Nuclear Structure 2012

Argonne National Laboratory, August 13-17, 2012
Nuclear Structure 2012
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Title

Presenter

Affiliation

August 12, Sunday at the Argonne Guest House (see Venue)

6.00 pm - 8.00 pm Registration at the Argonne Guest House    
7.00 pm - 9.00 pm Reception at the Argonne Guest House    

August 13, Monday at the APS Auditorium (see Venue)

Chair: A. Wuosmaa (WMU)

9.00 am - 9.10 am
(10 min)

Opening

R.V.F. Janssens

ANL

     

9.10 am - 9.35 am
(20+5 min)

Progress and Challenges in Nuclear Structure and Nuclear Astrophysics
Presentation [7.1MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

J. Carlson

LANL

9.35 am - 9.55 am
(15+5 min)

Two and Four Proton Decays in 8C and 12O Ground States and Their Isobaric Analogs
Abstract | Presentation [1.9MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

R. J. Charity

WUSL

9.55 am - 10.15 am
(15+5 min)

On the Evolution of the Neutron 0d5/2 and 1s1/2 Orbitals in Neutron-Rich 0p-1s0d Shell Nuclei
Abstract | Presentation [2.4MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

C. R. Hoffman

ANL

10.15 am -10.35 am
(15+5 min)

Microscopic Level Density for Nucleons and Deformed Core
Abstract | Presentation [721KB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

T. Døssing

NBI

10.35 am - 11.00 am
(25 min)

Coffee Break

   

Chair: L. Sobotka (WUSL)

11.00 am - 11.20 am
(15+5 min)

GFMC Calculations of Electromagnetic Moments and Transitions in A ≤ 9 Nuclei Including Meson-Exchange Currents
Abstract | Presentation [399KB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

S. Pastore

ANL

11.20 am - 11.40 am
(15+5 min)

19Mg Two-Proton Decay Lifetime: A New Application of the Recoil Distance Method
Abstract | Presentation [1.2MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

P. Voss

Simon Fraser

11.40 am - 12.00 pm
(15+5 min)

Study of the 13B(d,p)14B Reaction in Inverse Kinematics with HELIOS
Abstract | Presentation [4.4MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

S. Bedoor

WMU

12.00 pm - 12.20 pm
(15+5 min)

B(E2) Transition Strengths of Neutron-Rich Carbon Isotopes in a Seniority Scheme
Abstract | Presentation [2.8MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

A. O. Macchiavelli

LBNL

12.20 pm - 12.40 pm
(15+5 min)

The No Core Shell Model in an Effective Field Theory Framework
Abstract | Presentation [1.5MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

B. Barrett

Arizona

12.40 pm - 2.00 pm
(80 min)

Lunch

 

 

Chair: P. Fallon (LBNL)

2.00 pm - 2.25 pm
(20+5 min)

Recent theoretical developments for the description of medium-heavy
nuclei
Presentation [804KB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

T. Duguet

Saclay

2.25 pm - 2.45 pm
(15+5 min)

Hindered Proton Collectivity in 28S: Possible Magicity at Z = 16
Abstract | Presentation [4.3MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

Y. Togano

RIKEN

2.45 pm - 3.05 pm
(15+5 min)

Intermediate-Energy Coulomb Excitation of 58,60,62Cr: The Onset of Collectivity Toward N = 40
Abstract | Presentation [5.5MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

T. Baugher

MSU

3.05 pm - 3.25 pm
(15+5 min)

Correlations in Direct Two-Proton Knockout and Details of the Reaction Mechanism
Abstract | Presentation [2.1MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

K. Wimmer

MSU

3.25 pm - 4.00 pm
(35 min)

Coffee Break

 

 

Chair: W. Walters (Maryland)

4.00 pm - 4.25 pm
( 20+5 min)

CARIBU: a new facility to study neutron-rich isotopes
Presentation [ 15MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

G. Savard

ANL

4.25 pm - 4.45 pm
(15+5 min)

First β-Decay Study with CARIBU and Gammasphere: 142Cs → 142Ba
Abstract | Presentation [1.9MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

S. Zhu

ANL

4.45 pm - 5.05 pm
(15+5 min)

Beta-Delayed Neutron Spectroscopy with an Ion Trap
Abstract | Presentation [4.9MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

S. A. Caldwell

UChicago

5.05 pm - 5.25 pm
(15+5 min)

Ab Initio Widths and Asymptotic Normalizations
Abstract | Presentation [2.8MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

