The Holifield Radioactive Ion Beams Facility (HRIBF) -- getting ready to do experiments

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The conversion of the HHIRF facility to a Radioactive Ion Beam facility started in 1994. In this ISOL type facility the Cyclotron has been re-fitted as a driver providing high intensity proton beams which react with the target from which the radioactive products are extracted and then accelerated in the Tandem Electrostatic Accelerator to the desired energy for nuclear science studies. Facilities for nuclear physics experiments are at different stages of development: A Recoil Mass Spectrometer (RMS) with a complement of detectors at the focal plane and around the target is used primarily for nuclear structure studies. A large recoil ... continued below

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Shapira, D. & Lewis, T.A. February 26, 1998.

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The conversion of the HHIRF facility to a Radioactive Ion Beam facility started in 1994. In this ISOL type facility the Cyclotron has been re-fitted as a driver providing high intensity proton beams which react with the target from which the radioactive products are extracted and then accelerated in the Tandem Electrostatic Accelerator to the desired energy for nuclear science studies. Facilities for nuclear physics experiments are at different stages of development: A Recoil Mass Spectrometer (RMS) with a complement of detectors at the focal plane and around the target is used primarily for nuclear structure studies. A large recoil separator combining velocity and momentum selection, with its complement of focal plane detectors, will be dedicated to measurements relevant to nuclear astrophysics. The Enge Split Pole spectrograph is being re-fitted for operation in a gas filled mode, making it a more versatile tool for nuclear reaction studies. With the new experimental equipment being commissioned and the prospects of running experiments with low intensity radioactive beams a significant effort to develop equipment for beam diagnostics is underway. Some of the efforts and results in developing beam diagnostic tools will be described.

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  • 21. symposium on nuclear physics, Oactepec (Mexico), 5-8 Jan 1998

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  • Other: DE98004886
  • Report No.: ORNL/CP--97372
  • Report No.: CONF-980140--
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 672023
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc712333

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Shapira, D. & Lewis, T.A. The Holifield Radioactive Ion Beams Facility (HRIBF) -- getting ready to do experiments, article, February 26, 1998; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc712333/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.