Production Cross Sections of Very Neutron-Rich Nuclei
- Thomas Baumann, NSCL
Thursday, April 12, 11:00 AM - Research Discussion
NSCL Lecture Hall
One of the first quantities that can be measured for newly discovered isotopes is their production cross section. The production cross section is important to plan for other experiments that might use a specific isotope as their object of study. It also can reveal nuclear structure changes over a range of isotopes.
In my presentation I will outline a basic cross section measurement experiment and its analysis. I will focus on some of the details of how to extract the cross section based on the collected experimental data.