University of Notre Dame



The 2016 Low Energy Community Meeting was held at the University of Notre Dame near South Bend, Indiana.

More than 230 scientists participated in the meeting that served as a time for nuclear scientists in the low-energy nuclear physics community to interact and discuss future plans, initiatives, and facilities. The program of the main meeting consisted of plenary sessions and eleven working group meetings, in which initial FRIB scientific programs and the development of new detectors and techniques were discussed. Seven satellite workshops were held prior to the main meeting. A one and a half day long workshop on Nuclear Data Needs and Capabilities for Basic Science focused on the needs of the nuclear physics research community for data sets and capabilities.

The workshop on Tracking Detectors for Fast Beams was aimed at discussing new techniques for tracking isotopes produced by in-flight fragmentation and experimental end stations. The Data Acquisition workshop focused on needs and new techniques for data taking, storing, and analyses. The SECAR collaboration held a workshop to discuss the science with, and installation of SECAR in the ReA3 high bay. The Association for Research at University Nuclear Accelerators (ARUNA) held two workshops on research opportunities and accomplishment at several institutions. One workshop focused on the research with the Argonne Gas-filled Fragment Analyzer (AGFA) and the Argonne In-Flight Radioactive Ion Separator (AIRIS).

If you have suggestions for future meetings please contact anyone on the organizing committee.