The future prospects of photonuclear reactions studies at the new Extreme Light Infrastructure—Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP) facility are discussed in view of the pursuit of investigating the electromagnetic response of nuclei using γ-ray beams of unprecedented energy resolution and intensity characteristics. We present here the features of the γ-ray beam source, the emerging ELI-NP experimental program involving photonuclear reactions cross section measurements and spectroscopy and angular measurements of γ-rays and neutrons along with the detection arrays currently under implementation.
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Filipescu, D., Balabanski, D.L., Camera, F. et al. Future prospects of nuclear reactions induced by gamma-ray beams at ELI-NP. Phys. Part. Nuclei 48, 134–138 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1063779617010051