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2023VA11      Eur.Phys.J. N 9, 31 (2023)

J.R.Vanhoy, R.C.Haight, S.F.Hicks, M.Devlin, D.Neudecker, M.Herman, A.Koning, K.J.Kelly, I.Thompson

Templates of expected measurement uncertainties for (n, xn) cross sections

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 56Fe, 23Na(n, n'), 9Be(n, X), E=3.5, 6 MeV; analyzed available data; deduced a template for evaluating experimental uncertainties for neutron elastic and inelastic scattering σ and γ-ray production σ from (n, xn) measurements at laboratories with monoenergetic or white neutron sources.

doi: 10.1051/epjn/2023019
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2022HI01      Phys.Rev. C 105, 024329 (2022)

S.F.Hicks, A.E.Stuchbery, T.H.Churchill, D.Bandyopadhyay, B.R.Champine, B.J.Coombes, C.M.Davoren, J.C.Ellis, W.M.Faulkner, S.R.Lesher, J.M.Mueller, S.Mukhopadhyay, J.N.Orce, M.D.Skubis, J.R.Vanhoy, S.W.Yates

Nuclear structure of 130Te from inelastic neutron scattering and shell model analysis

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 130Te(n, n'), E=1.86-3.34, 3.5 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γ(θ), γγ-coin, excitation functions. 130Te; deduced levels, J, π, δ, γ-ray branching ratios, multipolarities, δ, T1/2 of levels, B(E2), B(M1), B(E1). T1/2 extracted by Doppler shift attenuation method. Analysis of excitation functions by statistical model calculations. Comparison to large-scale shell model calculations using the code NuShellX@MSU with a jj55 model space and the sn100 and GCN50:82 interactions. Kumar-Cline sum rules used to evaluate rotational invariants. Comparison to previous experimental data.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.105.024329
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2022RA12      Nucl.Phys. A1023, 122446 (2022)

A.P.D.Ramirez, E.E.Peters, J.R.Vanhoy, S.F.Hicks, L.A.Alasagas, D.K.Alcorn-Dominguez, S.T.Block, S.T.Byrd, E.A.Chouinard, B.M.Combs, B.P.Crider, E.C.Derdyn, L.Downes, J.A.Erlanson, S.E.Evans, A.J.French, E.A.Garza, J.Girgis, T.D.Harrison, S.L.Henderson, T.J.Howard, D.T.Jackson, L.J.Kersting, A.Kumar, S.H.Liu, C.J.Lueck, E.M.Lyons, P.J.McDonough, M.T.McEllistrem, T.J.Morin, S.Mukhopadhyay, T.A.Nguyen, M.Nickel, S.Nigam, R.L.Pecha, J.Potter, F.M.Prados-Estevez, B.G.Rice, T.J.Ross, Z.C.Santonil, J.Schneiderjan, L.C.Sidwell, A.J.Sigillito, J.L.Steves, B.K.Thompson, D.W.Watts, Y.Xiao, S.W.Yates

Neutron elastic and inelastic scattering differential cross sections on carbon

NUCLEAR REACTIONS C(n, n), (n, n'), E=0.5-8 MeV; measured reaction products, En, In, TOF; deduced σ(θ). Comparison with ENDF/B-VIII.0 library. The Univ ersity of Kentucky Accelerator Laboratory (UKAL).

doi: 10.1016/j.nuclphysa.2022.122446
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2022RA13      Nucl.Phys. A1024, 122474 (2022)

A.P.D.Ramirez, E.E.Peters, S.Mukhopadhyay, M.T.McEllistrem, S.W.Yates, E.C.Derdeyn, S.F.Hicks, E.M.Lyons, T.J.Morin, J.R.Vanhoy

Neutron elastic and inelastic cross section measurements on silicon from 0.8-8 MeV

NUCLEAR REACTIONS Si(n, n), (n, n'), E=0.8-8 MeV; measured reaction products, En, In; deduced σ(θ), σ. Comparison with ENDF/B-VIII.0, JEFF-3.3, JENDL-4.0 data evaluations, TALYS-1.95 nuclear reaction code calculations. The University of Kentucky Accelerator Laboratory (UKAL).

doi: 10.1016/j.nuclphysa.2022.122474
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2019TH01      Phys.Rev. C 99, 011304 (2019)

M.Thurauf, Ch.Stoyanov, M.Scheck, M.Jentschel, C.Bernards, A.Blanc, N.Cooper, G.De France, E.T.Gregor, C.Henrich, S.F.Hicks, J.Jolie, O.Kaleja, U.Koster, T.Kroll, R.Leguillon, P.Mutti, D.O'Donnell, C.M.Petrache, G.S.Simpson, J.F.Smith, T.Soldner, M.Tezgel, W.Urban, J.Vanhoy, M.Werner, V.Werner, K.O.Zell, T.Zerrouki

