Past semesters


Physics Colloquium in past semesters

Date Speaker Title
03/07/2023Prof. Dr. Mario Berta (RWTH Aachen University)Quantum Algorithm Development
26/06/2023Prof. Marc Schumann (Universität Freiburg)Exploring the Dark Universe
05/06/2023Dr. David Dahmen (Jülich Research Centre)Disordered-systems and field-theoretic approach to heterogeneous neural networks
22/05/2023Prof. Dr. Hans-Walter Rix (MPI for Astronomy Heidelberg)Where do black holes in the Universe come from?
08/05/2023Dr. Axel Lindner (DESY)Axion searches at DESY: starting now!
28/04/2023Symposium on 80th birthday of Prof. Gernot GüntherodtSymposium on Prof. Gernot Güntherodt's 80th birthday
23/01/2023Karl Jakobs (Universität Freiburg)The Higgs Boson and the Future of Particle Physics
09/01/2023Klemens Hammerer (Leibniz Universität Hannover)Quantum Technology for Frequency Metrology
19/12/2022Dmitri K. Efetov (LMU Munich)Plethora of Many-Body Ground States in Magic Angle Twisted Bilayer Graphene
05/12/2022Johannes Erdmann (RWTH Aachen University)Massive particles in massive data
21/11/2022Gwenhaël de Wasseige (UC Louvain)Another look on the Universe
07/11/2022Nora Lützgendorf (STScI Baltimore)The James Webb Space Telescope - a record breaker in astronomy
11/07/2022Constantin Häfner (Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology, Aachen)On the cusp of fusion energy
13/06/2022Alfons Weber (Mainz University)Neutrinos Oscillations - Physics Beyond the Standard Model
30/05/2022Jonathan Home (ETH Zurich)The quest to scale ion trap quantum computers
16/05/2022Stefan Hecht (Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials, Aachen)Enlightening Materials, Devices, and Manufacturing
20/12/2021Prof. David DiVincenzo (RWTH Aachen University)Many body localization, quantum chaos, and superconducting quantum computers
29/11/2021Dr. Christian Wagner (RWTH Aachen University)Towards nanofabrication with molecular building blocks
17/06/2019Prof. Klaus Kirch (Paul Scherrer Institute)Low energy particle physics
27/05/2019Prof. Licia Verde (University of Barcelona)Post-precision cosmology
13/05/2019Prof. Thomas Zentgraf (University of Paderborn)Holographic metasurfaces: A new route to information encryption and multiplexing
29/04/2019Prof. Andreas Offenhäusser (FZ Jülich)Mind the gap – design and characterization of the neuroelectronic interface
15/04/2019Malte Göttsche (RWTH Aachen University)Nuclear weapon control
28/01/2019Prof. Claus Ropers (University of Göttingen)Ultrafast Electron Imaging and Diffraction
14/01/2019Prof. Ralph Engel (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)Ultra-High-Energy Cosmic Rays
10/12/2018Prof. Martino Poggio (University of Basel)New Scanning Probes for Nanomagnetic Imaging
03/12/2018Prof. Roger Blandford (Stanford University)On the Formation, Propagation and Emission of Relativistic Jets in Active Galactic Nuclei
12/11/2018Prof. Zoltan Fodor (University of Wuppertal)Axions as Dark Matter?
29/10/2018Lukasz Plucinski (Forschungszentrum Jülich)Band Structure Engineering in 3D Topological Insulators
15/10/2018Markus Ternes (RWTH Aachen University)Using scanning probe methods to engineer spin structures and to detect correlations and entanglement with atomic precision
09/07/2018Dr. Daniela Dorner (University of Würzburg)Monitoring the Non-Thermal Universe
25/06/2018Prof. Chrisitian Enss (University of Heidelberg)Metallic Magnetic-Calorimeters a Novel Key Technology for Neutrino Physics and Beyond
11/06/2018Prof. Sebastian Huber (ETH Zurich)Topological Mechanics
28/05/2018Prof. Dr. Freya Blekman (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)The Top portal to discovery at the Large Hadron Collider
07/05/2018Prof. Antonio Riotto (University of Geneva)Inflation after the Higgs
16/04/2018Dr. Christian Fidler (RWTH Aachen University)Simulations of the Universe in General Relativity
29/01/2018Prof. Dr. Eva Weig (Universität Konstanz)Exploring classical coherence with nanomechanical systems
22/01/2018Dr. Martin Salinga (RWTH Aachen Unviersity)How resistively switching materials open up new ways to process information
15/01/2018Prof. Dr. Tilman Esslinger (ETH Zurich)Building quantum systems from scratch: supersolids and more
18/12/2017Prof. Dr. Reinhart Poprawe (RWTH Aachen University)Physics in Tailored Light – The future of Laser Technology
04/12/2017Prof. Dr. Alexander Grossmann (HTWK Leipzig)New Perspectives in Scientific Publishing
20/11/2017Prof. em. Dr. Herwig Schopper (Universität Hamburg)SESAME - a synchrotron radiation laboratory in Jordan and "science for peace"
06/11/2017Dr. Oana Cojocaru-Miredin (RWTH Aachen University)Designing novel solar devices via understanding the link between structure, chemistry, and performance at the nanoscale
16/10/2017Dr. Felix Kahlhoefer (RWTH Aachen University)Fantastic WIMPs and Where to Find Them
24/07/2017Dr. Mikhail Pletyukhov (RWTH Aachen University)Many-body physics with light
26/06/2017Dr. Daniela Huppenkothen (New York University)Wrong but Useful: Cutting-Edge Statistical and Machine Learning Applications for the Next Generation of High-Energy Astrophysics
12/06/2017Prof. Dr. Mikhail Katsnelson (Radboud University of Nijmegen)Electronic structure and properties of a few-layer black phosphorus
22/05/2017Prof. Dr. Joachim Burgdörfer (TU Wien)Attosecond physics: Opportunities and challenges
08/05/2017Prof. Dr. Sandor Varro (Wigner Research Center for Physics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)Hundred twelve years of the photon: from Einstein's light quanta to extreme light
24/04/2017Dr. Gerda Horneck (DLR, Institute of Aerospace Medicine)Astrobiology, the Quest for the Conditions of Life in the Universe
30/01/2017Prof. Joachim Ullrich (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt Braunschweig)Physical units based on fundamental constants - changing with time?
