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., February 10, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:30 p.m.)

Superheavy Elements. Current status and future trends (A World Year of Physics 2005 Distinguished Lecture)

Yuri Oganessian, Joint Institute of Nuclear Research, Russia
Wigner Auditorium


Thu., February 24, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments served at 2:40 p.m.)

HBT at RHIC: Getting closer to the source

Ron Soltz, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Bldg. 6008 Conference Room


Thu., March 17, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40)

Life, the Universe, and Nothing: The Future of Life in an Ever Expanding Universe (A World Year of Physics 2005 Distinguished Lecture)

Lawrence M. Krauss, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Wigner Auditorium, Bldg. 4500N


Thu., April 07, 2005 at 3:00 p.m.

The J-PARC Project in Japan -- Its Science and Construction Status (A World Year of Physics 2005 Distinguished Lecture)

Shoji Nagamiya, J-PARC Project Office, KEK, Tsukuba, Japan
Wigner Auditorium, Building 4500N


Thu., April 21, 2005 at 3:00 p.m.

Recent Results from the Canadian Penning Trap Mass Spectrometer at the Argonne National Laboratory

Kumar Sharma, University of Manitoba
Bldg. 6008 Conference Room


Mon., May 02, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. (refreshments at 10:30)

The Fast Track to Fusion Power (A World Year of Physics 2005 Distinguished Lecture)

Chris Llewellyn Smith, Director UKAEA Culham Division, Head Euratom/UKAEA Fusion Association
Research Support Center, Room 202 (above the Cafeteria)


Thu., May 12, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. (refreshments at 10:30 a.m.)

Neutrino and Astro- Physics with the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory and the New SNOLAB (A World Year of Physics 2005 Distinguished Lecture)

Art McDonald, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Research Support Center (Building 5200), Room 202


Thu., May 19, 2005 at 3:00 P.M. (refreshments at 2:40)

Radioactive Beams from 252Cf Fission Using a Gas Catcher and an ECR Charge Breeder at ATLAS

Richard C. Pardo, Argonne National Laboratory
Bldg. 6008 Conference Room


Thu., June 02, 2005 at 3:00 pm (refreshments at 2:40 pm)

An Experiment to Save The World

BBC Two Horizon documentary
6008 Conference Room


Mon., June 13, 2005 at 10:00 a.m.

Correlations in nuclear systems: from electron-scattering to neutron stars

Herbert Muether, Institut fuer Theoretische Physik, Tuebingen, Germany
6008 Conference Room


Thu., June 16, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments will be served at 2:40 p.m.)

Advances in Physics Tools for Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery

Lijun Ma, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Bldg. 6008 Conference Room


Mon., June 20, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. (refreshments at 10:40 a.m.)

Successful g-factor measurements with radioactive beams - where we're at and where we're going

Andrew Stuchbery, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., July 14, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Puzzling over intricacies of the low-energy, few-nucleon interaction

Tom Clegg, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., July 21, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments will be served at 2:40 p.m.)

Searching for an Electric Dipole Moment using a Storage Ring

Ed Stephenson, Indiana University Cyclotron Facility
6008 Conference Room


Thu., August 04, 2005 at 3:00 p.m.

Detection of Geoneutrinos by KamLAND Detector

Yuri Efremenko, University of Tennessee
Building 6008 Conference Room


Wed., August 31, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. (refreshments at 10:30 a.m.)

High Power Proton Linear Accelerator Use for Nuclear Physics and Energy

Yanglai Cho, Argonne National Laboratory
Bldg. 6008 Conference Room


Fri., September 16, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. (refreshments at 10:40 a.m.)

Interaction at the barrier with light RNB's: 17F, 11Be

Cosimo Signorini, University of Padova and INFN, Padova, Italy
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., October 06, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Simplicity and complexity in the study of nuclei

David Dean, Physics Division
Bldg. 6025 Large Conference Room


Tue., October 18, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. (refreshments at 10:40 a.m.)

Physics with Ultra-Cold Neutrons (UCN) at the Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL), Grenoble

Peter Geltenbort, Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, France
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., October 27, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Synchronizing cultures in the past: How to combine natural sciences and humanities (A World Year of Physics 2005 Distinguished Lecture)

Walter Kutschera, Vienna Environmental Research Accelerator (VERA), University of Vienna
Building 5200, Room 202


Thu., November 10, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

186Re: An Isotope for Radioimmunotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer

Suzanne Lapi, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Bldg. 6008 Conference Room


Tue., November 15, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Perspectives on Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Waste Management in France

Bernard Frois, Director, Agence Nationale de la Recherche, NTE, Paris, FRANCE
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., December 01, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:30)

A new framework to investigate the systematics of heavy element fusion probabilities

David Hinde, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Bldg. 6008 Conference Room


Mon., December 05, 2005 at 3:00 p.m.

Dissociation of halo nuclei and the scaling of the nuclear breakup cross section

Mahir Saleh Hussein, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Bldg. 6008 Conference Room


Wed., December 07, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. (refreshments at 10:40 a.m.)

Nucleons, Nuclear Matter and Quark Matter: a unified approach

Sarah Lawley, Jefferson Lab, Newport News, VA
Bldg. 6008 Conference Room


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