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Refereed Papers

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2022 I. U. Roederer, J. J. Cowan, M. Pignatari, T. C. Beers, et al. The r-process alliance: abundance universality among some elements at and between the first and second r-process peaks ApJ 936 84
2022 K. Lund, J. Engel, G. C. McLaughlin, M. Mumpower, et al. The influence of beta decay rates on r-process observables submitted
2022 T. M. Sprouse, G. W. Misch, M. Mumpower Isochronic evolution and the radioactive decay of $r$-process nuclei ApJ 929 22
2021 J. Barnes, Y. Zhu, K. Lund, T. M. Sprouse, et al. Kilonovae across the nuclear physics landscape: the impact of nuclear physics uncertainties on r-process-powered emission ApJ 918 44
2021 G. W. Misch, T. M. Sprouse, M. Mumpower Astromers in the radioactive decay of r-process nuclei ApJL 913 L2
2021 O. Korobkin, R. T. Wollaeger, C. L. Fryer, A. Hungerford, et al. Axisymmetric radiative transfer models of kilonovae ApJ 910 116
2021 O. Hall, T. Davinson, A. Estrade, J. Liu, et al. $\beta$-delayed neutron emission of $r$-process nuclei at the $N=82$ shell closure PLB 136266
2021 E. Holmbeck, A. Frebel, G. C. McLaughlin, R. Surman, et al. Reconstructing masses of merging neutron stars from stellar r-process abundance signatures ApJ 909 21
2021 B. Côtè, M. Eichler, A. Yague, N. Vassh, et al. Constraining the rapid neutron-capture process with meteoritic 129-I and 247-Cm Science 371 945-948
2021 Y. Zhu, K. Lund, J. Barnes, T. M. Sprouse, et al. Modeling kilonova light curves: dependence on nuclear inputs ApJ 906 94
2020 X. Wang, N. Vassh, T. M. Sprouse, M. Mumpower, et al. MeV gamma rays from fission: a distinct signature of actinide production in neutron star mergers ApJL 903 1
2020 J. Miller, T. M. Sprouse, C. L. Fryer, B. R. Ryan, et al. Full transport general relativistic radiation magnetohydrodynamics for nucleosynthesis in collapsars ApJ 902 1
2020 S. Nikas, G. Perdikakis, M. Beard, R. Surman, et al. Propagation of Hauser-Feshbach uncertainty estimates to r-process nucleosynthesis: benchmark of statistical property models for neutron rich nuclei far from stability submitted
2020 W. P. Even, O. Korobkin, C. J. Fontes, C. L. Fryer, et al. Composition effects on kilonova spectra and light curves: I ApJ 899 1
2020 N. Vassh, M. Mumpower, G. C. McLaughlin, T. M. Sprouse, et al. Co-production of light and heavy $r$-process elements via fission deposition ApJ 896 1
2020 O. Korobkin, A. Hungerford, C. L. Fryer, M. Mumpower, et al. Gamma-rays from kilonova: a potential probe of r-process nucleosynthesis ApJ 889 2
2019 J. Miller, B. R. Ryan, J. C. Dolence, A. Burrows, et al. Full transport model of GW170817-like disk produces blue kilonova PRD 100, 023008
2019 C. Horowitz, A. Arcones, B. Côtè, I. Dillmann, et al. r-process nucleosynthesis: connecting rare-isotope beam facilities with the cosmos J. Phys. G 46 8 083001
2019 N. Vassh, R. Vogt, R. Surman, J. Randrup, et al. Using excitation-energy dependent fission yields to identify key fissioning nuclei in r-process nucleosynthesis J. Phys. G 46 065202
2018 E. Holmbeck, R. Surman, T. M. Sprouse, M. Mumpower, et al. Actinide production in neutron-rich ejecta of a neutron star merger ApJ 870 1
2018 A. Aprahamian, R. Surman, A. Frebel, G. C. McLaughlin, et al. FRIB and the GW170817 kilonova Whitepaper
2018 Y. Zhu, R. T. Wollaeger, N. Vassh, R. Surman, et al. Californium-254 and kilonova light curves ApJL 863 2
2018 M. Vilen, J. M. Kelly, A. Kankainen, M. Brodeur, et al. Improving $r$-process calculations for the rare-earth abundance peak via mass measurements at JYFLTRAP PRL 120, 262701
2018 R. Orford, N. Vassh, J. Clark, G. C. McLaughlin, et al. Precision mass measurements of neutron-rich neodymium and samarium isotopes and their role in understanding rare-earth peak formation PRL 120, 262702
2018 B. Côtè, C. L. Fryer, K. Belczynski, O. Korobkin, et al. The origin of r-process elements in the Milky Way ApJ 855 2
2016 T. Shafer, J. Engel, C. Fröhlich, G. C. McLaughlin, et al. $\beta$ decay of deformed $r$-process nuclei near $A=80$ and $A=160$, including odd-A and odd-odd nuclei, with the Skyrme finite-amplitude method PRC 94 055802
2016 M. Mumpower, R. Surman, G. C. McLaughlin, A. Aprahamian The impact of individual nuclear properties on $r$-process nucleosynthesis PPNP 86 86-126
2015 M. Mumpower, R. Surman, D. L. Fang, M. Beard, et al. The impact of individual nuclear masses on $r$-process abundances Phys. Rev. C 92 035807
2015 M. Mumpower, R. Surman, D. L. Fang, M. Beard, et al. The impact of uncertain nuclear masses near closed shells on the $r$-process abundance pattern J. Phys. G 42 034027
2014 M. Mumpower, J. Cass, G. Passucci, R. Surman, et al. Sensitivity studies for a main $r$ process: $\beta$-decay rates AIP Advances 4, 041009
2014 R. Surman, M. Mumpower, R. Sinclair, K. Jones, et al. Sensitivity studies for a weak $r$ process: neutron capture rates AIP Advances 4, 041008
2014 A. Aprahamian, I. Bentley, M. Mumpower, R. Surman Sensitivity studies for a main $r$ process: nuclear masses AIP Advances 4, 041101
2012 M. Mumpower, G. C. McLaughlin, R. Surman The influence of neutron capture rates in the rare earth region of the $r$-process abundance pattern PRC 86 035803
2012 M. Mumpower, G. C. McLaughlin, R. Surman The rare earth peak: an overlooked $r$-process diagnostic ApJ 752, 117
2012 M. Mumpower, G. C. McLaughlin, R. Surman Formation of the rare earth peak: gaining insight into late-time $r$-process dynamics PRC 85 045801


