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    • Approaching the precursor nuclei of the third r-process peak with RIBs 

      Domingo-Pardo, C; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Algora, A.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2013)
      Conference lecture
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      The rapid neutron nucleosynthesis process involves an enormous amount of very exotic neutron-rich nuclei, which represent a theoretical and experimental challenge. Two of the main decay properties that affect the final ...
    • Beta-decay half-lives and beta-delayed neutron emission probabilities for several isotopes of Au, Hg, Tl, Pb, and Bi, beyond N = 126 

      Caballero-Folch, R.; Domingo-Pardo, C; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2017-06-23)
      Article
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      Background: There have been measurements on roughly 230 nuclei that are beta-delayed neutron emitters. They range from 8He up to 150La. Apart from 210Tl, with a branching ratio of only 0.007%, no other neutron emitter has ...
    • Characterization of a neutron-beta counting system with beta-delayed neutron emitters 

      Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Taín, J.L.; Gómez Hornillos, María Belén; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Pretel Sánchez, Carme; Riego Pérez, Albert; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2016-01-21)
      Article
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      A new detection system for the measurement of beta-delayed neutron emission probabilities has been characterized using fission products with well known ß-delayed neutron emission properties. The setup consists of BELEN-20, ...
    • Commissioning of the BRIKEN beta-delayed neutron detector for the study of exotic neutron-rich nuclei 

      Tolosa-Delgado, Alvaro; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (EDP Sciences, 2018)
      Conference lecture
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      Beta-delayed neutron emission (Beta-n) is a form of radioactive decay in which an electron, an anti-neutrino and one or more neutrons are emitted. This process arises if the energy window of the decay Q_Beta is greater ...
    • Commissioning of the BRIKEN detector for the measurement of very exotic ß-delayed neutron emitters 

      Tolosa Delgado, Alvaro; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Taín, J.L.; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2019-05-01)
      Article
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      A new detection system has been installed at the RIKEN Nishina Center (Japan) to investigate decay properties of very neutron-richnuclei. The setup consists of three main parts: a moderated neutron counter, a detection ...
    • Conceptual design of a hybrid neutron-gamma detector for study of ß-delayed neutrons at the RIB facility of RIKEN 

      Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Taín, J.L.; Domingo Pardo, César; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Phong, V.H.; Riego Pérez, Albert; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Algora, A. (2017-04-07)
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      The conceptual design of the BRIKEN neutron detector at the radioactive ion beam factory (RIBF) of the RIKEN Nishina Center is reported. The BRIKEN setup is a complex system aimed at detecting heavy-ion implants, ß particles, ...
    • First determination of ß -delayed multiple neutron emission beyond A=100 through direct neutron measurement: the P2n value of Sb 136 

      Caballero-Folch, R.; Dillmann, Iris; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert; Salvador Castiñeira, Paula Genoveva; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (American Physical Society (APS), 2018-09-10)
      Article
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      Background: ß-delayed multiple neutron emission has been observed for some nuclei with A=100, being the 100Rb the heaviest ß2n emitter measured to date. So far, only 25P2n values have been determined for the ˜300 nuclei ...
    • First evidence of multiple ß-delayed neutron emission for isotopes with A > 100 

      Caballero-Folch, R.; Dillmann, I.; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Tan, J.L.; Domingo Pardo, César; Äystö, J.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Canete, L.; Eronen, T.; Ganioglu, E.; Gelletly, W.; Gorelov, D.; Guadilla, V.; Hakala, J.; Jokinen, A.; Kankainen, A.; Kolhinen, V.S.; Koponen, J.; Marta, M.; Mendoza Cembrano, Emilio; Montaner Piza, A.; Moore, I.; Nobs, Ch.; Orrigo, S.; Penttila, H.; Pohjalainen, I.; Reinikainen, J.; Riego Pérez, Albert; Rinta-Antila, S.; Rubio, B.; Salvador Castiñeira, Paula Genoveva; Simutkin, V.; Voss, A.; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2017-03-01)
      Article
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      The beta-delayed neutron emission probability, P-n, of very neutron-rich nuclei allows us to achieve a better understanding of the nuclear structure above the neutron separation energy, S-n. The emission of neutrons can ...
    • First tests of the applicability of gamma-ray imaging for background discrimination in time-of-flight neutron capture measurements 

      Perez Magan, D. L.; Caballero Ontanaya, L.; Domingo Pardo, César; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Albiol, F.; Casanovas Grau, Albert; Gonzalez, A.; Guerrero, C.; Lerendegui Marco, J.; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2016-07-01)
      Article
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      In this work we explore for the first time the applicability of using gamma-ray imaging in neutron capture measurements to identify and suppress spatially localized background. For this aim, a pinhole gamma camera is ...
    • Measurement of the heaviest Beta-delayed 2-neutron emitter: 136Sb 

      Caballero-Folch, R.; Taín, J.L.; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert (EDP Sciences, 2016)
      Conference lecture
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      The Beta-delayed neutron emission probability, Pn , of very exotic nuclei is crucial for the understanding of nuclear structure properties of many isotopes and astrophysical processes such as the rapid neutron capture ...
    • Measurement of very low (alpha,n) cross sections of astrophysical interest 

      Taín, J.L.; Jordan Herrero, Donato; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Algora, A.; Bandac, I; Bettini, S; Caballero Folch, Roger; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cano-Ott, D; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Domingo-Pardo, C; Fraile, L. M.; Garcia, A.R.; Gomez-Cadenas, J.J.; José Pont, Jordi; Longland, Richard; Mendoza, E (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2016)
      Article
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      The reactions 13C( ; n)16O and 22Ne( ; n)25Mg are the primary sources of neutrons for the astrophysical s-process. The feasibility of cross section measurements within the respective Gamow windows is discussed in quantitative ...
    • Measurement of very low (alpha,n) cross sections of astrophysical interest 

      Taín, J.L.; Jordán, D.; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Caballero-Folch, R.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The reactions 13C(alpha, n)16O and 22Ne(alpha, n)25Mg are the primary sources of neutrons for the astrophysical s-process. The feasibility of cross section measurements within the respective Gamow windows is discussed in ...
    • Measurement of very low (alpha,n) cross sections of astrophysical interest 

      Taín, J.L.; Jordán, D.; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Caballero-Folch, R.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Longland, Richard; Parikh, Anuj Ramesh (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The reactions C-13(alpha,n)O-16 and Ne-22(alpha,n)Mg-25 are the primary sources of neutrons for the astrophysical s-process. The feasibility of cross section measurements within the respective Gamow windows is discussed ...
    • New accurate measurements of neutron emission probabilities for relevant fission products 

      Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Taín, J.L.; Albiol, F.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego Pérez, Albert; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (EDP Sciences, 2016)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      We have performed new accurate measurements of the beta-delayed neutron emission probability for ten isotopes of the elements Y, Sb, Te and I. These are fission products that either have a significant contribution to the ...
    • The BRIKEN Project: extensive measurements of ß-delayed neutron emitters for the astrophysical r process 

      Tain, J.L.; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Algora, A.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2018-03)
      Article
      Open Access
      An ambitious program to measure decay properties, primarily ß-delayed neutron emission probabilities and half-lives, for a significant number of nuclei near or on the path of the rapid neutron capture process, has been ...