The Advanced Photon Source
a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility

APS Colloquium 2001

The monthly APS Colloquium series is intended for the benefit of the Advanced Photon Source and 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.

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LIGO and the Search for Gravitational Waves - Dec. 5 2001

Barry Barish, California Institute of Technology

Poster (pdf)

Chirped Hard X-ray Pulses and the Frontiers of Ultrafast, Time-Resolved, Macromolecular Crystallography - Nov. 7 2001

Keith Moffat, The University of Chicago

Poster (pdf)

Proteins Connect Biology, Chemistry, and Physics - Oct. 3 2001

Hans Frauenfelder, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Poster (pdf)

Thermodynamics from First Principles Calculations: Temperature and Composition of the Earth's Core - Sep. 5 2001

Dario Alfe, University College London

Poster (pdf)

Constructing and Applying Wavelets - Aug. 1 2001

Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Poster (pdf)

The Energy Recovery Linac: Accelerator and Science Possibilities - Jun. 5&6 2001

Maury Tigner, Cornell University Sol M. Gruner, Cornell University

A Kilowatt Average Power Laser with Subpicosecond Pulses - May 2 2001

George R. Neil, Jefferson Laboratory

Shaped Pulse Optimization of Ultrafast X-ray Generation - Apr. 4 2001

Margaret Murnane, University of Colorado, Boulder

Poster (pdf)

Detecting Broken Symmetries in High-Temperature Superconductors - Feb. 14 2001

Laura Greene, University of Illinois in Urbana

Light Induced Metal-Insulator Transition in a Switchable Mirror - Jan. 10 2001

Thomas F. Rosenbaum, The University of Chicago