Publications

  1. First results from HECTOR: High EffiCiency TOtal absorption spectrometeR for γ-process nucleosynthesis studies
    A. Simon, R Kelmar, P. Millican, O. Olivas-Gomez, C.S. Reingold, T. Anderson, E. Churchman, A.M. Clark, N. Cooper, A.C. Dombos, B. Frentz, S.L. Henderson, S. Kelly, D. Robertson, M. Skulski, E. Stech, S.Y. Strauss, W.P. Tan, and B. Vande Kolk
    J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 1668, 012038 (October 2020) (see highlight)

  2. Cross-section measurements to low-lying excited final states in the 24Mg(α,p)27Al(γ) reaction as an energy source for x-ray bursts
    T. Ahn, S. Aguilar, R.J. deBoer, D.W. Bardayan, A. Boeltzig, C.R. Brune, S.P. Burcher, K.Y. Chae, S.L. Henderson, R.K. Grzywacz, K.L. Jones, J.M. Kovoor, K.T. Macon, K. Manukyan, S. Mosby, P.D. O'Malley, M. Renaud, K. Smith, C. Thornsberry, B. Vande Kolk, and M. Wiescher
    Phys. Rev. C 102, 035805 (September 2020) (see highlight)

  3. Low energy nuclear physics with active targets and time projection chambers
    D. Bazin, T. Ahn, Y. Ayyad, S. Beceiro-Novo, A.O. Macchiavelli, W. Mittig, and J.S. Randhawa
    Progress in Particle and Nuclear Physics 114, 103790 (September 2020)

  4. Dominance of direct reaction channels at deep sub-barrier energies for weakly bound nuclei on heavy targets: The case 8B+208Pb
    A. Pakou, L. Acosta, P.D. O'Malley, S. Aguilar, E.F. Aguilera, M. Baines, D. Bardayan, F.D. Becchetti, Ch. Boomershine, M. Brodeur, F. Cappuzzello, S. MichaelL. Caves, E. Chávez, C. Flores-Vázquez, A. Gula, J.J. KolataB. Liu, D.J. Marín-Lámbarri, F.F. Morales, K. Rusek, A.M. Sánchez-Benítez, O. Sgouros, V.R. Sharma, V. Soukeras, and G. Souliotis
    Phys. Rev. C 102, 031601 (September 2020) (see highlight)

  5. Proton Decay of 21Na for 20Ne Energy Levels
    M.J. Kim, K.Y. Chae, S.M. Cha, S.H. Ahn, D.W. Bardayan, K.A. Chipps, J.A. Cizewski, M.E. Howard, B. Manning, A. Ratkiewicz, R.L. Kozub, K. Kwak, M. Matos, P.O. MalleyS. Strauss, S.D. Pain, S.T. Pittman, M.S. Smith and W.A. Peters
    Journal of the Korean Physical Society, 77, 383-387 (September 2020)

  6. Evaluation of experimental constraints on the 44Ti(α,p)47V reaction cross section relevant for supernovae
    K.A. Chipps, P. Adsley, M. Couder, W.R. Hix, Z. Meisel, and K. Schmidt
    Phys. Rev. C 102, 035806 (September 2020)

  7. Secondary γ-ray decays from the partial-wave T matrix with an R-matrix application to 15N(p,α1γ)12C
    C.R. Brune and R.J. deBoer
    Phys. Rev. C 102, 024628 (August 2020)

  8. Indirect measurement of the 3He(n,p)3H reaction cross section at Big Bang energies
    R.G. Pizzone, C. Spampinato, R. Spartá, M. CouderW. Tan, V. Burjan, G. D’Agata, G.L. Guardo, M. La Cognata, L. Lamia, J. Mrazek, S. Palmerini, S. Typel, A. Tumino, M. Wiescher, S. Anguilar, D. Bardayan, D. Blankstein, L. Boccioli, L. Callahan, S.M. Cha, K.Y. Chae, A.M. ClarkB. Frentz, M.R. HallA. Gula, S. Henderson, R. Kelmar, M.S. Kwag, I. Indelicato, M. La Commara, D. Lattuada, Q. Liu, J.  Long, M. Mazzocco, A. Majumdar, S. McGuinness, A. Nelson, A.A. Oliva, P. O’Malley, P.M. Prajapati, G.G. Rapisarda, S. Romano, M.L. Sergi, C. Seymour, M. Skulski, C. Spitaleri, and J. Wilkinson
    Eur. Phys. J. A, 56, 199 (August 2020)

