- George Dracoulis (Australian National University)
Dr Dirk Weisshaar (NSCL/MSU Michigan)
In early summer 2012, the Gamma-Ray Energy TRAcking In-beam Nuclear Array GRETINA was installed in front of the S800 Magnetic Spectrograph for in-flight gamma-ray spectroscopy campaign with fast beams of rare isotopes. In this type of experiments rare-isotopes beams provided by the Coupled Cyclotron Facility of the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSLC) are delivered onto a...
Prof. Thorsten Kroell (TU Darmstadt)
Nucleon-transfer reactions like (d,p) or (t,p) have been a well-established tool to investigate the single-particle properties of nuclei for many decades. Applied to exotic nuclei they have to be performed in inverse kinematics and, in many cases, combined with gamma-ray spectroscopy. The region around the ``island of inversion'' where the traditional shell closure at N=20 disappears has...
Mr Adam Nichols (University of York)
There has been intense physics interest in the structure of self-conjugate medium mass nuclei in recent years [1-3]. Specific effort has been undertaken to map out the development of collectivity above mass 60, with emphasis on the influence of the deformation-driving g9/2 orbital. A number of even-even nuclei in this area have been studied, with B(E2) values deduced for 64Ge, 68Se, 72Kr and...
Dr Tuomas Grahn (University of Jyväskylä)
In regions near magic nuclei, seniority can be regarded as a good quantum number. In the trans-Pb nuclei near the Z=82 and N=126 shell closures, relative high-j single-particle proton orbitals dominate the structure and thus levels up to I=2j−1 could, in principle, be understood within the seniority scheme. In N=122, N=124 and especially in the closed shell N=126 isotones with Z≥82, behaviour...