This is an archive of the Spring 2018 topics; the schedule for the current semester is located here.
|Date||Discussion Leader||Topic / Paper(s)|
|17 January||Frantz||Organizational Meeting|
|24 January||Mahesh Poudel||This week there are actually two papers:
Energy-Dependent Neutrino-Nucleon Cross Section Above 10 TeV Using IceCube Showers Unpublished |
Measurement of the multi-TeV neutrino interaction cross-section with IceCube using Earth absorption Nature 551, 596.600 (30 November 2017)
Faculty Advisor: Phillips
|31 January||Sudhanva Lalit||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|7 February||M. H. Anik||Observation of five new narrow Omega_0_c states decaying to Xi^+_c+ K_+,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 162001 (2017). PRL Synopsis: Five Charming New Baryons,
Faculty Advisor: Hicks
|14 February||Utsav Shrestha||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|21 February||Matt Burrows||Refining mass formulas for astrophysical applications: A Bayesian neural network approach,
R. Utama and J. Piekarewicz,
Phys. Rev. C 96 044308 (2017).
Faculty Advisor: Meisel
|28 February||Bishnu Karki||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|7 March||Doug Soltesz||Discovery of
72Rb : A Nuclear Sandbank Beyond the Proton Drip Line,
H. Suzuki et al.,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 192503
Faculty Advisor: Prakash
|14 March||No meeting||Spring Break.|
|21 March||Ibrahim Alnamlah||Discussion of questions from previous week|
|28 March||Taya Chetry||Discovery of a big void in Khufu’s Pyramid by observation of cosmic-ray muons,
K. Morishima, M. Kuno and M. Tayoubi,
Nature 552, pp. 386–390 (2017)
Faculty Advisor: Frantz
|4 April||Joey Rawley||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
|11 April||Robert Radloff||New Measurement of the Direct Decay from the 12C Hoyle State,R. Smith, et. al.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 132502 (2017). PRL Viewpoint Watching the Hoyle State Fall Apart,
Faculty Advisor: Elster
|18 April||No meeting||APS April Meeting (Columbus)|
|25 April||Cole Raisbeck||Discussion of questions from previous week.|
The lead coordinators for Nuclear Lunch Spring 2018 were faculty members Justin Frantz and Charlotte Elster. Other coordinators were Charlotte Elster, Julie Roche, Prakash, Ken Hicks, Paul King, Zach Meisel, and Daniel Phillips.
Last updated 8 August 2018, by Carl Brune.