15th Varenna Conference on Nuclear Reaction Mechanisms

from Monday, June 11, 2018 (8:00 AM) to Friday, June 15, 2018 (6:00 PM)
Villa Monastero

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Jun 11, 2018
Jun 12, 2018
Jun 13, 2018
Jun 14, 2018
Jun 15, 2018
8:50 AM OPENING   ()
9:00 AM
Nuclear structure - Horst Lenske (until 11:00 AM) ()
9:00 AM Microscopic calculations of nuclear level densities with the Lanczos method - Prof. Alex Brown (NSCL, Michigan State UNiversity)   ()
9:30 AM Inverse kinematics and reaction mechanism at the drip line: probing virtual states and the nuclear vacuum - Prof. Ricardo A. Broglia (Department of Physics,University of Milan,Milan,Italy)   ()
10:00 AM The deformation dependence of level densities in the configuration-interaction shell model - Prof. Yoram Alhassid (Yale University)   ()
10:30 AM Probing nuclear structure with neutron transfer reactions - Gregory Potel Aguilar (Michigan State University FRIB/NSCL)   ()
11:00 AM --- COFFEE BREAK ---
11:30 AM
Nuclear structure/reactions - Jose Manuel Quesada Molina (Universidad de Sevilla (ES)) (until 12:30 PM) ()
11:30 AM Geometric shapes describing nuclear reaction mechanisms such as fusion, alpha emission and capture, binary and ternary fission, planar fragmentation and n-alpha nuclei - Guy ROYER (IN2P3/CNRS)   ()
11:50 AM Oscillation symmetry applied to: 1) hadronic and nuclei masses and widths, and used to suggest unknown spins, 2) astrophysic - Boris Tatischeff (CNRS IN2P3)   ()
12:10 PM Symmetry energy in the liquid–gas mixture - Prof. Jorge Lopez (University of Texas at El Paso)   ()
9:00 AM
Fission - Nicolas Schunck (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid) (until 11:00 AM) ()
9:00 AM An Unexpected Energy Evolution of the Fission-Product Yields from Neutron-Induced Fission of 235U, 238U, and 239Pu - Dr Anton Tonchev (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory )   ()
9:30 AM Correlated Prompt Fission Data in Transport Simulations - Patrick Talou (Los Alamos National Laboratory)   ()
10:00 AM Gamma-ray cascade study in abundant fission fragments with the EXILL experiment and FIFRELIN simulation - Michal Rapala (CEA Saclay)   ()
10:20 AM Phenomenological study of fission yield for U233 induced by neutrons below 20 MeV - Ms Lile Liu   ()
10:40 AM Fission properties of nuclei in the 180Hg region - Prof. Igor Tsekhanovich (CENBG/Bordeaux University)   ()
11:00 AM --- COFFEE BREAK ---
11:30 AM
Fission - Yukinobu Watanabe (Kyushu University) (until 12:40 PM) ()
11:30 AM Fission studies using multi-nucleon transfer reactions at the JAEA tandem - Prof. Andrei Andreyev (University of York (UK), JAEA (Tokai, Japan))   ()
12:00 PM Isoscaling study of binary fission yields - Ms Yongjing CHEN   ()
12:20 PM Aggregate Decay Behavior of Fission Products in Nuclear Reactors -Decay Heat, Reactor Antineutrino and the Pandemonium Problem- - Dr Tadashi Yoshida (Tokyo Institute of Technology)   ()
9:00 AM
Medical radioisotopes - Luciano Canton (INFN - National Institute for Nuclear Physics) (until 11:00 AM) ()
9:00 AM Future production of medical radioisotopes - Sytze Brandenburg (University of Groningen)   ()
9:30 AM Nuclear data for production of novel medical radionuclides - Syed M. Qaim (Forschungszentrum Jülich)   ()
10:00 AM Diagnostic (99Mo/99mTc) and Therapeutic (67Cu) Radioisotopes Produced by Neutrons from C,Be(d,n) - Prof. Yasuki Nagai ( National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology)   ()
