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., March 04, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Nuclear Structure and Quantum Chaos

Hans Weidenmueller, Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik, Heidelberg (Germany)
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., March 18, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

From new radioactivities to new elements

Krzysztof Miernik, University of Warsaw (Poland)
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., April 15, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Equation of State of High Density Matter

Jirina Stone, University of Tennessee, Knoxville & University of Oxford (UK)
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., May 27, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Applications of Random Matrix Theory: Parity Violation and Missing Level Corrections

G. E. Mitchell, North Carolina State University and Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., June 10, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Nuclear data for a (more) sustainable nuclear energy

Daniel Cano Ott, CIEMAT, Madrid (Spain)
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., June 24, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Traveling beyond the neutron dripline with MoNA

Artemis Spyrou, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., July 01, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Nuclear temperatures from the evaporation fragment spectra and possible lifetime effect

Amlan Ray, Variable Energy Cyclotron Center, Kolkata (India)
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., July 08, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Quantum methods for plasma facing materials in nuclear fusion

Allouche Alain, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and Université de Provence, Marseille (France)
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., July 15, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Chemical physics with cold stored ion beams

Richard Thomas, Stockholm University (Sweden)
Building 6008 Conference Room


Tue., July 20, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Characterization of an AGATA HPGe detector

Carl Unsworth, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., July 22, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Physics of earthquakes: Progress, challenges, and lessons

Jian Lin, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA
Building 6008 Conference Room


Fri., August 13, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.

Canadian Plans for the Production of the Medical Isotope 99Mo

W.T. Diamond, recently retired from Atomic Energy of Canada Limited
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., August 19, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Are fundamental constants actually constant? Latest results from Oklo

Chris Gould, North Carolina State University and Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., August 26, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

The GSI Superheavy Element Program

Christoph E Duellmann, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, Germany
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., September 23, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Bayesian Decomposition of Quadrupole Mass Spectra: What Can be Extracted from the Data?

Thomas Schwarz-Selinger, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching, Germany
Building 6008 Conference Room


Thu., October 21, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Isovector channel in Skyrme and quark-meson-coupling models

Furong Xu, Beijng University, Beijing
Building 6008 Conference Room


Tue., November 02, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Gamma-ray systems used for nuclear structure research and imaging applications

Paul Nolan, University of Liverpool
Building 6008 Conference Room


Tue., November 09, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Theoretical study of the parity-violating asymmetry in the 3He(n,p)3H reaction

Michele Viviani, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare - Sezione di Pisa, Italy
Building 6008 Conference Room


Tue., November 16, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Planned Capabilities and Status of the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Bradley Sherrill, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Building 6008 Conference Room


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