HGS-HIRe Lecture Week on Nuclear Structure Physics - December 2018 - Schöntal

(Picture: Klosterkirche Schöntal, drawing of Max Eyth (1856) from Wikimedia Commons)


December 10-14, 2018


Nuclear Photonics


Michaela Arnold (Photon sources)
Joachim Enders (Introduction, detectors)
Norbert Pietralla (Photonuclear reactions)
Markus Roth (Laser particle sources and acceleration)


Gerhard Burau (HGS-HIRe)

Agenda (preliminary)

HGS-HIRe lecture weeks are crossdisciplinary events that cover experimental, theoretical and technical aspects of a particular research field together. Students who are interested in topics related to nuclear structure, nuclear astrophysics and plasma physics, even if they are from other fields of research, are very welcome to attend this lecture week.

For registration please send a brief email to info[at]hgs-hire.de as soon as possible.

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Dec 10 Dec 11 Dec 12 Dec 13 Dec 14

Lecture Enders
(Start: 10:00)
Talks Lecture Pietralla Talks
10:30-11:00 Break Break Break Break
Lecture Arnold Talks Lecture Pietralla Wrap-up / Feedback
Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch (12:00-13:00) Lunch
Welcome / Introduction Lecture Enders Social Activity Lecture Roth
(Start: 13:00)
15:30-16:00 Break Break Break (15:00-16:00)
Finalizing Talks Group Work / Wrap-up Group Work / Wrap-up
Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner
Questions Questions Questions Questions

Practical Information


The lecture week starts on Monday with lunch at 12:30. Please arrive well in time. Check-in, i.e. distribution of the rooms, will be on Monday after lunch. The scientific program starts with the welcome and introduction session at 14:00. The lecture week will close on Friday after lunch.

Late arrivals

If you will arrive late please contact the coordinator in advance so key pick up can be arranged.


The lecture week will be at Kloster Schöntal (Klosterhof 6, D-74214 Schöntal) - a famous former monastery. The website of the venue can be found >here.


Travel to the venue will be by chartered bus on Monday, December 10, in the morning. Details including schedule and departure point can be found >here.
If you can not or do not want to make use of our bus offer, please try to travel by car pool and inform the coordinator in advance. If somebody wants to offer a lift, he/she should send an email to info@hgs-hire.de so that we can forward the information to the other participants of the lecture week.


Accommodation is mostly in twin bed rooms. If you want to share the room with a particular roommate, please inform the coordinator in advance.


Full board is included in the lecture week. Special food requirements (vegetarian, other) should be communicated to the coordinator in advance.

What to bring

Clothing: The lecture week will be very informal, so only casual attire is necessary. Please plan for an outdoor social activity (depending on weather).
Linen/towel/others: All rooms are fully equipped, particularly with linen and towels. Please bring your soap and hair dryer (if needed).


Wireless internet access is available. Please bring your own laptop.


All basic expenses like accommodation and full board are covered by HGS-HIRe. You only have to pay for local expenses (drinks etc. in the evening).


Though this trip will not generate any costs for your supervisor or group please do not forget to file a trip request so you are covered by insurance during the lecture week. Please ask the secretary of your official supervisor at the university for the appropriate form.


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