University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

CM Journal Club

semester, 2010

Monday, February 1st 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 140 Physics
Speaker: Joe Pastika, University of Minnesota
Subject: J. H. Christenson, J. W. Cronin, V. L. Fitch, and R. Turlay. Evidence for the 2π decay of the k2 meson. Phys. Rev. Lett., 13(4):138–140, Jul 1964.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, February 8th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 115 Ford Hall 
Speaker: Chad Geppert, University of Minnesota
Subject: M. N. Baibich, J. M. Broto, A. Fert, F. Nguyen Van Dau, F. Petroff, P. Eitenne, G. Creuzet, A. Friederich, and J. Chazelas. Giant Magnetoresistance of (001)Fe/(001)Cr Magnetic Superlattices. Phys. Rev
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, February 15th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 115 Ford Hall 
Speaker: Chad Geppert, University of Minnesota
Subject: M. H. Anderson, J. R. Ensher, M. R. Matthews, C. E. Wieman, and E. A. Cornell. Observation of Bose-Einstein Condensation in a Dilute Atomic Vapor. Science, 269(5221):198–201, 1995.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, March 15th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 115 Ford Hall 
There will be no journal club this week.
Monday, March 22nd 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 115 Ford Hall 
There will be no journal club this week.
Monday, March 29th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 115 Ford Hall 
Speaker: Abdul Naseer, University of Minnesota
Subject: J. Bardeen, L. N. Cooper, and J. R. Schrieffer. Microscopic theory of superconductivity. Phys. Rev., 106(1):162–164, Apr 1957.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, April 5th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 115 Ford Hall 
To be announced.
Monday, April 12th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 115 Ford Hall 
Speaker: Xiangwei Tang, University of Minnesota
Subject: S. Lundquist. Experimental investigations of magneto-hydrodynamic waves. Phys. Rev., 76(12):1805–1809, Dec 1949.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, April 19th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 115 Ford Hall 
Speaker: Alexey Finkel, University of Minnesota
Subject: S. W. Hawking. Black holes and thermodynamics. Phys. Rev. D, 13(2):191–197, Jan 1976.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, April 26th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 115 Ford Hall 
Speaker: Joe Pastika, University of Minnesota
Subject: S. Abachi /et al./ (D0 Collaboration), "Observation of the Top Quark," Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2632 (1995)
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, May 3rd 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 115 Ford Hall 
Speaker: Joe Pastika, University of Minnesota
Subject: S. Abachi /et al./ (D0 Collaboration), "Observation of the Top Quark," Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2632 (1995)
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, May 10th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 115 Ford Hall 
There will be no seminar this week.
Monday, September 13th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in Physics 143
Speaker: Joe Pastika, University of Minnesota
Subject: Savas Dimopoulos & Greg Landsberg,
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, September 20th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Chad Geppert, University of Minnesota
Subject: Berta, M. "The uncertainty principle in the presence of quantum memory." Nature Physics 6.9 (2010):659.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, September 27th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Alexey Finkel, University of Minnesota
Subject: Spergel, D. N. "Observational evidence for self-interacting cold dark matter." Physical review letters 84.17 (2000):3760.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, October 4th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Alexander Gude
Subject: To be announced.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, October 11th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Jan Zirnstein, University of Minnesota
Subject: Observation of non-exponential orbital electron capture decays of hydrogen-like 140Pr and 142Pm ions a, R. Redad, R. Reuschla, C. Scheidenbergera, b, M. Stecka, T. Stöhlkera, i, S. Torilovj, M. Trass
The journal club is NOT CANCELLED!
Monday, October 18th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Dan Endean, University of Minnesota
Subject: Magnetic monopoles in spin ice." Nature 451.7174 (2008):42.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, October 25th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Abdul Naseer
Subject: Leggett, A. J. "Superfluidity." Reviews of modern physics 71.2 (1999):S318.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, November 1st 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Ryo Namba
Subject: Paper: Bassett, B. A. "Inflation dynamics and reheating." Reviews of modern physics 78.2 (2006):537.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, November 8th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Tambe Ebai Norbert
Subject: Branz, T. "Two-photon decay of heavy hadron molecules." Physical review. D. Particles, fields, gravitation, and cosmology 82.5 (2010):054010
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, November 15th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker:  Mike Schecter, University of Minnesota
Subject: Paper: Jain, J. K. "The role of analogy in unraveling the fractional quantum Hall effect mystery." Physica. E, Low-dimensional systems & nanostructures 20.1-2 (2003):79.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, November 22nd 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Ilana Percher, University of Minnesota
Subject: Merkt, F. S. "Persistent holes in a fluid." Physical review letters 92.18 (2004):184501.
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, December 6th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Chen Hou, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced
Students are welcome to read the paper and come discuss! (Professors are less welcome.)
Monday, December 13th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
Speaker: Pam Vo, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced
Monday, December 20th 2010
3:35 pm:
Student Journal Club in 143 Physics
No seminar. Finals week.

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