Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sonia Bacca

Professional and Scientific Career

since 2017: Professor, JGU Mainz
2009-2017: Scientist (permanent staff), TRIUMF, Vancouver, Canada
2008-2009: Postdoctoral Fellow, TRIUMF, Vancouver, Canada
2005-2008: Postdoctoral Fellow, Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung (GSI), Darmstadt
Feb 2005: PhD, Co-tutelle Universita' di Trento/ JGU Mainz

2019: Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society

Research Fields

Many Body Systems
Few Body Systems
Halo Nuclei
Electromagnetic Nuclear Responses
Nuclear Astrophysics

Present group members

Francesca Bonaiti, PhD, 2020-present
Dr. Weiguang Jiang
, postdoc, 2022-present
Simone Li Muli, PhD
, 2019-present
Dr. Thomas Richardson
, postdoc, 2022-present
Dr. Joanna E. Sobczyk
, postdoc, 2020-present

Former group members

Immo Reis, undergrad, 2022                                                                                                                                Dr. Bijaya Acharya, postdoc, 2017-2021                                                                                                       Lucas Hegert, untergrad, 2021                                                                                           
Dr. Johannes Simonis, postdoc, 2017-2020, now at Forschungszentrum Jülich
Kerem Akdogan, undergrad, 2020                                                                                                                Dennis Lay, undergrad, 2020                                                                                                                          Charly Payne, PhD, 2018-1219
Dr. Vadim Lensky, postdoc, 2018-2019                                                                                                          Oscar Javier Hernandez, BSc, MSc, and PhD 2013-2019, now data scientist in Berlin
Sebastian Horvart, undergrad, 2018, now MSc in Vienna
Marcin Kalinowski, undergrad, 2018, now MSc in Warsaw
Mirko Miorelli, MSc, PhD, 2013-2018, now data scientist in Vancouver                                                        Anna Poggialini, Bsc, 2018

Recent Publications

Phys. Rev. C 103, 024001 (2021)
arXiv:2010.11155 [nucl-th]

Phys. Rev. C 102, 064312 (2020)
arXiv:2009.01761 [nucl-th]

arXiv:2003.06353 [nucl-ex]

Phys. Rev. C 101, 015505 (2020)
arXiv:1911.12659 [nucl-th]

Phys. Rev. C 100, 064315 (2019)
arXiv:1909.05717 [nucl-th]

Phys. Rev. C 99, 034004 (2019)

J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. 45 (2018) 093002

Phys. Rev. C 98, 014324 (2018)

Phys. Lett. B 778, 377-383 (2018)

Full list of publications from inSPIRE


WS 2022/2023                                                                                                                                            Moderne Therotische Kernphysik                                                                                                                   

SoSe 2022                                                                                                                                                  Theoretische Physik 3. Qantenmechanik

WS 2021/2020                                                                                                                                            Moderne Theoretische Kernphysik

SoSe 2021
Theoretische Physik 3, Quantenmechanik

WS 2020/2021
Theoretische Kernphysik

SoSe 2020
Theoretische Physik 3: Quantenmechanik

WS 2019/2020
Theoretische Kernphysik

SoSe 2019
Theoretische Physik 5: Höhere Quantenmechanik

WS 2018/2019
Theoretische Kernphysik

SS 2018
Modern topics in nuclear theory

Selected Talks and Lectures

Nuclear structure corrections in light muonic atoms
Talk in plenary session at the European Few-body conference, Surrey, UK, Sept. 3rd, 2019

Nuclear dipole response function by ab initio theory
Talk in plenary session at the NN2018 conference, Tokyo, Japan, Dec. 6th, 2018

Electromagnetic response in nuclei: from few- to many-body systems
Talk at the 53rd Zakopane Conference on Nuclear Physics, Zakopane, Poland, Aug 27th, 2018

Electromagnetic response in nuclei: from few- to many-body systems
Talk in plenary session at the ARIS Conference, Keystone (CO), US, May 28-June 2, 2017

Frontiers in ab-initio nuclear structure
Talk in plenary session at the INPC, Adelaide, Australia, Sept. 11-16, 2016