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January 28, 2022

Monday, January 31, 2022

Join us for the Physics Condensed Matter Seminar at 2:30 pm
Title: Many-body ground state problem and near-term quantum computer 

January 27, 2022

Monday, February 7, 2022

Join us for the Physics Condensed Matter Seminar at 3:00-3:30 pm
Title: A unified ab-initio framework for studying phonon mediated and limited exciton diffusion in molecular crystals

Monday, February 7, 2022

Join us for the Physics Condensed Matter Seminar at 2:30 -3:00 pm
Title:  Superexchange-induced valley splitting in two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides

January 24, 2022

2:30 - 3:30 pm - Location:  3 Physics North, UCB Campus

* Students/Postdocs Only:  We encourage you to stay for another 30 minutes after the talk for a Q&A discussion with the speaker

During the academic year, the Physics Department hosts a series of Condensed Matter Seminars presented by accomplished physicists from all over the world. Please join us on the Mondays at 2:30 pm listed below for an inside look at physics. All lectures will be both in-person and via Zoom, and are free and open to the public. 

The Physics Department hosts weekly colloquia presented by accomplished scientists from all over the globe. These lectures showcase cutting-edge physics and inspire the broader community to participate in science. Please join us on the Mondays listed below for an inside look at what's new and exciting in physics, and beyond. All lectures start at 4:15 PM and end around 5:15 PM. They are free and open to the public.

PLEASE NOTE: Zoom links will be posted on the day of each event.

Monday, January 31, 2022

Join us for the Physics Department Colloquium at 4:15 p.m.

Title: From Dinosaurs to Nuclear Waste—an adventure in physics

Monday, January 24, 2022

Join us for the Physics Condensed Matter Seminar at 2:30 pm

Title: Continuous Single-Shot Detection of Quasiparticle Trapping

January 21, 2022

Saturday, February 12, 2022

Science At Cal Presents: The Renaissance of Astrophysics: A landscape of opportunities in the era of new observations

Time: 11:00 am - 12:15 pm. Doors open at 10:45

January 20, 2022

Monday, January 24, 2022

Join us for the Physics Department Colloquium at 4:15 p.m.

Title: Breaking the Standard Model (of Embryonic Development)

December 8, 2021

Monday, August 30, 2021 to Monday, November 29, 2021

10:00 am - 11:00 am* 

* Students/Postdocs Only:  we encourage you to stay for another 30 minutes after the talk for a Q&A discussion with the speaker
Monday, September 13, 2021

4:00 - 5:15 pm

Please join us on Monday, September 13th from 4:00pm-5:15pm, as Department Chair James Analytis hosts this year's Department Welcome event.  During the Chair's presentation, you can expect to hear about the strategic goals for 2021-22, welcome new additions to the department, and hear about some of the new initiatives planned. 

Watch the Departmental Welcome below:

November 29, 2021

Monday, November 29, 2021

Join us for the Physics Department Colloquium at 4:15 p.m.

Title: The Black Hole Information Paradox in the Age of Holographic Entanglement Entropy

November 17, 2021

Monday, January 25, 2021 to Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The Physics Department hosts weekly colloquia presented by accomplished scientists from all over the globe. These lectures showcase cutting-edge physics and inspire the broader community to participate in science. Please join us on the Mondays listed below for an inside look at what's new and exciting in physics, and beyond. All lectures start at 4:15 PM (with the exception of the Department Welcome) and end around 5:15 PM. They are free and open to the public.

November 10, 2021

Monday, November 22, 2021

Join us for the Physics Department Colloquium at 4:15 p.m.

Title: Electrically charged skyrmions and superconductivity

Monday, November 22, 2021

Join us for the Physics Condensed Matter Seminar at 10:00 am

Title: Imaging quantum materials with scanning SQUID microscopy

November 9, 2021

Monday, November 15, 2021

Join us for the Physics Department Colloquium at 4:15 p.m.

Title: What must change for things not to stay the same? 

October 28, 2021

Monday, November 8, 2021

Join us for the Physics Department Colloquium at 4:15 p.m.

Title: Exploring the Unexplored: Searching for Dark Matter in the mass range from 10meV-1GeV.

October 27, 2021

Monday, November 1, 2021

Join us for the Physics Department Colloquium at 4:15 p.m.

Title: Random Close Packing as a Dynamical Phase Transition: Jamming, Hyperuniformity and Photonics

October 25, 2021

Monday, November 8, 2021

Join us for the Physics Condensed Matter Seminar at 10:00 a.m

Title: A new look into cuprate superconductors using high-precision photoemission spectroscopy

October 20, 2021

Monday, September 20, 2021

Join us for the Physics Department Colloquium at 4:15 p.m.

Title:
Cosmic alchemy in the era of gravitational wave astronomy