Nuclear Lunch -- Spring 2004

This is an archive of the Spring 2004 topics; the schedule for the current quarter is located here.


Date Discussion Leader Topic / Paper(s)
31 Mar Hang Liu COLOR-SUPERCONDUCTING QUARK MATTER, Mark Alford, Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science, December 2001, Vol. 51, pp. 131-160. Last quarter we read sections 1-4; the assignment for this week is the rest of the paper.
7 Apr Michael Hornish What Have We Learned From the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider? Thomas Ludlam and Larry McLerran, Physics Today 56(10), 48 (2003).
14 Apr Moses Oginni Matter at Extreme Densities, Chapter 4 from Nuclear Physics:The Core of Matter, The Fuel of Stars.
21 Apr Deepshikha Choudhury Transverse-Momentum and Collision-Energy Dependence of High-pT Hadron Suppression in Au + Au Collisions at Ultrarelativistic Energies, The STAR Collaboration, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 172302 (2003).
28 Apr Ting Lin Quark-hadron Duality: A Pedagogical Introduction, Martin A. DeWitt and Sabine Jeschonnek
5 May Annette Schwick Experimental Verification of Quark-Hadron Duality, I. Niculescu et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 1186 (2000).
12 May John Bevington x and xi scaling of the nuclear structure function at large x, J. Arrington et al., Phys. Rev. C 64, 014602 (2001).
19 May Anders Gardestig Renormalization I: Tutorial on Infinities in QED
Robert Mills, Chapter 3. Required reading: 3.1, 3.2, and 3.3; highly suggested: 3.5, 3.6, and 3.7. If you need a copy of the handout please see Carl Brune.
2 Jun Catalin Matei Renormalization II: What is Renormalization?
G. Peter Lepage

Faculty coordinators for Spring 2004 were Brune, Carman, Elster, and Phillips.
Last updated 2 September 2004 by Carl Brune.