Invited and Contributed Talks
Dr julien pancin (GANIL)
5/18/15, 10:55 AM
Active targets have been used for a wide variety of nuclear physics experiments since the eighties. These systems are somehow strange animals in the world of gas detectors. While the gas or mixture of gas usually chosen is adapted to the nuclei or particle you want to detect (gain, counting rate…), the gas and pressure in gaseous active targets is determined in terms of target nuclei...
Tan Ahn (University of Notre Dame)
5/18/15, 11:30 AM
Physics and Experiments
Resonance studies are of great importance in the study of nuclear structure and the production of elements in astrophysical scenarios. Active-target detectors are well suited to study resonances with radioactive beams due to their tracking ability and the large of amount of target material they provide. An overview of using active-target detectors to perform resonance studies will be presented...
Dr Brian Roeder (Cyclotron Institute, Texas A&M University)
5/18/15, 12:05 PM
During the commissioning of the prototype AstroBox1 detector at TAMU , it was noticed that a gas detector with Micro Pattern Gas Amplifiers (MPGAD)  had two applications. First, such a detector was useful for detecting low-energy protons ( < 1 MeV) from beta-delayed proton decay because the energy deposit of the beta-particles in the gas was small and the signal from the proton energy...