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2009-2010 seminars
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Wed Nov 18 2009 The Selim and Rachel School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics at 11:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (refreshment at 10:45!!!) Dr. Ori Gerstel
Systems Architect, Cisco
"Convergence of Optical and Packet Networks"
Thu Dec 03 2009 The Selim and Rachel School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics AT 12:00, Bergman Bldg. Seminar Room 208 Prof.Ben-Yosef Nissim
From the Hebrew University, the Dept. of Applied Physics
Physical Processes in Quantum Computing (A review)
Wed Dec 16 2009 The Selim and Rachel School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics at 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (refreshment at 11:45!!!) Dr. David N. Seidman
From Northwestern UniversityDepartment of Materials Science and Engineering Evanston, IL 60208-3108 USA
Atom-Probe Tomography of Advanced Electronic Materials on a Subnanometer Scale
Wed Dec 23 2009 The Selim and Rachel School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics AT 12:00, Bergman Bldg. Room 208 Refreshment At 11:45 Professor Jeppe C. Dyre
From DNRF Center "Glass and Time", Roskilde University, Denmark.
The random barrier model and universality of ac conduction in disordered solids
Mon Dec 28 2009 Nano Center Special Seminar 11:00 LA Auditorium Prof. Louis Brus
Samuel Latham Mitchill Professor of Chemistry, Columbia University, NY, USA
Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystal Qdots
Mon Dec 28 2009 Ph.D. Lecture 13:00 LA Auditorium Ms. Luba Kaganovsky
Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
A Novel Strategy Towards Trans-Spanning Ligands Based on Anthracene Scaffold: Characterization and Catalytic Studies
Tue Dec 29 2009 Casali Institute 12:00 Casali Lecture Hall Prof. Jean-Paul Lellouche
Department of Chemistry, Bar-Ilan University
Topologically Selective DNA-Based Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes: Use of Design of Experiments (DOE) for Process Optimization
Wed Dec 30 2009 Institute of Chemistry 14:00 LA Auditorium Prof. Yoav Eichen
Schulich Faculty of Chemistry, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
On the Quest for an Efficient "Artificial Nose": Detection and Identification of Gas Phase Electrophile and Nucleophiles
Sun Jan 03 2010 Nano Center 11:00 LA Auditorium Dr. Yonathan Dubi
Los Alamos National Lab, NM, USA
Los Alamos National Lab, NM, USA
Sun Jan 03 2010 Nano Center 16:00 LA Auditorium Dr. Yonathan Dubi
Los Alamos National Lab, NM, USA
Thermoelectricity at the Nano Scale
Tue Jan 05 2010 Casali Institute 12:00 Casali Lecture Hall Prof. Miron Landau
Department of Chemical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University
Heterogeneous Catalysis for Removal of Organic Pollutants from Wastewater
Wed Jan 06 2010 Nano Center Special Seminar 14:00 LA Auditorium Dr. Edit Y. Tshuva
Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Cytotoxic Ti(IV) Complexes: Insights on the Relation Between Structure, Hydrolysis and Biological Activity
Wed Jan 06 2010 The Selim and Rachel School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics AT 12:00, Bergman Bldg. Seminar Room 208 Prof. Jacob B Khurgin
From the Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore MD USA 21218
Nonlinear Light Matter Interactions in Slow Light Photonic Structures: Performance Metrics.
Wed Jan 06 2010 The Selim and Rachel School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics AT 11:00 , Bergman Bldg. Seminar Room 208 Refreshment At 11:50 Prof. Greg Sun
From the Department of PhysicsUniversity of Massachusetts Boston Boston, Massachusetts 02125
What metal nanoparticles can do to nearby nanoscaled objects?
