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Title: Particle decay of proton-unbound levels in N 12

Abstract

Transfer reactions are a useful tool for studying nuclear structure, particularly in the regime of low level densities and strong single-particle strengths. Additionally, transfer reactions can populate levels above particle decay thresholds, allowing for the possibility of studying the subsequent decays and furthering our understanding of the nuclei being probed. In particular, the decay of loosely bound nuclei such as 12 N can help inform and improve structure models.The purpose of this paper is to learn about the decay of excited states in 12 N , to more generally inform nuclear structure models, particularly in the case of particle-unbound levels in low-mass systems which are within the reach of state-of-the-art ab initio calculations.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [3];  [1];  [1];  [4];  [5];  [6];  [1];  [7];  [7]
  1. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  2. Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO (United States)
  3. Tennessee Technological Univ., Cookeville, TN (United States)
  4. Univ. of Notre Dame, IN (United States)
  5. Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI (United States). National Superconducting Cyclotron Astrophysics (JINA)
  6. Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA (United States)
  7. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility (HRIBF)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA); National Science Foundation (NSF)
OSTI Identifier:
1354657
Grant/Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review C
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 95; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9985
Publisher:
APS
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS

Citation Formats

Chipps, K. A., Pain, S. D., Greife, U., Kozub, R. L., Nesaraja, C. D., Smith, M. S., Bardayan, D. W., Kontos, A., Linhardt, L. E., Matos, M., Pittman, S. T., and Thompson, P.. Particle decay of proton-unbound levels in N12. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.95.044319.
Chipps, K. A., Pain, S. D., Greife, U., Kozub, R. L., Nesaraja, C. D., Smith, M. S., Bardayan, D. W., Kontos, A., Linhardt, L. E., Matos, M., Pittman, S. T., & Thompson, P.. Particle decay of proton-unbound levels in N12. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.95.044319.
Chipps, K. A., Pain, S. D., Greife, U., Kozub, R. L., Nesaraja, C. D., Smith, M. S., Bardayan, D. W., Kontos, A., Linhardt, L. E., Matos, M., Pittman, S. T., and Thompson, P.. 2017. "Particle decay of proton-unbound levels in N12". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.95.044319.
@article{osti_1354657,
title = {Particle decay of proton-unbound levels in N12},
author = {Chipps, K. A. and Pain, S. D. and Greife, U. and Kozub, R. L. and Nesaraja, C. D. and Smith, M. S. and Bardayan, D. W. and Kontos, A. and Linhardt, L. E. and Matos, M. and Pittman, S. T. and Thompson, P.},
abstractNote = {Transfer reactions are a useful tool for studying nuclear structure, particularly in the regime of low level densities and strong single-particle strengths. Additionally, transfer reactions can populate levels above particle decay thresholds, allowing for the possibility of studying the subsequent decays and furthering our understanding of the nuclei being probed. In particular, the decay of loosely bound nuclei such as 12 N can help inform and improve structure models.The purpose of this paper is to learn about the decay of excited states in 12 N , to more generally inform nuclear structure models, particularly in the case of particle-unbound levels in low-mass systems which are within the reach of state-of-the-art ab initio calculations.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevC.95.044319},
journal = {Physical Review C},
number = 4,
volume = 95,
place = {United States},
year = 2017,
month = 4
}

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