The ground-state energies and radii for ${}^{4}\mathrm{He}$, ${}^{16}\mathrm{O}$, and ${}^{40}\mathrm{Ca}$ are calculated with the unitary-model-operator approach (UMOA). In the present study, we employ similarity renormalization group (SRG) evolved nucleon-nucleon ($NN$) and three-nucleon ($3N$) interactions based on chiral effective field theory. T...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034310] Published Fri Sep 13, 2019

]]>Coupled equations for even and odd particle number correlation functions are set up via the equation of motion method. For the even particle number case this leads to self-consistent random-phase approximation equations already known from the literature. From the equations of the odd particle number...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034311] Published Fri Sep 13, 2019

]]>Particles in the classically forbidden regions are studied based on the deformed relativistic Hartree-Bogoliubov theory in continuum with PC-PK1 for magnesium isotopes. By analyzing the neutron and proton radii, it is found that the largest deviations from the empirical values appear at the predicte...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034312] Published Fri Sep 13, 2019

]]>The dynamic linear response of a quantum system is critical for understanding both the structure and dynamics of strongly interacting quantum systems, including neutron scattering from materials, photon and electron scattering from atomic systems, and electron and neutrino scattering by nuclei. We p...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034610] Published Fri Sep 13, 2019

]]>We show, through analytic arguments, numerical calculations, and comparison with experimental data, that the ratio of the high-${p}_{\perp}$ observables ${v}_{2}/(1-{R}_{\mathrm{AA}})$ reaches a well-defined saturation value at high ${p}_{\perp}$, and that this ratio depends only on the spatial anisotropy of the quark gluon plasma (QGP) form...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 031901(R)] Published Thu Sep 12, 2019

]]>Excited states in the deformed nucleus ${}^{158}\mathrm{Gd}$ have been studied in the $(p,t)$ reaction using the Munich Tandem Accelerator and the Q3D spectrograph. Thirty-six excited ${0}^{+}$ states (five tentative) have been assigned up to the 4.3 MeV excitation energy. This large number of excited ${0}^{+}$ states in a deforme...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034307] Published Thu Sep 12, 2019

]]>The higher-spin structure of ${}^{38}\mathrm{Cl}$ ($N=21$) was investigated following the ${}^{26}\mathrm{Mg}({}^{14}\mathrm{C}$, $pn$) reaction at 30 and 37 MeV beam energies. The outgoing protons were detected in an $E\text{\u2212}\mathrm{\Delta}E$ Si telescope placed at ${0}^{\circ}$ close to the target with a Ta beam stopper between the target and telescope. Multiple $\gamma $ rays were det...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034308] Published Thu Sep 12, 2019

]]>The decay of $K$ isomers in Cm ($Z$ = 96) isotopes has been studied using inelastic and transfer reactions. The half-life of a previously identified 2-quasiparticle (qp) ${K}^{\pi}={8}^{-}$ isomer in ${}^{246}\mathrm{Cm}$ has been measured. A new 2-qp isomer is observed in ${}^{248}\mathrm{Cm}$, its half-life measured and its decay scheme establish...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034309] Published Thu Sep 12, 2019

]]>I discuss the role and impact of net-baryon number conservation in measurements of net-proton fluctuations in heavy-ion collisions. I show that the magnitude of the fluctuations is entirely determined by the strength of two particle correlations. At LHC and top RHIC energy, this implies the fluctuat...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034905] Published Thu Sep 12, 2019

]]>An *ab initio* Green's function Monte Carlo (GFMC) method is introduced for calculating total rates of muon weak capture in light nuclei with mass number $A\le 12$. As a first application of the method, we perform a calculation of the rate in ${}^{3}\mathrm{H}$ and ${}^{4}\mathrm{He}$ in a dynamical framework based on realistic two- and ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 035502] Published Thu Sep 12, 2019

]]>The structure of ${}^{34}\mathrm{Si}$ was studied through $\gamma $ spectroscopy separately in the ${\beta}^{-}$ decays of ${}^{34}\mathrm{Mg}$ and ${}^{34}\mathrm{Al}$ at the ISOLDE facility of CERN. Different configurations in ${}^{34}\mathrm{Si}$ were populated independently from the two recently identified $\beta $-decaying states in ${}^{34}\mathrm{Al}$ having spin-parity assignments ${J}^{\pi}={4}^{-}$ dominate...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034306] Published Wed Sep 11, 2019

]]>Measurements are reported for the angle-averaged double-differential cross section ${\langle {d}^{2}\sigma /\phantom{\sigma d{E}_{n}d{\mathrm{\Omega}}_{n}}\phantom{\rule{0.0pt}{0ex}}d{E}_{n}d{\mathrm{\Omega}}_{n}\rangle}_{{0}^{\circ}<\theta <7.{4}^{\circ}}$ for the breakup reaction ${}^{2}\mathrm{H}$($n,2n$)${}^{1}\mathrm{H}$, induced by 14-MeV neutrons generated using an inertial confinement fusion platform. A bright neutron source, created on the OMEGA Laser System [B...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034001] Published Tue Sep 10, 2019

]]>**Background:** Deuteron-induced reactions are widely used to probe nuclear structure and astrophysical information. Those (d,p) reactions may be viewed as three-body reactions and described with Faddeev techniques.

