The influence of polarization effects and temperature effects on the deformations of projectilelike and targetlike densities are taken into account consistently on the potential-energy surface. The evaporation residue cross sections for hot-fusion reactions are investigated within the dinuclear syst...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 011601(R)] Published Tue Jul 23, 2019

]]>Experiments with intense photon and electron beams have the potential to provide access to nontrivial properties of the recently discovered ${d}^{*}\left(2380\right)$ hexaquark including its size, structure, magnetic moment, and quadrupole and octupole deformations. In this paper we investigate the sensitivity of ong...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 012201(R)] Published Tue Jul 23, 2019

]]>In nuclear structure calculations, the choice of a limited model space, due to computational needs, leads to the necessity to renormalize the Hamiltonian as well as any transition operator. Here, we present a study of the renormalization procedure and effects of the Gamow-Teller operator within the ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014316] Published Tue Jul 23, 2019

]]>The validity of the multinucleon transfer (MNT) approach for deduction of fission barrier heights was investigated in an experiment carried out at the JAEA tandem accelerator facility. By using the ${}^{18}\mathrm{O}+{}^{237}\mathrm{Np}$ reaction, fission barrier heights were inferred from fission probabilities of the nuclei $\mathrm{N...}$

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014611] Published Tue Jul 23, 2019

]]>**Background:** Multinucleon transfer reactions at low-energy collisions are considered to be promising for the production of new exotic nuclei, which are difficult to produce by other methods. Theoretical studies are required to provide reliable predictions for the experiments and to help understand th...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014612] Published Tue Jul 23, 2019

]]>We derive the formulas for calculating the squeezed back-to-back correlation (SBBC) between a boson and antiboson with nonzero width produced in relativistic heavy-ion collisions. The SBBCs of ${D}^{0}$ and $\varphi $ mesons with finite in-medium widths are studied. We find that the finite width can change the patt...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014907] Published Tue Jul 23, 2019

]]>We study the photoproduction and electroproductions of the vector kaon off the proton, i.e., ${\gamma}^{(*)}p\to {K}^{*+}{\pi}^{0}{\mathrm{\Sigma}}^{0}$, and investigate the line shape of the ${\pi}^{0}{\mathrm{\Sigma}}^{0}$ invariant mass in an effective Lagrangian approach with the inclusion of a ${K}^{*}N{\mathrm{\Lambda}}^{*}$ interaction. Relevant electromagnetic form factors for the neutral h...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 015205] Published Tue Jul 23, 2019

]]>**Background:** The ${}^{14}\mathrm{N}(p,\gamma ){}^{15}\mathrm{O}$ reaction plays a vital role in various astrophysical scenarios. Its reaction rate must be accurately known in the present era of high precision astrophysics. The cross section of the reaction is often measured relative to a low energy resonance, the strength of which must...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 015805] Published Tue Jul 23, 2019

]]>[Phys. Rev. C 100, 019902] Published Tue Jul 23, 2019

]]>[Phys. Rev. C 100, 019903] Published Tue Jul 23, 2019

]]>We derive from the subleading contributions to the chiral three-nucleon (3*N*) force [long-range terms; published by V. Bernard *et al.*, Phys. Rev. C **77**, 064004 (2008)] a density-dependent two-nucleon interaction ${V}_{\text{med}}$ in isospin-symmetric, spin-saturated nuclear matter. Following the division of the p...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014002] Published Mon Jul 22, 2019

]]>High-spin states in the ${}^{73}\mathrm{Br}$ nucleus have been populated via the ${}^{50}\mathrm{Cr}({}^{28}\mathrm{Si},\alpha p){}^{73}\mathrm{Br}$ fusion evaporation reaction with a beam energy of 90 MeV. The deexciting gamma rays were detected using the Indian National Gamma Array (INGA). Using the $\gamma -\gamma $ coincidence technique, two new bands and eight new intercon...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014315] Published Mon Jul 22, 2019

]]>Employing a quantal diffusion description based on the stochastic mean-field approach, we analyze the mass distribution of the primary fragments in the collisions of the ${}^{136}\mathrm{Xe}+{}^{208}\mathrm{Pb}$ system at the bombarding energy ${E}_{\text{c.m.}}=526$ MeV. This quantal approach provides a good description of the primary fragme...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014609] Published Mon Jul 22, 2019

