Undergraduate Seminar
Created by Eugene Wong for the undergrads at the Unviversity of Western Ontario
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  We had pizza, drinks, and liquid nitrogen ice cream!  

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Please add your comments to this page. Thank you.  Eugene   Given by: Adrian Lupascu MattB: I don't think there's a page up for this for comments so I figured I'd just make a short one here. I was always completely lost with the other lectures we had on quantum computing and how qubits work, [...]

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by Dr. Adrian Lupascu ChemB 9, 1:30-2:25pm, 31 Mar 2011 The talk contained a review of QM and LC circuits. He described what a quantum LC circuit is. And gave many examples of real quantum circuits, but there was too much information to take in. This was an ok presentation. We ran out of time [...]

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by Gerald H. Pollack Conron Hall 7:30-8:50pm Interesting lecture that shows that at hydrophillic surfaces water is ordered much like ice. It forms a negatively charged zone with properties so different it is like a new phase of water. Infrared light seems to increase this region and can even drive fluid through tubes from an [...]

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This talk was put on my the Planetary Science program, and was held Friday March 25 in Sommerville House. Dr. Bob Richards, CEO of Moon Express gave a talk about how his company is making a bid for the Google x-prize, as well as the trend to commercialize space flight.  Much of the talk dealt [...]

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Sajeev John UCC 315 March 11 2011 9:05-10:05 What was the cladding material used for the first model?   -can have a 3 band gap and create defects to help light trap -when you remove a rod you get waveguides to channel light from one layer to another 0it is not total internatl reflecction you [...]

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Geoff Steeves TIme 11;32-12:05 March 10, 2011 UCC 315 Can the technique be extended past superconductors?   Can see the difference between titanium and gld -stability is often a problem in STM wants to look at quasitparticle excitations exciting protons using a pulse and exciting electron spins using circular polarization light and then proble has [...]

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March 3, 2011 Dr. Murugappan Muthukumar Chem 9 Does the bacteriophagee have double stranded DNA in the capsid and rod?   – very interesting talk my favorite of the year – he was able to use physics to model how a bacteria transfers its genetic information and the process they undergo – was a great [...]

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Speaker: Dr. Fereidoon Razavi February 17, 2011 Question: Could this be used for the creation of a semiconductor device   – Neat talk is interesting how you can combine the metal with a graphite. It is in a honeycomb formation and then you sandwhich the graphite inbetween the metal -THey have a lot higher temperatures [...]

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Speaker Ed Churchill February 10, 2011 Chem 9 1:20-2:15 Question- What was the cause of depleted stars?   THey are mid infrared tars lots in galaxy – low to zero extinction samples cool region -takes slices of our galaxy and counts them -30% more on norhtern side- not really sure what this northern side is [...]