Apl. Prof. Dr. Pierre Capel

 

Professional and Scientific Career

 

since 2018: Professor, JGU Mainz
2015-2017: Associate Professor, Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
2011-2015: Assistant Professor, Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
2011: Postdoctoral Fellow, JGU Mainz
2009-2010 Postdoctoral Fellow, National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL), Michigan State University (MSU)
2006-2009: Postdoctoral Fellow, Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
2004-2006: Postdoctoral Fellow, TRIUMF, Vancouver
Sept 2004: PhD, Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

 

Research Fields

Halo and exotic nuclei
Nuclear-reaction theory (breakup, transfer, radiative capture,...)
Mathematical methods in physics

Current PhD Students
Live-Palm Kububshishi Email
Current Postdoctoral researcher
Victoria Durant Email
Former members of the group
Chloë Hebborn
Frederic Colomer
Laura Moschini
Jiecheng Yang
Recent Publications

Combining Halo-EFT descriptions of nuclei and precise models of nuclear reactions
Pierre Capel
Few Body Syst. 63 (2022)
arXiv:2109.10741 [nucl-th]

Simulating core excitation in breakup reactions of halo nuclei using an effective three-body force
P.Capel, D.R. Phillips and H.-W.Hammer
Phys. Lett. B825, 136847 (2022)
arXiv:2008.05898 [nucl-th]

Halo effective field theory analysis of one-neutron knockout reactions of 11Be and 15C
C. Hebborn and P. Capel
Phys. Rev. C 104, 024616 (2021)
arXiv:2105.04490 [nucl-th]

Detailed Study of the Eikonal Reaction Theory for the breakup of one-neutron halo nuclei
Chloë Hebborn, Pierre Capel
Phys. Rev. C 103, 064614 (2021)
arXiv:2105.04490 [nucl-th]

Dispersion relations applied to double-folding potentials from chiral effective field theory
V. Durant, P. Capel, and A. Schwenk
Phys. Rev. C 102 (2020) 014622
arXiv:2004.04234 [nucl-th]

Recent advances in the description of reactions involving exotic nuclei
P. Capel
Procs. of the 27th International Nuclear Physics Conference (INPC2019, Glasgow, Scotland)
J.Phys.: Conf. Ser. 1643, 012073 (2020)

Sensitivity of one-neutron knockout to the nuclear structure of halo nuclei
C. Hebborn and P. Capel
Phys. Rev. C 100 (2019) 054607
arXiv:1906.07660 [nucl-th]

15C: From halo effective field theory structure to the study of transfer, breakup, and radiative-capture reactions
Laura Moschini, Jiecheng Yang, and Pierre Capel
Phys. Rev. C 100 (2019) 044615
arXiv:1907.11753 [nucl-th]

Extension of the ratio method to proton-rich nuclei
X. Y. Yun, F. Colomer, D. Y. Pang and P. Capel
J. Phys. G 46 (2019) 105111
arXiv:1805.01204 [nucl-th]

Introduction to Nuclear-Reaction Theory
Pierre Capel
Springer Proc. Phys. 225 (2019) pp. 33—74
arXiv:1907.01836 [nucl-th]

Reliable extraction of the dB(E1)/dE for 11Be from its breakup at 520 MeV/nucleon
L. Moschini and P. Capel
Phys. Lett. B 790 (2019) 367
arXiv:1807.07537 [nucl-th]

Systematic analysis of the peripherality of the10Be (d,p) 11Be transfer reaction and extraction of the asymptotic normalization coefficient of 11Be bound states
J. Yang and P. Capel
Phys. Rev. C 98 (2018) 054602
arXiv:1805.12074 [nucl-th]

Low-energy corrections to the eikonal description of elastic scattering and breakup of one-neutron halo nuclei in nuclear-dominated reactions
C. Hebborn and P. Capel
Phys. Rev. C 98 (2018) 044610
arXiv:1807.07877 [nucl-th]

Dissecting reaction calculations using halo effective field theory and ab initio input
P. Capel, D. R. Phillips, and H.-W. Hammer
Phys. Rev. C 98 (2018) 034610
arXiv:1806.02712 [nucl-th]

Double-folding potentials from chiral effective field theory
V. Durant, P. Capel, L. Huth, A. B. Balantekin, A. Schwenk
Phys. Lett. B 782, 668 (2018) 
arXiv:1708.02527[nucl-th]

Full list of publications from inSPIRE

Selected Publications

Reliable extraction of the dB(E1)/dE for 11Be from its breakup at 520 MeV/nucleon
L. Moschini and P. Capel
Phys. Lett. B 790 (2019) 367
arXiv:1807.07537 [nucl-th]

Dissecting reaction calculations using halo effective field theory and ab initio input
P. Capel, D. R. Phillips, and H.-W. Hammer
Phys. Rev. C 98 (2018) 034610
arXiv:1806.02712 [nucl-th]

Breakup Reaction Models for Two- and Three-Cluster Projectiles
D. Baye, P. Capel
Springer (2012), Clusters in Nuclei Vol. 2 pp 121-163

One-neutron halo structure by the ratio method
P. Capel, R. C. Johnson, F. M. Nunes
Physics Letters B, Volume 705 Issues 1-2, Pages 112-115
arXiv:1104.2228 [nucl-th]

Analysis of Coulomb breakup experiments of 8B with a dynamical eikonal approximation
G. Goldstein, P. Capel, and D. Baye,
Phys.Rev. C76 (2007) 024608
arXiv:0708.0357 [nucl-th]

Collisions of Halo Nuclei within a Dynamical Eikonal Approximation
D. Baye, P. Capel, and G. Goldstein
Phys. Rev. Lett. (2005) 95, 082502 

Time-dependent analysis of the breakup of 11Be on 12C at 67 MeV ∕ nucleon
P. Capel, G. Goldstein, and D. Baye
Phys. Rev. C 70 (2004) 064605

Time-dependent analysis of the breakup of halo nuclei
P. Capel, D. Baye, and V. S. Melezhik
Phys.Rev. C68 (2003) 014612

Teaching

SS 2021
Writing Matters (partim)
Vorlesung/Übung; 4 Semesterwochenstunden

Experimental Physics 5b: Nuclear and Particle Physics (partim)
Vorlesung/Übung; 6 Semesterwochenstunden

WS 2020/2021
Theoretische Kernphysik
Vorlesung/Übung; 4 Semesterwochenstunden

WS 2018/2019
Theoretische Kernphysik
Vorlesung/Übung; 4 Semesterwochenstunden
Mi, 08:00-10:00; Do, 12:00-14:00; Raum: Minkowski-Raum

WS 2017/2018
Theoretische Kernphysik
Vorlesung/Übung; 4 Semesterwochenstunden
Mi, 08:00-10:00; Do, 12:00-14:00; Raum: Minkowski-Raum