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Research Highlights - (2006 - 2008)

Here we provide short descriptive summaries of the major accomplishments and highlights of JINA research so far. They are organized by Major Research Components (MRC):

Research Highlights (2015 - 2017)
Research Highlights (2012 - 2014)
Research Highlights (2009 - 2011)
Research Highlights (2006 - 2008)
Research Highlights (2003 - 2005)
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MRC 1: Stellar Evolution

Year 2006 - 2008

Resonances

New Resonances in 24Mg(a.y)28Si
and Stellar Carbon Burning

Strength

Direct Capture Strength in the 16O(a,y)20Ne Reaction

fluorine

First Measurement of Fluorine in Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor Stars

Halo

Discovery of the Inner/Outer Halo Structure of the Milky Way

Metal

A New r-process-Enhanced Metal-Poor Star with Measured Uranium

MESA

MESA - Open source stellar evolution modules and framework

Origin of Fluorine

The Origin of Fluorine

Development

Development and Validation of the SDSS/SEGUE Stellar Parameter Pipeline

Measurements

Measurements of Oxygen in Carbon-Enhanced Stars

Streams

The Field of Streams and Discovery of New Dwarf Galaxies in the Milky Way from SDSS-II

Metal

The Most Metal-Poor Stars in the Galaxy Revealed by SEGUE

R-matrix

R-matrix analysis of the ß-delayed a decay of 16N

Fusion

The 12C and 16O induced fusion cross sections at astrophysical energies

Ratio

The 16N ß-Branching Ratio to the Sub-barrier State in 16O

MRC 2: Supernovae

Year 2006 - 2008

transitions

Gamow-Teller transitions in A=13 nuclei and the implications for thermonuclear supernovae

detpap

Initiation of CO Detonations from a Temperature Gradient

cvteff

Angular Momentum Loss in Explosive Stellar Binaries

nup-process

The Neutrino p-Pocess

Gamow-Teller

Calibrating the extraction of Gamow-Teller strengths with the (3He,t) reaction

flame

Turbulent Thermonuclear Flames in Type Ia Supernovae

nucleo

Fe-peak Nucleosynthesis in Surface Detonation Type Ia Supernovae

prich_nse

Proton-rich Nuclear Statistical Equilibrium

LEPP

A New Nucleosynthesis Process in the Early Galaxy

p-process

a-Capture Measurements on p-Nuclei

prich_nse

Simmering white dwarfs consume electrons

nova_pep

Effects of the pep Reaction and Rate Libraries on Simulations of the Classical Nova Outburst

ti44_ni56

44Ti and 56Ni from Core-Collapse Supernovae

prich_nse

Proton-rich Nuclear Statistical Equilibrium

White Dwarf

Accretion-induced Collapse of a Rotating White Dwarf

Speed up

The Laminar Flame Speed in Type Ia Supernovae

New Examination

New Examination of 44Ti and 56Ni from Core-collapse Sn

Multi-Dimensional

Multi-Dimensional Explorations in Supernova Theory

New Results

New Results on the Ignition Physics in C+O White Dwarfs

New Models

New Models for the r-process Mechanism and Origin Site

p-Process

Reaction flow and flow hindrance in the p-process

MHD

MHD Jet Explosions

Detonations

Ignition of Detonations for Type Ia Supernova Simulations

Enrichment

Neutron Enrichment During a Type Ia Supernova



MRC 3: X-ray Bursts

Year 2006 - 2008

X-ray ashes

Freezing and burning the ashes of X-ray bursts

Pycnonuclear Burning

Pycnonuclear Burning

n-capture

Light sd-Shell Neutron Capture

mass_measurements

Time-of-Flight Mass Measurements

Explosions

Weak hydrogen-powered explosions on accreting neutron stars

Break-out

The Nuclear Trigger of Type I X-ray Bursts

Hydrogen

Weak Hydrogen Flash as the Precursor of X-ray Bursts?

Hotter stars

Accreting neutron stars hotter than previously thought

Ejecting

Ejecting nuclear ashes in X-ray bursts


Outreach and Synergy

Year 2006 - 2008

VJ

The PIXE-PAN Program at Notre Dame 2008

VJ

Physics of the Atomic Nuclei (PAN) Program @ MSU 2008

VJ

Virtual Journals for Nuclear Astrophysics

REACLIB

The JINA REACLIB Project

Network

The emerging JINA network in Nuclear Astrophysics

star

JINA STAR Stellar Aptitude Resources & Games

pixe-pan

The PIXE-PAN Program at Notre Dame 2007

pan07

Physics of the Atomic Nuclei (PAN) Program @ MSU 2007

sow07

Sensing Our World at Notre Dame 2007

pixe-pan

The PIXE-PAN Program at Notre Dame (2006)

pan06

Physics of the Atomic Nuclei (PAN) Program @ MSU 2006

sow06

Sensing Our World at Notre Dame 2006

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