  9. New 13C(α,n)16O Cross Section with Implications for Neutrino Mixing and Geoneutrino Measurements
    M. Febbraro, R.J. deBoer, S.D. Pain, R. Toomey, F.D. Becchetti, A. Boeltzig, Y. Chen, K.A. Chipps, M. Couder, K.L. Jones, E. Lamere, Q. Liu, S. Lyons, K.T. Macon, L. Morales, W.A. Peters, D. Robertson, B.C. Rasco, K. Smith, C. Seymour, G. Seymour, M.S. Smith, E. Stech, B. Vande Kolk, and M. Wiescher
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 062501 (August 2020) (see highlight)

  10. Compressional-mode resonances in the molybdenum isotopes: Emergence of softness in open-shell nuclei near A = 90
    K.B. HowardU. Garg, M. Itoh, H. Akimune, M. Fujiwara, T. Furuno, Y.K. Gupta, M.N. Harakeh, K. Inaba, Y. Ishibashi, K. Karasudani, T. Kawabata, A. Kohda, Y. Matsuda, M. Maurata, S. Nakamura, J. Okamoto, S. Ota, J. Piekarewicz, A. Sakaue, M. Senyigit, M. Tsumura, and Y. Yang.
    Phys. Lett. B, 807, 135608 (August 2020) (see highlight)

  11. Lifetime measurement and shell model description of negative parity states up to band-termination in 49V
    S. Mukhopadhyay, D.C. Biswas, L.S. Danu, R.Chakrabarti, U. Garg, S.K. Tandel, Y.K. Gupta, B.N. JoshiG.K. Prajapati, B.V. John, S. Saha, J. Sethi, and R.Palit
    Nucl. Phys. A, 1000, 121785 (August 2020)

  12. Observation of T=3/2 isobaric analog states in 9Be using p + 8Li resonance scattering
    C. Hunt, G. V. Rogachev, S. Almaraz-Calderon, A. Aprahamian, M. Avila, L.T. Baby, B. Bucher, V.Z. Goldberg, E.D. Johnson, K.W. Kemper, A.N. Kuchera, W.P. Tan, and I. Wiedenhöver
    Phys. Rev. C 102, 014615 (July 2020)

    Determination of hexadecapole (β4) deformation of the light-mass nucleus 24Mg using quasi-elastic scattering measurements
    Y.K. Gupta, B.K. Nayak, U. Garg, K. Hagino, K.B. Howard, N. Sensharma, M. Şenyiğit, W.P. TanP.D. O'Malley, M. Smith, R. Gandhi, T. AndersonR.J. deBoerB. FrentzA. GryurjinyanO. HallM.R. HallJ. HuQ. LiuA. LongW. LuS. LyonsK. OstdiekC. SeymourM. Skulski, and B. Vande Kolk
    Phys. Lett. B, 806, 135473 (July 2020) (see highlight)

  13. High-precision mass measurements of the isomeric and ground states of 44V: Improving constraints on the isobaric multiplet mass equation parameters of the A=44, 0+ quintet
    D. Puentes, G. Bollen, M. Brodeur, M. Eibach, K. Gulyuz, A. Hamaker, C. Izzo, S.M. Lenzi, M. MacCormick, M. Redshaw, R. Ringle, R. Sandler, S. Schwarz, P. Schury, N.A. Smirnova, J. Surbrook, A.A. Valverde, A.C.C. Villari, and I.T. Yandow
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 064309 (June 2020)

