Nuclear reactions with radioactive beams at FAIR
Paper i proceeding, 2010
The future FAIR facility will be a world-leading infrastructure within many fields of contemporary physics. In particular, it will open up an unprecedented range of exotic nuclear beams in the energy interval between 0 - 1.5 GeV/u produced by the Super-FRS. These beams form the basis for the envisaged experimental programme being prepared within the NuSTAR collaboration that will cover most aspects of contemporary physics within nuclear structure, astrophysics and reactions. Nuclear reactions with relativistic radioactive beams is the specific field of study for the R3B project, building upon the existing ALADIN-LAND programme. A few examples of physics cases attainable at R3B and its precursor are given, as well as an overview of the ongoing detector upgrades.