]]>We investigated the probability distribution of thermal neutron capture cross sections (${\sigma}_{\mathrm{th}}$) deduced stochastically with the resonance parameters randomly sampled from Wigner and Porter-Thomas distributions. We found that the typical probability distribution has an asymmetric shape. While there is a...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014610] Published Mon Jul 22, 2019

]]>We calculate for the first time the shear viscosity of ultrarelativistic Boson systems in the presence of a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC). Two different methods are used. One is the Grad's method of moments and another is the Green-Kubo relation within a kinetic transport approach. In this work we ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014906] Published Mon Jul 22, 2019

]]>The baryon-quark phase transition is studied for the equation of state (EOS) of neutron star (NS) matter. The Thomas-Fermi (TF) approximation is employed in a semiclassical mean-field (MF) model for the EOS of baryonic matter including hyperons. The EOS of quark matter is also extracted from the Nam...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 015804] Published Mon Jul 22, 2019

]]>High-spin states in ${}^{193}\mathrm{Tl}$ were studied and the level scheme was revised and extended including the observation of new rotational bands. A surprising competition between bands built on the same $\pi {h}_{9/2}\otimes \nu {{i}_{13/2}}^{-2}$ nucleon configurations is observed. It is suggested that it is generated by two different ro...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014313] Published Fri Jul 19, 2019

]]>In this paper, we reexamine the formulas of one-nucleon separation energies proposed and studied by Vogt [Phys. Lett. B **517**, 255 (2001)] and by Bao [Phys. Rev. C. **87**, 044313 (2013)], by considering the parities for both neutron number and proton number, and more sophisticated treatments of the shell...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014314] Published Fri Jul 19, 2019

]]>**Background**: High-accuracy and self-consistent fission product yield (FPY) data are needed to advance microscopic/macroscopic descriptions of the nuclear fission process, to improve the predictive power of phenomenological models, and for applications in nuclear energy, nuclear forensics, and homelan...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014608] Published Fri Jul 19, 2019

]]>**Background:** In the framework of the newly developed generalized energy density functional (EDF) called KIDS, the nuclear equation of state (EoS) is expressed as an expansion in powers of the Fermi momentum or the cubic root of the density (${\rho}^{1/3}$). Although an optimal number of converging terms was ob...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014312] Published Thu Jul 18, 2019

]]>In the first part of this paper, we use a nonlocal extension of the three-flavor Polyakov-Nambu-Jona-Lasinio model, which takes into account flavor-mixing, momentum dependent quark masses, and vector interactions among quarks, to investigate the possible existence of a spinodal region (determined by...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 015803] Published Thu Jul 18, 2019

]]>The cumulative yields of 48 fission products in the mass range of 77–153 have been measured for the ${}^{232}\mathrm{Th}\left(n,f\right)$ reaction with the average neutron energies of 7.46, 13.4, and 18.0 MeV using an off-line γ-ray spectrometric technique. Fast neutron beams were generated using the ${}^{9}\mathrm{Be}\left(p,n\right)$ reaction with th...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014606] Published Wed Jul 17, 2019

]]>A new formalism for the nonadiabatic collective inertia from time-dependent pairing equations for odd numbers of nucleons is described in detail. The effective masses and the moments of inertia result from the occurrence of matrix elements of the time derivatives and of the angular couplings, respec...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014607] Published Wed Jul 17, 2019

]]>High-spin states in ${}^{39}\mathrm{Ar}$ were populated using the ${}^{27}\mathrm{Al}({}^{14}\mathrm{C},\phantom{\rule{4pt}{0ex}}pn)$ reaction at 25.6 MeV. The de-exciting $\gamma $ rays were measured with the FSU $\gamma $ detector array along with evaporation protons in a Si $E\text{\u2212}\mathrm{\Delta}E$ telescope. The known high-spin level scheme was extended up to over 11 MeV with a dozen new levels above...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014310] Published Tue Jul 16, 2019

]]>Lifetimes of intermediate-spin states in two rotational bands of ${}^{99}\mathrm{Zr}$ have been measured. These states were populated following the neutron-induced fission of ${}^{235}\mathrm{U}$ at the PF1B beamline of the Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, during the EXILL-FATIMA campaign. The nucleus ${{}^{99}\mathrm{Zr}}_{59}$ exhibits shape coexis...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014311] Published Tue Jul 16, 2019

]]>Neutron spin rotation is expected from quark-quark weak interactions in the standard model, which induce weak interactions among nucleons that violate parity. We present the results from an experiment searching for the effect of parity violation via the spin rotation of polarized neutrons in a liqui...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 015204] Published Tue Jul 16, 2019

