Nuclear Lunch -- Winter 2003

This is an archive of the Winter 2003 topics; the schedule for the current quarter is located here.


Date Discussion Leader Topic / Paper(s)
13 Jan Carl Brune Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay
Evidence for Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay, H.V. Klapdor-Kleingrothaus, A. Dietz, H.L. Harney and I.V. Krivosheina
Latest Results from the Heidelberg-Moscow Double Beta Decay Experiment, the Heidelberg-Moscow Collaboration
20 Jan no meeting Martin Luther King Holiday
27 Jan Yannis Parpottas Structure of the Nucleon: Introduction to the Quark Model and QCD
Reading handout from "Introductory Nuclear Physics" by Kenneth Krane, Ch 18.3 - 18.7, pp. 718-746. Please contact Carl Brune if you did not get a copy in your mailbox.
3 Feb Ishaq Hleiqawi Why N*'s are Important
Conference summary talk from N*2000, N. Isgur.
10 Feb George Caia Status of the N* Program at Jefferson Lab
hep-ph/0210321, V.D. Burkert. An experimentalist's view.
24 Feb Catalin Matei Scientific Fraud
Bell Labs / Lucent Technologies: Contrived Condensed Matter
Lawrence Berkeley Lab: Element 118 Fabrication
3 Mar Group Discussion Introduction to Ultra-Cold Neutrons
Magnetic trapping of neutrons, P.R. Huffman et al.
10 Mar Glen Maclachlan Quantum states of neutrons in the gravitational field and limits for non-Newtonian interaction in the range between 1 micron and 10 microns
Hartmut Abele, Stefan Baessler, and Alexander Westphal

Background Information

Faculty coordinators for Winter 2003 were Brune, Carman, and Phillips.
Last updated 17 March 2003 by Carl Brune.