Department of Physics

Gamma spectroscopy

Researchers working with the European-owned JUROGAM array of germanium detectors hosted at JYFL-ACCLAB

Nuclear and accelerator based physics

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Details of the research groups in the Accelerator Laboratory can be found by following the links below:

The accelerator technology team provides beams from the cyclotron and makes a strong international contribution to this field.

Ion sources
Research in the ion source group consists of production and development of ion beams and development of ion sources for the needs of nuclear physics experiments.

The IGISOL group studies the properties of nuclei far off the line of beta stability.

Instruments and Methods in Nuclear, Particle, and Astroparticle Physics

The scope of activities of our group is very broad. It reaches into both extremes of available particle energies. At CERN LHC we shall investigate ultra relativistic collisions, whereas at ILL we are measuring thermal neutron induced fission.

Nuclear spectroscopy
The Gamma and RITU groups specialise in nuclear structure studies of exotic nuclei, mainly along the proton drip line and in the region of superheavy elements.

Nuclear theory
The theoretical nuclear physics group develops microscopic nuclear models and applies them to nuclei of current interest for both the traditional nuclear spectroscopy and for processes involving connections to modern particle-physics theories.

Materials physics
New research directions and activities linking the accelerator facility with the Nanoscience Center of the University of Jyväskylä are the responsibilities of the accelerator based materials physics team.

Radiation effects
The JYFL Accelerator Laboratory offers excellent conditions for applied science,and a special program for transfer of nuclear- and accelerator-based technologies into commercial use has been initiated.