Group Seminars

Group Seminars are held every Friday at 11:00 am in the B-105 conference room at the Center for Astrophysics.
Further details are available from Chih-Hao Li

Upcoming Seminars

Date Speaker Topic
Aug 22 Pradeep Ramesh Biological imaging and contol of cellular function using genetically encoding magnetic reporters
Aug 29 Erik Bauch & Paul Lee Plan for probing quantum spin systems with spectral decomposition
Sep 05 Tout Wang TBA
Sep 12 - no talk, QuASAR review meeting
Sep 19 Joonhee Choi & Georg Kucsko Studying biological development with NV-nanodiamond thermometry
Sep 26 John Barry & Matthew Turner Update on neuron magnetic sensing
Oct 3 David Glenn Results from DNA-PAINT STED experiments
Oct 10 Alexei Trifonov Results from NV charge-state-readout magnetometry
Oct 17 Chih-Hao Li Progress in astro-comb automation
Oct 24 Francesco Casola Progress in NV probing of magnetic materials
Oct 31 Tim Milbourne & Linh Pham Plan for developing optimized wide-field diamond magnetic microscopes compatible with bright-field and fluorescence imaging and applicable to a broad range of biological samples
Nov 07 Chinmay Belthangady Progress toward single nuclear spin imaging
Nov 14 Nick Langellier Dry-run for oral exam
Nov 21 Keigo Arai Progress on NV geometric phase experiment
Nov 28 - no talk, Thanksgiving
Dec 05 David Le Sage Results from Phase II side-collection magnetometer project
Dec 12 David Phillips New ideas for doing basic physics with astro-comb
Dec 19 Huiliang Zhang & Yuliya Dovzhenko Development of a Fourier magnetic imaging system for condensed matter studies
Dec 26 - no talk, Christmas
Jan 02 Alex Glenday The search for Venus
Jan 09 John Barry & Matthew Turner Progress on pressure sensing
Jan 16 Matt Rosen Tales from the low-field MRI lab

 

Previous seminars in 2014

Date Speaker Topic
Jan 03   No talk
Jan 10 David Glenn & David Le Sage Plan for diamond magnetic imager studies of meteorite samples
Jan 17 Maddy Corbett NVs and neurobiology: challenges & feasibility
Jan 24 David Phillips,
Nabila Tanjeem & Nick Langellier
Plans for the Astro-comb at HARPS-N for Winter/Spring 2014,
Results and Discussion of Recent Nanowire Growth on PCF
Jan 31 Jean-Christophe Jaskula Updates on the latest mag-STED results
Feb 07 Keigo Arai Nanoscale Fourier magnetic imaging using NV centers in diamond
Feb 14 Ashok Ajoy Efficient nuclear spin polarization and sensing with NV centers in diamond
Feb 21 Alexei Trifonov Charge-state-dependent NV spin measurements and STED imaging
Feb 28 Stephen DeVience Dynamic Nuclear Polarization of Liquid Samples via Spin Injection
Mar 07 John Barry & Keigo Arai Pressure sensing with magnetostrictive coatings on NV-diamond
Mar 14 David Glenn Plan for DNA-PAINT STED imaging
Mar 21 Francesco Casola Results from NV FMR experiments
Mar 28 Jan Gieseler Dynamics of Levitated Nanoparticles in High Vacuum
Apr 04 David Le Sage & Junghyun Lee Toward Improved NV-Diamond Magnetometry by Controlling the
Electronic Spin Bath
Apr 11 Nick Langellier Precision Measurements of Stellar Line Profiles
Apr 18 Linh Pham Shallow NV centers: Investigations of depth and spin properties
Apr 25 Jo Cuppens Scanning SQUID-on-tip: a novel tool for the study of nanomagnetic phenomena
May 02 Mason Klein Cold circuits in the Drosophila larva
May 09 Alyssa Wilson Understanding Synaptic Rearrangement in the Developing Cerebellum Using Serial Scanning Electron Microscopy
May 16 - no talk, CBS Retreat
May 23 Keigo Arai & Chinmay Belthangady Proposal of geometric quantum computing and quantum sensing using nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond
May 30 Dominik Bucher Investigation of DNA-photophysics with fs-IR-spectroscopy: From single bases to natural DNA
Jun 06 - no talk, DAMOP
Jun 13 Swati Singh Levy flights in laser cooling of nuclear spins in diamond
Jun 20 Mathieu Sarracanie Magnetic Resonance Imaging at 6.5 mT – 2014 Update
Jun 27 - no talk, Ron away
Jul 04 - no talk, holiday
Jul 11 David Le Sage Plans for Upcoming Magnetotactic Bacteria Experiments
Jul 18 Huiliang Zhang Nanoscale resolution selective control and imaging of NV centers in diamond with magnetic field gradient
Jul 25 Jean-Christophe Jaskula Selective spin measurement with superresolution and implementation of a charge state readout with NVs in bulk diamond
Aug 01 Alex Glenday Solar measurements with Astro-comb calibration
Aug 08 - no talk, ICAP conference
Aug 15 Tim Eichhorn Dynamic Nuclear Polarization with Paramagnetic Centers Created by Photo-Excitation

 

