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Current status of GALS setup in JINR

  • S. Zemlyanoy
  • K. Avvakumov
  • V. Fedosseev
  • R. Bark
  • Z. Blazczak
  • Z. Janas
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  1. Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Application of Lasers and Storage Devices in Atomic Nuclei Research: “Recent Achievements and Future Prospects” (LASER 2016), Poznań, Poland, 16–19 May 2016


This is a brief report on the current status of the new GAs cell based Laser ionization Setup (GALS) at the Flerov Laboratory for Nuclear Reactions (FLNR) of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) in Dubna. GALS will exploit available beams from the U-400M cyclotron in low energy multi-nucleon transfer reactions to study exotic neutron-rich nuclei located in the “north-east” region of nuclear map. Products from 4.5 to 9 MeV/nucleon heavy-ion collisions, such as 136Xe on 208Pb, are thermalized and neutralized in a high pressure gas cell and subsequently selectively laser re-ionized. In order to choose the best scheme of ion extraction the results of computer simulations of two different systems are presented. The first off- and online experiment will be performed on osmium atoms that is regarded as a most convenient element for producing isotopes with neutron number in the vicinity of the magic N = 126.


Resonance ionization spectroscopy Ionization potential Multi-nucleon transfer reactions Gas cell Laser ionization Mass-separation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Zemlyanoy
    • 1
  • K. Avvakumov
    • 1
  • V. Fedosseev
    • 2
  • R. Bark
    • 3
  • Z. Blazczak
    • 4
  • Z. Janas
    • 5
  1. 1.Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear ReactionsJoint Institute for Nuclear ResearchDubnaRussia
  2. 2.CERNGenevaSwitzerland
  3. 3.iThemba LABSNat. Research FoundationPretoriaSouth Africa
  4. 4.Faculty of PhysicsA. Mickiewicz UniversityPoznanPoland
  5. 5.Faculty of PhysicsUniversity of WarsawWarsawPoland

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