Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv University
Physics Colloquium

Academic Year  2000 - 2001

The colloquium is held at Melamed Hall (Room 6) in the Shenkar Physics Building, every Sunday at 16:10. Light refreshments are served outside Melamed Hall at 15:50. 


Oct. 29
Dror Sadeh Memorial Lecture:
Prof. Michael Belkin
Eye Research Institute, Tel Aviv University (at Tel Hashomer)
"Laser Uses in Ophthalmology, Medicine, and Weapons"
This Lecture is given in Hebrew
Nov. 5
Dr. Amir Yacoby
Condensed Matter Physics, Weizmann Institute
"The Microscopic Evolution of the Metal-Insulator Transition in Two Dimensions"
Nov. 12
Dr. Amri Wandel
Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University
"The Biggest Black Holes"
Nov. 19
Prof. Joseph Avron
Dept. of Physics, Technion
"Geometry and Topology in the Quantum Hall Effect"
Nov. 26
Prof. Jay Fineberg
Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University
"From Solitary Waves to Superlattices: Pattern Formation of Parametrically Forced Waves"
Dec. 3
Prof. Dan Shechtman, 1999 Wolf Prize in Physics
Dept. of Materials Engineering, Technion
"Quasiperiodic Materials: Discovery and Recent Developments"
Dec. 10
Dr. Moshe Oron
Chief Scientist, Elbit - El-Op
"Electro-optics in Israel: Past, Present, and Future"
Dec. 17
Prof. Mark Azbel
School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University
"Non-Darwinian Express Evolution"
Dec. 31
Dr. Re'em Sari
Theoretical Astrophysics, California Institute of Technology
"The Largest Explosions in The Universe:
  Gamma Ray Bursts and Their Afterglow"
Jan. 7
Prof. Samuel (Samy) Dagan
School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University
"Teaching Physics"
Jan. 14
Shulamit Goldhaber Memorial Lecture:
Prof. Andrzej Wroblewski
Institute of Experimental Physics, Warsaw University
"Physics in 1900"
Jan. 21
Prof. Hector Rubinstein
Stockholm and Uppsala University, Sweden
Lady Davis Professor at the Hebrew University
"The Universe as a Teenager"
Jan. 28
Prof. Mordehai Heiblum
Condensed Matter Physics, Weizmann Institute
"Controlled Dephasing of Electrons via Which Path  Experiments"
Next Colloquium Fall 2000 Schedule Spring 2001 Schedule
For more information or for directions to Melamed Hall please contact: Yardena Mori  03-6408636

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

Sponsored by:   The School of Physics & Astronomy, The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel Aviv University.