CTCP
Centre for Theoretical Chemistry and Physics
at Massey University (Albany Campus), New Zealand





CTCP Seminars (Massey University Auckland, Oteha Rohe, Gate 5)



2017

Wed 19 Apr, 14.00pm
Philip Brydon
University of Otago
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
The fourth superconducting gap
Tue 7 Mar, 11.00am
Lisa Vondung
Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Why Iron is going to save the world or Insights into PBP pincer complexes and a bit of gold
Tue 7 Mar, 11.30am
Julius Hornung
Technical University of Munich, Germany
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Characterisation of Heteroleptic Ni(Al/GaCp*)/(ZnR) Phosphine Complexes
Mon 28 Feb, 11.00am
Sophie Shamailov
CTCP, Massey University
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Derivation of the Bethe ansatz equations for the Lieb-Liniger & Yang-Gaudin models
Mon 27 Feb, 4.00pm
Prof. Mahir S. Hussein
University of São Paulo, Brazil
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Recent work on Quantum Turbulence, Nuclear Astrophysics, and Mesoscopic Systems
Fri 17 Feb, 12.00noon
Prof. Sergej Flach
Institute for Basic Science, Daejeon, South Korea
MS 3.32 Mathematical Sciences Building
Intermittent Many-Body Dynamics at Equilibrium
Thu 9 Feb, 11.00am
Prof. Sergej Flach
Institute for Basic Science, Daejeon, South Korea
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Designing and Perturbing Flat Bands
Fri 20 Jan, 11.00am
Prof. Anatoly Titov
Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, Russia
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
The use of molecules and solids to search for a "new physics": Theory and experiments
Thu 19 Jan, 11.00am
Prof. Victor Flambaum
University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Manifestations of Dark Matter, Variations of Fundamental Constants and Violation of the Fundamental Symmetries in Atomic and Astrophysical Phenomena: New effects of dark matter which are linear in the interaction strength



2016

Mon 12 Dec, 11.00am
Prof. Peter Comba
Heidelberg University, Germany
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Magnetism and spectroscopy of oligonuclear 3d-4f complexes. Theoretical models for the accurate description of the magnetic anisotropy
Mon 28 Nov, 2.00pm
Prof. Notker Rösch
Technical University of Munich, Germany
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Transition Metal Clusters - Bridging Molecules and Surfaces
Wed 16 Nov, 2.00pm
Stefanie Mewes
CTCP, Massey University
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Exciton analysis in many-body wavefunctions: A fresh perspective on excited states exploiting the quasi-particle picture
Mon 17 Oct, 11.00am
Dr. Jan Mewes
CTCP, Massey University
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Solvatochromism in a Nutshell
Mon 10 Oct, 11.00am
Prof. Alexander Szameit
Friedrich-Schiller Universitiy Jena, Germany
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Topological photonics 2
Thu 6 Oct, 3.00pm
Prof. Alexander Szameit
Friedrich-Schiller Universitiy Jena, Germany
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Topological photonics
Mon 19 Sep, 11.30am
Prof. Mahir S. Hussein
University of São Paulo, Brazil
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Chaotic nature of turbulent Bose-Einstein condensates
Fri 19 Aug, 11.00am
Prof. Stacey Wetmore
University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Computational Studies of Damaged DNA: From Chemical Structure to Cellular Processing
Tue 16 Aug, 11.00am
Prof. Gian-Luca Oppo
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Introduction to Cavity solitons
Wed 15 Jun, 11.00am
Morten Piibeleht
Lund University, Sweden
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Mean field approach to attractive few-body Fermi gases
Mon 18 Apr, 11.00am
Prof. Per Jönsson & Dr. Jörgen Ekman
Group of Material Science and Applied Mathematics, University of Malmö, Sweden
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Atomic structure calculations with application to astrophysics and cancer therapy
Tue 5 Apr, 11.00am
Dr. Thomas Engl
CTCP, Massey University
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Interference effects in many-body dynamics beyond the mean field
Tue 8 Mar, 11.00am
Dr. David Campbell
Department of Physics, Boston University, MA, USA
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
The Remarkable World of Ultra-cold Atoms
Mon 15 Feb, 11.00am
Prof. Miroslav Urban
Department of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
HF stability, symmetry breaking, confined systems and CCSD(T) calculations of anionic in crystal polarizabilities
Wed 27 Jan, 11.30am
Dr. Murray Olson
School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Queensland
CTCP Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Alice and Clare Keep their Relationship Secret from Bob



