The Morris Loeb & David M. Lee Lectures in Physics

 About the Lectureships

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2015-2016 Loeb Lecturer:
Stephen Hawkins, Cambridge
Quantum Black Holes (04/18/16)
This lecture was not recorded
Lee Historical Lecturer:
Richard Muller, UC Berkeley
One Catastrophe After Another The Big Bang, Death of the Dinosaurs, Ice Ages, Global Warming, and Beyond (04/13/16)
Loeb Lecturer:
Juan Maldacena, Princeton
Colloquium: Black Holes and the Structure of Spacetime (03/21/16)
Lecture I: Introduction to the Gauge Gravity Duality I (03/22/16)
Lecture II: Introduction to the Gauge Gravity Duality II (03/23/16)
Lecture III: Entanglement entropy in quantum field theory and gravity (03/24/16)
Lecture IV: Chaos and Black Holes (03/25/16)
2014-2015 Loeb Lecturer:
Brian P. Schmidt, The Australian National University
Lecture I: Surveying the Southern Skies with the SkyMapper Telescope (04/28/15)
Colloquium: The Accelerating Universe (04/29/15)
Lecture II: After the Dark Ages: The First Stars (04/30/15)
Lee Historical Lecturer:
Steven Weinberg, University of Texas
Glimpses of a World Within (12/01/14)
2013-2014 Loeb Lecturer:
Marc Mézard, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris
Colloquium: The Spin Glass Cornucopia (14/28/2014)
Lecture I: Phase Transitions in Hard Computer Science Problems (04/29/2014)
Lecture II: Occam’s Razor in Massive Data Acquisition: a Statistical Physics Approach (04/30/2014)
Lee Historical Lecturer:
François Englert, Université Libre de Bruxelles
The Brout-Englert-Higgs Mechanism and Its Scalar Bosons (04/17/2014)
2012-2013 Lee Historical Lecturer:
Roy J. Glauber, Harvard
Recollections of Los Alamos and the Nuclear Era (04/30/2013)
Loeb Lecturer:
Fabiola Gianotti, CERN
Colloquium: Challenges and Accomplishments of the Large Hadron Collider (04/22/2013)
Lecture I: Higgs Boson: aVery Special Discovery (04/24/2013)
Loeb Lecturer:
Philip Kim, Columbia University
Lecture I: Spin and Pseudospin in Graphene (9/21/2012)
Colloquium: Bloch, Landau, and Dirac: Hofstadter's Butterfly in Graphene (09/24/2012)
Lecture II: Materials in 2-Dimension and Beyond (9/25/2012)
2011-2012 Lee Historical Lecturer:
David Gross, KITP, UCSB
A Century of Nuclear Physics: From Rutherford to QCD and to String Theory (4/17/2012)
Loeb Lecturer:
John Clarke, UC Berkeley
Colloquium: The Ubiquitous SQUID: Then and Now (3/19/2012)
Lecture I: Magnetic Flux 1/f Noise: A 30-Year Saga (3/20/2012)
Lecture II: Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Microtesla Fields: A New Clinical Modality? (3/22/2012)
Loeb Lecturer:
Theodor W. Hänsch
(University of Munich, Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics)
Colloquium: Laser Spectroscopy of Hydrogen (3/5/2012)
Lecture I: The Proton Size Puzzle (3/6/2012)
Lecture II: Lazer Frequency Combs (3/8/2012)
2010-2011 Loeb Lecturer:
Dam Thanh Son, University of Washington
Colloquium: Viscosity, Quark Gluon Plasma, and String Theory (4/18/11)
Lecture I: Deconstructing Holographic Liquids (4/19/11)
Lecture II: Field Theoretical Methods for Non-relativistic Systems (4/21/11)
Lee Historical Lecturer:
Dudley Herschbach, CCB, Harvard
Molecular Beams in Chemical Physics (3/9/11)
Loeb Lecturer:
Boris Shraiman, KITP, UCSB
Colloquium: Unexpected Physics in Biology (1/31/11)
