2016 Nuclear Physics Forum Archive


Thursday, January 14, 2016, 11:00 AM

Dr. Rebecca Abergel, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

"Biological coordination of f-elements: From nuclear decontamination to targeted radiotherapy"

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 11:00 AM

Prof. Alan Wuosmaa, University of Connecticut

"Transfer reactions with exotic beams: challenges and opportunities"

 Thursday, February 4, 2016, 11:00 AM

Dr. Jonathan Engle, Los Alamos National Laboratory

"Radionuclide Production in the Los Alamos Isotope Program"

 Thursday, February 11, 2016, 11:00 AM

Dr. Claude Lyneis, LBNL

"The Element Hunters" 

An (original) short film covering the discovery of elements 99, 100 and 101 by Albert Ghiorso and his colleagues at the Rad Lab in Berkeley (1951-1955).  The work was done under Glenn Seaborg’s general direction with members of the Rad Lab’s Chemistry Division, which later became the Nuclear Science Division.


Ms. Lucia Crespo Campo, University of Oslo

"Average gamma decay properties in 64Ni: Applying the Oslo Method"

 ** Note special forum day **

Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 11:00 AM

Dr. Robert Wolf, Max-Planck-Institut fur Kernphysik (Heidelberg)

"Multi-reflection time-of-flight mass separation and spectrometry at ISOLTRAP"

 Thursday, March 24, 2016, 11:00 AM

Prof. Manoel Couder, University of Notre Dame

"Experimental investigation of Helium capture reactions of astrophysical interest"

 Thursday, March 31, 2016, 11:00 AM

Dr. Dawn Shaughnessy, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

"Development of Platforms for Nuclear Science Research in High Energy Density Plasmas at the National Ignition Facility"

"Double Beta Decay and the Nuclear Shell Model"

"Development of Scintillation Dosimeters for Modern Radiation Oncology"

 Thursday, May 12, 2016, 11:00 AM

Prof. Stefan Frauendorf, University of Notre Dame

"Low energy magnetic radiation (LEMAR) of warm nuclei"

** Note special forum day **

Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 11:00 AM

Prof. Milan Krticka, Charles University in Prague

"Photon strength functions at the tail of Giant Electric Dipole Resonance - Overview of experimental methods"

"Emergent properties of nuclei from ab initio calculations"




 Thursday, July 14, 2016, 11:00 AM

Prof. John Sharpey-Schafer, University of the Western Cape

"Do Atomic Nuclei have Time-Dependent Shape Vibrations at Low Excitation Energies?"

 Thursday, August 18, 2016, 11:00 AM

Prof. Nicolae Sandulescu, NIPNE, Bucarest

"Proton-Neutron Pairing and Quartet Correlations in Nuclei"



 Thursday, October 6, 2016, 11:00 AM

Prof. Dean Lee, North Carolina State University

"Nuclear binding near a quantum phase transition"



 *** Note special forum day and time ***

Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 11:30 AM

Ms. Jennifer Pore, Simon Fraser University & TRIUMF

"From the 8pi to GRIFFIN: Beta-Decay Measurements of Semi-Magic Nuclei"



Thursday, October 20, 2016, 11:00 AM

Prof. Catherine Deibel, Louisiana State University

"Studying Explosive Nucleosynthesis of Proton-Rich Nuclei"



 *** Note special forum day & location ***

Bldg. 70A-3377

Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 11:00 AM

Andy Haefner, LBNL Applied Nuclear Physics Group

"3D Gamma-Ray Mapping from Handheld to Aerial Systems"




 Thursday, November 3, 2016, 11:00 AM

Prof. Rick F. Casten, Yale and MSU-FRIB

“Partial Dynamical Symmetries and Rotation-Vibration Interactions”


“Empirical Proton-neutron Interactions and the Onset of Deformation

in Heavy Nuclei”


Thursday, December 15, 2016, 11:00 AM

Dr. Stephan Friedrich, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

“Cryogenic Gamma-ray Detectors with Ultra-High Energy Resolution”

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