2015

Tue 17 Nov, 12.00pm
Prof. Phil Bunker
National Research Council, Ottawa, Canada
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Symmetry and Spectroscopy
Tue 10 Nov, 12.00pm
Dr. Lauri A. Toikka
Massey University, Auckland
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Direct route to understanding topological matter
Thu, 7 May, 12.30pm
Prof. Yun Liu
Australian National University, Canberra, AU
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
The determination of the atomic structure at different lengths scale to correlate structure and function of matters
Wed, 29 Apr, 12.00pm
Prof. Kelling Donnald
University of Richmond, VA, USA
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Electrostatics and Relativistic Effects - Chemical Bonding in Binary Metal Dihalides
Wed, 15 Apr, 11.30am
Dr. Alex Ayet
Ecole normale superieure, France
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Introduction to the Algebraic Bethe Ansatz
Thu, 19 Mar, 12.00pm
Prof. Dage Sundholm
University of Helsinki, Finland
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Computational Methods for Studies of Semiconductor Quantum Dots and Rings
Wed, 18 Mar, 12.30pm
Prof. Dage Sundholm
University of Helsinki, Finland
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Coupled-cluster studies of excited states in biomolecules
Tue, 24 Feb, 11.00am
Dr. Andrew Hilliard
Institute for Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Preparing cold atomic clouds with a well-defined number
Mon, 23 Feb, 3.00pm
Prof. Beate Paulus
Free University of Berlin, Germany
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Theoretical surface science: From method development to applications
Wed, 18 Feb, 12.30pm
Prof. Martin Kaupp
TU Berlin, Germany
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Computational NMR/EPR spectroscopies: from giant spin-orbit effects in NMR to the EPR of multinuclear metalloenzyme sites
Tue, 17 Feb, 15.00pm
Dr. Elena Mena-Osteritz
University of Ulm, Organic Chemistry
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
2D and 3D-Structures of organic semiconductors
Tue, 17 Feb, 12.30pm
Prof. Martin Kaupp
TU Berlin, Germany
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Mixed-valence systems, a challenge for quantum chemical methods
Mon, 16 Feb, 15.00pm
AProf. Kelling J. Donald
University of Richmond
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Halogen Bonding in Inorganic Chemistry
Mon, 16 Feb, 12.30pm
Prof. Martin Kaupp
TU Berlin, Germany
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Local hybrids: a new class of DFT exchange-correlation functionals
Wed, 11 Feb, 12.30pm
Dr. Miro Erkintalo
Physics, The University of Auckland
Lounge Area, E-centre Building
Harnessing fibre optics for the experimental study of nonlinear wave phenomena
Thu, 5 Feb, 12.30pm
Dr. Andreas Hermann
School of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Edinburgh
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Ices and Hydrates under Pressure
Thu, 29 Jan, 12.00pm
Prof. Dage Sundholm
University of Helsinki, Finland
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Magnetically Induced Current Densities in Molecules
Tue, 27 Jan, 12.00pm
Prof. Dage Sundholm
University of Helsinki, Finland
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Numerical Methods in Quantum Chemistry
Wed, 21 Jan, 12.30pm
Prof. Andrei Derevianko
University of Nevada, Reno, USA
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Hunting for Dark Matter with GPS and Atomic Clocks
Tue, 20 Jan, 12.30pm
Prof. Victor V. Flambaum
Sydney, Australia
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Manifestations of Dark Matter and Dark Energy in Atomic and Astrophysical Phenomena
Mon, 19 Jan, 12.30pm
Dr. Andreas Stegmüller
Philipps University Marburg
Seminar Room, E-centre Building
Growth Chemistry of GaP - Epitaxially Grown on Silicon



2014

Thu, 18 Dec, 9.30am
Prof. Ali Alavi
MPI for Solid-State Systems, Stuttgart and Cambridge University
CTCP lounge area (Ground floor), E-centre Building
Quantum Monte Carlo approach to the full configuration interaction
Thu, 18 Dec, 10.30am
Prof. Matt Visscher
Victoria University, Wellington
CTCP lounge area (Ground floor), E-centre Building
Analogue spacetimes
Thu, 18 Dec, 12.00pm
Prof. Boris Altshuler
Columbia University, New York
CTCP lounge area (Ground floor), E-centre Building
Between localization and ergodicity
Thu, 18 Dec, 2.00pm
Prof. Nikos Lazarides
University of Crete, Heraklion
CTCP lounge area (Ground floor), E-centre Building
SQUID Metamaterials
Thu, 18 Dec, 3.30pm
Prof. Jeff Tallon
Victoria University, Wellington
CTCP lounge area (Ground floor), E-centre Building
Multiple coexisting and competing states - complexity in high-Tc superconductors
Wed, 17 Dec, 12.30pm
Prof. Ali Alavi
MPI for Solid-State Systems, Stuttgart and Cambridge University
CTCP lounge area (Ground floor), E-centre Building
Full Configuration Interaction Quantum Monte Carlo: an exact approach to simulate fermion systems on classical computers
Wed, 12 Nov, 12.30pm
Prof. Joachim Brand
NZIAS, Massey University
CTCP lounge area (Ground floor), E-centre Building
What can be learned about quantum gases from observing solitary wave dynamics?
Wed, 05 Nov, 12.30pm
Jayson Cosme
NZIAS, Massey University
CTCP lounge area (Ground floor), E-centre Building
Thermalization in isolated double-well system: Quantum and Semiclassical
Wed, 01 Oct, 12.00pm
Sophie Shamailov
NZIAS, Massey University
CTCP lounge area (Ground floor), E-centre Building
Extracting missing particle number from dispersions of "solitonic" excitations.
Wed, 24 Sep, 12.00pm
Prof. Sergej Flach
NZIAS, Massey University
CTCP lounge area (Ground floor), E-centre Building
Perturbing Flat Bands
Wed, 17 Sep, 12.00pm
Dr. Oleksandr Fialko
NZIAS, Massey University
CTCP lounge area (Ground floor), E-centre Building
Quantum decay of a relativistic scalar field from a false vacuum: Towards realization with ultracold atoms
Wed, 10 Sep, 12.00pm
Dr. Xiaoquan Yu
NZIAS, Massey University
CTCP lounge area (Ground floor), E-centre Building
Enhancement of chaotic subdiffusion in disordered ladders with synthetic gauge fields
Wed, 3 Sep, 12.00pm
Prof. S. Flach
NZIAS, Massey University
CTCP lounge area (Ground floor), E-centre Building
Ratchets and broken space-time symmetries
Thu, 14 Aug, 12.00pm
Dr. A. M. Mateo
NZIAS, Massey University
CTCP lounge area (Ground floor), E-centre ter Building
Solitary waves in superfluids
Mon, 5 May, 15.00pm
Dr. Shreyoshi Mondal
CTCP, Massey University
OR9
Real space structure of impurity screening cloud in the Resonant Level Model
Thu, 27 Mar, 11.00am
Prof. John Harvey
The University of Auckland, New Zealand
OR15
Self Similar Pulse Propagation
Thu, 13 Mar, 16.00pm
Dr. Julian Berengut
University of New South Wales, Australia
OR9
Astrophysical and laboratory searches for space-time variations of fundamental constants
Tue, 11 Mar, 14.00pm
Prof. Johannes Richter
Institut fur Theoretische Physik, Universitat Magdeburg, Germany
OR15 (Building 119)
Strongly correlated system on frustrated lattices: The flat-band scenario and beyond
Tue, 4 Mar, 14.00pm
Prof. Vladimir Kravtsov
Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics Section, ICTP, Trieste, Italy
OR15 (Building 119)
Statistics of anomalously localized states at the center of band E=0 in the one-dimensional Anderson localization model



