• Equivalence of different heat engine types in the quantum regime and quantum-thermodynamic signatures 21 January 2015, 2.15 PM - 21 January 2015, 3.15 PM Raam Uzdin (The Hebrew University, Jerusalem) 3.34
  • Beyond the Landau-Zener formula: What happens when bandwidth is limited 4 February 2015, 2.15 PM - 4 February 2015, 3.15 PM Omri Gat (The Hebrew University, Jerusalem) 3.34
  • Walking grains, rolling colloids, swimming droplets - how universal are transitions to collective motion in active matter? 11 February 2015, 2.15 PM - 11 February 2015, 3.15 PM Olivier Dauchot (CNRS, ESPCI, Paris) 3.34
  • Hyperbolic Magnetic Monopoles 18 February 2015, 2.15 PM - 18 February 2015, 3.15 PM Paul Sutcliffe (Durham University) 3.34
  • Polynomial scaling many-body theory in quantum chemistry 4 March 2015, 2.15 PM - 4 March 2015, 3.15 PM Fred Manby (University of Bristol) 3.34
  • Engineering the Casimir effect 11 March 2015, 2.15 PM - 11 March 2015, 3.15 PM Thomas Philbin (University of Exeter) 3.34
  • High transition temperatures in molecular intercalates of FeSe 25 March 2015, 2.15 PM - 25 March 2015, 3.15 PM Stephen J. Blundell (Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford) 3.34
  • Spin-lattice coupling and 2D magnetism of multiferroic hexagonal RMnO3 23 January 2015, 2.00 PM - 23 January 2015, 3.00 PM Je-Geun Park Frank, G44
  • Calorimetry in extreme conditions – Application to the determination of the thermodynamic phase diagram of underdoped YBCO. 30 January 2015, 2.00 PM - 30 January 2015, 3.00 PM Christophe Marcenat 3.34
  • Thin film magnetic B20 silicides and germanides: anomalous and topological Hall effects 13 February 2015, 2.00 PM - 13 February 2015, 3.00 PM Dr Chris Marrows 3.34
  • Single to multi quasiparticle excitations in the itinerant helical magnet CeRhIn5 20 February 2015, 2.00 PM - 20 February 2015, 3.00 PM Chris Stock 3.34
  • Single crystals of superconductors, topological insulators and magnetic materials 27 February 2015, 2.00 PM - 27 February 2015, 3.00 PM Geetha Balakrishnan 3.34
  • CES Seminar Ross Springell 13 March 2015, 2.00 PM - 13 March 2015, 3.00 PM Ross Springell 3.34
  • CES Seminar Stephen Blundell 25 March 2015, 2.00 PM - 25 March 2015, 3.00 PM Stephen Blundell 3.34
  • ‘Aspects of the social analysis of knowledge’ 26 January 2015, 4.00 PM - 26 January 2015, 5.00 PM Professor Harry Collins, Cardiff School of Social Sciences Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • ‘“Shine On You Crazy Diamond” – X-ray Studies on Three Dimensional Biological Structures’ 2 February 2015, 4.00 PM - 2 February 2015, 5.00 PM Dr Annela Seddon School of Physics, University of Bristol Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • ‘Climate change, chaos and inexact computing’ 9 February 2015, 4.00 PM - 9 February 2015, 5.00 PM Professor Tim Palmer, Department of Physics, University of Oxford Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • ‘Taking the Pulse of the Sun and sun-like stars’ 16 February 2015, 4.00 PM - 16 February 2015, 5.00 PM Professor Yvonne Elsworth, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Birmingham Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • Three talks showcasing Bristol graduate students’ research 23 February 2015, 4.00 PM - 23 February 2015, 5.00 PM Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • ‘The smallest possible thermal machines and the foundations of thermodynamics’ 2 March 2015, 4.00 PM - 2 March 2015, 5.00 PM Professor Sandu Popescu, School of Physics, University of Bristol Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • ‘Testing fundamental physics with cold molecules’ 9 March 2015, 4.00 PM - 9 March 2015, 5.00 PM Professor Edward Hinds, Centre for Cold Matter, Imperial College Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • ‘Towards optical