2015: Berkeley Meeting
Session 1: Dense matter aspects of neutron stars
Friday 3:00 pm - 6.30 pm
3.00-3:30 pm: Jim Lattimer, Neutron matter and maximum mass limits to neutron star radii
3.35-4.05 pm: Mark Alford: Characteristics of hybrid stars with a sharp quark/hadron interface.
4:10-4:40 pm: Joe Carlson, Recent progress in nuclei, the nuclear EOS, and neutrino scattering from nuclei.
4.45-5.15 pm: Madappa Prakash, Thermal properties of dense matter.
5.20-5.50 pm: Alessandro Roggero, Constraining Density Functional calculations with QMC
5.55-6.25 pm: Lianyi He, Solid-state physics approach to crystalline color superconductivity
7.00 pm: Dinner
Session 2: Modelling core collapse supernova & mergers
Saturday 9.00 am-12.30 pm
9:00-9.30 am: Stan Woosley: Presupernova Evolution and Supernova Nucleosynthesis
9.35-10.05 am: Christian Ott: Core-Collapse Supernovae: Where we are and where we are going.
10.10-10.40 am: Yong Qian: New results on chemical evolution.
10.45-11.15 am : Carla Frohlich, PUSHing core-collapse supernovae to explosions in spherical symmetry
11.20-11.50 am; Chris Fryer, Modeling kilonovae and the importance of understanding the
detailed yields from neutron star mergers
11.55-12.25 am: Dan Kasen: Nucleosynthesis and radiative transfer in neutron star mergers
Session 3: Neutrino oscillations under extreme conditions
Saturday 2.00 pm - 6.00 pm
2.00 - 2.30 pm: George Fuller: Neutrino physics in the early universe and cosmology.
2.35 - 3.05 pm: James Kneller, Sterile Neutrinos and Supernova Turbulence.
3.10 - 3.40 pm Huaiyu Duan, Collective neutrino oscillations in multi-dimensional models
3:45-4.15 pm: Coffee Break
4.15-4.45 pm: Vincenzo Cirigliano, Spin effects in neutrino quantum kinetics.
4:50-5:20 pm: Alexey Vlasenko, Transport of flavored neutrinos in astrophysics environments.
7 pm: Dinner
Session 4: Nucleosynthesis
Sunday 9.30 am - 12.00 pm
9.30-10.00 am: Wick Haxton: Neutrino induced neutron-capture nucleosynthesis in early supernovae.
10.10-10:40 am: Luke Roberts, Nucleosynthesis in the Ejecta of Compact Object Mergers
10.50-11.20 am: Projjwal Banerjee: Radioactivities in the early solar system.
11.30-12.00 pm: Zhu Li: Nucleosynthesis from ONeMg core-collapse supernovae.
12-2 pm: Lunch
Session 5: Hot and cold matter at sub nuclear density
Sunday 2 pm -4 pm
2:00-2.30 pm Ermal Rrapaj, Hot matter at sub-nuclear density and charged current reactions in the
2.35-3.05 pm Tom Schafer, Beta-decay of deformed nuclei with the proton-neutron finite method.
3:05-3.35 pm Sanjay Reddy, Thermal relaxation in accreting neutron stars.
3:35-4.00 pm Discussion
We reserved a block of rooms at the Berkeley Lab Guest House. The Berkeley Lab Guest House is located on site at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and provides deluxe accommodations.
The meeting will be held in the Pers Hall meeting room, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
The last meeting of the topical collaboration will be held in Berkeley, California, Feb. 27-March 1, 2015.