This is an archive of the Fall 2020 topics; the schedule for the current semester is located here.
|Date||Discussion Leader||Topic / Paper(s)|
|26 August||Z. Meisel||Organizational Meeting|
|September 2||I. Alnamlah|| Taming nuclear complexity with a committee of multilayer neural networks
Lasseri et al., Phys. Rev Lett. 124 162502 (2020).
Faculty Advisor: J. Frantz
|September 9||M. Poudel||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|September 16||J. Murphy|| Observation of structure in the J/Ψ-pair mass spectrum
LHCb Collaboration, CERN Tech. Rep. CERN-EP-2020-115 (2020).
Faculty Advisor: K. Hicks
|September 23||U. Shrestha||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|September 30||S. Subedi|| First direct experimental evidence of CNO neutrinos
BOREXINO Collaboration, arXiv:2006.15115 (2020).
Faculty Advisor: C. Brune
|October 7||K. Brandenburg||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|October 14||J. Derkin|| PIXE analysis of synthetic turf
Vineyard et al., Envir. Ecol. Res. 6 60 (2018)
Another pathway for firefighter exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances: firefighter textiles
Peaslee et al., Envir. Sci. Tech. Lett. 7 594 (2020).
Faculty Advisor: Z. Meisel
|October 21||Y. Jones-Alberty||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|October 28||DNP Meeting|
|November 4||G. Hamad|| Probing neutron-hidden neutron transitions with the MURMUR experiment
Stasser et al., arXiv:2007.11335 (2020).
Faculty Advisor: D. Phillips
|November 11||Veterans Day|
|November 18||J. Warren||Discussion of questions from previous session.|
|December 2||R. Radloff|| Nobel Prize in Physics
Faculty Advisor: P. King
|December 9||Final Exams|
The lead coordinators for Nuclear lunch this semester were faculty members Zach Meisel and Madappa Prakash. Other coordinators were Carl Brune, Charlotte Elster, Justin Frantz, Ken Hicks, Paul King, Daniel Phillips, and Julie Roche.