Technology, Engineering & Reactors - Physics Division Colloquium

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Technology, Engineering & Reactors

20 Mar 1981 E. H. Farnum, LANL, Fabrication of laser fusion targets
22 May 1981 James Simpson, ANL High Energy Physics, Stochastic beam cooling - techniques and use

19 Mar 1982 A. V. Crewe, Chicago, Digital Image Processing in Scanning Microscopy

10 Dec 1982 Harold Furth, Princeton U., The Tokamak Approach to Fusion Power

28 Oct 1983 Richard van Frank, Eli Lilly Corp., Industrial Scale Recombinant DNA Technology
27 Jan 1984 Ken Young, Princeton U., Ohmic Operation of the Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor
6 Apr 1984 Andrew W. Sandorfi, BNL, Medium Energy Beams with a Light Bulb
11 May 1984 Lawrence M. Lidsky, MIT, The Trouble with Fusion

18 Jan 1985 Jeremiah Sullivan, U. of Illinois, Urbana, Technology and Arms Control Issues of the Strategic Defense Initiative (Star Wars)
19 Apr 1985 Jerry Nelson, LBNL, The Ten-meter Telescope Project

11 Oct 1985 Paul C. Lauterbur, U. of Illinois, Urbana, New Directions in NMR Imaging
24 Jan 1986 Les Burris, ANL Applied Physics Div., The Integral Fast Reactor Project
14 Feb 1986 Lee C. Teng, Fermi National Accelerator Lab., Advanced Concepts in Accelerator Design

24 Oct 1986 Steven Chu, Bell Labs., Laser Cooling and Trapping of Atoms: Toward Ultracold Temperatures and High Density
21 Nov 1986 H. Drucker & B. R. T. Frost, ANL OTD, Technology Transfer at Argonne National Laboratory
13 Feb 1987 Milton Levenson, Bechtel Power Corp., Chernobyl: Lessons and Impact
27 Feb 1987 Ashton Carter, Harvard U., Technical Aspects of the Military Use of Space
17 Apr 1987 W. A. Little, Stanford U., Microminiature Refrigeration of the New High Tc Superconducting Chips

18 Dec 1987 Frank Y. Fradin, ANL OTD, Scientific and Technical Opportunities in High Temperature Superconductivity

2 Dec 1988 Richard D. Deslattes, NIST, Gaithersburg, High Resolution Diffraction Spectroscopy at Gamma-Ray Energies
16 Dec 1988 Kaigham J. Gabriel, Bell Labs., Silicon-Based Micromechanical Structures and Devices
6 Jan 1989 Eric Lynn, ANL Physics Div. and AERE, 50 Years of Nuclear Fission
27 Jan 1989 James Simpson, ANL High Energy Physics Div., Wake Field Acceleration: Advanced Technology for Linear Colliders
7 Apr 1989 Alexander DeVolpi, ANL RAS Div., Radiation Detection for Arms Control Verification: Far-out Schemes
12 May 1989 Russell Messier, Pennsylvania State U., Artificial Diamond: Facts and Fantasies

15 Jun 1990 Henry Guckel, U. of Wisconsin, Micromechanics

5 Oct 1990 Samuel A. Werner, University of Missouri, Neutron Interferometric Measurement of the Topological Aharonov-Casher Phase Shift
15 Mar 1991 Lee Grodzins, MIT, Nuclear Techniques for Finding Chemical Explosives in Airport Luggage
10 May 1991 Robert Smither, ANL Advanced Photon Source, Crystal Diffraction Gamma-Ray Telescope

7 Feb 1992 Michael Peshkin, Northwestern U., Passive Robotics and Mechanical Computation

5 Mar 1993 Alexander Pines, U. of California, Applications of Novel NMR Techniques to Solid Materials
2 Apr 1993 Helen Edwards, Fermi National Accelerator Lab., The TESLA Superconducting RF Linear Collider Option
30 Apr 1993 Kenneth Evenson, NIST, Boulder CO, The Final Measurement of the Speed of Light

10 Sep 1993 Chandrashekhar Joshi, U. of California, Progress Towards a Laser-Plasma Accelerator
24 Sep 1993 David Wineland, NIST, Boulder, Single Atom Clocks
12 Nov 1993 Richard E. Smalley, Rice U., Buckyballs and Nanotechnology
17 Dec 1993 Paul H. Rutherford, Princeton U., The Status of Magnetic Confinement Fusion
7 Jan 1994 Richard W. Siegel, ANL Materials Science Div., Nanostructured Materials

10 May 1996 Charles K. Rhodes, U. of Illinois, Chicago, Nanotechnology Concept for Multiphoton Multikilovolt X-ray Production

