Category: Colloquium

  • Wooster Physics alums — Kent Displays Colloquium

    The Physics Department hosted three outstanding alumni for a colloquium on Thursday February 23. Asad Khan ’93, Clinton Braganza ’03, and Nithya Venkataraman ’04 are all from Kent Displays, Inc, makers of the Boogie Board and other flexible liquid crystal displays. They presented technical information about how these cholesteric liquid crystal displays work as well as…

  • 2022 Nobel Prize Colloquium

    Alain Aspect, John Clauser and Anton Zeilinger are sharing the 2022 Nobel Prize in physics, for conducting groundbreaking experiments using entangled quantum states, where two particles behave like a single entity.  In an entangled pair, what happens to one of the particles determines what happens to the other particle, even if they are far apart.  These results…

  • Preston Pozderac ’17 on “Relativistic Laser Plasma Interactions”

    Preston Pozderac ’17, PhD student at Ohio State University, talks about his research in our Colloquium series on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 11 a.m. in Taylor 111. The title of his talk is “Relativistic Laser Plasma Interactions”.