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Andrew Rogers

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Andrew M. Rogers Associate Professor

Research Interests

Nuclear astrophysics and low-energy nuclear science using radioactive-ion beams. Isospin symmetry in exotic neutron-deficient nuclei.

Personal website - https://sites.uml.edu/andrew-rogers/

Education

  • Postdoc: 2012-2014, Nuclear Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab - Berkeley, CA
  • Postdoc: 2009-2012, Physics Division, Argonne National Lab - Lemont, IL
  • Ph D: Physics, (2009), Michigan State University/NSCL - East Lansing, MI

Biosketch

Andrew M. Rogers is an experimental nuclear physicist focused on exploring the underlying nature of the atomic nucleus and the role exotic nuclei play throughout the cosmos.

Selected Publications

  • Hoff, D.E., Rogers, A.M., Wang, S.M., Bender, P.C., Brandenburg, K., Childers, K., Clark, J.A., Dombos, A.C., Doucet, E.R., Jin, S., Lewis, R., Liddick, S.N., Lister, C.J., Meisel, Z., Morse, C., Nazarewicz, W., Schatz, H., Schmidt, K., Soltesz, D., Subedi, S.K., Waniganeththi, S. (2020). Mirror-symmetry violation in bound nuclear ground states. Nature, 580(7801) 52-55.
  • Brown, T., Chowdhury, P., Doucet, E., Jackson, E.G., Lister, C.J., Mitchell, A.J., Morse, C., Rogers, A.M., Wilson, G.L., D’Olympia, N., Devlin, M., Fotiades, N., Gomez, J.A., Mosby, S.M., Nelson, R.O. (2020). Applications of C7LYC scintillators in fast neutron spectroscopy. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 954 161123.
  • Doucet, E., Brown, T., Chowdhury, P., Lister, C.J., Morse, C., Bender, P., Rogers, A.M. (2020). Machine learning n/γ discrimination in CLYC scintillators. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 954 161201.
  • Auranen, K., Seweryniak, D., Albers, M., Ayangeakaa, A.D., Bottoni, S., Carpenter, M.P., Chiara, C.J., Copp, P., David, H.M., Doherty, D.T., Harker, J., Hoffman, C.R., Janssens, R.V., Khoo, T.L., Kuvin, S.A., Lauritsen, T., Lotay, G., Rogers, A.M., Scholey, C., Sethi, J., Talwar, R., Walters, W.B., Woods, P.J., Zhu, S. (2019). Proton decay of 108I and its significance for the termination of the astrophysical rp-process. Physics Letters B, 792 187-192.
  • Ayllon, M., Adams, P.A., Batchelder, J.C., Bauer, J.D., Becker, T.A., Bernstein, L.A., Chong, S., James, J., Kirsch, L.E., Leung, K., Matthews, E.F., Morrell, J.T., Renne, P.R., Rogers, A.M., Rutte, D., Voyles, A.S., Van Bibber, K., Waltz, C.S. (2018). Design, construction, and characterization of a compact DD neutron generator designed for 40Ar/39Ar geochronology. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 903 193-203.
  • Manfredi, J., Lee, J., Lynch, W.G., Niu, C.Y., Tsang, M.B., Anderson, C., Barney, J., Brown, K.W., Chajecki, Z., Chan, K.P., Chen, G., Estee, J., Li, Z., Pruitt, C., Rogers, A.M., Sanetullaev, A., Setiawan, H., Showalter, R., Tsang, C.Y., Winkelbauer, J.R., Xiao, Z., Xu, Z. (2018). On determining dead layer and detector thicknesses for a position-sensitive silicon detector. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 888 177-183.
  • Auranen, K., Seweryniak, D., Albers, M., Ayangeakaa, A.D., Bottoni, S., Carpenter, M.P., Chiara, C.J., Copp, P., David, H.M., Doherty, D.T., Harker, J., Hoffman, C.R., Janssens, R.V., Khoo, T.L., Kuvin, S.A., Lauritsen, T., Lotay, G., Rogers, A.M., Sethi, J., Scholey, C., Talwar, R., Walters, W.B., Woods, P.J., Zhu, S. (2018). Superallowed Alpha Decay to Doubly Magic 100Sn. Physical Review Letters, 121(18) 182501.
  • Rogers, A.M., Sanetullaev, A., Lynch, W.G., Tsang, M.B., Lee, J., Bazin, D., Coupland, D., Henzl, V., Henzlova, D., Kilburn, M., Wallace, M.S., Youngs, M., Delaunay, F., Famiano, M., Shapira, D., Jones, K.L., Schmitt, K.T., Sun, Z.Y. (2015). Tracking rare-isotope beams with microchannel plates. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 795 325-334.
  • Sanetullaev, A., Tsang, M.B., Lynch, W.G., Lee, J., Bazin, D., Chan, K.P., Coupland, D., Henzl, V., Henzlova, D., Kilburn, M., Rogers, A.M., Sun, Z.Y., Youngs, M., Charity, R.J., Sobotka, L.G., Famiano, M., Hudan, S., Shapira, D., Peters, W.A., Barbieri, C., Hjorth-Jensen, M., Horoi, M., Otsuka, T., Suzuki, T., Utsuno, Y. (2014). Neutron spectroscopic factors of 55Ni hole-states from (p,d) transfer reactions. Physics Letters B, 736 137-141.
  • Rogers, A.M., Lee, J., Nett, B.E., Wallace, M.S., Lynch, W.G., Cheung, H.K., El-Mogaber, L., Fontus, R., Ghosh, T.K., Henzl, V., Henzlova, D., Kilburn, M., Oostdyk, D.J., Sanderson, D., Sun, Z.Y., Tsang, M.B. (2013). A non-contact laser-based alignment system (LBAS) for nuclear-physics experiments. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 707 64-68.
  • Rogers, A.M., Giovinazzo, J., Lister, C.J., Blank, B., Canchel, G., Clark, J.A., de France, G., Grévy, S., Gros, S., McCutchan, E.A., de Oliveira Santos, F., Savard, G., Seweryniak, D., Stefan, I., Thomas, J.C. (2011). 69Kr beta-delayed proton emission: A Trojan horse for studying states in proton-unbound 69Br. Physical Review C, 84(5) 051306.
  • Rogers, A.M., Famiano, M.A., Lynch, W.G., Wallace, M.S., Amorini, F., Bazin, D., Charity, R.J., Delaunay, F., de Souza, R.T., Elson, J., Gade, A., Galaviz, D., van Goethem, M.J., Hudan, S., Lee, J., Lobastov, S., Lukyanov, S., Matoš, M., Mocko, M., Schatz, H., Shapira, D., Sobotka, L.G., Tsang, M.B., Verde, G. (2011). Ground-State Proton Decay of 69Br and Implications for the 68Se Astrophysical Rapid Proton-Capture Process Waiting Point. Physical Review Letters, 106(25) 252503.
  • Wallace, M.S., Famiano, M.A., van Goethem, M.J., Rogers, A.M., Lynch, W.G., Clifford, J., Delaunay, F., Lee, J., Labostov, S., Mocko, M., Morris, L., Moroni, A., Nett, B.E., Oostdyk, D.J., Krishnasamy, R., Tsang, M.B., de Souza, R.T., Hudan, S., Sobotka, L.G., Charity, R.J., Elson, J., Engel, G.L. (2007). The high resolution array (HiRA) for rare isotope beam experiments. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 583(2) 302-312.

