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β decay spectroscopy of light Nd isotopes

McCutchan, E.A.; Casten, R.F.; Werner, V.; Casperson, R.J.; Heinz, A.; Qian, J.; Shoraka, B.; Terry, J.R.; Williams, Elizabeth; Winkler, R.

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Excited states in 132,134Nd were populated in the ?+/? decay of 132,134Pm and studied through off-beam ?-ray spectroscopy. Level spins and multipole mixing ratios of transitions were determined through an angular correlation analysis. In 132Nd, a new excited 0+ state is identified and in 134Nd the level scheme is significantly extended. Differences in the location of the 02+ state and the ? bandhead above and below N=82 suggest that the lighter isotopes are much more ?-soft than the heavier Nd...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/60919
Source: Physical Review C: Nuclear Physics
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.87.057306

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