Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv University
Condensed Matter Theory Seminar

Academic Year  2003 - 2004

The seminar is held in Room 204 in the Shenkar Physics Building, every Monday at 16:00


Oct. 27
Dr. Oron Zachar
Department of Physics, UCLA
"Recent developments in high-Tc superconductivity theory"
Nov. 3
Dr. Itamar Borukhov 
Dept. of Materials and Interfaces, The Weizmann Institute
"Phase Transitions in the Cytoskeleton"
Nov. 10
Prof. Ted Janssen 
Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Nijmegen 
"Phason Dynamics in Aperiodic Crystals"
Nov. 17
Dr. Oded Farago
Materials Research Laboratory, UCSB
"Membrane elasticity - Computational modeling and theoretical study"
Nov. 24
Dr. Yoav Tsori
Dept. of Condensed Matter Physics, College de France
"Can electric fields induce a phase transition in simple fluids?"
Dec. 1
Prof. Yehoshua Levinson 
Dept. of Condensed Matter Physics, The Weizmann Institute
"Quantum noise in a current biased Josephson junction"
Dec. 8
Prof. Gregory Falkovich
Dept. of Physics of Complex Systems, The Weizmann Institute

"Acceleration of rain initiation by cloud turbulence"
Dec. 15
Condensed Matter Physics Department - Faculty Meeting 

No Seminar
Dec. 22
Dr. Yariv Kafri 
Dept. of Physics, Harvard University 
"Dynamics of molecular motors on heterogeneous tracks"
Dec. 29
Prof. David Khmelnitskii
Department of Physics, Cambridge University
"Geometrical methods in classical mechanics"
Jan. 5
Dr. Emmanuel Tannenbaum
Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University
"Semiconservative replication in the quasispecies model"
Jan. 12
Dr. Arik Yochelis
Dept. of Physics, Ben Gurion University
and Dept. of Chemical Engineering, The Technion
"Frequency locking in spatially extended systems"
Jan. 19
Prof. Yshai Avishai 
Dept. of Physics and Ilse Katz Center for Nanotechnology, Ben Gurion University 
"Quantum dots with superconducting electrodes"
Jan. 26

No Seminar


For more information or for directions to 204 Shenkar please contact: Chava Belson  03-6408300

To suggest potential speakers or register feedback contact:  Ron Lifshitz  03-6405145

Sponsored by:   The Condensed Matter Physics Department, The School of Physics & Astronomy, Tel Aviv University.