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2008 Events Archive

 

Wednesday, January 10, 2007
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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How We See in Color

Prof. David Williams Brain & Cognitive Sciences and Optics U of R

Monday, January 28, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Harnessing Light with Plasmonics

Prof. William Barnes University of Exeter

Friday, February 8, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Introduction to the Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics

Prof. John Sipe University of Toronto Host: Boyd

Monday, February 18, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Biphotons and streams of squeezed vacua: searching for simple physical pictures.

Prof. John Sipe University of Toronto Host: Boyd

Tuesday, February 19, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Infrared Near Field Scanning Optical Microscopy based on Silver Halide Fibers

Dr. Katy Roodenko Institute of Analytical Sciences Berlin, Germany Host: Novotny

Tuesday, February 19, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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CEIS: Technology Transfer from the University of Rochester to New York State Industry

Prof. Eby G. Friedman ECE U of R

Monday, February 25, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Nonlinear Scanning Spectroscopies Illuminating the Biophysics of Life

Prof. Watt Webb Cornell

Monday, March 3, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Semiconductor Cavity QED

Prof. Hyatt Gibbs University of Arizona

Monday, March 17, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Are Carbon Nanotubes Useful Optical Materials?

Prof. Todd Krauss Chemistry Department U of R

Monday, March 24, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Computer image analysis in the study of art

Dr. David G. Stork Ricoh Innovations

Thursday, March 27, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Nonimaging Optics: From Design to Manufacture

Dr. John Koshel University of Arizona

Thursday, April 3, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Nanolasers: Approaching the Ultimate Size Limit

Prof. Cun-Zheng Ning Arizona State University

Friday, April 11, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Nano-Photonic Interconnection Networks for Chip-Multiprocessor Computing Networks

Prof. Keren Bergman Columbia Univ.

Monday, April 14, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Reading the Sky's Icy Halos

Prof. Robert Greenler University of. Wisconsin/Milwaukee

Monday, April 21, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Near Field Photo Induced Molecular Movement in Azobenzene Polymer Films

Dr. Mathieu Juan Univ. of Tech. of Troyes France

Thursday, May 8, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Polarization Stabilizer and its Applications to the new formats in Optical Communication

Prof. Mario Martinelli Politechnico di Milano Italy

Thursday, May 22, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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From Photon Bursts to Quantum Beats: Experiments in Cavity QED

Prof Luis Orozco U. of Maryland

Monday, September 8, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Detection of Nanoscale Molecules in Nanoscale Holes

Prof. Sharon Weiss Vanderbilt

Monday, September 15, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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High Energy Low Temperature Physics

Nobel Laureate Prof. Anthony Leggett Univ. Illinois

Thursday, September 25, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Why Can't Time Run Backwards?

Nobel Laureate Prof. Anthony Leggett Univ. Illinois

Thursday, September 25, 2008
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Testing the Limits of Quantum Mechanics: Motivation, Progress and Prospects

Nobel Laureate Prof. Anthony Leggett Univ. Illinois

Thursday, September 25, 2008
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Does the Everyday World Really Obey Quantum Mechanics?

Nobel Laureate Prof. Anthony Leggett Univ. Illinois

Thursday, September 25, 2008
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Wavefront Control with Liquid-Crystal Devices and Some of Its Applications

Dr. Tomohiro Shirai AIST Tsukuba, Japan

Monday, September 29, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Optical Design for Microlithography

David Williamson Nikon Research

Monday, October 13, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Atom in Free Space - Catching a Single Photon

Prof. Gerd Leuchs Max-Planck Inst. Erlangen, Germany

Monday, October 27, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Future Music Technologies?

Prof. Mark Bocko, ECE, Rochester

Monday, November 3, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Optics for Solid-State Lighting

Dr. G. Michael Morris Apollo Optical Systems

Saturday, November 8, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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OMEGA EP and Technologies used to Focus and Characterize High-Energy Petawatt Pulses

Dr. Jake Bromage, LLE, Rochester

Monday, December 1, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Astrocytes Alive!

Prof. Maiken Nedergaard, MD Neurosurgery, Rochester

Monday, December 8, 2008
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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