Duke Physics Colloquium

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 3:30pm
Physics 130
Speaker: Eva Andrei (Rutgers University)
** This event has been cancelled. **Title and abstract forthcoming.Faculty host: Harold BarangerRefreshments will be available before the event in room 130.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 3:30pm
Speaker: Marko Cetina (University of Maryland)
"A Midscale Quantum Computer Based on Trapped Ions"At University of Maryland, we have constructed a fully programmable, ion-based quantum computer with the goal of realizing an error-corrected logical quantum bit.I will report on the performance of our integrated device, including operation with... Read More »
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 3:30pm
Physics 130
Speaker: Frank N. von Hippel (Princeton)
** Canceled. **"Reducing the danger from nuclear weapons. How physicists can help"Most of us thought that, with the end of the Cold War and the rise of democracy in Russia, the danger of a nuclear Armageddon had receded and what remained was to pilot a glide path to very a low level of de-alerted... Read More »
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 3:30pm
Physics 130
Speaker: Joel Moore (UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
** This event had been canceled. **"Topological Aspects of Electromagnetic Response in Metals"This talk begins with an introduction to how topological phases of electrons can generate quantized responses and emergent particles such as Weyl fermions. Various insulating topological phases are known... Read More »