2013

Fri, 20 Dec, 14.30pm
Prof. Howard Carmichael
University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
OR9
Dissipative Quantum Phase Transitions for Photons
Fri, 20 Dec, 13.30pm
Prof. Michele Governale
Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
OR9
Waiting Time Distributions for Transport Through a Normal-metal/Quantum-dot/Superconductor Hybrid Structure
Fri, 20 Dec, 11.00am
Prof. Blair Blakie
University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
OR9
Rotons in a Dipolar Bose-Einstein Condensate
Fri, 20 Dec, 10.00am
Prof. Boris Altshuler
Columbia University, New York, USA
OR9
Localization at the Edge of 2D Topological Insulator by Kondo Impurities with Random Anisotropies
Thu, 05 Dec, 13.00pm
Prof. Pavlo Selyshchev
University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
OR9
Self-Oscillations and Auto-Waves As Result of Self-Reinforcing Annealing of Radiation Defects
Mon, 25 Nov, 13.00pm
Prof. Masahiro Ehara
Institute for Molecular Science (IMS), Okazaki, Japan
OR4
Au and Au/Pd Nanocluster Catalysts
Mon, 18 Nov, 13.00pm
Prof. Phil Bunker
National Research Council, Ottawa, Canada
OR6
The Spectrum, Structure, Dynamics and Symmetry of the Benzene Dimer
Mon, 04 Nov, 13.00pm
Prof. H. Bernhard Schlegel
Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
OR9
Exploring Potential Energy Surfaces for Chemical Reactions
Mon, 04 Nov, 13.00pm
Prof. H. Bernhard Schlegel
Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
OR9
Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics of Molecules in Strong Laser Fields
Tue, 06 Aug, 12.00pm
Prof. Bernd Krauskopf
The University of Auckland, New Zealand
OR4
Global Manifolds in the Transition to Chaos in the Lorenz System
Tue, 30 July, 12.00pm
Dr. Daniel Leykam
The Australian National University, Australia
OR4
When Flat Bands Meet Relativistic Waves
Fri, 05 July, 12.00pm
Assoc. Prof. Roland Winkler
Northern Illinois University, USA
OR10
Emergent Electromagnetism in Bilayer Graphene
Wed, 03 July, 1.00pm
Prof. Yehuda B. Band
Ben-Gurion University, Israel
OR9
Quantum Decoherence: A Stochastic Process Approach
Mon, 10 June, 12.00pm
Prof. Charles Little
Massey University, PN
Sir NW Lecture Block, SNW100
Points and Lines - A Journey Through Graph Theory
Fri, 31 May, 12.00pm
Dr. Nicola Gaston
Victoria University, Wellington
OR10
The Big, The Bad, and The Ugly: Melting Gallium Clusters with Density Functional Theory
Fri, 10 May, 12.00pm
Prof. Igor Barashenkow
University of Cape Town, South Africa
OR10
PT-Symmetry Breaking in a Necklace of Coupled Optical Wave Guides
Fri, 26 April, 12.00pm
Dr. Xiao-Quan Yu
Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
OR10
Superfluidity and Localization in Bosonic Glasses
Fri, 19 April, 12.00pm
Prof. Anton S. Desyatnikov
The Australian National University, Australia
OR10
Nonlinear Dynamics of Optical Vortices
Tue, 9 April, 2.00pm
Prof. Tassos Bountis
University of Patras, Greece
OR9
Statistical Mechanics of Chaotic Hamiltonian Systems
Wed, 3 April, 2.00pm
Prof. Tassos Bountis
University of Patras, Greece
OR9
Local and Global Stability in Hamiltonian Dynamics
Wed, 27 March, 2.00pm
Prof. Tassos Bountis
University of Patras, Greece
OR9
Fundamental Concepts of Hamiltonian Dynamical Systems
Tue, 26 March, 2.00pm
Prof. Tassos Bountis
University of Patras, Greece
OR2
Synchronization and Wave Phenomena in Biological Models
Wed, 20 March, 2.00pm
Prof. Tassos Bountis
University of Patras, Greece
OR9
Cluster Formation in Granular Dynamics and Traffic Flow
Tue, 19 March, 2.00pm
Prof. Tassos Bountis
University of Patras, Greece
OR2
The Mathematics of Complexity: Chaos and Fractals
Mon, 11 March, 12.00pm
Prof. Mark S. Gordon
Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory, U.S.A.
TBA
Strategies for Accurate Calculations on Large Molecular Systems
Fri, 1 March, 12.00pm
Dr. Sandro Wimberger
University of Heidelberg, Germany
OR10
Many-body Dynamics in Leaky Optical Lattices
Thu, 28 February, 12.00pm
Prof. Thomas Gasenzer
University of Heidelberg, Germany
OR4
Universal dynamics far from equilibrium: topology, & turbulence in Bose gases
Wed, 27 February, 12.00pm
Prof. Michael Fleischhauer
University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
OR4
Fractional Quantum Hall Effect with Rydberg Atoms and Polaritons
Fri, 15 February, 12.00pm
AProf. Dario Poletti
National University of Singapore, Singapore
OR10
Emergence of complex correlations and dynamics in dissipative quantum many-body systems
Fri, 8 February, 12.00pm
Prof. Shi-Chuan Gou
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
OR1
Quantum turbulence in a two-dimensional trapped Bose-Einstein condensate
Tue, 5 February, 12.00pm
Dr. Ralf Tonner
Marburg University, Germany
OR8
Adsorption on semiconductor surfaces - dispersion-corrected DFT results
Mon, 4 February, 12.00pm
Prof. Ronnie Kosloff
Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
OR8
Quantum Refrigerators in the Quest of the Absolute Zero Temperature
Fri, 1 February, 12.00pm
Prof. Mark Hoffmann
University of Dakota, USA
OR1
Advances in Accurate Computational Molecular Electronic Structure Theory
Thu, 31 January, 12.00pm
Prof. Nobuhiko Sarukura
Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
OR8
Various approaches for developing vacuum ultraviolet lasers
Fri, 25 January, 12.00pm
Prof. Nimrod Moiseyev
Technion, Haifa, Israel
OR1
Laser Field Observables that can hardly be explained by Hermitian Quantum Mechanics
Thu, 24 January, 12.00pm
Dr. Simon Gardiner
Durham University, UK
OR1
Approaching the soliton limit in attractively interacting Bose-Einstein condensates
Mon, 21 January, 12.00pm
Prof. Victor V. Flambaum
Sydney, Australia
OR8
Manifestation of T,P-Violating Electric Dipole and P-Violating Anapole Moments in Atoms and Molecules
Fri, 18 January, 12.00pm
Prof. Richard Mawhorter
Millikan Laboratory, USA
OR1
Electrons Remain Stubbornly Spherical or, Measuring (almost) Nothing
Wed, 16 January, 11.00am
Prof. Victor V. Flambaum
Sydney, Australia
OR8
Chaos, statistical theory of finite systems and enhancement of electron recombination
Mon, 14 January, 12.00pm
Prof. Gary B. Schuster
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
OR8
Oxidative Damage to DNA