11 Oct 1996 Luiz Da Silva, LLNL, Soft X-ray Lasers and their Applications
18 Oct 1996 Brian Stephenson, ANL Materials Science Div., Intensity Fluctuation Spectroscopy Using Coherent X-Rays: Nano-Scale and Atomic-Scale Dynamics
22 Nov 1996 H. Fred Dylla, Jefferson Lab., Developing High-Average-Power Lasers for Material Processing
7 Mar 1997 Richard L. Garwin, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Disposal of Excess Weapon Plutonium and Uranium: What do we know and when will we do it?
25 Apr 1997 Ming C. Wu, UCLA, Optical Applications of Micromachining Technology

17 Oct 1997 Margaret Murnane, U. of Michigan, Extreme Nonlinear Optics - Generation of Coherent, Femtosecond, X-Ray Pulses
24 Oct 1997 Ernst W. Otten, U. of Mainz, Spin Polarized 3He Measurement of the Form Factor of the Neutron and of the Human Lung
20 Feb 1998 Paul C. Lauterbur, U. of Illinois, Urbana, Diffusional Enhancement of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
10 Apr 1998 Don Edwards, DESY, The TESLA Collaboration: A Major Effort on Superconducting RF Development

11 Dec 1998 Andrei Mirzabekov, ANL Biology Div. & Engelhart Institute of Molecular Biology, Biological Microchips: A Challenge for Engineers, Physicists and Computer Scientists
26 Feb 1999 Philip Bucksbaum, U. of Michigan, The Phonon Bragg Switch: A Proposal to Generate Sub-Picosecond X-Ray Pulses
5 Mar 1999 Michael Welch, Washington U. Medical Center, Current Advances in PET and its Applications
23 Apr 1999 Michael Riordan, SLAC, The Invention of the Transistor
21 May 1999 Hans Moravec, Carnegie Mellon U., Utility and Universal Robots, Soon

10 Sep 1999 James F. Bell, Cornell U., Strategy and Science Goals for NASA's Mars Sample Return Mission
15 Oct 1999 Zheng-Tian Lu, ANL Physics Div., Atom Trap Trace Analysis -- A New Demon on the Block
17 Dec 1999 John R. Arthur, SLAC., Prospects for an X-ray Free-Electron-Laser Light Source and some Possible Scientific Applications
28 Jan 2000 John M. Goodkind, U. California, San Diego, Using Superconductivity to Measure Slow Changes in Gravity
25 Feb 2000 Mark Kasevich, Yale U., Atom Interferometers as Inertial Force Sensors
26 May 2000 Ralf Roehlsberger, U. Rostock, Resonant X-ray Scattering from Rotating Matter: The Nuclear Lighthouse Effect
23 Jun 2000 Theodore Postol, MIT, Scientific Fraud in the US National Missile Defense Program

2 Mar 2001 James J. Laidler, ANL CMT, The Advanced Accelerator Applications Program and Accelerator Transmutation of Waste
16 Mar 2001 Edward Kibblewhite, U. of Chicago, Adaptive Optics in the 21st Century
23 Mar 2001 Sam D. Bader, ANL Materials Science Div., Nanomagnetism

22 Mar 2002 Millicent Firestone, Argonne National Lab, Self-Assembled Nanostructures
19 Apr 2002 Massimo Salvatores, Argonne National Lab, Physics and Issues of Radioactive Waste Transmutation
31 May 2002 John Ahearne, Sigma Xi Center, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, Nuclear Energy: Present Technology, Safety, and Future Research Directions

18 Oct 2002  Jun Ye, Joint Institute for Lab. Astrophysics (JILA), Control of coherent light: Time meets Frequency
17 Jan 2003 Kenneth M. Kemner, ANL Environmental Research Div., Using High-Energy X-ray Physics to Address Environmental Science Problems
7 Mar 2003  David Wineland, NIST, Quantum games with trapped atomic ions; whither quantum computation?
9 May 2003  Hasan Padamsee, Lab. for Elementary Particle Physics, Cornell U., Why Superconductivity Will Propel the Next Generation Accelerators for Light Sources and Linear Colliders

10 Oct 2003 Sam Bader, ANL Materials Science Div., Nanoscience – A Source of Innovation for the 21st Century
17 Oct 2003 Robert L. Park, American Physical Society and U. of Maryland, Being there: the Rise of the Virtual Astronaut
23 Jan 2004 James F. Miller, ANL CMT, Hydrogen - The fuel of the future
30 Jan 2004 Zheng-tian Lu, ANL Physics Div., Atom Trap, Krypton-81, and Egypt
20 Feb 2004 Roy Holt, ANL Physics Div., Frontiers at the Femtoscale
19 Mar 2004 Thomas Bjørnholm, Nano Science Center, U. of Copenhagen, Organic molecules in electronic devices
14 May 2004 Joel Karp, U. of Pennsylvania, Positron Emission Tomography (PET): Present and Future Technology

