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Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) 4 Pillars (2009): I. CZECH REPUBLIC: Secondary Sources 10PW II. HUNGARY: Short Pulses 10PW III. ROMANIA: Nuclear Physics.

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1 Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) 4 Pillars (2009): I. CZECH REPUBLIC: Secondary Sources 10PW II. HUNGARY: Short Pulses 10PW III. ROMANIA: Nuclear Physics 10PW IV. HIGH FIELD – 200PW (site choice after 2012) Gheorghe CATA-DANIL NuPECC, Bergen, 11-12june 2010 ESFRI list (laser facility), FP7: ELI-PP ( )

2 Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) NuPECC, Bergen, 11-12june 2010

3 ELI-NP Start-up Activities I. February 1-2, 2010, Bucharest-Magurele, Workshop Physics at ELI-NP, participation of the laser and nuclear physics communities, 4 working groups (laser, gamma beam, experiments, civil engineering) Executive Committee for ELI-NP International Advisory Board for ELI-NP II. April 12-13, 2010, Bucharest – Magurele, Meeting of the Executive Committee for ELI – NP participation: members of the ELI-PP, Executive Committee and International Advisory Board of ELI-NP, experts from Europe, USA and Japan decisions on ELI-NP Facility decisions on ELI- NP Scientific Programme NuPECC, Bergen, 11-12june 2010

4 ELI Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP) National Project Coordinator : Dr. Nicolae Victor ZAMFIR National Consortium 1. IFIN-HH (Nuclear) 2. INFLPR (Laser and Plasma) 3. INCDFM (Materials Science) 4. Univ. POLITEHNICA Bucharest 5. Univ. Bucharest NuPECC, Bergen, 11-12june 2010 European level: A Consortium of the 3 host countries was formed and other interested countries are expected to join. This Consortium will evolve in an European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC), a framework recently adopted by EC

5 ELI Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP) Extreme LightExtreme Light 10 PW lasers, output energy higher than 200 J, 10 PW lasers, output energy higher than 200 J, fs, intensity higher than W/cm fs, intensity higher than W/cm 2 the most brilliant γ beam, <19.5 MeV, BW:10 -3 the most brilliant γ beam, <19.5 MeV, BW:10 -3 produced by Compton scattering on a 600 MeV electron beam (in 2 stages: I. LINAC-X band, II. ERL) NuPECC, Bergen, 11-12june 2010

6 ELI-NP Gamma Source (I) PHASE-I ( ) similar withe the MEGa-ray source under development at LLNL but extendedfrom 250 MeV to 600 MeV.

7 ELI-NP Gamma Source (II) PHASE-II ( ) Upgrade to 100-mA ERL can be made by adding superconducting ERL cavities under development. After upgrade to 100-mA ERL, the electron accelerator can be operated with parameters: 80 pC, 130 MHz for the high-flux mode and 8 pC, 1.3 GHz for the high-brilliance mode. The flux and brilliance will be enhanced by 2 orders of magnitude. One can get a gamma flux of of 5x10 15 ph/sec and a bandwidth of 4x10 -5.

8 ELI Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP) NuPECC, Bergen, 11-12june 2010 ELI-NP: Gamma Source From Ch. Barty (LLNL)

9 ELI – NP Research agenda At the ELI-NP pillar is approached a new frontier in physics - the laser-nuclear physics frontier: At the ELI-NP pillar is approached a new frontier in physics - the laser-nuclear physics frontier: Nuclear Physics experiments to characterize Nuclear Physics experiments to characterize laser – target interaction. laser – target interaction. Photonuclear reactions and astrophysical applications. Photonuclear reactions and astrophysical applications. Exotic and frontier Nuclear Physics. Exotic and frontier Nuclear Physics. Nuclear methods and techniques based on high intensity laser and γ beams. Nuclear methods and techniques based on high intensity laser and γ beams. 9 NuPECC, Bergen, 11-12june 2010

10 ELI – NP Scientific Case (1) White Book Draft#1– (june/10/2010) contributions: ~ 90 authors from 29 institutions (4 from Romania) 10 NuPECC, Bergen, 11-12june 2010

