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Recent results on heavy-ion direct reactions of interest for 0νββ decay at INFN - LNS (2020)

Cavallaro, M., Acosta, L., Adsley, P., Agodi, C., Altana, C., Amador-Valenzuela, P., Auerbach, N., Barea, J., Bellone, J. I., Bijker, R., Borello-Lewin, T., Boztosun, I., Branchina, V., Brasolin, S., Brischetto, G. A., Brunasso, O., Burrello, S., Campajola, L., Calabrese, S., . . . Zagatto, V. A. B. (2020). Recent results on heavy-ion direct reactions of interest for 0νββ decay at INFN - LNS. In L. Acosta, P. Amador-Valenzuela, & D. J. Marín-Lámbarri (Eds.), SNP '20 : XLIII Symposium on Nuclear Physics (Article 012004). Institute of Physics. Journal of Physics : Conference Series, 1610. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1610/1/012004

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All authors or editors: Cavallaro, M.; Acosta, L.; Adsley, P.; Agodi, C.; Altana, C.; Amador-Valenzuela, P.; Auerbach, N.; Barea, J.; Bellone, J. I.; Bijker, R.; et al.

Parent publication: SNP '20 : XLIII Symposium on Nuclear Physics

Parent publication editors: Acosta, Luis; Amador-Valenzuela, Paulina; Marín-Lámbarri, Daniel José


  • Symposium on Nuclear Physics

Place and date of conference: Cocoyoc, Morelos, México, 6.-9.1.2020

Journal or series: Journal of Physics : Conference Series

ISSN: 1742-6588

eISSN: 1742-6596

Publication year: 2020

Number in series: 1610

Article number: 012004

Publisher: Institute of Physics

Publication country: United Kingdom

Publication language: English

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1610/1/012004

Publication open access: Openly available

Publication channel open access: Open Access channel

Publication is parallel published (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/72846


Neutrinoless double beta decay of nuclei, if observed, would have important implications on fundamental physics. In particular it would give access to the effective neutrino mass. In order to extract such information from 0νββ decay half-life measurements, the knowledge of the Nuclear Matrix Elements (NME) is of utmost importance. In this context the NUMEN and the NURE projects aim to extract information on the NME by measuring cross sections of Double Charge Exchange reactions in selected systems which are expected to spontaneously decay via 0νββ. In this work an overview of the experimental challenges that NUMEN is facing in order to perform the experiments with accelerated beams and the research and development activity for the planned upgrade of the INFN-LNS facilities is reported.

Keywords: nuclear physics; particle physics

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Reporting Year: 2020

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