Physics Division Colloquium

Auditorium, Building 203, Argonne National Laboratory

Fridays at 11:00 AM

2002-2003 Program

Please contact the host if you wish to arrange a discussion with the speaker.

6 Sep 2002 Don Goldsmith,
The Runaway Universe
Host: Roberts,
13 Sep 2002 Chris Fryer, T6, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Core-Collapse Supernovae
Host: Davids,
20 Sep 2002 Alan Nathan, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
The Physics of Hitting a Home Run
Hosts: Kelly,; and Davids,
27 Sep 2002 J. David Jackson, UC Berkeley and LBNL
Historical Roots of Gauge Invariance
Host: Lu,
4 Oct 2002 Fall DNP Meeting - No colloquium
11 Oct 2002 Fall DNP Meeting - No colloquium
18 Oct 2002 Jun Ye, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA)
Control of coherent light: Time meets Frequency
Host: Lu,
25 Oct 2002 Art McDonald, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
Solving the Solar Neutrino Problem
Host: Davids,
1 Nov 2002 David DeMille, Yale University
Tabletop probes for TeV physics: searches for the electric dipole moment of the electron
Host: Lu,
8 Nov 2002 Valery Nesvizhevsky, Institute Laue-Langevin, France
Quantum states of neutrons in the Earth's gravitational field
Host: Jackson,
15 Nov 2002 Jayanth Banavar, Penn State University
The Geometry and Physics of Proteins
Host: Gemmell,
22 Nov 2002 Walter Kutschera, University of Vienna
Isotope Studies of the Alpine Iceman Oetzi
Host: Ahmad,
29 Nov 2002 Thanksgiving - No colloquium
6 Dec 2002 Walter Henning, Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung mbH, Darmstadt, Germany
The GSI Future Facility
Host: Jackson,
13 Dec 2002 John Arrington , Physics Division, Argonne National Laboratory
Do Ordinary Nuclei Contain Exotic States of Matter?
Host: Lu,
20 Dec 2002 Yuri Oganessian , Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions, JINR, Dubna, Russia
Heaviest Nuclei Close to the "Islands of Stability" of Superheavy Elements
Host: Ahmad,
27 Dec 2002 Christmas/New Year Holiday - No colloquium
3 Jan 2003 Christmas/New Year Holiday - No colloquium
10 Jan 2003 Valery Nesvizhevsky, Institute Laue-Langevin, France
Quantum states of neutrons in the Earth's gravitational field
Host: Jackson,
17 Jan 2003 Kenneth M. Kemner, Environmental Research, Argonne National Laboratory
Using High-Energy X-ray Physics to Address Environmental Science Problems
Host: Kelly,
24 Jan 2003 Jim Truran, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Enrico Fermi Institute, U. Chicago
Tracing the Abundance History of the Cosmos
Host: Ahmad,
31 Jan 2003 Stuart Freedman, University of California, Berkeley
Host: Lu,
7 Feb 2003 Alfred H. Mueller, Department of Physics, Columbia University
Small-x behavior and saturation in nuclear and particle physics
Host: Lu,
14 Feb 2003 Robert L. Merlino, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Iowa
Dusty plasmas in the laboratory and space
21 Feb 2003 Postponed ... see 21 Mar 2003
28 Feb 2003 Phil Woods, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh
Nuclei Beyond the Proton Drip-Line
Host: Davids,
7 Mar 2003 David Wineland, Time and Frequency Division, NIST
Quantum games with trapped atomic ions; whither quantum computation?
Host: Lu,
14 Mar 2003 Janet Conrad , Department of Physics, Columbia University
Seeking the Small Silent Type
Host: Jackson,
21 Mar 2003 J. Murray Gibson, Associate Laboratory Director, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory
Music, Fourier and Wave-Particle Duality
Host: Gemmell,
28 Mar 2003 Steven Rolston, Atomic Physics Division, NIST
Ultracold Neutral Plasmas
Host: Lu,
4 Apr 2003 Jeffrey S. Hangst, Department of Physics and Astronomy University of Aarhus, Denmark
The Production of Cold Antihydrogen
Host: Lu,
10 Apr 2003 NB. Thursday
Achim Richter, Institute for Nuclear Physics, Darmstadt University of Technology
Playing Billiards with Microwaves - Quantum Manifestations of Classical Chaos
Host: Roberts,
11 Apr 2003 Hendrik Schatz, National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory and Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University
Cosmic Fireworks and Radioactive Beams
Host: Davids,
18 Apr 2003 Martin Savage, Department of Physics, University of Washington, Seattle
Effective Field Theory in Nuclear Physics
Host: Roberts,
25 Apr 2003 Timothy Chupp, Physics, Applied Physics and Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
NMR and MRI with Laser Polarized Noble Gases: What's New?
Host: Ahmad,
2 May 2003 Friedrich-K Thielemann, Theoretical Nuclear Astrophysics Group, University of Basel, Switzerland
Nuclei far from Stability: Their Role and Production in Astrophysical Events
Host: Roberts,
9 May 2003 Hasan Padamsee, Laboratory for Elementary Particle Physics, Cornell University
Why Superconductivity Will Propel the Next Generation Accelerators for Light Sources and Linear Colliders
Host: Kelly,
16 May 2003 T.-S. Harry Lee, Physics, Argonne National Laboratory
What have we learned recently from few-GeV Electroweak Reactions?
Host: Roberts,
23 May 2003 Shoucheng Zhang, Department of Physics, Stanford University
Can Relativity be an Emergent Principle?
Host: Jackson,
30 May 2003 Scott Thomas, Department of Physics, Stanford University
High Energy Colliders as Black Hole Factories: The End of Short Distance Physics
Host: Jackson,
6 Jun 2003 Axel Drees, - Experimental Nuclear and Heavy Ion Physics, Physics and Astronomy, SUNY Stony Brook
Jet Quenching and the Quark Gluon Plasma at RHIC
Host: Birger Back,

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2002-2003 Committee

Irshad Ahmad (252-3612, mail)
Cary Davids (252-4062, mail)
Don Gemmell (252-4053, mail)
Hal Jackson (252-4013, mail)
Mike Kelly (252-4039, mail)
Lu Zheng-tian (252-2583, mail)
Craig Roberts, Chairman (252-4095, mail)

Phone numbers are areacode 630


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