Approved Experiments

The NSCL Program Advisory Committee (PAC) meets every six to eight months to consider proposals for the limited amount of beam time available each year. Below is a list of recommended experiments from the past 10 years.
Also available are charts showing recently completed experiments as well as upcoming experiments.


PAC 38


Meeting 38 of the NSCL Program Advisory Committee (PAC 38) was held on April 14–15, 2014 to consider 48 proposals for 8119 hours of beam time at the NSCL Coupled Cyclotron Facility. The PAC recommended allocation of 4246 hrs for 30 experiments, including 579 hours of reserve time.

14002—Charity, R.
The structure of 11O
156 hrs requested and approved

14006—Rossi, D.
Charge radii and nuclear moments of neutron-deficient Fe isotopes
209 hrs requested and approved

14008—Redshaw, M.
High precision measurement of the 14O superallowed beta-decay Q-value
77 hrs requested, 0 hrs approved and 77 hrs in reserve

14009—Wuosmaa, A.
Study of 10He and 10Li With the 11Li(d,3He/3H) reactions
226 hrs requested and approved

14013—Kohley, Z.
Role of magicity in quasifission
197 hrs requested and 150 hrs approved

14014—Kohley, Z.
Understanding two-neutron unbound systems
169 hrs requested and approved

14016—Brodeur, M.
High precision mass measurements for the astrophysical rp-process
71 hrs requested and approved

14019—Wimmer, K.
Single-particle structure at N=28
99 hrs requested and approved

14020—Voytas, P.
Precision measurement of the spectral shape factor in the beta decay of 20F
137 hrs requested and approved

14022—Ringle, R.
Exploration of the N=32,34 Shell Closures in Scandium via High-Precision Penning trap Mass Measurements
127 hrs requested and approved

14023—Gade, A.
Gamma-ray spectroscopy beyond N=40
188 hrs requested and approved

14027—Bentley, M.
Isospin Symmetry and Spectroscopic Factors in f7/2 shell
182 hrs requested and approved

14029—Loveland, W.
Capture-Fission Measurements for SHE experiments at FRIB
298 hrs requested and 150 hrs approved

14030—Chajecki, Z.
Probing the effective mass dependence of the symmetry energy via particle ratios in 40,48Ca+40,48Ca collisions at E/A=35 and 120
422 hrs requested and approved

14032—Meisel, Z.
Measurement of the 75Ga(a,n) and (a,2n) cross sections important for neutrino driven wind nucleosynthesis
168 hrs requested and approved

14039—Prokop, C.
Spectroscopy of Excited States in 68Ni
189 hrs requested and approved

14041—Schatz, H.
Constraining Beta Decay Ground State Transitions to Understand the Cooling of Neutron Star Crusts
194 hrs requested and approved

14043—Zegers, R.
The 100Mo(t,3He+n) reaction: Gamow-Teller strengths of importance for nuclear astrophysics and double beta decay, and the decay
149 hrs requested and approved

14045—Iwasaki, H.
Transition rates and halo properties
135 hrs requested and approved

14049—Hausmann, Marc
Shell evolution in the medium mass range
248 hrs requested, 0 hrs approved and 248 hrs in reserve

14056—Naqvi, F.
Constraining supernova models with SuN
198 hrs requested and 78 hrs approved

14057—Chiara, C.
Fast-timing measurement in 68Ni
189 hrs requested and approved

14058—Peaslee, G.
Radiochemical Harvesting of Long-lived Isotopes from Water
156 hrs requested and 90 hrs approved

14059—Blackmon, J.
Study of 38Ca through 37K+p scattering to improve the 34Ar(alpha,p)37K reaction rate
186 hrs requested and approved

14060—Grzywacz, R.
Investigations of the shell gaps near 78Ni with beta delayed neutron spectroscopy
129 hrs requested and approved

14061—Perdikakis, G.
Investigation of the role of the vp process in the synthesis of heavy elements through the reaction 56Co(p,n)56Ni in inverse kin
254 hrs requested, 0 hrs approved and 254 hrs in reserve

14063—Crawford, H.
Beta-Decay to Investigate Neutron-Rich Mg, Al, and Si Isotopes
151 hrs requested and approved

14065—Rogachev, G.
The T=5 particle-hole excitations in doubly magic 48Ca
130 hrs requested and approved

14066—Wrede, C.
Science with 20Mg
127 hrs requested and approved

14069—Mewaldt, R.
Essential Testing for an Energetic Particle Instrument for the Solar Probe Mission
45 hrs requested and approved


PAC 37


Meeting 37 of the NSCL Program Advisory Committee (PAC 37) was held on May 21–22, 2012 to consider 30 proposals for 4741 hours of beam time at the NSCL Coupled Cyclotron Facility. The PAC recommended allocation of 2861 hrs for 19 experiments.