**Purpose:** Faddeev-AGS equations in momentum space have a long tradition of utilizing sepa...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034609] Published Tue Sep 10, 2019

]]>Precision nuclear charge radii measurements in the light-mass region are essential for understanding the evolution of nuclear structure, but their measurement represents a great challenge for experimental techniques. At the Collinear Resonance Ionization Spectroscopy (CRIS) setup at ISOLDE-CERN, a l...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034304] Published Mon Sep 09, 2019

]]>The excitation of atomic nuclei via magnetic dipole transitions is closely related to the inelastic neutral-current neutrino-nucleus (NC-$\nu \mathrm{A}$) scattering process due to the similarity of the transition operators. NC-$\nu \mathrm{A}$-scattering serves for the detection of supernova neutrinos and poses a significant ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034305] Published Mon Sep 09, 2019

]]>The dynamical cluster-decay model (DCM), an extension of the preformed cluster model of Gupta and collaborators for the decay of hot and rotating compound nuclei (CN) formed in low-energy reactions, has been applied to study the mass distribution of ${}^{236}\mathrm{U}^{*}$ formed at an excitation energy corresponding...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034607] Published Mon Sep 09, 2019

]]>The α-decay half-lives of some superheavy nuclei within a modified generalized liquid drop model (MGLDM) have been studied. The computed half-lives are compared with experimental data and also with existing theoretical models as well as the Royer, AKRE, New RenB, and Akrawy formulas, and are found t...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034608] Published Mon Sep 09, 2019

]]>Making use of the hybrid Regge-plus-resonance model, we investigate the process of kaon photoproduction off the proton target. We present a new model whose free parameters were adjusted to data in and above the resonance region and which provides an acceptable description of experimental data. The o...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 035202] Published Mon Sep 09, 2019

]]>[Phys. Rev. C 100, 039901] Published Mon Sep 09, 2019

]]>In a simple coexistence model, I have examined $2n$ transfer ratios of ${0}^{+}$ states in even Zr nuclei. Results indicate that mixing is small in ${}^{96}\mathrm{Zr}$, but larger and nearly equal in ${}^{92,94}\mathrm{Zr}$, with ${}^{90}\mathrm{Zr}$ slightly larger. The ${}^{96}\mathrm{Zr}$ result is consistent with earlier analyses of *E*2 strengths.

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034303] Published Fri Sep 06, 2019

]]>We investigate the fusion of ${}^{16}\mathrm{O}$ and ${}^{154}\mathrm{Sm}$ with excited states at Coulomb energies using a theoretical dynamical model. The two-body Schrödinger equation is solved using the time-dependent wave-packet coupled-channels method. The wave function of the collective motion and excitations are visualized ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034606] Published Fri Sep 06, 2019

]]>This paper presents a measurement of forward-forward and forward-central dijet azimuthal angular correlations and conditional yields in proton-proton ($pp$) and proton-lead ($p+\mathrm{Pb}$) collisions as a probe of the nuclear gluon density in regions where the fraction of the average momentum per nucleon carri...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034903] Published Fri Sep 06, 2019

]]>We present a new approach to identify fragments using computer simulations of relativistic heavy ion collisions. It is based on the simulated annealing technique and can be applied to $n$-body transport models such as quantum molecular dynamics. This new approach is able to predict isotope yields as w...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034904] Published Fri Sep 06, 2019

]]>**Background:** The neutron-deficient osmium isotopic chain provides a great laboratory for the study of shape evolution, with the transition from the soft triaxial rotor in ${}^{168}\mathrm{Os}$ to the well-deformed prolate rotor in ${}^{180}\mathrm{Os}$, while shape coexistence appears around $N=96$ in ${}^{172}\mathrm{Os}$. Therefore, the study of t...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034302] Published Thu Sep 05, 2019

]]>The roles of strange axial form factor and axial mass for both neutral-current and charged-current reactions are investigated in the quasi-elastic neutrino-nucleus scattering within a relativistic single-particle model. The calculation is performed for various target nuclei like ${}^{12}\mathrm{C}$, ${}^{40}\mathrm{Ca}$, ${}^{56}\mathrm{Fe}$, and...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034604] Published Wed Sep 04, 2019

]]>Photoneutron cross sections were measured for ${}^{137}\mathrm{Ba}$ and ${}^{138}\mathrm{Ba}$ at energies below two-neutron threshold using quasimonochromatic $\gamma $-ray beams produced in laser Compton scattering at the NewSUBARU synchrotron radiation facility. The photoneutron data are used to constrain the $\gamma $-ray strength function on ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034605] Published Wed Sep 04, 2019

]]>The role of the symmetry energy and the neutron-matter stiffness on the tidal deformability of a cold nonaccreted neutron star is studied using a set of unified equations of state. Based on the nuclear energy-density functional theory, these equations of state provide a thermodynamically consistent ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 035801] Published Wed Sep 04, 2019

]]>Recently, Allmond and Wood [J. M. Allmond and J. L. Wood, Phys. Lett. B **767**, 226 (2017)] were able to extract the three moments of inertia ${\mathfrak{I}}_{k}$ of a dozen of superfluid triaxial nuclei from experimental data. The observed dependence of the ${\mathfrak{I}}_{k}$ on the deformation parameters is rather smooth. Here we sho...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 031301(R)] Published Tue Sep 03, 2019

]]>The macroscopic-microscopic finite-range droplet model is combined with a particle-rotor coupling model in order to systematically describe low-energy spectra of odd-odd nuclei. The odd proton and neutron are allowed to interact through effective nuclear forces representing the residual neutron-prot...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034301] Published Tue Sep 03, 2019

]]>The National Ignition Facility (NIF) provides the opportunity to study nuclear reactions under controlled conditions at high temperatures and pressures at a level never before achieved. However, the timescale of the deuterium-tritium (DT) implosion is only a few nanoseconds, making data collection a...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034601] Published Tue Sep 03, 2019

]]>A microscopic analysis of the optical potentials (OPs) and cross sections of quasielastic scattering of ${}^{12,14}\mathrm{Be}$ on ${}^{12}\mathrm{C}$ at 56 MeV/nucleon and on protons at an energy near 700 MeV is carried out. For lower energy scattering the real part of the OP is calculated by using the double-folding procedure ac...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034602] Published Tue Sep 03, 2019

]]>The elastic scattering of the radioactive proton-rich carbon isotope ${}^{10}\mathrm{C}$ has been investigated. A full differential angular distribution for the elastic scattering of ${}^{10}\mathrm{C}$ on a ${}^{58}\mathrm{Ni}$ target has been measured at ${E}_{\mathrm{Lab}}=35.3$ MeV, which is just above the Coulomb barrier for this system (${V}_{B}=27$ MeV). The obt...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034603] Published Tue Sep 03, 2019

]]>We consider causal higher order theories of relativistic viscous hydrodynamics in the limit of one-dimensional boost-invariant expansion and study the associated dynamical attractor. We obtain evolution equations for the inverse Reynolds number as a function of Knudsen number. The solutions of these...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034901] Published Tue Sep 03, 2019

]]>The rotation-induced inhomogeneous problem is nontrivial and inevitable. In this paper a generic framework is developed to investigate the inhomogeneous condensate in a system of fermions under the presence of rotation. It is a self-consistent method based on a set of relativistic Bogoliubov-de Genn...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 034902] Published Tue Sep 03, 2019

]]>The first CLAS12 experiments will provide high-precision data on inclusive electron scattering observables at a photon virtuality ${Q}^{2}$ ranging from 0.05 to $12\phantom{\rule{0.16em}{0ex}}{\mathrm{GeV}}^{2}$ and center-of-mass energies $W$ up to 4 GeV. In view of this endeavor, we present the modeling of the resonant contributions to the inclusive...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 035201] Published Tue Sep 03, 2019

]]>We present a study of the $\tau $ polarization in charged-current quasielastic (anti)neutrino-nucleus scattering. The spectral function formalism is used to compute the differential cross section and the polarization components for several kinematical setups, relevant for neutrino-oscillation experiments....

