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Dr Bradley Cheal MPHYS, PhD, FHEA, PGCert, MInstP

Senior Lecturer Physics

    Publications

    2018

    From Calcium to Cadmium: Testing the Pairing Functional through Charge Radii Measurements of Cd100-130 (Journal article)

    Hammen, M., Noertershaeuser, W., Balabanski, D. L., Bissell, M. L., Blaum, K., Budincevic, I., . . . Yordanov, D. T. (2018). From Calcium to Cadmium: Testing the Pairing Functional through Charge Radii Measurements of Cd100-130. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 121(10). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.102501

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.102501

    Investigating the large deformation of the 5/2(+) isomeric state in Zn-73: An indicator for triaxiality (Journal article)

    Yang, X. F., Tsunoda, Y., Babcock, C., Billowes, J., Bissell, M. L., Blaum, K., . . . Yordanov, D. T. (2018). Investigating the large deformation of the 5/2(+) isomeric state in Zn-73: An indicator for triaxiality. PHYSICAL REVIEW C, 97(4). doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.97.044324

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.97.044324

    Isotope shifts from collinear laser spectroscopy of doubly charged yttrium isotopes (Journal article)

    Vormawah, L. J., Vilen, M., Beerwerth, R., Campbell, P., Cheal, B., Dicker, A., . . . Voss, A. (2018). Isotope shifts from collinear laser spectroscopy of doubly charged yttrium isotopes. PHYSICAL REVIEW A, 97(4). doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.97.042504

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.97.042504

    Laser Spectroscopic Studies of Fission Products and Nobelium (Conference Paper)

    Cheal, B. (2018). Laser Spectroscopic Studies of Fission Products and Nobelium. In FISSION AND PROPERTIES OF NEUTRON-RICH NUCLEI (pp. 58-65). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    Precision Measurement of the First Ionization Potential of Nobelium (Journal article)

    Chhetri, P., Ackermann, D., Backe, H., Block, M., Cheal, B., Droese, C., . . . Zhang, Z. (2018). Precision Measurement of the First Ionization Potential of Nobelium. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 120(26). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.263003

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.263003

    Probing Sizes and Shapes of Nobelium Isotopes by Laser Spectroscopy (Journal article)

    Raeder, S., Ackermann, D., Backe, H., Beerwerth, R., Berengut, J. C., Block, M., . . . Yakushev, A. (2018). Probing Sizes and Shapes of Nobelium Isotopes by Laser Spectroscopy. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 120(23). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.232503

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.232503

    The Evolution of Nuclear Structure in Odd-A Zinc Isotopes (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Wraith, C. (2018, November 22). The Evolution of Nuclear Structure in Odd-A Zinc Isotopes.

    2017

    Collinear laser spectroscopy at ISOLDE: new methods and highlights (Journal article)

    Neugart, R., Billowes, J., Bissell, M. L., Blaum, K., Cheal, B., Flanagan, K. T., . . . Yordanov, D. T. (2017). Collinear laser spectroscopy at ISOLDE: new methods and highlights. JOURNAL OF PHYSICS G-NUCLEAR AND PARTICLE PHYSICS, 44(6). doi:10.1088/1361-6471/aa6642

    DOI: 10.1088/1361-6471/aa6642

    Collinear laser spectroscopy of scandium and yttrium isotopes at IGISOL IV (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Vormawah, L. J. (2017, August 19). Collinear laser spectroscopy of scandium and yttrium isotopes at IGISOL IV.

    Evolution of nuclear structure in neutron-rich odd-Zn isotopes and isomers (Journal article)

    Wraith, C., Yang, X. F., Xie, L., Babcock, C., Bieron, J., Billowes, J., . . . Yordanov, D. T. (2017). Evolution of nuclear structure in neutron-rich odd-Zn isotopes and isomers. PHYSICS LETTERS B, 771, 385-391. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2017.05.085

    DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2017.05.085

    High-resolution laser spectroscopy of long-lived plutonium isotopes (Journal article)

    Voss, A., Sonnenschein, V., Campbell, P., Cheal, B., Kron, T., Moore, I. D., . . . Wendt, K. (2017). High-resolution laser spectroscopy of long-lived plutonium isotopes. PHYSICAL REVIEW A, 95(3). doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.95.032506

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.95.032506

    Impact of buffer gas quenching on the S-1(0) -> P-1(1) ground-state atomic transition in nobelium (Journal article)

