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November 2017

Physics & Astronomy Colloquium

November 29 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
227 Gallalee Hall, 514 University Blvd.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 United States
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Speaker: Vincent Sokalski (Carnegie Mellon University) Title: A New Kind of Magnetism – The Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya Interaction Abstract: Magnetism has had a profound effect on our everyday lives from compass needles in ancient times to the modern hard disc drive in today’s computers. The existence of magnetic materials is rooted in the Heisenberg exchange interaction energy, , which favors parallel (or anti-parallel) alignment of neighboring spin vectors and their associated magnetic dipole moments as found, for example, in Fe, Ni, and…

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December 2017

Physics & Astronomy Colloquium

December 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
227 Gallalee Hall, 514 University Blvd.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 United States
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Prof. Dr. Berndt Mueller, Associate Laboratory Director for Nuclear & Particle Physics at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, and Professor at Duke University, will give a talk on "TBD".

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