Colloquia 2004 - 2005

September 20 - Dimitris Psaltis, University of Arizona, USA
Towards new tests of strong-field gravity with black holes and neutron stars.

September 30 - Prof. Antonis Andriotis, (IESL/FORTH), Department of Physics, University of Crete
"Magnetic Properties of C60 Polymers and Non-traditional inorganic materials"

October 07 - Prof. C.M. Soukoulis, Iowa State Univ. and Ames Lab, USA
"Negative index materials: New frontiers in optics."

October 14 - Dr. W. Brinkmann, Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching, Munich, Germany.
"The unique Galactic binary system SS433 - a historical retrospect."

October 21 - Associate Prof. T. Papakostas, Dept. of Natural Resources and Environment ATEI Crete.
"Rotating Fluids in General Relativity"

November 04 - Prof. Georgios Georgiou, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Cyprus.
"The stick-slip extrusion instability - Experimental observations and numerical simulations"

November 15 - Prof. K. Kokkotas, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki.
"Gravitational Waves: a new window of the Universe"

November 25 - Dr. N. Irges, Physics Department - University of Crete.
"Relevance and quantum consistency of extra dimensions"

December 02 - Prof. Y. Poirazi - Imbb, Forth.
"Using Computational Methods to Understand Neural and Gene Functions"

December 09 - Dr. C. Panagopoulos, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
"Dynamical heterogeneities and quantum glassiness in electronic systems"

February 17 - Prof. G. Tsironis - University of Crete.
"The Minoan tsunami and the hole in the water"

February 28 - Dimitrios Stamou, Assistant Professor, Bio-Nanotechnology Laboratory, Nano-Science Center, University of Copenhagen.
"Microarrays of single nanocontainers and nanoreactors"

March 10 - A. Petkou, Physics Departement, University of Crete.
"Higher-Spin Gauge Fields and Holography"

March 23 - Dr Zoran Ivic, Vinca Institute of Nuclear Physics, Serbia and Montenegro.
"The influence of the small polaron effect on vibrational and electronic properties of the narrow band molecular chains"

March 31 - Dr. Alexandros Lappas, IESL - FORTH.
"Probing the ingredients of magnetism in molecule-based materials"

April 07 - Prof. D. Baeriswyl, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
"Charge order in solids"

April 14 - Dr. T. Kottos, MPI fuer Dynamik und Selbstorganisation, Goettingen.
"Driven Chaotic Mesoscopic Systems: Getting Gold out of Chaos"

April 21 - Dr. G. M. Kavoulakis, University of Lund, Sweden.
"Gases of Confined Atoms at Ultralow Temperatures: Observing Quantum Mechanics on a Macroscopic Scale"

May 12 - Dr. W. von Klitzing, IESL, Forth, Greece.
"How to make a Bose-Einstein Condensate and get results from it."

May 19 - Prof. Kelley Stelle, Imperial College, London.
"Stability of Braneworlds."

May 26 - Prof. I.D. Vergados , Physics Department, Ioannina University.
"Modern Cosmology - The role of Dark Matter."

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