Nuclear Lunch -- Winter 2005

This is an archive of the Winter 2005 topics; the schedule for the current quarter is located here.

Schedule

Date Discussion Leader Topic / Paper(s)
12 Jan Ting Lin Introduction to Neutron Stars, M. Coleman Miller.
19 Jan Remi Adekola Supernova explosions in the Universe, Adam Burrows, Nature 403, 727 (2000).
26 Jan Sedar Kizilgul Radiative Corrections: Tritium Beta Decay and the Search for Neutrino Mass, Thomas J. Bowles and R. G. Hamish Robertson as told to David Kestenbaum, Los Alamos Science 25, 6 (1997).
2 Feb Anders Gardestig Weak Interactions in Atoms and Nuclei: The Standard Model and Beyond, M.J. Ramsey-Musolf and J. Secrest (2003). Required reading: Sections I, II.A,C,D, III.A,C.
9 Feb Moses Oginni The SAMPLE Experiment and Weak Nucleon Structure, E. J. Beise, M. L. Pitt, and D. T. Spayde, Review article to appear in Progress in Particle and Nuclear Physics. Required reading: sections 1.1, 1.3, pages 16-17, 28-29, 35-42.
16 Feb Zach Heinen The SAMPLE Experiment and Weak Nucleon Structure, E. J. Beise, M. L. Pitt, and D. T. Spayde, Review article to appear in Progress in Particle and Nuclear Physics.
23 Feb Damodar Pokharel Quantum Color Transparency and Nuclear Filtering, Pankaj Jain, Bernard Pire, John P. Ralston (1995). Required reading: Chapter 1.
2 Mar Shaleen Shukla Quark Propagation Through Cold QCD Matter, Will Brooks et al., Jefferson Lab Proposal PR02-104 (2002).
8 Mar Deepshika Choudhury Experimental search for color transparency at Jefferson Lab, D. Dutta, European Physical Journal A 19, S1, 179 (2004).

Background Information


Faculty coordinators for Winter 2005 were Carl Brune, Daniel Carman, Charlotte Elster, Ken Hicks, Allena Opper, and Daniel Phillips.
Last updated 1 April 2005 by Carl Brune.