Conference Proceedings

Year Authors Title (Click for more details) Journal (PDF)
2020 N. Vassh, M. Mumpower, T. M. Sprouse, R. Surman, et al. Probing the fission properties of neutron-rich actinides with the astrophysical $r$ process FPY2019
2020 X. Wang, B. D. Fields, M. Mumpower, T. M. Sprouse, et al. Spallation of r-Process Nuclei Ejected from a Neutron Star Merger NPA-IX proceedings
2020 E. Holmbeck, R. Surman, A. Frebel, G. C. McLaughlin, et al. Characterizing $r$-process sites through actinide production NPA IX
2019 B. Côtè, P. Denissenkov, F. Herwig, C. L. Fryer, et al. The impact of nuclear physics uncertainties on galactic chemical evolution predictions NPA IX
2019 Y. Zhu, T. M. Sprouse, M. Mumpower, N. Vassh, et al. The nuclear physics uncertainty of kilonova heating rates and the role of fission NIC XV ch 92
2019 M. Mumpower, N. Vassh, T. M. Sprouse, P. Jaffke, et al. Fission properties relevant for GW170817 NIC XV ch 20
2018 R. Surman, M. Mumpower Masses and lifetimes for $r$-process nucleosynthesis: FRIB outlook CGS16
2017 R. Surman, M. Mumpower, G. C. McLaughlin, A. Aprahamian Systematic and statistical uncertainties in simulated r-process abundances due to uncertain nuclear masses JPS Conf. Proc. 14, 010612
2017 M. Mumpower, G. C. McLaughlin, R. Surman, A. W. Steiner The rare earth peak and the astrophysical location of the $r$ process JPS Conf. Proc. 14, 020614
2014 M. Mumpower, R. Surman, A. Aprahamian Variances in $r$-process predictions from uncertain nuclear rates FAIRNESS2014
2014 M. Mumpower, R. Surman, A. Aprahamian Nuclear masses near $N=82$ that influence $r$-process abundances NIC2014
2014 R. Surman, M. Mumpower, A. Aprahamian The sensitivity of $r$-process nucleosynthesis to individual $\beta$-delayed neutron emission probabilities ARIS
2012 R. Surman, G. C. McLaughlin, M. Mumpower, W. Hix, et al. Neutron captures and the $r$-process nucleosynthesis CGS14
2012 M. Mumpower, R. Surman, G. C. McLaughlin The rare earth peak: a new $r$-process diagnostic NIC2012
2010 M. Mumpower, R. Surman, G. C. McLaughlin Neutron captures and the rare earth peak Proceedings of Science, NIC-XI 273


arXiv Papers

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