Progress in Ab Initio Techniques in Nuclear Physics

February 21-23, 2013

TRIUMF, Vancouver, BC, Canada


Travel Information


Talks will be held in the NRC Building Room 1310 on Feb 21-22 and in the TRIUMF Auditorium on Feb 23

Thursday, February 21, NRC Building Room 1310
09:00-09:15 Reiner Kruecken, Head of the TRIUMF Science Division, Welcome and Introduction
09:15-10:00 Hermann Krebs, The role of the delta resonance in chiral three-nucleon forces
10:00-10:45 Roman Skibinski, Automatized partial wave decomposition and its applications
10:45-11:15 Coffee
11:15-11:45 Angelo Calci, Chiral Hamiltonians and Similarity Renormalization Group: New Directions
11:45-12:30 Robert Roth, News from the Importance-Truncated No-Core Shell Model
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Ruprecht Machleidt, Chiral Effective Field Theory for Nuclear Forces: The Path to Nuclear Structure from First Principals (TRIUMF Colloquium)
15:15-15:45 Achim Schwenk, First calculations with N3LO 3N and 4N forces
15:45-16:15 Coffee
16:15-16:45 Sven Binder, Ab Initio Calculations of Medium-Mass Nuclei
16:45-17:15 Heiko Hergert, In-Medium SRG with Chiral NN + 3N Interactions
17:15-17:45 Carlo Barbieri, Toward ab-initio predictions for mid-mass open shells
19:00 Workshop Dinner at Mahony & Sons UBC

Friday, February 22, NRC Building Room 1310
09:00-09:30 Robert Wiringa, Nuclear Quantum Monte Carlo
09:30-10:00 Kai Hebeler, Neutron matter based on consistently evolved chiral three-nucleon interactions
10:00-10:30 Andreas Ekstrom, Optimization of chiral NN and 3NF forces
10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:00-11:30 Thomas Neff, Short-range correlations studied with unitarily transformed interactions and operators in the NCSM
11:30-12:00 Sid Coon, Convergence properties of ab initio calculations of light nuclei in a harmonic oscillator basis
12:00-12:30 Thomas Papenbrock, Infrared properties of the harmonic oscillator basis
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:45 Gaute Hagen, Oxygen and Fluorine isotopes from coupled cluster theory
14:45-15:15 Gustav Jansen, Shell evolution in the neutron rich calcium isotopes
15:15-15:45 Jason Holt, Three-nucleon forces for the structure of exotic nuclei
15:45-16:15 Coffee
16:15-16:45 Guillaume Hupin, Ab-Initio Light-Ion Reactions with Chiral Two- and Three-Body Interactions
16:45-17:15 Joachim Langhammer, Chiral Three-Body Interactions in Ab-Initio Nuclear Reactions
17:15-17:45 Carolina Romero-Redondo, Ab initio NCSM/RGM for three-body cluster systems and application to 4He+n+n

Saturday, February 23, TRIUMF Auditorium
09:00-09:30 Bruce Barrett, The No Core Shell Model for bound, resonant and scattering states
09:30-10:00 Michael Kruse, The exotic He-9 nucleus studied with NCSM/RGM and the NCSMC
10:00-10:30 Chen Ji, Nuclear-structure corrections to the lamb shift in muonic helium
10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:00-11:30 Lucas Platter, Electromagnetic properties of halo nuclei
11:30-12:00 Christian Forssen, Recent insights from the no-core shell model: From light nuclei to cold atoms
12:00-12:30 Erich Ormand, Calculations for p-shell Nuclei with SRG-evolved Chiral NN+3N Interactions
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:00 James Vary, Recent physics insights from light nuclei and neutron drops
14:00-14:20 James Vary, Outlook
14:20-15:00 Coffee