12001—Spyrou, A.
Probing the r-process path with Total Absorption Spectroscopy
195 hrs requested and approved

12003—Wimmer, K.
Normal and intruder configurations in the Island of Inversion
174 hrs requested and approved

12004—Frank, N.
Determination of the energy gap between the sd-pf neutron shells in 25O
195 hrs requested and approved

12006—Berryman, J.
Exploration of 221,223Rn in-beam gamma-ray spectroscopy
69 hrs requested and approved

Completed 12007—Zegers, R.
Measurement of Gamow-Teller strength distributions via the (t,3He+gamma) reaction on 45Sc and 46Ti
201 hrs requested and approved

12009—Miller, D.
Direct lifetime measurements of excited states in 71-74Ni
157 hrs requested and approved

12010—Woods, P.
Angle integrated measurement of the 56Ni(d,n)57Cu transfer reaction using GRETINA and the S800 spectrometer
99 hrs requested and approved

12011—Kohley, Z.
Exploring the Equation of State with RIBs
148 hrs requested and approved

12012—Wimmer, K.
Single-particle structure of neutron-rich N=40 nuclei
129 hrs requested and approved

12014—Chajecki, Z.
Measurement of the fission barriers for heavy exotic nuclei
410 hrs requested and 200 hrs approved

12015—Iwasaki, H.
Coexistence in exotic C isotopes
169 hrs requested and approved

12016—de Angelis, G.
Proton Inelastic Scattering in 70,72Ni: Proton and Neutron Transition Matrix Elements in the Neutron-rich Ni Isotopes
90 hrs requested and approved

12017—Janssens, R.
Single-Particle Strength in the odd, neutron-rich Ni isotopes
107 hrs requested and approved

12021—McCutchan, E.
A precise measurement of the B(E2:2->0) in 12Be
87 hrs requested and approved

12022—Famiano, M.
Verification of Shape Transitions for Neutron-Rich Nuclei
234 hrs requested and approved

12024—Rogers, A.
beta-decay of extremely neutron-deficient Sr and Y isotopes
233 hrs requested and approved

12027—Becker, D.
Ion Beam Irradiation of DNA
76 hrs requested and approved

12028—Wrede, C.
Are presolar nova grains from novae?
123 hrs requested and approved

12029—Crawford, H.
Neutron knockout in the Neutron-Rich Ca Isotopes
175 hrs requested and approved


PAC 36


Meeting 36 of the NSCL Program Advisory Committee (PAC 36) was held on July 11–12, 2011 to consider 34 proposals for 5254 hours of beam time at the NSCL Coupled Cyclotron Facility. The PAC recommended allocation of 3025 hrs for 19 experiments.

11001—Sobotka, L.
IAS-IAS 2p Decay
77 hrs requested and approved

11003—Liddick, S.
Beta-decay studies of neutron-rich Mo isotopes
183 hrs requested and approved

11006—Pfutzner, M.
Decay study of 60Ge and search for 59Ge
228 hrs requested and approved

11007—Weisshaar, D.
Commissioning of GRETINA + S800 spectrograph at NSCL
98 hrs requested and approved

11011—Minamisono, K.
Commissioning of BECOLA facility with online beams
186 hrs requested and approved

11013—Iwasaki, H.
Collectivity at the N=Z line and a novel plunger method
139 hrs requested and approved

11014—Peaslee, G.
Radiochemical harvesting of long-lived isotopes from water
132 hrs requested and approved

11015—Gade, A.
Gamma-ray spectroscopy of neutron-rich Ti isotopes
194 hrs requested and approved

11017—Stroberg, R.
Single-particle structure of neutron-rich Si isotopes
187 hrs requested and approved

11021—Zegers, R.G.T.
Search for isovector giant monopole resonance
199 hrs requested and approved

11024—Montes, F.
Important 58Zn excitation energies for rp-process
135 hrs requested and approved

11025—Bentley, M.
Gamma and gamma-gamma spectroscopy of mirror nuclei
197 hrs requested and approved

11027—Peters, W.A.
(d,n) studies using MoNA-LISA and VANDLE
220 hrs requested and approved

11028—Bazin, D.
Knockout reactions on p-shell nuclei
105 hrs requested and approved

11029—Fallon, P.
Gamma-gamma spectroscopy of neutron-rich Mg nuclei
195 hrs requested and approved

