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Los Alamos National Laboratory Nuclear Physics Publications

Peer-reviewed publications sponsored by the DOE Office of Science, Office of Nuclear Physics.


  • Abgrall, N., et al., (LANL authors:  P. H. Chu, S. R. Elliott, J. Goett, R. Massarczyk, K. Rielage, B. R. White, B. X. Zhu) 2018:  The processing of enriched germanium for the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR and R&D for a next generation double-beta decay experiment. Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A877, 314-322.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2017.09.036
  • Acciarri, R., et al., (LANL authors:  G. T. Garvey, E.-C. Huang, W. C. Louis, G. B. Mills, R. G. Van de Water) 2018: The Pandora multi-algorithm approach to automated pattern recognition of cosmic-ray muon and neutrino events in the MicroBooNE detector.  Eur. Phys. J. C78, 82.  https://doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-017-5481-6  (The MicroBooNE collaboration)  
  • Aidala, C., et al., (LANL authors: M. Boer, M. L. Brooks, J. M. Durham, X. Jiang, M. J. Leitch, X. Li, H. Lim, M. X. Liu, M. McCumber, P. L. McGaughey, D. McGlinchey, C. L. Silva, M. Snowball, W. E. Sondheim, H. W. Van Hecke) 2018: Measurements of multiparticle correlations in d + Au collisions at 200, 62.4, 39, and 19.6 GeV and p + Au collisions at 200 GeV and implications for collective behavior. Phys. Rev. Lett., 120, 062302.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.062302 (PHENIX Collaboration)
  • Aidala, C., et al., (LANL authors: M. Boer, M. L. Brooks, J. M. Durham, X. Jiang, M. J. Leitch, X. Li, H. Lim, M. X. Liu, M. McCumber, P. L. McGaughey, D. McGlinchey, C. L. Silva, M. Snowball, W. E. Sondheim, H. W. Van Hecke) 2018:  Nuclear Dependence of the Transverse-Single-Spin Asymmetry for Forward Neutron Production in Polarized p + A Collisions at sNN = 200 GeV.  Phys. Rev. Lett., 120, 022011.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.022001 (PHENIX Collaboration)
  • Brown, M. A.-P., et al., (LANL authors: T. J. Bowles, S. Clayton, S. Currie, G. E. Hogan, T. M. Ito, M. Makela, C. L. Morris, J. C. Ramsey, R. Rios, A. Saunders, W. Sondheim, S. J. Seestrom, S. Sjue, Z. Wang, T. Womack) 2018:  New result for the neutron β-asymmetry parameter A0 from UCNA.  Phys. Rev. C97, 035505.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.97.035505  
  • Busch, M., et al., (LANL authors:  P.-H. Chu, S. R. Elliott, R. Massarczyk, K. Rielage, B. R. White, B. X. Zhu) 2018:  Low background materials and fabrication techniques for cables and connectors in the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR.  AIP Conf. Proc., 1921, 070002.  https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5019005
  • Christofferson, C. D., et al., (LANL authors: P.-H. Chu, S. R. Elliott, R. Massarczyk, K. Rielage, B. R. White, B. X. Zhu) 2018:  Contamination control and assay results for the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR ultra clean components. AIP Conf. Proc., 1921, 060005.  https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5019001
  • Cirigliano, V., W. Dekens, J. de Vries, M. L. Graesser, E. Mereghetti, S. Patore, and U. van Kolck, 2018:  New leading contribution to neutrinoless double-β decay.  Phys. Rev. Lett., 120, 202011.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.202001
  • Jandel, M., B. Baramsai, T. A. Bredeweg, A. Couture, A. Favalli, A. C. Hayes, K. D. Ianakiev, M. L. Iliev, T. Kawano, S. Mosby, G. Rusev, I. Stetcu, P. Talou, J. L. Ullmann, D. J. Vieria, C. L. Walker, and J. B. Wilhelmy, 2018: Correlated fission data measurements with DANCE and NEUANCE.  Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A882, 105-113.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2017.10.097
  • Lonardoni, D., J. Carlson, S. Gandolfi, J. E. Lynn, K. E.Schmidt, A. Schwenk, and X. B. Wang, 2018: Properties of Nuclei up to A=16 using local chiral interactions.  Phys. Rev. Lett.120, 122502.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.122502 
  • Lovato, A., S. GandolfiJ. Carlson, E. Lusk, S. C. Pieper, and R. Schiavilla, 2018:  Quantum Monte Carlo calculation of neutral-current v-12C inclusive quasielastic scattering. Phys. Rev. C97, 022502. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.97.022502 
