University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

CM Journal Club

Spring Semester

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.

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