DOE NNSA SSGF Annual Program Review Presentations

Thursday, July 21 – Friday, July 22
Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, VA

Thursday, July 21
Keith LeChien Program Manager, National Nuclear Security Agency, U.S. Department of Energy Welcome to the 2011 DOE NNSA SSGF Annual Conference
Todd Ditmire Department of Physics and the Texas Center for High Intensity Laser Science, The University of Texas at Austin Petawatt to Exawatt Lasers: The Science and Technology of the Brightest Light Sources in History
Session I
Paul Ellison University of California, Berkeley Production of interesting isotopes with plutonium-242 targets
Matthew Gomez University of Michigan Plasma formation and the correlation with current loss in post-hole convolutes
Session II
Krystle Catalli Massachusetts Institute of Technology The Earth's lowest mantle: compositional effects on the post-perovskite transition
Miguel Morales Research Scientist, Condensed Matter and Materials Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; DOE NNSA SSGF Alumnus Life after SSGF
Friday, July 22
Session III
Luke Roberts University of California, Santa Cruz The late time core collapse supernova environment
Anna (Nikiforova) Erickson Massachusetts Institute of Technology Remote detection of fissile material: Cherenkov counters for gamma detection
Session IV
Angelo Signoracci Michigan State University Effective interactions for nuclear structure calculations
Ho-Kwang (David) Mao Associate Director, Carnegie/DOE Alliance Center (CDAC), Carnegie Institution of Washington Energy Research in Extreme Environments