]]>Half-lives of ${\beta}^{+}$ decay and electron capture are studied in some selected superheavy nuclei produced in hot-fusion reactions, namely, ${}^{290}\mathrm{Fl}$, ${}^{293}\mathrm{Mc}$, ${}^{294}\mathrm{Lv}$, and ${}^{295}\mathrm{Ts}$. The nuclear structure is described microscopically from deformed self-consistent Skyrme Hartree-Fock mean-field calculations that inclu...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014309] Published Mon Jul 15, 2019

]]>**Background:** Spontaneous fission events emit prompt neutrons correlated with one another in emission angle and energy. Measurements of these correlations can shed light on the partitioning of the excitation energy between the fragments, even if they are not directly measured.

**Purpose:** We explore the ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014605] Published Mon Jul 15, 2019

]]>The fluid dynamics of a relativistic fireball with longitudinal and transverse expansion is described using a background-fluctuation splitting. Symmetry representations of azimuthal rotations and longitudinal boosts are used for a classification of initial state configurations and their fluid dynami...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014905] Published Mon Jul 15, 2019

]]>We report on high-precision ${Q}_{\mathrm{EC}}$ values of the ${}^{21}\mathrm{Na}\to {}^{21}\mathrm{Ne}$ and ${}^{23}\mathrm{Mg}\to {}^{23}\mathrm{Na}$ mirror $\beta $ transitions from mass measurements with ISOLTRAP at the CERN ISOLDE facility. A precision of $\delta m/m=9\times {10}^{-10}$ and $\delta m/m=1.5\times {10}^{-9}$ was reached for the masses of ${}^{21}\mathrm{Na}$ and ${}^{23}\mathrm{Mg}$, respectively. We reduce the uncertainty of the ${Q}_{\mathrm{EC}}$ v...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 015502] Published Mon Jul 15, 2019

]]>The equation of state (EOS) of infinite nuclear matter with a small proton or neutron fraction is a crucial input to determine the properties of neutron stars and compare model predictions to astronomical observations. The so-called symmetry energy is the part of the EOS accounting for the differenc...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 015802] Published Mon Jul 15, 2019

]]>The high-spin states of the neutron-rich ${}^{81}\mathrm{Ga}$, with three valence protons outside a ${}^{78}\mathrm{Ni}$ core, were measured. The measurement involved prompt $\gamma $-ray spectroscopy of fission fragments isotopically identified using the combination of the variable mode spectrometer ($\mathrm{VAMOS}++$) and the advanced gamma track...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 011301(R)] Published Fri Jul 12, 2019

]]>In this paper we present a method for efficiently including the effects of off-diagonal local rest frame momentum anisotropies in leading-order anisotropic hydrodynamics. The method relies on diagonalization of the spacelike block of the anisotropy tensor and allows one to reduce the necessary momen...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014904] Published Fri Jul 12, 2019

]]>We predict a new three-body hadronic molecule composed of antikaon $\overline{K}$, anticharm meson $\overline{D}$, and nucleon $N$ with spin-parity ${J}^{P}=1/{2}^{+}$ and isospin $I=1/2$. This state behaves like an explicit pentaquark state because its minimal quark configuration is $uuds\overline{c}$ or $udds\overline{c}$. Owing to the attraction between every...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 015203] Published Fri Jul 12, 2019

]]>**Background:** The understanding and description of forbidden decays provides interesting challenges for nuclear theory. These calculations could help to test underlying nuclear models and interpret experimental data.

**Purpose:** Compare a direct measurement of the ${}^{138}\mathrm{La}\phantom{\rule{4pt}{0ex}}\beta $-decay $Q$ value with the $\beta $-decay sp...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014308] Published Thu Jul 11, 2019

]]>The nuclear scattering at energies well above the Coulomb barrier allows for a fairly sensitive examination of the parameters of the optical potential when the relevant couplings are included into the calculations. In this work we present experimental angular distribution data for the elastic and in...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014604] Published Thu Jul 11, 2019

]]>**Background:** Measurements of two-particle azimuthal angle correlations are a useful tool to study the distribution of jet energy loss; however, they are complicated because of the significant anisotropic flow background.