2012

Fri, 15 June, 12.00pm
Dr. Sascha Fialko
NZIAS, Massey University, New Zealand
OR3
TBA
Fri, 25, May, 12.00pm
Dr. Alberto Cetoli
Massey University
OR3
The Interaction of Gravitational Waves with Matter
Fri, 18 May, 12.00pm
Dr. Florian Senn
Massey University
OR3
Calculations of molecules with open d- or f-shell using LF-DFT: Zero Field Splitting
Fri, 11 May, 12.00pm
Dr. Jonas Wiebke
NZIAS, Massey University, New Zealand
OR3
When the fat lady sings: Towards ab initio simulations of argon melting
Fri, 4 May, 1.00pm
Prof. P. D. Drummond
Swinburne University of Technology
Bldg 117.1, Video Conferencing Room
Inter-strain correlation dynamics during within-host viral evolution
Fri, 16 March, 12.00pm
Dr. Anastasia Borschevsky
NZIAS, Massey University, New Zealand
Bldg 104, OR1
Benchmark Calculations of Atomic Properties of the Superheavy Elements
Wed, 14 March, 10.00am
Gabriele Jaritz
NZIAS, Massey University, New Zealand
Bldg 88, OR5
Stability of vortices and dark solitons in linearly coupled Bose-Einstein condensates
Mon, 27 February, 11.00am
Prof. Heinz W. Gäggeler
PSI, Bern University
Bldg 88, OR6
Have we reached the end of the periodic table?
Fri, 17 February, 12.00pm
Dr. Klaus Ziegler
University of Augsburg, Germany
Bldg 82, OR8
Spectral fragmentation and dynamical entanglement in small atomic systems
Fri, 10 February, 12.00pm
Dr. Dmitri Scherbachov
IRL, Wellington, New Zealand
Bldg 82, OR8
Exploring finite-size effects in nanoscale materials through modelling and simulation
Wed, 8 February, 12.00pm
Dr. Shi Wei Si
National Changua University of Education, Taiwan
Bldg 88, OR5
Topological defect formation in spinor Bose-Einstein condensate
Fri, 3 February, 12.00pm
Prof. Peter Schwerdtfeger
NZIAS, Massey University, New Zealand
Bldg 82, OR8
Of Spheres, Fullerenes and Hyperfullerenes
Wed, 25 January, 12.00pm
Dr. Rhett Kempe
University of Bayreuth, Germany
Bldg 82, OR8
Some Progress in Metal-Metal Bonding
Fri, 20 January, 12.00pm
Dr. Maxim Pospelov
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Ontario, Canada
Bldg 82, OR9
What is up with muons? Probing New Physics in the muon sector with intense muon beams
Fri, 13 January, 12.00pm
Prof. Victor Flambaum
NZIAS, Massey University, New Zealand
Bldg 82, OR9
Higgs-induced bound states of heavy particles and bariogenesis



