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

Theoretical analysis of the extraction of neutron skin thickness from coherent \(π\)0 photoproduction off nuclei
V. Durant and P. Capel
Phys. Lett. Phys. Rev. C 106, 044318 (2022)
arXiv:2204.13395 [nucl-th]

10Be-nucleus optical potentials developed from chiral effective field theory NN interactions
F. Colomer, P. Capel, M. Ferretti, J. Piekarewicz, C. Sfienti, M. Thiel, V. Tsaran, and M. Vanderhaeghen
Phys. Lett. Phys. Rev. C 106, 044608 (2022)
arXiv:2205.13987 [nucl-th]

α-nucleus optical potentials from chiral effective field theory NN interactions
V. Durant and P. Capel
Phys. Lett. Phys. Rev. C 105, 014606 (2022)
arXiv:2011.01101 [nucl-th]

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