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Fall SEMESTER 2006

The Seminar on Modern Optics and Spectroscopy continues its tradition of inviting a broad spectrum of researchers to share their latest work in optics and spectroscopy.

September 26

Art Utz, Tufts University
Probing methane dissociation dynamics with selectively energized reagents

October 3

Gabriel Popescu, MIT
Quantitative phase imaging: Watching cells waltz

October 17

Marlan Scully, Texas A&M University and Princeton University
Single-photon Dicke super and sub radiance

October 24

David Pritchard, MIT
Confined atom interferometers

October 31

Eric Statz, MIT
Polaritonic structure imaging

November 7

Pablo Jarillo-Herrero, Columbia University
Low temperature electronic transport properties of graphene

November 21 Hans Bechtel, MIT
Partner swapping: Another reason to pump and dump

December 5

Tom Foster, University of Rochester
Optical signatures of response to photodynamic therapy

December 12

Sam Achilefu, Washington University
Spying cancers with colorful molecules

TUESDAYS, 12:00-1:00, GRIER ROOM (34-401)
Refreshments served following the seminar

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Co-sponsored by the George R. Harrison Spectroscopy Laboratory,
the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and
the School of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.