Independent Activities Period (IAP) January 2005
The Spectroscopy Laboratory will sponsor several activities
in January during MIT’s Independent Activities Period.
- “Multidimensional Spectroscopy:
Four Why’s”, this seminar will explore the basis
of multidimensional spectroscopy from its origins in NMR to recent
developments in the infrared and visible spectral ranges. The
presenters will be John Waugh, Robert Griffin, Joseph Loparo,
and Keith Nelson.
- A course on “Optical Imaging,
Scattering, and Interference for Biological Investigations”,
offered by Gabriel Popescu, will present the physical basis of
microscopy, light scattering and interference for biomedical investigations.
- “Breakdown of the Born-Oppenheimer
Approximation in Diatomic Molecules”, a series of four
lectures by Robert Field, will discuss various aspects of photofragmentation
dynamics in diatomic molecules. This offering will be joint with
the MIT Chemistry Department
Details about these offerings are found on their
individual pages by using the links within their respective
MIT’s Independent Activities period (IAP)
is a special four week term at MIT that runs from the first
week on January until the end of the month. IAP 2005 takes place
from January 3 though January 28. IAP Offerings are distinguished
by their variety, innovative spirit, and fusion of fun and learning.