10:30 AM Cyclotron-based production of the theranostic radionuclides 67Cu and 47Sc - Gaia Pupillo (INFN - National Institute for Nuclear Physics)   ()
11:00 AM --- COFFEE BREAK ---
11:30 AM
Medical radioisotopes - Arjan Plompen (until 1:10 PM) ()
11:30 AM Challenges in the modeling of nuclear reactions for theranostic applications - Andrea Fontana   ()
11:50 AM NUCLEAR DATA FOR THE PRODUCTION OF MEDICAL RADIONUCLIDES - Roberto Capote (International Atomic Energy Agency)   ()
12:10 PM Production of innovative radionuclides for therapy or diagnostic: nuclear data measurements and comparisons with the TALYS code - Arnaud Guertin (Laboratoire SUBATECH, CNRS/IN2P3, IMT Atlantique, Université de Nantes)   ()
12:30 PM Production of medically interesting $^{97}$Ru via $^{nat}$Mo($\alpha$,x) above 40 MeV at ARRONAX - Mateusz Sitarz (GIP ARRONAX; Srodowiskowe Laboratorium Ciezkich Jonow Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego; Wydzial Fizyki Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego)   ()
12:50 PM General discussion   ()
9:00 AM
Hadrontherapy - Lembit Sihver (until 11:00 AM) ()
9:00 AM Perspectives in Neutron Capture Therapy of Cancer - Ignacio Porras (University of Granada, Spain)   ()
9:30 AM A radiobiological database produced by the BIANCA model to predict the biological effectiveness of hadrontherapy beams - Mario Pietro Carante (INFN - National Institute for Nuclear Physics)   ()
10:00 AM MONET code: evaluation of the dose in Hadrontherapy - Alessia Embriaco (INFN - National Institute for Nuclear Physics)   ()
10:20 AM Development of the nuclear reaction and fragmentation models for heavy ion collisions in the therapeutic energy range - Dr Giulia Arico' (CERN)   ()
10:40 AM The FOOT (FragmentatiOn Of Target) experiment - Michela Marafini (INFN Roma1 - Centro Fermi)   ()
11:00 AM --- COFFEE BREAK ---
11:30 AM
Radioactive waste, neutrino - Tadashi Yoshida (Tokyo Institute of Technology) (until 12:50 PM) ()
11:30 AM Nuclear reaction study for high-level radioactive waste: Cross section measurements for proton- and deuteron-induced spallation reactions of long-lived fission products - He Wang   ()
11:50 AM The demand for TRU nuclide cross-sections from the view point of TRU production and radiotoxicity - Mr Rei Kimura (Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions)   ()
12:10 PM Charged-current quasielastic (anti)neutrino cross sections on $^{12}$C with realistic spectral functions including meson-exchange contributions - Martin Ivanov (Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)   ()
12:30 PM Double charge exchange reactions for neutrino physics: recent results and future perspectives - Domenico Torresi (INFN - LNS, Catania (IT))   ()
9:00 AM
Deuteron induced reactions - Alfredo Ferrari (CERN) (until 11:00 AM) ()
9:00 AM Comparative analysis of empirical parametrizations and microscopical studies of deuteron-induced reactions - Prof. Marilena Avrigeanu (Horia Hulubei National Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH))   ()
9:30 AM Towards inclusion of low-energy deuteron interactions with target nuclei in FLUKA - Francesc Salvat Pujol (CERN)   ()
10:00 AM Production cross section of $^{197m}$Hg induced by deuterons on natural gold target - Etienne Nigron (Laboratoire SUBATECH, CNRS/IN2P3, IMT Atlantique, Université de Nantes, 4 rue Alfred Kastler)   ()
