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Seminar on Modern Optics and Spectroscopy


October 4

Martin Zanni, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Adding dimensions to vibrational spectroscopy: 2D sum-frequency generation (SFG) spectroscopy and dye-sensitized solar cells

October 11

Zahid Yaqoob, MIT
Exploiting optical phase for cellular imaging and sample turbidity suppression

October 18

Krupa Ramasesha, MIT
Orientational Dynamics of water probed with ultrafast 2D IR spectral anisotropy

November 1

Charles Schmuttenmaer, Yale University
Using time-resolved THz spectroscopy to study carrier injection and dynamics in TiO2 and SnO2 nanomaterials

November 8

Michael McCarthy, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Exotic molecules in the laboratory and in space

November 15

Jennifer Ogilvie, University of Michigan
Probing photosynthetic structure and function with multidimensional spectroscopy

November 22

5th Annual Dasari Lecture:
Yukihiro Ozaki, KwanseiGakuin University
SERS, Basic principle and its application to biomedical sciences

November 29

Gabriel Popescu, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Intracellular transport studied by dispersion-relation phase spectroscopy (DPS)

December 6

Irene Georgakoudi, Tufts University
Irene Georgakoudi, Tufts University

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

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.