**Purpose:** We devise a data-driven method for subtracting anisotropic flow backgro...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014903] Published Thu Jul 11, 2019

]]>Particle oscillations in absorbing matter are considered. The approach based on the optical potential is shown to be inapplicable in the strong absorption region. Models with Hermitian Hamiltonian are analyzed. They give an increase of the process width in comparison with the model based on the opti...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 015202] Published Thu Jul 11, 2019

]]>The spin and parity of the 3.004-MeV level in ${}^{27}\mathrm{Al}$ have been determined by measuring the angular correlation function of radiation emitted from levels populated by resonant absorption of polarized photons. The nuclear resonance fluorescence experiments were carried out at the High Intensity $\gamma $-ray So...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014307] Published Wed Jul 10, 2019

]]>**Background:** The phenomenological optical model has been extensively used to study the nucleon-nucleus scattering process. However, its use in describing the observables for nucleon scattering off light $1p$-shell nuclei has been somewhat limited and less successful. This is a result of their diffuse e...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014603] Published Wed Jul 10, 2019

]]>We calculate the gravitational form factors of the pion, $\sigma $ meson, and $\rho $ meson in the Nambu–Jona-Lasinio model of quantum chromodynamics. The canonical energy-momentum tensor (EMT) is used in their derivation, allowing the possibility of an antisymmetric contribution when the hadron has intrinsic spi...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 015201] Published Wed Jul 10, 2019

]]>In this study, we derive the magnetized Taub adiabat (TA) equation from the hydrodynamic conservation conditions. For the conversion of one phase to other the combustion adiabat (CA) equation is the same as the TA equation, only the equation of state (EoS) of the upstream phase is different from tha...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 015801] Published Wed Jul 10, 2019

]]>In order to study the nucleon-nucleon pairing effects in clustering nuclei, we formulate a superposed Tohsaki-Horiuchi-Schuck-Röpke (THSR) wave function, which includes both molecular-orbit and pairing configurations explicitly. With this new wave function, we investigate the anomalous deuteronlike $\mathrm{...}$

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014306] Published Tue Jul 09, 2019

]]>[Phys. Rev. C 100, 019901] Published Tue Jul 09, 2019

]]>Cold gas experiments can be tuned to achieve strongly-interacting regimes such as that of low-density neutron matter found in neutron-stars' crusts. We report $T=0$ diffusion Monte Carlo results (i) for the ground state of both spin-1/2 fermions with short-range interactions and low-density neutron ma...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014001] Published Mon Jul 08, 2019

]]>We present a study of the skewness of nuclear matter, which is proportional to the third derivative of the energy per nucleon with respect to the baryon density at the saturation point, in the framework of the Landau-Migdal theory. We derive an exact relation between the skewness, the nucleon effect...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014303] Published Mon Jul 08, 2019

]]>The masses of ${}^{34}\mathrm{Si}$, ${}^{33,34}\mathrm{Mg}$, and ${}^{34}\mathrm{Al}$ have been measured with the ISOLTRAP Penning-trap spectrometer at ISOLDE/CERN. The results are in agreement with previous mass measurements and uncertainties have been decreased. The mass of ${}^{34}\mathrm{Al}$ was determined in two configurations, one following direct product...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014304] Published Mon Jul 08, 2019

]]>The new nuclides ${}^{165}\mathrm{Pt}$ and ${}^{170}\mathrm{Hg}$ were produced in the reactions ${}^{92}\mathrm{Mo}({}^{78}\mathrm{Kr},5n)$ and ${}^{96}\mathrm{Ru}({}^{78}\mathrm{Kr},4n)$ at bombarding energies of 418 MeV and 390 MeV, respectively. For ${}^{170}\mathrm{Hg}$ an $\alpha $-particle energy of ${E}_{\alpha}=7590\left(30\right)\phantom{\rule{0.16em}{0ex}}\mathrm{keV}$ and half-life of ${t}_{1/2}=0.{08}_{-0.04}^{+0.40}\phantom{\rule{0.16em}{0ex}}\mathrm{ms}$ were deduced, while for ${}^{165}\mathrm{Pt}$ the corresponding values ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014305] Published Mon Jul 08, 2019

]]>We formulate microscopic optical potentials for nucleon-nucleus scattering from chiral two- and three-nucleon forces. The real and imaginary central terms of the optical potentials are obtained from the nucleon self-energy in infinite nuclear matter at a given density and isospin asymmetry, calculat...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014601] Published Mon Jul 08, 2019

]]>**Background:** A diversity of fragmentation modes has been observed in several types of nuclear reactions, which may correspond to different breakup mechanisms.