11031—Wiedenhoever, I.
Triple configuration coexistence in 44S
115 hrs requested and approved

11035—Campbell, C.
Anomalous quadrupole collectivity in light Sn isotopes
213 hrs requested and approved

11036—Sorlin, O.
Is 34Si a "Bubble" Nucleus?
78 hrs requested and approved

11037—Riley, L.
Inelastic Excitations Beyond 48Ca
153 hrs requested and approved


PAC 35


Meeting 35 of the NSCL Program Advisory Committee (PAC 35) was held on November 29–30, 2010 to consider 31 proposals for 5560 hours of beam time at the NSCL Coupled Cyclotron Facility. The PAC recommended allocation of 2555 hrs for 16 experiments.

10001—Charity, R.
Continuum spectroscopy of 8C-8B(IAS), etc.
241 hrs requested and 129 hrs approved

10002—Gade, A.
A new tool to probe the composition of nuclear wave functions
94 hrs requested and approved

10003—Sasano, M.
Study of the giant resonances in 16N
189 hrs requested and approved

10007—Smith, J.
Two neutron decay of 11Li
199 hrs requested and approved

Withdrawn 10009—Wiedenhoever, I.
Triple configuration coexistence in 44S
115 hrs requested and approved

10010—Riley, L.
Collective excitations in the vicinity of Z = 14
222 hrs requested and approved

10011—Wuosmaa, A.
Study of 5H with the 6He(d,3He)5H reaction
161 hrs requested and approved

10015—Rogers, A.M.
Proton radioactivity of 73Rb
240 hrs requested and approved

10017—Berryman, J.
Exploration of 221,223Rn in-beam gamma-ray spectroscopy
67 hrs requested and approved

10019—Iwasaki, H.
Coexistence in exotic C isotopes
172 hrs requested and approved

Completed 10021—Fransen, C.
Evolution of deformation in neutron-rich Cr Isotopes
210 hrs requested and approved

Completed 10023—Rogers, W.
Unbound states in neutron-rich oxygen isotopes
202 hrs requested and approved

10024—Ringle, R.
High-precision mass measurements beyond N=40
284 hrs requested and 190 hrs approved

10027—Mazzocchi, C.
Identification of excited states in 75Ni
205 hrs requested and approved

Completed 10031—Bandura, L.
Momentum compression in an achromatic fragment separator
83 hrs requested and approved

10034—Wrede, C.
Nucleosynthesis of galactic 26Al in classical novae
77 hrs requested and approved

PAC 34


Meeting 34 of the NSCL Program Advisory Committee (PAC 34) was held on January 19–20, 2010 to consider 24 proposals for 3878 hours of beam time at the NSCL Coupled Cyclotron Facility. The PAC recommended allocation of 2263 hrs for 15 experiments.

09055—Tripathi, V.
Impact of Loss of Magicity of 56Ni in Nearby Nuclei
100 hrs requested and approved

09057—Gade, A.
Collectivity of Neutron-Rich Se and Kr Isotopes
210 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09059—Iwasaki, H.
Onset of Deformation Along the N=Z Line
171 hrs requested and approved

09063—Tarasov, O.
Projectile Fragmentation of 208Pb and 238U
178 hrs requested and 82 hrs approved

Completed 09065—Weisshaar, D.
Spectroscopic Studies of N > 50 Proton-Rich Nuclei
115 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09067—DeYoung, P.
15Be Ground State Formed via a (d,p) Reaction
204 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09069—Mosby, M.
Excitation Energy of Neon Prefragments
128 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09070—Weisshaar, D.
Coulomb Excitation of Neutron-Deficient Isotopes Near N=Z
149 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09071—Troncalli, A.
Investigation of Vortex Pinning Anisotropy
27 hrs requested and approved

09073—Zegers, R.
GT Strength Distributions via (t,3He)
202 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09077—Wadsworth, R.
Collectivity in the N=Z Nucleus 70Br
143 hrs requested and approved

Withdrawn 09079—Riley, L.
Inelastic Excitations Beyond 48Ca
153 hrs requested and approved

09084—Lee, J.
Comparison of Spectroscopic Factors from (p,d) and Knockout
258 hrs requested and approved

09085—Fallon, P.
Proton Spectroscopic Factors in Neutron-rich Carbon Isotopes
158 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09086—Pereira, J.
Decay of 90As
161 hrs requested and approved


PAC 33


Meeting 33 of the NSCL Program Advisory Committee (PAC 33) was held on April 17–18, 2009 to consider 32 proposals for 5178 hours of beam time at the NSCL Coupled Cyclotron Facility. The PAC recommended allocation of 3242 hrs for 20 experiments.