  • Pastore, S., A. Baroni, J. Carlson, S. Gandolfi, S. C. Pieper, R. Schiavilla, and R. B. Wiringa, 2018:  Quantum Monte Carlo calculations of weak transitions in A = 6-10 nuclei.  Phys. Rev. C97, 022501.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.97.022501 
  • Pastore, S., J. Carlson, V. Cirigliano, W. Dekens, E. Mereghetti, and R. B. Wiringa, 2018: Neutrinoless double-β decay matrix elements in light nuclei.  Phys. Rev. C97, 014606.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.97.014606 


  • Abgrall, N., et al., (LANL authors: P.-H. Chu, S. R. Elliott, J. Goett, R. Massarczyk, K. Rielage, B. R. White, W. Wu) 2017:  New limits on bosonic dark matter, solar axions, Pauli exclusion principle violation, and electron decay from the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR.  Phys. Rev. Lett, 118, 161801.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.161801
  • Abratenko, P., et al., (LANL authors:  G. T. Garvey, E.-C. Huang, W. C. Louis, G. B. Mills, R. G. Van de Water) 2017:  Determination of muon momentum in the MicroBooNE LArTPC using an improved model of multiple Coulomb scattering.  JINST, 12, P10010.  https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/12/10/P10010 (The MicroBooNE collaboration)
  • Acciarri, R., et al., (LANL authors:  G. T. Garvey, E.-C. Huang, W. C. Louis, G. B. Mills, R. G. Van de Water) 2017:  Michel electron reconstruction using cosmic-ray data from the MicroBooNE LArTPC.  JINST, 12, P09014. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/12/09/P09014 (The MicroBooNE collaboration)
  • Aharmim, B., et al., (LANL authors:  S. R. Elliott, N. Gagnon, J. Heise, A. Hime, K. Rielag, S. R. Seibert, L. C. Stonehill) 2017:  The search for neutron-antineutron oscillations at the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory.  Phys. Rev. D, 96, 092005.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.96.092005 (SNO collaboration)
  • Alioli, S., V. Cirigliano, W. Dekens, J. de Vries, and E. Merghetti, 2017:  Right-handed charged currents in the era of the Large Hadron Collider.   J. High Energy Phys., 2017, 86.  https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP05(2017)086
  • Baramsai, B., M. Jandel, T. A. Bredeweg, E. M. Bond, A. R. Roman, G. Rusev, C. L. Walker, A. Couture, S. Mosby, J. M. O'Donnell, J. L. Ullmann, and T. Kawano, 2017:  Radiative neutron capture cross section from 236U.  Phys. Rev. C, 96, 024619.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.96.024619
  • Bertolini, D., et al., (LANL author:  D. Neill) 2017: Soft functions for generic jet algorithms and observables at Hadron Colliders.  J. High Energy Phys., 2017, 99 https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP07(2017)099
  • Brantley, D., et al., (LANL author: E. Mereghetti), 2017:  Strong isospin violation and chiral logarithms in the baryon spectrum.  J. High Energy Phys., in press.
  • Broussard, L. J., et al., (LANL authors: B. A. Zeck, M. Blatnik, A. E. Brandt, J. Burkhart, S. M. Clayton, S. Currie, T. M. Ito, A. Klein, M. F. Makela, P. L. McGaughey, J. Mirabal-Martinez, C. L. Morris, J. D. Ortiz, R. W. Pattie Jr., J. C. Ramsey, D. J. Salvat, A. Saunders, S. J. Seestrom, S. K. L. Sjue, Z. Tang, Z. Wang, W. Wei, W. S. Wilburn, T. L. Womack) 2017:  Detection system for neutron β decay correlations in the UCNB and Nab experiments.  Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., Sect. A, 849, 83–93.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2016.12.030
  • Carlson, J., S. Gandolfi, U. van Kolck, and S. A. Vitiello, 2017:  Ground-State Properties of Unitary Bosons: From Clusters to Matter. Phys. Rev. Lttrs., 119, 223002.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.223002
  • Cirigliano, V., W. Dekens, J. de Vries, and E. Mereghetti, 2017: An ϵ’ improvement from right-handed currents.  Phys. Lett. B, 767, 1-9.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2017.01.037
  • Cirigliano, V., S. Davidson, and Y. Kuno, 2017: Spin-dependent μ → e conversion.  Phys. Lett. B, 771, 242-246.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2017.05.053
  • de Vries, J., E. Mereghetti, C.-Y. Send, and A. Walker-Loud, 2017:  Lattice QCD spectroscopy for hadronic CP violation.  Phys. Lett. B, 766, 256-262.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2017.01.017