    Chhetri, P., Ackermann, D., Backe, H., Block, M., Cheal, B., Duellmann, C. E., . . . Yakushev, A. (2017). Impact of buffer gas quenching on the S-1(0) -> P-1(1) ground-state atomic transition in nobelium. EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL D, 71(7). doi:10.1140/epjd/e2017-80122-x

    DOI: 10.1140/epjd/e2017-80122-x

    Laser spectroscopy with an electrostatic ConeTrap (Journal article)

    Kelly, S., Campbell, P., Cheal, B., Eronen, T., Geldhof, S., Jokinen, A., . . . Voss, A. (2017). Laser spectroscopy with an electrostatic ConeTrap. HYPERFINE INTERACTIONS, 238. doi:10.1007/s10751-017-1412-z

    DOI: 10.1007/s10751-017-1412-z

    2016

    Atom-at-a-time laser resonance ionization spectroscopy of nobelium (Journal article)

    Laatiaoui, M., Lauth, W., Backe, H., Block, M., Ackermann, D., Cheal, B., . . . Yakushev, A. (2016). Atom-at-a-time laser resonance ionization spectroscopy of nobelium. NATURE, 538(7626), 495-+. doi:10.1038/nature19345

    DOI: 10.1038/nature19345

    Changes in nuclear structure along the Mn isotopic chain studied via charge radii (Journal article)

    Heylen, H., Babcock, C., Beerwerth, R., Billowes, J., Bissell, M. L., Blaum, K., . . . Yordanov, D. T. (2016). Changes in nuclear structure along the Mn isotopic chain studied via charge radii. PHYSICAL REVIEW C, 94(5). doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.94.054321

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.94.054321

    Collinear Laser Spectroscopy of Manganese Isotopes using the Radio Frequency Quadrupole Cooler and Buncher at ISOLDE (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Babcock, C. (2015, October 21). Collinear Laser Spectroscopy of Manganese Isotopes using the Radio Frequency Quadrupole Cooler and Buncher at ISOLDE.

    Cu charge radii reveal a weak sub-shell effect at N=40 (Journal article)

    Bissell, M. L., Carette, T., Flanagan, K. T., Vingerhoets, P., Billowes, J., Blaum, K., . . . Yordanov, D. T. (2016). Cu charge radii reveal a weak sub-shell effect at N=40. PHYSICAL REVIEW C, 93(6). doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.93.064318

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.93.064318

    Developments for resonance ionization laser spectroscopy of the heaviest elements at SHIP (Journal article)

    Lautenschlaeger, F., Chhetri, P., Ackermann, D., Backe, H., Block, M., Cheal, B., . . . Wraith, C. (2016). Developments for resonance ionization laser spectroscopy of the heaviest elements at SHIP. NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION B-BEAM INTERACTIONS WITH MATERIALS AND ATOMS, 383, 115-122. doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2016.06.001

    DOI: 10.1016/j.nimb.2016.06.001

    Isomer Shift and Magnetic Moment of the Long-Lived 1/2(+) Isomer in Zn-79(30)49: Signature of Shape Coexistence near Ni-78 (Journal article)

    Yang, X. F., Wraith, C., Xie, L., Babcock, C., Billowes, J., Bissell, M. L., . . . Yordanov, D. T. (2016). Isomer Shift and Magnetic Moment of the Long-Lived 1/2(+) Isomer in Zn-79(30)49: Signature of Shape Coexistence near Ni-78. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 116(18). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.182502

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.182502

    Quadrupole moments of odd-A Mn53-63: Onset of collectivity towards N=40 (Journal article)

    Babcock, C., Heylen, H., Bissell, M. L., Blaum, K., Campbell, P., Cheal, B., . . . Yang, X. F. (2016). Quadrupole moments of odd-A Mn53-63: Onset of collectivity towards N=40. PHYSICS LETTERS B, 760, 387-392. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2016.07.016

    DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2016.07.016

    Simple Nuclear Structure in Cd111-129 from Atomic Isomer Shifts (Journal article)

    Yordanov, D. T., Balabanski, D. L., Bissell, M. L., Blaum, K., Budincevic, I., Cheal, B., . . . Zhao, P. W. (2016). Simple Nuclear Structure in Cd111-129 from Atomic Isomer Shifts. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 116(3). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.032501