  14. Reexamination of isoscalar giant resonances in 12C and 93Nb through 6Li scattering
    J.C. Zamora, C. Sullivan, R.G.T. Zegers, N. Aoi, L. Batail, D. Bazin, M. Carpenter, J.J. Carroll, I. Deloncle, Y.D. Fang, H. Fujita, U. Garg, G. Gey, C.J. Guess, M.N. Harakeh, T.H. Hoang, E. Hudson, N. Ichige, E. Ideguchi, A. Inoue, J. Isaak, C. Iwamoto, C. Kacir, N. Kobayashi, T. Koike, M. Kumar Raju, S. Lipschultz, M. Liu, P. von Neumann-Cosel, S. Noji, H.J. Ong, S. Péru, J. Pereira, J. Schmitt, A. Tamii, R. Titus, V. Werner, Y. Yamamoto, X. Zhou, and S. Zhu
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 064609 (June 2020)

  15. Precise half-life determination of the mixed-mirror β-decaying 15O
    D.P. Burdette, M. Brodeur, D.W. Bardayan, F.D. Becchetti, D. Blankstein, C. Boomershine, L. Caves, S.L. Henderson, J.J. Kolata, B. Liu, J. Long, P.D. O'Malley, and S.Y. Strauss
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 055504 (May 2020) (see highlight)

  16. New Measurement of 12C+12C Fusion Reaction at Astrophysical Energies
    W.P. Tan, A. Boeltzig, C. Dulal, R.J. deBoer, B. Frentz, S. Henderson, K.B. Howard, R. Kelmar, J.J. Kolata, J. Long, K.T. Macon, S. Moylan, G.F. Peaslee, M. Renaud, C. Seymour, G. Seymour, B. Vande Kolk, M. Wiescher, E.F. Aguilera, P. Amador-Valenzuela, D. Lizcano, and E. Martinez-Quiroz
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 192702 (May 2020) (see highlight)

  17. Nuclear mass measurements map the structure of atomic nuclei and accreting neutron stars
    Z. Meisel, S. George, S. Ahn, D. Bazin, B.A. Brown, J. Browne, J.F. Carpino, H. Chung, R.H. Cyburt, A. Estradé, M. Famiano, A. Gade, C. Langer, M. Matos, W. Mittig, F. Montes, D.J. Morrissey, J. Pereira, H. Schatz, J. Schatz, M. Scott, D. Shapira, K. Smith, J. Stevens, W. Tan, O Tarasov, S. Towers, K. Wimmer, J.R. Winkelbauer, J. Yurkon, and R.G.T. Zegers
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 052801(R) (May 2020)

  18. Mechanisms of mechanochemical synthesis of cesium lead halides: pathways toward stabilization of α-CsPbI3
    E. Aleksanyan, A. Aprahamian, A.S. Mukasyan, V. Harutyunyan, and K.V. Manukyan
    Journal of Materials Science, 55, 8665-8678 (April 2020)

  19. Sensitivity of the 13C(α,n)16O S factor to the uncertainty in the level parameters of the near-threshold state
    R.J. deBoer, C.R. Brune, M. Febrarro, J. Görres, I.J. Thompson, and M. Wiescher
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 045802 (April 2020) (see highlight)

  20. Constraining the External Capture to the 16O Ground State and the E2 S Factor of the 12C(α,γ)16O Reaction
    Y.P. Shen, B. Guo, R.J. deBoer, Z.H. Li, Y.J. Li, X.D. Tang, D.Y. Pang, S. Adhikari, C. Basu, J. Su, S.Q. Yan, Q.W. Fan, J.C. Liu, C. Chen, Z.Y. Han, X.Y. Li, G. Lian, T.L. Ma, W. Nan, W.K. Nan, Y.B. Wang, S. Zeng, H. Zhang, and W.P. Liu
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 162701 (April 2020)

  21. Irradiation-induced reactions at the CeO2/SiO2/Si interface
    P. Sapkota, A. Aprahamian, K.Y. Chan, B. Frentz, K.T. Macon, S. Ptasinska, D. Robertson, and K. Manukyan
    J. Chem. Phys. 152, 104704 (March 2020)