Lecture I: Genetic 'Ensembles': Alleles versus Genotypes (2/1/11)
Lecture II: Sex, Survival and Adaptation (2/3/11)
2009-2010 Lee Historical Lecturer:
M. Dresselhaus, MIT
Historical Threads of Nanoscience
Loeb Lecturer:
Matthew P.A. Fisher, California Institute of Technology
Colloquium: Quantum Crystals, Quantum Choreography and Quantum Computing (3/1/10)
Lecture I: Exotic Spin Liquids in Weak Mott Insulators (3/2/10)
Lecture II: Critical Quantum Fluids with d-wave Pair Correlations (3/4/10)
Loeb Lecturer:
Daniel Eisenstein, University of Arizona
Colloquium: A New Decade of Cosmic Structure (10/5/09)
Lecture I: Baryon Acoustic Oscillations: A Robust and Precise Route to the Cosmological Distance Scale (10/6/09)
Lecture II: Observational probes of dark energy (10/8/09)
2008-2009 Loeb Lecturer:
David Kaplan, University of Washington
Colloquium: Nuclear Physics from Effective Field Theory (4/20/09)*
Lecture I: Conformality Lost (4/21/09)*
Lecture II: Peering Beyond the Horizon with Axions (4/23/09)*
Lee Historical Lecturer:
Michael Tinkham, Harvard
The Discovery of the Superconducting Energy Gap (4/16/09)
Loeb Lecturer:
Ann Nelson, University of Washington
Colloquium: Beyond the Standard Model in the LHC Era (3/30/09)
Lecture I: SUSY Conformal Hidden Valley & Dark Matter (3/31/09)
Loeb Lecturer:
J.C. Séamus Davis,
Cornell University & Brookhaven National Laboratory
Exploring Complex Condensed Quantum Matter:
Lecture I: Atomic Scale Visualization of Electronic Structure in Cuprates: From Mottness to Superconductivity (12/4/08)
Colloquium: Complex Quantum Matter in Bosonic Crystals: A 'Superglass' State in Solid 4 He (12/8/08)
Lecture II: Imaging the 'Fano Lattice'’ Signature of Heavy Fermion Formation via f-d Hybridization (12/10/08)
Lecture III: Identification of the Cuprate Pseudogap State using Quasiparticle Interference Imaging (12/11/08)
Loeb Lecturer:
Rashid Sunyaev, Max Planck Institute
Colloquium: Clusters of Galaxies, Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation and Cosmology (11/10/08)
Lecture I: CMB Spectral Distortions Due to Energy Release in the Early Universe (11/11/08)
Lecture II: Interaction of CMB Photons with Hot Gas in the Clusters of Galaxies and Observational Consequences (11/13/08)
2007-2008 Lee Historical Lecturer:
Daniel Kleppner, MIT
How Physics Became Precise (4/16/08)
Loeb Lecturer:
Marlan O. Scully, Texas A&M University and Princeton University
Colloquium: The Photon Sheds Light on the Quantum: Fluctuations and Correlations Tell the Story (3/31/08)
Lecture I: Using Quantum Mechanics to Detect Anthrax (4/2/08)
Lecture II: The Laser-Bec Analogy (4/8/08)
Loeb Lecturer:
Steven M. Block, Stanford University
Colloquium: Single Molecule Biophysics: Reading the Genetic Code (2/25/08)
Lecture I: Single Molecule Biophysics: How Nucleic Acids Fold (2/26/08)
Lecture II: Single Molecule Biophysics: How Kinesin Motors Move (2/28/08)
Loeb Lecturer:
Don Eigler, IBM
Colloquium: There’s Plenty of Room in the Middle: A View from the Bottom
Lecture I: Computation in Nanometer-Scale Structures: Molecule Cascades
Lecture II: Classical Computation in Quantum Nanostructures: A Long Road to an Uncertain Future
2006-2007 Lee Historical Lecturers:
David M. Lee, Cornell
Douglas D. Osheroff, Stanford
