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APS Colloquium 2001

The monthly APS Colloquium series is intended for the benefit of the Advanced Photon Source community as well as the Argonne community by bringing distinguished scientists in all disciplines to lecture on topics of general interest.  Objectives include the cross-fertilization of research initiatives at various institutions and the identification of possible uses of the Advanced Photon Source.  The lecturer is also invited to spend an additional day visiting with scientists at Argonne.

LIGO and the Search for Gravitational Waves (Dec. 5)
Barry Barish, California Institute of Technology

Chirped Hard X-ray Pulses and the Frontiers of Ultrafast, Time-Resolved, Macromolecular Crystallography (Nov. 7)
Keith Moffat, The University of Chicago

Proteins Connect Biology, Chemistry, and Physics (Oct. 3)
Hans Frauenfelder, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Thermodynamics from First Principles Calculations: Temperature and Composition of the Earth's Core (Sep. 5)
Dario Alfe, University College London

Constructing and Applying Wavelets (Aug. 1)
Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Energy Recovery Linac: Accelerator and Science Possibilities (Jun. 5&6)
Maury Tigner, Cornell University
Sol M. Gruner, Cornell University

A Kilowatt Average Power Laser with Subpicosecond Pulses (May 2)
George R. Neil, Jefferson Laboratory

Shaped Pulse Optimization of Ultrafast X-ray Generation (Apr. 4)
Margaret Murnane, University of Colorado, Boulder

Detecting Broken Symmetries in High-Temperature Superconductors (Feb. 14)
Laura Greene, University of Illinois in Urbana

Light Induced Metal-Insulator Transition in a Switchable Mirror (Jan. 10)
Thomas F. Rosenbaum, The University of Chicago


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