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The Scientific Article

The article "Spectroscopy of Element 115 Decay Chains" was submitted on June 11th, 2013, and re-submitted in a revised version on July 30th, 2013. Editorial approval, i.e. acceptance for publication, followed on August 7th, 2013.

The article was published on September 13th, 2013: DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.112502

A local Open Access copy of the article is available at the repository of the Lund University Library.

More details on the analysis and the experiment can be found in contributions to the
INPC 2013 – International Nuclear Physics Conference (U. Forsberg et al.) and
Mazurian Lake Conference 2013 (D. Rudolph et al.).

An article on preparations (U. Forsberg et al.) of the main E115 experiment is available as well.

More on the TASISpec setup (L.-L. Andersson et al.).

More on the GEANT4 simulation of TASISpec (L.G. Sarmiento et al.).

The article is one of the APS Newsmakers of 2013, next to Exoplanets, the Higgs Boson, or Dark Matter, to name but a few.



The collaboration comprises 51 scientists and engineers from 10 institutions in seven countries;

Lund University, Lund, Sweden

GSI Helmholzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH, Darmstadt, Germany

Helmholtz Institute Mainz, Mainz, Germany

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Mainz, Germany

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA

University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Advanced Science Research Center, Tokai, Japan

University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Paul Scherrer Institute und University of Bern, Villigen, Switzerland