Probing the World Near Absolute Zero:  The Discovery of Superfluidity in Helium Three
Loeb Lecturer:
Rocky Kolb,
University of Chicago
Colloquium: Taking Sides on the Dark Energy Issue
Lecture I: Inflation and the Origin of Structure
Lecture II: Dark Matters
Loeb Lecturer:
Eric Adelberger,
University of Washington
Colloquium: Testing the Gravitational Inverse-Square Law below the Dark-Energy Length Scale
Lecture I: Modern Tests of Einstein's Equivalence Principle
Lecture II: Probes of Lorentz-Symmetry Violation and other Exotica using a Spin Pendulum
2005-2006 Lee Historical Lecturer:
Charles Slichter
The Flowering of Magnetic Resonance & Condensed Matter Physics--Some History, Ancient & in the Making
Loeb Lecturer:
Persis Drell, SLAC
Colloquium: Quantum Universe
Lecture I: GLAST: The Gamma Ray Large Area Telescope
Lecture II: The Future of High Energy Physics: A Personal Perspective
Loeb Lecturer:
John Preskill, Caltech
Colloquium: Putting Wierdness to Work: Quantum Information Science
Lecture I: Battling Decoherence: The Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computer
Lecture II: Topological Quantum Computation
Loeb Lecturer:
John Hopfield, Princeton
Colloquium: A Physics View of Brain Computation
Lecture I: The Dynamics of Spike-Timing Computation: Olfaction
Lecture II: A Neural Approach to Recognizing Brief Dynamical Patterns: Speech
2004-2005 Lee Historical Lecturer:
P. James E. Peebles, Princeton
Loeb Lecturer:
Eli Yablonovitch,
Colloquium: The End of the Semiconductor Roadmap: The Collision of Physics, Economics, and Sociology
Lecture I: What Specific Physics will the End-of-Roadmap Technology Consist Of?
Lecture II: What New Roadmap Concept Might Emerge Afterward?
Loeb Lecturer:
Marvin Cohen,
University of California, Berkeley
Colloquium: A Standard Model for Solids
Lecture I: Nanoscience: Small is Sometimes Different
Lecture II: Mostly Superconductivity
2003-2004 Loeb Lecturer:
Georg Maret,
University of Konstanz
Colloquium: The Physics of Light Transport
Lecture I: Multiple Light Scattering in Anisotropic Media: Principles and Applications
Lecture II: Melting and Glass Transition in 2D Model Colloids
Lee Historical Lecturer:
Freeman Dyson,
Institute for Advanced Study
How We Might Have Gone to Mars in 1965: History of Project Orion
Loeb Lecturer:
Brian Greene,
Columbia University
Colloquium: Searching for the Unified Theory
Lecture I: String Theory and Geometry
Lecture II: String Theory and Cosmology
2002-2003 Loeb Lecturer:
James P. Eisenstein,
California Institute of Technology
Colloquium: Surprises in Two Dimensions: From the Quantized Hall Effect to Exciton Condensation
Lecture I: Liquid Crystals of Electrons?
Lecture II: Evidence for a New Kind of Superfluid
Loeb Lecturer:
H. Jeff Kimble,
California Institute of Technology
Colloquium: The new science of quantum information
Lecture I: An overview of cavity quantum electrodynamics from Purcell and Casimir to the Era of strong coupling
Lecture II: Quantum teleportation fact and fantasy
Lecture III: Cavity QED the plumbing
Lee Historical Lecturer:
Richard L. Garwin,
IBM Fellow Emeritus, Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Fun with Muons, GPS, Radar, etc.
Loeb Lecturer:
David DiVincenzo,
IBM Watson Research Center
Colloquium: Prospects for Quantum Computation.