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 035501] Published Tue Sep 03, 2019

]]>Nuclear clustering plays an important role, especially in the dynamics of light nuclei. The importance of the emergence of the nuclear clustering was discussed in the recent measurement of the photoabsorption cross sections as it offered the possibility of the coexistence of various excitation modes...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024334] Published Thu Aug 29, 2019

]]>A set of differential cross section of the three-body ${}^{2}\mathrm{H}(d,dp)n$ breakup reaction at 160-MeV deuteron beam energy is presented for 147 configurations covering a wide kinematical region around quasifree scattering. The experiment was performed at KVI in Groningen, the Netherlands, using the BINA detec...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024003] Published Wed Aug 28, 2019

]]>A new method is proposed for extrapolation of elastic-scattering data to the negative-energy region for a short-range interaction. The method is based on the analytic approximation of the modulus-squared of the partial-wave scattering amplitude and can serve as an alternative to the traditional one ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024627] Published Wed Aug 28, 2019

]]>I have used a simple model to estimate the relative populations expected for the ground state (g.s.) and three excited states of ${}^{11}\mathrm{O}$ in *2n* removal from ${}^{13}\mathrm{O}$. Results are ratios exc./g.s. of at most a few percent for each excited state, compared to ratios near unity suggested in a recent experiment in...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024332] Published Tue Aug 27, 2019

]]>The quark-meson-coupling (QMC) model self-consistently relates the dynamics of the internal quark structure of a hadron to the relativistic mean fields arising in nuclear matter. It offers a natural explanation to some open questions in nuclear theory, including the origin of many-body nuclear force...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024333] Published Tue Aug 27, 2019

]]>Fission fragment mass distributions have been measured for relatively neutron-deficient compound nuclei, ${}^{188}\mathrm{Pt}$ and ${}^{190}\mathrm{Pt}$, formed in the fusion reactions, ${}^{28}\mathrm{Si}+{}^{160}\mathrm{Gd}$ and ${}^{12}\mathrm{C}+{}^{178}\mathrm{Hf}$, respectively. The data were obtained for a similar initial excitation energy range of 49–68 MeV for both the systems. Th...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024626] Published Tue Aug 27, 2019

]]>We use the available experimental Gamow-Teller ${\beta}^{-}$ and ${\beta}^{+}$/EC (electron-capture) decay rates between ${0}^{+}$ and ${1}^{+}$ ground states in neighboring even-even and odd-odd nuclei, combined with $2\nu \beta \beta $ half-lives, to analyze the influence of the nuclear environment on the weak axial-vector strength ${g}_{\mathrm{A}}$. For this pu...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024331] Published Mon Aug 26, 2019

]]>Numerous scientific fields including astrophysics, nuclear power, and nuclear forensics require a knowledge of basic nuclear properties for large numbers of short-lived, radioactive isotopes far removed from stable nuclei. Neutron-capture cross sections are one such piece of nuclear data where direc...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024624] Published Mon Aug 26, 2019

]]>We extend our Monte Carlo algorithm for generating global configurations in nuclei to include different spatial distributions of protons and neutrons in heavy nuclei, taking into account the difference of spatial correlations between two protons, two neutrons, and proton-neutron pairs. We generate c...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024912] Published Mon Aug 26, 2019

]]>We compute the correction to the energy loss of a hard parton due to short separation distances between the creation of the particle and the in-medium scattering center that stimulates bremsstrahlung radiation to first order in opacity. In deriving the result we make full use of the large-formation-...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024913] Published Mon Aug 26, 2019

]]>**Background:** The rapid neutron capture process is one of the main nucleosynthesis processes of elements heavier than Fe. Uncertainties in nuclear properties, such as masses, half-lives, and $\beta $-delayed neutron probabilities can cause orders of magnitude of variation within astrophysical $r$-process simul...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 025806] Published Mon Aug 26, 2019

]]>Thermodynamical properties of an interacting system of scalar bosons at finite temperatures are studied within the framework of a field-theoretical model containing the attractive and repulsive self-interaction terms. Self-consistency relations between the effective mass and the thermodynamic functi...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 022201(R)] Published Fri Aug 23, 2019

]]>**Background:** The density-constrained time-dependent Hartree-Fock method is currently a tool of choice to predict fusion cross sections. However, it does not include pairing correlations, which have been found recently to play an important role.

**Purpose:** To describe the fusion cross section with a met...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024623] Published Fri Aug 23, 2019

]]>The statistical hadronization model successfully describes the yields of hadrons and light nuclei from central heavy-ion collisions over a wide range of energies. It is a simple and efficient phenomenological framework in which the relative yields for very high energy collisions are essentially dete...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024911] Published Fri Aug 23, 2019

]]>We study exclusive charmonium and bottomonium production in ultraperipheral heavy-ion collisions and electron-ion collisions within the dipole picture. We employ heavy quarkonium light-front wave functions obtained within the basis light-front quantization framework, which has some features of the l...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 025208] Published Fri Aug 23, 2019

]]>The Majorana Collaboration is operating an array of high-purity Ge detectors to search for the neutrinoless double-$\beta $ decay of ${}^{76}\mathrm{Ge}$. The Majorana Demonstrator consists of 44.1 kg of Ge detectors (29.7 kg enriched to 88% in ${}^{76}\mathrm{Ge}$) split between two modules constructed from ultraclean materials. Both mo...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 025501] Published Fri Aug 23, 2019

