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Dr. David G Roux

David Roux

Dr David G Roux
Senior Lecturer
MSc(Rhodes), PhD(UCT)

Contact
Email: D.roux@ru.ac.za
Office:  Room 3000, Physics Building
Tel.: +27 (46) 603 8548
Fax: +27 (46) 603 8757

Teaching
Phy 102: Module on Oscillations and Waves
Phy 201: Modules on Vibrations, Quantum Mechanics I
Phy 202: Practicals
Phy 302: Modules on Spectra, Nuclear Physics
Honours: Nuclear Physics

Research
Research interests
Study of nuclei at extremes of angular momentum using large multi detector gamma ray  spectrometer array.

Student supervision:
Dr Roux is currently supervising two MSc students:
1. Pierre Célestin Uwitonze
2. Sean Oates

Recent Publications
P. Bringel, C. Engelhardt, H. Hubel, A. Neuser-Neffgen, S. W. Odegard, G. B. Hagemann, C. R. Hansen, B. Herskind, G. Sletten, M. P. Carpenter, R. F. V. Janssens,T. L. Khoo, T. Lauritsen, D. Sewernyiak, W. C. Ma and D.G.Roux, „Evidence foroctupole vibration in the triaxial superdeformed well of 164Lu“, Phys. Rev. C 75, 044306 (2007).

R.T. Newman, R.Lindsay, K.P.Maphoto, N.A.Mlwilo, A.K. Mohanty, D.G.Roux, R.J.de Meijer and I. N. Hlatshwayo, „Determination of soil, sand and ore primordial radionuclide concentrations by full-spectrum analyses of high-purity germanium detector spectra“, Applied Radiation and Isotopes 66, Issues 6-7, 855-859 (2008).

Y.C.Zhang, W.C.Ma, A.V.Afanasjev, G.B.Hagemann, J.Begnaud, M.P.Carpenter, P.Chowdhury, D.Cullen, M.K.Djongolov, D.J.Hartley, R.V.F.Janssens, T.L.Khoo, F.G.Kondev, T.Lauritsen, E.F.Moore, E.Ngijoi-Yogo, S.Odegard, L.L.Riedinger, S.V.Rigby, D. G. Roux, D.T.Scholes, R.B.Yadav, Jing-Ye Zhang and S. Zhu,„Nuclear shapes of highly deformed bands in 171,172Hf and neighbouring Hf isotopes“, Phys. Rev. C 76, 064321 (2007).

S.S. Ntshangase, R. A Bark, D. G. Aschman, S. Bvumbi, P. Datta, P. M. Davidson, T. S. Diniko, E. Elbasher, K. Juhasz, E. Khaleel, A. Krasnahorkay, E. A. Lawrie, J. J. Lawrie, R. M. Lieder, S. N. T. Majola, P. L. Masiteng, H. Mohammed, S. M. Mullins, P. Nieminen, B. Nyako, P. Papka, D.G. Roux, J. F. Sharpey-Schafer, O. Shirinda, M. Stankiewicz, J. Timar and A. N. Wilson,“Electric dipole moments in 230, 232U and implications for tetrahedral shapes”, Phys. Rev. C 82, 041305(R) (2010).

J.F. Sharpey-Schafer, R.A. Bark S.P. Bvumbi, J.J. Lawrie, T.E. Madiba, S.N.T. Majola, A. Minkova, S.M. Mullins, P. Papka, D.G Roux and J. Timar, “A double vacuum, configuration dependent pairing and lack of beta vibrations in transitional nuclei: band structure of N = 88 to N = 91 Nuclei”, Nuclear Physics A834, 45c – 49c (2010).

J.F. Sharpey-Schafer, R.A. Bark S.P. Bvumbi, E. A. Lawrie, J.J. Lawrie, T.E. Madiba, S.N.T. Majola, A. Minkova, S.M. Mullins, P. Papka, D.G Roux and J. Timar, „ Degrees of freedom within the pairing gap“, Conference Proceedings Vol. 99„ XLVII International Winter Meeting on Nuclear Physics“, R.A. Ricci, W. Kuhn and A. Tarantola (Eds.), SIF, Bologna (2010).

J.F. Sharpey-Schafer, T.E. Madiba, S.P. Bvumbi, E.A. Lawrie, J.J. Lawrie, A. Minkova, S.M. Mullins, P. Papka, D.G. Roux, and J. Timar, “Blocking of coupling to the 02+ excitation in 154Gd by the [505]11/2- neutron in 155Gd“, Eur. Phys. J. A47, 6 (2011).

Y. C. Zhang, Q.A. Ijaz, W.C. Ma, G.B.Hagemann, M.P.Carpenter, P. Chowdhury, D. M. Cullen, M. K. Djongolov, D. J. Hartley, R.V.F Janssens, T.L. Khoo, F.G. Kondev, T. Lauritsen, E. Ngiojoi-Yogo, S. Odegard, L.L. Riedinger, S.V. Rogby, D.G. Roux, D.T. Scholes, R. B. Yadav and S. Zhu, „High-spin proton alignments and evidence for second band with enhanced deformation in 171Hf“, Phys. Rev. C 85, 064307 (2012).

D. G. Roux , K. R. Henninger, R. A. Bark, S. Bvumbi, E. Gueorguieva-Lawrie, J. J. Lawrie, S. M. Mullins, S. Murray, S. S. Ntshangase, L. P. Masiteng, O. Shirinda, „Inbeam spectroscopy of 72Ge“, Eur. Phys. J. A 48, 99 (2012).

D. G. Roux , K. R. Henninger, R. A. Bark, S. Bvumbi, E. Gueorguieva-Lawrie, J. J. Lawrie, S. M. Mullins, S. Murray, S. S. Ntshangase, L. P. Masiteng, O. Shirinda, „A new negative parity band in 72Ge“, Conference proceedings, SAIP, July 2012.

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