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Thursday, May 4th 2017
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Henry Sobel, University of California, Irvine
Subject: The Study of Neutrinos and Nucleon Decay in Japan
Student Awards will be presented at the start of Colloquium. Refreshments to be served outside Smith 100 after the colloquium.

The study of neutrinos and nucleon decay has along history in Japan beginning with the Kamiokande experiment in the 1980’s and continuing today with Super-Kamiokande and the T2K long baseline experiment. I will describe the sequence of experiments, their major results, and the current planning for the next stage of experiments with Super-Kamiokande-Gd, Hyper-Kamiokande and T2K-II.

Faculty Host: Yong-Zhong Qian

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