Colloquia 2005 - 2006

May 18 - Professor Costas Kounnas, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris
Theory Of Superstrings and Generalized Branes

May 11 - Professor Pierre Sikivie, CERN, Geneva and University of Florida, Gainesville
The Search for Dark Matter

May 04 - Assoc. Prof. Maria Calamiotou, Department of Physics, University of Athens
Crystallite size-microstrain from X -Ray Diffraction peak broadening analysis

April 13 - Prof. G. Fytas, Materials Science & Technology Deptm,University of Crete / IESL, FORTH
Phonons in Structured Soft Matter

April 06 - Prof. David G. Lidzey, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Sheffield
Strong and weak coupling in organic semiconductor microcavities

March 09 - Prof. Th. Tomaras, Physics Department, University of Crete
"Accelerating Universe and Centauros in TeV-scale Gravity with Large Extra Dimensions".

February 23 - Dr. George Nikolopoulos, TU Darmstadt, Germany
"Quantum Cryptography: Quantum Physics at the Service of Secrecy".

February 16 - Prof. S. Krimigis, Member Academy of Athens, Head Emeritus, Space Dept, APL, Johns Hopkins University
"Imaging on the Cassini Mission to Saturn/Titan: Visible Surfaces and Tenuous Plasmas".

December 23 - Dr. Keshav Dani, University of California,Berkeley, USA
"Ultrafast Dynamics of the Quantum Hall System".

December 15 - Prof. J. Ventoura, Department of Physics, University of Crete
"Magnetars: Exploring the highest magnetic fields in the universe".

Decemeber 08 - Prof. P. Rakitzis, Department of Physics, UoC and IESL-FORTH
"Spin Polarized Hydrogen: Beyond Stern-Gerlach and NMR".

December 01 - Prof. Hans Kroha, University of Bonn, Germany
"Exotic Kondo Physics in Transport in Mesoscopic Systems".

November 24 - Dr. C. Panagopoulos, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
"Could electron density fluctuations play a role in supporting room temperature superconductivity?".

November 03 - Dr. Lucas Lathouwers, University of Antwerp and IESL-FORTH
"From classical to quantal inertia ... and back".

October 27 - Prof. C. Bachas, ENS Paris, France
"String Theory and Quantum Geometry".

October 13 - Prof. Ian Affleck, University of British Columbia, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Vancouver, Canada
"Exotic Quantum Effects in Low Dimensional Antiferromagnets".

October 06 - Dr. Serge Aubry, Laboratoire Leon Brillouin, CEA Saclay, France
"New suggestion about the origin of Sonoluminescence".

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