Lecture I: Exchange Gates for Spin Qubits
Lecture II: The New Quantum Cryptography
2001-2002 Loeb Lecturer:
John Carlstrom,
University of Chicago
Colloquium: Cosmology with the Cosmic Microwave Background and the South Pole DASI Experiment
Lecture I: CMB Polarization and Future Directions
Lecture II: Cosmology with the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect
Lecture III: Probing the Dark Energy Equation of State with New SZE Surveys
Lee Historical Lecturer:
Walter Kohn, University of California, Santa Barbara
The Birth and Early Decades of Solid State Physics Remembered
Loeb Lecturer:
Steven Weinberg, University of Texas, Austin; Morris Loeb Visiting Professor of Physics
Colloquium: Anisotropies in the Cosmic Microwave Background: The Short Course
Lecture I: Cosmological Fluctuations: From Inflation through the Era of Radiation Dominance
Lecture II: Cosmological Fluctuations: From the Era of Matter Dominance to Now
2000-2001 Loeb Lecturer:
Joseph Polchinski, University of California, Santa Barbara
Colloquium: String Duality and D-Branes.
Lectures I: Gage/Gravity Duality

Lecture II: N = 1 Gauge/Gravity Duals, Part I
Lecture III: N = 1 Gauge/Gravity Duals, Part II-Lecture IV. N = 1 Gauge/Gravity Duals, Part III
Lee Historical Lecturer:
Sheldon Glashow, Higgins Professor of Physics, Emeritus, and Boston University
Half a Century of Particle Physics at Harvard
Lee Historical Lecturer:
I.M. Khalatnikov, Honorary Director of Landau Institute, Academician, and Foreign Member Royal Society
The Landau School and the Landau Institute
Loeb Lecturer:
Margaret Murnane,
University of Colorado
Colloquium: Control of Atoms and Molecules Using Shaped Pulses
Lecture I: Direct Observation of Surface Chemistry Using Ultrafast Soft-X-Ray Pulses
Lecture II: Nonlinear Optics at Short Wavelengths
Loeb Lecturer:
Lisa Randall, M. I. T.
Colloquium: New Dimensions to Einstein's Gravity
Lecture I: Localizing Gravity
Lecture II: Localized Gravity and the Weak Scale
Lecture III: Locally Localized Gravity, Holography, and String Theory
Lecture IV: Holography, Phenomenology, and Model Building
1999-2000 Loeb Lecturer:
Stephen Hawking, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, University of Cambridge
Colloquium: The Shape of Time
Lecture I: Nuts, Bolts and Branes
Lecture II: Finite But Unbounded
Loeb Lecturer:
Sidney Nagel,
University of Chicago
Colloquium: Physics at the Breakfast Table
Lecture I: Exciting Granular Materials
Lecture II: Jamming: From Glasses to Granular Matter
Lecture III: Singularities and Cascades in Droplet Fission
Lecture IV: Breaking Away, Selective Withdrawal, and Islets in the Stream
Lee Historical Lecturer:
Charles Townes, University of California, Berkeley
The Sociology of Science Illustrated by Laser History
Loeb Lecturer:
Ashoke Sen,
Mehta Research Institute
Colloquium: Duality and Supersymmetry
Lecture I-IV: Non-Supersymmetric Configurations in Supersymmetric String Theories
Loeb Long-Term Lecturer:
Sebastien Balibar, Laboratoire de Physique Statistique de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure
Colloquium: Crystal Surfaces: From Facets to Crystallization Waves
Lecture I: Crystal Steps: Experimental Checks of a Renormalization Theory
Lecture II: Nucleation: Bubbles, Crystals and Superfluids
1998-1999 Loeb Lecturer:
Leonard Susskind, Stanford University
Colloquium: The Holographic Principle: A New Paradigm for the Foundations of Physics
Lecture I: String Theory and M-Theory
Lecture II: M(atrix) Theory as a Holographic Theory
Lecture III: Black Holes in Matrix Theory
Lecture IV: Holography and Maldacena's Conjecture
Loeb Lecturer:
Roger Angel,
University of California