Selected Presentations

  • Cracking the glass of nuclear mirror symmetry - NSCL Nuclear Seminar, 2020 - National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL), East Lansing, MI
  • Constraining the rp process using proton-emitting nuclei - Laboratory for Nuclear Science (LNS) Seminar, 2019 - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA
  • Probing particle emission at the driplines - Physics Department Seminar, 2019 - Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI
  • A Radio-Frequency kicker for the study of exotic nuclei - APS April Meeting: Mini-Symposium on FRIB and ReA Instrumentation, 2018 - Columbus, OH
  • ARUNA Overview - Low-Energy Community Meeting, 2018 - Michigan State University, East Lansing MI
  • The proton drip-line frontier - Notre Dame-Surrey Conference on Nuclear Physics for the Next Generation, 2018 - Notre Dame London Global Gateway, London, UK
  • Beta-delayed proton emission of the drip-line nucleus 73Rb - Nuclear Structure 2018, 2018 - Michigan State University, East Lansing MI
  • Powering the bright glow of neutron stars with exotic nuclei - Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics Seminar (INPP) Seminar, 2017 - Ohio University, Athens, OH
  • Particle emission near the drip lines - Nuclear Seminar, 2017 - Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
  • Powering the bright glow of neutron stars with exotic nuclei - Nuclear Seminar, 2017 - University of Notre Dame Department of Physics, South Bend, IN
  • Hands-on nuclear physics education at UMass Lowell - CAARI Conference, 2016 - Fort Worth, TX
  • Recent progress on proton emitters related to the 68Se and 72Kr rp-process waiting points - Fifth International Conference on Proton-emitting Nuclei - PROCON2015, 2015 - Lanzhou, China