Fall 1992
Monday Aug. 31: Laurette Tuckerman, Numerical study of the Faraday
instability,
Nonlinear dynamics seminar, RLM 11.204 at 1:00
Wednesday Sept. 2: Charles Radin, Substitution dynamical systems
Wednesday Sept. 9: Cymra Haskell, Brownian Motion and Billiards on the Torus
Wednesday Sept. 16: Misha Vishik, Hydrodynamic stability and exponential
stretching
Monday Sept. 21: Rafael de la Llave, Transport of magnetic fields by
conducting fluids
Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar, RLM 11.204 at 1:00
Monday Sept 28: Lai-Sang Young (Arizona), Ergodic theory of strange attractors
colloquium, RLM 4.102 at 4:00
Tuesday Sept 29: Lai-Sang Young (Arizona), Entropy, Lyapunov exponents and
Hausdorff dimension
Dynamical Systems Seminar, RLM 10.176 at 4:00
Wednesday Sept 30: Lai-Sang Young (Arizona), The dynamics of x => 1-ax^2
Wednesday Oct. 7: Dwight Barkley, Spiral Dyanamics from PDE's and ODE's
Monday Oct. 12: Phil Holmes, Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar at 1:00 in RLM 11.204
Monday Oct. 12: Phil Holmes, Dynamical Systems Seminar at 4:00 in RLM 10.176
Wednesday, Oct. 14: Marina Ratner (Berkeley), Lie Groups and Ergodic Theory
Colloquium at 4:00 in RLM 7.104
Thursday Oct. 15: Marina Ratner (Berkeley), Raghunathan's Conjectures
for SL(2,R), I, Dynamical Systems Seminar at
4:00 in RLM 11.176
Friday Oct. 16: Marina Ratner (Berkeley), Raghunathan's Conjectures
for SL(2,R), II (TENTATIVE)
Wednesday Oct. 21: Lorenzo Sadun, Berry's phase and adiabatic quantum
charge transport
Wednesday Oct. 28: Phil Shaefer, The rigidity of dynamically defined
Cantor sets
Wednesday Nov. 4: Steve Dworkin, Spectral theory and X-ray diffraction
Wednesday Nov. 18: Filippo Cesi, Dynamical renormalization and critical
phenomena in percolation
Wednesday Dec. 2: Charles Radin, Substitution dynamical systems