2011

Wed, 14 December, 12.00pm
Prof. Piotr Piecuch
Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
Bldg 82, OR9
Local Coupled-Cluster Methods for Chemical Reaction Pathways Involving Large Molecular Systems and their Multi-Level Generalizations
Wed, 7 December, 12.00pm
Prof. Roy Johnston
School of Chemistry, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Bldg 82, OR9
Two metals can be better than one: computational studies of bimetallic nanoalloys
Tue, 6 December, 12.00pm
Prof. Per Jensen
FBC - Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie, Bergische Universität, D-42097 Wuppertal, Germany
Bldg 82, OR9
Torsional splittings and anomalous intensities in HSOH
Fri, 2 December, 12.00pm
Dr. Robert Glaser
Department of Chemistry, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Bldg 82, OR9
Illusions of Eymmetry: Achiral Pseudosymmetry Quantification in Asymmetric Environments of Kryptoacemate Molecular Crystals
Thu, 17 November, 12.00pm
Dr. Phil. R. Bunker
The Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences, National Research Council of Canada
Bldg 82, OR9
Vibration-rotation-tunneling states of the benzene dimer: an ab initio study
Thu, 3 November, 12.00pm
Dr. Murray Olsen
Queensland University, Australia
Bldg 82, OR8
Non-Gaussian continuous-variable entanglement and steering
Fri, 23 September, 12.00am
Dr. Mustafa Hasanbulli
CTCP, NZIAS, Massey University Auckland
Bldg 102, OR4
A Study of Confined Hydrogen Atom with a New Confining Potential
(part of 1st year confirmation as a PhD student)
Mon, 29 August, 10.00am
Andrew Punnett
CTCP, INS, Massey University Auckland
Bldg 117
How Strange is the Pion?
(part of 1st year confirmation as a PhD student)
Thu, 2 June, 12.00pm
Dr. Gloria Moyano
Instituto de Fisica and Instituto de Quimica, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
Bldg 104, OR1
Modelling alloying effects in doped atomic clusters
Fri, 27 May, 1.00pm
Dr. Jacob Dunningham
School of Astronomy and Physics at the University of Leeds, GB
Bldg 104, OR1
Entanglement of a single particle
Mon, 23 May, 1.00pm
Dr. Boniface Fokwa
Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University
Bldg 102, OR3
Rational Design of New Itinerant Magnets
Fri, 6 May, 1.00pm
Dr. Jim Lee
Centre for Advanced Composite Materials (CACM)
University of Auckland
Bldg 104, OR1
Electrical Conduction Mechanism of ZnO Thin Films
Fri, 28 April, 12.00pm
Dr. Murray Olsen
Queensland University, Australia
Bldg 102, OR3
Quantum dynamics of a four-well Bose-Hubbard model with two different tunneling rates
Fri, 25 March, 12.00pm
Thomas Ernst
NZIAS, Massey University, New Zealand
Bldg 102, OR3
Full quantum dynamics of a scattered soliton
Fri, 4 March, 1.00pm
Prof. Andreas Dreuw
Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Germany
Bldg 104, OR1
Development of quantum chemical methods for the investigation of excited states of large molecules
Fri, 25 February, 1.00pm
Dr. Mikhail Kozlov
NZIAS, Massey University, New Zealand
Bldg 82, OR8
First evidence of the electron-to-proton mass ratio variation in our Galaxy



2010

Fri, 3 December, 12.00pm
Dr. Alexander Cherny
JINR Dubna, Russia
tba
Drag Force and Hess-Fairbank Effect in the One-Dimensional Bose Gas
Fri, 26 November, 12.00pm
Jake Gulliksen
NZIAS, Massey University, New Zealand
Bldg 82, OR8
Dynamics and Structure of Ultra-Cold Bosons in One-Dimensional Traps
Fri, 19 November, 12.00pm
Dr. Simon Gardiner
Atomic and Molecular Physics Group, Durham University, UK
Bldg 82, OR8
Controlled Bright Matter-Wave Soliton Collisions
Fri, 12 November, 12.00pm
Dr. Andreas Hauser
NZIAS, Massey University, New Zealand
Bldg 82, OR8
Jahn-Teller Effect and Spin-Orbit Coupling in Heavy Alkali Trimers
Fri, 5 November, 12.00pm
Prof. Peter Schwerdtfeger
NZIAS, Massey University, New Zealand
Bldg 82, OR8
Bound state quantum electrodynamics for the valence shell in heavy many-electron atoms
Thu, 21 October, 12.00pm
Dr. Uli Zuelicke
IFS, Massey University, New Zealand
Bldg 82, OR8
Time reversal of a pseudo-spin: General properties and application to graphene
Fri, 15 October, 12.00pm
Dr. Florent Calvo
LASIM University of Lyon, France
Bldg 82, OR8
On the spectroscopy, diffusion, and dissociation dynamics of gas-phase molecular systems: is vibrational delocalization really important?
Wed, 15 September, 1.00pm
Dr. Mirian Tsulaia
Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Liverpool
Bldg 82, OR8
From particles to branes
Wed, 11 August, 12.00pm
Dr. Andrew Daley
Austria Acad. of Science, University of Innsbruck
Bldg 82, OR8
Quantum Simulation with cold atoms in optical lattices
Wed, 9 August, 12.00pm
Kim Schriefer
Wolfram Reserch
IIMS Lab 1
An introduction and overview of Mathematica for education and academic research
Fri, 23 July, 1.00pm
Prof. Stephen Hashmi
University of Heidelberg