Previous seminars in 2013

Date Speaker Topic
Jan 04 Nir Bar-Gill Quantum spin simulators with NV centers in diamond
Jan 11 Jean-Christophe Jaskula Report from Hell Lab
Jan 18 Nathalie de Leon Quantum networks with diamond nanophotonics
Jan 25 Alexei Trifonov Progress in spin-GSD development
Feb 01 Linh Pham
Keigo Arai
Progress on studying 13C-enriched diamond samples
Phase encoding technique for super-resolution NV magnetometry
Feb 08 Nir Bar-Gill Plan for nano-MRI with NV centers in diamond
Feb 15 Matthew Sarracanie Performing MRI at 6.5 mT
Feb 22 Meredith Frey Citius, Altius, Fortius – The Quest for Faster Imaging, Higher
Resolution, and Stronger Signal in MRI of Solids
Mar 01 Shanying Cui Study of diamond surface chemistry and its effects on near-surface NVs
Mar 08 Chih-Hao Li Results from astro-comb at TNG/HARPS-N
Mar 15 Roger Fu The magnetism of meteorites as a window onto solar system formation
Mar 22 Alexei Trifonov, Anat Benado, David Glenn Axon pulse sensing using NV-diamond magnetometry: Planning the experiment
Mar 29 Jason Dittmann The Second Oldest Problem in the Second Oldest Profession : Trigonometric Parallaxes from the MEarth Survey
Apr 05 Nir Bar-Gill & David Glenn Report from Ulm (Fedor Jelezko's group)
Apr 12 Chinmay Belthangady Compressive Sensing for Phase Encoding
Apr 19   No talk
Apr 26 Colin Connolly Magnetic nanoparticle labels for detection of biological targets
May 03 Keigo Arai Phase encoding technique for super-resolution NV magnetometry
May 10 Alex Glenday Data Analysis of the Astro-Comb on HARPS-N
May 17   No talk, CBS Retreat
May 24 Maddy Corbett & David Glenn Plan for neuron magnetic imaging
May 31   practice DAMOP talks
Jun 07   No talk, DAMOP
Jun 14 Erik Bauch Super-resolution optical imaging and magnetometry using NV centers in diamond
Jun 21 Kasturi Saha Nonlinear Optics in Nanophotonic structures
Jun 28 Nick Langellier Application of HARPS-N to astro-seismology
Jul 05   No talk
Jul 12 Stephen DeVience Nanoscale MRI with NV-diamond
Jul 19 David Le Sage Progress on the 2nd generation side-collection NV magnetometer
Jul 26 Nir Bar-Gill Some thoughts and ideas on possible NV experiments
Aug 02   No talk
Aug 08 John Barry Prospective post-doc talk
Aug 16 Chih-Hao Li Report from July astro-comb trip to TNG/HARPS-N
Aug 23 Linh Pham Update on nuclear spin sensing using single NV centers
Aug 30 Jean-Christophe Jaskula Mag-STED results and singlet state repumping
Sep 06 Ashok Ajoy High resolution Hartmann-Hahn sensing
Sep 13 David Phillips Application of Laser Frequency Combs and Nitrogen Vacancy Diamond Magnetometers to Searches for New Physics
Sep 20 Francesco Casola Plan for imaging patterns of quantum magnetic fields in advanced materials
Sep 27 Alexei Trifonov Analysis of schemes for NV-based super-resolution imaging and magnetometry
Oct 04 Maddy Corbett Nuclear Spin Sensing: An Overview
Oct 11 Keigo Arai Nanoscale Fourier magnetic imaging by phase encoding technique
Oct 18 Alex Glenday Latest Data Analysis from Astro-Comb Calibration of HARPS-N
Oct 25 Colin Connolly & David Glenn Magnetic detection of rare cells with NV diamond magnetic imager
Nov 01 Dimitar Sasselov Prebiotic Photochemistry: Astrophysical UV Sources and Lab "Analogs"
Nov 08 Chinmay Belthangady & Huiliang Zhang Magnetometry below the optical diffraction limit via phase encoding
Nov 15 Erik Bauch Latest results on Super-resolution optical imaging and magnetometry using NV centers in diamond
Nov 22 David Rousso Spatial organization of a novel retinal cell type on a 2-dimensional hexagonal lattice
Nov 29   No talk
Dec 06 Linh Pham, Francesco Casola, Stephen DeVience, Eric Bersin Determination of NV depth from proton spin measurements
Dec 13 Stephen DeVience Comparison of Methods for Nuclear Spin Detection with NVs
Dec 20 Chih-Hao Li,
Alex Glenday
Plan for developing a turn-key green astro-comb,
Recent Astro-Comb Data Analysis: PSF Application to Th:Ar and CCD Mask Errors
Dec 27   No talk

 

