Charge
Radii of Mirror Nuclei and the Neutron Matter Equation
of State (2017) The difference in the rootmeansquare charge radii of mirror nuclei is shown to be a robust measure of the derivative of the symmetry energy and the neutron equation of state near nuclear saturation density. Due to Coulomb distortion, the neutron skin contains a extra term proportional to the value of the symmetry energy. 

The
Music of Nuclear Energy Level Spacings (2017) The spacings for the complete set of energy levels up to 6.2 MeV in ^{208}Pb have been analyzed in terms of GOE and Poisson distributions. The experimental result is in close agreement with the GOE distribution. It is also in agreement with calculations based on a realistic residual interaction. The energy spacing have been converted into musical notes so that one can hear as well as see the difference. 

A Nuclear
Detective Story (2015) The ^{30}P(p,gamma)^{31}S rapidproton capture rate is one of the most important reactions that determines the fractions of elements up to calcium that are produced in novae. We are trying to match up the experimental and theoretical levelscheme finger prints for ^{31}S in order to reduce the uncertainty in this reaction rate. 

Collaboration
Between Experiment and Theory (2015) The theory group at the NSCL has expertise in many theoretical methods. Collaboration among the members of group and with the experimental program at the NSCL provide the resources and interactions needed to make advances toward the overall goals of nuclear physics. 

The Puzzle of ^{46}Ar
(2015) 

Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay
(2014) 

Modification of BrinkAxel(2014) 

Level Density


The Neutron Equation of State(2014) 

NuShellX@MSU(2014) 

Boundary Between CI and
EDF
(2011) 

Fighting for Subatomic
Independence
(2011) 

Chaos and the
Continuum
(2011) 

Search for the
ThreePhonon Quadrupole
(2011) 

Beyond the Neutron Drip Line(2010)Predictions for properties nuetron unbound states in the nuetronrich isotopes of oxygen are compared to recent experiments. 

Islands of Shell Breaking(2010)Regions of nuclei near the neutron drip line show that the traditional shell model magic numbers are often changed. The physics behind these changes is discussed here. 
