Nuclear Lunch -- Fall 2005

This is an archive of the Fall 2005 topics; the schedule for the current quarter is located here.


Date Discussion Leader Topic / Paper(s)
14 Sep Zach Heinen Introduction to Electromagnetic Form Factors - Preston and Bhaduri Handout. Required reading: pages 82-90 and 103-111.
21 Sep No Lunch (DNP meeting)
28 Sep Anders Gardestig Weak Interactions in Atoms and Nuclei: The Standard Model and Beyond, M. Ramsey-Musolf and J. Secrest. Required reading: Sections I; II A,C,D; and III A,C.
5 Oct Ting Lin Nucleon Structure and Parity-Violating Electron Scattering, D.H. Beck and B.R. Holstein, Int. J. Mod. Phys. E 10, 1-41 (2001). Required reading: Sections 2 and 4.
12 Oct Deepshika Choudhury Strange-Quark Contributions to Parity-Violating Asymmetries in the Forward G0 Electron-Proton Scattering Experiment, D.S. Armstrong et al. (G0 Collaboration), Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 092001 (2005).
19 Oct Shaleen Shukla Fast neutron resonance radiography for elemental imaging: theory and applications, G. Chen and R.C. Lanza, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 49(4), 1919 (2002).
26 Oct Moses Oginni Review of accelerator gadgets for art and archaeology, T. Calligaro, J.-C. Dran, J. Salomon, and Ph. Walter, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 226, 29-37 (2004).
2 Nov Catalin Matei MYRRHA: A multipurpose accelerator driven system for research and development, H. Aït Abderrahim et al., Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 463, 487-494 (2001).
9 Nov Aderemi Adekola 2005 Physics Nobel Prizes (Supplementary Information):
Roy J. Glauber "for his contribution to the quantum theory of optical coherence."
John L. Hall and Theodor W. Hänsch "for their contributions to the development of laser-based precision spectroscopy, including the optical frequency comb technique."

Background Information

Faculty coordinators for Fall 2005 were Brune, Carman, Elster, Hicks, and Phillips.
Last updated 4 January 2006 by Carl Brune.