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Seminars & Colloquia

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Today: Feb 15, 2016

  • Prof. Peng Chen (Cornell University), "Single-molecule dynamics: from energy conversion to transcription regulation" in AG - 66 (Lecture Theatre) starts at 1130
  • Dr. Indranuj Dey., "Ultrafast Electron Dynamics Induced Emissions During Intense Laser- Matter Interaction." in AG - 80 starts at 1600
  • Ms. Viola D'Mello (Dept. of Chemical Sciences, TIFR), "Investigation of Neutral and Cationic States of the N-H...X Hydrogen Bond" in AG-69 starts at 1600
  • Feb 16, 2016

  • Prof. Krishnendu Sengupta (Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata), "Majorana modes in condensed matter systems" in AG69 starts at 1600
  • Dr. Gangadhar Behera (Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur), "Nanostructured plasmonic thin films for enhanced optical properties" in AG80 starts at 1600
  • Dr. Thomas Giesen, (University of Kassel, Institute for Physics, Kassel / Germany), "Spectroscopy of the Heavens" in Lecture Theatre (AG 66) starts at 1600
  • Feb 17, 2016

  • Prof. Krishnendu Sengupta (Indian Association for Cultivation of Science, Kolkata), "Dynamics of entanglement generation in periodically driven closed integrable quantum systems" in A304 starts at 1430
  • Prof. Semir Zeki (University College London), "Brain Strategies for Building an Image of the Visual World" in AG - 66 (Lecture Theatre) starts at 1600


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