Hindered decays from a non-yrast four-quasiparticle isomer in Er-164
Swan, TPD, Walker, PM, Podolyak, Z, Reed, MW, Dracoulis, GD, Lane, GJ, Kibedi, T and Smith, ML (2012) Hindered decays from a non-yrast four-quasiparticle isomer in Er-164 PHYSICAL REVIEW C, 86 (4). ? - ?. ISSN 0556-2813
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The half-life of a Kπ=12 isomer in 164Er has been measured to be 68(2) ns, and new decay pathways have been identified. These include highly K-forbidden γ-ray transitions directly to the ground-state rotational band, with reduced hindrance values that can be compared with those found for heavier nuclides. The new data support the interpretation that the level density is a key variable in determining K-forbidden transition rates. © 2012 American Physical Society.
|Additional Information:||Copyright 2012 The American Physical Society.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Science & Technology, Physical Sciences, Physics, Nuclear, Physics, QUASI-PARTICLE STATES, K-FORBIDDEN TRANSITIONS, ATOMIC-NUCLEI, NO-254|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Physics|
|Depositing User:||Symplectic Elements|
|Date Deposited:||23 Nov 2012 11:25|
|Last Modified:||23 Sep 2013 19:50|
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