Colloquium: Searching for Spectroscopic Signs of Primitive Life on Extra-Solar Planets: A Realistic Goal for NASA
Lecture I: Building Big Mirrors for Telescopes on the Ground and in Space
Lecture II: Adaptive Optics: A Tool to Remove Atmospheric Blurring
Loeb Lecturer:
Albert J. Libchaber, Rockefeller University
Colloquium: Biology and the Flow of Molecular Information
Lecture I: DNA Mode d'Emploi: Reading, Editing, Translating
Lecture II: The One Molecule Approach: Optical Tweezer and Fluorescence Marker
Lecture III: Evolution: Ribosome Display and In-Vitro Protein Evolution
Lecture IV: Gene Expression and Molecular Computing
Loeb Lecturer:s
H. Günter Dosch & Hans J. Specht,
University of Heidelberg
Colloquium: Musical Harmony: Physics, Physiology and Psychology
Lecture I: Musical Pitch: Temporal vs. Spectral Perception
Lecture II: Physics of Musical Instruments and Pitch Perception
Lee Historical Lecturer:
Murray Gell-Mann,
The Santa Fe Institute
Some Adventures Among the Elementary Particles
1997-98 Lee Historical Lecturer:
Philip Anderson,
Princeton University
Mott, Slater, and the Magnetic State
Loeb Lecturer:
Mark Wise,
California Institute of Technology
Colloquium: The Uses of Heavy Quark Symmetry
Lectures I & II: Recent Developments in Heavy Quark Theory
Lectures III & IV: A New Approach to Effective Field Theory for Nuclear Physics
Loeb Lecturer:
David Stephenson, California Institute of Technology
Colloquium: The Interior of Jupiter Illuminated by Galileo and Condensed Matter Physics
Lecture I: History of Earth's Core
Lecture II: Lunar Structure and Evolution: Clues to Origin?
Lecture III: Why Do Some Planets Have Large Magnetic Fields (and What About Others)?
Lecture IV: What's Going on Inside the Galilean Satellites?
Loeb Lecturer:
Prof. J.E. Mooij,
Delft University of Technology
Colloquium: Quantum Transport of Electrons in Fabricated Nanostructures
Lecture I: Semiconductor Quantum Dots
Lecture II: Vortices in Josephson Junction Arrays as Quantum Particles
Lecture III: Electron Transport in Single Carbon Nanotubes
Lecture IV: Quantum Computation with Superconducting Tunnel Junction Circuits
1996-97 Loeb Lecturer:
Yuri Kagan, Kurchatov Institute
Colloquium: Formation of a Bose-Einstein Condensate and Macroscopic Quantum Properties
Lecture I: Evolution of Bose Condensate in a Time-Dependent External Field
Lecture II: Light Induced Change of Scattering Length and Optical Manipulation of a Bose-Condensed Gas
Lecture III: Bose Condensation and Collapse in the Case of a Negative Scattering Length
Lecture IV: Kinetics of Bose-Einstein Condensation in Highly Nonequilibrium Gas
Loeb Lecturer: (Special)
The Hon. Vernon J. Ehlers, Member, United States Congress (R-Michigan)
A Physicist in Congress: The Clash of Two Cultures
Loeb Lecturer:
Paul Chaikin, Princeton University
Colloquium: Hard Spheres in Space: Colloidal Crystals in Microgravity
Lecture I: Dynamic Light Scattering from Jello and Yogurt and Other Nonergodic Stuff
Lecture II: Sedimentation and Fluidization: Turbulent Flow Through Liquids and Crystals
Lecture III: A Frustrating Game of Chinese Checkers: Order from Disorder on a Superconducting Kagome Lattice
Lecture IV: The Umklapp Painter and Other Problems with Periodic Electrons and Magnetic Fields in Organic Superconductors
Loeb Lecturer:
Nathan Seiberg, Rutgers University
Colloquium: The Superworld
Lectures I, II, III and IV: Supersymmetric Dynamics
Lee Historical Lecturer:
Chen-Ning Yang,
State University of New York
Vector Potential, Gauge Field and Connection on a Fiber Bundle
1995-96 Loeb Lecturer:
Ad Lagendijk, University of Amsterdam
Colloquium: Can Light be Localized?