Previous seminars in 2012

Date Speaker Topic
Jan 06 David Le Sage Prospects for electric field imaging using NV centers
Jan 13 Colm Ryan Coherence and Control in NV Centres
Jan 20 Paola Cappellaro Updates from the Quantum Engineering Group
Jan 27 Nir Bar-Gill & David Le Sage Highlights from the 2012 MMI-Harvard Diamond Photonics Conference
Feb 03 Alex Glenday First Measurements of an Astro-Comb with an FTS
Feb 10 Jason Stockman New Strategies for Accelerated Spatial Encoding with Quadratic
Fields in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Feb 17 Anat Bar-Gill Prospects of magnetic sensing of oxidative burst in Neutrophils
Feb 24 Linh Pham Preferential orientation of NV centers in diamond
Mar 02   APS March Meeting -- no talk
Mar 09 Chinmay Belthangady Coherent control of nitrogen defects in diamond
Mar 16 Stephen DeVience The SUCCESS and SLIC Singlet-State NMR Experiments
Mar 23 Keiji Nishida Bio-magnetism, biogenic nanoparticles and synthetic signaling pathway
Mar 30 Jean-Christophe Jaskula Progress on STED techniques and perspectives of bio-application
Apr 06 Huiliang Zhang Cathodoluminescence of Color Centers in Nanodiamond
Apr 13 David Glenn Progress Towards Nanodiamond Tissue Staining and Prospects for
Bio-Magnetometry
Apr 20 Chih-Hao Li Green astro-comb for HARPS-N (progress report)
Apr 27 Nir Bar-Gill Magnetic measurements of graphene
May 04 Mikey Shulman Entanglement of Singlet Triplet Qubits Using the Exchange Interaction
May 11   No talk
May 18 David Le Sage Progress toward biomagnetism measurements using a NV wide-field imager
May 25 Aleem Siddiqui Cavity-Enhanced Optical ParametricChirp Pulse Amplification: Toward Octave Spanning Gain with Perfect Conversion
Jun 01   DAMOP Practice Talks
Jun 08   No talk, attending DAMOP
Jun 15 Alexei Trifonov & Jean-Christophe Jaskula Progress on STED and Dark State Measurements (?)
Jun 22 Nick Langellier Nanowire Growth on Photonic Crystal Fiber by Pulsed Femtosecond Laser Deposition
Jun 29 Shimon Kolkowitz Coherent sensing of a mechanical resonator and remote nuclear
spins using a single spin qubit in diamond.
Jul 06   No talk
Jul 13   No talk
Jul 20 Shu-Wei Huang High-energy sub-cycle optical waveform synthesizer
Jul 27 Jinkang Lim Large mode spacing Yb doped fiber laser comb for next generation astro-comb
Aug 3 Alyssa Wilson Immunolabeling: Some Theory Relevant to EM/LM Tissue Prep
Aug 10 Duo Li Optical Frequency Comb Based Ultra-Low Phase-Noise Microwave Oscillator
Aug 17 David Phillips Demonstration Measurements with the Astro-comb at HARPS-N
Aug 24 David Glenn Lessons from Woods Hole summer school
Aug 31 Devid Le Sage Optical magnetic imaging of bacteria under ambient conditions
Sep 07 Mary Chessey Optimizing Cathodoluminescence Detection
Sep 14 Alex Glenday Plan for DARPA Pulse program
Sep 21 Alex Sushkov Nanoscale magnetic field sensing with NV-centers in diamond
Sep 28 Anat Bar-Gill & Jean-Christophe Jaskula STED imaging of neuromuscular junction
Oct 05 Keigo Arai Phase encoding in NV electron spins
Oct 12 Chinmay Belthangady Dressed-State Polarization Transfer between Bright and Dark spins in Diamond
Oct 19 Huiliang Zhang Silicon Vacancy defect in diamond
Oct 26 Stephen DeVience SLIC Spectroscopy in the Low Field Imager
Nov 02 Linh Pham Extending NV spin coherence via dynamical decoupling at low temperature
Nov 09 Stephen DeVience Discussion of "Robust absolute magnetometry with organic thin-film devices"
Nov 16 Ronnie Kosloff Quantum Absorption Refrigerators and the III-Law of Thermodynamics
Nov 23   No talk, Thanksgiving
Nov 30 David Glenn Toward magnetometry measurements of living MTB
Dec 04 Amir Capua Direct observation of the coherent light-matter interaction in room-temperature semiconductors
Dec 07 Georg Kucsko Temperature sensing with nanodiamonds
Dec 14 Michael Grinolds Scanning magnetometry and magnetic resonance imaging with single nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond
Dec 17 Francesco Casola Aspects of quantum magnetism in quasi one-dimensional materials
Dec 21 David Phillips Astro-comb plans and prospects
Dec 28   No talk

 

Previous seminars in 2011

Date Speaker Topic
Jan 07 David Le Sage Substitutional Nitrogen Electron Spin Polarization in Diamond for Enhanced Magnetometry (part II)
Jan 14 Nir and Chinmay Dynamical Decoupling and Spectral Decomposition Studies in NV Centers
Jan 21 Keigo Arai Plan for +/- NV magnetometry studies
Jan 28 Boerge Hemmerling Towards Direct Frequency Comb Spectroscopy with Trapped Ions
Feb 04 Stephen DeVience Relaxation of the Long-Lived Singlet State
Feb 11 Alyssa Wilson Neuronal current imaging with low-field MRI
Feb 18 David Glenn Nanodiamond cathodoluminescence and expected magnetic field signals from neurons
Feb 25 David Phillips Plan for HARPS-N
Mar 04 Alexei Trifonov STED system and plan for bio experiments
Mar 11 John Hopfield Broadcast of talk on neuroscience by John Hopfield
Mar 18 Linh Pham Dynamic decoupling of NV ensembles
Mar 25 Stephen DeVience Plans for Singlet Experiments
Apr 01 Peter Maurer Progress on experiments with NV spins
Apr 01 Mike Grinolds Quantum control of proximal spins using nanoscale magnetic resonance imaging
Apr 08 Matt Rosen New Methods of Low-Field MRI for Application to TBI
Apr 15 Huiliang Zhang SEM and TEM studies of nanodiamonds
Apr 22 Chih-Hao Li & Alex Glenday Progress on green astro-comb & FTS development
Apr 29 Yiqiao Tang Enhanced enantioselectivity in excitation of chiral molecules by superchiral light
May 06 Peggy Lo Surface functionalization of NV diamond
May 13 Ron Walsworth Talk by Ron Walsworth at the CBS retreat
May 20 Nir Bar-Gill Spectral decomposition of a solid-state spin environment through quantum control of a spin impurity
May 27 David LeSage NV Ensemble Magnetometry with High Fluorescence Detection Efficiency Using the "Side Collection" Technique
Jun 03 Peter Maurer Long-lived solid-state room-temperature quantum memory
Jun 10   DAMOP practice talks
Jun 17   No talk, attending DAMOP
Jun 24 Jacob Bean exoplanet science with G-CLEF
Jul 01 David Phillips Plan for HARPS-N
Jul 08 Noah Chang update from Kaertner lab
Jul 15 Keigo Arai studies of NV absorption
Jul 22 Silvija Gradecak Research Overview
Jul 29 Alyssa Wilson Modeling of neuronal current imaging
Aug 05 Stephen DeVience Prospects for nuclear singlet states in NV diamond
Aug 12 David Glenn Multi-color super-resolution imaging with nanoparticle cathodoluminescence
Aug 19 Chih-Hao Li Progress on visible wavelength astro-combs
Aug 26 Mason Klein Update from Samuel lab
Sep 02 Maja Cassidy Update on DNP and nanoparticle MRI experiments
Sep 09 Alexei Trifonov & Bobby Kasthuri STED system and plan for bio experiments
Sep 16 Huiliang Zhang Controlling surface properties and other color centers in diamond
Sep 23 Alex Glenday Astro-comb characterization with FTS
Sep 30 Jean-Christophe Jaskula Atom optics experiments at Institut d'Optique
Oct 07 Chinmay Belthangady Environment-assisted NV magnetometry
Oct 14 Chris Farrar NMR investigations at Martinos
Oct 21 Birgit Hausmann Update on diamond research in Loncar Lab
Oct 28   No talk, Ron in Chile
Nov 04 Chih-Hao Li & Nick Langellier Discovery and the solution of the mystery of the PCF filament
Nov 11 David Le Sage A method for super-resolution microscopy with nanodiamonds
Nov 18 James McIver Photon helicity dependent currents in a topological insulator
Nov 25   No talk, Thanksgiving
Dec 02 Yiwen Chu Update on cryogenic NV experiments
Dec 09 Matthew Webber Characterization of the stability of astrophysical calibration systems through FTS Data Analysis
Dec 16 Igor Aharonovich Fabrication of thin diamond membranes for quantum information processing
Dec 23   No talk
Dec 30   No talk

