Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Nick Scielzo

Research Staff
Nuclear and Chemical Sciences Division


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DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D. Physics
University of California at Berkeley
2003
M.S. Physics
University of California at Berkeley
2003
B.A. Chemistry and Physics
Harvard University
1997

Research Interests

Low-energy nuclear physics, electroweak interactions, atom and ion trapping techniques, nuclear astrophysics, rare or exotic nuclear phenomena.


Honors and Awards

  • Lawrence Fellowship, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2006-present)
  • Outstanding Performance Award, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2000)
  • Department of Physics Fellowship, University of California at Berkeley (1997-1999)
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude with highest honors in major, Harvard University (1997)

Memberships

  • American Physical Society

Publications

Fallis, J., J.A. Clark, K.S. Sharma, G. Savard, F. Buchinger, S. Caldwell, J.E. Crawford, C.M. Deibel, J.L. Fisker, S. Gulick, A.A. Hecht, D. Lascar, J.K.P. Lee, A.F. Levand, G. Li, B.F. Lundgren, A. Parikh, S. Russell, M.S.V. de Vorst, N.D. Scielzo, R.E. Segel, H. Sharma, S. Sinha, M. Sternberg, T. Sun, I. Tanihata, J. Van Schelt, J.C. Wang, Y. Wang, C. Wrede, and Z. Zhou. "Determination of the proton separation energy of 93Rh from mass measurements", Physical Review C 78 022801(R) (2008).

Wiedeking, M., P. Fallon, A.O. Macchiavelli, J. Gibelin, M.S. Basunia, R.M. Clark, M. Cromaz, M.A. Deleplanque, S. Gros, H.B. Jeppesen, P.T. Lake, I.-Y. Lee, L.G. Moretto, J. Pavan, L. Phair, E. Rodriguez-Vietiez, L.A. Bernstein, D.L. Bleuel, J.T. Burke, S.R. Lesher, B.F. Lyles, and N.D. Scielzo. "Lifetime measurement of the first excited 2+ state in 16C", Physical Review Letters 100 152501 (2008).

Guest, J.R., N.D. Scielzo, I. Ahmad, K. Bailey, J.P. Greene, R.J. Holt, Z.-T. Lu, T.P. O'Connor, and D.H. Potterveld. "Laser trapping of 225Ra and 226Ra with repumping by room-temperature blackbody radiation", Physical Review Letters 98 093001 (2007).

Scielzo, N.D., J.R. Guest, E.C. Schulte, I. Ahmad, D.L. Bowers, K. Bailey, J.P. Greene, R.J. Holt, Z.-T. Lu, T.P. O'Connor, and D.H. Potterveld. "Measurement of the lifetimes of the lowest 3P1 state of neutral Ba and Ra", Physical Review A 010501(R) (2006).

Savard, G., J.C. Wang, K.S. Sharma, H. Sharma, J.A. Clark, C. Boudreau, F. Buchinger, J.E. Crawford, J.P. Greene, S. Gulick, A.A. Hecht, J.K.P. Lee, A.F. Levand, N.D. Scielzo, W. Trimble, J. Vaz, and B.J. Zabransky. "Studies of neutron-rich isotopes with the CPT mass spectrometer and the CARIBU project", International Journal of Mass Spectrometry 251 252 (2006).

Savard, G., F. Buchinger , J.A. Clark, J.E. Crawford, S. Gulick, J.C. Hardy, A.A. Hecht, J.K.P. Lee, A.F. Levand, N.D. Scielzo, H.P. Sharma, K.S. Sharma, I. Tanihata, A.C. Villari, and Y. Wang. "Q value of the superallowed decay of 46V and its influence on Vud and the unitarity of the Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa matrix", Physical Review Letters 95 102501 (2005).

Clark, J.A., R.C. Barber, B. Blank, C. Boudreau, F. Buchinger, J.E. Crawford, J.P. Greene, S. Gulick, J.C. Hardy, A.A. Hecht, A. Heinz, J.K.P. Lee, A.F. Levand, B.F. Lundgren, R.B. Moore, G. Savard, N.D. Scielzo, D. Seweryniak, K.S. Sharma, G.D. Sprouse, W. Trimble, J. Vaz, J.C. Wang, Y. Wang, B.J. Zabransky, and Z. Zhou. "Investigating the rp-process with the Canadian Penning trap mass spectrometer", European Physical Journal A 25 629 (2005).

Scielzo, N.D., S.J. Freedman, B.K. Fujikawa, and P.A. Vetter. "Measurement of the beta-neutrino correlation using magneto-optically trapped 21Na", Physical Review Letters 93 102501 (2004).

Scielzo, N.D., S.J. Freedman, B.K. Fujikawa, I. Kominis, R. Maruyama, P.A. Vetter, and J.R. Vieregg. "Detecting shake-off electron-ion coincidences to measure beta-decay correlations in laser trapped 21Na", Nuclear Physics A 746, 677c (2004).

Savard, G., J.A. Clark, F. Buchinger, J.E. Crawford, S. Gulick, J.C. Hardy, A.A. Hecht, V.E. Iacob, J.K.P. Lee, A.F. Levand, B.F. Lundgren, N.D. Scielzo, K.S. Sharma, I. Tanihata, I.S. Towner, W. Trimble, J.C. Wang, Y. Wang, and Z. Zhou. "Q value of the superallowed decay of 22Mg and the calibration of the 21Na(p,gamma) experiment", Physical Review C 70, 042501(R) (2004).

Scielzo, N.D., S.J. Freedman, B.K. Fujikawa, and P.A. Vetter. "Recoil-ion charge-state distribution following the beta-decay of 21Na" Physical Review A 68, 022716 (2003).

Scielzo, N.D., "Measurement of the beta-neutrino correlation in laser trapped 21Na", Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California at Berkeley (2003).


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