Bldg 82, OR8
Gold Catalysis: Mechanisms and Intermediates
Fri, 16 July, 1.00pm
Prof. G. Radons
Chemnitz university

Bldg 27
Complex Hysteresis - The Memory of Magnets, Floods and Markets
Fri, 11 June, 1.00pm
Dr. Michael Wormit
NZIAS/CTCP
Massey University

Bldg 82, OR 8
The Algebraic Diagrammatic Construction Scheme Using Localized Orbitals
Fri, 4 June, 1.00pm
Kyle Beloy
NZIAS/CTCP
Massey University

Bldg 82, OR 8
Theory of the AC Stark effect on the atomic structure and applications to microwave atomic clocks
Fri, 28 May, 1.00pm
Dr. James Avery
Quantum Information Science Department of Computer Science
University of Copenhagen

Bldg 82, OR 8
Combining linearly scaling DFT with the finite element method and application to nano-devices
Fri, 30 April, 1.00pm
Jessica Cooper
Quantum Information Science
University of Leeds, UK

Bldg 82, OR 8
Exploiting entanglement for precision measurements
Fri, 23 April, 1.00pm
Dr. Deborah Crittenden
Department of Chemistry, University of Canterbury, Christchurch

Bldg 82, OR 8
Advances in quantum chemistry method development
Thu, 15 April, 1.00pm
Cedric Simenel
The Australian National University, Department of Nuclear Physics

Bldg 82, OR 9
Quantum many-body dynamics of nuclei
Thu, 1 April, 1.00pm
Prof. Prof. Hans-Beat Buergi
Laboratory for Chemical and Mineralogical Crystallography, University of Berne

Bldg 82, OR 9
Dynamics of molecules in crystals
Wed, 31 March, 4.00pm
Dr. Doreen Mollenhauer
Chemistry Department, Free University of Berlin

Bldg 82, OR 9
Theoretical study of electronic effects in multivalent interactions
Wed, 17 March, 12.00pm
Dr Ashton Bradley, University of Otago
Bldg 27
Observation of vortex dipoles in an oblate Bose-Einstein condensate
Wed, 27 January, 5.30pm
Prof. Helmut Schwarz, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Bldg 82, OR8
Gas-Phase Catalysts by Atomic and Cluster Metal Ions: The Ultimate Single-Site Catalysts



2009

Wed, 18 December, 5pm
Prof. Heinz W. Gäggeler, PSI, Bern University
TBA
On the way to quantify human impact on climate: Pollution records and climatic information from alpine ice cores
Fri, 27 November, 1pm
Prof. Phil Bunker, NZIAS
Bldg 82, OR8
The Renner Effect in Triatomic Molecules
Fri, 6 November, 1pm
Prof. Heinz W. Gäggeler, PSI, Bern University
Bldg 82, OR8
From Mendeleev's principle to Einstein's relativity: News from the chemistry of superheavy elements
Fri, 11 September, 4pm
Prof. Richard F. W. Bader, McMaster University
Bldg 82, OR8
Nearsightedness as seen by a chemist and a physicist
Thu, 3 September, 4pm
Prof. Richard F. W. Bader, McMaster University
Bldg 82, OR9
From Dalton to Schrödinger to Atoms in Molecules
Thu, 16 July, 4pm
Prof. Gernot Frenking, Marburg University
Bldg 82, OR9
The Nature of the Chemical Bond: Old Question, New Answers
Wed, 15 July, 1pm
Prof. Gernot Frenking, Marburg University
Bldg 88, OR5
Molecules with unusual chemical bonding situations - A Challenge for Theory and Experiment
Fri, 29 May, 1pm
Prof. Kirk Peterson, Washington State University
Bldg 82, OR9
The development and use of correlation consistent basis sets. II. Extensions to explicitly correlated methods
Thu, 28 May, 1pm
Prof. Marti Anderson, Massey University
OR1
Turning environmental models around: biological data can be used to predict the physical health of ecosystems
Wed, 27 May, 2pm
Prof. Peter D Drummond, Swinburne University of Technology
Bldg 27
The quantum world of ultracold atoms
Fri, 22 May, 1pm
Prof. Kirk Peterson, Washington State University
Bldg 82, OR9
The development and use of correlation consistent basis sets. I. Fundamentals and application to accurate thermochemistry and potential energy surfaces
Fri, 15 May, 4pm
Prof. Graham Wake, IIMS Massey University
Bldg 82, OR8
Industrial Mathematics Initiatives
Fri, 13 Mar, 1pm
Dr. Jóhannes Reynisson, University of Auckland
Bldg 82, OR9
Benchmarking in Drug Discovery.
Mon, 23 Feb, 3pm
Catarina Sahlberg, Jack Dodd Centre for Quantum Technology, University of Otago
Bldg 84, OR7
Bragg Scattering from a BEC near Feshbach resonance.
Fri, 20 Feb, 1pm
Prof. Rod Bartlett, University of Florida
Bldg 82, OR9
NMR coupling constants: The role for predictive theory.
Thu, 19 Feb, 1pm
Dr. Nicola Gaston, IRL Wellington
Bldg 82, OR9
Superheating of gallium clusters: A molecular metal
Fri, 13 Feb, 1pm
Prof. Rod Bartlett, University of Florida
Bldg 82, OR9
Is bigger really better? Some coupled-cluster approaches for large molecules.
Thu, 5 Feb, 1pm
Rod Bartlett, University of Florida
Bldg 82, OR9
Coupled-cluster Theory: The Emergence of a New Paradigm in Quantum Chemistry
Wed, 4 Feb, 2pm
Sir Harold Kroto, Florida State University
Bldg 82, OR9
Science, Society and Sustainability