]]>The correlations of identical charged kaons were measured in $p$-Pb collisions at $\sqrt{{s}_{\mathit{NN}}}=5.02$ TeV by the ALICE experiment at the LHC. The femtoscopic invariant radii and correlation strengths were extracted from one-dimensional kaon correlation functions and were compared with those obtained in $pp$ and Pb...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024002] Published Thu Aug 22, 2019

]]>Neutron-capture rate plays a crucial role in the rapid neutron-capture process (r-process) and nuclear mass is one of the most important inputs for the estimations of neutron-capture rates. In this work, we employ ten nuclear mass models, including macroscopic, macroscopic-microscopic, and microscop...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024330] Published Thu Aug 22, 2019

]]>A study of low-energy incomplete fusion was done by the measurements of excitation functions of evaporation residues produced in the ${}^{16}\mathrm{O}+{}^{148}\mathrm{Nd}$ system at energies $\approx 4\u20137$ MeV/nucleon. The stacked foil activation technique using offline $\gamma $-ray spectrometry was employed. Significant enhancements were found...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024621] Published Thu Aug 22, 2019

]]>To understand the low-energy incomplete fusion (ICF) reaction dynamics, the excitation function measurements of ${}^{12}\mathrm{C}+{}^{165}\mathrm{Ho}$ system has been performed in the energy region of ≈ 4–7 MeV/nucleon, by employing the stacked foil activation technique. The cross sections of the measured evaporation residues a...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024622] Published Thu Aug 22, 2019

]]>We present a general systematic formalism for describing dynamics of fluctuations in an arbitrary relativistic hydrodynamic flow, including their feedback (known as long-time hydrodynamic tails). The fluctuations are described by two-point equal-time correlation functions. We introduce a definition ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024910] Published Thu Aug 22, 2019

]]>In the present work, the effect of proton-neutron interaction and its different components, i.e., central, spin-orbit, and tensor force, on proton shell-structure of odd-$A$ Sc, F, and Li isotopes is studied within the nuclear shell model framework. It has been observed that the central force possesse...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024328] Published Wed Aug 21, 2019

]]>The pairing properties of the neutrinoless double-$\beta $ decay candidate ${}^{116}\mathrm{Cd}$ have been investigated. Measurements of the two-neutron removal reactions on isotopes of ${}^{114,116}\mathrm{Cd}$ have been made in order to identify ${0}^{+}$ strength in the residual nuclei up to $\approx 3$ MeV. No significant $L=0$ strength has been found...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024329] Published Wed Aug 21, 2019

]]>**Background:** Studies of low-energy fusion of light nuclei are important in astrophysical modeling, with small variations in reaction rates having a large impact on nucleosynthesis yields. Due to the lack of experimental data at astrophysical energies, extrapolation and microscopic methods are needed ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024619] Published Wed Aug 21, 2019

]]>Ultraperipheral collisions (UPCs) of relativistic ions are an important tool for studying photoproduction at high energies. Vector-meson photoproduction is an important tool for nuclear structure measurements and other applications. A future electron-ion collider (EIC) will allow additional studies,...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024620] Published Wed Aug 21, 2019

]]>We report studies of charge-independent (CI) and charge-dependent (CD) two-particle differential-number correlation functions, ${\mathrm{R}}_{2}\left(\mathrm{\Delta}\eta ,\mathrm{\Delta}\phi \right)$, and transverse momentum (${\mathit{p}}_{\mathrm{T}}$) correlation functions, ${\mathrm{P}}_{2}\left(\mathrm{\Delta}\eta ,\mathrm{\Delta}\phi \right)$, of charged particles in $\sqrt{\mathit{s}}=2.76\phantom{\rule{0.16em}{0ex}}\mathrm{TeV}$ pp collisions with the PYTHIA and HERWIG models. Model predictions ar...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024909] Published Wed Aug 21, 2019

]]>The chiral soliton lattice (CSL), which has been studied in condensed-matter systems such as chiral magnets, arises as a parity-violating topological soliton. In hadron physics, various attempts have also been made to apply the idea of the CSL to baryonic matter. In this work, we explore the CSL eff...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 025207] Published Wed Aug 21, 2019

]]>In 2008 the Jefferson Laboratory ${F}_{\pi}$ Collaboration released results for the pion electromagnetic form factor, which they extracted from pion electroproduction data. The measured values for the pion form factor are model dependent, and require the use of the Vanderhaeghen, Guidal, and Laget Regge mode...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 025206] Published Tue Aug 20, 2019