11 ELI – NP Scientific Case (2) Contents 1 Foreword 4 2 Executive Summary Basic Objectives The Scientific Case of ELI-Nuclear Physics Introduction to Envisioned Experiments at ELI Nuclear Physics Facility 4 Stand-alone APOLLON Experiments A Laser-Accelerated Th Beam is used to produce Neutron-Rich Nuclei around the N = 126 Waiting Point of the r-Process via the Fission-Fusion Reaction Mechanism From Radiation Pressure Acceleration (RPA) and Laser-Driven Ion Pistons to Direct Laser Acceleration of Protons at Intensities up to 1024W/cm Deceleration of Very Dense Electron and Ion Beams The development and application of ultra-short duration high brilliance gamma rays probes for nuclear physics A Relativistic Ultra-thin Electron Sheet used as a Relativistic Mirror for the Production of Brilliant, Intense Coherent °-Rays Nuclear Techniques for Characterization of Laser-Induced Radiations Modelling of High-Intensity Laser Interaction with Matter Studies of enhanced decay of 26Al in hot plasma environments

12 ELI – NP Scientific Case (3) 5 APOLLON Laser + gamm/e Beam Probing the Pair Creation from the Vacuum in the Focus of Strong Electrical Fields with a High Energy ° Beam The Real Part of the Index of Refraction of the Vacuum in High Fields: Vacuum Birefringence Cascades of e+e Pairs and °-Rays triggered by a Single Slow Electron in Strong Fields Compton Scattering and Radiation Reaction of a Single Electron at High Intensities Nuclear Lifetime Measurements by Streaking Conversion Electrons with a Laser Field...

13 ELI – NP Scientific Case (4) 6 Standalone gamma/e experiments for nuclear spectroscopy 6.1 Measuring Narrow Doorway States, embedded in Regions of High Level Density in the First Nuclear Minimum, which are identified by specific (°, f), (°, ®), (°, p), (°, n) Reactions and allow to map out the Nuclear Potential Landscape Precision Tests of Fluctuating Quantities in Nuclear Physics of Highly Excited Nuclear Levels in Comparison to Random-Matrix-Theory and Quantum Chaos Precision measurement of the dipole polarizability αD of 208Pb with high intensity, monoenergetic MeV γ-radiation for the evaluation of neutron skin and the enhancement of UNEDF theory High Resolution Inelastic Electron Scattering (e,e) Nuclear Transitions and Parity-violating Meson-Nucleon Coupling Study of pygmy and giant dipole resonances in lead isotopes by direct γ excitation Gamma scattering on nuclei The Pygmy Dipole Resonance (PDR) of deformed nuclei Fine-structure of Photo-response above the Particle Threshold: the (γ,α), (γ,p) and (γ,n) Reactions Nuclear Resonance Fluorescence on Rare Isotopes and Isomers 6.10 Multiple Nuclear Excitons..

14 ELI – NP Scientific Case (5) 7 Stand-alone gamma/e Facility for Astrophysics Neutron Capture Cross Section of s-Process Branching Nuclei with Inverse Reactions Measurements of (γ, p) and (γ, α) Reaction Cross Sections for p-Process Nucleosynthesis 73 8 Applications and Industry Relevant Developments at ELI-NP Industrial Applications for the Management of Nuclear Materials Radioscopy and Tomography High Resolution, high Intensity X-Ray Beam Producing of medical isotopes via the (°, n) reaction Extremely BRIlliant Neutron-Source produced via the (°, n) Reaction without Moderation (BRIN) Neutron diffraction techniques for materials science Dual-range Instrumentation for Wide Applicability Neutron Techniques Intense BRIlliant Positron-Source produced via the (γ, e+e) Reaction (BRIP) Intense BRIlliant Positron-Source: Positrons in Applied Physics Positron-excited Auger Electron Spectroscopy (PAES) Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy (PAS) AGPAS technique with high energy gamma beams Testing of radiation effects on commercial optical fibers Materials research in high intensity radiation fields NuPECC, Bergen, 11-12june 2010

15 ELI-NP Timeline estimate 2010 to August : Feasibility Study (ongoing, funded) Government decision on funding (~280 MEur) 2010 to December: EC Project (DG-Regions) Construction: (Phase I) (Phase II) NuPECC, Bergen, 11-12june 2010

16 ELI-NP Thank You !


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