Physics Division Colloquium

Argonne National Laboratory

The tables below present some statistics for the 1075 colloquia given from September 1980 to June 2013.

There have been a total of 1075 colloquia from Sept 1980 to June 2013. Below is a classification of the topics covered in the talks. A given talk might have several topics and the 1075 colloquia have a total of 1610 classifications.

 Number  Percent                        Topic
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  166      10     astronomy, astrophysics
   42       3     biology, medicine
   24       1     chemistry
   88       5     atomic physics, QED
   86       5     fundamental physics, general relativity
   31       2     geophysics, weather
   79       5     high-energy & particle physics
  150       9     condensed matter, materials, nanoscience
  308      19     nuclear physics
   51       3     optics, lasers
   24       1     heavy-ion plasma, RHIC, other high-energy H.I.
   85       5     QCD, quarks, standard model, hadronic physics
  158      10     accelerators, detectors, traps, facilities
   48       3     general science
  101       6     technology, engineering, reactors
   37       2     neutrinos
   53       3     math, computer science, chaos, quantum computing
   35       2     history, biography
   59       4     misc., other, politics
Distribution (number, percent) of the colloquia in the most frequent topics.
 SEASON  TOTAL   ACCEL   ASTRO  ATOMIC  FUNDMNTL  HIGH_E  MATTER  NUCLEAR   QCD
 ******  *****  ******  ******  ******  ********  ******  ******  *******  *****
  1980     33     2  6    6 18   8 24     0  0     2  6     2  6   13 39    1  3
  1981     27     3 11    1  4   3 11     3 11     2  7     3 11    9 33    0  0
  1982     27     4 15    5 19   2  7     2  7     2  7     2  7   10 37    0  0
  1983     33     4 12    4 12   3  9     0  0     7 21     1  3    7 21    2  6
  1984     32     3  9    5 16   5 16     2  6     0  0     4 13    7 22    1  3
  1985     31     6 19    4 13   5 16     2  6     3 10     4 13    8 26    1  3
  1986     33     2  6    8 24   3  9     3  9     1  3     5 15    8 24    1  3
  1987     31     5 16    4 13   3 10     1  3     1  3     6 19    8 26    2  6
  1988     33     7 21    2  6   4 12     3  9     3  9     6 18    6 18    6 18
  1989     30     3 10    4 13   2  7     1  3     1  3     3 10   10 33    1  3
  1990     34     1  3    7 21   5 15     7 21     2  6     2  6    6 18    2  6
  1991     32     5 16    1  3   3  9     1  3     5 16     5 16   15 47    5 16
  1992     36     8 22    4 11   5 14     1  3     0  0     4 11   13 36    4 11
  1993     34     5 15    4 12   3  9     0  0     1  3     4 12   11 32    3  9
  1994     31     4 13    6 19   3 10     0  0     7 23     6 19    8 26    2  6
  1995     34     4 12    4 12   3  9     1  3     3  9     5 15   13 38    0  0
  1996     30     2  7    4 13   4 13     3 10     1  3     5 17    8 27    2  7
  1997     37     3  8    7 19   5 14     1  3     2  5     7 19   19 51    1  3
  1998     31     6 19    3 10   2  6     5 16     0  0     4 13   10 32    4 13
  1999     31     5 16    7 23   2  6     2  6     2  6     5 16   10 32    4 13
  2000     36     8 22    7 19   2  6     4 11     2  6     7 19   10 28    2  6
  2001     32     6 19    5 16   1  3     3  9     3  9     2  6   13 41    2  6
  2002     34     5 15    6 18   2  6     6 18     3  9     1  3   10 29    1  3
  2003     36     7 19    8 22   0  0     3  8     4 11     3  8    7 19    3  8
  2004     37     7 19    2  5   0  0     4 11     4 11     7 19    9 24    2  5
  2005     33     2  6    9 27   0  0     5 15     1  3     5 15   11 33    4 12
  2006     32     7 22    6 19   3  9     2  6     3  9     3  9    6 19    4 13
  2007     29     4 14    4 14   2  7     2  7     2  7     4 14    6 21    5 17
  2008     33     0  0   10 30   1  3     5 15     2  6     5 15    6 18    6 18
  2009     34     8 24    3  9   1  3     4 12     0  0     6 18   11 32    4 12
  2010     30    11 37    3 10   0  0     1  3     5 17     6 20    8 27    3 10
  2011     34     8 24    7 21   3  9     1  3     1  3    11 32    6 18    3  9
  2012     35     3  9    6 17   0  0     8 23     4 11     7 20    6 17    4 11
         
