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 30, 2014 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (refreshments served at 2:40 pm)

Recent Results from the LUX Dark Matter Experiment

Kevin O'Sullivan, Yale University, New Haven, CT
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., February 27, 2014 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Jet Quenching in Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions: Shedding Light on the Quark Gluon Plasma

Rosi Reed, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
ORNL, Bldg. 6025 Large Conference Room


Thu., March 06, 2014 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (refreshment at 2:40 pm)

Time Reversal Invariance Violation in Nuclei: Enhancements and Discovery Potential

Vladimir Gudkov, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., March 13, 2014 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Parity Violation in Electron Scattering: Searching for Physics beyond the Standard Model

Mark Macrea Dalton, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLAB), Newport News, VA
ORNL, Bldg. 6008, Large Conference Room


Tue., March 18, 2014 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (refreshments at 2:40 pm)

SensL Silicon Photomultipliers – Technology, Products & Scintillator Readout Applications

John G. Murphy, SensL Technologies, Cork, Ireland
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., March 20, 2014 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Refreshments at 2:40PM)

Weak Interaction Studies with Laser-Trapped 6He

David W. Zumwalt, Center for Experimental Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Tue., April 01, 2014 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (refreshments served at 2:40 pm)

Reactor Neutrino Oscillation Experiments

Robert D. McKeown, Deputy Director of Science, Jefferson Laboratory, Newport News, VA
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Wed., April 09, 2014 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments at 2:40 PM)

Relative Merits of X-Ray, Proton and Carbon Beam Therapy

Prof. Oliver Jäkel, University of Heidelberg, Germany
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., April 24, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (refreshments at 2:40 p.m.)

Mean-Field Dynamics for Giant Resonances and Fusion Reactions

Paul D. Stevenson, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., May 01, 2014 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (refreshments served at 2:40 pm)

Nuclear Incompressibility, the Asymmetry Term, and the MEM Effect

Umesh Garg, Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame, Indiana
ORNL, Bldg 6008 Large Conference Room


Previous seminars

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