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., December 03, 2015 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Science at Australia’s Heavy Ion Accelerator Facility and Some Game- Changing Advances in Nuclear Moments

Prof. Andrew Stuchbery, Head of Dept. Nuclear Physics, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., November 19, 2015 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

New Insights into Massive Star Explosions and an Update on Advanced LIGO

Christian D. Ott, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
Physics Division, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., November 12, 2015 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Refreshments served at 2:40 PM

Dark Matter, Electron Capture in 40K and Modular Total Absorption Spectrometer (MTAS)

Philippe Di Stefano, Queen's University, Montreal, Canada
Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., November 05, 2015 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon, refreshments served at 10:40 AM

Present Status of and Plans of Radioactive Isotope Beam Facility (RIBF)

Hiroyoshi Sakurai, RIBF, RIKEN Radiation Laboratory, Tokyo-Wako Japan
ORNL, Bldg. 4500N, Weinberg Auditorium, Rm I126


Tue., September 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (refreshments served at 2:40 pm)

Simulations of Supernovae and Their Massive Star Progenitors in 3D

Sean Couch, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824
Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Mon., September 28, 2015 at 3:00-4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Search for Alpha-Cluster States in Light Unstable Nuclei Using the Prototype Active-Target Time-Projection Chamber

Tan Ahn, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Fri., September 25, 2015 at 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (refreshments served at 1:40 PM)

High Specific Activity 153Sm by Post Irradiation Isotope Separation

Alan R. Ketring, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., June 25, 2015 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Nuclear Polarizability Effects to the Lamb Shift in Light Muonic Atoms

Chen Ji, TRIUMF-Canada's National Laboratory for Particle and Nuclear Physics, Vancouver, BC V6T 2A3, Canada
Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., May 21, 2015 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Neutron Beta Decay Correlations and Spectroscopy

Leah Broussard, Seaborg Postdoctoral Fellow, LANL, Albuquerque, NM
Physics Division, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Tue., April 21, 2015 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon (refreshments served at 10:40 am)

Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Prizes

Björn Jonson, Fundamental Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden
Bldg. 4500N Weinberg Auditorium, Rm. I126


Thu., April 16, 2015 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

The Nuclear Contact

Nir Barnea, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Tue., April 07, 2015 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Quasi-Free Scattering and Knockout Reactions with Rare Isotopes

Carlos Bertulani, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Commerce, TX
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., March 26, 2015 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Modeling Combustion in Current Candidate Scenarios for Thermonuclear Supernovae

Dean M. Townsley, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Bldg. 6008, Large Conference Room


Thu., March 12, 2015 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Water-Based Liquid Scintillator: A New Detector Medium

David Jaffe, Brookhaven National Laboration, Upton, NY
Physics Division, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., February 12, 2015 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (refreshments served at 2:45 pm)

Towards the Entanglement of Strongly Coupled Fermions via Lattice Monte Carlo

Joaquín E. Drut, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
ORNL Physics Division, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


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