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Physics Division

Heavy Ion Discussion Group

Schedule for the 2021-2022 season

The Heavy Ion Discussion Group meets on Fridays at 3:30 p.m. The talks are held remotely via BlueJeans/Zoom (until further notice).
27 Aug 2021

G. Wendell Misch, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Neutrinos from Pre-supernova Stars
Host: Darek Seweryniak

1 Oct 2021

Ryan Tang, Argonne National Laboratory
Is the 16N isomer an excited halo?
Host: Jie Chen and Calem Hoffman

8 Oct 2021

Kristian Koenig, Facility for Rare Isotope Beams
Nuclear Charge Radii in the Calcium-Nickel Region
Host: Jie Chen

15 Oct 2021

No Heavy Ion Discussion this week
2021 Fall Meeting of the APS Division of Nuclear Physics
Virtual meeting, 11-14 October, 2021

(Thursday) 18 Nov 2021

Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10:00 a.m.
Maria Anastasiou, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Nuclear Reactions: the Battle of Low Count-Rate vs Precision Measurements
Host: Melina Avila

(Monday) 22 Nov 2021

Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10:00 a.m.
Chloé Fougères, GANIL, University of Caen Normandie
Understanding 22Na Cosmic Abundance
Host: Melina Avila

26 Nov 2021

No Heavy Ion Discussion this week -- Thanksgiving

(Monday) 29 Nov 2021

Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10:00 a.m.
Drew Blankstein, University of Notre Dame
Active Target Measurement of the 25,26Mg(α,n)28,29Si Total Cross Section
Host: Melina Avila

(Thursday) 2 Dec 2021

Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10:00 a.m.
Khushi Bhatt, Western Michigan University
Studying the Synthesis of 196Hg at Astrophysically Relevant Energies Through the Measurement of Capture Reaction Cross-section of (p,γ), (p,n) and (p,α) Reactions.
Host: Melina Avila

(Monday) 6 Dec 2021

Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10:00 a.m.
Cyril Lenain, University of Caen Normandie
Study of Multi-Neutron Decays of Heavy Helium and Hydrogen Isotopes
Host: Melina Avila

(Thursday) 9 Dec 2021

Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10:00 a.m.
Ray Dwaipayan, University of Manitoba
Mass Measurements of Neutron-rich Nuclides with the Canadian Penning Trap Mass Spectrometer to Probe the Astrophysical r-Process 
Host: Melina Avila

17 Dec 2021

Jake Zappala, Argonne National Laboratory
Helium Atom Trap Trace Analysis for Fundamental Neutron Experiments
Host: Jie Chen

24 Dec 2021

No Heavy Ion Discussion this week -- winter break

31 Dec 2021

No Heavy Ion Discussion this week -- winter break

7 Jan 2022

Briefings on Commonly Used Radiological Work Permits (RWP)

14 Jan 2022

Open Source Training

21 Jan 2022
28 Jan 2022
4 Feb 2022
11 Feb 2022
18 Feb 2022
25 Feb 2022
(Tuesday) 1 Mar 2022

Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 9:00 a.m.
Ren Li, University of Paris-Saclay
First Attempt Toward a Quasi-Pandemonium Free β-Delayed Spectroscopy of 80Ge Using PARIS at ALTO 
Host: Michael Carpenter

4 Mar 2022
11 Mar 2022
18 Mar 2022

Jorge Piekarewicz, Florida State University
On the Possible Existence of a Soft Dipole Mode in 8He
Host: Calem Hoffman

25 Mar 2022
1 Apr 2022
(Thursday) 7 Apr 2022

Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 9:00 a.m.
Maheshwor Poudel, Ohio University
An Effective Field Theory description of 3He-alpha elastic scattering
Host: Michael Carpenter

8 Apr 2022

No Heavy Ion Discussion this week
2022 APS April Meeting
9-11 April, 2022

(Tuesday) 19 Apr 2022

Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 10:00 a.m. CST
Nathan Watwood, Michigan State University
Study of Fusion-Fission Reactions with Radioactive Beams Using Time Projection Chambers and Future Experiments
Host: Michael Carpenter

(Tuesday) 26 Apr 2022

Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 9:00 a.m. CST
Sudarsan Balakrishnan, Louisiana State University
Near-threshold proton branching ratios in 31S measured using 28Si(6Li,t)31S*(p)30P
Host: Michael Carpenter

29 Apr 2022
6 May 2022
(Thursday) 12 May 2022

Special Heavy Ion Discussion Group meeting held at 9:00 a.m. CST
Patrick MacGregor, University of Manchester
The Impact of Single-Particle Structure on Exotic Nuclei and Exotic Nuclear Processes
Host: Michael Carpenter

13 May 2022
20 May 2022
27 May 2022
3 Jun 2022
10 Jun 2022

Jose Luis Martinez Marin, Argonne National Laboratory
Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Linac Operations
Host: Calem Hoffman