Fall 2001 Journal Club Schedule

Fridays at 3:45 in Room 401 or 417, IARC Building (check the room on the abstracts below as some may be moved)



Name - Affiliation


Sept 7

No speaker this week

No speaker this week

Sept 14

Hans Nielsen, Geophysical Institute, UAF

Sprite Observations at 1000 Frames per Second (PDF version)

Sept 21

Hong Liang, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Quasiliquid-Ice Layers and Their Friction Against Steel in an Ultra-High Vacuum and Low Temperature Environment (PDF version)

Sept 28

Professor K. Yumoto, Kyushu University, Japan

The Role of Pi2 Pulsations in Magnetospheric Substorms (PDF version)

Oct 5

David Newman, Dept. of Physics, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Atomistic Flows in Nano Tubes: New Dynamics in Nanoscale Systems (PDF version)

Oct 12

Dirk Lummerzheim, Geophysical Institute, UAF

Aurora Elsewhere in the Solar System (PDF version)

Oct 19

John Olson, Geophysical Institute, UAF

The CTBT (Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty), Microbaroms, and me (PDF version)

Oct 26

Juan G. Roederer, Professor of Physics Emeritus UAF

WHAT IS INFORMATION? The search for a non-anthropomorphic definition and meaning (PDF version)

Nov 2

No speaker

No speaker

Nov 9

No speaker

No speaker

Nov 16

Willis Ferenbaugh, Dept. of Physics, University of Alaska Fairbanks

R/S Analysis and the Hurst Exponent: A Measure of Dynamics in Natural Systems (PDF version)

Nov 23

No Speaker this week

Thanksgiving Holiday

Nov 30

No Speaker

No Speaker

Dec 7

Tom Dickinson, Professor of Physics and Materials Science, Washington State University

Synergisms at Surfaces Involving Simultaneous Radiative and Chemical Stimulation (PDF version)

Dec 14

No journal club, however student presentations from Physics 645 will be going on from 4-6 in 401 IARC

Schedule of student talks

Dec 21


Titles are linked to PDF and HTML versions of the Abstract.

Link to last semesters talks