Presentation on theme: "An Association of Florida State University Accelerator Lab Hope College Ion Beam Laboratory Ohio University Accelerator Lab Texas A&M Cyclotron Lab TUNL."— Presentation transcript:
An Association of Florida State University Accelerator Lab Hope College Ion Beam Laboratory Ohio University Accelerator Lab Texas A&M Cyclotron Lab TUNL Triangle Universities Nuclear Lab (Duke, University of N.Carolina, N.Carolina State U.) Union College Ion Beam Anaysis Laboratory University of Kentucky Accelerator Lab University of Mass. (Lowell), Radiation Lab University of Notre Dame, ISNAP University of Washington, CENPA An Organization of the users at these non-user labs. today: 176 registered users http://aruna.physics.fsu.edu ARUNA- Association for Research at University Nuclear Accelerators
FSU John D. Fox Laboratory U. Kentucky Accelerator Lab Ohio U Edwards Lab. Texas A&M U. Cyclotron Lab. TUNL HIGS Notre Dame Univ. ISNAP facilities University of Washington CEPNAP TUNL LENA TUNL Tandem Lab Union College Ion Beam Lab Hope College Ion Beam Lab U. Mass Radiation Lab
9 MV “FN” Tandem vdG, 9 MV Superconducting Linac Beams: p – Calcium 10 MeV/u up to mass 6 5 MeV/u up to mass 40 Compton-suppressed HPGe array, 3 clover + ~10 conventional RESOLUT in-flight radioative beam facility beams between mass 6 and 30 ANASEN active-target detector system ResoNeut low-energy neutron detectors
Swinger Magnet (-4° lab 158°) 30-meter TOF Tunnel Beam Swinger Facility Cs Sputter Source Duoplasmatron He Source 4.5-MV T-type tandem Edwards Accelerator Laboratory at Ohio University 4.5-MV tandem accelerator Pelletron upgrade p, d, 3,4 He, heavy ion beams 30 m time-of-flight tunnel 2 target rooms 6 instrumented beamlines particularly well equipped for - - time-of-flight experiments - - neutron detection Target chamber
In Progress T-Rex TAMUTrap SASSYER Active Target Det RTC + chemistry Radioisotope production
7-MV single-ended Van de Graaff; rf ion source 1 H, 2 H, 3 He, and 4 He beams Terminal and post-acceleration bunching (<1 ns) Gas targets: 0.5 to 10 MeV neutrons with 3 H(p,n) and 2 H(d,n); extended up to 25 MeV with 3 H(d,n); monoenergetic (ΔE n < 100 keV) neutrons Nuclear spectroscopy with neutron time-of-flight and γ -ray (HPGe/BGO) detection Research program continuously supported by the NSF since accelerator installation in 1964; upgrade in 1990s DOE-Nuclear Energy University Programs funding since 2009 A hands-on, student-run facility Outside Inside UK Accelerator Laboratory (UKAL)
I NSTITUTE FOR S TRUCTURE AND N UCLEAR A STROPHYSICS N UCLEAR S CIENCE L ABORATORY 2/11/ 14 NSF Site Visit - February 11, 2014 11 MV FN Pelletron 5 MV 5U Pelletron TwinSol AMS gas-filled spectrometer 1MV JN VdG (CASPAR) St. GEORGE recoil separator 250 kV Implanter
I NSTITUTE FOR S TRUCTURE AND N UCLEAR A STROPHYSICS N UCLEAR S CIENCE L ABORATORY CENPAP Recent work Recent publications 22Na(p, )23Mg and Consequences for 22Na Production in Classical Novae Sallaska, et al. Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 152501 (2010). Phys. Rev. C 83, 034611 (2011). Explosive hydrogen burning… Wrede et al. Phys. Rev. C 82, 035805 (2010). 33S(p, )34g,mCl at oxygen-neon nova temperatures Freeman et al., Phys. Rev. C 83, 048801 (2011). Precision Measurement of the 6He Half-Life and the Weak Axial Current in Nuclei Knecht et al. Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 122502 (2012). Phys. Rev. C (in press). Excellent 6He production developed for searches for Tensor currents.
Summary The ARUNA labs are an important resource to nuclear science in the US. They deliver forefront science. Many have upgrades and new programs coming up. The “beam time crisis” at the national user facilities can be cushioned by adequately supporting operations and science at these facilities.