Colloquia 2007 - 2008

October 05 - Prof. Johannes Andersen, The Niels Bohr Institute, Astronomy Group
Origin and Distribution of the Elements in the Universe [PDF]

October 11 - Prof. Vassilis Charmandaris, Department of Physics, University of Crete
Infrared Properties of interacting galaxies: from Spirals to ULIRGs [PDF]

October 18 - Prof. Joern Wilms, Dr. Karl Remeis-Sternwarte, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany.
X-ray and Gamma-Ray observations of Galactic black holes. [PDF]

October 25 - Prof. Peter Hamm, Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Zurich
Striking a Peptide Helix with a Hammer [PDF]

November 01 - Prof. Th. Tzouros, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Crete
Electron Spectrometry of Highly Charged Ions: Exploring the collision dynamics of few-electron systems. [PDF]

November 08 - Prof. N. Efremides, Dept. of Applied Mathematics, Univ. of Crete
Optical lattice solitons [PDF]

November 15 - Prof. Ch. Haldoupis, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Crete
Studies of Ionospheric Sporadic E Layers at Midlatitude [PDF]

November 22 - Dr. G. Kanbach, MPE/Munich, Germany
High-Time-Resolution Astronomy: Astrophysical Concepts and Observational Results [PDF]

November 29 - Prof. J. Truran, U. Chicago, USA
Type Ia Supernova Explosions: Energetics, Nucleosynthesis, and Cosmology [PDF]

December 06 - Prof. A.J. Sievers, Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Experiments on intrinsic energy localization in nonlinear lattices [PDF]

December 13 - Prof. G. Kioseoglou, Dept. of Materials Science and Technology, Univ. of Crete
Electrical Spin Injection into Semiconductor Heterostructures from Magnetic Metal and Semiconductor Contacts [PDF]

December 20 - Dr. Ph. Mavropoulos, Juelich University, Germany
Materials and transport phenomena in spintronics studied from first principles calculations [PDF]

January 10 - Prof. John H. Seiradakis, Department of Physics, University of Thessaloniki
The Antikythera Mechanism [PDF]

February 21 - Dr. Andrey Kolovsky, Univ. of Crete, Greece
Bloch dynamics of a Bose-Einstein condensate: mean-field vs. microscopic descriptions [PDF]

February 28 - Dr. Panos Aliferis, Caltech, USA
Quantum Computation and Quantum Error-Correction [PDF]

March 06 - Dr. Paraskeuas Lalousis, FORTH, Greece
Pellet-Fuelling of Magnetic Confinement Machines [PDF]

March 13 - Prof. Christos Panagopoulos, Department of Physics, University of Crete
Collective phases in electronic matter - Beyond reductionism [PDF]

March 17 - Dr. Demosthenis Kazanas, NASA/GSFC, USA - Special Colloquium
Cosmological Inflation: A Personal Perspective [PDF]

March 20 - Dr. Nick Proukakis, University of Newcastle, England
Nonlinear Effects & Fluctuations in Atomic Bose-Einstein Condensates [PDF]

March 27 - Dr. Sera Markoff, Univ. of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
All Black Holes Great and Small [PDF]

April 03 - Dr. Ranga Chary, Spitzer Science Center, Caltech, USA
Galaxy Formation and Evolution in the First Billion Years [PDF]

April 10 - Prof. Iannis Kominis, Department of Physics, University of Crete
Spin Noise: Heisenberg's Uncertainty Haunting Modern Quantum Technology [PDF]


April 17 - Dr. David Elbaz, CEA/Saclay, France
Latest news from extragalactic infrared surveys: environment effects & ubiquity of AGNs in massive galaxies[PDF]

May 08 - Dr. Sergei Flach, MPI/Dresden, Germany
Localizing energy through nonlinearity and discreteness - without and with disorder [PDF]

May 15 - Prof. Lara Benfatto, Univ. of Rome, Italy
Emergence of unconventional antiferromagnetism in frustrated magnetic systems [PDF]

May 22 - Prof. Theodore Alexopoulos, National Technical University of Athens

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