spectroscopy of individual nanostructures in living cells' 16 March 2015, 4.00 PM - 16 March 2015, 5.00 PM Dr Henkjan Gersen, School of Physics, University of Bristol Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • ‘“Molecular Gastronomy”: what has Physics done for food’ 23 March 2015, 4.00 PM - 23 March 2015, 5.00 PM Professor Peter Barham, School of Physics, University of Bristol Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • Weak lensing Mass - X-ray temperature scaling relation for groups & clusters 22 January 2015, 12.00 PM - 22 January 2015, 1.00 PM Maggie Lieu (University of Birmingham) Mott Lecture Theatre
  • Evaluation and improvement of estimation errors in one-qubit state tomography with finite data 12 February 2015, 12.00 PM - 12 February 2015, 1.00 PM Takanori Sugiyama (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich NSQI Seminar Room
  • Chemical Characterization of Extrasolar Planets 29 January 2015, 12.00 PM - 29 January 2015, 1.00 PM Dr Nikku Madhusudhan (University of Cambridge) Physics, room 3.34
  • A Drone’s eye perspective of radiological clean up around Fukushima 5 February 2015, 12.00 PM - 5 February 2015, 1.00 PM Dr Thomas Scott (University of Bristol) Physics, room 3.34
  • Interplanetary CubeSats and Thin-Film Spacecraft/Lander/Rovers: New tools for Space Science and Exploration 19 February 2015, 12.00 PM - 19 February 2015, 1.00 PM Michael Johnson (PocketSpacecraft.com / Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Bristol) Physics, room 3.21
  • X-ray reverberation: a tool to unveil the inner regions of accreting black holes 26 February 2015, 12.00 PM - 26 February 2015, 1.00 PM Dr Barbara De Marco (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics) Physics, room 3.34
  • K-selected star-forming and passive galaxies in the UKIDSS UDS and SCUBA-2 Cosmology Legacy Survey 12 March 2015, 12.00 PM - 12 March 2015, 1.00 PM Dr Daniel Smith (University of Hertfordshire) Physics, room 3.34
  • Oligarchic growth of planets in thermally evolving protoplanetary disc models 19 March 2015, 12.00 PM - 19 March 2015, 1.00 PM Prof. Richard Nelson (Queen Mary University of London) Physics, room 3.34
  • Hot dust around nearby stars 26 March 2015, 12.00 PM - 26 March 2015, 1.00 PM Dr Mark Wyatt (University of Cambridge) Physics, room 3.34
  • Tomorrow's Touchless Consumer Technology 19 February 2015, 4.00 PM - 19 February 2015, 5.00 PM Prof. Sriram Subramanian from Computer Science Department of University of Bristol NSQI Seminar Room
  • Turbulent heating in the X-ray brightest galaxy clusters 23 February 2015, 1.00 PM - 23 February 2015, 2.00 PM Irina Zhuravleva (Stanford University) Physics, room 3.34
  • Evaluation and improvement of estimation errors in one-qubit state tomography with finite data 12 February 2015, 4.00 PM - 12 February 2015, 5.00 PM Takanori Sugiyama (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich NSQI Seminar Room
  • Complex and Segmented Nanostructures from the Self-Assembly of Polyferrocenylsilane-Containing Block Copolymers 12 March 2015, 4.00 PM - 12 March 2015, 5.00 PM Dr George R Whittell from School of Chemistry at University of Bristol NSQI Seminar Room
  • Acoustic tweezers (a relative of optical tweezers?) 26 March 2015, 4.00 PM - 26 March 2015, 5.00 PM Professor Bruce Drinkwater from Mechanical Engineering at University of Bristol NSQI Seminar Room
  • Title to be confirmed - Dr Kavan Modi 9 April 2015, 4.00 PM - 9 April 2015, 5.00 PM Dr Kavan Modi from the Centre for Quantum Technologies, Singapore NSQI Seminar Room
  • Can we make indistinguishable photons and deterministic quantum memories from quantum dots? - Dr Ruth Oulton 21 May 2015, 4.00 PM - 21 May 2015, 5.00 PM Dr Ruth Oulton from the Centre for Quantum Photonics. Mott Lecture Theatre, Physics
