The showcase will take place at
Now in its twenty-fifth season, the Pregame Showcase gives fans the chance to hear from accomplished faculty from the
Free and open to the public, each showcase features a thirty-minute presentation followed by a fifteen-minute question-and-answer session. A brief reception will follow each program. Door prizes will be awarded.
Mannella will talk about condensed matter physics (CMP), one of the fastest-growing research areas in physics. It is the science behind transistors, microchips, and nanotechnology. While it is a foundation of advanced materials research, CMP also has a deeper intellectual beauty that often goes unnoticed.
In this rich territory, physicists are discovering a growing number of complex electron systems. In high-temperature superconductors, for example, electrons organize collectivelyin a fashion different from the well-known fundamental laws that govern their interactions. Understanding the origins of these behaviors is one of the ultimate goals of science.
Mannella's presentation will showcase complex behaviors found both in nature and artificial systems in CMP, demonstrating how these marvelous collective phenomena are all around us.
Here's the lineup for the rest of the season:
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