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Direct Observation of Long-Lived Isomers in 212 Bi

Chen, L.; Walker, Philip M; Geissel, H.; Litvinov, Yu.A.; Beckert, K.; Beller, P.; Bosch, F.; Boutin, D.; Caceres, L.; Carroll, J.J.; Simpson, Edward

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Long-lived isomers in Bi212 have been studied following U238 projectile fragmentation at 670 MeV per nucleon. The fragmentation products were injected as highly charged ions into a storage ring, giving access to masses and half-lives. While the excitation energy of the first isomer of Bi212 was confirmed, the second isomer was observed at 1478(30) keV, in contrast to the previously accepted value of >1910 keV. It was also found to have an extended Lorentz-corrected in-ring half-life >30 min,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/60135
Source: Physical Review Letters
DOI: 10.1103/PHysrevLett.110.122502

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