Completed 09008—Gade, A.
In-Beam Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy
120 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09010—Janssens, R.
Collectivity of Odd-Mass Nuclei Approaching N=40
160 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09014—Perdikakis, G.
Gamow-Teller Transitions from 56Ni
169 hrs requested and approved

09015—Schatz, H.
Lifetime Measurements of Proton Emitters in the rp-process
98 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09016—Tarasov, O.
Exploration of the Possible New Island of Inversion
192 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09020—Jones, K.
Spectroscopic Studies Close to 100Sn
105 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09024—Grinyer, G.
Charged Particle Decay of Proton Rich Si isotopes
195 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09028—Schiller, A.
24O Neutron Knockout to 23O Excited States
123 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09030—Ratkiewicz, A.
Collectivity of Exotic Silicon Isotopes
167 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09031—de Angelis, G.
Intermediate Energy Coulomb Excitation in 74Ni
159 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09032—Clark, R.
Coulomb Excitation of Even-Even Fe and Cr Nuclei
219 hrs requested and approved

Withdrawn 09034—Mosby, M.
Measurement of Sub-threshold Pion Production
145 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09037—Bentley, M.
Isospin Symmetry Breaking Phenomena in T=2 IAS
185 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09039—George, S.
Time-of-Flight Mass Measurements of Neutron Rich Nuclei
195 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09040—Frank, N.
Study of Neutron Unbound States in 28F
211 hrs requested and approved

09041—Cizewski, J.
Spectroscopic Factors from the 86Kr(d,p) Reaction
91 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09042—Tsang, M.B.
Density Dependence of the Symmetry Energy
302 hrs requested and approved

Withdrawn 09043—Cruse, K.
Giant Monopole Resonance Excitation in 126Sn and 128Sn
188 hrs requested and approved

Withdrawn 09052—Sorlin, O.
Is 34Si a "Bubble" Nucleus?
69 hrs requested and approved

Completed 09053—Shimbara, Y.
Gamow-Teller Transitions via (t,3He) on 56Fe
149 hrs requested and approved


PAC 32


Meeting 32 of the NSCL Program Advisory Committee (PAC 32) was held on March 28–29, 2008 to consider 31 proposals for 4624 hours of beam time at the NSCL Coupled Cyclotron Facility. The PAC recommended allocation of 2070 hrs for 16 experiments.

Completed 08001—Sobotka, L.
Continuum Spectroscopy of 8C
156 hrs requested and approved

Withdrawn 08003—Minamisono, K.
Spectroscopic Quadrupole Moments of K Isotopes
142 hrs requested and approved

Completed 08005—Pfutzner, M.
Decay study of 48Ni
258 hrs requested and approved

08007—Tarasov, O.
LOI: Neutron-rich Isotopes from 238U Fusion-Fission
0 hrs requested and approved

Completed 08008—Crawford, H.
Beta-Decay of Neutron-Deficient Ti Isotope
120 hrs requested and approved

Completed 08012—Gade, A.
In-Beam Commissioning of CsI(Na) Array
76 hrs requested and approved

Completed 08016—Spyrou, A.
Ground State of Neutron-Unbound 24N
191 hrs requested and approved

Completed 08017—Zegers, R.
Spectroscopy of 12Be with 12B(7Li,7Be+gamma)
154 hrs requested and approved

Completed 08020—Walters, W.
Mid-Low-Shell pfg Nuclei: 62,63,64Cr
160 hrs requested and approved

Completed 08022—Starosta, K.
Electromagnetic Transition Rates Beyond 2+ -> 0+
93 hrs requested and approved

Completed 08023—Ratkiewicz, A.
Study of Quadrupole Collectivity Along Z=14
139 hrs requested and approved

Completed 08024—Tarasov, O.
Testing Particle Stability of Neutron-Rich Isotopes
202 hrs requested and approved

Completed 08026—Schiller, A.
Two-Neutron Decay from the ground state of 26O
165 hrs requested and approved

Completed 08029—Fallon, P.
Neutron & Proton Collectivity in Near Drip-line Nuclei
318 hrs requested and 194 hrs approved

08031—Janas, Z.
LOI: Rotating Target
0 hrs requested and approved

Completed 08032—Tsang, M.B.
Additional Hours for 06035
20 hrs requested and approved


PAC 31

Meeting 31 of the NSCL Program Advisory Committee (PAC 31) was held on April 24–25, 2007 to consider 36 proposals for 6276 hours of beam time at the NSCL Coupled Cyclotron Facility. The PAC recommended allocation of 3491 hrs for 22 experiments.