 

2010

Date Speaker Topic
Jan 01   No talk
Jan 08 Nir Bar-Gill TBA
Jan 15 Thomas Babinec A Diamond Nanowire Single Photon Antenna
Jan 22 Josh Winn (MIT) Exoplanet thoughts
Jan 29   No talk
Feb 05 Mason Klein TBA
Feb 12 Linh Pham NV physics and oral exam practice
Feb 19 Chan Gyu Joo Dynamic nuclear polarization at high magnetic field
Feb 26 Stephen DeVience Overview of DNP Methods
Mar 05 David Glenn Physics of ion optodes
Mar 12   No talk
Mar 19 SHomeek TBA
Mar 26 Chih-Hao Li Development of visible wavelength astro-combs
Apr 02 Dan Rugar Special seminar at Physics Dept., 10 am (arranged by Yacoby group)
Apr 09 Matt Rosen Tour of new Martinos lab for low-field MRI
Apr 16 Rita Kalra Antihydrogen experiment
Apr 23 David Glenn Physics of ion optodes
Apr 30 Nan Yang Manipulating quantum coherence in room temperature liquids to image through scattering media
May 07 Graciana Puentes Distributed entangled photonic states and applications
May 14 Ron Walsworth Talk at CBS retreat
May 21   Stephen DeVience followed by DAMOP practice talks and poster review after lunch
May 28   DAMOP
Jun 04 David Le Sage & Linh Pham NVB imager results
Jun 11 Sam Patz Xe lung imaging
Jun 18 Xiaolong Hu TBA
Jun 25   No talk 
Jul 02   No talk 
Jul 09   No talk 
Jul 16   No talk 
Jul 23 Peter Maurer NV Quantum Information Experiments in the Lukin Lab
Jul 30 Jacob Bean Infrared Exoplanet Work at CRIRES
Aug 06 Jamu Alford Delta-enhanced relaxation in MR: field-cycled MRI for molecular imaging applications
Aug 13 Bobby Kasthuri & Hirohide Iwasaki Connectome project in Lichtman Lab
Aug 20 Chih-Hao Li Journal Club, "Coherent Perfect Absorber"
Aug 27 Stephen DeVience Progress on creation of novel NMR states in biomolecules
Sep 03 Shimon Kolkowitz TBA
Sep 10 Ye Zhao & David Le Sage NV side collection & absorption measurements
Sep 17 David Phillips Astro-comb calibration of TRES
Sep 24 Justin Brown (Romalis group, Princeton) Lorentz symmetry test using K-3He co-magnetometer
Oct 01 Chih-Hao Li TBA 
Oct 08 Alex Glenday Practice thesis defense talk
Oct 15 David Glenn Diamond nanoparticles for bioimaging
Oct 22 Victor Acosta TBA
Oct 29 Nir Bar-Gill New ideas for cooling a diamond tip with NVs
Nov 05 Chih-Hao Li TBA
Nov 12   No talk
Nov 19 Alex Glenday Practice thesis defense talk
Nov 26   No talk
Dec 03 Thomas Witzel The SIRS method for NMR measurement of neuronal currents
Dec 10 Huiliang Zhang Physics of cathodoluminescence in diamond
Dec 17 David Le Sage Improved NV magnetometry using side-collection
Dec 24   No talk
Dec 31   No talk

 

