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  • CNLS Events:
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    • Visitors at CNLS this week :
        Anton Andreev (Feb. 26th, 2015 to Feb. 27th, 2015) University of Washington
        Carl Bender (Feb. 23rd, 2015 to Feb. 25th, 2015) Washington University, St. Louis
        Tamoghna Das (Feb. 17th, 2015 to Feb. 27th, 2015) Okawa Institute of Science and Technology
        Vladimir Lebedev (Feb. 17th, 2015 to Feb. 27th, 2015) Landau Institute
        William Newman (Feb. 23rd, 2015 to Feb. 24th, 2015) UCLA
    • Visitors arriving at CNLS next week :
        Mariia Sorokina (Mar. 2nd, 2015 to Mar. 13th, 2015) Aston University
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  • Featured Items:
    • T-1/CNLS postdoc Russell Bissett has received the 2014 Hatherton Award for his paper, "Fingerprinting Rotons in a Dipolar Condensate: Super-Poissonian Peak in the Atom-Number Fluctuations". It is awarded by the Royal Society of New Zealand for the best paper in physical, earth or maths and information sciences by a New Zealand University PhD.
    • T-4/CNLS postdoc Alex White has been awarded with the 2015 APS Division of Chemical Physics Doctoral Thesis Award for the best doctoral dissertation in any area of chemical physics.
    • CNLS Affiliate Cristian Batista has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society in the Division of Condensed Matter Physics for theoretical contributions to the understanding of frustrated magnetic systems, topological phases, and electronic ferroelectricity.
    • CNLS Affiliate Malcolm Boshier has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society in the Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics for high precision laser spectroscopy of hydrogen and muonium, and for advancing the state of the art in cold atom manipulation.
    • CNLS Affiliate Avadh Saxena has been named a fellow of the Americal Physical Society in the Division of Materials Physics forfoundational contributions to phase transitions in functional materials and nonlinear excitations in low-dimensional electronic materials.
    • CNLS Affiliate Sergei Tretiak has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society in the Division of Chemical Physics for seminal contributions to the theoretical chemistry of excited state dynamics in nanoscale materials and nonlinear optical response of molecular systems.
    • CNLS Postdoc Adolfo del Campo has won the Leon Heller Postdoc Publication Award for his article, "Shortcuts to Adiabaticity by Counteradiabatic Driving" which appeared in Physical Review Letters.
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What is CNLS?

The Center for Nonlinear Studies (CNLS) is part of the Laboratory's Theoretical Division, and it organizes research related to nonlinear and complex systems phenomena. CNLS was formed in October of 1980.

CNLS Mission Statement

  • Identify and study complex nonlinear phenomena using a diverse set of research approaches and methodologies, particularly those of statistical physics, nonlinear science, applied mathematics and numerical simulation.
  • Promote the use of scientific results in applied research.
  • Stimulate the formation of interdisciplinary approaches to complex problems.
  • Facilitate the interchange of scientific results and ideas between Laboratory scientists and external centers of excellence.
  • Encourage the exploration of new scientific frontiers at the interface between conventional disciplines.
  • Support a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary science that underpins the Laboratory’s mission in national security.

Mailing Address
CNLS, MS B258,
Los Alamos National Laboratory,
Los Alamos, NM 87545, U.S.A.

Group Office
Phone: +1-505-667-1444
FAX: +1-505-665-4055
TA-3, Bldg. 1690, Rm. 101
See directions to find the group office.

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