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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.

October 6

3rd Annual Dasari Lecture
Changhuei Yang, California Institute of Technology
Innovations in biophotonics- from $10 chip-scale microscopes to time-reversal-induced tissue transparency

October 13

Vladimir Bulovic, MIT
Excitons in nanostructured devices

October 20

Jiwoong Park, Cornell University
Carbon nanotube Rayleigh scattering spectroscopy

November 3

John Asbury, Penn State
Pathways to more efficient third-generation photovoltaics

November 10

Ken Crozier, Harvard University
Manipulating nanoparticles and enhancing spectroscopy with surface plasmons

November 17

Christian Degen, MIT
The quest for chemical contrast in high-resolution microscopy

November 24

Jacquin Niles, MIT
Molecular tools for studying genetically challenging organisms

December 1

Pat Vaccaro, Yale University
Resonant four-wave mixing probes of potentially frustrated proton-transfer dynamics

December 8

Michelle Povinelli, University of Southern California
Applications of dynamically-tuned microphotonic structures

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.