2009

Date Speaker Topic
Jan 16 Heather Clark (Draper Labs) tba
Jan 23 Chih-Hao Li Job practice talk
Jan 30 Maja Cassidy (Marcus Group) Update on Si MRI project
Feb 06 Linh Pham NV diamond physics for AMO types
Feb 13 Claire Cramer Tunable laser calibration of Hectochelle
Feb 20 Jacob Robinson (Harvard Chem) Nanodevices for measuring and manipulating neural networks
Feb 27 Hadar Steinberg (Hebrew University, Jerusalem) Electrical transport through colloidal nano-particles
Mar 06 Seb Drave & Cullen Blake (CfA) M-dwarf planet studies using astro-comb
Mar 13 Dirk Englund (???) Quantum and Classical Information Processing in Photonic Crystals
Mar 20 Linh Pham & Daniyar Nurgaliev Modeling magnetic fields generated by neurons and detection using NV diamond magnetometry
Mar 27 Jero Maze & Peter Maurer (Harvard Physics) Towards optical magnetometry with sub-wavelength spatial resolution using individual spins in diamond
Apr 03 Chih-Hao Li Progress report on the phase error measurement of the astro-comb on Mt. Hopkins
Apr 10 Dan Chonde Johnson noise in resistive coils and the implication for inductive NMR detection
Apr 17 Sofia Magkiriadou (Doyle Group) EIT experiments with buffer gas cooled atoms & molecules
Apr 24 Tsun Kwan Yeung & David Le Sage Test of NVB imager using coil array
May 01 Mike Hohensee Testing Fundamental Lorentz Symmetries of Light, and Other Stuff
May 08 Zachary Dutton QSense: remote sensing with quantum states
May 15   DAMOP practice talks
May 29 Sofia Magkiriadou (Doyle Group) Towards quantum and non-linear optics with buffer-gas cooled atoms and molecules
Jun 05 Ross Mair Roll Your Own Scanner II: Novel Systems for Lung Imaging with Hyperpolarized Noble Gases
Jun 12 Rachel Scheidegger Studying obesity and asthma with new imaging techniques
Jun 19 Paul Stanwix NV magnetometry via optical absorption
Jun 26 David Phillips Astro-comb Prospects
Jul 10 Tsun Kwan Yeung Micron-sized Wire Array Fabrication and It's Application for NVB Imager
Jul 24 Linh Pham and David Le Sage NVBI results
Jul 31 Ryan McGorty (Manoharan group) Using Holographic Microscopy to Study Colloids: Liquid Interfaces and Phase Transitions
Aug 07 Patrick Maletinsky (Yacoby group) Scanning diamond nanotip magnetometer
Aug 14 David Phillips Results from recent astro-comb measurements
Aug 21 Chih-Hao Li Moving towards 1 cm/s accuracy on the radial velocity measurement: Progress report on the phase error measurement of the astro-comb on Mt. Hopkins
Aug 28 David Glenn (???) Towards laser cooling of molecules from a buffer-gas beam source
Sep 04 Rita Kalra Beam profiles and EIT
Sep 11 Maja Cassidy Update on Si MRI project
Sep 18 Paul Hamilton (DeMille group) tba
Sep 25 Alexey Gorshkov Quantum Zeno effect and its application to NV-based quantum computing
Oct 02 David Le Sage All about confocal microscopy
Oct 09 My Linh Pham Discussion of a recent paper about NV diamonds
Oct 16 Noah Chang and Andrew Benedick (Kaertner group) Blue astro-comb
Oct 23 Paul Stanwix Discussion of a recent paper about NV diamonds
Oct 30 Matt Rosen & Stephen DeVience Relocation and rebuild of LFI at Martinos
Nov 06 Tsun Kwan Yeung Practice oral exam
Nov 13 Stephen DeVience Ortho- and Para-Hydrogen
Nov 20 Jero Maze and Peter Maurer Applications of mag-STED to quantum information
Nov 27   No talk
Dec 04 Wei Min (Xie group) Stimulated emission microscopy
Dec 11 David Phillips Astro-comb opportunities
Dec 18 Heather Knutson Exoplanet Studies
Dec 22 Andreas Velten TBA
Dec 25   No talk

 

2008

Date Speaker Topic
Jan 04 Mike Hohensee & Mason Klein This talk is NOT titled 'The ABC's of EIT'
Jan 11 Matt Rosen & David Phillips Siemens reloaded: novel magnetometry for MRI
Jan 18 Heather Knutson (CfA) Portraits of Distant Worlds: Characterizing the Properties of Extrasolar Planets
Jan 25 David Phillips & Chih-Hao Li Astro-comb Q&A
Feb 01 Rita Kalra Effect of Beam Shape on Zeeman EIT
Feb 08 Rachel Scheidegger & Dan Chonde From Phil to Martinos: future directions for lung imaging studies
Feb 15 Jero Maze (Lukin group) Implementing Nitrogen-Vacancy defects as Magnetometers (First Principle)
Feb 22 Claire Cramer Prospects for a Sandage-Loeb Test
Feb 29 Alison Hill & Linh Pham (Marcus group) Si nanoparticle MRI update
Mar 07 Alex Johnson (Harvard Physics) Low Temperature Micro-scale Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Mar 21 Mason Klein Slow-light-from-EIT and stored light efficiency developments
Mar 28 Wilson Barros Plans for upgrading low-field imager and using it for lung imaging
Apr 04 Yulia Gurevich (Gabrielse group) Polar molecule EDM experiment
Apr 18 Rita Kalra storing squeezed states
Apr 25 Darrick Chang Nanoscale quantum optics
May 02 Jim Phillips (CfA) A Sounding Rocket Test of the Weak Equivalence Principle
May 09 Paul Stanwix B-field Imaging using NV diamond magnetometry: The NVB Imager
May 16 Matt Rosen & David Phillips Siemens: Resolutions
May 23   DAMOP practice talk session
Jun 06 Aaron Grant (Beth Israel) new concepts from basic physics applied to biomedical MRI
Jun 13 Claire Cramer New ideas for astro-comb applications
Jun 20 Markus Greiner (Harvard Physics) Quantum simulations with ultracold atoms
Jul 25 Matt Rosen 3He hyperpolarization and storage instrumentation
Aug 15 Mike Hohensee Constraining Isotropic Shifts in the Speed of Light
Aug 22 Maja Cassidy (Marcus group) Update on Si MRI project
Aug 29 Mackie Van Camp Results from g(2)/radiation-trapping experiment
Sep 05 Cullen Blake (CfA) M-dwarf planet searches using astro-comb
Sep 12 Chih-Hao Li and Noah Chang Next steps in astro-comb development
Sep 19 Yanhong Xiao Faraday effect in novel materials
Sep 26 Alexey Gorshkov (Lukin group) Suppression of Inelastic Collisions B/w Polar Molecules With a Repulsive Shield and Alkaline-Earth Atoms as Few-Qubit Quantum Registers
Oct 03 Sungkun Hong (Yacoby group) Update on nano-tip NV magnetometer
Oct 17 Aravinthan Samuel (Harvard Physics) Bioimaging
Oct 24 Guillermo Torres (CfA) Fundamental Properties of Stars, and Introduction to Eclipsing Binaries
Oct 31 Paul Stanwix & Linh Pham NVB imager update
Nov 07 David Le Sage (Gabrielse group) First Production of Antihydrogen within a Combined Penning-Ioffe Trap
Nov 14 Dan Chonde Progress Towards A Combined PET/MRI System
Nov 21 Prashant Jain (Cohen group) Surface Plasmon Resonance Enhanced Magneto-Optics (SuPREMO)
Dec 05 Kevin Covey (CfA) M dwarfs
Dec 12 Wilson Barros New data on Xe NMR in granular media
Dec 19 Jero Maze (Lukin group) NV magnetometry and N@C60