Low-lying octupole isovector excitation in 144Nd

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 143Nd(n, γ), E=cold; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γγ(θ), half-lives of 3- states by Doppler-shift technique (GRID) using EXILL array for γ detection at the Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble. 144Nd; deduced low-lying 3- levels, multipolarities, mixing ratios, B(M1), B(E2), B(E3). Comparison with quasiparticle phonon model (QPM) calculations.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.99.011304
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2018VA02      Nucl.Phys. A972, 107 (2018)

J.R.Vanhoy, S.H.Liu, S.F.Hicks, B.M.Combs, B.P.Crider, A.J.French, E.A.Garza, T.Harrison, S.L.Henderson, T.J.Howard, M.T.McEllistrem, S.Nigam, R.L.Pecha, E.E.Peters, F.M.Prados-Estevez, A.P.D.Ramirez, B.G.Rice, T.J.Ross, Z.C.Santonil, L.C.Sidwell, J.L.Steves, B.K.Thompson, S.W.Yates

54Fe neutron elastic and inelastic scattering differential cross sections from 2-6 MeV

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 54Fe(n, n), (n, n'), E=2-6 MeV; measured En, In(θ); deduced σ(θ); calculated σ(θ) using coupled channels, TALYS, DWBA code ECIS06; deduced increase of DWBA deformation parameter above 4 MeV by about 1/4 using fit to the data.

doi: 10.1016/j.nuclphysa.2018.02.004
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2017HI02      Phys.Rev. C 95, 034322 (2017)

S.F.Hicks, J.R.Vanhoy, P.G.Burkett, B.R.Champine, S.J.Etzkorn, P.E.Garrett, S.W.Yates, M.Yeh

Lifetimes in 124Te: Examining critical-point symmetry in the Te nuclei

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 124Te(n, n'γ), E=2.2-3.3 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γ(θ), relative γ-ray production σ(E), level half-lives by DSAM at University of Kentucky Accelerator Laboratory. 124Te; deduced levels, J, π, γ-ray branching ratios, multipolarities, mixing ratios, B(M1), B(E1), B(E2). Comparison of level half-lives with previous experimental results. 122,124,126Te; comparison of experimental B(E2) values with E(5) and β4 potential critical-point symmetry model calculations.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.95.034322
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2017PE10      Phys.Rev. C 96, 014313 (2017)

E.E.Peters, A.Chakraborty, B.P.Crider, S.F.Ashley, E.Elhami, S.F.Hicks, A.Kumar, M.T.McEllistrem, S.Mukhopadhyay, J.N.Orce, F.M.Prados-Estevez, S.W.Yates

Level lifetimes and the structure of 134Xe from inelastic neutron scattering

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 134Xe(n, n'γ), E=1.5-3.5 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γ(θ), excitation functions, half-lives of levels by DSAM using a Compton-suppressed HPGe detector at the 7-MV Van de Graaff accelerator of the University of Kentucky (UKAL). 134Xe; deduced levels, J, π, 3- octupole state, multipolarities, mixing ratios, B(E2), B(E1), B(M1), and candidates for a complete negative-parity multiplet based on ν(1h11/2, 2d3/2) configuration. Comparisons with a vibrational description of the nucleus. Systematics of energy levels in N=80 isotones of 132Te, 134Xe, 136Ba and 138Ce.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.96.014313
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2017PR03      Phys.Rev. C 95, 034328 (2017)

F.M.Prados-Estevez, E.E.Peters, A.Chakraborty, M.G.Mynk, D.Bandyopadhyay, N.Boukharouba, S.N.Choudry, B.P.Crider, P.E.Garrett, S.F.Hicks, A.Kumar, S.R.Lesher, C.J.McKay, M.T.McEllistrem, S.Mukhopadhyay, J.N.Orce, M.Scheck, J.R.Vanhoy, J.L.Wood, S.W.Yates

Collective quadrupole behavior in 106Pd

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 106Pd(n, n'γ), E=2.0-3.8 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γ(θ), level half-lives by DSAM at University of Kentucky Accelerator Laboratory. 106Pd; deduced levels, J, π, γ-ray branching ratios, multipolarities, mixing ratios, B(M1), B(E1), B(E2). Comparison of level half-lives with previous experimental results. Comparison of experimental B(E2) values with predictions of various model calculations.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.95.034328
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2017RA12      Phys.Rev. C 95, 064605 (2017)

A.P.D.Ramirez, J.R.Vanhoy, S.F.Hicks, M.T.McEllistrem, E.E.Peters, S.Mukhopadhyay, T.D.Harrison, T.J.Howard, D.T.Jackson, P.D.Lenzen, T.D.Nguyen, R.L.Pecha, B.G.Rice, B.K.Thompson, S.W.Yates

