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Isospin properties of nuclear pair correlations from the level structure of the self-conjugate nucleus 88Ru

Podolyak, Zsolt, Cederwall, B., Liu, X., Aktas, O., Ertoprak, A., Zhang, W., Qi, C., Clement, E., de France, G., Ralet, D. , Gadea, A., Goasduff, A., Jaworski, G., Kuti, I., Nyako, B.M., Nyberg, J., Palacz, M., Wadsworth, R., Valiente-Dobon, J.J, Al-Azri., H., Atac Nyberg, A., Back, T., de. Angelis, G., Doncel, M., Dudouet, J., Gottardo, A., Juardo, M., Ljunvall, J., Mengoni, D., Napoli, D.R, Petrache, C.M, Sohler, D., Timar, J., Barrientos, D., Bednarczyk, P., Benzoni, G., Birkenbach, B., Boston, A.J, Boston, H.C, Burrows, I., Charles, L., Ciemala, M., Crespi, F.C.L, Cullen, D.M, Desesquelles, P., Domingo-Pardo, C., Eberth, J., Erduran, N., Erturk, S., Gonzalez, V., Goupil, J., Hess, H., Huyuk, T., Jungclaus, A., Korten, W., Lemasson, A., Leoni, S., Maj, A., Menegazzo, R., Million, B., Perez-Vidal, R.M, Podolyak, Zsolt, Pullia, A., Recchia, F., Reiter, P., Saillant, F., Salsac, M.D, Sanchis, E., Simpson, J., Stezowski, O., Theisen, Ch. and Zielinska, M. (2019) Isospin properties of nuclear pair correlations from the level structure of the self-conjugate nucleus 88Ru Physical Review Society.

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Abstract

The low-lying energy spectrum of the extremely neutron-deficient self-conjugate (N = Z) nuclide 88 44Ru44 has been measured using the combination of the Advanced Gamma Tracking Array (AGATA) spectrometer, the NEDA and Neutron Wall neutron detector arrays, and the DIAMANT charged particle detector array. Excited states in 88Ru were populated via the 54Fe(36Ar; 2n )88Ru fusion-evaporation reaction at the Grand Acc�el�erateur National d'Ions Lourds (GANIL) accelerator complex. The observed -ray cascade is assigned to 88Ru using clean prompt - -2-neutron coincidences in anti-coincidence with the detection of charged particles, con�rming and extending the previously assigned sequence of low-lying excited states. It is consistent with a moderately deformed rotating system exhibiting a band crossing at a rotational frequency that is significantly higher than standard theoretical predictions with isovector pairing, as well as observations in neighboring N > Z nuclides. The direct observation of such a \delayed" rotational alignment in a deformed N = Z nucleus is in agreement with theoretical predictions related to the presence of strong isoscalar neutron-proton pair correlations.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Physics
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Podolyak, ZsoltZ.Podolyak@surrey.ac.uk
Cederwall, B.
Liu, X.
Aktas, O.
Ertoprak, A.
Zhang, W.
Qi, C.
Clement, E.
de France, G.
Ralet, D.
Gadea, A.
Goasduff, A.
Jaworski, G.
Kuti, I.
Nyako, B.M.
Nyberg, J.
Palacz, M.
Wadsworth, R.
Valiente-Dobon, J.J
Al-Azri., H.
Atac Nyberg, A.
Back, T.
de. Angelis, G.
Doncel, M.
Dudouet, J.
Gottardo, A.
Juardo, M.
Ljunvall, J.
Mengoni, D.
Napoli, D.R
Petrache, C.M
Sohler, D.
Timar, J.
Barrientos, D.
Bednarczyk, P.
Benzoni, G.
Birkenbach, B.
Boston, A.J
Boston, H.C
Burrows, I.
Charles, L.
Ciemala, M.
Crespi, F.C.L
Cullen, D.M
Desesquelles, P.
Domingo-Pardo, C.
Eberth, J.
Erduran, N.
Erturk, S.
Gonzalez, V.
Goupil, J.
Hess, H.
Huyuk, T.
Jungclaus, A.
Korten, W.
Lemasson, A.
Leoni, S.
Maj, A.
Menegazzo, R.
Million, B.
Perez-Vidal, R.M
Podolyak, ZsoltZ.Podolyak@surrey.ac.uk
Pullia, A.
Recchia, F.
Reiter, P.
Saillant, F.
Salsac, M.D
Sanchis, E.
Simpson, J.
Stezowski, O.
Theisen, Ch.
Zielinska, M.
Date : 18 December 2019
Depositing User : James Marshall
Date Deposited : 27 Jan 2020 14:56
Last Modified : 27 Jan 2020 14:56
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/853432

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