RBS measurements to identify the composition and thickness of targets for accelerator experiments

At the Tandem Accelerator Laboratory of the University of Cologne experiments ar performed in the fields of Nuclear Structure and Nuclear Astrophysics. For the data analysis it is mandatory to know the exact composition and thickness of the targets. From previous measurements we know that the RBS setup ab RUBION is ideally suited for such studies.

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  • Jan Mayer: Analysis of the 92Mo(p,γ)93Tc reaction using the In-Beam method at the HORUS spectrometer (Master's thesis, 2014)
  • Sarah Prill: Determination of lifetimes in 128,130Te via the Doppler-shift attenuation method using pγ coincidences (Master's thesis, 2018)
  • Felix Heim: Investigating total and partial cross sections of the 107Ag(p,γ)108Cd reaction (Master's thesis, 2017)
  • Mark-Christoph Spieker: The origin of low-lying collective E1 and E2 strength in atomic nuclei (PhD thesis, 2016)
  • Philipp Scholz: Exploring statistical properties of nuclei for explosive stellar nucleosynthesis (PhD thesis, 2018)
  • Lars Netterdon: Constraining nuclear-physics input for explosive nucleosynthesis processes via in-beam γ-ray spectroscopy and the activation technique (PhD thesis, 2015)
  • Anne Sauerwein: Experimental studies of charged-particle induced reactions and their impact on the nucleosynthesis of p nuclei (PhD thesis, 2012)
  • Philipp Scholz: Analysis of the 187Re(α,n) reaction and development of tools for nuclear-physics experiments (Master's thesis, 2014)