**Purpose:** The present work is an attempt to compare the mechanisms of the fragment emission in central heavy-ion collision near the Fermi energ...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014602] Published Mon Jul 08, 2019

]]>The quark matter created in relativistic nuclear collisions is interpreted as a nearly perfect fluid. The recent efforts to explore its finite-density properties in the beam energy scan programs motivate one to revisit the issue of the local rest frame fixing in off-equilibrium hydrodynamics. I firs...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014901] Published Mon Jul 08, 2019

]]>We report the first measurements of a complete second-order cumulant matrix of net-charge, net-proton, and net-kaon multiplicity distributions for the first phase of the beam energy scan program at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider. This includes the centrality and, for the first time, the pseudor...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014902] Published Mon Jul 08, 2019

]]>In the $\mathrm{UCN}\tau $ experiment, ultracold neutrons (UCN) are confined by magnetic fields and the Earth's gravitational field. Field-trapping mitigates the problem of UCN loss on material surfaces, which caused the largest correction in prior neutron experiments using material bottles. However, the neutron d...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 015501] Published Mon Jul 08, 2019

]]>Garrett *et al.* systematically investigated band-crossing frequencies resulting from the rotational alignment of the first pair of ${i}_{13/2}$ neutrons (AB) in rare-earth nuclei. In that study, evidence was found for an odd-even neutron number dependence attributed to changes in the strength of neutron pai...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014302] Published Tue Jul 02, 2019

]]>Isoscalar (IS) monopole and dipole excitations in ${}^{16}\mathrm{O}$ were investigated by the method of shifted basis antisymmetrized molecular dynamics combined with the generator coordinate method. Significant strengths of the IS monopole and dipole transitions were obtained in the low-energy region below the gi...

[Phys. Rev. C 100, 014301] Published Mon Jul 01, 2019

]]>Spectra, reduced electromagnetic $B\left(E2\right)$ transition strengths, mean-square charge radii and, for those states above the emission threshold, α-decay widths are calculated by using a local potential cluster model for the ground state ${K}^{\pi}={0}^{+}$ and first-excited ${K}^{\pi}={0}^{-}$ bands of ${}^{20}\mathrm{Ne},{}^{44}\mathrm{Ti},{}^{94}\mathrm{Mo},{}^{104}\mathrm{Te}$, and ${}^{\mathrm{...}}\mathrm{Te}$

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064332] Published Fri Jun 28, 2019

]]>Fission fragment angular distributions can provide an important constraint on fission theory, improving predictive fission codes, and are a prerequisite for a precise ratio cross section measurement. Available anisotropy data are sparse, especially at neutron energies above 5 MeV. For the first time...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064619] Published Fri Jun 28, 2019

]]>Production of strange hadrons in elementary and heavy-ion reactions is studied with the hadronic transport approach called simulating many accelerated strongly interacting hadrons. The poorly known branching ratios of the relevant hadronic resonances are constrained from the known elementary hadroni...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064908] Published Fri Jun 28, 2019

]]>The $({\mu}^{-}\u27f6{e}^{-})$ conversion in ${}^{208}\mathrm{Pb}$ nucleus is studied. For the elementary process we consider the most general effective Lagrangian responsible for the lepton-flavor violation. For the nuclear structure part, the spectrum of ${}^{208}\mathrm{Pb}$ is calculated by performing a diagonalization of the $\delta $-force interaction...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 065504] Published Fri Jun 28, 2019

]]>The order-by-order renormalization of the self-consistent mean-field potential in many-body perturbation theory for normal Fermi systems is investigated in detail. Building on previous work mainly by Balian and de Dominicis, as a key result we derive a thermodynamic perturbation series that manifest...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 065811] Published Fri Jun 28, 2019

]]>**Background:** Presence of closed proton and/or neutron shells causes deviation from macroscopic properties of nuclei, which are understood in terms of the liquid-drop model. Efforts to synthesize artificial elements are driven by the prediction of the existence of closed shells beyond the heaviest dou...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 061601(R)] Published Thu Jun 27, 2019

]]>Bethe wrote a pivotal paper providing the formalism for the theory of nuclear level densities. At that time, there were no known deformed nuclei, so Bethe made the assumption that all nuclei are spherical. After deformed nuclei were discovered, theorists predicted that the level density for such nuc...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064331] Published Thu Jun 27, 2019

