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2015 Brookhaven Lecture Series

Upcoming Lectures

  1. SEP

    23

    Wednesday

    Brookhaven Lecture

    "507th Brookhaven Lecture, Featuring Dong Su"

    Presented by Dong Su, Center for Functional Nanomaterials at Brookhaven Lab

    4 pm, Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 4:00 pm

    Hosted by: Thomas Watson

  2. OCT

    21

    Wednesday

    Brookhaven Lecture

    "508th Brookhaven Lecture, Featuring Dennis Perpelitsa"

    Presented by Dennis Perpelitsa, Physics Department at Brookhaven Lab

    4 pm, Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 4:00 pm

    Hosted by: Thomas Watson

  3. NOV

    18

    Wednesday

    Brookhaven Lecture

    "509th Brookhaven Lecture, Featuring Wah-Keat Lee"

    Presented by Wah-Keat Lee, National Synchrotron Light Source II at Brookhaven Lab

    4 pm, Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 4:00 pm

    Hosted by: Thomas Watson

  4. DEC

    16

    Wednesday

    Brookhaven Lecture

    "510th Brookhaven Lecture, Featuring Yonggang Cui"

    Presented by Yonggang Cui, Nonproliferation & National Security Department at Brookhaven Lab

    4 pm, Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 4:00 pm

    Hosted by: Thomas Watson

Previous Lectures

  1. Brookhaven Lecture

    "506th Brookhaven Lecture: ''NSLS-II: The New Synchrotron Light Source at Brookhaven Lab'"

    Presented by Ferdinand Willeke, National Synchrotron Light Source II

    Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 4 pm
    Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Hosted by: Thomas Watson

  2. Brookhaven Lecture

    "505th Brookhaven Lecture: 'Scanning the Structure of Steel From Nuclear Reactor Vessels'"

    Presented by Lynne Ecker, Nuclear Science & Technology Department

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 4 pm
    Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Hosted by: Thomas Watson

  3. Brookhaven Lecture

    "504th Brookhaven Lecture: 'Catching Catalysis in the Act: In Situ Studies With X-Rays and Electrons'"

    Presented by Dario Stacchiola, Chemistry Department

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 4 pm
    Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Hosted by: Thomas Watson

  4. Brookhaven Lecture

    "503rd Brookhaven Lecture: 'Looking for Light From Dark Energy: Building the World's Largest Digital Camera for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope'"

    Presented by Paul O'Connor, Instrumentation Division

    Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 4 pm
    Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Hosted by: Thomas Watson

    O'Connor will discuss will how the technological challenges involved in achieving the Large Synoptic Space Telescope's ambitious performance goals were met as well as proposals for a new generation of sensor technology for future astrophysical programs.

  5. Brookhaven Lecture

    "502nd Brookhaven Lecture 'Expanding Plant Oil Production: Learning How to Make Leaves Fat'"

    Presented by Changcheng Xu, Biological, Environmental & Climate Sciences Department

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 4 pm
    Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Hosted by: Thomas Watson

  6. Brookhaven Lecture

    "501st Brookhaven Lecture: Negative Particles for Positive Breakthroughs: Characterizing Electrons in Novel Materials at NSLS-II"

    Presented by Ignace Jarrige, Photon Sciences Directorate

    Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 4 pm
    Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Hosted by: Thomas Watson

    During the 501st Brookhaven Lecture, Ignace Jarrige will discuss different ways electrons behave and affect unique materials' properties. He will then explain how the new Soft Inelastic X-ray Scattering (SIX) beamline—an extra-long beamline he is developing at NSLS-II—will measure how x-rays excite atomic bonds in new materials researchers are inventing around the world. Jarrige and his collaborators will use this new tool to unravel mysteries of electrons' collective behavior with unprecedented accuracy as they witness emerging phenomena such as superconductivity—the ability to conduct electricity with zero resistance—magnetism, and other phenomena that could lead to faster trains, more powerful computer processors, and far more efficient electrical grids.