Skip to main content
Physics Division

Physics Division Seminar

Schedule for the 2021-2022 season

The Physics Division Seminars are held remotely via Zoom (until further notice) on Mondays at 3:30 p.m.
27 Sep 2021

Kyle Brown, NSCL, Michigan State University
Nuclear Structure at the Edge: Proton Decay and the Invariant-Mass Method
Host: Walter Reviol

4 Oct 2021

Maria Piarulli, Washington University
Quantum Monte Carlo Studies of Nuclear Systems
Host: Alessandro Lovato

11 Oct 2021

No colloquium
2021 Fall Meeting of the APS Division of Nuclear Physics
Virtual meeting, 11-14 October, 2021

18 Oct 2021
25 Oct 2021

Please note: held at 11:00 a.m. this week
Javier Menéndez, University of Barcelona
Nuclear Theory to Understand the Creation of Matter in Nuclei
Host: Alessandro Lovato

1 Nov 2021

Heiko Hergert, Michigan State University
A New Generation of Many-Body Methods for Nuclear Structure
Host: Alessandro Lovato

8 Nov 2021
15 Nov 2021

Please note: held at 11:00 a.m. this week
Caterina Michelagnoli, ILL Grenoble
Nuclear Structure using Neutron-Induced Reactions: News from ILL
Host: Walter Reviol

22 Nov 2021
29 Nov 2021

Please note: held at 11:00 a.m. this week
Carl-Christian Meyer, Mainz University
Ion-Beam Induced Structural and Chemical Changes in Targets used for Superheavy Element Production
Host: Walter Reviol

6 Dec 2021

Andrey Tarasov, The Ohio State University
The Role of the Chiral Anomaly in Polarized Deep Inelastic Scattering: Axion-Like Dynamics and Spin Diffusion via Topological Transitions
Host: Yong Zhao

13 Dec 2021

Jeremy Holt, Texas A&M
Nuclear Microphysics of Neutron Stars, Core-Collapse Supernovae, and Neutron Star Mergers
Host: Alessandro Lovato

20 Dec 2021

Please note: held at 11:00 a.m. this week
Simone Bottoni, University of Milan
Proton- and Neutron-Core Coupling Across the Nuclide Chart
Host: Alessandro Lovato

27 Dec 2021

No colloquium, winter break

3 Jan 2022

No colloquium, winter break

10 Jan 2022

Ingo Tews, Los Alamos National Laboratory
From Nuclei to Neutron Stars with Chiral Effective Field Theory and Multimessenger Astrophysics
Host: Alessandro Lovato

17 Jan 2022
24 Jan 2022

Mike Wagman, Fermilab
Few-Nucleon Systems in Lattice QCD
Host: Alessandro Lovato

31 Jan 2022

Jonas Karthein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
High-Precision Mass Measurements in the Direct Vicinity of Doubly Magic 100Sn at ISOLDE/CERN
Host: Walter Reviol

7 Feb 2022

Richard Casten, Yale University
New Approach to Estimating Neutron Capture Cross Sections for Astrophysical Scenarios
Host: Walter Reviol

14 Feb 2022

Please note: held at 11:00 a.m. this week
Angela Gargano, INFN Naples
Nuclear Shell Model with Non-Empirical Effective Interactions (no abstract available)
Host: Alessandro Lovato

21 Feb 2022

Ruprecht Machleidt, University of Idaho
Fake News at the Ab Initio Front
Host: Alessandro Lovato

28 Feb 2022

Please note: held at 11:00 a.m. this week
Michael Bentley, University of York
Isospin Physics Studied with Nucleon Knockout Reactions
Host: Walter Reviol

7 Mar 2022

Andrew Stuchbery, Australian National University
Measurements of Short-Lived Nuclear States by Time-Dependent Recoil in Vacuum
Host: Walter Reviol

21 Mar 2022

Please note: held at 11:00 a.m. this week
Helena May Albers, GSI Darmstadt
DESPEC Experiments in FAIR Phase-0: From Commissioning to Early Physics
Host: Walter Reviol

28 Mar 2022

Paulo Bedaque, University of Maryland
A Complex Path Around the Sign Problem
Host: Alessandro Lovato

4 Apr 2022

Anatoli Afanasjev, Mississippi State University
From Simplicity to Complexity in Atomic Nuclei: Covariant Density Functional Theoretical Analysis
Host: Walter Reviol

11 Apr 2022

No colloquium
2022 APS April Meeting
9-11 April, 2022

18 Apr 2022

Dan Doherty, University of Surrey
Revisiting the Puzzles in the Decay of 185Bi
Host: Walter Reviol

25 Apr 2022

Steve Yates, University of Kentucky
Probing the Structure of the Stable Ge Isotopes with Fast Neutrons
Host: Walter Reviol

2 May 2022

Ching-Yen Wu, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Island of Inversion and Halo Structure Probed by Coulomb Excitation
Host: Walter Reviol

9 May 2022

Please note: held at 11:00 a.m. this week
Marina Petri, University of York
Experiments on Light Nuclei to Advance the Ab Initio Frontier
Host: Walter Reviol

16 May 2022

Please note: held at 11:00 a.m. this week
Liam Gaffney, University of Liverpool
Nuclear Shape Studies with Radioactive Ion Beams (abstract linked shortly)
Host: Walter Reviol

23 May 2022

Lee Sobotka, Washington University
How the Study of the Continuum Structure of Light Nuclei led to the Discovery of 7 New Isotopes, Resolution of the Inelastic Deexcitation of the Hoyle State, and Insight into the Action Decomposition in (Dual) Barrier Penetration
Host: Walter Reviol

31 May 2022 (Tuesday)

Please note: held on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. this week
Steve Pain, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Recent Measurements with ORRUBA (abstracts linked shortly)
Host: Walter Reviol