]]>Carbon-carbon burning plays an important role in many stellar environments. Recently, Tumino *et al.* [Nature (London) **557**, 687 (2018)] reported a sharp rise of the astrophysical $S$ factor for carbon-carbon fusion determined using the indirect Trojan horse method. We demonstrate that the rise at low en...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064618] Published Thu Jun 27, 2019

]]>Resonance energies are frequently derived from precisely measured excitation energies and reaction $Q$ values. The latter quantities are usually calculated from atomic instead of nuclear mass differences. This procedure disregards the energy shift caused by the difference in the total electron binding...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 065809] Published Thu Jun 27, 2019

]]>**Background:** About 50% of the heavy elements are produced in stars during the slow neutron capture process. The analysis of branching points allows us to set constraints on the temperature and the neutron density in the interior of stars.

**Purpose:** The temperature dependence of the branch point ${}^{171}\mathrm{Tm}$ ...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 065810] Published Thu Jun 27, 2019

]]>[Phys. Rev. C 99, 069901] Published Thu Jun 27, 2019

]]>We consider the breaking of Galilean invariance due to different lattice cutoff effects in moving frames and a nonlocal smearing parameter, which is used in the construction of the nuclear lattice interaction. The dispersion relation and neutron-proton scattering phase shifts are used to investigate...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064001] Published Wed Jun 26, 2019

]]>We investigate the performance of the Skyrme energy-density functional with respect to magnetic modes, checking in particular the impact of the spin-orbit and spin-spin interaction. Test cases are the low-energy $M1$ excitations in ${}^{208}\mathrm{Pb}$ treated within the self-consistent random-phase approximation ba...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064329] Published Wed Jun 26, 2019

]]>We report on the observation of excited states in the neutron-deficient phosphorus isotopes ${}^{26,27,28}\mathrm{P}$ via in-beam $\gamma $-ray spectroscopy with both high-efficiency and high-resolution detector arrays. In ${}^{26}\mathrm{P}$, a previously unobserved level has been identified at 244(3) keV, two new measurements of the ast...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064330] Published Wed Jun 26, 2019

]]>Elastic scattering and transfer cross sections for the ${}^{7}\mathrm{Be}+{}^{9}\mathrm{Be}$ system have been measured at ${E}_{\mathrm{lab}}=23.1\phantom{\rule{0.28em}{0ex}}\mathrm{MeV}$ using the ${}^{7}\mathrm{Be}$ radioactive secondary beam produced at Radioactive Ion Beams in Brazil facility at the University of São Paulo. The elastic scattering has been measured by detecting the ${}^{7}\mathrm{Be}$ scatter...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064617] Published Wed Jun 26, 2019

]]>Recently we investigated an effective method of multicranked configuration mixing for angular-momentum-projection calculations, where several cranked mean-field states are coupled after projection: The basic idea was originally proposed by Peierls and Thouless more than fifty years ago. With this me...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064328] Published Tue Jun 25, 2019

]]>We compute the cross section of inclusive dijet photoproduction in ultraperipheral Pb-Pb collisions at the CERN Large Hadron Collider using next-to-leading order perturbative QCD. We demonstrate that our theoretical calculations provide a good description of various kinematic distributions measured ...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 065202] Published Tue Jun 25, 2019

]]>The potential model for nuclear astrophysical reactions requires a considerably shallow nuclear potential when a square-well potential is employed to fit experimental data. We discuss the origin of this apparently different behavior from that obtained with a smooth Woods-Saxon potential, for which a...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 065808] Published Tue Jun 25, 2019

]]>A theoretical method is proposed to describe the ground and excited cluster states of atomic nuclei. The method makes use of the equation of motion of the Gaussian wave packets to generate the basis wave functions incorporating various cluster configurations. The generated basis wave functions are s...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064327] Published Mon Jun 24, 2019

]]>A multiphase transport (AMPT) model has been successful in explaining a wide range of observables in relativistic heavy ion collisions. In this work, we implement a newer set of free proton parton distribution functions and an impact parameter-dependent nuclear shadowing in the AMPT model. After ref...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064906] Published Mon Jun 24, 2019

]]>A new mechanism of photon emission in the quark-gluon plasma is proposed. Photon dispersion relation in the presence of the $CP$-odd topological regions generated by the chiral anomaly acquires an imaginary mass. It allows photon radiation through the decay $q\to q\gamma $ and annihilation $q\overline{q}\to \gamma $ processes closel...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064907] Published Mon Jun 24, 2019