Lecture I: Propagation of Diffuse Light
Lecture II: Weak Localization
Lecture III: Strong Localization-Lecture IV. Quantum Optics
Loeb Lecturer:
Edward Witten,
Institute for Advanced Study and Princeton University
Colloquium: Duality, Space-Time, and Quantum Mechanics
Lecture I-IV: Duality in Field Theory and String Theory
Lee Historical Lecturer:
Nicolaas Bloembergen,
Gerhard Gade University Professor Emeritus
Nonlinear Optics: A Historical Perspective
Loeb Lecturer:
Claude Cohen-Tannoudji,
Laboratoire Kastler Brossel de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure
Colloquium: Atoms in Electromagnetic Fields
Lecture I-IV: Laser Manipulation of Atoms-Methods, Problems and Perspectives
Loeb Lecturer:
Steven Weinberg,
University of Texas at Austin
Colloquium: Changing Views of Renormalization
Lectures I & II: Antibrackets, Symmetries, and Renormalization
1994-1995 Loeb Lecturer:
Alex Pines,
Department of Chemistry, University of California at Berkeley
Colloquium: Some Magnetic Moments
Lecture I: NMR with and without Magnets
Lecture II: Gauge Kinematics of Spins and Cats
Lecture III: NMR with Lots of Quanta
Lecture IV: Iterative Control of Spins and Vehicles
Loeb Lecturer:
Bohdan Paczynski, Princeton University
Colloquium: Gamma Ray Bursts: Facts and Speculations
Lecture I:. Theory of Gravitational Lensing and Microlensing
Lecture II: Gravitational Lensing and the Search for Dark Matter
Lecture III: Results and Interpretation of the Searches for MACHOs
Lecture IV: Diverse Astrophysics from Massive Photometric Projects
Loeb Lecturer:
Linn F. Mollenauer,
AT&T Bell Laboratories
Colloquium: Long-Distance Transmission for the Information Age: Solitons in Optical Fibers
Lecture I: The Non-Linear Schrödinger Equation and Solitons
Lecture II: The Rate-Limiting Effects of Amplifier Spontaneous Emission, and Amelioration with 'Guiding' Filters
Lecture III: Soliton-Soliton Interactions: Nearest Neighbor Effects, and Collisions in Wavelength-Division Multiplexing
Lecture IV:
Lee Historical Lecturer:
Hans Bethe, Cornell University
Energy in the Stars
1993-1994 Lee Historical Lecturer:
Maurice Goldhaber,
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Reminiscences of the Cavendish Laboratory in the 1930's
Lee Historical Lecturer:
Gerald Holton, Harvard
The Place of Science in our Culture at the End of the Modern Era
Loeb Lecturer:
Elliott H. Lieb,
Princeton University
Colloquium: The Stability of Matter: From Atoms to Stars
Lecture I: The Structure of Large Atoms
Lecture II: Why the Fine Structure Constant Must be Small
Lecture III: Topics in the Theory of Magnetism
Lecture IV: The Hubbard Model of Interacting Electrons
Loeb Lecturer:
Stephen Shenker,
Rutgers University
Colloquium: Random Matrices and Random Surfaces
Lectures I, II, III & IV: Matrix Models
Loeb Lecturer:
Giorgio Frossati,
Leiden University.
