Nuclear Lunch: Spring 2017


This is an archive of the Spring 2014 topics; the schedule for the current semester is located here.

Schedule

Date Discussion Leader Topic / Paper(s)
11 January Zach Meisel Organizational Meeting
18 January Tyler Danley High-precision γ-ray spectroscopy of the cardiac PET imaging isotope 82Rb and its impact on dosimetry, M.N. Nino et al., Phys. Rev. C 93, 024301 (2016).
Faculty Advisor: Meisel
25 January Andrea Richard Discussion of questions from previous week.
1 February Matt Burrows Using intertial fusion implosions to measure the T+3He fusion cross section at nucleosynthesis-relevant energies, A.B. Zylstra et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 035002 (2016).
Faculty Advisor: Brune
8 February No meeting JINA Frontiers.
15 February Mongi Dlami Discussion of questions from previous meeting.
22 February Nadyah Alanazi Candidate resonant tetraneutron state populated by the 4He(8He,8Be) reaction, K. Kisamori et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 052501 (2016).
Faculty Advisor: Phillips
1 March Doug Soltesz Discussion of questions from previous week.
8 March No meeting Spring break.
15 March A. Al Mamun How bright is the proton? A precise determination of the photon parton distribution function, A. Manohar et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 242002 (2016).
Faculty Advisor: Prakash
22 March Kristyn Brandenburg Discussion of questions from previous week.
29 March Gula Hamad Signatures of α-clustering in light nuclei from relativistic nuclear collisions, W. Broniowski and E.R. Arriola, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 112501 (2014).
Faculty Advisor: Frantz
5 April Sudhanva Lalit Discussion of questions from previous week.
12 April Shiv Subedi Observations of π-K+ and π+K- atoms, B. Adeva et al. (DIRAC Collaboration), Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 112001 (2016).
Faculty Advisor: Hicks
19 April Taya Chetry Discussion of questions from previous week.
26 April No Lunch. Final Exam Week. 

The lead coordinators for Nuclear lunch Spring 2016 were faculty members Zach Meisel and Ken Hicks. Other coordinators were Carl Brune, Charlotte Elster, Justin Frantz, Paul King, Daniel Phillips, Prakash, and Julie Roche.


Last updated August 8, 2018, by Carl Brune.