60th Birthday Celebration Symposium
"Trajectories and Friends"
Saturday, October 17, 2009
The Green Center for Physics at MIT
In honor of
A. NIHAT BERKER
Professor of Physics, Emeritus
Susan R. McKay
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H. Eugene Stanley: Liquid Water, the "Most Complex" Liquid: New Results in Bulk, Nanoconfined, and Biological Environments
Moses Chan: Is Supersolid a Superfluid?
Robert Hallock: Some reasons why helium is special
Michael Fisher: Vortex Reconnection in Superfluid Turbulence
Robert Swendsen: Footnotes to the History of Statistical Mechanics: In Boltzmann's words
Selim Berker: Can Brain Scans Teach Us about the Nature of Right and Wrong?
Joel Lebowitz: Rounding of Phase transitions in Random Quantum Systems
Hidetoshi Nishimori: Spin glasses on Hierarchical Lattices: The Best Platform to Test New Ideas
M. Cengiz Dökmeci: Hamilton's Principle and Associated Stochastic Variational Principles in Piezoelectricity
Henri Orland: Prediction of RNA Structures with Pseudoknots
Anastasios Malakis: Uncovering the Secrets of the Two-Dimensional Random-Bond Blume-Capel Model; Ground states – Phase diagram – Critical properties
John Joannopoulos: Nanotechnologies for Enhanced Survivability
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