Boston Area Physics Calendar

Week of October 19 - 23

Monday

October 19, 2020

10:00 AM
Monday, October 19, 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Plasma Science and Fusion Center Seminar
"A systems and control perspective on fusion plasmas"
Marco de Baar and Matthijs van Berkel
Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research (DIFFER)
For Zoom link contact: info@psfc.mit.edu

11:00AM
Monday, October 19, 2020
Brandeis University
Quantum/Gravity Seminar
"The Schottky Anomaly of de Sitter Black Holes"
Jennie Traschen, University of Massachusetts Amherst
https://brandeis.zoom.us/j/91656867216
Please email Dawn Mitchell <dmitchell@brandeis.edu> for password

2:00 PM
Monday, October 19, 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center of Theoretical Physics Nuclear and Particle Theory Seminar
"A transverse momentum differential global analysis of Heavy Ion Collisions"
Govert Nijs, MIT-CTP
http://ctp.lns.mit.edu/seminars/seminars_NP.html

4:30 PM
Monday, October 19, 2020
Harvard University Department of Physics Colloquium
"Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors for Astrophysics, Biophysics, and Dark Matter Detection"
Ben Mazin, UC Santa Barbara
For Zoom link, email: sclayman@fas.harvard.edu

Tuesday

October 20, 2020

10:00 AM
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Harvard University Mathematical Picture Language Seminar
"Exploring small fusion rings and tensor categories"
Joost Slingerland, National University of Ireland, Maynooth
https://harvard.zoom.us/j/779283357?pwd=MitXVm1pYUlJVzZqT3lwV2pCT1ZUQT09

2:30pm
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center of Theoretical Physics
Joint Tufts/MIT Cosmology Seminar
"Constraining Early Dark Energy with Large Scale Structure"
Evan McDonough (Chicago, KICP)
http://cosmos.phy.tufts.edu/joint-seminar

4:00PM
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Brandeis University
Physics Department Colloquium
"Dark Matter halos from parametric resonance and their signatures"
Asimina Arvanitaki, Perimeter Institute
https://brandeis.zoom.us/j/99541469549
Please email Dawn Mitchell <dmitchell@brandeis.edu> for password

Wednesday

October 21, 2020

3:00 PM
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Northeastern University Quantum Matter Seminar Series
"Triangular-lattice antiferromagnets. Again."
Alexander Chernyshev, University of California, Irvine
Stream live: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDreey-YkN6oKQzhsc4_wjg/featured

7:00 PM
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Boston chapter IEEE Photonics Society
Fall Workshop
"Machine learning and Optical Systems"
10 academic speakers, from US and Europe, see Web site below for details
Zoom link at: http://www.bostonphotonics.org/workshops/mlos20/

Thursday

October 22, 2020

1:00 pm
Thursday, Oct 22, 2020
UMass Boston Physics Colloquium
"Rigorous results on the Hofstadter's butterfly: from playing with numbers to engineering quantum materials"
Svetlana Jitomirskaya, UC Irvine
For Zoom link contact: Maxim.Olchanyi@umb.edu