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 07, 2013 at 3:00 PM (refreshments at 2:40 PM)

The No Core Shell Model: The Past, Present and Future

Bruce R. Barrett, University of Arizona
Bldg. 6008, Large Conference Room


Tue., February 26, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Double Beta Decay, Neutrino Mass and the Majorana Project

Steven R. Elliott, Los Alamos National Laboratory
ORNL, Bldg. 6008, Large Conference Room


Thu., March 14, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

The LANL Isotope Program: Recent Advances

Meiring Nortier, Los Alamos National Laboratory
ORNL, Bldg. 6008, Large Conference Room


Thu., March 21, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments served at 2:40 p.m.)

Evaluating Systematic Uncertainties in Physics Measurements

Francis Perey, ORNL Retiree
ORNL, Bldg. 6008, Large Conference Room


Tue., April 16, 2013 at 3:00 PM (refreshments at 2:40 PM)

ALICE Experiment Results at the End of LHC Run-‐1: Plans for Run-‐2 and Upgrade Strategy for Run-‐3

Thomas M. Cormier, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., April 18, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments served at 2:40 p.m.)

12C + 12C Fusion Reactions and Heavy-Ion Fusion Hindrance at Low Energies

Cheng Lie Jiang, Argonne National Laboratory
Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., May 09, 2013 at 3:00 pm (refreshments at 2:40 pm)

The Nuclear Physics of Neutron Stars

Jorge Piekarewicz, Florida State University
Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., May 16, 2013 at 3:00 PM (refreshments at 2:40 PM)

Neutrino Oscillations: Early Hints of the Mass Hierarchy

Bernadette Kafwimbi Cogswell, Vanderbilt University
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., May 23, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Hadronic Parity Violation, Lattice QCD, and High Performance Computing

Joseph V. Wasem, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., June 27, 2013 at 3:00 pm, Refreshments served at 2:40 pm

Short-range Nuclear Structure and the EMC Effect: Exploring the Connection

Nadia Fomin, Los Alamos National Laboratory
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., July 25, 2013 at 3:00 - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay and The Nature of the Neutrino

Matthew P. Green, Ph.D, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Mon., August 05, 2013 at 3:00-4:00 pm (Refreshment served at 2:40 pm)

BECOLA Facility at NSCL/MSU - Collinear Laser Spectroscopy with Bunched Beams

K. Minamisono, National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory/Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Wed., August 07, 2013 at 3:00-4:00 pm (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Large-Scale Shell Model Calculation with Core Excitations for Neutron-rich Nuclei around 132Sn

Yang Sun, Department of Physics & Astronomy and Center for Nuclear Astrophysics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., August 22, 2013 at 3:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Understanding Jet Energy Loss in Heavy Ion Collisions

Donato Giorgio Torrieri, Columbia University, NY
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., August 29, 2013 at 3:00-4:00 PM (refreshment served at 2:40 PM)

Nuclear Messengers: Probing Stellar Models Through Microphysics

Michael G. Bertolli, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Fri., September 06, 2013 at 10:30 am - 11:30 pm

Triple-Alpha Process in Hot Astrophysical Scenarios and Properties of Particles (PoP)

Nidhi R. Patel, Computational Nucl. Phys. Group, LLNL, Livermore, CA
ORNL, Physics Division, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Tue., September 10, 2013 at 1:30 pm-2:30 pm

Ion Irradiation and Response of Nanostructured Materials

Yong Q. Wang, Ion Beam Materials Lab, Material Science & Technology, LANL
ORNL, Bldg. 6000 Conference Room #233


Thu., September 12, 2013 at 3:00-4:00 PM

Fundamental Interactions with 6He

Alejandro Garcia, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room (refreshments served at 2:40 pm)


Thu., October 17, 2013 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (refreshments served at 2:40 pm)

Measurement of the Plasma Astrophysical S Factor for the 3He(d,p)4He Reaction in Exploding Molecular Clusters

Marina Barbui, Cyclotron Institute, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., November 07, 2013 at 3:00 pm - 4 pm, refreshments served at 2:40 pm

Status of the UCNTau Experiment at LANL

Daniel Salvat, LANL and Indiana University
ORNL, Bldg. 6008, Large Conference Room


Thu., November 14, 2013 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, refreshments at 2:40 p.m.

Prospects for Measuring Coherent Elastic Neutrino Nucleus Scattering

Kate Scholberg, Duke University, Durham, NC
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 LargeConference Room


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