Nuclear Lunch -- Spring 2006

This is an archive of the Spring 2006 topics; the schedule for the current quarter is located here.


Date Discussion Leader Topic / Paper(s)
5 Apr Ting Lin Fundamental Neutron Physics, Jeffrey S. Nico and W. Michael Snow, Annual Reviews of Nuclear and Particle Science 55, 27 (2005). The required reading is pages 27-40 (first 2 sections).
12 Apr Deepshika Choudhury Neutron Physics: section 5 of the Nico and Snow paper from last week.
19 Apr Daniel Sayre Neutron Physics: section 6 of the Nico and Snow paper from the first week.
26 Apr Zach Heinen Nucleosynthesis in Classical Nova Explosions: Modeling and Nuclear Uncertainties, Jordi Jose and Alain Coc, Nuclear Physics News 15(4), 17 (2005).
3 May Sergey Postnikov Gamma-Ray Line Astronomy, Roland Diehl, published in Nucl. Phys. A758 (2005) 225-233.
10 May Aderemi Adekola Hydrogen Burning of 17O in Classical Novae, A. Chafa et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 031101 (2005); Erratum.
17 May Shaleen Shukla Charmonium and Bottomium, Section 6.1 (pages 132-139) from Particle Physics, B.R. Martin and G. Shaw, Wiley (Wiley, New York, 1992).
24 May Chieh Jen Yang Recent Bottomonium and Charmonium Results from CLEO, T. Ferguson, to be published in the proceedings of the XLIst Rencontres de Moriond on QCD and High Energy Hadronic Interactions
31 May Moses Oginni Molecular Quarkonium, M.B. Voloshin, talk at the Flavor Physics and CP Violation Conference, Vancouver, 9-12 April 2006.

Background Information

Faculty coordinators for Spring 2006 were Brune, Carman, Elster, Hicks, and Prakash.
Last updated 6 September 2006 by Carl Brune.