Juan Manfredi

  • Program Years: 2013-2017
  • Academic Institution: Michigan State University
  • Field of Study: Nuclear Physics
  • Academic Advisor: Betty Tsang
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2014)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Mathematics and Physics, Washington University in St Louis, 2012
  • Current Status

  • Research Area: Nuclear Physics

Publications

Publications:

J. Manfredi, R. J. Charity, K. Mercurio, R. Shane, L. G. Sobotka, A. H. Wuosmaa, A. Banu, L. Trache, and R. E. Tribble, "Alpha decay of the excited states in 12C at 7.65 and 9.64 MeV." Phys. Rev. C, vol. 85, 037603 (2012).

R. J. Charity, J. M. Elson, J. Manfredi, R. Shane, L. G. Sobotka, B. A. Brown, Z. Chajecki, D. Coupland, H. Iwasaki, M. Kilburn, Jenny Lee, W. G. Lynch, A. Sanetullaev, M. B. Tsang, J. Winkelbauer, M. Youngs, S. T. Marley, D. V. Shetty, A. H. Wuosmaa, T. K. Ghosh, and M. E. Howard, "Investigations of three-, four-, and five-particle decay channels of levels in light nuclei created using a 9C beam." Phys. Rev. C, vol. 84, 014320 (2011).

R. J. Charity, J. M. Elson, J. Manfredi, R. Shane, L. G. Sobotka, Z. Chajecki, D. Coupland, H. Iwasaki, M. Kilburn, Jenny Lee, W. G. Lynch, A. Sanetullaev, M. B. Tsang, J. Winkelbauer, M. Youngs, S. T. Marley, D. V. Shetty, A. H. Wuosmaa, T. K. Ghosh, and M. E. Howard, "2p-2p decay of 8C and isospin-allowed 2p decay of the isobaric-analog state in 8B." Phys. Rev. C, vol. 82, 041304(R) (2010).

R. J. Charity, J. M. Elson, J. Manfredi, R. Shane, L. G. Sobotka, Z. Chajecki, D. Coupland, H. Iwasaki, M. Kilburn, J. Lee, W. G. Lynch, A. Sanetullaev, M. B. Tsang, J. Winkelbauer, M. Youngs, S. T. Marley, D. V. Shetty, A. H. Wuosmaa, T. K. Ghosh, and M. E. Howard, "Isobaric multiplet mass equation for A=7 and 8." Phys. Rev. C, vol. 84, 051308 (2011).

M. F. Jager, R. J. Charity, J. M. Elson, J. Manfredi, M. H. Mahzoon, L. G. Sobotka, M. McCleskey, R. G. Pizzone, B. T. Roeder, A. Spiridon, E. Simmons, L. Trache, and M. Kurokawa, "Two-proton decay of 12O and its isobaric analog state in 12N." Phys. Rev. C, vol. 86, 011304 (2012).

I.A. Egorova, R.J. Charity, L.V. Grigorenko, Z. Chajecki, D. Coupland, J.M. Elson, T.K. Ghosh, M.E. Howard8 H. Iwasaki, M. Kilburn, Jenny Lee, W.G. Lynch, J. Manfredi, S.T. Marley, A. Sanetullaev, R. Shane, D.V. Shetty, L.G. Sobotka, M.B. Tsang, J. Winkelbauer, A.H. Wuosmaa, M. Youngs, and M.V. Zhukov, "Democratic decay of 6Be exposed by correlations." Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 109, 202502 (2013).

L.G. Sobotka, W.W. Buhro, R.J. Charity, J.M. Elson, M.F. Jager, J. Manfredi, M.H. Mahzoon, A.M. Mukhamedzhanov, V. Eremenko, M. McCleskey, R.G. Pizzone, B.T. Roeder, A. Spiridon, E. Simmons, L. Trache, M. Kurokawa, and P. Navratil, "Proton decay of excited states in 12N and 13O and the astrophysical 11C(p,g)12N reaction rate." Phys. Rev. C, vol. 87, 054329 (2013).

