Nuclear Lunch: Spring 2022

This is an archive of the Spring 2022 topics; the schedule for the current semester is located here.


Date Discussion Leader Topic / Paper(s)
12 January Charlotte Elster Organizational Meeting
19 January
Alexandra Semposki They found hidden patterns in the climate and in other complex phenomena, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Faculty Advisor: Ch. Elster
26 January Ibrahim Alnamlah Discussion of questions from previous week.
2 February Shyam Chauhan Fieldable Muon Momentum Measurement using Coupled Pressurized Gaseous Cherenkov Detectors, arXiv:2201.02591, 2021 ANS Winter Meeting.
Faculty Advisor: J. Roche
9 February Andrius Burnelis Discussion of questions from previous week.
16 February Seminar Rachel Montgomery (see seminar page)
23 February
Yenuel Jones-Alberty Destruction of the cosmic gamma-ray emitter 26Al in massive stars: Study of the key 26Al(n,p) reaction Phys. Rev. C104, L022803 (2021).
Faculty Advisor: C.R. Brune
2 March
Joseph Derkin Discussion of questions from previous week.
9 March
No meeting Spring Break
16 March Brad McClung Machine learning approach to pattern recognition in nuclear dynamics from the ab initio symmetry-adapted no-core shell model ,
Faculty Advisor: D. Phillips
22 March, 4 pm Nisha Singh Discussion of questions from previous week.
30 March Bikash Chauhan First Observation of the Four-Proton Unbound Nucleus 18Mg Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 172502 (2021).
Faculty Advisor: Z. Meisel
6 April Gula Hamad Discussion of questions from previous week.
13 April Justin Warren 159Dy Electron Capture: A new candidate for neutrino mass determination PRL 127, 272301 (2021).
Faculty Advisor: J. Frantz
20 April Justin Bryan Discussion of questions from previous week.

The lead coordinators for Nuclear lunch this semester were faculty members Charlotte Elster and Chaden Djalali. Other coordinators were Carl Brune, Justin Frantz, Zach Meisel, Daniel Phillips, and Julie Roche.