This is an archive of the Fall 2018 topics; the schedule for the current semester is located here.
|Date||Discussion Leader||Topic / Paper(s)|
|29 August||Brune||Organizational Meeting|
|5 September||Kaelyn Ferris||
Magic Nature of Neutrons in 54Ca: First Mass Measurements of
Michimasa et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 121,
Faculty Advisor: Meisel
|12 September||Matthew Burrows||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|19 September||Som Paneru||
The pressure distribution inside the proton,
V. D. Burkert et al., Nature 557,
pages 396-399 (2018).
Faculty Advisor: Frantz
|26 September||Utsav Shrestha||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|3 October||Abinash Pun||
Decay Rate of the Nuclear Isomer 229Th(3/2+,7.8 eV)
in a Dielectric Sphere, Thin Film, and Metal Cavity,
E. V. Tkalya Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 122501 2018.
Faculty Advisor: Prakash
|10 October||Kristyn Brandenburg||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|17 October||Irin Sultana||
Reaction rate for carbon burning in massive stars,
C. L. Jiang et al., Phys. Rev. C 97, 012801(R) (2018).
Faculty Advisor: Brune
|24 Ocotber||DNP Meeting|
|31 October||Shiv Subedi||Discussion of questions from previous presentation.|
|7 November||Yenuel Jones-Alberty||
Probing high-momentum protons and neutrons in neutron-rich
The CLAS Collaboration,
Nature 560, pages 617-621 (2018).
Faculty Advisor: Elster
|14 November||Ibrahim Alnamlah||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|21 November||Thanksgiving Break|
|28 November||Bishnu Karki||
Detection of alpha radionuclides in air from patients during Ra-223
alpha radionuclide therapy,
Seiichi Yamamoto et al., Scientific Reports 8, 10976 (2018).
Faculty Advisor: Brune
|5 December||Cole Raisbeck||Nobel Prize in Physics 2018
Faculty Advisor: Roche
- Discovery of 60Ca and Implications For the Stability of 70Ca, O. B. Tarasov et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 022501 (2018).
- An increase in the 12C+12C fusion rate from resonances at astrophysical energies, A. Tumino et al., Nature 557, pages 687-690 (2018).
- RADIATION SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE USE OF 223RaCl2 DE IN MEN WITH CASTRATION-RESISTANT PROSTATE CANCER, Lawrence T. Dauer, et al., Health Physics 106, pages 494-504 (2014).
The lead coordinators for Nuclear Lunch Fall 2018 were faculty members Carl Brune and Prakash. Other coordinators were Charlotte Elster, Justin Frantz, Paul King, and Zach Meisel, and Julie Roche.
Last updated April 3, 2019 by Carl Brune.