  22. Exploring the mass surface near the rare-earth abundance peak via precision mass measurements at JYFLTRAP
    M. Vilen, J.M. Kelly, A. Kankainen, M. Brodeur, A. Aprahamian, L. Canete, R.P. de Groote, A. de Roubin, T. Eronen, A. Jokinen, I.D. Moore, M.R. Mumpower, D.A. Nesterenko, J. O'Brien, A. Pardo Perdomo, H. Penttilä, M. Reponen, S. Rinta-Antila, and R. Surman
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 034312 (March 2020)

  23. Structure of the 11/2 isomeric state in 133La
    Md.S.R. Laskar, R. Palit, S.N. Mishra, N. Shimizu, Y. Utsuno, E. Ideguchi, U. Garg, S. Biswas, F.S. Babra, R. Gala, C.S. Palshetkar, and Z. Naik
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 034315 (March 2020)

  24. Harvesting 48V at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory
    C.S. Loveless, B.E. Marois, S.J. Ferran, J.T. Wilkinson, L. Sutherlin, G. Severin, J.A. Shusterman, N.D. Scielzo, M.A. Stoyer, D.J. Morrissey, J.D. Robertson, G.F. Peaslee, and S.E. Lapi
    Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 157, 109023 (March 2020)

  25. Next-generation experiments with the Active Target Time Projection Chamber (AT-TPC)
    Y. Ayyad, N. Abgrall, T. Ahn, H. Álvarez-Pol, D. Bazin, S. Beceiro-Novo, L. Carpenter, R.J. Cooper, M. Cortesi, A.O. Macchiavelli, W. Mittig, B. Olaizola, J.S. Randhawa, C. Santamaria, N. Watwood, J.C. Zamora, and R.G.T. Zegers
    Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A, 954, 161341 (February 2020)

  26. β-delayed neutron emission studies of 137,138I and 144,145Cs performed with trapped ions
    A. Czeszumska, N.D. Scielzo, S.A. Caldwell, J.A. Clark, G. Savard, B.S. Wang, A. Aprahamian, M.T. Burkey, C.J. Chiara, J. Harker, A.F. Levand, S.T. Marley, G. Morgan, J.M. Munson, E.B. Norman, A. Nystrom, R. Orford, S.W. Padgett, A. Pérez Galván, K.S. Sharma, K. Siegl, and S.Y. Strauss
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 024312 (February 2020)

  27. β-delayed-neutron studies of 135,136Sb and 140I performed with trapped ions
    B.S. Wang, S.A. Caldwell, N.D. Scielzo, A. Czeszumska, J.A. Clark, G. Savard, A. Aprahamian, M.T. Burkey, C.J. Chiara, J. Harker, A.F. Levand, S.T. Marley, G.E. Morgan, J.M. Munson, E.B. Norman, A. Nystrom, R. Orford, S.W. Padgett, A. Pérez Galván, K.S. Sharma, K. Siegl, and S.Y. Strauss
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 025806 (February 2020)

  28. SSNAP: The Solenoid Spectrometer for Nuclear AstroPhysics
    J. Allen, P.D. O'Malley, N. Applegate, D.W. Bardayan, M.R. Hall, O. Hall, J.J. Kolata, F.D. Becchetti, and TwinSol collaboration
    Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 954, 161350 (February 2020)

  29. Spin assignments for 23Mg levels and the astrophysical 22Na(p, γ)23Mg reaction
    M.S. Kwag, K.Y. Chae, S. Ahn, D.W. Bardayan, K.A. Chipps, J.A. Cizewski, M.E. Howard, R.L. Kozub, K. Kwak, B. Manning, M. Matos, P.D. O’Malley, S.D. Pain, W.A. Peters, S.T. Pittman, A. Ratkiewicz, M.S. Smith, and S. Strauss
    Eur. Phys. J. A, 56:108 (February 2020)

