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Events During the Week of January 16th through January 23rd, 2022

Monday, January 17th, 2022

Academic Calendar
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Time: 12:00 am
Place:
Abstract: *Note: actual end time may vary.*
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Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Network in Neutrinos, Nuclear Astrophysics, and Symmetries (N3AS) Seminar
Latest Results from the KATRIN Experiment
Time: 2:00 pm
Place: virtual:
Speaker: Christian Karl, Max Planck Institute for Physics and Technical University of Munich
Abstract: From neutrino oscillation experiments we know that at least two neutrino mass eigenstates have a non-zero rest-mass. However, the absolute scale of the neutrino mass cannot be assesed from the oscillation. One approach to infer the mass scale is to measure the electron energy spectrum of beta-decay precisely in the so-called endpoint region where the electron takes most of the surplus energy. The currently leading experiment in this field is the Karlsruhe Tritium Neutrino (KATRIN) experiment. It is designed to measure the effective electron anti-neutrino mass (m_nu) with a sensitivity of 200 meV at 90% confidence level. In this talk we give an overview of the experimental setup, measurement principle and data analysis of KATRIN and discuss the latest results which limit (m_nu) to less than 0.8 eV (90% C.L.). Finally, we take a look at the possibilities with further measurement campaigns and show some recent advancements in our data analysis.
Host: A. Baha Balantekin
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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

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Thursday, January 20th, 2022

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Friday, January 21st, 2022

Graduate Program Event
Spring 2022 Qualifying Exam
Time: 12:00 am
Place:
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APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics
CUWiP
Time: 8:00 am
Place: virtual, see for full details
Speaker: various, APS
Abstract: The goal of APS CUWiP is to help undergraduate women continue in physics by providing them with the opportunity to experience a professional conference, information about graduate school and professions in physics, and access to other women in physics of all ages with whom they can share experiences, advice, and ideas. The national and local organizing committees of APS CUWiP strive to create a welcoming environment for all, including undergraduate women and gender minorities.

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Host: APS
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Saturday, January 22nd, 2022

APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics
CUWiP
Time: 8:00 am
Place: virtual, see for full details
Speaker: Various, APS
Abstract: The goal of APS CUWiP is to help undergraduate women continue in physics by providing them with the opportunity to experience a professional conference, information about graduate school and professions in physics, and access to other women in physics of all ages with whom they can share experiences, advice, and ideas. The national and local organizing committees of APS CUWiP strive to create a welcoming environment for all, including undergraduate women and gender minorities.

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Host: APS
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Sunday, January 23rd, 2022

APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics
CUWiP
Time: 8:00 am
Place: virtual, see for full details
Speaker: various, APS
Abstract: The goal of APS CUWiP is to help undergraduate women continue in physics by providing them with the opportunity to experience a professional conference, information about graduate school and professions in physics, and access to other women in physics of all ages with whom they can share experiences, advice, and ideas. The national and local organizing committees of APS CUWiP strive to create a welcoming environment for all, including undergraduate women and gender minorities.

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Host: APS
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