Current Research of theElectroweak Interactions Group

The development of the Standard Model has been one of the crowning achievements in modern physics, and is the cornerstone of current subatomic studies. Despite its success, the Standard Model is known to be incomplete, and providing limits on possible physics beyond the Standard Model is crucial to our understanding of the physical universe. Although they are generally complex, unstable nuclear systems provide some of the best venues for studies into the electroweak interaction using sensitive and precise measurements of radioactive decay. We also maintain a strong collaboration with many other fields of subatomic physics, including studies into the astrophysical $r$-process. Below are descriptions of how we tackle these questions experimentally.