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Professor Raymond Mackintosh

Professional biography

BSc, MSc Physics, University of Auckland, NZ.

Fullbright Fellowship.

PhD, University of California, Berkeley, N.K. Glendenning, supervisor

Retired as Professor of Physics on Sept 30, 2006

Became Emeritus Professor of Physics in Feb 2008.

Research interests

Retirement has enabled a fuller commitment to research than was possible before. I have had research collaboration trips to Warsaw (2008) and Paris (2009). My research continues to focus on phenomenological aspects of the theory of the interaction between atomic nuclei. In particular, I have been exploiting a tool, developed at the OU since about 1980, for solving the S(L) to V(r) inverse scattering problem.

 

I have published  120 papers in refereed journals (including refereed scholarpedia article), and many other items in conference proceedings, etc. 

There are two major refereed review articles:

1. R. S. Mackintosh, The shape of nuclei, Reports on Progress in Physics, Vol 40 (1977) pp 731 - 789

2. V I.Kukulin and R. S. Mackintosh , The application of inversion to nuclear scattering, J Phys G Vol 30 (2004) pp R1 - R55

Specific projects related to those listed above are reflected in the papers published since my retirement:

1. R. S. Mackintosh and N. Keeley, Strong pickup coupling effects in proton scattering; the case of Be-10,  Physical Review, C 76 (2007) 024601

2. N Keeley and R.S. Mackintosh, Pickup coupling effects in deuteron scattering; the case of d + Ca-40, Physical Review, C 77 (2008) 054603

3. R.S. Mackintosh and N. Keeley,  He-6 breakup dynamical polarization potential re-examined, Physical Review, C 79 (2009) 015611

Teaching interests

I have been deeply involved in working on courses in E&M, Relativity and Cosmology, and especially Quantum Mechanics.

I have been responsible for developing residential schools in Electromagnetism and in Quantum Mechanics.

Since retiring, I have spent an intensive 6 months on the QM course, but since then my major teaching work has been to givie lectures to postgrad students on nuclear astrophysics etc.

 

