FRIB In the News

Record-breaking radiation detection pins down element formation in stellar novae

, U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science (DOE-SC) posted a highlight titled "Record-Breaking Radiation Detection Pins Down Element Formation in Stellar Novae" about the Oak Ridge National Laboratory/MSU research paper titled "Constraining the 30P(p,g)31S Reaction Rate in ONe Novae via the Weak, Low-Energy, β-Delayed Proton Decay of 31Cl" published in Physical Review Letters. DOE-SC posts about 200 published research findings annually, selected by their respective program areas in DOE-SC as publication highlights of special note.

Innovative FRIB liquid-lithium charge stripper boosts accelerator performance

, U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science (DOE-SC) posted a highlight titled “Innovative FRIB Liquid-Lithium Charge Stripper Boosts Accelerator Performance” about the Argonne National Laboratory/FRIB research paper titled “Experimental Demonstration of the Thin-Film Liquid-Metal Jet as a Charge Stripper” published in Physical Review Letters. DOE-SC posts about 200 published research findings annually, selected by their respective program areas in DOE-SC as publication highlights of special note.

Stripping ions with liquid

, Nature

FRIB uses nuclear collisions to generate beams of isotopes rarely found in nature because of their instability to radioactive decay, and which should yield new insights into nuclear physics and nucleosynthesis in stars and supernovae.

In search of the origin of the elements

, ARD

ARD, a joint organization of Germany's regional public-service broadcasters, conducted an interview with FRIB Experimental Systems Division Director Georg Bollen about the opening of FRIB. (Note: The audio interview on the ARD website is in German.)