Completed 07001—Baumann, Thomas
Exploring the Neutron Dripline Beyond Fluorine
170 hrs requested and approved

Completed 07003—Stoker, Joshua
Beta-decay Half-life Measurement of 84Mo
242 hrs requested and approved

Completed 07005—Sakai, Hideyuki
Exothermic Charge-Exchange Reactions as a New Spectroscopic Tool
110 hrs requested and approved

Completed 07006—Stuchbery, Andrew
g factors and lifetimes in 42,44,46Ar
194 hrs requested and approved

Completed 07009—Charity, Robert
Neutron and Proton Knockout Cross Sections for 36Ca
120 hrs requested and approved

Completed 07010—Gade, Alexandra
Nuclear Structure of the N=50 Isotones
164 hrs requested and approved

Withdrawn 07012—Riley, Lewis
Elastic and Inelastic Scattering from Carbon Isotopes
208 hrs requested and approved

Completed 07018—Famiano, Michael
Re-Commissioning of Large Area Neutron Array
128 hrs requested and approved

Completed 07021—McDaniel, Sean
Study of Single-Particle States with Exotic Beams
150 hrs requested and approved

Completed 07022—Diget, Christian
Nuclear Structure Studies of r-process Nuclei
150 hrs requested and approved

Completed 07023—Clark, Roderick
Lifetime of the First Excited 2+ State in 16C
74 hrs requested and approved

Completed 07025—Del Santo, Marcelo
Beta-Delayed Proton Emission of 69Kr
166 hrs requested and approved

Completed 07027—Bollen, Georg
Precision Mass Measurements at N=Z Line and Beyond
168 hrs requested and approved

Completed 07029—Bollen, Georg
High-Precision Mass Measurements With LEBIT
518 hrs requested and 200 hrs approved

Completed 07030—Bollen, Georg
Q Value for the 23Al(p,g)24Si Reaction
102 hrs requested and approved

Completed 07031—Schiller, Andreas
Composition of 24O Ground-State Wavefunction
76 hrs requested and approved

Completed 07033—Winkler, Ryan
Study of Quadrupole Collectivity Beyond N=28
95 hrs requested and approved

Completed 07034—Bazin, Daniel
Study of the Beta-Decay of 100Sn
314 hrs requested and approved

11 hrs completed 07036—Sevilla, Michael
Ion Beam Irradiation of DNA
64 hrs requested and 24 hrs approved

Completed 07037—Howard, Meredith
Neutron Hole States in N=50 Closed Shells
224 hrs requested and approved

Completed 07038—Tsang, Betty
Precision Measurements of Isospin Diffusion
280 hrs requested and approved

Completed 07039—DeYoung, Paul
Ground-State Neutron Decay of 21C
132 hrs requested and approved


PAC 30

Meeting 30 of the NSCL Program Advisory Committee (PAC 30) was held on August 7–8, 2006 to consider 30 proposals for 4654 hours of beam time at the NSCL Coupled Cyclotron Facility. The PAC recommended allocation of 2151 hrs for 15 experiments.

Completed 06002—Rogers, Warren
Ground State Magnetic Moment of 55Ni
119 hrs requested and approved

06006—Bazin, Daniel
Diffractive Components in 2-proton Knockout
118 hrs requested and approved

Completed 06007—Wiedenhoever, Ingo
Two-Proton Knockout Study of 44S
104 hrs requested and approved

Completed 06009—Starosta, Krzysztof
Test of Phase II of the SeGA Digital Acquisition
96 hrs requested and approved

Completed 06013—Stuchbery, Andrew
Onset of Deformation at N=40 in the Fe Isotopes
186 hrs requested and 108 hrs approved

Completed 06015—Gade, Alexandra
Nuclear Spectroscopy at the Proton Dripline
82 hrs requested and approved

Completed 06020—Siwek, Kyle
Single-Particle and Single-Hole States Near 56Ni
82 hrs requested and approved

Completed 06021—Obertelli, Alexandre
Structure of the Self-Conjugate Nucleus 68Se
172 hrs requested and approved

Completed 06022—Dewald, Alfred
Recoil-Distance Lifetime Measurement in Fe Isotopes
170 hrs requested and approved

Completed 06023—Starosta, Krzysztof
Lifetime of the First Excited 2+ State of 18C
78 hrs requested and approved

Completed 06025—Baumann, Thomas
Search for Di-Neutron Decay of 16Be
218 hrs requested and approved

06030—Liddick, Sean
Beta-decay Studies of Very Neutron-Rich Fe and Mn Isotopes
236 hrs requested and approved

Completed 06032—Zegers, Remco
Study of 150Sm(t,3He)
206 hrs requested and approved

Completed 06034—Voss, Philip
Verification of the Existence and Half-Life of 19Mg
102 hrs requested and approved

77 hrs completed 06035—Tsang, Betty
Evolution of Neutron Holes in N=28 Closed Shell
260 hrs requested and approved


PAC 29

Meeting 29 of the NSCL Program Advisory Committee (PAC 29) was held on December 2–3, 2005 to consider 32 proposals for 5061 hours of beam time at the NSCL Coupled Cyclotron Facility. The PAC recommended allocation of 2354 hrs for 16 experiments.

