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Virtual School Seminars in Hilary Term Semester 2, 2021/22

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Photonic Optimisers: can light enhance computing?

Friday, 11 February 2022 12 noon, by Zoom

Prof. Natalia Berloff
Dept. of Applied Mathematics, Cambridge

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From materials to quantum devices and back again using quantum simulations

Friday, 18 February 2022, 4 pm, by Zoom

Prof. Giulia Galli
Dept. of Chemistry, University of Chicago

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Beyond Moore with superconducting and opto-electronic circuits

Friday, 25 February 2022 4 pm, by Zoom

Dr. Sonia Buckley
Dept. of Physics, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Colorado

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School of Physics Seminars Michaelmas Term Semester 1, 2022/23

What we can learn from Surface Optics?

Friday, 23 September 2022 12 noon @Physics Large Lecture Theatre

Professor Chris Wijers
University of Twente, Netherlands

(Hosted by Prof. Charles Patterson)

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The New SI of Units and the Fundamental Constants of Nature

Fiday, 4 November, 2022 12 noon @Physics Large Lecture Theatre

Miguel Ángel Martín-Delgado

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

(Hosted by Prof. Mark Mitchison)

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Active Plasmonics - A Journey Beyond the Diffraction Limit of Light

Fiday, 11 November, 2022 12 noon @Physics Large Lecture Theatre

Prof. Dominic Zerulla

University College Dublin

(Hosted by Prof. Louise Bradley)

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Why quantum?

Fiday, 18 November, 2022 12 noon @Physics Large Lecture Theatre

Yelena Guryanova

Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Vienna, Austrian Academy of Sciences

(Hosted by Prof. Felix Binder)

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School of Physics Seminars Hilary Term Semester 2, 2022/23

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST): Revealing the Infrared Universe

Friday, 3 February 2023 12 noon @Physics Large Lecture Theatre

Dr. Christine Chen
Associate Astronomer,

Space Telescope Science Institute

(Hosted by Prof. Luca Matra )

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Radical thin films: from lab curiosity to quantum materials

Friday, 17 February 2023 12 noon @Physics Large Lecture Theater

Prof. Maria Benedetta Casu

Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry,

University of Tübingen, Germany

(Hosted by Prof. Cormac Mc Guinness )

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Enabling new insights in materials research by four-dimensional electron microscopy

Friday, 24 February 2023 12 noon @Physics Large Lecture Theater

Dr. Gabriel Sánchez Santolino

Universidad Complutense de Madrid 
(Hosted by Prof. Lewys Jones  )


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Understanding the friction of layered materials

Friday, 3 March 2023 12 noon @Physics Large Lecture Theater

Prof. Astrid de Wijn

Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Norwegian University of Science and Technology

(Hosted by Prof. Graham Cross  )


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