Physics Division Seminar

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

Mondays at 3:30 PM

2007-2008 Program

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

13 Aug 2007 Victor Flambaum, Univ. of New South Wales, Sidney and ANL Physics
Variation of Fundamental Constants from Big Bang to Atomic Clocks
Host: Murray Peshkin
10 Sep 2007 Robert Charity, Washington Univ., St. Louis
Resonance decay spectroscopy with 12Be and 10C beams: two-proton decay, molecular resonances and other curiosities
Host: Henning Esbensen
17 Sep 2007 Bent Herskind, Niels Bohr Inst., Copenhagen
Population and Decay of Hyperdeformed Rotational Structures in Nuclei around A=125
Host: Teng Lek Khoo
24 Sep 2007 Anatoli Afanasjev, Mississippi State U.
Band termination revisited
Host: Robert Janssens
1 Oct 2007 David Hofman, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago
Creating the Quark Gluon Plasma with Heavy Ion Collisions
Host: Henning Esbensen
8 Oct 2007 Michael A. Famiano, Western Michigan Univ., Kalamazoo
Current results and plans for isotopic observables of the asymmetry term of the nuclear EOS
Host: Henning Esbensen
15 Oct 2007 Howard Fenker, TJNAF
BoNuS: A GEM-Based Radial TPC for Tagging Target Fragments
Host: John Arrington
22 Oct 2007 Paul Reimer, ANL Physics
Angular Distributions of Drell-Yan Scattering
Host: Henning Esbensen
29 Oct 2007 Robin Santra, ANL Chemical Sciences & Engineering
Strong-field control of x-ray absorption
Host: Henning Esbensen
5 Nov 2007 Sanjay Reddy, Los Alamos Nat. Lab.
From Nuclei to Neutron Stars
Host: Henning Esbensen
12 Nov 2007 Charlotte Elster, The Ohio University
Poincaré Invariant Three-body Scattering
Host: Henning Esbensen
19 Nov 2007 Cheng-Lie Jiang, ANL Physics
Recent progress in heavy-ion fusion hindrance at extreme sub-barrier energies
Host: Henning Esbensen
26 Nov 2007 Craig Roberts, ANL Physics
The Perfect Postdoc Package
Host: Henning Esbensen
3 Dec 2007 Mark A. Caprio, University of Notre Dame
Excited state quantum phase transitions
Host: Henning Esbensen
10 Dec 2007 Gerald A. Miller, University of Washington
A new look at the nucleon
Host: Kawtar Hafidi
17 Dec 2007 Harry Lipkin, Weizmann Institute
Dicke superradiance - from nanovolts to gigavolts; Including Weber's wrong neutrino detector, right Mössbauer experiments and more.
Host: Murray Peshkin
24 Dec 2007 Christmas - No seminar
31 Dec 2007 New Year Holiday - No seminar
7 Jan 2008 Peter Ostroumov, ANL Physics
Technology Development for Future Ion RF Linear Accelerators
Host: Henning Esbensen
14 Jan 2008 Irina Stefanescu, ANL Physics
Nuclear structure investigations toward 78Ni with Miniball and REX-ISOLDE
Host: Henning Esbensen
21 Jan 2008 Teng Lek Khoo, ANL Physics
Ergodic bands and motional narrowing in excited superdeformed states
Host: Henning Esbensen
28 Jan 2008 Jorge A. López, University of Texas at El Paso
Origin and Evolution of Isoscaling
Host: Henning Esbensen
4 Feb 2008 Nir Barnea, Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem
The Lorentz Integral Transform (LIT) method and its application to inelastic reactions on light nuclei
Host: Bob Wiringa
11 Feb 2008 Peter Möller, Theoretical Division, LANL
Properties of Neutron-rich Fission Products
Host: Filip Kondev
18 Feb 2008 Robert B. Wiringa, ANL Physics
QMC vs. Expt.
Host: Bob Wiringa
2:00 PM
21 Feb 2008
David J. Dean, Oak Ridge National Lab.
Progress and challenges in the theory of nuclei
Host: Bob Wiringa
25 Feb 2008 Joseph Kapusta, Univ. of Minnesota
Physics at RHIC
Host: Henning Esbensen
3 Mar 2008 Bryon Anderson, Kent State University, Ohio
The Electric Form Factor of the Neutron: Past, Present, and Future
Host: John Arrington
10 Mar 2008 Ingo Wiedenhoever, Florida State University
First Experiments with RESOLUT: Nucleosynthesis paths to 26Al
Host: Henning Esbensen
17 Mar 2008 Dean Townsley, University of Chicago
Making the Standard Candle
Host: Craig Roberts
24 Mar 2008
Special Colloquium
Kenneth Nollett, ANL Physics
Some Puzzles in the Origins of Carbon, Nitrogen, and Oxygen
Host: Henning Esbensen
31 Mar 2008 Daniel Bardayan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Studies of (d,p) reactions on radioactive beams at HRIBF
Host: Henning Esbensen
7 Apr 2008 M. Eric Christy, Hampton University
New Experimental studies of high-x nucleon structure functions at low Q2 and beyond
Host: John Arrington
14 Apr 2008 APS Spring Meeting, 12 -- 15 April
21 Apr 2008 Georg Bollen, Michigan State Univ.
Penning trap mass measurements of rare isotope beams from projectile fragmentation.
Host: Henning Esbensen
28 Apr 2008 William J. Marciano, Brookhaven National Lab.
Muon-Electron Conversion in the Field of a Nucleus
Host: Paul Reimer
5 May 2008 Gopal K. Shenoy, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne
Future Radiation Sources: Challenges and Opportunities in Nuclear Resonance Spectroscopy
Host: Henning Esbensen
12 May 2008 James Kolata, University of Notre Dame
Transfer, breakup, and fusion reactions of exotic light nuclei
Host: Henning Esbensen
11:00 AM
13 May 2008
Hiro Ejiri, RCNP, Osaka University, Japan
Neutrino studies by double beta decay, the MOON experiment, and neutrino induced nuclear responses
Host: John Schiffer
19 May 2008 Harold Jackson, ANL Physics
Strange quarks in the proton
Host: Henning Esbensen
26 May 2008 Memorial Day - No seminar
30 May 2008
George Dracoulis, Australian National University, Canberra
Triple Core-Excitations and High-Spin Isomers in 212Rn
Host: Henning Esbensen
2 Jun 2008 Prashanth Jaikumar, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, India and ANL Physics
Neutron stars: Astrophysical test-beds for nuclear and sub-nuclear physics
Host: Craig Roberts
9 Jun 2008 Rocco Schiavilla, Jefferson Lab. and Old Dominion University
Parity-violating effects in few-nucleon systems
Host: Robert Wiringa
16 Jun 2008 Canceled

Henning Esbensen, Chairman (630-252-4098, mail)

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