Completed 05101—Mantica, Paul
Evidence for Magicity at 54Ca
244 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05102—Cottle, Paul
Search for d5/2 Proton Hole Strength in 43P
108 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05103—Tripathi, Vandana
Spectroscopy of 30Na Through Beta-Decay of 30Ne
86 hrs requested and approved

Withdrawn 05104—Stolz, Andreas
Development of Diamond Tracking Detectors
60 hrs requested and approved

Withdrawn 05105—De Souza, Romualdo
Fission Excitation Functions of Po and Bi Nuclei
240 hrs requested and 114 hrs approved

Completed 05107—Obertelli, Alexandre
Nuclear Structure of 16C
122 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05109—Gade, Alexandra
Novel Approach to Reach Very Neutron-Rich Nuclei
128 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05112—Walters, William
Where Adding One Neutron Makes a Difference
194 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05115—Cook, Jon
Transition Rates Beyond 48Ca
82 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05117—Bentley, Michael
Isospin Symmetry in Proton-Rich Nuclei
50 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05120—Tarasov, Oleg
Neutron-Rich Isotopes from Fragmentation of 208Pb
100 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05122—Fallon, Paul
Deformed and Spherical Excited States 30Na
156 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05124—Peters, William
Neutron-Dripline Studies with Direct Fragmentation
204 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05130—Bollen, Georg
Study of Radioactive Molecular Mass Sidebands
484 hrs requested and 360 hrs approved

Withdrawn 05132—Lynch, William
Commissioning and Characterizing HiRA
82 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05133—Tsang, Betty
Neutron Transfer Reactions for Ar Isotopes
246 hrs requested and approved


PAC 28

Meeting 28 of the NSCL Program Advisory Committee (PAC 28) was held on April 4–5, 2005 to consider 47 proposals for 9305 hours of beam time at the NSCL Coupled Cyclotron Facility. The PAC recommended allocation of 4091 hrs for 23 experiments.

Completed 05001—Morrissey, David
Beta-delayed Neutron Decay of 22N and 23O
216 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05003—Bollen, Georg
Beam Purification Techniques for the NSCL Gas Cell & LEBIT
648 hrs requested and 432 hrs approved

Completed 05004—Connell, James
Test of a Prototype Angle Detecting Inclined Sensor System
34 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05010—Janssens, Robert
Neutron-rich Cr Isotopes and the Onset of Deformation
148 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05012—Gade, Alexandra
Physics Beyond the First Excited State
194 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05014—Minamisono, Kei
Development of a beta-NQR System and Its Application to 35,37K
206 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05015—Minamisono, Kei
Magnetic Moment of N=Z Nucleus 58Cu
106 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05016—Pfutzner, Marek
Two-proton Correlations in the Decay of 45Fe
366 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05017—Gade, Alexandra
Absolute Spectroscopic Factors in Weakly & Deeply Bound Systems
140 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05020—Grzywacz, Robert
Neutron Single Particle States near 78Ni
294 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05023—Bazin, Daniel
Testing Ab Initio Theories of Spectroscopic Factors in p-shell
158 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05027—Zegers, Remco
Gamow-Teller Strength in 34Si via 7Li(34P,34S)
152 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05028—Kratz, Karl-Ludwig
New Magic Numbers in A=110 r-process nuclei
226 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05033—DeYoung, Paul
Population of Neutron-Unbound States from Direct Fragmentation
74 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05034—Schiller, Andreas
Two-Neutron Decay of 13Li
244 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05035—Starosta, Krzysztof
Intruder States in the Island of Inversion; Gamma Ray Polarization Measurements
122 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05038—Bazin, Daniel
Diffractive Contribution to One-proton Knockout on 9C
80 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05039—DeYoung, Paul
Going Beyond the N = 16 Shell in Oxygen
175 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05043—Chen, Alan
Measurement of 25Al+p Resonances with p(27Si,26Si*)d
178 hrs requested and approved

