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


Mar. 1
Prof. Efrat Shimshoni
Dept. of Math-Physics, University of Haifa at Oranim
"Thermal conductivity of spin-1/2 chains"
Mar. 8
Dr. Eran Sharon 
The Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"Spontaneous wrinkling in free sheets and the Geometry of wavy leaves and flowers"
Mar. 15
Dr. Tal Mor 
Compuer Science Department, Technion 
"Near-future applications in quantum information processing"
Mar. 22
Dr. Ehoud Pazy
Department of Physics, Ben Gurion University
"Spin based all-optical quantum computation employing semiconducting quantum dots"
Mar. 29
Dr. Hagai Eisenberg
Department of Physics, UCSB
"Entangled states of large photon numbers"

Apr. 5

Pesach Vacation - No Seminar

Apr. 12

Pesach Vacation - No Seminar
Apr. 19
Prof. Veniamim Kozub 
The Ioffe Institute, St. Petersburg
"Hopping transport through a nanoconstriction controlled by a single hop"

Apr. 26

Independence Day - No Seminar
May 3
Prof. David Mukamel
Department of Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute
"Traffic jams and ordering far from thermal equilibrium"
May 10
Prof. Oded Agam 
The Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"Nonequilibrium growth dynamics, matrix models, and integrability"
May 17
Prof. Itamar Procaccia 
Department of Chemical Physics, Weizmann Institute 
"Turbulent Drag Reduction by Polymers: The Riddle and its Resolution"
May 24
A Meeting with the Faculty of the Department of Condensed Matter Physics 
School of Physics, Tel Aviv University  
"Graduate Research Topics in Condensed Matter Physics at Tel Aviv"

May 31
Dr. Eli Eisenberg 
Compugen, Tel Aviv  
"Dynamics and Self-organization in the Protein Network Evolution"

June 7

Student Thesis Seminar
Yaron Bromberg
Department of Condensed Matter Physics, Tel Aviv University
"Response of Many Nonlinear Driven Oscillators"
Liat Szapiro  
Department of Condensed Matter Physics, Tel Aviv University
"Dynamic magnetic imaging using a femtosecond pulsed laser"


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.