Chemical Elements as Tracers of the Evolution of the Cosmos

Institute for Nuclear Physics (Cologne, Germany)

The Institute for Nuclear Physics at University of Cologne deals with Nuclear Astrophysics, Nuclear Structure Physics and Accelerator Mass Spectrometry.

The institute operates a 10 MV FN Tandem accelerator and a 6 MV Tandetron ("CologneAMS") on a 24/7 basis with various experimental setups including a high resolution detector array for gamma ray spectroscopy ("HORUS"). Different research groups work in the field of Nuclear Astrophysics, Nuclear Structure Physics, Detector development and Accelerator Mass Spectrometry. The facilities are available on request for outside users.

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ChETEC contact person: Prof. Dr. Andreas Zilges (zilges[at]