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Institute for Nuclear Theory
University of Washington
C411 Physics/Astronomy Building
Box 351550, Seattle WA 98195-1550
Office: 206-685-3360
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Program INT-07-01: Fundamental Neutron Physics

Program participants for the week of April 30 - May 4, 2007

Abele, Hartmut University of Heidelberg April 28 - May 4
Arrott, Anthony Simon Frazer University May 3 - May 5
Baessler, Stefan University of Mainz April 28 - May 5
Dutta, Rupak University of Kentucky May 1 - June 1
Gardner, Susan University of Kentucky March 15 - June 9
Graham, Peter Stanford University April 29 - May 1
Hartfiel, Brandon California State University, Dominguez Hills April 30 - May 4
Holstein, Barry University of Massachusetts April 12 - June 9
Ji, Chueng-Ryong North Carolina State University May 2 - May 5
Kamyshkov, Yuri University of Tennessee April 29 - May 5
Khriplovich, Iosif Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics April 24 - May 15
Mohapatra, Rabindra University of Maryland April 29 - May 2
Pushin, Dmitry Massachusetts Institute of Technology May 1 - May 8
Snow, W. Michael Indiana University April 9 - May 25
Young, Albert North Carolina State University May 2 - May 5
Werner, Samuel National Institute of Standards and Technology May 2 - May 5


This week's talks:

Monday, April 30, 2007
Room C421, Physics and Astronomy Tower
9:00 am - Rabindra Mohapatra, University of Maryland

Seminar on: "Neutron-Anti-Neutron Oscillation as a Probe of B-L Symmetry"
10:30 am - Peter Graham, Stanford University
Seminar on: "Testing Gravity with Atom Interferometry"

Tuesday, May 1, 2007
Room C421, Physics and Astronomy Tower

9:00 am - Yuri Kamyshkov, University of Tennessee
Seminar on: "Search for B-L Violation"
10:30 am - Brandon Hartfiel, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Seminar on: "Search for Neutron-Antineutron Oscillations at Super Kamiokande I"
Room C441, Physics and Astronomy Tower
4:00 pm - Stefan Baessler, University of Mainz
Coffee Talk: "First Results on the Proton Spectrum with the Neutron Decay Spectrometer ASPECT"

Wednesday, May 2, 2007
Room C421, Physics and Astronomy Tower
9:00 am - Hartmut Abele, University of Heidelberg

Seminar on: "Quarks Together with Strings? - Exploring the Properties of Fundamental Interactions, up to and including Gravity"
10:30 am - Ann Nelson, University of Washington
Seminar on: "Environmental Dependence of Fundamental 'Constants'"
Room C421, Physics and Astronomy Tower
4:00 pm - Stefan Baessler, University of Mainz
Seminar on: "Constraint on the Coupling of Axionlike Particles to Matter via an Ultracold Neutron Gravitational Experiment"

Thursday, May 3, 2007
Room C421, Physics and Astronomy Tower
9:00 am - Blayne Heckel, University of Washington

Seminar on: "Preferred Frame and CP-Violation Tests with a Spin Polarized Torsion Balance"
10:30 am - Sam Werner, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Seminar on: "2 Lectures on 4 Experiments - Part I"

  1. Observation of Gravitationally-Induced Quantum Interference - The COW and Subsequent Experiments
  2. Observation of the Effect of the Earth's Rotation on the Quantum Mechanical Phase of the Neutron - The Sagnac Effect
  3. First Observation of the Scalar Aharonov-Bohm Effect - Neutrons Come to the Rescue Again!
  4. First Observation of the Topological Aharonov-Casher Effect - Do Neutrons See Electric Charge?
Room C520, Physics and Astronomy Tower
4:00 pm: - Hartmut Abele, University of Heidelberg
Coffee Talk: "Gravity at a Micron"

Friday, May 4, 2007
Room C421, Physics and Astronomy Tower
9:00 am - Albert Young, North Carolina State University

Seminar on: "Ultra-Cold Neutrons and NN-bar Oscillations"
10:30 am - Sam Werner, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Seminar on: "2 Lectures on 4 Experiments - Part II" See above
Room C520, Physics and Astronomy Tower
4:00 pm: - Chueng-Ryong Ji, North Carolina State University
Coffee Talk: "Semileptonic Decay Processes in Light-Front Dynamics"

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