Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Physics Division

Physics Division Seminars

Physics Division Seminars bring us speakers on a variety of physics related subjects. Usually these are held in the Building 6008 large Conference Room, at 3:00 pm on the chosen day, but times and locations may vary. For more information, contact our seminar chairman,

Alfredo Galindo-Uribarri
Tel (Office): (865) 574-6124  (FAX): (865) 574-1268

If you should wish to subscribe to Email announcements of the Physics Division Seminars, please send email to "seminar-owner AT orph02 DOT phy DOT ornl DOT gov". In your message, please include your name and postal address, as well as your public email address.

Interesting seminars on related topics are available at the University of Tennessee Physics Department Colloquium Series.


Thu., April 10, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

Accelerators in Art and Archaeology: The Analytical Facility of the Louvre

Joseph Salomon, CNRS, FRANCE
Building 6008, Conference Room


Thu., May 22, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

Nuclei in the Universe as seen by the NuPECC Long Range Plan

Karlheinz Langanke, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
Building 6008, Conference Room


Fri., May 30, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

Probing Structure at the Femto-Meter Scale

Hans A. Schuessler, Department of Physics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Building 6008, Conference Room


Thu., June 05, 2003 at 10:30 a.m.

Global observables and J/Psi and open charm measurements at RHIC/PHENIX

David Silvermyr, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Building 6008, Conference Room


Thu., June 12, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

From neutrino oscillations to the geo neutrinos (First results from the Kamland experiment)

Yuri Efremenko, University of Tennessee
Building 6008, Conference Room


Thu., June 26, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

Diagnostic design, implementation and challenges at SNS

Saeed Assadi, SNS Accelerator Systems Division
Building 6008, Conference Room


Wed., July 09, 2003 at 11:00 a.m.

Studies of the dynamics of excited clusters and biomolecules in a small electrostatic storage ring

Jens Ulrik Andersen, Aarhus Center for Atomic Physics, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Building 6008, Conference Room


Thu., July 10, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

Brief History of Tandem Electrostatic Accelerators and Future Trends

Greg Norton, National Electrostatics Corp.
Building 6008, Conference Room


Thu., July 17, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

New Alternatives for Accurate Electronic Structure Calculations for Molecular Systems

Piotr Piecuch, Michigan State University
Building 6008, Conference Room


Thu., July 24, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

Mission to Earth's Core: Why and How?

David J. Stevenson, California Institute of Technology
Building 6008, Conference Room


Thu., August 21, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

Elliptic flow and nuclear modification of identified mesons and baryons at sqrt(s)=200 GeV

Paul Sorensen, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Building 6008, Conference Room


Fri., August 22, 2003 at 10:30 p.m.

Double Beta Decay: The Next Frontier in Neutrino Physics?

Andreas Piepke, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Building 6008, Conference Room


Thu., September 04, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

Quantum Tunneling in the Early Years of Quantum Mechanics - Dedicated to Subramanian Raman

Eugen Merzbacher, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Building 6008, Conference Room


Thu., September 18, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

Delimiting the Standard Model with Superallowed Nuclear Beta Decay

J.C. Hardy, Cyclotron Institute, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Building 6008, Conference Room


Mon., October 06, 2003 at 10:00 a.m.

Dark Energy and the Accelerating Universe: New Physics or The New Aether

Michael Turner, Head of NSF Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate
WIGNER Auditorium


Fri., October 10, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

Production of Neutral Pions within the PHENIX Experiments

Christian Klein-Boesing, Institut fuer Kernphysik, Muenster, Germany
Bldg. 6008 Conference Room


Thu., October 16, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

Why did Germany not produce an atomic bomb in the Second World War?

Harry Lustig, American Physical Society and City College of New York
4500N, Wigner Auditorium


Fri., October 17, 2003 at 10:30 a.m.

Some New Perspectives on Pairing in Nuclei

Stuart Pittel, Bartol Research Institute, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Building 6008 Conference Room


Tue., October 21, 2003 at 11:00 a.m.

Fundamental Symmetries and Effective Field Theory in Nuclei

Michael Ramsey-Musolf, California Institute of Technology and U. of Connecticut
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., October 23, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

Exploring neutron-rich s-d shell nuclei with long-lived radioactive beams and targets

S. L. Tabor, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., November 20, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments served at 2:30 p.m.)

Neutrino-less Double Electron Capture - a tool to search for Majorana neutrino

Z. Sujkowski, The Andrzej Soltan Institute for Nuclear Studies, Otwock/Swierk, Poland
Bldg. 6008 Conference Room


Thu., December 04, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

Challenges of the nuclear quantum many-body problem

David Dean, ORNL Physics Division
Bldg. 6008 Conference Room


Thu., December 18, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

High energy density physics with terawatt to petawatt class lasers

Todd Ditmire, The University of Texas at Austin
6008 Conference Room


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