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Heavy Ion Discussion Group

Schedule for the 2023-2024 season

The Heavy Ion Discussion Group meets on Fridays at 3:30 p.m. The talks will be held in a virtual or hybrid format (as specified). Some will be restricted to a local audience.

 

Date Title
25 August 2023 (hybrid) Ragandeep Singh Sidhu, University of Edinburgh
Nuclear Astrophysics using Storage Rings
Host: Darek Seweryniak
22 September 2023 (hybrid) Maike Beuschlein, Department of Physics, Technische Universitat Darmstadt
Probing Collectivity in Magic Sn Isotopes and Deformed 242Pu with Photons
Host: Marco Siciliano
26 September 2023 (Tuesday, local audience only) Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10:00 a.m. CDT
Pelagia Tsintari, Central Michigan University
Direct (p,n) Reaction Measurements of Astrophysical Interest Using Radioactive Beams: A Novel Approach with SECAR
Host: Melina Avila
3 October 2023 (Tuesday, local audience only) Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10:00 a.m. CDT
Juan Lois Fuentes, University of Santiago de Compostela 
Transfer reactions with solid and active targets: Spectroscopy of 16C and 20O
Host: Melina Avila
6 October 2023 Jonathan Bequet, Université Paris-Saclay
New Paths for the Study of Heavy Nuclei
Host: Marco Siciliano
10 October 2023 (Tuesday, local audience only) Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10:00 a.m. CDT
Eilens Lopez Saavedra, Florida State University  
Near Threshold resonance in 11B and the puzzle of an exotic decay
Host: Melina Avila
13 October 2023 (local audience only) Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting (normal time)
Tyler Wheeler, Michigan State University  
Measuring the 15O(α,γ)19Ne Reaction Rate in Type 1 X-ray Bursts using 20Mg β decay
Host: Melina Avila
20 October 2023 Rikel Chakma, GANIL
Status of the SIRIUS detector array and investigation of the properties of 252Fm
Host: Marco Siciliano
27 October 2023 Tamas Budner, Argonne National Laboratory
Advancements in Data Analysis Tools for Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy
Host: Marco Siciliano
3 November 2023 Note, held at 2:30 p.m. CDT this week
Naomi Marchini, INFN Firenze
Internal Conversion Electron Measurements: Features of Electron Spectrometer
Host: Marco Siciliano

This will be rescheduled at a later date.
10 November 2023 Tomasz Cap, National Centre for Nuclear Research, Poland
Challenges in the Synthesis of New Superheavy Nuclei and New Elements
Host: Darek Seweryniak

13 November 2023 (Monday, local audience only)

Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10 a.m. CST
Jonas Karthein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Precision Techniques for Pioneering Symmetry and Structure Studies 
Host: Darek Seweryniak
17 November 2023 Giacomo Corbari, Dipartimento di Fisica, Università degli Studi di Milano
γ-decay from the near-neutron-threshold 2+ state in 14C: a probe of collectivization phenomena in light nuclei
Host: Marco Siciliano

20 November 2023 (Monday, local audience only)

Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10 a.m. CST
Rodney Orford, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Californium Dreamin’
Host: Darek Seweryniak
24 November 2023 No Discussion Group this week: Thanksgiving
1 December 2023 No Discussion Group this week:
2023 Fall Meeting of the APS Division of Nuclear Physics
Hawaii, November 26-December 1, 2023

4 December 2023 (Monday, local audience only)

Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10 a.m. CST
Bernhard Maass, Technische Universität Darmstadt
Shedding Light on Atomic Nuclei
Host: Darek Seweryniak
7 December 2023 (Thursday, local audience only) Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10 a.m. CST
Yassid Ayyad, University of Santiago de Compostela
The Edge of Stability of Nuclear Matter from a Multi-Messenger Perspective
Host: Darek Seweryniak
11 December 2023 (Monday, local audience only) Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10 a.m. CST
Daniel Burdette, Argonne National Laboratory
Trapped in the Midwest
Host: Darek Seweryniak
14 December 2023 (Thursday, local audience only) Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10 a.m. CST
Brenden Longfellow, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Nuclear Science from Fundamental Symmetries to Structure at ANL and FRIB
Host: Darek Seweryniak
22 December 2023 No Discussion Group this week: winter break
29 December 2023 No Discussion Group this week, winter break
5 January 2024 No Discussion Group this week, winter break
8 January 2024 (Monday, local audience only) Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10 a.m. CST
Patrick Stollenwerk, Argonne National Laboratory
Bringing the AMO Toolkit to Nuclear Physics
Host: Darek Seweryniak
11 January 2024 (Thursday, local audience only) Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10 a.m. CST
Heshani Jayatissa, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Constraining reaction rate uncertainties for nuclear astrophysics
Host: Darek Seweryniak
19 January 2024 No Discussion Group this week
26 January 2024 No Discussion Group this week
2 February 2024 (note: 2:30 pm CST) Sara Pigliapoco, Università degli Studi di Padova
In-beam spectroscopy study of fp shell nuclei: 63Zn and the proton unbound 55Cu
Host: Marco Siciliano
9 February 2024 (note: 2:30 p.m. CST) Naomi Marchini, INFN Sezione di Firenze
Internal Conversion Electron Measurements: Features of Electron Spectrometer
Host: Marco Siciliano
16 February 2024  No heavy-ion discussion this week
22 February 2024 (Thursday 11:00 CST) Yuliia Hrabar, Lund University, Sweden
Deuteron Evaporation and Proton Emission in the Upper fp Shell
Host: Walter Reviol
23 February 2024 (14:30 CST this week) Kseniia Rezynkina, INFN Sezione di Padova
TBA
Host: Marco Siciliano
1 March 2024 Sudhanva Lalit, FRIB
TBA
Host: Marco Siciliano
7 March 2024 (note Thursday at 11 a.m. CST) Matthew Martin, Simon Fraser University
TBA
Host: Calem Hoffman
8 March 2024 Jacob Heery, University of Surrey, UK
TBA
Host: Marco Siciliano
15 March 2024 (Tentative) David Jenkins, University of York, UK 
TBA
Host: Marco Siciliano
22 March 2024  
29 March 2024 Irene Zanon, Stockholm University
TBA
Host: Marco Siciliano

5 April 2024

No colloquium
APS April Meeting 2024
Sacramento, 6-9 April, 2024
12 April 2024  
19 April 2024  
26 April 2024  
3 May 2024  
10 May 2024  
17 May 2024  
24 May 2024  
31 May 2024  
7 June 2024  
14 June 2024