Physics Division Seminar

Conference Room R-150, Building 203, Argonne National Laboratory

Mondays at 3:30 PM

2013-2014 Program

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

26 Aug 2013 Simon Jerome, National Physical Laboratory, UK
Standardisation of radioactivity
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
2 Sep 2013 Labor Day -- No seminar
9 Sep 2013 Vladimir Savinov , University of Pittsburgh
Measurement of γ γ* -> π0 transition form factor at Belle
Host: Craig Roberts
16 Sep 2013 Andrei Derevianko, University of Nevada at Reno
Magic, Precise and Electroweak
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
23 Sep 2013 Adam Bzdak, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Local parity violation in heavy-ion collisions at RHIC and LHC
Host: Ian Cloët
30 Sep 2013 Luis Orozco, University of Maryland
Towards weak interaction studies in Francium
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
7 Oct 2013 Zack Conway, Argonne Physics Division
Current Challenges and Physics of Superconducting Radio-Frequency Accelerator Cavities
Host: Peter Ostroumov
14 Oct 2013 Jeff Guest, Argonne CNM Division
Towards atomic-scale understanding and control of optically-active nanoscale systems
Host: Peter Mueller
21 Oct 2013 Timothy Chupp, University of Michigan
The Radon-EDM Experiment
Host: Roy Holt
28 Oct 2013 Alessandro Lovato, Argonne Physics Division
Charge form factor and sum rules of electromagnetic and neutral current response functions in Carbon-12
Host: Bob Wiringa
Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 Xiangdong Ji, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Computing parton physics on a lattice
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
4 Nov 2013 Peter Tandy, Kent State University
Inside the Pion: Insights for Hadron Physics
Host: Craig Roberts
11 Nov 2013 Stephan Meyer, University of Chicago
The Fermilab Holometer: A Measurement of Planck Scale Quantum Geometry
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
18 Nov 2013 James Miller, Boston University
Mu2e: a New Search for Charged Lepton Flavor Violation at Fermilab
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
25 Nov 2013 Jerry Nolen, Argonne Physics Division
Superconducting magnets for recoil separators, wind turbines, and ion beam therapy
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
2 Dec 2013 Cynthia Keppel, Hampton University
Neutron Structure at Large x
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
9 Dec 2013 Jorge Piekarewicz, Florida State University
Pygmies, Giants, and Skins
Host: Calem Hoffman
16 Dec 2013 John Greene, Argonne Physics Division
Recent Activities in the Target Laboratory
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
23 Dec 2013 Christmas & New Year Holidays -- No seminar
30 Dec 2013 Christmas & New Year Holidays -- No seminar
6 Jan 2014 Moved to May 5
13 Jan 2014 Paul Fenter, Argonne Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division
Imaging Structures and Processes at Solid-Liquid Interfaces with X-rays
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
20 Jan 2014 Evangeline Downie, George Washington University
Investigating the Nucleon via Compton Scattering
Host: Paul Reimer
27 Jan 2014 Moved to February 3
3 Feb 2014 Elena Litvinova, Western Michigan University
Nuclear shell structure and response toward the limits of mass, isospin and temperature
Host: Darek Seweryniak
10 Feb 2014 Clarence Chang, ANL HEP
New measurements of CMB polarization with the South Pole Telescope
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
17 Feb 2014 Klaus Blaum, University of Heidelberg
New techniques for Penning-trap mass spectrometry
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
24 Feb 2014 Brian Odom, Northwestern University
Single-laser optical cooling of molecular rotations
Host: Matthew Dietrich
3 Mar 2014 Peter Jacobs, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
QCD jets in QCD matter: why they are interesting, why measuring them is difficult, and how to do it right (perhaps)
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
4 Mar 2014 Tuesday
11:00 AM
Walter Kutschera, University of Vienna, Austria
The Enigma of the Correct Date of the Santorini Volcanic Eruption
Host: Ernst Rehm
10 Mar 2014 Paul Reimer, Argonne Physics Division
Parity violating deep inelastic scattering
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
17 Mar 2014 Robert B. Wiringa, Argonne Physics Division
Recent applications of nuclear quantum Monte Carlo
Host: Steven Pieper
24 Mar 2014 Michael Kelly, Argonne Physics Division
First Performance Results for the ATLAS Intensity Upgrade Cryomodule
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
31 Mar 2014 Kathrin Wimmer, Central Michigan University
Modifications of the Nuclear Shell Structure: Spectroscopy in Islands of Inversion
Host: Calem Hoffman
7 Apr 2014 April APS Meeting
Savannah, GA, 5--8 April 2014
9 Apr 2014
Wednesday
2:30PM
Shoji Nagamiya, JPARC
The JPARC facility in Japan and its science
Host: John Schiffer
14 Apr 2014 Bradley Micklich, Argonne Physics Division
99Mo Production using Electron Linear Accelerators
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
21 Apr 2014 Mark Riley, Florida State University
Spin 60 and beyond: Exotic behavior at the limits of angular momentum
Host: Calem Hoffman
28 Apr 2014 Chris Sheehy, University of Chicago
BICEP (Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarization)
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
5 May 2014 Robert G. Wagner, Argonne High Energy Physics Division
Large Area, Picosecond Photo-Detectors
Host: Zheng-tian Lu
12 May 2014 Hironori Iwasaki, Michigan State University
Shape evolution in exotic nuclei studied via lifetime measurements with GRETINA
Host: Benjamin Kay
19 May 2014 Manoel Couder, University of Notre Dame
Experimental investigation of Helium capture reactions of astrophysical interest
Host: Darek Seweryniak
26 May 2014 Memorial Day -- No seminar
2 Jun 2014 Jason Clark, ANL Physics Division
Ion traps for astrophysics
Host: Birger Back
16 Jun 2014
2:30--4:40
Fedor Simkovic, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
Massive Neutrinos and Nuclear Structure
Host: John Schiffer
18 Aug 2014 Or Hen, Tel-Aviv University
Short-range correlations in imbalanced Fermi systems
Host: John Arrington

Zheng-tian Lu, Chairman (630-252-0583, lu@anl.gov mail)

Janet Bergman, Secretary (630-252-4085, jbergman@anl.gov mail)

Steven Pieper, Web Guy (630-252-4232, spieper@anl.gov mail)

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