Production and investigation of heavy neutron rich nuclei
Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, 141980 Dubna, Russia
2 CERN, 1211, Geneva 23, Switzerland
3 iThemba LABS, Nat. Research Foundation, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
4 Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, Hoza 69, PL-00681 Warsaw,
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Published online: 22 November 2017
A project devoted to the production and study of neutron rich heavy nuclei (GALS - project) is being realized at Flerov Laboratory for Nuclear Reactions (FLNR) - JINR. GALS is planned to exploit available beams from the U-400M cyclotron in low energy multi-nucleon transfer reactions to study exotic neutron rich nuclei located in the "north-east" region of nuclear map. Products from 4.5 to 9 MeV/nucleon heavy-ion collisions, such as 136Xe on 208Pb, are to be captured in a gas cell and selectively laser-ionized in a sextupole (quadrupole) ion guide extraction system.
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