Publication List

Refereed Papers

Year Authors Title (Click for more details) Journal (PDF)
2017M. Mumpower et al.Estimation of M1 scissors mode strength for deformed nuclei in the medium to heavy mass region by statistical Hauser-Feshbach model calculationssubmitted
2017A. Spyrou et al.Neutron-capture rates for explosive nucleosynthesis: the case of $^{68}$Ni$(n,\gamma)^{69}$NiJ. Phys. G 44 4 044002
2017M. Mumpower, G. C. McLaughlin, R. Surman, A. W. SteinerReverse engineering nuclear properties from rare earth abundances in the $r$ processJ. Phys. G 44 3 034003
2016M. Mumpower, G. C. McLaughlin, R. Surman, A. W. SteinerThe link between rare earth peak formation and the astrophysical site of the $r$ processApJ 833, 282
2016M. Mumpower, T. Kawano, P. MöllerNeutron-gamma competition for $\beta$-delayed neutron emissionPRC 94 064317
2016T. Shafer, J. Engel, C. Fröhlich, G. C. McLaughlin, M. Mumpower, R. SurmanBeta decay of deformed $r$-process nuclei near $A\sim 80$ and $A\sim 160$, including odd-$A$ and odd-odd nuclei, with the Skyrme finite-amplitude methodPRC 94 055802
2016A. Spyrou, et al.Strong neutron-$\gamma$ competition above the neutron threshold in the decay of $^{70}$CoPRL 117, 142701
2016S. Liddick, et al.Experimental neutron capture rate constraint far from stabilityPRL 116, 242502
2016M. Mumpower, R. Surman, G. C. McLaughlin, A. AprahamianThe impact of individual nuclear properties on $r$-process nucleosynthesisPPNP 86 86-126
2015M. Mumpower, R. Surman, D.-L. Fang, M. Beard, P. Möller, T. Kawano, A. AprahamianThe impact of individual nuclear masses on $r$-process abundancesPhys. Rev. C 92 035807
2015P. Möller, A. J. Sierk, T. Ichikawa, A. Iwamoto, M. MumpowerFission Barriers at the End of the Chart of NuclidesPhys. Rev C 91 024310
2015M. Mumpower, R. Surman, D.-L. Fang, M. Beard, A. AprahamianThe impact of uncertain nuclear masses near closed shells on the $r$-process abundance patternJ. Phys. G 42 034027
2014A. Aprahamian, I. Bentley, M. Mumpower, R. SurmanSensitivity studies for a main $r$ process: nuclear massesAIP Advances 4, 041101
2014M. Mumpower, J. Cass, G. Passucci, R. Surman, A. AprahamianSensitivity studies for a main $r$ process: $\beta$-decay ratesAIP Advances 4, 041009
2014R. Surman, M. Mumpower, R. Sinclair, K. Jones, W. Hix, G. C. McLaughlinSensitivity studies for a weak $r$ process: neutron capture ratesAIP Advances 4, 041008
2012M. Mumpower, G. C. McLaughlin, R. SurmanThe influence of neutron capture rates in the rare earth region of the $r$-process abundance patternPhys. Rev. C, 86 035803
2012M. Mumpower, G. C. McLaughlin, R. SurmanThe rare earth peak: an overlooked $r$-process diagnosticApJ, 752, 117
2012M. Mumpower, G. C. McLaughlin, R. SurmanFormation of the rare earth peak: gaining insight into late-time $r$-process dynamicsPhys. Rev. C, 85 045801

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Year Authors Title (Click for more details) Journal (PDF)
2016T. Kawano, M. Mumpower, J. UllmannEnhancement of neutron capture rates for deformed nuclei and impact on the $r$-process nucleosynthesis calculationsNIC2016
2016R. Surman, M. Mumpower, G. C. McLaughlin, A. AprahamianSystematic and statistical uncertainties in simulated r-process abundances due to uncertain nuclear massesNIC2016
2016M. Mumpower, G. C. McLaughlin, R. Surman, A. W. SteinerThe rare earth peak and the astrophysical location of the $r$ processNIC2016
2015R. Surman, M. Mumpower, A. AprahamianUncorrelated nuclear mass uncertainties and $r$-process abundance predictionsMazurian Lakes Conf. on Physics
2014M. Mumpower, R. Surman, A. AprahamianVariances in $r$-process predictions from uncertain nuclear ratesFAIRNESS2014
2014M. Mumpower, R. Surman, A. AprahamianThe impact of global nuclear mass model uncertainties on $r$-process abundance predictionsCGS15
2014S. Frauendorf, M. Beard, M. Mumpower, R. Schwengner, K. WimmerLow-energy magnetic radiationCGS15
2014M. Mumpower, R. Surman, A. AprahamianNuclear masses near $N=82$ that influence $r$-process abundancesNIC2014
2014R. Surman, M. Mumpower, A. AprahamianThe sensitivity of $r$-process nucleosynthesis to individual $\beta$-delayed neutron emission probabilitiesARIS2014
2013R. Surman, M. Mumpower, J. Cass, A. AprahamianThe sensitivity studies for $r$-process nucleosynthesis in three astrophysical scenariosINPC
2013R. Surman, M. Mumpower, J. Cass, A. AprahamianThe sensitivity of $r$-process nucleosynthesis to the properties of neutron-rich nucleiICFN5
2012R. Surman, G. C. McLaughlin, M. Mumpower, W. Hix, K. Jones, R. SinclairNeutron captures and the $r$-process nucleosynthesisCGS14
2012M. Mumpower, R. Surman, G. C. McLaughlinThe rare earth peak: a new $r$-process diagnosticNIC2012
2010M. Mumpower, R. Surman, G. C. McLaughlinNeutron captures and the rare earth peakProceedings of Science, NIC-XI 273
2010R. Surman, G. C. McLaughlin, M. Mumpower, W. R. Hix, K. JonesNeutron capture in the $r$-processProceedings of Science, NIC-XI 284

ArXiv Papers

Year Authors Title (Click for more details) Journal (PDF)
2014M. Mumpower, D. L. Fang, R. Surman, M. Beard, A. AprahamianThe impact of nuclear masses near $N=82$ on $r$-process abundancesarXiv