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Seminar on Modern Optics and Spectroscopy


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.

March 2

Mikhail Slipchenko, Purdue University
Foray into high resolution label-free chemical imaging

March 9

Daniel Turner, MIT
Investigating exciton correlations in GaAs quantum wells using COLBERT spectroscopy

March 16

Andy Yun, Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital
Brillouin light scattering: The last unopened box

March 23

Tom Gallagher, University of Virginia
Dipole-Dipole interactions of cold Rydberg atoms

March 30

David McCamant, University of Rochester
Two dimensional femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy: A new technique to probe vibrational anharmonicity

April 6

Warren Warren, Duke University
Breasts and brains: Similarities and differences using Optical Imaging

April 13

Stephen Doorn, Los Alamos Laboratories
Generation and application of high field THz pulses

April 20

Seungeun Oh, MIT
Dye-less imaging of electrical activity in living cells using membrane electromotility

April 27

19th Annual Richard C. Lord Lecture
Wolfgang Ketterle, MIT
Quantum magnetism of ultracold atoms

May 4

Arthur Suits, Wayne State
Novel reaction mechanisms revealed by high-resolution ion imaging

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.