  • Title to be confirmed - Dr Matthew Pusey 29 April 2015, 4.00 PM - 29 April 2015, 5.00 PM Dr Matthew Pusey from Imperial College London 3.34 Physics
  • Title to be confirmed - Dr Markus Huber 6 May 2015, 4.00 PM - 6 May 2015, 5.00 PM Dr Markus Huber from SBA Research 3.34 Physics
  • The role of the environment in galaxy evolution 23 April 2015, 12.00 PM - 23 April 2015, 1.00 PM Dr Felicia Ziparo (University of Birmingham) Physics, room 3.34
  • TBC 30 April 2015, 12.00 PM - 30 April 2015, 1.00 PM Dr William Hartley (ETH Zurich) Physics, room 3.34
  • What are Protoclusters? 7 May 2015, 12.00 PM - 7 May 2015, 1.00 PM Dr Stuart Muldrew (University of Leicester) Physics, room 3.34
  • TBC 14 May 2015, 12.00 PM - 14 May 2015, 1.00 PM Dr Mathilde Jauzac (Durham University) Physics, room 3.34
  • What super-Earths atmospheres tell about their origin? 21 May 2015, 12.00 PM - 21 May 2015, 1.00 PM Dr Chris Ormel (University of Amsterdam) Physics, room 3.34
  • TBC 4 June 2015, 12.00 PM - 4 June 2015, 1.00 PM Duncan Smith (University of Bristol) Physics, room 3.34
  • TBC 11 June 2015, 12.00 PM - 11 June 2015, 1.00 PM Josie Rawes (University of Bristol) Physics, room 3.34
  • TBC 2 July 2015, 12.00 PM - 2 July 2015, 1.00 PM Poemwai Chainakun (University of Bristol) Physics, room 3.34
  • Natural 1D quasicrystals from incommensurate charge order 22 April 2015, 2.15 PM - 22 April 2015, 3.15 PM Jasper van Wezel (University of Amsterdam) 3.34
  • Theory seminar: Final year project presentations 29 April 2015, 2.15 PM - 22 April 2015, 3.15 PM Undergraduate project students 3.34
  • Theory seminar: Final year project presentations 6 May 2015, 2.15 PM - 6 May 2015, 3.15 PM Undergraduate project students 3.34
  • Loss Tolerance in Topological Quantum Error Correcting Codes 20 May 2015, 4.00 PM - 20 May 2015, 5.00 PM Associate Professor Tom Stace, University of Queensland Tyndall lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • Cross-Kerr non-linearities for quantum non-demolition measurement 11 June 2015, 4.00 PM - 11 June 2015, 5.00 PM Associate Professor Tom Stace, University of Queensland NSQI Seminar Room
  • Quantum walks and their potential applications 26 May 2015, 4.00 PM - 26 May 2015, 5.00 PM Professor Jingbo Wang, University of Western Australia Tyndall lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
  • Efficient physical implementation of quantum walks 14 May 2015, 4.00 PM - 14 May 2015, 5.00 PM Professor Jingbo Wang, University of Western Australia Mott Lecture Theatre, Physics Building
  • Hubble Frontier Fields : A New Era for Gravitational Lensing 25 June 2015, 12.00 PM - 25 June 2015, 1.00 PM Dr Mathilde Jauzac (Durham University) Physics, room 3.34
  • Average-case complexity versus approximate simulation of commuting quantum computations 1 June 2015, 3.00 PM - 1 June 2015, 4.00 PM Dr Ashley Montanaro - University of Bristol NSQI Seminar Room
  • Temperature - A Brief History of Imaginary Time" 7 July 2015, 5.30 PM - 7 July 2015, 8.30 PM Assoc. Professor Tom Stace from University of Queensland NSQI Seminar Room
  • Splitting single photons with nonlinear optics 21 July 2015, 4.00 PM - 21 July 2015, 5.00 PM Evan Meyer-Scott, Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo NSQI Seminar Room
  • Ultrafast Long-Distance Quantum Communication with Static Linear Optics 29 July 2015, 10.00 AM - 29 July 2015, 11.00 AM Prof. Peter van Loock from the University of Mainz NSQI Seminar Room
  • What If We All Get Smarter? An Ecological Perspective on Cognition, Computation, Human Society, and Artificial Intelligence 9 October 2015, 3.00 PM - 9 October 2015, 4.30 PM Dr Joanna Bryson, Reader in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bath Enderby, School of Physics
