Past Meetings   Oakland-East Bay Chapter, Nuclear & Plasma Sciences Society

 

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Tuesday May 13, 2014
Lawrence Berkeley Lab, Building 55, Room 117
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Plasmas and Megagauss Fields
Dr. Peter J. Turchi

IEEE Distinguished Lecturer
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Thursday January 9, 2014
Lawrence Berkeley Lab, Building 55, Room 117
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Stand-Alone Pulsed Power Generator for HPM Generation
Charlie S. Anderson
Pulsed Power Engineer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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Tuesday September 18, 2012

Lawrence Berkeley Lab, Building 55, Room 117 

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Discovery and development of improved scintillation detector materials for medical imaging and national security

Dr. Stephen Derenzo

Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Head of the Radiotracer Development and Imaging Technology Department, Life Sciences Division, LBNL

Professor-in-Residence, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, UC Berkeley

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Tuesday March 13, 2012

Willow Tree Restaurant, 6513 Regional St, Dublin,  CA 94568

6:00-8:30 p.m.

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So - What About Nuclear Energy?

Dr. William (Bill) Halsey

Associate Program Leader for Advanced Nuclear Energy

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

 

Tuesday June 7, 2011

Chevron Bishop Ranch BR1-X, 6101 Bollinger Canyon, San Ramon, CA 94583, Main Auditorium

6:00-8:00 p.m.

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National Ignition Facility (NIF) Control System

John M. Fisher

Section lead for ICCS Frameworks, and lead architect for NIF Controls and Information Systems

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

 

Friday, November 5, 2010
Pleasanton Library

400 Old Bernal Ave, Pleasanton, CA

1:00-3:00 p.m.

A light lunch will be provided courtesy of IEEE at 12:45 p.m.

A map can be found here.

Challenges in Tomography Sensing and Imaging for Industry

Krikor B. Ozanyan, MSc PhD

FInstP FIET FHEA(rp) SMIEEE

Head of Sensors, Imaging and Signal Processing

The University of Manchester, UK

Dr. Ozanyan's CV can be found here.

 

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Bldg 2, Room 100 (main conference room)

7:30 p.m.

The Industrial Uses of Particle Accelerators

Robert W. Hamm

R&M Technical Enterprises, Inc.

Pleasanton, CA

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Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Scott's Seafood, Jack London Square, Oakland

5:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.

$15 for PES or NPSS members and $20 for non-members

One drink ticket and light food items

Nuclear Energy Update

Dr. Jasmina Vujic

Professor and Chair, Department of Nuclear Engineering

University of California, Berkeley

For details on the meeting click here; and for a programmable Google map click here.

The slides for this presentation  are here.

The slides from a previous presentation by Professor Vujic to this group are here.

 

Tuesday, March 28, 2006
Scott's Seafood, Jack London Square, Oakland

6:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m.

Appetizers; no-host bar.

Panel: Update on Nuclear Energy in the United States

Dr. Jasmina Vujic

Professor and Chair, Department of Nuclear Engineering

University of California, Berkeley

Dr. David McCallen

Director of the Engineering Technology Center for Complex Distributed Systems
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

For details on the meeting, panelists and directions to the meeting site and maps, click here.

The slides for this presentation by Professor Vujic are here.

 

Wednesday, June 9, 2004
Orinda Community Center, 26 Orinda Way, Orinda

6:30 p.m. Meeting; presentation

Cookies, coffee and tea will be served.

Anatomy of a Nuclear Test
Donald Smith
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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Wednesday, February 18, 2004
Pyramid Brewery, 901 Gilman Street, Berkeley

Cost: $10.00 (includes food)

6:30 p.m. Social

7:00 p.m. Meeting; presentation

A Physicist in Arms Control Wanderings in the Land of Oz
Dr. James Morgan
Lawrence
Livermore National Laboratory

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Thursday, March 26, 2003
Joint Meeting with the Oakland-East Bay Chapters of the IEEE Industry Applications Society and the Power Engineering Society .
Nuclear Power for the 21st Century
Professor Jasmina Vujic, Ph.D (UC Berkeley Nuclear Engineering Dept. )

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Wednesday, November 14, 2001
7:30 p.m.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Building
2 - Room 100B, Conference Room