]]>We exploit the many-body self-consistent Green's function method to analyze finite-temperature properties of infinite nuclear matter and to explore the behavior of the thermal index used to simulate thermal effects in equations of state for astrophysical applications. We show how the thermal index i...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 025805] Published Tue Aug 20, 2019

]]>We calculate the $p$-wave contribution to the proton-proton fusion $S$ factor and its energy derivative in pionless effective-field theory (EFT) up to next-to-leading order. The leading contributions are given by a recoil piece from the Gamow-Teller and Fermi operators and from relativistic $1/m$ suppress...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 021001(R)] Published Mon Aug 19, 2019

]]>Level lifetime and side-feeding time measurements were performed on the excited states of the normally deformed bands of ${}^{83}\mathrm{Y}$ using the Doppler-shift attenuation method (DSAM). The high spin states of ${}^{83}\mathrm{Y}$ were populated using the fusion-evaporation reaction ${}^{58}\mathrm{Ni}({}^{32}\mathrm{S},\alpha 3p){}^{83}\mathrm{Y}$ at 135 MeV. Twenty-two lev...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024327] Published Mon Aug 19, 2019

]]>We used the phasotron of the Laboratory of Nuclear Problems at JINR to irradiate isotopically pure ${}^{209}\mathrm{Bi}$ target with 660 MeV protons. Cross sections of the fragment production with mass numbers $24\le A\le 210$ u were measured for the first time using the direct $\gamma $-spectrometry method with a high-resolution ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024616] Published Mon Aug 19, 2019

]]>Recently, the bound and continuum spectrum of ${}^{11}\mathrm{Be}$ has been calculated within the *ab initio* no-core shell model with continuum (NCSMC) method, with the parity inversion in the ground state successfully reproduced. The continuum spectrum obtained is in agreement with known experimental levels. The *S* ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024617] Published Mon Aug 19, 2019

]]>We study if commonly used nucleon-nucleon effective interactions, obtained from fitting the properties of cold nuclear matter and of finite nuclei, can properly describe the hot dense nuclear matter produced in intermediate-energy heavy-ion collisions. We use two representative effective interaction...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024618] Published Mon Aug 19, 2019

]]>We measured both the differential cross section (${\sigma}_{p,{p}^{\prime}}\phantom{\rule{0.16em}{0ex}}={d}^{2}\sigma /d\mathrm{\Omega}d{E}_{x}$) and the $\gamma $-ray emission probability [${R}_{\gamma}\left({E}_{x}\right)\phantom{\rule{0.16em}{0ex}}={\sigma}_{p,{p}^{\prime}\gamma}/{\sigma}_{p,{p}^{\prime}}$] from the giant resonances excited by ${}^{12}\mathrm{C}(p,{p}^{\prime})$ reaction at 392 MeV and ${0}^{\circ}$, using a magnetic spectrometer and an array of NaI(Tl) counters. The absolute value of ${R}_{\gamma}\left({E}_{x}\right)$ was calib...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024615] Published Fri Aug 16, 2019

]]>Two-particle correlations have been used extensively to study hydrodynamic flow patterns in heavy-ion collisions. In small collision systems, such as $p+p$ and $p+A$, where particle multiplicities are much smaller than in $A+A$ collisions, nonflow effects from jet correlations, momentum conservation, part...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024908] Published Fri Aug 16, 2019

]]>Radiative capture reactions play a crucial role in stellar nucleosynthesis but have proved challenging to determine experimentally. In particular, the large uncertainty ($\approx 100\%$) in the measured rate of the ${}^{12}\mathrm{C}(\alpha ,\gamma ){}^{16}\mathrm{O}$ reaction is the largest source of uncertainty in any stellar evolution model. With ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 025804] Published Fri Aug 16, 2019

]]>The level scheme of the compound ${}^{153}\mathrm{Sm}$ nucleus formed via the ${}^{152}\mathrm{Sm}({n}_{\text{th}},\gamma )$ reaction is studied by using a $\gamma -\gamma $ coincidence spectrometer at Dalat Nuclear Research Institute, Vietnam. All the $\gamma $ cascades, which correspond to the decays from the compound state to 12 final levels of 0 (${\frac{3}{2}}^{+}$), 7.535 (${\frac{5}{2}}^{+}$), ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024324] Published Thu Aug 15, 2019

]]>Lifetime measurements of the lower excited states in the yrast band of ${}^{167}\mathrm{Lu}$ have been measured using the recoil distance Doppler shift method. The excited nuclear states in ${}^{167}\mathrm{Lu}$ were populated via ${}^{159}\mathrm{Tb}\phantom{\rule{4pt}{0ex}}({}^{12}\mathrm{C},4n)$ fusion-evaporation reaction at a beam energy of 74 MeV. In the experiment, the lifetime...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024325] Published Thu Aug 15, 2019

