# Potential student research projects

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## Astrophysics

### Nucleosynthesis in the laboratory - how elements are formed in stars

### Underground Background Measurements for SABRE; Australia's First Dark Matter Detector

Dr Lindsey Bignell, Dr Gregory Lane, Professor Andrew Stuchbery, Dr Anton Wallner

### SABRE: Experimental Dark Matter Physics

Dr Lindsey Bignell, Dr Gregory Lane, Professor Andrew Stuchbery, Dr Cédric Simenel

### Modeling the SABRE Dark Matter Detector

Dr Lindsey Bignell, Dr Gregory Lane, Professor Andrew Stuchbery, Dr Cédric Simenel

### Search for supernova-signatures on Earth

### The pair conversion decay of the Hoyle state

^{12}C.

## Atomic and Molecular Physics

### Auger-cascade modelling for targeted cancer therapy

### Measuring free-ion hyperfine fields

Professor Andrew Stuchbery, Dr Tibor Kibedi, Dr Gregory Lane, Mr Timothy Gray

### Modelling free-ion hyperfine fields

## Engineering in Physics

### Nuclear lifetimes - direct timing with LaBr3 detectors

_{3}detectors to measure nuclear lifetimes, with the aim to replace conventional analog electronics with digital signal processing.

Professor Andrew Stuchbery, Dr Gregory Lane, Dr Tibor Kibedi, Mr Aqeel Akber

### Developing a digital data acquisition system for SABRE; Australia's First Dark Matter Detector

Dr Lindsey Bignell, Dr Gregory Lane, Professor Andrew Stuchbery

## Environmental Physics

### ‘Coulomb explosion’ of fast molecular ions

### Crucial fundamental nuclear data for nuclear fusion and nuclear fission

## Materials Science and Engineering

### Nuclear moments and intense hyperfine fields in ferromagnetic media

## Physics of the Nucleus

### ‘Coulomb explosion’ of fast molecular ions

### Nuclear lifetimes - Doppler broadened line shape method

Professor Andrew Stuchbery, Dr Tibor Kibedi, Dr Gregory Lane, Mr Ben Coombes

### Nucleosynthesis in the laboratory - how elements are formed in stars

### Sub-zeptosecond processes in reactions of stable and radioactive weakly-bound nuclei

Dr Kaitlin Cook, Professor Mahananda Dasgupta, Professor David Hinde

### Theory of nuclear fission

### Underground Background Measurements for SABRE; Australia's First Dark Matter Detector

Dr Lindsey Bignell, Dr Gregory Lane, Professor Andrew Stuchbery, Dr Anton Wallner

### Spectroscopy of radioactive fission fragments

### SABRE: Experimental Dark Matter Physics

Dr Lindsey Bignell, Dr Gregory Lane, Professor Andrew Stuchbery, Dr Cédric Simenel

### Quantum vibrations in atomic nuclei

### Nuclear reactions for carbon beam therapy

^{12}C beam spread the dose, potentially harming healthy tissue. This project will investigate nuclear reaction cross sections relevant to heavy ion therapy.

### Computing nuclei: numerical solution of the Schrödinger equation

### Crucial fundamental nuclear data for nuclear fusion and nuclear fission

### Auger-cascade modelling for targeted cancer therapy

### Modeling the SABRE Dark Matter Detector

Dr Lindsey Bignell, Dr Gregory Lane, Professor Andrew Stuchbery, Dr Cédric Simenel

### Nuclear models in nuclear structure and reactions

Dr Edward Simpson, Professor Andrew Stuchbery, Dr Cédric Simenel

### Measuring free-ion hyperfine fields

Professor Andrew Stuchbery, Dr Tibor Kibedi, Dr Gregory Lane, Mr Timothy Gray

### Nuclear moments and intense hyperfine fields in ferromagnetic media

### Search for supernova-signatures on Earth

### Reactions of weakly-bound and exotic radioactive nuclei

Professor Mahananda Dasgupta, Professor David Hinde, Dr Duc Huy Luong

### The pair conversion decay of the Hoyle state

^{12}C.

### Quantum tunnelling and energy dissipation in nuclear collisions

Dr Cédric Simenel, Professor Mahananda Dasgupta, Dr Edward Simpson, Professor David Hinde

### Nuclear fusion and sub-zeptosecond breakup reactions

^{-21}s. This project will help us understand these fast, complex breakup processes and their influence on fusion.

### Nuclear lifetimes - direct timing with LaBr3 detectors

_{3}detectors to measure nuclear lifetimes, with the aim to replace conventional analog electronics with digital signal processing.

Professor Andrew Stuchbery, Dr Gregory Lane, Dr Tibor Kibedi, Mr Aqeel Akber

### Transferring quantum particles

### How to create new super-heavy elements

Professor David Hinde, Dr Kaushik Banerjee, Dr Cédric Simenel

### Developing a digital data acquisition system for SABRE; Australia's First Dark Matter Detector

Dr Lindsey Bignell, Dr Gregory Lane, Professor Andrew Stuchbery

### High precision electron spectroscopy of electric monopole transitions

Mr Jackson Dowie, Dr Tibor Kibedi, Professor Andrew Stuchbery

### Modelling free-ion hyperfine fields

### Nuclear magnetism - magnetic moment measurements

Professor Andrew Stuchbery, Dr Tibor Kibedi, Dr Gregory Lane, Mr Brendan McCormick

## Quantum Science and Applications

### Sub-zeptosecond processes in reactions of stable and radioactive weakly-bound nuclei

Dr Kaitlin Cook, Professor Mahananda Dasgupta, Professor David Hinde

### Theory of nuclear fission

### Quantum vibrations in atomic nuclei

### Computing nuclei: numerical solution of the Schrödinger equation

### Reactions of weakly-bound and exotic radioactive nuclei

Professor Mahananda Dasgupta, Professor David Hinde, Dr Duc Huy Luong

### Quantum tunnelling and energy dissipation in nuclear collisions

Dr Cédric Simenel, Professor Mahananda Dasgupta, Dr Edward Simpson, Professor David Hinde

### Quantum tunnelling in many-body systems

## Theoretical Physics

### Nuclear models in nuclear structure and reactions

Dr Edward Simpson, Professor Andrew Stuchbery, Dr Cédric Simenel

### Nuclear fusion and sub-zeptosecond breakup reactions

^{-21}s. This project will help us understand these fast, complex breakup processes and their influence on fusion.

### Transferring quantum particles

### Quantum tunnelling in many-body systems

### Nuclear magnetism - magnetic moment measurements

Professor Andrew Stuchbery, Dr Tibor Kibedi, Dr Gregory Lane, Mr Brendan McCormick

*Other research projects may be found at the ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science and the Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics*