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Observing Very High Energy Gamma-ray Emission from Geminga with the HAWC Observatory

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Hao ZhouPhysics Colloquium
Michigan Technological University
Thursday, April 24, 2014
at 4:00 pm
Room 139 Fisher Hall
Observing Very High Energy Gamma-ray Emission from Geminga with the HAWC Observatory
Hao Zhou
Advisor: Dr. Petra Huentemeyer

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RCI Calculations to Hyperfine Structure Constants in V II

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Marwa AbdalmoneamPhysics Colloquium
Michigan Technological University
Thursday, April 24, 2014
at 4:00 pm
Room 139 Fisher Hall
RCI Calculations to Hyperfine Structure Constants in V II
Marwa Abd Almoneam
Advisor: Dr. Donald Beck

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Physics Senior Research Colloquium 2014

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Department of Physics Senior Research Oral Presentations
Michigan Technological University
Thursday, April 17, 2014
3:15 – 5:00pm
Room 139 in Fisher Hall

Undergraduate Presentation Abstracts

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Formation of the Midcontinent Rift System: Fossil Magnetization of Intrusive Rocks
Darcy Jacobson
Advisor: Dr. Aleksey Smirnov

High-Speed Imaging of Freezing Drops: An Investigation of Contact Nucleation
Joseph Charnawskas
Advisor: Dr. Raymond Shaw

Synthesis of molybdenum disulfide for applications in van der Waal’s heterostructures
By Emily Makoutz
Advisor: Dr. Yoke Khin Yap

Preliminary Search for Exotic Events in the Pierre Auger Cosmic Ray Observatory Data
Greg Furlich
Advisor: Dr. Brian FIck

Numerical Investigation of Water Vapor Effects in Rayleigh-Bénard Convection
Michael Adler
Advisor: Dr. Raymond Shaw

Synthesis and Characterization of Boron Nitride Nanosheets for Applications in Heat Dissipation
Sawyer Hopkins
Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap

Boson Sampling Using Optical Microcavities
Stephen Dipple
Advisor: Ramy El-Ganainy

Physics Graduate Poster Session 2014

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Department of Physics Poster Session
Michigan Technological University
Thursday, April 17, 2014
1:00 to 3:00pm
Aftermath Atrium in Fisher Hall

Graduate Poster Abstracts

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Investigation of the Resistance to Demagnetization in Bulk Rare-Earth Magnets Comprised of Magnetically-Isolated, Crystallographically-Aligned, Single-Domain Crystallites
Jie Li
Advisor: Dr. Peter Moran

Effective Extraction of Nanomaterials from Water Contaminated with Nanotubes, Nanowires, Nanosheets, and Nanoparticles
Bishnu Tiwari
Advisors: Dr. Yoke Khin Yap and Dr. Dongyan Zhang

Laboratory Measurements of Contact Freezing by Dust and Bacteria at Temperatures of Mixed Phase Clouds
Joseph Niehaus
Advisor: Dr. Will Cantrell

A Multi-band, Unidirectional, Phase-preserved Lensing Invisibility Cloak
Ran Duan
Advisors: Elena Semouchkina and Ravi Pandey

Minimum Principle in Electromagnetic Scattering by Small Particles
Ajarii Mongkolsittisilp
Advisor: Dr. Alex Kostinski

Observing the Galactic Diffuse Gamma-Ray Emission

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Hugo Ayala SolaresPhysics Colloquium
Michigan Technological University
Thursday, April 10, 2014
at 4:00 pm
Room 139 Fisher Hall
Observing the Galactic Diffuse Gamma-Ray Emission
Hugo Ayala Solares
Advisor: Dr. Petra Huentemeyer

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Electric Field Manipulation of Spin Current in a Molecular Spin-valve Device

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014


Physics Colloquium
Michigan Technological University
Thursday, April 10, 2014
at 4:00 pm
Room 139 Fisher Hall
Electric Field Manipulation of Spin Current
in a Molecular Spin-valve Device
Kamal B. Dhungana
Advisor: Dr. Ranjit Pati

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Coherent Light Generation from Metallic Nanostructures

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Physics Colloquium
Michigan Technological University
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
at 11:00 am
Room 139 Fisher Hall
Coherent Light Generation from Metallic Nanostructures
Jae Yong Suh
Northwestern University

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Atmospheric Science Program Series Continues

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

The Department of Chemistry will be presenting “Mobile DOAS Retrieval of Highway Emissions in the Western Great Lakes Region,” by David Faber and “Collision Between Liquid Droplets and Aerosol Particles” by Swarup China. Both presentations will be held Monday, April 7, at 4 p.m. in Fisher 126.

From Tech Today.

Simulation of Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Spectroscopy Under the Lang Approximation

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Douglas BanyaiPhysics Colloquium
Michigan Technological University
Thursday, April 3, 2014
at 4:00 pm
Room 139 Fisher Hall
Simulation of Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
and Spectroscopy Under the Lang Approximation
Douglas Banyai
Advisor: John Jaszczak

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Search for Long-lived Weakly Interacting Particles with the Pierre Auger Observatory

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Niraj DhitalPhysics Colloquium
Michigan Technological University
Thursday, April 3, 2014
at 4:00 pm
Room 139 Fisher Hall
Search for Long-lived Weakly Interacting Particles
with the Pierre Auger Observatory
Niraj Dhital
Advisor: Brian Fick

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