K. M. Nollett

ANL

6.00 pm - 8.30 pm
(2.5 hr)

CARIBU Tour & Reception

 

 

August 14, Tuesday at the APS Auditorium (see Venue)

Chair: R. Wadsworth (York)

9.00 am - 9.25 am
(20+5 min)

Recent results from REX-ISOLDE and future prospects with HIE-ISOLDE
Presentation [ 15MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

P. Butler

Liverpool

9.25 am - 9.45 am
(15+5 min)

Structure of 9C from the 10C(d,t)9C Reaction and the Reliability of Ab-Initio Transfer Form Factors
Abstract | Presentation [2.6MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

S. T. Marley

WMU

9.45 am - 10.05 am
(15+5 min)

Search for Intruder States in 66,67Co
Abstract | Presentation [1.7MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

C. Chiara

U. Maryland

10.05 am -10.25 am
(15+5 min)

Discovery of 18 New Isomers Using In-Flight Fission of 345 MeV/u 238U: Evolution of the Shell Structure and Shape Coexistence
Abstract | Presentation [1.6MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

D. Kameda

RIKEN

10.25 am - 11.00 am
(35 min)

Coffee Break

 

 

Conference Photo    

Chair: P. Garrett, U. Guelph (MSU)

11.00 am - 11.25 am
(20+5 min)

Ground State Properties and Moments via Laser Spectroscopy
Presentation [ 20MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

J. Billowes

Manchester

11.25 am - 11.45 am
(15+5 min)

Spins, Moments and Sizes of 100-130Cd by Laser Spectroscopy
Abstract | Presentation [6.0MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

D. T. Yordanov

MPI

11.45 am - 12.05 pm
(15+5 min)

Nuclear Structure Relevant to Neutrinoless Double-β Decay: the Valence Neutrons in 130Te and 130Xe
Abstract | Presentation [3.1MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

J. P. Schiffer

ANL

12.05 pm - 12.25 pm
(15+5 min)

Opportunities for the Laser Probing of Thermalized Beams of Rare Isotopes Produced via Projectile Fragmentation
Abstract | Presentation [2.5MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

P. Mantica

MSU

12.25 pm - 2.00 pm
(95 min)

Lunch

 

 

Chair: R. Bark (iThemba)

2.00 pm - 2.25 pm
(20+5 min)

Mean Field and beyond: Progress and challenges in describing medium and heavy nuclei
Presentation [4.3MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

S. Frauendorf

Notre Dame

2.25 pm - 2.45 pm
(15+5 min)

Observation of Mutually Enhanced Collectivity in Self-Conjugate 76Sr
Abstract | Presentation [5.4MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

A. Lemasson

MSU

2.45 pm - 3.05 pm
(15+5 min)

Single-Neutron Levels Near the N = 82 Shell Gap
Abstract | Presentation [7.8MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

B. Manning

Rutgers

3.05 pm - 3.25 pm
(15+5 min)

Indications of Deformation Along the N = 40 Isotones
Abstract | Presentation [1.6MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

S. N. Liddick

MSU

3.25 pm - 3.45 pm
(20 min)

Coffee Break

 

 

Chair: M.P. Carpenter (ANL)

3.45 pm - 4.05 pm
(15+5 min)

Structure of Mg Isotope Studied by β-Decay Spectroscopy of Spin-Polarized Na Isotopes - shape Coexistence in 30Mg
Abstract | Presentation [4.9MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

A. Odahara

Osaka

4.05 pm - 4.25 pm
(15+5 min)

Production of 40Mg Following 2p Knockout from 42Si
Abstract | Presentation [1.8MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

H. L. Crawford

LBNL

4.25 pm - 4.45 pm
(15+5 min)

Results from d(30Mg,p)31Mg at REX-ISOLDE
Abstract | Presentation [ 11MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

V. Bildstein

Guelph

4.45 pm - 5.05 pm
(15+5 min)

Resolving B(E2) Discrepancies in the Ni, Sn, and Te Isotopes by Coulomb Excitation in Inverse Kinematics
Abstract | Presentation [8.3MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

J. M. Allmond

ORNL

5.05 pm - 5.25 pm
(15+5 min)

Lifetimes of Excited States in Neutron-Rich Nuclei
Abstract | Presentation [2.2MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

A. Görgen

Oslo

5.25 pm - 5.45 pm
(15+5 min)

Role of the n(g9/2) Orbital in the Ni Isotopes
Abstract | Presentation [3.5MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

