Please join us for a special Physics Colloquium on Friday 19 October 2018.

Speaker: Professor Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop

Title: Tools of Light: The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics

3:15pm - Afternoon tea will be served in Alumni Court adjacent to Parnell Building (7)

4:00pm - The colloquium will be held in Lecture Theatre 234 in Parnell Building (7).

If you will be attending the afternoon tea please RSVP for catering purposes to admin.physics@uq.edu.au.

Abstract:

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics. It was awarded to Arthur Ashkin, Gerard Mourou, and Donna Strickland, who is the first woman in 55 years to be a Nobel Physics Laureate. Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop, Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, Professor of Physics at the University of Queensland, and a colleague of Donna Strickland, will present a broadly accessible colloquium explaining the physics behind the prize.

 

About Physics colloquium

The Physics Colloquium series hosts a range of speakers from Australia and abroad, the series explores a variety of topics and everyone is welcome to come along. The seminars are open so there is no need to register your attendance.

For enquires about future colloquia, to join our mailing list or for more information visit the UQ Physics Colloquium website.

Venue

Room: 
234, Parnell Building 7 (Afternoon Tea held in Alumni Court)