Physics 290E: Underground Science

Fall 2012
Wednesdays, 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 468 Birge

Schedule of Talks

DATE SPEAKER TOPIC
8/29/2012 TBD Class Introduction
9/5/2012 Vic Gehman Experimental Methods in Dark Matter Research
9/12/2012 Matt Pyle Summary of the Low Mass Dark Matter Controversy and the Experimental Techniques which could Lead to its Resolution
9/19/2012 Tommy O'Donnell 0nubb experiments
9/26/2012 Stuart Freedman Experimental Neutrino Physics
10/3/2012

Tova Holmes

Henoch Wong

Astrophysical evidence for dark matter

Backgrounds from muon spallation

10/10/2012

Jon Ouellet

Joshua Renner

Neutrino Mass

High-Pressure Xenon Gass-Based Detectors

10/17/2012

Katayun Kamdin

Matt Jaffe

Neutrinos in cosmology

Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay Detector Hardware

10/24/12 Matt Kramer Neutrino Mass Hierarchy
10/31/12

Mia Ihm

Michael Cole

Direct dark matter detection with LUX

Solar Neutrino Vacuum-Matter Transition Region

11/7/12

Kelsey Oliver-Mallory

Alexey Drobizhev

Reactor Experiments: Past, Present and Future

Gallium-based Experiments

11/14/12 TBD TBD
11/21/12 TBD TBD
11/28/12 TBD TBD