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Seminar on
Modern Optics and Spectroscopy

1st Annual Dasari Lecture

Charles Townes, University of California Berkeley

"The fun of a physics career"

October 9, 2007

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. Grier Room 34-401


A wide variety of spectroscopy and its many applications will be
discussed, including the beginnings of microwave spectroscopy, of the
maser and laser, non-linear optics, astronomical spectroscopy, and
associated discoveries. This is a story of the power of spectroscopy,
and the fun of explaining it.

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.