  • Study of adiabatic transfer of light between distant photonic crystal nanocavities 21 August 2015, 2.30 PM - 21 August 2015, 4.30 PM Ryotaro Konoike, PhD Candidate at Kyoto University NSQI Seminar Room
  • GaAs quantum photonic integrated circuits: A progress status 24 August 2015, 10.30 AM - 24 August 2015, 11.30 AM Prof. Andrea Fiore, TU/e NSQI Seminar Room
  • High-Tc superconductors – from fundamentals to applications 11 September 2015, 2.00 PM - 11 September 2015, 3.00 PM Jeff Tallon 3.27
  • TBA 13 November 2015, 2.00 PM - 13 November 2015, 3.00 PM Jonathan Fletcher 3.27
  • Field and Temperature Dependence of Spin Fluctuations in Low-Temperature Band Magnets 6 November 2015, 2.00 PM - 6 November 2015, 3.00 PM Pascal Reiβ 3.27
  • Spin-density wave masking a ferromagnetic quantum-critical point in NbFe2 27 November 2015, 2.00 PM - 27 November 2015, 3.00 PM Philipp Niklowitz 3.27
  • Afternoon of Optics - invited talks and poster competition 3 September 2015, 1.00 PM - 3 September 2015, 6.00 PM Professor Andrew Orr-Ewing - Chemistry Dr. Dominic Alibhai - Wolfson Bioimaging Facility Dr. Tony Pickering - Biomedical Sciences Dr. Federico Levi - Associate Editor for Nature Communications Mott Lecture Theatre, Physics
  • Fundamental features of viscous flow for nano-confined fluids 9 September 2015, 2.15 PM - 9 September 2015, 3.15 PM Billy D Todd (Swinburne University) 3.34
  • A new type of non-Fermi-liquid near the ferromagnetic transition in a 2D metal 21 October 2015, 2.15 PM - 21 October 2015, 3.15 PM Chris Hooley (SUPA, St Andrews) 3.34
  • A physicist's view of hydrophobicity: drying and the role of density fluctuations. 7 October 2015, 2.15 PM - 7 October 2015, 3.15 PM Robert Evans (University of Bristol) 3.34
  • Self-avoiding walks and polymer adsorption 30 September 2015, 2.15 PM - 30 September 2015, 3.15 PM Stu Whittington (University of Toronto) 3.34
  • Topological matter and why you should be interested 14 October 2015, 2.15 PM - 14 October 2015, 3.15 PM Steven H Simon (University of Oxford) 3.34
  • Quantum oscillations without a Fermi surface and the anomalous de Haas-van Alphen effect 2 December 2015, 2.15 PM - 2 December 2015, 3.15 PM Johannes Knolle (Cambridge) 3.34
  • Coherence and measurement in quantum thermodynamics 9 December 2015, 2.15 PM - 9 December 2015, 3.15 PM Janet Anders (Exeter) 3.34
  • ‘Evolutionary light manipulation in biological systems’ 12 October 2015, 4.00 PM - 12 October 2015, 6.00 PM Professor Pete Vukusic (Department of Physics, University of Exeter) Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue
  • ‘Random explorations of material structure space’ 19 October 2015, 4.00 PM - 19 October 2015, 6.00 PM Professor Chris J Pickard (Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge) Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue
  • ‘Getting a response from soft matter’ 26 October 2015, 4.00 PM - 26 October 2015, 6.00 PM Professor Robert Richardson (School of Physics, Bristol) Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue
  • ‘Photons: from interference to quantum information’ 2 November 2015, 4.00 PM - 2 November 2015, 6.00 PM Professor John Rarity (Optical Communication Systems, Bristol) Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue
  • ‘X-Ray Standing Waves in Condensed Matter Research’ 9 November 2015, 4.00 PM - 9 November 2015, 6.00 PM Dr Jörg Zegenhagen (Diamond Light Source Ltd) Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue
  • ‘Galaxy morphology and evolution’ 16 November 2015, 4.00 PM - 16 November 2015, 6.00 PM Professor Malcolm Bremer (School of Physics, Bristol) Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue
  • ‘Weak Lensing With the Dark Energy Survey’ 23 November 2015, 4.00 PM - 23 November 2015, 6.00 PM Dr Joseph Zuntz (Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics) Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue
  • ‘Representation and Symmetry in Physics’ 30 November 2015, 4.00 PM - 30 November 2015, 6.00 PM Professor James Ladyman, (Department of Philosophy, Bristol) Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue
  • ‘Serving the Reich: Debye, Heisenberg, Planck and Physics under Hitler’ 7 December 2015, 4.00 PM - 7 December 2015, 6.00 PM Dr Philip Ball (Science writer, London) Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue
  • ‘Nature’s optics and our understanding of light’ 14 December 2015, 4.00 PM - 14 December 2015, 6.00 PM Professor Emeritus Michael Berry (School of Physics, Bristol) Mott lecture theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue
  • On mermaids and butterflies 5 November 2015, 3.00 PM - 5 November 2015, 4.00 PM Roland Roth (University of Tübingen) SM3 (School of Mathematics)
  • An effective system of icosahedra: understanding the glass transition 14 December 2015, 2.15 PM - 14 December 2015, 3.15 PM Rhiannon Pinney (Bristol) 3.27
  • The underrepresentation of women and minorities in academia 21 October 2015, 3.30 PM - 21 October 2015, 5.00 PM Professor Richard Pettigrew Tyndall Lecture Theatre, School of Physics
  • High efficiency nanowire detectors & sub-Kelvin cryogenics 1 October 2015, 11.00 AM - 9 October 2015, 12.00 PM Dr. Vikas Anant founder of Photon Spot, Inc. Enderby, School of Physics
  • Spatial networks with random connections 11 November 2015, 2.15 PM - 11 November 2015, 3.15 PM Carl P Dettmann (University of Bristol) 3.34
  • Electronic and optical properties of graphene on hexagonal boron nitride 25 November 2015, 2.15 PM - 25 November 2015, 3.15 PM Marcin Mucha-Kruczyński (Bath) 3.34
  • A Cavity-Enhanced Room-Temperature Broadband Quantum Memory Postponed 28 October 2015, 3.00 PM - 28 October 2015, 4.00 PM Dr Dylan Saunders, Oxford University NSQI Seminar Room
  • Stability and breakup of liquid threads 18 November 2015, 2.15 PM - 18 November 2015, 3.15 PM Jens Eggers (University of Bristol) 3.34
  • Practical quantum metrology with large precision gains in the low photon number regime Postponed 28 October 2015, 4.00 PM - 28 October 2015, 5.00 PM Paul Knott, University of Sussex NSQI Seminar Room
  • TBC 15 October 2015, 12.00 PM - 15 October 2015, 1.00 PM Dr Beatriz Mingo (University of Leicester) Physics, room 3.34
  • Astrophysics Group Introduction 22 October 2015, 12.00 PM - 22 October 2015, 1.00 PM Members of the Astrophysics Group Physics, room 3.34
  • TBC 29 October 2015, 12.00 PM - 29 October 2015, 1.00 PM Dr Martin Stringer (Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, Tenerife) Physics, room 3.34
  • TBC 5 November 2015, 12.00 PM - 5 November 2015, 1.00 PM Dr Helen Russell (University of Cambridge) Physics, room 3.34
  • Can we detect super Earths in proto-planetary discs? 26 November 2015, 12.00 PM - 26 November 2015, 1.00 PM Dr Giovanni Rosotti (University of Cambridge) Physics, room 3.34
  • Understanding the quenching of star formation in group and cluster galaxies - Dr Sean McGee 3 December 2015, 12.00 PM - 3 December 2015, 1.00 PM Dr Sean McGee (University of Birmingham) Physics, room 3.34
  • Title TBC - Mr Alex Martin 10 December 2015, 12.00 PM - 10 December 2015, 1.00 PM Mr Alex Martin (Armagh Observatory) Physics, room 3.34
  • Developing a Universal Wavelength Selective Switch for Next Generation Optical Networks 3 November 2015, 3.00 PM - 3 November 2015, 4.00 PM Peter Wilkinson is an embedded researcher in the Photonics and Sensors group at University of Cambridge and mechanical engineer to the Roadmap Systems company. NSQI Seminar Room
  • Practical quantum metrology with large precision gains in the low photon number regime 19 November 2015, 4.00 PM - 19 November 2015, 5.00 PM Dr Paul Knott from University of Sussex NSQI Seminar Room
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