  30. Measurement of 34S(3He,p)36Cl cross sections for nuclide enrichment in the early solar system
    T. Anderson, M. Skulski, L. Callahan, A. Clark, A. Nelson, P. Collon, G. Chmiel, T. Woodruff, and M. Caffee
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 025801 (February 2020) (see highlight)

  31. Low-energy cross-section measurement of the 10B(α,n)13N reaction and its impact on neutron production in first-generation stars
    Q. Liu, M. Febbraro, R.J. deBoer, S. Aguilar, A. Boeltzig, Y. Chen, M. Couder, J. Görres, E. Lamere, S. Lyons, K.T. Macon, K. Manukyan, L. Morales, S. Pain, W.A. Peters, C. Seymour, G. Seymour, R. Toomey, B. Vande Kolk, J. Weaver, and M. Wiescher
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 025808 (February 2020) (see highlight)

  32. Longitudinal Wobbling Motion in 187Au
    N. Sensharma, U. Garg, Q.B. Chen, S. Frauendorf, D.P. Burdette, J.L. Cozzi, K.B. Howard, S. Zhu, M.P. Carpenter, P. Copp, F.G. Kondev, T. Lauritsen, J. Li, D. Seweryniak, J. Wu, A.D. Ayangeakaa, D.J. Hartley, R.V.F. Janssens, A.M. Forney, W.B. Walters, S.S. Ghugre, and R. Palit
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 052501 (February 2020) (see highlight)

  33. Compression-mode resonances in the calcium isotopes and implications for the asymmetry term in nuclear incompressibility
    K.B. Howard, U. Garg, M. Itoh, H. Kimune, S. Bagchi, T. Doi, Y. Fujikawa, M. Fujiwara, T. Furuno, M.N. Harakeh, Y. Hijikata, K, Inaba, S. Ishida, N. Kalantar-Nayestanaki, T. Kawabata, S. Kawashima, K. Kitamura, N. Kobayashi, Y. Matsuda, A. Nakagawa, S. Nakamura, K. Nosaka, S. Okamoto, S. Ota, S. Weyhmiller, and Z. Yang
    Phys. Lett. B, 801, 135185 (February 2020) (see highlight)

  34. Validation of a screening kit to identify environmental lead hazards
    M. Tighe, C. Knaub, M. Sisk, M. Ngai, M. Lieberman, G. Peaslee, and H. Beidinger
    Environmental Research 181, 108892 (February 2020)

  35. Improving the measurement sensitivity of the Canadian Penning Trap mass spectrometer through PI-ICR
    R. Orford, J.A. Clark, G. Savard, A. Aprahamian, F. Buchinger, M.T. Burkey, D.A. Gorelov, J.W. Klimes, G.E. Morgan, A. Nystrom, W.S. Porter, D. Ray, and K.S. Sharma
    Nucl. Instrum. Meth. B, 463, 491-495 (January 2020)

  36. γ-ray spectroscopy of astrophysically important states in 39Ca
    M.R. HallD.W. Bardayan, T. Baugher, A. Lepailleur, S.D. Pain, A. Ratkiewicz, S. Ahn, J.M. Allen, J.T. Anderson, A.D. Ayangeakaa, J.C. Blackmon, S. Burcher, M.P. Carpenter, S.M. Cha, K.Y. Chae, K.A. Chipps, J.A. Cizewski, M. Febbraro, O. Hall, J. Hu, C.L. Jiang, K.L. Jones, E.J. Lee, P.D. O'Malley, S. Ota, B.C. Rasco, D. Santiago-Gonzalez, D. Seweryniak, H. Sims, K. Smith, W.P. Tan, P. Thompson, C. Thornsberry, R.L. Varner, D. Walter, G.L. Wilson, and S. Zhu
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 015804 (January 2020)

  37. Precision half-life measurement of 29P
    J. Long, M. Brodeur, M. Baines, D.W. Bardayan, F. D. Becchetti, D. Blankstein, C. Boomershine, D.P. Burdette, A.M. Clark, B. Frentz, S.L. Henderson, J.M. Kelly, J.J. Kolata, B. Liu, K.T. Macon, P.D. O'Malley, A. Pardo, C. Seymour, S.Y. Strauss, and B. Vande Kolk
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 015501 (January 2020) (see highlight)