 

2007

Date Speaker Topic
Jan 05 Jeronimo Maze (Lukin group) Angular dependence of spin coherenceeffects in nitrogen-vacancy diamond
Jan 12 Jacob Aptekar Brute Force Hyperpolarization in Silicon Nanoparticles
Jan 19 Tun Wang (UConn) Anomalous intensity correlation and anticorrelation in
Jan 26 Anatoly Dementyev (MIT) Low temperature DNP in 29Si
Feb 02 Alex Glenday First few months data from Lorentz symmetry tests with the dual noble gas maser
Feb 09 Cindy Hancox Update on small-cell N-resonance studies
Feb 16 Mike Hohensee First results from vapor cell studies to enable an Ives-Stilwell test
Feb 23 David Phillips Thoughts and plans for stored light experiments
Mar 02 Naomi Ginsburg (Hau group) "The medium is the message": Manipulating optical information with coherent atomic wavefunctions
Mar 09 Jake Taylor (MIT) Possible limits to NV center-based magnetometry
Mar 16 Franz Kaertner (MIT) Octave Spanning Lasers, Frequency Combs and Optical Clocks
Mar 23 Jacob Aptekar Overhauser-enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (oMRI)
Mar 30 Leo Tsai Update of LFI development and near-term 3He human lung studies
Apr 06 Yanhong Xiao & Mason Klein Using atoms to split light in a coated cell
Apr 13 Chi-Hao Li 3He polarizer hardware advances
Apr 20 Padraig Cantillon-Murphy (MIT) RF-modulation of the complex susceptibility of magnetic nanoparticles
Apr 27 Alex Glenday Resonant Circuit Stability in the Dual Noble Gas Maser
May. 04 Richard Hickman (AMP/HEA) The POEM Capacitance Gauges
May. 18 Ana Batrachenko & Rachel Scheidegger Recent lung imaging experiments in the open-access imager
May. 25 Pablo Londero (Prentiss group) Nonlinear Optics in 2D+1 Pencil-Shaped MOTs
Jun 01 Julien Le Gouet (Observatoire de Paris) Cold atom absolute gravimeter
Jun 15 Wilson Barros (Vanderbilt U) Enhancement in Low-Field MRI
Jun 22 Susie Huang (HST) Avalanching Amplification of Sensitivity and Contrast by Feedback-Enhanced NMR and MRI
Jul 13 Jon Marmurek & Rob Barton Si nanoparticle characterization/functionalization
Jul 20 Paul Stanwix Test of Lorentz invariance in electrodynamics using rotating cryogenic sapphire microwave oscillators
Jul 27 Ross Mair Back to ... 2003: NMR studies of Xenon gas diffusion and flow in porous media
Aug 03 Alex Glenday Progress Towards an Anomalous Neutron Spin-Spin Coupling Measurement
Aug 17 Yanhong Xiao Coherence in EIT noise spectroscopy
Aug 24 Masha Baryakhtar EIT basics
Aug 24 Cleo Leung Other basics
Aug 31 Tun Wang (UConn) Diffusion induced decoherence of stored optical vortices and the effects of diffusion on stored images
Sep 07 Michael Hohensee Quantum Properties of Coated Cell Beamsplitters
Sep 14 Rachel Scheidegger & Paola Cappellaro Inhomogeneous field correction in MRI
Sep 19 Dan Chonde NMR/MRI with hyperpolarized species
Sep 19 Mark Browning Maser basics
Sep 28 Yanhong Xiao Subwavelength "optical resonance imaging" (ORI)
Oct 05 Saijun Wu Talbot-Lau interferometry with magnetically guided atoms
Oct 12 Alex Glenday Setting a Limit on Anomalous Spin-Spin Coupling with the Dual Noble Gas Maser
Oct 19 Tao Hong (???) Electromagnetically Induced Transparency in Buffer Gas Cooled Rb Vapor
Oct 26 David Phillips & Matt Rosen Novel magnetometry for MRI: Work for Siemens, AG
Nov 02 Yanhong Xiao Subwavelength "optical resonance imaging" (ORI)
Nov 09 Claire Cramer The Other Telescope Calibration Effort
Nov 30 Jean Livet (Center for Brain Sciences) "Brainbows"
Dec 07 Chih-Hao Li Plan for astro-comb construction
Dec 21 James Battat (Stubbs group) tba

 

