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.


Fri., December 02, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Exploring Supernova Neutrinos with Liquid Argon Time-Projection Chambers

Prof. Christopher M. Mauger, University of Pennsylvania
Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., November 17, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

The Physics of the Prospect Detector

Karin Gilje, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., October 27, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

The upgrade of the ultracold neutron source at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center and status of the UCNτ experiment

Robert W. Pattie, Jr., Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Tue., October 25, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Production of Radionuclides with Accelerators Big and Small: Complementary Techniques for Filling the Toolbox of Useful Radiotracers

Prof. Suzanne Lapi, Dept. Radiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., September 15, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Electric Dipole Moments of the Nucleon and Light Nuclei: A Theory Update

Emanuele Mereghetti, Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico
Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., August 11, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Wheeler's Inventive Mind and Toroidal Nuclei

Cheuk-­‐Yin Wong, Physics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., July 21, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics Using Beta Decay of Proton-Rich Nuclides

D. Pérez-Loureiro, Nat'l Superconducting Cyclotron Lab, Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI 48824
Bldg. 6000 Conference Room #233


Thu., May 26, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Relativistic Descriptions to Nuclei under Extremes

Pengwei Zhao, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 60439
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., May 19, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Cosmic Chandlery with Thermonuclear Supernovae

Alan C. Calder, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY 11794
ORNL, Physics Division, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., May 12, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Phase Transitions in Dense Matter

Prof. Veronica Antocheviz Dexheimer Strickland, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242
ORNL Physics Division, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Wed., May 11, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Directed, Elliptic and Triangular: PHENIX Results on Flow Observables in Asymmetric Cu+Au Collisions at RHIC

Brennan Schaefer, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203
Physics Division, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Tue., May 10, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Measurement of Heavy-flavor Production Using Semi-leptonic Heavy-flavor Hadron Decays in Proton-proton and Heavy-ion Collisions with ALICE

Markus Fasel, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720
Physics Division, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., May 05, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Classical Novae and the Physics of Exploding Stars

Jordi José, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Physics Division, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., April 28, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Modeling Stellar Explosion with Maestro, Castro, and the BoxLib Astrophysics Suite

Prof. Michael Zingale, University of Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
ORNL, Physics Division, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., March 24, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

The Universe in the Laboratory - The Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research

Prof. Dr. Karlheinz Langanke, Scientific Director, GSI Helmholtzzentrum and Technische Universitaet Darmstadt, Germany
ORNL, Physics Division, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., March 10, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00PM (refreshments served at 10:40 AM)

Soft Matter is Hard but Ripe with Opportunities

Bobby G. Sumpter, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences and Computer Science and Mathematics Division, ORNL
Physics Division, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., February 18, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Neutrons Can Give a Clue to Understanding of Dark Matter

Yuri A. Kamyshkov, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-1200
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Tue., February 16, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

Experimental Fission Study Using Multi-nucleon Transfer Reactions

Katsuhisa Nishio, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Tokai, Ibaraki, Japan
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


Thu., February 11, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (refreshments served at 2:40 PM)

A New Symmetry of the Cluster Model

Prof. Moshe Gai, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
ORNL, Bldg. 6008 Large Conference Room


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