64 hrs completed 05044—Ayres, Virginia
Fundamental Radiation Interactions in Reduced Dimensionalities
92 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05045—Galaviz Redondo, Daniel
Measurement of Excitation Energies in 37Ca
130 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05048—Nettleton, Anthony
Production of New Nuclides by the In-flight Fission of 238U
104 hrs requested and approved

Completed 05049—Famiano, Michael
In-medium Cross Sections, Momentum and Density Dependence
588 hrs requested and 220 hrs approved


PAC 27

Meeting 27 of the NSCL Program Advisory Committee (PAC 27) was held on December 12–13, 2003 to consider 54 proposals for 9255 hours of beam time at the NSCL Coupled Cyclotron Facility. The PAC recommended allocation of 4059 hrs for 27 experiments.

Completed 03005—Tripathi, Vandana
Spectroscopy of 31Na
116 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03009—Morrissey, David
Range Compression and Ion Extraction
230 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03011—Starosta, Krzysztof
Electromagnetic Properties of Sn Isotopes
172 hrs requested and approved

Withdrawn 03012—Bazin, Daniel
Absolute Spectroscopic Factors
145 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03013—Sevilla, Michael
Irradiation Studies of DNA
48 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03014—Wallace, Mark
Commissioning of High Resolution Array
334 hrs requested and 132 hrs approved

Completed 03015—Georgiev, Georgi
Neutron Gyromagnetic Factor in Ni Isomer
200 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03016—Ressler, Jennifer Jo
Isomer Studies in Neutron-rich Zn & Cu
144 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03017—Zegers, Remco
Charge-Exchange Reactions
52 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03018—Zegers, Remco
Weak Interaction Strengths
210 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03021—Cottle, Paul and Yoneda, Ken-ichoro
Two-neutron Knockout Reaction
126 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03026—Adrich, Przemyslaw
Two-proton Knockout in N=40 Nuclei
162 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03029—Starosta, Krzysztof
E.M. Properties of 2+ State in Pd
234 hrs requested and 122 hrs approved

Completed 03031—Tsang, Betty
Fragmentation of 68Ni
194 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03032—Stolz, Andreas
Single-crystal Diamond Detectors
60 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03033—LeCouey, Jean-Luc
Is 24O a Doubly Magic Nucleus?
180 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03034—Woehr, Andreas
Nuclear Structure of Ge-Br Isotopes
410 hrs requested and 298 hrs approved

Completed 03035—Galaviz Redondo, Daniel
Improved rp-process Reaction Rates
130 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03036—Janssens, Robert
Two-proton Knockout Near N=34
142 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03038—Kiss, Adam
Coulomb-breakup of Neutron-rich Nuclei
170 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03040—Gade, Alexandra
Going East in the "Island of Inversion"
204 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03042—Wiedenbeck, Mark
Calibrations for the NASA STEREO Mission
76 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03045—Lynch, William
Two-particle Correlation Functions
248 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03048—Finck, Joseph
Ground State Wave Function of 12Be
128 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03052—Nolen, Jerry
Uranium-beam Stripping at 85 MeV/u
52 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03053—Fallon, Paul
Excited States in Neutron-rich Fluorine
176 hrs requested and approved

Completed 03054—Loveland, Walter
Sub-Barrier Fusion Enhancement
142 hrs requested and approved


PAC 26

Meeting 26 of the NSCL Program Advisory Committee (PAC 26) was held on November 14–15, 2002 to consider 37 proposals for 6417 hours of beam time at the NSCL Coupled Cyclotron Facility. The PAC recommended allocation of 3763 hrs for 21 experiments, including 428 hours of reserve time.

Completed 02001—Mertzimekis, Theo
Magnetic Moment of 57Cu
132 hrs requested and approved

Completed 02002—Janssens, Robert
B(E2) Rates in Even-Even 52-56Ti
216 hrs requested and approved

Completed 02004—Mantica, P.
Search for the N=34 Shell Closure
96 hrs requested and approved

Completed 02006—Aoi, Nori
Proton Scattering near 78Ni
192 hrs requested and approved

Completed 02008—Olliver, Heather
Study of 32Mg
196 hrs requested, 80 hrs approved and 116 hrs in reserve

Completed 02009—Olliver, Heather
Study of 30Na and 31Na
168 hrs requested and approved

Completed 02010—Kemper, Kirby
Particle Transfer Reactions
60 hrs requested and approved

Completed 02012—Stolz, Andreas
Decay Studis Near Endpoint of the rp Pr
224 hrs requested and approved