10:20 AM Isotopic production cross sections of residual nuclei in proton- and deuteron-induced reactions on $^{91,92}$Y, $^{92,93}$Zr, and $^{93,94}$Nb around 100 MeV/nucleon - Prof. Yukinobu Watanabe (Kyushu University)   ()
10:40 AM Cross-section measurements in the reactions of $^{136}$Xe on proton, deuteron and carbon at 168 $A$MeV - X. Sun (RIKEN Nishina Center)   ()
11:00 AM --- COFFEE BREAK ---
11:30 AM
Nuclear reactions -Mr Marc Dupuis (CEA) (until 1:00 PM) ()
11:30 AM Statistical-model description of gamma decay from compound-nucleus resonances - Hans Weidenmueller (Max-Planck-Institut fur Kernphysik)   ()
12:00 PM Statistical multi-step direct reaction models and the RPA - Mr Emanuel V. Chimanski (Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica,NAPC-Nuclear Data Section, International Atomic Energy Agency)   ()
12:20 PM The role of nucleon knockout in pre-equilibrium reactions - Brett Carlson (Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica)   ()
12:40 PM Proton induced pre-equilibrium reactions to the continuum as a test to the reaction mechanism - Sevdalina Dimitrova   ()
3:00 PM
Fission - Patrick Talou (Los Alamos National Laboratory) (until 5:00 PM) ()
3:00 PM Microscopic Description of Nuclear Fission: Progress and Perspectives - Dr Schunck Nicolas (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)   ()
3:30 PM A basis for scission dynamics - Dr Walid Younes (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)   ()
4:00 PM Hauser-Feshbach Statistical Decay and Beta Decay Calculation for Primary Fission Fragments - Dr Shin Okumura (Tokyo Institute of Technology)   ()
4:20 PM Dependence of the prompt fission gamma-ray spectrum on the entrance channel of compound nucleus: spontaneous vs neutron-induced fission - Ching-Yen Wu (Lawrence Livermore Nat. Laboratory (US))   ()
4:40 PM Correlations between the fission fragment yields and the prompt fission gamma-ray spectrum - Patrick Jaffke (Los Alamos National Lab)   ()
5:00 PM --- TEA BREAK ---
5:30 PM
Fission - Andreyev Andreev (University of York (GB)) (until 7:00 PM) ()
5:30 PM Systematic TDDFT data for nuclear fission analysis - Dr Yoritaka Iwata (Tokyo Institute of Technology)   ()
6:00 PM Real-time description of fission - Ionel Stetcu (Los Alamos National Laboratory)   ()
6:20 PM First comparison between microscopic and macroscopic-microscopic potential energy surfaces for the description of fission - Marc Verriere (Los Alamos National Laboratory)   ()
6:40 PM Effects of the temperature on nuclear deformation energy and the predictions of fission observables calculated within the Langevin approach - Mr Mark Dennis Usang (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan)   ()
2:45 PM
Nuclear reactions - Roberto Capote (International Atomic Energy Agency) (until 4:45 PM) ()
2:45 PM Probing Nuclear Beta-Decay by Heavy Ion Charge Exchange Reactions - Prof. Horst Lenske (U. Giessen)   ()
3:15 PM Advances in microscopic modeling of (n,$x$n$\gamma$) reactions for actinides - Dr Marc Dupuis (CEA, DAM, DIF)   ()
3:45 PM Heavy Ion charge exchange reactions and the link with beta decay processes - Maria Colonna (INFN - National Institute for Nuclear Physics)   ()
4:05 PM Coulomb-nuclear interference and isospin characterization of the first 2+ and 3- transitions by inelastic scattering of alpha particles on 90,92Zr - Prof. Thereza Borello-Lewin (Instituto de Fisica, Universidade de São Paulo)   ()
