Nuclear Lunch: Fall 2019


 

This is an archive of the Fall 2019 topics; the schedule for the current semester is located here.

 

 

Schedule

Date Discussion Leader Topic / Paper(s)
Aug 28 J. Roche Organizational Meeting
Sept 4 No meeting
Sept 11 M. Burrows Observation of CP Violation in Charm Decays
R. Aaij et al. (LHCb coll), Phys. Rev. Lett 122, 211803 (2019).
Faculty Advisor: J. Roche
Sept 18 I. Alnamlah Discussion of questions from previous week.
Sept 25 G. Hamad Neutrino Detectors as Tools for Nuclear Security
A. Bernstein et al.
Faculty Advisor: D. Phillips
Oct 2 Y. Jones-Alberty Discussion of questions from previous week.
Oct 9 M. Hartos Laser Spectroscopy of Neutron-Rich Tin Isotopes: A Discontinuity in Charge Radii across the N=82 Shell Closure
C. Gorges et al. Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 192502
Faculty Advisor: A. Voinov
Oct 16 No meeting (DNP)
Oct 23 S. Paneru Discussion of questions questions from previous meeting.
Oct 30 J. Derkin Gell-Mann's multi-dimensional genius,
Strong interactions, and
Memories from Caltech
L. Brink, H. Fritzsch and S. Wolfram, The CERN courrier
Faculty Advisor: J. Frantz
Nov 6 U. Shrestha Discussion of questions from previous week.
Nov 13 D. Soltesz Interstellar Fe-60 in Antarctica
D. Koll et al., Phys Rev Lett 123, 072701 (2019)
Faculty Advisor: C. Brune
Nov 20 K. Brandenburg Discussion of questions questions from previous week.
Nov 27 No meeting: Thanksgiving break
Dec 4 J. Murphy Nobel Prize in Physics
Faculty Advisor: Ch. Elster

The lead coordinators for Nuclear lunch this semester were faculty members Julie Roche and Charlotte Elster. Other coordinators were Carl Brune, Justin Frantz, Ken Hicks, Paul King, Zach Meisel, Daniel Phillips, and Madappa Prakash.