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Dr Liam Gaffney

Lecturer Physics


Selected Publications

  1. Evolution of Octupole Deformation in Radium Nuclei from Coulomb Excitation of Radioactive <mml:math xmlns:mml="" display="inline"><mml:mrow><mml:mmultiscripts><mml:mrow><mml:mi>Ra</mml:mi></mml:mrow><mml:mprescripts /><mml:none /><mml:mrow><mml:mn>222</mml:mn></mml:mrow></mml:mmultiscripts></mml:mrow></mml:math> and <mml:math xmlns:mml="" display="inline"><mml:mrow><mml:mmultiscripts><mml:mrow><mml:mi>Ra</mml:mi></mml:mrow><mml:mprescripts /><mml:none /><mml:mrow><mml:mn>228</mml:mn></mml:mrow></mml:mmultiscripts></mml:mrow></mml:math> Beams (Journal article - 2020)
  2. The observation of vibrating pear-shapes in radon nuclei (Journal article - 2019)
  3. Studies of pear-shaped nuclei using accelerated radioactive beams (Journal article - 2013)
  4. First exploration of neutron shell structure below lead and beyond N=126 (Journal article - 2020)
  5. Characterization of the shape-staggering effect in mercury nuclei (Journal article - 2018)
  6. Towards high-resolution laser ionization spectroscopy of the heaviest elements in supersonic gas jet expansion (Journal article - 2017)
  7. Unique and complementary information on shape coexistence in the neutron-deficient Pb region derived from Coulomb excitation (Journal article - 2016)
  8. Analysis methods of safe Coulomb-excitation experiments with radioactive ion beams using the GOSIA code (Journal article - 2015)
  9. Collectivity in the light radon nuclei measured directly via Coulomb excitation (Journal article - 2015)
  10. Shape coexistence in neutron-deficient Hg isotopes studied via lifetime measurements in <SUP>184,186</SUP>Hg and two-state mixing calculations (Journal article - 2014)