Front Cover.

Half Title Page.

Title Page.

Copyright Page.

Organizing Committees.

Preface.

Frontispiece.

Contents.

1: Nuclear Structure.

2: Nuclear Energy Density Functionals: Mean-Field and Beyond.

3: Complete Electric Dipole Strength and Neutron Skin in 208Pb.

4: Collective Description of the Prolate Shape Predominance in Nuclear Deformation.

5: Results from d(30Mg, p)31Mg at REX-ISOLDE.

6: Shape Phase Transitions in Nuclei.

7: The Seniority Quantum Number in Nuclei.

8: The Odd Gold Isotopes and the UB (6) × UF (4) Bose-Fermi Symmetry and the U(6/4) Supersymmetry.

9: Prolate-Oblate Shape Coexistence and Enhanced γ Softness in the Neutron-Rich N = 68 Isotones 109 Nb and 110Mo.

10: Measurements of Transition Rates in Hg, Pb and Po Nuclei: Studies of Collectivity and Configuration Mixing.

11: Quantum Phase Transitions in Odd-Mass Nuclei.

12: Probing the Skyrme Interaction and Its Tensor Component in Superdeformed Rotational Bands.

13: Lifetime and Relative g Factor Measurements in 104,106,108Pd.

14: New Variational Monte Carlo Method for Large-Scale Shell-Model Calculations.

15: Using Fast Neutrons to Study Collective Nuclear Excitations.

16: New Signature for Quadrupole Mixed-Symmetry States.

17: Nuclear Response Within a New Microscopic Multiphonon Approach.

18: Interacting Boson Model from Mean-Field Theory: Application to Triaxial Nuclei.

19: The g9/2 Orbital and Structure of Neutron-Rich Cr and Fe Nuclei.

20: The Platinum Nuclei: Concealed Configuration Mixing and Shape Coexistence.

21: In-Beam γ-Ray Spectroscopy Above the High-Spin Isomeric State in 155Lu.

22: Experimental Guidance for Isospin Symmetry Breaking Calculations Via Single Neutron Pickup Reactions.

23: Ab Initio No-Core Shell Model Calculations in SU(3)-Scheme Basis.

24: Tidal Wave in 102Pd: Rotating Condensate of up to Seven d-Bosons.

25: The Gretina Spectrometer.

26: Studies of Neutron-Rich Exotic Nuclei with the (d,p) Reaction Using HELIOS.

27: Isomeric States and Collective Excitations of Heaviest Nuclei.

28: Systematics of the Electric and Magnetic Dipole Response in N = 82 Isotones Below the Neutron Separation Energy.

29: Collectivity of Neutron-Rich Nuclei — Novel Techniques to Measure Lifetimes of Excited States.

30: The Highlights of a Decade of Miniball.

31: Evolution of Nuclear Deformation in Neutron-Rich Kr Isotopes.

32: Low-Lying Structure of 132,134Xe from Inelastic Neutron Scattering.

33: Nuclear Reaction.

34: Neutron Capture and Fission Measurements on Actinides at Dance.

35: Measurements of keV-Neutron Capture Cross Section and Gamma-Ray Spectra of 142Nd.

36: Lead Slowing-Down Spectrometer Research at Lansce.

37: Measurement of the Absolute Elastic and Inelastic Differential Neutron Cross Sections for 23Na Between 2 and 4 MeV.

38: Nuclear Physics Using NIF.

39: Neutron Capture Reactions on Lu Isotopes at DANCE.

40: Information on Neutron-Rich Nuclei from Fission X-Rays.

41: Are Present Reaction Theories for Studying Rare Isotopes Good Enough?.

42: Nuclear Astrophysics.

43: R-Process Mass Sensitivities.

44: Neutron Capture Rates and r-Process Nucleosynthesis.

45: Decay of the r-Process Nuclides 137,138,139Sb and the A = 130 Solar r-Process Abundance Peak.

46: Measurement of the Reactions 17O(α, γ)21Ne and 17O(α, n)20Ne and Their Impact on the Weak s Process.

47: Nucleosynthesis: A Field with Still Many Open Nuclear Physics Questions.

48: Current Experimental Developments for s-Process Nucleosynthesis.

49: First Experimental Constraint on the 59Fe(n, γ)60Fe Cross Section from Coulomb Dissociation.

