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 31, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Superheavy Nuclei: Structure, magic gaps & tests of theory

Teng Lek Khoo, Argonne National Laboratory
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., February 14, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

The LUNA (Laboratory for Underground Nuclear Astrophysics) Experiment at Gran Sasso, Italy

Alessandra Guglielmetti, University of Milan, Italy
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., March 13, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Teaching a SmartPET new tricks, medical imaging with semiconductor detectors

Andrew J. Boston, University of Liverpool, UK
Building 6008 Conference Room


Tue., June 10, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Magnetic moments near A=100 and the tidal wave description of transitional nuclei near A=100

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


Mon., June 16, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. (refreshments at 10:40 a.m.)

Current Status of the 60 MW Research Reactor for Neutron Scattering Experiment and the New Radioactive Ion Beam Facility at CIAE

Dongfeng Chen, CIAE, Beijing
Building 6008 Conference Room


Tue., June 17, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Magnetic Properties of Neutron Rich Nuclei and Shell Structure Near 100Sn

Chris Goodin, Vanderbilt University, Nashville
Building 6008 Conference Room


Fri., June 20, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Neutrinos – Going to Extremes

J.F. Wilkerson, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., July 17, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Investigating Nuclear Structure Relevant to Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay

Benjamin P. Kay, Argonne National Laboratory
Building 6008 Conference Room


Mon., July 21, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Underground Measurements at the LUNA Accelerator Facility at Gran Sasso

Alberto Lemut, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Genova, Italy
Building 6008 Conference Room


Tue., September 30, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Static and Dynamic Effects on Fusion of Halo Nuclei

Paulo R. S. Gomes, Instituto de Física, Universidade Federal Fluminense Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Building 6008, Conference Room


Wed., October 01, 2008 at 3:00 pm (refreshments at 2:40 pm)

Deep inelastic HI reactions and nuclear structure

Rafal Broda, Niewodniczanski Institute of Nuclear Physics PAN, Krakow, Poland
Building 6008, Conference Room


Tue., October 28, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Linearized Dissipative Relativistic Hydrodynamics

Leopoldo Garcia-Colin, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., November 06, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

A FAIR Chance for Nuclear Astrophysics

Karlheinz Langanke, GSI Darmstadt, Germany
Building 6008 Conference Room


Fri., November 14, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Where Have All the Phonons Gone? The Double Vacuum, Phonon-less Nuclei and the Demise of the Bohr Hamiltonian

John Sharpey-Schafer, iThemba Labs, Cape Town, South Africa
Building 6008 Conference Room


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