Thu Jan 07 2010 The Selim and Rachel School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics AT 11:00, Bergman Bldg. Room 208 Refreshment At 10:45!!! Dr. Natan T. Shaked
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, North Carolina, USA
Quantitative Phase Microscopy of Live Cell Dynamics - Toward Cancer and Alzheimer's Disease Detection and Monitoring
Tue Jan 12 2010 Casali Institute 12:00 Casali Lecture Hall Dr. Micha Fridman
School of Chemistry, Tel-Aviv University
Preparation of N-Acylated Aminoglycosides: A Comparison Between Chemical and Chemoenzymatic Approaches
Wed Jan 13 2010 Institute of Chemistry 14:00 LA Auditorium Prof. Richard B. Kaner
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Synthesis and Applications of Conducting Polymer Nanofibers
Wed Jan 13 2010 The Selim and Rachel School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics at 10:30, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (refreshment at 10:15!!!) Professor Herzl Aharoni
IEEE Distinguished Lecturer,Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ben- Gurion University
"Two Terminal and Multiterminal Efficient Planar Silicon Light Emitting Devices (Si-LED's) Fabricated by Standard IC Technology as components for All Silicon Monolithic Integrated Optoelectronic Systems"
Thu Jan 14 2010 Fritz Haber & Farkas Centers 14:00 LA Auditorium Dr. Michael Khasin
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
The Spectrum of an Oscillator with Fluctuating Mass and Nanomechanical Mass Sensing
Thu Jan 14 2010 Ph.D. Lecture 11:00 LA Auditorium Mr. Peleg Asterhan
Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
A New Approach Towards Blocking Ion Channels: Synthesis and High Throughput Screening Assay
Sun Jan 17 2010 The Selim and Rachel School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 16:00 LA Auditorium Dr. Oren Tal
IDepartment of Chemical Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science
Electron Transport Through Single-Molecule Junctions
Mon Jan 18 2010 Ph.D. Lecture 10:00 LA Auditorium Ms. Liza Penn
Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Development of Novel Catalytic Systems for Asymmetric Transformations
Tue Jan 19 2010 Casali Institute 12:00 Casali Lecture Hall Dr. Dganit Danino
Department of Biotechnology and Food Engineering and the Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute, The Technion
Insight Into Chiral Self-Assembly of Biologically-Inspired Amphiphiles Into Ribbons and Nanotubes
Tue Jan 19 2010 Ph.D. Lecture 15:00 LA Auditorium Mr. Michael Riskin
Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Switching of Electronic, Optical, Hydrophilic/Hydrophobic and Catalytic Properties of Thin Layers Incorporating Metal Nanoparticles
Wed Jan 20 2010 Institute of Chemistry 14:00 LA Auditorium Prof. Milko Erik van der Boom
Department of Organic Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science
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Tue Feb 02 2010 The Selim and Rachel School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00 Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 Prof. Dr. Dietrich Schwabe
From I. Physikalisches Institut,Justus-Liebig-Universitaet Heinrich-Buff-Ring 16,35392 Giessen GERMANY
Hypothesis for the instability towards spiral growth of high melting point refractories like GGG
Wed Mar 03 2010 The Selim and Rachel School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (refreshment at 11:45!!!) Prof. Yoav Y. Schechner
from the Dept. of Electrical Eng. Technion - Israel Inst. of Technology Haifa, Israel
"Physics-based Computer-Vision:A Clearer View through Media and Noise"
Thu Mar 11 2010 The Selim and Rachel School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics At: 3 PM Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (refreshment at 14:45!!!) Dr. Guy Bartal
from the Center for Scalable and Integrated Nanomanufacturing University of California
"Optical metamaterials and plasmonic nano-structures"
Thu Mar 24 2010 The Selim and Rachel School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (refreshment at 11:45!!!) Dr. Joshua B. Edel
from the Department of ChemistryChemical Physics Section, the Institute of Biomedical Engineering Imperial College London
"The confinement factor: molecular isolation with micro & nanofluidics"
Thu Apr 14 2010 The Selim and Rachel School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (refreshment at 11:45!!!) Dr. Selim Shahriar
from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Northwestern University
"Putting Fast-Light to Work: Rotation Sensing, Gravitational Wave Detection, Test of General Relativity, and Data Buffering"
Tue May 11 2010 The Selim and Rachel School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics and The Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Special Seminar 13:00, Los Angeles Building, entrance floor (Gathering & Refreshments at 12:50!!!) Prof. Mark L. Brongersma
from Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials Stanford University, CA, USA
"Active Plasmonic Devices Employing Extreme Light Concentration"
Wed June 02 2010 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 Nadav Gutman
from the Department of Physics, Hebrew University
"Composite Photonic Crystals Based on Macro Porous Silicon"
Wed June 09 2010 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) Dr. Amit Mizrahi
from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of California, San Diego