2006

Date Speaker Topic
Jan 06 Mason Klein and Mike Hohensee results from coated cell studies
Jan 13 Ross Mair NMR experiment planning
Jan 20 Alex Glenday plan for Lorentz symmetry test in 2006/7
Jan 27 Ryan McGorty Fluidized bed experiments: current status
Feb 03 Cindy Hancox results from small-cell N-resonance studies
Feb 10 Yanhong Xiao results from noise studies
Feb 17 Yanhong Xiao Noise studies in EIT and its relevance to CPT clocks andcontinuous variable entanglement
Feb 24 Alex Johnson Hyperpolarized particles
Mar 03 Alex Glenday DNGM Update
Mar 10 Irina Novikova Results from Stored Light Optimization
Mar 17 Elizabeth Goldschmidt & Yulia Gurevich H maser progress and effect of freq. counters on stability measurements
Apr 07 Michael Hohensee Detecting Lorentz Symmetry Violations using EIT
Apr 14 James Babb (SAO) Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Pressure Broadened Alkali-Metal Atom Resonance Lines
Apr 21 Jeronimo Maze A few photon measurements summary
Apr 28 Mason Klein Final results from coated cell EIT studies
May 05 Irina Novikova More on slow light in a medium with self-rotation
May 12   DAMOP practice talks
May 26 Leo Tsai Status of the Low-Field MRI System and Current Results
Jun 02 Janice Hudgings (Mt. Holyoke) The Inside Scoop on Vertical-CavitySurface-Emitting Lasers
Jun 09 Alex Glenday Update on noble gas maser Lorentz symmetry tests
Jun 16 Alex Johnson & Matt Rosen Hyperpolarized Si-29 nanoparticles
Jun 23 Cindy Hancox Conclusion from small-cell N-resonance studies
Jun 26 Irina Novikova Stored light optimization
Jul 14 Yanhong Xiao Laser Phase noise to intensity noise conversion in EIT
Jul 21 Leo Tsai Development of a Low-Field 3He MRI System to Study Posture-Dependence of Pulmonary Function
Aug 04 Yulia Gurevich Intro to hydrogen masers and their applications
Aug 11 Cleo Leung N-resonance clock using high-temperature thin cells
Aug 18 Saee Paliwal Fiber modulator characterization and investigation of field imbalance in CPT
Aug 25 Leo Tsai Initial Human Images from the Low-Field 3He MRI System
Sep 01 Cleo Leung Extended DAVLL locking scheme and high temperature N-resonance studies
Sep 08 David Phillips New tests of time and orientation varying fundamental constants
Sep 15 Yu-Ju Lin Ultracold Atoms Magnetically Trapped inside a Resonator on aMicrofabricated Chip
Sep 22 Saee Paliwal tba
Sep 29 Jacob Aptekar Pulse Sequence Design and Implementation for MRI in Inhomogeneous Magnetic Fields
Oct 06 Michael Hohensee Testing Lorentz Symmetries of Light
Oct 13 Rob Barton Silicon nanoparticles as molecular imaging agents for MRI
Oct 20 Matthew Eisaman Progress towards a quantum repeater using atomic ensemlbes
Oct 26 Seth Lloyd (MIT) Quantum limits to the measurement of space and time
Nov 03 Lily Childress (Harvard) Coherent dynamics of coupled electron and nuclear spin qubits in diamond
Nov 10 Matt Rosen Review of new results from Pines group and Boyd Goodson
Nov 17 Mason Klein & Yanhong Xiao Plan for slow & stored light optimization studies I
Nov 20 Mason Klein & Yanhong Xiao Plan for slow & stored light optimization studies I: continued
Dec 01 Susanne Yelin Absorption-free negative refraction using quantum coherence
Dec 08 Chih-Hao Li Plan for new hyperpolarization systems
Dec 15 Paola Cappellaro (ITAMP) Quantum Information Transport in Nuclear Spin Chains
Dec 22 Robert Lutwak (Symmetricom) Realizing the Chip-Scale Atomic Clock

 

