Physics ColloquiumPage 1

Senior Talks #5

Freya Derdeyn, “Examining Randomness in Two-Qubit Mixed States” Ellen Ferranto, “Using first principles of x-ray diffraction to identify structure of […]

Senior Talks #4

Lucien Tsai, “Exploring the Impact of Short Range Order on the Ductility of Complex Alloys” Chris Ranlett, “Electrical resistivity measurements […]

Senior Talks #3

Svetlana Altshuler, “Cryogenic Characterizations of Graphene Thin-Film for the Testing of a New Instrument” Kaeshav Danesh, “An Exploration of the […]

Senior Talks #2

Eritas Yang, “Exploring the instability in three-planet systems” Arianna Meinking, “Defining a new set of optimal entanglement witnesses” Audrey Cole, “A […]

Fusion Energy in the Wild

Dr. Xin (Laura) Zhang ’16, Tokamak Energy Taming the energy of the sun is arguably one of the most difficult […]


Junior and senior physics majors attend our biweekly colloquium series, held on Tuesday afternoons at 4:30 p.m. in Shanahan B460. The talks are open to all students and to the public, and are frequently attended by scientists from the other Claremont Colleges, Cal Poly Pomona, and others. The series features speakers from a broad range of institutions and fields of physics.