2008

Fri, 30 Jan, 2pm
Qiang Gu, University of Science and Technology Beijing
AL27.10
Spinor Bose Gas as a Ferromagnet
Wed, 28 Jan, 2pm
Michael Kuchiev, University of New South Wales
AL27.10
New phenomena in gauge theory, applications to Standard Model.
Fri, 26 Nov, 2pm
Susan Biering, Massey University
AL27.10
The unusual structure of mercury oxide: A first principles density functional study for the group 12 oxides
Fri, 21 Nov, 1pm
Prof. Peter Schwerdtfeger, Massey University
AL 27.10
Bound state QED - From the Feynman-Schwinger to the Furry Picture.
Fri, 14 Nov, 1pm
Prof. Phil Bunker, National Research Council of Canada
AL 27.10
Molecular Spectroscopy and Symmetry - Lecture IV
Tue, 11 Nov, 2pm
Prof. Phil Bunker, National Research Council of Canada
OR9
Molecular Spectroscopy and Symmetry - Lecture III
Fri, 7 Nov, 1pm
Prof. Phil Bunker, National Research Council of Canada
AL 27.10
Molecular Spectroscopy and Symmetry - Lecture II
Tue, 4 Nov, 2pm
Prof. Phil Bunker, National Research Council of Canada
OR9
Molecular Spectroscopy and Symmetry - Lecture I
Fri, 31 Oct, 1pm
Dr. Matthias Lein, Massey University
AL 27.10
Recent work: Agostic Interactions, a new Motif in an Old Concept and Relativistic Effects in Gold (III) Catalysis, Addition of Water to Propyne.
Fri, 24 Oct, 1pm
Andreas Hermann, Massey University
AL 27.10
Ab initio simulations of Ice and Water
Fri, 17 Oct, 1pm
Dr. Renyuan Liao, Massey University
AL 27.10
Superfluidity in Ultracold Fermi Gases with Mismatched Fermi Surfaces
Fri, 26 Sep, 1pm
Prof. Michael Dolg, Universität zu Köln
AL 27.10
The incremental scheme - A local correlation method for molecules and solids
Tue, 26 Aug, 4pm
Peter McLeish
OR 8
The Hundred Year Hunt for Red Sprites
Fri, 15 Aug, 1pm
AProf. Scott Parkins, Auckland University
AL 27.10
Cavity QED: Quantum Control with Single Atoms and Single Photons
Fri, 8 Aug, 1pm
Thomas Ernst, Massey University
AL 27.10
Dynamics of solitons in quantum gases
Thu, 5 Jun, 1pm
Dr. Mark Waterland, Massey University
OR4, Bldg 102
Femtosecond dynamics in copper(I) metal-to-ligand charge transfer (MLCT) excited-states: Pre-organization in the coordination sphere
Fri, May 30 2008, 1pm
Prof. Peter Schwerdtfeger, Massey University
OR4, Bldg 102
Kramers' restricted Coupled Cluster Theory for the determination of nuclear multipole moments
Fri, May 22 2008, 1pm
Andreas Hamm, NIWA - National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research, New Zealand
OR4, Bldg 102
Energyscape - An Approach to Integrated Energy Planning for New Zealand
Fri, May 16 2008, 1pm
Dr. Beata Dabrowska-Wüster, Massey University
AL 27.10, Bldg 27
Nonlinear localisation of Bose-Einstein condensates in optical lattices
Fri, Apr 11 2008, 1pm
Dr. Ralf Tonner, Massey University
OR4, Bldg 102
Divalent carbon(0) chemistry of carbodiphosphoranes and analogues
Fri, Apr 4 2008, 3pm
Brian Vest, Massey University
OR9, Bldg 82
The Elusive Structure of CrCl2
Tue, Apr 1 2008, 2pm
Prof. Ekkehardt Hahn, Universität Münster
Boardroom, Bldg 106
Synthesis of cyclic polycarbene ligands and their metal complexes
Fri, Mar 14 2008, 4pm
Prof. Jim Collman, Stanford University
Study Centre Staff Lounge
Steady-state 4-electron reduction of oxygen by a synthetic analog of cytochrome c oxidase
Fri, Mar 7 2008, 1pm
Dr. Detlev Figgen, Massey University
OR3, Bldg 102
Adjustment and Application of Relativistic Pseudopotentials
Tue, Feb 26 2008, 3pm
Prof. Robert Glaser, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
OR10, Bldg 82
Symmetry in NMR spectroscopy and the Use of M.C. Esher's periodic drawings as a heuristic device to explain magnetic eqjuivalence
Fri, Feb 22 2008, 1pm
Robert Glaser, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
OR8, Bldg 82
Chiral Recognition via Helical Sense and Phase in a Crystalline Supramolecular Array of Intermeshed Triple-Helices
Fri, Feb 15 2008, 1pm
Love Koci, Uppsala Universitet
OR8, Bldg 82
Material properties using ab initio and classical methods
Fri, Feb 8 2008, 1pm
Prof. Robert Glaser, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
OR8, Bldg 82
What Something Is Depends on Where it is: Desymmetrization of Five Convex Platonic Solid Molecules Due to Residence Within the Constraints of the Crystal Lattice
Tue, Jan 29 2008, 12pm
Dr.. David Hallwood, University of Oxford
Bldg 106, Boardroom
Macroscopic quantum superpositions in Bose-Einstein Condensates



