2020 Spring Physics Colloquium Series: Fred Olness, Ph.D.

DateJanuary 15, 2020
Time4:00 - 5:00 pm
LocationBaylor Sciences Building, Room E.125
2020 Spring Physics Colloquium Series

Fred Olness, Ph.D.

Professor of Theoretical Physics

Southern Methodist University

Nuclear PDFs & the Electron Ion Collider: From Quarks to Hadrons

The Electron Ion Collider (EIC) is a proposed new US based facility which will collide electron beams with nuclear beams to study the nuclear structure. In particular, the EIC will explore the perturbative--nonperturbative interface to understand how quarks and gluons coalesce into hadrons. The EIC has been strongly endorsed by the US National Academy of Sciences and is moving toward a DOE C0 decision point. As we design the EIC machine and detectors, it will be crucial that we can present accurate simulations of the electron-nuclei collisions which will populate the data; this is the goal of the nCTEQ collaboration.

For more information contact: Dr. Kenichi Hatakeyama, 254-710-2286
PublisherDepartment of Physics
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