Completed 02014—Wiedenhoever, Ingo
Barrier-Energy Coulomb Excitation of 32Mg
118 hrs requested and approved

Completed 02015—Bollen, Georg
LEBIT - Pilot Mass Measurement Program
278 hrs requested and approved

Completed 02018—Wallace, Mark
Transfer Reaction Mass Measurements
288 hrs requested, 96 hrs approved and 192 hrs in reserve

Completed 02019—Charity, Robert
Resonance Spectroscopy in 14Be and 12Be
176 hrs requested and approved

Completed 02020—Stuchbery, Andrew
g-factors of 38S and 40S
228 hrs requested and approved

Completed 02021—Gade, Alexandra
Nuclear Structure Along the N=Z Line
199 hrs requested and approved

Completed 02022—Campbell, Christopher
Proton Scattering on Silicon Isotopes
200 hrs requested and 120 hrs approved

Completed 02023—Famiano, Michael
Breakup of 69Br and 73Rb
216 hrs requested, 96 hrs approved and 120 hrs in reserve

Completed 02025—Terry, Russ
Knockout Reactions Near A=32
246 hrs requested and approved

Completed 02028—Hosmer, Paul
Beta Decay Half-life of 78Ni
360 hrs requested and 200 hrs approved

Completed 02029—Frank, Nathan
Existance and Half-life of 19Mg
96 hrs requested and approved

Completed 02030—Cottle, Paul
Two-proton Knockout Study of 42Si
120 hrs requested and approved

Completed 02032—Montes, Fernando
Beta Decay Studies Close to the N=82
216 hrs requested and approved


PAC 25

Meeting 25 of the NSCL Program Advisory Committee (PAC 25) was held on May 15–16, 2001 to consider 47 proposals for 7415 hours of beam time at the NSCL Coupled Cyclotron Facility. The PAC recommended allocation of 4225 hrs for 30 experiments, including 120 hours of reserve time.

Completed 01001—Loveland, Walter
Fusion Enhancement
132 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01002—Sobotka, Lee
Wide Angle Lens
72 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01003—Becker, David
DNA Irradiation
32 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01005—Miller, Katie
Collectivity Near 56Ni
180 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01006—Morton, Colin
Beta-decay of 100Sn.
192 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01007—Wiedenhoever, Ingo
High-Spin Spectroscopy of 40Ca
132 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01011—Riley, Lewis
Isospin Purity in f7/2 shell N=Z Nuclei
192 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01012—Riley, Lewis
Neutron-rich N=28 Nuclei
144 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01013—Enders, Joachim
Neutron-rich O and C Isotopes
168 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01015—Walters, William
Decay of Neutron-rich Rh Nuclides
184 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01016—Mantica, Paul
Structure of the Neutron-rich Ti Isotope
180 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01017—Church, Jennifer
Nuclei Near Shell Closure N=20 and N=28
120 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01018—Glasmacher, Thomas
Test of Gamma-Ray Tracking
72 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01019—Mueller, Wilhelm
Coulomb Excitation of 68Ni, 70Ni, 72Ni and 66Fe
120 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01021—Morrissey, David
Neutron Drip Line Beyond Oxygen
192 hrs requested and approved

Withdrawn 01023—Davids, Barry
Coulomb Breakup of 16O
192 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01024—Hosmer, Paul
Beta-decay Studies of 78Ni
168 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01027—Grzywacz, Robert
Isomeric States Near 78Ni and 100Sn
96 hrs requested and approved

Withdrawn 01030—Westfall, Gary
Transverse Flow and Elliptic Flow
528 hrs requested and 264 hrs approved

Withdrawn 01031—Hackman, Greg
Coulex of 86Se, 88Se
96 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01032—Lynch, William
Density Dependence of Asymmetry Term EOS
168 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01033—Thoennessen, Michael
Search for 16Be, 25O, and 26O
70 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01034—Baumann, T
Disappearing Z=8 Shell Closure
72 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01035—Matos, Milan
Mass Measurements Near N=50
144 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01036—Tsang, Betty
Rare Isotope Production
172 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01038—Sherrill, Bradley
Weak Interaction Strengths
144 hrs requested and approved

Completed 01039—Mertzimekis, Theo
Magnetic Dipole Moment of 35K
155 hrs requested and 120 hrs approved

Completed 01040—Clement, Ralph
Mass Measurements Astrophysics rp process
423 hrs requested and 183 hrs approved

Completed 01042—Cooper, Matt
Coulomb Breakup of 7Be
128 hrs requested and approved

Withdrawn 01047—Beene, James
Isospin Splitting GDR in 208Pb
96 hrs requested and approved