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Title: Masses and lifetimes for r -process nucleosynthesis: FRIB outlook

Abstract

Nuclear masses and lifetimes are key inputs for calculations of rapid neutron capture (r-process) nucleosynthesis. Masses and half-lives for thousands of nuclei from the valley of stability to the neutron drip line are required and only a fraction have been experimentally measured. Here in this paper we examine the promise of the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, now under construction at Michigan State University, to dramatically reduce uncertainties in r-process abundance patterns due to uncertain masses and half-lives.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Univ. of Notre Dame, IN (United States). Dept. of Physics
  2. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC). Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
OSTI Identifier:
1459850
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-18-22868
Journal ID: ISSN 2100-014X; TRN: US1901819
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
EPJ Web of Conferences
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 178; Conference: capture gamma ray meeting, Shanghai (China), 18 Sep 2017; Journal ID: ISSN 2100-014X
Publisher:
EDP Sciences
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; 73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS

Citation Formats

Surman, Rebecca, and Mumpower, Matthew. Masses and lifetimes for r -process nucleosynthesis: FRIB outlook. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1051/epjconf/201817804002.
Surman, Rebecca, & Mumpower, Matthew. Masses and lifetimes for r -process nucleosynthesis: FRIB outlook. United States. doi:10.1051/epjconf/201817804002.
Surman, Rebecca, and Mumpower, Matthew. Wed . "Masses and lifetimes for r -process nucleosynthesis: FRIB outlook". United States. doi:10.1051/epjconf/201817804002. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1459850.
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author = {Surman, Rebecca and Mumpower, Matthew},
abstractNote = {Nuclear masses and lifetimes are key inputs for calculations of rapid neutron capture (r-process) nucleosynthesis. Masses and half-lives for thousands of nuclei from the valley of stability to the neutron drip line are required and only a fraction have been experimentally measured. Here in this paper we examine the promise of the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, now under construction at Michigan State University, to dramatically reduce uncertainties in r-process abundance patterns due to uncertain masses and half-lives.},
doi = {10.1051/epjconf/201817804002},
journal = {EPJ Web of Conferences},
number = ,
volume = 178,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {5}
}

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