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News & Highlights 2020

News from 2020

June 24, 2020
Claude Détraz (1938-2020) A committed and visionary physicist of the European science
  Claude Détraz, born on March 20, 1938 in Albi (Tarn), France. An alumnus of the École Normale Supérieure, he started his research career at the CNRS in 1962 studying atomic nuclei. Claude Détraz was a great visionary and scientist…
IPAC 2020
June 2, 2020
GANIL hosts the first virtual IPAC conference
GANIL hosted the annual IPAC conference in GANIL but not physically in Caen but "virtually" (due the pandemic conditions). This first virtual conference was "attended " by 3000 people from the world wide accelerator community, representing around 300 institutions/laboratories. The…
February 7, 2020
Convenient location of a near-threshold proton-emitting resonance in 11B
Nuclear clustering is arguably one of the most mysterious nuclear phenomena. Numerous examples of cluster-like weakly-bound and unbound states in light nuclei can be found in the proximity of particle decay thresholds. These include the ground state of the Borromean…