Previous Events

Oct 13, 2020 Katharina Krischer (Novel Manifestations of Collective Oscillations)
to be announced
Jul 7, 2020 Daniel Brunner (Institut FEMTO-ST, Besançon)
Photonic Reservoir Computing
Jun 30, 2020 Zvonimir Dogic (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Topological defects in three-dimensional active nematics
Feb 4, 2020 Leif Schröder (Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie Berlin)
Jan 21, 2020 Andreas Kreisel (Universität Leipzig)
Pairing in high Tc superconductors
Jan 14, 2020 Christoph Becher (Universität des Saarlandes)
Diamond photonics: Getting the most out of color centers
Jan 7, 2020 Stefan Hallermann (Universität Leipzig)
Can the brain perform a Fourier transformation?
Dec 17, 2019 Joachim Peinke (Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg)
Dec 10, 2019 Jürgen Vollmer (Universität Leipzig)
Fluctuations and dissipation in phase separation
Dec 3, 2019 Miguel Marques (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg)
Some applications of machine learning to solid-state physics
Nov 28, 2019 Kurt Binder (Universität Mainz)
Nov 19, 2019 Anupam Sengupta (University of Luxembourg)
Microbes-Mechanics-Materials: A Critical Nexus
Nov 12, 2019 Christian Glattli (CEA Saclay, France)
Levitons: on-demand electrons for Electron Quantum Optics
Nov 5, 2019 Tim Salditt (Universität Göttingen)
Oct 29, 2019 Marcus J. B. Hauser (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg)
Effective mixing in cells displaying laminar flow
Oct 15, 2019 Vincent Jacques
Jul 9, 2019 Alexander Shnirman (Karlsruher Institut für Technologie)
Strong non-equilibrium effects in micromagnetics
Jul 2, 2019 Frédéric Pierre (Paris-Saclay University)
Quantum thermal transport in circuits
Jun 11, 2019 Stefanie Kroker (TU Braunschweig)
Fluctuations in High-Precision Experiments – Material Aspects, Modeling and Mitigation
May 28, 2019 Vasily Zaburdaev (Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg & Max-Planck-Zentrum für Physik und Medizin)
How anomalous becomes normal: Lévy walks in physics, biology, and our life
May 14, 2019 Antje Boetius (Alfred Wegener Institute)
May 7, 2019 Arup Kumar Raychaudhuri Raychaudhuri
Metal- Insulator transition revisited
Apr 9, 2019 Thomas Naumann (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY))
Universe – Multiverse: The fine tuning of the constants of Nature
Dec 4, 2018 Gerrit Schierholz (Deutsches Elektronen - Synchrotron (DESY))
Towards a Quantitative Understanding of the Stability of Matter
Nov 27, 2018 Johannes Deiglmayr (ETH Zürich)
Nov 6, 2018 Sebastian Staacks (RWTH Aachen University)
Phyphox: Using Your Smartphone as a Physics Lab
Jul 3, 2018 Jörn Dunkel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Geometric control of pattern formation in soft matter and active fluids
Jun 26, 2018 Lamberto Rondoni (Università di Torino)
Irreversibility: from Rarefied Gases to the Expanding Universe
Jun 19, 2018 Oded Zilberberg (ETH Zürich)
The Quantum Hall Effect Leaves Flatland
Jun 5, 2018 Franziska Weickert (Florida State University)
Bose-Einstein Condensation in Quantum Magnets
Apr 24, 2018 Jürgen Vollmer
Breaking Universality  in Non-Equilibrium Statistical Physics
Apr 17, 2018 Adrian Del Maestro (University of Vermont)
Entanglement area law in superfluid 4He
Dec 19, 2017 Thomas Voigtmann (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V., Köln)
On the Importance of Pawns in Chess
Nov 28, 2017 Ferdinand Schmidt-Kaler (Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz)
Single ion microscopy and single ion implantation  for novel quantum technologies
Nov 21, 2017 Gerhard Hummer (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Physics of sensing and shaping membranes in living cells
Nov 7, 2017 Stefan Buhmann (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)
Harnessing the quantum vacuum
Oct 24, 2017 Jens Meiler (Vanderbilt University, Nashville Tenessee)
Innovative Computational Methods for Protein Structure Prediction, Drug Discovery, and Therapeutic Design
Oct 17, 2017 Markus B. Raschke Raschke (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Ultrafast nanoscopy: imaging structure, function, and dynamics of matter on its natural length and times scales
Oct 10, 2017 André Anders (Leibniz-Institut für Oberflächenmodifizierung e.V. und Universität Leipzig)
A brief history of plasma: from astonishing observations to enabling high tech devices
Jul 4, 2017 Christoph Kopper (Ecole Polytechnique Paris)
Infinities and Flows, Renormalization  and the Renormalization Group
May 30, 2017 Benjamin Doyon (King‘s College London)
Emergent hydrodynamics in integrable systems out of equilibrium
Apr 11, 2017 Julia S. Meyer (CEA Grenoble, Université Grenoble Alpes)
Multi-terminal Josephson junctions as topological matter
Jan 31, 2017 Antonio Bianconi (Rome International Center for Materials Science Superstripes)
Jan 24, 2017 Claus Lämmerzahl (Universität Bremen)
Uhren im Gravitationsfeld
Jan 17, 2017 Romain Quidant (The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona)
Nano-optomechanics with a levitated nanoparticle in vacuum
Dec 20, 2016 Friedrich Steinle (TU Berlin)
Zur Dynamik physikalischer Begriffe
Dec 13, 2016 Alois Loidl (University of Augsburg)
Supercooled Liquids and the Glassy State of Matter
Dec 2, 2016 Tom Goren (Universität Leipzig)
Is air pollution “clouding” the oceans?
Nov 29, 2016 Joachim P. Spatz (Max Planck Institute for Medical Research)
Mechanotransduction in Collective Cell Migration
Nov 15, 2016 Stefan Kehrein (Universität Göttingen)
From Boltzmann to black holes - many-particle systems in non-equilibrium
Nov 1, 2016 Manfred Wendisch (Leipzig Institute for Meteorology (LIM), Universität Leipzig)
(AC)³: A Transregional Collaborative Research Center to study Arctic Amplification
Oct 25, 2016 Martin Weigel (Applied Mathematics Research Centre, Coventry University)
Fragmentation of fractal random structures
Jul 5, 2016 Thomas Thiemann (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Institute for Quantum Gravity)
Introduction to Loop Quantum Gravity
Jun 7, 2016 Regine von Klitzing (TU Berlin)
Stimuli Sensitive Polymer Coatings with different film architectures triggered by light
May 31, 2016 Dirk K. Morr (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Transport at the Nanoscale: from Biological Complexes to Hard Condensed Matter
May 24, 2016 Hartmut Zohm (Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching)
Kernfusion - die Energiequelle der Sterne auf die Erde holen
May 10, 2016 Ulrich H.E. Hansmann (University of Oklahoma)
Modeling Protein Aggregation
Apr 26, 2016 Piotr Bizon (MPI for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute), Potsdam-Golm Institute of Physics, Jagiellonian University, Krakau)
Nonlinear waves in open and closed systems: dispersion vs. weak turbulence
Feb 2, 2016 Martin Beneke (TU München)
A top (quark) story
Jan 26, 2016 Helmut Grubmüller (Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen)
Atomistic Simulation of Single Molecule Experiments: Molecular Machines and a Dynasome Perspective
Jan 19, 2016
Jan 12, 2016 Bill Clyne (University of Cambridge)
Adhesion of Volcanic Ashes within Gas Turbines and Potential Effects on Thermal Barrier Coatings
Jan 5, 2016 Michael Berry (H H Wills Physics Laboratory, Bristol)
Nature’s optics and our understanding of light
Dec 15, 2015 Harvey Reall (University of Cambridge)
Black holes and extra dimensions
Dec 8, 2015 Harald Fritzsch (LMU München)
Dec 2, 2015 Edward Gryspeerdt (Universität Leipzig)
Nov 24, 2015 Ralf Seidel (Institut für Experimentelle Physik I, Universität Leipzig)
Noisy business: How biological nanomachines make use of thermal fluctuations
Nov 3, 2015 Matthias Rief (TU München)
Mechanics of Single Protein Molecules
Oct 27, 2015 Jens Eisert (FU Berlin)
Taming the non-equilibrium
Oct 13, 2015 Jürgen Fassbender (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e.V.)
Nanomagnets – created and tailored by ions
Jul 14, 2015 Alexander Altland (Universität Köln)
Topological Anderson insulators
Jul 7, 2015 Marcelo Jaime (National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Jun 23, 2015 Helmar Teichler (Georg-August-University, Goettingen)
Correlated Atomic Dynamics in Metallic Glass Forming Systems - Messages from Computer Simulations
Jun 16, 2015 Laurens W. Molenkamp (Wuerzburg University)
HgTe as a Topological Insulator
Jun 9, 2015 Hao Yan (Arizona State University Tempe)
May 12, 2015 Nicolaus Weiskopf (Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL, London and MPI for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig)
Towards In-Vivo Histology using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
May 5, 2015 Klaus Fredenhagen (Universität Hamburg)
The vacuum is not empty: fluctuations, virtual particles, Casimir forces and dark energy
Apr 21, 2015 Christian Maes (Instituut voor Theoretische Fysica, KU Leuven)
Nonequilibrium aspects of statistical forces
Apr 14, 2015 Eiichiro Komatsu (Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik, Garching)
Critical Tests of Theory of the Early Universe using the Cosmic Microwave Background
Jan 27, 2015 Roberto Emparan (Department of Fundamental Physics, Faculty of Physics, University of Barcelona)
Black holes in the limit of very many dimensions
Jan 20, 2015 Grigorii Volovik (Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Chernogolovka, Russia)
Dec 16, 2014 Joachim Krug (Universität Köln, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Germany)
Dec 9, 2014 Randolf Pohl (Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik, Garching, Germany)
Nuclear structure from laser spectroscopy of muonic atoms
Nov 25, 2014 Bernd Rosenow (Universität Leipzig, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Germany)
Nov 18, 2014 Bernd Brügmann (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Theoretisch-Physikalisches Institut, Germany)
Black Holes on a Computer
Nov 11, 2014 R. James Kirkpatrick (College of Natural Science Michigan State University East Lansing, Departments of Geological Sciences and Chemistry)
Nov 4, 2014 A. Peter Young (University of California, Physics Department, USA)
Numerical Studies of the Quantum Adiabatic Algorithm
Jul 15, 2014 Leo van Hemmen (Technische Universität München, Germany)
Internally Coupled Ears (ICE): the cool part of sound localization
Jul 11, 2014 William Esco Moerner (Stanford University, Department of Chemistry, USA)
Jul 1, 2014 Mikhail Eremets (Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Germany)
Transformations at megabar pressures
Jun 24, 2014 Thomas Hermannsdörfer (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
Solids under extreme sample conditions
Jun 17, 2014 Stefan Kubsky (Synchrotron SOLEIL, France)
Synchrotron SOLEIL – Converging Science and Technology
May 27, 2014 Bernd Burchard (Elmos Semiconductor AG, Dortmund, Germany)
Ist Qualitätsmanagement in der universitären Wissenschaft oder Universität umsetzbar?
May 20, 2014 Michael Cates (University of Edinburgh, School of Physics and Astronomy, United Kingdom)
The Physics of Cellular Motility
May 13, 2014 Ana‐Sunčana Smith (Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)
Modelling adhesion-induced protein organization in cellular membranes
May 6, 2014 Piotr Chruściel (Universität Wien, Austria)
General relativity, experiment and theory
Dec 3, 2013 Bruce Allen (Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationsphysik , Albert Einstein Institut, Leibniz Universität Hannover)
The Search for Gravitational Waves
Nov 19, 2013 Wolfgang Hollik (Max-Planck-Institut für Physik, München, Germany)
Das Higgs-Boson -- der Schlussstein des Standardmodells?

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