16-27 July 2018
NSCL/FRIB at MSU
US/Eastern timezone

Program:

TBA - Program title: FRIB and the GW170817 kilonova
The program will consist of a limited number of talks each morning with plenty of time each afternoon for both informal and more formal discussion. Experimentalist are encouraged to apply for the second week.

Agenda:

Week 1 (July 16 - 22, 2018): Agenda

Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB)
16-20 July 2018
         
AGENDA
Start Duration   Talk title Speaker
         
Monday, 16 July 2018 - 1221 A & B Conference Room
         
9:00 AM 1:00   Registration and coffee  
10:00 AM 0:20 01 Workshop welcome and logistics R. Surman
10:20 AM 0:40 02 Neutron star merger simulations D. Radice
11:00 AM 0:40 03 The multi-component and anisotropic nature of kilonovae A. Perego
11:40 AM 1:20   Lunch  
1:00 PM 2:00 04 Open work/discussion time  
3:00 PM 0:30 05 Break  
3:30 PM 0:40 06 The TEAMS SciDAC collaboration R. Hix
4:30 PM     Adjourn  
         
Tuesday, 17 July 2018 - 1221 A & B Conference Room
         
9:30 AM 0:40 01 The R-Process Alliance -- Progress and Preview T. Beers
10:10 AM 0:20 02 Break  
10:30 AM 0:40 03 Effects of modelling methods on abundance determination uncertainties in r-process stars (LTE vs. Non-LTE) R. Ezzeddine
11:10 AM 0:40 04 Input nuclear data for r-process abundance calculations from beta decay S. Liddick
11:50 AM 1:10   Lunch  
1:00 PM 2:00 05 Open work/discussion time  
3:00 PM 0:30 06 Break  
3:30 PM 0:40 07 Kinematics of highly r-process-enhanced stars I. Roederer
4:10 PM 0:20 08 Group discussion A. Frebel
4:30 PM     Adjourn  
         
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 - 1221B Conference Room
         
9:30 AM 0:40 01 Neutrino Microphysics in Mergers E. O'Connor
10:10 AM 0:30 02 Break  
10:40 AM 0:40 03 Neutrino Oscillations B. Balantekin
11:20 AM 0:40 04 r-Process nucleosynthesis in neutron star mergers and GW170817 J. Lippuner
12:00 PM 1:30 05 Lunch  
1:30 PM 1:30 06 FRIB tour  
3:00 PM 0:30 07 Break  
3:30 PM 0:40 08 Constraints on the nuclear equation of state and nucleosynthesis from the GW170817 kilonova G. Mathews
4:10 PM 0:40 09 Lower bound on the tidal deformability of neutron stars S. Han
6:00 PM     Group social dinner  
         
Thursday, 19 July 2018 - 1221 A & B Conference Room
         
9:00 AM 0:40 01 Lanthanide production in r-process nucleosynthesis  N. Vassh
9:40 AM 0:40 02 Theories of Nuclear Fission N. Schunck
10:20 AM 0:20 03 Break  
10:40 AM 0:40 04 Role of fission in r-process nucleosynthesis  S. Giuliani
11:20 AM 0:40 05 Bayesian approach to model-based extrapolation of nuclear observables W. Nazarewicz
12:00 PM 1:00   Lunch  
1:00 PM 2:00 06 Open work/discussion time  
3:00 PM 0:30 07 Break  
3:30 PM 1:00 08 Group discussion  
4:30 PM     Adjourn  
         
Friday, 20 July 2018 - 1221A & B Conference Room
         
9:00 AM 0:40 01 Beta delayed  neutron emission: One or two ?   R. Grzywacz
9:40 AM 0:40 02 Abundances of r-Process Elements in Stars J. Lawler
10:20 AM 0:20 03 Break  
10:40 AM 0:40 04    
11:20 AM 0:40 05    
12:00 PM 1:00   Lunch  
1:00 PM 2:00 06 Open work/discussion time  
3:00 PM 0:30 07 Break  
3:30 PM 1:00 08 Open work/discussion time  
4:30 PM     Adjourn  

 

Week 2 (July 23 - 27, 2018): Agenda

 

Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB)
23-27 July 2018
         
AGENDA
Start Duration Talk title Speaker
         
Monday, 23 July 2018 - 1221 A & B Conference Room
         
9:00 AM 1:00 01 Registration and coffee  
10:00 AM 0:20 03 Workshop welcome and logistics R. Surman, G. Olson
10:20 AM 0:40 04 Kilonova signatures and the r-process J. Barnes
11:00 AM 0:40 05 Theoretical r-process sites and their signatures M. Eichler
11:40 AM 1:20   Lunch  
1:00 PM 2:00 06 Open work/discussion time  
3:00 PM 0:30 07 Break  
3:30 PM 0:40 08 GW170817: Implications for the astrophysical site of the r-process D. Siegel
4:10 PM 0:40   Nucleosynthesis and Electromagnetic Transients from Binary Neutron Star Mergers L. Roberts
4:50 PM     Adjourn  
         
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 - 1221 A & B Conference Room
         
9:00 AM 0:40 01 Neutrino interactions in SN and nucleosynthesis C. Horowitz
9:40 AM 0:40 02 Accurate Neutrino Transport in Supernova and Neutron Star Merger Simulations S. Richers
10:20 AM 0:20 03 Break  
10:40 AM 0:40 04 The r-processes in supernovae and neutron star mergers A. Arcones
11:20 AM 0:40 05 Core-collapse supernovae as the initial conditions of neutron star mergers S. Couch
12:00 PM 1:00   Lunch  
1:00 PM 2:00 06 Open work/discussion time  
3:00 PM 0:30 07 Break  
3:30 PM 0:40 08 Experimental charged-particle (a,n) reaction studies relevant for the weak r-process F. Montes
4:10 PM 0:40 09 Neutron-induced reaction rates away from stability for astrophysics applications G. Perdikakis
4:50 PM     Adjourn  
         
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 - 1221 A & B Conference Room
         
9:00 AM 0:40 01 Multiple facets of modelling GW170817 kilonova O. Korobkin
9:40 AM 0:40 02 Predictive chemical evolution in the era of large surveys: challenges and opportunities B. O'Shea
10:20 AM 0:20 03 Break  
10:40 AM 0:40 04 Modeling the Chemical Evolution of r-Process Elements B. Cote
11:20 AM 0:40 05 Nuclear fission properties for neutron star mergers M. Mumpower
12:00 PM 1:00   Lunch  
1:00 PM 2:00 06 Open work/discussion time  
3:00 PM 0:30 07 Break  
3:30 PM 1:00 08 Group discussion  
4:30 PM     Break  
6:00 PM     Group social dinner  
         
Thursday, 26 July 2018 - 1221 A & B Conference Room
         
9:00 AM 0:40 01 Surrogate neutron capture reaction prospects for weak r process nuclei J. Cizewski
9:40 AM 0:40 02 Neutron capture reaction constraints for r-process A. Spyrou
10:20 AM 0:20 03 Break  
10:40 AM 0:40 04 Experiments for the r process at IGISOL A. Kankainen
11:20 AM 0:40 05 Examining r-process nucleosynthesis in neutron star mergers through mass measurements with the CPT J. Clark
12:00 PM 1:00   Lunch  
1:00 PM 2:00 06 Open work/discussion time  
3:00 PM 0:30 07 Break  
3:30 PM 0:40 08 The Rare-RI Ring Ready to Conquer Terra Incognita: Mass Measurement of r-process Nuclei at RIKEN S. Naimi
4:10 PM 0:40 09 Approaching the r-process path with precision mass spectrometry at TITAN A. Kwiatkowski
4:50 PM     Adjourn  
         
Friday, 27 July 2018 - 1221 A & B Conference Room
         
9:00 AM 0:40 01 Future developments for high precision mass spectrometry to study the r-process. M. Brodeur
9:40 AM 0:40 02 Beta decay for the r process J. Engel
10:20 AM 0:20 03 Break  
10:40 AM 0:40 04 Spectra from thermal relativistic nuclear field theory E. Litvinova
11:20 AM 0:40 05 Nuclear transitions for r-process studies in relativistic nuclear field theory C. Robin
12:00 PM 1:00   Lunch  
1:00 PM 2:00 06 Work on contributions to the deliverable  
3:00 PM 0:30 07 Break  
3:30 PM 1:00 08 Open work/discussion time  
4:30 PM     Adjourn  
         


Location and time:
FRIB, East Lansing, MI, July 16-27, 2018.