Nuclear structure research at TRIUMF

P. E. Garrett, A. Andreyev, R. A.E. Austin, G. C. Ball, D. Bandyopadhyay, J. A. Becker, A. J. Boston, R. S. Chakrawarthy, D. Cline, R. J. Cooper, R. Churchman, D. Cross, D. Dashdorj, G. A. Demand, M. R. Dimmock, T. E. Drake, P. Finlay, F. Gagon-Miosan, A. T. Gallant, K. L. GreenA. N. Grint, G. F. Grinyer, G. Hackman, L. J. Harkness, A. B. Hayes, R. Kanungo, W. D. Kulp, K. G. Leach, G. Lee, J. R. Leslie, J. P. Martin, C. Mattoon, W. J. Mills, A. C. Morton, S. Mythili, L. Nelson, O. Newman, P. J. Nolan, E. Padilla-Rodal, C. J. Pearson, A. A. Phillips, M. Porter-Peden, J. J. Ressler, R. Roy, C. Ruiz, H. Savajols, F. Sarazin, M. A. Schumaker, D. P. Scraggs, H. C. Scraggs, M. D. Strange, C. E. Svensson, J. C. Waddington, J. M. Wan, A. Whitbeck, S. J. Williams, J. Wong, J. L. Wood, C. Y. Wu, E. F. Zganjar

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The radioactive beam laboratory at TRIUMF is currently the highest power ISOL facility in the world. Taking advantage of the high-intensity beams, major programs in nuclear astrophysics, nuclear structure, and weak interaction studies have begun. The low-energy area, ISAC-I, is capable of delivering beams up to mass 30 at ≈ 1.7 MeV/u or 60 keV up to the mass of the primary target, whereas ISAC-II will ultimately provide beams up to mass 150 and ≈ 6.5 MeV/u. Major γ-ray spectrometers for nuclear structure research consist of the 8π spectrometer at ISAC-I, and the TIGRESS spectrometer now being constructed for ISAC-II. Results from recent experiments investigating the β-decay of nuclei near N = 90 and Coulomb excitation of 20,21Na are presented that highlight the capabilities of the spectrometers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1169-1178
Number of pages10
JournalActa Physica Polonica B
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2007
Event41st Zakopane Conference on Nuclear Physics - Trends in Nuclear Physics - Zakopane, Poland
Duration: Sep 4 2006Sep 10 2006


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