Progress in Ab Initio Techniques in Nuclear Physics

February 17-20, 2015

TRIUMF, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Talks will be held in the TRIUMF Auditorium

Tuesday, February 17

09:00-09:10 Welcome
Chair: P. Navratil
09:10-09:40 R. Machleidt, Chiral nuclear forces at N4LO
09:40-10:10 H. Krebs, High precision nuclear forces within chiral EFT
10:10-10:40 K. Hebeler, Efficient calculation of chiral three-nucleon forces up to N3LO for ab initio studies
10:40-11:10 Coffee Break
11:10-11:40 A. Ekstrom, NNLOsat and optimization protocol with predictions for light and medium mass nuclei
11:40-12:10 R. Wirth, Ab initio description of p-shell hypernuclei
12:10-12:40 A. Schwenk, Open problems in chiral EFT interactions and currents for nuclear structure

12:40-14:30 Lunch

Chair: J.P. Vary
14:30-15:00 P. Maris, Emergence of rotational bands in light nuclei from No-Core CI calculations
15:00-15:30 B.R. Barrett, Ab initio effective interactions for sd-shell valence nucleons
15:30-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-17:00 T. Abe, Progress in the no-core Monte Carlo shell model in light nuclei
17:00-17:30 N. Nevo Dinur, Shedding light on the proton radius puzzle looking at light muonic atoms

Wednesday, February 18

Chair: S. Bacca
09:00-09:30 C. Romero-Redondo, Bound and continuum properties of A=6 nuclei
09:30-10:00 D. Lee, New results in lattice scattering using the adiabatic projection method
10:00-10:30 C. Forssen, Order by order optimization of low-energy chiral nuclear interactions
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 J. Dohet-Eraly, Capture reactions, nucleon-alpha scattering and bremsstrahlung within the NCSMC
11:30-12:00 T. Neff, Resonances and continuum states in fermionic molecular dynamics
12:00-12:30 Poster Jamboree (7+3 min each)
E. A. Coello Perez: Model-independent calculation of E2 transitions
R. Trippel: Collective excitations from chiral NN+3N interactions
A. Tichai: Many-body perturbation theory for ab-initio nuclear structure

12:30-14:00 Lunch

Chair: G. Hagen
14:00-14:30 R. Roth, Advances on NCSM, SRG and chiral interactions
14:30-15:00 Poster Jamboree (7+3 min each)
O. J. Hernandez: Nuclear structure effects in muonic deuterium
S. Schulz: Four-nucleon forces in ab initio nuclear structure
K. McElvain: A Direct Construction of the Nuclear Effective Interaction from Scattering Phase Shifts
15:00-15:30 T. Duguet, Symmetry restored coupled cluster theory
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

Thursday, February 19

Chair: T. Papenbrock
09:00-09:30 M. Miorelli, Dipole strengths from coupled cluster theory
09:30-10:00 F. Raimondi, Deuteron scattering and transfer reactions within the NCSMC
10:00-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 H. Hergert, In-medium similarity renormalization group: Recent developments and a look ahead
11:30-12:00 V. Soma, Gorkov-Greens function theory for medium-mass nuclei
12:00-12:30 Poster Jamboree (7+3 min each)
E. Gebrerufael: Multi-reference in-medium similarity renormalization group
M. Schuster: SRG renormalization of operators
K. Vobig: In-medium similarity renormalization group

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 TRIUMF COLLOQUIUM B. Wiringa, Nuclei with Quantum Monte Carlo

Chair: A. Calci
15:30-16:00 A. Signoracci, Boguliobov CC
16:00-17:30 Poster Jamboree (7+3 min each)
C. Stumpf: Importance-truncated shell model
J. Simonis: Exploring sd-shell nuclei from two- and three-nucleon interactions with realistic saturation properties
D. Furnstahl: A recipe for EFT uncertainty quantification in nuclear physics & Revisiting many-body power counting in nuclear matter
16:30-17:45 Poster Session

19:00 Workshop Dinner at Mahony & Sons UBC

Friday, February 20

Chair: D. Furnstahl
09:00-09:30 J. Menendez, Nuclear structure studies from chiral EFT in MBPT
09:30-10:00 C. W. Johnson, Large scale calculations of nuclear structure and nuclear transition matrix elements
10:00-10:30 S. R. Stroberg, Valence space effective operators with In-Medium SRG
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 K. Wendt, Weak properties from first principles and IR Extrapolations
11:30-12:00 S. Koenig, UV extrapolations in truncated harmonic-oscillator bases
12:00-12:30 C. Ji, Halo nuclei in three-body model

12:30-14:30 Lunch

Chair: J. Holt
14:30-15:00 A. Gezerlis, Quantum Monte Carlo calculations with chiral two- and three-nucleon forces
15:00-15:30 S. Pastore, Electromagnetic structure of light nuclei from chi EFT
15:30-16:00 C. Barbieri, Evolution of correlations and shell model charges from SCGF
16:30-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-17:30 Free discussion time