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Random lasing: lasers sans mirrors

Sushil A Mujumdar
Random lasing: lasers sans mirrors
Schematic of the random laser. Scatterers inside an amplifying medium trap the light within, to create coherent emission. Consequent changes in the spectrum are shown alongside. ... read more

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Today: Jul 28, 2015

  • Dr. Yihong Wu (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA), "Community Detection in Networks: SDP Relaxations and Computational Gaps" in A-212 (STCS Seminar Room) starts at 1430
  • Dr. Vivek Tiwari (University of Colorado at Boulder, USA), "Towards Understanding Natural and Artificial Light Harvesting – New Theoretical Insights and Optical Techniques" in AG-69 starts at 1430
  • Manas Kulkarni (The City University of New York), "Nonlinear driven dissipative systems: Dynamics, Entanglement and Correlations." in AG69 starts at 1600
  • Dr. Lokesh Kumar Dewangan (National Institute for Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics (INAOE), Mexico), "A multi-scale, multi-wavelength study of massive star-forming region W42" in DAA Seminar A269 starts at 1600
  • Jul 29, 2015

  • Dr. Mithilesh Mishra (DBS, TIFR), "How to make two from one: the mechanism of cell division" in AG - 66 (Lecture Theatre) starts at 1600
  • Jul 30, 2015

  • Mr. Sagnik Chakraborty (TIFR), "Ph.D. Thesis Defence " in AG-66 starts at 1430
  • Prof. P.C. Agrawal (UM-DAE Center for Excellence in Basic Sciences, Kalina, Mumbai), "Probing the Invisible Universe with ASTROSAT - Indian Multiwavelength Observatory" in Lecture Theatre (AG-66) starts at 1600