Nuclear Chemical and Isotopic Science and Technology

Project Highlights


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Project Title Project Code Project Type Project Status
A Search for Sterile Neutrino Dark Matter 20-LW-006 Lab-Wide Continuing
Addressing Unresolved Questions About the Solar System with New Lunar Samples from the Apollo Missions 20-ERD-001 Exploratory Research Continuing
Beta Decay at the Limits of Nuclear Stability: Integrating Ab Initio Calculations and Kinematically Complete Measurements 19-ERD-011 Exploratory Research Final
Constraining the Habitability of Mars When Water Flowed on Its Surface 20-LW-008 Lab-Wide Final
Constraining the Origin of Earth’s Water with Isotope Tracers in Astromaterials 19-LW-046 Lab-Wide Final
Cosmogenic Tracers to Reveal the Sensitivity of Groundwater-Dependent Ecosystems to Changing Climate 21-LW-071 Lab-Wide Continuing
Deciphering Fingerprints of Stellar Nucleosynthesis Through Nuclear Reaction Rate Measurements and Isotopic Analyses of Stardust 20-ERD-030 Exploratory Research Continuing
Development of Novel Ligand-Based Systems to Study the Chemical Properties of the Transactinides 19-ERD-003 Exploratory Research Final
Earth’s Leaky Core: Identifying Signatures of Core Materials in the Lithosphere 21-LW-046 Lab-Wide Continuing
Elusive Actinium: A First Glimpse into the Coordination Chemistry of Element 89 20-LW-017 Lab-Wide Final
Fission with Exotic Nuclei 21-ERD-001 Exploratory Research Continuing
Fission-Product Decay Studies at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams Decay Station 21-FS-011 Feasibility Study Final
How Rapid is the Rapid Neutron Capture Process? 21-LW-032 Lab-Wide Continuing
Identifying the Influence of Environmental Effects on Post-Detonation Chemistry and Debris Formation 20-SI-006 Strategic Initiative Continuing
Investigating the Site of the Weak Rapid Neutron Capture Process 19-ERD-036 Exploratory Research Final
Microresonators for Compact Optical Sensors 19-ERD-002 Exploratory Research Final
Nuclear Analytics: Enabling New Multimodal Approaches to Nuclear Threat Detection 20-ERD-045 Exploratory Research Continuing
Nuclear Reaction Theory for Astrophysics and Laboratory Applications 19-ERD-017 Exploratory Research Final
Nuclear Reaction Theory in the Precision Era: Probing New Physics in the Early Universe 20-LW-046 Lab-Wide Final
Probing the Structure of a Perfect Liquid Using Jets and Machine Learning 20-ERD-041 Exploratory Research Continuing