50: The Latest on Neutron-Induced Capture and Fission Measurements at the CERN n_TOF Facility.

51: 26Si Excited States Via One-Neutron Removal from 27Si Using Radioactive Beam.

52: Measuring the 16O(α,γ)20Ne Reaction Rate with the DRAGON Recoil Separator at TRIUMF.

53: Determination of the 141Pr(α,n)144Pm Cross Section for the Astrophysical γ Process Using the γγ Coincidence Technique.

54: A new Approach to the Measurement of the Radiative width of the Hoyle State.

55: Inferring Nuclear Structure Trends of r-Process Nuclei from β-Decay Measurements.

56: Investigation of the Characteristics of a GL2015R Type LEPS Detector for γ Process Studies.

57: Applications of Energy Density Functional Theory to Skin Nuclei and Astrophysical Reactions.

58: Fundamental Symmetry.

59: Precision Penning Trap Mass Measurements for Nuclear Structure at TRIUMF.

60: High-precision Half-Life and Branching Ratio Measurements for the Superallowed β+ Emitter 26Alm.

61: Dipole Response of 76Se Up to 9 MeV.

62: A High-precision Branching-ratio Measurement for the Superallowed β+ Emitter 74Rb.

63: Nuclear Data.

64: Fission Fragment Studies at the Mass Separator Lohengrin by Gamma-ray Spectrometry.

65: The Am-243 Neutron Capture Measurement at the n_TOF Facility.

66: Thermal Neutron Capture Cross Sections of 54,56,57Fe.

67: Systematic Measurements of keV-neutron Capture Cross Sections and Capture Gamma-ray Spectra of Pd Isotopes.

68: New Facilities.

69: Experiments with Neutrons and Photons at ELBE.

70: A Gas Jet Target for Radioactive Ion Beam Experiments.

71: The Array for Nuclear Astrophysics Studies with Exotic Nuclei (ANASEN).

72: β-decay Studies at TRIUMF and Future Opportunities with GRIFFIN.

73: TIGRESS Integrated Plunger (TIP) Facility at TRIUMF.

74: Statistical Properties.

75: Gamma-Ray Strength Function Method: A Way from Photoneutron Emission to Radiative Neutron Capture.

76: Study of the Pygmy Dipole Resonance with Hadronic and Electromagnetic Probes.

77: Distribution of Neutron Resonance Widths.

78: ν We Never Knew You.

79: Gamma Emission Spectra from Neutron Resonances in 234,236,238U Measured Using the DANCE Detector at LANSCE.

80: Poster.

81: Atomic Ionization at the Positron-Electron Annihilation in Process of β+-Decay.

82: Tests of a Fast Plastic Scintillator for High-Precision Half-Life Measurements.

83: Transition Rates of Decays from Collective States in 150Nd.

84: The Conversion Electron Study for 110Cd.

85: Nuclear Structure Studies of 76Se and 76Ge with the (n,n'γ) Reaction.

86: Spectroscopic Factors from the Single Neutron Transfer Reaction 111Cd(d,p)112Cd.

87: Internal Conversion Electron Study of Excited States in 76As.

88: A Transition-Centric Approach to Nuclear Level Scheme Determination.

89: Quantum Phase Transitions in Gd and Dy Isotopes.

90: Collective Features of Fe and Cr Isotopes.

91: Gamma Spectroscopy of 150Sm.

92: Coexistence of Order and Chaos at Critical Points of First-Order Quantum Phase Transitions in Nuclei.

93: E2 Transition Probabilities of 157Ho Nucleus.

94: Direct Measurement of the Inelastic Neutron Acceleration by 177Lum.

95: Structure of 152Sm Via Deuteron Inelastic Scattering to Probe the Tetrahedral Symmetry.

96: Unified Equation of State for Supernova Cores and Neutron Stars Using the Energy-density Functional Theory.

97: NACRE II: An Update and Extension of the NACRE Compilation of Charged-particle-induced Thermonuclear Reaction Rates for Astrophysics.

98: Combinatorial Model of Nuclear Level Densities.

99: The Tamm-Dancoff Approximation as the Contraction Limit of the Richardson-Gaudin Equations.

100: Measurement of the Spectroscopic Quadrupole Moment for the 21+ State in 10Be: Testing AB Initio Calculations.

Other Backmatter.

List of Participants.

Author Index.