Physics Division Colloquium

Auditorium, Building 203, Argonne National Laboratory

Fridays at 11:00 AM

2016-2017 Program

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

9 Sep 2016 Philip W. Phillips, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Do the Cuprate Superconductors have Extra Dimensions?
Host: Zack Conway
16 Sep 2016 Rebecca Flint, Iowa State University
Hybridization with a twist: the hidden order problem
Host: Zack Conway
23 Sep 2016 Jonathan Wurtele, University of California, Berkeley
Trapping and Probing Antihydrogen Atoms
Host: Richard Pardo
30 Sep 2016 Francesco Iachello, Yale University
Cluster Structure of Light Nuclei
Host: Richard Chasman
7 Oct 2016 John F. Beacom, The Ohio State University
Unlocking Nuclear Astrophysics With MeV Neutrino Astronomy
Host: Alessandro Lovato
14 Oct 2016 2016 Fall Meeting of the APS Division of Nuclear Physics
Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA, 12-15 Oct
21 Oct 2016 Walter Kutschera, University of Vienna, Austria
The waxing and waning of Alpine glaciers throughout the Holocene
Host: John Schiffer
28 Oct 2016 Richard J. Hill, Perimeter Institute
The proton radius puzzle and its impact on fundamental physics
Host: Alessandro Lovato
4 Nov 2016 Libby McCutchan, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Following Fission Fragments: Nuclear Data for Neutrino Physics
Host: Shaofei Zhu
11 Nov 2016 Peter M. Weber, Brown University
Observing Ultrafast Molecular Structural Motions – i.e. Chemistry - by X-Ray Scattering and Structural Spectroscopy
Host: Richard Pardo
18 Nov 2016 John M. Carpenter, APS Engineering Support Division, Argonne National Laboratory
Accelerator-based neutron sources: Past, Present, and Future
Host: Jerry Nolen
25 Nov 2016 Thanksgiving - No colloquium
2 Dec 2016 Pengwei Zhao, Physics Division, Argonne National Laboratory
Toward a unified description of the structure of nuclei
Host: Alessandro Lovato
9 Dec 2016 Cynthia Keppel, Jefferson Lab & Hampton University
Nuclear Physics in Proton Radiation Therapy
Host: Don Geesaman
16 Dec 2016
Physics Division Holiday Party - No colloquium
23 Dec 2016 Christmas - No colloquium
30 Dec 2016 New Year's - No colloquium
6 Jan 2017 Carmen Soriano Hoyuelos, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory
Paleontology at Synchrotron Sources: New Light on Old Materials
Host: Bob Wiringa
13 Jan 2017 Abhay Deshpande, RIKEN BNL & Stony Brook University
Understanding the Glue That Binds Us All: The next QCD frontier
Host: Alessandro Lovato
20 Jan 2017 Augusto O. Macchiavelli, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Gamma-Ray Tracking and the GRETINA Physics Program
Host: Sahofei Zhu
27 Jan 2017 American Physical Society April Meeting 2017
Washington, D.C., 28-31 Jan
3 Feb 2017 Michael Mulligan, University of Califoria, Riverside
Duality and emergent symmetries in two-dimensional electronic systems
Host: Olle Heinonen
10 Feb 2017 Anouar Benali, Argonne Leadership Computing Facility
Quantum Monte Carlo for condensed matter
Host: Olle Heinonen
17 Feb 2017 Charles J. Horowitz, Indiana University
Greg Huber, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, UC Santa Barbara
Nuclear pasta and parking-garage structures in nuclear astrophysics and cellular biophysics
Host: Whitney Armstrong
24 Feb 2017 Martin J. Savage, University of Washington & Institute for Nuclear Theory
Nuclear Forces from Quantum Chromodynamics
Host: Alessandro Lovato
3 Mar 2017 Peter Fierlinger, Technische Universität München
Slow neutrons and the early Universe
Host: John Arrington
10 Mar 2017 Wendy Freedman, University of Chicago
Increasing Accuracy and Increasing Tension in Ho
Host: Richard Pardo
16 Mar 2017
Christoph Düllmann, GSI & Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Superheavy elements: their production, nuclear and atomic properties, and how to go beyond Z=118
Host: Walter Henning
24 Mar 2017 ReA Solenoidal Spectrometer Projects meeting - No colloquium
31 Mar 2017 Mark G. Raizen, University of Texas at Austin
Magnetically-Activated and Guided Isotope Separation
Host: Matt Dietrich
7 Apr 2017 Nicholas M. Law, University of North Carolina
Evryscopes: monitoring the entire sky for exciting events
Host: Robert Janssens
14 Apr 2017
21 Apr 2017 Matthias Ulf Liepe, Cornell University
Next Generation Superconducting RF Cavities
Host: Zack Conway
28 Apr 2017 Joint Director’s Special and Physics Colloquium
Pierre Baldi, University of California in Irvine
Deep Learning Theory and Applications in the Natural Sciences
Host: Stefan Wild
5 May 2017
12 May 2017 Leigh Orf, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ultra-high resolution numerical simulations of devastating thunderstorms
Host: Bob Wiringa
19 May 2017 Jung-Fu Lin, The University of Texas at Austin
Revealing the physical and chemical nature of Earth’s deep iron by Inelastic X-ray Scattering
Host: Ernst Rehm
26 May 2017 Adrienne Kolb, formerly FNAL
Tunnel Visions: The History of the Superconducting Super Collider
Host: Richard Pardo

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2016-2017 Committee

Whitney Armstrong (252-5112, mail)
Jason Clark (Past Chair) (252-4035, mail)
Zachary Conway (252-0874, mail)
Matthew Dietrich (252-0874, mail)
Don Geesaman (252-4059, mail)
Olle Heinonen (MSD) (252-4877, mail)
Alessandro Lovato (Chair) (252-3626, mail)
Richard Pardo (252-4029, mail)
Ernst Rehm (252-4073, mail)
Stefan Wild (MCS) (252-9948, mail)
Shaofei Zhu (252-4412, mail)
Secretary Colleen Tobolic (252-3663, mail)
Web Guy Robert Wiringa (252-6134, mail)
Phone numbers are area code 630