  38. First off-line tests and performance of the Notre Dame multi-reflection time-of-flight mass spectrometer
    J.M. Kelly, M. Brodeur, B. Liu, Q. Campagna, C. Gonzales, J. Maier
    Nucl. Instrum. Meth. B, 463, 485-487 (January 2020)

  39. A cooler-buncher for the N = 126 factory at Argonne National Laboratory
    A.A. Valverde, M. Brodeur, J.A. Clark, D. Lascar, and G. Savard
    Nucl. Instrum. Meth. B, 463, 330-333 (January 2020)

  40. The N = 126 factory: A new facility to produce very heavy neutron-rich isotopes
    G. Savard, M. Brodeur, J.A. Clark, R.A. Knaack, and A.A. Valverde
    Nucl. Instrum. Meth. B, 463, 258-261 (January 2020)

  41. Study of 3He(n,p)3H reaction at cosmological energies with trojan horse method
    C. Spampinato, R.G. Pizzone, R. Spartà, M. CouderW. Tan, V. Burian, K.Y. Chae, G. D’Agata, G.L. Guardo, I. Indelicato, M. La Cognata, L. Lamia, D. Lattuada, J. Mrazek, A. Oliva, S. Palmerini, P.M. Prajapati, G.G. Rapisarda, S. Romano, M.L. Sergi, C. Spitaleri, A. Tumino, M. Wiescher, S. Anguilar, D. BardyanD. Blankstein, L. Boccioli, L. CallahanA. ClarkB. FrentzM. HallA. GulaS. HendersonR. KelmarQ. Liu, J. LongA. MajumdarS. McGuinnessA. NelsonP. O’MalleyC. SeyymourM. Skulski, and J. Wilkinson
    EPJ Web Conf. 227, 02013 (January 2020)

  42. Fragmentation of Single-Particle Strength around the Doubly Magic Nucleus  132Sn and the Position of the 0f5/2 Proton-Hole State in 131In
    V. Vaquero, A. Jungclaus, T. Aumann, J. Tscheuschner, E. V. Litvinova, J.A. Tostevin, H. Baba, D.S. Ahn, R. Avigo, K. Boretzky, A. Bracco, C. Caesar, F. Camera, S. Chen, V. Derya, P. Doornenbal, J. Endres, N. Fukuda, U. Garg, A. Giaz, M.N. Harakeh, M. Heil, A. Horvat, K. Ieki, N. Imai, N. Inabe, N. Kalantar-Nayestanaki, N. Kobayashi, Y. Kondo, S. Koyama, T. Kubo, I. Martel, M. Matsushita, B. Million, T. Motobayashi, T. Nakamura, N. Nakatsuka, M. Nishimura, S. Nishimura, S. Ota, H. Otsu, T. Ozaki, M. Petri, R. Reifarth, J.L. Rodríguez-Sánchez, D. Rossi, A.T. Saito, H. Sakurai, D. Savran, H. Scheit, F. Schindler, P. Schrock, D. Semmler, Y. Shiga, M. Shikata, Y. Shimizu, H. Simon, D. Steppenbeck, H. Suzuki, T. Sumikama, D. Symochko, I. Syndikus, H. Takeda, S. Takeuchi, R. Taniuchi, Y. Togano, J. Tsubota, H. Wang, O. Wieland, K. Yoneda, J. Zenihiro, and A. Zilges
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 022501 (January 2020)

  43. Searching for (γ,α)/(γ,n) branching points in the γ-process path near A=100
    R. Kelmar, A. Simon, O. Olivas-Gomez, P. Millican, C.S. Reingold, E. Churchman, A.M. Clark, S.L. Henderson, S.E. Kelly, D. Robertson, E. Stech, and W.P. Tan
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 015801 (January 2020) (see highlight)

  44. Indirect determination of neutron-capture cross sections for Sm isotopes
    A. Simon and F. Naqvi
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 014619 (January 2020) (see highlight)