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., January 19, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

How to Use Nuclear and Particle Physics to Solve Real Life Problems

Ivan Novikov, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., January 26, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40)

Personal Recollections of Albert Einstein

Steven Moszkowski, UCLA
Building. 6008 Conference Room


Thu., February 02, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Search for New Physics with BaBar

Stefan M. Spanier, University of Tennessee
Building 6008 Conference Room


Tue., February 07, 2006 at CANCELED

SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELED Bound and continuum states in one framework

Marek Ploszajczak, GANIL, Caen, France
CANCELED


Thu., February 09, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Boost-Phase Intercept Missile Defense and the Safety of the Nation

Daniel Kleppner, MIT
Building 4500N, Weinberg Auditorium


Tue., February 28, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Status of the Project SPES

Gianfranco Prete, INFN Legnaro, Padova, Italy
Bldg. 6008 Conference Room


Thu., April 20, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Exotic Meson Searches at STAR and COMPASS

Suh-Urk Chung (Retiree), Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., April 27, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Revitalization of Nuclear Energy in the United States

Jim Rushton, NSTD Division, ORNL
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., May 04, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

7Be + p and 3He + 4He Fusion Reactions and Neutrino Astrophysics

Kurt A. Snover, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Building 6008 Conference Room


Fri., May 05, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

WMAP and Beyond

David Spergel, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Building 4500N, Weinberg Auditorium


Thu., May 18, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Tropical Cyclones: A Retired Meteorologist's Perspective

James M. Gross (Retiree), National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., May 25, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

The Glue that Binds Us All: Uncovering fundamental aspects of QCD with an Electron-Ion Collider

Raju Venugopalan, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY
Building 6008 Conference Room


Fri., May 26, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. (refreshments at 9:40 a.m.)

High Temperature Superconductivity and Magnetism: Friends or Foes?

Robert J. Birgeneau, Chancellor of UC Berkeley
Conference Center, Room 202


Thu., June 01, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

An Introduction to the PANDA Experiment at GSI's Future FAIR Facility

Rainer Novotny, Justus-Liebig-Universitat Giessen, Giessen, Germany
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., June 08, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

We Are All Africans, The Genographic Project and Inferring Common Origins from mtDNA

Gyan Bhanot, IBM Research and Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., June 22, 2006 at TO BE RESCHEDULED

TBA

David Kaiser, MIT
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Thu., August 17, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

The Radioactive Ion Beam (RIB) Project at the Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Calcutta: A status report

Alok Chakrabarti, Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Calcutta, India
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., August 31, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Parity-Violating Electron Scattering: Recent Results and Future Prospects

Krishna Kumar, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., September 14, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

SNS - Present and Future Instrument Capabilities

Ian S Anderson, ORNL Spallation Neutron Source
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., October 19, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Mass Measurements at the Extremes: An input for astrophysical calculations

Milan Matoš, NSCL, Michigan State University, & Joint Institute of Nuclear Astrophysics (JINA)
Building 6008 Conference Room


Tue., November 07, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. (refreshments at 10:40 a.m.)

Edward Teller’s Scientific Legacy

Stephen B. Libby Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Building 4500N, Weinberg Auditorium


Tue., November 14, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. (refreshments at 10:40 a.m.)

Stellar Explosions and the Origin of the Heavy Elements

Hendrik Schatz, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Building 6008 Conference Room


Tue., November 21, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. (refreshments at 10:40 a.m.)

Energy Trends and Technologies for the Coming Decades

Steven E. Koonin, Chief Scientist, BP, London, UK
Building 5200, Room 202


Thu., November 30, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Stellar Reactions on Earth

Carlos Bertulani, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., December 07, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Probing Adult Human Neurogenesis with Bomb-Pulse Radiocarbon

Bruce A. Buchholz, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Center for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry
Building 6008 Conference Room


Fri., December 15, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. (refreshments at 9:40 a.m.)

Proximity Decay of Unstable Nuclear Clusters

Romualdo De Souza, Indiana University
Building 6025 Conference Room


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