Nuclear Physics – Theses

THESES 


PhD Theses

Mr. G J Arendse, Nuclear distortion in the (p,2p) knockout reaction on 208Pb at an incident energy of 200 MeV, University of Stellenbosch 1997

Mr. R T Newman, Single-proton transfer on 55Mn, University of Cape Town 1997

Mr. M S Allie, The differential cross section for n-p radiative capture from 20 to 200 MeV, University of Cape Town, 1998

Mr. D Steyn, Charge exchange reactions at intermediate energies, University of Cape Town, 1998

Mr. S W Steyn, Multi-step direct reactions in nuclei, University of Stellenbosch 1998

Mr. V M Tshivhase, Charge exchange reactions at intermediate energies, University of Cape Town, 1998

Mr. G Hillhouse, Nuclear reactions with polarized spin-1/2 beams, University of Stellenbosch 1999

Mr. D Ridikas, Optimization of beam and target combinations for hybrid reactor systems and radioactive ion beam production by fission, Université de Caen, 2001

Mr. K Schweda, Excitation and decay of isoscalar giant resonances in the 48Ca(p,p’n) and 40Ca(p,p’a0) reactions, Technical University of Darmstadt, 2001

Mr. S Wyngaardt, A Relativistic model of spin transfer observables for proton induced reactions, University of Stellenbosch, 2001

Mr. D Roux, Signature splitting and non-axiality in the nuclei 164Ta and 165Ta, University of Cape Town, 2001

Mr. R Neveling, Nuclear medium effects on analyzing power investigated with a proton knockout reaction, University of Stellenbosch, 2001

Mr. G K Mabala, Dipole bands in 195Bi and 197Bi nuclei, University of Cape Town, 2003

Mr. T Stevens, Nuclear reaction mechanisms by stacked foil techniques, University of Witwatersrand, 2003

Ms. E Z Buthelezi, Near-target and other heavy residues in the interaction of 12C and 16O with 130Rh, University of Stellenbosch, 2004

Mr. N M Jacobs, Reaction cross sections for protons from 9Be to 208Pb between 80 and 200 MeV, University of Stellenbosch, 2004

Mr. M Lantz, Investigations of Reaction Cross Sections for Protons and 3He, University of Uppsala, 2005

Mr. A Shevchenko, Fine structure of the isoscalar giant quadrupole resonance from high-resolution inelastic proton scattering experiments, University of Darmstadt, 2005

Mr. M Benatar, Nucleon transfer from heavy-ion reactions using the AFRODITE gamma-ray spectrometer, University of Cape Town, 2006

Mr. J Bezuidenhout, Alpha and helion emission induced by 130 MeV protons on 59Co and 93Nb, University of Stellenbosch, 2007

Mr. A Mairani, Nucleus-Nucleus Interaction Modelling and Applications in Ion Therapy Treatment Planning, University of Pavia, 2007
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Master’s Theses

Ms. C Bovati, A comprehensive study of the reactions induced by 12C on 103Rh up to 33 MeV/n, University of Milano, 1997

Mr. Z Karriem, Pre-equilibrium reaction calculations using a realistic N-N interaction, University of the Western Cape, 1998

Mr. S Wyngaardt, A study of relativistic effects in p,2p  reactions, University of Stellenbosch, 1998

Mr. R Neveling, A high resolution study of the (p,2p) reaction on 208Pb, University of Stellenbosch, 1998

Mr. W Whittaker, γ-Ray spectroscopy of high spin states in the nucleus 113Sn, University of Cape Town, 2000

Mr. J Bezuidenhout, Cross section and analyzing power energy-sharing distributions of valence (p,2p)-knockout from 208Pb with a projectile of 200 MeV, University of Stellenbosch, 2001

Mr. N Mhlahlo, The use of AFRODITE clover detectors as Compton polarimeters, University of Cape Town, 2001

Mr. P Maleka, Calibration of germanium detectors for applications of radiometric methods in South Africa, University of the Western Cape, 2001

Mr. P Kwinana, A study of deep-inelastic multi-nucleon transfer reactions with the AFRODITE γ-ray spectrometer, University of the Western Cape, 2001