Neutron scattering cross section measurements for 56Fe

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 56Fe(n, n), (n, n'), E=1.30-7.96 MeV; measured E(n), I(n), σ(E, θ) using a C6D6 liquid scintillation detector and time-of-flight techniques at the University of Kentucky Accelerator Laboratory. Comparison with previous experimental data, evaluations in ENDF, JENDL, and JEFF databases, and with theoretical calculations using different optical model potentials in TALYS and EMPIRE codes.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.95.064605
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2016PE06      Eur.Phys.J. A 52, 96 (2016)

E.E.Peters, F.M.Prados-Estevez, A.Chakraborty, M.G.Mynk, D.Bandyopadhyay, S.N.Choudry, B.P.Crider, P.E.Garrett, S.F.Hicks, A.Kumar, S.R.Lesher, C.J.McKay, J.N.Orce, M.Scheck, J.R.Vanhoy, J.L.Wood, S.W.Yates

E0 transitions in 106Pd: Implications for shape coexistence

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 106Pd(n, n'), E=2.2, 2.7, 3.5 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ(θ) using HPGe and Compton suppressed BGO, In using NE218; deduced positive-parity γ-ray transitions σ(θ), branching ratios, T1/2 for specific states, rotational bands, B(E0), extension of observed shape coexistence to K=2 structures (using also previous papers of the authors on E2/M1 mixing ratios and 2+ states T1/2).

doi: 10.1140/epja/i2016-16096-y
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2015VA07      Nucl.Phys. A939, 121 (2015)

J.R.Vanhoy, S.F.Hicks, A.Chakraborty, B.R.Champine, B.M.Combs, B.P.Crider, L.J.Kersting, A.Kumar, C.J.Lueck, S.H.Liu, P.J.McDonough, M.T.McEllistrem, E.E.Peters, F.M.Prados-Estevez, L.C.Sidwell, A.J.Sigillito, D.W.Watts, S.W.Yates

Neutron scattering differential cross sections for 23Na from 1.5 to 4.5 MeV

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 23Na(n, n), (n, n'), (n, n'γ), E=1.5-4.5 MeV; measured En, In(θ), Eγ, Iγ, nγ-coin using C6D6; deduced neutron spectrum, γ transitions, σ(θ), σ, discrete γ-ray σ; calculated σ using ECIS06. Elastic, inelastic neutron σ, σ(θ) compared with ENDF/B-VII.1, JENDL-4.0 and JEFF-3.1.2; γ-ray σ compared with GELINA/IRMM data.

doi: 10.1016/j.nuclphysa.2015.03.006
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2012HI10      Phys.Rev. C 86, 054308 (2012)

S.F.Hicks, J.C.Boehringer, N.Boukharouba, C.Fransen, S.R.Lesher, J.M.Mueller, J.R.Vanhoy, S.W.Yates

Collective and two-quasiparticle excitations in 128Te

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 128Te(n, n'γ), E=2.15-3.33 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γ(θ), excitation functions. 128Te; deduced levels, J, π, branching ratio, mixing ratio, B(M1), B(E2), Doppler-shift attenuation factor, T1/2, mixed-symmetry excitations, quadrupole-octupole coupled multi-phonon excitations, 2qp excitations. Comparison with interacting boson model (IBM) and particle-core coupling model calculations.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.86.054308
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2008HI17      Phys.Rev. C 78, 054320 (2008)

S.F.Hicks, J.R.Vanhoy, S.W.Yates

Fragmentation of mixed-symmetry excitations in stable even-even tellurium nuclei

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 122,124,126,128,130Te(n, n'γ), E=1.7-3.4 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, angular distributions, half-lives using Doppler Shift Attenuation Method; deduced levels, J, π, multipolarities, mixing ratios, B(M1), B(E2), mixed-symmetry states. Comparison with Interacting Boson Model calculations.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.78.054320
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2005HI04      Phys.Rev. C 71, 034307 (2005)

S.F.Hicks, G.K.Alexander, C.A.Aubin, M.C.Burns, C.J.Collard, M.M.Walbran, J.R.Vanhoy, E.Jensen, P.E.Garrett, M.Kadi, A.Martin, N.Warr, S.W.Yates

Intruder structures observed in 122Te through inelastic neutron scattering

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 122Te(n, n'), E=1.72, 2.80, 3.35 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, DSA; deduced excitation functions. 122Te deduced levels, J, π, T1/2, B(M1), B(E2). Comparison with interacting boson model predictions.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.71.034307
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2004VA16      Phys.Rev. C 69, 064323 (2004)