M. Albers

ANL

5.45 pm - 6.05 pm
(15+5 min)

Octupole Collectivity at N > 90
Abstract | Presentation [3.1MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

F. Prados-Estévez

Kentucky

6.15 pm - 8.30 pm
(2.15 hr)

Poster Session with snacks

   

August 15, Wednesday at the APS Auditorium (see Venue)

Chair: W.F. Henning (ANL)

9.00 am - 9.25 am
(20+5 min)

Nuclei from the Island of SHE
Abstract | Presentation [3.4MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

Yu. Oganessian

JINR

9.25 am - 9.45 am
(15+5 min)

Odd-Z Superheavy Element Studies: New Results for Elements 113, 115 and 117
Abstract | Presentation [5.4MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

M. A. Stoyer

LLNL

9.45 am - 10.10 am
(20+5 min)

Stability of superheavy nuclei at high spin: shell, saddle & barrier energies
Presentation [2.0MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

T. L. Khoo

ANL

10.10 am -10.30 am
(15+5 min)

Shell-Structure and Pairing Interaction in Superheavy Nuclei: Rotational Properties of the Z = 104 Nucleus 256Rf
Abstract | Presentation [9.8MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

P. T. Greenlees

Jyvaskyla

10.30 am - 11.00 am
(30 min)

Coffee Break

 

 

Chair: K. Rykaczewski (ORNL)

11.00 am - 11.20 am
(15+5 min)

High-Spin Structure of Neutron-Rich 248-250Cf (N = 150-152)
Abstract | Presentation [4.0MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

S. S. Hota

Lowell

11.20 am - 11.40 am
(15+5 min)

Towards Spectroscopic Quality Energy Density Functionals
Abstract | Presentation [7.7MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

A. V. Afanasjev

MS

11.40 am - 12.00 pm
(15+5 min)

Multiple Octupole Bands and Shape Change in 221Th
Abstract | Presentation [2.6MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

W. Reviol

WUSL

12.00 pm - 12.20 pm
(15+5 min)

Triaxiality and the Changing Nature of K-Isomers in Tungsten Nuclei from A = 182 to A = 190
Abstract | Presentation [5.6MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

G. Lane

ANU

12.20 pm - 12.40 pm
(15+5 min)

Neutron-Rich Lead Isotopes Provide Hints on the Role of Effective Three-Body Forces
Abstract | Presentation [4.3MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

A. Gottardo

INFN

12.40 pm - 2.00 pm
(80 min)

Lunch

 

 

Chair: G. Ball (TRIUMF)

2.00 pm - 2.25 pm
(20+5 min)

Nuclear Masses and their Importance for Nuclear Structure Studies
Abstract | Presentation [ 18MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

K. Blaum

Heidelberg

2.25 pm - 2.45 pm
(15+5 min)

Precision Mass Measurements Beyond Neutron-Rich 132Sn at JYFLTRAP
Abstract | Presentation [ 10MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

T. Eronen

Jyvaskyla/MPI

2.45 pm - 3.05 pm
(15+5 min)

Gyromagnetic Ratios in Stable and Neutron-Rich Semi-Magic Nuclei by the Recoil in Vacuum Method
Abstract | Presentation [2.7MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

A. E. Stuchbery

ANU

3.05 pm - 3.25 pm
(15+5 min)

Three-Nucleon forces in Medium Mass Nuclei Near N = 32 Investigated Through Precision Mass Measurements at TITAN
Abstract | Presentation [ 12MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

A. T. Gallant

TRIUMF

3.25 pm - 3.50 pm
(25 min)

Coffee Break

 

 

Chair: W. Ma (MS)

3.50 pm - 4.10 pm
(15+5 min)

Probing the Character of the Pygmy Dipole Resonance
Abstract | Presentation [1.9MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

V. Derya

Koln

4.10 pm - 4.30 pm
(15+5 min)

Collective Structures at Ultrahigh Spin in the Rare Earth Region: A New Chapter in the Story of Rapid Nuclear Rotation and A New Challenge for Understanding Triaxiality in Nuclei
Abstract | Presentation [ 12MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

X. Wang

FSU

4.30 pm - 4.50 pm
(15+5 min)

Structure of Low-Lying Octupole States in the Mass 160 Region
Abstract | Presentation [9.5MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

M. A. Stankiewicz

iThemba

4.50 pm - 5.10 pm
(15+5 min)

Structural Evolution in the A ∼ 100 Region
Abstract | Presentation [3.9MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

