Research Conference 2003-2004

Fall 2003 Coordinator: Stephen O'Brien
Spring 2004 Coordinator: Michael Mauel



9/12/03
Stephen O'Brien, Materials Science and Engineering
"Nanocrystals"
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Thomas Marshall, Applied Physics
"Ultra-Strong Wake Fields From Femtosecond Charge Bunches As An Advanced Concept For A Tev Collider"

9/19/03
Chris Wiggins, Applied Mathematics
"New Approaches In 'Network Physics’"
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Thomas S. Pedersen, Applied Physics
"Confinement of Exotic Plasmas in the CNT Stellarator"

9/26/03
Gerald Navratil, Applied Physics
"Politics of Big Science: Iter Project Status Report"
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Irving Herman, Applied Physics
"Nano + Optical + Materials Physics"

10/3/03
Richard Osgood, Applied Physics
"New Photonic Devices in Complex Oxide"
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Michael Mauel, Applied Physics
"Part I: Report From The Aspen Conference Of Energy Options & Climate Stabilization"

10/17/03
Horst Stormer, Applied Physics
"Lower-Dimensional Electron Physics"
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Michael Mauel, Applied Physics
"Part II: Report From The Aspen Conference Of Energy Options & Climate Stabilization"

10/24/03
Shalom Wind, Materials Science and Engineering
"Molecular Scale Electronic Devices: Parvum Bonum Est?"
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Marc Spiegelman, Applied Mathematics
"Plumbing The Depths: Coupled Fluid/Solid Dynamics in Earth Science"

10/31/03
William E. Bailey, Materials Science and Engineering
"Magnetic Nanostructures Built For Speed"
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Adam Sobel, Applied Mathematics
"A Model of a Model of the Atmosphere"

11/7/03
Tony Heniz, Electrical Engineering
"Probing Conductivity in Solids and Nanostructures by Laser Spectroscopy"
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David Keyes, Applied Mathematics
"A Science-Based Case for Large-Scale Simulation"

11/14/03
Anastasia Papavasiliou, Applied Mathematics
"Particle Filters & Applications"
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Robert Laibowitz, Electrical Engineering
"Charge Storage & Tunneling In High Permittivity Thin Films For Dram Capacitors, Gate Insulators & Nanostructures"

11/21/03
Siu-Wai Chan, Materials Science and Engineering
"Phase Stability Of The Ceria, Zirconia and Their Binary System"
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Allen Boozer, Applied Physics
"Stability Of Pure Electron Plasmas"

12/5/03
Michael Sheetz, Biology
"Robust Cell Behaviors From Stochastic Processes"
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Aron Pinczuk, Applied Physics
"Shining Light On Electron Liquids In Two Dimensions"

1/23/04

Yigal Komem, Materials Science & Engineering
"On Metal Oxide Films as Gas Sensors"
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Paul Vander Wilt, Materials Science & Engineering
"Thin Film Crystallization for Large Area Electronics"

1/30/04
Guillaume Bal, Applied Mathematics
"Some Inverse Problems in Medical Imaging and Earth Science"
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Anastasia Papavasiliou, Applied Mathematics
"Particle Filters and Rough Paths"

2/6/04
Dmitry Maslovsky, Applied Physics
"Resistive Wall Mode in Cylinders and Tokamaks"
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Jason Kremer, Applied Mathematics
"The Design of the Columbia Non-neutral Torus (CNT)"

2/13/04
Hanfei Yan, Materials Science and Engineering
"The Effect of Strain on X-ray Dynamical Diffraction"
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Alex Hendersen, Applied Physics
"Transport Studies of Few Grain Organic Field Effect Transistors"

2/20/04

Alexander Klein, Applied Physics
"Active Feedback on the RWM on the HBT-EP Tokamak: Mode Control & FPGA Computing"
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Cory Cates, Applied Physics
"Active Feedback Results for the Resistive Wall Mode on HBT-EP"

2/27/04
Wubiao Zhu, Applied Physics
"Toroidal Rotation Damping Physics in High Beta NSTX Plasmas"
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Deborah Herceg, Applied Mathematics
"Regional Climate Modeling"

3/5/04

Matthew Wittman, Applied Mathematics
"Stratospheric Influence on Climate"
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Amiya Sen, Applied Physics
"A New Paradigm for Plasma Transport Paradox"

3/12/04
Joan Raitano, Materials Science and Engineering
"Ceria & Catalysis: Current Success & Future Promise"
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Rui He, Applied Physics
"Resonant Raman Scattering from Nanoscale Organic Molecular Layers"

3/26/04

Ron Schmitt, Applied Mathematics
"Stellarator Coil Optimization"
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Nicolai Stillits, Applied Physics
"Radial Position Feedback on HBT-EP"

4/2/04
Michael Weinstein, Applied Mathematics
"Dissipative Behavior in Conservative Systems"
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Mark Hybertson, Applied Physics
"Solid State Physics Meets Organic Chemistry: Building Blocks for Understanding Conductance in Molecular Assemblies"

4/9/04
Royce James, Applied Physics
"Ion Cyclotron Radio Frequency (ICRF) Heating & Beta Enhancement of HBT-EP Plasmas"

4/16/04
Kristi Hultman, Applied Physics
"MIONs as Contrast Agents for MRI Imaging"
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Rich Robinson, Applied Physics
"Phase transitions in oxide nanoparticles"

4/23/04
Tamar Andelman, Materials Science and Engineering
"Zinc Oxide Nanorods: Synthesis & XRD Analysis"
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Brandon Turk, Materials Science and Engineering
"Formation of Single-Crystal Silicon Islands via Sequential Lateral Solidification"

5/2/04
David Lazanja, Applied Physics
"Magnetic Field Decomposition at a Plasma Surface"
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Benjamin Levitt, Applied Physics
"Experimental Observation of the Magnetospheric Interchange Instability"


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