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Laboratório de Instrumentação e Física Experimental de Partículas

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NUC-RIA

Nuclear Reactions, Instrumentation and Astrophysics


// Structure of matter

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Nuclear reactions are a key instrument to understand how protons and neutrons interact inside nuclear matter. By studying these reactions at different energies we can uncover details of the structure of exotic nuclear systems as well as reproduce the processes that take place in star explosions and lead to the production of the elements in our universe. The group NUC-RIA (NUClear Reactions, Instrumentation, and Astrophysics) focuses on the study of these processes working within international collaborations in European facilities devoted to the production and understanding of the properties of exotic nuclei.

The FAIR (Facility for Antiprotons and Ion Research) facility in Darmstadt, Germany, will be in the next years the world-wide leading facility in the production of exotic nuclei. By accelerating them at energies close to the speed of light, these nuclei can be studied in the R3B (Reactions with Relativistic Radioactive Beams) experiment. The NUC-RIA group has performed analysis of reaction data on halo nuclei at relativistic energies, as well as contributed to the development phases of the CALIFA electromagnetic calorimeter.

The high temperatures that can be reached in star explosions translate into very low energy reactions, involving most of the time radioactive nuclei. The study of these processes is as well a topic on which the group works, participating in experiments at the HIE-ISOLDE facility at CERN.

The development of instrumentation associated to the detection of ionizing radiation and the production of thin films for nuclear reaction processes (via thermal evaporation) are also aspects that the group works on.

Group webpage at LIP

// Research Area
Física Experimental de Partículas com aceleradores
Contacts
Group Leader:  
Daniel Galaviz

galaviz@lip.pt


 

  • TOPAS Automator
  • Author(s):  Tomás Tavares
  • Submission:  2023-10-30, Acceptance:  2023-10-30, Publication:  2023-10-30
  • Reference:  LIP-STUDENTS-23-9   View publication

  • Radiobiological phantom characterization
  • Author(s):  João Pedro Vaz
  • Submission:  2023-10-17, Acceptance:  2023-10-17, Publication:  2023-10-17
  • Reference:  LIP-STUDENTS-23-3   View publication

  • Developing a GUI for thin film characterization
  • Author(s):  Alexandre Gusmão
  • Submission:  2023-10-17, Acceptance:  2023-10-17, Publication:  2023-10-17
  • Reference:  LIP-STUDENTS-23-15   View publication

  • AI for characterization of thin films using RBS
  • Author(s):  Bernardo Soares
  • Submission:  2023-10-10, Acceptance:  2023-10-10, Publication:  2023-10-10
  • Reference:  LIP-STUDENTS-23-6   View publication

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  • ANTS
  •  Anger camera-type detector simulation and experimental data processing tools.
  •     website


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Afonso João Vicente
Lisboa
Master student

Beatriz Amorim
Lisboa
Master student

Carina Coelho
Lisboa
PhD student

Carolina Felgueiras
Lisboa
Master student

Daniel Galaviz
Lisboa
Researcher

Diogo Miguel
Lisboa
Master student

Francisca Afonso
Lisboa
PhD student

Francisco Barba
Lisboa
PhD student

Francisco Fernandez
Lisboa
Collaborator

Jorge Sampaio
Lisboa
Researcher

José Pires Marques
Lisboa
Researcher

Luis Acosta
Lisboa
Collaborator

Luís Leitão
Lisboa
Research student

Luis Peralta
Lisboa
Researcher

Manuel Xarepe
Lisboa
PhD student

Margarida Paulino
Lisboa
Master student

Pamela Teubig
Lisboa
Researcher

Paulo Velho
Lisboa
Researcher

Raquel Nunes
Lisboa
Master student

Ricardo Silva
Lisboa
PhD student




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