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.032501

    2015

    COLLINEAR LASER SPECTROSCOPY ON NEUTRON-RICH Mn ISOTOPES APPROACHING N=40 (Conference Paper)

    Heylen, H., Babcock, C., Billowes, J., Bissell, M. L., Blaum, K., Campbell, P., . . . Yordanov, D. T. (2015). COLLINEAR LASER SPECTROSCOPY ON NEUTRON-RICH Mn ISOTOPES APPROACHING N=40. In ACTA PHYSICA POLONICA B Vol. 46 (pp. 699-702). doi:10.5506/APhysPolB.46.699

    DOI: 10.5506/APhysPolB.46.699

    Collinear laser spectroscopy of atomic cadmium Extraction of nuclear magnetic dipole and electric quadrupole moments (Journal article)

    Froemmgen, N., Balabanski, D. L., Bissell, M. L., Bieron, J., Blaum, K., Cheal, B., . . . Yordanov, D. T. (2015). Collinear laser spectroscopy of atomic cadmium Extraction of nuclear magnetic dipole and electric quadrupole moments. EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL D, 69(6). doi:10.1140/epjd/e2015-60219-0

    DOI: 10.1140/epjd/e2015-60219-0

    Direct observation of an isomeric state in Rb-98 and nuclear properties of exotic rubidium isotopes measured by laser spectroscopy (Journal article)

    Procter, T. J., Behr, J. A., Billowes, J., Buchinger, F., Cheal, B., Crawford, J. E., . . . Voss, A. (2015). Direct observation of an isomeric state in Rb-98 and nuclear properties of exotic rubidium isotopes measured by laser spectroscopy. EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL A, 51(2). doi:10.1140/epja/i2015-15023-2

    DOI: 10.1140/epja/i2015-15023-2

    Evidence for Increased neutron and proton excitations between (51-63)mn (Journal article)

    Babcock, C., Heylen, H., Billowes, J., Bissell, M. L., Blaum, K., Campbell, P., . . . Yordanov, D. T. (2015). Evidence for Increased neutron and proton excitations between (51-63)mn. PHYSICS LETTERS B, 750, 176-180. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2015.09.012

    DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2015.09.012

    Nuclear moments and charge radii of neutron-deficient francium isotopes and isomers (Journal article)

    Voss, A., Buchinger, F., Cheal, B., Crawford, J. E., Dilling, J., Kortelainen, M., . . . Al Tamimi, W. (2015). Nuclear moments and charge radii of neutron-deficient francium isotopes and isomers. PHYSICAL REVIEW C, 91(4). doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.91.044307

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.91.044307

    Recent Advances in On-Line Laser Spectroscopy (Journal article)

    Cheal, B., Moore, I., & Nörtershäuser, W. (2015). Recent Advances in On-Line Laser Spectroscopy. Nuclear Physics News, 25(4), 12-18. doi:10.1080/10619127.2015.1104126

    DOI: 10.1080/10619127.2015.1104126

    Spins and magnetic moments of Mn-58,Mn-60,Mn-62,Mn-64 ground states and isomers (Journal article)

    Heylen, H., Babcock, C., Billowes, J., Bissell, M. L., Blaum, K., Campbell, P., . . . Yordanov, D. T. (2015). Spins and magnetic moments of Mn-58,Mn-60,Mn-62,Mn-64 ground states and isomers. PHYSICAL REVIEW C, 92(4). doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.92.044311

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.92.044311

    2014

    Collinear laser spectroscopy at the new IGISOL 4 facility (Journal article)

    Cheal, B., & Forest, D. H. (2014). Collinear laser spectroscopy at the new IGISOL 4 facility. HYPERFINE INTERACTIONS, 223(1-3), 223-230. doi:10.1007/s10751-012-0621-8

    DOI: 10.1007/s10751-012-0621-8

    Collinear laser spectroscopy techniques at JYFL (Journal article)

    Cheal, B., & Forest, D. H. (2014). Collinear laser spectroscopy techniques at JYFL. HYPERFINE INTERACTIONS, 223(1-3), 63-71. doi:10.1007/s10751-012-0608-5

    DOI: 10.1007/s10751-012-0608-5

    Laser spectroscopy at IGISOL IV (Journal article)

    Dicker, A. R., Campbell, P., Cheal, B., Gorelov, D., Hakala, J., Johnson, D. J. S., . . . Voss, A. (2014). Laser spectroscopy at IGISOL IV. HYPERFINE INTERACTIONS, 227(1-3), 139-145. doi:10.1007/s10751-013-0997-0