4:25 PM Towards a non-local microscopic description of scattering observables of nucleons on deformed nuclei - Mr Amine Nasri (CEA)   ()
4:45 PM --- TEA BREAK ---
5:15 PM
Facilities - Lawrence Pinsky (University of Houston (US)) (until 6:45 PM) ()
5:15 PM Novel Results from ALICE - Siegfried Foertsch (iThemba LABS, National Research Foundation (ZA))   ()
5:45 PM MAJOR ACCELERATOR FACILITIES FOR NUCLEAR PHYSICS IN ASIA PACIFIC - Prof. Kazuhiro Tanaka (KEK, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization)   ()
6:15 PM Neutrinos, wine and fraudulent business practices - Dr Michael Pravikoff (CNRS/IN2P3)   ()
8:15 PM Ettore Gadioli wine party   ()
8:30 PM RECEPTION   ()
9:00 PM
Honorary session - Carlos Dasso (University of Seville) (until 11:00 PM) ()
9:00 PM - - Egle Tomasi (CEA saclay)   ()
9:15 PM - - Anton Antonov   ()
9:45 PM Violin - Todor Antonov   ()
10:00 PM - - Syed M. Qaim (Forschungszentrum Jülich)   ()
10:10 PM - - Dr Mike Herman (Brookhaven National Laboratory)   ()
10:25 PM - - Mark Chadwick   ()
10:30 PM - - Pavel Oblozinsky (Retired)   ()
3:00 PM
Facilities - Francesco Cerutti (CERN) (until 4:40 PM) ()
3:00 PM Recent results of n_TOF facility at CERN - Dr Giuseppe Tagliente (INFN)   ()
3:30 PM Nuclear astrophysics at Gran Sasso Laboratory: the LUNA400 experiment - Francesca Cavanna   ()
4:00 PM (n,cp) reactions study at the n_TOF facility at CERN: results for the Cosmological Lithium problem - Massimo Barbagallo (Universita e INFN, Bari (IT))   ()
4:20 PM The Study of the $^{22}$Ne($\alpha$,$\gamma$)$^{26}$Mg at LUNA - Ms Denise Piatti (University of Padova and INFN of Padova)   ()
4:40 PM --- TEA BREAK ---
5:15 PM
Potential, strangeness, pion - Jutta Escher (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) (until 6:45 PM) ()
5:15 PM Microscopic Optical Potential Derived from $NN$ Chiral Potentials. - Prof. Carlotta Giusti (Università degli Studi di Pavia and INFN, Sezione di Pavia)   ()
5:45 PM Production of strange particles and hypernuclei in spallation reactions from the coupling of intranuclear cascade and de-excitation models. - Jason Hirtz   ()
6:15 PM Isospin of pions - what do they tell us about the neutron skin of nuclei? - Christoph Hartnack (SUBATECH)   ()
3:00 PM
Nuclear reactions - Toshihiko Kawano (Los Alamos National Laboratory) (until 5:10 PM) ()
3:00 PM Capture Cross Sections for Unstable Isotopes from Surrogate Reaction Data and Theory - Jutta Escher (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)   ()
3:30 PM Neutron Capture Cross Sections and Strength Functions on 147Sm Nucleus - Dr Cristiana Oprea (JINR)   ()
3:50 PM Neutron width statistics in a realistic resonance-reaction model - Paul Fanto (Yale University)   ()
4:10 PM Transfer reactions induced with 56Ni: np pairing and N=28 shell closure - Anastasia Georgiadou (Institut de Physique Nucléaire d'Orsay (IPN))   ()
4:30 PM Multinucleon transfer processes in the $^{197}$Au+$^{130}$Te system studied with a high-resolution kinematic coincidence - Franco Galtarossa (INFN, Legnaro (IT))   ()
4:50 PM Shell-model studies of the astrophysical mirror rp-reactions $^{34}$S(p,$\gamma$)$^{35}$Cl and $^{34g,m}$Cl(p,$\gamma$)$^{35}$Ar - Prof. Werner Richter (Universrty of Stellenbosch)   ()
5:10 PM --- TEA BREAK ---