Advances in Flash Radiography
Bill DeHope
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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Wednesday, May 16, 2001
Vo's Restaurant
59 Grand Ave., Oakland (corner of Webster; near 19th St. BART station)
    5:30 p.m. - Social; no-host cocktail
    6:00 p.m. - Dinner
    6:45 p.m. - Meeting, presentation
Joint meeting with OEB - Power Engineering Society
Nuclear Energy: Beyond Year 2001
Dr. Jasmina L. Vujic
Associate Professor of Nuclear Engineering
Department of Nuclear Engineering
University of California, Berkeley
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Wednesday, February 21, 2001
7:30 p.m.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Building 2 - Room 100B, Conference Room
Bringing Power to the People The Coming Age of Superconductivity
Dr. Paul M. Grant
Science Fellow
Strategic Science and Technology
EPRI
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Wednesday, November 8, 2000
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Chabot Space and Science Center
10000 Skyline Blvd.
Oakland, CA The New Chabot Space and Science Center
Dr. Glen Dahlbacka
 Senior Program Manager, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
 Vice Chair, Board of Directors, Chabot Space and Science Center
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Wednesday, May 17, 2000
7:30 p.m.
Communications and Power Industries
Building 2
811 Hansen Way
Palo Alto, CA
Characteristics and Applications of Gyrodevices
Dr. Monica Blank
Communications and Power Industries (CPI) - formerly Varian
Palo Alto, CA
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Wednesday, March 22, 2000
7:30 p.m.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Building 2 - Room 100B, Conference Room
The Decade Quad X-ray Simulator
Dr. David Price
Director of Advanced Systems Sector and Decade Program Manager
Maxwell Physics International
San Leandro, CA
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Wednesday, January 12, 2000
7:30 p.m.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Building 2 - Room 100B, Conference Room
Detector Development for Nuclear Medical Imaging of Breast Cancer
William W. Moses
Senior Staff Scientist
Center for Functional Imaging
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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Wednesday, October 13, 1999
7:00 p.m.
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd., Menlo Park, CA
"Yellow Room," Room 223, Bldg. 41, Admin. & Eng. (A&E)
The Race to Discover CP Violation in B Mesons
Dr. Doug Wright
Project Leader for LLNL BaBar Group
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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Wednesday, May 19, 1999
7:30 p.m.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Building 6, Room 2202
Scientific Opportunities with Soft X-ray Synchrotron Radiation
Dr. Neville Smith
Division Deputy for Science
Advanced Light Source
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
For details on the talk, speaker and directions to the meeting site and a map, click here.

Tuesday, March 16, 1999
7:30 p.m.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Building 2, Room 100B
Plasmas and Plasma Simulation Using Many Particles
Prof. C. K. Birdsall
EECS Dept
University of California, Berkeley
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Tuesday, January 19, 1999
7:30 p.m.
ETEC Systems, Inc.
26460 Corporate Ave., Hayward, CA
Considerations for Electron-Beam Exposure Systems
Ronald A. Rojeski, ETEC Systems
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Thursday, October 22, 1998
7:00 p.m.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Visitor's Center
Medical Device Development at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Dr. Dennis Matthews, LLNL
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Wednesday, May 13, 1998
7:30 p.m.
LBL, Building 2, Room 100B
Medical X-ray Imaging with Amorphous Silicon Technology
Dr. M. D. Wright, Varian Associates
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Wednesday, March 11, 1998
7:30 p.m.
SLAC
Portable Linear Accelerators for Industrial and Medical Applications
Dr. Andrey V. Mishin
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Saturday, January 10, 1998
2:00 p.m.
Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton
Laser Guide Star Technology at the Lick and Keck Observatories
Dr. Herbert W. Friedman
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Thursday, December 4, 1997
7:30 p.m.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Visitors Center
Coating Removal Using High Average Power Lasers
Dennis L. Matthews, PhD
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Ken Whitham, Titan Beta, Industrial Linacs (& Frascati project), May 97
Hugh Kirbie, LLNL, Solid-State Linear Induction Accelerators, Mar 97
Arne Vliecks, SLAC, Klystrons & SLED pulse compressors, Jan 97
Cary Zeitlin, LBL, Space Rad Effects on Astronauts, Nov 96

Ben Feinberg, LBL, Advanced Light Souce, May 96
Michael Lieberman UCB, Plasma Processing, Jan 96
Tom Budinger, LBL, PET & MRI Imaging, Oct 95

Bob Hamm, AccSys, RF Quadrupole Accelerators, May 95
Curt Clower, LLNL, NIF, Nat'l Ignition Facility, Mar 95
Jose Alonso, LBL, Proton & Light-Ion Medical Therapy, Dec 94

Mike Zisman, LBL, B Factory, May 94
Jay Marx, LBL, Quark/gluon Plasmas and STAR, Mar 94
Jim Brase, LLNL, The Laser Guide Star, Jan 94
Glen Dahlbacka, LBL, MEMS, Micro Electromechanical Systems, Nov 93

John DeFord, LLNL, Tech Xfer/Computational Electromagnetics, May 93
Jim Benford, PI, High Power Microwave Systems, Feb 93
Lou Reginato, LBL, Heavy Ion Fusion, Nov 92
Jay Marx, LBL, Advanced Light Source, Sep 92

Cedric Yu, Siemens, Medical Imaging, May 92
Walt Lindquist, LLNL, ITER, Int'l Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, Mar 92