Programme

Wednesday 20 April

09:00

Registration

10:00

Welcome and Introduction

10:15

(Invited) Nuclear Astrophysics at LUNA: Recent highlights and future prospects
Marialuisa Aliotta, University of Edinburgh, UK

10:45

(Invited) 14N(p,γ)15O – the source of the solar CNO neutrino flux
Michael Wiescher, University of Edinburgh, UK

11:15

(Invited) An Update from ISOLDE
Sean Freeman, CERN, Switzerland

11:45

(Invited) Manifestation of the Berry phase in the atomic nucleus 213Pb
Jose Javier Valiente Dobon, Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro (INFN), Italy

12:15

(Invited) Superheavy Nuclei
Roderick Clark, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,  USA

12:45

Lunch, Exhibtion and Posters

 
 
 

Parallel Session I - AP 3&4

 

Parallel Session II - AP 2

13:45



High resolution gamma-ray spectroscopy of neutron-rich Ca isotopes using the HiCARI array
Richard Crane, University of York, UK

 

Recovering energy resolution in neutron damaged segmented HPGe AGATA detectors using an experimentally obtained 3-dimensional correction factor
Christopher Everett, University of Liverpool, UK

 
 

14:00




Commissioning the Fast TIMing Array (FATIMA) at FAIR-0: Lifetimes of Excited states in the N=50 isotones 96Pd and 94Ru
Shaheen Jazrawi, University of Surrey/ National Physical Laboratory, UK

 
Constraining Neutrino Physics Models Using Electron Scattering Data from Jefferson Lab

Stuart Fegan, University of York, UK



 
 

14:15



Common Envelopes: Progenitors to NS-NS mergers and a potential new source of proton rich material
Alexander Hall-Smith, University of York, UK

 

Measurement of the single-particle strength along the calcium isotopic chain using quasi-free scattering reactions
Ryo Taniuchi , University of York, UK

 
 

14:30



Shape studies in neutron-rich cerium isotopes
Magda Satrazani, University of Liverpool, UK

 

Parameterizing jet charge to explore quark-to-gluon enhancement in the QGP with ALICE
Jonathan Colburn, University of Birmingham, UK

 
 

14:45

Investigations of the bound 2+ state in 20C
Liam Atkins,  University of York, UK 

 

Characterisation of AGATA Capsules
Jack Hackett, University of Liverpool, UK

 
 

15:00





First measurement of the 86Kr(α,n)89Sr reaction cross section using inverse kinematics at relevant energies for the weak r-process
Cameron Angus - University of York, UK / TRIUMF, Canada

 

Towards the Discovery of First Strange Hexaquark with CLAS12
Geraint Clash, University of York, UK



 
 

15:15


Coherence Dynamics in Low-Energy Nuclear Fusion
Iain Lee, University of Surrey, UK

   

15:30

Tea and Coffee

15:45


(Invited) Nuclear applications at the Birmingham Cyclotron Facility — from fast neutron activation analysis to machine learning
Carl Wheldon, University of Birmingham, UK

16:15

(Invited) Angular momentum generation in nuclear fission
Jonathan Wilson - IJC Laboratory, France

16:45

(Invited) Spectroscopic Systems for Use in Imaging in the Real World and How They came About From Fundamental Nuclear Physics Research
Helen Boston, University of Liverpool, UK

17:15

Three-nucleon force in (d,p) reactions
Natalia Timofeyuk, University of Surrey, UK

17:30

Poster Session, Exhibition and Reception

18:45

Dinner

 
Thursday 21 April  

09:00


(Invited) Isospin dependence of NN correlations, quenching of spectroscopic factors, and effects on other nuclear structure observables
Stefanos Paschalis, University of York, UK

09:30

(Invited) DESPEC experiments in FAIR Phase-0
Helena Albers, GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung, Germany

10:00

Neutron transfer reactions on the ground state and isomeric state of a 130Sn beam
Kate Jones, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA

10:15

Lifetime measurements in 102Mo interpreted in the X(5) symmetry
Calum Jones, University of Brighton, UK

10:30

Symmetry breaking on the scale of the nuclear chart
Wouter Ryssens, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

10:45

Coffee Break  

 
 
 

Parallel Session III - AP 3&4

 

Parallel Session IV - AP 2

11:15


Re-designing neutron spectrum unfolding for fusion applications
Ocean Wong, UK Atomic Energy Authority, UK

 

Transfer-reaction studies of neutrinoless double beta decay candidate 82Se→82Kr
Katie Garrett, University of Manchester, UK

 
 

11:30


XENAH:  Xenon Environmental Nuclide Analysis at Hartlepool
Andrew Petts, EDF Energy, UK

 

Fast timing capabilities of the ROSPHERE array
Sorin Pascu - University of Surrey

 
 

11:45


Beta-Gamma Coincidence Spectrometry for CTBT Verification
Matthew Goodwin, AWE, UK

 

Laser Spectroscopy of Chromium Isotopes
Ross Mathieson, University of Liverpool, UK

 
 

12:00



Determination of the half-life of 147Nd and the absolute gamma-ray emission intensities from the excited states of 147Pm
Sean Collins, National Physical Laboratory, UK

 

Nucleon occupancies of the A=124 neutrinoless double beta-decay system
Patrick MacGregor, The University of Manchester, UK


 
 

12:15



Development of Novel Gamma Camera Arrays for Particle Tracking in Industrial Applications
Dawid Hampel, University of Birmingham, UK

  Precision Mass Measurements of Light Exotic Nuclei at TITA
Callum Brown, University of Edinburgh, UK


 
 