V. Werner

Yale

5.10 pm - 5.30 pm
(15+5 min)

Many-Body Dynamics in a Relativistic Framework: Spectral Properties of Exotic Nuclei
Abstract | Presentation [4.4MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

E. Litvinova

GSI

6.30 pm - 10.30 pm

Conference Dinner

   
  After-dinner Speaker

M. Riley

FSU

August 16, Thursday at the HEP Auditorium (Building B362, see Venue)

Chair: A. Aprahamian (Notre Dame)

9.00 am - 9.25 am
(20+5 min)

Recent Developments in Nuclear Astrophysics
Presentation [4.1MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

C. Deibel

LSU

9.25 am - 9.45 am
(15+5 min)

The First Experiments with ANASEN
Abstract | Presentation [ 15MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

G. V. Rogachev

FSU

9.45 am - 10.05 am
(15+5 min)

New Half-Lives of r-Process Nuclei in the Vicinity of 78Ni
Abstract | Presentation [1.7MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

M. Madurga

UT/ORNL

10.05 am -10.25 am
(15+5 min)

Measurement of the 26gAl(d,p)27Al Reaction to Constrain the 26gAl(p,γ)27Si Reaction Rate
Abstract | Presentation [9.0MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

S. D. Pain

ORNL

10.25 am - 11.00 am
(35 min)

Coffee Break

 

 

Chair: S. Yates (Kentucky)

11.00 am - 11.25 am
(20+5 min)

Novel HPGe detector design for gamma-ray tracking and imaging
Presentation [2.6MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

D. Radford

ORNL

11.25 am - 11.45 am
(15+5 min)

Experiments with fast radioactive beams at GSI - Recent developments and results
Presentation [ 17MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

T. Aumann GSI

11.45 am - 12.05 pm
(15+5 min)

Low-Energy Enhancement in the γ Strength with Impact on Astrophysical Reaction Rates
Abstract | Presentation [ 12MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

A. C. Larsen

Oslo

12.05 pm - 12.25 pm
(15+5 min)

Developments of HFB Solvers and Continuum Effects in Deformed Drip-Line Nuclei
Abstract | Presentation [3.2MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

J. C. Pei

UT/Peking

12.25 pm - 1.45 pm
(80 min)

Lunch    
1.45 pm - 11.00 pm

Excursion to Downtown Chicago (see Excursion Suggestions)

August 17, Friday at the APS Auditorium (see Venue)

Chair: I-Y. Lee (LBNL)

9.00 am - 9.15 am
(10+5 min)

Decay Spectroscopy of Neutron-Rich Nuclei Around 38Al
Presentation [1.6MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

K. Steiger

TU Munchen

9.15 am - 9.35 am
(15+5 min)

Beta Delayed Neutron Emission - New Perspective on r-Process Nuclei with Versatile Array of Neutron Detectors at Low Energy (VANDLE)
Abstract | Presentation [ 23MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

R. Grzywacz

UT/ORNL

9.35 am - 9.55 am
(15+5 min)

Recent Results from INGA on Excitations of Transitional Nuclei
Abstract | Presentation [2.8MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

R. Palit

TIFR

9.55 am - 10.15 am
(15+5 min)

Highlights and future plans at RIBF
Presentation [9.3MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

H. Sakurai

RIKEN

10.15 am - 10.35 am
(15+5 min)

Recent results and perspectives of the GANIL/SPIRAL2 facility
Presentation [ 55MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

M. Lewitowicz

GANIL

10.35 am - 11.00 am
(25 min)

Coffee Break    

Chair: D. Hartley (USNA)

11.00 am - 11.20 am
(15+5 min)

TRIUMF's rare isotope program
Presentation [ 47MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

R. Kruecken

TRIUMF

11.20 am - 11.40 am
(15+5 min)

Advanced Gamma Tracking Array AGATA
Presentation [ 10MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

A. Gottardo

INFN

11.40 am - 12.00 pm
(15+5 min)

GRETINA's First Year: Status and Results
Presentation [8.8MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

C. Campbell

LBNL

12.00 pm - 12.20 pm
(15+5 min)

Science and Status of the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams
Presentation [4.7MB, posted: Aug. 12, 2016]

B. Sherrill

MSU

12.20 pm - 12.25 pm
(5 min)

Announcement

 

 

12.25 pm - 12.55 pm
(30 min)

Summary Talk
Presentation

G. D. Dracoulis

ANU

12.55 pm

Adjourn

 

 

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