Publications

Influence of single-neutron stripping on near-barrier 6He+208Pb and 8He+208Pb elastic scattering (2017-02)
Marquínez-Durán, G.; Keeley, N.; Kemper, K. W.; Mackintosh, R. S.; Martel, I.; Rusek, K. and Sánchez-Benítez, A. M.
Physical Review C, 95, Article 24602(2)
Evidence for L-dependence generated by channel coupling: 16O scattering from 12C at 115.9 MeV (2016-09-06)
Mackintosh, R. S.
Physical Review C, 94, Article 34602 (pp. 1-9)
Emergence of a secondary rainbow and the dynamical polarization potential for 16O on 12C at 330 MeV (2015-02-23)
Mackintosh, R. S.; Hirabayashi, Y. and Ohkubo, S.
Physical Review C, 91, Article 24616(2)
Phonon coupling effects in proton scattering from 40Ca (2014-10-02)
Mackintosh, Raymond and Keeley, Nicholas
Physical Review C, 90, Article 44601
Dynamic polarization potential and dynamical nonlocality in nuclear potentials: nucleon-nucleus potential (2014-10-02)
Keeley, N. and Mackintosh, R. S.
Physical Review C, 90, Article 44602(4)
Interpreting increases in |SL| due to channel coupling (2013-11-04)
Mackintosh, R. S.
Physical Review C, 88, Article 54603(5)
Significant features of 8B scattering from 208Pb at 170.3 MeV (2013-07)
Mackintosh, R. S. and Pang, D. Y.
Physical Review C, 88, Article 14608
Increase in |SL| induced by channel coupling: the case of deuteron scattering (2012-10-09)
Mackintosh, R.S. and Pang, D.Y.
Physical Review C, 86(4) (p 47602)
Coupling effects in proton scattering from 40Ca (2012-06)
Mackintosh, R. S. and Keeley, N.
Physical Review C, 85(6) (p 64603)
Addendum to “Strong coupling effects in proton scattering from 8He” (2011-05)
Mackintosh, R. S. and Keeley, N.
Physical Review C, 83(5) (p 57601)
Dynamic polarization potential due to pickup coupling for proton scattering from 6He (2011-04)
Keeley, N. and Mackintosh, R. S.
Physical Review C, 83(4) (p 44608)
Dynamic polarization potential due to 6Li breakup on 12C (2011)
Pang, D. Y. and Mackintosh, R. S.
Physical Review C, 84(6)
Strong coupling effects in proton scattering from 8He (2010-03-15)
Mackintosh, R. S. and Keeley, N.
Physical Review C, 81(3) (pp. 1-15)
Breakup coupling effects on near-barrier 6Li, 7Be and 8B + 58Ni elastic scattering compared (2010-03-01)
Keeley, N.; Mackintosh, R. S. and Beck, C.
Nuclear Physics A, 834(1-4) (792c-795c)
He6 breakup dynamic polarization potential reexamined (2009)
Mackintosh, R. and Keeley, N.
Physical Review C, 79(1) (p 1461)
Pickup coupling effects in deuteron scattering: The case of d + 40Ca (2008)
Keeley, N. and Mackintosh, R. S.
Physical Review C, 77(54603) (pp. 1-13)
Strong pickup-channel coupling effects in proton scattering: The case of p+10Be (2007)
Mackintosh, R. S. and Keeley, N.
Physical Review C, 76(24601) (pp. 1-6)
Study of the ground-state wave function of 6He via the 6He(p,t)alpha transfer reaction (2005-09)
Giot, L.; Roussel-Chomaz, P.; Alamanos, N.; Auger, F.; Cortina-Gil, M.-D.; Demonchy, Ch. E.; Fernandez, J.; Gillibert, A.; Jouanne, C.; Lapoux, V.; Mackintosh, R. S.; Mittig, W.; Nalpas, L.; Pakou, A.; Pita, S.; Pollacco, E. C.; Rodin, A.; Rusek, K.; Savajols, H.; Sida, J. L.; Skaza, F.; Stepantsov, S.; Ter-Akopian, G.; Thompson, I. and Wolski, R.
European Physical Journal A - Hadrons and Nuclei, 25(Suppl. 1) (pp. 267-269)
Important pickup coupling effect on 8He(p,p) elastic scattering (2005-07-14)
Skaza, F.; Keeley, N.; Lapoux, V.; Alamanos, N.; Auger, F.; Beaumel, D.; Becheva, E.; Blumenfeld, Y.; Delaunay, F.; Drouart, A.; Gillibert, A.; Giot, L.; Kemper, K.W.; Mackintosh, R.S.; Nalpas, L.; Pakou, A.; Pollacco, E.C.; Raabe, R.; Roussel-Chomaz, P.; Scarpaci, J-A.; Sida, J-L.; Stepantsov, S. and Wolski, R.
Physics Letters B, 619(1-2) (pp. 82-87)
Investigation of 6He cluster structures (2005)
Giot, L.; Roussel-Chomaz, P.; Demonchy, C.E.; Mittig, W.; Savajols, H.; Alamanos, N.; Auger, F.; Gillibert, A.; Jouanne, C.; Lapoux, V.; Nalpas, L.; Pollacco, E.C.; Sida, J.L.; Skazza, F.; Cortina-Gil, M.D.; Femandez-Vasquez, J.; Mackintosh, R.S.; Pakou, A.; Pita, S.; Rodin, A.; Stepantsov, S.; Ter Akopian, G.M.; Rusek, K.; Thompson, I.J. and Wolski, R.
Physical Review C, 71 (p 64311)
Public awareness activities: creating NUCLEUS (2005)
Mackintosh, Ray
Nuclear Physics News, 15(2) (pp. 42-44)
Breakup dynamic polarization potential for 6He+208Pb: energy dependence and generic properties (2005)
Keeley, N. and Mackintosh, R.S.
Physical Review C, 71 (p 57601)
The p+6He interaction from Ec.m.=0.5 to 25 MeV (2004-09-20)
Mackintosh, R. S.
Nuclear Physics A, 742(1-2) (pp. 3-13)
Breakup dynamic polarization potential for 6He+208Pb at 27 MeV (2004-06)
Mackintosh, R.S. and Keeley, N.
Physical Review C, 70(2, Article)
The Application of inversion to nuclear scattering (2004-02)
Kukulin, V.I. and Mackintosh, R.S.
Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics, 30(2) (R1-R55)
Theoretical and empirical d+4He potentials: an anomalous Majorana component? (2003-12-15)
Mackintosh, R.S.
Nuclear Physics A, 728(3-4) (pp. 415-422)
Data-to-potential inversion for tensor polarized deuterons scattered from 4He (2003-07-28)
Cooper, S.G. and Mackintosh, R.S.
Nuclear Physics A, 723(1-2) (pp. 45-68)
Dynamic polarization potential for 6He + p due to breakup (2003-03)
Mackintosh, R.S. and Rusek, K.
Physical Review C, 67(3) (p 34607)
A New phenomenological tau-alpha interaction (2003-01-13)
Heiberg-Andersen, H.; Mackintosh, R.S. and Vaagen, J.S.
Nuclear Physics A, 713(1-2) (pp. 63-80)
Investigation of the coupling potential by means of S-matrix inversion (2002-12)
Boztosun, I and Mackintosh, R.S.
Physical Review C, 66(64602)
Telling the world about nuclear physics (2001-01)
Mackintosh, Raymond S.
Physics Education, 36(1) (pp. 35-39)
Nucleus: a trip into the heart of the matter (2001-11-29)
Mackintosh, Ray; Al-Khalili, Jim; Jonson, Bjorn and Pena, Teresa
ISBN : 953786838 | Publisher : Canopus Publishing Limited | Published : United Kingdom
Nuclear applications of inverse scattering, present ... and future? (2005-10)
Mackintosh, R.S.
In : Perspectives on Nuclear Data for the Next Decade (26-28 Sep 2005, Bruyeres-le-Chatel, France)

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