EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 93, 2015CGS15 – Capture Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy and Related Topics
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Published online||28 May 2015|
The Pygmy Dipole Resonance – past, presence, and future
1 University of Cologne, Institute for Nuclear Physics, 50937 Köln, Germany
2 EMMI and Research Division, GSI Helmholtzzentrum, Germany
3 Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies FIAS, Germany
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Published online: 28 May 2015
The advent of improved experimental and theoretical techniques has brought a lot of attention to the electric dipole (E1) response of atomic nuclei in the last decade. The extensive studies have led to the observation and interpretation of a concentration of E1 strength energetically below the Giant Dipole Resonance in many nuclei. This phenomenon is commonly denoted as Pygmy Dipole Resonance (PDR). This contribution will summarize the most important results obtained using different experimental probes, define the challenges to gain a deeper understanding of the excitations, and discuss the newest experimental developments.
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