J.R.Vanhoy, J.A.Tanyi, K.A.Crandell, T.H.Churchill, S.F.Hicks, M.C.Burns, P.A.Roddy, N.V.Warr, T.B.Brown, S.R.Lesher

Lifetimes in 126Te from in-beam (n, n'γ) measurements

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 126Te(n, n'γ), E=2.2-3.3 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, excitation functions, DSA. 126Te deduced levels, J, π, δ, B(M1), B(E2), T1/2.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.69.064323
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2003VA11      Phys.Rev. C 68, 034315 (2003)

J.R.Vanhoy, R.T.Coleman, K.A.Crandell, S.F.Hicks, B.A.Sklaney, M.M.Walbran, N.V.Warr, J.Jolie, F.Corminboeuf, L.Genilloud, J.Kern, J.-L.Schenker, P.E.Garrett

Structure of 120Te from the 118Sn(α, 2nγ) reaction and 120I decay

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 118Sn(α, 2n), E=16-32 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, excitation functions. 120Te deduced levels, J, π, δ, branching ratios, B(E2). Comparisons with model predictions.

RADIOACTIVITY 120I(EC) [from 110Pd(14N, 4n)]; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, T1/2; deduced log ft. 120Te deduced levels, J, π, δ, branching ratios, B(E2). Comparisons with model predictions.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.68.034315
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2000VA31      Acta Phys.Hung.N.S. 12, 287 (2000)

J.R.Vanhoy, S.F.Hicks, N.V.Warr, G.K.Alexander, C.A.Aubin, P.G.Burkett, M.C.Burns, T.B.Brown, B.R.Champine, R.T.Coleman, C.J.Collard, F.Corminboeuf, K.A.Crandell, S.J.Etzkorn, P.E.Garrett, L.Genilloud, J.Jolie, J.Kern, J.-L.Schenker, B.A.Sklaney, J.A.Tanyi, M.M.Walbrun, S.W.Yates, M.Yeh

Coexisting Structures in the 120-124Te Nuclei

NUCLEAR STRUCTURE 118Sn, 120Te; analyzed levels, J. IBM-2 model calculations.


1998HI09      Phys.Rev. C57, 2264 (1998)

S.F.Hicks, C.M.Davoren, W.M.Faulkner, J.R.Vanhoy

Structural Characteristics of 144Nd Through γ-Ray Spectroscopy following Inelastic Neutron Scattering

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 144Nd(n, n'), E=2.2-3.3 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ(θ), excitation functions, DSA. 144Nd deduced levels J, π, B(λ), δ, T1/2, multiphonon excitations. IBM-2 calculations.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.57.2264
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1995VA25      Phys.Rev. C52, 2387 (1995)

J.R.Vanhoy, J.M.Anthony, B.M.Haas, B.H.Benedict, B.T.Meehan, S.F.Hicks, C.M.Davoren, C.L.Lundstedt

Structural Characteristics of 142Ce Through Inelastic Neutron Scattering

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 142Ce(n, n'γ), E=2-2.53 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, Doppler shifts, Iγ(θ). 142Ce deduced levels, J, π, δ, B(λ), T1/2. Phonon, interacting boson, particle core coupling models.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.52.2387
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1994HI01      Phys.Rev. C49, 103 (1994)

S.F.Hicks, J.M.Hanly, S.E.Hicks, G.R.Shen, M.T.McEllistrem

Neutron Scattering Cross Sections for 204,206Pb and Neutron and Proton Amplitudes of E2 and E3 Excitations

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 204,206Pb(n, n), (n, n'), E=0.4-4 MeV; measured σ(θ) vs E; deduced mean scatttering field, dispersion corrections. 206,204Pb levels deduced neutron, proton matrix elements for E2, E3 transitions.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.49.103
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1992VA06      Phys.Rev. C45, 1628 (1992)

J.R.Vanhoy, M.T.McEllistrem, S.F.Hicks, R.A.Gatenby, E.M.Baum, E.L.Johnson, G.Molnar, S.W.Yates

Neutron and Proton Dynamics of 48Ca Levels and γ-Ray Decays from Neutron Inelastic Scattering

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 48Ca(n, n'γ), E=4.8-8 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, σ(E), γ yields, production σ, DSA. 48Ca deduced levels, J, π, T1/2, γ-ray branching ratios, neutron, proton dynamics. Model comparison.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.45.1628
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1990HI04      Phys.Rev. C41, 2560 (1990)

S.F.Hicks, S.E.Hicks, G.R.Shen, M.T.McEllistrem

Collective Doorway Configurations in 49Ca Through Neutron Scattering on 48Ca

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 48Ca(n, n), (n, n'), E=7.97 MeV; measured σ(θ); deduced model parameters. 49Ca deduced collective doorway configurations.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.41.2560
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