All Distinguished Lecture Series

Title Lecturer Affilation Email Start Date End Date Host
The New Era of Gravitational Wave Physics and AstrophysicsProf. Dr. Alessandra BuonannoMax Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

2017-06-042017-06-09Adi Nusser
The Secret Relationship of the Top Quark and the Higgs BosonMichael E. PeskinSLAC  2017-04-232017-04-27 
Towards understanding of evolutionary dynamicsProf. Daniel FisherStanford University

2017-03-272017-03-31Erez Braun
Quantum information processing with trapped ionsRainer BlattUniversitaet Innsbruck  2017-03-202017-03-23 
Gravitational Waves: A New Frontier in ScienceBarry BarishCaltech  2016-11-212016-11-26 
Non-equilibrium thermodynamics via the study of large fluctuationsGianni Jona-LasinioSapienza University of Rome

2016-10-312016-11-09Eric Akkermans
The Near Field CosmologyBrent TullyInstitute for Astronomy, Hawaii

2016-06-062016-06-09Adi Nusser
New Frontiers of Quantum OpticsMikhail LukinHarvard University

2016-01-112016-01-13Moti Segev
Quantum Materials in restricted DimensionZhi - Xun ShenStanford University

2015-12-212015-12-23Amit Keren
Superfluid 3He in the Zero-Temperature Limit: “Pure” Quantum BehaviourGeorge PickettLancaster University

2014-03-092014-03-13Emil Polturak
Issues in Theoretical PhysicsJean Zinn-JustinCEA/IRFU Centre de Saclay, Institut de Physique Theorique, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

2014-01-082014-01-29Moshe Moshe
Interaction of matter and radiation under extreme astrophysical conditionsRashid SunyaevMax Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Garching, Germany

2013-11-172013-11-21Ari Laor
The death and afterlife of massive starsRoger ChevalierUniversity of Virginia

2013-06-022013-06-06Noam Soker
The Many Faces of AccretionRamesh NarayanHarvard University

2013-04-212013-04-24Ari Laor
Quantum information and many-body quantum systems.Ignacio CiracMax-Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, Garching, Germany

2012-12-012012-12-08Joseph Avron
From Gauge/Gravity Duality to Condensed MatterDam T. SonUniversity of Chicago

2012-11-142012-11-21Amos Yarom
The Structure and Evolution of GalaxiesJohn KormendyDept. of Astronomy, University of Texas at Austin; Max-Planck-Institute for Extraterrestrial Physic

2012-05-202012-05-30Ari Laor
Exploding Stars and the Accelerating UniverseRobert KirshnerHarvard University

2011-12-202011-12-31Ehud Behar
Statistical Mechanics of Systems out of EquilibriumBernard DerridaENS Paris

2011-06-162011-06-21Yariv Kafri
Fundamental tests of quantum physics with atoms and photons in a box.Serge HarocheENS, Paris and College de France

2011-05-252011-06-01Eric Akkermans
New Perspectives on Scattering in Gauge Theory and GravityLance J. DixonStanford Linear Accelarator Center

2011-04-072011-04-11Yael Shadmi
Many body localizationIgor AleinerColumbia University

2010-12-252010-12-29Shmuel Fishman
Ultracold gases as a new tool in condensed matter physicsLev PitaevskiiUniversity of Trento, Italy

2010-11-272010-11-23Shmuel Fishman
Current Topics in Condensed Matter Physics: Cuprate Superconductors, Dirac Materials, and Topological InsulatorsPhuan OngDepartment of Physics, Princeton University

2010-04-272010-05-06Amit Keren
Statistical Mechanics, Phase Transitions and Random MatricesThomas SpencerInstitute for Advanced Study, Princeton

2010-03-112010-03-18Shmuel Fishman
Controlling the Motion of Matter with LightMark RaizenUniversity of Texas at Austin

2009-11-262009-11-29Moti Segev
Condensed Matter Physics and Quantitative BiologyDavid R. NelsonHarvard University

2009-10-162009-11-23Yariv Kafri
Big Bang, Black Holes and the Quantum: Physics Beyond General RelativityAbhay AshtekarPenn State University

2009-02-032009-02-11Amos Ori
The New Quantum AgeAlain AspectInstitut d'Optique, Palaiseau

2009-01-062009-01-11Moti Segev
Dark matter, LHC, and string theoryGordon KaneUniversity of Michigan

2008-12-142008-12-20Gad Eilam
Exploring Quantum Matter with Ultracold Atoms in Optical LatticesImmanuel BlochJohannes-Gutenberg University, Mainz

2008-04-082008-04-17Moti Segev
The Long Term Dynamical Evolution of Planetary SystemsScott TremainePrinceton University

2008-01-082008-01-17Adi Nusser
Photon Entanglement: from Fundamental Questions to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computation (In Memory of Asher Peres)Anton ZeilingerUniversity of Vienna