  • Elliott, S. R., et al., (LANL authors: P.-H. Chu, R. Massarczyk, K. Rielage, B. R. White) 2017:  Initial results from the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR. IOP Conf. Series: J Physics: Conf. Series, 888, 012035. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/888/1/012035
  • Ejiri, H. and S. R. Elliott, 2017:  Solar neutrino interactions with the double-β decay nuclei 82Se, 100Mo, and 150Nd.  Phys. Rev. C, 95, 055501.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.95.055501
  • Gandolfi, S., H.-W. Hammer, P. Klos, J. E. Lynn, and A. Schwenk, 2017:  Is a trineutron resonance lower in energy than a tetraneutron resonance?  Phys. Rev. Lett., 118, 232501.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.232501
  • Gamberg, L., Z.-B. Kang, D. Pitonyak, and A. Prokudin, 2017: Phenomenological constraints on AN in p p → π X from Lorentz invariance relations.  Phys. Lett. B., 77, 242-251. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2017.04.061
  • Hatta, Y., B.-W. Xiao, S. Yoshida, and F. Yuan, 2017: Single spin asymmetry in forward pA collisions. II. Fragmentation contribution.  Phys. Rev. D, 95, 014008.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.95.014008
  • Hickerson, K. P., et al., (LANL authors:  Y. Bagdasarova, L. J. Broussard, S. Currie, T. M. Ito, M. Makela, C. L. Morris, R. W. Pattie, Jr., J. C. Ramsey, R. Rios, A. Saunders, S. J. Seestrom, W. E. Sondheim, B. A. Zeck) 2017.  First direct constraints on Fierz interference in free-neutron β decay.  Phys. Rev. C., 96, 042501.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.96.042501 (UCNA collaboration)
  • Kang, Z. B., F. Ringer, and I. Vitev, 2017:  Inclusive production of small radius jets in heavy-ion collisions. Phys. Lett. B, 769, 242-248. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2017.03.067
  • Kang, Z.-B., I. Vitev, and H. Xing, 2017: Vector boson-tagged jet production in heavy ion collisions at the LHC.  Phys. Rev. C, 96, 014912.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.96.014912
  • Kang, Z.-B., J.-W. Qui, F. Ringer, H. Xing, and H. Zhang, 2017: J/psi production and polarization within a jet.  Phys. Rev. Lett., 119, 032001.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.032001
  • Kovchegov, Y. V., D. Pitonyak, and M. D. Sievert, 2017: Helicity evolution at small x: Flavor singlet and nonsinglet observables.  Phys. Rev. D, 95, 014033.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.95.014033
  • Kovchegov, Y. V., D. Pitonyak, and M. D. Sievert, 2017:  Small-x asymptotics of the quark helicity distribution.  Phys. Rev. Lett., 118, 052001.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.052001
  • Lynn, J. E., I. Tews, J. Carlson, S. Gandolfi, A. Gezerlis, K. E. Schmidt, and A. Schwenk, 2017:  Quantum Monte Carlo calculations of light nuclei with local chiral two- and three nucleon interactions.  Phys. Rev. C, 96, 054007.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.96.054007
  • Madeira, L., S. Gandolfi, and K. E. Schmidt, 2017: Core structure of two-dimensional Fermi gas vortices in the BEC-BCS crossover region.  Phys. Rev. A, 95, 053603.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.95.053603
  • Seestrom, S. J., et al., (LANL authors: D. Barlow, M. Blatnik, L. J. Broussard, S. M. Clayton, S. Currie, M. Hoffbauer, M. Makela, J. Medina, D. J. Morley, C. L. Morris, R. W Pattie Jr., J. Ramsey, A. Roberts, D. J. Salvat, A. Saunders, S. K. L. Sjue, P. L. Walstrom, Z. Wang, T. L. Womack, A. R. Young, B. A. Zeck) 2017:  Total cross sections for ultracold neutrons scattered from gases.  Phys. Rev. C, 95, 015501.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.95.015501
  • Weigand, M., et al., (LANL authors:  A. Couture, M. Jandel, H. Y. Lee, J. L. Ullmann) 2017:  63Cu(n,y) cross section measured via 25 keV activation and time of flight.  Phys. Rev. C, 95, 015808.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.95.015808
  • Ye, Z., (LANL author: Z.-B. Kang), 2017:  Unveiling the nucleon tensor charge at Jefferson Lab; A study of SoLID case.  Phys. Lett. B., 767, 91-98.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2017.01.046

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