    DOI: 10.1007/s10751-013-0997-0

    Physics highlights from laser spectroscopy at the IGISOL (Journal article)

    Forest, D. H., & Cheal, B. (2014). Physics highlights from laser spectroscopy at the IGISOL. HYPERFINE INTERACTIONS, 223(1-3), 207-222. doi:10.1007/s10751-012-0620-9

    DOI: 10.1007/s10751-012-0620-9

    2013

    First Use of High-Frequency Intensity Modulation of Narrow-Linewidth Laser Light and Its Application in Determination of Ground-State Properties (Journal article)

    Voss, A., Pearson, M. R., Billowes, J., Buchinger, F., Cheal, B., Crawford, J. E., . . . Shelbaya, O. (2013). First Use of High-Frequency Intensity Modulation of Narrow-Linewidth Laser Light and Its Application in Determination of Ground-State Properties. Physical Review Letters, 111(12). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.122501

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.122501

    2012

    Laser spectroscopy of radioactive isotopes: Role and limitations of accurate isotope-shift calculations (Journal article)

    Cheal, B., Cocolios, T. E., & Fritzsche, S. (2012). Laser spectroscopy of radioactive isotopes: Role and limitations of accurate isotope-shift calculations. Physical Review A, 86(4). doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.86.042501

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.86.042501

    2010

    Discovery of a long-lived low-lying isomeric state in (Journal article)

    Cheal, B., Billowes, J., Bissell, M. L., Blaum, K., Charlwood, F. C., Flanagan, K. T., . . . Žáková, M. (2010). Discovery of a long-lived low-lying isomeric state in. Physical Review C, 82(5). doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.82.051302

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.82.051302

    Ground state properties of manganese isotopes across the N=28 shell closure (Journal article)

    Charlwood, F., Billowes, J., Campbell, P., Cheal, B., Eronen, T., Forest, D., . . . Äystö, J. (2010). Ground state properties of manganese isotopes across the N=28 shell closure. Physics Letters B, 690(4), 346-351. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2010.05.060

    DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2010.05.060

    Nuclear Spins and Moments of Ga Isotopes Reveal Sudden Structural Changes between and (Journal article)

    Cheal, B., Mané, E., Billowes, J., Bissell, M. L., Blaum, K., Brown, B. A., . . . Žáková, M. (2010). Nuclear Spins and Moments of Ga Isotopes Reveal Sudden Structural Changes between and. Physical Review Letters, 104(25). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.252502

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.252502

    Nuclear spins, magnetic moments and quadrupole moments of Cu isotopes from N = 28 to N = 46: probes for core polarization effects (Journal article)

    Vingerhoets, P., Flanagan, K. T., Avgoulea, M., Billowes, J., Bissell, M. L., Blaum, K., . . . Yordanov, D. T. (n.d.). Nuclear spins, magnetic moments and quadrupole moments of Cu isotopes from N = 28 to N = 46: probes for core polarization effects. Phys.Rev.C, 82, 064311. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.82.064311

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.82.064311

    2009

    Laser Spectroscopy of Niobium Fission Fragments: First Use of Optical Pumping in an Ion Beam Cooler Buncher (Journal article)

    Cheal, B., Baczynska, K., Billowes, J., Campbell, P., Charlwood, F. C., Eronen, T., . . . Äystö, J. (2009). Laser Spectroscopy of Niobium Fission Fragments: First Use of Optical Pumping in an Ion Beam Cooler Buncher. Physical Review Letters, 102(22). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.222501

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.222501

    Nuclear Spins and Magnetic Moments of : Inversion of and Levels in (Journal article)

    Flanagan, K. T., Vingerhoets, P., Avgoulea, M., Billowes, J., Bissell, M. L., Blaum, K., . . . Volkov, Y. M. (2009). Nuclear Spins and Magnetic Moments of : Inversion of and Levels in. Physical Review Letters, 103(14). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.142501

    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.142501

    Nuclear charge radii of molybdenum fission fragments (Journal article)

    Charlwood, F., Baczynska, K., Billowes, J., Campbell, P., Cheal, B., Eronen, T., . . . Äystö, J. (2009). Nuclear charge radii of molybdenum fission fragments. Physics Letters B, 674(1), 23-27. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2009.02.050

    DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2009.02.050

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