 Totals  1075   158 15  166 15  88  8    86  8    79  7   150 14  308 29   85  8
 
 
The 1075 talks were given by speakers from 358 institutions (some speakers have more than one affiliation)

Institutions with 15 or more talks

 NUMTALK  Percent                 INSTITUTE
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   118      11     ANL Physics Div.
    78       7     U. of Chicago
    34       3     Fermi National Accelerator Lab
    33       3     U. of Illinois, Urbana
    32       3     Fermi National Accelerator Lab
    30       3     ANL Materials Science Div.
    29       3     MIT
    28       3     U. Washington
    26       2     LBNL
    23       2     ANL High Energy Physics Div.
    21       2     CalTech
    20       2     LANL
    18       2     Harvard U.
    18       2     Princeton U.
    17       2     Jefferson Lab and Old Dominion U.
    17       2     NIST
    16       1     JILA and U. Colorado, Boulder, CO
    15       1     BNL Nat. Lab.
    15       1     Michigan State U.
    15       1     Yale U.
There have been a total of 231 talks ( 22 % ) from Argonne divisions.

Number of talks by same speaker

          NUMTALK  NUM
          *******  ***
             7       2
             6       3
             5       4
             4      11
             3      24
             2     101
             1     705
 
Speakers giving 4 or more talks:
 
        NAME         DATE                        TITLE
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 Walter Kutschera  11/02/84  Dating and Mass Spectrometry with Acccelerato
                    3/13/87  Rare Decay Modes of Heavy Nuclei
                   11/16/90  Searching in the Dark: The Quest for Hypothet
                    6/25/93  Long-Lived Noble Gas Radioisotopes
                   11/22/02  Isotope Studies of the Alpine Iceman Oetzi
                    5/13/05  Synchronizing cultures in the past: Pushing m
                    12/9/11  Accelerator Mass Spectrometry and Climate Cha
 
 Harry Lipkin       5/15/81  Magnetic moments of quarks, leptons and hadro
                    9/30/83  Fun with Magnetic Monopoles
                    1/17/86  The Impact of the Discovery of the Antiproton
                    7/17/87  Why Nuclei are Made of Nucleons Instead of Qu
                    6/21/91  The Clock Paradox in Quantum Tunnelling: Is t
                    9/23/91  Applications of Quantum Mechanics and Isospin
                    9/09/94  The Mossbauer Effect and the Parton Model: fr
 
 
        NAME           DATE                        TITLE
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 Donald F. Geesaman  10/03/80  Macroscopic features of pion-nucleus scatteri
                      3/09/90  The FNAL E665 Experiment - Deep Inelastic Muo
                     12/10/93  Nuclear Physics at Multi-GeV Hadron Facilitie
                      2/11/00  How vanilla is your proton?
                     10/28/05  What Do We Know and What Do We Need to Know i
                      9/25/09  A Long Range Plan for the DOE Isotopes Progra
 
 Walter Henning      11/13/87  Prospects of Heavy Ion Physics at 1 GeV/Nucle
                      3/13/92  Particle Production in Compressed Nuclear Mat
                      4/14/95  Nuclei Far from Stability: Research Opportuni
                     10/29/99  Going Away from Stability
                      12/6/02  The GSI Future Facility
                       5/9/08  Intense Rare Isotope Beams -- Science Goals a
 
 John P. Schiffer    12/12/86  Is There a Condensed State in Ion Beams?
                      2/03/89  Are Crystalline Ion Plasmas Attainable?
                      2/10/95  The Way to Crystallization of Confined Ions:
                       1/7/00  Nuclear Physics, The Core of Matter, The Fuel
                      9/21/07  Perspectives on Nuclear Physics over the Past
                       9/9/11  100th Anniversary of the Nucleus
 
 
 
        NAME           DATE                        TITLE
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 Stuart J. Freedman   5/07/82  Quantum Mechanics, Reality and All That
                     10/23/92  Search for the 17-keV Neutrino
                      1/31/03  KamLand
                      3/25/05  Direct Evidence for Neutrino Oscillations fro
 