Colloquium: GRAIL: A Fourth Generation Gravitation Wave Antenna
Lecture I: Dilution Refrigeration-1
Lecture II: Dilution Refrigeration-2
Lecture III: Pomeranchuk Cooling
Lecture IV: Nuclear Demagnetization
1992-1993 Loeb Lecturer:
Peter Goldreich,
California Institute of Technology
Colloquium: Solar Phonons
Lecture I: Neutron Star Magnetic Fields
Lecture II: Scale Invariant Spectra in Nature
Loeb Lecturer:
Douglas Gough,
University of Cambridge
Colloquium: Helioseismology: Measuring the Inside of the Sun
Lecture I: The Techniques of Helioseismic Inference
Lecture II: The Hydrostatic Structure of the Sun
Lecture III: The Internal Solar Rotation
Lecture IV: On the Solar Neutrino Problem
Loeb Lecturer:
Stanislas Leibler,
Princeton University
Colloquium: Membranes, Molecular Motors, Microtubules, Mitosis: Mytacism or More?
Lecture I: Membranes: Self-Assembly of Fluctuating Surfaces
Lecture II: Molecular Motors as Stochastic Machines
Lecture III: Regulated Assembly of Microtubules, Cell Cycle and Mitosis
Loeb Lecturer:
Steven Weinberg,
Josey Regental Professor of Science, University of Texas at Austin
Colloquium: Effective Field Theories
Lecture I: Effective Field Theories of Superconductivity
Lecture II: Effective Field Theories of Strong Interactions
Lecture III: Effective Field Theories of Everything
1991-1992 Lee Historical Lecturer:
Robert Pound, Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics, Emeritus
Weighing Photons-The Story of an Experiment
Loeb Lecturer:
Nathan Isgur, CEBAF
Colloquium: Where's the Glue?: Comments on a Puzzle in Strong Interaction Spectroscopy
Lecture I: A Rationalization of the Quark Model (with Strings Attached)
Lecture II: The Quark Model Beyond the 'Quenched' Approximation
Lecture III: The Heavy Quark Symmetry of QCD (Introduction and Some Applications)
Lecture IV: The Heavy Quark Symmetry of QCD (Some Implications for Light Quark Spectroscopy)
Loeb Lecturer:
Alain Aspect,
Director, Institut d'Optique Théorique et Appliquée
Colloquium: Experimental Tests of Quantum Mechanics with Bell's Inequalities
Lecture I: Wave-Particle Duality for a Single Photon
Lecture II: Laser Cooling of Atoms: Below the Limits
Lecture III: Laser Manipulation of Metastable Helium: Limits of the Classical Description
Lecture IV: Magneto-Optical Trapping of Metastable Helium: The (Good and Bad) Role of Collisions
Loeb Lecturer:
Pierre-Gilles de Gennes
Director, ESPCI, Collège de France
Colloquium: Physics of Soft Interfaces
Lecture I: Polymer Surfaces and the Welding Problem
Lecture II: Dynamics of Wetting and Drying
1990-1991 Loeb Lecturer:
Paul Steinhardt,
University of Pennsylvania
Colloquium: Cosmology at the Boiling Point
Lecture I: Inflation: Cosmology's Dorian Gray?
Lecture II: Extended Inflation: Restoring the Original Picture
Lecture III: Is the Gravitational Constant Oscillating?
Loeb Lecturer:
Carl Wieman,
University of Colorado at Boulder
Colloquium: TeV Physics on an eV Budget; Measurement of Parity Nonconservation in Atomic Cesium
Lecture I: The Technical Challenges and Innovations in the Colorado Cesium Parity Nonconservation Experiment
Lecture II: Laser Trapping and Cooling I: The Curious Behavior of Optically Trapped Neutral Atoms
Lecture III: Laser Trapping and Cooling II: Laser Trapping as an Exciting New Tool
Loeb Lecturer:
Jerry Gollub,
Haverford College and the University of Pennsylvania
Colloquium: Nonlinear Dynamics of Waves on Fluid Interfaces
Lecture I: Pattern Formation in Non-equilibrium Growth Processes
Lecture II: The Physics of Thermal Convection: From Order to Chaos and Turbulence

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