This is an archive of the Fall 2021 topics; the schedule for the current semester is located here.
|Date||Discussion Leader||Topic / Paper(s)|
|25 August||Daniel Phillips||Organizational Meeting|
Measurement of the positive muon anomalous magnetic moment to 0.46 ppm,
Physical Review Letters, Volume 126, 141801, 2021.
Faculty Advisor: Justin Frantz
|8 September||Justin Warren||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|15 September||Nisha Singh||
Investigating the dark matter minispikes with the gamma-ray signal from the halo of M31,
Faculty Advisor: Daniel Phillips
|22 September||Mahesh Poudel||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
Executive Summary of “Science Requirements and Detector Concepts for the Electron-Ion Collider: EIC Yellow Report”
Faculty Advisor: Chaden Djalali
||Shyam Chauhan||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
||No meeting||DNP meeting (virtual)|
|20 October||Robert Radloff||First Precision Measurement of the Parity Violating Asymmetry in Cold Neutron Capture on 3He
Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 131803 (2020).
Faculty Advisor: Carl Brune
|27 October||Bradley McClung||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|3 November||Gula Hamad||
Accurate determination of the neutron skin thickness of 208Pb through parity violation in electron scattering
Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 172502 (2021).
Faculty Advisor: Charlotte Elster
|10 November||Alexandra Semposki||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|17 November||Joseph Derkin||
An increase in the 12C+12C fusion rate from resonances at astrophysical energies
Faculty Advisor: Zach Meisel
||No meeting||Thanksgiving break|
|1 December||Yenuel Jones-Alberty||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
The lead coordinators for Nuclear lunch this semester were faculty members Daniel Phillips and Julie Roche. Other coordinators were Charlotte Elster, Zach Meisel, Chaden Djalali, Justin Frantz, and Carl Brune.