Mr. B Becker, The study of final state interactions in complete and incomplete fusion reactions, University of Cape Town, 2002

Mr. T Thovhogi, Application of a bragg curve detector to inclusive (p,a) reactions to the continuum, University of Cape Town, 2003

Mr. S Makupula, Measurement of spectral neutron fluence from 5-200 MeV by means of liquid scintillators, University of Cape Town, 2003

Mr. P A Vymers, High-spin states in 197Tl, University of the Western Cape, 2003

Ms. L Sedumedi, Radiometry of milk and mineral water from the Western Cape, University of the Western Cape, 2003

Ms. T Motlhabane, Critical assessment of the MEDUSA gamma ray detection system for Radon flux measurement on a tailings dam, University of the Northwest, 2003

Mr. K P Maphoto, Determination of natural radioactivity concentrations in soil, University of the Western Cape, 2004

Mr. F Komati, Excitation functions for the reactions 208Pb(p,n)208Bi and 208Pb(p,2n)207Bi measured with the AFRODITE γ-ray spectrometer, University of the Northwest, 2004

Mr R W Damon, Determination of the photopeak detection efficiency of a HPGe detector, for volume sources, via Monte Carlo simulations, University of the Western Cape, 2005

Ms. L J Mudau, Emission of 3He, 4He and 6He particles produced from the interaction of 12C with 93Nb at 400 MeV incident energy, University of the Western Cape, 2005

Mr. W Speelman, Modelling and measurement of Radon diffusion through soil for application on mine tailings dams, University of the Western Cape, 2005

Mr. T Modisane, Correlations between natural radionuclide concentrations in soils and vine-growth potential, University of the Northwest, 2005

Mr. F M Lukhele, Radiation shielding calculations by means of MCNPX, University of Zululand, 2006

Mr. T T Hlatshwayo, Development of fission suppression devices for AFRODITE, University of Zululand, 2006

Ms. T Lakaje, Determination of the inclusive p a analyzing powers in the investigation of the 40Ca (p,pa) reaction with 100 MeV polarized protons, University of Zululand, 2006

Mr. S S Ntshangase, Measurement of the fusion barrier distribution for the 86Kr + 208Pb reaction, University of Zululand, 2006

Mr. TM Ramashidzha, Gamma spectroscopy of the doubly-odd 194Tl nucleus, University of Western Cape, 2006

Mr. M J Dlamini, Production of C, N and O fragments in the interaction of 12C with 12C at an incident energy of 200 MeV, University of Zululand, 2007

Mr. O Shirinda, Signature inversion in the 186-194Au nuclei predicted by the TRS and CSM calculations, University of the Western Cape, 2007

Mr. S M Maliage, Search for tetrahedral band in 160Yb, University of the Western Cape, 2007

Mr. A Joseph, Radiometry of soil – The systematic effects, University of the Western Cape, 2007

Mr. R F Manavhela, In-situ measurements of Radon concentrations in soil gas at a site on the Cape flats, University of the Western Cape, 2007

Mr. L P Masiteng, Linear polarization and lifetime measurements in 194Tl, University of the Western Cape, 2007

Mr. N B Mbatha, Radiometric study of beach sand deposits along the coast of Western Cape Province, South Africa, University of the Western Cape, 2007

Mr. B M Msezane, DCO ratios and linear polarization measuremtns in 196Hg, University of the Western Cape, 2007

Mr. I N Hlatshwayo, In situ gamma-ray mapping at iThemba LABS, University of the Western Cape, 2007

Ms. T M Masikhwa, Inclusive (p,a) and (p,3He) cross sections induced by 100 MeV protons on 40Ca ,University of the Western Cape, 2007

Mr. J J van Zyl, The role of a knockout mechanism in the (p,3He) reaction, University of Stellenbosch, 2008

Mr. T E Madiba,  Directional correlation from oriented states and linear polarization measurements of 190Tl, University of the Western Cape, 2008

Ms. T D Singo,  Search for non-yrast states in 160Yb, University of Cape Town, 2008

 

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