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Friday, October 19, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Evan Bauer, Graduate Student, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, UC Santa Barbara

White Dwarfs and Their Neighbors: From Exoplanets to Explosions

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, October 19, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Yuval Baum, IQIM Postdoctoral Scholar, Refael Group

Avoiding Ergodicity: Static and Dynamical Localization in Clean Interacting Systems

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, October 19, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thomas Dumitrescu, UCLA

From Seiberg-Witten Theory to Adjoint QCD

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, October 12, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Janosz Dewberry, Graduate Student, Department of Applied Maths and Theoretical Physics, Cambridge University

QPOs, global modes and magnetized discs

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Friday, October 12, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Oskar Painter, John G Braun Professor of Applied Physics and Physics; Fletcher Jones Foundation Co-Director of the Kavli Nanoscience Institute

Channeling Quantum Interactions: experiments in waveguide QED with superconducting quantum circuits

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 105
Friday, October 12, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Finn Larsen, University of Michigan

AdS(2) Gravity and String Theory

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, October 5, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wenbin Lu, Postdoctoral Scholar, TAPIR, Caltech

Fast radio burst source properties from polarization measurements

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, September 28, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Britton Smith, Assistant Research Scientist, San Diego Supercomputer Center, UC San Diego

Where did the first normal stars come from?

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, September 28, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lorenz Eberhardt, ETH Zurich

Holography on AdS3xS3xS3xS1 and stringy AdS3 spectra

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, September 21, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wei Zhu, Postdoctoral Fellow, CITA

Frequency and Internal Structure of Multi-planet Systems

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, September 14, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Stephen Taylor, Postdoctoral Scholar, TAPIR, Caltech

Compact Object Genealogy Across The Gravitational Wave Spectrum

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, September 7, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Jordan Moxon, Postdoctoral Scholar, TAPIR, Caltech

A technique for sub-radian accurate waveforms for EMRIs: A tapestry of multiscale and other approximation methods

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, August 31, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Daniel Gruen, Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow, X-ray Astronomy and Observational Cosmology, Stanford University

Cosmology with DES lensing beyond the power spectrum

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, August 17, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Breanna Binder, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Cal Poly Pomona

NGC 300 ULX-1: A Pulsar/Ultraluminous X-ray Source

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Monday, August 13, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Roger Penrose, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics & Emeritus Fellow of Wadham College, University of Oxford

Are we seeing Hawking Points in the CMB Sky?

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
Friday, July 20, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Valeriya Korol, Graduate Student, Leiden Observatory, Leiden University

Multi-messenger study of the Milky Way with LISA, Gaia and LSST

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Yossef Zenati, Graduate Student, Department of Physics, Technion

Neutron Star - White Dwarf Mergers: Early Evolution, Physical Properties and Outcomes

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, July 13, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Jia Liu, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University

MassiveNuS: Cosmology with Massive Neutrinos

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ileyk El Mellah, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, Centre for Mathematical Plasma-Astrophysics , K.U. Leuven

Wind accretion in Supergiant X-ray binaries

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, June 8, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sean Ressler, Graduate Student, Department of Astronomy, UC Berkeley

Multi-scale Hydrodynamic Simulations of Wind-Fed Accretion Onto Sagittarius A*

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, June 1, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Vivian U, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Physics and Astronomy, UC Irvine

Galactic Collisions: The Growth and Merger of Supermassive Black Holes

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, June 1, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Aaron Chew, Graduate Student, Alicea Group

Fermionized Parafermions and Symmetry-Enriched Majorana Modes

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, June 1, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Matthew Heydeman, Caltech

Unifying Tree Super-Amplitudes in 6D: Branes, SYM, and SUGRA

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, May 25, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Alessia Franchini, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Measuring black hole spins in TDEs: a QPO in ASASSN-14 li

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, May 25, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Christoph Keller, University of Arizona

Holographic Orbifold CFTs

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, May 25, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Volker Schomerus, DESY

TBD

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, May 18, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sasha Philippov, Einstein Fellow, Department of Astronomy, UC Berkeley

How do pulsars shine?

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, May 18, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Akira Furusawa, Professor, Department of Applied Physics, The University of Tokyo

A time-domain multiplexed measurement-based large-scale optical quantum computer

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, May 18, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Xiaoliang Qi, Stanford University

2D eternal traversable wormhole

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, May 11, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Elena Murchikova, Graduate Student, TAPIR, Caltech

The Accretion Disk Around Milky Way's Galactic Center Black Hole

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, May 11, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Juan Atalaya, Postdoctoral Scholar, Korotkov Group, UC Riverside

Bacon-Shor code with continuous measurement of non-commuting observables

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, May 11, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Markus Luty, UC Davis

A positive sum rule for the c anomaly in 4D conformal field theory

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, May 4, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Nicole Yunger Halpern, Graduate Student, Preskill Group

Quantum information in quantum cognition

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, May 4, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Michael Geracie, UC Davis

Categories of Line Operators in 3d N=4 Theories

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, April 27, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Maria (Masha) Okounkova, Graduate Student, TAPIR, Caltech

Choosing the start time of binary black hole ringdown

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, April 27, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Jacques Distler, UT Austin

Tinkertoys for E8

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, April 20, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Irina Zhuravleva, Phys Sci Res Assoc, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, Stanford University

Physics of Hot Gas in Galaxy Clusters on Macro and Micro Scales

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, April 20, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mukund Rangamani, UC Davis

Entropy production via an inflow mechanism

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Daniel Litinski, PhD Candidate, von Oppen Group, Freie University Berlin

Topological Quantum Computing with and without Majoranas

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: West Bridge 265
Friday, April 13, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Alp Sipahigil, IQIM Postdoctoral Scholar, Painter Group

Solid-state hybrid quantum systems

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, April 13, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lorenzo Di Pietro, Perimeter Institute

Perturbative Approaches for QED3

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Hyosub Kim, Department of Physics, KAIST, South Korea

Reconfigurable single-atom array for Rydberg atom quantum simulation

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, April 6, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Arbel Haim, Sherman Fairchild Postdoctoral Scholar in Theoretical Physics

Toward realizing a time-reversal-invariant topological superconductor

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, April 6, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ning Bao, UC Berkeley

Generalized holographic entanglement of purification

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, March 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Victor Albert, Lee A. DuBridge Postdoctoral Scholar in Physics

Filling cavities to prevent decay: bosonic quantum error correction

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, March 16, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Anastasia Fialkov, ITC Fellow, Institute for Theory and Computation, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Shining Light into the Cosmic Dark Ages

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, March 16, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Feng Xu, UC Riverside

On relative entropy in CFT

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, March 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Thaddeus Ladd, senior research scientist, HRL Laboratories, LLC

Isotopically Enhanced Triple-Dot Qubits in SiGe

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 201
Friday, March 16, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Xi Yin, Harvard University

Old stringy tales revisited

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Thursday, March 15, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Charisi Maria, Postdoctoral Scholar in Astronomy, TAPIR, Caltech

Quasars with periodic variability as sub-parsec Supermassive Black Hole Binary candidates

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370

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