]]>Some aspects of description of the Bohr-Weisskopf effect in hyperfine splitting (HFS) of the H- and Li-like ions of ${}^{209}\mathrm{Bi}$ are considered by application of the surface and volume models of the nuclear currents. Extension of these models, used in internal conversion theory, as a description of the HFS...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024326] Published Thu Aug 15, 2019

]]>We construct the QCD equation of state at finite chemical potentials including net baryon, electric charge, and strangeness, based on the conserved charge susceptibilities determined from lattice QCD simulations and the equation of state of the hadron resonance gas model. For the application to rela...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024907] Published Thu Aug 15, 2019

]]>A six-quasiparticle isomer with $T{}_{1/2}$ = 57(2) ns has been established in the doubly-odd isotope ${}^{200}\mathrm{Tl}$ and its level scheme is significantly extended. Half-lives of previously reported isomers in ${}^{200}\mathrm{Tl}$ and ${}^{201,202}\mathrm{Pb}$ have been determined and revised values are reported in a few cases, with $T{}_{1/2}$ = 397(1...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024320] Published Wed Aug 14, 2019

]]>In this paper we demonstrate that a simple nucleon-pair picture, previously investigated for semi-magic even-even nuclei, survives in both odd-mass semi-magic nuclei and a few neutron-rich open-shell nuclei. This is exemplified by low-lying states of the semi-magic nuclei ${}^{43-48}\mathrm{Ca}$ and three open-shel...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024321] Published Wed Aug 14, 2019

]]>**Background:** The even cadmium isotopes near the neutron midshell have long been considered among the best examples of vibrational nuclei. However, the vibrational nature of these nuclei has been questioned based on $E2$ transition rates that are not consistent with vibrational excitations. In the neigh...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024322] Published Wed Aug 14, 2019

]]>The transitional nuclei ${}^{134}\mathrm{Ba}$ and ${}^{133}\mathrm{Ba}$ are investigated after multinucleon transfer employing the high-resolution Advanced GAmma Tracking Array coupled to the magnetic spectrometer PRISMA at the Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro, Italy, and after fusion-evaporation reaction at the FN tandem accelerat...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024323] Published Wed Aug 14, 2019

]]>The level structure of the odd-odd iodine nucleus ${}^{122}\mathrm{I}$ has been studied by the ${}^{120}\mathrm{Sn}$ (${}^{7}\mathrm{Li}$, $5n){}^{122}\mathrm{I}$ reaction at ${E}_{\mathrm{lab}}=58$ MeV. Two chopped beams from the 14UD (Unit Doubled) tandem heavy-ion accelerator at the Australian National University were used; one was a nanosecond (ns) pulsed-beam with separati...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024319] Published Tue Aug 13, 2019

]]>**Background:** A transparent approach for the study of nuclear shapes and sizes in excited states requires knowledge about dynamic deformations of both neutron and proton distributions, by means of their independent excitations at the same energy. Heavy-ion scattering could be a reliable approach, faci...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024614] Published Tue Aug 13, 2019

]]>The respective contributions of cold-matter and hot-medium effects to the suppression of $\mathrm{{\rm Y}}\left(1\mathrm{S}\right)$ and $\mathrm{{\rm Y}}\left(2\mathrm{S}\right)$ mesons in $p\mathrm{Pb}$ collisions at energies reached at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) are investigated. Whereas known alterations of the parton density functions in the lead nucleus and coherent p...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024906] Published Tue Aug 13, 2019

]]>Properties of the baryon-baryon interactions in the strangeness $S=-2$ sector of chiral effective field theory at the next-to-leading order (NLO) level are explored by calculating $\mathrm{\Xi}$ single-particle potentials in symmetric nuclear matter. The results are transformed to the $\mathrm{\Xi}$ potential in finite nuclei ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024313] Published Mon Aug 12, 2019

]]>One new pair of positive-parity chiral doublet bands have been identified in the odd-$A$ nucleus ${}^{135}\mathrm{Nd}$ which together with the previously reported negative-parity chiral doublet bands constitute a third case of multiple chiral doublet ($\mathrm{M}\chi \mathrm{D}$) bands in the $A\approx 130$ mass region. The properties of the $\mathrm{M}\chi \mathrm{D}$ ban...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024314] Published Mon Aug 12, 2019

]]>A new approach to observe the radiative decay of the ${}^{229}\mathrm{Th}$ nuclear isomer, and to determine its energy and radiative lifetime, is presented. Situated at a uniquely low excitation energy, this nuclear state might be a key ingredient for the development of a nuclear clock or a nuclear laser and, the s...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024315] Published Mon Aug 12, 2019