2005

Date Speaker Topic
Jan 07 Ruopeng Wang initial data on fluidized bed with vertical bore NMR instrument
Jan 14 Mason Klein update on stored light studies
Jan 21 Alex Glenday noble gas maser update
Jan 28 Chris Smallwood update on N/CPT clocks experiment
Feb 04 Micah Ledbetter (Princeton) EDM measurements in liquid laser-polarized xenon
Feb 11 Naomi Ginsberg (Harvard) Observation of Hybrid Soliton Vortex-Ring Structures in Bose-Einstein Condensates
Feb 18 Yanhong Xiao Calculations of atomic coherence diffusion in CPT experiments
Feb 25 Andreas Mershin (MIT) Peptide-assisted nano bio devices
Mar 04 Alex Glenday Potential Axion Search using the DNGM
Mar 11 Mason Klein Discussion of recent slow light papers
Mar 18 Matt Rosen Meeting at Millenium; ideas for 3He imaging
Mar 25 Jesse Thaler (Harvard) Universal Dynamics of Spontaneous Lorentz Violation
Apr 01 Mason Klein Update and plans on stored light experiments in coated cells
Apr 06 Thomas Meersmann (Colorado SU) Novel Contrast in MR Imaging through Hyperpolarized Krypton-83
Apr 15 Yanhong Xiao Atomic motion induced Ramsey-type spectral narrowing
Apr 22 Michael Barlow (Nottingham U) Open discussion on narrowed-line laser technology
Apr 29 Cindy Hancox (Harvard) Magnetic trapping of rare-earths atoms
May 06 Michael Fleischhauer (TU Kaiserslautern) Quantum electrodynamics of atoms in media with negative refraction
May 13   DAMOP practice talks
Jun 03 Caspar van der Wal (U Groningen) tba
Jun 10 Mukund Vengalattore (Harvard) Nonlinear Optics in anisotropic ultracold media
Jun 17 Chris Sotak (Worcester PI) The Relationship Between Apparent Diffusion Coefficient (ADC) Changes of Tissue Water and Cell Volume Changes During Acute Neurological Disorders
Jun 24 Andreea Boca (Caltech) Measurements in cavity QED with trapped atoms
Jul 22 Mason Klein pre-oral exam talk
Jul 29 Leo Tsai Thesis committee presentation
Aug 08 Ryan McGorty 129Xe NMR: Fluidized Bed Experiments Update
Aug 12 Alex Glenday pre-oral exam talk
Aug 18 Ryan McGorty my undergraduate research
Aug 22 Alexei Taichenachev and Valery Yudin (Novosibirsk State University) Pure superposition states of atoms generated by a bichromatic elliptically polarized field
Sep 02 Mason Klein Pre-oral exam talk
Sep 09 Yanhong Xiao Proposed studies of PM-AM conversion in atomic vapor
Sep 16 Elizabeth Goldschmidt Report on summer work: DAVLL, magnetic field fluctuations 
Sep 23 Leo Tsai Status of low-field imager and proposed use for studying lung physiology
Sep 29 S. Zibrov/I. Novikova Light shift measurement for lin-par-lin CPT configuration
Sep 30 Ludovic de Rochefort (U2R2M, Paris) Visualization of flow dynamics within the airways with hyperpolarized 3He MRI
Oct 07 Michael Hohensee Role of light polarization in stored light
Oct 14 Federico Cane Modeling of DNGM behavior and comparison with measurements
Oct 28 Irina Novikova Light Pulse Delay and Storage in Rb Vapor Cells
Nov 04 Michael Crescimanno (Youngstown State University) A theory of N+CPT resonance
Nov 11 Sam Patz (Brigham and Women's Hospital) Imaging LP 129Xe exchange in lungs
Dec 02 Andrey Matsko (JPL) Experiments with an opto-electrical oscillator using VCSEL lasers
Dec 09 Philip Walther (Harvard) From Entangled Photons to Quantum Computation
Dec 16 Mason Klein and Mike Hohensee Plans for coated cell static EIT paper

 

2004

Date Speaker Topic
Jan 09 Michal Bajcsy (Lukin group) Stationary Pulses of Light in an Atomic Medium
Jan 16 Leo Tsai Asthma research and potential for LP noble gas MRI
Jan 23 David Phillips Plans for Quantum Optics experiments
Jan 30 Federico Cane New oven design
Feb 13 Christine Wang Basics of CPT
Feb 20 Suzanne Rousseau Lorentz symmetry tests
Feb 27 Ross Mair LP Noble Gas MRI Grand Plan for 2004
Mar 12 Tina Pavlin New generation of the segregation experiments
Mar 19 Mason Klein/Leo Tsai Overview of the completed segregation experiments
Mar 26 John Ng Atherosclerosis studies
Apr 02 Michael Hohensee (Lukin group) Generation of entangled atoms in Raman media
Apr 09 David Phillips Observation of the negative Doppler shift: dream vs. reality
Apr 16 Nicolas Boulant (Cory-group, MIT) Teleportation: Science Fiction or Reality?
Apr 23 Matt Eisaman, (Lukin group) Recent progress in quantum memory experiments
Apr 30 Michael Crescimanno Updates in understanding of CPT clock shifts
May 07 Ruopeng Wang New generation of fluidized bed experiments
May 14 Leo Tsai Rehearsal of ISMRM conference talk on low-field imager design (10 min)
Jun 04 Leo Tsai and Mason Klein Updates on Segregation Experiments
Jun 18 Ross Mair and Leo Tsai Highlights from ENC and ISMRM 
Jul 02 Leo Tsai Plan for "final" segregation experiments
Jul 09 Irina Novikova Push-pull optical pumping and applications to our experiments
Jul 16 Alex Glenday Is the Doyle cold buffer gas scheme viable for Rb stored light?
Jul 23 Christine Wang Atomic diffusion and CPT resonances
Jul 30 Mason Klein Optimizing stored light
Aug 06 Jeff Surette H maser P24 performance
Aug 13 Tina Pavlin Plan for human physiology studies using high-field MRI
Aug 20 Chris Smallwood Studies of new Raman and CPT clocks
Aug 27 Jakob Taylor (Lukin group) Quantum Dots
Sep 03 Suzanne Rousseau The physics of Lorentz and CPT violation
Sep 10 Suzanne Rousseau The physics of Lorentz and CPT violation: MORE!
Sep 24 Gregg Jaeger (Boston U.) Quantum entanglement, symmetry and optical quantum memory
Oct 01 John Ng MS Lesion studies by Gadolinium-enhanced MRI
Oct 08 Irina Novikova Optimization of the classical light storage
Oct 15 Dan Farkas (Gabrielse group) Optical comb/iodine clock comparison with H maser
Oct 22 Alexei Trifonov (MagiQ) Recent progress in quantum cryptography
Oct 29 Anatoly Dementyev (Yale Univ.) To be announced
Nov 05 Matt Eisaman (Lukin group) Update on the quantum repeater experiment
Nov 12 Eric Silver (CfA) Microcalorimeters Are No Longer a Laboratory Curiosity!
Nov 19 Natasha Lisitza (Princeton Univ.) NMR Measurements of Diffusion in the Internal Fields
Nov 23 Donald Candela (UMass) Granular media studies with NMR
Dec 10 Michal Bajcsy (Lukin group) EIT Based Waveguides and Stationary Light Pulses
Dec 20 Leo Tsai & Tina Pavlin Plan for lung imaging at high fields