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Binding Energy of Strongly Deformed Radionuclides

Penning-Trap Mass Spectrometry and Mean-Field Theoretical Studies


Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Vladimir Manea
    Pages 1-20
  3. Vladimir Manea
    Pages 21-60
  4. Vladimir Manea
    Pages 61-82
  5. Vladimir Manea
    Pages 83-108
  6. Vladimir Manea
    Pages 109-112
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 113-121

About this book


This thesis reports results of precision mass spectrometry of exotic nuclides as a means of elucidating their structure. The work was performed with the ISOLTRAP spectrometer at CERN’s ISOLDE facility. The author furthermore offers an overview of existing techniques used in Penning-trap mass spectrometry and also reports on recent promising developments regarding ISOLTRAP.  This eloquently written treatment covers both theory and experiment, and includes a general phenomenological introduction to the nuclear-structure intuition contained in the trends of nuclear binding energies.


Hartree-Fock-Bogoliubov approach Mean square charge radius Neutron-deficient gold isotope Neutron-rich rubidium isotope Nuclear binding energy trends Nuclear charge radius Nuclear deformation Nuclear mean field Nuclear pairing Penning trap mass spectrometry Shape transition regions

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.CSNSM-CNRS/IN2P3, Université Paris-SudOrsayFrance

About the authors

Vladimir Manea received his physics bachelor degree from the University of Bucharest in 2010. He then followed the master courses of Université Paris-Sud in Orsay, from which in 2011 he received a three-year PhD scholarship to work on mass spectrometry in the nuclear-structure group of Centre de Sciences Nucléaires et de Sciences de la Matière, Orsay. His PhD research took place at CERN in the ISOLDE laboratory, where he performed Penning-trap mass spectrometry of radioactive nuclides with the ISOLTRAP setup. Since his PhD graduation in 2014 he continues at ISOLTRAP as a postdoc of the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Binding Energy of Strongly Deformed Radionuclides
  • Book Subtitle Penning-Trap Mass Spectrometry and Mean-Field Theoretical Studies
  • Authors Vladimir Manea
  • Series Title Springer Theses
  • Series Abbreviated Title Springer Theses
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy Physics and Astronomy (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-20408-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-37012-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-20409-3
  • Series ISSN 2190-5053
  • Series E-ISSN 2190-5061
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXIX, 121
  • Number of Illustrations 25 b/w illustrations, 8 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Nuclear Physics, Heavy Ions, Hadrons
    Spectroscopy and Microscopy
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