Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 3:30pm
Physics 130
Speaker: Doug Durian (University of Pennsylvania)
"The Dynamics of Granular Clogging" - The gravity-driven flow of grains from a hole in a hopper is an iconic granular phenomenon. It's different from a fluid in that the rate is constant also in that it can suddenly and unexpectedly clog. How does the the susceptibility to clogging decrease with... Read More »
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side A, room 1464
Speaker: Jinsong Huang, UNC
The research of halide perovskite solar cells continues to boom with device energy conversion efficiency approaching that of single crystal silicon solar cells. Many unique properties have been discovered in halide perovskites, which may or may not explain the high efficiency in solution processed... Read More »
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:30am
Physics 298
Speaker: Nicholas P. Butch (NIST, UMD College Park)
abstract t.b.a.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 3:30pm
Physics 130
Speaker: Edwin Lyman (Union of Concerned Scientists)
"Learning from the Hard Cases: Iran, North Korea, Japan, and the Future of Nuclear Nonproliferation" - Nuclear energy has the potential to help reduce carbon emissions and mitigate climate change. However, the technology also has serious drawbacks. For instance, the same facilities needed to... Read More »
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 11:30am
Physics 298
Speaker: Fabio Altomare (D-Wave Systems)
abstract t.b.a.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side A, room 1464
Speaker: TBD
TBD
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 3:30pm
Physics 130
Speaker: Art Ramirez (UCSC)
Title and abstract forthcoming. Faculty host: Harold Baranger Refreshments will be available in room 130 before the event.
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 11:30am
Physics 298
Speaker: Arthur P. Ramirez (UC Santa Cruz)
abstract t.b.a.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 3:30pm
Physics 298
Speaker: Natalia Tenorio Maia (University of Pittsburgh)
TBA
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
Duke Teaching Observatory
Observe the sky through modern 10" telescopes, guidedby Duke physicists. Everyone welcome. Weather dependent, check web page for weather updates.

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