]]>**Background:** $\beta $-decay rates play a decisive role in understanding the nucleosynthesis of heavy elements and are governed by microscopic nuclear-structure information. A sudden shortening of the half-lives of Ni isotopes beyond $N=50$ was observed at the RIKEN-RIBF. This is considered due to the persiste...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024316] Published Mon Aug 12, 2019

]]>**Background:** Many nuclear structure calculations, even for full configuration interaction approaches, are performed with input Hamiltonians represented in a truncated model space. These often require consistent transformations of the operators to account for the missing physics beyond the active spac...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024317] Published Mon Aug 12, 2019

]]>We study ground-state energies and charge radii of closed-shell medium-mass nuclei based on novel chiral nucleon-nucleon (*NN*) and three-nucleon ($3N$) interactions, with a focus on exploring the connections between finite nuclei and nuclear matter. To this end, we perform in-medium similarity renormal...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024318] Published Mon Aug 12, 2019

]]>We have experimentally determined the production rate of ${}^{39}\mathrm{Ar}$ and ${}^{37}\mathrm{Ar}$ from cosmic ray neutron interactions in argon at sea level. Understanding these production rates is important for argon-based dark matter experiments that plan to utilize argon extracted from deep underground because it is impera...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024608] Published Mon Aug 12, 2019

]]>In a previous Letter [Phys. Rev. Lett. **96**, 072502 (2006)], the multichannel algebraic scattering (MCAS) technique was used to calculate spectral properties for proton-unstable ${}^{15}\mathrm{F}$ and its mirror, ${}^{15}\mathrm{C}$. This achieved a close match to the then-new data for $p+{}^{14}\mathrm{O}$ elastic scattering and predicted several...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024609] Published Mon Aug 12, 2019

]]>**Background:** Quasifission is the main reaction channel hindering the formation of superheavy nuclei (SHN). Its understanding will help to optimize entrance channels for SHN studies. Quasifission also provides a probe to understand the influence of shell effects in the formation of the fragments.

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[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024610] Published Mon Aug 12, 2019

]]>The static properties of the heaviest residue and unbound particles produced in central ${}^{64,58}\mathrm{Ni}$ on ${}^{64,58}\mathrm{Ni}$ collisions at 50 MeV/nucleon are predicted within the Boltzmann-Uehling-Uhlenbeck transport model, in order to explore the sensitivity of those observables to the density dependence of the symm...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024611] Published Mon Aug 12, 2019

]]>**Background:** In current simulations of fission, the number of protons and neutrons in a given fission fragment is almost always obtained by integrating the total density of particles in the sector of space that contains the fragment. The semiclassical nature of this procedure and the antisymmetry of ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024612] Published Mon Aug 12, 2019

]]>The production of neutron-rich Rf isotopes in multinucleon transfer reactions is investigated using the dinuclear system model with gemini$++$ code. The reaction ${}^{238}\mathrm{U}+{}^{252}\mathrm{Cf}$ is more advantageous to generate neutron-rich Rf isotopes than ${}^{238}\mathrm{U}+{}^{249}\mathrm{Bk}$ and ${}^{238}\mathrm{U}+{}^{248}\mathrm{Cf}$, because ${}^{252}\mathrm{Cf}$ has a larger $N/Z$ ratio an...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024613] Published Mon Aug 12, 2019

]]>We construct nuclear matter based on an extended parity doublet model including four light nucleons, $N\left(939\right),N\left(1440\right),N\left(1535\right)$, and $N\left(1650\right)$. We exclude some values of the chiral invariant masses by requiring the saturation properties of normal nuclear matter: saturation density, binding energy, incom...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 025205] Published Mon Aug 12, 2019

]]>The effect of pasta phases on the quark-hadron phase transition is investigated for a set of relativistic mean-field equations of state for both hadron and quark matter. The results of the full numerical solution with pasta phases are compared with those of an interpolating construction used in prev...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 025802] Published Mon Aug 12, 2019

]]>Differences in the equation of state (EOS) of dense matter translate into differences in astrophysical simulations and their multimessenger signatures. Thus, extending the number of EOSs for astrophysical simulations allows us to probe the effect of different aspects of the EOS in astrophysical phen...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 025803] Published Mon Aug 12, 2019

]]>The $\beta $-intensity distributions of the decays of ${}^{100\text{gs},100\text{m}}\mathrm{Nb}$ and ${}^{102\text{gs},102\text{m}}\mathrm{Nb}$ have been determined using the total absorption $\gamma $-ray spectroscopy technique. The JYFLTRAP double Penning trap system was employed in a campaign of challenging measurements performed with the decay total absorption $\gamma $-ray sp...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 024311] Published Fri Aug 09, 2019

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