2008-01-012008-01-09Moti Segev
Adventures in the Theory of Glassy MaterialsJames LangerUniversity of California at Santa Barbara

2007-11-012007-11-05Shmuel Fishman
Quantum Chaos, Random Matrix Theory and Number TheoryJon KeatingUniversity of Bristol

2007-05-022007-05-09Shmuel Fishman
Condensed Matter Physics and Quantum Information with Quantum OpticsPeter ZollerUniversity of Innsbruck

2007-04-092007-04-16Shmuel Fishman
Quantum Phase TransitionsSubir SachdevHarvard University

2007-03-122007-03-19Assa Auerbach
Successes and Mysteries in Particle PhysicsJonathan L. RosnerUniversity of Chicago

2007-01-142007-01-30Michael Gronau
New Ideas about the Origin and Future of the UniversePaul SteinhardtPrinceton University, USA

2006-06-122006-06-22Dov Levine
New Paradigms for the 21st CenturyLeonard SusskindStanford University, U.S.A.

2006-04-232006-04-28Oren Bergman
Beyond the Standard Model: A Confrontation with Fundamental QuestionsMichael DineUniversity of California at Santa-Cruz

2006-03-222006-03-31Yael Shadmi
Adventures in Theoretical PhysicsEdward Wittennstitute for Advanced Study, USA

2006-01-312006-02-02Oren Bergman
Quantum-Mechanical Integrated CircuitsMichel DevoretYale University, USA

2005-12-182005-12-22Eric Akkermans
General Relativity in the 21st Century (In Memory Of Nathan Rosen)Eanna FlanaganCornell University, New York

2005-05-172005-05-28Amos Ori
Aspects of Biological Evolution and ComputationAlbert J. LibchaberRockefeller University, NY U.S.A.

2005-04-062005-04-15Erez Braun
Statistical Physics and the Triumph of ModelsMichael E. FisherUniversity of Maryland, U.S.A.

2004-11-112004-11-15Shmuel Fishman
Time Reversal Properties of Complex and Chaotic MediaMathias FinkEcole Superieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles

2004-06-022004-06-09Eric Akkermans
Jets Magnetism and GravomagnetismDonald Lynden-BellUniversity of Cambridge, United Kingdom

2004-04-132004-04-22Adi Nusser
Explorations of QCD with Supersymmetric Tools (In Memory of Michael (Misha) Marinov)Mikhail ShifmanUniversity of Minnesota, U.S.A.

2003-12-312004-01-07Michael Gronau
Disorder and Interactions in Electron SystemsThierry GiamarchiUniversity of Geneva, Switzerland

2003-05-252003-06-01Assa Auerbach
Atom-Photon interactions: Basic processes and applicationsClaude Cohen-TannoudjiEcole Normale Superieure

2002-03-022002-03-14Eric Akkermans
Quantum InformationDr. Charles BennettIBM Watson Research Center, U.S.A.

2000-12-152000-12-22Adi Nusser
Ultra-Cold Atomic GasesJean DalibardEcole Normale Superieure, Paris

2000-04-032000-04-16Eric Akkermans
New developments in Field Theory and string TheoryNathan SeibergPrinceton University

2000-03-282000-04-03Shmuel Fishman
Aspects of Physical AsymptoticsMichael Berry, FRSUniversity of Bristol, United Kingdom

1999-06-131999-06-28Joseph Avron
Field Theory for ElectronsRamamurti ShankarYale University, USA

1999-05-201999-05-30Assa Auerbach
Turbulence in SpacePeter GoldreichCaltech, U.S.A

1999-03-131999-03-24Ari Laor
Symmetry and SupersymmetryJulius WessLudwig-Maxmilians University, Munich

1999-03-021999-03-09Assa Auerbach
Nonequilibrium Statistical MechanicsJoel LebowitzRutgers University, New Brunswick, U.S.A.

1998-04-151998-04-23Joseph Avron
Interactions and Chaos in Mesoscopic Quantum SystemsBoris AltshulerNEC Research Institute  1997-11-211997-11-29 
Topological Quantum NumbersDavid ThoulesWashington University, Seattle

1997-11-051997-11-11Joseph Avron
Chaos: From Astrophysics to MicrophysicsMartin C. GutzwillerIBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center

1997-04-181997-04-27Shmuel Fishman
The Quantum Hall EffectBertrand J. HalperinHarvard University, Cambridge, MA

1996-11-111996-11-22Assa Auerbach
Decay of Correlations in Dynamical SystemsDavid RuelleIHES, Bures-sur-Yvette, France

1995-05-071995-05-13Joseph Avron
Non-Abelian Gauge Theories as the Fundamental InteractionsGerard t HooftUniversiteit Utrecht

1995-05-051995-05-07Moshe Moshe