Jun 21 – 26, 2015
Dipartimento di Fisica ed Astronomia, Università di Catania
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Probing the Structure of the Unbound Nuclei $^{9}$He and $^{10}$N Through Proton Elastic Scattering

Jun 22, 2015, 4:00 PM
Aula Magna (Dipartimento di Fisica ed Astronomia, Università di Catania)

Aula Magna

Dipartimento di Fisica ed Astronomia, Università di Catania

Oral presentation Nuclear Structure Nuclear Structure


Dr Ethan Uberseder (Texas A&M University, Usa)

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The study of light nuclei at the drip lines offers a unique opportunity to test our ab-initio understanding of nuclear structure in the case of extreme proton to neutron ratios. With the advent of high-quality radioactive beams, these nuclei can now be accessed through transfer, charge exchange, or elastic scattering experiments in inverse kinematics. The very neutron-rich $^{9}$He nucleus has been a subject of active research over the past decade, and many peculiarities in its structure have been claimed. We have recently performed a measurement of proton elastic scattering from $^{8}$He to study the T=5/2 isobaric analog states of $^{9}$He at energies near the T=2 neutron decay threshold. The quality and intensity of the $^{8}$He beam at TRIUMF allowed for a high-resolution experiment with excellent statistical uncertainty, and the results of our study will be presented. At the other extreme, we have also recently performed a proton elastic scattering experiment on $^{9}$C at Texas A\&M University to directly probe the structure of the proton-unbound nucleus $^{10}$N. Preliminary results of this experiment will be discussed as well.

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Dr Ethan Uberseder (Texas A&M University, Usa)


Dr Barry Davids (TRIUMF) Dr Brian Roeder (Texas A&M University) Dr Changbo Fu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University) Dr Dan Melconian (Texas A&M University) Dr Greg Chubarian (Texas A&M University) Dr Grigory Rogachev (Texas A&M University) Ms Heshani Jayatissa (Texas A&M University) Mr Joshua Hooker (Texas A&M University) Dr Martin Alcorta (TRIUMF) Dr Robert Tribble (Texas A&M University) Dr Vladilen Goldberg (Texas A&M University) Dr Yevgen Koshchiy (Texas A&M University)

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