"Harnessing waveguide modes for optical forces and nanoscale resonators"
Wed June 16 2010 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) Prof. Yaron Silberberg
from Physics of Complex Systems Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
"Photons in Waveguide Lattices"
Wed July 7 2010 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) Dr. Motti Haridim
from HIT-Holon Institute of Technology, Holon
"Mobile handsets without antenna (The MB antenna)"
Wed August 25 2010 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) S. D. Gunapala
Manager, Infrared Photonics Technology Group Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA
"Quantum Structures for Infrared Detection"
Sun October 31 2010 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 11:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 10:45!!!) Dr. Amir Abramovich
From Faculty of Engineering Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
"Characterization and identification of materials using Furier Transform InraRed (FTIR) spectral mesurement methods in the MIR and THz bands"
Wed November 10 2010 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:30, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 12:00!!!) Prof. Uriel Levy
From the dept. of Applied Physics, The Hebrew university
"Collective Bacterial Dynamics"
Wed November 21 2010 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 15:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 14:45!!!) Prof. Avraham Be’er
From the University of Texas at Austin
"Nanophotonics as a platform for focusing, confinement and modulation of light"
Wed December 8 2010 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) Dr.Ofer Levi
From the University of Toronto
"Integrated sensors and nanostructures for bio-sensing and biomedical imaging"
Monday December 20 2010 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 10:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 9:45!!!) Prof. Steven Prawer
From the Melbourne Materials Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia
"Making a Bionic Eye"
Wed December 22 2010 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) Dr. Gilad Marcus
From the Max-Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Laboratory for attosecond and high-field physics, Garching, Germany.
"The Path towards High Energy Attosecond Pulses"
Wed December 29 2010 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) Dr. Yoav Linzon
From Cornell University
"Nanomechanical Oscillators: New Concepts for Sensitive Vapor Detection and Real-time Imaging"
Wed January 12 2011 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) Prof. Jacob B Khurgin
From the Johns Hopkins University
"Engineering the Disorder in Optoelectronics"
Wed February 9 2011 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) Prof. Yuri Feldman, Prof. Alexander Puzenko, and Dr. Paul Ben Ishai
From the dept. of Applied Physics, The Hebrew university
"The state of water in complex materials, including biological systems"
Wed March 2 2011 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) Prof. Meir Orenstein
From the faculty of Electrical Engineering at the Technion
"New Semiconductor Light sources: Two Photon Emitters"
Wed March 16 2011 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) Dr. Yaron Amouyal
From Department of Materials Engineering, Technion
"On the combination of atom-probe tomography and first-principles calculations for studying atomixtic-level phenomena in solids"
Wed March 23 2011 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) Dr. Michael Golosovsky
from The Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"FTIR studies of living cells: cell monolayer as an infrared optical waveguide"
Wed March 30 2011 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) Valerică Raicu
from the Department of Physics and Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
"Comparative dielectric and optical microspectroscopic studies of the cellular response to signaling molecules"
Thu April 14 2011 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) Prof. Dr. Juerg Leuthold
Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
"Practical Silicon-Organic Hybrid Platform for Photonic Applications"
Wed May 18 2011 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 13:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 12:45!!!) Mr. Gilad Lerman
The Department of Applied Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"Novel Optical Vector Beams: Analysis, Design and Applications"
Wed Jun 1 2011 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) Dr. Haim Suchowski
Ph.D student at The Weizmann Institute of Science
"Adiabatic Frequency Conversion"
Wed Jun 29 2011 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) Dr. Yachin Ivry
Nanoscience Centre, University of Cambridge
"Smart functional nano-materials: physics and applications of nano-ferroelectrics"
Wed Jul 27 2011 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) Mr. Mario Hentschel
University of Stuttgart, Germany
"Complex 2D and 3D Plasmonic Oligomer Nanostructures"
Tue Nov 8 2011 The Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science The Department of Applied Physics 12:00, Bergman Bldg., Seminar Room 208 (Refreshments at 11:45!!!) Dr. Harald Schneider
Institute of Ion-Beam Physics and Materials Research, Forschungszentrum Dresden Rossendorf, Dresden, Germany
"High-field terahertz investigations on semiconductor quantum structures"