]]>The series of articles [Ann. Phys. **345**, 73 (2014) and Ann. Phys. **356**, 57 (2015)] devoted to excited-state quantum phase transitions (ESQPTs) in systems with $f=2$ degrees of freedom is continued by studying the interacting boson model of nuclear collective dynamics as an example of a truly many-body s...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064323] Published Fri Jun 21, 2019

]]>We explore the situation of intertwined quantum phase transitions (IQPTs), for which a QPT involving a crossing of two configurations is accompanied by a shape evolution of each configuration with its own separate QPT. We demonstrate the relevance of IQPTs to the Zr isotopes, with such coexisting Ty...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064324] Published Fri Jun 21, 2019

]]>${0}_{2}^{+}$ bands in ${}^{98}\mathrm{Sr}$ and ${}^{100}\mathrm{Zr}$, populated in spontaneous fission of ${}^{248}\mathrm{Cm}$ and ${}^{252}\mathrm{Cf}$, have been studied using the Eurogam2 and Gammasphere arrays. Phenomenological classification of excited ${0}^{+}$ levels in even-even nuclei of the $A\approx 100$ region into four categories is presented and an interpretation for each...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064325] Published Fri Jun 21, 2019

]]>The behavior of the collective rotor in the chiral motion of triaxially deformed nuclei is investigated using the particle rotor model by transforming the wave functions from the $K$ representation to the $R$ representation. The energy spectra of the doublet bands and their energy differences as functio...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064326] Published Fri Jun 21, 2019

]]>While superfluidity is accurately grasped with a state that explicitly breaks the particle number symmetry, a precise description of phenomena such as the particle transfer during heavy-ion reactions can only be achieved by considering systems with good particle numbers. We investigate the possibili...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064615] Published Fri Jun 21, 2019

]]>Experimental data concerning binary events in peripheral collisions for the systems ${}^{93}\mathrm{Nb}+{}^{93}\mathrm{Nb}$ and ${}^{93}\mathrm{Nb}+{}^{116}\mathrm{Sn}$ at 38 MeV/nucleon, collected with the Fiasco setup, are compared with calculations performed with the dynamic code AMD, coupled with the statistical code Gemini used as an afterburner. The co...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064616] Published Fri Jun 21, 2019

]]>We report the energy dependence of mid-rapidity (anti-)deuteron production in Au+Au collisions at $\sqrt{{s}_{\text{NN}}}=7.7$, 11.5, 14.5, 19.6, 27, 39, 62.4, and 200 GeV, measured by the STAR experiment at the BNL Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider. The yield of deuterons is found to be well described by the thermal mode...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064905] Published Fri Jun 21, 2019

]]>We have developed a novel *ab initio* Gamow in-medium similarity renormalization group (Gamow IMSRG) in the complex-energy Berggren framework. The advanced Gamow IMSRG is capable of describing the resonance and nonresonant continuum properties of weakly bound and unbound nuclear many-body systems. As ...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 061302(R)] Published Thu Jun 20, 2019

]]>A fully self-consistent renormalized random-phase approximation is constructed based on the self-consistent Hartree-Fock mean field plus exact pairing solutions (EP). This approach exactly conserves the particle number and restores the energy-weighted sum rule, which is violated in the conventional ...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064322] Published Thu Jun 20, 2019

]]>We investigate possibility of emission of bremsstrahlung photons in nuclear reactions with hypernuclei for the first time. A new model of bremsstrahlung emission which accompanies interactions between $\alpha $ particles and hypernuclei is constructed, where a new formalism for magnetic moments of nucleons ...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064614] Published Thu Jun 20, 2019

]]>The double-slit experiment has become a classic thought experiment for its clarity in expressing the central puzzle of quantum mechanics—wave-particle complementarity. Such wave-particle duality continues to be challenged and investigated in a broad range of entities with electrons, neutrons, helium...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 061901(R)] Published Wed Jun 19, 2019

]]>When traversing the QCD medium, high-${p}_{\perp}$ partons lose energy, which is typically measured by suppression, and predicted by various energy-loss models. A crucial test of different energy-loss mechanisms is their functional dependence on the length of traversed medium (i.e., path-length dependence). Th...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 061902(R)] Published Wed Jun 19, 2019