16/01/2017Prof. Andrei Lavrinenko (Technical University of Denmark)Surface waves in photonics applications
19/12/2016Dr. Alexander Schmidt (Universität Hamburg)Quest for new physics at the LHC
05/12/2016Dr. Christophe Grojean (DESY Hamburg)Quo Vadis Higgs?
21/11/2016Prof. Katia Parodi (LMU Munich)State-of-the-art and physics research opportunities in ion beam therapy
07/11/2016Prof. Yoichi Ando (University of Cologne)Topological Insulators and Superconductors
17/10/2016Dr. Christian Autermann (RWTH Aachen)Search for Supersymmetry
04/07/2016Prof. Michael Czakon (RWTH Aachen University)The top-quark and the fuss around its mass
20/06/2016Prof. Alexander Khajetoorians (Radboud University Nijmegen)Magnetic LEGOs: magnetic design at the single atom level
06/06/2016Prof. Grace Lu (University of Southern California)Physics of Semiconducting Nanowires
23/05/2016Prof. Livia Ludhova (RWTH Aachen University)Neutrino Physics with Liquid Scintillator-Based Detectors
09/05/2016Prof. Michele Heurs (MPI Hannover)The Gravitational Universe
18/04/2016Prof. Ariel Goobar (University of Stockholm)Supernovae and the Acceleration of the Universe
08/04/2016Prof. Leo DiCarlo (Delft University of Technology)Protecting quantum data in superconducting circuits
25/01/2016Prof. Jan Conrad (Stockholm University)Searches for particle dark matter – in the sky and in the laboratory
11/01/2016Prof. Thomas Bretz (RWTH Aachen University)Cherenkov astronomy through the ages - Silicon makes the difference
14/12/2015Prof. Klaus Schulten (University of Illinois)Towards an Atomic Level Description of a Living Cell - The Photosynthetic Chromatophore of Purple Bacteria, a Milestone
30/11/2015Prof. Herbi Dreiner (University of Bonn)The Bonn Physics Show
16/11/2015Prof. Christian Pfleiderer (TU Munich)Condensed Matter Particle Physics in Chiral Magnets
13/08/2015Yifang Wang (IHEP Beijing)Neutrino Physics @ China
29/06/2015Kerstin Borras (RWTH Aachen)The CMS Experiment - Status and Perspectives
15/06/2015Prof. Dr. Werner Hofmann (MPI Heidelberg)The Galaxy in a new light: Gamma-ray astronomy with Cherenkov telescopes
01/06/2015Prof. Andrea Morello (University of New South Wales, Australia)Quantum information processing with single atoms in silicon
11/05/2015Prof. Dr. Albrecht Böhm (RWTH Aachen)LEP, the large electron-positron storage ring at CERN: 30 years of technology and science !
27/04/2015A/Prof. Andrey A. Sukhorukov (Australian National University)On-chip quantum photonics with coupled nonlinear waveguides
13/04/2015Thomas F. Kelly, PhD (CAMECA Instruments, Inc.)Atomic-Scale Tomography: An Achievable Vision
12/01/2015Prof. Dr. Franz von Feilitzsch (TU Munich)Results of the Borexino experiment and perspectives of low energy neutrino astronomy
08/12/2014Prof. Atac Imamoglu (ETH Zurich)Cavity quantum electrodynamics with two-dimensional electron systems
24/11/2014Prof. Susana Huelga (Ulm University)Vibrations, Quanta and Biology
10/11/2014Dr. Lieven Vandersypen (Delft University of Technology)A silicon quantum computer
27/10/2014Prof. Gene Mele (University of Pennsylvania USA, Loughborough University UK)The Winding Road to Topological Insulators
13/10/2014Klaus Scherer (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)The Heliosphere An astrophysical laboratory for plasma physics and particle acceleration
30/06/2014Prof. Dr. Reinhard WernerUncertainly relations
16/06/2014Dr. John MortonElectron and nuclear spin qbits using donors in silicon
26/05/2014Prof. Dr. Achim Rosch (University of Cologne)Magnetic whirls in chiral magnets: skyrmions and emergent magnetic monopoles
19/05/2014Prof. Dr. Karlheinz Meier (Universität Heidelberg)From Ions to Electrons - Physical Models of Brain Circuits
12/05/2014Prof. Dr. Christoph H. KeitelExtremely high-intensity laser interactions with fundamental quantum systems
28/04/2014Prof. Dr. Eberhard Widmann (Stefan Meyer Institute for Subatomic Physics, Austrian Academy of Sciences)Exotic atoms - tools to study fundamental interactions and symmetries
07/04/2014Dr. Michael Dittmar (ETZ Zürich)Our Energy Problem: The next decades (boundary conditions, through the eyes of a physicist)