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
Chloë Hebborn
Jiecheng Yang

Frederic Colomer

Current Postdoctoral researcher

Victoria Durant
Laura Moschini (ENSAR2 funding)

Recent Publications

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]

Energy dependence of non-local potentials
A.E. Lovell, P.-L. Bacq, P. Capel, F.M. Nunes, L.J. Titus
Phys.Rev. C96 (2017) 051601(R)
arXiv:1711.06747 [nucl-th]

Analysis of corrections to the eikonal approximation
C. Hebborn and P. Capel
Phys.Rev. C96 (2017) 054607
arXiv:1708.08634 [nucl-th]

Reconciling Coulomb breakup and neutron radiative capture
Pierre Capel, Yvan Nollet
Phys.Rev. C96 (2017) 015801
Phys. Rev. C 98 (2018) 019906
arXiv:1706.06606 [nucl-th]

Extension of the Ratio Method to Low Energy
F. Colomer, P. Capel, F.M. Nunes, R.C. Johnson
Phys.Rev. C93 (2016) 054621
arXiv:1605.02316 [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

WS 18/19
T.B.A.