2007

Thu, Dec 20 2007, 1pm
Prof. Victor Flambaum, NZIAS
Bldg 84, OR7
Parity and time reversal violation in molecules
Wed, Dec 19 2007, 1pm
Prof. Victor Flambaum, NZIAS
Bldg 84, OR7
Effects of variation of fundamental constants in molecules
Mon, Dec 17 2007, 12pm
AProf. Ulrich Zülicke, Massey University
Bldg 82, OR10
Spintronics with bubbles: Spin splitting and polarisation of quantum-confined holes
Fri, Nov 30 2007, 1pm
Prof. Phil Bunker, National Research Council of Canada
Bldg 82, OR9
Quasilinearity, the Renner Effect, and the spectrum of CH2+
Tue, Nov 27 2007,
Prof. Phil Bunker, National Research Council of Canada
University of Auckland
Near Symmetry in the Universe: The origin of life and the preponderance of matter over antimatter
Fri, Nov 16 2007, 12pm
Prof. Phil Bunker, National Research Council of Canada
Bldg 82, OR9
The Definition of "Molecular Symmetry" and the Benzene Dimer
Fri, Nov 9 2007, 1pm
Andrey R. Kolovsky, Kerinski Institute of Physics, Krasnoyarsk, Russian Academy of Sciences and Siberian Federal University
Bldg 82, OR8
Bloch dynamics of a Bose-Einstein condensates: mean-field vs. microscopic descriptions
Fri, Sep 14 2007, 1pm
David Hutchinson, University of Otago
Bldg. 106, Boardroom
Laser Cooling
Fri, Sep 14 2007, 2.30pm
Prof. Tanja van Mourik, University of St Andrews
Bldg. 106, Boardroom
Accuracy in electronic structure calculations on biomolecules
Fri, Aug 17 2007, 3pm
Alan Ó Cais, University of Adelaide
Bldg. 82, OR10
Condor - How to build your own supercomputer
Fri, Aug 10 2007, 3pm
Prof. Howard Carmichael, University of Auckland
Bldg. 84, OR7
Quantum Stochastic Processes and the Heating of Harmonically Trapped Ion through Resonance Fluorescence
Fri, Aug 3 2007, 1.30pm
AProf. David Krofcheck, University of Auckland
Bldg. 106, Boardroom
Hot Nuclear Matter Probed by Heavy Ion Collisions using the CMS at CERN
Fri, Jun 22 2007, 11am
Prof. Peter Schwerdtfeger, Massey University
Bldg. 82, OR8
Towards the Accurate Simulation of Mercury Clusters
Thu, May 17 2007, 2pm
Prof. Geoff Jameson, Massey University
Bldg. 88, OR5
The Australian Synchrotron - the brightest light in the Southern Hemisphere: The value of synchrotrons for the physical and biological science
Wed, May 16 2007
Debashis Gangopadhyay, S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
Bldg. 88, OR5
Quantum Logic Gates with q-Deformed Oscillators
Fri, May 11 2007
Prof. Peter Schwerdtfeger, Massey University
Bldg. 88, OR5
The Quest for absolute Chirality
Fri, Apr 27 2007, 1.30pm
Rudolf Kiefer, University of Auckland
Bldg 84, OR6
Unsolved Phenomena of conducting polymers during charging and discharging process
Wed, Apr 4 2007
Prof. Victor Flambaum, University of New South Wales
Bldg 84, OR7
Parity and time reversal violation in atoms and molecules and test of the Standard Model
Mon, Apr 2 2007
Prof. Victor Flambaum, University of New South Wales
Bldg 84, OR7
Variation of fundamental constants in space and time
Fri, Mar 30 2007
Dr. Cather Simpson, University of Auckland
Bldg. 88, OR5
Untangling Electronic and Vibrational Dynamics - Light, Hemes, and the First Several Picoseconds
Fri, Mar 23 2007
AProf. Al Nielson, Massey University
Bldg. 88, OR5
Determination of Linear Agostic Interactions in Early Transition Metal Complexes
Thu, Mar 8 2007
Prof. Ian Hamilton, Wilfrid Laurier University
Bldg 42, OR42.7
Classical kinetic energy, quantum fluctuations terms and kinetic-energy functionals
Fri, Mar 2 2007
AProf. Uli Zülicke, Massey University
Bldg. 88, OR5
Nanospintronics meets relativistic quantum physics: Ubiquity of Zitterbewegung effects
Fri, Feb 23 2007
Prof. Peter Schwerdtfeger, Massey University
Bldg. 88, OR5
Relativistic Pseudopotentials
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