]]>Inelastic neutron scattering was used to study the low-lying nuclear structure of ${}^{132}\mathrm{Xe}$. A comprehensive level scheme is presented, as well as new level lifetimes, multipole mixing ratios, branching ratios, and transition probabilities. Comparisons of these data as well as previously measured $E2$ str...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064321] Published Wed Jun 19, 2019

]]>Elastic scattering of a radioactive neutron-rich boron isotope, ${}^{12}\mathrm{B}$, has been measured for the first time. Angular distributions for the elastic scattering of ${}^{12}\mathrm{B}+{}^{58}\mathrm{Ni}$ have been measured at ${\mathit{E}}_{\mathrm{Lab}}=30.0$ and 33.0 MeV, which are just above the Coulomb barrier (${\mathit{V}}_{\mathrm{B}}=24$ MeV). The obtained angular distributio...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064613] Published Wed Jun 19, 2019

]]>Electromagnetic observables are able to give insight into collective and emergent features in nuclei, including nuclear clustering. These observables also provide strong constraints for *ab initio* theory, but comparison of these observables between theory and experiment can be difficult due to the la...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064320] Published Tue Jun 18, 2019

]]>A widely accepted practice for treating deuteron breakup in $A(d,p)B$ reactions relies on solving a three-body $A+n+p$ Schrödinger equation with pairwise $A\text{\u2212}n$, $A\text{\u2212}p$ and $n\text{\u2212}p$ interactions. However, it was shown in Phys. Rev. C **89**, 024605 (2014) that projection of the many-body $A+2$ wave function into the thr...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064612] Published Tue Jun 18, 2019

]]>We present results for the quasielastic weak production of $\mathrm{\Lambda}$ and $\mathrm{\Sigma}$ hyperons induced by $\overline{\nu}$ scattering off nuclei in the kinematical region of interest for accelerator neutrino experiments. We employ realistic hole spectral functions and we describe the propagation of the hyperons in the nuclear mediu...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 065503] Published Tue Jun 18, 2019

]]>${}^{10}\mathrm{B}+{}^{10}\mathrm{B}$ reactions are measured with 50 and 72 MeV beams. The large spin of both beam and target nuclei (${J}^{\pi}={3}^{+}$) is particularly suitable for the population of high spin states in the exit channels. Population and decay of different states in ${}^{12}\mathrm{C}$ are studied through sequential decay reactions. The ${}^{12}\mathrm{C}$...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064318] Published Mon Jun 17, 2019

]]>Recent astronomical observations, nuclear-reaction experiments, and microscopic calculations have placed new constraints on the nuclear equation of state (EoS) and revealed that most nuclear-structure models fail to satisfy those constraints upon extrapolation to infinite matter. A reverse procedure...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064319] Published Mon Jun 17, 2019

]]>Using the improved scission-point model, the mass and charge distributions of fragments resulting from the fission of californium isotopes are calculated and compared with the available experimental data. The change of the shape of mass and charge distributions with increasing excitation energy is p...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064611] Published Mon Jun 17, 2019

]]>Xe+Xe collisions at relativistic energies provide us with an opportunity to study a possible system with deconfined quarks and gluons, whose size is in between those produced by $p+p$ and Pb+Pb collisions. In the present work, we have used a multiphase transport (AMPT) model with nuclear deformation t...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064903] Published Mon Jun 17, 2019

]]>The precise reconstruction of jet transverse momenta in heavy-ion collisions is a challenging task. A major obstacle is the large number of (mainly) low-${p}_{\mathrm{T}}$ particles overlaying the jets. Strong region-to-region fluctuations of this background complicate the jet measurement and lead to significant un...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064904] Published Mon Jun 17, 2019

]]>Reactions involving the group of nuclei commonly known as $p$ nuclei are part of the nucleosynthetic mechanisms at astrophysical sites. The ${}^{113}\mathrm{In}$ nucleus is such a case with several open questions regarding its origin at extreme stellar environments. In this paper, the experimental study of the cross ...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 065807] Published Mon Jun 17, 2019

]]>An $\alpha $-decay study of ${}^{218}\mathrm{At}$ was performed at the CERN-ISOLDE facility. Laser-ionized beams of ${}^{218}\mathrm{At}$ were mass separated and implanted into an $\alpha -\gamma $ detection setup. Coincidence $\alpha -\gamma $ data were collected for the first time and a more precise half-life value of ${T}_{1/2}=1.27\left(6\right)$ s was measured. A new $\alpha $-decay sch...

[Phys. Rev. C 99, 064317] Published Fri Jun 14, 2019

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