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, cdroberts@anl.gov
13 Sep 2002 Chris Fryer, T6, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Core-Collapse Supernovae
Host: Davids, davids@anl.gov
20 Sep 2002 Alan Nathan, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
The Physics of Hitting a Home Run
Hosts: Kelly, kelly@phy.anl.gov; and Davids, davids@anl.gov
27 Sep 2002 J. David Jackson, UC Berkeley and LBNL
Historical Roots of Gauge Invariance
Host: Lu, lu@anl.gov
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, lu@anl.gov
25 Oct 2002 Art McDonald, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
Solving the Solar Neutrino Problem
Host: Davids, davids@anl.gov
1 Nov 2002 David DeMille, Yale University
Tabletop probes for TeV physics: searches for the electric dipole moment of the electron
Host: Lu, lu@anl.gov
8 Nov 2002 Valery Nesvizhevsky, Institute Laue-Langevin, France
Quantum states of neutrons in the Earth's gravitational field
Host: Jackson, hal@anl.gov
Postponed
15 Nov 2002 Jayanth Banavar, Penn State University
The Geometry and Physics of Proteins
Host: Gemmell, gemmell@anl.gov
22 Nov 2002 Walter Kutschera, University of Vienna
Isotope Studies of the Alpine Iceman Oetzi
Host: Ahmad, ahmad@phy.anl.gov
29 Nov 2002 Thanksgiving - No colloquium
6 Dec 2002 Walter Henning, Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung mbH, Darmstadt, Germany
The GSI Future Facility
Host: Jackson, hal@anl.gov
13 Dec 2002 John Arrington , Physics Division, Argonne National Laboratory
Do Ordinary Nuclei Contain Exotic States of Matter?
Host: Lu, lu@anl.gov
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, ahmad@phy.anl.gov
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, hal@anl.gov
17 Jan 2003 Kenneth M. Kemner, Environmental Research, Argonne National Laboratory
Using High-Energy X-ray Physics to Address Environmental Science Problems
Host: Kelly, kelly@phy.anl.gov
24 Jan 2003 Jim Truran, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Enrico Fermi Institute, U. Chicago
Tracing the Abundance History of the Cosmos
Host: Ahmad, ahmad@phy.anl.gov
31 Jan 2003 Stuart Freedman, University of California, Berkeley
KamLand
Host: Lu, lu@anl.gov
7 Feb 2003 Alfred H. Mueller, Department of Physics, Columbia University
Small-x behavior and saturation in nuclear and particle physics
Host: Lu, lu@anl.gov
14 Feb 2003 Robert L. Merlino, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Iowa
Dusty plasmas in the laboratory and space
Kelly, kelly@phy.anl.gov
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, davids@anl.gov
7 Mar 2003 David Wineland, Time and Frequency Division, NIST
Quantum games with trapped atomic ions; whither quantum computation?
Host: Lu, lu@anl.gov
14 Mar 2003 Janet Conrad , Department of Physics, Columbia University
Seeking the Small Silent Type
Host: Jackson, hal@anl.gov
21 Mar 2003 J. Murray Gibson, Associate Laboratory Director, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory
Music, Fourier and Wave-Particle Duality
Host: Gemmell, gemmell@anl.gov
28 Mar 2003 Steven Rolston, Atomic Physics Division, NIST
Ultracold Neutral Plasmas
Host: Lu, lu@anl.gov
4 Apr 2003 Jeffrey S. Hangst, Department of Physics and Astronomy University of Aarhus, Denmark
The Production of Cold Antihydrogen
Host: Lu, lu@anl.gov
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, cdroberts@anl.gov
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, davids@anl.gov
18 Apr 2003 Martin Savage, Department of Physics, University of Washington, Seattle
Effective Field Theory in Nuclear Physics
Host: Roberts, cdroberts@anl.gov
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, ahmad@phy.anl.gov
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, cdroberts@anl.gov
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, kelly@phy.anl.gov
16 May 2003 T.-S. Harry Lee, Physics, Argonne National Laboratory
What have we learned recently from few-GeV Electroweak Reactions?
Host: Roberts, cdroberts@anl.gov
23 May 2003 Shoucheng Zhang, Department of Physics, Stanford University
Can Relativity be an Emergent Principle?
Host: Jackson, hal@anl.gov
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, hal@anl.gov
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, back@anl.gov

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2002-2003 Committee

Irshad Ahmad (252-3612, ahmad@phy.anl.gov mail)
Cary Davids (252-4062, davids@anl.gov mail)
Don Gemmell (252-4053, gemmell@anl.gov mail)
Hal Jackson (252-4013, hal@anl.gov mail)
Mike Kelly (252-4039, kelly@phy.anl.gov mail)
Lu Zheng-tian (252-2583, lu@anl.gov mail)
Craig Roberts, Chairman (252-4095, cdroberts@anl.gov mail)

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