Phil Meeson – Quantum engineering, leading the way to a new technological era

Event Date: 13 March 2018 Boiler House Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Professor Phil Meeson (RHUL) – Quantum engineering, leading the way to a new technological era Fundamental and universal, quantum physics has been, in the century since its discovery, more thoroughly explored and …

Vladimir Antonov – Terahertz radiation: from Big Bang to nanotechnology

Event Date: 20 February 2018 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dr. Vladimir Antonov (RHUL) – Terahertz radiation: from Big Bang to nanotechnology When the Big Bang happened there was a tremendous amount of energy release. The largest part of it was in terahertz …

Glen Cowan – Using machine learning at the Large Hadron Collider

Event Date: 8 December 2017 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Professor Glen Cowan (RHUL) – Using machine learning at the Large Hadron Collider The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s largest particle accelerator, is currently taking data from which we hope to better …

Jocelyn Monroe – Dark Matter

Event Date: 30 October 2017 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dark Matter Day A global hunt for the universe’s missing matter is underway, and this autumn everyone is invited to join in. On and around Halloween 2017 events around the world will celebrate …

Stephen Gibson – The Big Bang Experience! A brief history and future of the LHC

Event Date: 22 June 2017 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dr Stephen Gibson (RHUL) – The Big Bang Experience! A brief history and future of the LHC If you’ve watched the characters in The Big Bang Theory TV show, then you may think …

Anna Posazhennikova – Nobel Prize 2016: the rise of topology or what’s in a quantum vortex

Event Date: 27 April 2017 Founders Lecture Theatre Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dr. Anna Posazhennikova (RHUL) – Nobel Prize 2016: the rise of topology or what’s in a quantum vortex The last decade witnessed an explosion of interest in applications of Topology (an exciting …

Andrew Casey – The coldest place in the Universe

Event Date: 8 December 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dr. Andrew Casey (RHUL) –  The coldest place in the Universe What is the coldest place in the Universe? Is it somewhere in deep space, in a Galaxy far away? Could it be …

Asher Kaboth – Catching ghost particles

Event Date: 23 November 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Catching ghost particles Dr Asher Kaboth (RHUL) – Catching ghost particles Every day as we go through our lives, rush to work or enjoy the sun, we are unaware of trillions tiny particles passing …

Anna Posazhennikova – The Mysteries of Quantum Collective Behaviour

Event Date: 7 July 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: The Mysteries of Quantum Collective Behaviour  Dr Anna Posazhennikova (RHUL) – The Mysteries of Quantum Collective Behaviour  When a piece of Aluminium is cooled to -272 degrees Celsius, an electrical current can flow through …