This is an archive of the Fall 2017 topics; the schedule for the current semester is located here.
|Date||Discussion Leader||Topic / Paper(s)|
|30 August||Prakash||Organizational Meeting|
|6 September||Abinash Pun||Nuclear force imprints revealed on the elastic scattering of protons with 10C,
A. Kumar et al.,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 262502 (2017).
Faculty Advisor: King
|13 September||Shiv Subedi||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|20 September||Utsav Shrestha||Lower limit on the heat capacity of the neutron star core,
A. Cumming et al.,
Phys. Rev. C 95, 025806 (2017).
Faculty Advisor: Prakash
|27 September||Som Paneru||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|4 October||Sudhanva Lalit||Characterizing neutron-proton equilibration in nuclear reactions with subzeptosecond resolution,
A. Jedele et al.,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 062501 (2017).
Faculty Advisor: Meisel
|11 October||Mamun||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|18 October||Cole Raisbeck||Evidence for light-by-light scattering in heavy-ion collisions with the ATLAS detector at the LHC,
Nat. Phys., Advance Online Pub. (2017).
Faculty Advisor: Frantz
|25 October||No meeting||DNP 2017 (Pittsburgh).|
|1 November||Tyler Danley||Discussion of questions from previous week|
|8 November||Bishnu Karki||Observation of the hyperfine spectrum of antihydrogen,
M. Ahmadi et al.,
Nature 548, 66 (2017).
Faculty Advisor: Hicks
|15 November||Taya Chetry||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|22 November||No meeting||Thanksgiving Break.|
|29 November||Joey Rowley||Evolution of the reactor antineutrino flux and spectrum at Daya Bay,
Daya Bay collab.,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 251801 (2017).
Faculty Advisor: Phillips
|6 December||Ibrahim Alnamlah||Nobel Prize in Physics 2017,
Faculty Advisor: Roche
|13 December||No meeting||Final Exam Week.|
The lead coordinators for Nuclear lunch Fall 2017 were faculty members Prakash and Julie Roche. Other coordinators were Carl Brune, Charlotte Elster, Justin Frantz, Ken Hicks, Paul King, Zach Meisel, and Daniel Phillips.
Last updated August 8, 2017, by Carl Brune.