 Gerald Gabrielse     1/12/90  An Accurate Measurement of the Antiproton Mas
                      5/24/96  Extremely Cold Antiprotons and Antihydrogens
                      1/14/00  Observing the Quantum Limit of an Electron Cy
                      12/8/06  New Measurement of the Electron Magnetic Mome
                      4/19/13  First Precision Measurement of the Antiproton
                      10/2/09  Oscillating Neutrinos and Oscillating Decay P
 
 Teng Lek Khoo       10/24/80  Evolution of nuclear shapes with spin and tem
                      1/22/88  Plans for a National Gamma Ray Facility
                     11/08/91  Superdeformation in Nuclei: Physics in a Seco
                      1/17/97  Superdeformation: Order Embedded in Chaos
                      11/3/06  Superheavy Nuclei and Elements
  
 Robert B. Wiringa    3/29/85  Quantum Liquid Drops
                     11/03/89  Nuclear Many-Body Theory: from Deuterons to N
                      9/12/97  Quantum Monte Carlo Calculations for Light Nu
                       3/8/02  Nuclear Forces and the Destiny of the Univers
                       2/5/10  American Physical Society 2010 Tom W. Bonner
 
 
          NAME             DATE                        TITLE
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 George W. Crabtree       3/08/96  Dynamics of Vortices in Superconductors
                          9/22/00  Driven Dynamics of Superconducting Vortices
                         12/12/08  Superconductivity as an Energy Carrier
                          3/12/10  The Sustainable Energy Challenge
 
 Dieter M. Gruen          4/14/89  Lasers in Surface Science
                          5/24/91  Why Bother About Buckyballs?
                           5/5/00  The Egg as Eye: Ultrananocrystalline Diamond
                          1/21/05  Fullerenes, nanotubes and ultrananocrystallin
 
 Roy Holt                 4/29/88  Hunting Quarks in Nuclei
                           9/8/00  Illuminating the Deuteron at Jefferson Lab
                          2/20/04  Frontiers at the Femtoscale
                           4/1/05  Many facets of the deuteron
 
 Harold E. Jackson, Jr.   9/24/82  The Argonne GeV Electron Microtron, GEM
                          5/13/94  The New Era at CEBAF
                          5/16/97  HERMES, A New Approach to Nucleon Spin Studie
                          1/11/02  HERMES and the Spin of the Proton
 
 Edward W. Kolb           3/23/84  Massive Magnetic Monopoles in Cosmology and A
                          2/28/86  The Saga of Cygnus X-3
                          9/25/98  Seeds of Cosmic Structure: Quantum Fluctuatio
                         10/14/05  Thoughts on Dark Matter and Dark Energy
 
 Vijay R. Pandharipande   2/27/81  Nuclei, neutron stars and nuclear Hamiltonian
                          2/22/85  Fragementation of Hot Classical Drops
                          9/25/92  Correlation Effects in Electron-Nucleus Scatt
                          2/16/96  Dumbbells and Donuts: Femtometer Structures i
 
 Craig D. Roberts         2/01/91  Quantum Chromodynamics: Experimental Support
                          10/8/99  Inside Hadron Physics
                          10/6/06  Much Ado About Hadrons
                         12/17/10  The Paradox of Emptiness: Much Ado about Noth
 
 David N. Schramm        12/03/82  The Very Early Universe
                          5/13/88  Shadows of Creation: The Dark Matter of the U
                          4/07/95  Recent Action with the Big Bang
                         11/21/97  Dark Matter and the Density of Baryons in the
 
 Michael S. Turner        2/18/83  Cosmology
                         12/07/90  Big Bang Nucleosynthesis: Nuclear Physics and
                          9/29/95  Big-Bang Cosmology: Successes and Challenges
                         10/26/01  Making Sense of the New Cosmology
 
 Zeev Vager              10/02/81  A controversy - are there quantum mechanical
                         11/01/85  New Progress in the Detection of Gravitationa
                         12/05/86  Molecular Structure Determination by the Coul
                          1/17/92  Monopoles, Bad Adiabatic Approximations and N
 
 Carl E. Wieman          12/06/85  Highly Precise Measurements of Weak Neutral C
                          3/03/89  Parity Nonconservation in Atoms: Nuclear Spin
                         10/13/95  Bose-Einstein Condensation in an Ultracold Ga
                          1/26/01  Quantum Explosions and Implosions in a Bose-E
 

 

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