1. Colloquium: Organic (Plastic!) Semiconductors

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    Organic materials are finding an increasing number of possible niches in electronic devices. I will give a very brief overview of some of the present and anticipated applications of organic semiconductors…

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    • Higgs Discovery: Implications for Particle Physics - 2 Nov. 2012

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      The LHC has recently discovered a Higgs-like resonance with a mass of about 125 GeV. It may be the missing element of the so-called Standard Model of particle physics. This model was proposed a few…

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      • Colloquium: New Dialogues: Entanglement, Holography & Renormalization

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        In science, we often see new advances and deep insights emerging from the collision or intersection of what appeared to be separate research areas. The theme of my colloquium will be an ongoing collision…

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        • Studying Neutrino Mass with the Enriched Xenon Observatory (EXO)

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          THE ABSTRACT Neutrinoless double beta decay (0νββ) is a beyond-the-standard-model physics process in which a nucleus (A,Z) decays to (A,Z+2) with the emission of two electrons (but no neutrinos).…

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          • The story of the Black Hole Information Paradox

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            Some 40 years ago Bekenstein argued that black holes should have an enormous entropy. Shortly thereafter, Hawking showed that black holes evaporate in a way that violates quantum mechanics. The latter…

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            • Shavaji Sondhi

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              Shavaji Sondhi presenting at Great Lakes Strings 2013.

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              • Topological Phases in Correlated Materials

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                Dr. Yong-Baek Kim University of Toronto Recently there have been significant theoretical and experimental efforts to understand and identify the so-called topological phases of matter in interacting…

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                • Cosmic Linear Accelerators: Extreme Reconnection and other Surprises from the Crab Nebula

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                  The unexpected discovery of gamma-ray flares from the Crab Nebula may have surprising implications for plasma astrophysics. Standard particle acceleration mechanisms cannot account for the energies…

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                  • Controlled Magnetic Reversal and Emergent Metamagnetism in Permalloy Films Patterned into Artificial Quasicrystals

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                    Dr. Lance Delong University of Kentucky Ferromagnetic (FM) thin films patterned into periodic lattices of nanoscale holes or dots are candidated for UHD data storage media, an drelated wire network…

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                    • Colloquium: Topological Surface States in Topological Insulators, Superconductors and Beyond

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                      Topological Surface States in Topological Insulators, Superconductors and Beyond M Zahid Hasan, Dept of Physics, Princeton University Bulk Topological Insulators are a new phase of electronic…

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