Articles written in Pramana – Journal of Physics
Volume 75 Issue 2 August 2010 pp 317-331 Accelerators and Instrumentation for Nuclear Physics
N Madhavan S Nath T Varughese J Gehlot A Jhingan P Sugathan A K Sinha R Singh K M Varier M C Radhakrishna E Prasad S Kalkal G Mohanto J J Das Rakesh Kumar R P Singh S Muralithar R K Bhowmik A Roy Rajesh Kumar S K Suman A Mandal T S Datta J Chacko A Choudhury U G Naik A J Malyadri M Archunan J Zacharias S Rao Mukesh Kumar P Barua E T Subramanian K Rani B P Ajith Kumar K S Golda
Hybrid recoil mass analyzer (HYRA) is a unique, dual-mode spectrometer designed to carry out nuclear reaction and structure studies in heavy and medium-mass nuclei using gas-filled and vacuum modes, respectively and has the potential to address newer domains in nuclear physics accessible using high energy, heavy-ion beams from superconducting LINAC accelerator (being commissioned) and ECR-based high current injector system (planned) at IUAC. The first stage of HYRA is operational and initial experiments have been carried out using gas-filled mode for the detection of heavy evaporation residues and heavy quasielastic recoils in the direction of primary beam. Excellent primary beam rejection and transmission efficiency (comparable with other gas-filled separators) have been achieved using a smaller focal plane detection system. There are plans to couple HYRA to other detector arrays such as Indian national gamma array (INGA) and $4\pi$ spin spectrometer for ER tagged spectroscopic/spin distribution studies and for focal plane decay measurements.
Volume 76 Issue 5 May 2011 pp 693-698
Raghavan Rangarajan Ajit Srivastava A Bandyopadhyay A Basak M Bastero-Gil A Berera J Bhatt K Bhattacharya S Chakraborty M Das S Das K Dutta D Ghosh S Goswami U Gupta P Jain Y-Y Keum E Masso D Majumdar A P Mishra S Mohanty R Mohapatra A Nautiyal T Prokopec S Rao D P Roy N Sahu A Sarkar P Saumia A Sen A Shivaji
This is the report of the cosmology and astroparticle physics working group at WHEPPXI. We present the discussions carried out during the workshop on selected topics in the above ﬁelds. The problems discussed concerned axions, infrared divergences in inﬂationary theories, supersonic bubbles in a ﬁrst-order electroweak phase transition, dark matter, MOND, interacting dark energy, composite Higgs models and statistical anisotropy of the Universe.
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