7 Dec 2004 Douglas D. Osheroff, Stanford U., Understanding the Columbia Space Shuttle Accident
17 Dec 2004 Thomas C. Katsouleas, U. of Southern California, Progress on Plasma Accelerators: From the Energy Frontier to Tabletops

4 Apr 2008 Anneli Munkholm, Philips Lumileds Lighting Company, High Power Light Emitting Diodes: Progress & Challenges
30 May 2008 Claude Lyneis, LBNL, ECR Ion Sources for Nuclear Physics Research

3 Oct 2008  Mark G. Raizen, U. of Texas at Austin, Comprehensive Control of Atomic and Molecular Motion
12 Dec 2008  George Crabtree, ANL Materials Science Div., Superconductivity as an Energy Carrier
23 Jan 2009  Marc A. Baldo, MIT, High Efficiency Organic Solar Concentrators
13 Mar 2009  Khalil Amine, ANL Chemical Sciences and Engineering Div., Advanced High Power and High Energy Systems for HEV and PHEVs applications
8 May 2009 Prabhakar Nair, UOP LLC, a Honeywell Company, Biofuels: Unlocking the Potential
15 May 2009  Robin Santra, ANL Chemical Sciences and Engineering Div., High-Intensity Laser Control of X-Ray Processes

25 Sep 2009  Don Geesaman, ANL Physics Div., A Long Range Plan for the DOE Isotopes Program
30 Oct 2009  Tijana Rajh, ANL Center for Nanoscale Materials, Healing of Nanoparticle Surfaces: An Opportunity for Improved Energy Conversion
11 Dec 2009  Janos Kirz, Stony Brook U. and LBNL, X-ray Microscopy - past, present and future
12 Mar 2010  George W. Crabtree, ANL Materials Science Div., The Sustainable Energy Challenge
4 Jun 2010 Norbert Holtkamp, ITER, Catarache, France, Overview of the ITER Project

10 Dec 2010 Christopher J. Keane, LLNL, Inertial Confinement Fusion and High Energy Density Science Experiments at the National Ignition Facility
14 Jan 2011  Donald Hillebrand, ANL Center for Transportation Research, Electric Vehicles and Advanced Transportation Vehicles
11 Feb 2011 Yousry Gohar, Nuclear Engineering Div., Disposal of US Spent Nuclear Fuel Inventory Using Accelerator Driven Subcritical Systems
3 Jun 2011 Mitchell Farmer, ANL Nuclear Engineering Div., Light Water Reactor Severe Accident Analysis and Experimentation at Argonne Related to the Nuclear Incident in Japan

30 Sep 2011  Daniel Baker, U of Colorado, The Impacts of Space Weather on Society and the Economy
11 Nov 2011 Jeffrey S. Hangst, Aarhus U., Trapped Antihydrogen - Stable, Neutral Antimatter
9 Dec 2011  Walter Kutschera, U. of Vienna, Accelerator Mass Spectrometry and Climate Change
13 Jan 2012  Todd Ditmire, U. Texas, Austin, Petawatt to Exawatt Lasers: The Science and Technology of the Highest Power Lasers Ever Built
10 Feb 2012 Paul Debevec, U. of Illinois, Urbana, Understanding the Energy Challenge: Science, Technology, Economics and Policy

25 Apr 2014  Michael Romalis, Princeton U., Precision Measurements with Atomic Magnetometers

19 Sep 2014  Alexander Zholents, Accelerator Systems Div., ANL National Lab., A Light and a Beam: a Theme with Variations
7 Nov 2014  Hasan Padamsee, Fermilab, The Golden Age of Superconducting RF Based Accelerators
21 Nov 2014  Margaret Murnane, JILA, NIST and U. of Colorado, Science at the Timescale of the Electron: Tabletop X-ray Lasers and Applications in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
12 Dec 2014  George W. Crabtree, Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR), ANL National Lab., The Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR): One Year Later
6 Feb 2015  Keith Schwab, Caltech, Look, but don't touch: mechanically detecting and evading the quantum fluctuations of a microwave field
13 Mar 2015  Jianguo Wen, Electron Microscopy Center, Center for Nanoscale Materials, ANL National Lab., Amplitude Contrast High-Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy for Advanced Materials
24 Apr 2015  Ramille Shah, Northwestern U., Expanding the Material Toolbox for 3D Printing: From Biomedical to Energy Applications
15 May 2015  Ana Maria Rey, JILA, NIST and U. of Colorado, Building with Crystals of Light and Quantum Matter: From clocks to computers

18 Dec 2015  Olli Heinonen, Harvard U., Evolving International Nuclear Safeguards
22 Apr 2016  Aaron Greco, Energy Sciences Div., ANL National Lab., Modern Tribology with Application to Wind Turbine Drivetrain Reliability


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