12:30




Neutron induced fission cross-section measurements at the National Physical Laboratory
Giuseppe Lorusso, National Physical Laboratory, UK

  The excitation energy of the low-lying  isomeric state in 102Y
Andrew Weaver, University of Brighton, UK


 
 

12:45


The Novel Development of Graph-Accelerated PSA Algorithms for AGATA
Fraser Holloway, The University of Liverpool, UK

  A Study Into A=78 Sr, Rb, And Kr Nuclei Using GRETINA + FMA
Reuben Russell, University of Surrey, UK

 
 

13:00



The STELLAR project, a high-flux neutron-source for the UK community
Luigi Capponi, National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL)

  In-beam gamma-ray spectroscopy of exotic nuclei in the 132Sn region
Tom Parry, University of Surrey, UK

 
 

13:15

Lunch, Posters and Exhibition

14:15

(Invited) Isospin Physics Studied with Knockout Reactions from Exotic Beams
Michael Bentley, University of York, UK

14:45

(Invited) Developing a charge plunger method for lifetime measurements in the heavy elements
Jacob Heery, University of Surrey, UK

15:15

(Invited) Direct reactions as a probe of the structure of doubly magic 54Ca
Frank Browne, CERN, Switzerland

15:45

Coffee Break

16:00

(Invited) Probing Light Meson Structure via Tagged Deep Inelastic Scattering
Rachel Montgomery, University of Glasgow, UK

16:30

Double polarisation observables in Photoproduction
Mikhail Bashkanov - University of York, UK

16:45

An exceptionally low alpha capture reaction rate on oxygen-15 and its impact as X-ray burst trigger reaction
Christian Aa. Diget, University of York, UK

17:00


New results on the level structure of 26Si and consequences for the 25Al(p,γ)26Si reaction in Classical Novae environments
Laetitia Canete, University of Surrey, UK

17:15

Investigation of 220<A<230 Po-Fr nuclei in the south-east frontier of the A-225 island of octupole deformation
Nicolas Hubbard, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

17:30

Measurement of Lc+ production in Pb--Pb collisions at ÖSNN 5.02 TeV with the ALICE experiment at the LHC
Clara Bartels, University of Liverpool, UK

18:30

Coaches depart for Conference Dinner

 
Friday 22 April    
  Parallel Session V - AP 3&4  

Parallel Session VI - AP 2

 
 

09:00



In-beam γ-ray spectroscopy of octupole-deformed odd-Z 225Pa 
Hamid Ayatollahzadeh, University of the West of Scotland, UK

  Using the CLAS start counter as a neutron polarimeter
William Booth, University of York, UK


 
 

09:15


Spectroscopic analysis of Re-190 using the Q3D magnetic spectrograph
Mark Griffiths, University of Birmingham, UK

 

Measuring Time-Like Compton Scattering at the EIC with the ECCE Detector 
Kayleigh Gates, The University of Glasgow, UK

 
 

09:30



Insight to the Explosion Mechanism of Core Collapse Supernovae Through γ-ray Spectroscopy of 46Cr
Chris Cousins, University of Surrey, UK

 
Search for dibaryon with CLAS12 collaboration
Matthew Nicol, University of York, UK



 
 

09:45




Gamma-spectroscopy of 35Ar with the aim of determining the 34g,mCl(p,γ)35Ar reaction rate and 34S/32S isotopic ratio in classical novae
Ben Reed, University of Surrey, UK

  Measurement of conversion coefficients using a charge plunger and the MARA mass separator
Jose Maria Arez de Vilhena Alves Rafael, University of the West of Scotland, UK

 
 
10:00

Investigating cross-shell interactions at the N=28 shell closure through 47K(d,p)48K as part of the MUGAST+AGATA+VAMOS campaign
Charlie Paxman, University of Surrey, UK

  Commissioning and Current Status of SBS Experiment Set
Gary Penman, University of Glasgow, UK



 
 

10:15


Recoil-decay tagging odd-Z 221Ac
James Keatings - University of the West of Scotland, UK

  J/ψ Near-Threshold Photoproduction off the Proton and Neutron with CLAS12
Richard Tyson, University of Glasgow, UK
 
 

10:30



Investigating the key rp-process reaction 48Cr(p,γ) 49Mn via 11B(40Ca,2n) 49Mn fusion-evaporation
Connor O'Shea, Surrey, United Kingdom

  Many Proton Knock-Out From Nuclear Targets Using Real Photon Beams
Rhidian Williams, University of York, UK

 
 

10:45

Coffee Break   

11:00

(Invited) New Nuclear Data Evaluations at AWE
James Benstead, AWE, UK

11:30

(Invited) Shapes and symmetries through electromagnetic transition rates in neutron deficient nuclei
Bondili .S. Nara Singh, University of West of Scotland, UK

12:00

(Invited) Studies of astrophysically important reactions using rare isotope beams at TRIUMF
Annika Lennarz, TRIUMF, Canada

12:30

Lunch and STFC Town Meeting

14:00

(Invited) Frontiers in Nuclear Astrophysics and the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams
Artemis Spyrou, Michigan State University, USA

14:30

(Invited) Quantum Dynamics in Low-Energy Nuclear Reactions
Alexis Diaz-Torres, University of Surrey, UK

15:00

(Invited) Studies of proton-rich nuclei for nuclear structure and astrophysics
Daniel Doherty, University of Surrey, UK

15:30

Close and Depart


Key Dates

Abstract submission deadline {extended}:

28 February 2022

Accommodation booking deadline:

25 March 2022

Registration deadline:

8 April 2022


Organised by the IOP Nuclear Physics Conference