K. W. Brown, W. W. Buhro, R. J. Charity, J. M. Elson, W. Reviol, L. G. Sobotka, Z. Chajecki, W. G. Lynch, J. Manfredi, R. Shane, R. H. Showalter, M. B. Tsang, D. Weisshaar, J. R. Winkelbauer, S. Bedoor, and A. H. Wuosmaa, "Two-proton decay from the isobaric analog state in 8B." Phys. Rev. C 90, 027304 (2014).

K.W. Brown, R.J. Charity, L.G. Sobotka, Z. Chajecki, L.V. Grigorenko, I.A. Egorova, Yu.L. Parfenova, M.V. Zhukov, S. Bedoor, W. W. Buhro, J.M. Elson, W.G. Lynch, J. Manfredi, D.G. McNeel, W. Reviol, R. Shane, R.H. Showalter, M.B. Tsang, J.R. Winkelbauer, and A.H. Wuosmaa, "Observation of Long-Range Three-Body Coulomb Effects in the Decay of 16Ne." Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 232501 (2014).

R. J. Charity, J. M. Elson, J. Manfredi, R. Shane, L. G. Sobotka, Z. Chajecki, D. Coupland, H. Iwasaki, M. Kilburn, Jenny Lee, W. G. Lynch, A. Sanetullaev, M. B. Tsang, J. Winkelbauer, M. Youngs, S. T. Marley, D. V. Shetty, and A. H. Wuosmaa, "Spin alignment of excited projectiles due to target spin-flip interactions." Phys. Rev. C 91, 024610 (2015).

K. W. Brown, R. J. Charity, L. G. Sobotka, L. V. Grigorenko, T. A. Golubkova, S. Bedoor, W. W. Buhro, Z. Chajecki, J. M. Elson, W. G. Lynch, J. Manfredi, D. G. McNeel, W. Reviol, R. Shane, R. H. Showalter, M. B. Tsang, J. R. Winkelbauer, and A. H. Wuosmaa, "Interplay between sequential and prompt two-proton decay from the first excited state of Ne16." Phys. Rev. C 92, 034329 (2015).

D.G. Sarantites, W. Reviol, J.M. Elson, J.E. Kinnison, C.J. Izzo, J. Manfredi, J. Liu, H.S. Jung, and J. Goerres, "Phoswich Wall: A charged-particle detector array for inverse-kinematic reactions with the Gretina/GRETA γ-ray arrays." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A Volume 790, 1 August 2015, Pages 42-56.

Poster Presentations:

Title: Mass of 8C and its five body decay through 6Be
-Exotic Beam Summer School, East Lansing, MI (July 2011)
-Undergraduate Research Symposium at WUSTL, St. Louis, MO (October 2011)
-American Physical Society Division of Nuclear Physics Meeting, East Lansing, MI (October 2011)

Title: Alpha-decay of excited states in 12C
-Undergraduate Research Symposium at WUSTL, St. Louis, MO (April 2012)
-St. Louis Area Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Louis, MO (April 2012)
-Nuclear Structure 2012 Conference, Argonne, IL (August 2012)
-American Physical Society Division of Nuclear Physics Meeting, Newport Beach, CA (October 2012)

Title: The High Resolution Array (HiRA): A Large Solid Angle Silicon Array for Rare Isotope Beam Experiments
-2014 Stewardship Science Academic Programs (SSAP) Symposium (February 2014)
-2014 Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (SSGF) Annual Review (June 2014)

Title: Investigation of Neutron Star Mass using the Nuclear Equation of State
-2014 Livermore PLS Division Poster Session

Title: Extracting Spectroscopic Factors from Transfer Reactions
-2015 University and Industry Technical Interchange (UITI) Poster Session (May 2015)
-2015 Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (SSGF) Annual Program Review (June 2015)
-2016 Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (SSGF) Annual Program Review (June 2016)

Awards

National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory Fellow, 08/2012-Present

Michigan State University College of Natural Sciences Recruiting Fellow, 08/2012-Present

Summa cum laude (highest honors), Washington University, 08/2008-05/2012

MARC U-STAR Fellow (National Institute of Health), 01/2011-05/2012

Eliot Scholarship, Washington University, 08/2008-05/2012