apparatus diagram

Program

All lectures held in Wilder 104.

Friday, October 5

4:00PM

Ralph Gibson

Public Lecture: Ernest Fox Nichols and the pressure of light    Video

4:45PM

Plaque Unveiling Ceremony-front of Wilder

5:30PM

Bill Phillips

Public Lecture: The legacy of Nichols and Hull: 100+ years of radiative forces    Abstract     Video

Saturday, October 6

9:30AM

Welcome

9:45AM

Matt Stanley

Maxwell's complicated legacy: micro and macro at the turn of the century     Video

10:30AM

Coffee/Tea Break

11:00AM

Jack Harris

Radiation pressure and quantum measurements
Video

11:45AM

Mark Kasevich

Precision atom interferometry based on pulses of light
Video

12:30PM

Lunch Break

2:15PM

Nergis Mavalvala

Radiation pressure in laser interferometric gravitational wave detectors     Video

3:00PM

Roberto Onofrio

Radiation pressure from quantum vacuum     Video

3:45PM

Coffee/Tea Break

4:15PM

Ed Moses

From laser light to starlight, the story of the National Ignition Facility and creating fusion on earth      Video

5:00PM

Reception-300 Wilder