantum network applications: from deep centers in diamond to shallow impurities in ZnO
Kai-Mei Fu, University of Washington
Abstract
Oct 25 2021 - 4:00pm Zoom The 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics:  A Scientific Summary
John Wettlaufer, Yale University & Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics
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Nov 1 2021 - 4:00pm Zoom TBA
Smitha Vishveshwara, UIUC
Abstract
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